Richard Hall
Digital News Newsroom Developer
Richard Hall is an award-winning newsroom developer, editor and blogger for NewsOK. He was born in Austin, Texas, spent his childhood in southern California and has lived in Norman since 1999. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma in 2008.

  • 8 of the creepiest things kids have ever said

    Richard Hall | Published: Tue, Oct 28, 2014

    Kids say the darndest things. But sometimes kids can be creepy little buggers. And, thanks to reddit, we get a glimpse at just how terribly creepy they can be. Here are eight of the creepiest things kids have ever said (which I’ve edited only for grammar and spelling mistakes). (Also, the photos included in each […]

  • 12 of the creepiest gifs on the Internet

    Richard Hall | Published: Mon, Oct 27, 2014

    Halloween is Friday, so to help you get into the spirit, here are 10 of the creepiest gifs on the Internet (in no particular order). Bonus: The gif up there doesn’t count. But, to the best of my knowledge, it comes from a 1994 Mexican horror film called “Herencia diabolica,” and is about a clown […]

  • #VoteVader: Would you vote for Darth Vader if given the chance?

    Richard Hall | Published: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    Because you totally could if you lived in Ukraine, where he’s running for parliament. Dressed in full Star Wars regalia, [Darth Alekseyevich] Vader prowls the streets of Kiev atop his black campaign van wooing voters with promises to turn Ukraine into a “galactic empire.” So serious is he about his mission that he even legally […]

  • Duncan triple homicide: 5 things we learned about Alan Hruby

    Richard Hall and Phillip O'Connor | Updated: Wed, Oct 15, 2014

    [img][/img] Stephens County District Attorney Jason Hicks held a press conference today offering new details in the case of Alan Hruby, the man accused of shooting his parents and younger sister to death at their Duncan, Okla., home. Here are five new facts we learned from the press conference: 1. Hruby has been charged University of Oklahoma freshman Alan J. Hruby was charged Wednesday in the shooting deaths of his mother, father and younger sister. 2. The murder weapon was a firearm Prosecutors said Hruby shot the victims

  • Diver Meets Shark, And You Won't Believe What Happened Next!

    Richard Hall | Published: Tue, Sep 30, 2014

    This is what happened: Nothing is as awesome as HIGH-FIVING A SHARK pic.twitter.com/gdMPhRObRZ — Animal Planet (@MeetAnimals) September 30, 2014

  • Oklahoma beheading: 5 new facts we learned about the attack today

    Richard Hall and Phillip O'Connor | Published: Tue, Sep 30, 2014

    The Cleveland County District Attorney held a press conference today offering new details in the case of Alton Nolen, the man accused of beheading and stabbing coworkers at Vaughan Foods in Moore, Okla. Here are five new facts we learned from the press conference: 5. Nolen went home to get the knife before the attacks […]

  • Muslims banned: Arkansas gun range owner declares business 'Muslim-free zone'

    Richard Hall | Published: Tue, Sep 30, 2014

    Jan Morgan, the owner of The Gun Cave Indoor Firing Range, has banned all Muslims from her business, declaring it a “Muslim-free zone.” Morgan, a firearms trainer and Second Amendment advocate, released a statement on her website in which she explains her decision by condemning Islam and the Quran, describing her concerns for the safety […]

  • Fast food: Don't you love it when this happens?

    Richard Hall | Published: Mon, Sep 29, 2014

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  • The best iPhone case ever?

    Richard Hall | Published: Thu, Sep 25, 2014

    Only in America. I mean Japan. But, hey, if you can find one for your iPhone 6 Plus, then you might prevent that whole bending issue we’re hearing so much about. What did you expect from KFC Japan? After all they did gift us with the fried chicken keyboard: All I gotta say is…

  • VIDEO: Syrian woman secretly films life in ISIS-controlled Raqqa

    Richard Hall | Published: Wed, Sep 24, 2014

    A Syrian woman secretly filmed what life is like in Raqqa, which is currently controlled by ISIS. The content was shown on French television station France 2, and is one of the best looks the rest of the world has received of ISIS-controlled territories. Watch the full report below:

  • Have a Diet Coke with who?!

    Richard Hall | Published: Wed, Sep 24, 2014

     

  • 5 things that taste better than Norman water

    Richard Hall | Published: Tue, Sep 23, 2014

    Ya’ll taste the water in Norman lately? It’s horrible. Apparently it’s because Lake No Fish Dirtybird Thunderbird is turning over, causing the city’s water to taste like it’s been mixed with a healthy dose of dirt. Whatever the reason, Norman’s water is disgusting right now. I can taste it every time I brush my teeth. […]

  • Review: Smartphone on the cheap: HTC Desire 610

    By Richard Hall, Web Editor | Updated: Tue, Sep 9, 2014

    The HTC Desire 610 is $200 off-contract at ATT and gives you everything a smartphone should. Just don’t expect it to be able to handle its own against more advanced devices.

  • OU football: Name that coach!

    Richard Hall | Published: Tue, Sep 9, 2014

    Football season is alive and well, and the University of Oklahoma Sooners are off to a solid start, sitting pretty at 2-0. The Sooners know their game inside and out. But how well do you know the team’s coaching history? This game is simple: I’ll show you a pixelated image of an OU coach, I’ll […]

  • 8 funny pictures of kids at the Oklahoma State Fair

    Richard Hall | Updated: Tue, Sep 9, 2014

    The bright lights, petting zoos and fried food of the Oklahoma State Fair are upon us. Opening in just a couple of days (Sept. 11), the state fair has always been a place to see interesting — and sometimes — hilarious things. Some of the best photos to come out of the state fair are […]

  • Deal of the day: 7 weeks of never-ending pasta, breadsticks, salad and more for $100

    Richard Hall | Published: Mon, Sep 8, 2014

    Cutting right to the chase here: Olive Garden is offering seven weeks of never-ending pasta, breadsticks, salad and soft drinks for $100 to the first 1,000 buyers. This is a great deal, especially if you’re a poor, hungry college student (who can swindle $100 from your folks), or are looking to do a good deed […]

  • Fast food strike: 5 tough jobs that pay less than $15 an hour

    Richard Hall | Published: Thu, Sep 4, 2014

    There’s been a ton of talk this year about the fast food industry. No, not about the lackluster foodstuffs (except for Braum’s and Whataburger, they are always delicious), but about the pay many fast food workers receive for the jobs they do. Whether they’re taking orders, flipping burgers or cleaning up messes, fast food workers […]

  • Celebrity nude photo leak: The real horror of it all

    Richard Hall | Published: Thu, Sep 4, 2014

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  • This baby's reaction to a head rub is too cute

    Richard Hall | Published: Thu, Sep 4, 2014

    Someone suggests the baby looks like Vizzini from “The Princess Bride.” I can kind of see it!

  • Kid's school assignment answers: 'Go get the belt'

    Richard Hall | Published: Thu, Sep 4, 2014

    redditor Batmansappendix uploaded a hilarious (or sad, if you’re sensitive) picture of his younger brother’s homework assignment in which he was to answer how his parents would react to certain situations (click image for larger version): I grew up in the 1990s, when corporal punishment wasn’t considered child abuse. And though I only ever got […]




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