Bystander beats up man for inappropriately touching a child

OKLAHOMA CITY (KOKH) — A man is left badly beat up after he was seen touching a child inappropriately, police say. Michael Coghill, 33, was videoed touching a nine-year-old boy inappropriately at a bus stop. Coghill frequently jogged through the area, and according to the nine year old, he stopped...
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OKCPD seeks help of public in identifying thief

OKLAHOMA CITY (KOKH) — Oklahoma City police are asking for the public's help in identifying a man who stole copper wire. OKCPD said in a Facebook post that although all to be seen in the video is the man diving into the dumpster, the suspect cut the fence behind the dumpster and stole the copper wire from the yard behind the dumpster.
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Edmond Public Schools updates quarantine, mask policies

EDMOND, Okla. (KOKH) — 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 district is switching up its mask and...
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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 rhetoric in a nonpartisan committee that changes Ward boundary lines, and the resulting...

Oklahoma passes 10,000 deaths from COVID

OKLAHOMA CITY (KOKH) — 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. The CDC released the information this morning that Oklahoma now sits at 10,016 COVID-related deaths. For more local...

How an electric car could cost you more

OKLAHOMA CITY (KOKH) — Electric cars are increasing in popularity, and one of the reasons is they are money savers in some cases. However, these cars can be more expensive in other unexpected areas. Tesla is becoming a more well known brand, and a new survey points to more people...

Oklahoma ranks 8th in nation, lowest unemployment rate

OKLAHOMA CITY (KOKH) — The Oklahoma Employment Security Commission (OESC) reports that unemployment numbers are reducing as the economy continues to improve. "We are pleased to see that the continued claims four-week moving average has declined for the eighth consecutive week," OESC Executive Director, Shelley Zumwalt, said. "Oklahoma is continuing to see economic growth and recovery. Last wee the agency reported that the Oklahoma workforce reached 1.8 million participants in August, which is the most the state has ever seen."

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

OKLAHOMA CITY (KOKH) — 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. "As more transmissible variants,...

USDA funds 10 rural businesses with grant

STILLWATER, Okla. (KOKH) — 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 rural parts of the state....

The weird thing people are still doing while they work from home

OKLAHOMA CITY (KOKH) — Love it or hate it, remote work continues for some Americans and a few bad habits could leave you more emotionally and financially spent. Remote work has likely improved your commute, but possibly strained other things like your relationships and in some cases your mental and physical health.

CAIR, Catholic Charities welcome Afghan Refugees to Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA CITY (KOKH) — 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 Oklahoma City late last night, being welcomed by...

Boyfriend allegedly shoots girlfriend, kills himself

DEL CITY, Okla. (KOKH) — 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. The two deceased individuals were identified as 23-year-old Aaron Butler and 22-year-old Trisha Fernandez. According...

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 police arrived, they found 66-year-old Ella Moore dead...

Semitruck rolls over on I-35

OKLAHOMA CITY (KOKH) — 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...

OU Health holds vaccine clinic this weekend

NORMAN, Okla. (KOKH) — 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. OU Health will be administering both...

Shawn Mendes to perform at Paycom Center

OKLAHOMA CITY (KOKH) — Ladies, get excited, because Shawn Mendes just announced he is coming to the Paycom Center next year. Shawn Mendes is bringing his Wonder: The World Tour to Oklahoma City on Sept. 27, 2022. For those wanting to go, tickets will go on sale Thursday, Oct. 7.

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 through the Oklahoma Corporation Commission (OCC). Matt...

"Boppy" infant loungers being recalled after 8 infant deaths

GOLDEN, Co. (KOKH) — The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and the Boppy Company of Colorado, have announced a recall on Boppy loungers. The recall includes Boppy Original Newborn Loungers, Boppy Preferred Newborn Loungers, and Pottery Barn Kids Boppy Newborn Loungers. There has been eight infant death reports from...