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Tulsa Detention Officer Arrested On Burglary, DUI Complaints

A Tulsa County Jail detention officer was arrested Monday morning in Sand Springs after police said he tried to break into city trucks. Dalton Wayne Wildcat, 25, was taken into custody just before 3 a.m. on Monday. Sand Springs Police were called to the water treatment facility after a janitor reported someone had broken into a city truck parked there and was trying to break into another.


Pleasant Weather Monday

TULSA, Oklahoma - Cold weather is underway across northern Oklahoma this morning with most locations dropping into the 20s under clear sky and light winds.


Wichita's last drive-in gets new owner after earlier closing

The Wichita Eagle reports an anonymous person has purchased The Starlite Drive-In, which closed in October. The deal was announced Friday by Landmark Commercial Real Estate, a Wichita-based group that brokered the deal.


1 Dead Following Tulsa County Collision

Officials said a 2002 Chevrolet Avalanche driven by 46-year-old Lavina Newman struck 52-year-old Robert Vaughn Harper.  Harper was transported by Skiatook Fire and Rescue to St. John Hospital in Tulsa where he was pronounced dead by medical staff due to massive injuries.  is proud to provide Oklahomans with timely and relevant news and information, sharing the stories, pictures and loves of Oklahomans across our great state.


Juvenile Dies After Shooting At Tulsa Apartment Complex

According to officials, officers were dispatched to the Belmont Apartments near East 23rd Street and South Garnett Road in reference to a self-inflicted shooting.  is proud to provide Oklahomans with timely and relevant news and information, sharing the stories, pictures and loves of Oklahomans across our great state.


Downtown Tulsa Church Completes Multi-Million Dollar Renovation For Kids

First Baptist Church officially opened the doors to their new building nearly two years after they broke ground. A large crowd gathered to celebrate the completion of this unique facility.  The 80,000 square foot building brings three floors of new space inside the church just for kids and a forth floor for weddings and other events.  "We were out of space in our old building which is a great problem for a downtown church to have.


Woman scared of ex hid for months. He was waiting for her at Walmart, Okla. cops say

A woman who was attacked by her ex-boyfriend in a Walmart parking lot had been hiding from the man for months , Oklahoma police said, according to News9. "She feared this guy.


Average US price of gas drops 22 cents per gallon to $2.51

The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline has plummeted 22 cents a gallon over the past three weeks, to $2.51. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey said Sunday that falling crude oil costs are the main reason for the decrease at the pump.


Igbanu helps Tulsa top No. 16 Kansas State 47-46

Martins Igbanu made a go-ahead jump hook with 1:51 remaining, and Tulsa edged No. 16 Kansas State 47-46 on Saturday.


Igbanu helps Tulsa top No. 16 Kansas State 47-46

Martins Igbanu made a go-ahead jump hook with 1:51 remaining, and Tulsa edged No. 16 Kansas State 47-46 on Saturday.


1 In Critical Condition After Crash In Tulsa

Police say 61-year-old, Landon Mason was speeding in a white Chevy pickup and lost control on the roundabout near 11th and Elgin. Officers say speeds caused him to cross the median and hit a dumpster wall so hard that he was ejected from the truck.


'Hamilton' choreographer works with Tulsa Ballet Source: AP

It's a Friday afternoon in November, and Tulsa Ballet dancers are working through a passage from the first ballet created by Blankenbuehler, the Tony Award-winning choreographer of "Hamilton" and "In the Heights," which will have its world premiere as part of the company's "Signature Series" performance in May. Blankenbuehler watches as the various couples come together and move apart, are lifted up and spun around, strike poses that obviously are designed to be filled with meaning. At one point, Blankenbuehler stops the action and tries to get across the feeling he wants dancers to create with this particular dance.


Swift B734 near Tulsa on Dec 8th 2018, cargo smoke indication

A Swift Air Boeing 737-400, registration N803TJ performing flight WQ-2228 from Long Beach,CA to Raleigh/Durham,NC , was enroute at FL350 about 50nm north of Tulsa,OK when the crew reported a cargo smoke indication and diverted to Tulsa requesting high speed below 10,000 feet. The aircraft was cleared for the ILS approach to runway 36R but didn't intercept the localizer, the controller concluded they weren't able to fly the ILS and provided vectors for an ASR approach, when the crew reported seeing the runway the controller cleared the flight for the visual approach to runway 36R.


Swift B734 near Tulsa on Dec 8th 2018, cargo smoke indication

A Swift Air Boeing 737-400, registration N803TJ performing flight WQ-2228 from Long Beach,CA to Raleigh/Durham,NC , was enroute at FL350 about 50nm north of Tulsa,OK when the crew reported a cargo smoke indication and diverted to Tulsa requesting high speed below 10,000 feet. The aircraft was cleared for the ILS approach to runway 36R but didn't intercept the localizer, the controller concluded they weren't able to fly the ILS and provided vectors for an ASR approach, when the crew reported seeing the runway the controller cleared the flight for the visual approach to runway 36R.


Saturday Winter Cold And Minor Precipitation Across Oklahoma

Wintry precipitation has certainly been a dud across much of the state, but the winter cold is not going anywhere for our Saturday here in Green Country. Precipitation will remain most likely across southeastern Oklahoma today, particularly near and south of I-40.


Expo Square Hosts Tulsa Farm Show

"Anybody that is in the ranching business you're going to find them here dozens of brands of tractors lots of fertilizing equipment, sprayers," said Show Manager Scott Guttormson.


This Christmas shopping spree with 90 kids is a chaos that touches the heart

Yvonne Carreno and Abel Reed, 7, inspect Nerf guns during a shopping spree at a south Tulsa Walmart on Thursday . Carreno was among about 120 volunteers from the Home Builders Association of Tulsa who helped about 90 children buy gifts for themselves, their siblings, friends and family members.


Tickets For the Play that Goes Wrong in Tulsa Go On Sale Today

Celebrity Attractions is thrilled to announce Broadway's funniest and longest-running play THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG will make its Tulsa debut at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center for a limited eight performance engagement February 26 - March 3 during its first national Broadway tour. Tickets go on sale Friday, December 7 at 10 a.m. Co-written by Mischief Theatre company members Henry Lewis , Jonathan Sayer and Henry Shields , THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG is a riotous comedy about the theatre.


Tulsa Man Found Guilty Of Child Abuse

TULSA, Oklahoma - A Tulsa man was found guilty of child abuse Friday, and the jury recommended a sentence of 35 years.  Bryan Shenefield and his wife were arrested after a school counselor alerted police that a 6-year-old boy had extensive bruising. The boy told the school employee he had gotten into trouble over the weekend for having an accident on himself.


Family Of Grandmother Killed In Tulsa Hit And Run Asks For Help

A hit and run driver killed a Tulsa grandmother Wednesday night. Police say the driver was speeding, ran a red light, and hit and killed 70-year-old Vernetta Colbert and then ran away.


Police Arrest Serial Thief Suspect

Police say a man accused of stealing from Home Depot and Lowe's stores across Green Country is now in jail. Police said Slayton got away with as many stolen tools as he could carry from stores in Tulsa, Muskogee, and Broken Arrow.


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Stacia Knight Tracks Threat Of Oklahoma Winter Weather

The in-coming winter storm system continues to be sampled well by weather models, and they're getting a better handle on what's to come. We remain with a threat of wintry weather this weekend starting early Saturday morning and continuing through the day.


Oklahoma Woman Says Granddaughter Is An Addict, Not A Murderer

A Green Country woman says her granddaughter is not a killer but a drug addict who needs help. Her granddaughter Toni Heath and her granddaughter's boyfriend Alex Schmitt have been charged with murder.


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Brady Theater To Change Name To Tulsa Theater

Tulsa's historic Brady Theater will soon be known by a different name. It may be one of the last things in the city still using the name Brady, but now that's about to change too.


Jury Recommends Life Without Parole In Hogtie Death Of Tulsa Teen

A Tulsa man was found guilty of first-degree murder and kidnapping in the death of a Tulsa teen. A jury recommended Tracy Price of Mannford be sentenced to life without parole in the death of Anthony Pietrzak.


Tulsa, Catoosa Christmas Parades Postponed Due To Weather

Organizers say the threat of a winter storm bearing down on Oklahoma prompted them to postpone it to December 15, 2018. It will take place at 1 p.m. "We are postponing Tulsa Christmas Parade until December 15th, 2018 at 1 PM."


Small Dog Killed During Tulsa Home Invasion

Two men are in the Tulsa jail in connection to a Tulsa home invasion and shooting at the Bristol Park Apartments. Fortunately, the residents at the home weren't hurt, but the case has outraged many people because a small dog was killed during the crime.


Apartment Resident Shoots At Intruder, Tulsa Police Say

Tulsa Police say they're questioning multiple people involved in a home invasion and shooting at Bristol Park Apartments. Officers said a resident shot someone who broke into his home near 41st and Garnett.


Coming Winter Storm Prompts City Of Tulsa Preparation

The City of Tulsa says employees are ready to handle the expected snowfall this weekend. The city has a couple of equipment yards the snow plow crews use as a starting point and they're expecting a full deployment this weekend, planning to plow 1,700 lane miles of city streets.


Coming Winter Storm Prompts City Of Tulsa Preparation

The City of Tulsa says employees are ready to handle the expected snowfall this weekend. The city has a couple of equipment yards the snow plow crews use as a starting point and they're expecting a full deployment this weekend, planning to plow 1,700 lane miles of city streets.


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TU Knocks Off Cowboys 74-71

Anytime you have two schools separated by just 70 miles, there's a little bit of a rivalry and Tulsa University had the honor of hosting Oklahoma State On Wednesday. TU lost at the Reynolds center two years ago, and at Gallagher-Iba in 2017 so needless to say TU was looking for a little redemption.


OSDH Encourages Preparedness for Winter Weather

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Tulsa Business Owner Catches Thieves On Camera

Thieves were caught on camera casing an east Tulsa business before returning to take construction tools. The owner said he woke up early Wednesday morning with a bad feeling that a thief might return and he was right.


Tulsa Couple Caught In Alaska Earthquake Shares Their Story

A Tulsa married couple is sharing their story after they were caught in a magnitude 7.0 earthquake while vacationing in Alaska. "All of a sudden it's just like a freight train just went over your face it was just like the whole house was moving and everything was falling off of the shelves," Nicki Moore "It was kind of chaotic cause for us we are thinking F5 tornados are about to rip the house apart that's what it felt like," said Nicki.> The Alaska Earthquake Center says two people had life-threatening injuries and dozens more had cuts and broken bones.


Animal Style prank: Sign falsely proclaims In-N-Out Burger opening in Tulsa

TULSA, Okla. - A banner in an empty lot in midtown Tulsa proclaims the arrival of a highly anticipated restaurant chain.


Tulsa Police Arrest Peeping Tom Suspect

Tulsa Police have arrested a man they say was recording women in a fitting room. A woman said she saw Stephen Paige stick a phone under a partition at the Forever 21 at Woodland Hills Mall two weeks ago.


Weapon Crimes Involving Juveniles On The Rise Says Tulsa Police

Just a few days ago, Tulsa Police responded to a call of shots fired at Woodland Hills Mall involving several juvenile suspects. Those three boys are still on the run but TPD says they've been responding to a lot of violent crimes lately involving teenagers.


Tulsa First Responders Helping Vulnerable Groups Prep For Winter Weather

A team of first responders is checking on the most vulnerable in Tulsa as the threat of winter weather comes more into focus. They're using technology and old-fashioned door knocking to offer help before it's too late. Homeless camps have moved into the most remote areas within our city.


Tulsa Artist Fellows Show Their Work at Miami Art Week 2018

Don't miss Tulsa Artist Fellow Shane Darwent in conversation with Carolyn Sickles about Discount Deco , Darwent's storefront installation within Good to Know's La Bodega y MA s in the West Little Havana neighborhood of Miami. Join Tulsa Artist Fellowship Director Carolyn Sickles and Tulsa Artist Fellow Shane Darwent in conversation about Discount Deco , Darwent's storefront installation within Good to Know's La Bodega y MA s at El Espacio on Ocho.


3 Men On Trial Accused Of Beating Teen, Leaving Him In Field To Die

Three men accused of murdering an 18-year-old will be in a Tulsa courtroom Wednesday. We followed this crime as it unfolded in September of 2017.


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Westbound I-40 NOW OPEN at Peebly Rd. after accident

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Oklahoma Gross Receipts Continue to Push Upward

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Residents, Pets Escape Tulsa House Fire

Two people are safe, but their home has severe damage after a late night fire near Interstate 244 and Utica. A man and woman were sleeping in a home in the 1500 block of East Admiral Place when it went up in flames shortly before 10 p.m. Tuesday.


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Westbound I-40 narrows at Peebly Rd. due to accident

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Tulsa Police Looking For 4 Suspects Linked To 17 Fraud Cases

TULSA, Oklahoma - Tulsa police are asking for help to identify four people linked to 17 fraud cases. Investigators say they believe the group is working together to cash stolen checks from the mail and using stolen ID's to do it.  Tulsa Police are looking for four people they say are stealing mail and then trying to cash checks.


Holiday Sadness: A Tulsa Family's Story Of Loss

For some, the holidays can be a very difficult time. Some may be dealing with the recent loss of a loved one or someone close to you died around the holidays.


Tulsa Tornado Gives Community Care College Chance To Improve

Tulsa's Community Care College fully reopened Tuesday more than a year after a tornado damaged the midtown campus. A brand-new lab is now offering some students in Tulsa real-world experience when it comes to working in an operating room.


Judge Reduces Sentence For Tulsa Woman Convicted Of Manslaughter

Kramer was drunk when she drove the wrong way on highway 412, hitting Mark Alderman head-on and killing him. Five years were taken off of Megan Kramer's sentence at a judicial review hearing on Tuesday.


Pinnacle Specialty Hospital In Tulsa Shuts Down

A Tulsa hospital was shut down last month and employees say the owners left them not only without a job but without money they'd already earned. Former employees at Pinnacle Specialty Hospital said the company owes them three checks after the company closed the hospital doors with almost no notice.


Distinguished Author To Visit Tulsa Library After Winning Award

Rebecca Howard from the Tulsa Public Library joined News On 6's Meagan Farley to talk about the Peggy V. Helmerich Distinguished Author Award and upcoming presentations.  On Friday, there will be a black-tie Gala 6:30 pm.


Water Main Break Causes Problems In South Tulsa

City crews are working to fix a water line break near 71st and Mingo. The source of the break is in the driveway of the Windstream hub building.


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Oklahoma governor declares emergency following severe storms Source: AP

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Woman Steals Debit Card From Man In Senior Living Home

The family of an elderly man living in a senior living community says someone stole his debit card and racked up about $800 worth of fraudulent charges. Police say it's important to watch over the seniors in your family and if you suspect they are being taken advantage off call Police.


5 to find: Great Christmas gifts for the movie-lover in your family

Find Christmas gifts, like Circle Cinema memberships or tickets to the upcoming "White Christmas" sing-along events, at Tulsa's historic art-house theater.a Courtesy/Chuck Foxen Find this retro-cool Admiral Twin Drive-In T-shirt at downtown store Boomtown Tees, 114A S. Elgin Ave. Courtesy/JoAnn Frizell Find Christmas gifts, like Circle Cinema ... (more)


Tulsa Police: Group Of Teens Shot Woodland Hills Mall Security Vehicle

According to police, the situation began around 8:20 p.m. when a group of teenagers got into some kind of fight with mall security. The security escorted them out and once they got out of the mall the security guard followed them off the property in their car.


LocalKTUL employees recall time former President George H.W. Bush visited the station in 1988

TULSA, Okla. Several KTUL employees recall the day when former President George H.W. Bush visited the station in 1988.


LocalKTUL employees recall time former President George H.W. Bush visited the station in 1988

TULSA, Okla. Several KTUL employees recall the day when former President George H.W. Bush visited the station in 1988.


A Tulsa Girl Is Collecting Presents For Children In The Hospital

A Tulsa girl is asking for help to collect Christmas presents to deliver to kids in the Children's Hospital at Saint Francis. Lucy Kennon came up with this idea all on her own.


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Arrest Made In Tulsa Dragging Death

Officers have arrested a man they believe is responsible for Tulsa's 54th murder this year. The man facing charges has multiple previous felony convictions.


Northbound I-35 narrowed to one lane near Wynnewood

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All lanes of SH-49 open under I-44 near Lawton Monday

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Brian Nhira Christmas Concert Tickets On Sale Now

The 3rd Annual Christmas Concert with Brian Nhira and Friends from The Voice is coming up later this month in Tulsa.  The show begins at 7 p.m. Saturday, December 22 at the TCC VanTrease PACE.


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Meet Tulsa's New Deputy Mayor

The City of Tulsa has a new deputy mayor, and she is calling it her dream job.  Tulsa Mayor G.T. Bynum named Amy Brown as deputy mayor, replacing Michael Junk who is leaving to become Governor-Elect Kevin Stitt's Chief of Staff. Amy Brown, 30, is Tulsa's newest Deputy Mayor - but just two years ago she had left City Hall to pursue her law degree at The University of Tulsa.


Police Release Photo Of SUV Connected To Tulsa's 54th Homicide

Police have released new information in the homicide of a man outside of a gas station near Skelly and Yale in Tulsa. Officers say Stephen Cook was found injured outside the Ryan's Convenience Store 2-nights ago.


Tulsa receives grant to help immigrants become citizens Source: AP

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Tulsa Man Arrested For Assaulting Woman

Officers say they responded to a call on Saturday and found the victim bleeding from her head. The victim told police that John Kirkpatrick hit her over the head with rocks, a machete, and a metal pipe.


TPS Trying To Avoid Holiday Attendance Dip

Tulsa Public Schools is trying to avoid what they call the "Holiday Dip" in attendance. They say about 650 additional students miss school on the last week before holiday break.


Suspect In Fatal Hit And Run Buries Vehicle, Troopers Say

Oklahoma Highway Patrol has arrested two people connected to a deadly hit and run in McAlester and dug the vehicle involved out of the ground. News On 6 was there when troopers arrested the second suspect.


Brady Street Business Owners Frustrated With Yet Another Name Change

Early next year there will no longer be a Brady Street in Tulsa's Arts District. Business owners said they're frustrated the city council is changing the name for a 3rd time.


Groundbreaking Held For New Eastside Health Clinic

Community Health Connection partnered with the school district to build the clinic - which will be funded by Vision Tulsa money. Representatives of CHC, the City of Tulsa and Union Public Schools broke ground on the new Eastside Clinic Friday, November 30. When it opens next fall - the new clinic will will offer a wide range of healthcare services to uninsured and lower-income families.


Couple In Wheelchairs Hit On Tulsa Street, Sent To Hospital

A Tulsa couple is in the hospital recovering after they were hit by a car. Police say the husband and wife were pushing their wheelchairs down the street to avoid a blocked sidewalk.


Tulsa County Installing 4 New Storm Sirens

TULSA, Oklahoma - Tulsa County plans to install four new storm sirens before the spring. They'll add coverage in areas now too far away to hear the sound.             After the expansion, the system will reach almost everyone in the county.


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Oklahoma AG charges 2 with murder in man's overdose death Source: AP

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Tulsa Woman Says Apartment Complex Is Responsible For Rat Problem

A Tulsa woman says her apartment complex is not doing enough after she says rats damaged two of her cars. Amanda Larrew says rats caused more than $4,000 worth of damage to her BMW and about $400 worth of damage to her Dodge Dart.


Tulsa Police Invited To International SWAT Team Competition

The Tulsa Police Department is one of just two law enforcement agencies in the United States to be invited to an international SWAT team competition. The event takes place in Amman, Jordan in April of 2019 but it's going to take some money to get there.


Tulsa Police Invited To International SWAT Team Competition

The Tulsa Police Department is one of just two law enforcement agencies in the United States to be invited to an international SWAT team competition. The event takes place in Amman, Jordan in April of 2019 but it's going to take some money to get there.


Students From Israel Visit Tulsa

Six students from Israel are visiting Tulsa, and their hosts are TPS students and their families. They arrived at midnight and joined Carver Middle School students for breakfast Thursday morning.


Tulsa Police Arrest Woman They Say Stole Several Purses

Tulsa police have arrested a woman they say had taken three different purses from three different cars at three different parks. Police say this is one of the easiest crimes to prevent.


US-6,US-81 now OPEN in Enid after accident

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Police: Man Shot During Argument At Tulsa Duplex

Police say the victim, who was shot in the torso, managed to drive to West 57th Street and South 39th West Avenue where he met up with someone to ask for help.


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Activists Move To Change Name Of 1921 Race 'Riot' To 'Massacre'

As we get closer to the centennial of the race riots the 1921 Race Riot Commission is replacing "Riot" with 'Massacre'. They say it is a better way to describe what happened almost 100 years ago.


Tulsa Woman Charged With 2nd Degree Murder In Homeless Man's Death

Police allege Nena Blackwell stabbed the man to death at a homeless camp just outside the IDL on Wednesday afternoon, November 21st. Police say Blackwell admitted to stabbing the man in the neck because she says he attacked her with a pipe.


Tulsa Shop Hopes To Welcome 'Space Cowboy Muffler Man'

A business located on Route 66 in Tulsa hopes to install a huge piece of art related to the road's rich history. Buck Atom's Cosmic Curios says it plans to install a 20-foot tall Space Cowboy Muffler Man outside the shop.


Tulsa Neighborhood Relieved After Arrests Made In Thanksgiving Day Murder

A Tulsa man will be buried on Thursday after deputies say he was shot and killed on Thanksgiving. They say Staijeck Helm heard his truck alarm, went outside to check and was shot by a teenage burglar.


Semi Overturns On Tulsa IDL

A semi truck overturned on the northwest corner of the Interdispersal Loop in Tulsa Wednesday afternoon. The truck lost its load which appears to be metal fencing.


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Oklahoma's Next Governor Names Two Tulsa-Area Men To Key Posts

Oklahoma's newly elected governor has named a veteran U.S. Senate staffer and a former Republican state lawmaker, both from the Tulsa area, to key positions in his new administration. Governor-elect Kevin Stitt announced Tuesday that Tulsa Deputy Mayor Michael Junk will serve as his chief of staff, while ex-GOP state Representative Michael Rogers of Broken Arrow will be the next secretary of state.


Council To Hold 2nd Reading On Ordinance To Change Tulsa Street's Name

The name change comes from City Councilor Blake Ewing and proposes changing "Matthew Brady Street" in downtown Tulsa's Arts District to "Reconciliation Way." Tulsa re-named the street in August 2013.


US-69 narrows to one lane in Tushka in Atoka Co. Thursday

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Abandoned Car Parked On Northeast Tulsa Street, Destroyed by Fire

Firefighters closed off part of a northeast Tulsa Street early Wednesday as they put out a car fire in the middle of the road. News On 6 was there as firefighters put out the fire on 56th Street North, more than a mile west of Highway 169 at around 12:30 a.m. The Tulsa Fire Department says one of the things that made the fire difficult to fight was a leaking fuel tank that they believe was fueling the fire Deputies told News On 6 they plan to contact an Oklahoma Highway Patrol investigator to try and find the car's VIN number.


Tulsa Police Look For Serial Sexual Battery Suspects

Tulsa Police are looking for a serial sexual battery suspect. The teen or young adult man has assaulted three women in the area of 51st and Yale, according to police.


West Tulsa Gets New Sharpe's Department Store

TULSA, Oklahoma - For the first time in four decades, West Tulsa has a department store. Sharpe's, the Oklahoma-based chain, is open on Route 66 in West Tulsa.   For the first time in four decades, West Tulsa has a department store.


Teen Arrested In Fatal Shooting Of Tulsa Man On Thanksgiving Day

The Tulsa County Sheriff's Office arrested a teenager in the shooting death of a Tulsa man on Thanksgiving Day. TCSO identifies the suspect as Brenden Joseph Davis, 17. The sheriff's office says Davis shot and killed Staijeck Helm, 38, outside Helm's home early on the morning of November 22, 2018.


Tulsa Homeowner Describes Shooting, Killing Intruder

A Tulsa man shot and killed a man breaking into his house near 51st and South Lewis Tuesday morning. The same homeowner shot another burglar five years ago.


Tulsa Man Sentenced In Drug Conspiracy Charges

A Tulsa man has been sentenced for taking part in a methamphetamine and heroin ring as well as being in possession of meth and heroin. Dannie Dill, 47, was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison followed by four years of supervised release, according to U.S. Attorney Trent Shores.


Justices debate Indian control of land in Oklahoma Source: AP

The Supreme Court grappled Tuesday with whether an Indian tribe retains control over a vast swath of eastern Oklahoma in a case involving a Native American who was sentenced to death for murder. Some justices said they fear a ruling for the Muscogee Nation could have big consequences for criminal cases, but also tax and other regulatory issues on more than 3 million acres of Creek Nation territory, including most of Tulsa, Oklahoma's second largest city.


Justices debate Indian control of land in Oklahoma Source: AP

The Supreme Court grappled Tuesday with whether an Indian tribe retains control over a vast swath of eastern Oklahoma in a case involving a Native American who was sentenced to death for murder. Some justices said they fear a ruling for the Muscogee Nation could have big consequences for criminal cases, but also tax and other regulatory issues on more than 3 million acres of Creek Nation territory, including most of Tulsa, Oklahoma's second largest city.


SH-102 narrows near SH-9 in Pottawatomie County Wednesday

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SH-49 narrows under I-44 near Lawton beginning Wednesday

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Silver Alert Issued For Missing Tulsa Man

TULSA, Oklahoma - Police issue a Silver Alert for a 65-year-old Tulsa man who was reported missing Monday evening.   They say Darrell Wayne Ishcomer was last seen at the Gracewood Nursing Home at 6201 East 36th Street at 5:15 p.m. Ishcomer, who is just over 6 feet tall and has brown hair and eyes was wearing all dark clothing.  Police say he suffers from dementia.


Silver Alert Issued For Missing Tulsa Man

TULSA, Oklahoma - Police issue a Silver Alert for a 65-year-old Tulsa man who was reported missing Monday evening.   They say Darrell Wayne Ishcomer was last seen at the Gracewood Nursing Home at 6201 East 36th Street at 5:15 p.m. Ishcomer, who is just over 6 feet tall and has brown hair and eyes was wearing all dark clothing.  Police say he suffers from dementia.


Dashcam Released In Chase And K9 Assisted Arrest Of Tulsa Suspect

The video shows a police dog sniffing out Sebastian Cobelo as he was hiding in a stranger's empty jeep after leading police on the chase. Officers say it all began when they found 42-year-old Sebastian Cobelo asleep inside an idling car.


Dashcam Released In Chase And K9 Assisted Arrest Of Tulsa Suspect

The video shows a police dog sniffing out Sebastian Cobelo as he was hiding in a stranger's empty jeep after leading police on the chase. Officers say it all began when they found 42-year-old Sebastian Cobelo asleep inside an idling car.


Man Sentenced To Prison After Pleading Guilty To Fatal 2008 Tulsa Crash

A Sand Springs man is sentenced Monday to 15 years in prison for a deadly DUI crash in Tulsa that happened more than a decade ago. Joshua Peters, 32, pleaded guilty during a court appearance to a charge of first-degree manslaughter in the death of 66-year-old Kyong Sellers in May 2008.


Man Sentenced To Prison After Pleading Guilty To Fatal 2008 Tulsa Crash

A Sand Springs man is sentenced Monday to 15 years in prison for a deadly DUI crash in Tulsa that happened more than a decade ago. Joshua Peters, 32, pleaded guilty during a court appearance to a charge of first-degree manslaughter in the death of 66-year-old Kyong Sellers in May 2008.


Vandals Destroy Several Windows At Tulsa Church

Vandals have busted more than a dozen windows at a Tulsa church. Now, church leaders are trying to figure out how they're going to replace everything.


Woman Arrested For Owasso Murder, Still Awaiting Trial For Previous Robbery

We're learning more about one of the suspects in a Tulsa murder. Officers arrested Kelsey Lipp for the murder of Dustin Barham.


City Of Tulsa Preparing For Winter Weather

Mayor G.T. Bynum, The Tulsa Area Emergency Management Agency, the National Weather Service, and the Public Service Company of Oklahoma, held a news conference on Monday to speak about being prepared for winter weather. The Tulsa Area Emergency Management Agency says now is the time to get your home ready by doing things like disconnecting water hoses.


All lanes of EB I-44 now open at S.W. 29th St.

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Tulsa, Sand Springs Drivers Arrested For Third Or More DUI

Two Green Country drivers were arrested over the holiday weekend for their 3rd or more DUI. Police say the drivers both had a revoked driver's license due to prior DUI offenses.


Police: Shoplifting Incident At Glenpool Walmart Lands Tulsa Man In Jail

A Tulsa man with a warrant out for his arrest is in the Tulsa County jail, thanks to alert Glenpool Walmart employees. According to his arrest report, Smelser was at the Glenpool Walmart when an employee saw him switching price labels on items and shoving some of them into his backpack.  Glenpool Police say Smelser did check out of the store, but underpaid for several items.


Police Arrest Tulsa Woman On 2 Complaints Of First-Degree Arson

A Tulsa woman is in jail after police say she started a fire at a McDonalds restaurant late Sunday and then started a second fire at a Taco Bell nearby. She is identified as 35-year-old Lyza Vagin and they believe she started a fire in the back of the McDonalds in the 1800 block of South Garnett just after 11 p.m. Police showed up as firefighters put out the fire and talked with restaurant employees, who gave them a description of the woman.


Oklahoma 'Doughboy' statue restored, rededicated Source: AP

District 6 State Representative Chuck Hoskins said he sees his uncle when he walks past the "Spirit of the American Doughboy" statue at Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center. "It not only stands for my uncles, but for all of your relatives who took part in that war," Hoskins said to a gathered crowd at the recent rededication ceremony for the statue.


BMX Grand Nationals Completes 19th Year In Tulsa

The event kicked off Thursday and brought more than 3,000 participants from all 50 states to Green Country. This is the 19th year the sport has held the competition in Tulsa.


Tulsa Police Arrest Man Accused Of Kidnapping, Assault, Hit-And-Run

Officers say a man in a white van was holding the woman in the vehicle against her will and was grabbing her by the neck and beating her near 41st and Sheridan around 8:30 p.m. Saturday.


US missionary killed on remote island wanted to 'declare Jesus to these people'

The American missionary who was killed by an isolated tribe on North Sentinel Island detailed his attempts to convert the tribal members to Christianity in his final diary entries before his death. In photos obtained by ABC News of the final journal entries by Josh Allen Chau before his death, he writes to his family, telling them, "You guys might think I'm crazy in all this, but I think it's worth it to declare Jesus to these people."


Retired Tulsa surgeon remembers JFK's assassination

In this Nov. 22, 1963, file photo, seen through the foreground convertible's windshield, President John F. Kennedy's hand reaches toward his head within seconds of being fatally shot as first lady Jacqueline Kennedy holds his forearm as the motorcade proceeds along Elm Street past the Texas School Book Depository in Dallas. It has been 55 years since the trauma emergency room at Dallas' Parkland Memorial Hospital became the center of the known universe.


Retired Tulsa surgeon remembers JFK's assassination

Registration will allow you to post comments on newstimes.com and create a newstimes.com Subscriber Portal account for you to manage subscriptions and email preferences. FILE - In this Nov. 22, 1963, file photo, seen through the foreground convertible's windshield, President John F. Kennedy's hand reaches toward his head within seconds of being fatally shot as first lady Jacqueline Kennedy holds his forearm as the motorcade proceeds along Elm Street past the Texas School Book Depository in Dallas.


Retired Tulsa surgeon remembers JFK's assassination

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Tulsa denies SMU's bowl hopes with a 27-24 win

Seth Boomer threw for 251 yards and a touchdown and Tulsa thwarted SMU's bowl hopes with a 27-24 win on Saturday. The Mustangs were looking for their sixth win for the second consecutive week to become bowl eligible for the second straight year.


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Route 66 Prepares For Holiday Shoppers As 'Twinkle Tour' Begins

Christmas shopping season is now underway and almost 20 businesses along Route 66 in Tulsa are getting ready for a little friendly competition. The first ever Twinkle Tour kicks off on Saturday and for the next month businesses along Route 66 are hoping those taking in the sites will also take in everything Route 66 has to offer.


Weekend Weather Swings From Spring To Winter In Green Country

Buckle up, Green Country! We're in for a case of weather whiplash with a taste of spring and a taste of winter both on the way this weekend. The spring-like weather arrives first! Mostly sunny skies and a steady south breeze will help our Saturday temperatures skyrocket.


Turkey Trot 5K In Tulsa Draws Hundreds Of Runners

The Turkey Trot 5K participants took off at 8:30 Friday morning and a fun run started just shortly after. Many families have made this race a part of their family tradition.


Tulsa Police On Patrol To Protect Holiday Shoppers

Operation Safe Shopper is in full effect right now as Tulsa police officers work 15-hour days patrolling the major shopping areas around 71st and Memorial. Officers will be on patrol every weekend until Christmas, to protect shoppers and their purchases.


Funeral Held For Survivor Of 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre Dr. Olivia Hooker

Dr. Olivia Hooker retold the story many times of hiding under the dinner table as her family's house was looted. Hooker's family had a department store in the Greenwood District that was burned to the ground.


Tulsa is offering you $10,000 to move there

Tulsa, Oklahoma is aiming to attract people by offering those who work remotely and entrepreneurs $10,000 to move there. If they agree to stay for at least one year, the workers will receive cash that includes rent subsidies and stipends.


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Tulsa Church Hands Out Thanksgiving In A Cup

A Green Country church handed out Thanksgiving in a cup Thursday. Tulsa's Eastside Christian Church has been doing this for seven years now.


Future USS Tulsa Arrives In San Diego

The future USS Tulsa arrived at it new homeport, Naval Base San Diego on Wednesday, November 21, after completing the ship's maiden voyage from the Austal USA shipyard in Mobile, Alabama. Prior to arriving at its new homeport, USS Tulsa made several port calls and completed a successful transit through the Panama Canal.


Tulsans Kick Start Holiday Shopping With Black Friday

The countdown to Christmas is on and for many that means it's  time to find the perfect gift.  Even at the end of the day most of the parking lots are full and there is a steady flow of traffic at Woodland Hills mall.  With unemployment low and consumer confidence high, many spend part of their Thanksgiving trying to get the best deals in this difficult economy.  "Everything I have read, every report that I've seen, they're expecting retail sales to be up 40 percent," said Welch.  For many shoppers, Thanksgiving and Black Friday shopping is as much about the experience as it is about the deals.  "We prepare a long time for this and we're all excited to work here during Black Friday because people are jumping we've got the music going," said Welch.  is proud to provide Oklahomans with timely and relevant news and information, sharing the stories, ... (more)


Tulsa Drug Dealers Accused Of Murder Following Overdose Death

Two people are behind bars accused of murder after Tulsa police said they sold drugs to a man who then died from an overdose. These charges are part of a trend we're seeing recently as law enforcement is now holding drug dealers accountable when someone dies from their product.


Tulsa Armed Robbery Suspect Flees, Hits TPD Patrol Car

TULSA, Oklahoma - A man is in jail after police say he robbed three people back to back then led officers on a chase through Tulsa.  Tulsa Police said it all happened in just a couple hours Thursday morning, starting with an armed robbery call around 10 near 21st and 129th east avenue. Then around 11:05, officers responded to a similar robbery at Walmart with a matching suspect and vehicle description.


Claremore Man Pleas Guilty To Sexually Exploiting A Minor

Tulsa's Cyber Crimes Unit arrested Zachary Newberry in August after they received an anonymous package, containing a cell phone with a note saying it had child pornography on it. "I don't know the identity of the tipster, but I thank him or her for helping us.


Man Knocked Unconscious Outside Downtown Tulsa Bar

Tulsa police need help identifying three men caught on video fighting with two other men. Police said one victim was knocked unconscious.


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Homeowner Fatally Shot By Suspected Burglar Near Tulsa

BERRYHILL, Oklahoma - The Tulsa County Sheriff's office says a homeowner was fatally shot by a suspected burglar overnight.  is proud to provide Oklahomans with timely and relevant news and information, sharing the stories, pictures and loves of Oklahomans across our great state.


Remembering 1921 and Dr. Olivia Hooker, the last known survivor of the Tulsa Race Riot

Memorialized at Reconciliation Park, what happened in 1921 can often seem like the distant past until something like today happens, with the death of Dr. Olivia Hooker . "With her, I believe, being probably the last known survivor, it really means that we don't have anyone still living that actually experienced that atrocity," said Pastor Anthony Scott of First Baptist Church.


A life of adventure, religion for American killed in India

In this October 2018 photo, American adventurer John Allen Chau, right, stands for a photograph with Founder of Ubuntu Football Academy Casey Prince, 39, in Cape Town, South Africa, days before he left for in a remote Indian island of North Sentinel Island, where he was killed. Chau, who kayaked to the remote island populated by a tribe known for shooting at outsiders with bows and arrows, has been killed, police said Wednesday, Nov. 21. Officials said they were working with anthropologists to recover the body.


Tulsa Police Stress Importance Of Home Security During Holidays

There are a lot of things you can do to protect your home as you head out of town for the holidays like buying cameras, leaving lights on, or even telling neighbors to check on your home. Security companies say sales for security cameras and alarms skyrocket around the holidays every year.


Four Tulsa Firefighters Pass Challenging "Smoke Diver" Course

Less than 50% of those who enroll in the Georgia Smoke Diver School graduate at the end of the program. Tulsa Firefighter Cody Allen says it's exceptionally demanding.


Tulsa Hotel Remains Closed After Fire, Forcing Bookings To Relocate

TULSA, Oklahoma - The Hyatt hotel in downtown Tulsa is still closed following a fire last week, causing thousands of current and future guests to be relocated. The hotel said they are working with other local hotels to place all of the guests.  A hotel assistant manager said they plan to reopen at the beginning of December. The delay on reopening is partially due to the fact that many of the specialized workers that can fix the damage are on holiday.


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Two Women Arrested In Connection With Owasso Man's Death, TPD Says

TULSA, Oklahoma - Police say they've arrested two women in connection the shooting death of an Owasso man in July at a Tulsa apartment complex.  Police say 24-year-old Dustin Barham was allegedly shot to death on July 25th after he was lured to the Sierra Pointe apartments in the 1400 block of South 107th East Avenue by a dating app, known as MeetMe.


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Scammers Target Elderly Tulsa Woman, Police Say

They say the elderly victim was told her chimney needed to be fixed, so she let a man and woman into her home and gave them cash, but that was just the beginning. "Great friend, nice lady," she said.  "A guy in a white pickup truck, double doors, tools in the back, had stopped and talked to Ann, my neighbor across the street."


US-60 closes east of US-169 in Nowata County Dec. 3

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Man Asks Tulsa Police About Marijuana, Then Leads Them On Slow Speed Chase

Tulsa County Sheriff's deputies arrest an Arkansas man they say drove up to Tulsa Police officers late Tuesday and asked them where he could buy marijuana. Just before midnight, Tulsa Police say 31-year-old Joshua Stacy pulled up to officers near 4th and Houston while they were working a traffic accident and asked about buying the drug.


OHP Arrests Teens In Stolen SUV After Chase In Tulsa

Oklahoma Highway Patrol troopers say they spotted a Toyota 4-Runner with three teens inside going 60 miles per hour in a 40 mph zone near 91st and Mingo.


New Program For Helping Tulsa Veterans Is Having An Impact

Hundreds of veterans are getting help in a new way, which could make Tulsa's plan for helping vets a model for other cities. The new system ties together several agencies helping veterans and veterans' individual needs are tracked to make sure they get all the help that's available.


Men Sentenced To Federal Prison In Tulsa Carjacking, Shooting

Two men who pleaded guilty to carjacking a woman at gunpoint and shooting at the Tulsa police officer who chased them afterward have been sentenced. A federal judge ruled Micheal Newlin will spend 32 years in federal prison.


'Route 66 Rising' sculpture coming to north Tulsa

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Fight between Oklahoma security guard and customer caught on camera

The heated moment was filmed in Tulsa, Oklahoma by another customer also shopping at the store. Now the video is being shared all over social media.


US-77 SH-39 narrows between Purcell and Lexington Tuesday

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Education Leaders Push To Expand Tulsa Charter School

Hundreds of students, parents, and staff packed the Tulsa Public Schools Board of Education meeting Monday night to push for the expansion of a local charter school. Tulsa Honor Academy is a college prep charter school near Third and Sheridan that currently serves 5th through 8th graders. Now leaders of THA hope TPS will approve a request to expand the charter school to a high school.


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Tulsa Firefighters Rescue Two Men From The Arkansas River

Firefighters say one of the men tried to float down the Arkansas River on a piece of styrofoam and the other man waded into the River in an attempt to rescue him. Tulsa Fire Captain Mike Burgess says at around 2 a.m., the fire department's swift water rescue team was called to the north bank of the Arkansas River at 33rd West Avenue and Charles Page Boulevard.


Tulsa Zoo Offers $1 Admission Plus Plus Toy Drive

"We are inviting everyone in our community by offering zoo admission for $1," said Patrick Weisz, director of guest services at the Tulsa Zoo.  The Tulsa Zoo says toy donations are not required to qualify for the $1 admission, but the donation can mean the world to a child in need. "The smallest gift can mean the world to a child in need.


Memorial service set for 'Hee Haw' host, guitarist Roy Clark

In this Dec. 15, 2016, file photo, entertainer Roy Clark poses for a photo at his office in Tulsa, Okla. Clark died Thursday, Nov. 15, at his Tulsa home from complications of pneumonia.


Irving Berlin's White Christmas Opens Tomorrow in Tulsa

Celebrity Attractions and the Tulsa Performing Arts Center Trust are delighted to announce Irving Berlin 'S WHITE CHRISTMAS, the stage adaptation of the beloved classic film will return to the Tulsa Performing Arts Center for a limited engagement of only eight performances November 20-25. Irving Berlin 'S WHITE CHRISTMAS is a special add-on production to the Celebrity Attractions' 35th Anniversary 2018-2019 Broadway Season.


Tulsa Police Search For Burglary Suspect

Police say the man burglarized into a business near 51st and Yale on October 21st and again on November 13th. Surveillance video shows the suspects face in the second burglary.


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Two men killed Monday in Tulsa collision, Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported

NewsOK Pro is a fast and easy way to build your own customized topic pages and add them to the existing NewsOK you've grown to love. Both drivers, Jacob Clovis, 38, and Ricky Shrum, 30, both of Tulsa, died in a collision about 2:15 a.m. on Interstate 244 just west of Memorial Drive in the westbound lanes in Tulsa.


Enjoy Tulsa 'Garden Of Lights' Starting Friday Night

The Tulsa Botanic Garden is putting on its first-ever "Garden of Lights" this Christmas season. Organizers say there are 14-and-a-half miles of lights strung up through the gardens.


New Tulsa Historical Society documentary tells the story of Tulsa's Jewish community

"L'Dor V'Dor: Generation to Generation" is a new documentary produced by the Tulsa Historical Society that tells the story of Tulsa's Jewish community, with screenings continuing this week at Circle Cinema.


'Glow On The Green' Starts Sunday In Downtown Tulsa

The 6th annual holiday lighting event "Glow on the Green" begins this weekend in downtown Tulsa. The winter holiday celebration is free, open to the public and pet friendly.


Average US price of gas drops 12 cents per gallon to $2.72

The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline has dropped 12 cents a gallon over the past two weeks, to $2.72. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey said Sunday that falling crude oil costs are the main reason for the decrease at the pump.


Sick of high rent and commuter traffic? Get paid to move - CNET

If you're in the tech industry but can't afford to live in Silicon Valley or Manhattan anymore, why not be an employed worker in a much cheaper, less congested area? Tulsa, Oklahoma-based philanthropic organization George Kaiser Family Foundation is hoping to entice techies to relocate to the Midwest via large housing stipends, free office space and cold, hard cash. The program, called Tulsa Remote , offers remote workers a housing stipend for a fully furnished apartment, a desk at a local co-working space and $10,000 in cash for relocation expenses if they agree to work in the Oklahoma city for a year.


Sick of high rent and commuter traffic? Get paid to move - CNET

If you're in the tech industry but can't afford to live in Silicon Valley or Manhattan anymore, why not be an employed worker in a much cheaper, less congested area? Tulsa, Oklahoma-based philanthropic organization George Kaiser Family Foundation is hoping to entice techies to relocate to the Midwest via large housing stipends, free office space and cold, hard cash. The program, called Tulsa Remote , offers remote workers a housing stipend for a fully furnished apartment, a desk at a local co-working space and $10,000 in cash for relocation expenses if they agree to work in the Oklahoma city for a year.


Cold And Dreary Sunday Weather Across Eastern Oklahoma

Bundle up, Green Country! The warm weather of the past few days has come to an abrupt halt with winter-like cold back in the area for Sunday. Areas of freezing drizzle are possible through the mid-morning hours near and especially north and northwest of the Tulsa metro.


Cold And Dreary Sunday Weather Across Eastern Oklahoma

Bundle up, Green Country! The warm weather of the past few days has come to an abrupt halt with winter-like cold back in the area for Sunday. Areas of freezing drizzle are possible through the mid-morning hours near and especially north and northwest of the Tulsa metro.


Southbound I-35 now OPEN near Blackwell after collision

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Toddler Struck By Vehicle Near Tulsa's Gathering Place

Officers say the toddler got away from a group of adults as they left the park just before 5 p.m. The child was taken to the hospital and is expected to be okay. The driver of the car was not arrested.


Tulsa Police Arrest Multiple People Found With Stolen Vehicles

Police say a stolen car out of Spavinaw was located at a gas station Saturday afternoon.  Officers say they discovered that the car was loaded with stolen copper and scrap metal. According to police, the car had three occupants, identified as Joshua Keller, Michael Richardson, and Brandon Rine.  Officers say one occupant admitted to stealing the copper and the driver admitted to knowing the car was stolen and that he had purchased it in exchange for drugs.


Tulsa Police Arrest Multiple People Found With Stolen Vehicles

Police say a stolen car out of Spavinaw was located at a gas station Saturday afternoon.  Officers say they discovered that the car was loaded with stolen copper and scrap metal. According to police, the car had three occupants, identified as Joshua Keller, Michael Richardson, and Brandon Rine.  Officers say one occupant admitted to stealing the copper and the driver admitted to knowing the car was stolen and that he had purchased it in exchange for drugs.


Police Investigating Armed Robberies At 2 Tulsa Apartments

The victim in one of the robberies told officers that a black male in dark clothing pointed a gun at her and another person at Shoreline Apartments on East 21st Street and took credit cards, money, keys, and a cell phone from them, police say. Officers say a K9 handler spotted a person matching the suspect's description getting into a car and driving out of the area.  They say the police helicopter followed that car until officers could stop it on Highway 169.


New Tulsa Business Donating All Tips To Help Veterans

The create-your-own ice cream sandwich shop, Sweets and Cream is donating all its tips from customers this month to Coffee Bunker. Coffee Bunker helps service members transition back to civilian life.


Tulsa Public Schools Reimagining Education With "Beyond Tulsa" Project

On Saturday, the teams came together at the Gilcrease Museum for a monthly meeting to talk about how to implement new ways of teaching and learning. "They're not really reinventing high school, they're inventing high school for the first time, the way it always should have been," said Andrea Castaneda of TPS.


Joplin Man Arrested In Tulsa On Child Porn Charges

The U.S. Attorney's Office says U.S. Marshals picked up Daniel Rehman Friday night at a Tulsa apartment. Court records show law enforcement got a tip that Rehman was uploading child porn to his Tumblr account.


China, US trade barbs in speeches at Pacific summit

China's leader Xi Jinping and U.S. Vice President Mike Pence traded barbs in speeches to a summit of world leaders Saturday, outlining competing visions for global leadership. Pence said there would be no letup in President Donald Trump's policy of combating China's mercantilist trade policy and intellectual property theft that has erupted into a trade war between the two world powers this year.


Public memorial set for longtime Tulsan Roy Clark

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Route 66 Marathon Weekend Kicks Off In Downtown Tulsa

Those races begin Sunday morning at 8:00 a.m. at 7th and South Main.  The finish line will be next to Guthrie Green. In addition to those longer races, there are several events taking place Saturday, including a 5K, a one-mile fun run, and the Mascot Dash.


OHP, TPD chase stolen vehicle suspect to crash scene

The trooper had tried to stop a possible stolen car driver near 21st and Garnett before the suspect sped down I-44 to Highway 75 around midnight Friday morning. A public memorial service is scheduled for country music star Roy Clark.


Tulsa Family Speaking Out After Father Shot By Ex-Girlfriend

The family of a man who was shot by his ex-girlfriend, says there are two sides to this story. The ex-girlfriend told police she shot her ex, Josh Powers when he broke in and attacked her.


14-Year-Old Tulsa Murder Suspect Arrested In Florida

Wesley Moman IV was picked up by U.S. Marshals at a motel. Tulsa Police say 14-Year-Old Moman is one of three people charged with first-degree murder in the death of Lenaryd Tillis.


Guests Evacuated After Fire At Tulsa Hyatt Hotel

Tulsa Firefighters tell say the fire was at the top of the stairs near the escalator. It happened around 2:30 Friday afternoon with 400 guests inside. It's a busy day here with people in town for the Route 66 marathon, and there's also an Arabian horse convention in town.  Guests say despite there being a fire in a high rise, for the most part, no one seemed to panic and the evacuation went smoothly.


Tulsa's Hyatt Hotel Closed After Escalator Fire

The Hyatt in downtown Tulsa is closed after a fire near an escalator forced hundreds of people to evacuate on Friday. It's a tough situation for people who are here for all kinds of events happening in the city this weekend.


Creative Tulsa Business Community Holding Holiday Block Party

An up-and-coming area near downtown Tulsa is gearing up for a holiday block party to help put folks in the spirit. It's a creative business community along Charles Page Boulevard, right across the street from Tulsa's Newblock Park.  It's a cluster of about seven studios, ranging from jewelry, to leather work to photography.


14-Year-Old Oklahoma Fugitive Arrested In Florida On Murder Charges

The Marshals arrested 14-year-old Wesley Moman in Lakeland, Florida Thursday. They say he is wanted on a first-degree murder charge out of Tulsa.


I-35 narrows at SH-9 West near Norman Monday

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SH-53A to close in Carter County Friday night

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Cox Business BrandVoice: Tulsa In Training: How Two Nurses Are Shaping A Community's Caregivers

U.S. Census Bureau predicts the country's population of people 65 and older will reach nearly 84 million. As a result, an estimated 1.1 million nurses will be needed in the coming years to care for this growing segment of senior citizens.


Pleasant Friday Forecast For Eastern Oklahoma

We endured winter-like weather for much of the past several days, but we're wrapping up the work week on a pleasant note across Green Country! Mostly sunny skies are back in the cards for our Friday, and much like Thursday we'll warm up pretty quickly. Look for highs back in the lower to mid 60s this afternoon with a light southeast breeze.


Westbound I-40 narrows at Peebly Rd. due to collisions

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Democrats continue 2018 election gains in House

Newly elected Oklahoma senators and representatives were sworn into office on Wednesday and Thursday. They've already voted on several new positions.


Democrats continue 2018 election gains in House

Newly elected Oklahoma senators and representatives were sworn into office on Wednesday and Thursday. They've already voted on several new positions.


Tulsa Homicide Rate Drops In 2018

Tulsa detectives are investigating the city's 50th homicide of the year. While investigators say that number is still too high, it is a big drop from last year.


Tulsa Homicide Rate Drops In 2018

Tulsa detectives are investigating the city's 50th homicide of the year. While investigators say that number is still too high, it is a big drop from last year.


Tulsa Couple Says Post Office Won't Deliver Their Mail

A Green Country couple is fed up because the post office won't deliver their mail. They say their mailbox should not have been empty every day for the past two weeks.


Fifth Suspect Arrested In Connection To Deadly Tulsa Shooting

Officers have arrested a fifth suspect in connection to a deadly shooting outside a Tulsa bar. Investigators said Eddie Veal is one of seven total suspects involved in the fight outside Torchy's Briar Patch Bar on June 3. Officers say Tyrone Mitchell died from a gunshot to his leg.


Auto Theft Suspect Arrested After Police Chase From Catoosa Into Tulsa

Police said it started when Catoosa Police tried to stop the driver near the Hard Rock Casino, but driver Jamie Hodges kept driving into Tulsa. Tulsa Police Captain Malcolm Wightman said their officers on the ground backed off and the department's helicopter followed the car until it crashed at a curve in the road.


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New Tulsa Historical Society documentary tells the story of Tulsa's Jewish community

"L'Dor V'Dor: Generation to Generation" is a new documentary produced by the Tulsa Historical Society, telling the story of Tulsa's Jewish community, with screenings beginning this week at Circle Cinema. Meaning essentially "from one generation to the next," "L'Dor V'Dor" will document that community from its settling in Indian Territory to its present-day commitment to the city, said Michelle Place, executive director of Tulsa Historical Society.


Take Flu Precautions Before the Holidays

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SH-7 is closed east of Sulphur through Friday evening

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Tulsa will pay you $10,000 to move there -- but there's a catch

Tulsa, Oklahoma, wants you to move there and is offering $10,000 to sweeten the deal. The catch is that you have to work somewhere else.


Tulsa Teacher To Be Sworn Into Office Thursday

Wednesday was Waldron's last day with Tulsa Public Schools and he says he's confident in his decision to get into state politics to help make the changes he says the state desperately needs. "It is going to be hard, and I will always be a Hornet in my heart and part of this community," he said.


Man In Critical Condition After Being Struck By Vehicle In East Tulsa

Authorities say a man wearing dark clothing was struck by an SUV when he attempted to cross the road Wednesday night.


Food Pantry Helps Students In Need At Tulsa's Langston University

Michael Egan is the president of the Khan Ohana Foundation, which he says works to build food security among Tulsa students. "We're also open to donations," he said.  "Right now, there's four of us running it, with a few volunteers, but we're doing what we can to improve the lives of people here in Tulsa."


Rock & Read Fundraiser Previewed On 6 In The Morning

The event raises money for a program that delivers books to Tulsa students during the summer months, when they're away from school. Wednesday morning, Lisa Shotts and Kirby MacKenzie stopped 6 In The Morning to talks about the fundraiser and Gaining Ground.


WW II Vet Receives French Legion Of Honor Medal At Tulsa Ceremony

During that assembly the school also honored World War II veteran James Carl.  Carl received the French Legion of Honor medal.


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Man Sentenced To Life For 2017 Fatal Crash

A convicted car thief is on his way to prison for life, after he killed a man during a police chase last year. Police say Jerry Newman stole a truck and was driving against traffic on Highway 75 when he hit and killed an innocent driver, 23-year-old William Bruckman.


Northbound I-35 now open north of Purcell

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Tulsa Woman Shoots Ex-Boyfriend During A Struggle, Police Say

Officers were called to the home in the 12600 block of East 15th Street just after 5:20 a.m. Police say a woman, told officers when she answered the door, her ex-boyfriend pushed his way inside.  She told police, when he assaulted her, she grabbed her gun and shot him once. TPD says a woman shot her ex-boyfriend after he forced his way into her home near 15th and 129th E Ave. The woman told police he assaulted her so she grabbed a pistol and shot him.


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Warming Centers Are Opening Around Tulsa As Temperatures Drop

As freezing temperatures continue to sweep across Green Country, warming centers are opening their doors as first responders ask people to limit their time out in the cold. EMSA says the cold affects young kids and the elderly quicker, and for those who are unable to get inside on cold nights, warming centers are open – in fact, some never close.


Tulsa Building Under Renovation To Become Medical Marijuana Dispensary Catches Fire

Part of the building houses a physical therapy office and another part is under renovation to become a medical marijuana dispensary. Firefighters say they arrived at the scene at around 7:15 p.m. and got the fire under control within about 15 minutes.