Police in Duncan, Oklahoma are searching for two children and their mother's roommate who haven't been seen since before 3:00 Monday morning. More>>
The US Geological Survey reports a 4.2 magnitude earthquake hit Monday evening.It happened 15 miles southwest of Perry, 21 miles southeast of Enid and about 24 miles from Guthrie.The depth of the quake was 5 km. More>>
Tulsa County Sheriff's deputies arrested a 33-year-old man who led them on a chase through part of north Tulsa early Tuesday morning.A deputy tried to pull Justin West over around 2:30 a.m. but says West sped away, initiating the chase. Deputies say speeds got up to 60 miles per hour through residential, city streets. They say West eventually went off the road and into the backyard of a home near Pine Street and North Lewis Avenue, crashing into a detached garage. Deputies learned the home be... More>>
After more than a week with no rain, the chance for showers and thunderstorms returns midweek.
Late last week, Broken Arrow Public Schools received word of a threat made on smartphone app, Yik Yak.
Late last week, Broken Arrow Public Schools received word of a threat made on smartphone app, Yik Yak.More>>
It's tough to walk through the fair and not run into the law. They're on bicycles, up in that eye-in-the-sky thing, inside the Expo, outside the Expo, and even at the corn dog stands."I'm gonna get a corn dog please. Jumbo? Jumbo please," said Judge Carl Funderburk.He may look like any other fair goer, but this corn dog lover is the fair's on-site juvenile judge."I really think that kids need immediate consequences for their actions," he said.Judge Funderburk has been volunteering his judicia... More>>
Traffic is backed up for miles after multiple cars crash on I-244.It happened Monday evening around 7:30.Several cars collided on I-244 near the Martin Luther King, Jr. exit.Traffic is being diverted off at the Tisdale Expressway.No word on injuries or how many cars are involved. More>>
Glenpool Police say two teenagers are missing, and one of them is developmentally challenged.Officers say Breyonna McDaniel, 14, and her boyfriend Esteban Diaz, Jr., 15, are listed as runaways.McDaniel requires daily medicine that she did not take with her when they left.Officers say she has the mental capacity of a 10-year-old.Officers say they ran away Sunday, September 28th, and were last seen near the ORU campus in South Tulsa.McDaniel is 5' 4" with light brown hair, brown eyes and a slim... More>>
Financial uncertainty is forcing Metropolitan Tulsa Urban League to consider making changes to its structure or programs.
While downtown Tulsa is alive with new development, there's a downside to all that progress.All that that activity means higher rent payments for the existing businesses.So downtown could end-up losing a lot of the people, who give our city character. Sheena's Bakery and Deli will be closing on Friday at 2:00 pm.Owner Shenia Tillman says a big rent increase makes that location too expensive.Her rent will be climbing from $525 to $1170.Since her breakfast checks average $3 and lunch checks ave... More>>
A former Wewoka police officer is accused of having sex with a teen while on duty. More>>
An Oklahoma Highway Patrol trooper accused of rape resigned from the agency, officials confirmed Monday. More>>
Prosecutors expect to charge a man in the beheading of an Oklahoma woman on Tuesday. More>>
State Troopers say two children are missing from Duncan.Suquoyia Solomon, 6, and Dasiah Clenny, 9 months, were last seen with Brandi Nichole Boyles early Monday morning.Solomon was last seen riding a pink Barbie bike. She is a white female.Clenny needs a breathing treatment every four hours. He is a white male, last seen wearing a white onesy.Police have not released a motive or a vehicle description.Anyone with information is asked to call 911. More>>
OU vs. Texas is slated to kick off at approximately 11:00 a.m. CT at Cotton Bowl Stadium in Dallas, Texas on Saturday, Oct. 11. The game will be broadcast on Tulsa's Channel 8.
CTB/McGraw-Hill withdrew its bid to conduct Oklahoma's school testing after the State Board of Education voted to consider other options before giving the vendor another chance.T More>>
Eager to boost his name recognition in an uphill race for Oklahoma governor, Democratic state Rep. Joe Dorman will take any publicity he gets - even from an attack ad launched by opposing forces. More>>
Oklahoma school administrators remain frustrated by the Legislature's decision to repeal rigorous Common Core academic standards for public school students weeks before they were to go into effect. More>>
Tulsa Police arrested a 16-year-old boy early Monday morning after they say he broke into someone's car. More>>
The driver of a semi truck that crashed into a bus carrying a college softball team from Texas says he was distracted immediately before the deadly impact on I-35 near Ardmore late Friday night. More>>
While thousands of people are enjoying the Tulsa State Fair, those who live nearby say this time of year is more like a nightmare. Since parking at the fairgrounds cost $10 this year, fairgoers are going to the Mayo Meadows neighborhood to find a free parking space."It's always bad," said Tommy Edwards, resident.For nearly two decades Edwards has been dealing with the chaos that comes along with the Tulsa State Fair."If you live here you can't hardly go anywhere because you lose your parking ... More>>
On Saturday morning about 8,000 people gathered in Downtown Tulsa for the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. It's an event honoring those who lost their battle with breast cancer as well as those who beat it.At the sound of the pistol, thousands started walking down Archer Street. Some people raced in pink tutu's, others in pink wigs and a pink poodle even made an appearance this year. But all the craziness is for a good cause. To find a cure for breast cancer. Among the crowd was Marolyn Allr... More>>
Owasso Police say a man is dead after he fell from a power pole.It happened Saturday afternoon about 3 p.m. in the 12200 block of N 86th St. behind Rejoice Christian School.People in the area heard a loud boom and saw him falling from the tower that supports high voltage lines.The man hit the power line carrying 138,000 volts.Witnesses and medics attempted to revive the man, but he was pronounced dead at the scene.Police say they don't think he was a utility worker. They say they don't know w... More>>
State troopers say four softball players from North Central Texas College are dead after their team bus collided with a semi truck.It happened about 9 p.m. Friday on I-35 just south of Turner Falls.The team had played Southern Nazarene University.The interstate was closed for almost 9 hours, reopening Saturday morning.Troopers say three of the women died at the scene and another died at the hospital.Fifteen others were hurt.The crash is still under investigation.The school has scheduled a new... More>>
The Tulsa-Elks Lodge is hosting the Wounded Warrior Day of Appreciation Saturday.The fundraiser runs until 6:30 p.m.The day kicked off with a poker run, followed by a free car wash, music, food and prizes.G. I. Wishes will be on hand with pets for Vets.Support from Saturday's event will help wounded veterans.The event is located at Lodge #946 at 5335 S. Harvard. More>>
State troopers say two people are dead after a crash involving a motorcycle Friday night.It happened at 6:30 on I-40 in Caddo County.Troopers say Vanessa Mendoza, 26, was driving westbound when she made a U-turn.Keiven Neufeld, 56, was eastbound on a Harley Davidson when he collided with Mendoza's truck.Mendoza's truck caught on fire, trapping her inside.Both Mendoza and Neufeld were pronounced dead on the scene.Troopers say Neufeld was not wearing a helmet.Neufeld was from Weatherford. Mendo... More>>
The Moore Police Department says that a man beheaded a woman after a workplace dispute Thursday at a food distribution plant. More>>
For all the old familiar sights at the Tulsa State Fair, it's always a thrill to see a new one."And the regulations and rules of the Tulsa County Sheriff's Office," saidSheriff Stanley Glanz, swearing in nine new reserve deputies. Folks who perform all the duties without any of the money. Why do it?"Just giving back to my community," said Tim McCumber."Just kind of giving back to everybody," said Camilo Sanchez.Part of the key to the success that the Sheriff's office has enjoyed at the fair? ... More>>
The president of the Oklahoma PTA has joined in calling for the resignation of state school Superintendent Janet Barresi. More>>
Police say a road rage incident ended in a deadly crash in south Tulsa.
A fire at a suburban Chicago air traffic control facility that shut down the city's two airports Friday was intentionally set by a contract employee, police said. More>>
Tulsa city crews were on scene of a water line break in west Tulsa early Friday morning.The line was a small one. The break was in a backyard near 61st and South Union Avenue.However, crews working to make repairs with heavy equipment were blocking part Union Avenue just south of West 61st Street.Traffic was still moving through the area in the southbound lanes, though there was some slowdown there.No word on how long crews would be on scene making those repairs. More>>
The signs of the Tulsa State Fair, funnel cakes, inflatable prizes, and paid parking only."It's $10 dollars, ok," said a fair worker.This year finding a free space is not only more of a challenge, for some it's more confusing."I thought it was before 5, ok but that's on the infield," said one patron.This year, the only free parking on the fairgrounds is inside the old racetrack, and then only before 5, and then only during the weekdays."The easiest way to remember it is, if the fair transit s... More>>
The State Board of Education is considering a company to do school testing. More>>
A freshman Republican legislator from Stroud is renewing his call for Superintendent Janet Barresi to resign. More>>
Leaders from all over Oklahoma are coming together to stop "Smurfs." A smurf is someone who buys medicine containing psuedoephedrine to sell to someone making meth.The state attorney general is partnering with the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics, the state's Chamber of Commerce and pharmacy associations to keep drugs out of criminals' hands.Pharmacies all over the state will put up signs to warn smurfs of the serious consequences of re-selling drugs.The project kicked off at the Economy Pharmacy... More>>
A former Tulsa sheriff's deputy has pleaded not guilty to charges accusing him of sexually assaulting two women while on duty. More>>
Attorney General Eric Holder is resigning after heading the Justice Department for six years. More>>
An 18-year-old Tulsa man is in jail after police say he beat his girlfriend, threatened to kill her and shot at her sister. More>>
Jimmy John's is reporting a possible breach of debit and credit card data.The sandwich chain says 216 of their stores appear to be impacted, including the restaurant at 21st and Yale. Stores in Stillwater and Enid are also affected by this breach..Cards impacted were swiped at a store and does not include those entered manually or online.Jimmy John's says it has taken steps to prevent it from happening again. More>>
The typical natural gas fueling station is relatively low key, but the industry behind it is anything but."This is a big gigantic financial boom for Oklahoma, and since this equipment is made right here in Tulsa, guess where the boom is also? It's for Tulsa," said Tom Sewell of Tulsa Gas Technologies, one of scores of exhibitors networking at a natural gas convention in downtown Tulsa."America has been just going crazy," said Kevin Flint. He's from New Zealand, and his company makes valves an... More>>
Helping the victims of domestic violence get a better night's sleep:That is the purpose behind huge donation to Tulsa's brand new DVIS shelter.Mattress Firm has generously donated $175,000 for new mattresses.The center will include an 80-bed emergency shelter and a 20-unit apartment complex for transitional housing.Rachel Weaver with DVIS says, "We were so excited when we received the phone call for the donation. It wasn't something we expected. And they're Tempur-Pedic mattresses. They're gr... More>>
A man is free of charges after a judged dismissed a case involving a truck and a cyclist.
Tulsa police are investigating vandalism at one of the city's oldest cemeteries.Someone pushed over and broke five headstones at the Oaklawn Cemetery at 11th and Peoria.The markers date back to 1906.A city security guard discovered the crime about a week ago.The headstones still need repairs, but it's difficult locating the families to pay for the damage.Historian Bruce Neimi says, "Many of these stones can't be replaced. The families are no longer in this area. So they'll be like unmarked gr... More>>
Tulsa police are investigating vandalism at one of the city's oldest cemeteries. More>>
The Chief of Prosthetics for the Veterans Affairs Hospital in Muskogee has been convicted of taking bribes.Jeffrey Fisher, 37, was sentenced to 15 months in prison and one year of supervised release. A judge ordered him to pay more than $6,500 in restitution.An investigation uncovered that Fisher had a medical supply company that worked with the hospital pay for construction and remodeling work on Fisher's house.The investigation started in April of 2009 and continued through March of 2010. More>>
A Tulsa man is behind bars after police say he attacked pharmacy employees with his cane. More>>
A few more cool nights and mild days are headed our way, but there are some signs that we could see a change by next week. More>>
The double-decker was parked right out front, emphasizing just how far people had traveled to get here."We're from Fayetville, Arkansas," said one family,"We came all the way from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania," said another.Interviews sometimes became tough to conduct as excited fans screamed at the arrival of nearly every car at the back entrance."She was the librarian at my middle school," said one girl, describing a false alarm.When the real deal happened though, emotions ran high."I didn't kn... More>>
Freshman Perine was awarded the Big 12 Conference Offensive Player of the Week, and Sophomore Ross the Special Teams Player of the Week, respectively. More>>
Tulsa Police Officers have arrested a man suspected multiple larcenies from churches and offices. More>>
The city of Tulsa is partnering to offer citizens a warranty program for their home water lines. More>>
Tulsa police arrested a man they say had about $15,000 in stolen jewelry and other items. More>>
Tulsa Police say they are looking for a man who was caught on camera stealing from a Dollar General.It happened September 7th at the store at 11902 E. 21st St.Officers say the man walked behind the counter with a handgun. He fired a shot into the floor, sending customers running.The employees gave him money from the register and safe, then he took off.He was described as being a black male, 25-30 years old, 5' 5" - 5' 6" weighing 140-150 pounds. He was wearing a long sleeve white shirt, blue ... More>>
The average price for gasoline in Oklahoma is at its lowest level in seven months. More>>
Oklahoma State University will host debates between the candidates in the top races on Oklahoma's November ballot.
Tulsa's Channel 8's Yvonne Lewis is retiring from television news this month. On Sunday, she signed off as weekend anchor and talked about the next phase of her life. More>>
Tulsa Police responded to a shooting call at an east Tulsa apartment complex.According to police dispatchers, a shooting took place near 400 S. Mingo Rd.Police on the scene say the injuries are not likely to be fatal since the victim walked from the initial shooting scene at 912 S 95 E. Ave., which is just south of the apartment complex.We will have the latest coming up tonight at 10 p.m. More>>
200 schools, 49 in Tulsa, received Fs. What does that mean for you even if you don't have children in the school system? More>>
A man accused of raping a 12 year old girl in Glenpool was convicted of distributing child pornography. More>>
An Oklahoma Highway Patrol Trooper was fired for policy violations that took place last September.According to Captain George Brown with OHP, Trooper Sheldon Robinson was fired today for policy violations after a shooting incident in the parking lot of a Best Budget Inn near Admiral and Sheridan.Robinson, 45, was was placed on administrative leave during an investigation after he shot and killed 25-year-old Michael Swatosh. Robinson was off-duty during the incident, but approached Swatosh and... More>>
Tulsa Police are investigating a shooting that put one person in the hospital Tuesday morning and narrowly missed a young child.The call went out just before 2:45 a.m. from the 6300 block of N. Elwood Avenue near the Tulsa-Osage County line.Investigators say people inside the home heard someone breaking into their car.When they went outside to investigate, police say the burglar started shooting.One person was hit in the chest and isn't expected to survive. Another bullet went into the house,... More>>
After more than a week of dry weather the chance for showers and storms will return to the area mid-week.More >>
After more than a week of dry weather the chance for showers and storms will return to the area mid-week.
Channel 8's Ethan Calloway reports.More >>
Channel 8's Ethan Calloway reports.More >>
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane lose in triple overtime to Texas State 37-34. Bill Blankenship says he was proud of his teams fight and never give up attitude.More >>
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane lose in triple overtime to Texas State 37-34. Bill Blankenship says he was proud of his teams fight and never give up attitude.