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  • “He inspires me,” Beloved employee wins MVP award at Oklahoma company

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Inside the busy headquarters of Continental Resources in downtown Oklahoma City is a hardworking and beloved employee named Jeff Pinkerton. Jeff loves coming into work, and he’s popular among his coworkers. He also has a challenge; he’s hearing impaired. However, that does not hold him back. Recently, he walked into the surprise of a lifetime. All of his coworkers gathered around as he won a new award created by Bob Funk of Express Employment Professionals, along with […]

  • Oklahoma man sentenced for stealing nearly $370K from employer

    TULSA, Okla. (KFOR) – An Oklahoma man was sentenced last week in federal court for stealing nearly $370,000 from his employer. On Nov. 15, 49-year-old Ernest Howard, of Tulsa, was sentenced to 15 months in federal prison, followed by three years of supervised release for wire fraud. According to the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Howard was employed as a controller at the Tulsa offices of an international company from 2017 until his termination in January of this year. During his time […]

  • 1,009-pound green bean casserole breaks Guinness World Records title

    NEW YORK (KFOR) – You either love it or hate it: Green bean casserole. For those who love the iconic Thanksgiving food tradition, a new record for the largest serving of the dish may sound like a dream come true. On Wednesday, Green Giant set the Guinness World Record title for the largest serving of green bean casserole – a whopping 1,009 pounds! The casserole was made of 1,069 cans of Green Giant Cut Green Beans, 485 cans of mushroom soup, […]

  • Cowboy Christmas Parade to be held in Stockyards City next month

    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – An annual holiday parade in one of Oklahoma City’s most historic communities is set to be held next month. The Cowboy Christmas Parade in Stockyards City is set for Saturday, December 7 at 10 a.m. The famous Chain Ranch Longhorns will lead the parade, along with antique cars, tractors, community groups, equestrian clubs, law enforcement, pageant royalty and of course, Cowboy Santa! After the parade, there will be pictures with Santa at the Stockyards Central Event […]

  • Governor’s Mansion featured in 2019 Oklahoma holiday ornament

    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – A piece of Oklahoma history is being featured in the state’s holiday ornament for 2019. The 2019 Oklahoma holiday ornament features the Governor’s Mansion in a snow globe with snowflakes surrounding the mansion and the front lawn covered in snow. “This year’s ornament highlights the beauty of the mansion during the holidays through the creative, artistic concept of a snow globe,” said Tammie Brown, executive director of Friends of the Mansion. The 14,000-square-foot mansion was completed […]

  • KISS to bring final tour to Tulsa next year

    TULSA, Okla. (KFOR) – An iconic rock band is set to bring their final tour ever to Tulsa next year. KISS is bringing their “End of the Road World Tour” to the BOK Center on March 12. For decades, the Rock & Roll Hall of Famers have sold more than 100 million albums worldwide and say this tour is dedicated to the millions of KISS Army fans. “All that we have built and all that we have conquered over the […]

  • Suspect found dead after hours-long standoff identified

    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – The suspect found dead following an hours-long standoff at a northwest Oklahoma City apartment building has been identified. Just before 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, police responded to a shots fired call at The Vines Apartments near Western and Wilshire. Officers say the suspect was firing shots in the apartment parking lot and then barricaded himself inside a second-floor apartment. According to a police report, authorities attempted to communicate with the suspect by phone and intercom, but were […]

  • At least 20 acres burn in metro grass fire, officials say

    EDMOND, Okla. (KFOR) – Several fire departments responded to a grass fire in the metro early Wednesday morning. Crews were called to the area near Coffee Creek Road and Council around 12:30 a.m. for large flames. Officials tell News 4 some residents in the area were evacuated. Michael Montgomery, Assistant Chief for Deer Creek Fire Protection, said fences between properties and high winds made it difficult to extinguish the fire. Crews with Edmond, Deer Creek, Piedmont and Cashion fire departments […]

  • Traveling for Thanksgiving? Here’s what you need to know

    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – More than 55 million people are expected to hit the road next week to join family and friends for the Thanksgiving holiday. According to AAA, this will be the second-highest Thanksgiving travel volume since AAA began tracking in 2000, trailing only the record set in 2005. “Millions of thankful Americans are starting the holiday season off with a Thanksgiving getaway,” said Leslie Gamble, AAA Oklahoma spokesperson. “Strong economic fundamentals are motivating Americans to venture out this […]

  • Electric car charging station installed at Riverwind Casino

    NORMAN, Okla. (KFOR) – A metro casino is embracing “green” technology with the installation of an electric car charging station. Riverwind Casino was able to install two electric car chargers, located side-by-side in parking spaces with green lines, adjacent to the Riverwind Hotel. The installation is thanks to a grant from the Oklahoma Electric Vehicle Charging Grant Program and Volkswagen. The $3.1 million grant program is intended to increase access to electric vehicle charging infrastructure throughout Oklahoma. “We saw an […]

  • Cold case: Oklahoma newlywed murdered after attempting to sell wedding dress

    TULSA, Okla. (KFOR) – Officials are hoping new information will come forward after a woman was murdered nearly 40 years ago while trying to sell her wedding dress. OSBI officials say in 1981, 19-year-old Patricia Palmer was attempting to sell her wedding dress by placing an ad in the Tulsa World. On Nov. 17, 1981, Palmer’s mother received a phone call from a man asking about the dress. Arrangements were made for Palmer to meet him at her house on […]

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