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  • Turn around, don’t drown: Metro sees inch per hour of rain

    WARR ACRES, Okla. – Rapid rainfall rates of an inch an hour fell across the west metro this morning. That caused street flooding at Hammond Ave., a notorious area of poor drainage in Warr Acres. One driver stalled their vehicle out in the high water that was up to the windows at one point. A reminder to “turn around, don’t drown” as flood waters can and will disable your vehicle. The Warr Acres Fire Department sent a crew out to […]

  • Damage reported in Coalgate

    COALGATE, Okla. – Several reports of damage and injuries have been reported out of Coalgate, Oklahoma. The reports come from the Tall Oaks Plant 8 miles NNE of Coalgate. Two injuries have been reported as well as multiple parked cars damaged. The National Weather Service did not issue any tornado warnings with this storm, however, that does not always mean there wasn’t one. It is unclear at this time if it was a tornado or high straight-line winds that caused […]

  • ODOC searching for fugitive missing since May 2

    OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma Department of Corrections is searching for a man who never returned the Carver Transitional Center after work on May 2. Gary W. Stapp, 50, was serving multiple Oklahoma County sentences for second-degree burglary. He has criminal convictions for drug possession, possession of stolen property, car theft, forgery, burglary, and others stretching back to 1987. Stapp is described as white, 6′ tall, about 200 pounds, with brown hair and blue eyes. He has more than a […]

  • Downtown streets, Myriad Gardens remain closed; cleanup project delayed due to weather

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Officials with the city and Devon Energy say the cleanup from Wednesday’s incident has been delayed due to weather and streets surrounding the building remain closed. “Because of today‚Äôs inclement weather, and our priority on safety, efforts to remove debris from the Devon Tower have been hampered. Additional glass has fallen from the building, and the rain and strong wind have compromised the integrity of other damaged glass. This has made it necessary to maintain the security […]

  • Events across the state canceled due to weather

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Organizations across the state are canceling their Saturday events due to inclement weather. Here is a list of canceled and postponed events: Annual Del City Armed Forces/Shriners Parade Riversport OKC’s Full Moon Kayak experience Paseo Farmers Market Choctaw Nation Commemorative Trail of Tears Walk BikeMoore

  • Fire crews responding to ‘fully involved’ house fire in NW OKC

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Fire crews are responding to a fully-involved house fire on the city’s northwest side. Firefighters were called to the scene near NW 2nd and McKinley just before 11:30 p.m. Friday evening. Scanner traffic indicates firefighters are currently battling the blaze defensively. No word on anyone inside the structure at this time. This is a developing story. We will keep you updated.

  • Calera officer’s son killed in shooting

    CALERA, Okla. – The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation confirms to KXII a Calera officer’s 11-year-old son died from a gunshot wound Thursday night. First responders were called to the 100 block of Sterret Road in Calera around 8:30 p.m. Thursday. Calera Police Chief confirmed the victim was an officer’s child in a Facebook post. It is not clear who fired the shot. OSBI officials say their investigation is ongoing.

  • Two juveniles safe after trapped in river

    CLEVELAND CO., Okla. – Officials in Cleveland County say two juveniles are now safe after getting trapped in the Canadian River. Noble and Cleveland County officers were called to the scene around 6:30 p.m. Friday. The caller told police one was in the current while the other was hanging onto a branch. Rescuers used landmarks to locate the two, and send a boat to get them. Both are now safe. Officials are investigating the incident and how the juveniles ended […]

  • OHP searching for missing Arkansas man in Arkansas River

    ARKANSAS CITY, Kan. (KSNW) – The Oklahoma Highway Patrol is currently searching for a missing 57-year-old Arkansas City man after he and three others went swimming in the Arkansas River Thursday night. According to KSN, crews searched the river until around 4:30 a.m. and returned at daylight but still could not find the missing man, identified as Gary Reece. The Arkansas City Fire Department told KSN the search is under the jurisdiction of the Oklahoma Highway Patrol. The Oklahoma Highway […]

  • Texas man suspected of cutting off mom’s head with hacksaw arrested in Oklahoma

    DENTON, Texas (AP) – Police have arrested a 22-year-old Texas man suspected of cutting off his mother’s head with a hacksaw. Isaac Israel Warriner was being held Friday in Denton County’s jail on charges including the abuse of a corpse. He hasn’t been charged with killing his mother, Sarah Warriner, though police didn’t immediately reply to phone calls seeking further details, including whether such charges could be coming. An arrest affidavit says police in Denton were called to an apartment […]

  • 4 the Weekend: music and art galore

    Rain may change some planned activities this weekend, but let’s look at what is currently on tap. The annual May Daze Festival is going on tonight and tomorrow in Blanchard. This is a free event on Main Street. Expect live entertainment, a carnival, and competitions including a turtle race and diaper derby. Tonight the Free Wheeler Summer Music Series kicks off. This is at the Wheeler Ferris Wheel and Park tonight from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. It’s free and […]

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