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Reserve Deputy Displays Skill Video included

One of them is a Reserve Deputy, the other full time. Go ahead, try to tell them apart just by looking at them."We're just here to show that our reserves are not pay-for-play," said Capt. Billy McKelvey, of a sheriffs office in damage control mode. His Reserve Deputy helping to demonstrate the skill level required to wear the badge."They are cut no slack whatsoever. They have to perform the exact same proficiency whether its with FTO or with their firearm," he said.And in fact, in this round ... More>>

TU Scholarship Athletes Will Get Paid Up to $2500

Some student athletes at the University of Tulsa will soon be paid to play. For one green country family the stipend means less struggle."These are my boys. These are my sons. This is Derrick Alexander Junior he plays for TU. My other sony other son is Dominique Alexander. He is number one and plays for OU," said Nicole Holman Alexander.In the Alexander family, football is a way of life. From father down to sons, all three men know what it's like to play college ball."He is very familiar with... More>>

Sheriff's Office Launches Campaign to Respond to Deputy Shooting Video included

The Tulsa County Sheriff's office is asking for the public's questions after one of their reserve deputies was charged with manslaughter. More>>

Governor Signs Nitrogen Gas Execution Bill

Gov. Mary Fallin Gov. Mary Fallin

Gov. Mary Fallin signed a bill allowing nitrogen hypoxia as a backup execution method. More>>

Wet Weekend Expected

Rain chances will be on the increase through early Sunday. A slow moving system will finally clear the region by Sunday afternoon.In the meantime, rain chances will continue until this storm system passes.The risk for severe weather will be rather low, however, isolated severe storms with large hail will be possible.Dry weather returns early next week with highs falling into the upper 60s on Monday. More>>

Tulsa Roommates Stab Each Other Over Debate Between iPhone & Android Video included

Two men are hospitalized after an alcohol-fueled argument began over which phone is better: iPhone or Samsung.Tulsa police say a woman found a man covered in blood, stumbling around the parking lot of the Evergreen Apartments around 1 a.m.When police arrived at the apartment complex, they learned that the roommates had been drinking and arguing over their mobile phones.Police say the two men broke beer bottles and stabbed each other with them. One of the men smashed a bottle over the back of ... More>>

Public Discussion About Police Brutality

The writing on the car windows spoke to the continued unrest that led to the meeting."I guess it was probably the straw that breaks the camels back," said Joy Avery, Co-President of the Church of the Restoration, holding a non-media event to discuss the topic of police brutality."When I was in the meeting a few days ago there were at least 10 or 15 people who had their own incidents of misjustice and of police brutality," she said.What's something folks hope comes out of the meeting?"We want ... More>>

Tragic Parking Lot Discovery

It was a scene with multiples layers of shock. The first, the discovery of what was inside the Mitsubishi Endeavor."They said that it was a guy and he was in a fetal position," said bystander Darryl McCondichie.The next shock; how long the dead body had been there."We know for sure it's been out here since March 15th, we believe it's actually been out here probably since February," said Sgt. Bob Rolhoff of the Tulsa police department.Even more astounding, that all of this occurred in the hust... More>>

City Working to solve Train Issues In Claremore

City Working to solve Train Issues In Claremore

Around 70 trains roll through Claremore each day, according to city officials. More>>

ACLU Calls For Resignation Of Tulsa County Sheriff Stanley Glanz

ACLU calls for resignation of Sheriff Stanley Glanz ACLU calls for resignation of Sheriff Stanley Glanz

The ACLU of Oklahoma is calling for an independent criminal investigation into the Tulsa County Sheriff's Office and Sheriff Stanley Glanz and demanding Sheriff Glanz's immediate resignation as Sheriff..  More>>

Teen Convicted of Killing Mother

Henry Laird Henry Laird

A Tulsa teen was convicted of killing his mother. More>>

Body Found in Car in Tulsa Walmart Parking Lot

Tulsa police say a body was found in a car in a south Tulsa Walmart parking lot. More>>

Lawmaker Wants Investigation into Deputy Shooting

Robert Bates Robert Bates

A state lawmaker is calling for an independent investigation into the deadly shooting by a Tulsa County reserve deputy. More>>

Former Sooner Adrian Peterson Reinstated By NFL

Peterson reinstated by NFL Peterson reinstated by NFL

Associated PressThe NFL has reinstated Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, clearing the way for him to return after missing most of last season while facing child abuse charges in Texas.The league announced its decision on Thursday. Commissioner Roger Goodell sent Peterson a letter advising him of his reinstatement. Goodell wrote that Peterson will have to fulfill all the obligations of his plea deal with authorities after he reached a plea deal to reduce a felony charge to a misd... More>>

Tulsa Man Arrested in Connection to Fatal Accident

Narson Martin mug shot Narson Martin mug shot

A Tulsa man is in police custody after one person died in a car accident Wednesday night.Police say 23-year-old Narson Martin faces second-degree murder charges after he collided with another vehicle at the intersection of Pine and Yale.It was there that police say a passenger in the other vehicle was ejected from the car and died at the scene.Police believe alcohol played a role in the accident.In Martin's booking report, it states that he left his car at the intersection and walked over to ... More>>

Tulsa Sheriff's Office Plans to Audit Its Reserve Deputy Program

The Tulsa County's Deputy Reserve Program is under the microscope after one of it's own was charged. Seventy-three-year-old Robert Bates is charged with second degree manslaughter for killing a man during a sting operation. Bates admitted to mistaking his gun for a taser.On Tuesday we learned the Tulsa County Sheriff's Office plans to conduct an internal audit of it's reserve program. As of now the program will stay the same, but there may be changes in the future.After charges were filed, qu... More>>

Duck, Duck, Goose Video included

He's sitting there on the small green space between two eye care clinics,practically using the logo above one as a warning to would be predators. Hey, I'm watching out for a nest here! No, not that one, that one."Monday we really noticed her hanging around," said Nora and Mary at an eye surgery center. They've noticed three eggs underneath a mother goose and have put up a brand new sign which reads…"Please stay back protected wildlife area!"And if you miss the sign, papa goose will remind you... More>>

Tulsa Post Office Open Late For Tax Day

One post office in Tulsa is staying open late for tax day.The branch at the Tulsa International Airport will be open until midnight so returns will be postmarked by the deadline.April 15th is the deadline to file taxes or an extension.The USPS is offering suggestions to make things go smoothly.Make sure the envelope has enough postage, write clearly and come with everything already prepared. More>>

Copper Thieves targeting Tulsa Highway Lights

Copper Thieves targeting Tulsa Highway Lights

Highway street lights around Tulsa are now major target for copper thieves, according to city officials. “What we see with our highway lighting is two major issues- one is copper theft and other is aging infrastructure,” said Michelle Allen, with the city of Tulsa. Allen said copper thieves are targeting lights along highway 75, I-44, I-244, and other major intersections. “What we're seeing with our copper theft is people are going in, stealing those wires, cutting through the system to get t... More>>

Elderly Man Missing From Tulsa Found

Tulsa Police have issued a silver alert for Charles Audrain, 86.He was last seen at his home in the 2500 block of S Delaware Ave. at midnight Wednesday.Audrain is in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease.He has an airborne tattoo on his left shoulder and another tattoo reading "Honolulu, Hawaii" on his right calf.He was last seen driving a white, 4-door 2012 Honda Civic with an Oklahoma license plate bearing 755-KQLAnyone with information is asked to call police immediately. More>>

More Rain Expected

Wet weather will continue over the next 5 days. Another storm system will approach the area by the weekend.Rain chances will continue to increase Thursday and linger into Sunday.Most of the state could see around 1" of rain with locally higher amounts possible.Most of Western Oklahoma is still classified in a drought status, while parts of Eastern Oklahoma are stilldeemed, abnormally dry.This will continue to help the state, but more rain will be needed through May to help the deficit from th... More>>

Jenks Bus Crashes in South Tulsa

Jenks bus involved in Wednesday morning accident Jenks bus involved in Wednesday morning accident

A Jenks bus was involved in an accident in South Tulsa Wednesday morning.Officials tell Tulsa's Channel 8 the bus was traveling south on Harvard, when a car came out of a neighborhood and hit the back of the bus.There were children on board, but no injuries were reported.The bus was heading to Jenks Intermediate.Tulsa's Channel 8 does have a crew on the scene and will update information as soon as it comes available. More>>

Power Outages in Sapulpa

Power outages reported Power outages reported

Oklahoma Gas and Energy reports over 1,600 customers are without power in Sapupla Wednesday morning.OGE didn't know what caused the outages.Crews began working to restore power before 6:30 a.m.They're working to identify what caused the outage.Tulsa's Channel 8 has a crew on scene and will have live updates during Good Morning Oklahoma. More>>

More Rain Is On The Way Video included

A more active weather pattern has returned to Green Country providing the area with some much need moisture, but will it continue? More>>

Protestors March For Eric Harris Video included

They marched down Denver chanting a familiar slogan of protest, but it was what a deputy allegedly said to a struggling for breath Eric Harris that was ringing through everyone's ears."I'm losing my breath. F@# your breath.""It just rolled off his tongue as if he didn't care," said Marq Lewis."Three words that many see as a perversion of another familiar slogan "I can't breathe.""The guy even confirmed, hey I've been shot and he stated I'm having difficulty breathing and your response is F yo... More>>

Walmart Closing Comes as Surprise to Customers, Employees

The Walmart on Admiral and Memorial Drive closed for repairs Monday night.  More>>

20 Years Later: Paramedic Remembers The OKC Bombing

As we approach the 20th anniversary of the Oklahoma City Bombing, people who were there are reflecting on that tragic day in our state's history.Joe Wallace is an EMSA paramedic. At the time, he'd only been on the job two years.On April 19, 1995, Wallace happened to be sitting inside an ambulance near the Murrah Building.He tells Channel 8, he felt a "thunderous boom", and the truck shook.And when he looked around the corner, he saw a large cloud of black smoke.Wallace says, "I spent the firs... More>>

Deputy Charged With Manslaughter Turns Himself In

The Tulsa County Sheriff's reserve deputy charged with manslaughter turned himself in this morning. More>>

What's Behind Tulsa's Rash Of Water Breaks?

Near 66th St. & North Lewis Near 66th St. & North Lewis

City of Tulsa workers have been kept busy so far this week with quite a few water breaks.For example, a 12-inch line burst along 66th street, just west of North Lewis sometime between midnight and 2 am Tuesday.Repairs were expected to last most of the day.So what's behind the rash of breaks?A spokesperson for the city says, it's pretty typical every Spring, because more people are out watering their gardens."The plants need to produce more water," says Rick Caruther, Water Distribution Manage... More>>

Man Killed in Creek County

Creek County deputies are searching for a person of interest in a murder. More>>

Rent Rates Spike

Rent rates rise Rent rates rise

(AP) - Prepare to pay more for rent.Commercial property tracker Reis Inc. says the average U.S. rent has climbed 14 percent to $1,124 since 2010. More>>

Car Flies Off Highway Ramp Into Water-Filled Culvert

Three women, on their way through Tulsa to Dallas ended up with quite a story to tell. More>>

Wreck on BA leaves One Woman Injured

Woman injured after wreck on Broken Arrow Expressway interchange Woman injured after wreck on Broken Arrow Expressway interchange

One woman was injured in an accident late Monday evening at the interchange between the Broken Arrow Expressway and Highway 169.Police said she only suffered minor injuries to her wrist after her car went airborne and landed in a water filled culvert.She and her two passengers were traveling to Dallas. The other two women weren't hurt.An officer told Tulsa's Channel 8 that timing was on their side. At the time of the wreck, an EMSA unit exited a ramp and saw the wreck. The crew called in the ... More>>

Search for Possible Homicide Suspect Leads Creek County Deputies to West Tulsa

Creek County authorities, along with Sapulpa and Tulsa Police officers searched a motel in west Tulsa early Tuesday morning for a possible homicide suspect. More>>

Water Line Break Causing Problems in North Tulsa

A 12-inch water line ruptured along 66th Street in north Tulsa early Tuesday morning, near North Lewis Avenue.
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Sand Springs Police Releases Body Cam Video of Deadly Officer Involved Shooting

On Monday Sand Springs Police released video and recorded phone calls from the deadly officer involved shooting.The shooting is the agency first deadly officer involved shooting in 17 years.It happened on Saturday after officers were dispatched to 66-year-old Donald Allen's home for shots fired.Officials said Allen suffered from mental illnesses and they had a total of eight encounters with him in the past.In the body cam video you see two officers walking into Allen's backyard. At one point ... More>>

Harris Family - "This Is Simply Evil" Video included

With one of their own now facing manslaughter charges, the microscope under which the incident has been examined, just got magnified."I don't think anybody can say that we didn't turn over every rock in this process," said Shannon Clark of the Tulsa County Sheriff's Office.Unless that someone is the law firm for the victim's family."There's a lot of disturbing facts that will come out," said attorney Daniel Smolen.On the table, an assortment of weapons, with the assertion that the confusion c... More>>

Highway Patrol Recruiting State Troopers

The Highway Patrol is dealing with a shortage of state troopers, that some say is serious.  More>>

Governor Fallin Signs Bill Banning Abortion Procedure

Gov. Fallin signs bill banning second trimester abortion procedure Gov. Fallin signs bill banning second trimester abortion procedure

Oklahoma has become the second state to ban a common second trimester abortion procedure that critics describe as dismembering a fetus. Gov. Mary Fallin signed the legislation Monday afternoon after it was overwhelmingly approved by the House and Senate. The measure prohibits doctors from using forceps, clamps, scissors or similar instruments on a live fetus to remove it from the womb in pieces.  More>>

Avalon, DOC Face Lawsuit from Former Inmates

A lawyer representing 12 plaintiffs in a case against a local correctional facility says he wants accountability, and he hopes a new lawsuit will help pave the way. More>>

10 smart ways to use an income tax refund

Know best uses for an IRS windfall in Financial Literacy Month More>>

Sand Springs Update on Officer-Involved Shooting Video included

Sand Springs Police released new details today in a deadly officer involved shooting. More>>

Thunder's Russell Westbrook Can Play Tonight After Technical Foul Rescinded

The NBA has rescinded Russell Westbrook's 16th technical foul, allowing the star guard to play in the Thunder's critical game against Portland on Monday night. More>>

Oklahoma City Police Officer Shoots, Kills Machete-Wielding Man Video included

Police have identified an officer involved in a fatal shooting Sunday evening in Newalla. More>>

Officers Injured After Domestic Call

Edward Ballow Edward Ballow

A Glenpool man was arrested for domestic complaints and assaulting police officers.Police responded to a domestic call at 30-year-old Edward Ballow's house early Monday morning. More>>

Are People Getting the Safe Place Message?

The signs are all over town, but to some, the message isn't clear. More>>

Police: Out of Control Driver Slammed into Garage

One person is in the hospital after an SUV slammed into the side of a home Sunday. More>>

Infant dies in north Tulsa apartment fire

An 11-month-old girl has died in an early morning apartment fire. Crews were dispatched to the Apache Manor Apartments near Apache and Harvard just before 2 a.m. When fire crews arrived they found an upstairs apartment on fire and filled with heavy smoke. Three children ages 13, 6 and 3 were able to escape the fire but dispatchers alerted firefighters that an 11-month-old was still inside. Fire crews used breathing equipment to enter the building and bring the infant out. The child was tran... More>>

Sand Springs Residents Rebuild after Storm's Destruction

What's left to clean up is enough to send many people in this Sand Springs community packing. When you look at the damage recent storms left behind, it's easy to understand why. More>>

Jenks Students Involved in Capitol Lockdown

Jenks students involved in Capitol lockdown Jenks students involved in Capitol lockdown

Jenks High School Wind Symphony was in Washington, D.C. during the Capitol Lockdown Saturday.Students were inside the Library of Congress when a man attempted suicide.Capitol Police put the building on lockdown for several hours.The Jenks Trojan Pride Band made a post to let parents know their children were safe.Wind Symphony Families: There was an incident outside the Library of Congress while we were inside. Capitol police say it was a probable suicide. No one else was in danger and everyon... More>>

Officer Involved Fatal Shooting in Sand Springs

Officer Involved Fatal Shooting Sand Springs Officer Involved Fatal Shooting Sand Springs

Sand Springs Police confirm an officer involved shooting. It happened Saturday near 51st and 129 W Ave.Tulsa's Channel 8 has a crew on scene and will bring you more details. More>>

Police Find Driver Who Crashed into Tulsa Tax Building, Don't Buy Her Story

Tulsa Police say they are looking for a woman after a car crashed through a building early Wednesday morning. More>>

Hundreds of Guests Evacuate Downtown Tulsa Hotel Due to Fire

A fire at the Hyatt Hotel in downtown Tulsa forced the evacuation of about 300 guests early Wednesday morning. More>>

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    Sunken aircraft carrier rediscovered off California coast

    (AP Photo/Clarence Hamm, File). File - In this July 1946 file photo is the USS Independence near Bikini Atoll. Scientists have rediscovered a mostly intact World War II aircraft carrier(AP Photo/Clarence Hamm, File). File - In this July 1946 file photo is the USS Independence near Bikini Atoll. Scientists have rediscovered a mostly intact World War II aircraft carrier
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    Don't plan to line up for Apple Watch next weekDon't plan to line up for Apple Watch next week
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    Spacecraft circling Mercury will crash into planet April 30

    Spacecraft circling Mercury will crash into planet April 30Spacecraft circling Mercury will crash into planet April 30
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    New 'Star Wars' teaser, cast information revealed at eventNew 'Star Wars' teaser, cast information revealed at event
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    Worker trapped in plane called 911 to ask for helpWorker trapped in plane called 911 to ask for help
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  • City Working to solve Train Issues In Claremore

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