Archive: 08/27/18: Monday
Thieves Break Into Homes As Children Are Returning From School Near Verdigris
Thousands of dollars worth of personal property and at least two guns are missing after several weekend break-ins in the Verdigris area. The Rogers County Sheriff’s Office says it is very concerning that these crimes happened during the day when many kids were getting home from school.
Sweltering Heat & Storms to Close Out AugustSummer heat is back in full force. We’re not talking triple-digit highs, but the heat index is above the century mark most afternoons now. When you combine the amount of moisture we typically see in late spring with an August air mass, you get a sky-high muggy factor. Midweek storms may take the edge off the heat, but summer shows no significant signs of letting go anytime soon. Oklahoma sits at the edge of a summer-time heat ridge with a lot of moisture to go with it. That kee...
President Trump Orders Flags Flown At Half-Staff In Honor Of John McCain
White House moves flag on mansion back to half-staff after widespread criticism of raising it during mourning for McCain. SEE: White House Flag Flies At Full Staff As Nation Honors John McCain President Trump issued a statement saying he respects McCain's"service to our country."
Graphic Video Shows Suspect Shooting At OHP Trooper In WoodwardA video depicting a shootout between a man and an Oklahoma Highway Patrol trooper at a Days Inn in Woodward early Sunday has been posted to YouTube. The OHP confirmed Monday that the video posted by Jared Kemp shows Arturo Ramirez firing his weapon at trooper Austin Ellis. The video is graphic; viewer discretion is advised. See Also: Trooper Expected To Recover After Shootout In Woodward Ellis pulled Ramirez over on suspicion of not using his seat belt. Troopers said, Ramirez drove...
3 Dead, Including Gunman At Jacksonville, Florida Gaming Tourney
Two people were killed and 11 others injured when a gunman opened fire Sunday at a popular waterfront mall in Jacksonville, Florida, where a video game tournament was being held. Graphic recordings from the scene captured gunshots ringing out and the screams of terrified patrons taking cover.