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 2021-09-24 21:21 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

Gov. Stitt calls for session to address redistricting issues...

Gov. Kevin Stitt has called for a special session to convene on Nov. 15 to address the redistricting issues caused by the delayed release of the 2020 census data by U. S. Census Bureau. The special session is being called for the following purposes:To red...

 2021-09-24 17:32 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

OKC donates two electric cars to OCCC...

The Oklahoma City Community College automotive technology program has received two electric cars to help aid their students in understanding how to best service electric vehicles. The City of Oklahoma City has announced that they have donated two Nissan L...

 2021-09-24 17:13 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

Muskogee man took beer during Capitol riot, pleads guilty...

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma man who took part in the Jan. 6 U. S. Capitol insurrection and took a beer from a refrigerator in the building has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor. Court documents show 24-year-old Andrew Craig Ericson of Muskogee en...

 2021-09-24 16:26 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

OSDH begins boosters of Pfizer vaccine after FDA, CDC approve...

The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) has released that FDA authorized and CDC has approved an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for the administration of a single booster dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for certain eligible individuals as of...

 2021-09-24 15:31 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

Three juveniles arrested for alleged arson in Elk City...

Emergency crews responded to a house fire in Elk City on Sept. 16. According to the Elk City Police Department, the fire was at an unoccupied residence. However, there was evidence that indicated the fire very well could be arson. RELATED:Oklahoma trooper...

 2021-09-24 13:47 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

Oklahoma troopers investigating after deadly hit-and-run...

Oklahoma Highway Patrol is investigating after a deadly hit-and-run. Troopers say it happened near West Charter Oak and South Broadway where a body was discovered on the side of the road this morning. Troopers are trying to determine how long the body has...

 2021-09-24 03:11 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

Norman councilman calls for disbandment of reapportionment committee...

NORMAN (KOKH) - Dozens of concerned Norman residents gathered for an emergency townhall meeting on Thursday after Ward 5's newest councilman claims those tasked with redistricting might be guilty of gerrymandering. "It seems like all the political...

 2021-09-23 21:06 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

Edmond Public Schools updates quarantine, mask policies...

The Edmond Public School district is seeing a drastic decrease in COVID-19 cases. Currently, only 0. 36% of students and staff have active cases of the virus. Because of that, and after conversations with the Oklahoma City-County Health Department, the di...

 2021-09-23 20:20 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

Organizations, volunteers work to provide smooth transition for Afghan refugees...

With the first group of Afghan refugees landing in Oklahoma City, volunteers are right at work lugging boxes of donations. "When we heard the Council on American -Islamic Relations needed mensural products for the refugees who are coming to Oklahoma C...

 2021-09-23 20:10 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

OSDH urges COVID shot in response to state surpassing 10,000 deaths...

A statement has been issued from the Oklahoma Commissioner of Health on the issue of the state surpassing 10,000 COVID-related deaths. Dr. Lance Fry urged people in his statement that the tools to fight the pandemic are in our grasp--the COVID vaccine. RE...

 2021-09-23 19:56 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

Fetch Fido A Flight: nonprofit organization saving animals from OK kill shelters...

Fetch Fido A Flight (FFAF) is a donation-based charity whose goal is to fly large numbers of "at risk" shelter pets from high intake shelters . FFAF is taking animals from Oklahoma animal kill shelters to shelters throughout the United States that...

 2021-09-23 17:46 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

OU Health holds vaccine clinic this weekend...

OU Health has scheduled a COVID vaccine clinic for individuals 12 and older to take place on Saturday. The vaccine clinic will be held from 9 a. m. to 2:30 p. m. on Sept. 25 at Oklahoma Children's Hospital OU Health Atrium. RELATED: Oklahoma passes 10...

 2021-09-23 17:06 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

Oklahoma ranks 8th in nation, lowest unemployment rate...

The Oklahoma Employment Security Commission (OESC) reports that unemployment numbers are reducing as the economy continues to improve. RELATED:USDA funds 10 rural businesses with grant. "We are pleased to see that the continued claims four-week moving...

 2021-09-23 16:52 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

Bystander beats up man for inappropriately touching a child...

A man is left badly beat up after he was seen touching a child inappropriately. Michael Coghill, 33, was videoed touching a child inappropriately at a bus stop. A bystander stood up for the child and confronted Coghill. RELATED:OSBI searching for missing ...

 2021-09-23 16:38 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

USDA funds 10 rural businesses with grant...

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development announced that the USDA plans to invest over a million dollars in grants to support projects in rural Oklahoma. USDA says they will be giving $1,426,960 in support of 10 projects for rur...

 2021-09-23 16:10 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

Oklahoma passes 10,000 deaths from COVID...

A grim milestone has now been met from the State of Oklahoma in regards to COVID-19. Oklahoma has passed 10,000 deaths caused by COVID-19 as of this morning. RELATED:OKC Thunder updates COVID protocols. The CDC released the information this morning that O...

 2021-09-23 15:44 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

OKCPD seeks help of public in identifying thief...

Oklahoma City police are asking for the public's help in identifying a man who stole copper wire. Police say the suspect dove into a dumpster and then got out, cut a fence, and went into a yard behind the dumpster. He came back from the yard with copp...

 2021-09-23 14:37 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

CAIR, Catholic Charities welcome Afghan Refugees to Oklahoma...

Catholic charities of the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City (CCAOKC) and the Council on American-Islamic Relations, Oklahoma (CAIR-OK) have welcomed in the first group of Afghan refugees into Oklahoma City. According to the news release, the refugees landed in...

 2021-09-23 00:50 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

Oklahoma abortion clinics flooded with Texas patients amid new state law...

A new Texas law banning most abortions is already causing a surge of women to start seeking care out-of-state. "Calls that we're taking are up about tenfold," saidZack Gingrich-Gaylord withTrust Women, one of just three abortion clinics in Okl...

 2021-09-23 00:10 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

OSBI searching for missing 60-year-old Tonkawa woman...

TONKAWA (KOKH) - The OSBI is looking for a woman who has been missing for more than two weeks from Tonkawa. 60-year-old Cathy Ann James was last known to be in Tonkawa on Sept. 4. RELATED |OSBI: $5,000 reward for information on murder suspectJames' wh...

 2021-09-22 21:40 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

OG&E looking for $769 million from customers...

OKLAHOMA CITY (KOKH) — OG&E customers might see a spike in their energy bills. The company wants $769 million from its customers to cover fuel costs from the February storms. Before the costs can be passed onto customers, the request has to go throu...

 2021-09-22 20:41 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

Substitute teacher shortage places pressure on Oklahoma school districts...

The COVID pandemic is making for a crisis in Oklahoma classrooms. What's making it even worse is substitute teachers are in high demand but there just aren't enough of them to go around. "The number of subs that we have available as a district...

 2021-09-22 19:37 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

Semitruck rolls over on I-35...

A semitruck has rolled over on the Memorial exit on northbound I-35. There were some minor injuries as a result of the roll over. Emergency crews are on the scene. When they arrived, the driver was out of the truck, walking around. The scene of the crash ...

 2021-09-22 18:24 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

OSBI: $5,000 reward for information on murder suspect...

The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation (OSBI) is offering $5,000 to anyone who might have information on a murder suspect. The murder of 30-year-old Jennifer Jesse happened back in March 2020, and officials are now seeking the help of the public in fi...

 2021-09-22 18:05 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

Cleveland County Sheriff conduct manhunt for a felon...

Cleveland County Sheriff's Office are partnering together with the U. S. Marshals in a manhunt for a 27 year old who is on the run from the law. Andrew Earls has two active felony warrants and has been identified as a suspect in multiple burglaries in...

 2021-09-22 16:21 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

Oklahoma officer to face trial for fatal shooting...

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma district judge has ruled a suburban Oklahoma City police officer will face trial for the fatal shooting of a man who refused to drop a baseball bat as he approached the officer. Judge Cindy Truong on Tuesday reversed...

 2021-09-22 15:48 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

Oklahoma ranks second in Business Cost Index...

A study conducted by the Business Cost Index has determined that Oklahoma is the second most affordable state to run a business in. In a ranking of ten states for the cheapest state to run a business in, Texas ranks the number one. Their state's avera...

 2021-09-22 13:26 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

Amber Alert canceled for 10-year-old boy...

UPDATE: Jaxson Brokopp has been found safe. The suspect is in custody and the vehicle was recovered. ----An Amber Alert has been issued by the Lighthorse Police Department. Jaxson Brokopp was last seen southbound on HE Bailey at 4:21 AM from the Newcastle...

 2021-09-22 11:42 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

OG&E requesting millions in recovery costs after winter storm...

OG&E has made a request to the state's Corporation Commission that could allow OG&E to charge its customers $875 mullion over the next 13 years. The notification, sent via both mail and email, informs customers the utility is seeking to recover costs ...

 2021-09-22 10:24 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

Lawmakers to propose legislation to end Oklahoma grocery tax...

Some Oklahoma lawmakers are working to get rid of the state's grocery tax. Currently, Oklahomans pay a 4. 5% tax at the grocery store, and many say it disproportionately impacts families in need. There are 13 states with a grocery tax, and of those, O...

 2021-09-22 04:08 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

Yukon softball teams pay tribute after beloved coach dies from COVID...

The Yukon community is remembering and memorializing the life of a coach and educator who recently passed away from COVID-19. At just 41-years-old, Erin Rhodes died suddenly last week after a two-week battle in the hospital. "It happened really, reall...

 2021-09-22 01:33 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

'Reckless' and 'irresponsible': Oklahoma Congressmembers weigh in on suspending debt limit...

The House voted Tuesday night to fund the government into early December and suspend the federal debt limit. The Democratic-led House passed the measure along party lines, by a vote of 220-211. Oklahoma's GOP-led delegation voted against the measure. ...

 2021-09-22 00:25 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

Oklahoma will receive 3rd highest number of Afghan refugees in the US; donations needed...

The Oklahoma chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations is getting ready to help 1,800 Afghan refugees who have fled their home country. The organization says Oklahoma will receive the 3rd highest number of refugees coming to the United States. ...

 2021-09-21 22:27 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

OSBI: Woman killed by estranged husband in Pocola...

POCOLA, Okla. (KOKH) - OSBI agents investigated a double shooting on Tuesday in Pocola. According to a news release from the agency, the Pocola Police Department first received a call about a shooting at a local apartment complex around 9 a. m. When polic...

 2021-09-21 22:25 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

City leaders, advocates discuss possible solutions to OKC's eviction crisis...

Oklahoma City councilors JoBeth Hamon, Nikki Nice, James Cooper, along with County Commissioner Carrie Blumert hosted a virtual panel to talk about eviction prevention. According to Hamon, prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, Oklahoma City had one of the highe...

 2021-09-21 22:02 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

State lawmaker wants to re-examine Thunder tax benefits after vaccine mandate announcement...

OKLAHOMA CITY (KOKH) - On Tuesday, the Oklahoma City Thunder announced fans must be vaccinated or receive a negative COVID-19 test within 72 hours of attending a game. Although few were upset about the decision, one state lawmaker was quick to state his t...

 2021-09-21 21:49 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

Battle of the breakfasts: biscuits and gravy or grits?...

The State of Oklahoma has a tie between two top breakfast foods: biscuits and gravy and grits. In a survey done by Meal Finds, 3,479 Americans determined a ranking from 1 to 50 of the country's favorite, signature breakfast dishes. Created by Meal Fin...

 2021-09-21 20:48 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

OU students and faculty members protest for stricter COVID policies...

NORMAN(KOKH) — University of Oklahoma students and faculty members protested on campus Tuesday against the administration's COVID policies. The movement, called the "OU Days of Action", had many in the OU community mobilizing for stricte...

 2021-09-21 17:26 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

OKC Thunder updates COVID protocols...

Starting Oct. 4, Oklahoma City Thunder fans will be required to provide proof of either full or partial vaccinations or provide a negative test. The news release says the negative test must be taken 72 hours prior to the game. The Thunder also strongly re...

 2021-09-21 17:03 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

Oklahoma man sentenced for illegally performing surgery...

POTEAU, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma man has been sentenced to more than a dozen years behind bars after he pleaded no contest in a case in which he was accused of illegally performing a surgery at a cabin in the woods. The Oklahoman reports that 54-yea...

 2021-09-21 16:58 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

Oklahoma Lottery looking for $2 million ticket winner...

Oklahoma Lottery is on the search for the winner of last night's Powerball drawing. The winner won $2 million. The ticket was sold yesterday at Walmart on Classen, just south of Highway 9 in Norman. RELATED:Edmond changes Trick-or-Treating date. The $...

 2021-09-21 16:31 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

Boyfriend allegedly shoots girlfriend, kills himself...

A murder-suicide occurred in Del City yesterday, Sept. 20. Del City police officers arrived to the 4700 block of Loch Ln. in response to a caller having found two bodies. RELATED:OKCPD looking for suspect in apartment shooting. The two deceased individual...

 2021-09-21 16:13 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

INTEGRIS offers free COVID vaccine at mayor's concert...

Mayor David Holt has invited INTEGRIS Health to host a community COVID vaccine clinic leading up to the Mayor's Mic Drop Anniversary Concert on Friday, Sept. 24 at Scissortail Park. The vaccine clinic will be located next to the restaurant Spark on 30...

 2021-09-21 16:01 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

Edmond changes Trick-or-Treating date...

The city of Edmond has announced that its date for trick-or-treating will change from Oct. 31 to Oct. 30 due to the holiday falling on a Sunday. According to the news release, the city is asking its residents for cooperation on trick-or-treating times. Th...

 2021-09-21 15:36 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

OKCPD looking for suspect in apartment shooting...

Oklahoma City police officers are searching for a suspect in a shooting that took place last night. The shooting happened at an apartment complex off of NE 13th St. and N. Walnut. RELATED:Inmate escapes correctional center. Upon arrival, officers found th...

 2021-09-21 14:26 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

Langston University softball coach dies at 57...

Langston University's softball coach has passed away according to the university. Hosea Bell, 57, was head coach of Langston softball for eight seasons. He was a husband and a father of nine children. RELATED:Yukon Public Schools to take legal action ...

 2021-09-21 12:02 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

Edmond giving away free trees...

EdmondElectric and Edmond Urban Forestry are teaming up with The Arbor Day Foundation for the Energy-Saving Trees Program. The program will provide 234, 5-gallon trees to Edmond residents. Residents will be able to reserve a free tree beginning Monday, Se...

 2021-09-21 11:49 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

UCO offering COVID-19 & Flu shot clinics...

Students, faculty and staff at UCO will have a chance to get their COVID-19 and Flu shot. The university will host clinics from 9 a. m. -4 p. m. September 23th & 24th, in the Nigh University Center. Face masks are required. Students, faculty and staff can...

 2021-09-21 10:42 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

Oklahoma approaching 600,000 cases since pandemic began...

The Oklahoma State Department of Health reported more than 1,700 new cases of COVID-19 Monday, bringing the total number in the state to nearly 600,000. Right now, more than 1,300 people are hospitalized with the virus, 36 of which are children. RELATED |...

 2021-09-21 09:01 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

#RideForChris aims to bring awareness and change to justice system...

It's a question we ask a lot here on The Good Stuff, "What lengths are you willing to go for what you believe in? " Gerardo Contreras is taking off on a bike ride today of more than a thousand miles from Arkansas to Colorado, all in the name o...

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