• Oklahoma game warden shoots, kills man in Adair County

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: 6 hr ago

    An Oklahoma wildlife officer checking fishing licenses Sunday shot and killed a man after a struggle in Adair County, the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation reported.

  • OKC Memorial Marathon: What I learned

    Jenni Carlson | Updated: 6 hr ago

    You learn a lot when you’re running a half marathon for the first time. I sure did Sunday morning. The half at the Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon was my first, and even more, it was the farthest I’d ever run at one time. Ever. The longest training run that I did was a little over 10 miles, […]

  • Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon: Camille Herron wins third marathon for women's division

    By Jacob Unruh | Published: Sun, Apr 26, 2015

    Herron finished the race in 2 hours, 54 minutes and 55 seconds, becoming the first ever runner to win the marathon three times. It’s also her 18th career marathon victory and fourth in Oklahoma.

  • Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon: Norman coach Scott Downard wins 15th annual Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon

    By Jacob Unruh | Published: Sun, Apr 26, 2015

    Downard cross the finish line at 2 hours, 31 minutes and 30 seconds.

  • Quacking duck ringtone helps firefighter rescue ducklings

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    SLIDELL, La. (AP) — Quack! Quack! A duck call ringtone helped a Louisiana firefighter rescue six ducklings from a storm drain. Spokesman Chad Duffaut of St. Tammany Fire District #1 says even with realistic quacking sounds coming from his cellphone, it took Firefighter Cody Knecht about 90 minutes to catch the first four baby mallards in the southeast Louisiana community of Slidell. Duffaut says Knecht rescued the others after giving them about an hour to calm down. All six ducklings were reunited with their mother Saturday in the canal behind a home, where residents had reported seeing the ducklings go into the drain. Duffaut says it was fire station's second duck rescue in a week. On April 19, firefighters res

  • Winehouse family criticizes 'misleading' movie about singer

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    LONDON (AP) — The family of Amy Winehouse has criticized a documentary about the late singer that is due to have its premiere at next month's Cannes Film Festival. A statement issued Sunday by family spokesman Chris Goodman said director Asif Kapadia's "Amy" is "misleading and contains some basic untruths." The statement said the film suggested family members did too little to help the singer, who died in July 2011 at age 27 of accidental alcohol poisoning. The soul diva, whose 2006 album "Back to Black" won five Grammy Awards, had battled drug and alcohol abuse for years. The family statement said the movie did not reflect the "huge effort from all concerned to help Amy at all stages.

  • Flash flood watch issued Sunday afternoon for Oklahoma City metro area

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Sun, Apr 26, 2015

    A flash flood watch was issued Sunday afternoon for 32 counties in central and western Oklahoma, including the Oklahoma City metro area. The watch remains in effect until Monday evening.

  • Here's one app not allowed on Apple Watch

    Published: Sun, Apr 26, 2015

    Turns out one of the first apps owners of the new $17,000 luxury Apple Watch Edition won't be downloading is one that plays flatulence sounds. Dang, thanks a lot Apple!

  • Jon Stewart geeks out over “Goodfellas” at Tribeca

    Published: Sun, Apr 26, 2015

    In addition to celebrating the power of film, this year’s Tribeca Film Festival also provided an opportunity for all our esteemed fake news hosts to geek out over their favorite films. Colbert talked to his hero George Lucas about “Star Wars,” John Oliver moderated a lively Monty Python reunion , and diehard “Goodfellas” fanboy Jon Stewart closed out the festival with a celebration of the 25th anniversary of Martin Scorsese’s iconic gangster film.

  • Grey's Anatomy Fans Launch Petition to Bring Back McDreamy

    Published: Sun, Apr 26, 2015

    Fans still reeling from the tragic death of Dr. Derek "McDreamy" Shepard on Grey's Anatomy, take solace. Courtney Williams feels your pain, and she's taking action. Williams has started a Change.org petition directed at Shonda Rimes, ABC and Patrick Dempsey, requesting the return of the beloved character. The 600-plus-word description details, in no uncertain terms, the betrayal felt by the Grey's fan base. "This is important because you cannot have people invest a decade into a character and then you just terminate them like that," Williams writes.   

  • How to get your $100 worth if you’re buying the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight

    Published: Sun, Apr 26, 2015

    In a stunning intersection of sport, commerce and eye-popping-greed-that-empties-somebody’s-wallet capitalism, the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao boxing blockbuster this Saturday will be available in homes across TV Land for a mere $90 (actually, $89.95) — and if you want it in high definition, it will be $100 (actually, $99.95). Extravagant price aside, I will say this: If you’re planning to pay-per-view this extravaganza and are considering watching it in standard definition to save 10 bucks, you ought to just listen to the fight instead on radio, if you can find it.

  • Lil Wayne’s tour buses ‘shot multiple times’ in Atlanta

    Published: Sun, Apr 26, 2015

    Shots were fired at rapper Lil Wayne’s tour bus overnight in Atlanta, police said. Atlanta police spokeswoman Elizabeth Espy said officers from her department were called to the Mandarin Oriental hotel on Peachtree Road at about 3:30 a.m. Sunday “regarding someone shooting at a bus that Lil Wayne was on.” Responding officers found two tour buses that had been shot multiple times, Espy said.

  • Oklahoma City-area builders ease into Parade of Homes Spring Festival

    BY RICHARD MIZE, Real Estate Editor | Updated: 8 hr ago

    Construction was down in the first quarter, but builders will show 117 new houses in the spring home parade.

  • Israel says it launches airstrike on its border with Syria after seeing militants with a bomb

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel says it launches airstrike on its border with Syria after seeing militants with a bomb.

  • Camille Herron wins Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon for record third time

    Jacob Unruh | Updated: 9 hr ago

    Camille Herron and Conor Holt have turned the Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon into a power struggle between family members. Herron now has firm control. She won the annual marathon for the second straight year and third time overall Sunday, giving her and her husband a total of five titles and both course records in the […]

  • Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon, half-marathon and 5K winners

    Published: Sun, Apr 26, 2015

    Race winners and their times in the marathon, half-marathon and 5K at the Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon on Sunday: MARATHON Male - Scott Downard, 2:31:30. Female - Camille Herron, 2:54:55. MARATHON RELAY Male - WTIYP, 3:39:01. Female - Tiptonians, 3:30:26. HALF-MARATHON Male - Scott Smith, 1:06.53. Female - Ashley Miller, 1:20:54. 5K Male - Matt Moler, 18:10. Female - Nichole Rocha Salas, 20:50. Full results: bit.ly

  • Official results show moderate Mustafa Akinci elected leader of breakaway Turkish Cypriots

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Official results show moderate Mustafa Akinci elected leader of breakaway Turkish Cypriots.

  • The Science of Why We Learn to Love Foods We Used to Hate

    Published: Sun, Apr 26, 2015

    Repeated exposure and social pressure both have an effect Not to be mean, but you’re a “benign masochist.” We all are to some extent. It’s a natural human trait, and it helps explain why we learn to love foods we initially hated. Coffee, beer and chilies are all examples of food that little kids hate, but many adults can’t seem to get enough of. Alison Bruzek of NPR’s The Salt blog interviewed Paul Rozin , a cultural psychologist at the University of Pennsylvania, who has researched this specific phenomenon.

  • Death toll from Nepal earthquake tops 2,500

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Death toll from Nepal earthquake tops 2,500.

  • CHK/Central Boathouse opens with a dinner concert

    Helen Ford Wallace | Published: Sun, Apr 26, 2015

     Donors and supporters of the University of Central Oklahoma River Project were at a dinner concert on April 15 for an advance opening of the CHK/Central Boathouse “Where art meets the river” on the Oklahoma River. Chairmen were Jane and David Thompson, and Kathy and Ed Martin. The community grand opening events were held April […]