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  • Kim Kardashian West wants clemency for OK death row inmate Julius Jones

    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Reality television star Kim Kardashian West is calling for clemency to be granted to an Oklahoma death row inmate. Kardashian West urged her Twitter followers Wednesday to contact the Oklahoma Pardon & Parole Board and Governor Kevin Stitt and ask them to consider a clemency petition for Julius Jones. Jones was convicted for the July 1999 murder of Edmond businessman Paul Howell, who was shot and killed in the driveway of his parents’ Edmond home. Investigators […]

  • OSU Homecoming to return in a ‘Sea of Orange’

    STILLWATER, Okla. (KFOR) – Downtown Stillwater will be awash in orange on Saturday. Oklahoma State University will host its annual Sea of Orange Parade in the city’s downtown area on Saturday. The parade, an annual OSU homecoming tradition, kicks off at 9 a.m. at 9th and Main Street and moves north on Main to Hall of Fame Avenue, according to the OSU Alumni Association’s website. OSU student organizations, Greek houses, residential halls, student organizations and alumni, as well as Stillwater […]

  • OU Homecoming Parade continues grand tradition in Norman

    NORMAN, Okla. (KFOR) – A grand University of Oklahoma tradition returns Saturday. The university will bring its annual Homecoming Parade back to Boyd Street. The parade procession begins at 8 a.m. at Boyd and Asp Avenue and will feature floats, dozens of student groups and a Homecoming Royalty Court, an OU news release states. The procession ends at Boyd and Elm Avenue, but the fun won’t be over. The celebration also includes a Boyd House Block Party that lasts from […]

  • Mother who cheated on son’s ACT and tried to claim minority status gets 3 weeks in prison

    MENLO PARK, Calif. – A mother who paid $15,000 to cheat on her son’s ACT and falsely claimed he was African American and of Hispanic/Latino origin on his college applications was sentenced to 3 weeks in prison on Wednesday as part of the college admissions scam, federal prosecutors said. Marjorie Klapper, a jewelry business owner who pleaded guilty to conspiracy fraud, is the eighth parent to be sentenced in the sprawling scheme to game the college admissions system. The government […]

  • Unidentified person killed in fiery crash

    CHOCTAW COUNTY, Okla. (KFOR)  – Authorities are still investigating a deadly crash that claimed the life of a driver in Choctaw County on Wednesday morning. The crash occurred at approximately 8:22 a.m. on Wednesday on U.S. Highway 70, about 2.5 miles east of Hugo. A news release from the Oklahoma Highway Patrol said a vehicle was heading east on Highway 70 when it went off the right side of the road and struck a utility pole and embankment. The vehicle […]

  • Over 7,800 OG&E customers without power in NW OKC & Yukon areas

    YUKON, Okla. – Over 7,800 OG&E customers have lost power across Northwest Oklahoma City and Yukon. The OG&E website’s outage page states that more than 7,800 customers lost power. As of 10:30 p.m., 7,873 customers were without power. The outage was caused by a car striking a utility pole near Sarah Road in Northwest Oklahoma City. Stay with KFOR as this story develops.

  • Oklahoma educators receive top math, science award

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Four Oklahoma educators have been selected to receive a prestigious national award in math and science. Gena Barnhill of Yukon Public Schools, Megan Cannon of Sapulpa Public Schools, Jayci Harris of Byng Public Schools and Julie Klingensmith of Norman Public Schools have all been chosen to receive Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching honors, according to an Oklahoma State Department of Education news release. “These innovative Oklahoma educators have demonstrated excellence throughout their careers […]

  • Literary Festival to enlighten SWOSU with Renaissance spirit

    WEATHERFORD, Okla. – The spirit of the Renaissance is about to come alive on the Southwestern Oklahoma State University campus. The SWOSU-Sayre Literary Festival returns to the university for its ninth year on Tuesday, Oct. 22. The Renaissance is the theme of this year’s festival. The free, public event celebrates student writing and features lunch and Renaissance games, according to an SWOSU news release. “The Literary Festival allows us to showcase SWOSU’s literary talent and convey what life was like […]

  • OKC fire officials deem house fire suspicious

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma City fire officials say a house fire that was extinguished Saturday afternoon is suspicious. Firefighters were called at 4:45 p.m. to a fire in the 500 block of Southwest 27th Street. Fire officials received a report that someone tried to burn the home both Friday night and again on Saturday.  “We’ve got a strong suspicion that this may have been a set fire,” Battalion Chief Greg Lindsay said.  “We’ve got investigators here now, and we have […]

  • Newcastle track star who overcame brain injury crowned Homecoming King

    NEWCASTLE, Okla. – A Newcastle High School track star who overcame traumatic brain injury is now high school royalty. Caleb Freeman was voted Newcastle’s Homecoming King on Friday night. The honor is yet another achievement for the young man who has already overcome tremendous adversity. Caleb was once the Newcastle Racers’ fastest runner, but a wreck on Dec. 19, 2017, left him paralyzed and in a medical coma for weeks. A traumatic brain injury robbed Caleb of his abilities. But […]

  • Abandoned OKC apartment fire likely caused by transients, fire official says

    OKLAHOMA CITY – A fire at an abandoned apartment building Saturday morning was likely caused by homeless people trying to escape the cold, a fire official said. Oklahoma City Fire Department firefighters were called to a possible apartment fire in the 6600 block of Northwest 16th Street. “Upon arrival they had heavy fire, flame and smoke visible from the second floor of the apartment building,” said Battalion Chief Chris Black. Firefighters fought the blaze, stopped it from spreading and eventually […]

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