• LIVE: Reports of wildfires across Oklahoma

    FROM LOCAL REPORTS | Updated: 5 hr ago

    Forecasters are predicting elevated fire danger across most of Oklahoma on Monday. The best chances for wildfires are Monday afternoon across southwest Oklahoma, including Lawton, Altus and Elk City. Follow live updates below:

  • Casey Anthony files paperwork to launch photography business

    Published: Mon, Feb 8, 2016

    WPBF 25 News has learned that Casey Anthony has filed the necessary documents to launch a photography business in South Florida.

  • Executive Q&A: California Indian history buff proud to hold reins at National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum

    By Paula Burkes Business Writer pburkes@opubco.com | Updated: 5 hr ago

    Steven Karr, who took the president’s position of the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in July 2014. Karr oversees a staff of about 100 full-time workers and 30 part-time employees, and a budget of $9.4 million, including gross annual revenues of more than $1.2 million for the museum gift shop and roughly $730,000 for the event center. Turnstile revenue accounts for about 9 percent of the operating budget, with donations, memberships, sponsorships and grants making up the remainder.

  • VIDEO: Russell Westbrook clowns Kevin Durant behind his back during interview

    Erik Horne | Updated: 6 hr ago

    The Thunder seems to be in good spirits just days after a loss to Golden State. As Kevin Durant answered media questions Monday in Phoenix about his experience attending the Super Bowl in San Francisco on Sunday, teammate Russell Westbrook stood in the background and playfully mocked him. The Oklahoman's Anthony Slater captured the sequence on video: Kevin Durant talks about his Super Bowl experience while Russell Westbrook heckles him pic.twitter.com/LXDpyZVRuK — Anthony Slater (@anthonyVslater) February 8, 2016 Highlight: When Durant starts talking about taking photos for The Players' Tribune, Westbrook fakes like he's snapping pictures. Durant eventually

  • 'OITNB' Star Wants You To Help Fight Against Deportation

    Published: Mon, Feb 8, 2016

    "We are a nation of immigrants."  That's the message Diane Guerrero wants to share with the general public in her new video collaboration with the Immigrant Legal Resource Center, The Huffington Post reports.

  • Sanders Condemns ‘Bernie Bros’

    Published: Mon, Feb 8, 2016

    Bernie Sanders likes to express appreciation for his grass-roots supporters, but he is not standing by the so-called Bernie Bros, The Huffington Post reports. Jake Tapper asked Sen. Sanders (I-Vt.) about the phenomenon of his backers saying sexist things to supporters of Hillary Clinton, his rival for the Democratic nomination, on CNN’s “State of the Union” on Sunday.

  • Obama asks for emergency Zika funding

    Published: Mon, Feb 8, 2016

    President Obama will ask Congress for $1.8 billion in emergency funding to combat the Zika virus through mosquito control programs, vaccine research, education and improving health care for low-income pregnant women, the White House said Monday. The proposal includes $355 million in foreign aid to South America, Central America, the Caribbean, where the Zika virus is spreading most rapidly, USA TODAY reports.

  • Starbucks adds 3 new drinks for Valentine's Day

    Published: Mon, Feb 8, 2016

    If you are a hardcore Starbucks fan, the new Valentine's Day-inspired drinks may be all the sweetness you need, USA TODAY reports. According to Starbucks' website, coffee lovers will be able to sample three new chocolate-inspired drinks this week.

  • In Sex Trafficking, ‘Kids Are Renewable Resources’

    Published: Mon, Feb 8, 2016

    Authorities and advocates in Reno are finding it harder to identify victims and perpetrators, in part due to social media.

  • Community Mourns Two Adair Public School Students Lost To Fire

    Published: Mon, Feb 8, 2016

    Students and staff at Adair Public Schools are mourning the loss of two of its students, Kyanna and Benjamin Wilkins. The two died in a fire with their grandmother Betty Yust and uncle Marty Yust.

  • Win tickets to see Cole Swindell at Firelake Arena

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: 7 hr ago

    Want to win tickets to see Cole Swindell in concert? Fill out the form below for a chance to win.

  • Chicago teen's death shines light on police code of silence

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    CHICAGO (AP) — For more than a year after an officer shot and killed a black teen named Laquan McDonald, the Chicago Police Department had video footage that raised serious doubts about whether other officers at the scene tried in their reports to cover up what prosecutors now contend was murder. Not until 15 months later was one of those officers and a detective who concluded the shooting was justified put on desk duty. At least eight other officers failed to recount the same scene that unfolded on the video. All of them remain on the street, according to the department. The lack of swift action illustrates the difficulty of confronting the "code of silence" that has long been associated with police in Chicago and elsewher

  • Winter storm threatens Cape Cod with up to 18 inches of snow

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    BOSTON (AP) — The second winter storm in four days to hit the Northeast centered on New England on Monday, bringing howling winds and coastal flooding and threatening Cape Cod and southeastern Massachusetts with up to 18 inches of snow. The storm could last into Tuesday, when New Hampshire's first-in-the nation presidential primary is held. The storm was accompanied by high winds that brought scattered power failures, as well as coastal flooding from south of Boston to Cape Cod and Connecticut. A major surface road in south Boston was closed by flooding late Monday morning. By Monday afternoon, Cape Cod and the islands appeared to have met the conditions for a blizzard, the National Weather Service said.

  • Anadarko shooting death reported, two men sought

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: 7 hr ago

    A man was shot and killed in Anadarko on Sunday night. Two men are sought by police.

  • Oklahoma basketball: Sooners fall to No. 3 in polls

    Ryan Aber | Updated: 7 hr ago

    After falling to Kansas State 80-69 on Saturday, previously No. 1 Oklahoma fell to No. 3 in Monday's The Associated Press poll. The Sooners still received seven first-place votes but came in behind No. 1 Villanova and No. 2 Maryland. Oklahoma beat Villanova 78-55 in Hawaii on Dec. 7. Six teams received first place votes—Villanova (32), Maryland (13), No. 4 Iowa (11), No. 6 Kansas (1) and No. 7 Virginia in addition to the Sooners. Oklahoma faces No. 24 Texas at 8 p.m. Monday at Lloyd Noble Center. The Longhorns moved into the poll for the first time this season. Other Big 12 teams in the poll are West Virginia at No. 10, Iowa State at No. 14 and Baylor at No. 21. The Sooners also fell to No.

  • Lawmakers up funding ante for anti-recruitment efforts

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — House Democrats announced Monday they'll push for another $2 million to dedicate to combatting terrorism in Minnesota and the tide of youth heading overseas. The large Somali community in Minneapolis and other enclaves in the state have been and continue to be prime targets for terrorism recruitment — and the federal government's anti-terrorism efforts. More than 22 men have left the state since 2007 to join al-Shabab in Somalia, and roughly a dozen people have left in recent years to join militants in Syria. Minnesota lawmakers earmarked $250,000 last year to fund anti-recruitment efforts, but Minneapolis Rep. Phyllis Kahn and other Democrats said more is needed.

  • Hulk vs. Ant-Man was a Super Bowl winner

    Matthew Price | Updated: 7 hr ago

    I didn't follow the Super Bowl commercials as closely as I have in some years past.  But the biggest hit for me was the Marvel Coke commercial with Ant-Man and the Hulk that was very nearly a short superhero film in its scope.  Here's the description: Two thirsty heroes. Only one Coca-Cola Mini. Witness an epic chase between Marvel’s biggest and smallest Super Heroes: the Incredible Hulk and Astonishing Ant-Man. Despite their differences in size, Hulk and Ant-Man both know what it’s like to get thirsty.

  • POLL ALERT: Villanova No. 1 in AP men's hoops poll for first time; jumps after OK, NC losses.

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — POLL ALERT: Villanova No. 1 in AP men's hoops poll for first time; jumps after OK, NC losses.

  • Top 10 Super Bowl commercials, according to TiVo

    Silas Allen | Updated: 8 hr ago

    For some non-football fans, Super Bowl commercials can be more appealing than the game itself. TiVo Research and Analytics, the media research arm of digital video recorder manufacturer TiVo, Inc., analyzed viewership of ads during Super Bowl 50 and ranked the top 10. Here they are. 10. Toyota Prius 4 Four hapless criminals leave a bank after a robbery, only to find their getaway car has been towed. Hijinks ensue. Faithful viewers of HBO's "The Wire" may have noticed that three of the four bank robbers were played by Chris Bauer, Pablo Schreiber and James Ransone, all of whom played members of the Sobotka family in Season 2. That fact wasn't lost on David Simon, the show's creator.

  • Beauty products for chocolate lovers

    Linda Miller | Updated: 8 hr ago

    Need a calorie-free chocolate fix? Head to the beauty counter for plenty of sweet treats for the face and body.




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