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Past articles by Thomas:

Metro apartment complex without heat for months as winter blast nears

Residents at the Foxcroft Apartment complex say they have not had heat since October and it is a story KFOR has been following for weeks. → Read More

Oklahoma City man arrested after trying to burn house down while still inside

According to the police report, firefighters arrived to the neighborhood around 8 p.m. Christmas evening on complaints of smoke. As they went door to door to alert residents, Jones answered saying quote “I don’t want help — I’m trying to burn this mother *expletive* down with me inside.” → Read More

Local homeless population find community thanks to woman’s acts of service

“They’re human just like us,” she said. “And it really does make a difference,” adding her organization has helped many people get back on their feet. → Read More

“We need justice,” Family of victim found dead in ditch speaks out against alleged killer

One month after a Bethany man was found dead in a drainage ditch, his family is speaking out against the man facing charges in connection with his death. → Read More

How effective are at-home COVID tests? Oklahoma health officials weigh in

Local doctors say a false negative is much more likely than a false positive because the at-home test isn’t as sensitive as the PCR → Read More

Local pastor travels to hardest-hit areas of Kentucky tornado, details destruction

As Kentucky residents continue to pick up the pieces after the destructive tornados earlier this month, one Oklahoma pastor traveled to some of the hardest hit areas to help the recovery effort and show Oklahomans the extent of the damage. → Read More

19-year-old facing charges after taking police on high-speed car chase through Norman

Authorities say the suspect took police on a chase that took them from Oklahoma City to Norman, with him then returning and getting arrested two streets south of where he started → Read More

Oklahoma doctor details what is still unknown about COVID ‘long-haulers’

The medical community continues to discover more about the conditions COVID "long-haulers" face after their recovery, but doctors say there is still much to learn. → Read More

OBI sends blood to help Kentucky tornado victims, calls on Oklahomans to donate

As states like Kentucky continue to deal with the tragic destruction from this past week's tornados, the Oklahoma Blood Institute is reminding Oklahomans of a way anyone can donate. → Read More

Couple who helps incarcerated women transition after prison surprised with $110,000 check

The Reeves tell News4 they've helped 15 women with transition living, but they've helped almost 300 with their curriculum. Only six of those have reoffended. → Read More

Local faith leaders react to recent executions in Oklahoma

Some are calling for the end of the death penalty in the state, while others say it’s completely justified within scripture. All acknowledge it’s a difficult conversation, but it’s one worth having. → Read More

Oklahoma man arrested after allegedly punching 4-year-old in the face multiple times

A nearby witness told authorities he punched the child with a closed fist a minimum of three times in a grocery store parking lot. → Read More

Sooner fans welcome Brent Venables with open arms

Even before the official announcement from the University of Oklahoma came on Sunday night, Soooner fans were ready for the new head coach. → Read More

KFOR reporter shares experience with COVID-19, from symptoms to recovery

I thought the virus would take it easy on me considering I'm young and in relatively good shape. I'm also fully vaccinated. It did not. → Read More

Local health officials react to news of mysterious new COVID-19 variant, say many questions are yet to be answered

The white house has since responded to the news of the omicron variant by restricting travel to South Africa and other surrounding countries, effective Monday. → Read More

Could we see more mass airline cancelations this Thanksgiving week? Experts weigh in

"We’re probably not gonna hit 2019 levels but we’re gonna get possibly within 8 to 9 percent of those levels," said Flightaware spokeswoman Kathleen Bangs. "But we’re doing it without less people and less reserves." → Read More

Lawmaker calls for redistricting process to be run independent from legislature, opponents see no need for change

"This is the same game that has been played over 110 years," said Rep. Andy Fugate, a Democrat. "You ask the people of Oklahoma, they would tell you they don’t think politicians should be choosing their voters." → Read More

Local neighbors recovering from dog attack now calling for remaining dogs to be taken away from owners

On Sept. 13, 8-year-old Emma and her grandmother Rose Pinkston were attacked by multiple dogs while walking in their own neighborhood. Pinkston says those dogs’ owners continue to be negligent, putting others at risk. → Read More

Cancer survivor walking from New York to California to raise money for pediatric cancer patients

“Every day of my life, especially putting my body through something I’m not supposed to be able to do, I’m in pain,” he said. “But every kid that’s fighting is in pain and we’re not gonna stop until we can inspire and help as many as we can.” → Read More

Lawmakers, NAACP Oklahoma react to Julius Jones being spared from execution

Lawmakers who were in the building, including Rep. Jacob Rosecrants, say they knew the decision had come out by the sound that came from the second-floor rotunda just after noon. “We heard the crowd and I couldn’t even believe it,” Rosecrants said. “I’m a bit in shock to be honest with you…[I heard] constant cheering, I mean, it was like rose to the heavens.” → Read More