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  • College football player confronts alleged burglar in Durant home

    DURANT, Okla. – Authorities in Durant say a 22-year-old man is facing a number of charges after allegedly breaking into a college football player’s home. Colby Gilroy, a member of the Southeastern Oklahoma State University football team, told police that he awoke on Friday to find a man going through his closet. “I was kind of scared,” Gilroy told KTEN. “Says he’s there to kill me, and says that he was sent to kill me, and I better watch who […]

  • Health officials: Oklahoma child diagnosed with rare polio-like illness

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Health officials in Oklahoma say an Oklahoma child has been diagnosed with a polio-like illness that is sweeping the country. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say there have been 62 cases of the rare polio-like condition acute flaccid myelitis, also known as AFM, this year. The cases stretch across 22 states, and most of the patients are children under the age of 18-years-old. Other possible cases are still under investigation. AFM is an illness that […]

  • Okmulgee County deputies end search for missing man

    UPDATE: On Wednesday, the sheriff’s office announced that Lankford’s body was found by a K9 team. Investigators have not released his cause of death, but say foul play is not suspected. OKMULGEE COUNTY, Okla. – Authorities in Okmulgee County are searching for a missing man who may be armed. Officials with the Okmulgee County Sheriff’s Office are asking for the public’s help finding 60-year-old Alan Lankford. Lankford was last seen on Thursday at his home in Nuyaka. Investigators believe he […]

  • Search for missing Okmulgee County man comes to tragic end

    OKMULGEE COUNTY, Okla. – The search for a missing Oklahoma man has come to a tragic end. Officials with the Okmulgee County Sheriff’s Office began asking for the public’s help finding 60-year-old Alan Lankford earlier this week. Lankford was last seen on Thursday at his home in Nuyaka, and investigators believed he left his home on foot since his vehicle was still at the house. On Wednesday, the sheriff’s office announced that Lankford’s body was found by a K9 team. […]

  • ‘Affair of the Heart’ coming to State Fair Park this weekend

    OKLAHOMA CITY – An event filled with around 800 vendors from more than 25 states will take over State Fair Park this weekend. ‘An Affair of the Heart’ will take place at State Fair Park from Oct. 19 through Oct. 21. “What started as a small, one-day event put together by eight women over 30 years ago has amassed into a sophisticated business with a roster of more than 1,400 vendors and over 50,000 visitors who frequent our Oklahoma shows […]

  • Youth deer gun season set for this weekend

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Youth hunters will be heading to the great outdoors this weekend for the start of the 2018 Youth Deer Gun Season. This season is designed to allow youths who are 17-years-old or younger the first opportunity to harvest deer with modern firearms. Deer archery season has been open since Oct. 1, and deer muzzleloader season will open Oct. 27. “The Youth Deer Gun Season is a great way to introduce young hunters to the outdoors. More times […]

  • Shawnee woman arrested after allegedly setting abandoned motel on fire

    SHAWNEE, Okla. – An Oklahoma woman was taken into custody after allegedly trying to burn down an abandoned hotel in Shawnee. Firefighters with the Shawnee Fire Department responded to the abandoned Cinderella Motel, located in the 600 block of Kickapoo Spur, following reports of a fire in the enclosed courtyard area. According to the Shawnee News Star, crews were able to quickly extinguish a fire in the empty swimming pool area of the motel’s courtyard. Officers, who were directing traffic […]

  • Court unseals more documents related to Daniel Holtzclaw case

    OKLAHOMA CITY – It’s a case that shocked the nation and put the spotlight on Oklahoma City. The case went to trial after 13 women accused former Oklahoma City Officer Daniel Holtzclaw of sexual attacks while on duty for the police department. In August of 2014, the state charged Holtzclaw with 36 felony counts of rape, sexual battery, indecent exposure and forcible oral sodomy after the 13 women came forward, claiming the officer assaulted them while they were in custody […]

  • Stillwater woman charged after allegedly ‘sexting’ teenage boy

    STILLWATER, Okla. – An Oklahoma woman is facing charges after she allegedly sent sexually explicit text messages to a teenage neighbor. Authorities say 42-year-old Tiffany Denise Whitley was arrested after she allegedly sent sexual photographs to a 13-year-old, who lives in her neighborhood. According to an affidavit obtained by the Stillwater News Press, the victim’s mother found the text messages and naked photographs on her son’s phone. Whitley was arrested and charged with one complaint of engaging in sexual communication […]

  • Oklahoma City police hosting domestic abuse prevention event

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Domestic abuse is a problem that affects communities across the country, but officers in Oklahoma City are hoping to prevent it from occurring in our area. The Oklahoma City Police Department is hosting a domestic abuse presentation on Thursday, Oct. 18 at Francis Tuttle Vo-Tech. Organizers say the event will teach residents how to prevent domestic abuse, and report it if it ever occurs. There will also be a question and answer session at the end of […]

  • Woman robbed at knife point in Shepherd Mall parking lot

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Investigators are searching for a man accused of robbing a woman at knife point at Shepherd Mall. On Oct. 11, officers were called to a reported robbery of a woman at Shepherd Mall, located along N.W. 23rd St. According to the police report, the victim says she was getting out of her car when a man came up behind her and demanded her purse. The victim said she threw her purse at the man because he was […]