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Black Friday Isn't What It Used To Be

Black Friday as we know it - the annual tradition of long lines, jockeying the crowds and limited numbers of those door-buster deals - may be over. More>>

Gray Thursday Deals Lure Shoppers Video included

The long, long line was sure something to look at, especially if you were doing it from the comfort of a nice warm car."It's all about fun, you know," said Arshad Majeed. He and his family were taking turns waiting in line and heating up, revealing their years of experience."Once a year we go out, over here Best Buy, Walmart," he said.Meanwhile, back in line..."The bargains are what we're after," said Becky Cook, there to buy her grandchildren some electronics, when suddenly the line began mo... More>>

Two Dead In Thanksgiving Day Crash

Two people are killed in a car crash in Eastern Oklahoma Thursday. 32-year-old Quentin Skiver and 28-year-old Diana Lozano were pronounced dead at the scene near Roland. The Highway Patrol says they were driving on a country road when they went off the roadway and became airborne before crashing into a utility pole. Both victims were thrown about 125 feet from the point of impact. More>>

Sapulpa Police Identify Shooting Victim

Sapulpa police have identified a man found shot to death on Tuesday. 25-year-old Paul Anthony Stallings of Tulsa was found by a trash truck driver next to a stopped car.
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Women Murdered At East Tulsa Apartment Complex Identified

Tulsa police have released the names of two women found shot to death in East Tulsa Wednesday. The victims are 26 year old Amanda Douglas and 37 year old Jennifer Sanders. They were found dead outside the Bristol Park Apartments at 44th S. Garnett Wednesday morning.
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AAA Offering Tipsy Tow Service For Holiday Weekend

AAA is offering their Tipsy Tow program for driver who may have had too much to drink this weekend.
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Volunteers Serve Up Smiles & Food for Tulsans in Need

Salvation Army volunteers fed nearly 1,000 Tulsans.
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Two arrested after east Tulsa home invasion

Two people were arrested this morning after a home invasion in east Tulsa.
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December Weather Outlook

Here's a look at what we can expect weather wise to start off the new month.
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Tulsans Demonstrate Over Ferguson Video included

The blood smelled like salsa, but the sight sent genuine chills up your spine."This is how Mike Brown was out there," said demonstrator Daquante Capion.Demonstrators in Greenwood; using their bodies and voices to make a statement."Our lives matter too, you hear what they saying," he said.Protests that are evolving in the wake of the interview with the officer who fired those deadly rounds."I feel like the officer should have showed some type of compassion or don't go overboard with it and sto... More>>

Bill Blankenship Has Plenty To Be Thankful For Video included

Even though his team is 2-9, Tulsa head coach Bill Blankenship showed plenty of life-perspective when asked what he's most thankful for this holiday season.
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Two Women Killed, Police Search for Suspects

Tulsa police are searching for suspects, after two women were killed in the parking lot of Bristol Park Apartments.  More>>

UPDATE: 2 Killed in Shooting in East Tulsa

Police are investigating a deadly shooting in east Tulsa. More>>

2 Oklahomans Arrested in Ferguson

Two Oklahomans were arrested during protests in Ferguson. More>>

Woman Escapes House Fire in North Tulsa

Firefighters quickly extinguished a house fire in North Tulsa early Wednesday morning. More>>

Elderly Woman Targeted By Robbers Twice, Pistol-Whipped

Muskogee police are searching for several men wanted for two violent home invasions targeting the same elderly woman.On Saturday night, three men kicked in a back door on West Okmulgee Avenue and demanded money.But the victim, who is 83-years-old and hard of hearing, didn't understand the demands.So one of the suspects pistol-whipped the woman.They took some money, then came back Monday night and robbed her once again.Sergeant Michael Mahan says, "They kicked in the back door again. Once agai... More>>

Black Friday & Gray Thursday Video included

Bargain hunters rejoice, cause braving the Black Friday madness is getting a little easier, now that Thursday is part of the equation."Now we'll have two separate sets of door busters, one for Thursday and then one for Friday as well," said TJ Suarez of Best Buy.And fret not if you don't want to camp out."I'm seeing that online places are matching the prices a lot more than they used to," said Amy Cole-Gabbard. She is a Black Friday shopping pro, whose most important piece of advice about doo... More>>

Thanksgiving Travel Forecast

After major swings in the temperatures, snowfall, and even rain this month, we are going to luck out this Thanksgiving holiday with a relatively quiet stretch of weather settling in across the area. More>>

Broken Arrow Hires A New Fire Chief

Broken Arrow has a new fire chief.Jeremy Moore is an 18-year fire veteran, who most recently served as District Chief for the Tulsa Fire Department.Moore starts in January."It is a great honor to join the dedicated men and women of the Broken Arrow Fire Department," said Moore. "I look forward to serving the citizens of Broken Arrow and working with community leaders to ensure the safety of the public and our firefighters."Moore started his public safety career as an Emergency Medical Technic... More>>

Jail Overcrowding A Problem In Muskogee

Reports of overcrowding at the Muskogee County Jail are sparking concern.Channel 8 found out, the jail's maximum capacity is 282 inmates.But as of Tuesday morning, they had 320.That means some inmates have been sleeping on cots.Administrators say, the overcrowding is hard on everyone involved.Joe Hughart says, "It's harder on the jail staff. It's harder on the inmates. It's harder to keep them fed. They get angrier when they're crowded. It's harder on everybody."Jailers tell us, they just bou... More>>

Tulsans Reaction to Ferguson Decision

Tulsans are reacting to the decision not to charge officer Darren Wilson in the death of unarmed teenager, Mike Brown. The YWCA held a vigil at the John Hope Franklin Reconciliation Park. More>>

No Charges in Ferguson Case; Chaos Fills Streets Video included

A grand jury declined Monday to indict white police officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown, the unarmed, black 18-year-old whose fatal shooting sparked weeks of sometimes-violent protests and inflamed deep racial tensions between many African-Americans and police. More>>

Police Identify Mother Accidentally Shot By Toddler Video included

Police have released the name of the woman who was killed when she was accidentally shot by her toddler. More>>

Trash Truck Driver Finds Man Shot to Death in Sapulpa Video included

A man was found shot to death overnight in Sapulpa. More>>

Gathering Sidewalk Not Likely Video included

For every red dash representing where the sidewalk in question would go, there seemed to be a corresponding person at the town hall meeting. A packed event that brought out current Mayor Bartlett, former Mayor Taylor, and County Commissioner Keith, just to name a few, all listening intently to both sides."I live over here and it affect me as a homeowner," saidJanice Coates. She is opposed to the sidewalk and was up front about simply not wanting congestion in the neighborhood."I know like on ... More>>

Toddler Accidentally Shoots Mother Video included

A toddler accidentally shot their mother Monday evening in Tulsa near the 100th block of 168th E. Ave. More>>

Local Businesses Fighting For Your Dollars

Let the Black Friday mania begin. This year lots of shoppers will start before Thanksgiving is over."Nextopia" breaks down the most popular shopping times. Thirteen percent plan to start buying before midnight. and 11% at midnight.While many people will shop at large retailers, local shops are fighting for your dollars too.Randy Beach works at a local electronic store in Tulsa called Video Revolution."We are kind of Tulsa's best kept secret. We are back here in a corner. Not everybody knows u... More>>

Local leaders say Tulsans can expect a reaction to the decision in Ferguson, Mo.

"I believe even in our city and cities throughout this nation, we are going to hear some reaction. I think people are going to raise their voices. I think people are going to be outraged, and I think we need to be ready, even in our own city" Dr. Ray Owens.
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Police Identify Murder Victim

Tulsa Police have released the name of a woman murdered early Saturday morning. 31-year-old Leslie Griffin was found dead on a sidewalk near 11th S. St. Louis. She had been shot in the head. Police have not made any arrests in the case.
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Grand Jury Reaches Decision In Ferguson

Media outlets citing unidentified sources are reporting that the grand jury considering whether Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson should be charged in the death of Michael Brown has reached a decision.The Associated Press was not able to confirm the reports Monday afternoon.CNN, citing U.S. and local law enforcement officials it did not identify, said the St. Louis County prosecutor would announce a decision Monday.The Washington Post, citing sources close to the process, said both the pr... More>>

Feds Reinstate Oklahoma's No Child Left Behind Waiver

The U.S. Department of Education will reinstate Oklahoma's waiver from No Child Left Behind requirements. More>>

Defense Secretary Hagel Resigns

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced Monday he is stepping down. More>>

Police ID Tulsa Shooting Victim

Authorities in Tulsa have identified the victim of a fatal weekend shooting. More>>

Water Line Break Affecting Traffic in Midtown Tulsa Video included

Crews for the city of Tulsa were on scene of a water line break at 32nd and Memorial early Monday morning. More>>

Police Dog Tracks Man After Chase Video included

A police dog tracked down a Tulsa man who tried to flee from police early this morning. More>>

Earthquakes Rattle Oklahoma Overnight Video included

A magnitude 4.0 earthquake shook north central Oklahoma early Monday morning. More>>

Teenager Recovering After Three Family Members Killed in Crash

A teenager is recovering in the hospital after a deadly wreck that killed three members of his family. That crash took place on Saturday afternoon on US-169 just south of Nowata.A father, mother and their 13- year- old son lost their lives, while the other son was critically injured. Victoria harper of Nowata was stunned when she found out about the wreck."I went across the street to my dad's house and he said do you know them. He showed me a picture and my heart dropped and I was like yes I ... More>>

Ten Commandments Monument Being Re-Built at Capital

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - A Republican legislator whose family paid $10,000 for a Ten Commandments monument at the center of lawsuit says he has ordered a new one after someone drove a car across the statehouse lawn and smashed it into pieces. More>>

New Facility in Skiatook to Treat PTSD

Retired secret service agent Clint Hill is being honored in Green Country. Hill was with President Kennedy when he was assassinated in Dallas. In the aftermath Hill suffered from post traumatic stress disorder or PTSD. Now he's helping others deal with that problem.We found out there is a special facility in Skiatook that's named after him.It's the first of it's kind at a Corps of Engineers lake in the nation. A therapeutic, lakeside setting for veterans and first responders suffering from PT... More>>

Murder in Midtown Tulsa

Police were called to a possible shooting at 3:30 Saturday morning at 10th and St Louis in mid-town Tulsa.They found a woman in her early thirties lying dead on the sidewalk.
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Multiple Fatal Wreck in Nowata County

Five people died in a head on collision today. At approximately 2pm Nowata County advised Oklahoma Highway Patrol of a head on collision about 3 miles south of Nowata. The highway was closed for approximately 2 hours.
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Operation Slick Streets is in Effect

Rain has moved into the Tulsa Metro area. Tulsa Police have enacted Operation Slick Streets. More>>

City Sales Tax Revenue On The Rise

Entering its second year of business, Decopolis is a downtown gem helping fuel local sales tax growth. More>>

Death Threat At High School A Hoax

Police take a teenager into custody for making a death threat against Moore High School.The scare sparked the evacuation of all students and staff around 11:30 this morning.They were taken to a nearby church until police cleared the scene.An hour later, police arrested the teen, who admitted the threat was a hoax.Moore police say the student sent an email out to the school making a death threat to a large body of students. More>>

B.A. Firefighters Cry Foul Over Chief Hiring Process

Broken Arrow firefighters are crying foul over the hiring of their new chief.They say the process has been mishandled by the city.A complaint filed November 7 alleges "preferential and unequal" treatment of candidates.Some of the allegations involve decisions made by the city manager and city attorney."We found that at least one candidate was allowed to interview after being eliminated from the process. Additionally, another candidate was told that he had never applied, only later to find tha... More>>

Midtown Police Pursuit Ends in Collision

Tulsa Police were involved in a pursuit in midtown. More>>

Driver Killed After Truck Rolls Over Near Sand Springs

Authorities have identified the man who was killed in a crash near Sand Springs on Wednesday. More>>

Domestic Violence Call Ends in an Officer-Involved Shooting

Tulsa Police were called to an apartment complex near Admiral and Garnett earlier this evening for a possible shooting. More>>

Baby dies following early morning apartment fire in Guthrie Video included

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The medical examiner has released the name of a nine-month-old baby who died following an early morning apartment fire in Guthrie. More>>

New report: Child homelessness on the rise in US

The number of homeless children in the U.S. has surged in recent years to an all-time high, amounting to one child in every 30, according to a comprehensive state-by-state report that blames the nation's high poverty... More>>

Oklahoma High School Football Scores

View the latest Oklahoma High School football scores. More>>

Suspect in Ardmore kidnapping faces 9 new counts Video included

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A man accused of kidnapping and raping an Ardmore girl was back in court Friday. More>>

Thousands Without Power in Tulsa County

Thousands are without power in Tulsa County this evening. More>>

14 People Displaced in Broken Arrow Apartment Fire

Broken Arrow firefighters are on the scene of an apartment complex fire.Dispatchers say an apartment building at Indian Springs apartments at 2177 W. Jasper Street is on fire.We have a crew headed to the scene and will continue to update this as information is verified. More>>

Governor Mary Fallin Re-Elected for Second Term

Gov. Mary Fallin fended off a challenge from Democratic state Rep. Joe Dorman in her quest for a second four-year term as Oklahoma's chief executive. More>>

Joy Hofmeister Elected State Superintendent

Former state Board of Education member Joy Hofmeister has become only the second Republican since statehood to be elected as Oklahoma's top schools chief. More>>

Frank Lucas, Markwayne Mullin Re-Elected to Congress

Republicans Frank Lucas and Markwayne Mullin were re-elected to Congress. More>>

Republicans Lankford, Inhofe Win Senate Seats

Both Republican candidates clinched Oklahoma's two Senate seats, according to projections from ABC News. More>>

Health Department Monitoring Traveler in Tulsa for Ebola Symptoms Video included

The Tulsa Health Department is complying with the CDC regulations after a person traveling from west Africa arrived in state. The individual is considered to be low risk, which means that the person traveled to one of the affected countries in the previous 21 days, but has not had any known exposure to Ebola.The person will be under 21 day surveillance period to monitor for symptoms. According to the health department, the person being held developed fever. The individual was transported via ... More>>

Stillwater Police Investigating Possible Homicide

A man is in police custody after reports of a homicide in Stillwater.Stillwater police say a man was found dead near 400 S. Oakdale. Investigators received multiple calls of a body in the area around 2:46 p.m.One man is currently in police custody for questioning.No other information is available at this time. More>>

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  • Autopsy Suggests Moore Beheading Victim Fought Back

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  • ORU Women Fall In Little Rock

    ORU Women Fall In Little Rock

    Cold shooting and turnovers were too much for the Oral Roberts University women's basketball team to overcome Wednesday night falling 54-43 to UALR in non-conference action.More >>
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  • Oklahoma City Police: Woman Collecting Rocks Arrested for Assaulting Hospital Staff

    Oklahoma City Police: Woman Collecting Rocks Arrested for Assaulting Hospital Staff

    Police arrested a woman "collecting diamonds" on the city's northwest side after they say she assaulted hospital staff.Police were called out to Northwest Expressway and NW 63rd on Sunday from reports that a lady was looking for diamonds on the side of the road.When officers arrived, they found Brittany Thompson, 26, lying on the roadway, rolling around on her back. When Thompson saw officers, she jumped up and asked them for a ride to Walmart, according to police.Officers asked her why she w...More >>
    Police arrested a woman "collecting diamonds" on the city's northwest side after they say she assaulted hospital staff.Police were called out to Northwest Expressway and NW 63rd on Sunday from reports that a lady was looking for diamonds on the side of the road.When officers arrived, they found Brittany Thompson, 26, lying on the roadway, rolling around on her back. When Thompson saw officers, she jumped up and asked them for a ride to Walmart, according to police.Officers asked her why she w...More >>
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    Oklahoma City Mayor Marries KTUL Sales Manager

    Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett is officially off the market.Wednesday morning he exchanged vows with Terri Walker in Tulsa.Walker is currently a local sales manager at Tulsa's Channel 8. She will be leaving the station in the next few weeks and moving to join her new husband in the state capitol.The newlyweds first met on a blind date.Tulsa's Channel 8 wants to congratulate Mayor and Mrs. Cornett on their marriage.More >>
    Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett is officially off the market.Wednesday morning he exchanged vows with Terri Walker in Tulsa.Walker is currently a local sales manager at Tulsa's Channel 8. She will be leaving the station in the next few weeks and moving to join her new husband in the state capitol.The newlyweds first met on a blind date.Tulsa's Channel 8 wants to congratulate Mayor and Mrs. Cornett on their marriage.More >>
  • Thanksgiving Day Could Be Best Day For Deals

    Thanksgiving Day Could Be Best Day For Deals

    Associated PressThanksgiving could be the best day to shop all year.An analysis of sales data and store circulars contradicts conventional wisdom that Black Friday is when shoppers can get the most and biggest sales of the year.Turns out, shoppers will find more discounted items in stores that are open on Thanksgiving. An analysis of promotions for The Associated Press by researcher MarketTrack, for example, shows a total of 86 laptops and tablets deeply discounted as door buster deals at Bes...More >>
    Associated PressThanksgiving could be the best day to shop all year.An analysis of sales data and store circulars contradicts conventional wisdom that Black Friday is when shoppers can get the most and biggest sales of the year.Turns out, shoppers will find more discounted items in stores that are open on Thanksgiving. An analysis of promotions for The Associated Press by researcher MarketTrack, for example, shows a total of 86 laptops and tablets deeply discounted as door buster deals at Bes...More >>
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