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 2019-05-26 22:12 

Tulsa World

French government cautious on Fiat-Chrysler-Renault hookup...

PARIS (AP) — France's government is sounding a note of caution about a possible alliance between French automaker Renault and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles....

 2019-05-26 22:09 

Tulsa World

Brexit Party leads, UK Conservatives fear wipeout in EU poll...

LONDON (AP) — The first official British results in the European Parliament bear out predictions of victory for the Brexit Party led by anti-EU figurehead Nigel Farage and a big surge for the strongly pro-European Liberal Democrats....

 2019-05-26 22:00 

KFOR.com

Cleanup begins after overnight storm damage around NW 23rd and Classen in OKC...

OKLAHOMA CITY -- The sound of chainsaws always follows the heaviest storms.That proved true again on a Sunday morning in the few blocks surrounding the Oklahoma City intersection of NW 23rd Street and Classen Boulevard.Jesse Lumpkin lives nearby and took ...

 2019-05-26 21:48 

Tulsa World

Greek prime minister calls for early election after EU loss...

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras called for an early national election following the defeat of his party at the European Parliament elections....

 2019-05-26 21:38 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

Tornadoes rake 2 Oklahoma cities, killing 2 and injuring 29...

EL RENO, Okla. (AP) — A tornado leveled a motel and tore through a mobile home park near Oklahoma City overnight, killing two people and injuring at least 29 others before a second twister raked a suburb of Tulsa more than 100 miles (160 kilometers)...

 2019-05-26 20:52 

KOKI/KMYT/KOKI/KMYT

[ Tulsa ]

Mayor GT Bynum shares heartfelt post after severe storms...

"This is the moment you see in the photo, and it was exactly what we needed."...

 2019-05-26 19:51 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

Some Skyview Trailer Park residents restricted from some parts of the damage...

Residents of the Skyview Trailer Park community were allowed to retrieve medications and belongings from their homes that were affected by the tornado Saturday night. However, some residents were told they weren't able to because their home was "i...

 2019-05-26 19:20 

KFOR.com

Officials urging El Reno tornado victims to take health precautions...

OKLAHOMA - Following a deadly tornado in El Reno, health officials are urging residents to take a few precautions.According to the Oklahoma State Department of Health, those who sustained injuries from the tornado and storms are encouraged to get tetanus ...

 2019-05-26 19:04 

KFOR.com

River Spirit Casino Resort to reopen in June...

TULSA, Okla. A popular casino resort in Tulsa will remain closed for part of the first week of June after closing last week due to an anticipated rise in the Arkansas River.On Wednesday, River Spirit Casino Resort Chief Executive Officer Pat Crofts announ...

 2019-05-26 18:57 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

Oklahoma State Department of Health offering tetanus shots for El Reno tornado victims...

The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) and the Canadian County Healthy Department are offering tetanus shots for El Reno tornado victims. Victims may go to any local hospital to receive tetanus shots today and Monday. On Tuesday morning, the Canad...

 2019-05-26 18:47 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

The National Weather Service rates El Reno tornado EF-3...

The National Weather Service has finished their survey of the El Reno storm damage and rated the destructive tornado as an EF-3. According to NWS Norman, the tornado was about 75 yards wide at its widest point. NWS said it was on the ground for 2. 2 miles...

 2019-05-26 18:44 

KFOR.com

WATCH: Customers crawl through Chick-Fil-A drive-thru window to escape possible tornado...

OKLAHOMA CITY - Customers experienced the renowned Chick-Fil-A hospitality in a way they weren't expecting Friday night.Video from a Chick-fil-A near I-40 and MacArthur shows the moment customers get out of their car and craw through the drive-thru wi...

 2019-05-26 18:44 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

River Spirit Casino will remain closed until June 5 due to flooding...

TheRiver Spirit Casino announced they will remain closed until June 5 due to flooding potential. The resort closed on May 22 because of the increase in the water levels in the Arkansas River. During the closure, The Muscogee (Creek) Nation said they have ...

 2019-05-26 18:21 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

El Reno community receiving outpouring of donations, support after deadly tornado...

Oklahomans responded to the call for donations for the storm victims in the city of El Reno. There were so many donations from the community that the VFW had to refer donors to donate to the Red Cross directly. El Reno Mayor Matt White also encourages peo...

 2019-05-26 18:14 

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[ Tulsa ]

Creek Turnpike reopens after power lines cleared from roadway...

The Creek Turnpike was closed for more than 10 hours on Sunday morning as crews worked to clear downed power lines caused by storm damage. Both eastbound and westbound lanes of the Turnpike were closed near the Jenks toll plaza. The Creek Turnpike reopene...

 2019-05-26 18:07 

KFOR.com

Tornado survivor saves himself, his neighbor's 4 kids...

EL RENO, Okla. - It happened so fast. Shane Clark and his wife, Jenny, were inside their mobile home and had no idea they were under siege. Their first instinct was to run for their lives."I went to the front door. My wife was right behind me, trying ...

 2019-05-26 18:06 

KFOR.com

Oklahoma National Guard assisting with flooding, tornado relief efforts...

OKLAHOMA - It has been a busy week across the state for communities and first responders as severe storms brought flooding and tornadoes.On May 23, the Oklahoma Office of Emergency Management requested the Oklahoma National Guard for support in communitie...

 2019-05-26 17:50 

KFOR.com

El Reno community stepping up to help those affected by deadly storms...

EL RENO, Okla. - The community of El Reno is coming together to help those affected by the deadly storms.On Saturday night, what is currently rated as an EF2 by the National Weather Service, a tornado touched down near I-40 and Highway 81.Damage was left ...

 2019-05-26 17:46 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

Tulsa Area Emergency Management gives an update on flooding and storm damage...

TheTulsa Area Emergency Management gave an update on the flooding situation and recent storm damage Sunday morning. TAEMA said as of Sunday, the Army Corps of Engineers will release 250,000 cubic feet per second (cfs) from Keystone Dam through Thursday, M...

 2019-05-26 17:36 

KFOR.com

Sapulpa residents cleaning up after possible tornado...

SAPULPA, Okla. - A possible tornado touched down in northeast Oklahoma overnight.According to the Sapulpa Police Department, some buildings in downtown Sapulpa sustained significant damage. Some homes and other structures were also damaged by strong winds...

 2019-05-26 17:23 

Tulsa World

'Aladdin' soars, but 'Booksmart' barely passes at box office...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Moviegoers voted with their dollars and chose the familiar over the new this Memorial Day weekend. The Walt Disney Co.'s live-action remake of "Aladdin" crushed the competition at the box office, which included two new...

 2019-05-26 17:16 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

Skyview Trailer Park residents allowed to collect medicine, belongings from damage...

On May 26, 2019 from noon to 6 p. m. , residents of the Skyview Trailer Park can check in with a police officer behind Chelino's restaurant to identify individuals and escort them to their personal property. Police say this will allow residents to obt...

 2019-05-26 16:55 

Tulsa World

Teva settles with Oklahoma for $85 million in opioid case...

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — One of the drugmakers named in Oklahoma's lawsuit over the opioid crisis has agreed to a settlement in which it will pay the state $85 million....

 2019-05-26 16:48 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

Oklahoma National Guard assisting in storm response efforts...

Oklahoma Army National Guard continues to assist in storm response efforts in Oklahoma to include Tulsa and Muskogee areas. On May 26, more than 250 Oklahoma National Guard Soldiers continue to build berms to contain rising waters, filling sandbags for di...

 2019-05-26 16:45 

KFOR.com

How you can help with El Reno tornado relief efforts...

EL RENO, Okla. - A deadly tornado touched down in El Reno Saturday night, killing two people and injuring dozens of others.Officials say the shelter at VFW has moved to The Sheperd's House, 312 S. Choctaw, in El Reno.Organizers with VFW say they are i...

 2019-05-26 16:11 

Baptist Messenger

Hope-givers reaching lives on the brink of despair...

"There's no hope! There's no life! We have no hope!" With tears streaming down her face, an elderly woman stood before me half way across the Simon Bolivar International Bridge between Colombia and Venezuela. She was one of thousands to cr...

 2019-05-26 16:09 

KFOR.com

USGS: 3.1 magnitude earthquake recorded in Grant County...

GRANT COUNTY, Okla. - An earthquake was recorded in Grant County Sunday morning, according to officials with the U.S. Geological Survey.Just before 8 a.m., officials with the USGS recorded a 3.1 magnitude earthquake near the town of Jefferson.The epicente...

 2019-05-26 15:38 

KFOR.com

AG Hunter: Settlement agreement reached with Teva Pharmaceuticals; trial against Johnson & Johnson set for Tuesday...

OKLAHOMA CITY - Oklahoma's attorney general has announced a settlement agreement with one drug company in the state's lawsuit against the nation's leading manufacturers of opioid pain medicationsAn $85-million settlement agreement with Teva Ph...

 2019-05-26 15:34 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

Road closures due to severe weather damage, flooding...

The Oklahoma Department of Transportation is reporting several road closures around the state due to flooding and storm damage. Here are some of the roads closed as of Sunday morning, May 26, 2019: Beckham County: SH-55 between Retrop and Sentinel is clos...

 2019-05-26 15:22 

KOKI/KMYT/KOKI/KMYT

[ Tulsa ]

Tulsa mayor urges residents to steer clear from downed power lines...
 2019-05-26 15:05 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

Attorney General Hunter announces settlement with Teva Pharmaceuticals...

Attorney General Mike Hunter announced an $85 million settlement agreement with Teva Pharmaceuticals for its role in "fueling the state's opioid epidemic. " The agreement is said to take around two weeks to finalize, and the money would go to ...

 2019-05-26 14:53 

KFOR.com

2 killed, dozens injured after El Reno tornado, officials say...

EL RENO, Okla. - The City of El Reno held a press conference Sunday morning to give an update following deadly storms.Around 10:20 p.m. on Saturday, a tornado warning was issued for Canadian County after a tornado was spotted in the area and on radar.Resi...

 2019-05-26 14:52 

Tulsa World

UK Conservatives fear wipeout in Brexit-dominated EU poll...

LONDON (AP) — Anti-EU and pro-EU parties look set to make gains in a Brexit-dominated election for British seats in the European Parliament, while the governing Conservative Party is bracing for one of its worst-ever performances....

 2019-05-26 14:39 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

El Reno mayor updates community on death toll, injuries, devastation after tornado...

El Reno Mayor Matt White held a press conference with other El Reno city officials to speak on the devastation after Saturday's severe storms. White estimates the tornado, which demolished a motel near I-40 and Highway 81 and some homes in the Skyview...

 2019-05-26 14:34 

KOKI/KMYT/KOKI/KMYT

[ Tulsa ]

City of Tulsa River Parks trail system closed between 11th and 71st...
 2019-05-26 14:31 

KFOR.com

I-40 off-ramps, US-81 closed at I-40 in El Reno for tornado debris clean-up...

EL RENO, Okla. - Following a deadly tornado, ramps to the interstate and a highway are closed for debris clean-up.According to the Oklahoma Department of Transportation, the eastbound and westbound I-40 off-ramps (mm 125) to US-81 and northbound and south...

 2019-05-26 14:29 

KFOR.com

El Reno tornado damage gofundme link...

Click here if you'd like to donate to the gofundme set for tornado relief in El Reno....

 2019-05-26 14:22 

KFOR.com

Deadly El Reno tornado rated at least EF2 by National Weather Service...

EL RENO, Okla. - The National Weather Service is surveying damage from a tornado in El Reno Sunday morning.According to NWS, evidence of an EF2 tornado touchdown has been found at the scene so far.Weather officials say they will continue surveying for dam...

 2019-05-26 13:43 

KFOR.com

PHOTOS: El Reno tornado damage...

EL RENO, Okla. - The community of El Reno is picking up the pieces after a devastating tornado touched down Saturday night near I-40 and Highway 81, claiming the lives of two people.Search and rescue efforts are underway Sunday morning to make sure all ar...

 2019-05-26 13:25 

KFOR.com

"We're going to stick together," El Reno mayor speaks out following devastating tornado...

EL RENO, Okla. - The mayor of El Reno is speaking out following a devastating tornado that has claimed the lives of two people.According to Matt White, El Reno Mayor, search and rescue efforts continue Sunday morning to make sure all affected have been ac...

 2019-05-26 13:00 

Tulsa World

Before you scoot off: know your risk...

E-scooters are popping up in cities across the country....

 2019-05-26 12:08 

KFOR.com

City of El Reno link...

Click here for the City of El Reno's website....

 2019-05-26 11:33 

KOKI/KMYT/KOKI/KMYT

[ Tulsa ]

Storm chances continue...
 2019-05-26 09:02 

KOKI/KMYT/KOKI/KMYT

[ Tulsa ]

Clock in Sapulpa freezes at time tornado struck...

A tornado hit Sapulpa just after midnight....

 2019-05-26 09:00 

KOKI/KMYT/KOKI/KMYT

[ Tulsa ]

Giving women the vote 100 years ago - amid fears of socialism and race...

With June 4, 2019 marking the 100th anniversary of the approval by Congress of a constitutional change which guaranteed women the ability to vote in the United States, a look back at the final debates in the House and Senate showcased dire predictions tha...

 2019-05-26 08:50 

KOKI/KMYT/KOKI/KMYT

[ Tulsa ]

Tornado leaves damage behind in Sapulpa...

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 2019-05-26 08:20 

KFOR.com

"We had debris coming down on top of us," Woman tells story of survival as tornado hits mobile home...

EL RENO, Okla. - One woman in El Reno is thankful that she and her grandchildren are alive after a tornado tore through her mobile home park on Saturday night.Around 10:20 p.m. on Saturday, a tornado warning was issued for Canadian County after a tornado ...

 2019-05-26 07:57 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

Photos: Tornado devastates El Reno...
 2019-05-26 07:30 

KFOR.com

"It's pretty devastating," City leaders address damage after El Reno tornado...

EL RENO, Okla. - City leaders in El Reno are asking people to stay away from the area that was damaged by a tornado on Saturday night.Around 10:20 p.m. on Saturday, a tornado warning was issued for Canadian County after a tornado was spotted in the area a...

 2019-05-26 07:25 

KOKI/KMYT/KOKI/KMYT

[ Tulsa ]

Powerful storms knock out power to thousands in Green Country...

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