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Weatherford High School student who lost dad to drug addiction wins Free Ride scholarship  KOCO Oklahoma City

The night KOCO 5 gets to announce the winner of the Free Ride program is one of our favorites, with this year marking our 10th year of doing so.

Oklahoma High School Ring Found In Georgia Decades Later KWTV

WEATHERFORD, Oklahoma - A Weatherford High School class ring that went missing 59 years ago, turned up in a woman's drawer in Augusta, Georgia.

2nd Noose This School Year Discovered at Weatherford ISD Campus  NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

A drawstring tied like a noose was found in a restroom at a middle school in Weatherford Tuesday morning, district officials say. Weatherford ISD said the cotton ...

Public storm shelters open across Oklahoma  KOKH FOX25

Severe weather is forecasted for all of Oklahoma this afternoon and evening. For those that don't have private storm shelters you may be wondering where to go.

Free Ride: Weatherford student refuses to give up despite losing dad to drug addiction  KOCO Oklahoma City

Based on Jordan Howard's smile, you would never know the challenges thrown in her path. The Weatherford High School student's parents were addicted to ...

WHS graduation class of 2019  Weatherford Democrat

Leroy Atkinson, a resident of Byars, OK, was born on March 18, 1943 in Spokane, Washington to Minnie Mildred (Wade) and Earl Otis Atkinson. He passed away ...

Stafford Air and Space Museum to host national event for 50th anniversary of Apollo 10  KFOR Oklahoma City

WEATHERFORD, Okla. - One of the largest Apollo anniversary events in the nation will be held in Weatherford this weekend at the Stafford Air and Space ...

Weatherford High School student arrested for making threats  FOX 4 News

A female student was arrested on Thursday at Weatherford High School for making threats on social media.

WISD board Places 3, 5 on the ballot | News  Weatherford Democrat

Weatherford ISD has four school board candidates on the ballot for Saturday's election.

Meet the 2019 Free Ride Semi Finalists  KOCO Oklahoma City

The 10 semi-finalists were chosen from all the nominations we received for our annual Free Ride scholarship program.

Football Recruiting: Oklahoma State to host recruits at Junior Day  Cowboys Ride For Free

From now until Feb. 2, Oklahoma State football coaches will continue to focus their efforts on recruiting as Groundhog Day is the last day of the the “contact ...

High Noon Highlights(1/23): Gundy visits school in helicopter  Cowboys Ride For Free

Welcome to High Noon Highlights, a place to catch up on everything you missed yesterday in Oklahoma State Athletics.

Texas Football: Horns looking into 4-star 2020 QB Ken Seals?  Hook 'Em Headlines

An underrated 2020 high school prospect that Texas football should give some more attention is four-star pro-style QB Ken Seals.

WHS grad realizing lifelong goal of playing professional soccer  Weatherford Democrat

Weatherford High School 2012 graduate Brandon Medrano dreamed about becoming a professional soccer player as a kid. Now playing in his first season as a ...

Here’s why the spotlight is back on Weatherford QB Ken Seals  Fort Worth Star Telegram

Weatherford's Ken Seals is ready to get back to work. As a quarterback on USA's Under-17 National Team, Seals will play alongside some of the best amateur ...

Weatherford police put out call for safety, peace of mind with blue line service  Star-Telegram

Everyone needs a little reassurance now and then. With that in mind, the Weatherford Police Department is taking into consideration homebound residents by ...

Police Identify Man Killed In NW OKC Apartment Complex KWTV

The man killed Friday night in a northwest Oklahoma City apartment complex has been identified.

3 Adults, 4 Children Hospitalized After Fire Rips Through SE OKC Home KWTV

OKLAHOMA CITY - An early morning fire rips through a home on South Missouri Avenue on Oklahoma City's southeast side. Three adults and four children were ...

Weatherford TIRZ projects continuing | Local News  Weatherford Democrat

Weatherford is still working toward obtaining approval to put ramps on Interstate 20 near Weatherford High School.

WATCH: Blanchard Police Arrest 'Violent' Man Wanted Out Of Oregon KWTV

BLANCHARD, Oklahoma - Tuesday afternoon, Blanchard police arrested a man wanted out of Oregon. The pursuit started when a woman called claiming a man ...

Two Pawnee Students In Custody For Planned School Shooting KWTV

Pawnee Police Chief Wesley Clymer says two teenaged boys are in police custody accused of planning a school shooting. Clymer says a credible tip came in ...

OKC Police Hope To Curb Vacant House Fires With Special Team KWTV

The Oklahoma City Police Department is trying to help the homeless and curb the amount of vacant house fires across the city.

Utah Mom Calls For Investigation After Police Allegedly Point Gun At 10-Year-Old Son KWTV

A mother wants an independent investigation Friday after she says a Utah police officer pointed a gun at her 10-year-old son's head in what she calls a racially ...

Half Of Americans Admit Using Swimming Pool In Lieu Of Showers KWTV

With summer right around the corner, Americans are ready to kick off a season of sunshine and swimming. But before you jump into the water, beware: a new ...

El Reno Firefighters Preach Smoke Detectors Year After Fire Kills Three Children KWTV

One year ago Tuesday, three children, all under the age of four, died in a house fire in El Reno. News 9 went to El Reno where the fire department considers ...

Jan-Michael Vincent Of 'Airwolf' Dead At 74, TMZ Reports KWTV

Jan-Michael Vincent, best known for his character on the 80's T.V. show "Airwolf" has died, reports TMZ. He was 74.

Texas Baby Born Without Skin In Critical Condition KWTV

Doctors are working toward a diagnosis and care plan for a baby boy who has spent the first three months of his life in hospitals after he was born without skin.

Silver Alert Issued For Oklahoma Man KWTV

A Silver Alert has been issued for a Mead man, the Byran County Sheriff's Office said.

Star Student Golfer Found Dead At Golf Course; Man Charged KWTV

A man has been charged in the killing of a champion golfer from Spain, after the Iowa State University student's body was found at a golf course in central Iowa.

Officer Shoots, Kills Boy, 14, Who Had Airsoft Gun, Not Real One KWTV

The Tempe Police Department said Wednesday a "man" who was shot by an officer and later died at a hospital was a 14-year-old boy, reports CBS Phoenix ...

Thunder Waive Bryce Alford, K.J. McDaniels And Richard Solomon KWTV

The Oklahoma City Thunder announced its waived guard Bryce Alford, forward K.J. McDaniels and center Richard Solomon.

Man Who Managed Roy Clark For 59 Years, Looks Back On His Career KWTV

Jim Halsey managed Roy Clark's career for 59 years. and has been helping coordinate his Memorial *service* on Wednesday.

9 Investigates: Higher Learning And Controversial Consolidation KWTV

For students hoping to earn a college degree, choosing the right school is important, and can hinge on any number of factors.

2-Year-Old Saved From Drowning By News 9 Intern KWTV

A two-year-old Bartlesville boy is safe after being saved from a pool, but coming to the rescue was one of New 9's own.

Velma Robertson Renfrow  Tulsa World

Velma Cleo Robertson Renfrow, age 102, beloved homemaker, wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother was born June 9, 1915 in Weatherford, ...

Mother Of JaRay Wilson Murder Suspect Left Heartbroken, In Shock  News On 6

A teenager is under arrest, accused of murdering missing teen JaRay Wilson.

George Scores 25 Of 47 In 4th, Rallies Thunder Past Nets KWTV

NEW YORK - Paul George scored 25 of his 47 points in a sensational fourth quarter, including a go-ahead 3-pointer with 3.1 seconds left that gave the ...

Spears sets early goals for Pacers | Local Sports  Enid News & Eagle

Gerrett Spears doesn't have to relocate to take his new job in Enid, where he will serve as the girls head basketball coach as well as a social studies teacher.

MaxPreps/NSCAA High School State Players of the Week for March 21-28, 2017  MaxPreps

MaxPreps News - MaxPreps, the online high school sports leader and The National Soccer Coaches Association of America team up to honor the nation's best.

House Passes Bill That Could Change Sentencing For Underage Killers KWTV

The State House of Representatives passed a bill that could change the way underage killers are sentenced.

OKC Man Tries To Attack Neighbor With Large Piece Of Rebar KWTV

Oklahoma City, OK - A metro man is accused of assaulting a homeowner on Monday with an unusual weapon. The victim told Oklahoma City police she had to ...

BAPD Mourning Loss Of K-9 Officer Havoc KWTV

The Broken Arrow Police Department is mourning the loss of one of their K-9 officers. According to a news release, Havoc, a 6-year-old German Shepard, was ...

Interactive: Letter Grades for Every School  Oklahoma Watch

An interactive table allows you to compare your school's grade with those of others in your district, city or elsewhere. Education leaders and teachers decry the ...

Ranking 10,010 Girls By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10010 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.

OK School Districts Work Out Teacher Pay Raise Implementations KWTV

Oklahoma teachers walked out of classrooms back in April to advocate for pay raises and education funding.

Stillwater Officers Threatened While Arresting Known Criminal, Police Say KWTV

STILLWATER - 29-year-old Ishmael Muhammad is locked up in the Payne County Jail, accused of assaulting a police officer and threatening acts of violence ...

107-Year-Old Stillwater Woman Dies Weeks After Parade Celebrating Her Birthday KWTV

Myda Lewis, who rode down Main Street Stillwater last month in a parade organized just for 107th birthday, passed away Monday night.

New Plainsmen basketball coach taking whirlwind week in stride  Enid News & Eagle

ENID, Okla. — Kyle Hilterbran is a busy man these days.

Former Sooner on Bob Stoops' legacy: 'He has integrity'  NonDoc

This week, college football stands at a deficit. One of the game's most legendary coaches — Bob Stoops — has decided to retire. Understandably, Sooner fans ...

Seoul Says North Korea Fired 2 Suspected Short-Range Missiles KWTV

South Korea's military says North Korea has fired two suspected short-range missiles.

Ranking 10,007 Boys By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10007 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.

Toddler's body found in creek grave | News  Weatherford Democrat

A 17-year-old Weatherford mother said she helped bury her 18-month-old daughter under a bridge in northern Parker County after watching her boyfriend beat ...

OHP: Teen Drowns At Lake Tenkiller After Jumping Off Cliff KWTV

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol's Marine Division recovered the body of a Muskogee teen who drowned in Lake Tenkiller.

2 Arrested After Okmulgee Deputies Find 100 Pounds Of Marijuana In Their Car KWTV

Two people are in the Okmulgee County jail on complaints including drug trafficking and reckless driving after deputies stopped their car on I-40 Saturday, ...

NY Giants punter Steve Weatherford never gave up & now finds himself going home to Indiana  New York Daily News

It's 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, time for dismissal, and Lisa Weatherford, the blissful bus driver for Lost Creek Elementary School's 11-54 route, pulls into her parking ...

Clinton Student Fights For Eligibility To Play Basketball KWTV

A 17-year-old student is fighting for his eligibility to play basketball at his high school in Clinton. But he was told he can't, because of a technicality.

Authorities Say Iowa Mom Pulled Son, 8, Into Path Of Train In Murder-Suicide KWTV

Authorities have concluded that a woman pulled her son onto tracks at a railroad crossing in eastern Iowa, into the path of a train that killed them both.

OKC Unveils First Biking-Pedestrian Master Plan KWTV

Oklahoma City is trying to make it easier for you to ditch your car when it comes to getting around the city.

Brain "Pacemaker" Tested In Alzheimer's Patients pacemaker = tested= in= alzheimer's= patients = / KWTV

Implanting a pacemaker-like device in the brains of people with Alzheimer's disease could help slow the decline in decision-making and problem-solving skills ...

Oklahoma DPS Warns Of 'Outside' Protest Groups KWTV

The Oklahoma Department of Public safety is now closely monitoring the safety of educators and elected officials, after identifying outside protest groups not ...

West credits great kids and great communities for getting to 800th win -  OklahomaSports.Net

With a 59-35 win over Thomas on Friday, the Okarche Warriors, Class 2A's No. 10 team, improved the season record to 16-4. Pretty good. But the number of the ...

One Person Dead After Crash On H.E. Bailey Turnpike KWTV

One person is dead after a crash Wednesday morning on the H.E. Bailey Turnpike, troopers said.

EPS Names Boys' and Girls' Head Basketball Coaches

ENID, OK - Enid High School basketball began a new era tonight as the Board of Education approved the hiring of a new head coach for the Pacers and a new ...

Police Still Searching For Missing Lexington Girl KWTV

Police and volunteers all over the Oklahoma City metro area are looking for a 15-year-old Lexington girl who's been missing since Easter.

Student Suspensions, by School and Race  Oklahoma Watch

Use this table to compare suspension rates by school and race across Oklahoma for the 2011-2012 school year. Columns on the left show enrollment and those ...

OKC Police Will Be Allowed To Carry Personal Firearms KWTV

Oklahoma City's police chief has changed his mind and is siding with the police union's request to put more rifles in the hands of officers on the streets.

Arrest Made In Tuesday Murder Of 79-year-old OKC Man KWTV

Oklahoma City police have made an arrest in the murder of a 79-year-old man.

He’s homeless and his mom got deported, but he’s graduating with a 4.0  Fort Worth Star Telegram

Joshua Reddick worked more than 30 hours a week while struggling with homelessness. His graduation triumph is said to embody Haltom High School's family ...

Several Wildfires Flare Up In Rural Pottawatomie, Seminole Counties KWTV

ASHER, Oklahoma - Crews have been called to a cluster of wildfires, two in Pottawatomie County and two in Seminole County, east of the OKC metro, ...

Mother Of Tulsa Infant Who Drowned In Mop Bucket Arrested KWTV

Heather Freeman, the mother of the Tulsa infant who died after being found unconscious in a mop bucket, is now in custody police say.

Teen Surprises Friend, Gives Her a Car  NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Teenager follows her heart and sells her car to buy one for a friend.

Local Funeral Director Accused Of Being A Peeping Tom KWTV

Oklahoma City Police arrested a man accused of creeping around an apartment complex and spying on people.

OK Department Of Mental Health Announces Additional $13M In Budget Cuts KWTV

The Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse announced an additional $13 million in budget cuts. That brings the total to $22.8 million in ...

Former OKC Mayor Faces Firestorm After Anti-Gay Comments KWTV

A former OKC mayor has caused a firestorm of controversy after his comments on homosexuality during an appearance on a local political TV show.

Blue Macaw Parrot That Inspired "Rio" Is Now Officially Extinct In The Wild KWTV

In the animated film "Rio," a Spix's Macaw named Blu flies all the way from Minnesota to Rio de Janeiro because he's the last living male of his species and that's ...

Lock Down Lifted At John Marshall HS Following Email Threat KWTV

The lock down at John Marshall High School has been lifted after authorities found no credible threat to the school.

Mother, Boyfriend Charged In Tulsa Baby's Death KWTV

Prosecutors filed murder and other charges Monday in the death of a little girl who died on her first birthday.

Bixby Farmer Getting Ready For Pecan Harvest KWTV

BIXBY, Oklahoma - It's that time of year again when pecan growers start their harvest just in time for fall goodies like pecan pie. We wanted to know how this ...

Seminole High School Football Team Aims To Make History KWTV

On Friday night Seminole Head Football Coach Mike Snyder is looking for win number 300.

Meet some of the smartest kids in Oklahoma: The 2017 Academic All-State scholars  Tulsa World

Meet the 100 Oklahoma students names 2017 Academic All-Staters by the Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence.

See the 100 Oklahoma students named All-State by the Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence  Tulsa World

Jones High School. Abbott serves as president of the school choir and the Eastern Oklahoma County Technology Center STEM class. Through STEM, he ...

Three Arrested In Connection To Adair County Woman's Beating KWTV

ADAIR COUNTY, Oklahoma - Three people are now in custody in connection to the beating of a Westville woman. Brothers David and Scott Tush and Gladys ...

Young Baseball Coach With Cancer Seeks Marrow Match KWTV

A 21-year-old baseball coach at Edmond Santa Fe is suffering from leukemia and the school held a blood and marrow drive to help out.

Lifetime Sex Offender Takes Stand In Kingfisher County Court KWTV

KINGFISHER COUNTY, Oklahoma - A lifetime registered sex offender accused of having sex with his 14-year-old niece wants to withdraw his guilty plea.

One Dead, Four Injured After Shooting In NW OKC Neighborhood KWTV

Five people were shot, one person is dead and another is in critical condition after an incident in a northwest Oklahoma City neighborhood, early Saturday ...

Chickasha Woman Who Ran Over, Killed Husband Still Not Arrested KWTV

Oklahoma Highway Patrol (OHP) troopers continue investigating a bizarre accident from Sunday, where a woman ran over her husband, killing him. Detectives ...

Two Arrested In Kidnapping, Robbery Of UCO Student KWTV

Authorities arrested two men Saturday morning after a University of Central Oklahoma student was kidnapped, beaten, robbed and shot.

Records Show Flaws At Yukon Nursing Home Accused Of Neglecting Woman KWTV

Tuesday, News 9's Aaron Brilbeck told you about a case of possible elder neglect at the Ranchwood Nursing Center in Yukon.

Lawmakers Oppose Plans To Display 'Festivus Pole' At OK State Capitol KWTV

A Florida man's plan to display a gay-pride themed "Festivus" pole at the Oklahoma State Capitol has angered a group of Oklahoma lawmakers.

McVeigh's Car To Go Display At OKC Bombing Memorial Museum KWTV

The Mercury Marquis driven by bomber Timothy McVeigh at the time of his arrest will go on display later this year.

Arrest Warrant Issued For Suspect In Man's Death In Del City KWTV

An arrest warrant has been issued for a man wanted in connection to another man's death in Del City, Oklahoma.

Sexual Abuse Videos Of 1-Year-Old Found By Her Father, TCSO Says KWTV

A father discovered video and photos of his estranged wife sexually abusing their 1-year-old daughter, according to the Tulsa County Sheriff's Office.

BHS Choir Announces All-State Choir Audition Results; District and Region Choir Members Selected  Brownwood Bulletin

On Saturday, Oct. 3, members of the BHS Choir travelled to Cleburne High School to compete in the first round of all-state choir auditions. Out of 44 students who ...

Two Arrested In Connection With Shawnee Stabbing Death KWTV

Shawnee police have identified two suspects in the stabbing death of 91-year-old Florence Fife.

One Arrested In Oklahoma Co. Drug Bust KWTV

Multiple law enforcement agencies responded to a home in east Oklahoma County around 1 p.m. Tuesday, initially for the report of shots being fired.

Authorities Identify Missing Skydiver Found Dead In Lincoln County KWTV

Search crews have located the body of a missing skydiver in Lincoln County, Oklahoma, Monday morning.

OKC Police Identify Suspect, Officers Involved In Traffic Stop Shootout KWTV

Oklahoma City police have identified the suspect killed and officers injured in a shootout following a traffic stop late Monday night.

Are weighted baseballs a wave of the future?

On baseball's biggest stage, one of its best pitchers broke out one of its most controversial training methods. Aroldis Chapman, he of the 105-mph fastball, was ...

One In Critical Condition After High Speed Rollover KWTV

A car driven by Jordan Cauley, 21, of Checotah rolled over Wednesday night ejecting Cauley and leaving him in critical condition, according to Oklahoma ...

MLB draft 2015: Tigers stick to similar script on day 3 of draft  Bless You Boys

The Tigers finished up the 2015 MLB draft by selecting several more college players, including a few with local ties.

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