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Oklahoma police department adds new K-9 officer to force after minor setback with first choice

KELLYVILLE, Okla. – An Oklahoma police department is welcoming another K-9 officer to their force after a minor setback with their first choice. Last week, the Kellyville Police Department introduced their newest member, K-9 Lead. However, according to FOX 23, Lead “was not ‘driven’ enough for polic


Oklahoma CBD, Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Required To Obtain Food Licenses

Oklahoma City, OK - The Oklahoma Department of Health is notifying CBD and medical marijuana dispensaries they'll need a food license to be able to sell certain products. The department is encouraging current businesses manufacturing or selling food products infused with or containing CBD and/or med


Woman has message for drivers after accident in Sapulpa

SAPULPA, Okla. - A Green Country woman is pleading with drivers to be more careful after being involved in a car wreck at the end of January. The woman, who did not want to be identified, uses an electric wheelchair and was crossing the intersection of Taft and Mission in Sapulpa when she and a car


Winter weather possible for Tuesday, Winter Weather Advisory issued

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY issued for Craig, Creek, Delaware, Mayes, Nowata, Okfuskee, Okmulgee, Osage, Ottawa, Pawnee, Rogers, Tulsa, Wagoner, Washington Counties in OK from 9 AM Tuesday until 6 AM Wednesday and Chautauqua, Montgomery in KS from 12 PM Tuesday until 6 AM Wednesday.


Oklahoma woman convicted after allegedly confessing to sexual abuse of a child

PONTOTOC COUNTY, Okla. – An Oklahoma woman has been convicted of sexually abusing a boy in 2017. In March of 2018, authorities arrested Jake Few and Twila Few after investigators looked into remarks made by Twila Few after a domestic disturbance in Cleveland County.


Korean War Veterans to meet

Korean War Veterans Association Chapter #177 will meet at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, at the DAV building, 4815 W. Okmulgee Ave. Meetings are held the fourth Saturday of each month, and Korean War veterans are invited to attend and/or join the Association. Eligibility to join includes proof of honorable dis


Oklahoma ranked 12th 'most sinful' state in United States, study says

Oklahoma has been ranked as the 12th "most sinful" state in the United States, according to a study from WalletHub . The report ranked states based on their anger, jealousy, excesses and vices, greed, lust, vanity and laziness.


Border wall funding threatens military construction projects at Oklahoma bases

WASHINGTON — Construction on facilities worth a combined $178 million at Altus and Tinker Air Force bases that would provide training and maintenance for a much-heralded new aircraft could be threatened if President Donald Trump redirects these funds as part of his national emergency declaration.


Sapulpa boy with cystic fibrosis gets Make-A-Wish trip surprise with his mom

SAPULPA, Okla. — William Bond, a seven-year-old boy from Sapulpa, is one of the latest recipients of the Make-A-Wish foundation, which grants "experiences described as wishes to children diagnosed with critical illnesses."


Author to speak at book club meeting

Cherokee author Margaret Verble will visit the New Century Book Club at 1 p.m. Thursday. The club meets at St. Paul United Methodist Church, 2130 W. Okmulgee Ave. The visit comes two days after the release of Verble’s latest novel, “Cherokee America.” The book is set in 1875 along the Arkansas River


Black History Month: 13 historic all-black towns remain in Oklahoma

The all-black towns of Oklahoma represent a unique chapter in American history, according to the Oklahoma Historical Society website. Nowhere else, neither in the Deep South nor in the Far West, did so many African-American men and women come together to create, occupy and govern their own communiti


Okmulgee County Man Arrested After Deadly UTV Crash

McINTOSH COUNTY, Oklahoma - An Okmulgee County man is in jail, accused of causing a deadly UTV crash. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol report says the man driving the utility terrain vehicle was under the influence when the crash happened.


“It means everything for his legacy,” Oklahoma’s first black state trooper honored at training facility

OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma Highway Patrol is honoring a trailblazer. Lt. Ronald Johnson was the first black state trooper in Oklahoma. He served from 1968 to 1987 and continued to recruit for the agency until he passed away in 2013.


Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City students helping build tiny homes for homeless youths

Construction technology students at Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City are learning career skills while helping a nonprofit provide shelter to homeless youths. The students are working in the campus construction bay this semester to build walls that will become part of the first three tiny home


OSSAA playoff basketball headed to Mvskoke Dome

OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — The Okmulgee County Tournament wrapped up its debut at the Muscogee (Creek) Nation Mvskoke Dome in January. The buzz around the tournament’s wrap-up was the venue’s ability to host the contest.


Henryetta company fighting to survive in face of cheap Chinese imports

HENRYETTA, Okla. (KTUL) — A lot of hard-working Oklahomans face a daily struggle to keep their paychecks coming. A legendary company in Henryetta is fighting to survive in the face of cheap Chinese imports, undercutting their top notch duck decoys.


Blake and Taylor Griffin team up with several Oklahoma businesses for new Downtown green space

OKLAHOMA CITY – A collaboration between OGE Energy Corp., The Energy Assist Foundation, Team Griffin and Myriad Botanical Gardens is creating a unique space in the heart of downtown called Together Square.


Former Bixby players accused of raping teammate ordered to pay $300 in restitution on amended assault charge, court records show

Four former Bixby football players accused of raping a teammate in 2017 were ordered to pay $300 in restitution, plus fines and court costs, according to court records obtained by the Tulsa World.


House fire burns in Sapulpa

Firefighters responded to a house fire in Sapulpa Tuesday night. It happened near N. Brown Street and E. Denton Avenue. Neighbors told FOX23 the fire burned for over an hour. FOX23's Jackie DelPilar is at the scene working to gather more information now.


Police: Oklahoma man says he stole Pepsi truck to get to the airport

TULSA, Okla. – Authorities say an Oklahoma man stole a Pepsi truck in order to get to the airport as the driver was unloading soda in the back. The driver jumped out of the back when he felt his rig move, and a trail of sodas spilled out as the truck drove off.