Title: News On 6 - News
Vacant Sapulpa Home Destroyed By Fire
Sapulpa Fire investigators are trying to determine what caused a fire that heavily damaged a vacant home early Friday.
Businesses Lose Cool, Customers After Thieves Steal Copper From AC Units
A west Tulsa shopping strip doesn’t have air conditioning after thieves took copper and parts to eight units.
Oklahoma Rain Helping Fix Some Cracked Foundations
This year's rainy weather has put many homeowners on shifting ground.The drought we had for several years caused foundations to crack and settle, but now the saturated soil is having the opposite effect and is actually lifting some homes back to their proper place.In fact, some homes have been lifted as much as a half an inch in just four weeks, meaning some of the cracks are getting smaller.Just a little more than halfway through the year and Oklahoma has already surpassed the amo...
14 Year Old Wanted For Gang-Related Shooting That Killed Tulsa Girl
Tulsa Police are searching for a 14-year-old boy in connection to a gang-related shooting that took the life of a 16-year-old girl.
Man Unsure Of Attacker's Apology After BA Road Rage Incident
Police say a man was beaten with a flashlight following a road rage attack in Broken Arrow. The suspect apologized, but the victim said her story is absurd.
Police Looking For Teen In Fatal Owasso Shooting
Owasso Police are still looking for an 18-year-old wanted in connection with a fatal shooting outside an Owasso convenience store on July 24.
Man Sought In Tulsa Shooting Death Arrested
A 22-year-old Tulsa man accused of shooting and killing a man early Thursday was arrested by police early Friday.
Gang Uses Tulsa Motel As Crime Base; Release Names Of 6 Arrested
Six people are in jail after Tulsa police and FBI agents raided an east Tulsa motel they said was being used by a gang as a crime base.
Video Shows Timeline Of Vinita Boys In Sun At Splash Pad, Police Say
The Vinita police chief says investigators have a timeline of how long severely sunburned and blistered boys were at a splash pad with their daycare on Friday.
Dick Faurot's Weather Blog: Not As Hot, Slight Chance Of Storms
Brief break in the heat next day or two, but also slight chance of showers/storms.
Caney Woman One Of World's Top Horse Shoe Pitchers
The World Horseshoe Pitching Championship just finished in Topeka, Kansas. Not far from there, in Caney, lives Edith Ferrell, one of the top pitchers in the world."This is my world championship I just finished," she said.Edith showed off a few of her horseshoe pitching competition shirts - when you are in one of the big national or international tournaments you gotta have one with your name on the back.Meanwhile, her husband Bill created a makeshift horseshoe court so she cou...
Former Tulsa Gang Members Hope To Change Lives Of Others
Former members of Tulsa's Bloods and Crips gangs are trying to change lives. They've organized a unity picnic, hoping to convince young gang members to stop the violence.
Suspect In Death Of Talala Man Charged With Murder
Tulsa County prosecutors filed a murder charge against the suspect in the murder of a disabled Talala man.
Man Bicycling Across America Killed In Oklahoma Wreck
A man bicycling across America to raise money for affordable housing died after being hit by a car in western Oklahoma Thursday morning.
Blue Moon? Friday's Celestial Event Comes With A Catch
This is an astronomy story that comes up only once in a blue moon, like on Friday. Maybe.
Man Shot To Death During Fight, Tulsa Police Identify Suspect, Victim
A man died moments after being shot inside a home early Thursday, according to Tulsa Police.
Fire Alarm Building To House First Tulsa Firefighters Museum
A historic Tulsa building is a piece of new history, and will soon become the home to the very first Tulsa Firefighters Museum.
Oklahoma High School Graduation Rates Drop in All Student Groups
Oklahoma’s high school graduation rate has dropped, with low-income students seeing the largest decline, according to the latest data available from the state Department of Education.
TPD: Crack Cocaine, $60K In Cash Among Things Confiscated In Tulsa Motel Raid
The Tulsa Police Department has released a list of what its special investigation officers and FBI agents recovered at a local motel after serving a federal search warrant on Thursday evening.
No One Injured After SUV, Train Collide In Edmond
Police in Edmond were called out to the scene of a crash involving a vehicle and a train, Thursday afternoon.
Inmate Asks For More Lethal Injection Information
Lawyers for a death row inmate said Alabama should be forced to disclose more information about lethal injection procedures before resuming executions.
Man Arrested For Sexual Assault In Tulsa Apartment
Tulsa police have arrested a man in a sexual assault reported Wednesday at the Brightwater Apartments on Southwest Boulevard.
Osage SkyNews 6 HD Checks Out End Of Tulsa City Pools' Swim Season
Tulsa Parks & Recreation Department has already closed one city pool for the season and the four more will close next week.Osage SkyNews 6 HD pilot Will Kavanagh flew over Reed Park Pool near 41st and Union Thursday.
Task Force Wants F-35 Wing Based At Tulsa
A task force is being formed to insure Tulsa's Air National Guard base in Tulsa is selected to be one of the operational locations to receive the F-35 "Lightning II" fifth generation fighter.
Federal grant targets urban health disparities in Oklahoma
Researchers at the University of Oklahoma's College of Nursing are using a $300,000 federal grant to focus on improving health and eliminating urban health disparities in the state.
Oklahoma Air National Guard to receive new aircraft, mission
The Oklahoma Air National Guard is getting a new aircraft, and a new mission.
UCO gets Vet Center grant to upgrade campus veteran spaces
Veterans at the University of Central Oklahoma will soon have an upgraded space to relax, study and socialize, thanks to a Vet Center Initiative grant.
Sports Minute: Here is the latest Oklahoma sports news from The Associated Press
DeWanna Bonner had 24 points and nine rebounds as the Phoenix Mercury beat Tulsa 78-66 on Thursday night in the Shock's first game since their Dallas relocation announcement. Phoenix trailed 61-59 with 5 minutes...
News Minute: Here is the latest Oklahoma news from The Associated Press
An Oklahoma judge is defending his actions in allowing country music stars Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert to keep details of their divorce private. The Oklahoman newspaper reports that attorneys and others had...
This Hour: Latest Oklahoma news, sports, business and entertainment
State officials in Oklahoma and voting rights advocates have announced an agreement to provide more voter registration access to Oklahoma citizens and stave off a potential lawsuit over the state's compliance with...
Police look for boy, 14, charged in fatal shooting in Tulsa
Authorities are searching for a 14-year-old boy who has been charged with first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of a 16-year-old girl in north Tulsa.
Remington Park to kick off 28th year of thoroughbred racing
A season-long tribute to legendary jockey Cliff Berry will highlight the thoroughbred season at Remington Park that kicks off next month.
Oklahoma attorney general charges man with larceny by fraud
An Oklahoma City man accused of knowingly transferring money that belonged to other people to his personal bank accounts has been charged with two counts of larceny by fraud or theft by Attorney General Scott Pruitt's...
Scott Cruse named head of FBI's Oklahoma City division
FBI Director James Comey has named Scott Cruse as special agent in charge of the FBI's Oklahoma City Division, which covers all 77 counties in the state.
Escaped inmate suspected in killing near Pennsylvania jail
Police searched Friday for an inmate they say walked away from a work-release program while serving jail time for a probation violation, killed an acquaintance who lived nearby, then took off in a stolen truck.
Judge leaves Katy Perry's bid to buy convent in limbo
Katy Perry's dream of owning a hilltop convent near Hollywood is going to have to wait a while longer.
Questions remain after Boston's 2024 Olympics bid ends
Boston's bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics flamed out in spectacular fashion this week, with local organizers and the U.S. Olympic Committee deciding to part ways after the mayor and Massachusetts' governor refused...
WikiLeaks says US spied on Japanese government, companies
The WikiLeaks website published documents Friday that it said shows the U.S. government spied on Japanese officials and companies.
US court says drug-sniffing dog fails the smell test
Lex the police dog from central Illinois is far from top dog in drug-sniffing skills.
Suspect in Charleston church shooting due in federal court
The man accused of slaying nine parishioners as they worshipped at a South Carolina church was expected in court Friday to face dozens of federal charges, including hate crimes and obstructing the practice of religion.
Closing of Baltimore detention center marks a milestone
An announcement by Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan that he is closing the Baltimore City Detention Center marked a milestone in long-standing problems with the state's dangerously decrepit correctional facilities.
Confederate flags placed at Martin Luther King's church
Surveillance cameras caught images of two white males laying Confederate battle flags on the ground near the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s church, but it wasn't clear whether they had committed a crime.
Dig returns to artifact-rich Colonial American site in NY
An archaeological project has returned to an artifact-rich state park in the southern Adirondacks on what was the focal point of the warring British and French empires more than 250 years ago.
Survivor recalls horrific shooting, unaware parents are dead
Bullets whizzed past a woman's head as she fled from an 18-year-old gunman who had posed as a stranded motorist to convince her family to help him on the roadside of a Montana Indian reservation, the woman recounted to...
Long Time Haskell Teacher Retires At 90
If he’s not Oklahoma's longest serving teachers, he is close, but after 65 years in the classroom, the teacher everyone calls “Prof.” is ready to retire at 90 years young.
TPS Teachers Give Direct Feedback To Superintendent
TPS kicked off a strategy session Monday with what some teachers said is a novel approach – listening to the teachers about how the district can improve.
Sand Springs Students Lay Wreath At Tomb Of The Unknown Soldier
Some of Oklahoma's Own laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.
Tulsa-Area Students Taking The Heat This Summer
The peak of the summer heat is coming along at the start of band camps and football practices, and that means a lot of kids are getting out in the heat and staying there.
Bartlesville Teacher Uses Birthday Money To Enhance Learning Environment
One Bartlesville teacher said she plans to use her birthday gift money on things for her classroom, and other teachers are doing the same.
Oklahoma State University Releases Crop Analysis App
Oklahoma State University is offering a new app that allows users to monitor the growth and potential damage to crops in the field through photos taken with a smartphone.
State's 12 Teacher Of The Year Finalists Announced
The finalists were named during a ceremony at the Oklahoma State Department of Educations summer conference.
Oklahoma PTA Considering A Boycott Of State Mandated Tests
The Oklahoma PTA is considering taking some drastic action when it comes to state testing.
OSU Researchers Hope To Improve Antivenom Treatment
Oklahoma has seven types of venomous snakes and research at the OSU Center for Health Sciences could make treating a bite more effective.
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.
News On 6 Investigates The Phenomenon Of RODS
After seeing a pattern in old photographs, one man from New Mexico believes he's discovered a new life form, which has spurred a worldwide debate.
6 Investigates: Oklahoma's 'Largest Oil And Gas Drilling Spill Of Its Kind'
This summer Oklahoma experienced what regulators think is the largest oil and gas drilling spill of its kind, when more than 21,000 gallons of hydrochloric acid spilled into a farmer's alfalfa field.
6 Investigates: Records Show Oklahoma Prisons Release Most Criminals Early
It turns out Oklahoma prisons release almost all criminals before their sentences have been served as long as it's not life.
Oklahoma's Education Lottery: Underperforming Or Undercut?
To most people, $625 million is a lot of money, but to critics of Oklahoma's education lottery, $625 million is nothing more than proof the lottery has not delivered what voters were promised.
Truth Test: Governor Mary Fallin's Campaign Ad Paid For By Republican Governor's Association
With just one month to go before the general election more political ads are taking a negative turn. Supporters on both sides of the race for Governor are flexing their political advertising muscle, taking shots at each candidate.
Truth Test: Do Oklahoma Governor Candidate Joe Dorman's Ads Pass Or Fail?
Democrat Joe Dorman launched an attack ad, so we put his ad to the Truth Test.
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.
At Least Two Arrested After Police, FBI Surround East Tulsa Motel
Tulsa Police's special operations team along with federal agents converged on a local motel on Admiral Place Wednesday evening arresting at least two people and serving a number of search warrants.
Chase Of Stolen Car Leads To Two Arrests, Tulsa Police Say
A police chase Wednesday evening ended after a crash and the arrests of two people in the car.
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.