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Updated: 11/26/2014 11:58:15 AM +00:00
Two From Oklahoma Arrested During Ferguson Protests
Two people from Oklahoma were arrested during the protests in Ferguson, Missouri.

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Three Suspects In Custody After High-Speed Pursuit In SW OKC
Three suspects are in custody after leading police on a high-speed pursuit in southwest Oklahoma City, Tuesday evening.

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Protests Against Ferguson Outcome Continue For Second Day
A day after the grand jury decision clearing Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Mike Brown, vast demonstrations by thousands of people stretched far beyond the small St. Louis suburb and included dramatic and even dangerous incidents.

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Norman Woman Comes Forward To Encourage Victims Of Bullying
Monday's student protest at Norman High School prompted a former Norman High student to come forward.

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Homelessness On The Rise And One OKC School Is Living Proof
A new national report by the National Center on Family Homelessness found one in every 30 children in the US is homeless.

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Virginia Artist Hopes His Work Will Earn Him A Meeting With KD
Kevin Durant and the Thunder have earned legions of loyal and fervent fans, not only here at home, but anywhere that people follow the NBA. Of late, one of those fans has found a way to stand out from the rest.

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No Prison Time For Former Putnam City Band Teacher
Court documents showed a former band director at Hefner Middle School will not serve time behind bars.

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USGS: Earthquake Shakes Near Medford
The United States Geological Survey (USGS) reported an earthquake in Grant County Tuesday evening.

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TRAFFIC ALERT: Vehicle Fire Backs Up Traffic For Miles On SB I-35
Traffic on the southbound side of Interstate 35 is backed up for miles as crews work the scene of a vehicle fire, Tuesday evening.

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Oklahoma Officers Serving In Ferguson, Mo.
As the eyes of the world stay on the events in Ferguson, Oklahomans continued to lend their support at ground zero.

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FROM STAFF REPORTSFour fatal accidents were reported by the Oklahoma Highway Patrol Monday. Kenneth Glenn Brown Jr., 42, Lawton A Lawton man on a motorcycle died Monday of injuries suffered Sunday in Comanche County, troopers said. Brown was riding south on SW 11 north of State Highway 36 about 9:10 p.m.Read more on NewsOK.com

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Oklahoma football: Did the booing at Owen Field hurt?
Berry Tramel [img url=http://blog.newsok.com/dittocontent/uploads/sites/3/2014/11/baylor-fans.jpg]3482586[/img] The boos rained down on Owen Field early in the third quarter Saturday, the OU crowd expressing its displeasure with the product on the field.Read more on NewsOK.com

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Viral Video: What not to do with a glowstick
A father was not pleased when his son put a glow stick in the microwave. When the boy took the glow stick out of the microwave, he decided to examine it. The glow stick explodes and the boy screams for help. “I gotta see what to do ding-a-ling! God, I told you not to mess with […]

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Police: Hostage situation ends in Norman
The hostage situation in Norman has ended after four hours.

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Federal agency claims major violations by clinic that treated Joan Rivers
(CNN) — The Manhattan clinic that treated comedian Joan Rivers before her death made a number of serious mistakes, including failing to identify deteriorating vital signs, and providing timely intervention, according to a report released Monday. The report, issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), a federal agency, did not mention Rivers […]

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Man killed during shoot-out with Oklahoma City police has been identified
FROM STAFF REPORTSPolice Monday identified a man killed in a shoot-out with police early Saturday. Jeremy Michael Sherbon, 34, of Oklahoma City, was fatally shot in a firefight with officers, police said. Sherbon is the seventh person to die from police gunfire in 2014 — now the deadliest year in a decade for fatal police shootings.Read more on NewsOK.com

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Follow up: Charges to be filed this week against Ardmore kidnapping and rape suspect
ARDMORE, OK – Police say kidnapping and rape charges are expected to be filed by mid-week against a Marietta man who was arrested Sunday morning after a missing seven-year-old girl from Ardmore was found in his trailer. 34-year-old Fount Duston is being held at the Carter County Detention Center, one day after he pointed a […]

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Police getting conflicting stories in northeast OKC stabbing, shooting
Oklahoma City police are investigating a stabbing and shooting that occurred in northeast Oklahoma City Monday afternoon.

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Sooner Quarterback’s Status Uncertain for Texas Tech Game
Oklahoma quarterback Trevor Knight’s playing status for this Saturday’s game at Texas Tech is still unknown, according to OU head coach Bob Stoops. Knight had to leave last Saturday’s game against Baylor in the fourth quarter after being sacked. Stoops said on Monday all of his tests have been clear so far, but he has […]

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Cowboy Coach Sees Improved Longhorn Team
Oklahoma State and Texas haven’t had the kind of season they were hoping to have, but they still have a lot to play for when the two teams meet Saturday at 6:30 in Stillwater. The winner will become bowl eligible, while the loser will be in serious danger of not getting the six wins necessary […]

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Five reasons the Thunder shouldn't tank the 2014-15 season
Erik Horne[img url=http://blog.newsok.com/dittocontent/uploads/sites/10/2014/11/Thunder-tank.jpg]3482754[/img] Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban sparked a conversation Sunday about the Oklahoma City Thunder and why it should consider sitting its stars Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook. Tanking.Read more on NewsOK.com

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Golden retriever becomes surrogate mother to African wild dogs at OKC Zoo
The Oklahoma City Zoo was left looking for answers after the mother of newborn African wild dogs was determined unfit to care for her puppies.

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Golden retriever becomes surrogate mother to African Wild Dogs at Oklahoma City Zoo
OKLAHOMA CITY – After being rejected by their mother, a litter of African Wild Dogs born at the Oklahoma City Zoo have found a new surrogate mother. According to the Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden, a golden retriever named Lilly is helping save the litter of endangered African Wild Dogs. Zoo officials say the puppies, […]

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UPDATE: Norman police report suspect in custody after hostage situation Monday afternoon
FROM STAFF REPORTSUPDATE: A man has been taken into custody after a hostage situation Monday afternoon, Norman police said. Devin Rogers, 29, surrendered, and two hostages, a male and a female, were released, police reported. EARLIER: NORMAN — Negotiators are continuing to talk to a suspect in an ongoing hostage situation in Norman. The incident, which started more than three hours ago, is in the 1800 block of N Interstate Drive East, police reported. At least two hostages are inside with...

City of Moore going through growing pains, construction frustrating drivers
MOORE, Okla.-The City of Moore is going through some growing pains right now. While some people said bringing in big businesses like Sam’s Club is a plus, all of the added construction in the area is causing a big headache for drivers, especially in the area of south 19th and Broadway and south 4th and […]

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Three easy Quiche recipes for you to try
Chef Nettle with Venue 104  came to the KFOR studios to share some scrumptious recipes. Quiche Lorraine A rich egg pie and hails from the mountainous region of Lorraine in northern France. Sufficient for a filling meal in itself, quiche Lorraine has been adapted over the years from a humble custard and bacon pie to […]

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Target is giving away money to get you to shop
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Target really wants your business this holiday season. So much so that it’s offering free money — in the form of discounted gift cards. Target will offer 10% off of its gift cards on Black Friday. Store-brand gift cards help bring shoppers back, and often encourage them to spend more than […]

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FROM STAFF REPORTS4:35 p.m. The possible suicide attempt has been resolved and the individual is safely indoors, OU officials reported. Officials issued the following statement: Possible suicide attempt averted.Read more on NewsOK.com

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Kickoff Times Announced for Nov. 22 Games
The Big 12 Conference on Monday announced kickoff times for football games on November 22. Oklahoma will host Kansas at 11:00 am that Saturday in a game to be televised by Fox Sports 1. Oklahoma State will visit Baylor that day for a 6:30 kickoff televised by Fox. The only kickoff time for either the […]

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McClain County officials looking for serial burglary suspect
The McClain County Sheriff's Department is searching for a man believed to be responsible for multiple burglaries and thefts in McClain, Garvin, Pontotoc and possibly Grady counties.

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Lawmakers grill museum officials on money spent for multi-million dollar project
OKLAHOMA CITY – Over the past two decades a lot of time, money and effort has gone into the American Indian Cultural Center and Museum. Right now, it stands incomplete.  When it will be finished remains unclear. That was the focus of a meeting on Monday. Lawmakers grilled museum officials on how money was spent. […]

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How the College Football Playoff committee should vote: Is Ole Miss out of the running?
Berry Tramel [img url=http://blog.newsok.com/dittocontent/uploads/sites/3/2014/11/treadwell.jpg]3482281[/img] We're down to 10 teams with fewer than two losses among the major conferences, which makes the field narrow for the Football Four.Read more on NewsOK.com

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Oklahoma billionaire, Harold Hamm, divorce settlement announced
Continental Resources CEO Harold Hamm has been ordered to hand shell out nearly $1 billion as part of a divorce settlement. Reuters reports an Oklahoma judge made the ruling Monday. The judge ruled Hamm must pay, Sue Ann Hamm,  a total of $995.5 million, with $322.7 million to be paid this year and the balance […]

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Lucky winner takes home $500 worth of free gas, see how you could be next
OKLAHOMA CITY – Jennifer from Oklahoma City was the lucky winner of the $500 dollar gas card from 7-Eleven and NewsChannel 4.  Jennifer pictured here with her son, Jackson, says she drives a lot and the gas card will help her out. Jackson also likes to go for rides with mom. Jennifer enjoys eating out at […]

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Update: OU police say possible suicidal subject is safe
NORMAN, Okla. – University of Oklahoma Police were called to a possible suicidal subject on campus Monday afternoon. Fortunately, the situation is over. According to OU, the subject is safely inside the building. Officials are still advising people to avoid Adams Center at the University of Oklahoma. This situation is not related to the hostage situation at the Nextstep […]

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Jury finds Oklahoma man accused of beating mother to death with a brick guilty
OKLAHOMA CITY – Monday night a jury found a man accused of killing his 87-year-old mother with a brick guilty. Darrell Frederick faces the death penalty for allegedly murdering his mother, Connie Bernice Frederick,  inside of her home in March 2011. She died from her injuries at the hospital. Attorneys presented closing arguments Monday. Defense […]

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Prison hosts first-ever father-daughter dance
(CNN) — The daughters came in tights, frilly dresses and patent leather shoes. The dads wore suits and ties. It could have been a scene at almost any school’s father-daughter dance. But it wasn’t. The fathers at this social event were all inmates in a federal prison, serving time for a variety of offenses. And […]

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Downtown OKC's Underground tunnels are getting a makeover
Nathan Poppe[img]3482478[/img] There’s going to be some more color added to the fluorescent glow in The Underground pedestrian tunnels and skyways in downtown Oklahoma City. Starting Dec.Read more on NewsOK.com

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STORRS, Conn. (AP) — The University of Connecticut has suspended a woman's soccer player who made an obscene gesture to a television camera following the Huskies' win in Sunday's American Athletic Conference championship game. Freshman Noriana Radwan showed her middle finger to an ESPNU camera while celebrating with teammates after the Huskies beat the University of South Florida Bulls 3-2 on penalty kicks. Coach Len Tsantiris issued a statement apologizing to the conference, USF and those...

Programming Changes: Days of Our Lives and Jeopardy re-scheduled
OKLAHOMA CITY – Due to breaking news coverage, KFOR will be airing Monday’s episode of Days of Our Lives in its entirety at 2 a.m. on Tuesday, November 11. It will replace Mad Money. The Jeopardy! Tournament of Champions episode from Monday afternoon will air at 1:30 am Tuesday morning.

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Video: Garth Brooks makes us cry again in a good way by serenading cancer patient at concert
Brandy McDonnell [img url=http://blog.newsok.com/dittocontent/uploads/sites/28/2014/11/garth-brooks-jacksonville-ap-2014b.jpg]3482518[/img] Remember last week when Oklahoma comeback kid Garth Brooks made us cry in a good way by crooning his emotional new single “Mom” on “Good Morning America?” Well, the Tulsa-born and Yukon-bred superstar is making us tear up again as video emerges from one of his weekend shows in Minneapolis of him serenading a cancer patient during his signature ballad...

Jason KerseyNORMAN -- After Baylor finished its 48-14 rout of Oklahoma last weekend on Owen Field -- by far the worst home loss of the Bob Stoops era -- the Sooners coach was told that there had already been swift, harsh reactions from fans on social media. "Oh, you're kidding.Read more on NewsOK.com

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The #Healthy65 Holiday Challenge, Day 1: Jenni's Sugarfree Mondays
Jenni CarlsonHello, my name is Jenni, and I'm a sugar-a-holic. Over the past six or seven years, I've done a bunch to get healthier.Read more on NewsOK.com

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Blake Shelton breaks his own record as "Neon Light" becomes his 13th No. 1 single
Brandy McDonnell [img url=http://blog.newsok.com/dittocontent/uploads/sites/28/2014/11/blake-shelton-singing-cma-awards-2014-ap.jpg]3482505[/img] Oklahoma country music superstar Blake Shelton, who will be added to the Oklahoma Hall of Fame Thursday, has made the history books again, with a lucky 13. Following his record-tying fifth consecutive Country Music Association Male Vocalist of the Year Award last week, the Ada native has broken his own record again with "Neon Light" becoming...

20-40-60 Etiquette---Still waiting for wedding thank you note...
Helen Ford Wallace, Callie Gordon, Lillie-Beth Brinkman YOU ASK! WE ANSWER! YOU DECIDE! To ask an etiquette question, email helen.wallace@cox.net. [img url=http://blog.newsok.com/dittocontent/uploads/sites/30/2014/07/204060_ettiquette_teapot.jpg]2856992[/img] By Callie Gordon, Lillie-Beth Brinkman, Helen Ford Wallace QUESTION: Last spring a friend of our family was married.Read more on NewsOK.com

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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Legislators are exploring a variety of options to come up with about $40 million in state funding that’s needed to complete a planned Native American museum that remains unfinished in Oklahoma City. A Senate budget committee heard presentations on Monday from construction experts who say about $80 million is needed to complete the American Indian Cultural Center and Museum along the banks of the Oklahoma River. About $40 million in mostly private funding has been...

Norman standoff suspect is in custody, hostages safe
NORMAN, Okla. – A suspect is in custody after a four-hour long standoff in Norman. Norman Police say they were called to a hostage situation Monday afternoon around 12:26 p.m. Capt. Tom Easley, with the Norman Police Department, says they negotiated with an armed suspect who was holding three hostages inside the Nextstep building in Norman, located on the 1800 […]

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3 fire departments respond to grass fire near Bethel Acres
Authorities in Pottawatomie County are battling a grass fire near Bethel Acres.

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X-rays, MRIs come back negative on OU quarterback Trevor Knight
Bob Stoops said in a news conference Monday that X-rays and MRIs came back negative on quarterback Trevor Knight.

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Vikings release statement on Adrian Peterson
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. – After pleading no contest to reckless assault, many fans are wondering what will happen to Adrian Peterson. After being indicted for child abuse, Peterson pleaded no contest to reckless assault Peterson agreed to pay a $4,000 fine, be placed on probation and perform 80 hours of community service. Peterson was accused of […]

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