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  • New verification system targeting uninsured drivers across Oklahoma

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Uninsured drivers across the state are in for a rude awakening. A new verification system will show police officers, prosecutors and court clerks whether you have current insurance or not. Officials with the Oklahoma Department of Public Safety said about 600,000 Oklahomans were driving without insurance last year. However, they believe this new database will fix that issue. Driving without insurance is against the law, but still so many Oklahomans do it. “We’ve got one in four […]

  • More than 7,000 rape kits untested across the state

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Thousands of rape kits never tested. Governor Mary Fallin is demanding those kits be tested. At a meeting held Thursday, officials say they are prioritizing which kits will get tested first and are figuring out how much it will cost. There are more than 7,000 untested rape kits across the state. Oklahoma County District Attorney David Prater says testing these kits could help law enforcement catch serial offenders and potentially prevent more crimes, but it will be […]

  • Residents in dry counties to vote on liquor laws

    CADDO COUNTY, Okla. – Oklahoma is still home to 14 dry counties, but that may change in two weeks when voters head to the polls. If approved, liquor-by-the-drink and high-point beer could be served. Caddo County is one of the places that will vote on this in two weeks. Some restaurant owners in Anadarko say they have a ton of people drive through town, stop to eat and want a margarita, but they can’t get it. They say business will […]

  • Pottawatomie County sheriff’s deputy saves child

    POTTAWATOMIE COUNTY, Okla. – An Oklahoma sheriff’s deputy is now being hailed a hero. He saved a 3-year-old boy choking on a quarter. Victoria Terrill and her son, Chaz, were on their way home from dinner in Shawnee last Friday when Chaz started choking. She pulled over, and waved down a deputy who just happened to be in the right place at the right time. It was recorded on the deputy’s body camera. It`s every parent’s worst nightmare. “I threw […]

  • “I could barely walk,” Oklahoma woman talks about West Nile Virus diagnosis

    OKLAHOMA CITY – While many families are out enjoying the summer heat, health experts are warning Oklahomans to take precautions against mosquitoes. Last week, the Oklahoma State Department of Health confirmed a mosquito tested positive for West Nile Virus in Oklahoma County. Now, a local woman is encouraging others to take precautions after she was diagnosed with the virus. “It just felt like someone had taken a brick and was just hitting the back of my head,” said Kristen Acosta. […]

  • Flooding across the metro wreaks havoc for drivers

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Flooding forced roads to shut down across the metro Thursday. Portland and Memorial in Northwest Oklahoma City is where a lot of drivers got stuck. Water under the Kilpatrick Turnpike on Portland got about a foot and a half to two feet deep. Drivers said it happened so quick, they didn’t see it coming. The torrential rain transformed roadways into rushing rivers. “It just came so fast so hard,” said a driver. “There wasn’t anything you could […]

  • KFOR celebrates first weekend of Oklahoma State Fair

    OKLAHOMA CITY – The smell of corn dogs, cotton candy and barbeque filled the air at the Oklahoma State Fair. Thousands of visitors flocked to take in the sights, sounds and smells of this exciting annual event. Vendors selling everything from hot dogs to hot tubs were on hand. Food is always popular at the Oklahoma State Fair, where you can find everything from chocolate covered bacon to pizza on a stick. The staff from Oklahoma’s News 4 was on hand […]

  • ‘This is therapy, like meditation,’ Oklahomans express themselves through weekly poetry nights

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Every Wednesday night, ICE Event Center and Grill provides Oklahomans an avenue to express themselves through poetry and spoken word. It’s an opportunity for people to share their hearts, minds and souls. ‘Dope Poetry’ is a weekly event started back in 2016 as a way to fill a void of poetry nights in Oklahoma City. “We decided to go ahead and make it happen, make it a nice free event where people are able to come out, […]

  • Man finds illegal boot on his vehicle in Oklahoma City

    OKLAHOMA CITY – A few days ago, Patrick McKenzie walked to a parking lot not far from his Oklahoma City apartment. But, what he found on his car left him surprised. “It just didn’t feel right that they could just hold my vehicle hostage like that,” he said. McKenzie has been parking his car in the lot for many years but, as of recently, he came out and found a boot on the vehicle. While shocked, he did some research […]

  • Oklahoma widow takes frustrations to Facebook after being banned from courthouse

    NORMAN, Okla. –  Nair Rodriguez is still seeking justice for the 2014 Valentine’s Day death of her husband, Luis Rodriguez. And, nearly three years later, the widow is taking her frustrations to Facebook. The December video comes after Nair learned she and her daughter would not be allowed to attend depositions involving the five officers she’s currently suing. Attorneys for the officers said, prior to the post, Nair was threatening the lives of the officers and their lawyers. But, she […]

  • Students weigh in on Oklahoma education

    OKLAHOMA – Jack Williams is a senior at Bartlesville High School. And, even though his high school days are coming to an end, he still wants to get involved in helping change the system. “There’s been a lot of needed discussion about ways we can make our education more equitable and have more access to higher education,” Williams said. In its second year, the goal of the Superintendent’s Student Advisory Council is to give students a seat at the table […]