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  • Flash Point team talks legacies of T. Boone Pickens, Thelma Parks

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Each week, the Flash Point team tackles some of the biggest topics circulating in the Sooner State and beyond. This week, former state representative Gary Banz stopped by and joined Mike Turpen, Todd Lamb and moderator Kevin Ogle. The team discussed the passings of T. Boone Pickens and Thelma Parks, as well as a possible Bill of Rights monument at the state capitol.

  • Tulsa police arrest man accused of shoving, carjacking elderly woman

    TULSA, Okla. – A man accused of shoving an elderly woman and then stealing her truck back in July has been arrested. Tulsa police say a woman was approached in the parking lot of a Walmart near 81st and Lewis by a man who acted like he was going to help the woman with her groceries. However, the man allegedly shoved the woman to the ground, took her cell phone and vehicle keys, and then stole her truck. FOX 23 […]

  • Five men charged for allegedly conspiring to distribute heroin in Oklahoma

    OKLAHOMA – Five men have been charged for allegedly conspiring to distribute heroin in northeast Oklahoma. According to the U.S. Attorney Office, Northern District of Oklahoma, the men were apprehended by authorities in Tulsa on Wednesday, as part of a joint operation which began in June 2019. A criminal complaint alleges that the men, Pablo Soriano-Villareal, Diego Carrillo-Lopez, Felix Gil-Cardenas, David Hernandez-Perez, and Oscar Delgado-Trujillo, were involved in a drug trafficking organization that sold heroin in Tulsa. The Drug Enforcement […]

  • Oklahoma football player dies after collapsing on field

    YUKON, Okla. – An Oklahoma football player died after collapsing on the field during a game Friday. According to the Oklahoma Eight-Man Football Coaches Association, Peter Webb, a football player with Southwest Covenant, collapsed on the field Friday night and was rushed to the hospital. The association says Webb was unconscious and had too much swelling on his brain to operate. On Sunday, Strother Public Schools announced they learned Webb had passed away. The association says Webb was the younger […]

  • Texas man dies after collapsing in Oklahoma jail’s booking room

    ALTUS, Okla. – An investigation is underway after a Texas man died following his collapse in an Oklahoma jail’s booking room last week. Shortly before 8:30 a.m. Friday, police arrested Brent Waters, 56, of Dallas, Texas, near N Park Lane and Falcon Rd. in Altus on suspicion of driving under the influence. Waters was taken to the Jackson County Memorial Hospital where personnel performed a blood draw for testing as part of the DUI investigation. He was then transported to […]

  • Two juveniles interviewed by Cushing police over alleged threat

    CUSHING, Okla. – Cushing police and school officials investigated last week a social media post involving an alleged threat. On Friday, Cushing police and staff with Cushing Public Schools were informed of the post and alleged threat. Cushing police say they identified two juveniles linked to a handwritten paper that was on social media. Police say they have not found any evidence of a threat associated with social media or the paper. On Saturday, police announced on the Facebook the […]

  • Study: Sleep affected by smoking, vaping, OSU researchers say

    STILLWATER, Okla. – Researchers at Oklahoma State University say a recent study among college students showed the effects cigarettes and e-cigarettes can have on sleep. Researchers at OSU’s Behavior Change Lab surveyed 1,664 college students; 41 percent reported trying or currently using e-cigarettes while 29 percent reported trying or currently using traditional cigarettes. According to researchers, the study determined that sleep scores “were poor across the board, but smokers and vapers faired worse, with the latter reporting more prevalent use […]

  • One dead in Oklahoma crash after tire blowout causes driver to lose control

    CHOCTAW COUNTY, Okla. – A tire blowout occurred just moments before a fatal crash in Choctaw County, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports. It happened Saturday, at around 6:30 p.m., on State Highway 109, four miles south of Boswell. According to a trooper’s report, a vehicle traveling northbound on the highway had a blowout on the driver’s side rear tire, causing the driver to lose control of the vehicle. The vehicle departed the roadway to the right and hit an embankment, […]

  • Authorities investigating after Snapchat video allegedly shows woman giving alcohol to child

    STILLWATER, Okla. – Stillwater police say authorities are investigating after a Snapchat video allegedly shows a woman giving alcohol to a child. Recently, a video surfaced allegedly showing a woman giving a child multiple shots of alcohol. Stillwater police were made aware of the video and say the incident happened outside of their jurisdiction, but that the appropriate agencies have been notified. “We are aware of the Snapchat video that has recently surfaced. The appropriate agencies have been notified and […]

  • Police: One dead after officer-involved shooting in NW Oklahoma City 

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma City police are investigating an officer-involved shooting that left one person dead. At around 2 a.m. Sunday, police received a trouble unknown call near NW 25th and Harvey after someone called asking for help, then disconnecting the call. When officers arrived, they found a male pacing back and forth across the street while carrying a knife. Captain Larry Withrow with the Oklahoma City Police Department says officers told the man to drop the knife but the […]

  • Intruder alarm accidentally sent out, Crooked Oak school officials say

    OKLAHOMA CITY – School officials in one metro school district are investigating after an “intruder alarm” was sent out in error Thursday morning. According to officials with Crooked Oak Public Schools, on Wednesday, it was reported that a high school student was going to bring a gun on campus. Oklahoma City police and school officials investigated and determined it to be an unfounded threat. Police tell News 4 a 16-year-old was arrested in the case for threatening an act of […]

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