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"I'm Beth Myers in the news radio. 1000 Katie, Okay, news center. White House press secretary Kayleigh Mcenany now is confirming that she has tested positive for the Corona virus. Here's Michael Kastner with very latest Mcenany released a statement and said she's begun the Corona virus quarantine process. She said she tested positive on Monday morning while experiencing no symptoms. No reporters. Producers or members of the press are listed as close contacts by the White House Medical unit. She also says she had no knowledge of hope Hicks diagnosis Prior to holding a White House press briefing on Thursday, she received criticism for holding that briefing without wearing a mask. In another raucous meeting today, Oklahoma County commissioners voted to tow one to cooperate with ice access at the Oklahoma County Jail and honor 48 Hour ice detainers. Commissioner carry bloomer was the no vote. She had concerns about whether the board had the authority to tell the jail trust. What to Dio the Highway patrol now asking for help from the public and its investigation of a fatal head on crash on the Kilpatrick Turnpike over the weekend, With more on that Here's Margot Murano investigators need to knowwhere Malcolm Penny was Friday night and Saturday morning. He's accused of driving drunk in the wrong direction when he hit a vehicle driven by 19 year old University of central Oklahoma student Marissa Murrow. Penny was treated for minor injuries and was booked into the Canadian County jail on complaints of second degree murder and driving under the influence, Investigators say Penny has a history of D Y's in other states. Amore student was arrested this morning for shooting another student in the leg with an air soft pistol on a school bus. An airsoft pistol looks like a real gun. It shoots plastic pellets. Officials say the student got off the gut the bus with a gun in his backpack. Oklahoma City Police were called. They arrested the student. He was taken to a juvenile facility, and school officials say that he will not be allowed to return to school property. The student attended South Ridge Junior high, a body's been found inside a burned vehicle in southwest Oklahoma City. Police say they are investigating it as a homicide. It was found early Sunday near Southwest 104th and Morgan Road Governor Kevin Stitt killed a black bear last week while bow hunting and MMA Curtain County. A picture was posted on Wildlife Department director JD Strong's Facebook page. The Wildlife Department says Oklahoma is home to a healthy and growing bear population. And hunting is an important tool in the management of this thriving population. Oklahoma Congresswoman Kendra Horn is proposing legislation to double the earned income tax credit and expand the number of households eligible by 50%. Now, depending on your income and your number of dependence. The credit may give you more money back a tax time or lower the federal taxes that you owe. Horn says Her plan would incentivise work and help lift millions of Americans out of poverty were up to nearly 92,000 positive coping 19 cases in Oklahoma. A state health department today reported another three desk. There have been a total of 1055 deaths now in the state since the pandemic began. News.
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"Beth Myers in the news Radio 1000 Katie. Okay, News Center, State representative Jason Low of Oklahoma City says Now that the federal eviction moratorium has expired. Oklahomans need to know their rights as tenants and know that community resource is are available to help. If you do receive an eviction notice one thing that you should not do. Is ignore it. We have. The resource is we have to help out there, and I hope individuals will use it. Groups like legal aides say that you should call them immediately. If you get an eviction notice. They say outcomes are much better for tenants who have legal representation, and we're now it's 600 total Kobe 19 deaths in Oklahoma since March. A state Health department today reported another seven deaths in Creek Oak, dusky Oklahoma, Stevens and Tulsa counties and a fatal shooting overnight in southwest Oklahoma City. Here's Margot Murano police, a 19 year old Abraham Rodriguez and a friend were driving in the area of Southwest 23rd and Miller when they exchanged words with a pedestrian A pedestrian opened fire on their vehicle and Rodriguez was hit. Rodriguez and his friend managed to drive to a relative's house nearby for help. Rodriguez died at the scene. Norman Mayor Bria Clark tweeted today that she witnessed last night shooting that injured a man outside a campus corner bar. Clarke says she waited for police to arrive. Four suspects fled the scene. Police stop their vehicle a short time later, and they were arrested. The victim was shot several times. He was taken to a hospital and a frightening home invasion robbery in Tulsa overnight, police say two suspects broke into a house near Harvard and Admiral A man his wife and child were at home. Police say the suspect's asked about money and then pistol whip the man who was able to grab the gun and shoot one suspect in the head. A man also shot the other suspect who fled the scene and that other suspect has not been located. The wounded suspect was taken to a hospital in critical condition, and police now say that that intruder has died. There is a new interim director at the Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority. Former director Travis Kirkpatrick was promoted to a job at the State Health Department. He'll be replaced by Deputy Director Dr Kelly Williams, the U. S and ID 1.8 million jobs last month, according to figures today from the US Labor Department. Here's Michael Kastner. The unemployment rate for July fell nearly one full point to 10.2%. Jobs total is a little higher than analysts had forecast, but it's well below the 4.8 million the economy added in June. Even with three straight months, a seven figure job creation the nation has 12.9 million fewer jobs and before the Corona virus pandemic hit, National Federation of Independent Business State director Jared Shao says this weekend sales tax holiday comes at a critical time for Oklahoma small business owners. Says Cobain, 19 has been devastating for many retailers. He's urging people to shop at their local mom and pop a retail store this weekend. Ah, woman had to be taken to a hospital this week after an encounter with a bison at the drive. Thru Arbuckle, Wilderness Zoo and Davis. A bison stuck its hand in the woman's car and the woman was gored on the hand by the horns. When she pushed it out of the car. She was taken to a hospital and needed stitches from NewsRadio. 1000 Katie. Okay, Weather center and a for Warren Storm team, humid today. Heat Index upto 100. We have a 20% chance of rain. A high of 93 warm and muggy tonight alot of 75. Up.
Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt tests positive for coronavirus
"Governor Kevin Step tests positive for cope in 19. I'm Beth Myers in the news Radio. 1000 Katie. Okay, News center. The governor of Oklahoma apparently becomes the first governor in the country to test positive for covert 19. Here's Margot Murano governor Kevin Stitt made the announcement today saying he has tested positive for Koba 19. I felt a little bit yesterday, I didn't have a fever, but just a little bit, so I just did my regular Testing and it came back Positive s O. I just want to be transparent with Oklahomans. He says he will work from home until he is cleared and will remain isolated from his wife and Children who he says have tested negative. He says he still is not going to mandate that Oklahomans where a mask as it would be problematic to enforce. Says he doesn't know where he got the virus, but that the timeline doesn't fit for him to have contracted it during President Trump's recent rally in Tulsa, meanwhile, Coben
Attorney general warns of privacy issues surrounding contact tracing apps
"Warning about certain covert related apps here's Beth Myers state Attorney General Mike hunter is warning Oklahomans that downloading certain contact tracing apps could compromise their personal information is among a group of thirty eight state attorneys general asking apple and Google to take steps to protect consumers contact tracing is the way health officials notify certain people they may have been exposed to covert nineteen hunter says there is proposed federal legislation to address the privacy concerns but he says there's currently no national standard for how the apps should work
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"For his death I Beth Myers in the news radio one thousand K. T. O. K. news center Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison today announced that charges have been upgraded in the George Floyd case against the former officer who kneeled on Floyd's neck for more than eight minutes before Floyd died today I filed an amended complaint that charges the charges former Minneapolis police officer Derek Jarman with murder in the second degree for the death of George Floyd I believe the evidence available to us now supports the stronger charge of second degree murder also he announced today that the three other former officers at the scene have been charged with felony aiding and abetting second degree murder Oklahoma City mayor David Holt says the protests this week have raised many issues and he says they go far beyond law enforcement here's Margot marrano hold says after much thought and listening he's convinced the city's current de escalation policy needs to be revisited he says he will work with the city council and city managers to develop a new policy as quickly as is practical he also says when it comes to the little known police department citizen's advisory board he's convinced the current level of community accountability must be improved he says he's committed to working to adopt a new mechanism that's independent and reflects best practices he says all interested parties will have a seat at the table there was a large turnout in still water earlier today for a justice for George flow a demonstration where speakers demanded police hear their concerns.
FTC warns some facilities forcing Medicaid recipients to sign over checks
"A warning for nursing homes as we hear from Beth Myers state Attorney General Mike hunter is warning nursing homes and assisted living facilities in Oklahoma that they are not allowed to require their residents receiving Medicaid to sign over their stimulus payments he says the payments are considered a tax credit and they are not part of federal benefits programs like Medicaid hunter says his office has it received any complaints as of yet but he says he is monitoring the situation and will take action if
Domestic abuse cases possibly rise amid lockdown
"Child abuse reports are down but child advocates worry cases are actually increasing Beth Myers reports calls to the Oklahoma department of Human Services child abuse hotline have dropped about fifty percent with schools closed and children at home with parents carry little with the children's advocacy centers of Oklahoma worries that cases are actually increasing one of the largest groups of people and advocates for kids that report to the child abuse hotline educators so as schools have been out of session and people are working from home we just literally lost sight of children in early March she says DHS received an average of two hundred fifty calls per day that number dropped in half by early
Reeling Oklahoma oil producers win right to keep leases while wells shut
"Some relief for oil producers in Oklahoma here's Beth Myers producers are worried about having to keep pumping oil when there is reduced demand unlimited storage capacity the state corporation commission on Wednesday approved an emergency order that allows them to shop in or stop production from wells to prevent economic waste and they would not be in jeopardy of losing their leases for non production one producer told the commission yesterday he's losing two hundred thousand dollars per month and that shutting in the wells would allow him to use that money to continue paying his
"beth myers" Discussed on KTOK
"Grow I'm Beth Myers in the news radio one thousand Katie okay new center there had been an additional twelve deaths in Oklahoma from corona virus in its daily report out today the state health department says the deaths occurred in Oklahoma Cleveland Tulsa a dare Greer K. and Wagner counties there are seventy nine total deaths in the state with more than fifteen hundred confirmed cases and the Oklahoma department of corrections now says five of its employees have tested positive for coke but nineteen years Margot marrano they include four facilities staff members and one probation and parole officer also an inmate at the Jackie Brannon correctional center in McAlester has tested positive D. O. C. says masks have been provided for all inmates and staff statewide and inmates are confined to their cells to limit exposure it appears governor Kevin Stitt is at odds with lawmakers on how to fill a four hundred sixteen million dollar budget hole for the current fiscal year the governor says budget cuts to state agencies should be out of the question Oklahomans are struggling Oklahomans are hurting asking the state government also cut expenses by one or two percent is very reasonable in the current situation that we're in at the same time the governor says he will protect core services including health care the state house and Senate voted on Monday to tap into the state's reserve accounts to make up for the shortfall house speaker Charles McCall and Senate president pro tem Greg treat both say that they will not authorize cuts during the covert nineteen response and the governor issued an executive order today ensuring that first responders including correctional officers law enforcement and fire personnel who work for state agencies will receive guaranteed paid time off if they get sick with corona virus state says there's no opportunity for these people to work from home so they need our support he's encouraging cities and counties across the state to take this same action the Oklahoma employment security commission in an undated with first time unemployment claims agency director robin Roberson says one hundred thirty five thousand first time claims have been filed so far that compares to about fifteen hundred claims a week that have been filed before the corona virus our agency yes the way the work search criteria for regular.
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"Had to be done I'm Beth Myers in the news radio one thousand Katie okay news center house speaker Nancy Pelosi says president trump gave Democrats no choice but to send articles of impeachment to the Senate when the president of the United States has shed article two says I can do whatever I want at the monarchy that is not a Republic that we pledge allegiance to every single day speaking on the house floor earlier today pelo C. said whatever the outcome is in the Senate the American people deserve a fair trial that includes witnesses and new relevant documents now of the Oklahoma delegation it was only Democrat congresswoman Kendra horn who voted for the resolution there will be now a trial in the Senate and it will determine if president trump should be removed from office an eighteen year old student upon the high school who got in trouble allegedly threatened to bring a gun to school and shoot the principal will somebody over heard that the red to and reported it to authorities Dalton Mitchell was arrested yesterday and booked into jail on a complaint of threatening to perform violent acts a still well lawmaker hopes to see firearms allowed inside the state capitol building with more on that here's Jacquelyn Scott Republican representative David harden has filed a bill to let legislators as well as current and former law enforcement officials carry firearms into the capital and other state owned and state leased buildings under hardens bill lawmakers could carry without a license but law enforcement officials would have to have proper.
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"Death row I Beth Myers in the news radio one thousand Katie okay weather center where you get traffic and weather together mornings and afternoons working injury accidents northwest fifty of the grand also Brian north of sixty third road king total traffic all right cloudy tonight a low in the mid sixties and then tomorrow we have a thirty percent chance of rain and high only in the mid to upper sixties well some big changes coming for some death row inmates in Oklahoma housed at the Macalester penitentiary in response to a threat by the ACLU to take legal action the Tulsa world is reporting the department of corrections has agreed to move some qualifying death row inmates from the H. bunker where they're kept in solitary confinement in lock down to maximum security now it means the inmates will have access to natural light they'll have a view of the outdoors when they exercise that also be allowed direct contact with the visitors the conditions that will qualify inmates for the better treatment have not yet been released well did Cleveland county judge that bald men make a big math mistake when he ordered Johnson Johnson to pay five hundred seventy two million dollars to help the bait the opioid crisis in Oklahoma fierce Carey lucky Johnson and Johnson says yes the company says instead of being ordered to pay one hundred seven million dollars for neonatal withdrawal treatment the judge Bachman attended the amount to be one hundred seven thousand dollars the company is asking judge Bachman to make the correction it also once a three hundred fifty five million dollar credit for the amounts that co defendants Purdue pharma and teva pharmaceuticals agreed to pay a hearing is scheduled in two weeks for people have been killed in a crash involving a semi south of king Fisher it happened yesterday the highway patrol says the semi was parked on the shoulder of US highway eighty one when it was rear ended by an SUV the S. U. V. driver and two passengers died at the scene out third passenger died after being taken to a hospital and a fourth passenger is in critical condition the semi driver was.
Oklahoma Woman Convicted Of Killing 8-Year-Old In DUI Crash Denied Early Release
"A woman has surrendered on charges related to a fatal crash here's Beth Myers I'm a Skokie woman has surrendered Oklahoma City police on manslaughter and other charges related to an April twentieth fatal alcohol related crash police say thirty six year old Sheena Clemons ran a stop sign and was hit by another vehicle she had six passenger is in her vehicle including her thirteen year old cousin who was killed a baby was critically injured Clemens has been charged with first degree manslaughter and causing an accident resulting in great bodily injury while driving under the
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"Business I'm Beth Myers in the news radio one thousand Katie okay news center the Oklahoma City hazmat team is on the scene of a chemical business in the eighty one hundred block of southwest eighth the fire department says there was a small explosion there and there is a possible hazardous material situation involved as of yet no injuries have been reported this is happening at moon chemical it's near southwest eighth and counsel there is a new police chief in Oklahoma City here's Kerry Laki Oklahoma City manager Greg Freeman announced today the new police chief will be weighed girly he's been in Oklahoma City police officer for thirty years and was most recently one of the departments of for a deputy chief C. replaces former chief bill city who retired in may Cleveland county judge that ball commend today denied a request by Johnson and Johnson to end the state's opioid trial and rule in the drug makers favor without hearing any further testimony it is a motion that is commonly made at this point in a civil trial but it's rarely granted the trial is underway in Norman it will continue now with more defense witnesses taking the stand the state of Oklahoma accuses Johnson and Johnson and its subsidiaries of creating a public nuisance that help because the state's opioid crisis state Attorney General Mike hunter once Johnson and Johnson to pay nearly eighteen billion dollars to abate the opioid problem and a loud motorcycle led to a fatal shooting early Sunday at a mobile home park in still water witnesses say that a man was riding a motorcycle and making a lot of noise twenty three year old Jared Roybal if Tonkawa was in a van and confronted the motorcyclist when according to police the motorcyclist identified as twenty nine year old Darwin Doyle pulled a gun and shot Roybal in the neck Roy both brother drove into a nearby convenience store to get help Roybal was take it you Medical Center in Oklahoma City where he died and Doyle was arrested governor Kevin state today along with the mayors of Tulsa Bixby and Jang's sent a letter to the US army corps of engineers requesting the cord to expedite a feasibility study of the toll so let the system that held.
Oklahoma judge approves Teva's $85 million opioid settlement
"And eighty five million dollar opioid settlement agreement now a done deal here's beth myers state attorney general mike hunters says the state of oklahoma will receive funds from an eighty five million dollar opioid settlement agreement with teva pharmaceuticals later this week cleveland county judge that bulk men signed off on the agreement monday hunters says the funds will be used to help abate the opioid epidemic tab has agreed not to hire sales people in oklahoma to promote opioids it's also agreed to work with law enforcement on suspicious cases involving
CDC Says Measles Cases in U.S. Have Now Reached Over 1,000 So Far in 2019
"More measles cases in the US. Here's Beth Myers. This year's measles epidemic in the United States has topped one thousand cases the CDC now says there have been one thousand one cases confirmed since the beginning of the year. That is the highest in twenty twenty-seven years. There've been four confirmed cases in Oklahoma this year. All of them in Mogi
Ardmore police seek attempted kidnapping suspect
"And attempted kidnapping in Ardmore, the Owens. Beth Myers has details. A woman running an Ardmore high school was attacked Sunday. Police say it was caught on surveillance video from nearby schools and businesses the woman was grabbed from behind by a man who pinned her arms down and tried to pull her back. But the woman was able to break free and run off. The suspect is described as a short slightly built black man who drove a light metallic blue dodge challenger to the location and parked at the Chickasaw center parking lot and then drove off after the attack. Police want to hear from anyone who might have information about the attempted
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"Beth Myers in the News Radio one thousand K. Okay. New center governor Kevin stick has vetoed. I bill. It was a Bill authored by fellow Republican state Representative Carol Bush of Tulsa to form a new state task force that would make recommendations about serving those who receive in home and community based care and services in his veto message. The governor says he would like to address the issue through a more direct and effective means he says he will work with his cabinet secretary and agency directors to ensure the safety of these Oklahoma's Annaba station is underway after a fatal shooting in the small town of Toca. A woman called the Atocha county sheriff's office Sunday night and said that she accidentally shot and killed. Her husband, deputies found berry Calhoun, dead at the scene with a gunshot wound to the chest. At turns out, deputies were familiar with the residents they were at the home earlier that day for a fight between Heather Calhoun, and her husband drivers and more. There were more than just a little frustrated Monday and Tuesday when a train was stopped for almost twenty four hours on the train tracks on main street, it's near the police department and police sergeant Jeremy Lewis tells news four they could not do anything. It is just a a little ways to go around. But whenever it comes into an emergency situation, or we have pedestrians walking up to this train and having to stand it. It is a big deal, especially for twenty four hours city manager Brooks Mitchell says he was told by Burlington Northern that a stoppage was because of a concern that the tracks might be cut. Somewhere ahead. The tracks were blocked from about two pm on Monday to almost two pm on Tuesday and alert from Tuttle police. They say a man tried to abduct a girl walking to the intermediate school on east oak street this morning police say the suspect grab the girl sleeve, but she was able to pull loose and run away. The man is described as a sixty year old white male with Brown hair and ROY. Teeth wearing dark clothing and dark shoes. A man broke into the straw. Their elementary school in seminal early Monday and set several classrooms and the cafeteria on fire surveillance cameras show the man walking around carrying a gas can and igniting the fires. There was so much damage that the school can't be used for the rest of the school year students are being relocated to other areas. Kudos for Oklahoma's public preschool program. New study by the National Institute for early education research ranks Oklahoma's early childhood program among the top eight states in the nation. Steven Barnett is the institute's founder across the nation average access to preschool is thirty three percent, but but that's huge variation. It's almost eighty percent in Oklahoma says there is one concern though, he says funding per child has been steadily going down in Oklahoma by. About twenty five percent in the last ten years. The V I is offering a ten thousand dollar reward for information leading to an arrest in a Langston homicide. Nineteen year old Brandon do of Tulsa was shot and killed last October during a party at the Langston university activity center up to three hundred people attended that party. But the OS BI says not one person has come.
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"I'm Beth Myers. The NewsRadio one thousand K T O K news center will state attorney general my country's once again asking the president for a presidential pardon for former US army for Lieutenant Michael Vana of Edmund beheaded was convicted in two thousand nine of killing suspected terrorists in Iraq. And he served five years of a fifteen year sentence and was paroled hunter asked President Trump for pardon last year. But the department of Justice ruled that panel was eligible born and raised in Enid, Oklahoma. Former astronaut Owen k Gary it has died. Nasa says he died Monday at his home in Huntsville, Alabama, the age of eighty eight Gary it flew on America's first space station Skylab and was part of the ninth space shuttle mission flying aboard Columbia in nineteen eighty three county commissioners in Comanche county are asking to be part of the state's lawsuit against opioid manufacturers. They're being represented by two separate law firms that will ask. Cleveland county district judge that bulk men to allow Comanche county to join the lawsuit in order to protect its interests spokesman says the recent settlement with Purdue pharma by the state raises a concern that local communities are going to be considered last in terms of allocating resources to fight the opioid crisis and charges were filed today against a shawnee man who witnesses say rear ended another vehicle at high speed killing to to come Satini injures, the crash happen back in January pot Awami county DA Alan grub today announcing the first degree manslaughter charges against sixty two year old Roger Flint the accident. Killed eighteen year old Logan dear door finish passenger seventeen year old Shelby Johnson. Witnesses said that ran off the road multiple times before the crash, and that is vehicle was traveling at a high rate of speed governor Kevin stint has signed the Bill that bans vaping and Oklahoma public schools. State Senator JJ dossier of a Oiseaux says it closes. A loophole and the statewide ban on tobacco products that did not explicitly include vaping products that goes into effect right away. And it hasn't been confirmed yet, but human remains found near cost city in Kay county are believed to belong to a Kansas, man. Who's been missing for nearly a year? The remains were found on Friday K county sheriff Steve Kelly says the investigation is ongoing the highway patrol says a man ran into the path of a train yesterday near McAllister and Pittsburgh county and was killed. He's been identified as fifty one year old Gary call year of coffee Bill, Kansas and obeying high school student is accused of selling another student a piece of candy laced with THC as we hear from K T O okays Jacqueline, Scott. The Pontiac county sheriff's office says eighteen year old Damien Moore told the principal. He was a cannabis advocate and had given the sucker to the other student because he knew the student was hurting.
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"I'm Beth Myers in the NewsRadio one thousand K T O K news center and Oklahoma county. Judge today ordered the nineteen year old Edmund man who shot and killed his parents last month to undergo a state mental evaluation. Michael Walker is facing two counts of first degree murder for now the criminal proceedings are on hold hearing has been set for June. Walker's family has said that he suffers from severe mental illness. USA today is reporting that former Oklahoma national guard adjutant general Major General Robbie Asher has been stripped of one star in retirement for allegedly having an inappropriate relationship with a female subordinate officer. He's now a retired Brigadier General that's a one star general USA today says the army reviewed hundreds of voice mails and text messages between the two and determine there was an inappropriate relationship. And at the woman's husband tried to break up the relationship and failed after. A two day trial. A federal jury in Oklahoma City has convicted and Enid man of possessing methamphetamine and illegal possession of a firearm. Thirty two year old Jerry Richie is alleged to be a member of the universal in brotherhood. He was arrested in November after a traffic. Stop in Enid. The US postal service says the number of postal employees attacked by dogs fell last year. There were fifty seven hundred attacks compared to fifty two hundred the year before in Oklahoma fifty four carriers were attacked in two thousand eighteen an intruder was stabbed to death this morning in Collinsville police say two suspects broke into a house. So woman inside the house stabbed one intruder in the shoulder, and he bled to death at the scene. The other intruder ran away under a Bill that passed out of a Senate committee on Thursday, you could take your kids into a liquor store with you. There's a problem with the current law says state Senator Stephanie bias there is somewhat of a competitive disadvantage currently. With pockets stores in that I can take my fourteen year old to the grocery store, and I can walk through by a wind display, and I can purchase a bottle of wine with her standing three feet from me, but she is not allowed to enter a retail spirits establishment. Currently and the Bill now goes to the full Senate for consideration. Meanwhile, governor Kevin stead has signed the Bill that allows beer and wine to be sold inside golf course club houses for golfers. Then to take out and drink on. The course the encore drinking was inadvertently band when the new alcohol laws went into effect. Last November, a nineteen year old Stillwater man is recovering after being shot in the chest by a seventeen year old boy, the family called a close friend the shooting happened Tuesday night at a residence in the eleven hundred block of south Adams street. Police say the victim was arguing with the suspect. When the suspect produced a handgun and shot him in the chest. The shooter fled the scene, but was arrested a short time later and a federal grand jury. In Tulsa, has indicted a man for threatening on social media that he was going to shoot and kill a bunch of people downtown thirty five year old Jared hill faces a penalty up to five years in prison. If he is convicted US attorney trench shores says using social media to threaten a mass shooting is not exercising free speech. It's committing a federal crime people who saw the threats contacted Thornberry's and from.
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"I'm Beth Myers in the NewsRadio one thousand Katie. Okay. Newscenter to students at capital hill. High school were taken into police custody this morning after a gun was found on campus. According to a school district statement, it was found after a teacher reported suspicious behavior law enforcement at school personnel. Immediately responded the school was put on lockdown that lockdown was lifted after a short time the building that houses the offices of the Oklahoma. Democratic Party was vandalized overnight. Somebody sprayed a swastika on racial slurs, and homophobic, language and symbols on the doors and sidewalk of the building. It's located at thirty seven hundred class in boulevard in Oklahoma City. Oklahoma City police say the case is being investigated as a hate crime. And the FBI is now investigating after three tickets police officer shot and killed a man last night who was allegedly threatening them with a knife officers involved. From the Chickasaw. Police department are on administrative leave SBA spokesperson, Brooke are Beichman. The officers responded to a domestic disturbance at a residence in the nine hundred block of south seventh street where it was reported that seven year old Kevin Capers was allegedly threatening his girlfriend with a knife are bite men tells Katie okay news that Capers refused to drop the knife and threatened the officers and was fatally shot and a wild gun battle in bartlesville this morning right across from Madison middle school two. People apparently got into some kind of argument and it led to the gun battle about five o'clock this morning. One person was shot multiple times and was taken to the hospital with critical injuries. Police say twenty four year old Kayla McCabe fled the scene. His vehicle was found on I forty four near Bristow. And now comes word that Bristow police have arrested McCabe police say at least three different guns were used with about thirty shell casings found. At at the scene. Governor Kevin today asked for a state audit of the information services division at the state office of management and enterprise services. That agency is asking for sixteen million dollars in emergency funding to pay its bills. Stint says he thinks an outside view of the agencies, budgeting and billing processes will help officials better understand cash flow issues, and how to make permanent improvements and the page program at the state house will be starting up again. What about with some big changes? The program were high school students run errands and assist house. Members was put on hold recently after a female page was assaulted by a male page at midwest city hotel house speaker Charles McCall says the program will restart on Monday, but it will operate with male only and female only weeks and with increased security President Trump now backing off his. Budget request to cut funding for Special Olympics this after days of pressure about his administration's plan to cut about seventeen million dollars of funding to Special Olympics and the democratic led US house has passed a resolution opposing President Trump's ban on transgender people in the military. Democrats argued that transgender people have had a minimal impact on the military since they were first allowed in two thousand sixteen the ban has been upheld by the supreme court.
OxyContin maker Purdue reaches $270 million settlement in Oklahoma opioid case
"State attorney general Mike Huntoon has reached a settlement with one of the drug makers named in the state's opioid lawsuit. Here's Beth Myers. State. Attorney general Mike hunter will be in Tulsa this afternoon and will announce a settlement agreement with Purdue pharma, one of the biggest opioid manufacturers, the Oklahoma and reports that Purdue pharma will pay two hundred seventy million dollars to be dropped from the states lawsuit with most of the money going to the Oklahoma state university center for wellness and recovery in Tulsa, the state's lawsuit's still includes a dozen other drug manufacturers Purdue pharma faces hundreds of others similar lawsuits, and is considering bankruptcy as a legal option as he leaves the Oklahoma City council horseshoe. Dr Ed shebeen says he wants to council that continue making improvements in the best interests of
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"O K and Beth Myers. We know more about that murder suicide. But we don't know why do we know not yet? But we do know the man who was at the focus of the murder suicide did spend time in prison. I'm Beth Myers. The NewsRadio one thousand Katie okay news center. And again, we have more information today after checking court records on this man who was involved in this apparent murder-suicide in Payne county. Here's KT okays Calvin right now with more the Lincoln county man whose body was found Monday along with the bodies. It was two young daughters in an apparent murder-suicide had previously spent time in prison. Forty-one-year-old Jackie boils junior had previous convictions for stalking and drug charges and then twenty eight a judge had ordered Voyles. Undergo a mental health evaluation boils released from prison in January twenty eleven he was seeking custody was one year old daughter in a judge had issued an order for a paternity test. At Tulsa woman is now in jail on murder and. Arson charges after she allegedly choked another woman to death and then set the body on fire police found the body yesterday and a house where they located twenty six year old. Jessica McBride with lighter fuel still at our hand as of yet police haven't been able to identify the victim the number of flu deaths in Oklahoma now up to sixty five with more than twenty six hundred people hospitalized, according to the centers for disease control and prevention flu activity in the United States has decreased slightly but remains elevated, and it's five months in federal prison for a Texas man who installed credit card skimming devices on gas pumps in the Newcastle area in order to steal People's Credit card information twenty-five-year-old Miguel bay Harare. No of Irving Texas was sentenced today in Muskogee federal court. He went on to create new credit cards with the information that he stole. And then he used the credit cards to get cash out of ATM's at the Windstar and border casinos in Vacaville at thirty one year old man writing. Bicycle overnight was struck by a vehicle near north west sixteenth and Classen, and according to Oklahoma City police Master Sergeant Gary night, the driver didn't stop when officers arrived. They discovered a man lying in the roadway critically injured. He'd been on a bicycle the bicycle was struck by vehicle, the driver of the vehicle simply kept right on going right now police are trying to obtain surveillance footage from the area to try to identify the vehicle and the driver of the Oklahoma is reporting that the bike rider Thirty-one-year-old. Chad epilepsy was taken to the hospital with severe head injuries. It's not every day. We hear about somebody trying to smuggle steaks and homemade potato skins into a prison. But that's exactly what a Cherokee county woman is accused of doing the Oklahoma department of corrections says what Kanda Jackson had those items that are vehicle outside the dick CONNER Correctional Center and hominy. But that's not what got her in trouble. She also had marijuana liquid THC and a cell phone in her vehicle. And then when they searched her house in town. Alachua they seized more drugs and four thousand dollars in cash. Thanks to what Oklahoma City police. Call some great tips from concerned citizens a man who robbed two convenient stores that gunpoint. Early Monday is now in custody. Police arrested nineteen year old Tanner miles yesterday near south west fifty first and independence, and they call them the early riser Robert because he robbed the two stories around seven o'clock in the morning from the t-, okay weather center. And the four warn storm team a low tonight and the low forties.
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"I'm Beth Myers. The end the NewsRadio one thousand Katie. Okay. News center, so many questions after a wrong way crash on I forty that killed four people. We get the latest now from KTEL as Calvin right highway patrol investigators want to know, why a pickup truck was going the wrong way on I forty in Oklahoma City when it collided with a car early this morning there were two occupants in each vehicle, and they were pinned for approximately three hours before being freed by the Oklahoma City fire department using the jaws of life that's department of public safety media operations director Sarah Stewart, telling KT, okay, thirty six year old faith may hand and Twenty-three-year-old Michaela. May Han were killed both women from Oklahoma City. She says forty two year old Nina carpet, your of del city and forty eight year old Raymond Butler of Oklahoma City or also kill a Norman, man. Facing a minimum sentence of life in prison after pleading guilt. To killing a transgender woman in Oklahoma City, the Oklahoma reports thirty two year old Brandon Tyson entered a blind played a first degree murder, which means a judge will decide his sentence. The victim Thirty-one-year-old. Brooklyn Stevenson was found dead in an Oklahoma City motel room in November of two thousand seventeen she had been shot several times. And the Justice department announcing today that there is insufficient evidence to pursue federal criminal civil rights charges against the Tulsa police department for the September two thousand sixteen fatal shooting of Terrence Crutcher by then police officer, Betty Shelby Crutcher was shot and killed by Shelby. During a confrontation after Crutcher abandon his van in the middle of the roadway. A statement from the Justice department says that there is insufficient evidence to rebut Shelby's assertion that she fired in self-defense with the mistaken belief that Crutcher was reaching into his vehicle to get a gun. And the Justice department says now the investigation. Into the incident is now closed house. Democrats do not support giving the governor the authority to hire. And fire state agency directors minority leader, Emily virgin, telling reporters that the current system that has boards and commissions doing the hiring. And firing is a good one. We see.
"beth myers" Discussed on KTOK
"To Vietnam. I'm Beth Myers in the NewsRadio one thousand Katie. Okay. New center Air Force One is in the air. As President Trump heads to be at Phnom for his second summit with North Korean leader, Kim Jong own the summit is set for Wednesday and Thursday and Hanoi. The White House says the president plans to push Kim on the potential economic benefits for North Korea. If Kim agrees to full denuclearization, and the US house is set to vote tomorrow on that resolution blocking the president's national emergency declaration on the southern border with more on that. Here's Rachel Sutherland, President Trump is threatening his first veto if congress passes a resolution reversing his emergency declaration house speaker Nancy Pelosi says the president's overstepping is thority by trying to go around congress to secure funding for the border wall. It's about patriotism, it's about the constitution of the United States. Meanwhile, a group of former national security advisers, including former secretaries of state released a statement saying there's no factual basis for the declaration in Washington. Rachel Sutherland, Fox News and prosecutors have now rested their case and the trial of a Sarah man, accused of trying to detonate a truck bomb outside in Oklahoma City, Bank, Twenty-four-year-old, Jerry, VAR Nell is charged with attempted use of an explosive device and attempted use of weapons weapon of mass destruction. He has pleaded not guilty defense attorneys say that he was entrapped. His parents say that he suffers a mental illness. His trial is underway in Oklahoma City federal court, an argument leads to a fatal shooting in southwest. Oklahoma City police say forty four year old shame bonnets got into an argument with sixty eight year old Gerald, Glenn and bonnets was shot and killed it happened in the thirty five hundred block of south western yesterday. Gwen was booked into jail on a weapons charge. Police say the Oklahoma county district attorney's office will. Determine if any charges will be filed against him in connection with bonnets killing famous fiddle player. Byron Berlian says he plans to reopen his double stop fiddle shop that was destroyed Saturday in that huge fire in downtown Guthrie. Berlin was on vacation in Mexico at the time of the fire. He says all of his musical instruments recordings and memorabilia were destroyed a flower. Shop was also destroyed in the fire. The cause of that fire is still under investigation before lawmakers could require that insurance companies cover a particular health situation under a Bill authored by state Senator Marty Quinn of Claire more. They would have to first be advised of the additional cost of the coverage and the benefits were constantly getting asking and even to some degree pressure to mandate. Certain coverage is one of the most recent ones would be the in vitro fertilization. There's been many others have been highly. Publicized in the past is Bill passed out of a Senate committee this morning. And there was a new statement today from the NFL regarding New England Patriots owner, Robert Kraft. He's facing two misdemeanor charges of soliciting a prostitute. In south Florida. The league says it's personal conduct policy. Applies equally to everyone in the NFL. The statement goes on to say the league will take the appropriate action as warranted based on.
"beth myers" Discussed on KTOK
"Beth Myers winter people going to start getting their paychecks again for load workers. That's exactly what they want to know. I'm Beth Myers. Newsradio one thousand Katie. Okay. New center and agreement reached to reopen the government announced earlier today. President Trump said a deals Ben reach to fund the federal government for three weeks until February fifteenth, and he says during that time a congressional committee will put together a border security package that he can sign after thirty six days of spirited, debate and dialogue I have seen and heard from enough Democrats and Republicans that they are willing to put partisanship aside. I think and put the security of the American people. I I do believe they're going to do that. Now, the senate's already proved the legislation the house is expected to quickly act now as for when for load workers will get paid a White House official says that agencies are in charge of their own payroll and workers should check with their department for details about when their paychecks will arrive state Senator Paul Scott of Dunkin has filed a Bill was that was prompted by the discovery that thirty million dollar slush bond at the state health department. His Bill would punish state employees who hide public funds under their control. They could be charged with felony embezzlement and face up to a five hundred dollar fine and up to twenty years in prison, a little boy walks nearly seven miles to get help for him and his sisters with that story. Here's Katie okays, Calvin right? A couple facing complaints of child neglect after authorities say. Oh, boy walked from awa- so declare war and the pair didn't even know he'd left home court records indicate Rogers county deputies were called on Sunday. After the eleven year old boy showed up at a convenience store and clear more. Authorities learned the boy had walked more than ten miles from his home in a Oiseaux the boys guardians, Charles January, and angel January or in custody, the boy and three other children are now with a relative Johnston county sheriff John Smith says his job is getting more and more dangerous, partly because of criminal Justice reform laws that went into effect in Oklahoma that reduce some felonies to misdemeanors. In a big way for sampling misinformed voting for. That's what he told news four venting on Facebook earlier this week. He said that he arrested a repeat offender who was armed and high on methamphetamine who got out of jail the same day because his crimes were now misdemeanors. He says jails have truly become a revolving door arrests have not decreased, and he says, violent crimes and violence toward law enforcement officers has increased and it's twenty five years in prison for Tulsa man who shot and killed a fifteen year old boy during an incident involving stolen fireworks Thirty-three-year-old. Johnny Mize junior was sentenced today for the July two thousand seventeen fatal shooting fifteen year old Jake Alridge. Now Mayes was working in his father's fireworks. Dan, when all rich and his older cousin stole fireworks and fled the scene and their pickup truck Mayes jumped in the bed of the truck with a gun and fired a shot. Jake was in the cab of the truck and was killed. Mayes was charged with first degree man's. Lauter and from the Katie okay weather center and the forewarn storm team cold tonight, a low in the mid twenties and then for the weekend it's going to be sunny tomorrow with a high of fifty four sunny on Sunday and a high of fifty eight and more local news coming up at six thirty. I'm Beth Myers. Newsradio one thousand KT. Okay. Newsradio.
"beth myers" Discussed on KTOK
"I'm Beth Myers in the NewsRadio one thousand K T O K news center. President Trump today announcing that a deal has been reached to fund the federal government for three weeks through February fifteenth. He says during that time a bipartisan congressional committee will begin working on a homeland security package that he will sign based on operational guidance from the experts in the field. They will put together a homeland security package for me. To shortly signed into law over the next twenty one days, I expect that both Democrats and Republicans will operate in good faith. This is an opportunity for all parties to work together for the benefit of our whole beautiful wonderful nation speaking in the rose garden today, the president said that employees will get their back pay as quickly as possible. The Senate is expected to act I on the legislation and then the house will follow later today. Putnam city north high school student was arrested this morning after an unloaded gun was found in the student's backpack. The district says the gun was found while officials were investigating an unrelated incident, and they were searching backpacks on campus, and they are scrambling at the Oklahoma City animal shelter to care for nearly three hundred birds allegedly used for cockfighting that were seized from a home in the Spencer area earlier this week where police went to arrest of shooting suspect shelter superintendent, John Gary tells news for it doesn't appear that the birds were into elected good.
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"Okay? Beth Myers is in the newsroom we had a gun scare in a high school earlier today. That's right. Somebody has some explaining to do. I'm Beth Myers. Newsradio one thousand Katie. Okay. News center. There was a short lockdown earlier today Mustang high school the school says a loaded gun was found inside a bag left unattended in the schools media center. Well, the police were called they came out. And it turns out that the gun and the bag belonged to a school employee who does have a handgun license. We understand the employees plan to go target shooting and forgot to remove the gun from the bag before entering the school building. It's ten months in federal prison for Claire Moore woman who pleaded guilty to making a hoax bomb threat against Clare Morris schools, forty nine year old Stephanie Montgomery called Clare more high school last March and said that there were five bombs in backpacks at the high school and ten more bombs at the elementary school. Well, no bombs were found. She was sentenced today in Tulsa federal court. Governor Kevin stood says he is working with lawmakers to find a way to regulate medical marijuana to make sure. Businesses are protected. We've gotta make sure those businesses can also perform and businesses. No how they're going to drug test. How they're going to, you know, provide a safe working environment for their employees and our manufacturing facilities capital today. Stitz said he wants to find a way to regulate medical marijuana and make sure that it is exactly what voters intended when they approved the measure last, June and finally the Oklahoma army national guard is about to get its first female general officer promotion ceremony will be held next Wednesday at the state capital for Colonel Cynthia tick him now see will be promoted to the rank of regular general. She enlisted in the guard in nineteen eighty.
"Don't play games with it": Hurricane Florence barrels toward East Coast
"Hurricane Florence is. Now a category. Three storm as a barrels toward the Carolinas. Forecasters say it's top winds have weakened slightly to one hundred twenty five miles per hour. But that Florence remains a very dangerous storm the National Hurricane Center is warning that life threatening storm surge and heavy rainfall is expected across large parts of north and South Carolina within the next twenty four hours and Oklahoma now is sending a specialized helicopter rescue team to the east coast to be ready when hurricane Florence hits members of the Oklahoma task force one helicopter search and rescue team left Oklahoma City this morning. They will stay in Tennessee and North Carolina, and then respond where needed the team includes rescue swimmers from the Oklahoma City and Norman fire, departments and pilots and aircraft from the Oklahoma. Army? National
One in three U.S. teens text while driving, survey shows
"For us to begin to embrace further continued to embrace new technology any driver with an electric vehicle can fill up at no cost at anytime. The stations are located in the Oklahoma department of transportation visitor parking lot. And no big surprise here. A new survey out today shows the number of teenagers with smartphones has surged the past few years, here's Jeff monosso national survey from common sense media shows that in two thousand twelve less than half of teens owned a smartphone today almost ninety percent. Teams owned one and that smartphones have become an addiction. The report shows
Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority establishes call center to answer questions on licensing, implementation
"The state health department taking another step. To make. Sure people are informed about medical marijuana I'm Beth Myers the end the NewsRadio one thousand k. okay news center the new Oklahoma medical marijuana authority has been. Getting a lot of questions apparently from people about the updated medical marijuana rules that were approved, earlier, this month it's. Opened a new call center today with staff members available to answer, questions from prospective patients caregivers and business, owners now, we, have, put, all, the information on the t- okay website but the number is four zero five. Five two two six six six two and the hours are Monday. Through. Friday from, eight thirty AM defy PM the online application system for licenses. Will. Be available, on August, twenty, fifth and again we. Put the call number and the information on the Katie okay. Website
Marijuana, Tulsa and Schuyler Terrel discussed on Sean Hannity
"Katie okay newscenter a fire that broke out just a short. Time ago at the hallway refinery on. The Arkansas river in west Tulsa is now under control that fires sent plumes of black smoke high into the air firefighters actually had to use foam to extinguish the fire the