Man allegedly steals more than $13,000 in unemployment fraud case

OKLAHOMA CITY (KOKH) — An Oklahoma man is accused of mail fraud after investigators say he filed unemployment claims for two men and then used their unemployment debit cards to withdraw cash from an ATM. First Liberty Bank in The Village called police saying a man had been acting strange...
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Oklahoma State Fair announces 2021 concert line-up

OKLAHOMA CITY (KOKH) - Get back to fun in '21 with live concerts at the Oklahoma State Fair this year!. The concerts are free with outside gate admission. “One of the annual staples that Fairgoers can expect is an exciting line-up of free concerts every night of the event,” said Tim O’Toole, president & CEO, Oklahoma State Fair, Inc. “Each year we strive to bring in performers that any and all Fairgoers will love and we believe we’ve accomplished this for 2021.”
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Trove of stolen goods uncovered in Oklahoma City, officials say

OKLAHOMA CITY (KOKH) - Officials in the Organized Retail Crime Unit uncovered a trove of stolen property on Thursday in Oklahoma City. Firearms, ammunition, electronics, and perfume were recovered. The ORC works with retail stores in an attempt to combat thefts. For more local news delivered straight to your inbox...
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Oklahoma high school notebook: Mustang, Norman announce coaching hires

Mustang and Norman announced a string of coaching hires this week. On Wednesday, Mustang introduced new coaches for volleyball, girls track and strength and conditioning. Blake Newman will take over the volleyball program. A former professional beach volleyball player, he was an assistant at Edmond Santa Fe from 2001-03 and coached for the Oklahoma Storm club from 2012-19.
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Oklahoma lawmakers call for review of death row case

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Thirty-four Oklahoma lawmakers, including 28 Republicans, are calling for reopening the investigation that led to Oklahoma death row inmate Richard Glossip’s conviction. The group said Wednesday that new evidence found by Glossip’s attorney should prompt another investigation of the 1997 beating death of motel owner Barry...
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Spirit of Oklahoma is coming home thanks to big gift

(KTEN) -- The Spirit of Oklahoma is coming home thanks to a big donation. Calera Fire-Rescue reached its goal of $25,000 to purchase the fire truck that had originally been donated to New York City's fire department as a tribute to 10 first responders who volunteered their help after the 1995 terrorist bombing of the Murrrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City. Those heroes later died in the 2001 terror attack on Manhattan's World Trade Center.
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Expand Your Family With a Pet Pal

Every Thursday, we'll introduce you to a pet pal or two from the OKC Animal Welfare. They provide a safe space for all types of animals, but their goal is to prepare pets for adoption. The OKC Animal Welfare is on 2811 S.E. 29th St., OKC. You can contact the...
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28 Oklahoma Republicans led by Rep. Kevin McDugle want third party investigation into death row prisoner Richard Glossip’s case

By Darla Shelden, City Sentinel Reporter – — OKLAHOMA CITY – Don Knight, attorney for Oklahoma death row prisoner Richard Glossip, spoke for more than half an hour Wednesday (June 16) during a press conference at the State Capitol. He asserted that there isevidence that proves his client is innocent. Glossip, 58, has no prior criminal history, and has been on Oklahoma’s death row since 1998.
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Paycom Employees Donate $20,000 To Maisha Project

An Oklahoma City company donated $20,000 this week to a locally headquartered international organization dedicated to helping children in Africa. Paycom announced the presentation to the Maisha Project, an organization that works with abandoned, orphaned and vulnerable children in the rural villages of Kenya. A spokesperson announced the money would be used to improve school sanitation and the organization's food provision program.
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Local Girl Scout Troops Seek Creative Solutions For Selling Surplus Of Cookies

Local Girl Scout troops are working to distribute 20,000 surplus boxes of cookies before they expire in September. The Girls Scouts of Western Oklahoma had already purchased their inventory before the pandemic started. Due to a shortage of sales, they found themselves running about $1 million short in revenue, said Girls Scouts of Western Oklahoma CEO Shannon Evers.