Cassandra Sweetman, KFOR

Cassandra Sweetman


Oklahoma City, OK, United States

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Past articles by Cassandra:

Oklahoma City apartment tenants say managers won’t address persistent flooding and insect problems

Persistent flooding and termite infestations, that’s what tenants of one metro apartment complex say they are plagued with every time it rains. Meanwhile, they said management isn’t doing anything about it. → Read More

Small town of Dover hit hard by what may have been tornado

It’s still unclear whether a tornado touched down in the town of Dover in Kingfisher County, but strong winds caused a lot of damage throughout the little town. → Read More

What’s next after Attorney General Mike Hunter’s resignation

The sudden resignation by Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter comes in the middle of his elected term. What the governor plans to do about a decision that is sure to affect the course of the state remains to be seen. → Read More

Man rescued from dump truck speaks about experience for the first time

Two weeks after emergency crews rescued a man trapped inside of a working garbage truck, he is out of the hospital and speaking about his experience for the first time. → Read More

Heir of Sonic in bitter financial fight over trust with BancFirst

A fight over money between a grandson of the founder of Sonic and BancFirst has spilled over into lawsuits and police reports. He claims the bankers controlling his trust are not doing their jobs, and are stealing money from him and his family. → Read More

Manhunt under way after man fled, allegedly pointed weapon at Pottawatomie County deputy

Pottawatomie County deputies are on the hunt for a man who allegedly pointed a gun at one deputy during a high speed chase. → Read More

Alleged ketamine trafficking and international prostitution ring found in Edmond home

Ketamine trafficking and an international prostitution ring were both allegedly found to be running out of a home in the Valencia neighborhood in Edmond. → Read More

OU top doctor: Focus on vaccinating all Oklahomans, not on reaching “herd immunity”

One of Oklahoma’s top doctors says the concept of herd immunity is an "elusive" goal to shoot for, and just reaching a certain number won’t necessarily afford the safety everyone hopes. → Read More

Weather and CDC guideline changes throw wrench in OU graduation ceremony plans

Inclement weather and new CDC guidelines are throwing the University of Oklahoma a couple of curveballs ahead of graduation ceremonies this weekend. → Read More

Planned Oklahoma City EDM concert a no-go after nearby mental health facility raises concerns

Just two weeks away from its scheduled date, an upcoming music festival failed to get a needed noise permit from the Oklahoma City City Manager’s Office after a behavioral health hospital raised a red flag. → Read More

U.S. Customs and Border Protection helicopter crash-lands mid-training, both pilots walk away unharmed

A U.S. Customs and Border Protection helicopter crash-landed at a metro municipal airport Wednesday afternoon and, miraculously, the two pilots walked away unharmed. → Read More

Norman veterinarian, owner of 354 seized exotic animals declines comment on case

A metro veterinarian who is one of the owners of an exotic animal rescue and farm has so far declined to comment on why the City of Norman removed all 354 animals from the farm in the past two weeks. → Read More

Hundreds of animals, dozens of species found malnourished, resorting to eating tree bark on Norman ranch

More than 300 exotic and farm animals, 80 different species in all, were seized from a farm in Norman after authorities alleged the animals were so hungry, they were eating the bark off of nearby trees. → Read More

Neighbors shocked after one teen killed, two more injured in Del City drive-by shooting

A teenage boy was killed and two other teens were shot in a midday drive-by shooting in Del City Friday afternoon. → Read More

Hero lineman saves Oklahoma woman from floodwaters

A woman is recovering after a miraculous rescue following the torrential flooding in Garvin County Wednesday morning. → Read More

Edmond woman breaks silence about night her fiancé was stabbed to death in front of her

Two months after police say a man was stabbed to death by a 16-year-old boy, the victim’s fiancé is speaking out about the night he was killed. → Read More

Some Oklahoma City businesses plan to maintain mask policy after mandate expires

On Friday at midnight, the Oklahoma City mask mandate will expire, but businesses can still require patrons to mask up, and many plan to. → Read More

Oklahoma State Senator under fire for lewd joke, sexual suggestions regarding Vice President Kamala Harris

Republican State Sen. Nathan Dahm came under fire Friday after making comments about Vice President Kamala Harris, which have been described as offensive and misogynistic. → Read More

Ponca City man accused of strangling cashier with credit card machine cord

A man is in jail, accused of strangling a gas station cashier with a cord. Luciano Cerda was charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon. → Read More

Protesters interrupt Oklahoma House proceedings over a number of this session’s bills

A group of protesters were kicked out of the Oklahoma House of Representatives after they disrupted proceedings to object to a slew of bills they called egregious and oppressive to Oklahomans. → Read More