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Standoff With A Wanted Suspect Underway At Tulsa Motel

Police are involved in a standoff right now at an east Tulsa motel with a armed man wanted on felony warrants out of Nebraska. The location is the Rest Inn in the 7400 block of East Admiral Place. Police say it all began at around 10:30 p.m. Tuesday as officers were looking for the man. At about 11

NEWS ON 6 - 2018-03-21 12:48:00

Medical Examiner releases autopsy report of dismembered body found in Okmulgee dumpster

OKMULGEE, Okla. - An autopsy report of Ashley Mead has been released after Mead's dismembered body was discovered on February 15. in a suitcase in a dumpster in Okmulgee. The report concludes that the cause of death could not be determined. Medical Examiner documents show that traces of cocaine, Be


Tulsa Father 'Dead Inside' After Boyfriend Arrested For Daughter's Death

A father's daughter is dead and her boyfriend is in jail after telling 911 she committed suicide. Police said they found several inconsistencies in Jermico Willis's story after officers found his girlfriend, Iesha Wallace dead. Wallace's father, Billy Reagor, said the couple's relationship was troub

NEWS ON 6 - 2018-03-20 02:11:00

Man wanted for manufacturing fully automatic weapons in standoff identified; woman released

Update, 2:15 p.m.: Authorities identified the wanted man as Rush Lincoln Hembree, 49, of Nebraska. No other information about him was released. Update, 1:59 p.m.: A pregnant woman who was in the motel room with the man has left the room, police said. It was not immediately clear how she was able to

TULSA WORLD - 2018-03-21 18:19:00

Tulsa man sentenced to life without parole in double murder at west Tulsa motel

Buy Now James Mahdavi waits for an elevator to open so he can be transported to the Tulsa County Jail after being sentenced to two life without parole terms in a 2016 double murder case. SAMANTHA VICENT/Tulsa World FacebookTwitterEmailPrintSave A Tulsa man received two life-without-parole prison ter

TULSA WORLD - 2018-03-21 05:01:00

Glenpool Student Recovers After Beating Over Gun-Violence Walkout

A Glenpool student is out of the hospital after a beating at his school that was so severe, he had to have surgery. The student said it took more than three minutes for another student to finally intervene, but the damage was already done. Video shows 16-year-old Chandler getting beat up by a 17-yea

NEWS ON 6 - 2018-03-21 01:03:00

BAPS releases plans in event of teacher walkout

BROKEN ARROW, Okla. -- Broken Arrow Public Schools officials have released contingency plans in the event that schools are suspended April 2 due to a possible teacher walkout over low pay. The district said it is hopeful lawmakers will pass an acceptable teacher pay solution and restore funding for

KJRH.COM - 2018-03-21 16:47:46

Oklahoma family's home a total loss after fire

BROKEN ARROW, Okla. - A Broken Arrow family's home is a total loss after a fire broke out Tuesday. FOX 23 reports the family had been in the home for more than 30 years. The fire broke out Tuesday evening and officials say the home is a total loss. Fire officials say they responded to the house mult

KFOR - 2018-03-21 20:55:42

Woman living in homeless shelter after apartment complex she never lived in withholds deposit

TULSA -- A troubled apartment complex in south Tulsa is making headlines again after a woman claims the Brixton Square apartments took her money without ever signing a lease. "I want them to be investigated and for everybody to know this is what they're doing to people like myself," Orlanda Curtis s


Tulsa police seek 19-year-old accused of shooting at mother who was tailing man accused of threatening her son with a gun

Tulsa police are seeking a 19-year-old man who allegedly shot at a vehicle driven by a mother tailing a man who allegedly threatened her son with a gun. Homicide detectives, through a news release, said they are seeking the public's help to locate Joseph Andrew Zannotti, 19. Zannotti allegedly came


Man arrested on drug complaints

A Glenpool man allegedly had a bag of methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia and a lot of cash with him when police stopped him in the parking lot of the Sand Springs Walmart this week. An officer saw a white Cadillac parked in the parking lot, checked the tag and saw Clifford Gragg II, 33, open the do


Oklahoma school district gives $1K bonus to teachers, staff

GLENPOOL, Okla. (AP) - Officials in an Oklahoma school district recently surprised teachers and other employees with $1,000 bonuses as a potential statewide teacher walkout looms. The Tulsa World reports that the Glenpool school district joined many area districts on March 12 when it approved a reso


Robert E. Lee monument removed at Tulsa elementary school after district slows down on name change

- See this story on www.tulsaworld.com Tulsa Public Schools removed the nearly century-old obelisk outside Lee Elementary School on Tuesday morning, the district said. The removal comes after the TPS school board rescinded the name of Robert E. Lee Elementary School last week. The board held off o

DAILY OKLAHOMAN - 2018-03-20 17:53:38

Man charged with child sex abuse, injury

Randy Williams Collins, 44, of Muskogee, has been charged with felony child sexual abuse and felony child abuse by injury. He is being held on $100,000 bond in the Muskogee County/City Detention Facility with an upcoming court date of April 2, said Muskogee County District Attorney Orvil Loge. Coll

MUSKOGEE DAILY PHOENIX - 2018-03-19 23:26:05

Fire chief: Someone intentionally set fires across Sand Springs Friday

Police seek Tulsa teen accused of shooting with intent to kill According to Wood, investigators do not know how the suspect set the fires, and he said conflicting reports from witnesses said the perpetrator was either a young or older man, and though all the witnesses agreed the person responsible w

KOKI FOX 23 - 2018-03-19 23:08:53

Police: Hotel safe stolen, woman run over

An employee of a Muskogee hotel was run over after trying to confront guests who were allegedly attempting to steal a safe from a hotel room about 7:20 p.m. Saturday, Muskogee police reported. Three suspects were arrested: George Khoury, 25; Jonathan Khoury, 23; and Hala Makhoul, 51. They were booke

MUSKOGEE DAILY PHOENIX - 2018-03-19 22:48:03

Tulsa Teen Faces 5 Counts Of Shooting With Intent To Kill

Tulsa Police want your help in tracking down a teenager accused of shooting with intent to kill. Detectives say Joseph Andrew Zannotti, 19, fired a gun at a Chevrolet Suburban with five people inside earlier this year. Police say the incident happened on the night of January 19, 2018 near 51st and Y

NEWS ON 6 - 2018-03-20 01:08:00

Police dog catches Sapulpa chase suspect

Officer Randal Arnold released his K-9, who found Wasik in the backyard. The dog held him until officers arrived. Wasik reportedly told officers he ran because he has a $50,000 warrant in McClain County. However, he said he was not aware the motorcycle was stolen when he bought it two months ago, ac


Vigil Held For Missing Muskogee Woman

The family of a missing Muskogee woman held a vigil Sunday as they still search for answers. Jamie McChurin went missing 21 years ago. Even after all this time, the family of Jamie McChurin still has no idea what happened to her. "It's really hard because someone out there knows where she is they


Cause of death unclear for woman whose body parts were found in Okmulgee dumpster

State medical examiners were unable to determine a woman's cause and manner of death after part of her body was discovered about a year ago in a gas station dumpster in Okmulgee. Employees of the gas station found part of Ashley Mead's body on Feb. 15 after Adam Densmore, 33, allegedly discarded her