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  • Police investigate incident involving assault with a baseball bat

    LUTHER, Okla. (KFOR) – A wild night involving a baseball bat and a man running through the woods is under investigation. Officers were called out on a disturbance Tuesday night along Jones Road. Police found two people at a home that had injuries consistent with being beaten with a baseball bat. The people told officers that the suspect took off running into the woods and was possibly armed with a rifle. The wanted person was found a mile away in […]

  • Deadly Ada gun battle between suspect and officers shakes up neighborhood

    ADA, Okla. (KFOR) – Neighbors are shaken up after a warrant being served turns into a shootout. Police were serving felony warrants at the home of Thomas “Cole” Thompson and his wife Kristina. Police arrived at the home and found Cole Thompson in the backyard. Officers say Thompson opened fire, hitting six-year veteran police officer Matthew Mericle’s bullet proof vest. Officers returned fire on Cole Thompson, killing him. “I heard gunshots and opened the door, and it was all unfolding […]

  • OKC grocery store’s reward program helps fight hunger

    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – A metro grocery store is gaining attention for how it’s helping to fight hunger. Public Wholesale and Food Market is located near Northwest 16th and Drexel. Customers get a reward point for each dollar they spend. Those points can be used towards technically expired items. “The reaction that we get from people coming in they just cannot believe it,” said store owner, Joey Abbo. Abbo founded the nonprofit Needs Foundation after seeing students who were food […]

  • Suspect dead after 6-hour standoff with police in NW OKC

    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – The suspect is dead after an hours-long standoff at a Northwest Oklahoma City apartment building. Police say it all started as a shots-fired call. Officers say the suspect was firing shots in an apartment parking lot sometime before 10 a.m. on Tuesday. Frank Celesta lives near the apartment building. He says he heard gunshots after waking up to get coffee. “Usually it’s just people scaring each other or something and I left and got my coffee […]

  • Court docs: Guests complained of noises from room where suspected homicide of Mannford police chief occurred

    MANNFORD, Okla. – (KFOR) Court Documents reveal new details about the homicide investigation surrounding the death of Mannford police Chief Lucky Miller. The suspect in the case, Michael Nealey, had a bond hearing Tuesday before a judge in Escambia County, Fla. Nealey, a Mannford police officer, traveled to Florida with Miller. Nealey is accused of killing Miller in their Hilton hotel room in Pensacola, Fla. They traveled to Florida for a law enforcement conference. Court documents indicate a man in […]

  • Oklahoma’s preterm birth rate gets ‘D-‘ from March of Dimes

    OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. (KFOR) – The 2019 March of Dimes report card gave Oklahoma a “D-” when it comes to the state’s preterm birth rate. In Oklahoma, the preterm birth rate is 11.4 percent, according to the March of Dimes. The non-profit also found the preterm birth rate among African American women in Oklahoma is 38 percent higher than the rate among all other women. Overall, preterm birth rates in the United States increased for the fourth year in a […]

  • Two soccer coaches accused of assaulting teen referee

    MIDWEST CITY, Okla. (KFOR) – Two Midwest City Soccer Club coaches have been suspended following an alleged assault on a teenage referee at a soccer tournament. The Oklahoma Soccer Association received a misconduct report after the incident allegedly occurred at the Turkey Shootout Tournament in Edmond on Sunday. Two teams of 11-year-olds were playing, one was from Lawton and the other from Midwest City. A video of the incident appears to show one of the coaches shoving a teenage referee. […]

  • New law changes process for DUI arrests

    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – If you want to keep your driver’s license after being arrested for DUI, you now have another option. Senate Bill 712 takes effect November 1st, giving a new option for drivers looking to keep their license to choose the Impaired Driver Accountability Program instead of an appeal. The changes also do away with the Implied Consent Hearings with the Department of Public Safety. Drivers can get into the program and will have to place an interlock […]

  • “It’s just a great loss,” Family, friends remember pastor who died in El Reno crash

    WATONGA, Okla. (KFOR)- Family and church members remember a beloved pastor that passed away after a crash in El Reno Tuesday. 50-year-old Reverend Christy Summers started serving as the pastor at Watonga United Methodist Church in January. “It`s just a great loss,” said Joan Hursh, a church member. Hursh says in her 10 months at the church in Watonga Summers made a massive impact on her congregation. “She came in on Sunday mornings just bubbly and greeted us and just […]

  • Garfield Co. love triangle ends in road rage

      GARFIELD COUNTY, Okla. – A love triangle leads to two crashes on Highway 81, a man rushed to the hospital, and two women behind bars. Court documents say Timothy Yost left his wife Richelle Yost back in June to live with his girlfriend Amanda Breeze in the town of Bison. After an argument over laundry, dishes, and toilet paper Yost decided to leave Breeze. On September 14th, he gathered his things and called Richelle for help getting the van […]

  • Teen leads Enid Police on a chase in a stolen FedEx truck

    ENID, Okla. – An Enid man was arrested after he allegedly tried to break into an apartment and stole a FedEx truck. The chaotic incident started at the Cherokee Terrace Apartments when witnesses say 19-year-old Khalid Marquise Lee tried to force his way into one of the units and allegedly began chocking a dog that was tied up outside. Darlene Phillips says she saw Lee’s shadow and looked out to see him yanking on Bella the family dog’s chain outside. […]

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