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  • Crews battle house fire in northwest Oklahoma City

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Crews have battled a house fire in the northwest side. The fire was reported around 5:15 p.m. on Sunday in the 700 block of NW 90th Street. Officials said heavy flames and smoke were visible and a search was conducted but nobody was found inside. Firefights put out the blaze at about 5:30 p.m., making sure it didn’t spread to other areas. It was contained to one bedroom, which was heavily damaged, meanwhile the smoke damaged the rest […]

  • Authorities investigate fatal officer-involved shooting in Bixby

    BIXBY, Okla. – Authorities are investigating a fatal officer-involved shooting in Bixby. The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation said the shooting happened around 5 a.m. on Sunday morning. OSBI said a juvenile suspect was shot by Bixby officers while driving a vehicle in their direction. The suspect was transported to Saint Francis Hospital in Tulsa, where he died. No other details have been released at this time.

  • 11-year-old boy graduates from college, plans to be astrophysicist

    He can’t vote. He’s not even old enough to drive. But, William Maillis already has a college degree. William, 11, walked across a stage Saturday to receive his Associate in Arts degree from St. Petersburg College in Florida. “I am totally fascinated by William and the work that he has done,” Dr. Tonjua Williams, president of St. Petersburg College, told Bay News 9. “He’s extremely brilliant, very open and collaborative.” William Maillis was the youngest St. Petersburg College graduate to walk across […]

  • Bail set at $2 million for suspect identified in Trader Joe’s standoff

    Los Angeles police have identified the suspect in Saturday’s deadly armed standoff at a Trader Joe’s grocery store as Gene Evin Atkins. Atkins, 28, is being held on one count of murder and other charges soon to be determined, Los Angeles police Officer Drake Madison told CNN on Sunday. His bail was set at $2 million. A Trader Joe’s employee, Melyda Eldorado, died in the standoff, which stretched over several tense hours Saturday before the gunman surrendered. About 40 people […]

  • Man jailed following homicide in Kay County

    KAY COUNTY, Okla. – A man has been booked into the Kay County jail for first-degree murder following a homicide in Newkirk. Authorities said they were called around 3 p.m. Saturday in reference to a woman who had been assaulted and not responsive on West 11th Street. Investigators said it was determined the woman died as a result of foul play however the exact cause of death is undetermined at this time. Brock Ryan Wilkins was arrested at about 2 a.m. […]

  • Russian warship rumored to carry fortune in gold found over a century after it sank

    ULLEUNG, South Korea – A massive Russian ship with a potential fortune in gold on board has been discovered at the bottom of the ocean more than a century after it sank, a South Korean company said Thursday. The 5,800-ton Dmitri Donskoii, a first-class armored cruiser, first set sail in 1885, according to the Shinil Group, the company which announced its rediscovery this week. It was scuttled during the 1905 Battle of Tsushima in the waters between present-day South Korea […]

  • California 4-year-old accidentally shoots, kills 2-year-old cousin

    SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY, Calif. – A 2-year-old California girl has died after a 4-year-old boy somehow got hold of a gun and accidentally shot her, authorities said. About 9:15 a.m. Friday, deputies and medical personnel responded to the report of the 2-year-old shooting victim in the 2700 block of Duffy Street, in the Muscoy area of San Bernardino County, according to Cindy Bachman of the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department. When first responders arrived, they confirmed the toddler had been […]

  • New details released after elderly couple found dead in Kay County cemetery

    KAY COUNTY, Okla. – New details have been released after an elderly couple was found dead at a cemetery in Kay County. The couple has now been identified as George Allen Smith, 82, and Kay Suzan Smith, 80. Officials said they found the bodies with gunshot wounds around 2:40 p.m. Friday at the Resthaven Cemetery. His wound appeared self-inflicted while it was undetermined if hers was. The Smith family later released a statement, saying health was a factor and the two […]

  • Tulsa police search for suspect following deadly shooting

    TULSA, Okla. – Authorities in Tulsa said they have no suspects in a deadly overnight shooting. Television station KJRH reports the shooting occurred about 2 a.m. Sunday at a strip mall on the city’s north side. Investigators said a male victim argued with a woman and, then, followed the woman to a nearby nightclub when an unknown assailant shot the victim multiple times. The man was pronounced dead at the scene about 2:45 a.m. His name has not been released. […]

  • Man’s murder trial for 1999 Oklahoma case continues

    MIAMI, Okla. – The legal process for a Kansas man facing charges in the 1999 disappearance of two Oklahoma girls is continuing slowly as the teenagers’ families wait for answers. The Miami News-Record reports a Craig County district judge has postponed Ronnie Dean Busick’s case until September in the next step to schedule a preliminary hearing. The new court date was set after prosecutor Erin Oquin and Busick’s attorney, Gretchen Mosely, met for nearly two hours discussing discovery in the […]

  • Video shows 2-year-old, his ‘new best friend’ playing fetch over fence

    SAVAGE, Minn. – A fence couldn’t stop a 2-year-old Minnesota boy from playing fetch with his new best friend, Dozer, the neighbor’s Labrador retriever. The boy’s father, Chad Nelson, recorded his son, Conway, throwing a ball across the fence into the neighbor’s backyard. On the other side, Dozer happily returns the ball by standing on two legs so he can drop it into Nelson’s yard. Less than 24 hours later, the post on Twitter had been retweeted more than 90,000 times […]