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One Person Shot in South Tulsa Apartment

Tulsa Police were searching early Wednesday morning for a suspect after one person was shot. More>>

Woman Remembers Fallen Firefighter's Last Heroic Act

A Claremore woman says she'll never forget what Fire Captain Jason Farley did just minutes before he died. More>>

Dam Operations - Behind The Scenes

As monumental as the amount of water coming out of areas dams, so too is the behind the scenes work controlling it."Well, I would say it's intense," said Greg Estep, Chief of Hydrology and Hydraulics at the Army Corps of Engineers, a workplace where the Weather Channel's always on, there's files on every river, and maps of every single body of water, for which they know everything about."Lake Hugo is 100% full, lake Sartis is 100% full, lake Pine Creek will be 100% full by tomorrow," he said.... More>>

Distress Helpline Available For Storm Victims

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A disaster or tragedy like the recent tornadoes and flooding in Oklahoma often bring out strong emotions. There is a Disaster Distress Helpline which provides immediate counseling to anyone who needs help dealing with the flooding and storm damage. The phone number is 1-800-985-5990. The helpline is open 24-hours a day, seven days a week. More>>

19-Year-Old Killed in Car Wreck Near Pawnee

A 19-year-old from Kansas died during a car accident in Pawnee County Monday evening.The Oklahoma Department of Safety said that Levi Hampton was driving eastbound on the Cimarron Turnpike just outside of Pawnee.Troopers said Hampton lost control, crossed the median, and his a vehicle carrying three people head on in the westbound lane.All three of the passengers from the other car were transported to a hospital.Two of them were treated and released and the other person was admitted in stable... More>>

POLICE: 25-year-old Killed By Teen Driving SUV

Bad lighting might be to blame for a fatal accident that happened Monday evening on E. Skelly near Darlington and Yale.Tulsa police say around 9 p.m. they responded to call about a car hitting a person.When officers arrived on scene, they saw a 17-year-old driver hit a young couple.The couple were both wearing dark clothing and police say the lights near the location were not functioning.25-year-old Shane Simms was struck by the vehicle, his girlfriend was not hit or injured.Police don't anti... More>>

Two 20-year-olds Missing out of Okmulgee

Two men went missing in Okmulgee and the last time they were seen was on Friday.Police are looking for 20-year-old Cody Parrick and 20-year-old Ben Babar.Their family members said the two went to Rocklahoma over the weekend.Okmulgee authorities don't have any other information about where the men could be.Anyone with information is urged to call Okmulgee Police. More>>

Keeping An Eye On Keystone Video included

It's rushing out at a rate of 187,000 gallons a second, and even at that, the level on the other side is still rising."Keystone was doing great until today," said Earl Groves.Most of the parks, shut down. Just a few boat ramps open. Even the fish are headed to higher ground."Haven't caught any yet," said fisherman Marco Shoals. Meanwhile upstream..."We're a little bit apprehensive and anxious about everything just because of the fact we don't know what that water level's going to be," said Ma... More>>

Storms Leave Trail of Destruction in Southern Oklahoma

For the past nine years, Brenda Clark has called a modest, little mobile home, just off pleasant Valley in Poteau, home. More>>

Flash Flood Warning

A Flash Flood Warning has been issued for most of northeastern Oklahoma, including the Tulsa metro.Drivers are asked to not head into water over the road. Remember, turn around, do not drown.Anyone in low-lying areas should seek higher ground.The warning expires at 1:30 a.m. More>>

Tornado Warning Issued For Multiple Counties

Tornado Warning Issued for Latimer and Le Flore Counties until 5:30 p.m.Watch KTUL for the latest details. More>>

The Patriot Cup Invitational: Honoring Our Military Video included

The sixth Patriot Cup Invitational, held each year on Memorial Day, reminds everyone in attendance of the sacrifices our servicemen and women make in serving this country. More>>

How To Help Flood Victims

The Red Cross has set up shelters in the hardest hit flooding areas, mainly central Oklahoma.Organizers closed the shelter in Oklahoma City because everyone using it has found a place to stay.But how can you help the victims?The Red Cross has several ways to donate, with financial donations being the most helpful. If you would like to help, visitredcross.org, call 1-800-RED-CROSS or texting REDCROSS TO 90999 to make a $10 donation. This support allows the means necessary to provide shelter, ... More>>

OSU Falls In Big 12 Championship Game

The 11th-ranked Cowboys fell to Texas, 6-3, in Sunday's tourney championship game at ONEOK Field. More>>

Cadets Train for Months to Reenact Changing of the Guard

For the past five years, 18-year-old Stephen Leskowat has been a part of a tradition he says has helped change his life. More>>

Claremore Fire Department Releases name of Firefighter who Drowned

One firefighter is dead, another injured, after they were swept down a storm drain during heavy rains in Claremore. More>>

Body Found in Drainage Ditch in Creek County

The Creek County Sheriff's Department recovered a body in Kiefer Sunday morning.The Sheriff's Officer and Kiefer Fire Department were called out around 10:00am this morning near 10502 W.186th St. S.No further information was made available.Tulsa's Channel 8 has a crew gathering more information. More>>

OSU Eliminates Sooners To Reach Big 12 Championship Game Video included

Dustin Williams had three hits, two RBIs and scored twice to power Oklahoma State to a 5-1 victory Saturday over Oklahoma in the Big 12 Tournament semifinals. More>>

Fishing Area at Eufaula Dam Closing Tonight

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says the north side of Eufuala Dam will close at 9:00pm Saturday night due to high water.“With more rainfall expected and additional releases possible, we are going to close the area this evening out of concern for public safety,” said Craig Robbins, manager, Eufaula Lake Office, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. “We will reopen the area when conditions improve.”Other areas of the lake are already shutdown due to flooding. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has a li... More>>

OKC police officer injured in accident

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OKLAHOMA CITY - An Oklahoma City Police officer was taken to the hospital after his vehicle was hit from behind. The accident happened shortly before 11:00 p.m. Friday night according to the department's on-call public information officer.The officer was conducting a traffic stop in the 5400 block of S. Sooner Rd. when, according to a witness, a red 2004 Ford Explorer hit the vehicle from behind. The officer was injured in the accident and was transported to the hospital. The officer was expe... More>>

One Dead in Collision in Nowata County

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says one woman died in a head on collision on Highway 169 in Nowata County.Troopers say around 1:30am Saturday morning a Ford truck, driven by 47-year-old Bruce Bannon of Owasso, was traveling south on the highway when it left the road then got back on the highway in the northbound lane.The truck then collided with a 2004 Audi driven by 27-year-old John Watchhorn of Coweta. Troopers say the passenger of the Audi, 27-year-old Jamie Bowlin died on scene.A 2-year-old ... More>>

Tulsa Police Search for Armed Robbery Suspect

Tulsa Police are looking for an armed robbery suspect this morning.They say around 8:20am Saturday morning the Subway near E. 11th St. and S. Delaware was robbed.Officers responded and learned that the suspect walked into the restaurant, pulled out a handgun and demanded cash from the cashier.Witnesses say the suspect was wearing a mask, black hoodie and sweatpants and in his early 20's. They also say he had plastic bags over his feet.An employee told police the suspect said he would shoot if... More>>

Flash Floods Possible Tonight & Sunday

The heaviest rains of the weekend will move into the area later this evening into the overnight hours and continuing into early Sunday afternoon.Flash flooding is still a huge risk for Eastern Oklahoma tonight into Sunday. Locally, a few spots might see more than 5" of rain.Generally, most areas will pick up between 3"-5" of rain before it comes to an end late Sunday evening.A brief break in the rains Monday, then rain chances return Tuesday through the remainder of the week. More>>

Sooners Avoid Elimination To Reach Big 12 Semifinal

Robert Tasin hit a go-ahead single with two outs in the top of the ninth inning, and Oklahoma edged Kansas State 3-1 on Friday night in a pool play elimination game in the Big 12 Tournament. More>>

Lessons Learned From '84 Flood Video included

At the time there was nothing dry about the 15 inches of rain that fell in 24 hours, but for city leaders the flood of '84 became a line in the sand."It was the hinge pin to what changed the way we looked at storm water in the city," said Director of City Engineer Paul Zachary, recalling the surreal sights of the flood."Water was running up by these people's gutters on their homes, 9 and 10 feet deep water. There's nothing you can do, you know, that doesn't exist anymore in the city of Tulsa,... More>>

Water Rescues Town of Cleveland

While many Oklahomans are complaining about several inches of rain, over Memorial Day weekend, but one town is rejoicing. More>>

Harlem Globetrotters great Marques Haynes dies at 89

Harlem Globetrotters great Marques Haynes dies at 89 Harlem Globetrotters great Marques Haynes dies at 89

PHOENIX (AP) - Marques Haynes' dribbling skills wowed fans in more than 100 countries. He was a showstopper, a player who helped make the Harlem Globetrotters beloved ambassadors of basketball around the world.Haynes, often called the greatest dribbler in basketball history, died Friday in Plano, Texas, of natural causes, the Globetrotters said. He was 89."Basketball has lost one of its most iconic figures," Globetrotters CEO Kurt Schneider said.In two stints with the touring team - from 1947... More>>

Police: Man arrested for marijuana possession while registering as sex offender

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Oklahoma City police say a man was discovered with drugs in his pocket when registering as a sex offender. 

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TLC Pulls 19 Kids and Counting After Molestation Claims Against Josh Duggar

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Josh Duggar is responding to recent reports that he inappropriately touched minors several years ago, saying he "would do anything to go back to those teen years and take different actions."In Touch magazine was the first to report that Josh Duggar was investigated in 2006 for alleged misconduct starting when he was 14 years old.Jill Duggar Gives Birth, But It Didn't Happen at Home as PlannedA representative for TLC, the network behind the Duggars' show "19 Kids and Counting," referred a requ... More>>

Flash Flood Watch Through Early Monday

A Flash Flood Watch continues for much of Eastern Oklahoma until Monday morning.The potential exists for heavy rain on Saturday and into Sunday. Most areas will receive between 2"-4" of rain with locally higher amounts possible.Overall, the rain chances will subside Monday, but chances for isolated storms will remain through the extended.If you live near flood prone areas, please be prepared to take action if water rises in your area. More>>

OK Pop Museum Passes In State House After Revote

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The Oklahoma House passes legislation that would authorize $25 million in bonds to build the Museum of Popular Culture in Tulsa.House members voted 51-40 Friday for the Senate-passed bill.The bill originally was voted down Thursday, but the House sponsor of the bill, Republican Speaker Jeff Hickman, gave notice that he would ask the House to reconsider.The bill would fund construction of a 75,000-square-foot museum, nicknamed OKPOP, and a parking garage in the Brady Arts District of Tulsa.Sup... More>>

Arrest Made in 1994 Tulsa Cold Case

A suspect is behind bars in a break in a Tulsa cold case from 1994. More>>

Depression More Common in Women

Depression is an illness affecting about 350 million people worldwide. What many don't know is that it's more common among women than men.The National Institute of Mental Health reports women are 70 percent more likely than men to experience depression during their lifetime. That means about one in four women suffer from the illness. The question is why. It's something scientists continue to research. One theory is women are more likely to seek help which leads to more diagnoses in females.Ac... More>>

Tulsa Police Arrest Colorado Fugitive

Tulsa police arrested a man on the run and wanted out of Colorado Thursday night.Officers arrested 55-year-old Alvin Smiley in North Tulsa.No information was immediately made available regarding what charges he was wanted for in Colorado. More>>

Big Concerns For Flooding This Weekend Video included

Several rounds of rain and storms will move across eastern Oklahoma this weekend. A Flash Flood Watch is in effect until Monday morning for Green Country. More>>

Cowboys Advance To Big 12 Semi-Finals Video included

Michael Freeman threw a six-hitter and Donnie Walton had three hits and knocked in three runs as Oklahoma State cruised past Kansas State 10-1 on Thursday night in a winners' bracket pool play game in the Big 12 Tournament.


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No Feather Worn At Graduation Video included

Would she be wearing more than just a tassel from her mortar board? It's a question hundreds were waiting to see at Ramona's graduation, but the media wouldn't be amongst them."No media's going to be allowed inside because we don't have room for our local people," said Superintendent Rick Peters, welcoming scores of friends and family into the gymnasium for graduation. A building, ironically, with feathers hanging from bird nests on the name. But as for feathers hanging at graduation?"It does... More>>

Tornado Repairs in Broken Arrow: Roofers Work to Beat Next Storm

BROKEN ARROW, Okla. – Roofing companies have been working around the clock to repair damages in Broken Arrow caused by Saturday night's tornado.Devin Duffield, owner of Home Again Roofing and Construction in Broken Arrow said he and his team have been repairing homes since early Sunday morning. Duffield said he worked on about 20 homes Thursday. His team plans to work on 75 to 100 more homes before the weekend rain.“We've got more rain and more rain and more rain, so just got to get everythin... More>>

Northeastern Oklahoma Should Be Safe From River Flooding

With high lake levels and saturated soil, a forecast for 7 inches of additional rain is a real concern for many Oklahomans. It brings back memories of the serious Tulsa floods of the 1980s.But fortunately, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says the lakes in this part of the state are in pretty good shape to handle more rain.The Tulsa District covers Oklahoma and parts of 4 adjoining states.So they're watching a wide area for problems. More>>

State House Votes Down OK Pop Museum

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Associated PressThe Oklahoma House has defeated legislation that would authorize $25 million in bonds to build the Museum of Popular Culture in Tulsa.House members voted 49-44 Thursday against the Senate-passed bill. The House sponsor of the bill, Republican Speaker Jeff Hickman of Fairview, kept the measure alive by giving notice he may ask the House to reconsider its vote.The bill would fund construction of a 75,000-square-foot museum, nicknamed OKPOP, and a parking garage in the Brady Arts... More>>

Job Fair For Construction Of Margaritaville Expansion

The Musogee (Creek) Nation is looking to hire 300 people to help with the construction of the Margaritaville expansion of the River Spirit Casino.The construction company needs plumbers, electricians, welders, drywall installers, painters, and apprentices."Regardless if you are a skilled worker with specific certifications, or a non-skilled worker looking for a great job, come to the job fair prepared to take the next step toward your future employment opportunities," TERO Director Jon Overac... More>>

Flash Flooding Possible This Weekend

Heavy rain potential returns Friday through Memorial Day. A slow moving upper level system will move across the region this weekend.Showers and thunderstorms will develop ahead of the system. With plenty of moisture in place, heavy rain will be possible.Most areas will pick up at least an inch of rainfall with some areas picking up between 3-6" of rain.Flash and general flooding will be a huge problem this weekend into early next week.A drier and warmer weather pattern returns by the middle o... More>>

Oklahoma Leads Country in Number of Dying Honey Bees

A troubling new federal survey reveals the honey bee population across the country is shrinking. The annual survey conducted by a bee partnership and the U.S. Department of Agriculture found that since April 2014, beekeepers lost more than 42 percent of their colonies.According to the survey, the Sooner state leads the country when it comes to dying bee hives with 63.4 percent of Oklahoma hives dying in the past year.While the shortage of bees may seem like no big deal it impacts our food su... More>>

Democratic Comment Over The Line? Video included

there it was, posted on the Facebook page of the Tulsa county Democratic party, an article about an aging and soon to be deceased segment of the Republican party. With a comment posted along with it - 'As the Rev. Jessie Jackson would say, Keep Hope Alive!'"Well I'm happy the demographics are changing of course, and uh, its the truth," said Democratic Vice Chair Greg Bledsoe. He says the comment was not meant to be inflammatory."Of course I'm not happy that, and would not wish anyone ill or t... More>>

DA: I want people to have confidence in the process

Tulsa County District Attorney Steve Kunzweiler said he recused himself from any investigations into the sheriff's office because he wants people to trust in the process. More>>

Holiday Camping May Be Hit Or Miss

If you're interested in camping this holiday weekend, make a reservation and check ahead. More>>

Program to Release Non-Violent Offenders Saves Jail Money

The Tulsa County jail is struggling to meet it's May payroll, county commissioners learned earlier this week.  More>>

Muskogee Deputies Search For Killer

Muskogee Police say they are trying to catch the person who killed a man Tuesday night.Police say a probation officer found the body of a man in his mid-20's on a dirt road.He had been shot twice.Police think the man was homeless.Officers say the body had not been there very long. "It's kind of a desolate area," said Chief Deputy Brandon Caster of the Muskogee County Sheriff's Office. "There's not a whole lot of population out there," Caster says.Anyone with information is asked to call police. More>>

Tulsa DA Wants Another Prosecutor To Coordinate Investigation of Sheriff's Office

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Tulsa County District Attorney Steve Kunzweiler wants the state to appoint another prosecutor for the investigation into the sheriff's office. More>>

Spreading The Folds of Honor's Message

 PGA Tour professional Bo Van Pelt, a Tulsa native, has been a big part of getting the message out about the Patriot Cup.

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Charges filed against 170 motorcycle gang members in Texas Video included

About 170 members of rival motorcycle gangs were charged with engaging in organized crime Monday, a day after a shootout at a Texas restaurant that killed nine people and wounded 18. More>>

'King of the Blues' B.B. King dead at 89 at home in Vegas Video included

B.B. King, whose scorching guitar licks and heartfelt vocals made him the idol of generations of musicians and fans while earning him the nickname King of the Blues, died late Thursday at home in Las Vegas. He was 89. More>>

Investigators look at why train sped up before derailment Video included

In the moment the Amtrak train that derailed at a curve this week was supposed to be slowing down, it was accelerating, investigators said Thursday. More>>

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>>

PHOTOS: Flooding shuts down Turner Falls

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All of the recent rain has caused flooding and damage across central Oklahoma and has even shut down a local landmark.  More>>

10 smart ways to use an income tax refund

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

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

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

Hundreds of Guests Evacuate Downtown Tulsa Hotel Due to Fire

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

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