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Claremore police officer arrested on DUI complaint after concert in downtown Tulsa
A Claremore police officer was arrested late Saturday morning on allegations he was driving drunk in downtown Tulsa. A state trooper arrested Matthew Rice, 30, on one complaint of driving under the influence of alcohol, according to a probable cause affidavit. Rice identified himself as a Claremore
Prison Time Expected For Claremore Woman Who Made Bomb Threats
TULSA, Oklahoma - A federal judge is schedule to sentence a Claremore woman who called in several bomb threats earlier this year. Stephanie Montgomery pleaded guilty in September to calling in fake bomb threats to Claremore Public Schools.
Grandmother arrested on allegations she abandoned boy with special needs across state line
Rogers County authorities arrested a local woman Monday on allegations she took a 17-year-old boy, who is reportedly autistic, across state lines and abandoned him. Rogers County deputies arrested Janie Gill, 69, on a complaint of child neglect. Gill is awaiting extradition to Greenwood County, Kans
Grandmother arrested after autistic teen found alone at Kansas rest stop
GREENWOOD COUNTY, Kan. (KWCH) Oklahoma authorities arrested a woman on Monday in the case of a non-verbal autistic teen was found wandering at a rest stop in Greenwood County nearly two weeks ago.
Masked intruder ‘ran in on granny,’ stole hundreds of prescription opiates
Two men teamed up to rob an 82-year old Claremore woman of hundreds of prescription opiates. This is according to Claremore Police Department who recently arrested Bryan Whorton and Matthew Adams on felony charges.
Claremore PD: Man Struck After Walking In Front Of Train
CLAREMORE, Oklahoma - Police say a man is recovering in the hospital after walking in front of a moving freight train in Claremore late Sunday. Lt. Doug Woodward says they still don't know if the man did this on purpose or not. He says the man walked in front of the southbound train that was traveli
Claremore legislator tapped for Senate leadership posts
OKLAHOMA CITY – State Senator Marty Quinn has been selected to serve as Assistant Majority Floor Whip for the 2019 legislative session. Quinn was tapped by incoming Senate Majority Whip, Senator Rob Standridge, to serve in the leadership role. Quinn, R-Claremore, was also recently selected by Senate
Claremore Man Who Attempted To Take Deputy's Gun Charged By Grand Jury
United States Attorney Trent Shores announced the results of the December 2018 Federal Grand Jury on Monday. In September, James Kent Patrick Hill was being taken to jail after Verdigris Police say they found drugs and guns at the Hill’s house. During the arrest, Rogers County Deputies say Hill star
Commissioners hope to put longtime penny sales tax to another vote in Rogers County
CLAREMORE, Okla., (KTUL) -- A penny sales tax voted down in June is hurting the budget in Rogers County. Voters have approved the tax for decades and now commissioners are working to get it back on the ballot.
Rogers County Woman Accused Of Leaving Her Autistic Grandson In Kansas
ROGERS COUNTY, Oklahoma - A Rogers County grandmother is in jail, accused of dumping her 17-year-old autistic grandson at a Kansas rest stop and leaving him there alone. Investigators say the boy has the mental capacity of a five-year-old and does not have the ability to communicate. They say he was
Oklahoma woman arrested after juvenile found in Kansas
EUREKA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities have arrested the grandmother of a 17-year-old Oklahoma boy with special needs who was found alone near a southeast Kansas rest stop. Rogers County, Oklahoma, authorities say 68-year-old Janie Gill was arrested in that county and booked into jail Monday on one count o
Claremore wins five time rodeo of the year
A record-breaking win announced December 5 at the annual PRCA Banquet in Las Vegas, NV; Claremore’s Will Rogers Stampede PRCA Rodeo was named the Best Small Rodeo of the Year for the fifth time in a row! The announcement made PRCA history, a win of this magnitude, 5 wins in a row, has never been don
Two arrested after two hit-and-run crashes in north Tulsa
TULSA, Okla. - Tulsa police made two arrests late Monday night after two hit-and-run crashes happened within a few blocks of each other. Police arrested 24-year-old Kevin Boston after the first crash just before 10 p.m. Monday. Officers said Boston hit another car in his pickup truck near Pine and H
‘Changes for the better’ as Emerald acquires Wood Manor and Autumn Wood
Community staples Wood Manor and Autumn Wood Nursing Homes, at 2700 and 2800 N Hickory, are under new management. The facilities were purchased by Emerald Health Care on November 1 and have been renamed to Emerald Care Center Claremore (ECCC) and Memory Care Center at Emerald (Memory).
Bishop Kelley Invitational Tournament: Zebras have 3-2, 2-3 records
TULSA - It was a mixed bag for the Claremore Zebras over the final two days of the Bishop Kelley Invitational Basketball Tournament. The Class 5A No. 14 Claremore boys dropped a hard-fought contest against 5A No. 12 Tulsa Edison 76-72 on Friday and then outlasted Class 4A No. 18 Lincoln Christian 76
'Buy Broken Arrow' winning ticket numbers drawn
BROKEN ARROW, Okla. -- The winning ticket numbers for "Buy Broken Arrow" will be drawn Tuesday afternoon. The drawing happens at 3 p.m. It will be livestreamed below once it begins:
Oklahoma Teen Admits Killing Sleeping Father After Fight, Police Say
An Oklahoma teenager was arrested and charged this weekend after admitting to killing his sleeping father after a fight, a local police department has said. Hayden Samuel Umdenstock, 18, was charged with first degree murder in relation to the death of his father, 42-year-old Zachary Umdenstock, Brok
Claremore PD: Pedestrian struck by train
CLAREMORE - Claremore Police are responding to the scene of a pedestrian struck by a train on Highway 66 near the Chevrolet dealership in Claremore. Police said the victim was transported to a local hospital in critical condition.
Claremore Police Officer Arrested For DUI
CLAREMORE, Oklahoma - A Claremore police officer is facing DUI charges after being pulled over last weekend. Officer Matt Rice was arrested by OHP Saturday night for driving under the influence and booked into Tulsa County Jail. He's since been suspended from duty.
Three injured in area accidents
A Cassville woman suffered minor injuries in a single-vehicle crash at 6 p.m. Monday on U.S. Highway 90 in Washburn in Barry County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.