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Pawnee County undersheriff killed in head-on collision

PAWNEE COUNTY, Okla. (KXII) - The Oklahoma Highway Patrol is investigating the cause of the crash that killed Pawnee County Undersheriff Monty Johnson. Johnson was driving his marked patrol car north on SH18 early Thursday morning when a truck hit him head-on.


Life In Prison Didn't Stop Oklahoma Inmate From Running Meth Ring, Prosecutors Say

A man serving life in prison for the murder of Pawnee County Sheriff Dwight Woodrell has been indicted in federal court this week for racketeering. Federal prosecutors say far from going to prison to learn his lesson, James Taylor became a powerful member of the Universal Aryan Brotherhood gang and


Pawnee County community mourns the sudden loss of its undersheriff

PAWNEE, Okla. (KTUL) -- The Pawnee County community is heartbroken over the sudden loss of their undersheriff, Monty Johnson. He was killed in a head-on collision on Highway 18.


Traffic accident fatal for Pawnee County Undersheriff

Pawnee, Okla. - The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says a car accident is fatal for the Pawnee County Undersheriff. A swerving driver hit Undersheriff Monty Johnson's car on Highway 18 early Thursday.


OSU basketball: What to watch for and a prediction for Oklahoma State-Kansas State

A glimpse at Kansas State before Oklahoma State’s trip to the “Octagon of Doom” on Saturday:. Coach: Bruce Weber (seventh season at Kansas State, 21st overall; 145-86 at K-State, 458-241)


Sister fights for justice after Britney Tiger’s body found in remote Oklahoma reserve

Britney Tiger “had a heart of gold,” according to her sister Jessica Tyson. Jessica told Dateline that, as a mother, sister, daughter, aunt and friend, Britney always wore a smile and forever lent a helping hand.


Blackwell Maroons head to State

The Blackwell High School wrestling team will take five wrestlers to this weekend’s Class 3A State Championships with three regional championships heading the Maroons participation.


Reba McEntire Drops 'No U in Oklahoma' From Upcoming 'Stronger Than the Truth' Record

Surprise! Reba McEntire just dropped a new song, "No U in Oklahoma," from her upcoming Stronger Than the Truth record. McEntire co-wrote the song with Ronnie Dunn and Donna McSpadden.


Oklahoma’s Oldest Movie Theater and the recipe for keeping in open since 1915

CARNEGIE, OKLAHOMA -- You might not notice at first, but start reading the business signs on Carnegie's Main Street and you'll find a familiar name. Liberty Dental, Liberty Floral, Liberty Drug, and the original, the oldest continuously operated theater in Oklahoma, a theater that first opened in 19


Frontier girls win fourth-straight area title, head to state

All week long, the Frontier High girls basketball team was locked in and the Lady Mustangs played Friday night like they practiced. Frontier dominated Garber 75-39 in the Area Championship at Stroud High School for their fourth-straight title plaque and a berth in the Class A State Tournament for th


Meet three top commercial construction specialists in Oklahoma

Let's join Associated General Contractors of Oklahoma in recognizing three top commercial construction specialists for 2018. Builder The trade group named Goldsby Construction LLC CEO and founder Chris Goldsby as Builder of the Year. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in environmental design from t


More than 100 cattle stolen in northeast Oklahoma

PRYOR, Ok. - The Mayes County Sheriff's Office says 107 cattle were stolen from a pasture east of Pryor, OK. The Sheriff received the larceny report on Thursday, February 21st.


Prosecutors question witnesses in Oklahoma bomb plot case

OKLAHOMA CITY – Federal prosecutors have questioned four FBI agents and an informant as they continue to present evidence in the trial of a man accused of planning to detonate a bomb outside an Oklahoma City bank.


Officials Working To Keep Deer Disease Out Of Oklahoma

Oklahoma officials are working to keep a disease affecting deer out of Oklahoma. Nicknamed, “zombie deer disease,” Chronic Wasting Disease has showed up in deer and elk in every state bordering Oklahoma.


New Bills Could Raise Oklahoma's Minimum Wage

OKLAHOMA CITY, Oklahoma - Oklahoma's minimum wage could go up if state lawmakers pass two new bills. One proposal would bump the minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.50 per hour for everyone.


Reba name-checks Oklahoma in new song

TULSA, Okla. - Oklahoma native and country legend Reba McEntire released a new song off her upcoming album Friday and her home state gets a mention in the title. “No U in Oklahoma” was co-written by McEntire, Ronnie Dunn and Donna McSpadden, according to Rolling Stone. The song is an upbeat breakup


Bill would make turnpikes free for disabled Oklahoma veterans

OKLAHOMA CITY — Tens of thousands of disabled Oklahoma veterans soon may be able to drive for free on the state’s turnpikes under a proposal working its way through the Legislature.


Oklahoma State vs. Iowa, the bluest of wrestling blood

STILLWATER -- The talk was that the average ticket price on Wednesday for the North Carolina at Duke game, the game where Zion Williamson blew out his shoe in the first 36 seconds and sprained his right knee, was $3,500 and the cheap seats were going for $2,000. You can catch the wrestling equivalen


Methamphetamine Leads To Arrest Here

Police have re-arrested a Cleveland man for more drug-related complaints, records show.  Carson O’Neal Douglas, 25, was arrested for methamphetamine possession on Feb. 13 about 12:30 p.m., after a report that someone was passed out in a pickup in the 1300 block of Jodebo Road, police say.


Oklahoma ScissorTales: Groups working to protect kids

Following a Houston Chronicle and San Antonio Express-News series documenting incidents in which sexual predators moved from church to church with little or no accountability, Southern Baptist leaders have begun discussing proposals to target the problem. Oklahoma preachers are among those supportin