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Rick Couri


Tulsa, OK, United States

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Past articles by Rick:

Bad idea: Man tries to use van full of ammo to put out fire

A patrolling deputy was surprised to see a van smoldering in the middle of a field blackened by fire. He was more surprised when he heard the sound of ammunition exploding inside. A closer check reveals the incident involves a moment the diver is likely to rethink. The Kansas City Star reports the deputy found the vehicle's owner watching helplessly. He explained the fire came from trash he was… → Read More

Woman’s song video about pandemic pounds goes viral – 102.3 KRMG

ATLANTA — Video of an Atlanta woman singing has gone viral as she uses humor to help people fight those pandemic pounds. The video is hilarious while also pointing out how many of us can’t stay away from the fridge. K.D. French singing about her love affair with the fridge that even got the attention of nation television morning shows. “I started screaming. I dropped my phone. I started crying,”… → Read More

The U-S is dealing with a coin shortage, find out why

The covid-19 pandemic is being blamed for most of the nations financial woes. But one aspect of the current situation may surprise you. Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell confirms in a USA Today reported article, the virus outbreak is creating a coin shortage. “With the partial closure of the economy, the flow of funds through the economy has stopped. We are working with the Mint and the… → Read More

Businesses damaged before overnight protests calm in Tulsa

Protesters gathered in Tulsa again Sunday in the aftermath of the death of George Floyd as he was being arrested by police in Minneapolis. The protests happening at the same time the Greenwood District in downtown Tulsa welcomed hundreds of people Sunday to commemorate the 99th anniversary for the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre. Police used tear gas to break up the crowds but we’re getting multiple… → Read More

Man pulled from apartment fire in Sapulpa

A man is safe after firefighters rescued him from a fire at an apartment in Sapulpa early Wednesday morning. Firefighters say someone reported the fire at an apartment building near Main St. and Dewey Ave. just before 2 a.m. Crews got there and rescued a man inside who had been sleeping in the unit next to the one that was on fire. That man didn’t get hurt and went to stay with family. First… → Read More

City of Tulsa wants your input on downtown development

The city is using it’s Facebook page to ask what your favorite things about downtown, and what you would like to see developed further. They write: Whether you're in Downtown Tulsa every day or only visit once a year, we hope you'll take a few minutes to complete the survey. This is your opportunity to say what matters most for the future of Downtown as a neighborhood where all residents,… → Read More

11th street partially closed for today’s OSU at Tulsa game

The biggest crowd to cram into HA Chapman stadium will be on hand as the Cowboy’s visit Tulsa for the first of several games in the newly renewed series. Take a look below for all the info you need. THE GAME CAPSULE: The Game: Tulsa Golden Hurricane vs. Oklahoma State Cowboys Location: H.A. Chapman Stadium on the TU campus Game time: 2:35 p.m. Hurricane Alley: Opens at 11:30 a.m. on Chapman… → Read More

Lend a hand and grab a stein at this year’s Oktoberfest

Linde Oktoberfest, the annual celebration of German food, music, and culture is less than two months away, and assistance putting on the party is needed! Both USA Today and Condé Nast Traveler Magazine have rated Tulsa’s Oktoberfest as top five in the nation. Title sponsor Linde engineering brings out dozens of people to help, but more than 1,000 volunteers are still needed. Those involved will… → Read More

Send your name to Mars!

NASA is sending a rover flight to the Red Planet in 2020. They want you to be part of it. On the web page NASA 2020, the agency writes; "As we get ready to launch this historic Mars mission, we want everyone to share in this journey of exploration," said Thomas Zurbuchen, associate administrator for NASA's Science Mission Directorate (SMD) in Washington. ‘It’s an exciting time for NASA, as we… → Read More

Tulsa releases updated flooding map

With more than 160,000 cubic feet of water per second gushing out of Keystone Dam and more rain expected over the next few days, the city if Tulsa wants you to know more about flooding. The city released an updated flood map you can access by tapping on the link below. The map shows the path of the Arkansas river from Keystone Lake all the way past Muskogee, Webers Falls, and into Ft. Smith. The… → Read More

Window washers trapped on malfunctioning basket near the top of Oklaho

Reports began coming in to emergency workers just before 8 am, saying the workers platform was “swinging wildly out of control,” at the Devon Energy building in Oklahoma City. The Oklahoma City Fire department tweeted the video below showing the platform smashing into the building, breaking glass. > UPDATE | Technical Rescue - Devon Tower | Here is video of the out of control basket as… → Read More

Stroud police looking for missing 7-year-old

Police say Sarah Hill, a non-custodial parent, picked Austin up from school Monday and went missing. Cops tell is Sarah was driving a maroon, 2007 Mazda CX-7 with license plate EKP237. Police ask anyone with information to call 918-968-2733. → Read More

100 days of Governor Kevin Stitt

Tulsa, Ok - It’s been a productive first 100 days for Jenks businessman Kevin Stitt. That’s according to the man himself, and those working for him. “We’ve gone from legislature vs governor, cabinet secretary vs cabinet secretary, to everyone working together,” Commerce secretary Sean Kouplen told us. Stitt believes his biggest step forward is requiring accountability. But he tells the KRMG… → Read More

Tulsa medical marijuana supply store owners looking to identify robber

Employees at the Skunk Grow Supply near Memorial and 51st say they are hoping to identify a man and woman who allegedly burglarized their business. Officials told FOX23 and KRMG the two walked in and stole a grow tent, worth about $130. But this is the second time they’ve had a similar situation. The first time someone walked out with more than $2,000 worth of equipment. Surveillance video… → Read More

Outsiders House exhibit now open at the Woody Guthrie center

The Woody Guthrie Center showcase of memorabilia includes movie posters, movie props, and other items from the Outsiders movie. “We’re thrilled to help support and promote this incredible addition to the Tulsa arts,” Deana McCloud told us during a recent visit to the museum. Her personal favorite in the collection is clear. “Dallas Winston,” she exclaimed while pointing at the leather jacket… → Read More

Allan Trimble joins the KRMG Morning News

Coach Trimble retired as the Jenks head coach in 2018 after being diagnosed with ALS in 2016. In his time with the Trojans, Trimble took his teams to 17 state title games, wining 13. Trimble’s courageous journey and continuing positive attitude is affecting more than those he’s touched in Jenks. “He’s being the person I don’t think I’m brave enough to be,” former Union head coach and current… → Read More

GOP gathers in OKC for the mid-terms

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Vice President Mike Pence in Tulsa!

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Epic acting leads to North Texas punt return TD vs Arkansas

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Senator takes congress to task in speech about Supreme Court nominee

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