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  • Family Distraught After Vandalism At Oklahoma County Cemetery

    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – A woman’s family cemetery was vandalized everything from trash being dumped to a car running through headstones. “There’s no respect for the living and it’s obvious here there is no respect for the dead,” said Michelle Scott. Scott said this respect at Lillard and Woodard Cemetery is gone. “It’s just blatant disregard for people,” said Scott. Scott came to visit her brother’s new headstone on Thursday to find other visitors had left behind an unpleasant sight. […]

  • OKC Zoo: Alpaca Trio Joins Family, Camel Rides Return

    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – A brand new species for the Oklahoma City Zoo will make their debut just in time for the weekend. An adult male alpaca trio, Calvin Klein, Hi-Ho Silver and Pearls Topaz, arrive at the zoo Friday and will make their home at the former pachyderm building. While they adjust to their new home, they will remain in their indoor habitat for a week or two before going to their outdoor habitat yard between the crane habitat […]

  • Bill That Would Prohibit Ordinances Against Plastic Bags Heads To Oklahoma House

    OKLAHOMA CITY – While many businesses across the country are trying to cut down on the amount of waste they produce, a bill heading to the House would prohibit cities from creating ordinances regarding those practices. In recent years, many big businesses in other states have announced plans to phase out the use of plastic bags. Since many cities cannot recycle plastic bags, they end up in landfills and can take decades to break down. Some cities have even gone as […]

  • Oklahoma Senator Reintroduces Bill To Make English The Country’s Official Language

    WASHINGTON (KFOR) – A United States senator from Oklahoma has reintroduced a bill to make English the country’s official language. The English Language Unity Act of 2019 establishes English as the official language of the United States. It would require the federal government to use the English language when acting with legal authority. “I am pleased to reintroduce the English Language Unity Act today and take the first steps in enabling increased communication, assimilation and the success of those legally immigrating to […]

  • 74-Year-Old Tulsa Man With Dementia, Subject Of Silver Alert, Has Been Found

    UPDATE: Leon Hancock has been found and the Silver Alert has been cancelled, according to the Tulsa Police Department.  TULSA, Okla. – A Silver Alert has been issued for a missing 74-year-old Tulsa man with dementia. Leon Hancock was last seen around 7:30 p.m. on Monday in the 4300 block of Union Avenue. Hancock was wearing a veteran cap, a gray hoodie jacket and plaid flannel pajama bottoms. He also wears glasses, walks with a blue metal cane and is […]

  • Driver In Custody After Leading Police On High-Speed Chase In Oklahoma City

    OKLAHOMA CITY — A driver is in custody after leading police on a high-speed chase — while going the wrong way on the highway. Police say they attempted to pull over the driver near I-44 and Broadway Extension but the driver didn’t stop. A chase ensued and police tell News 4 at one point, the driver went into the opposite lane of traffic. The chase ended near NW 50th and Broadway Extension and the driver was taken into custody. The […]

  • Oklahoma Teacher Arrested After Allegedly Kissing Student

    BIXBY, Okla. (KFOR) – An Oklahoma high school teacher has been taken into custody after she allegedly kissed a student. According to court documents obtained by KJRH, 29-year-old Jill Arthur was arrested on a complaint of sexual battery. Arthur, a teacher at Bixby High School, is accused of having an inappropriate relationship with an 18-year-old student. A witness told officers that Arthur went to the movies with the student and that the pair had kissed. The student said nothing else happened […]

  • ME Rules Inmate Strangled To Death In Oklahoma Prison Cell

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) – The Office of the State Medical Examiner says an Oklahoma man convicted of murder in the 1997 disappearance of his 8-year-old neighbor was strangled to death in his prison cell. A report released Tuesday says 59-year-old Anthony Palma died from “ligature strangulation and blunt force trauma to the head” on Jan. 11 in his cell at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary in McAlester. Palma was sentenced to life in prison for the presumed death of Kirsten Hatfield. The girl was […]

  • Bill Seeks To Regulate Oklahoma’s Booming Marijuana Industry

    OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma House has approved a bill to regulate the exploding medical marijuana industry in the state. Known as the “unity bill” because it is supported by various factions of the marijuana industry, the 77-page bill easily passed the House on a 93-5 vote and now heads to the Senate. The bill sets up guidelines for inspections, inventory testing and tracking, advertising and packaging and labeling, among other things. It also specifies medical marijuana patients can buy and possess […]

  • Rape, Sexual Battery Charges Dropped Against Oklahoma City Doctor

    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Charges against an Oklahoma City doctor have been dropped after he agreed to give up his practice. In March of 2014, Dr. John Fuller was charged with rape by instrumentation and sexual battery after a female patient told police that Fuller inappropriately touched her during a doctor’s visit. She claimed during a pain management appointment in 2013 Fuller “placed his left hand down her shorts and rested his hand on her right groin area” and “pressed […]

  • Permitless Carry Bill Passes Oklahoma Senate, Heads To Governor’s Desk

    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – A bill allowing permitless carry in Oklahoma has passed the Oklahoma Senate and now heads to the governor’s desk. House Bill 2597 allows for anyone age 21 or over to carry a firearm without a permit. The age requirement for veterans, active duty and reserve military personnel is 18 or over. Presented by Senate majority floor leader Kim David, R-Porter, the measure passed the Senate floor on Wednesday by a vote of 40 to 6 after […]

  • Herd Of Cattle Escape Pasture Near El Reno; Some Hit, Killed By Semi On I-40

    EL RENO, Okla. (KFOR) — Part of a busy interstate had to be shut down after a herd of cattle escaped from their pasture. Officials tell our Oklahoma City affiliate News 4 the cattle escaped from the pasture after the wind blew a fence open near I-40 and Calumet Road, closing down the westbound part of the interstate about 1:30 a.m. Tuesday. Twelve cows made their way to the interstate, where they were hit by a semi and killed. Some […]

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