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  • One Inmate Dead, Several Others Injured Following Fights At Multiple Oklahoma Prisons; Facilities On Lockdown

    OKLAHOMA – Several prisons across the state are on lockdown due to inmate fights, resulting in the death of one inmate, according to the Oklahoma Department of Corrections. Matt Elliott with ODOC says on Saturday, inmates at the Northeast Oklahoma Correctional Center in Vinita began fighting. Then, on Sunday, fights between inmates occurred at the Dick Conner Correctional Center in Hominy, North Fork Correction Center in Sayre, William S. Key Correctional Center in Fort Supply, Lawton Correctional Facility and Mack […]

  • Oklahoma Football Player Dies After Collapsing On Field

    YUKON, Okla. – An Oklahoma football player died after collapsing on the field during a game Friday. According to the Oklahoma Eight-Man Football Coaches Association, Peter Webb, a football player with Southwest Covenant, collapsed on the field Friday night and was rushed to the hospital. The association says Webb was unconscious and had too much swelling on his brain to operate. On Sunday, Strother Public Schools announced they learned Webb had passed away. The association says Webb was the younger […]

  • 21 Arrested In Meth Distribution Investigation in LeFlore County

    TALIHINA, Okla. (KFOR) – Agents say dozens of people have been arrested following an eight-month-long investigation. Since January of 2019, the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics and the District 16 Narcotics Task Force have been investigating a methamphetamine distribution operation in the Talihina and Le Flore County area. Agents say they have identified more than 20 suspects who are responsible for moving and selling three to five pounds of methamphetamine in Talihina and other parts of southeastern Oklahoma each week. On […]

  • Oklahoma Sixth-Grader Providing Free Feminine Hygiene Products In Schools

    WILSON, Okla. – An Oklahoma sixth-grader is on a mission to help young girls like herself have access to free feminine hygiene products in schools. 10-year-old Berkeley Smith started “The love. Project” in hopes of helping girls in need and feel more confident. Smith and her mom started at Zaneis Public Schools, reaching eight other schools, including Lone Grove, Ringling and Wilson. They replace medicine cabinets in the bathrooms with packages with feminine products for girls to take – at […]

  • Tickled Pink! Three Flamingo Chicks Hatch At Oklahoma City Zoo

    OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. (KFOR) – The Oklahoma City Zoo officially has three new, and cute, family members! According to the zoo on August 30, all of the season’s flamingo chicks have hatched. The last chick hatched on August 29. The zoo says three chicks hatched and will be raised by their parents behind-the-scenes for the next six to eight weeks. “We’re tickled pink to fill your feed with these bundles of fluff and feathers!” zoo officials said on Facebook.

  • Oklahoma Man Facing Charge For Cupcake Incident

    GARVIN COUNTY, Okla. (KFOR) – An Oklahoma man is facing charges after he allegedly attacked someone with a pastry. Officials say 31-year-old Trevor Pearson is accused of throwing a cupcake at a man, which hit him in the face. Investigators say the incident happened in May, but charges have just been filed. The affidavit states that Pearson was the passenger in a car that was heading into a construction zone along I-35 in Garvin County. As the driver began to […]

  • Oklahoma City Zoo Hosting Event For Pygmy Hippo’s Birthday

    OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma City Zoo is celebrating the 45th birthday for their male pygmy hippo, who is also the second oldest pygmy hippo living in North American zoo populations. Wolee, the zoo’s male pygmy hippo is turning 45 and the zoo will be celebrating on Monday. Zoo officials say there will be a birthday surprise, including an enrichment activity for Wolee and a special sing-a-long at his habitat in the zoo’s Pachyderm Building. Wolee has been at the […]

  • Oklahoma License Plate Design Competition Featuring Monarch Butterflies Open For Voting

    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – A specialty license plate design competition introduced by The Nature Conservancy, featuring the monarch butterfly, is now open for voting! From now until September 8, the public can vote for their favorite of six monarch-themed license plate designs. The designs were created by local design firms including Bold Multimedia, Cubic Design, The Lowe Group and Rick Sinnett. On May 23, Gov. Kevin Stitt signed Senate Bill 170, which authorized the creation of a monarch-themed specialty license plate […]

  • Oklahoma Deputy Notices New Mom Out Of Gas On Road, Pays For Her Fuel

    WAGONER COUNTY, Okla. (KFOR) — A deputy went beyond his call of duty after noticing a new mom and her infant out of gas on a road in northeastern Oklahoma. On August 14, Wagoner County K-9 Deputy D. Watkins was patrolling near U.S. Highway 69 and East 690 Road when he found a disabled vehicle, our Oklahoma City affiliate KFOR reports. Watkins stopped to check on the driver and discovered it was a new mom with her baby who had […]

  • Amazon Celebrates Launch Of Oklahoma City Fulfillment Center

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Amazon’s fulfillment center in Oklahoma City had its first official launch over the weekend! On Sunday, Amazon celebrated “Day One” for associates during the launch of its first fulfillment center in Oklahoma. New associates were welcomed with the rollout of a blue carpet, high-fives, balloons and the Thunder Drummers. Oklahoma City Fulfillment Center General Manager Hamon Gupta painted the Amazon smile on a bison statue to signify the official opening of the building. Employees also signed another […]

  • Supporters Pushing For World-Class Aquarium In Oklahoma City

    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Supporters are pushing to bring a world-class aquarium to downtown Oklahoma City. The Oklahoma City Zoo is pushing for the state-of-the-art aquarium as part of the MAPS 4 proposal, according to our Oklahoma City affiliate KFOR. “Since closing the small aquatic facilities at the zoo two years ago, we have been exploring the feasibility of an off-site world-class aquarium — whether or not it was a part of MAPS 4. The exact size, location and ultimate […]

  • Oklahoma Soldier Fighting For His Life After Being Injured In Afghanistan

    EDMOND, Okla. (KFOR) – An Army Ranger from Oklahoma is fighting for his life after being gravely injured while serving in Afghanistan. Staff Sgt. Ryan Davis, of Edmond, was put on a medical transport plane at Bagram Air Base as his special operations soldiers rallied around him. Davis was critically injured in a grenade attack on Friday.  Davis lost his right arm, right leg, part of his left leg and has many internal injuries. We’re told Davis was on his […]

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