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OU's Je'lon Hornbeak To Transfer

Hornbeak played in 61 games during his two seasons as a Sooner, averaging 5.4 points, 2.3 rebounds and 2.1 assists in 20.5 minutes a contest. More>>

Superintendent Barresi Opposes Changes to Standardized Testing

Senate Bill 1654 aims to cut state-mandated testing beginning this fall, including social studies for 5th and 8th graders and geography for 7th graders.


AG' s Lawsuit Alleges Sexual Discrimination At Miami Restaurant Video included

The restaurant was open Tuesday, with the bank next door even touting that Chinese Chef was the business of the month. But it is now also, a business under under fire."We all know that it's not true," said Samantha Boyd a waitress caught in the middle, defending her place of work while other waitresses allege a host of wrongdoings."Have you ever been sexually harassed? No. Have you ever been sexually assaulted? No. Have you ever been sexually discriminated against? No. You know the women who ... More>>

Lockdown Lifted at Gilcrease Elementary after Alleged Threat

Gilcrease Elementary School was placed on a precautionary lockdown for approximately 30 minutes this afternoon after receiving word of an alleged threat made to a student. More>>

Police Investigating Whether Recent Rape Related to Others in East Tulsa

Officers were told by the victim that he forced her into a wooded area and that's where he reportedly raped her. She stated that he kept her with her for several hours before she was able to get away and located a nearby resident. More>>

Training Exercise in West Tulsa Sends Black Smoke into Air

Officials with the refinery company want to remind residents that there is no danger from this smoke. The exercise was previously planned.

Yale School Doors Remain Closed After E. Coli Found in Water Video included

Officials have been updating residents through Facebook after news broke that a sample taken at the sewer plant tested positive. The town is located west of Tulsa in Payne County.

One Injured in Shooting at East Tulsa Gas Station

Detectives are continuing their investigation after the victim, the clerk at the store, was found shot near 21st and Garnett. He was discovered on the floor and his condition was described as "serious."

Drivers Identified in Fatal Wreck South of Mannford

A report from the Oklahoma Highway Patrol states that authorities were notified of the wreck before 8 a.m. near Highway 48 and Carson Ridge Road. At the scene officers confirmed one person, Tilman Palmer, had died in the wreck.


Owasso Parent Wants Bullying Policies Toughened Video included

It's an urgent topic for schools across the country, and now, Amy Cook has made bullying front and center for Owasso with a story about her daughter."...And said Mom I am afraid of a student at the 7th grade center. I feel like she could hurt me. I don't know what to do," she said.The main incident she says, took place a few weeks ago in the gym."This girl had threatened multiple students and grabbed them in inappropriate areas, and their private parts, and then she actually ended up doing it... More>>

Shock Select Odyssey Sims With Second Pick

At Baylor, Sims finished her career averaging 28.5 points, 4.6 rebounds,4.7 assists and 2.0 steals per game her senior year. More>>

Could Cold Snap Bring Allergy Relief? Video included

For those of you suffering from allergies, there may be some relief in sight. Before this cold snap passed through green country experts were predicting a brutal allergy season, but those predictions may change. More>>

Meth Bust Made after Tulsa House Fire Extinguished

Tulsa firefighters reportedly found meth after extinguishing an electrical fire at a home on the 5600 block of South 107th East Avenue earlier this afternoon. More>>

Jenks Prepares to Launch Emergency Alert System Video included

Ward Four City Councilor Josh Wedman said councilors agreed unanimously to try the system, especially given the season.

Classes Canceled in Yale After E. Coli Found in Water Sample

City Manager Richard Adams told KTUL that the sample was the only positive one discovered among others that were collected. But it's that positive sample that made the city go under a voluntary boil order.

How to Avoid Tax Refund Scams

Attorney General Scott Pruitt is warning Oklahomans about tax and rebate scams as the deadline nears to file personal income tax returns. More>>

Women Given Life Sentences for 2012 Death of Infant

A Tulsa judge sentenced Mica Shoate and Jazmin Williams to life without parole for the death of 19-month-old Zamontay Green. Jurors found them guilty in March for the crime.

Woman Gets Taxes Done, Then Drives into H&R Block

There were no injuries earlier this afternoon after a woman accidentally drove her vehicle into a Sapulpa HR Block after getting her taxes done. More>>

Major Car Accident Shuts Down Parts of B.A. Expressway

Tulsa Police have shut down the Broken Arrow Expressway between Harvard and Sheridan.Police say a vehicle came to a complete stop on the B.A. after it's spare tire came loose.Another vehicle travelling at a high rate of speed collided with the stopped car.Six people, including children, were in the stopped car. Only one person was reported in the other.According to police, the children were unrestrained in the backseat when the collision happened. Several people have been transported to vario... More>>

One Dead in Fatal Dirt Bike Accident

A Tulsa man was killed in a dirt bike accident this afternoon.A 41-year-old man was riding a dirt bike near 4400 S. 36th W. Ave., when first responders say he took a turn to fast and crashed.The man was transported in critical condition, but died at the hospital.Family members lived near the accident and were alerted by witnesses of the accident. More>>

Tulsa's Heart Walk Raises Over $800,000

A 73-year-old man who survived open heart surgery nearly a year ago completes this year's 5K Heart Walk.  More>>

Man Arrested for Alleged Rape of Unconscious Woman

A Tulsa man was arrested Thursday on complaints of first degree rape and rape by instrumentation after allegedly having sex with an unconscious woman Monday night. More>>

Helmetless Motorcyclist Wrecks, Dies Early Saturday

At about 1:35 a.m. Saturday morning, a Tulsa Police officer happened upon a dead motorcyclist on the roadway. More>>

Warm and Windy Saturday, Chance of Storms Sunday

It's going to be a warm and windy start to the weekend with highs near 80 today. More>>

Tulsa Police Union Says City Not Bargaining In Good Faith Video included

The process of negotiating a labor contract with the city can be a long and arduous ordeal, and that's if things go normally."Are you telling us that you are not going to accept our proposals and bargain over our proposals?," asked Clay Ballenger, President of the Tulsa police union. He posed that question Thursday to the city manager of Tulsa, Jim Twombly, right after he delivered their contract proposals."He actually refused to even pick them up off the table and said he wasn't going to acc... More>>

Deputies Make Major Drug Bust in Tulsa

Tulsa County sheriff's deputies have made a major drug bust. More>>

Petition Starts To Stop Earthquakes

Petition Starts To Stop Earthquakes

It's the beauty around that so many could take for granted. More>>

Saturday's Heart Walk Projected to Raise More Than One Million Dollars

Organizers said Saturday's annual Heart Walk will likely be one for the record books.  More>>

Eucha Cycling Event Benefits Community, Fire Department

Organizers told KTUL that the race has drawn bicyclists from all states surrounding Oklahoma. Even all the way from Louisiana.

Tulsa Firefighters Making Needed Upgrades to Equipment

Crews with the Tulsa Fire Department have been testing seven different models Friday morning over at the training center just west of downtown Tulsa. This is the final day of testing the equipment, also known as a Self Contained Breathing Apparatus.

Crowded Field to Replace Senator Coburn

The Republican field in the race for U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn's two-year unexpired term is continuing to swell, with two-term U.S. Rep. James Lankford becoming the latest official candidate for Oklahoma's first open U.S. Senate seat in a decade. More>>

Wind Farm Controversy In Pawhuska Video included

Several residents from the Pawhuska area attended a meeting at the Osage fairgrounds to hear a presentation from a wind turbine company seeking a variance that would allow them to place the machines on land currently zoned as agricultural."Trade Wind Energy is a company, we're based out of Lenexa, Kansas," said company representative Aaron Weigel, giving an overview for a proposed wind farm in Osage county."It encompasses 9,500 acres, is 68 wind turbines, and about an 11 mile transmission lin... More>>

State Testing Begins for Oklahoma Students

Third graders started taking the high stakes, Read or Fail test today, as mandated state testing began in Oklahoma.The much talked about test, from the Reading Sufficiency Act, determines if third graders should be promoted to the fourth grade or not. Collinsville adopted an opt out policy for parents who did not want their children taking the test. That district joins Bixby and Sand Springs, which both adopted their policies, recently.In Collinsville at Herald Elementary, out of more than 50... More>>

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius Resigning

A White House official says Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is resigning from the Obama administration. More>>

US 169 Reopens After Brige Repairs

All lanes of Northbound US 169 are now open after emergency repairs. More>>

Firefighters Help Rescue Teen from Arkansas River

Crews with the Sand Springs Fire Department were notified around noon after receiving word from residents nearby about a person in the river. This was east of the Highway 97 bridge. More>>

Florida Man Charged in Multi-Million Dollar Tulsa Drug Bust

A Florida man accused of trafficking more than a million dollars worth of narcotics in March has been indicted by the federal grand jury. More>>

Delaware Co. Authorities Bust Two for Meth, Cockfighting Ring at Residence

Deputies with the Delaware County Sheriff's Office arrested Amber Kent and Al Seastrom Wednesday morning after a three month investigation. Both face drug charges after investigators discovered that a parcel containing the crystal meth was enroute to the residence from Tulsa. More>>

Lockdown Lifted at Owasso Schools After Pharmacy Robbery

A release from the Owasso Police Department stated that the suspect indicated he had a firearm. And then left the area on foot after the robbery.


Firefighters Battle Flareups After Chemical Company Building Explodes

Firefighters said a company helping clean the Sabre Chemicals property called firefighters back around 2:35 a.m. because of hotspots.

Suspect in Fatal Tulsa Shopping Center Shooting Arrested Video included

Tulsa Police arrested Yantis Young for reportedly shooting and killing Steven Harris outside the Gilcrease Hills Shopping Center. Paramedics were called out to the scene before 7:30 p.m.

Tulsa School Hopes for Crosswalk Change After Near Accident Video included

There are the standard flashing lights for a school zone, but there's concern that they're not far enough away from the crosswalk to be fully effective.

Green Country Students Begin State Mandated Tests

Previous reports from KTUL state issues with McGraw-Hill's servers prevented some students across Oklahoma from finishing their tests last year. Those servers would reportedly become overloaded and crash.

Reported Crooks Seek Cash, Leave with Car Keys Instead

Tulsa Police are investigating an armed robbery at a North Tulsa home that happened late Tuesday night. More>>

4-Thousand In Oklahoma Considered Long-Term Unemployed

Four Thousand In Oklahoma Considered Long-Term Unemployed Video included

Having a job to go to everyday is something many people could easily take for granted.


Vote for the 2014 Elite 8 Ford Award

Each year the Elite 8 Ford Award recognizes the best players in high school basketball. More>>

One Person Dead After Head-On Crash on BA Expressway Video included

An officer in an unmarked detective vehicle spotted the man driving the speed limit, but in the wrong lane. More>>

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