Eli Roberts, KFOR

Eli Roberts


Oklahoma City, OK, United States

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Past articles by Eli:

Coach’s son has game plan to raise money needed for field house improvements

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) - A lot has changed at Crooked Oak High School over the past 50 years, and now the field house needs a little work. “Definitely air-conditioning, heating, plumbing, security,” April Dwyer of Crooked Oak Public Schools said. → Read More

“A hero to so many animals,” Norman woman works to make sure every animal gets a second chance

NORMAN, Okla. - The day starts early for Deb Melser in Norman. That’s because she’s working three jobs, all while making time and using her own money to rescue dogs and cats, many that have been dumped on the street with nowhere to go. → Read More

Program assists seniors facing steep healthcare costs

OKLAHOMA CITY - After years of debate, the cost of health care remains a difficult topic. The fact is many people don’t have enough money to get the help they need. → Read More

Jasco raises minimum hourly wage to $15 per hour

OKLAHOMA CITY - Oklahoma City-based Jasco Products does just about everything when it comes to electronics. “We design, develop, manufacture and distribute and market all sorts of consumer electronics, accessories, power and charging products,” Jasco Products CEO Jason Trice explained. → Read More

Shawnee woman honored for helping often-forgotten animals

SHAWNEE, Okla. - Animal abuse is nothing to take lightly. It can come in so many forms, from pets to wildlife to farm animals. But abused farm animals often are forgotten. Luckily, forgetting about animals in need is not something Paige Hare can do, even for animals many people would overlook. → Read More

Love Like Jesus: Oklahoma woman works tirelessly to help city’s homeless

OKLAHOMA CITY - “When we see her pull up, we know we’re going eat,” a homeless man in southwest Oklahoma City told News 4. “We know that.” That’s the tough reality for the homeless people Karen Monahan helps nearly every day. If she didn’t get up each day, pack food and pass it out to those who need it, some people on the street would go hungry. → Read More

Carjacking suspect takes victim on wild ride

OKLAHOMA CITY - A bizarre carjacking raised more questions than answers overnight Sunday. Police say they received a call just after 3 a.m. Sunday that a man had carjacked a truck right out from a Mustang man’s hands at NW 39th and Penn in Oklahoma City. → Read More

New technology giving hope to Oklahoma cancer patients

OKLAHOMA CITY - Chemotherapy is the most common choice when it comes to fighting cancer. But the problem is, it doesn’t always work and it almost always takes a heavy toll on the body. → Read More

Clinton woman’s heart and kennels full with four-legged friends

CLINTON, Okla. - Heather Estrada doesn`t need a thank you. She does what she does because her heart's big enough to care for stray cats and dogs when other people won`t. "This woman takes care of all our unwanted animals in Western Oklahoma. She does it on her own," Martha Barber told News 4. → Read More

Civil War soldier honored during Memorial Day ceremony

OKLAHOMA CITY - With Memorial Day underway, the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War honored Sgt. Monroe Kennedy, who died in 1898 shortly after moving to Oklahoma. The ceremony happened Monday afternoon at the Oklahoma Veteran’s Cemetery, including a full military salute. → Read More

Time capsule discovered at Oklahoma school

DALE, Okla. - History has come full circle at Dale Public Schools. School officials unexpectedly discovered a time capsule two years ago, dating back more than 80 years to 1938. Inside, officials found a first-hand, personal look at what life was like back generations ago. → Read More

State Governor, Tulsa Mayor hold joint press conference on extreme flooding as rains continue

TULSA, Okla. - Heavy rain continues to pound Oklahoma, pushing lakes, rivers, and streams well beyond their banks in some areas. Tulsa and the surrounding areas have been hit hardest. The city's mayor, G.T. Bynum, delivered a message to those in the water's path. → Read More

Yukon looks to stop drivers from passing school buses

YUKON, OKLA. - It’s the kind of tragedy that can be prevented: children getting run over on the way to and from school, all because of drivers who pass school buses when the bus puts out the stop sign. The city of Yukon is putting the spotlight on that very issue with a blitz underway that aims to catch drivers who put children’s lives at risk. → Read More

Teen pays it forward to widower neighbor who selflessly helps everyone

WARR ACRES, Okla. - You know that person, the one who helps out and asks for nothing in return. That’s how people in Warr Acres describe Ronnie Powell. “He helps a lot of neighbors,” Chance Gordon, who nominated Ronnie for the First Fidelity Bank Pay it Forward Award. → Read More

One special and short-lived art installation gives back to the community

OKLAHOMA CITY - Don’t call it a bouncy house: an art installation open to the public in Downtown Oklahoma City’s Sheridan Square from April 25 to April 27 may look like a hyped-up rendition of your kid’s last birthday party, but this inflatable work of art is all about color, and light, and supporting art education in Oklahoma City. → Read More

Oklahoma woman honored after giving all to those in need

OKLAHOMA CITY - Helping others, and never expecting anything in return. Jackie Lenk is someone who thinks first about other people, especially those going through a hard time who have ended up on the street. → Read More

Oklahoma City police release body cam footage of arrests of chase, carjacking suspects

OKLAHOMA CITY – Authorities say three men who are connected to several carjackings have been taken into custody after a chase and manhunt last Thursday. → Read More

First Lady Melania Trump visits Oklahoma school

TULSA, Okla. - A group of Oklahoma students were treated to a visit from one of the nation's most notable figures on Monday. The First Lady of the United States Melania Trump took her first solo overnight trip in the United States since becoming First Lady, and her first stop was in Tulsa. She made a visit to Dove School of Discovery in Tulsa on Monday as part of her "Be Best" initiative. → Read More

Mustang man helps those down on their luck, gets a little help in return

MUSTANG, Okla. - Candice Berry just got bought a truck, but it turns out the vehicle has a lot of problems. “The brakes need to be changed, purge valve and the speedometer is off,” Candice said as she went down the list of problems on her truck. → Read More

Pediatric puma probe at the Oklahoma City Zoo

OKLAHOMA CITY - Today was exam day for Oklahoma City Zoo's newest feline family. These two guys and one girl—Tanka, Toho and Tawakoni—just arrived in Oklahoma. → Read More