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Republican Tulsa County Sheriff Candidates Sound Off At Forum
Republican candidates for Tulsa County sheriff sounded off Monday night, talking about racial profiling, the possibility of privatizing the jail and restoring trust in the department.
BA Neighbors Credit Firefighters? Quick Action For Saving Homes
People in one Broken Arrow neighborhood said their houses would be piles of rubble if not for firefighters' quick actions.
Wildfire Gives Mannford Residents Flashback To 2012 Fires
Firefighters contained a grass fire near Mannford, but it brought back tough memories from a fire that devastated parts of Creek County in 2012.
Counselor Reacts To Recent Sexual Assault Reports At OK Schools
Recently we have heard of a number of sexual assaults either happening on school campuses or during school-sanctioned events.
Fast-Moving Wildfire Near Mannford Contained
A wildfire burned through brush and threatened a barn near Mannford City Lake Monday afternoon.
Crews Battle, Contain Fire Near Claremore
Crews from several fire departments in Rogers County worked together to contain a grass fire in eastern Claremore.
Dick Faurot's Weather Blog: Lighter Winds Tuesday, Still High Fire Danger
Although the winds will not be as strong Tuesday, they will still be gusty and with very dry air in place, fire danger is still a concern.
Oklahoma Couple Celebrates Super Bowl 1 Love Story, Wedding
Sunday was Super Bowl 50, but for one couple it was a day to celebrate something that happened on the day of Super Bowl 1.
Tulsa Officers Bust Man At Motel For Suspected Sex Trafficking
Tulsa’s vice squad arrested a man they say was looking for some underage girls to work as prostitutes for him.
School Bond Elections Set For Tulsa-Area Schools Tuesday
Tulsa-area school districts are asking voters to approve new money for students Tuesday. Bond elections are set in Berryhill, Jenks, and Bixby and the Union school districts.
Community Mourns Two Adair Public School Students Lost To Fire
Students and staff at Adair Public Schools are mourning the loss of two of its students, Kyana and Benjamin Wilkins. The two died in a fire with their grandmother Betty Yust and uncle Marty Yust.
Oklahoma Army National Guard Chopper Fights Fire Near Leonard
Bixby and other firefighters fought a wildfire south of Tulsa near Leonard Monday afternoon.
High Winds Fueling Grass Fires Around The Metro
Crews are working to get a handle on a grass fire that flared up just east of the metro, near Spencer, Monday afternoon.
Fire Near Bixby Elementary School Out, No Structures Damaged
A grass fire Monday afternoon threatened Bixby Northeast Elementary at 11901 E. 131st Street South and surrounding homes.
Suspect Arrested After Break-In At Edmond Sorority House
A metro man is behind bars after a bizarre break-in at an Edmond sorority house, early Sunday morning.
Tulsa Tony Bennett Concert Canceled
The Tony Bennett concert scheduled for April in Tulsa has been canceled.
How Will El Nino Affect Oklahoma's Spring Weather?
We've had an El Niño for the history books so far, and it is likely to greatly affect our weather as we move forward into spring.
Chesapeake Energy: No Plans To Pursue Bankruptcy
Chesapeake Energy in Oklahoma City announced Monday morning it has no plans pursue bankruptcy and is, “Aggressively seeking to maximize value of all shareholders.”
Anadarko Police Seek Persons Of Interest In Shooting Death
Anadarko police are investigating the shooting death of a male victim.
WATCH NOW: Tulsa Firefighters Rescue Dachshund Tangled In Fence
A Tulsa dog had a tough run-in with a chain link fence Monday morning but is expected to be OK after firefighters rescued her.
Presidential Candidates Make Final Pitch Ahead Of New Hampshire Primary
Presidential candidates are making their final pitch to New Hampshire voters on Monday ahead of Tuesday's primary.
OHP Releases Name Of Woman Hit, Killed On Turner Turnpike
The Oklahoma Highway Patrol has released the name of a woman killed while walking on the Turner Turnpike in Sapulpa.
NFL Raises Awareness Of Domestic Violence Second Year In A Row
For the second year in a row, the NFL has partnered with the organization "No More" to shine a light on domestic violence.
Man Arrested After High-Speed Tulsa Police Pursuit
A man is in jail after leading Tulsa police on a high-speed chase through a neighborhood near Lewis and Independence.
Forecasters warn of high fire risk in southwest Oklahoma
Forecasters say much of Oklahoma is at a high risk for wildfires on Monday, particularly in the southwestern part of the state.
News Minute: Here is the latest Oklahoma news from The Associated Press
Authorities in Anadarko are investigating after a man was shot to death over the weekend. Anadarko police say the victim was found Sunday night in a drainage ditch. Police say a bystander tried to save the victim before...
Arraignment for ex-trooper accused of assaulting 3 women
A former Oklahoma Highway Patrolman accused of assaulting three women during traffic stops is due in court for his arraignment.
Parents opposed to mandatory vaccinations rally in Oklahoma
Dozens of parents opposed to mandatory vaccinations for their children are rallying at the Oklahoma Capitol.
More budget cuts likely for Oklahoma schools, roads, prisons
Deeper budget cuts are coming for Oklahoma's schools, health care, roads and prisons.
Tulsa institute receives grant for innovation work
The Oklahoma Innovation Institute is in line to receive a grant of $351,400 to promote its core purpose.
Hearing Monday for ex-deputy charged in fatal shooting case
A former Oklahoma volunteer sheriff's deputy charged with second-degree manslaughter in the fatal shooting of an unarmed man is due in court.
Authorities investigating fatal shooting in Anadarko
Authorities in Anadarko are investigating after a man was shot to death over the weekend.
Sports Minute: Here is the latest Oklahoma sports news from The Associated Press
Pat Birt matched his season high of 27 points and Tulsa beat Houston 77-63 on Sunday. Birt was 10 of 18 from the field for the Golden Hurricane. James Woodard added 15 points as Tulsa won for the seventh time in its last...
Man dies after shooting outside Tulsa bar, suspect arrested
Tulsa police say a man who was shot outside a Tulsa bar has died and that a suspect who was arrested for the shooting will be charged with murder.
Legislatures consider special protections for gun industry
A terse letter from Andrew Clyde's credit card-processing company explained it was discontinuing his corporate account because his Georgia firearms business "no longer met our underwriting guidelines." In a panic,...
Obama asking Congress for emergency funding to combat Zika
President Barack Obama is asking Congress for more than $1.8 billion in emergency funding to fight the Zika virus and the mosquitoes that spread it here and abroad, but says "there shouldn't be a panic on this."
Attorney General to visit 6 cities to highlight police work
Attorney General Loretta Lynch plans to visit six cities in the coming months to highlight police departments she sees as role models for law enforcement.
An icky new hero: Roach-like robots may help in disasters
When buildings collapse in future disasters, the hero helping rescue trapped people may be a robotic cockroach.
Living with people they bite, Zika mosquitoes hard to fight
The mosquitoes that spread the Zika virus are among the hardest species to fight because they live and breed in tub drains, dog bowls, buckets, flower pots and other spots where water collects inside the houses and yards...
New York moves to stop gay conversion therapy for youths
New York is taking steps to stop therapists from trying to change young people's sexual orientation, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Saturday, joining a number of states that have acted against what's known as gay...
Winter storm could dump over a foot of snow on Cape Cod
A wind-driven winter storm brought blizzard conditions to Cape Cod and threatened to drop more than a foot of snow on southeastern Massachusetts on Monday. Motorists in New England were warned to be vigilant after a...
More than 30 injured in Connecticut casino bus crash
A charter bus driving through a snowstorm to a casino flipped onto its side Monday, injuring more than 30 people and closing the northbound side of Interstate 95 in Connecticut.
Lead contamination of Flint water draws multiple lawsuits
One lawsuit seeks to replace lead-leaching water lines at no cost to customers. Another seeks money for thousands of Flint residents who unwittingly drank toxic water. A third complaint has been filed on behalf of people...
Next up: New Hampshire set to vote in nation's first primary
It's been 100 years since New Hampshire held its first presidential primary, and it seems like some of the current candidates have been hanging around for nearly that long. More than a few started popping up a full two...
BA Takes Precautions After Student Diagnosed With Infection, District Says
Common areas are being disinfected even though the transmission risk of Clostridium difficile is low, according to Broken Arrow Public Schools.
Sapulpa Parents Opposed To Bill Potentially Consolidating Schools
Parents in one Oklahoma community are saying no to a bill state representatives say will improve the education financial problems.
OU Professor Participating In Seismic Testing
Now that Oklahoma has become a hot spot for seismic activity, an OU researcher is on a mission to make buildings earthquake resistant.
BA Student's E-Cigarette Catches Backpack On Fire, Building Evacuated
Broken Arrow High School officials have confirmed there was an evacuation of the vocational agriculture building on Friday after a student’s backpack caught fire.
Owasso Student's Doodle Makes Cut In 'Doodle 4 Google' Contest
A doodle by a fifth grader at Owasso's Barnes Elementary is one of 53 selected in Google's eighth annual Doodle 4 Google competition.
Preston Schools Closed Due Odor Of Gas
Preston Public Schools in Okmulgee County said they canceled classes Thursday due to a natural gas odor. The school administration issued the notice early Thursday morning.
Tulsa Students Taking Ballet Lessons To Increase Physical Activity
There are national studies that show participation in physical activity helps students learn. Well, some students at Tulsa's Wright Elementary may be ‘Leaps Ahead.’
Education Foundations Doing Part To Make OK Schools 'So Much More'
With Oklahoma's public schools struggling, one way you can help is by getting involved with your district's education foundation.
Okay Public Schools Now Allowing Staff To Carry Guns On Campus
Okay Public Schools in Wagoner County now allows teachers and staff members to legally carry guns on school grounds.
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.
Possible Conflicts Of Interest For Tulsa Judge In Bob Bates Case
The district judge presiding over the manslaughter trial for the former reserve deputy who shot Harris never disclosed that he twice worked as a divorce attorney for the undercover officer captured on that video, an investigation by The Frontier has found.
Second Judge Recuses Herself In Former Tulsa Deputy's Manslaughter Trial
A second judge has stepped down in the upcoming trial of former Tulsa County reserve deputy Robert Bates.
Nepotism Questions: TCSO Undersheriff Working With Relative
The man acting as Tulsa County sheriff has a relative working as a deputy, and it’s raising questions about violations to state nepotism laws.
Branstetter: Tulsa Surgeon's Case May Prompt Ethics Questions
News On 6 and "The Frontier" continue to follow the Oklahoma Democratic Party's call for an investigation into Governor Mary Fallin.
Sheriff's Office Seizes Citizens' Cash, Guns Through Unclaimed Property Law
The Tulsa County Sheriff's office wants to dispose of some property seized during investigations, even though sometimes the property was never connected to a crime.
Judge, Former Reserve Deputy, Assigned To Cases Involving TCSO
One judge admits cases involving the sheriff's office were funneled to him, but a review of this practice by News On 6 and our partner, The Frontier, found cases must be assigned at random.
Tulsa Homeowner Warns Of Theft Dangers
A homeowner near 41st and Lewis has a warning for others about what you could be doing that puts you at risk of thieves.
Norman Police Search For One In Connection With Dec. 2015 Homicide
Police in Norman say they're looking for a killer, and they they need the public's help to nab him.
Police Arrest Suspect In Tulsa Bar Shooting; Victim Clinging To Life
TPD says Watani Phinnes Gleason, 33, has been arrested for shooting another man at Mama T’s Big Easy bar at 65th and Peoria early Saturday morning.
Two Juveniles, One Man Arrested In Tulsa Police Pursuit
A Tulsa police officer was assaulted following a pursuit late Saturday night, authorities say.
Jenks Police Arrest Alleged Serial Burglar
Jenks detectives say they have made an arrest in a series of burglaries. Officers say a stolen iPad led them to suspect Kendall Murphy's car at London Square Apartments in Tulsa.
Cushing Man Charged With 7-Hour Rape, Attack Of Pregnant Woman
A Cushing man is accused of physically and sexually assaulting a pregnant woman for nearly seven hours and trying to abort the baby during the attack, according to court documents.
Tulsa Man Arrested After Pointing 'Guns' At Drivers
Deputies said Michael Carter was holding a plastic M16-style toy gun, a black plastic handgun and a black plastic knife. Witnesses believed the guns to be real and that they were going to be shot, a report said.
Tulsa Pizza Delivery Driver Punched And Robbed
Police say a pizza delivery driver was punched in the face and his pizzas stolen outside a north Tulsa home early Saturday.
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.