Abby Broyles is an award-winning journalist from Oklahoma City. She is a fill-in anchor and reports in the 4 p.m., 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. weekday newscasts.

Broyles began her on-air career in Tyler, Texas. She was a reporter and weekend anchor at KYTX – CBS 19 before taking a reporter position at a CBS affiliate in Oklahoma. She took a year off from news to do entertainment as the host of “Oklahoma Live” on KSBI – TV. As a talk show host, she had her own series called “Only in Oklahoma with Abby Broyles” in which she composed feature packages on people, places and businesses unique to Oklahoma.

Since joining KFOR, Broyles has traveled all over the Sooner State chasing big stories. She received a 2015 Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters Award for her live coverage from the state penitentiary on the stay of execution for Richard Glossip. Since she covers the court beat, you can frequently see her reporting on high profile trials in both state and federal courts. Broyles has also covered the tornadoes that devastated Oklahoma over the past few years, interviewing countless families and following recovery efforts.

Broyles is currently pursuing her law degree at the Oklahoma City University School of Law. In her free time, she enjoys reading, traveling, and spending time with her family. She also visits local elementary schools to read to students and speaks to high school and college journalism classes.

Recent Articles
  • Only on 4: Disbarred attorney caught trying to practice law at Oklahoma County Courthouse

    OKLAHOMA CITY – News 4 ran into a disbarred attorney trying to practice law in Oklahoma County Friday morning. In Alex Bednar’s disciplinary trial, the trial panel held he’s unfit to be an attorney. Then on Tuesday, the Supreme Court disbarred him, but that didn’t stop him from showing up to court. In a scathing opinion, the Oklahoma Supreme Court said Bednar tried to justify some of the “most egregious behaviors the court has encountered” and found that he violated […]

  • Two medical marijuana dispensaries headed to trial in Pottawatomie County over similar name

    POTTAWATOMIE CO., Okla. – As the medical marijuana industry keeps booming in Oklahoma, dispensaries are popping up right and left. And in some pockets of our state, your name means everything. A battle over a dispensary name in Pottawatomie County is now spilling into court. One dispensary is called Oklahoma Roots. The other one is called OK Roots. Oklahoma Roots is suing for trademark infringement, saying the similarities are creating confusion in the market, and now the case is headed […]

  • Exclusive: Oklahoma Attorney General says new execution protocol “close to being finalized”

    It’s been more than four years since our state carried out an execution. That’s because the wrong drug was used to kill Charles Warner and was almost used again in Richard Glossip’s execution. Last year, officials said they will now use nitrogen gas – a protocol they’ve kept quiet on until now. Attorney General Mike Hunter is committed to keeping the death penalty in Oklahoma. “We’re committed to it, but it’s taken longer than we’d like,” Hunter said. The last […]

  • “It becomes a moral and ethical dilemma,” Oklahoma vets forced to screen pet owners seeking prescriptions for themselves

    OKLAHOMA – You could call it a new frontier in the opioid crisis. People are using their pets to score drugs. Vets across Oklahoma are now forced to screen for pet owners who may be using their pets’ painkiller prescriptions for themselves. It is an epidemic without boundaries. From police to pilots and preachers to teachers, households around the country are affected by the unshakable grip of opioid addiction. The numbers show more Oklahomans now die from prescription drug overdoses […]

  • NewsChannel 4 confronts State Senator Kyle Loveless over resignation, criminal investigation

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Kyle Loveless is no longer a state senator. The decision follows a NewsChannel 4 investigation where we first told you that Loveless was the focus of an ethics investigation. At this point, Loveless has not been charged with a crime, but he did resign Thursday while a criminal investigation continues. Prosecutors are looking into whether Republican Senator Kyle Loveless embezzled campaign donations. In February, NewsChannel 4 reported that the Oklahoma Ethics Commission was digging into Loveless’ campaign […]

  • Battling brewing over anticipated alcohol modernization tax dollars

    OKLAHOMA CITY – There’s a battle brewing over beer money at the State Capitol. When our new alcohol laws go into effect, that’ll mean more tax revenue on high point beer. There are two schools of thought. Some lawmakers want the tax dollars to go to the state to help our budget crisis. Others say that money should stay in the counties and cities. In November, Oklahomans said they want modern alcohol laws – high point beer and wine in […]

  • “It must be done right,” Bipartisan commission calls for extended moratorium on executions, sweeping reforms

    OKLAHOMA – Executions should stay on hold. That’s the recommendation from a group led by former Governor Brad Henry investigating the death penalty in Oklahoma. It was a unanimous decision. The Death Penalty Review Commission said our state leaders have to address some big problems with the death penalty in Oklahoma before another person receives the ultimate punishment. “A whole lot of things need to be fixed,” former Governor Brad Henry said. A panel of 11 people from legal experts […]

  • “It’s immoral,” House Republican leaders, Gov. Fallin pushing for gasoline tax hike to close budget gap

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Paying more at the pump – that’s one plan to help plug the state’s budget hole. But, some said it may drain the bank accounts of hardworking Oklahomans. House Republicans and Governor Fallin are pushing for an increase in gasoline tax, but opponents said that’s unfair to average Oklahomans when there’s no plan to raise taxes on big oil. Right now, you’re paying about 17 cents on the gallon in motor fuel tax. The Oklahoma tax on […]

  • Homeowners opposing Warren Theatre in OKC plan to take fight to court

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Not in my neighborhood. That’s what a group of homeowners are saying about a new Warren Theater planned for a development off the Kilpatrick Turnpike. Now, they plan to take their fight to court. It’s a peaceful pocket of green on our city’s northeast side. The serenity brings Linda Airington there every day. “It’s beautiful, it’s peaceful. I can walk my dog off leash,” Airington said. A little more than 100 acres will be developed for commercial […]

  • Man accused of killing Logan County Deputy claimed ties to Irish Mob, Aryan Brotherhood

    LOGAN COUNTY – The man accused of fatally shooting Logan County Deputy David Wade is sitting in jail facing a long list of charges, including first degree murder. Nathan Leforce is a convicted felon with a history of stealing vehicles and more violent crimes involving law enforcement. According to court documents, he associates himself with the Irish Mob and the Aryan Brotherhood. Up until now, he’s avoided long stints in prison. Now, he could face a lifetime behind bars. By […]

  • Police investigate shooting at northwest Oklahoma City apartment complex

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma City police are investigating a shooting that injured a child Monday night near N.W. 10th and MacArthur. It happened around 7:45 p.m. at the Windsor Park apartments in the 5900 block of N.W. 10th. A neighbor told NewsChannel 4 he heard multiple gunshots and watched the child rushed away in an ambulance. The parking lot was scattered with shell casings. A child was shot before dark. NewsChannel 4 talked to a neighbor who didn’t want to show […]

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