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MIDWEST CITY, Okla. - A Midwest City woman lied about being abused to scam metro residents out of thousands in cash and gifts. In September, Jacee Cartwright used facebook to contact people and ask them for food, clothes and supplies for her and her three children. She said they were in a car ...
FILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018 file photo, Oklahoma's Trae Young (11) drives the ball past Texas Tech's Jarrett Culver (23) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Norman, Okla. Oklahoma's Trae Young, Duke's Marvin Bagley III and Arizona's Deandre Ayton lead the list of top ...
"We're trying to make things as efficient as we can, and protect people's Constitutional rights," said Oklahoma County District Judge Timothy Henderson. "If there are some things we can do over video, we're going to try to do it. There are certain rights every criminal has -- being in court during proceedings.".

The registration deadline for this year's Oklahoma Research Day is Jan. 31. The event will be March 9 at Central National Bank Center. Last year, Northwestern Oklahoma State University played host to Oklahoma Research Day at CNB Center and more than 1,000 people from across the state participated.
The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation and Oklahoma County District Attorney David Prater are investigating after McBride found the device Dec. 4. When police arrived to investigate, McBride suggested someone connected to the wind industry may have been spying on him. He said he was writing ...
We're not busting out the tank tops and shorts (at least most of us) but we are moving into some warmer weather for the next few days ahead of a storm system that brings a few showers and storms into eastern Oklahoma Sunday. Temps this morning will start in the upper teens and lower 20s before moving ...
Oklahoma City -- Spring semester classes begin Tuesday at the University of Oklahoma and Oklahoma State University, despite uncertainty about funding for public higher education. Halfway through the current fiscal year, lawmakers have not yet resolved a $215 million shortfall triggered by the loss of ...
Oklahoma City - Property owners see Airbnb as a good investment opportunity. Travelers use it as a cheaper alternative to hotels. But, one Oklahoma City host recently found out they are also being taking advantage of as a party pad. "They left their hat, their New Year's hat," said homeowner Shyon ...
At least six school districts in Oklahoma and one in Texas are closed or closed for at least a day because of a flu outbreak. ... In Oklahoma, the Cleveland and Union City schools both closed for a day earlier this week, while the Morris, Quinton, Swink, Hugo and Valliant districts are closed until next week.
Oklahoma City -- The Oklahoma education Association announced Wednesday that it has joined a coalition of Oklahoma civic and business leaders who are backing a package of proposals to resolve the state's budget impasse and provide $5,000 pay increases for teachers and principals. "We are ...
David Prater, Oklahoma County District Attorney, talks to the media Aug. 10, 2016, in Oklahoma City. Prater described reports of a Republican lawmaker's discovery of a magnetic box containing a high-tech tracking device affixed to the bottom of his truck as "foolish" and potentially criminal. (Sue Ogrocki ...
Oklahoma City (AP) -- More than a half dozen school districts in Oklahoma and one in Texas have closed for at least a day because of a flu outbreak. ... The Oklahoma State Department of Health reports at least 22 flu-related deaths during the current season while Texas Department of State Health ...
Oklahoma City -An Oklahoma City man is dead following an early morning house fire, and firefighters say it's all part of a disturbing trend. Around 5 a.m. on Wednesday morning, fire crews were called to a home near S.W. 19th St. and McKinley. When they arrived, they found the home filled with smoke ...

Oklahoma City - police are investigating after a man was stabbed to death in northwest Oklahoma City. Around 10 p.m. Tuesday night, police were called to reports of a stabbing near Penn. Ave. and Hefner Rd. Police say 24-year-old Charles Devon Parker was critically injured during an altercation with ...
The first half of the season hasn't quite gone according to plan in OKC. (All stats and records through Jan. 14; for report cards for all 30 teams click here.) Offense: 105.4, 12th Overall. Defense: 103.0, 4th Overall. W-L | Pct. | GB. 23-20 | .535 | 4.5. Conf.: 13-13. Div.: 5-7. Home: 14-7. Road: 9-13 ...
(AP) -- A pretrial hearing has been delayed for an Oklahoma City man charged in the fatal stabbing of his father, who was Oklahoma's labor commissioner at the time of his death. Court records show Wednesday's scheduled hearing for 29-year-old Christian Costello was postponed until Feb. 14. An attorney for Costello did ...
Oklahoma officials Warn Against drones Near Air Force Base. Officials at a northern Oklahoma air force base are asking the public to keep recreational drones away from aircraft after a near collision on a training flight. Jan. 17, 2018, at 1:15 p.m.. Oklahoma Officials Warn Against Drones Near Air Force Base ...
Quinbrook Infrastructure Partners announced Tuesday that it's entered a joint venture with Elawan Wind to build a wind farm known as the Persimmon project. The Oklahoman reports that the project will involve 80 turbines spread across parts of Woodward, Dewey and Ellis counties. Once it's operational ...
FILE - In this Aug. 10, 2016 file photo, David Prater, Oklahoma County District Attorney, talks to the media in Oklahoma City. Prater described reports of a Republican lawmaker's discovery of a magnetic box containing a high-tech tracking device affixed to the bottom of his truck as "foolish" and potentially ...
Oklahoma City (AP) - The third quarter has often been a problem for the Oklahoma City Thunder this season, but that's when they made their move Monday night against the Sacramento Kings. Russell Westbrook had 19 points, 16 rebounds and nine assists before being ejected, and Oklahoma City ...
Frederick, Hobart, Lawton, Temple 3.26; Davis 3.34; Clinton 3.38; Buffalo 3.39; Eldorado 3.41; Weatherford 3.43; Banner, El Reno, Geary, Okarche, Okeene, Watonga 3.45; Shattuck 3.46; Alva 3.49; Cherokee 3.51; Manchester, Ponca City 3.56; Medford 3.60; Keyes 3.71; Perry, Stillwater 3.73; Hooker 3.76; ...
DUNCAN, Okla. - A young Oklahoma girl was killed in a dog attack over the weekend. Jason Dodge told KFOR he left his 3-year-old daughter, Rylee, at home with his mom. He had only been gone about 20 minutes when he got the terrible phone call that Rylee had been mauled by a dog. Dodge says he ...
In our continuing series, American Voices, we take a closer look at Oklahoma City to see how national issues are playing out on the local level. During Republican Mayor Mick Cornett's four terms in office, Oklahoma City has created 100,000 new jobs and 9,400 new businesses. It's also invested nearly $2 ...
Wind chill values are expected to be as low as -20° for parts of northern Oklahoma and between -5° to -15° for most of central Oklahoma tonight. In these conditions frost bite can occur in as little as 30 minutes on any exposed skin and hypothermia can occur in a similar time frame without proper attire. Hats, gloves, scarfs ...
Being from Oklahoma or anywhere in the South or Southwest, we don't see many scenes like this. Not far from the UW campus, people were skating or playing hockey throughout the day and night on a frozen body of water. In this part of the country, we're warned constantly to stay away from frozen bodies ...
the suspect allegedly abducted and raped a 17-year-old girl as she was trying to walk to work in south Oklahoma City. "He had a large knife with him, certainly dangerous because people that rape and sexual type crimes, that seems to be a serial type crime and they will be motivated to try it again, " said Lt ...
The Oklahoma Independent petroleum Association filed two challenges Wednesday with the Oklahoma Supreme Court against State Question 795. The association's filings argue that the proposal is unconstitutional because it addresses numerous general subjects and is unclear, and that the petition uses ...
Oklahoma City, Okla. - An Oklahoma representative says that she has filed legislation this week that would increase the financial scrutiny given to the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority. House Bill 2530 would require the state auditor and inspector to perform an audit of the Turnpike Authority at least once ...
Oklahoma City - A nonpartisan group of Oklahoma business, civic and community leaders announced their own plan on raising revenue and funding core services. Organizers say "Step Up Oklahoma" has created a plan that addresses waste and abuse through reforms and ending the boom and bust ...
Oklahoma left tackle Orlando Brown celebrates a big play during the Sooners' game against West Virginia in November. Brown and other experienced Sooners say they're trying to take a serious approach before the Rose Bowl, despite an atypical schedule with plenty of fanfare. (Kyle Phillips / The ...
United States: Enel Green Power has become the largest wind power developer in Oklahoma with the commissioning of two projects with a total capacity of 598MW. Thunder ranch uses GE Renewable Energy 2.3MW and 2.5MW turbines. Its 298MW Thunder Ranch and 300MW Red Dirt wind farms ...
According to the Oklahoma Lottery website, one ticket in Oklahoma hit four white balls and the Powerball, amounting in a $50,000 prize. It's unclear if that ticket has been claimed. Wednesday night's winning numbers were 42-39-18-2-37 and the Powerball was 12. Overall, there were more than 13,000 winners in Oklahoma.
Eleven charter schools, including all four of the state's virtual school choices, were among the top 20 in gaining state aid in annual, midyear adjustments just made by the Oklahoma State Department of education. In making midyear adjustments, state education officials distributed the final remaining 1.44 ...
Authorities say an Oklahoma zookeeper who's running as a Libertarian for governor has been injured in a vehicle wreck. Jan. ... The Oklahoma highway patrol says 54-year-old Joseph Maldonado-Passage was taken to a hospital in Oklahoma City in stable condition after the crash Tuesday afternoon near ...
Steps are being taken to finalize the route for a 350-mile power line that's part of a $4.5 billion wind farm project in Oklahoma. Jan. 4, 2018, at ... The project would bring 2,000 megawatts of energy to customers in eastern and southwestern Oklahoma, and to parts of Texas, Arkansas and Louisiana. Plans for ...
Boomer and Sooner, the Welsh pony mascots for the University of Oklahoma, rode more than 1,300 miles from Norman, Okla., to strut their stuff down Pasadena's Colorado Boulevard before the Sooners takes on the University of Georgia in the Rose Bowl game. So, how do you keep two tiny horses calm ...
Some Oklahoma drivers could be in trouble starting Monday if they don't have the new license plate on their vehicles. police are warning drivers that if their tag isn't updated by the start of the New Year, it will be easy to spot the old state license plates and drivers could get a ticket for outdated tags.
Oklahoma City -- science, technology, engineering and math students and their teachers in Oklahoma are about to benefit from $2 million the Oklahoma Energy Resources Board is distributing. The organization said it is making the money available to every public school system in the state, and it is ...
4-day week being tested in some Oklahoma schools. Sun, Dec 31. Facing a budget crisis and a teacher shortage, about 20 percent of schools in Oklahoma are trying a new approach: shorter school weeks, but longer days. Share Video; facebook · twitter · E-mail; Embed. Copy this code to your website or blog.
While planning your new spring garden, consider incorporating some of the 2018 Oklahoma Proven selections. These plants include a tree, shrub, perennial and annual that have been proven to grow well in Oklahoma's landscape. This program has been going strong since 1999. This year's tree is the ...
Oklahoma City - The Oklahoma highway patrol says it is investigating what caused a pair of crashes that left two people dead. Both crashes happened Sunday morning. In the first, the patrol said in a preliminary report that 50-year-old Ada resident Jimmy Neel was killed after being dragged and struck ...
Oklahoma - State authorities announced news leads in the search of two Oklahoma girls who have been missing since 1999. December 30-31, 1999, the bodies of Danny and Kathy Freeman were found inside their burned home near Welch. They were shot and killed before their home was set on fire.
Oklahoma City - Oklahomans will choose a new governor and decide whether to legalize medical marijuana in what will be a busy political season in 2018. At least a dozen candidates have joined the campaign to become the state's 28th governor and succeed term-limited Gov. Mary Fallin. Oklahoma ...
police ID Man Killed During Struggle With Oklahoma City Cop. police have publicly identified a man who was killed by an Oklahoma City police officer during a scuffle as 28-year-old Kyle Anthony Mihecoby. Dec. 11, 2017, at 11:16 a.m.. Police ID Man Killed During Struggle With Oklahoma City Cop ...
Authorities said Ronnie Henderson was not in his cell during a head count at 6 p.m. on Saturday at the the Rex Thompson Minimum Security Unit at the Lexington Assessment and Reception Center. Henderson is described as African American, 5 feet 8 inches tall and around 160 pounds with black hair ...
A Red Flag Warning has been issued for northern Oklahoma from 11 AM through 6 PM Monday. Humidity is low and winds will be gusty from the west/northwest up to 25 mph, causing a high to critical threat for wildfires this afternoon. Fires could develop and spread rapidly this afternoon, so outdoor burning ...


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