Zach Rael, KOCO-5 Oklahoma City

Zach Rael

KOCO-5 Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City, OK, United States

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Recent articles by Zach:

Moore teacher resigns after allegations of messages to student

A middle school teacher in Moore resigned after allegations of inappropriate messages to a student. → Read More

Board to hold clemency hearing for Oklahoma death row inmate

The Oklahoma Pardon and Parole Board are set to hold a clemency hearing for an Oklahoma death row inmate. → Read More

OSBI warrant explains how agents were able to arrest assistant DA

An Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation search warrant explained how agents were able to arrest a former assistant district attorney. → Read More

Oklahoma lawmaker wants to lower age to legally carry firearms

An Oklahoma lawmaker wants to lower the age to legally carry firearms. → Read More

Nonprofit helps Oklahoma teachers fight against ‘political war’

A nonprofit is helping Oklahoma teachers fight back against what they said is a growing ‘political war’ in the classroom. → Read More

OKC nonprofit holds Thanksgiving meal for homeless veterans

While many will be surrounded by friends and family on Thanksgiving, some of Oklahoma’s most vulnerable might be spending the holiday alone. → Read More

Body cam video shows moments OHP rescue abducted girl from Kansas

A new body camera video showed the moments Oklahoma Highway Patrol troopers rescued a little girl who had been abducted from Kansas. → Read More

Effort underway to let voter decide right to abortion in Oklahoma

An effort is underway to let voters decide if there is a right to an abortion in Oklahoma. → Read More

Health experts warn Oklahomans of flu activity statewide

Health experts are warning Oklahomans of the flu activity statewide. → Read More

Oklahoma congresswoman Stephanie Bice discusses second term

Rep. Stephanie Bice was selected by her colleagues in the U.S. House of Representatives to serve as the Republican sophomore class president. → Read More

Colton Clark case: Questions remain 17 years after disappearance

KOCO 5's Zach Rael revisited the case, talking with those who finally got justice for Colton. He also got an update on Colton's brother, who helped crack the once-cold case wide open. → Read More

State seeks death penalty for man accused of killing Enid toddler

The State of Oklahoma will seek the death penalty for a man accused of raping and killing a toddler in Enid earlier this year. → Read More

Search for missing Oklahoma father in Houston takes tragic turn

Authorities said they have found a body while searching the area where Ridge Cole was last seen → Read More

Oklahoma voters approve major initiatives through state questions

Oklahoma voters have approved several major initiatives through state questions. → Read More

Biden's student loan forgiveness program halted by judge

The federal judge essentially ruled that President Joe Biden overstepped when announcing the debt relief plan → Read More

Oklahoma veterans are honored during 'Flames of Memory' event

The Flames of Memory event at the Oklahoma Territorial Museum was moved inside due to the rain, but the celebrations continued. → Read More

Oklahoma Election Results: How many people voted?

Oklahomans made their voices heard Tuesday by giving Republicans in the state a decisive victory in the majority of races. → Read More

Oklahoma Election Results: Gov. Kevin Stitt to serve another term

Incumbent Kevin Stitt will serve another term as Oklahoma governor following his double-digit victory over Democratic challenger Joy Hofmeister. → Read More

Thousands of Oklahomans expected to vote in important election

It’s an important election on Tuesday with a lot on the ballot. → Read More

Numbers from Oklahoma election board show early voter turnout

New numbers from the State Election Board show the early voter turnout. → Read More