Jacklyn Chappell, KFOR

Jacklyn Chappell


Oklahoma City, OK, United States

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Recent articles by Jacklyn:

NAACP calling on Oklahoma Pardon and Parole Board member to resign

The NAACP is calling on a member of the Oklahoma Pardon and Parole Board to resign after an internal memo was published on a local news website. → Read More

OHP thankful for first responders’ help after turnpike crash

Three Oklahoma Highway Patrol troopers were seriously injured on Thursday morning after an accident on the Kilpatrick Turnpike. → Read More

Rep. Kendra Horn sends letter to Gov. Stitt asking how to assist unemployment problem

Hundreds of Oklahomans lined up outside the Oklahoma Employment Security Commission this week, hoping to get assistance with unemployment relief. Now, Washington, D.C. is trying to step in to help. → Read More

Oklahoma Senator proposes bringing historically controversial statues and monuments to Oklahoma

An Oklahoma senator is proposing bringing monuments and statues taken down in other states to the Sooner State, but not everyone is on board with the idea. → Read More

Scammers targeting home renters out of hundreds of dollars

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Scammers are using COVID-19 as a way to scam potential renters out of hundreds of dollars. “It looked just like ours. The price was just drastically different,” said Adam Call, Property Manager of NewJack Properties. An OKC Property Management Group says one of their rental homes was recently relisted on another […] → Read More

President Trump addresses supporters in Tulsa, Eric Trump says this is just beginning of campaign

TULSA, Okla. (KFOR) -While every seat inside the BOK Center was not filled on Friday, President Trump spoke to his supporters for nearly two hours. Eric Trump telling us tonight’s rally is just the beginning of the president’s campaign season. “Thank you Oklahoma!” said President Donald Trump. “We begin our campaign. I want to thank […] → Read More

Two coaches test positive for COVID-19 at Edmond basketball facility

EDMOND, Okla. (KFOR) – A basketball gym in Edmond announced it will be closing its doors after two coaches tested positive for COVID-19 just this week. “Shutting down for two weeks was the right thing to do,” said Craig Wigington, Solid Rock Basketball part owner. Just a month after reopening, players at this basketball gym […] → Read More

Oklahoma DACA recipients react to Thursday’s Supreme Court ruling

OKLAHOMA CITY- The Supreme Court ruled Thursday morning the President cannot end legal protections for young immigrants. “I cried. I cried a little bit,” said Stephanie Montelongo, DACA recipient & content creator for Dream Action Oklahoma. DACA recipients relieved after hearing news from Washington. The Supreme Court handing down the ruling, saying the Deferred Action […] → Read More

OBN warning of additional deaths due to fake oxycodone pills

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – The Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics has announced six additional fentanyl-related overdoses since early May, and say they don’t think it will stop there. “They’re simply getting what they got from a source, who got it from a source,” said Mark Woodward with the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics (OBN). OBN is now […] → Read More

More Oklahomans continuing to battle fraudulent unemployment claims

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Oklahomans are receiving letters in the mail saying they’re approved for unemployment benefits without even applying. But others are finding out the hard way someone has filed under their own name. “Had I not even tried to file, I would have no idea that someone was already getting benefits under my […] → Read More

Three arrested in Edmond after police find drugs, sawed-off shotgun, stolen credit cards

EDMOND, Okla. (KFOR) – Three people were arrested on Tuesday morning after police say they made a surprising discovery during a routine traffic stop. Police say the car was initially pulled over for a broken brake light near 33rd and Broadway in Edmond. However, the officer grew suspicious when the suspects said they drove all […] → Read More

SW OKC bar damaged in fire two weeks after reopening from pandemic

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – A southwest Oklahoma City bar that was shut down for over two months during the pandemic is now facing a new battle: the business was destroyed by a fire just weeks after reopening. “15 days. We were open two weeks and one day,” said LaTrella Bell, owner of The Hobo Tavern. […] → Read More

Tecumseh officer arrested, potentially facing charges alongside wife

TECUMSEH, Okla. (KFOR) – A Tecumseh police officer and his wife were booked into the Pottawatomie County jail on Thursday night. They’re potentially facing charges of blackmail and conspiracy. “Jeff has been a police officer with us for several years – approximately four or more years,” said Chief J.R. Kidney, Tecumseh Police Department. Tecumseh Police […] → Read More

Metro neighborhood using mural as way to talk with children about racism

DEER CREEK, Okla. (KFOR) – A metro community is coming together in a colorful way, tagging a fence line with messages of hope for the African American community. “It grows more every day. I expect for it to cover the entire fence by the end of the week,” said homeowner Cort Thomas. When a Deer […] → Read More

Armed man claims to be with PD during Stillwater peaceful protest, PD says he was not

STILLWATER, Okla. (KFOR) – A Justice for George Floyd protest took place in Stillwater this morning. The event incorporated speakers the OKC Black Lives Matter organization, students and even from the police department. “Here at the PD, we saw it as an opportunity for a conversation. So, we’ve been trying to mingle in the crowd […] → Read More

Small business’ windows shattered during Saturday protest

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Small businesses took a hit during Saturday night protests in Oklahoma City. “I feel violated. It’s awkward to see your own property getting destroyed. Coming down here and watching it, it’s been an eye-opener,” said Gannon Mendez, who is the co-owner of Saucee Sicilian. Gannon is left picking up the pieces […] → Read More

City of Norman begins Phase 2 of reopening

NORMAN, Okla. (KFOR) – As the state is preparing to enter Phase 3 of reopening, one metro city entered Phase 2 on Friday. “It was pretty spaced out. The chairs were spaced out enough that I didn’t feel like I was crowded by anybody,” said Norman resident Kelly Feille. Norman residents are taking their first […] → Read More

Oklahoma man files lawsuit for OU fee refund

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – An Oklahoma man has filed a lawsuit against the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education, hoping to recoup fees paid to his son’s college. “The worst thing about the whole situation is most of these students have borrowed money to finance these expenses,” said John Thetford of Levinson Law, P.C. Thetford […] → Read More

OESC Executive Director resigns after Friday morning vote to consolidate OESC

OKLAHOMA CITY- Oklahoma Employment Security Commission Executive Director Robin Roberson resigned on Friday afternoon. “There’s been a lot of pressure to make things happen more quickly, and I completely understand that and wanted to help in that area,” Roberson told KFOR. “There was a plan to have another meeting next week discussing the removal of […] → Read More

Oklahoma schools making plans after CDC announces new guidelines

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – New CDC guidelines came out earlier this week, specifically addressing how students will be able to head back to school. “I will not send my kids to school if they’re going to have to wear a mask all day,” said former Oklahoma teacher Jeanna Lichtenbeger, who is a parent of five […] → Read More