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Missouri man found dead by hunters in northeast Oklahoma
CARDIN — Hunters in far northeast Oklahoma on Wednesday found the body of a 24-year-old Missouri man. Investigators said the hunters found the body of Tyler Applebee, who is from southwest Missouri. Authorities said at this time there is no known connection between Applebee and Oklahoma, according t
Huey Helicopter Trucked To Tulsa Air & Space Museum
BRISTOW, Oklahoma - The Tulsa Air and Space Museum & Planetarium received a new treasure on Wednesday. A Bell UH-1 Iroquois helicopter arrived at the museum on the afternoon of Wednesday, December 5, 2018.
Oklahoma mother upset after she says he was arrested for chronic school absences
MUSKOGEE, Okla. – An Oklahoma mother claims that her son was taken into police custody after he missed too many days of school. Stephanie, who didn’t want her last name used, told FOX 23 that she received a phone call from Muskogee Public Schools on Wednesday, telling her that her son had been taken
17-Year-Old Arrested In Fatal Shooting Of Okmulgee Man
OKMULGEE, Oklahoma - A 17-year-old Okmulgee teen is in jail arrested for manslaughter after police say a man was shot and killed Wednesday night. Okmulgee police found 20-year-old Tristan James with a gunshot wound to the head after responding to a home near N. Mission Road and Glennan Drive. James
Oklahoma Rural Hospital Employees Concerned
DRUMRIGHT, Oklahoma - Employees from several rural Oklahoma hospitals say they are concerned right now about their future. They say they haven't received their paychecks from last Friday and they’ve been told their hospitals are facing financial difficulties. We've spoken with employees from all fou
Former Oklahoma player sentenced to five years in prison
A former Oklahoma football player has been sentenced to five years in federal prison after pleading guilty to conspiracy to commit wire fraud, which cost investors nearly $900,000, the Department of Justice announced Thursday.
Second Tulsa Double Homicide Suspect Turns Himself In
TULSA, Oklahoma - A second suspect is in custody in the double homicide at Whispering Oaks Apartments. Tulsa Police said Dameon Woods, 34, turned himself in Thursday. Robert Griffin, also charged in the deaths of Tom Lee and Deontre Mason, turned himself in Wednesday.
4 hospitals in Oklahoma and Tennessee miss payroll
Several hospitals in Oklahoma and Tennessee managed by the same company missed payroll, prompting one CEO to resign. Shelly Dyer confirmed to News 9, an Oklahoma City TV station, that she had resigned as CEO of Prague (Okla.) Community Hospital Dec. 13 due to stress. At that time, the hospital was a
Local county jails could soon begin DNA collection from arrestees
A controversial practice signed into law by Governor Mary Fallin in 2016 could end up in local county jails once funds and training are in place. In 2016, Oklahoma Rep. Lee Denney, R-Cushing, introduced House Bill 2275, which states that any person 18-years-old or older who is arrested for a felony
Sand Springs Hairstylist Avoids Scam, Contacts Police
SAND SPRINGS, Oklahoma - Thieves are targeting hairstylists and trying to cheat them out of thousands of dollars. The hairstylists at "Joni's On the Triangle" in Sand Springs say this is the worst time of year for small businesses to be targeted by thieves.
Oklahoma woman facing charges after allegedly leaving teen at rest stop
ROGERS COUNTY, Okla. – An Oklahoma woman is facing charges after police say she left a 17-year-old with autism at a rest stop in Kansas. On Nov. 29, investigators say a 17-year-old boy with autism, who can’t speak, was found at a Kansas rest stop without any identification.
Security ramped up at Pretty Water Public School in Sapulpa after violent threat made
SAPULPA, Okla. -- Security has been ramped up at a school in Sapulpa after a violent threat was made by an eighth-grade student on Friday. The threat, made to Pretty Water Public School, came in Friday morning.
A ‘Mvskoke Radio’ Christmas Miracle
OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — A tragedy that struck the Muscogee (Creek) Nation on July 25, 2006 may have saved a life on December 5, 2018. On that summer day, 12 years ago, a MCN employee suffered a heart attack at work and passed away.
Employees Concerned About Future Of Prague Hospital
PRAGUE, Oklahoma - The CEO of the Prague Community Hospital says while the 25-bed facility is encountering temporary financial hardships, the hospital has no plans to close. However, hospital employees told News 9 last Friday was payday, and none of the hospital’s 60 employees were paid.
Jenks Police Patrol Commander arrested on Tulsa County warrant
CREEK COUNTY, Okla. - A Jenks Police Patrol Commander was arrested on a Tulsa County warrant Friday night by Creek County Sheriff's Office deputies. James William Bennett was booked into the Creek County Jail Friday at 8:39 p.m., according to jail records.
Warrant issued for second suspect in Friday double homicide
Police are searching for a second suspect in a shooting which left two people dead in an east Tulsa apartment Friday afternoon. Dameon Lamont Woods, 34, is wanted for felony murder in connection to the shooting deaths of Tom Lee and Dontrae Mason.
Wagoner Bulldogs fare well at Chuck West Invitational
The Wagoner Bulldogs traveled to Bristow Dec. 7-8 to compete in the Chuck West Invitational, a high school tournament Coach Micco Charboneau deems as one of the toughest in the state. The Bulldogs finished sixth out of more than 20 competing teams.
Driver running from police crashes into Muskogee restaurant
MUSKOGEE, Okla. (KTUL) – The Speedway Grille is now picking up the pieces after a woman drove through their building early Tuesday morning. The owner, Mike Whithrow, said a woman was speeding away from police down West Okmulgee Street, skidded through their parking lot, knocked over one of their pol
Middle school student suspended following school threat at Pretty Water Public School
SAPULPA, Okla. (KTUL) — Pretty Water Public School says one student has been suspended after making a threat toward students at the school on Friday. Superintendent Jeff Taylor said an 8th grade student was sharing "thoughts of harming other students."
Police pursuit ends in Speedway Grille collision
A Tuesday morning police pursuit ended at approximately 5 a.m. when a woman fleeing from police slammed her car into Speedway Grille on West Okmulgee Avenue. Opal Turner, 34, was parked behind a building on East Side Boulevard when she was approached by a Muskogee Police officer, said Public Informa