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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
Never wear new boots on long ride
By Bryan Painter Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry — OKMULGEE — One ride plus one full day equaled two lessons learned for Esther Miller. Although Miller grew up on a farm, she learned some valid points of ranch life from husband Dave Miller, rather quickly.
Oklahoma Nearly Tops Nation in Holding Back Early-Grade Students
As a first grader, Tricia Willyard’s son struggled to read. The educators at his school recommended he repeat first grade — something Willyard, herself an educator in a nearby district, at first opposed.
Community Focus: A Therapist's Truth
OKLAHOMA CITY (KOKH) — Shantel Farrow's life changed forever when she was just six years old. "I recalled being so confused, because this person I trusted," said Farrow, a Pivot Therapist and Intake Manager.
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
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
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
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.
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
Speedway Grille closed after driver crashes into building
Speedway Grille on Okmulgee Ave. is closed today, said owner Mike Withrow, after a car slammed into the corner of the building between 4 and 5 a.m. The driver, Opal Turner, was fleeing from police, said Muskogee PD public information officer Lincoln Anderson.
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
Thieves steal thousands of dollars worth of items from a Girl Scouts camp
HULBERT, Okla. (KTUL) -- Thieves stole thousands of dollars worth of equipment from the Girl Scouts of Eastern Oklahoma's Camp Pauline Williams, and the Cherokee Sheriff's Office is now on the hunt for those responsible.
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.
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.
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.
Glenpool Toddler Continues to Brave Brain Tumor Diagnosis
GLENPOOL, Oklahoma - An update on a little girl who is battling a DIPG brain tumor. Bailey Dodson, 4, was diagnosed with the brain tumor in January. Her parents took her to the doctor because she had an earache never thinking that the diagnosis would be life-threatening.
Amendments made to election procedures
OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — A Muscogee (Creek) Nation National Council Health, Education and Welfare Committee meeting was held Dec. 3 at the Mound Building in Okmulgee. All passed legislation will go before the full Council during the regular session Dec. 15.
Esther Miller of Okmulgee, OK Recognized by ODAFF as a Significant Woman in State's Ag Industry
As part of a continuing series of stories on Significant Women in Oklahoma Agriculture, the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food & Forestry and Oklahoma State University are recognizing and honoring the impact of countless women across all 77 counties of the state, from all aspects and areas of
Sapulpa parents learn about violent school threat days after investigation
SAPULPA, Okla. -- Sapulpa parents said they felt left in the dark after hearing about a violent threat days after the investigation. This all started at Pretty Water School after a student reported an incident. The principal said they started investigating Friday morning after hearing reports that a