This Abandoned Hospital is One of the Creepiest Places in Oklahoma
Oklahoma is home to its fair share of abandoned buildings and ghost towns but none are quite as creepy as this abandoned hospital that can be found in Oklahoma City. Keep reading to learn more.
Reward Offered For Info On Elderly Woman’s Murder
The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation is offering a $10,000 reward for information that will lead to an arrest and conviction in the murder of 95-year-old Gladys Land of Antlers. Land and her 73-year-old daughter were brutally beaten after someone broke into their home in late August. Land’s daughter is still recovering from the attack.
Oklahomans to be honored in 2024 Rose Parade
Oklahoma at high risk of winter blackouts due to growing electricity demand, according to report
OKLAHOMA CITY (KOKH) — Oklahoma is among the nation's highest-risk states for blackouts and electricity shortfalls this winter according to a report from The North American Electric Reliability Corp. Experts say if an intense winter storm hits Oklahoma this year, many Oklahomans could face power outages and blackouts, like...
Oklahoma governor’s monopoly on turnpike board to end but changes may take time
OKLAHOMA CITY — A new law takes away the governor’s ability to appoint all members of the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority board, but many of the appointees likely won’t change until after Gov. Kevin Stitt is out of office. Legislation from Rep. Danny Sterling, R-Tecumseh, eliminates the governor’s monopoly on Turnpike Authority board appointments by allowing […] The post Oklahoma governor’s monopoly on turnpike board to end but changes may take time appeared first on Oklahoma Voice.
Oklahoma Restaurant Owners Report Attempted Theft from Register
Discover how the owners of Big Truck Tacos, an Oklahoma restaurant, thwarted a burglary attempt. Despite the damage to their drive-thru window and register, the intruder left empty-handed. This is the third such incident in their 14 years of operation.
Over 275 airmen return to Oklahoma Air National Guard after deployment
After a three month deployment to the Middle East was extended thirty days, over 275 airmen returned to the Oklahoma Air National Guard.
Two-Day Filing Period Opening for Oklahoma Presidential Primary
By the end of the day on Wednesday, voters in Oklahoma will know which presidential candidates will be vying for their votes in next year’s presidential primary election. According to the Oklahoma Secretary of State, ballot filing begins Monday for Oklahoma’s 2024 presidential preference primary. Candidates running for the presidential nominations of qualified political parties can qualify for the Oklahoma primary ballot by submitting their application and a check for $5,000, or by turning in a petition in lieu of a filing fee. Petitions must be signed by 1% of voters in each of the state’s congressional districts or by 1,000 voters in each district, whichever is less. Only candidates for the Republican, Democratic, and Libertarian parties will be eligible to file for the primary ballot.
3 Texas Panhandle football teams advance to state semifinals, 1 Oklahoma panhandle team playing for state championship
AMARILLO, Texas (KVII) — Three high school football teams from the Texas Panhandle advanced to the state semi finals. Here are this week’s matchups. Canadian (14-0) vs. Gunter (14-0), 6 p.m. Friday, Anthony Field at Wildcats Stadium, Abilene Christian University. 2A Division I. Stratford (14-0) vs. Tolar (13-1),...
How a national push to criminalize homelessness is taking hold in Oklahoma
A national push to criminalize homelessness is impacting the state as cities and lawmakers introduce policies aimed at regulating encampments and other support for unhoused Oklahomans, legal experts say. Efforts to criminalize homelessness through tickets, fines or arrests aren’t new, but have increased in the last few years partly as...
OHP Unveils New Information on Fatal Thanksgiving Weekend Pile-Up
Uncover new details about the tragic 20-car pile-up on I-40 near the I-35 junction over Thanksgiving weekend. Learn how icy roadways led to the fatal accident, claiming the life of a 29-year-old semi-truck driver who plunged into the river.
Oklahoma Lottery Powerball, Pick 3, Mega Millions, Lucky for Life, Lotto America, Cash 5 winning numbers for Saturday, December 2, 2023
The Oklahoma Lottery offers multiple draw games for people looking to strike it rich. Here’s a look at Saturday, December 02, 2023 winning numbers for each game:. Mon, Dec 4, 2023, 9:59 pm Central Time (GMT-6:00)
Challenges in Implementing Oklahoma's Parental Choice Tax Credit Act
The Oklahoma Parental Choice Tax Credit Act, aimed at financially assisting families opting for private education, has encountered unexpected application delays. Designed to alleviate tuition costs through tax credits ranging from $5,000 to $7,500, the Act's application process has been disrupted due to technical issues. With a $150 million budget earmarked for 2024, eligibility is limited to Oklahoma taxpayers. The maximum credit is available to households with an annual income of up to $75,000, decreasing for higher earners.
Investigating Possible Price Gouging During 2021 Winter Storm: Your Vote Counts
Explore the ongoing investigation into potential price gouging during the 2021 winter storm in Oklahoma. Hear insights on the Attorney General's probe into possible overcharges, the role of the Corporation Commission, and the implications for future electricity rates.
Mostly Sunny Skies, Warming Trend Arrives
Mostly sunny sky and temperatures a few degrees above normal will remain for most locations across the area this afternoon with high reaching the mid to upper 50s. Several waves will move across the central part of the country over the next few days, bringing a few fronts across northern Oklahoma. One upper-level wave will be exiting the area early this morning and another arriving tomorrow morning. Late this evening and early Tuesday morning, our next cold front will quickly approach and move across northern Oklahoma. There will be a brief window for a few clouds across extreme northeastern Oklahoma pre-dawn Tuesday, with gusty northwest winds returning at 15 to 20 mph by the middle of the morning. Despite this boundary, no major changes in our weather will be anticipated. Tuesday morning lows will start in the mid-30s followed by afternoon highs in the upper 50s near 60.
Aaron Reeves' Monday Weather Forecast: Slightly Above Normal Temperatures with Possible Weekend Showers
Catch meteorologist Aaron Reeves' Monday forecast, discussing the pleasant weather across the region, with temperatures slightly above normal. Learn about the weak system moving through, the potential for cooler weather, and the chance of showers over the weekend. Stay updated on the changing weather conditions.
Oklahoma High School Football Playoffs Recap
Dean Blevins and John Holcomb recap championship weekend for Oklahoma High School football. Be among the first to get breaking news, weather, and general news updates from News 9 delivered right to your inbox!
Oklahoma Air National Guard Members Return Home, Presidential Primary Candidate Filing Opens, and Decline in Toy Sales
Catch up on the latest news from Oklahoma as the Air National Guard welcomes home nearly 300 members of the 138th Fighter Wing from their extended deployment in the Middle East. Plus, get updates on the 2024 presidential election and a look at the weather forecast.
Oklahoma's Incarceration Crisis: Challenges and the Push for Reform
Oklahoma remains entrenched as a leader in incarceration rates across the United States, claiming the fourth position behind Mississippi, Louisiana, and Arkansas. A Bureau of Justice Statistics report reveals a 2.3% increase in the state’s prison population from 2021 to 2022, raising the total to 22,745 individuals by the end of last year. Advocates like Ashley Bender from Oklahomans for Criminal Justice Reform and Representative Mike Osburn are at the forefront, pushing for systemic reforms and supporting legislation like House Bill 1792 aimed at overhauling sentencing procedures to foster a more equitable system.
This is the best cheeseburger in Oklahoma, according to Yelp
(NEXSTAR) – Oklahoma has no shortage of burgers – from fast food to onion burgers to bison burgers – but one extra loaded patty stands above them all, according to Yelp reviewers. Yelp’s analysts recently set out to determine the “top” cheeseburger restaurant in every state using...