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Girls basketball: Sand Springs, Ponca City advance to regional final
SAND SPRINGS — These make-or-break regional first-round basketball games can be stressful for even the best of teams. Lose this one game, and a career’s worth of work can be over. Owasso’s Rams had nothing to lose Thursday and made it uncomfortable for top-seeded Sand Springs.
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
Ponca City man charged with drug distribution
A Ponca City man is facing a felony drug charge in Woods County following a traffic stop. According to court records, the man was stopped after passing in a marked no-passing zone on a curve. Passing a deputy in a marked patrol vehicle and causing an oncoming Highway Patrol trooper to swerve to avoi
Oklahoma Aryan Brotherhood Prison Gang Leaves Behind Carnage, Sheriff Says
TULSA, Oklahoma - Prosecutors say an Oklahoma prison gang ran a drug trafficking organization and ordered violent crimes from inside prison walls. An indictment says the Universal Aryan Brotherhood was involved in numerous violent crimes, including nine murders, kidnappings and assaults, spanning ov
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.
OSSAA Wrestling: 6A State Tournament Preview
This Friday marks the beginning of the 98th annual OSSAA State Tournament and the eleventh 6A tournament. Of the 140 wrestlers competing in the tournament, seventeen are freshmen, 23 are sophomores, 51 are juniors, and 49 are seniors. 68 are returning State Qualifiers, fifteen are returning Finalist
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.
CPHS Wrestling: Scott Patton wins Regional Championship over defending State Champ
Charles Page High School senior Scott Patton (29-1, 64-23) won the 152-pound title at the 6A-East Regional Championship Saturday in Jenks. Patton won a 4-2 decision over the defending State Champion in the finals.
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
Pawnee County Undersheriff killed in head-on crash while on duty
PAWNEE, Okla. – A sheriff’s office in northeast Oklahoma is mourning the loss of one of their own who was killed while on duty. According to The Cleveland American, Pawnee County Undersheriff Monty Johnson was killed in a head-on crash Thursday morning.
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.
The link between domestic violence and police shootings
It is April 8, 2011. Larry Dean Durbin Jr. is 33 years old and has five children with his partner, whom he has been with for 11 years. During all that time they’ve had an explosive relationship, and the woman will later tell police that Durbin has hit and choked her multiple times in the past. She h
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.
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.
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
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
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.
Oklahoma man stole Pepsi truck to look for girlfriend, police say
An Oklahoma man stole a Pepsi truck to look for his girlfriend earlier this week, authorities said. Steven Hart, 45, is accused of stealing the truck around 8:30 a.m. Tuesday as the driver was unloading soda in the back, Tulsa police Officer Jeanne Pierce told the Tulsa World.
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.
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