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 2019-08-18 19:32 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

Breach reported in Cushing Lake Dam...

Cushing police are reporting that city and safety officials are monitoring a breach in the Cushing Lake dam. Cushing Lake has been closed because of the breach which is reported to be beneath the surface of the lake and "which is allowing water to pas...

 2019-08-18 19:06 

KFOR.com

Cushing Lake closed due to situation involving dam, city officials say...

CUSHING, Okla. - City officials in Cushing say they are monitoring a situation involving the Cushing Lake dam.According to city officials on Sunday, there has been a breach of the concrete structure beneath the surface,...

 2019-08-18 18:47 

KFOR.com

22-month-old girl dies after being left inside a hot car in New Jersey...

A 22-month-old girl has died after she was found unresponsive in a van outside a commuter rail station in Lindenwold, New Jersey, prosecutors said.A 911 call at about 3:38 p.m. Friday reported a child inside a van at the PATCO High Speed Line, according t...

 2019-08-18 17:53 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

Yukon police seeking escapee...

The Yukon Police Department (YPD) is reporting the escape of Sierra Rhodes, 24, from custody. Rhodes was stopped by YPD for a traffic violation about 1:30 Sunday morning in the 500 block of Elm Avenue in Yukon. A release from police says "Rhodes gave ...

 2019-08-18 17:40 

KFOR.com

Motorcyclist killed after crashing into vehicle in Tulsa; officials search for driver of vehicle...

TULSA, Okla. - A motorcyclist was killed after crashing into a car at an intersection in Tulsa. Police say they are now looking for the driver of the car who left the scene after the accident.At around 1:30 a.m. Saturday, Tulsa police responded to the are...

 2019-08-18 17:39 

KOKI/KMYT/KOKI/KMYT

[ Tulsa ]

Top aide confirms Trump interested in buying Greenland...

A senior White House official on Sunday confirmed that President Donald Trump has raised the issue of the United States possibly trying to buy the island of Greenland from Denmark, even though Danish officials say the North Atlantic outpost is not for sal...

 2019-08-18 17:31 

Tulsa World

White House aide Kudlow confirms Trump interest in Greenland...

WASHINGTON (AP) — White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow is confirming that President Donald Trump "wants to take a look at" buying Greenland, although the semi-autonomous territory of Denmark has said it's not for sale....

 2019-08-18 17:24 

KFOR.com

Yukon police searching for man who escaped during arrest...

YUKON, Okla. - Yukon police are looking for a man who escaped while he was under arrest over the weekend.On Sunday, Yukon police conducted a traffic stop at around 1:30 a.m. in the 500 block of Elm Ave. on a vehicle driven by Sierra Rhodes, 24.Yukon polic...

 2019-08-18 17:11 

The Oklahoman

Yukon police searching for man who escaped during traffic stop arrest...

Yukon police are searching for a man who escaped after being arrested early Sunday, officials reported....

 2019-08-18 17:07 

Tulsa World

Trump economic adviser dismisses fears of looming recession...

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump's top economic adviser is playing down fears of a looming recession after last week's sharp drop in the financial markets and predicting the economy will perform well in the second half of...

 2019-08-18 16:57 

KFOR.com

A record 768 million US vacation days went to waste last year, a study says...

Workers in the United States left a record number of vacation days on the table last year, equating to billions in lost benefits, according to research from the U.S. Travel Association, Oxford Economics and Ipsos.A total of 768 million days went unused in...

 2019-08-18 16:54 

KFOR.com

Steve Agee, Susan Winchester stop by Flash Point...

OKLAHOMA CITY Each week, the Flash Point team tackles some of the biggest topics circulating in the Sooner State and beyond.This week, Steve Agee, Dean of OCU School of Business, stopped by and Susan Winchester, (R) former state representative, filled in ...

 2019-08-18 16:53 

KFOR.com

"No credible threat at this time," Possible "threat of violence" prompts OKCPD, Canadian County Sheriff's Office investigation...

OKLAHOMA CITY - A possible...

 2019-08-18 16:18 

KFOR.com

ISIS claims responsibility for deadly blast at wedding in Afghanistan, killing more than 60 people...

A suicide bomb attack at a wedding in Kabul on Saturday killed 63 people and wounded 182, an Afghan Interior Ministry spokesman said.Among the victims were women and children, spokesman Nasrat Rahimi said. About 20 people were taken to a Kabul hospital ru...

 2019-08-18 16:05 

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California third-grader sells lemonade to honor fallen officers...

OAKDALE, Calif. -- A third grader from Modesto is selling lemonade and raising funds in honor of fallen officers.People from all over Stanislaus County stopped at Millie's Lemonade Stand in Valley Home Park Friday to refresh and give back to a cause c...

 2019-08-18 15:58 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

3.7 magnitude earthquake shakes parts of eastern Oklahoma...

QUINTON, Okla. (AP) -- No injuries were reported after a 3. 7 magnitude earthquake was recorded in eastern Oklahoma. The U. S. Geological Society says the earthquake was reported at 4:07 a. m. Sunday north-northeast of Quinton, about 123 miles (198 kilome...

 2019-08-18 15:58 

Tulsa World

Trade war's losers could include microchips, energy, banks...

NEW YORK (AP) — Looking across the stock market, it's hard to find a company that isn't vulnerable in some degree to the U.S.-China trade war....

 2019-08-18 15:23 

The Oklahoman

Texas Longhorn football great Cedric Benson reported dead in motorcycle crash...

University of Texas football great and former NFL player Cedric Benson died Saturday night in a motorcycle crash in West....

 2019-08-18 15:23 

KFOR.com

Used needles found near Missouri school bus stop...

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Mo. Parents are concerned for their children after used needles were found just feet from a Missouri school bus stop.It happened at Highway 141 and Fiedler Lane near Fenton. The needles were found right by a stop sign, and two parents sa...

 2019-08-18 15:18 

KFOR.com

Oklahoma rescue responds to Tennessee after more than 200 animals found in home; woman charged...

Warning: This video contains images that may be considered disturbing.PIKEVILLE, Tenn. - A Tennessee woman who authorities say had more than 200 animals inside her home has been charged with animal cruelty.News outlets report all animals had been taken aw...

 2019-08-18 15:08 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

Worried about a recession? Protect yourself but don't panic...

If the threat of a recession gives you pause when it comes to your personal finances, remember now is a time to prepare, not panic. Worries about the economy increased this week when a fairly reliable recession warning emerged from the bond market. But wi...

 2019-08-18 15:08 

KFOR.com

Officials investigating after child shot, killed in Clinton...

CLINTON, Okla. - Authorities are investigating after a child was shot and killed over the weekend in Clinton.According to the Clinton Daily News, Clinton police and the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation were called to a home Saturday evening near 15t...

 2019-08-18 14:53 

KFOR.com

River flow adjusted to recover Oklahoma sunken barges...

TULSA, Okla. - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Tulsa requested to raise the pool at Webbers Falls to 491.5 feet for 24 hours to facilitate barge movement.The request made Wednesday with Southwestern Division Headquarters continues the efforts to recov...

 2019-08-18 14:46 

KFOR.com

Authorities identify cause, victim of deadly I-35 crash...

MCCLAIN COUNTY, Okla. - The Oklahoma Highway Patrol released new details in a crash that claimed the life of a Moore man.The crash happened August 15, at around 11:15 a.m., on I-35 northbound, approximately 3.6 miles southwest of Wayne.According to a troo...

 2019-08-18 14:36 

Tulsa World

Trump economic adviser plays down fears of looming recession...

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump's top economic adviser is trying to play down fears of a looming recession after last week's sharp drop in the financial markets. Larry Kudlow says the economy will perform well in the......

 2019-08-18 14:21 

KFOR.com

Semi crash shuts down westbound lanes of interstate in Oklahoma City...

OKLAHOMA CITY - A semi crash in Oklahoma City has shut down the westbound lanes of a busy interstate.At around 8:30 a.m. Sunday, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol said the westbound lanes of I-44 near May were closed due to the incident.Officials tell News 4 th...

 2019-08-18 14:02 

KFOR.com

USGS: 3.7 magnitude earthquake recorded in Pittsburg County...

PITTSBURG COUNTY, Okla. - Residents in eastern Oklahoma may have felt some shaking Sunday morning.The USGS says a 3.7 magnitude earthquake was recorded in Pittsburg County just after 4 a.m.The epicenter of the earthquake was 1.2 miles north/northeast of Q...

 2019-08-18 13:22 

The Oklahoman

3.7 magnitude earthquake reported early Sunday near Quinton...

A 3.7 magnitude earthquake was reported early Sunday in Pittsburg County, the U.S. Geological Survey reports....

 2019-08-18 13:03 

The Oklahoman

Season preview: Jewel Box Theatre launching 62nd season despite uncertainty at First Christian Church...

The Jewel Box is moving ahead with its plans for a new three-show autumn "mini-season"; that will run through December at the....

 2019-08-18 12:52 

The Oklahoman

What to do in Oklahoma on Aug. 18, 2019: Check out the Tom Skinner Skyline Music Festival in Tulsa, benefiting the nonprofit Red Dirt Relief Fund...

The Tom Skinner Skyline Music Festival will benefit Oklahoma musicians in crisis through the nonprofit Red Dirt Relief Fund....

 2019-08-18 12:48 

The Oklahoman

Interviews, photos and video: Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art in Shawnee celebrating centennial...

The state's oldest art museum, Shawnee's Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art is celebrating its 100th year in 2019 with a series of....

 2019-08-18 12:33 

KOKI/KMYT/KOKI/KMYT

[ Tulsa ]

Tulsa police track down a suspect after a crash involving a stolen car...

Tulsa police noticed a stolen car at 12100 E. 21st Street. Police tried to pull the car over, and the driver pulled into a school parking lot and stopped. Then the driver tried to speed away. That's when police started a pursuit. TPD lost sight of the...

 2019-08-18 12:31 

Tulsa World

Trump wields sanctions hammer; experts wonder to what end...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Call it the diplomacy of coercion....

 2019-08-18 12:14 

Tulsa World

Leaked UK memos warn of food, drug shortages in Brexit chaos...

LONDON (AP) — Secret British government documents have warned of serious disruptions across the country in the event that the U.K. leaves the European Union without a trade deal on Oct. 31, according to The Sunday Times....

 2019-08-18 12:12 

Tulsa World

Demolition levels UK power plant once named a top eyesore...

LONDON (AP) — A British power station once voted one of the country's ugliest sights has been mostly destroyed in a controlled demolition....

 2019-08-18 10:51 

The Oklahoman

Battle between daughters could alter their inheritance...

Dear Helaine: I am a senior widow and have been working with my advisers to leave everything equally in my will. However, I was....

 2019-08-18 10:38 

Tulsa World

Leaked UK memos warn of food, drug shortages in Brexit chaos...

LONDON (AP) — Leaked British government documents have warned of disruptions across the country in the event that the U.K. leaves the European Union without a trade deal on Oct. 31....

 2019-08-18 10:28 

The Oklahoman

The Islamic State group's affiliate in Afghanistan claims responsibility for Kabul wedding blast that killed at least 63...

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Islamic State group's affiliate in Afghanistan claims responsibility for Kabul wedding blast that....

 2019-08-18 10:21 

The Oklahoman

Deaths...

EDMONDReed, Jerry R.: 86, died Aug. 15. Services 10 a.m. Tuesday, Waterloo Road Baptist Church (Matthews, Edmond).Schmid,....

 2019-08-18 10:21 

The Oklahoman

Food pantry chief sustains mom's legacy of serving HIV/AIDS community...

Mary Arbuckle, executive director of Other Options Inc., nearly died from a feral cat bite four years ago. She spent a week in....

 2019-08-18 10:21 

The Oklahoman

OU football: How Lincoln Riley escapes from the grind of coaching with fishing...

NORMAN — Lincoln Riley and Clarke Stroud became fast friends shortly after Riley arrived at the University of Oklahoma in early....

 2019-08-18 10:08 

The Oklahoman

Encyclopedic centennial: Shawnee's Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art is celebrating its 100th anniversary...

SHAWNEE — A full suit of armor dating to 1446 stands next to a Japanese samurai helmet circa 1500, a beautifully decorated....

 2019-08-18 10:01 

The Oklahoman

Processing plant fire scorches cattle futures prices...

A fire at a Kansas meat processing plant burned the cattle markets, leading this week's edition of Futures File, our weekly....

 2019-08-18 10:01 

The Oklahoman

Going to court when domestic abuse victims refuse to testify...

On a March morning in 2017, Tamera Moore, a 38-year-old woman living in the southeast Oklahoma town of Valliant, began the day....

 2019-08-18 10:01 

The Oklahoman

Oklahoma City Boulevard's opening Monday follows years of debate, changing expectations...

Oklahoma City Boulevard will open for traffic Monday afternoon, capping off 20 years of political conflict and debate on how....

 2019-08-18 10:01 

The Oklahoman

'Don't ever get drunk on success': How Thunder assistant Mark Daigneault grinded his way to the NBA...

The game had ended hours ago, but Mark Daigneault still sat in his office with Michael Frazier.This was before Daigneault's....

 2019-08-18 10:01 

The Oklahoman

US home building fell 4% in July, slowing housing market...

WASHINGTON — The pace of U.S. home construction fell a sharp 4% in July despite strong demand from would-be buyers, held back....

 2019-08-18 10:01 

The Oklahoman

As bond yields fall, S&P 500 dividends could lure investors...

NEW YORK — With bond yields plunging because of worries about the global economy, investors might turn their attention to....

 2019-08-18 10:01 

The Oklahoman

TODAY'S PRAYER...

God of salvation, one day we all will be immigrants seeking entrance through the gates of heaven. Please be merciful in how You....

 2019-08-18 10:01 

The Oklahoman

Business people...

The Oklahoma Department of Commerce welcomes Ray Little as the new director of business retention and expansion. Little....

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