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Owasso Mom Accused Of Selling Drugs To Raise Bail For Son's Drug Charges
Police say an Owasso woman sold drugs she found in her son's vehicle in order to raise money to bail him out on a drug charges.
Three Seriously Hurt When Car Crashes Into Jenks Cookie Shop
Six people were injured after a driver crashed through a Jenks cookie shop Friday afternoon. Three were transported to the hospital in serious condition.
Judges Rule For Temporary Dress Code Change At Tulsa County Courthouse
The oppressive June heat is prompting the Tulsa County Courthouse to change its dress code.
Frontier: State To Investigate TCSO Over Prisoner Injury Reports, Patrol Car Transports
The state Health Department is investigating the TCSO over its failure to report three serious prisoner injuries as required and its use of patrol cars to transporting injured prisoners.
One Dead In Collision Involving Train, Truck In Adair County
The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says one person died when a train collided with semi in Adair County Friday.
Tulsa County Woman Charged With First-Degree Murder For Death Of FiancÚ
Tulsa County prosecutors filed a first-degree murder charge against Sharon Morris for the death of her Finance.
Quiet Start To The Weekend, Unsettled End To The Weekend
Another hot, dry day for Saturday but changes on on the way and better chances for showers/storms will arrive late Sunday into next week.
Judge: ETE Partnership Can Terminate Williams Merger
A Delaware judge ruled Friday afternoon that Energy Transfer Equity can terminate its proposed merger with Williams Companies.
What The UK Leaving The European Union Means For Oklahomans
Britain’s vote to end its 43-year political and economic partnership with the European Union will have an impact in Oklahoma, according to the Dean of OKC University’s business school.
New TTC, CLEET Partnership Saves Money, Provides Local Training
The agency that trains all Oklahoma law enforcement officers has a new partnership that's saving taxpayers a half-million dollars a year.
Authorities Recover Body From Illinois River Near Tahlequah
Authorities recovered a body from the Illinois River Friday afternoon.
Serial Robber Strikes Fairfax Bank, FBI Says
Osage County authorities are looking for a man they say robbed Security State Bank in Fairfax on Friday morning and implied he had a gun and knife and would kill the teller.
Oklahoma High Schoolers Vie For Bass Fishing Titles, Scholarships
High school anglers from across the state are gearing up for their biggest tournament of the season. Keystone Lake is hosting the Oklahoma Bass Nation High School Fishing Tournament.
Brexit Wounds: Stocks Bloodied After U.K. Shock
U.S. stocks caved as Wall Street joined global markets in a collective rush from risk assets in the wake of Britain's vote to depart the European Union.
Woman Steals Car From Sapulpa Garage Sale Customer, Police Say
Police arrested a woman they say stole a car from another woman who had left it running while shopping at a garage sale Friday morning.
Police: Husband Stops Tulsa Home Robbery Attempt
Police say a man forced his way inside a Tulsa home Friday morning after a woman answered a knock at her front door.
Five Former Tulsa Mayors Announce Endorsement Of G.T. Bynum
The challenger in the Tulsa mayor's race gathered endorsements from five former Tulsa mayors Friday.
Tulsa Pizza Delivery Driver Dragged From Car, Robbed
Police are looking for three men who they say dragged a pizza delivery driver from her car and robbed her early Friday.
TCSO Awarded $121,000 Safe Oklahoma Grant
The Tulsa County Sheriff's Office is going high tech. The office was awarded a $121,000 Safe Oklahoma Grant to utilize new software called Crime Map Pro.
Tulsa Garage, Pickup Damaged In Fire
Firefighters say a fire which started in a pickup spread to a nearby detached Tulsa garage Friday morning.
Afton Man Arrested After Reporting He Accidentally Shot His Girlfriend
The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation has been called in after a fatal Delaware County shooting early Friday.
Police Release New Dashcam Video In TPD Chase
We received a new look at the Tulsa police chase that ended with an officer shooting and killing a suspected truck thief.
Bernie Sanders Says He Will Vote For Hillary Clinton
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said Friday that he will vote for his rival Hillary Clinton come November, citing the presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump as a primary motivator for the decision.
Police: Burglar Steals Truck Keys From Tulsa Business
Police are investigating after a burglar broke through a front glass door to get inside a Tulsa business early Friday.
News Minute: Here is the latest Oklahoma news from The Associated Press at 9:40 p.m. CDT
Veteran Oklahoma political strategists say a wave of political newcomers with ties to public education and a general anti-incumbency sentiment among voters are both interesting wrinkles in next Tuesday's primary...
Education candidates add wrinkle to Oklahoma primaries
Veteran Oklahoma political strategists say a wave of political newcomers with ties to public education and a general anti-incumbency sentiment among voters are both interesting wrinkles in next Tuesday's primary election.
Judge says Energy Transfer Equity can quit Williams deal
A Delaware judge says Texas pipeline company Energy Transfer Equity can back out of its proposed $33 billion acquisition of Williams Cos.
Official: Signatures for 2 Oklahoma justice petitions valid
Two proposals designed to control future growth of the Oklahoma prison population are one step closer to placement on the November ballot.
Heavy rainfall prompts closure of northern Oklahoma highway
A highway in northern Oklahoma is closed because of flooding.
State board orders closure of southeast Oklahoma school
The Oklahoma State Board of Education has ordered the closure of the Grant-Goodland School District because of financial problems.
Oklahoma voters consider another switch in House delegation
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Webbers Falls man missing after disappearing during hike
Sequoyah County authorities say a Webbers Falls man is missing after disappearing during a hike at Lake Tenkiller in eastern Oklahoma.
Autopsy: Oklahoma inmate was restrained, choked to death
An autopsy report says an Oklahoma inmate who was reportedly restrained by jail staff in a neck hold died of strangulation.
Park Service project shares stories of women along Route 66
It was a man's world nearly a century ago when one of America's most famous highways got its start, opening up vast expanses of the West as it created an automobile artery that stretched roughly 2,400 miles from...
Crowds, tight security expected for Cincinnati pride parade
Organizers expect big crowds and authorities plan tight security for Cincinnati's parade and festival events celebrating Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month.
Elderly couple dead, 80 homes burn in California wildfire
A vast and voracious wildfire that has burned at least 80 homes in central California killed an elderly couple as they tried to flee, authorities said.
2 die in California wildfire that left little time to flee
A deadly wildfire that roared through dry brush and trees in the mountains of central California gave residents little time to flee as flames burned dozens of homes to the ground, propane tanks exploded, and smoke obscured...
Judge dismisses theater shooting lawsuits against Cinemark
A federal judge on Friday dismissed a consolidated group of lawsuits brought against the owner of the Colorado movie theater where a gunman killed 12 people and wounded 70 others.
APNewsBreak: Experts demand more effort to save coral reefs
As the largest international gathering of coral reef experts comes to a close, scientists and policy makers are moving ahead with plans for action to save the world's reefs, which are being rapidly damaged.
The Latest: State agency updates flooding death toll to 23
The Latest on flooding that has devastated parts of West Virginia (all times local):
23 dead in West Virginia floods; search and rescue continues
As a deluge swamped southeast West Virginia - a disaster that killed at least 23 people - Ronnie Scott's wife called him and told him their house was filling up with water. She fled to the attic with two dogs and a cat...
Report: Lead levels higher in Flint kids after water switch
Flint children under the age of 6 had significantly higher blood-lead levels after the city switched its water source in 2014 to save money, according to a report released Friday by U.S. disease experts.
Arizona abandons use of sedative as a lethal-injection drug
The state of Arizona has eliminated its use of the sedative midazolam as one of the drugs it relies on in carrying out executions.
Experts explore ethics of more trials in Freddie Gray case
Is it ethical for Baltimore's top prosecutor, who staked her reputation on charging six police officers in the death of Freddie Gray, to keep trying for a conviction? Legal experts said Friday that State's Attorney...
State Board Orders Closure Of Southeast Oklahoma School
The Oklahoma State Board of Education has ordered the closure of the Grant-Goodland School District because of financial problems.
With Sense Of Outrage, Educators Leap Onto Campaign Trail
At least 63 current or former educators, administrators, school staff members or school board members are part of the record-setting number of legislative challengers running for office.
Sapulpa Schools Employee Emotional In Describing Racism Claims
The Sapulpa School Board on Thursday acknowledged leadership concerns after a former principal's resignation letter went public. At the heart of the matter -- claims of racism.
OK Lobbying Group Files Complaint Against Proposed Penny Sales Tax
Antonio Flores has been teaching music in Oklahoma City public schools for five years.
Tulsa Parents Express Concerns With Increased Kindergarten Class Sizes
Tulsa kindergarten classes will be crowded next year; the school board says the student-to-teacher ratio will be 26-to-1.
OU President Boren Recommends 7 Percent Tuition Hike
University of Oklahoma President David Boren has recommended a seven percent increase in tuition rates for resident and non-resident students.
Tulsa Public Schools Approves $545M Budget
The Tulsa Public School board approved a $545 million budget Monday night. The new budget includes over 100 staff layoffs and restructuring of positions and pay.
Pay Cuts, Pay Raises Up For Vote For Tulsa School Board
The new budget for Tulsa Public Schools calls for spending $545 million in the next year. $295 million is for general education expenses, while the rest is for buildings, food service and debt payments.
Sapulpa Community Supports Former Principal, Asks For Leadership Change
The Sapulpa school board postponed a special meeting to address leadership questions after a former principal's resignation letter went public.
OSU's Grandparent University Marks Record Year
Oklahoma State University's 13th annual Grandparent University hit new record with 650 participants from several different states.
6 Investigates: 'Hire' Education
At a time when most government agencies have been attempting to cap their workforces, if not reduce them, state-supported higher education is doing just the opposite.
9 Investigates: Inspecting Oklahoma Meat Farms
Agriculture may not play the role it once did in the Oklahoma economy, but in rural northwest Oklahoma, it still matters.
New Video Shows Former Reserve Deputy Using Force Days Before Harris Shooting
New video shows a former Tulsa County reserve deputy on duty, using force, days before he shot and killed a suspect.
News On 6 Tours Jail At Center Of Civil Lawsuit Against Former Sheriff
A jury found in favor of a former juvenile inmate in a civil rights lawsuit against a former Tulsa County sheriff. Thursday, News On 6 took a tour of the jail to see what has changed.
6 Investigates: State Hiring Freeze Exemptions
In the wake of a hiring and salary freeze imposed by Governor Fallin one year ago, state agency heads were allowed to continue making hires and giving raises, as if there was no freeze.
6 Investigates: TCSO Routinely Behind In Paying Jail Utility Bills
The Tulsa County Jail has risked having its utilities cut off a dozen times. Records obtained by News On 6 show the sheriff's office is repeatedly late paying utility bills.
Dangerous Rigs: Oilfield Truck Crashes Kill, Injure Dozens
An investigation by News On 6 and our partner, The Frontier, found that about seven percent of the trucking companies licensed for the work have been involved in deadly accidents.
Judge In Open Records Case Recuses After Request From Fallin's Office
A judge presiding over a lawsuit seeking records related to a botched execution has recused from the case after a request from Gov. Mary Fallin’s office.
6 Investigates: Emergency Teacher Certifications Increasing In Oklahoma
The state's increasing reliance on emergency certified teachers to fill classrooms raises the questions of who these people are and what qualifications do they have?
6 Investigates: Giant Pensions For Certain Elected Officials
Some of Oklahoma's highest paid elected officials are among a select group of state workers able to cash in on a special, but now-defunct provision in state pension law.
Beer Can Tossed From Truck Leads To Tulsa Police Chase, Arrests
Police say littering led to a stolen pickup chase and three arrests late Thursday in east Tulsa.
Gunfire Hits Car Parked Outside Tulsa Car Wash
Police are looking for whoever fired gunshots into a car parked at a Tulsa car wash early Friday.
Glenpool Police Searching For Persons Of Interest In Home Invasion
Glenpool police hope the public can help them locate two persons of interest connected to a home invasion.
Top 8 Financial Worries Of Americans
Money is a huge mental drain -- for one in four Americans, it's the topic they think about most on a daily basis, according to the GOBankingRates 2015 Life + Money Survey. This preoccupation can grow into a significant problem; half of Americans worry about three or more major financial concerns at the same time, according to a Gallup poll.
Two Historic Buildings Imploded In Downtown OKC
The landscape of Oklahoma City's downtown changed forever Sunday as two historic buildings were demolished.
Federal Government Clears Chesapeake Energy In Michigan Case
The federal government has cleared Chesapeake Energy and a competitor of allegations they conspired to keep prices down at a land auction in Michigan.
GE Announces Plan To Partner With Devon Energy
GE Oil & Gas announced it plans to partner with Oklahoma City-based Devon Energy at GE's new Global Research Oil & Gas Technology Center
Fracking Protestors Arrested At Devon Tower In Downtown OKC
As many as 10 protestors have been arrested Friday morning outside Devon Tower. The protestors say they are fighting the company's involvement in toxic tar sands extraction and fracking.
Lawmakers Say Selling Rail Line Hurts Oklahoma
Oklahoma lawmakers are getting behind a plan to stop the sale of a rail line from Tulsa and OKC.
Nichols Hills Plaza, Other Properties Officially Sold
Glimcher Realty and Blanton Properties bought the area previously under contract with Chesapeake Energy.
Kinderhook Industries Acquires GlobalHealth, Inc.
Kinderhook Industries, LLC announced Monday the acquisition of GlobalHealth, Inc., a leading HMO in the state of Oklahoma.
American Airlines Posts $2B Loss In Fourth Quarter
American Airlines reported a $2 billion loss for the fourth quarter because of $2.4 billion in special charges, mostly related to its bankruptcy reorganization and merger with US Airways.
Port Of Catoosa Facility Buys Owasso's Hammco Corporation
A Pennsylvania company which has four plants in the Tulsa area announced Monday it has purchased Hammco Corporation of Owasso.