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Rogers County Sheriff: Stray Bullets Found In Cars, Homes

ROGERS COUNTY, Oklahoma - The Rogers County Sheriff said people are finding stray bullets inside their homes, cars, and even livestock. Alec Crain lives in Claremore and said he was shocked to come outside for work early one morning in November to find three bullet holes in his truck, and his back w


John Klein: Wild Onion Dinner helps Indian Women's Pocahontas Club preserve, celebrate Cherokee culture

CLAREMORE — Ollie Starr can't recall her first taste of wild onions or drink of sassafras tea. “We grew up gathering, preparing and eating those foods,” said Starr, former president of the Indian Women’s Pocahontas Club. “So I don’t remember the first time I ever had wild onions or grape dumplings.


Woman Sought In Connection To Rogers County Officer-Involved Shooting

ROGERS COUNTY, Oklahoma - Rogers County Sheriff's Office is looking for a woman named Hannah Swets in connection to an officer-involved shooting February 10, 2019. Swets is 28-years-old, 5'1" and 103 pounds, a news release said. She's considered a person of interest in a shooting that took place dur


Russian court orders Oklahoma native held for 2 months

MOSCOW — A Moscow court has ordered a U.S. investment fund manager, an Oklahoma native, to be jailed for two months while facing fraud charges. Michael Calvey, founder and senior partner at Baring Vostok equity firm, was detained Friday morning along with two other fund managers.


Tulsa Police make arrests for drug trafficking

Tulsa Police Officers spotted a yellow Dodge Caliber parked at a motel in the area of Admiral and Sheridan. The owners of the vehicle had warrants for aggravated narcotics trafficking.


Coweta Lady Tigers dominate Claremore, Glenpool

The Coweta Lady Tigers completed the road portion of the 2018-19 basketball schedule by defeating the Claremore Lady Zebras 55-39 in Jan. 12 Metro Lakes Conference action. They then raised their league mark to 11-3 and season record to 16-7 with a dominant 80-30 win over Glenpool Friday night as 5A


Victim identified in Tulsa's third homicide of 2019

Tulsa police have identified a man who was shot and killed at the Normandy Apartments on Saturday night. Frankie Foster, 37, died at St. Francis Hospital in Tulsa a few hours after he was shot at the complex near 36th Street South and Sheridan Road.


Did we shop local?

The numbers are in. The city of Claremore’s sales tax receipts from the 2018 Christmas season came in at the beginning of February, revealing a slow trend of increasing local spending over the last five years.


World champ? TV viewers learn Monday if Oklahoma teen is winner of 'America's Got Talent: The Champions'

Howie Mandel’s body language said plenty. During Darci Lynne Farmer’s most recent “America’s Got Talent” performance, Mandel (he’s one of the judges on the show) put both hands on his head in a manner that suggested he was astonished by what he was seeing and hearing.


Oklahoma Highway Patrol Captain Accused Of Attempted Blackmail

Oklahoma City, OK - An Oklahoma Highway Patrol Captain is accused of attempting to blackmail the state's Department of Public Safety Commissioner. Troy German was trying to gain a promotion or appointment to a state office. Court documents show he threatened to release evidence of OHP misconduct if


Two arrested on drug, firearm complaints

A report on Feb. 12 of possible child neglect in rural Broken Arrow led to the arrest of two individuals. Wagoner County Sheriff's Office Sergeant Jeff Halfacre said deputies made contact with Billy Thacker and Ashley Coleman. At that time, the officers observed an odor similar to burnt marijuana co


Oklahoma lawmakers should focus on sound policy

If the state Senate signs off on the legislation, Oklahoma will soon become at least the 15th state to approve “constitutional carry” of firearms, allowing adults to carry a gun without training.


Police investigate shooting near 11th and Garnett in east Tulsa

TULSA, Okla. - Quick Facts: - Tulsa police responded to shooting at the 1100 block of S. 111th East Ave. on Sunday morning. Police say that one person was shot in the chest and transported to a hospital.


Sand Springs Museum and new legislation honor Oklahoma's all black towns

SAND SPRINGS, Okla. — Over the last century Oklahomans formed more than a dozen all black towns. This includes 13 original communities and six new ones. Some, like Red Bird, shaped the culture of rights such as voting.


Oklahoma’s most admired CEO speaking at RSU

The BM Chapter of P.E.O. in conjunction with Rogers State University’s Carl G. and Gladys L. Herrington Distinguished Lecture Series will feature Oklahoma’s Most Admired CEO of 2013, Dr. Terry Neese. Her presentation will be held Thursday, April 4at 10:30 a.m. in the Dr. Carolyn Taylor Center Ballro


Oklahoma drone bill needs careful review

The use of drones has raised reasonable concerns about their potential use in illegal activity. But legislative efforts to address these concerns often prove impractical. A Senate bill allowing people to be fined if they fly a drone over privately owned agricultural property may be the latest exampl


TPD taking the Polar Plunge to raise money for Special Olympics Oklahoma

TULSA, Okla. (KTUL) — The Tulsa Police Department is taking the Polar Plunge to raise money for Special Olympics Oklahoma. Two Tulsa Police Academy teams will be marching into the icy water at Safari Joe's H20 Water Park on Feb. 23.


Missing Collinsville Man On His Way Home

COLLINSVILLE, Oklahoma - A Green Country man at the center of a Silver Alert is on his way home to Collinsville. Daryl Widney, 66, is back with family more than 500 miles from his home.


Deputies searching for man wanted for 13 warrants

ROGERS COUNTY, Okla. – Authorities in Rogers County are searching for a man who is wanted on 13 warrants. The Rogers County Sheriff’s Office is looking for 29-year-old Christopher Sund, who is wanted on 13 warrants including burglary, theft, forgery, weapons and drug charges.


5 New Tulsa Area Properties For Sale

TULSA, OK — On the hunt for a new home, and want to get a better understanding of what's available near you? Perhaps you could use some assistance finding the perfect place for you and your loved ones? With our weekly list of new properties in your area, you can be sure you're not missing anything.