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Amber Alert Canceled for OKC 2-Year-Old Boy

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The Oklahoma City Police Department is searching for a missing and endangered juvenile Friday.  More>>

Preliminary School Test Results Reveal Few Changes

Preliminary test results are in, for Oklahoma students, after Spring testing.  Third graders have a lot of attention because of their mandatory reading test. This year, statewide, there was no change in reading results. More>>

Tulsa's Channel 8 Introduces "Score-Stream" App

High School Football season is getting underway and Tulsa’s Channel 8 wants to make sure you have access to your favorite team’s scores.Tulsa’s Channel 8 will now offer Score-Stream App.This application will allow you to access any high school or college football scores in your area and it will update as your team scores.Click Here to Download App More>>

UPDATE:Rogers County Commissioner Booked into Jail

Rogers County Commissioner Michael Earl Helm Rogers County Commissioner Michael Earl Helm

Attorney General Scott Pruitt announced Thursday that a grand jury is seeking to remove Rogers County Commissioner Michael Earl Helm. More>>

One Man Dead After Shooting in North Tulsa

Tulsa Police is on scene investigating a drive-by shooting.Police were called to 2121 N. Harvard Ave just before 9 p.m Friday.Officials say a male has been shot in the face. More>>

North Tulsa Ready For Growth

The dining room is at least twice as large as the old place, the orders are coming in fast and furious, and the name of the restaurant is always staring up at you from the table."This is a success story, the Shoppes on Peoria," said Darrell Knox, owner of Sweet Lisa's and advocate for a $21 million Vision 2025 proposal that would help revitalize North Peoria."The economics are here. It's just taking the time and taking a chance on the community," he said.Meanwh... More>>

Officer-involved shooting in Norman

Norman Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred Friday evening.Authorities initially responded to a domestic disturbance at 7:41 P.M. at the 10000 block of Dare Lane, when officers arrived on the scene there was a man in front of the residence wielding a gun saying that he was going to kill people.Emergency crews say the suspect then pointed the gun at an officer that was responding to the incident and that's when police were forced to shoot.The suspect was t... More>>

Oklahoma records 2nd West Nile Virus death of the year

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The Oklahoma State Department of Health is reporting the second West Nile Virus death of 2015 in the state.    The department says the latest death was a Stephens County resident, following the death earlier this month of a Carter County resident.    A total of 21 cases of West Nile Virus have been confirmed in Oklahoma thus far in 2015. There were 18 confirmed cases of the virus last year with no deaths.    Both the gre... More>>

High pollen count has Oklahomans sneezing, wheezing

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Oklahomans are grabbing their handkerchiefs and wiping their noses as they sneeze and wheeze into another congested hay fever season.    Heavy rainfall this spring and generally mild summer temperatures have made much of Oklahoma fertile ground for weeds and other plants that produce allergens. Medical professionals say that could force an early start to the allergy season and threatens to make people unusually stuffed-up.    Board cer... More>>

Hundreds Ride Big Slide for Good Cause

A downtown street was closed for most of Saturday, not because of construction, but for Tulsa's longest water slide. More>>

Family and Friends Say Farewell to Mark Costello

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(KOKH)- Family and friends of Oklahoma Labor Commissioner Mark Costello gathered at St. Monica’s in Edmond this morning to say farewell.The church was filled with those morning the loss, and present in support of a family still shaken by the sudden loss, but remember the kind nature Costello was known for. “He was always such a generous person and really made an impact, leading up with the Costello name, “ said Mark’s cousin Joe Smith Costello. More>>

Troopers Recovery Body on Fort Gibson Lake

Troopers with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol are investigating a possible drowning on Fort Gibson Lake.Around 8:00pm Saturday night, Troopers got reports a man was swimming in the water but did not resurface. A statement reads, “The possible drowning took place on Fort Gibson Lake near Paradise Cove in Cherokee County.” Troopers continued their search this morning. More>>

Troopers Investigate Car Found in Keystone Lake

Oklahoma Highway Patrol Troopers are investigating a car found in Keystone Lake. They discovered the car around 12:30am Sunday morning by Pier 51 near Mannford. Troopers say, “the vehicle was located approximately 75 feet west of Pier 51 boat ramp and is in approximately 12 feet of water.”Troopers are working to get the car out of the water. No word on if anyone was inside. More>>

OSBI Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Cushing

OSBI is investigating an officer-involved shooting in Cushing.According to a statement sent out Sunday morning, at 3:00am Cushing Police Officers responded to a house in the 500 block of South Little in regards to an unwanted person on the property.When officers got on scene the suspect pulled a handgun and pointed it at two people.“Officer gave multiple commands for the suspect to drop his weapon. The suspect continued to threaten individuals nearby with the handgun disregarding... More>>

Man Arrested for Firing Gun from Car

Juan Galvan is in the Tulsa County Jail for firing his gun while driving his car.Tulsa Police say around 8:00pm Saturday, a man shot a single round into the air while driving a white Chevy HHR at the Pickwick Arms Apartment complex near 147 N. Garnett Rd.A security guard saw it happen and told officers. Police met with three people in the complex who say a man in an HHR pointed a gun at them and drove away. Officers found the HHR at the complex and arrested Galvan after witnesses ident... More>>

Early morning quake in Edmond area

The United State Geological Survey is reporting a 3.7 magnitude earthquake in the Edmond area Sunday morning.The epicenter was reported at 7:19 a.m. just to the west of Midwest Blvd between Covell Rd. and Coffee Creek Rd. No damage has been reported from the temblor at this time.The Edmond quake is the fifth reported by USGS this weekend. Of those quakes two were reported near Medford, one was near Perry and one was near Cushing. All of those quakes had a magnitude rating from 2.5 to 2.9. More>>

Katrina Damaged Church finds New Hope in Tulsa

When hurricane Katrina ripped through New Orleans ten years ago, Pastor Rudelle Israel Brown and his wife Terry were left broken. More>>

Large House Fire in East Tulsa

 Firefighters are the scene of a house fire in east Tulsa.Crews responded to a fire that started in garage of  a home near 37th court between Memorial and Mingo.No injuries have been reported.Tulsa’s Channel 8 has crews at the scene. More>>

Blue Bell Returns After Listeria Recall

BRENHAM, Texas (AP) - Blue Bell ice cream is back.    Blue Bell Creameries has resumed selling its products in select locations Monday, four months after the Texas-based retailer halted sales due to listeria contamination.    Blue Bell ice cream is now available at stores in the Houston and Austin areas, including in the company's hometown of Brenham, plus parts of Alabama.    The company voluntarily recalled its products in April after they... More>>

Presidential Candidate Sen. Marco Rubio To Visit Oklahoma

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  Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Marco Rubio will visit Oklahoma on Wednesday.  His campaign says he will speak at the Oklahoma Independent Petroleum Association's headquarters in Oklahoma City.  He will discuss his energy policy with oil and natural gas industry leaders.  The association has extended invitations to all of the candidates running for president.   More>>

Man Shot in Face, Not 7-Year-Old

A man is in the hospital after a self-inflicted gunshot wound to his face.Mike A. Bell,38, was airlifted to a hospital in Joplin, Mo, Monday evening.It was reported by Tulsa's Channel 8 that a 7-year-old was shot in the face and airlifted at first and later learned that was incorrect.Captain Wells of the  Delaware Sheriff Department said Bell misfired a shotgun at a convenience store south of Grove, Oklahoma.When police arrived on the scene, Bell was responsive.Bell was with a wom... More>>

2 Owasso Republicans File for Tulsa-area State Senate Seat

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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Two Owasso Republicans have filed for a Tulsa-area state Senate seat vacated by a former senator who has pleaded guilty to federal charges. More>>

Weather Delays could Mean Bigger Price Tag for Freeway Repairs

Major construction on Tulsa's highways may be delayed for months, and ODOT officials say the weather is to blame. More>>

Semi Overturned in Jenks Stops Traffic

A semi truck wrecked out and overturned in Jenks early Tuesday morning near 96th St and Elwood. It happened around 5:30 a.m.Jenks police confirmed that hazmat crews are on scene.  Tulsa's Channel 8 has a crew on the way and will bring you updates as we get them. More>>

TPS Bus Involved in Accident in South Tulsa

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Tulsa Police have responded to a bus accident near 51st and Sheridan.Tulsa Public Schools has confirmed to us the bus was carrying three Thoreau students when a car hit the bus on the driver's side.The students were picked up by another bus and taken to school.TPS says the driver of the other vehicle was issued a citation for not paying attention.Channel 8 has a crew on the scene gathering information and we will have an update as soon as possible. More>>

Grand Jury Continues Hearing Testimony Today

TULSA, Okla. (AP) - A former Tulsa sheriff's deputy who says he was pressured to sign memos regarding the training of a reserve deputy is testifying before a grand jury.    Warren Crittenden arrived Tuesday morning in district court to testify before the grand jury that's investigating the Tulsa County Sheriff's Office. Residents petitioned for an investigation after Reserve Deputy Robert Bates fatally shot an unarmed man in April.    In a leaked 2009 memo... More>>

OHP Investigating Deadly Owasso Accident

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One man has died after a two car accident in Owasso.The accident happened on Highway 20 near Indoor Soccer and Sports.OHP troopers said they received the call around 8:42 Tuesday morning.Investigators believe the young male crossed the center line hitting a pickup truck head on.The young male was pronounced dead at the scene.There was a small fire on the pickup truck, but crews were able to extinguish it quickly.The driver of the truck was taken to a local hospital to be treated. ... More>>

TPD Officer Involved in Accident

Tulsa Police are on the scene of an accident involving a TPD officer.The accident happened just before 2 p.m. Tuesday near at the intersection of North Yale and East 36th Street.We have a crew on the scene and will provide updates as they come in. More>>

September Outlook

We can expect near normal temperatures and precipitation for the month of September.The normal high starts out at 90 degrees for the first of the month and then cools to 79 by the last day of September.So, September can offer some wild swings in temperatures. And, it looks like this month will be no different. More>>

U.S. Senator Hits Tough Topics During Owasso Talk

United States Senator James Lankford hit on some heavy topics during his town hall meeting in Owasso on Tuesday. More>>

Soup Kitchen Plans Stir Controversy

Up till now, stories about the Pearl District have had an atmosphere of content. Two years ago..."We called it The Phoenix, this idea of bringing new life," said entrepreneur and Tulsa city councilor Blake Ewing. He was opening up a new coffee shop.And just last year..."This shop did so well we decided to open a second shop in the Pearl," said Thom Crowe.One of the seasonal pop up shops downtown decided to make the Pearl their permanent home. But today..."Nobod... More>>

Murder Charge Filed Against Politician's Son

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  Prosecutors file a first degree murder charge against Christian Costello for the stabbing death of his father, Oklahoma Labor Commissioner Mark Costello.  26-year-old Christian Costello is being held without bond in the Oklahoma County Jail.  Police say Christian Costello stabbed his 59-year-old father multiple times at an Oklahoma City Braum's restaurant on August 23rd.  The medical examiner ruled Mark Costello died from stab wounds to his neck.   More>>

TCSO Corporal Testifies in Grand Jury Investigation

TULSA, Okla. (AP) - An Oklahoma sheriff's corporal says the leader of the agency should've taken action on an internal memo that raised questions about the training and workplace behavior of a volunteer deputy who fatally shot an unarmed man.    Bill Adams, who left the Tulsa County Sheriff's Office in 2010, testified in district court Wednesday before a grand jury investigating the agency.    Adams told The Associated Press before testifying that the leak... More>>

Labor Commissioner's Son in Court On Murder Charges

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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The son of Oklahoma's labor commissioner is scheduled to be arraigned on a first-degree murder charge in the stabbing death of his father.    Christian Costello is scheduled to appear before Oklahoma County Special Judge Russell Hall Wednesday in connection with the stabbing death of his father, Oklahoma Labor Commissioner Mark Costello.    Authorities say the 26-year-old Christian Costello pulled out a knife while he and his 59-year-o... More>>

Six Indicted on First Degree Murder and Conspiracy Charges

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Six people were arrested Wednesday morning for murder and conspiracy in Mayes County.Nine agencies worked together to arrest the suspects simultaneously.18-year-old Aaron McNulty, 27-year-old Michael Miers, 34-year-old Jennifer McCormack, 29-year-old Andrea Gregoire, 36-year-old Christina Dempsey and 35-year-old Vito Farvussa are in custody.The arrests are tied to the illegal sale of prescription drugs resulting the death of 38-year-old Jennifer McNulty of Pryor back in October 2014. A... More>>

Three More Candidates File for Brinkley's Senate Seat

State Sen. Rick Brinkley State Sen. Rick Brinkley

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Two Republicans and a Democrat have filed for a Tulsa-area state Senate seat left open by a former senator who pleaded guilty to federal charges.    Filing Wednesday for the Republican nomination are Greg Douglass of Owasso and David McLain of Skiatook, while J.J. Dossett of Sperry filed as a Democrat.    Mark Williams of Owasso and John Ferry of Owasso both filed Monday for the GOP nomination. The filing period ends at 5 p.m. Wednesda... More>>

Man Gets Life Sentence in Near Beheading

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STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) - A northern Oklahoma man accused of nearly beheading a 19-year-old friend with a machete has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.    Payne County Judge Phillip Corley on Wednesday sentenced 22-year-old Isaiah Marin after he waived his right to a preliminary hearing and entered a plea of guilty to first-degree murder.    A police affidavit says Jacob Andrew Crockett's head was "mostly severed"... More>>

Woman Arrested For Assault With Beer Bottle

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Tulsa Police have arrested a woman who is accused of hitting a restaurant worker with a beer bottle.The victim told police Robin Harris ordered fajitas from Speedy Gonzalez and was upset the order was taking longer than expected.Harris started causing a scene at the restaurant and becoming verbally abusive with other patrons and staff at the restaurant.She then demanded the restaurant give her a refund. After getting her money, she started to leave.On her way out the door, the vic... More>>

Divorcing Couples Turn to Selfies to Announce Their Break-Up

It’s normal to see a ton of pictures of couples on their wedding day, but how about their Divorce day. More>>

Wal-Mart Announces Plans to Re-Open Admiral Store

TULSA, Okla.- Wal-Mart made an announcement today that it will re-open the Wal-Mart at Admiral and Memorial by late October or early November. More>>

Local Bar Takes on Donald Trump

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Donald Trump hasn't exactly made friends in the Hispanic community. Using terms like "rapists" and "criminals" did not sit well with Gary Hill, who has owned Cowboys for three years in Southwest Oklahoma City. More>>

Campus Police Ready With Security Plans

School districts are taking security seriously, as the new school year begins.  More>>

AAA Oklahoma offers 'Tipsy Tow' during Labor Day weekend

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - AAA Oklahoma is again offering its "Tipsy Tow" programs to drivers who have had too much alcohol during the Labor Day holiday weekend. More>>

A Tulsa Family Lays to Rest Loved One Who Was Killed in East Tulsa

A Tulsa family laid their daughter to rest five days after someone shot her to death while driving near 4th and memorial last Friday.Now a memorial with flowers, candles and a rosary marks the area where 32-year-old Juanita Ibarra took her last breath.Ibarra's funeral took place shortly after Tulsa Police arrest her accused killers.We spoke exclusively with the victim's family.    “She was my baby girl and she always will be,” said Linda Martinez, Ibarra... More>>

Bixby Man Arrested on Lewd Molestation Charges

A man is in jail after he invited young girls to swim in his swimming pool and it turned into a photoshoot. More>>

Unconfirmed Case of Viral Meningitis Hits Verdigris School District

Verdigris Public School release a statement Wednesday, saying that a student in their district is being treated for an unconfirmed case of Viral Meningitis.Viral Meningitis is treatable and not considered to be as serious as Bacterial Meningitis.The school district has been in contact with the Rogers County Health Department to make sure the right steps are being followed to ensure a safe environment for the students and staff. More>>

Vinita Inmate Escapee Back in Custody

 Officials are looking for an inmate that disappeared from Northeast Oklahoma Correctional Center in Vinita Saturday.Deontaye Frederick was not accounted for during an afternoon head count.Frederick was convicted of several counts of aggravated assault, battery and burglary in the second degree, and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. More>>

TPD Needs Help Identifying Burglary Suspect

Tulsa Police Department needs your help identifying a burglary suspect. More>>

Fair Security & Sheriffs Office

It's just around the corner, that wonderland of corn dogs and rides, the Tulsa State Fair. "Right now we are still in the planning stages," said Deputy Justin Green of the Tulsa County Sheriffs Office.And as usual, the Tulsa's sheriff's office plays an integral role, with tips for keeping your kids safe.."We have bracelets, wristbands for the children," he said.And reminders to keep your valuables hidden."Have those put up out of sight before you arri... More>>

FBI Has 13 of OKC Bombing Co-Conspirator's Guns

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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Federal prosecutors say the FBI still possesses more than a dozen guns belonging to Oklahoma City bombing co-conspirator Terry Nichols.    Nichols petitioned a federal judge in July, asking that the guns be turned over to his ex-wife because he owes child support. Nichols argues that guns "had no part" in the 1995 bombing that killed 168 people.    In a report filed Tuesday in federal court in Denver, prosecutors say the FBI ... More>>

KTUL Thursday Evening Programs Rescheduled Due to NFL Game

Tulsa's Channel 8 will be airing the NFL pre-season game Thursday night.The game is scheduled to start and 7 p.m.Due to the game the following shows will be postponed at air early Friday and Saturday morning. Astronaut Wives Club will air Friday at 1:07 a.m.Mistresses will air Friday at  2:07 a.m.Rookie Blue will air Saturday at 3 a.m.   More>>

Report: Veterans Affairs Backlog Shows 307,000 Applicants Have Died

A backlog of Department of Veterans Affairs health care applications included over 300,000 entries for individuals who are now deceased, a report issued Wednesday states. (Facebook) A backlog of Department of Veterans Affairs health care applications included over 300,000 entries for individuals who are now deceased, a report issued Wednesday states. (Facebook)

WASHINGTON (Sinclair Broadcast Group) - A backlog of Department of Veterans Affairs health care applications included over 300,000 entries for individuals who are now deceased, a report issued Wednesday states.According to a review by the VA Office of Inspector General, which was investigating allegations made by whistle-blowers, the Veterans Health Administration health care enrollment system had 867,000 pending records as of September 30, 2014.Poor record-keeping and limited data pre... More>>

Mercy Announces Closure of Kansas Facility

Mercy has announced Mercy Hospital Independence in Independence, Kansas will close by the end of the year.The organization said they have done more than 18 months of research and explored multiple solutions regarding the future of health services for the town."This was not the outcome we had sought or expected at the beginning of the discernment process, and our hearts are heavy," said Lynn Britton, Mercy president and chief executive officer. Declining populations and u... More>>

Judge Warns Kentucky Court Clerks They Must Comply

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ASHLAND, Ky. (AP) - The latest on the county clerk in Kentucky who has refused to issue marriage licenses since the Supreme Court legalized gay marriage (all times local):    1:15 p.m.    A federal judge is warning deputy clerks in Kentucky that they must issue marriage licenses to gay couples or face fines or jail.    U.S. District Judge David Bunning already jailed Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis for refusing to comply with his order. She was... More>>

Death Penalty Opponents Urge Governor to Delay Execution

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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Family and supporters of a condemned Oklahoma death row inmate have delivered more than 250,000 online petitions to Oklahoma's governor, urging her to grant a 60-day stay of execution.    Richard Eugene Glossip is to be executed Sept. 16 for his role in the 1997 beating death of a motel owner, but Glossip's supporters maintain he is innocent.    Glossip's case has received international attention since actress Susan Sarandon, who playe... More>>

Lakes Expected to See Large Crowds this Labor Day Weekend

One lake is celebrating the three-day weekend with a fireworks showSummer is wrapping up at Keystone Lake with a fireworks display during Labor Day Weekend.Tulsa's Channel 8 spoke with Keystone Lake's service manager Sean Adair about their dry summer."We lost most of the summer because of the flooding and couldn't open up until three days before the 4th of July", said Adair.They're looking forward to making up the fireworks show over the weekend.Tony G's Restaurant is plannin... More>>

Two Arrested for Bristow Double Murder

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After several months of investigating, two suspects are in jail for a double murder in Bristow.A statement from OSBI reads, “…agents obtained warrants for the arrest of Antonio Rayfield Moore and Hanah Renee Jones on two counts each of first degree murder. This evening, Moore was arrested in the 200 block of West 5th Street in Tulsa. Jones was arrested at an apartment complex in the 200 block of N. 111 E. Ave. in Tulsa.”According to OSBI, two people were found shot t... More>>

Life Expectancy Improves for Parts of North Tulsa

The Tulsa Health Department says life expectancy is improving and that some people are living longer in North Tulsa.   More>>

Controversy Over Control Of Jail Funds

It's a place where oversight is expected - the Tulsa County Jail - where the actions of each and every occupant are accounted for. But in a strange twist of irony, there are serious concerns about the oversight of the jail itself."This is upper level politics about money and it's sad," said Sand Spring police chief Mike Carter.When the jail was first built, officials created a Board to watch how the money was spent."Is there not been some challenges in the budget for the... More>>

Attorney General Continues Fight to Keep Ten Commandments

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Oklahoma Attorney General is continuing his fight to keep a Ten Commandments monument on the grounds of the state Capitol, despite an order from the state's highest court that it must be removed. More>>

TPS Looks Toward The Future

They were sitting around tables with markers in their hands brainstorming about what the future of the Tulsa public school system should look like."It's a five year plan," said Tulsa school Superintendent Dr. Deborah Gist, adding her two cents to the conversation with a goal of diplomas plus more.Nearby, hopes for schools that are full of engaged students and inspiring teachers. And from Leeanne Pepper, that we have the highest proficiency rates in the cou... More>>

Three Injured in University of Arkansas Machete Attack

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) - Officials say a man with a machete injured two people during an attack in a wooded area of the University of Arkansas campus.    University spokesman Steve Voorhies says the attack happened around 7:15 Thursday night. He says no one involved is believed to be a student and campus operations weren't affected. One of the victims was in critical condition.    University police Capt. Matt Mills says the suspect was also injured in the... More>>

Two Arrested in Bristow Motel Murders

TULSA, Okla. (AP) - Police have arrested two people in Tulsa in connection with the deaths of two people found in a Bristow motel room.    The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation said a man and a woman, both 22, were arrested Thursday on two counts of first-degree murder. According to Bristow police, the bodies of 19-year-old Jake Allen Wright and 31-year-old Ruth Ann Rex were found in a room at the Carolynn Inn on March 29.    According to a medical ex... More>>

Family focuses on giving lifetime of love to baby girl with brain tumor

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Jacksonville, Fla. - Parents Stephen and Erika Jones are focusing on the now, giving a lifetime of love to their newborn daughter Abigail while they can."It really is a celebration of life. A lifetime is a lifetime, whether it's 5 years, 10 years or a month," Stephen said. "We're celebrating every moment we have with Abigail."Throughout their pregnancy, the Jones family knew time with their baby girl would be limited. Doctors originally said there was a good chance ... More>>

Small victory for Planned Parenthood, but war over funding rages on

In this photo taken Aug. 6, 2015, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington.  (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File) In this photo taken Aug. 6, 2015, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

WASHINGTON (Sinclair Broadcast Group) - The House Judiciary Committee announced its first hearing on Planned Parenthood Wednesday, a stark reminder that the debate over the embattled organization continues despite Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's acknowledgment this week that Republicans do not have enough votes to pass a bill defunding it.The September 9 hearing will be the first in a series titled, "Planned Parenthood Exposed: Examining the Horrific Abortion Practices at... More>>

Chemical Spill Caused by Thieves

Three in the morning in Sapulpa, a truck driver calls 9-1-1 claiming a dangerous chemical was leaking from a tanker.He looked at the truck and it had anhydrous ammonia on the side of it.Anhydrous ammonia is a colorless gas that can kill you if exposed to large amounts. The tanker was parked in a gravel lot in Sapulpa where trucks are often parked overnight. “It is definitely something we handled by our protocols. We approached with the wind in the right direction. We made the ide... More>>

Texas Boys Launch 'Blue Lives Matter Challenge'

WASHINGTON (Sinclair Broadcast Group) — .After the fatal attack on Deputy Darren Goforth, near Houston, Ethan and Trevor Plumey wanted to do something to show respect for police, Fox 26 reported. More>>

TPD Captain Appointed to FEMA National Advisory Council

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TULSA, Okla.- Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator announced Friday, that five new members have been appointed to FEMA’s National Advisory Council (NAC). More>>

Nationwide Recall on Cucumbers Due to Salmonella Outbreak

The Oklahoma State Department of Health, public health officials in other states and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has joined together to investigate a nationwide foodborne outbreak of Salmonella Poona. More>>

Great Raft Race Excitement

It's serene and quiet at the moment, the only sound from the Arkansas the calm ripple of water. But just a few days from now...  "You want to just put two right there in the middle?" said Ashley Hacker, building his raft.Hundreds of folks like Ashley and crew will be re-launching a Tulsa tradition."We're second generation," he said.Preserved in some archival footage is one Ron Kubiak, who'll be taking to the river once again with his sons. "He kn... More>>

Oklahoma Lawmakers Look at Consolidating Law Enforcement

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Oklahoma lawmakers are looking for ways to make state law enforcement agencies more efficient by consolidating services and resources to better control costs.. More>>

Toddler Dies of Overdose after Mother Brings Her to Drug Deal

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX) — Police have now charged Erica M. Barley, 31, with involuntary manslaughter and endangering children for the death of Annabella Sagsetter on May 27.Barley turned herself in at Columbus Police headquarters Thursday with her attorney, Mark Collins."She has done some acts that are horrific, in... More>>

Man Jailed After Truck Fire Reveals Meth Lab

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A man is in the Tulsa County jail for manufacturing methamphetamine. More>>

TFD Puts Out Fire at Tulsa Shoreline Apartments

 Firefighters responded to an apartment fire at Tulsa Shoreline Apartments Saturday.What cause the fire and how many apartments were damages are unknown.Tulsa's Channel 8 spoke with firefighters at the scene who stay the fire was limited to one building. More>>

Rollover Accident Cause Traffic Back on HWY 169

TPD responded to a rollover accident near 31st and HWY 169 Northbound Saturday afternoon.A truck crashed into the center barrier and rolled over causing major traffic delay.There was two suspects in the truck and both fled the scene.Officers spotted the passenger running eastbound and begun to pursue him until they lost him at the creek.The suspect later turned up at Heather Stone Apartment, where police arrested him for public intoxication.Police believe that the driver of the truck g... More>>

Pyrotechnic Crews Work All Day to Light Up Keystone Lake

Fireworks lit up the night sky over the Pier 51 Marina at Keystone Lake Saturday. More>>

12 DUI Arrests Made in Labor Day Weekend Checkpoint

The results are in for this weekend’s DUI checkpoint at 700 South Harvard Ave. It was setup from 10:00pm Saturday through 2:20am Sunday. OHP, Sand Springs Police, Tulsa Police, and the Oklahoma ABLE Commission assisted in the ENDUI campaign. 12 DUI arrests20 misdemeanor warrants2 felony warrants109 citations213 vehicles were checked through the night. More>>

AAA Oklahoma offers 'Tipsy Tow' during Labor Day weekend

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - AAA Oklahoma is again offering its "Tipsy Tow" programs to drivers who have had too much alcohol during the Labor Day holiday weekend.Those with AAA say the program will be available all weekend until 4 a.m. Tuesday in metropolitan Oklahoma City, metropolitan Tulsa and in Lawton, Bartlesville, Ardmore, Shawnee, Muskogee, Enid and Tahlequah.AAA will transport the driver, the vehicle and up to one more person home within a 15-mile radius from point of picku... More>>

New OKC Animal Welfare Program Allows Kids to Step Up

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A new program allows some little hands to lend a hand to Oklahoma City's Animal Welfare.  The department just started Kids for OKC Animals. The program allows kids to get involved at the city shelter or with other animal service projects. More>>

Missing Child's Body Recovered at Oologah Lake

Rogers County Sheriff responded to a missing child at Oologah Lake near Hawthorne Buff.Tulsa’s Channel 8 is at the scene gathering  more information. More>>

Police: Muskogee Man Shot, Killed after Argument Over Sunglasses

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MUSKOGEE, OK- Police are investigating a fatal shooting.Muskogee EMS responded Sunday evening to 2000 block of Oklahoma Street around 6:45 pm and found a man dead with gunshot wounds.Tulsa’s Channel 8 is working to gathering more information. More>>

Body of 8-Year-Old Boy Recovered at Oologah Lake

Labor Day weekend seemed like the perfect time for Tim Brown, along with his family and friends, to have a fish fry at Hawthorn Bluff at Lake Oologah. More>>

Labor Commissioner's Widow Files Protective Order

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  The widow of Oklahoma Labor Commissioner Mark Costello has requested protective orders against her son, 26 year old Christian Costello, and his girlfriend.  Oklahoma County court records indicate Cathy Costello asked a judge for protection from her son on Friday.  She filed for a similar order again his girlfriend, 48 year old Ginger R. Rogers, on Thursday.   More>>

The Great Raft Race Returns to Tulsa

The Great Raft Race is today on the Arkansas River.About 500 kayaks, paddle boards, and homemade rafts will be hitting the water about 8:30am. The course starts at River City Park in Sand Springs and ends at River West Festival Park in west Tulsa.Water will be released from Keystone Dam to make sure there’s about four feet of water in the river during the entire race.It’s been 25 years since the last time the Great Raft Race took place. More>>

Neighbors Speak on Traffic After Riverside Shutdown

When crews shut down a section of Riverside Drive for construction of The Gathering Place Park, police asked drivers not to detour through near by neighborhoods. More>>

Police: Woman, Child Dead in Southeast OKC Crash

KOKH- The Oklahoma City Police Department reports two people are dead following a crash Sunday evening. Police received calls late Sunday from residents in the area of SE 149 Street and Harrah Road reporting a car crash. More>>

Local Restaurant Honors Local Fire Departments for Labor Day

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This Labor Day, Olive Garden restaurants nationwide showed their gratitude to first responders.      More>>

Great Tulsa Raft Race A Success

It's been a part of Tulsa since the very beginning."We're launching the first raft now," said Seth Erkenbeck.But for years the relationship between the city and the river has been like a strained family relationship."I've lived here my entire life, I've never touched the Arkansas river with my feet, I've never floated it," said Bryan Schooley.Like a cousin you just don't talk to, and quite frankly, are a little embarrassed of, the Arkansas just doesn't get much... More>>

KY Clerk Released from Jail; Supporters Cheer, Sing

WASHINGTON (Sinclair Broadcast Group) — Hundreds of supporters crowded the Rowan County jail to celebrate the release of Kim Davis, a clerk who was found in contempt of court for refusing to sign marriage licenses for same-sex couples. More>>

Judge Suspends Rogers County Commissioner Mike Helm

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Rogers County Commissioner Mike Helm has been suspended from office. More>>

Sand Springs Police use New Virtual Training Exercise

Sand Springs Police use New Virtual Training Exercise

All of the officers in the Sand Springs police department will be going through virtual training exercises over the next couple of days.  Police officials say it’s the first time they’ve used a specific type  of new technology to help train their officers.“The worst thing that could happen for us as an administration as a police department is to not train our guys and have a police officer’s funeral because he froze,” said Captain. Todd Enzbrenne... More>>

The Iron Gate Denied Move to Pearl District

The Board of Adjustment ruled that  a well-known soup kitchen may not move into the developing Pearl District on the east end of downtown Tulsa. More>>

Local Experts Chime in on Pope Statements

Just say the words "abortion," or "divorce," and people take notice. Say it when you're the Pope, and you've got the world's attention. More>>

TPD Faces Recruitment Challenges

Like the flashing lights of a cop car, the situation grabs your attention; that when it comes to finding folks to wear the badge, departments across the country... "All of them are talking about how hard it is to hire police officers right now," said Major Ryan Perkins of the Tulsa police department.A new police academy will be starting at the end of the month with 20 recruits, but there was money for more.  "There was funding authorized this year for 30 office... More>>

Broken Arrow Blue Bell Plant Is Back In Business

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  The Blue Bell plant in Broken Arrow is back in business.  Blue Bell made the announcement on Twitter Tuesday.  Blue Bell says production will be on a limited basis for the time being while they make sure new employee training and other procedures are up and running.  The new batches of ice cream will also undergo extensive testing before it's cleared to be shipped to stores.   More>>

Clinton says private email was a "mistake," she's "sorry"

Possibly announcing Sunday. Possibly announcing Sunday.

WASHINGTON (AP) - Hillary Rodham Clinton says her use of a private email account was a "mistake," adding that she is "sorry" and takes responsibility for the decision.    Clinton offers the apology in an interview with ABC News on Tuesday after declining to do so previously. On Friday, she didn't apologize for using a private email system when asked directly by NBC News.    In an interview with The Associated Press on Monday, she said a... More>>

The Price of Gas, Consumers and Community Both Pay

The price of gasoline has dropped in the metro area as low as $1.89 at two gas stations in Tulsa. But many consumers realize the low price of fuel is something the economy will have to absorb along with the challenges of a struggling oil industry.The price of gasoline is not a pain anymore, but a relief for Sandra Rodriguez.“Usually it costs 80-dollars and now because the prices are dropping, to $1.99 right now, it ends up costing me, I would say $60,” explained Rodriguez.S... More>>

TPD Issues Warrant for Suspect in Sexual Assault Case

Eugene Nunley (2013) Eugene Nunley (2013)

Tulsa Police have identified a suspect who allegedly sexually assaulting a woman near OSU- Tulsa campus. More>>

Boy Hero Helps Save Kid Sister

For EMSA 911 emergency operator Mary Gruber, it was just another day at work.For ten-year-old Jamie Torres, it was a day he'll never forget. More>>

Alert Neighbors Program Studied

The length of a sign only gives you so much room to describe something. And while the word 'alert' is certainly central to the crime fighting program, it isn't the only thing neighbors get out of it."Increase hope, increase a sense of security, and certainly increases a sense of empowerment within neighborhoods," said OU professor Chan Hellman, describing what he anticipates he'll find as he begins a study on the impact of having an Alert Neighbors program."Stu... More>>

9/11 Remembrance Ceremony Friday in NYC

Thousands of people are expected in New York City Friday for the 9/11 remembrance ceremony.As done every year since the terrorist attack, there will be moments of silence and the reading of the names of those killed. More>>

Teacher Equity Plans Approved for 16 States, Includes Oklahoma

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration has approved plans by 16 states to help give all students - regardless of race, ethnicity or economic background -- access to the best teachers. More>>

Oklahoma court upholds pastor's manslaughter conviction

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals has upheld the manslaughter conviction and 15-year prison sentence of an Oklahoma City preacher.    The court on Thursday rejected claims by Michael Scott Elder that included lack of evidence, prosecutorial misconduct, that Elder wasn't allowed to present his defense and that the sentence is excessive.    Elder was convicted in March 2014 in Oklahoma County of the Feb. 20, 2013 shooting death of h... More>>

No Reserve Deputies At Fair

Less than a month away from the big rides and big corn dogs, there's been an even bigger question in the air surrounding the Tulsa state fair."The big question was were the Reserves, were the Reserves not going to be serving this year at the Tulsa state fair," said Deputy Justin Green of the Tulsa Sheriff's Office.With the program still in the throes of the Robert Bates scandal, the answer is no, as an audit has unveiled scores of various deficiencies."And when I sa... More>>

Tulsa Sheriff: 'Deficiencies' Found in Files of 50 Reserves

TULSA, Okla. (AP) - An Oklahoma sheriff's agency where a reserve deputy fatally shot an unarmed man has found what it calls deficiencies in files of about 50 of its 128 reserve ranks, though the bulk are considered clerical in nature.Tulsa  More>>

'28 Pages:' A 'Full Measure' special report about the 9/11 attacks

WASHINGTON (Sinclair Broadcast Group) - Fourteen years after the Sept. 11 attacks, one of the last, great mysteries surrounding the terrorist attacks on America has yet to be unmasked--parts of the Congressional probe that have been kept secret from the public under two U.S. administrations.Watch the video above for a special report you'll see only as part of the launch our new weekly investigative program: "Full Measure with Sharyl Attkisson.""Full Measure with Sharyl A... More>>

Oklahoma State Tops Central Michigan In Thursday Opener

Mike Gundy told his Oklahoma State Cowboys that they weren't going to get an easy win Thursday night against Central Michigan. It took them more than a half to believe him. More>>

Police activity at Union Station in Northeast D.C.

Police activity at Union Station. (Photo: WJLA) Police activity at Union Station. (Photo: WJLA)

WASHINGTON (WJLA) - Police responded to Union Station to investigate an incident Friday afternoon.Reports indicated the train station was being evacuated after an unknown incident.D.C. police tweeted there was "no active shooter."All VRE service at Union Station was temporarily suspended due to the police activity. Red Line service was reportedly operating on a normal schedule. Https://twitter.com/DCPoliceDept/status/642383271301615616?ref_src=twsrc^tfwhttps://twitter.co... More>>

East Tulsa Standoff Ends

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Tulsa Police are involved in a standoff near 11th and Mingo.We do have a crew on the scene and will bring you more details as they come available. More>>

Judge Rules in Ten Commandments Case

State given 10 days to move monument State given 10 days to move monument

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - An Oklahoma County judge has ordered that a Ten Commandments monument on the grounds of the state Capitol be removed within 30 days.    District Judge Thomas Prince handed down the order Friday and gave state officials until October 12 to take down the 6-foot-tall granite monument.    Prince issued the ruling after denying a motion filed by Attorney General Scott Pruitt's office alleging that the Oklahoma Supreme Court's June 30 order ... More>>

Retail Company Announces Plans for Tulsa Premium Outlets

JENKS, Okla.- A retail real estate company announces the location of its premium outlet mall in Tulsa. More>>

U.S. Approves Oklahoma's Plan for Teacher Improvement

The U.S. Department of Education has approved Oklahoma’s  plan for teacher equity, along with those of 15 other states.  The plan will include leadership development and mentoring for teachers professional development for principals to help them retain and recruit teachers. The plan also includes a residency program that is currently being implemented.Chris Greenwalt is catching on quickly as a first year middle school math teacher.“It’s exciting,  nerv... More>>

Church Battles PSO

The stake in the ground gives you a hint that something is planned for the site, but it's the tractor trailer that shouts it from the rooftops. "It's 11,000 square feet," said Pastor Clint Gray, talking about plans for his new church.But the men working near the future home of Pastor Clint Gray's church are not there on his behalf."It just really undermines everything that we're trying to do," he said.The men are laying the groundwork for a new power line ... More>>

Two Earthquakes Shake Center of Sooner State

The United States Geological Survey is reporting two earthquakes in the Guthrie area.The temblors occurred Saturday morning. The first had a magnitude of 3.1 and was shortly before 6:00 a.m. with the epicenter located eleven miles northwest of Guthrie and two miles north-northeast of Crescent.The second quake was almost three hours later and located seven miles south-southeast of Guthrie and nine miles northeast of Edmond. The magnitude of that quake was listed at 3.0.There were no rep... More>>

One Dead, One Injured after Working on Tulsa Fairgrounds Skyride

Tulsa Police are at the Tulsa Fairgrounds where they say a man fell from the skyride. Tulsa's Channel 8 has a crew on the scene and will bring updates as soon as we get them. More>>

Inmates Seriously Injured After "Incident" at Cimarron Facility

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(KOKH)-An incident at an Oklahoma prison led to the deaths of some inmates, a department of corrections spokesperson said Saturday. More>>

No. 19 Sooners Shrug Off Slow Start To Stomp Akron

So far, so good for Oklahoma's new-look offense.It was a bit rough early, but the 19th-ranked Sooners eventually rolled to a 41-3 win over Akron on Saturday night. Two players making their debuts for Oklahoma were the biggest stars. More>>

Police Search for Suspect in Teen's Murder

Tulsa Police are searching for a suspect in a fatal shooting at a Quiktrip.Officers say the shooting happened just after midnight Saturday at the gas station near 4795 South Yale.Once on scene, police found a young man dead in the parking lot. They are reviewing surveillance video and interviewing witnesses to find out more information.If you know anything, contact Crime Stoppers at 918-596-COPS. More>>

Home Invasion Suspect Shot by 85-Year-Old Homeowner

An 85-year-old man shot a suspect after they broke into his home.Tulsa Police arrived on scene to find the elderly man bleeding from the head inside the house. Once inside they found the suspect with two gunshot wounds.“The suspect had been shot twice in the torso and was transported in critical condition to the hospital. It was later learned that the suspect had a possible punctured lung and severed spinal cord.”Police say the 85-year-old had a head injury from being assau... More>>

Plane registered to Okla. company seized by immigration officials

MCALLEN, Texas -Agents from Customs and Border Protection seized an airplane in McAllen, Texas that is registered to an Oklahoma company.The plane was in the process of smuggling seven illegal aliens, a news release said.Agents at the McAllen airport were doing an immigration inspection on the Beech King Air E90 that was about to depart. Agents found all seven people on the plane were in the US illegally.The pilot, who was not identified, was released.The airplanes tail number is regis... More>>

Fourth inmate dies after prisoner clash at Oklahoma prison

CUSHING, Okla. (AP) - An official says a fourth inmate involved in an attack or fight at an Oklahoma prison has died.Terri Watkins, a spokeswoman for the Oklahoma Department of Corrections, said Sunday that one of the five injured inmates who were taken to a Cushing hospital after the Saturday afternoon incident died overnight.She says preliminary reports show that the first three inmates to die were fatally stabbed, but that she doesn't know the nature of the injuries to any of the ot... More>>

Pond Creek police chief rushed to hospital after being shot, suspect killed

The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation has been called in to investigate the circumstances surround the shooting of the Pond Creek police chief.Pond Creek Police Department Chief Tim Barwick was responding to a report of a man trying to enter a home in the 18500 block of U. S, Highway 81 in Pond Creek about 6:00 a.m. Sunday morning. A Grant County deputy sheriff and two Medford police officers came to assist with the call. When the officers arrived they began speaking with Cli... More>>

11-Year-Old Dies of Wounds after Oologah Crash

Troopers say alcohol likely played a roll in a crash that left one person dead and three others injured near the Oologah dam.Oklahoma Highway Patrol Trooper Andy Floyd said the crash happened around 4 p.m. Saturday along Highway 88 near the Oologah dam.Floyd said just down the road from the crash site on the Claremore side of the dam, is a place called Oologah Overlook."That's where witnesses were at," said Floyd. "They say they saw the car coming at a very high rate of ... More>>

Woman Arrested After Husband Report Hit and Run

  Officers arrested a women involved in a hit and run collision early Sunday morning.Police responded to 4100 S Memorial, where they found an unoccupied 2007 Jeep Patriot flipped over.The vehicle was collided with another car that was in the parking lot of Bill Knights Collision repair center.While on the scene, Police received a domestic disturbance call in connection to the hit and run.The caller informed dispatch that his wife was intoxicated and had scrapes and bruis... More>>

Deputy: Woman Kidnapped Girls at Gunpoint

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A woman is behind bars after police say she kidnapped two teenage girls at gunpoint in Checotah. Olivia Clayton and SaRae Butler said they were driving home on Saturday just off Interstate 40 in Checotah when the car they were in lost power steering.The girls said they crashed into a flower bed at the Oakwood Harbor mobile home park. Not seeing much damage, the girls said they got back in the car and drove about two miles to Butler's house. That's when, Clayton said, things starte... More>>

Woman Arrested for Kidnapping Two Juveniles

 McIntosh County Sheriff arrested a woman for kidnapping two juvenile girls Saturday.Police responded to Lotawatah community, where two juvenile girls had been kidnaped and were held hostage at gunpoint.Deputy Kevin Branscum conduct an investigation where he learned the two girls arrived home and was met by a female suspect, Amy Park.Parks was armed with a handgun and was trailing the girls in her own vehicle.When they got to the girls home, Parks demanded the girls to ge... More>>

Big Splash Closes Famous "Silver Bullet" After 31 Years

TULSA, Okla. – There is some big news at Big Splash—the local water park closed its famous ride, “The Silver Bullet” for good, Sunday.  The water slide was one of the main attractions at the park for 31 years.Sunday was the last day for thrill seekers to ride the 72-foot slide one last time.“A lot of people here today to come and see, take their last ride and to say their goodbyes,” said park manager, Amber Woessner.“It’s really stee... More>>

Agency releases names of 4 inmates killed at Oklahoma prison

CUSHING, Okla. (AP) - The Oklahoma Department of Corrections has identified four inmates killed and three injured in an altercation at the privately run Cimarron Correctional Facility in Cushing.    The department said Monday that 31-year-old Anthony Fulwider, 26-year-old Michael Mayden, 23-year-old Kyle Tiffee and 29-year-old Christopher Tignor died after the violence Saturday at the prison.  All four inmates had convictions out of Oklahoma County.   &nbs... More>>

65 dogs seized from Norman residence

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Norman Animal Welfare reports that 65 dogs were seized from a residence Friday.  More>>

Oklahoma Labor Department says public sector injuries down

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The Oklahoma Department of Labor is reporting a decrease in the illness and injury rate among public sector employers in the state.    The agency reported Monday that Oklahoma has seen a 44 percent decrease over the past 15 years following a targeted enforcement program on public sector employers, who have an incidence rate above the state's average.    The Bureau of Labor Statistics says public sector employees in the U.S. have more w... More>>

3 earthquakes shake central, northern Oklahoma in 1 hour

EDMOND, Okla. (AP) - Three earthquakes have shaken parts of central and northern Oklahoma in less than one hour.    The U.S. Geological Survey said all three quakes were recorded Monday between 12:10 p.m. and 1:08 p.m.    The first was recorded about six miles north-northwest of Perry in Noble County, about 60 miles north of Oklahoma City. Geologists say the 2.6 magnitude earthquake occurred at a depth of about three miles.    The second tem... More>>

Restaurant Manager says Officer Incident was a Mistake

A police officer said he was denied service at a Tulsa restaurant because he was carrying a gun, but restaurant managers say there's more to the story that needs to be told. More>>

Aunt Accused in Fire Deaths of Nieces, In Court

Miashah Moses is still waiting for her day in court, accused in the deaths of her two nieces, in a London Square Apartment fire, in November of 2013. Her arrest report says that Moses was babysitting the girls, when she left food cooking, to take out the trash.  When she returned, after speaking to friend, the apartment was on fire, according to the report.Today, Miashahh Moses walked into the courtroom,  ready to take a plea agreement. But her lawyer and the prosecutor had a... More>>

Labor Commissioner's Widow Asks To Serve Out His Term

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  The widow of Oklahoma Labor Commissioner Mark Costello is asking to serve out the remainder of her husband's term.   Cathy Costello made the request in a letter delivered to Governor Mary Fallin's office Tuesday.  It says she and her husband were partners since they were married and that state law allows the surviving spouse of an elected official to serve out the official's unexpired term.     More>>

Owasso teen in custody over school threats

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OWASSO - A 14-year-old is in custody, accused of making threats to students at Owasso 8th Grade Center.Police say two students reported another student had made threats and claimed he was going to bring a gun to school today to shoot them.The administration contacted the Owasso Police Department Tuesday morning about the possible threat.Owasso School Resource Officers pulled the suspect from his class shortly after the threat was reported.Officers searched the suspect's backpack, and f... More>>

Tulsa Man Brings Fight for Crosswalks to Vision 2025

There are a couple of things Jerry Walters is passionate about. Safety behind the wheel and city crosswalks. More>>

Sooner Magic Returns In Double Overtime Win At No. 23 Tennessee

Baker Mayfield threw an 18-yard touchdown pass to Sterling Shepard in double overtime and No. 19 Oklahoma rallied from a 17-point deficit in a 31-24 victory Saturday over No. 23 Tennessee. More>>

Broken Arrow Police Locate Missing Boy

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    Broken Arrow police are searching for a missing 13-year-old boy after a house fire.    The house is located in the 2400 block of West Ft. Worth Street in Broken Arrow and the boy lives there.    Police say Devin Bacon is a Native American male who stands 5'06", 160 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes.    He was last seen wearing a blue shirt, khaki shorts and possibly flip flops.  Police say he has a green hearing implant in his ... More>>

Ebola scare confirmed to be Malaria

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Six Birmingham firefighters who were being isolated and monitored at UAB Hospital and a local firehouse due to an Ebola scare Tuesday night have been released after the patient's test results came back... More>>

Search resumes Wednesday for duo in Cessna that collided with F-16 in Moncks Corner

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Two people on board a Cessna 150 are presumed dead after the small, private plane and an F-16 Fighting Falcon collided in the sky above a Berkeley County plantation Tuesday, authorities said. More>>

Officer-Involved Shooting North of Nowata

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Nepal Home Ministry raises Death Toll in Latest Quake to 36

Another earthquake is now reported from Nepal, less than three weeks after an earthquake devastated that area.The USGS says a 7.3 magnitude earthquake hit just east of Nepal's capital.Four other earthquakes followed the initial quake.The smallest is a 5.0 and increases in strength to a 6.3 magnitude. More>>

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

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    Sherice Martin. (Austin Police Department)Sherice Martin. (Austin Police Department)
    A woman was arrested after she allegedly hit a teenage boy with her car in the parking lot of a club and then drove away, saying she thought the boy jumped in front of her car as a prank.According to the arrest warrant, an Austin Police officer noticed a gold car exiting a parking lot on Middle Fiskville Road at a high rate of speed, then run a stop sign. The officer then observed a white vehicle exiting the same parking lot.More >>
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  • What's in the Dog Food?

    What's in the Dog Food?

    Pedigree says they are fibers sticking out of the dog foodPedigree says they are fibers sticking out of the dog food
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  • US: Up to 305 Clinton Emails Might have Classified Data

    US: Up to 305 Clinton Emails Might have Classified Data

    Possibly announcing Sunday.Possibly announcing Sunday.
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    The State Department says that the review of Hillary Rodham Clinton's emails have found as many as 305 of the messages could contain classified information requiring further review by federal agencies.   More >>
  • TU's Philip Montgomery Again Pleased With Energy of the Golden Hurricane

    TU's Philip Montgomery Again Pleased With Energy of the Golden Hurricane

    “I thought we had great energy and thought we executed well on both sides. I liked the way the guys came out and got after it,” Montgomery said.More >>
    “I thought we had great energy and thought we executed well on both sides. I liked the way the guys came out and got after it,” Montgomery said.More >>
  • TU Football Returns To Practice

    TU Football Returns To Practice

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    With one week of practice remaining before school is in session, Montgomery’s focus is getting improvement from the Hurricane each day.More >>
  • The State Of The City And What's Next For Tulsa

    The State Of The City And What's Next For Tulsa

    Tulsa Mayor Dewey Bartlett, believes our city is well positioned for the future.In his State of The City Address, he said we have a good foundation for attracting jobs and the growth for the years ahead.He noted we've recently attracted, a number of top-quality retail stores.While the city has also brought in jobs in the oil and gas business, at a time when profits are way off.Mayor Bartlett credits Tulsa's low cost of living for that success.At the same time he warns our city ...More >>
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  • The City Of Tulsa Wants Internet Sales Taxes

    The City Of Tulsa Wants Internet Sales Taxes

    The city wants you to pay your internet sales taxThe city wants you to pay your internet sales tax
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  • Suspended Subway Spokesman to Plead Guilty to Child Porn Charges

    Suspended Subway Spokesman to Plead Guilty to Child Porn Charges

    Jared FogleJared Fogle
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    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - An Indiana television station is reporting that Subway pitchman Jared Fogle is expected to plead guilty to child-pornography charges.    The report on Fox 59 comes six weeks after authorities seized electronics and other items from Fogle's home in Zionsville, an affluent Indianapolis suburb.    Citing sources it did not identify, the station said Fogle would enter a plea Wednesday. It also said the U.S. Attorney's Office in Indi...More >>
  • Suspects Arrested in Connection to Sapulpa Officer's Death

    Suspects Arrested in Connection to Sapulpa Officer's Death

    Jonathan GraftonJonathan Grafton
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    A man and woman wanted in connection to the murder of a Sapulpa police officer and another man have been arrested.Authorities confirm Jonathan Grafton and Daphne Mason were taken into custody at an Enid convenience store.Grafton and Mason are suspected in the killing of Grafton's father, Jeffery and Sapulpa police Lt. Trey Pritchard.The duo will be transported to the Midwest City Police Department for questioning."We want to thank all the law enforcement agencies involved in t...More >>
  • Standoff Suspect has Died at the Hospital

    Standoff Suspect has Died at the Hospital

    Standoff Suspect, Jeremie Kelly, has died at the hospital after self-inflicted gunshot wounds to the head.Around 3:40 pm, Cpl. Gene Watkins stop to Jeremie Kelly to serve a warrant when Kelly attempted to flee by carMore >>
    Standoff Suspect, Jeremie Kelly, has died at the hospital after self-inflicted gunshot wounds to the head.Around 3:40 pm, Cpl. Gene Watkins stop to Jeremie Kelly to serve a warrant when Kelly attempted to flee by carMore >>
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