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Ex-convict Sought On Yale Burglary And Theft Charges
(Stillwater, Okla.) — An arrest warrant has been issued for an ex-convict from Yale, whose brother remains in the Payne County Jail on similar allegations, on charges of breaking into a Yale man’s barn on Valentine’s Day and stealing three rolls of barbed wire.
Ingmire Medals At Bristow Meet
Bethel saw two track meets in the past week. The first one was in Bethel's own backyard at Oklahoma Baptist University Tuesday, April 9, and then in Bristow Friday, April 12. Initially, Bethel was supposed to compete in the Chandler track meet, but due to the meet already being full, Bethel went to
Oklahoma rarely paroles violent offenders
This is the third story in a series about prisoners serving juvenile life without parole in Oklahoma. Convicted of murder at age 15 in 1983, Wayne Thompson has been trying to win parole in Oklahoma for the past 20 years.
Parents outraged over conditions at Sapulpa Early Head Start
SAPULPA, Okla. -- A Two Works For You investigation into a local Early Head Start sparked outrage in many parents. Many reached out to us, saying they were never made aware of the conditions inside the Sapulpa school.
DEQ, EPA holding community meeting to discuss Bristow Superfund site
BRISTOW, Okla. – The Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will host a community meeting to discuss the superfund site in Bristow on Tuesday evening.
DUI checkpoints set for Creek, Tulsa counties for 4/20; troopers to reveal location details tomorrow
The Oklahoma Highway Patrol and agencies in Creek and Tulsa counties will run sobriety checkpoints in the area Saturday, according to a news release. Tulsa and Sapulpa police, along with both counties' sheriff's offices, will assist with ENDUI checkpoints and saturation patrols beginning at 10 p.m.
2 Oklahoma hospitals fight off deadly fungal 'superbug'
It wasn’t publicized locally, but within the past few years teams of health officials at two Oklahoma health facilities took rapid actions to contain the spread of a fungal “superbug” that federal officials have declared a serious global health threat.
Creek County Construction Project On Hold After Deadly Accident
CREEK COUNTY, Oklahoma - A family is grieving and a construction project is on hold, after a deadly accident in Creek County. The construction site above the Cimmaron River on Highway 48 is quiet the day after a Manhattan Road and Bridge worker lost his life on the job.
Man accused of setting Oklahoma school on fire in custody
STROTHER, Okla. — A man is in custody after being accused of setting Strother Elementary School on fire. Surveillance cameras captured the man setting the school on fire. The fire damaged half the building, officials said.
Stitt signs measure to close loophole on alcohol modernization efforts
OKLAHOMA CITY — Gov. Kevin Stitt’s office announced Thursday he had signed a bill to let golf courses, marinas and country clubs sell strong beer and wine for off-premises consumption.
Still Waiting: Oklahoma prosecutors seek life without parole again in most juvenile cases up for review
Editor's Note: This the second story in a series about prisoners serving juvenile life without parole in Oklahoma. The house on a country road in Seminole County where 90-year old Myrtle Ruby McGehee was brutally stabbed to death in 1992 was torn down long ago, but her family still owns the land.
Employee concerned for children's safety at Sapulpa school
SAPULPA, Okla. -- Employees of an Early Head Start center in Sapulpa are speaking out against conditions they say aren't safe for them or the children. "It’s putting the children’s safety at risk at this point," said the employee.
Higher Speed limit could bring higher risk to Oklahoma roads
Oklahoma City, Okla â€” Increased speed and increased risk, but Oklahomans still say they want to drive faster on roads. Governor Stitt just signed this speed limit change into law and we have your back this evening with why studies show, the increase could come at a cost.
Troubled Oklahoma County Jail Could Be Operated By Private Company Under Plan Being Considered
Control of the state’s largest county jail could be placed under the authority of a public-private trust according to a plan considered Thursday by an Oklahoma County advisory group.
Lawmakers Visiting Stores To Discuss Oklahoma New Liquor Laws
OKLAHOMA COUNTY, Oklahoma - Oklahoma lawmakers took a trip to their local liquor stores to talk about the state's new liquor laws. The new laws allow grocery and convenience stores to sell wine and strong beer. Lawmakers also wanted to get the owners’ opinions on a new bill up for consideration.
Oklahoma Newest Cash Crop: Medical Marijuana Prices Falling
Oklahoma implemented medical marijuana faster than any other state. Forty five days after voters said “yes” to State Question 788, a new home-grown industry was born. Those behind the state question purposely crafted the measure with fewer restrictions.
24 years later, Oklahoma pauses to remember victims of Murrah Building bombing
OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahomans gathered Friday morning to remember those who lost their lives on April 19, 1995 in the Murrah Building bombing. Family members, survivors, first responders and community members attended a remembrance ceremony at the Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum. Memorial st
Lincoln Co. suspects ordered to face trial for child neglect after teen found starving in barn, not child abuse
MEEKER, Okla. — Two suspects charged after a teenage boy was found starving on a property near Meeker were bound over for trial on charges of child neglect, but not child abuse.
Industrial hemp bill signed into law by Gov. Stitt: 'Farmers in western Oklahoma are very excited,' legislator says
A bill opening the way for commercial production of industrial hemp was signed Thursday by Gov. Kevin Stitt. Senate Bill 868, by Sen. Lonnie Paxton, R-Tuttle, authorizes the state Department of Agriculture to take develop and administer a production program under the 2018 federal farm bill.
Police Say Sand Springs Home Invasion Was Not Random
SAND SPRINGS, Oklahoma - Sand Springs Police now say a home invasion robbery was not a random attack. Police now believe the thieves knew the location of the victim's home and targeted him specifically. Two men and a woman forced their way into the home and tied up the owner with extension cords.