Title: NEWS ON 6 - News
Oklahoma Unemployment Rate Up Slightly In August
Oklahoma officials say the state's unemployment rate rose slightly to 4.7 percent in August, up from 4.6 percent in July.
Sheriff: Creek County Woman Disappeared After Borrowing Father's Truck
The Creek County Sheriff's office is asking for the public's help to locate a Kellyville woman who's been missing since September 15, 2014.
'Woofstock' To Spotlight Pet Adoption In Jenks Saturday
Billed as Oklahoma's largest and grooviest pet adoption event, Woofstock will take place Saturday, September 20, 2014.
Customers Line Up Early In Tulsa For New iPhones
People lined up early Friday at stores across Tulsa to be the first to get their hands on the new iPhone from Apple.
Police: Man Drowns In Hot Tub At Edmond Home
A man reportedly drowned in a hot tub at an Edmond home Friday morning.
Del City Coach Arrested For Sex Crimes With Student
A Del City High School color guard coach, accused of committing sex crimes with a 16-year-old male student, was arrested Wednesday.
Tulsa Police Look For Gunman Who Robbed Subway
Tulsa Police robbery investigators are asking for help in locating a man who robbed a Tulsa Subway restaurant on August 18, 2014.
Man Jumps From Moving SUV, Driver Keeps Going In Catoosa Traffic Stop
A man leaped out of a moving SUV and the driver kept going as Catoosa Police tried to pull it over on the I-44 entrance ramp in front of the Hard Rock Casino Friday morning.
Oklahoma Judge Dismisses Ten Commandments Lawsuit
An Oklahoma County judge has dismissed a lawsuit that challenges a Ten Commandments monument on the grounds of the state Capitol.
LeFlore County Inmate Recaptured After Escaping Work Crew
An escapee from a state prison in LeFlore County was recaptured a little over three hours after he disappeared from a work crew in Hodgen Thursday.
Tahlequah Teen Killed In Head-On Crash In Wagoner County
A 19-year-old Tahlequah man died and five other people were injured in a head-on crash on Highway 51 in Wagoner County late Thursday according to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.
Crash Backs Up Traffic On 41st Street At Highway 169
A four vehicle crash at the entrance ramp to northbound Highway 169 at 41st Street closed the ramp and backed up traffic on 41st in both directions Friday morning.
Man Robs Tulsa Convenience Store, Carjacks Customer
Tulsa Police are looking for a man who robbed a convenience store then stole a minivan from a woman entering the store early Friday.
Tulsa's Family Safety Center Helps Domestic Abuse Victims
Headlines of domestic violence associated with players in the NFL has ignited nationwide awareness of the issue.
Hundreds Pack Growing Downtown Collinsville
According to Downtown Inc., Collinsville's Main Street is now at 96 percent, that's something many residents are still getting use to.
Heart Of America Farm Show Kicks Off Near Beggs
A little bit of rain didn't stop the Heart of America farm show from kicking off Thursday near Beggs.
Report Says Oklahoma Highways Improving, Drivers Not Convinced
A national report says that Oklahoma highways are doing better, but convincing drivers could be a dead end.
Police Investigating 'Gun Fight' At Tulsa Apartments
Tulsa police are on the scene of a reported gun fight at the 9500 block of 11th and Mingo.
Jury Finds Tahlequah Woman Guilty Of Murdering Toddler
A Cherokee County foster parent is found guilty of murder after a two-year old girl died in her care last December.
One Of Oklahoma's Finest Named Army Reserve 'Drill Sergeant Of The Year'
An Army Drill Sergeant from Norman's 95th Reserve Training Division has been recognized as the elite of the elite.
Tulsans Start Celebrating City's Oldest Ethnic Festival
The Tulsa Greek Festival opened Thursday morning, and offers everything from authentic meals to ethnic dancing, and even shopping.
State Urges Oklahoma Voters To Use The Mail
A big election is coming up in a few weeks and the State Election Board wants people to know they can vote by mail. It's a way to never miss an election.
DA Requests To Revoke Bond Of Spavinaw Police Chief
The District Attorney's Office in Mayes County has requested to have the bond of a Spavinaw police chief revoked.
Oklahoma Schools Falling Behind In Science
Oklahoma's schools are falling behind in science according to the A-through-F school grades, to fix the problem, science teachers met Thursday to learn how to implement new science academic standards.
US rig count unchanged at 1,931
Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. was unchanged this week, holding at 1,931.
Police say 1 arrest made in Lawton shooting death
Police in Lawton say a man has been arrested in connection with a shooting that killed one man and wounded the victim's brother.
Oklahoma unemployment rate up slightly in August
Oklahoma officials say the state's unemployment rate rose slightly to 4.7 percent in August, up from 4.6 percent in July.
Oklahoma judge to rule on Ten Commandments lawsuit
An Oklahoma County judge is scheduled to decide whether to dismiss a lawsuit that challenges a Ten Commandments monument on the grounds of the state Capitol.
OSHA investigates death of elephant caretaker
Federal workplace safety officials are investigating the death of a Maine man who was crushed by an elephant in his care this month.
News Minute: Here is the latest Oklahoma news from The Associated Press
The University of Oklahoma Board of Regents has approved a plan to build three above-ground storm shelters on the Norman campus. The regents agreed yesterday to use $12 million from general obligation bond proceeds to...
Police: Oklahoma woman faces child rape charge
Cyril police have arrested a 31-year-old housekeeper who they say had sex with a 13-year-old boy.
Oklahoma prosecutor says ex-chief violating bond
The Mayes County district attorney wants the bond of a former police chief accused of molesting two girls revoked because he says the man has been watching them at school from his car.
Tulsa officer shoots pit bulls attacking man
A Tulsa police officer has fatally shot one of two pit bulls who mauled a man.
Thieves steal Mustangs from Tulsa dealership
Tulsa police are searching for thieves who stole three Ford Mustangs from an area dealership.
Utah doctor gets up to life in wife's murder
A Utah doctor convicted of murdering his wife in a case that became a true-crime cable TV obsession was sentenced Friday to 17 years to life in prison at a hearing in which his daughter called him a monster.
Picassos among pieces going on public view in Ohio
When retail mogul Leslie Wexner peers at one of the Picassos, Dubuffets or Giacomettis in the personal art collection he and his wife Abigail have amassed over the years, he feels a range of emotions that often include...
Hearing set for man accused of starting huge fire
Higher humidity Friday helped slow the growth of a massive Northern California wildfire that authorities say was set deliberately and has forced some 2,800 people to evacuate.
Connecticut ex-governor convicted of new crimes
Former Connecticut Gov. John G. Rowland, who resigned from office a decade ago in a corruption scandal, was convicted Friday of federal charges that he conspired to hide payment for work on two congressional campaigns.
3 found guilty in Georgia salmonella trial
A federal jury convicted the owner of a peanut plant and two others Friday in connection with a salmonella outbreak that prompted one of the largest U.S. food recalls ever, sickened hundreds across the country and was...
Huge license plate scanner networks track drivers
A battle over massive systems that use cameras to monitor license plates and track drivers' comings and goings across the country has raised the ire of those who are being rebuffed in their attempts to find out how the...
Italian village honoring pilots of WWII US bomber
Nearly 70 years after they died when their crippled bomber slammed into a northern Italian mountain, the two Americans at the controls of the ill-fated warplane are being honored by residents of a village near the crash site.
DA dismisses most remaining protest arrests in NC
The top prosecutor in North Carolina's capital is dropping criminal charges against hundreds of people arrested at mass protests at the state legislature last year.
Experts: Science class can dazzle with less danger
A dazzling show of fire and color can make science come alive for young students, but it can also inflict serious and painful injuries, as flash fires in Nevada and Colorado showed this month.
Ohio creator of Slush Puppies dead at age 74
Will Radcliff, who built a multimillion-dollar global business from flavored, icy Slush Puppie drinks, has died in Cincinnati. He was 74.
Administrators: Grading System Flawed, Don't Pay Attention To State Report Cards
Oklahoma handed out some Fs to its public schools, but school administrators said the grading system is so flawed that they don't pay much attention to the report cards.??
OU Breaks Ground For New Medical Facility On Tulsa Campus
The University of Oklahoma broke ground on a new multi-million dollar medical training facility on their Tulsa campus Wednesday.
Tahlequah Sophomore Facing Suspension Over 'Racy' Story
A sophomore at Tahlequah High School is in hot water over a story he wrote.
Suspicious Car Near School Playground Has Kiefer Parents On Edge
Some Green Country parents are on edge after a suspicious man was seen taking pictures of children on an elementary school playground.
Hoover Elementary Parents, Kids Raising Money To Keep Kindergarten Teacher
Parents and students at Hoover Elementary have to raise enough money to cover Mr. Foreman's salary for a year or Tulsa Public Schools will move his job elsewhere.
Tahlequah High School Teacher Named 2015 'Teacher Of The Year'
Tahlequah High School teacher Jason Scott Proctor has been named the ?2015 Oklahoma Teacher of the Year.?
Cherokee Nation: Two Young Men Not Abducted From Catoosa Casino
The Cherokee Nation says two young men were not abducted from the Hard Rock Casino in Catoosa, in spite of what they told Ramona Police.
North Tulsa Community Center Celebrates 30 Years Of Service
A north Tulsa community center is celebrating 30 years of serving Tulsa. The Community Action Resource Association, CARA, provides after-school care and hot meals to children.
Henryetta Teacher In The Running For $100K Educational Grant
Representatives of Farmers Insurance arrived in Cheryl Boatner's classroom to tell her she is one of 15 teachers across the country in the running for one of five $100,000 educational grants.
Brain-Eating Amoeba Found In Louisiana Tap Water Treated Same As Tulsa's
Amoeba-laden tap water has killed at least two people in Louisiana, and, it turns out their water is treated the same way Tulsa's water is treated.
Documents Reveal Path Of Potentially Explosive Trains Through Oklahoma
Following a series of 6 Investigates special reports, the State of Oklahoma releases important information about trains moving through Green Country, carrying a potentially explosive type of oil.
6 Investigates FBI Files Of Famous Oklahomans
It turns out the FBI has also been keeping tabs on some famous Oklahomans, and when they died their files were open to the public.
6 Investigates: Creek County Water Contamination Issues Ongoing For Years
And it's not just Creek County District 1 and 2, it?s Districts 3 and 4 also, and a long list of other water suppliers throughout Oklahoma.
Oklahoma Possibly Reversing Course Regarding Railroad Confidentiality Agreements
The state appears to be reversing course regarding confidentiality agreements with railroads.
Police: Thief Takes Drugs From Man In Wheelchair At Tulsa Nursing Home
Tulsa police hope the public can recognize a man in a red shirt who went to the Heritage Landing assisted living home last month.
OKC Police: Naked Man Arrested After Being Caught With Women's Underwear
A man was arrested for public indecency after Oklahoma City police said they caught him completely naked with a bundle of women's underwear.
Police: Three Cars Stolen From Tulsa Car Dealership
Tulsa Police are looking for the thieves who stole the three Ford Mustangs from a dealership early Thursday.
Tulsa Undersheriff: Deputy's Arrest 'Punch In The Gut For Everyone'
A Tulsa County Sheriff's deputy is behind bars for sexual assault. Investigators said their top priority right now is to find additional victims.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
American Airlines Employees Favor The Tail Flag Design
After a company-wide vote with 60,148 votes cast, the airline announced Thursday, the majority are in favor of keeping the redesigned tail flag.
Macy's To Build Order Fulfillment Center In Owasso
Macy's will build a massive order fulfillment center on the west side of Owasso, bringing 1,500 full and part-time jobs to the area.