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Hot & Muggy Oklahoma, With A Few Storms Possible
The weak boundary located northwest of the Tulsa metro will provide a slight chance of scattered showers and storms for the next 24 to 36 hours. A few of the storms tonight into Friday morning could become severe with pockets of heavy rainfall, damaging winds, and some small hail.
Iowa's Alternative Education Program Could Help Improve OK Education
We visited Iowa, the state with the highest graduation rate in the nation, for a look at one of their alternative education programs.
Car Break-Ins Rise In Brady District; TPD Up Patrols
Dozens of car break-ins in the Brady Arts District are prompting police to step up patrols.
Thanks To Bond, Bixby Leaders Focused On Fixing Flood Issues
Thanks to voters approving referendums in Bixby, the City can address major flooding issues in the southern part of town.
Five Tulsa Companies Vying For Chance To Speak At SXSW
Five Tulsa companies are in the running for a spot at one of the nation's largest and varied conferences, but they need your help getting there.
Search Warrant Gives New Details About Recent Tulsa Rape Arrest
A newly released search warrant is providing new details about the arrest of rape suspect Evan Parrott.
DPS Considering Furloughs For Troopers, DPS Employees
After massive budget cuts, the Department of Public safety is considering furloughing State troopers and DPS employees across Oklahoma.
Duke University Sues Aubrey McClendon's Estate
Duke University is suing Aubrey McClendon's estate for about $10 million in unpaid pledges to the university.
Land Purchase Returns Piece Of History To Osage Nation
A piece of treasured history is back in the hands of the Osage Nation. It’s known as the Bluestem Ranch to some, but, to many others, it’s considered sacred land.
Former OK Pastor Sentenced to 6 Months For Sexual Misconduct With Teen Boys
A former youth pastor who admitted to inappropriately texting sexually explicit messages to teenage boys will serve six months in jail for his crimes.
Report Shows More Budget Issues At Tulsa County Jail
The Tulsa County jail has a continuing problem with staff - not as many employees as administrators want, yet not enough money to pay the staff that's already there.
After Questioning, Tulsa Police Release Person Of Interest In Tulsa Murder
Tulsa Police say the man they were searching for in connection to the shooting death of a teenager on Tuesday night was questioned and released Wednesday.
Tulsa County DA Charges 3 Men With Inappropriate Touching During Massage
The Tulsa County District Attorney's Office has charged three men with inappropriately touching women during massages.
Buses Stolen From Twin Hills School District Found Burned
Both buses stolen from the Twin Hills School District were found burned Wednesday afternoon.
Lack Of School Bus Routes Leaves BA Families Worried, Upset
A grandmother fears for her granddaughter's safety as she walks to school because there's no bus.
Medical Marijuana Measure Must Clear More Hurdles Before Public Vote
Supporters of medical marijuana were able to gather enough signatures to put the measure up to a vote.
Tulsa Photographers' Slave Castle Photos To Hang In National Museum
The National Museum of African American History and Culture opens in Washington D.C. next month. The work of two area photographers will be featured as part of that opening.
OSSAA Announces Ed Sheakley Will No Longer Serve As Executive Director
The governing Board of Directors of the Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association announced today that Ed Sheakley will no longer continue to serve as Executive Director of the Association.
Silver Alert For Muskogee Man Canceled
The Silver Alert issued for an elderly Muskogee man has been canceled.
Fire Damages Rural Tulsa County Home
Firefighters say residents of a rural Sand Springs home are without a place to stay after the home burns overnight.
Volunteers From Tulsa Church Help Louisiana Flood Victims
A group of volunteers from Tulsa Hills Church of the Nazarene are in Louisiana, responding to the flood-ravaged Baton Rouge area.
Tulsa County Jail Staffing Down, Budget Problems Continue
The Tulsa county jail continues to struggle with the budget, and staffing - two related problems.
Glenpool High School Students Take Part In 22 Pushup Challenge
Glenpool High School is doing their part Wednesday to raise awareness for veterans and their families who are affected by suicide.
Tulsa Zoo Reveals Gender, Name of Baby Jaguar
The Tulsa Zoo says its newest Jaguar is a girl and her name is Babette.
American University Of Afghanistan In Kabul Under Attack
The American University of Afghanistan is under attack, according to multiple accounts.
Tulsa Police Arrest Two In Shooting Death Of 17-Year-Old
Zaire Ross and Chrishun Smith were arrested after bringing a 17-year-old shooting victim to a Tulsa hospital where he died.
Tulsa Man Charged With Killing Khalid Jabara Pleads Not Guilty
Court records show a Tulsa man charged with killing his neighbor earlier this month entered a plea of not guilty during a court appearance Wednesday morning.
Tillman County added to disaster declaration for June storms
Gov. Mary Fallin says Tillman County has been added to a disaster declaration as a result of severe storms and flooding that began June 11.
News Minute: Here is the latest Oklahoma news from The Associated Press at 4:40 p.m. CDT
The runner-up in a Democratic runoff election for an Oklahoma congressional seat in which the two candidates are separated by only 40 votes says he hasn't decided whether to seek a recount. Former state Sen. Al...
40 votes separate Oklahoma Democrat congressional candidates
The runner-up in a Democratic runoff election for an Oklahoma congressional seat in which the two candidates are separated by only 40 votes says he hasn't decided whether to seek a recount.
Cuts may result in unpaid furloughs of Oklahoma troopers
The Oklahoma Department of Public Safety is considering furloughs for state troopers and other employees because of budget cuts.
Department making changes in nutrition program due to cuts
The Oklahoma Department of Human Services says budget cuts have led to changes in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, which was formerly known as food stamps.
1 found dead by firefighters in burning home in Spencer
Firefighters say one person was found dead as they fought a fire at a home in Spencer.
Rival schools lend football gear to Oklahoma team after fire
Several Oklahoma schools are providing equipment and gear to a rival high school football team whose locker room caught fire this week.
Police find man shot to death in northeast Oklahoma City
Police say a 26-year-old man has been found shot to death in northeast Oklahoma City.
Tulsa police say 17-year-old dies after shooting, 2 arrested
Police in Tulsa say a 17-year-old died following a shooting on the city's east side and two suspects are in custody.
Elephant struggles to adjust to Oklahoma zoo
Zoo records show that an elephant transferred from Seattle's Woodland Park Zoo to Oklahoma City Zoo last year has been bitten by her new herd members.
Cruise line CEO details Alaska bear mauling of 2 workers
A bear that mauled two cruise ship wilderness guides during a hiking excursion in Alaska attacked so quickly that there was little time to defend against the animal, the CEO of the cruise ship company said.
Yellowstone celebrates Park Service centennial, despite fire
Popular tourist areas in Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks will be open for the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service on Thursday, but a wildfire is forcing some visitors to drive a little farther than...
Mobile homes returning to Louisiana after deadly flooding
Mobile homes will fill front yards across southern Louisiana again, just like after Hurricane Katrina, as federal authorities bring in temporary housing for thousands of people displaced by catastrophic flooding.
Tornadoes damage Indiana, but leave no one seriously hurt
Tornadoes that touched down in central Indiana tore roofs off apartment buildings, sent air conditioners falling onto parked cars and cut power to thousands of people, but left no one seriously injured.
Soldier who killed 5 Dallas officers showed PTSD symptoms
By GARANCE BURKE Associated Press The Army reservist who killed five Dallas police officers last month showed symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder after returning home from Afghanistan in 2014, but...
Colorado sheriff accused of sexually assaulting inmate
A sheriff in rural Colorado was arrested after being accused of taking a developmentally delayed inmate to his home, sexually assaulting her and threatening to put her in prison for the rest of her life if she told anyone,...
Nonprofit asking Clinton, Trump to stop campaigning on 9/11
A national organization promoting Sept. 11 as a day of public service and remembrance is asking presidential candidates to stop campaigning and running political ads on the 15th anniversary of the terror attacks.
State police: No serious injuries after Indiana tornadoes
No serious injuries were reported after multiple tornadoes touched down Wednesday in central Indiana, tearing the roofs off apartment buildings, sending air conditioners falling onto parked cars and cutting power to...
Paisley Park, home of Prince, opens for public tours Oct. 6
Paisley Park, the private estate and studio complex of the late rock superstar Prince, will open for daily public tours starting Oct. 6, the trust company overseeing his estate announced Wednesday, and the company that...
German tourist dies of injuries after California car crash
Authorities say one of three German tourists whose rental car crashed over a steep embankment after leaving Yosemite National park has died.
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.
31 Felony Charges Filed Against Jones Child Sexual Abuse Suspect
Thirty-one felony charges have been filed against a Jones, Oklahoma, man accused of sexually abusing two young girls.
Bixby Mom Arrested After Drugs, Needles Found Near Daughter's Playpen
Sheriff's deputies arrest a Bixby mother for child endangerment Tuesday evening after finding her one-year-old daughter in a playpen with pill bottles and used needles nearby.
Two Caught On Video Breaking Into Tulsa Cell Phone Store
Employees at a Tulsa cell phone store are cleaning up after they say two people smashed their front window, but apparently didn't take anything.
Dashcam Video Shows Chase Between TPD, Murder Suspect
Tulsa police released dash cam video from a high-speed chase with a murder suspect.