If you’ve explored the Know It sections of NewsOK lately, you’ve probably noticed a new feature. It looks like the photo above and allows readers to submit maintenance problems that might be plaguing their community.
You can see a map and a list of non-emergency issues that have been reported. The service is called See Click Fix and coordinates with cities to make sure issues are reported to the right agencies. (more…)
An electrical short led to a fire at a home in southwest Oklahoma City Wednesday, causing about $75,000 damage to the structure.
Battalion Chief Chris Jackson said about 23 firefighters responded to 1320 Pickford Lane about 10:18 a.m. to a house fire. He said the attic was fully involved when firefighters arrived. According to scanner traffic, flames were shooting through the roof. (more…)
Oklahoma City firefighters looking into a cut gas line in a residential area in northwest Oklahoma City.
Battalion Chief Brian Stanaland said one engine and a hazmat unit responded to 2025 NW 31 Terrace to monitor reports of a cut low pressure gas line about 9:52 a.m. Wednesday. He said Oklahoma Natural Gas is also responding.
No evacuations have been made, he said.
Read an update to this story here.
A man was shot while crossing a street in Del City Tuesday, police said.
Capt. Jody Suit said officers responded to the 3200 block of SE 44 about 2 p.m. Tuesday and found a man with a gunshot wound inside a family member’s vehicle. He said the man was walking across the street when a car pulled up and someone inside the vehicle shot him. (more…)
The preliminary hearing for the wife of slain Nichols Hills Fire Chief Keith Bryan has been rescheduled, according to court records.
Rebecca Bryan, 52, was scheduled to appear 9 a.m. Wednesday at the Canadian County Courthouse for her preliminary hearing on a murder charge in connection with her husband’s shooting death on Sept. 20. The date for the hearing has been rescheduled for 9 a.m. March 14.
In a 911 phone call, Rebecca Bryan blamed an intruder for the shooting. She was arrested after the handgun used in the shooting was found inside her home in a clothes dryer.
She called 911 to report her husband being shot at 10:07 p.m. Sept. 20, the records show. She called her former lover that night about three hours earlier, at 7:19 p.m.
The OSBI agent reported Rebecca Bryan had an extramarital affair with the man from July 2009 to January 2010.
For more on the case and death of Keith Bryan, check out NewsOK’s ongoing coverage page here.
Photo by Paul Southerland: Rebecca Bryan, wife of slain fire chief Keith Bryan, walks into the courtroom with her attorney Gary James for her initial arraignment at the Canadian County Courthouse in El Reno Friday, Sept. 30, 2011.
Capt. Jeff Parsons said firefighters responded about 2:30 p.m. to the aid of a man who suffered burns to his face and arms while working on the roof of the Warr Acres City Hall building at 5930 NW 49. He said the building houses police officers, city officials and firefighters, so they were able to respond quickly.
Lara O’Leary, spokeswoman for Emergency Medical Services Authority, said the man was taken to a hospital in fair condition.
Photo by Steve Gooch: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Thursday, May 15, 2003) ROOFERS: A roofer with All-American Roofing Co. uses a roofing hammer and nails on a home in NW Oklahoma City.
One person was found dead after a shooting in northeast Oklahoma City Wednesday afternoon, police said.
Sgt. Jennifer Wardlow said officers received a call about 4:30 p.m. Wednesday about a shooting. She said officers responded to 11805 N Air Depot Boulevard and found one person dead.
Read more about the shooting at NewsOK.
A woman was killed and her daughter was wounded after a shooting Tuesday in Lawton.
Police Capt. Craig Akard told reporters that 54-year-old Darlene Binns died at a local hospital following the Tuesday morning shooting and 27-year-old Teyana Scott was treated and released for a gunshot wound to the leg. (more…)
If you look at Google, you might notice the company has a chosen a black mark as its header. Usually, the header will be something interactive, colorful or relevant to the day. On Wednesday, it represented a call to action for web users to contact their senators and ask them to vote against pending legislation that would shut down websites that post or share pirated content and movies.
Blanchard mom Sarah McKinley will discuss her ordeal Thursday on the Dr. Phil show, a spokesperson for the program confirmed.
The 18-year-old Blanchard mother shot an intruder to protect her 3-month-old son on New Year’s Eve. Police said Justin Shane Martin, 24, attempted to shoulder his way through the door that afternoon before McKinley shot him with a 12-gauge shot gun. He died gripping a knife, court documents say. His alleged accomplice in the home invasion, Dustin Louis Stewart, 29, faces a murder charge for his friend under Oklahoma law. Stewart told investigators Martin thought prescription painkillers were at the house. McKinley said she felt she’d been watched for weeks prior to the home invasion.
The program is set to air at 9 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 19, on KOCO 5 in the Oklahoma City area.