Porsha Riley, KOCO-5 Oklahoma City

Porsha Riley

KOCO-5 Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City, OK, United States

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Recent articles by Porsha:

Norman City Council discusses possibility of mask mandate

Norman city leaders are meeting Tuesday night to discuss the possibility of requiring people to wear face masks. → Read More

Mustang police release video of deadly officer-involved shooting

Mustang police on Thursday released video of a deadly officer-involved shooting last month → Read More

Hundreds pack Midwest City center to get help from Oklahoma unemployment office

Tavis King was just one of 510 people who made it through the doors at the Reed Center in Midwest City to file for unemployment after being without an income for months. → Read More

Oklahomans say exercising their right to vote was top priority amid coronavirus pandemic

Several precautions were put into place Tuesday at the Oklahoma polls because of the coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

Demonstrators spread message of Black lives matter, unity during rally near Trump campaign stop

Black lives matter and unity were the main messages at a rally Saturday night in Tulsa, just down the road from where President Donald Trump addressed thousands of supporters at the BOK Center. → Read More

Choctaw church’s sermon on abortion, race sparks controversy

A sermon targeting abortion in the black community has sparked community outrage in Choctaw → Read More

Nursing home advocate believed state’s most vulnerable will suffer more amid phased reopening

The spike in coronavirus cases has caused concerns for nursing home advocates across Oklahoma, with many being worried that visitors may be welcomed back too soon and put residents in more danger. → Read More

Family, friend speak out for man charged in connection with fatal shooting of burglary suspect

A man was arrested on a complaint of second-degree murder after police said he shot a burglary suspect last month in southeast Oklahoma City. → Read More

DEFUNDING POLICE: Tensions run high at Norman City Council meeting as people continue call to defund police

City Hall was packed Tuesday evening as Norman officials worked to finalize a new budget, a week after protesters called on city leaders to defund the police department. → Read More

Norman enters phase 3 of reopening plan as city sees drop in COVID-19 cases

While Norman has been in no rush to reopen because of the coronavirus pandemic, the city has begun phase three of the process sooner than expected after officials said they’re seeing a drop in COVID-19 cases. → Read More

Protesters fight racial injustice, preach need for unity during demonstration in Bricktown

A large crowd gathered for a peaceful protest Saturday afternoon in Bricktown, where people said they are fighting against racial injustice following the death of George Floyd. → Read More

Protesters gather for man who died in police custody

Protesters gathered in Oklahoma City to draw attention to Derrick Ollie Scott, who died in May 2019 in police custody → Read More

Defense attorneys offer pro bono work for protesters arrested during OKC protests

Attorneys across Oklahoma are stepping in to help protesters who were arrested this past week. → Read More

Group partners with Oklahoma Mental Health Association to set up virtual support groups

As protests across Oklahoma continue, many are feeling the weight of racism while calling it out. → Read More

Protesters demand holding police officers accountable, people to speak up in fight for equality

A group of protesters demanded change Tuesday, especially when it comes to police, with leaders asking the crowd at the Myriad Gardens in Oklahoma to speak up in the fight for equality and change. → Read More

ACLU lawyer wants to make sure people know their rights before protesting

Ahead of Sunday afternoon’s Black Lives Matter rally in response to George Floyd’s death in Oklahoma City, the ACLU says it’s beyond important for people to know their rights when they’re protesting and what to do if those rights are violated. → Read More

Enid oil company finds new way to keep employees paid while helping community

With Oklahoma oil companies struggling, many have been forced to make changes or even lay off workers. → Read More

State Fair Park set to host large horse show amid pandemic

The Redbud Spectacular will look very different this year. Instead of fans filling the seats, organizers will stream it as crews continuously clean the arena at the Oklahoma City Fairgrounds. → Read More

Oklahoma Employment Security Commission to hold emergency meeting Wednesday

Frustrations stemming from delayed unemployment payments, claims of fraud and website issues, Oklahomans want their money. → Read More

Edmond City Council approves development plan for Coffee Creek area

The fight continues over a development plan for the Coffee Creek area of Edmond. → Read More