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  • Oklahoma Governor: All 77 Counties Under State Of Emergency

    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Governor Kevin Stitt today declared a State of Emergency for all 77 Oklahoma counties impacted by flooding and severe storms. “As severe weather and heavy rainfall have continued, numerous areas have experienced widespread, significant flooding, tornadoes, high winds, and large hail. Damage assessments are ongoing and, in some areas, cannot be completed until floodwater recedes.” The State of Emergency was originally signed on May 1 for 52 counties and later amended on May 8 to include 14 additional counties. […]

  • Rescued Sea Lion Pup Finds New Home At Oklahoma City Zoo

    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR)– The Oklahoma City Zoo has welcomed a new member to their family – Isla the sea lion pup! Isla is 11 months old and arrived at the zoo in mid-May after being rescued from the Santa Barbara Harbor in Santa Barbara, California, by Channel Islands Marine & Wildlife Institute (CIMWI). Zoo officials say Isla was found malnourished and emaciated at the Santa Barbara Harbor in November 2018. Concerned citizens called the CIMWI Rescue Hotline and volunteers with […]

  • OKC Airport Officials: Expect Cancellations, Delays Due To Anticipated Severe Weather

    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Officials at Will Rogers World Airport are advising travelers to expect cancellations and delays due to anticipated severe weather on Monday. “With the high probability of severe weather occurring in the OKC metro today, air travelers should be prepared for flight delays and cancellations.  Several airlines have pro-actively canceled afternoon and evening flights to prevent extended delays in other cities or to avoid having aircraft damaged due to high winds or hail,” WRWA officials said. Most […]

  • Six Years Later: Remembering The May 20, 2013, Moore Tornado

    MOORE, Okla. (KFOR) — Six years ago, a devastating EF-5 tornado hit Moore, killing more than 20 people, including children. The tornado was just one part of a three-day severe weather event, according to our Oklahoma City affiliate KFOR. On May 20, 2013, the touchdown first started near Chickasha and began to rapidly intensify. It then produced a tornado on the west side of Newcastle and moved east/northeast into the city of Moore and parts of south Oklahoma City. The tornado […]

  • 4.4 Magnitude Earthquake In Northern Oklahoma

    Medford, Okla. (KFOR) – The National Earthquake Information Center has recorded a preliminary magnitude of a 4.4 earthquake north of Enid. The seismic shake occurred at 3:33 p.m. Friday 21.3 miles north-northeast of Enid. No damage has been reported at this time.   Reviewed M 4.5 earthquake in Grant County, Oklahoma at 15:33:16 05/17 Oklahoma local time (UTC: 20:33:16 05/17) — OGS Earthquakes (@OKearthquakes) May 17, 2019   Map of felt reports received so far following the #earthquake M4.4 in […]

  • First Measles Case Confirmed In Oklahoma

    OKMULGEE CO., Okla. (KFOR) — The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) and the Okmulgee County Health Department have confirmed the case of measles in Okmulgee County. Based on collected information about the measles case during the time the patient was contagious, public health officials want to alert anyone who visited Saint Francis Glenpool emergency room, May 11, from 8 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. about potential exposure to the measles virus. Saint Francis Health System has confirmed to News 4 they […]

  • OKC Fire Crews Called To House 12 Times Since January 2018

    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) — Area residents are concerned about safety after a home in their neighborhood burns twice in just over a month. “Just walking out my door, I could feel the heat from across the street, and that’s a scary thing,” said Sam Frederickson. He is not the only one in his neighborhood worried after a huge house fire back in late March, reports our Oklahoma City affiliate KFOR. But then just over a month later, flames again at the […]

  • Window Washers Rescued After Being Trapped On Lift At Devon Tower

    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) — Emergency crews rescued two people trapped on a lift in downtown Oklahoma City. Crews responded to the Devon Tower around 7:45 a.m. Wednesday. Two people, believed to be window washers, were on the lift when it became loose and started swinging out of control. Our Oklahoma City affiliate, KFOR, showed video of the lift swinging wildly. The lift did hit part of the building, breaking glass. The two people were rescued around 8:30 a.m. and are […]

  • Texas Police Searching For Oklahoma Convicted Sex Offender

    HOWE, Tex. – Texas authorities are asking for the public’s help to locate an Oklahoma convicted sex offender who failed to register with the local police department. 33-year-old Michael Lively was convicted in Tulsa in 2008 for lewd molestation of a person under 16 years of age. Lively is required to register as a sex offender for life, but he has been convicted twice for failing to register with local law enforcement, and he was last registered in 2017. Howe […]

  • Fuel Truck Explodes At Mack Alford Correctional Center In Southeast Oklahoma

    STRINGTOWN, Okla. (KFOR) – A tanker truck delivering gasoline to Mack Alford Correctional Center exploded at a fueling station Friday on the medium-security prison’s grounds. The explosion happened just after noon Friday at Oklahoma Correctional Industries (OCI), but thankfully no one was injured. Staff and inmates working at OCI have been moved away from the area. “It’s a blessing that no one was hurt in this accident,” ODOC Director Joe M. Allbaugh said. “This was a violent explosion.” The explosion […]

  • Gov. Stitt Adds 14 Counties To State Of Emergency Following Severe Storms

    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – After severe storms moved through the state, Governor Kevin Stitt announced that 14 other counties have been added to the state of emergency declaration. On May 1, Gov. Stitt declared a state of emergency for 52 counties following severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds and flooding. The counties included in the governor’s declaration are: Adair, Atoka, Bryan, Canadian, Carter, Cherokee, Choctaw, Cleveland, Coal, Comanche, Cotton, Craig, Creek, Delaware, Garvin, Grady, Haskell, Hughes, Jefferson, Johnston, Latimer, Le Flore, Lincoln, […]

  • Family Pleads For Stroud Boy’s Safe Return

    STROUD, Okla. (KFOR) — “Anger… like ah here we go,” said concerned uncle Adam Tuttle. He’s pleading for his nephew’s safe return. Stroud Police say 7-year-old Austin Cornett was taken by his non-custodial mother. “The only visitation she was supposed to have was FaceTime … and the only visitation face-to-face was court ordered through counselor,” said Tuttle. Austin’s uncle says they believe his biological mother, Sarah Hill, picked him up from Parkview Elementary School Monday morning. Family tells News 4 it’s common […]

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