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 2020-04-02 03:01 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

OU Medical nurse victim of act of violence on her way to work...

After receiving tips from Fox 25 viewers, we reached out to OU Medical about a nurse that was the victim of a act of violence on her way to work. OU Medical sent us a joint statement on behalf of Jason Sanders, MD, MBA, OU Health Sciences Center and Chuck...

 2020-04-02 02:18 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

When marriage meets quarantine: how to use it to your advantage...

The coronavirus could prove to be a strength test for marriages as couples stay locked inside together until further notice. One marriage counselor tells us, couples can use this time to their advantage. Scott Brewer, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therap...

 2020-04-01 23:21 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

Martial arts manufacturer shifts from designing fighting gear to combating COVID-19...

An Oklahoma City martial arts manufacturer is shifting its operations from fighting gear, to a new product that will help doctors combat COVID-19. Starting this week, Century Martial Arts has been trading in their usual punching bags and sparring equipmen...

 2020-04-01 22:36 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

Doctors at OU Children's issue warning for parents amid coronavirus pandemic...

Kids these days: they're stuck inside, antsy, and overwhelmed with cabin fever. Doctors at OU Children's Hospital say if you're not careful, you could be racing them to the emergency room, and not because of coronavirus. "This actually can...

 2020-04-01 21:51 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

First Responders to wear special badges during April for 25th anniversary of OKC bombing...

The Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum announces a special badge for first responders this month. Th new badges were made tocommemorate the 25th Anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing. On the badge is a picture of the survivor tree,above it says &...

 2020-04-01 21:39 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

Some landlords postpone payments due to coronavirus...

Bobbi Furst with Real Property Management Enterprises said she's trying to work with all of her renters to make sure they can pay this month. She realizes the coronavirus could make it more difficult. "We've put together a letter that goes out...

 2020-04-01 21:34 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

Garfield County to have drive-thru testing site...

GARFIELD COUNTY (KOKH)--The Garfield County Emergency manager told FOX 25 that there will be a drive-thru site to test for coronavirus in their county. The Garfield County Health Department along with Emergency Management and the Sheriff's Office will...

 2020-04-01 20:44 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

Gas prices in Oklahoma drop even further...

OKLAHOMA CITY (KOKH)--According to GasBuddy, gas prices in Oklahoma continue to drop, with prices being as low as $0. 97 per gallon in several places around the state. A Caseys, QuickStop and Sinclair all have gas for $0. 97 per gallon in Westville, Oklah...

 2020-04-01 20:23 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

Potential WIC clients will now apply online for the program...

OKLAHOMA CITY (KOKH)--The Oklahoma State Department of Health Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Program now has an online application for new and existing clients. The decision to implent an online application for new and existing clients was done with th...

 2020-04-01 19:56 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

PHOTOS: Drive-thru testing for coronavirus across Oklahoma...

Drive-thru testing is occurring across Oklahoma. Testing sites were set up in Woodward and Jackson Counties Wednesday, April 1. Jackson County said they tested 57 people Wednesday, 13 people were tested at the Woodward site. Additional testing is also occ...

 2020-04-01 18:33 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

INTEGRIS announces expansion of Emergency Room...

OKLAHOMA CITY (KOKH)--INTEGRIS Baptist Medical Center announced Wednesday that they have expanded their emergency room and triage areas. Expanding the ER will allow the medical center the ability to keep the majority of patients with coronavirus outside o...

 2020-04-01 18:32 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

All amenities at OKC parks closed, civilians ignore and tear down posted signs...

Oklahoma City Parks Department want you to stay off skate parks and playgrounds to stop the spread of COVID-19. But they told us, people are ignoring their signs and even tearing them down. Park officials say they have been putting up signs since March 27...

 2020-04-01 18:10 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

OKC Police looking for armed man who pointed gun at clerk...

OKLAHOMA CITY (KOKH) - The Oklahoma City Police Department needs your help! Police say this suspect got out of his car at a drive-thru in Northeast OKC and pointed a gun at a clerk while demanding money. Police say this suspect pointed a gun at a clerk wh...

 2020-04-01 17:43 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

Maximum monthly allotment for SNAP customers approved by USDA amid coronavirus crisis...

OKLAHOMA CITY (KOKH)--The U. S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has granted approval to Oklahoma Human Services (OKDHS) to issue emergency allotments to SNAP customers. The move is in accordance with the Families First Coronavirus Act, which was signed b...

 2020-04-01 17:06 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

High allergy alert issued by OAAC for trees pollen...

OKLAHOMA CITY (KOKH)--The Oklahoma Allergy and Asthma Clinic (OAAC) has issued an allergy alert for tree pollen. The OAAC said this is an extreme exposure situation, and severe symptoms could occur in pollen-sensitive people. They advised that people who ...

 2020-04-01 16:49 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

Homicide in Pawnee County being investigated by OSBI...

CLEVELAND, Okla. (KOKH)--The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation (OSBI) is investigating the homicide of a man from Cleveland. The Cleveland Police Department requested the OSBI's assistance on Monday night. 60-year-old Randall Madewell was found d...

 2020-04-01 16:23 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

Oklahoma DPS waives certain driver license requirements for people under 18...

OKLAHOMA CITY (KOKH)--Because students won't be returning to Oklahoma public schools this year due to the coronavirus, the Oklahoma Department of Public Safety (DPS) is waiving certain driver license requirements for those under 18. Under current Okla...

 2020-04-01 16:11 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

MAPS 4 sales tax collections begin in OKC...

OKLAHOMA CITY (KOKH) - MAPS 4 sales tax collections started at midnight on Wednesday, officially kicking off the program to transform OKC with public investments for everyone. MAPS 4 is a debt-free public improvement program funded by a voter-approved tem...

 2020-04-01 15:23 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

Choctaw Casino & Resort - Durant donates food to Grayson County Shelter...

DURANT (KOKH) - Dozens of eggs, hundreds of pounds of assorted cheeses, fresh fruits and vegetables were donated to the Grayson County Shelter by Choctaw Casino & Resort - Durant this week. The perishable food was distributed to the Grayson County Shelter...

 2020-04-01 14:27 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

Five tips from Rainbow Fleet for choosing a child care provider...

OKLAHOMA CITY (KOKH) — The coronavirus pandemic has created a massive issue for many parents across the state. With distance learning replacing in-person classes for the remainder of the school year, many working parents are now having to find child...

 2020-04-01 13:52 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

Tinker AFB sees another confirmed case of coronavirus...

Another airman has tested positive for the coronavirus at Tinker Air Force Base. The base said the airman was placed into quarantine March 16th and received a positive coronavirus confirmation March 31st. The positive airman was in 76 CMXG in building 900...

 2020-04-01 13:11 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

Make it count on National Census Day...

OKLAHOMA CITY (KOKH) - OKC would like to remind residents that Wednesday is National Census Day and being counted is important! Officials say an accurate count is the only way to guarantee the City gets its fair share of federal funding. Experts estimate ...

 2020-04-01 10:58 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

Virtual Town Hall to answer questions about COVID-19 and Oklahoma Agriculture...

Do you have questions about how COVID-19 will impact agriculture in Oklahoma? The Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry will be answering those during a Tele-Town Hall Thursday. The Department will have four opportunities for anyone to log...

 2020-04-01 10:01 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

3 dead in early morning shooting at Bethany OnCue...

Three people are dead in a shooting at a Bethany gas station. Police were called to the OnCue on near Rockwell and 39th street around 1:00 AM Wednesday. Police say four people were involved and three vehicles. Three people are dead, and one person was tak...

 2020-04-01 01:18 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

"I'm healthy but mom's not," women unable to get tested after exposure; referral...

More than 560 cases of the coronavirus have been reported in Oklahoma, but it can be very hard to get tested even if you're showing serious symptoms. From the first sign of symptoms, Leslie Taylor said her struggle with what is most likely the coronav...

 2020-03-31 22:23 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

OK Regional Food Bank donates trucks full of food to OKCPS operations center...

Three Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma semi-trucks delivered dozens of pallets of shelf-stable, kid-friendly food to the Oklahoma City Public Schools' operations center. The food represents what would've been distributed in weekly backpacks to 3,000...

 2020-03-31 22:07 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

COVID-19 expected to peak in Oklahoma in 6 to 8 weeks...

The medical community continued to stress the importance of staying home and practicing social distancing Tuesday. Hospitals and other facilities around the Oklahoma City Metro are now beginning to devise plans for when COVID-19 hits its peak. Doctors at ...

 2020-03-31 21:46 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

State receives more shipments of PPE...

Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt said the state continues to get shipments of personal protective equipment (PPE) from that national strategic stockpile. He said right now Oklahoma hospitals are averaging about 11 days of equipment on hand, but many want to ...

 2020-03-31 21:46 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

State receives more shipments of PPE...

Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt said the state continues to get shipments of personal protective equipment (PPE) from that national strategic stockpile. He said right now Oklahoma hospitals are averaging about 11 days of equipment on hand, but many want to ...

 2020-03-31 18:46 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

Oklahoma County Sheriff P.D. Taylor announces $2,000 annual raise for each staff member...

OKLAHOMA COUNTY (KOKH)--In a letter written to the Oklahoma County Sherriff's Office staff, Sheriff PD Taylor announced that an annual $2,000 pay raise would be given to each staff member across the board. Earlier in the year, Taylor signed off on a $...

 2020-03-31 18:30 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

OKC City Council approves first emergency aid package for small businesses...
 2020-03-31 18:24 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

Oral surgeons will remain open to help hospital ERs during the coronavirus outbreak...

OKLAHOMA CITY (KOKH)--The American Dental Association recommended that people postpone elective dental procedures until further notice. However, Oral Surgery Specialists of Oklahoma will remain open in an attempt to help the overcrowding in hospital ER de...

 2020-03-31 17:35 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

American Red Cross offers advice to parents on how to talk to their kids about coronavirus...

OKLAHOMA CITY (KOKH)--The American Red Cross of Oklahoma has advice for parents looking for ways to talk to their kids about the coronavirus. They advise that parents should keep it simple, and remind them that people are working every day to keep everybo...

 2020-03-31 17:09 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

Democratic Party Chairs ask for $2 billion in funding to protect voters in 2020 election...

OKLAHOMA CITY (KOKH)--The Democratic State Party Chairs are calling for federal and state action to ensure that voters have the ability to vote without the possibility of getting or spreading coronavirus, they announced Tuesday. In the letter, they announ...

 2020-03-31 15:50 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

Shawnee Regional Airport closes terminal to the public...

SHAWNEE, Okla. (KOKH)--In a statement to FOX 25, the City of Shawnee announced that the Shawnee Regional Airport would be closed to the public. The statement said that they rely on the airport to support emergency operations by ensuring they have the capa...

 2020-03-31 15:19 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

Embark announces adjustments to their schedule...

OKLAHOMA CITY (KOKH)--Embark posted on their Facebook Monday with some changes coming to their schedule for Oklahoma City and Norman users. Starting April 5, Embark will move to a temporary 12 hour plan. The Oklahoma City schedule will be 6:30 a. m. to 6:...

 2020-03-31 14:39 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

Oklahoma City's Asian business community helps to fill medical supply need...

OKLAHOMA CITY (KOKH) — COVID-19 is taking a toll on the food industry, but some restaurants in the metro are giving back despite their own hardships. FOX 25's Jasmine Anderson explains how the Asian community is helping to fill the supply need....

 2020-03-31 14:25 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

Grace Living Center confirms 'a number' of residents tested positive for coronavirus...

NORMAN, Okla. (KOKH)--Grace Living Center in Norman confirmed that a 'number' of residents at their home have confirmed to be positive for the coronavirus. Grace Living Center said over the weekend, the facility's medical doctor used IMMY labs...

 2020-03-31 13:44 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

Moore announces updated Declaration of Emergency...

MOORE, Okla. (KOKH)--The City of Moore announced on their website an update emergency declaration. Related:https://okcfox. com/news/coronavirus/city-of-moore-issues-proclamation-of-emergencyhttps://okcfox. com/news/coronavirus/city-of-moore-updates-declar...

 2020-03-31 13:17 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

City of OKC issues reminders to keep residents safe at the grocery store...

OKLAHOMA CITY (KOKH)--The City of Oklahoma City posted some reminders to shoppers when headed to the grocery store on their Facebook. The City wants to remind residents that while shopping, make sure you are keeping at least six feet of distance between y...

 2020-03-31 12:56 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

Oklahoma City Fire Department responding to house fire...

OKLAHOMA CITY (KOKH)--The Oklahoma City Fire Department tweeted Tuesday that they are responding to a house fire in the 1100 block of NE 14th Street. According to the department, they have received multiple calls reporting smoke and flames from the roof. ...

 2020-03-31 12:37 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

Man sets a state record for catching biggest gar at Arbuckle Lake...

OKLAHOMA CITY (KOKH)--While bow-fishing Friday, Tylor Lampkin caught a new state record spotted gar in the unrestricted category. The gar comes in at 11 pounds and 10. 5 ounces, beating the previous state record by six ounces. The gar was caught at Arbuck...

 2020-03-31 12:22 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

Walmart to screen employees in coming weeks to ensure they are healthy...

Walmart announced on Twitter Tuesday that it would begin screening employees to ensure the health and safety of their associates. The company said it is doing its best to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Employees at Walmart, its clubs and chain sto...

 2020-03-31 12:05 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

Oklahoma City Public Schools provided meals to over 20,000 students in a day...

OKLAHOMA CITY (KOKH)--Oklahoma City Public Schools gave over 23,000 meals to students Monday while schools are closed due to the coronavirus. Related:https://okcfox. com/news/local/schools-to-pass-out-breakfast-and-lunches-for-students-while-closed-for-th...

 2020-03-31 11:44 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

Oklahoma County Sheriff's Office to protect most vulnerable inmates amid outbreak...

OKLAHOMA COUNTY (KOKH)--In an effort to keep the novel coronavirus out of the detention center, the Oklahoma County Sheriff's Office will give Vitamin D supplements to their patients most vulnerable to the virus. The Sheriff's Office announced the...

 2020-03-31 09:13 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

Sen. Lankford will answer calls about the Coronvirus relief package during phone town hall...

Senator James Lankford will answer questions Tuesday about Coronavirus relief, and the stimulus package passed by Congress. Senator Lankford will hold a telephone town hall Tuesday at 1:30 PM. He will discussthe ongoing efforts to fight the Coronavirus an...

 2020-03-31 09:02 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

Government programs you can access to financially help you and your family...

Here in Oklahoma and across the country millions of people have been laid-off, can't find work or have had to close their business due to the Coronavirus. We're taking a look at some of the government programs you can access to help you and your f...

 2020-03-31 00:46 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

20 for 20 project: One OKC business owner helping other businesses...

A small Oklahoma City business owner helps other businesses by creating the 20 for 20 project. Bo Wright, founder of Bonus Creative, picked 20 small businesses across the state whose day to day operations have been greatly affected by this nationwide shut...

 2020-03-30 22:07 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

Robust testing, effective drugs needed to combat COVID-19 spread...

As coronavirus sweeps the state, local hospitals continue to look for ways to expand capabilities and respond to the rapid spread. Doctors at OU Medicine say that's going to take more than time. "First of all, there's robust testing," said...

 2020-03-30 21:58 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

Schools work through distance learning challenges...

First grade teacher Courtney Parks at Stillwater's Highland Park Elementary School said neither she nor her class envisioned not coming back to class two weeks ago. That makes the mandatory change to distance learning that much harder....

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