Kelsey joined the News 4 team in January 2017 as a multimedia journalist. She is excited to call Oklahoma home.
Kelsey grew up in Springfield Illinois, home of Abraham Lincoln.
She started her reporting career at WCIA TV (CBS) in Champaign Illinois working primarily in the Capitol Bureau. There she covered legislative session, rallies and even the special arrival of President Barack Obama. During this time, Kelsey had the opportunity to learn to shoot, edit and report her own stories.

Kelsey graduated with a Master’s of Art degree in Public Affairs Reporting (PAR) at the University of Illinois Springfield, teaching her the ethics of reporting on state politics.
On her days off Kelsey likes to try new foods and volunteering throughout the metro community with her church.
If you like for Kelsey to share your story or you want to recommend great places to eat, email her at Kelsey.gibbs@kfor.com.


Recent Articles
  • Man arrested for rape, kidnapping and burglary in southeast Oklahoma City

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Police have arrested a man for rape, kidnapping and burglary after investigators said he forced himself inside a woman’s Sunnyview apartment. Dayvante Sterns knocked on the woman’s door to borrow her cellphone. Minutes later, he went back and asked to use the phone again and if the victim was dating; she said no. “He asked if he could use the bathroom, she agreed to let him come in and used the bathroom. Once he came out, he […]

  • Metro doctor accused of driving drunk in deadly crash

    UPDATE: OHP identified the victim as 31-year-old Nicholas Rappa of Guthrie. EDMOND, Okla. – A deadly crash involving a metro doctor. Investigators say cardiologist Bryan Perry was allegedly drunk when he hit and killed a motorcyclist overnight. Now troopers need your help piecing things together. “We’re really seeking the public’s help in this crash. We want to put together the best case possible for whenever we present this to the district attorney’s office,” said OHP Captain Paul Timmons. I-35 became […]

  • Teenager arrested for trafficking teen girl

    OKLAHOMA CITY – A teenager busted for allegedly pimping out a teenage girl. Both teens were caught in a hotel room by undercover agents. The crime in the area is getting out of hand according to James Banks, “It’s a lot of crime.” Banks lives near southeast 29th and Prospect, the area off I-35. Banks said he’s seen drug dealing, prostitution and stealing. “I see a lot of… some of everything. It really don’t surprise me no more,” said Banks. […]

  • Mother jailed for faking daughter’s cancer diagnosis

    CHICKASHA, Okla. – It was a cancer con that some people are calling a sick scam. A mother allegedly lied to the public that her daughter was sick with cancer to get rich. Jamie Parker has since been arrested for child abuse and other charges. The news spreading quickly throughout Grady County. “There’re crooks everywhere. You never know who’s going take advantage of you, sadly,” said Mandy Hess. Folks in the small town of Tuttle are surprise to hear a […]

  • Man wanted for murder in Missouri was found in Garvin County

    PAULS VALLEY, Okla. – Investigators said 22-year-old Billy Sage Medley’s days on the run are over. Medley stands accused of a double murder in Dallas county, Missouri. Medley is accused of killing Joe and Brandy Allen outside their Missouri home, and police said they believe it started as a robbery. “My daughter and my son-in-law. They had no enemies. They was just trying to protect their property and some ruthless murderers murdered them,” said Ron Barclay, the victim’s father. Brandy […]

  • Chase ends with fatal officer-involved shooting in Okarche

    OKARCHE, Okla. – A suspect has been shot and killed after investigators said he walked towards deputies with a gun. It happened just before 1 p.m Monday. Canadian County Sheriff Chris West said it started when Union City police noticed a stolen pickup truck. “We were involved in a pursuit that started earlier this morning. The white truck that’s in the center median actually belongs to Braum’s Dairy Farms in Tuttle, and it was stolen this morning,” West said. West said […]

  • Streetcar traffic signals are up and running

    OKLAHOMA CITY – In just a little over two months, the streetcar will be hitting the streets. In that time, there`s been a lot changes around Oklahoma City and the most recent is the street lights. On Friday, traffic signals on Broadway at NW 8th and NW 11th streets will be turned on. Electronic signboards are already in place alerting drivers. “It is hard for people to cross the street; people drive 40, 50 miles an hour here,” said Carl […]

  • “It gradually started getting a little worse,” Businesses evacuate amid power plant blaze

    OKLAHOMA CITY – A tanker fire at a power plant in Oklahoma City burned most of the day on Thursday. “I came in about 7:30 and I could smell something kind of different,” said Dean Savage, an employee of Horizon Cable Service. On Thursday morning, fire crews were called to a power plant near Mustang Rd. and N.W. 10th St. following a reported blaze. Initial reports indicate that a natural gas heater, which supplies natural gas to the entire plant, […]

  • Man admits assaulting teenage girls to investigators

    EL RENO Okla. – A man is locked up and deputies said he’s admitted to preying on and assaulting several young girls. Canadian County deputies picked up Nathaniel Nobles after he started talking to what he thought was a 14-year-old girl. “We actually were able to remove somebody that was a danger to children,” Captain Adam Flowers. It was a big arrest for Canadian County investigators. Investigators said 24-year-old Nobles thought he was chatting with a 14-year-old girl on Facebook […]

  • Neighbors upset to find out construction crew is drinking alcohol, leaving trash on the site

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Northwest Oklahoma City residents are upset to find trash littered across the neighborhood. They told us they noticed the problem a few months ago when the city hired a contractor to put in new sidewalks. “There`s been water bottles, wrappers, food wrappers just everywhere. They`ve thrown trash in our trash can,” said Layne Williams. Snapshots taken by residents paint a vivid picture of what neighbors here in Brookhaven West said they’re dealing with. “They don`t pick up […]

  • Residents want deer hunting to stop in their neighborhood

    OKLAHOMA CITY – A neighborhood is taking a stand against deer hunting in the residential community. It’s the start of bow hunting season, and folks who live in Preston subdivision said the hunters are disturbing their peace and wildlife. Roy Wood lived there for quite some time. He said it’s more like entrapment than good old-fashioned hunting. “The basic reason for our protest is we don’t want it to happen again this year, what happened last year with the deer […]