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World Organization Of Scouting Requires "Easily Accessible" Condoms At Jamboree

The 2019 World Scout Jamboree has been planned for July 21 to Aug. 1. It will take place in West Virginia and the theme is "Unlock a New World." 

Published on 22 May 2018 | 7:29 pm


Hawaii volcano producing toxic lava haze plume called 'laze'

The eruption of Kilauea volcano in Hawaii sparked new safety warnings about toxic gas on the Big Island's southern coastline after lava began flowing into the ocean and setting off a chemical reaction.

Published on 22 May 2018 | 7:26 pm


Prep school says ex-teacher engaged in sexual misconduct

A prestigious Massachusetts boarding school says an investigation has uncovered sexual misconduct by a Russian language teacher decades ago.

Published on 22 May 2018 | 7:26 pm


Women look to make mark on male-dominated marijuana industry

Women have made inroads in the male-dominated cannabis business, but they face a "grass ceiling" as the industry grows and becomes more mainstream.

Published on 22 May 2018 | 7:26 pm


Smoke forces evacuation of plane at Newark airport

A smoking engine has forced the evacuation of a plane at Newark Liberty International Airport.

Published on 22 May 2018 | 7:26 pm


Detective: Man confessed to making deadly Kansas hoax call

California man accused of making hoax call that led to police shooting an unarmed man in Kansas returns to court.

Published on 22 May 2018 | 7:26 pm


School shooting unlikely to bring gun restrictions in Texas

School shooting is unlikely to lead to significant new gun restrictions in Texas; governor begins hosting roundtable discussions on school safety Tuesday.

Published on 22 May 2018 | 7:25 pm


Branson-owned health company to merge with its rival

British billionaire Richard Branson's company Virgin Pulse to merge with its rival and use Providence as corporate headquarters.

Published on 22 May 2018 | 7:25 pm


APNewsBreak: McDonald's workers file sex harassment claims

Two national advocacy groups are teaming up to lodge sexual harassment complaints against McDonald's on behalf of 10 women who have worked at the fast food restaurant in nine cities.

Published on 22 May 2018 | 7:25 pm


Many cancer patients juggle care along with financial pain

Many cancer patients juggle care along with financial pain.

Published on 22 May 2018 | 7:25 pm


Mass school shootings mostly happening in small-town America

Look no farther than small-town and suburban America to know where mass school shootings are most likely to occur.

Published on 22 May 2018 | 7:25 pm


Soccer star Brandi Chastain or Gary Busey? Fans pan plaque

Social media is finding little to like about the likeness on a plaque honoring retired soccer champion Brandi Chastain.

Published on 22 May 2018 | 7:24 pm


Two City Workers Recovering After Illness From Tick Bites

Two Oklahoma City Parks and Recreation Department employees have returned to work after they reported feeling sick due to tick bites, according to City Spokesperson Kristy Yager. 

Published on 22 May 2018 | 7:16 pm


OCPD: Dog Killed After Attacking 2 OKC Police Officers

A pit bull was fatally shot Tuesday morning in northeast Oklahoma City after it attacked two officers, police said.

Published on 22 May 2018 | 6:49 pm


Not guilty plea entered for Tulsa woman in daughter's attack

An Oklahoma judge has entered a not guilty plea for a Tulsa woman charged with stabbing her 11-year-old daughter 50 to 70 times, hitting her in the head with an axe, then setting their home on fire.

Published on 22 May 2018 | 6:34 pm


Mom Arrested After Tulsa 'Amber Alert' Pleads Not Guilty To Charges

A Tulsa mother accused of stabbing one of her daughters and kidnapping another is scheduled for an appearance in a Tulsa courtroom Tuesday. 

Published on 22 May 2018 | 6:08 pm


Trump On N Korea Summit: 'It May Not Work Out For June 12'

South Korean President Moon Jae-in has opened talks with President Donald Trump on the U.S.-North Korea summit, saying the "fate and the future" of the Korean Peninsula hinges on it.

Published on 22 May 2018 | 5:25 pm


Police Give 'All Clear' After Investigating Suspicious Package Near Lake Hefner

The Oklahoma Police Department is investigating after a suspicious package was found near Lake Hefner Tuesday morning. 

Published on 22 May 2018 | 5:25 pm


Adoptive Mother's Post About Oologah Basketball Game Goes Viral

A Collinsville woman's Facebook post about a pickup basketball game is going viral. 

Published on 22 May 2018 | 5:00 pm


Lawsuit: Tulsa officers didn't help man before killing him

The family of a mentally ill man who was fatally shot by Tulsa law enforcement has filed a federal lawsuit alleging deputies "did nothing" to help the man.

Published on 22 May 2018 | 4:54 pm


News Minute: Here is the latest Oklahoma news from The Associated Press at 11:40 a.m. CDT

Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin says burn bans are being lifted in half of the 14 counties where they have been in place due to extreme fire conditions. Fallin said Tuesday that recent rainfall has had a positive impact on some...

Published on 22 May 2018 | 4:48 pm


Parents Sue 30-Year-Old Son To Move Out In Upstate New York

A couple in upstate New York is going to court, to force their 30-year-old son to move out. 

Published on 22 May 2018 | 4:43 pm


Trump Wades Into Abortion Politics As Midterms Approach

President Donald Trump has long been an unlikely sweetheart for conservative and evangelical voters.

Published on 22 May 2018 | 4:24 pm


Supreme Court Decision On Tribal Land Murder Could Split State In Two

The U.S. Supreme Court said it will hear the case of an Oklahoma murder on tribal land that's nearly 20 years old. 

Published on 22 May 2018 | 4:07 pm


Oklahoma governor lifts burn bans in all but 7 counties

Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin says burn bans are being lifted in half of the 14 counties where they have been in place due to extreme fire conditions.

Published on 22 May 2018 | 3:58 pm


Hawaii Volcano Lava Flows Into Power Plant, Sparking Fears Of Deadly Gas Release

Emergency workers in Hawaii are racing to protect a geothermal power plant near the Kilauea Volcano. Slow-moving molten rock entered the site and is just a few hundred yards from the wells.

Published on 22 May 2018 | 3:26 pm


Sources: OKCPS Set To Name Mustang's McDaniel As New Superintendent

Oklahoma City Public Schools is set to name Dr. Sean McDaniel as its new superintendent Tuesday afternoon, according to News 9 political analyst Scott Mitchell.

Published on 22 May 2018 | 3:21 pm


OKC Firefighters Rescue Duck Family Waddling Toward Disaster

Oklahoma City firefighters helped out a family of ducks recently. The crews of Engine 37A noticed the water fowl and the fact that they were headed towards a storm drain in the street. 

Published on 22 May 2018 | 3:03 pm


Oklahoma Highway Patrol identifies boating crash victim

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol has recovered the body of one missing victim of a weekend boating crash and continues searching for second a missing boater who is believed to be dead.

Published on 22 May 2018 | 3:02 pm


Mom Not Happy After Grocery Store Censors Graduation Cake

A South Carolina woman isn't happy a grocery store censored her honor graduate son's cake, which was supposed to include the Latin phrase "Summa Cum Laude." 

Published on 22 May 2018 | 2:58 pm


Crews Battle Fire At Old Oklahoma City Jail In NW OKC

The Oklahoma City Fire Department responded to a high-rise fire at the old Oklahoma City jail Monday.  

Published on 22 May 2018 | 1:40 pm


Students With Special Needs Explore Virtual Reality At Moore High School

Some Advanced Placement computer science students at Moore high school are sharing what they're learning with their fellow students with special needs. 

Published on 22 May 2018 | 12:07 pm


Patchy Fog Tuesday With Chance Of Storms Far Southeast

A pleasant start to the day Tuesday with temperatures comfortable in the low 60s and upper 50s. 

Published on 22 May 2018 | 11:21 am


U.S. Postal Service To Debut First Scratch-And-Sniff Stamps

Letter writers will soon be able to express their sentiments in words -- and smells. 

Published on 22 May 2018 | 10:56 am


Police Search For Chase Suspect In SW OKC

Oklahoma City police search for a suspect who led officers on a chase early Tuesday morning. Police said officers attempted to pull over a man for a traffic violation near Southwest 33rd Street and May when he jumped out of his car and fled the scene.  Police have not identified the suspect involved.  Stay with News 9 for more information as it becomes available. 

Published on 22 May 2018 | 10:41 am


Stephens County Sheriff K-9 Officer Killed In Car Crash

Stephens County is mourning the loss of one of its K-9 officers. 

Published on 22 May 2018 | 3:57 am


My 2 Cents: Did The Government Put A Spy In The Trump Campaign?

There has been so much smoke and so little fire in the Russia collusion investigation of the Trump campaign, that I suspect most people just ignore it at this point and are ready to move on. 

Published on 22 May 2018 | 3:45 am


OKCPS Board Prepared To Select New Superintendent

The Oklahoma City Public Schools Board of Education is prepared to select the district’s new Superintendent Tuesday. 

Published on 22 May 2018 | 2:57 am


Suspect Arrested After Chase, Crash In Mustang

Multiple departments were involved in a high-speed chase Monday evening that ended in Mustang. 

Published on 22 May 2018 | 12:22 am


Metro Campaign Sign Vandal Says, 'I Will Stop'

Oklahoma City Police say they're taking action against a man who's been stealing campaign signs in the metro.

Published on 21 May 2018 | 11:17 pm


Storm Cleanup Continues In Cleveland, McClain Counties

The cleanup continues in Cleveland and McClain counties following severe weather over the weekend. 

Published on 21 May 2018 | 11:05 pm


Crashed helicopter's occupants: Oklahoma, Florida, Missouri

Louisiana authorities say the passenger who died in a weekend helicopter crash was from Oklahoma. The injured pilot and crewman are from Florida and Missouri.

Published on 21 May 2018 | 9:45 pm


Former priest charged with sexually abusing teen in 2001

A former Catholic priest has been charged with sexually assaulting a 13-year-old boy in a suburban Chicago hotel in 2001 after police reopened an investigation that had been dormant for more than a decade.

Published on 21 May 2018 | 5:41 pm


Southern Plains drought continues stress on crops, rangeland

Lack of rainfall and above-average temperatures are prolonging the drought conditions that have stressed crops and rangelands and placed new pressures on groundwater sources across the U.S. Southern Plains.

Published on 21 May 2018 | 5:41 pm


2 Oklahoma men killed in southwest Kansas crash

Authorities say two Oklahoma men have died and three others have been hurt in a southwest Kansas crash.

Published on 21 May 2018 | 3:28 pm


Frontier flight makes emergency landing in Albuquerque

A Frontier Airlines flight from Tulsa, Oklahoma, to San Diego was forced to make an emergency landing in New Mexico after flight attendants smelled an unknown odor.

Published on 21 May 2018 | 2:24 pm


US Supreme Court To Review Oklahoma's Indian Territory Murder Appeal

The Supreme Court will hear Oklahoma's plea to reinstate the murder conviction and death sentence of an American Indian. The justices on Monday said they will review an appellate ruling that overturned the conviction and sentence of Patrick Murphy. 

Published on 21 May 2018 | 2:01 pm


Oklahoma Highway Patrol searches for boat in fatal crash

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says divers are searching for a second boat that investigators believe was involved in a fatal collision on a central Oklahoma lake.

Published on 21 May 2018 | 11:36 am


Trump Demands DOJ Look Into Whether FBI "Infiltrated" Campaign

President Trump tweeted on Sunday that he is demanding the Department of Justice investigate whether the FBI "infiltrated or surveilled the Trump Campaign for Political Purposes."

Published on 20 May 2018 | 7:39 pm


First Lady Melania Trump Returns To White House After Hospital Stay

First lady Melania Trump returned to the White House Saturday morning after a five-day stay in the hospital, according to the first lady's communications director, Stephanie Grisham. 

Published on 19 May 2018 | 3:36 pm


What We've Learned In 12 Months Of Mueller's Investigation

It was one year ago Thursday when Robert Mueller, the former FBI director, was appointed as special counsel to take over the Justice Department's investigation into possible coordination between Russia and Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign.

Published on 17 May 2018 | 2:51 pm


My 2 Cents: “Fields And Futures”

There's a new wave of enthusiasm rolling through the high schools and middle schools of the Oklahoma City School District, the playing field is being leveled for many student athletes. 

Published on 17 May 2018 | 3:50 am


Your 2 Cents: Constitutional Carry

I agree with the Governor's decision to veto the constitutional carry bill, because I believe training is a necessity before people carry a firearm.  

Published on 15 May 2018 | 4:44 am


LGBTQ Group Could Use Conservative Plan To Combat Adoption Bill

A legal fight is looming after the governor signed a controversial adoption bill into law. 

Published on 14 May 2018 | 10:54 pm


Melania Trump In Hospital For Procedure On Kidney Condition

The White House says Melania Trump is hospitalized after undergoing a procedure to treat a benign kidney condition.    

Published on 14 May 2018 | 7:48 pm


Supreme Court Makes Sports Betting A Possibility Nationwide

The Supreme Court has struck down a federal law that bars gambling on football, basketball, baseball and other sports in most states, giving states the go-ahead to legalize betting on sports.

Published on 14 May 2018 | 2:26 pm


Gov. Fallin Signs, Vetoes Controversial Bills

In the hundreds of bills to come across her desk, none have been more controversial than a trio Gov. Mary Fallin took action on late last week. 

Published on 14 May 2018 | 12:17 pm


Gov. Mary Fallin Vetoes Constitutional Carry Bill

Gov. Mary Fallin has vetoed the controversial constitutional carry bill. 

Published on 11 May 2018 | 11:49 pm


My 2 Cents: Constitutional Carry

I find myself torn on Senate Bill 12-12, also known as Constitutional Carry. 

Published on 10 May 2018 | 2:41 am


Your 2 Cents: President To Decide On Iran Nuclear Deal

President Trump pulled the plug on the Iran Nuclear Deal today despite Former Secretary of State John Kerry lobbying for other world leaders to keep his signature foreign policy accomplishment alive. 

Published on 9 May 2018 | 3:27 am


My 2 Cents: President To Decide On Iran Nuclear Deal

John Kerry, the former Secretary of State and Democratic Presidential Nominee, is back in the news. 

Published on 8 May 2018 | 2:51 am


Trump: ‘13 Angry Democrats’ On Mueller Team Should Be Wary

President Donald Trump said Monday he was “Fighting Back” against the Russia probe and warned the “13 Angry Democrats” on the special counsel’s team to “just wait ’till the Courts get to see your unrevealed Conflicts of Interest!” 

Published on 7 May 2018 | 5:39 pm


My 2 Cents: Tijuana Migrants Seeking Asylum

A very difficult situation is developing in Tijuana, Mexico.  A caravan of asylum seeking migrants from Central America have arrived at our Southern Border, and say they'll stay there until they're allowed into the United States. Most claim their lives were in danger in Guatemala, Honduras or whatever country they left. But if it were simply that, why travel all the way to our country? The migrants trekked 4-thousand miles across Mexico and could have sought asylum there.&nbsp...

Published on 1 May 2018 | 3:36 am


Your 2 Cents: Professor Under Fire For Barbara Bush Tweets

A Fresno State University professor took the occasion of Barbara Bush's death to tweet out some crude and disparaging comments, calling her an "amazing racist", and said she was glad the witch was dead and would be happy when the rest of her family died.  

Published on 24 April 2018 | 3:07 am


My 2 Cents: Professor Under Fire For Barbara Bush Tweets

While most of the nation is mourning the loss of former First Lady Barbara Bush, a college professor at Fresno State University celebrated by tweeting out disparaging remarks. 

Published on 19 April 2018 | 9:34 pm


Fuel Tax Increase Bill Headed To Governor’s Desk

A bill that diverts money from the newly passed fuel tax to transportation and "not directly into education" has passed in the state House of Representatives Tuesday.

Published on 18 April 2018 | 8:11 pm


OKCPS To Resume Classes Monday, Add Hour To Each School Day

Oklahoma City Public Schools announced classes will resume Monday, April 16. And the district says an hour will be added to each school day to make up time for the walkout.

Published on 14 April 2018 | 1:50 am


[UNFILTERED] Tulsa Memorial Band Director: "I'm Just Frustrated"

Emotions were mixed after the Oklahoma Education Association announced an end to the Oklahoma teacher walkout on Thursday. Some teachers were left feeling like nothing had been accomplished, despite $70 million in new money going to classroom funding.

Published on 13 April 2018 | 2:20 pm


Walkout Ends: OEA Claims Victory Even Without New Revenue For 2019 Budget

Nine days after it started, the teacher walkout is over in Oklahoma. 

Published on 13 April 2018 | 12:11 am


My 2 Cents: Creative Teacher Walkout Signs

Teachers are known for being creative and you could certainly see that in the signs they carried at the teacher walkout. 

Published on 12 April 2018 | 2:50 am


My 2 Cents: The Emotion, Passion At State Capitol

Monday, “Public Enemy #1”, that's me as one protester's sign proclaimed, was the designated driver for my wife and two other teachers who headed to the Capitol. Good thing we had tinted windows. 

Published on 10 April 2018 | 3:40 am


Education Secretary: Oklahoma Students Suffering Due To "Adult Squabbles"

The head of the federal Department of Education said Oklahoma students were suffering in the midst of "adult squabbles," according to a news report from The Washington Post.

Published on 9 April 2018 | 4:46 pm


Oklahoma Teacher Walkout: Resources For Parents

With a teacher walkout planned across Oklahoma starting April 2, we thought parents would find value in some resources that could help them plan for child care or even meals that day, that week or for however long a walkout lasts. 

Published on 9 April 2018 | 3:13 pm


Educate Oklahoma Special To Re-Air Nightly Through April 6

The Educate Oklahoma special will air again beginning Tuesday April 3 and repeat nightly until Friday April 6. 

Published on 3 April 2018 | 6:49 pm


Teachers Hold Class At State Capitol During Walkout

Thousands of students rallied alongside their teachers at the State Capitol Monday, supporting them in their effort to get more funding for the classroom. 

Published on 2 April 2018 | 10:33 pm


Mid-Del Schools Holds Community Forum Ahead Of Walkout

Parents and educators packed a community forum Tuesday at Midwest City High School. Attendees asked district officials about meals, child care and other impacts on the calendar. 

Published on 28 March 2018 | 2:24 am


OEA Says Teacher Walkout Still On, Despite Passage Of House Bill

Lawmakers are one step closer to giving teachers and state employees a pay raise and avoiding a school shutdown next week. 

Published on 27 March 2018 | 9:37 pm


State House Passes Deal, But Likely Won't Stop April 2 Walkout

A plan to avert a teacher walkout on April 2 was introduced to the Oklahoma state House on Monday. 

Published on 27 March 2018 | 4:14 am


9 Investigates: Oklahoma Children Face More Adverse Experiences Than Most

By all accounts, Kendra Adams is an excellent mother to her 5-year-old twins. Adams has homeschooled her kids and taken her role as teacher quite seriously. 

Published on 13 February 2018 | 4:56 pm


Experts Finding Ways To Counter Negative Effects Of Childhood Traumas

Experts in developmental and behavioral pediatrics, including researchers at the OU Health Sciences Center, have put their finger on a potentially powerful counterbalance to the negative effects of childhood adversity. 

Published on 9 February 2018 | 11:14 pm


9 Investigates: DHS Workers Blow Whistle On Child Protective Services

DHS workers are blowing the whistle on Oklahoma's Child Protective Services, saying they are overburdened with extremely high caseloads and the state is covering it all up to comply with a court order. 

Published on 2 December 2017 | 1:36 am


New Details Revealed In State Earthquake Hearings

More evidence is coming to light showing that scientists at the Oklahoma Geological Survey were pressured not to publicly connect the state's dramatic increase in earthquakes with oil and gas activity. 

Published on 7 November 2017 | 7:27 pm


9 Investigates: State Of Oklahoma Seeing Decline In Daycares

Starting another business was the last thing Jerry Dupree wanted to do. 

Published on 11 October 2017 | 2:53 am


9 Investigates: Staffer Alleges Widespread Sexual Harassment At State Capitol

“Maybe into my second week when I was kind of pulled aside, ‘don't be alone with this member, don't be alone with that member. 

Published on 9 March 2017 | 10:22 pm


9 Investigates: Oklahoma Workers' Compensation Reform

When state lawmakers passed legislation in 2013 that replaced the old Workers' Compensation Court with an administrative Workers' Compensation Commission, the business community thanked them for fixing what many felt was a broken system. 

Published on 24 February 2017 | 5:02 pm


9 Investigates: Lawmakers Consider Creating Veterans Registry

Oklahoma loves its veterans. 

Published on 16 December 2016 | 3:55 am


9 Investigates: Schools Arming Teachers To Protect Students

Not long after the governor signed HB 2014 into law last year, Todd Hallman, an agriculture education teacher here, had a talk with some of his friends at the police department about taking on a new role at school. 

Published on 3 November 2016 | 4:36 pm


9 Investigates: Oklahoma's Response To Earthquakes

Frustrated. That sums up how a lot of Oklahomans feel about the state's response to a dramatic increase in earthquakes over the past eight years. 

Published on 5 August 2016 | 2:56 am


9 Investigates: Recycling Injection Well Wastewater

Never has there been so much pressure on Oklahoma's oil and gas producers to reduce the amount of wastewater they're injecting underground. 

Published on 1 July 2016 | 3:03 am








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