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Two in Police Custody for North Tulsa Homicide

Tulsa Police have arrested a suspect in a burglary turned fatal shooting this evening.Police say a 16-year-old and 22-year-old Henry Harris were taken into custody earlier this afternoon in relation to a shooting.According to police, the suspect attempted to break into a vehicle near 6300 N. Elwood. The residents of the home yelled at the burglar and a several shots from a handgun were fired. One of them struck 44-year-old Armando Hernandez, who later died of his injuries.Evidence found at th... More>>

Summer Heat Returns

After below normal temperatures for most of August, our cool snap has ended and the heat is back.
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Gang Activity Happening All Over Tulsa

About 20 defendants linked to a major drug investigation are still on the streets. Investigators continue to search for them, many said to be members of the Hoover Crips street gang. According to the U.S. Attorney's Office, some of the defendants who were already arrested in connection with the drug investigation will be released with conditions pending trial or other resolution of the case.While some members of the dangerous Hoover Crips gang are indicted, there are still other street gangs ... More>>

OHP Trooper Fired for Policy Violation

An Oklahoma Highway Patrol Trooper was fired for policy violations that took place last September.According to Captain George Brown with OHP, Trooper Sheldon Robinson was fired today for policy violations after a shooting incident in the parking lot of a Best Budget Inn near Admiral and Sheridan.Robinson, 45, was was placed on administrative leave during an investigation after he shot and killed 25-year-old Michael Swatosh. Robinson was off-duty during the incident, but approached Swatosh and... More>>

Archbishop Sues Over "Black Mass" Planned In Oklahoma

The archbishop of Oklahoma City is suing to stop a group of Satanists from staging a "Black Mass" there.  Archbishop Paul Coakley alleges the Dakhma of Angra Mainyu and its leader Adam Daniels is using a communion wafer stolen from the Catholic Church to be used in the mass. More>>

Tulsa Man Pleads Guilty in 2013 Grand Lake Fatal Boating Accident

John DeSelms walking into Wednesday's hearing where he entered a blind plea of guilty John DeSelms walking into Wednesday's hearing where he entered a blind plea of guilty

A Tulsa man entered a blind plea of guilty, Wednesday afternoon, during a hearing for a boating accident on Grand Lake, last year. More>>

Salmonella Risk leads to Peanut, Almond Butter Recall

nSpired Natural Foods, Inc. is voluntarily recalling certain retail lots of Arrowhead Mills® Peanut Butters, MaraNatha® Almond Butters and Peanut Butters and specific private label nut butters packaged in glass and plastic jars because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, FDA. More>>

Broken Arrow Named #1 in Rates for First-Time Home Buyers

"With August being one of the top months for home sales, WalletHub compared the 300 largest U.S. cities to determine the ones that are most and least attractive to first-time home buyers." More>>

GRDA Board takes Steps for Upcoming Bond Issue

The Grand River Dam Authority took another major step towards the realization of its long-term generation plan last week when its board of directors approved much of the preliminary steps needed for a $450 million bond issue, which will likely take place later this fall.GRDA will use the majority of the proceeds from this bond issue to construct a new, combined-cycle gas fired generation plant at the Grand River Energy Center (formerly Coal Fired Complex). More>>

Gang Members Indicted for Criminal Offenses

A huge victory in the war on drugs in Tulsa. Authorities believe they've identified the people who supply 90-percent of the cocaine to our streets. More>>

Plane Makes Emergency Landing on Side Street

A small plane makes an emergency landing on East 69th Street around 3:45 p.m., Tuesday. More>>

Cafe Works To End Hunger In Tulsa

A pay-what-you-can cafe is bringing people in Tulsa together while cutting down on hunger in the area.StoneSoup Community Ventures started a pop-up cafe Tuesday at the Greenwood Cultural Center.It offered fresh, local meals that were healthy, and that is alleviating pressure on the local food banks.Organizers say they are bringing a different approach to Tulsa's hunger problem."We bring people together in community and offer everyone the opportunity, whether they can pay or not for the food, ... More>>

Woman Dies From Injuries in Monday's Midtown Shooting

Tulsa Police have identified the two victims in who died after being shot yesterday afternoon. 21-year-old Verdell Walker was shot and killed near 4700 S. Darlington Ave. The 22-year-old woman who was found at the scene died earlier this afternoon. She has been identified as Tiara Sawyer.Due to numerous witness reports that were provided to the responding officers a suspect was identified and a suspect vehicle was determined to be a gold Honda CRV.Detectives, patrol and crime analysts worked ... More>>

Police Officer Enters 'Not Guilty' Plea In Teen's Murder Video included

Police Officer's Wife Attends Court Arraignment Police Officer's Wife Attends Court Arraignment

Tulsa Police Officer, Shannon Kepler plead not guilty, to charges of first degree murder in the death of 19 year old Jeremy Lake and to a charge of shooting with intent to kill, involving his own daughter. More>>

Spiro High School Principal Arrested on DUI Complaint

The Spiro High School principal and athletic director was taken into custody late Monday night for driving under the influence.According to the probable cause affidavit, 51-year-old Tracy Saling was seen by a Poteau police officer driving erratically.When the officer pulled Saling over, he observed a strong odor of alcohol and had slurred speech. Saling reportedly told the officer he had a "a little to drink." An open container was found in the passenger floor board by the arresting officer.D... More>>

Waterline Break Stops Business in Midtown

A waterline break has disrupted businesses near 53rd and Yale.The 12-inch line broke in the parking lot of Village Inn. Four businesses are without water as a result.City crews believe it will take about 8-10 hours to fix the line. More>>

Victim in North Tulsa Shooting Has Died

Tulsa Police are investigating a shooting that put one person in the hospital Tuesday morning and narrowly missed a young child.The call went out just before 2:45 a.m. from the 6300 block of N. Elwood Avenue near the Tulsa-Osage County line.Investigators say people inside the home heard someone breaking into their car.When they went outside to investigate, police say the burglar started shooting.One person was hit in the chest and isn't expected to survive. Another bullet went into the house,... More>>

Unusual Funnel Cloud

What was this unusual funnel cloud formation?
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Suspect Arrested in Midtown Double Shooting

Tulsa police have made an arrest in a double shooting that left one man dead. More>>

Officer Involved Shooting Reported in Wagoner County

Wagoner County Deputies reportedly responded to a call of an assault with a knife in the Broken Arrow area of Wagoner County, Monday. More>>

TU Responds To Title IX Lawsuit

University President Stedman Upham released a statement to Tulsa's Channel 8, standing by the University's practices More>>

OU Suspends Mixon For Entire Season

As part of the suspension, Mixon will be excluded from all team activities, including being removed from the team roster. More>>

Two Sexual Assaults Reported in Wagoner County

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Wagoner County Deputies are investigating two alleged sexual assaults that reportedly happened within an eight day period. More>>

Tulsa Police Officer Charged with First-Degree Murder

Shannon Kepler Shannon Kepler

Tulsa police officer Shannon Kepler has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of Jeremey Lake and shooting with intent to kill at his daughter Lisa Kepler on August 5. More>>

Muskogee Man Attacked by Two Pit Bulls Shares His Story Video included

A man nearly mauled to death by two pit bulls is out of the hospital, but still recovering. The July attack happened in Muskogee. On Monday the victim spoke exclusively to Channel 8's Yaremi Farinas."Sometimes I am on the porch and I glance that way and I have thoughts of what happened," Boulet said.On July 14, 2014 Boulet saw his neighbor's pit bull jump a fence and nearly attack a little boy."He was going after the kid so that's when I rushed up and I told the kid run up on the porch," Boul... More>>

Survey For Tulsa Residents Keeps Housing Market Fair

The City of Tulsa is starting a survey to make sure the housing market is fair in the city.The study will make sure there are no unfair practices facing renters or home buyers.Organizers want input from residents, including experiences of buying or renting.A plan will develop from there to make sure housing opportunities are the same for everyone.The survey is available at https://www.research.net/s/2014TulsaFairHousingSurvey More>>

Auto Shops Are Joining Forces To Solve Problems Video included

An effort is underway to get Tulsa area auto repair shops to join the Automotive Service Association. More>>

Tulsa Teachers Preparing for Upcoming School Year

Several Tulsa Public schools will be starting classes on Wednesday, and with that in mind, teachers are gathering today for team-building activities and idea-sharing. More>>

Elderly Woman Attacked, Robbed Overnight

Tulsa police tell us that around 3:45 a.m. this morning an elderly woman walking in the area of 5300 E. 51st Street was attacked and robbed by two black males. More>>

Man Arrested Accused Of Molesting 13-Year-Old

Wagoner County deputies arrested a man accused of molesting a 13-year-old girl. More>>

Arrest Made in Saturday North Tulsa Shootings Video included

Tulsa police have made an arrest after responding to multiple shooting scenes in north Tulsa Saturday afternoon. More>>

Man Arrested in Connection to Fatal Stabbing of 20-year-old

A 19-year-old man has been arrested in connection to a fatal stabbing in east Tulsa Sunday night. More>>

Heat Index Values to Vault Above 100

Another hot and humid today is on tap for today with highs in the mid and upper 90s. More>>

Investigators Expected on Scene of Oil Tank Battery Fire

Glenpool firefighters are on scene of a large fire near Kiefer off of 33rd West Avenue. Tulsa's Channel 8 has a crew on the scene gathering information and will have more details as soon as they are available. More>>

Victim in South Tulsa House Fire Identified Video included

One man did not make it out alive in a house fire that badly damaged a home shortly before 1 p.m. today. More>>

Local Organization Doing "Cuts for Cancer"

Today, local group Jeepers Anonymous is out at JC Salon on Mingo holding a fundraiser for Turn Tulsa Pink. More>>

Suspect Reportedly Shoots at Vehicle Filled with People, Gets Arrested

A man was arrested early Sunday morning after he allegedly shot up a vehicle with three males inside. More>>

Nothing but Hot, Humid Weather in Sight

Hot and humid weather can be expected over the next 8 days with highs in the mid to upper 90s. More>>

Teens Rally to Stop the Violence Video included

Stop The Violence Rally 2014 Stop The Violence Rally 2014

With protests happening across the nation and civil unrest in Missouri, young people in North Tulsa decided to try a different approach --- peace through educating their community. More>>

Chamberlain Community Center to Reopen in September Video included

A Tulsa community center in jeopardy of staying closed, is now gaining support from Tulsa City Council. More>>

'Mummy' Suspect May be Culprit for West Tulsa Robbery

Photo of the possible suspect from a robbery at IBC Bank in July Photo of the possible suspect from a robbery at IBC Bank in July

Tulsa police think a 'mummy' robbery suspect may have struck again in west Tulsa this morning. More>>

Cub Scouts, Others 'Beautifying' School after Playground Fire

Cub scouts, Eliot Elementary PTA members and others are out 'beautifying' the Eliot grounds this morning in wake of the fire that badly damaged the school's playground. More>>

Drought Conditions Are Improving

The latest update on our current drought conditions is out, and shows it's easing up across parts of the state.
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Suspect Arrested in Sand Springs Armed Robbery

Brett Buzzard, Suspect in connection to Sand Springs' Armed Robbery Brett Buzzard, Suspect in connection to Sand Springs' Armed Robbery

Sand Springs Police Department made an arrest Friday in connection to an armed robbery. More>>

School Superintendent Explains Low Test Scores

Tulsa Public Schools released new information about the decline in test scores this past school year. More>>

Group Continues Effort To Legalize Medicinal Marijuana Oil In OK

A grassroots effort to legalize medicinal CBD oil, derived from the marijuana plant, has swept through Oklahoma.The group Oklahomans for Health has been collecting signatures for the last three months in order to legalize that oil for medicinal purposes.They delivered thousands of those signatures to the Oklahoma Secretary of State Friday.They say the oil's medical benefits are tremendous for people with seizures, cancer, neurological disorders and other ailments, and they want people to be e... More>>

Drunk Driving Crackdown Underway

Oklahoma law enforcement are joining a nationwide crackdown on drunk drivers.It's called "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over. More>>

200 Jobs Coming To Ammunition Plant

The Army Ammunition Plant in McAlester is hiring 200 new employees.The announcement comes after the plant hired nearly 100 workers last November.Now, they say they still need more employees to fill current and future ammunition orders.The plant employs more than 1,200 people. More>>

Sooners Top RB Recruit To Face Misdemeanor Charge

Oklahoma freshman running back Joe Mixon, the school's top recruit, has been charged with misdemeanor assault.The charge was handed down Friday by the Cleveland County District Attorney's office. He is accused of punching a woman during an argument, knocking her unconscious and breaking several bones in her face. More>>

Very Humid This Weekend

The heat will be extreme this weekend with heat index values ranging from 100 to 105 degrees.The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will create dangerous heat index values.If you plan to be outside for a prolonged period of time, make sure you keepyourselff hydrated and properly cooled.Temperatures look to remain rather hot over the next 8 days with very little relief expected. More>>

Peaceful Protest to be Held for Jeremey Lake

Family and friends will gather today for a peaceful protest for justice for Jeremey Lake. More>>

Undercover Deputy Arrests Alleged Crack Dealer

An undercover Tulsa County Sheriff's Office deputy arrested an alleged crack dealer Thursday at approximately 6 p.m. at Super 8 Motel after getting a tip from a police informant. More>>

Typical, Toasty August Day

The heat and humidity continue to rise today, as highs approach the middle 90s.
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Couple Arrested For Meth After W. Tulsa House Fire

Tulsa Police have arrested a couple in West Tulsa on drug complaints after they say the two were making meth.Officers say 21-year-old Shelby Saylor and her boyfriend, 27-year-old Lee Rayl, had items used to make a one-pot meth lab.Officers were called out to the house in the 1200 block of W. 51st St. after a fire.Rayl had left the house before officers arrived, but they caught up to him later.Both were taken to the Tulsa County Jail on complaints of Endeavoring to Manufacture. More>>

Burglar Foiled by Coffee to the Face

A would-be burglar was foiled by a hot beverage to the face early this morning. More>>

Crime Boss Appealing Two Life Sentences for Murder

Convicted Boston crime boss James "Whitey" Bulger is appealing his two life sentences for murder. More>>

3 Things to Know Today

Here are the 3 things to know this morning. More>>

Medical Marijuana Petition Today at State Capitol

A group that's trying to get the medical marijuana issue on the November ballot plans to rally at the State Capitol later today. More>>

Test Scores Show Drop In Student Performance, District Reacts

Tulsa Public Schools released new test score results, showing that many schools are struggling with the lowest test scores, since 2009.  More>>

Back-to-School Extravaganza for Challenged Schools

Students Line Up For Backpacks Students Line Up For Backpacks

Tulsa Public Schools held it's annual Back to School Extravaganza for McLain High and it's feeder schools.  More>>

Tulsa Public Schools Campus Police Chief Resigns

Tulsa Public Schools is looking for a new Campus Police Chief.hief James Hill is resigning effective immediately due to health-related issues.Hill just took over the position on June 3, 2014. More>>

Roadways Closed After Accident Causes Power Outage on US-169

PSO customers are without power after a large vehicle pulled power lines down on 21st street and highway 169.According to PSO officials, 485 customers remain without power. Crews will need to do additional work to the lines before power can be restored.Drivers are encouraged to avoid northbound US-169 at 21st St., just south of the I-44 junction. Significant delays are expected during the evening rush hour.PSO officials are unsure when power will be restored at this time. More>>

Emergency Crews Transport Several to Hospital After Wreck Near Pryor Video included

Officials with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol stated that the wreck happened before 3:30 a.m. This was on U.S. Highway 69 near Pryor.

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Drugs Discovered In Burning House

Two people are arrested after police discover a meth lab in burned out house. More>>

Car Fire Spreads to Apartments in Tahlequah Leaving Residents Displaced

Initial details state that the call went out around 6 a.m. This was at the Pleasant View apartments.

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  • Expectations Are High For Experienced Bixby Heading Into New Classification

    Expectations Are High For Experienced Bixby Heading Into New Classification

    The song "Fly" by Sugar Ray blared from the football stadium speakers on a hot afternoon at Bixby High School. And like the temperature, morale is high for the Spartans heading into the 2014 football season. "It's going to be a great year," exclaimed senior wide receiver Blake Cooper. "We've been playing together since what, fourth grade? It's going to be awesome!"Coupled with that experience and camaraderie is a favorable classification change. Beginning this season, Oklahoma's largest class...More >>
    The song "Fly" by Sugar Ray blared from the football stadium speakers on a hot afternoon at Bixby High School. And like the temperature, morale is high for the Spartans heading into the 2014 football season. "It's going to be a great year," exclaimed senior wide receiver Blake Cooper. "We've been playing together since what, fourth grade? It's going to be awesome!"Coupled with that experience and camaraderie is a favorable classification change. Beginning this season, Oklahoma's largest class...More >>
  • Peanut Butter Recall Affects Whole Foods Customers

    Peanut Butter Recall Affects Whole Foods Customers

    A food company is recalling several brands of peanut and almond butters.nSpired Natural Foods is recalling peanut and almond butters sold at Whole Foods.The company says the food is at risk for being contaminated by salmonella.For a complete list of Arrowhead Mills and Maranatha labels, we have a link below.http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm410533.htmMore >>
    A food company is recalling several brands of peanut and almond butters.nSpired Natural Foods is recalling peanut and almond butters sold at Whole Foods.The company says the food is at risk for being contaminated by salmonella.For a complete list of Arrowhead Mills and Maranatha labels, we have a link below.http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm410533.htmMore >>
  • The Canebrake undergoes $2 Million Expansion

    The Canebrake undergoes $2 Million Expansion

    The Canebrake, a destination hotel and spa in Wagoner, Okla., is currently undergoing a $2 million expansion to improve the guest experience for visitors to the 250-acre property, which currently includes an award-winning hotel and restaurant, Ayurvedic spa, yoga studio, boutique and more.More >>
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  • Tulsa Zoo Announce Newest Additions

    Tulsa Zoo Announce Newest Additions

    The Tulsa Zoo is celebrating the birth of three endangered Malayan tiger cubs.More >>
    The Tulsa Zoo is celebrating the birth of three endangered Malayan tiger cubs.More >>
  • Mobile Mexican Consulate in Tulsa

    Mobile Mexican Consulate in Tulsa

    A mobile consulate will set-up shop in Tulsa for a week to help immigrants with documents.The Mexican Consulate is staffed by six members and will spend one week in Tulsa and a week in Oklahoma City.The project was created to help process passports and registration documents for the Mexican community. Approximately 130 people will be seen each day the consulate is open.Mexican's who live in Oklahoma normally have to drive to the consulate in Little Rock, but the mobile consulate hopes this wi...More >>
    A mobile consulate will set-up shop in Tulsa for a week to help immigrants with documents.The Mexican Consulate is staffed by six members and will spend one week in Tulsa and a week in Oklahoma City.The project was created to help process passports and registration documents for the Mexican community. Approximately 130 people will be seen each day the consulate is open.Mexican's who live in Oklahoma normally have to drive to the consulate in Little Rock, but the mobile consulate hopes this wi...More >>
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    4.2 Earthquake Rocks Central Oklahoma

    A 4.2 magnitude earthquake rocked central Oklahoma this morning.The epicenter of the earthquake was recorded seven miles southwest of Guthrie. According to the U.S. Geological Survey's website, the quake was recorded as a strong, but with possible light damage.More >>
    A 4.2 magnitude earthquake rocked central Oklahoma this morning.The epicenter of the earthquake was recorded seven miles southwest of Guthrie. According to the U.S. Geological Survey's website, the quake was recorded as a strong, but with possible light damage.More >>
  • OKC Thunder Announce Preseason Schedule

    OKC Thunder Announce Preseason Schedule

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