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Palin, Other Republican Leaders Visit Tulsa for Shannon Rally

A crowd of hundreds packed the Green Country Event Center in Tulsa for a 'Liberty Rally' in support of republican U.S. senate candidate, T.W. Shannon. High profile republicans, including former Alaska governor, Sarah Palin, Senator Ted Cruz of Texas, and Senator Mike Lee of Utah were in attendance.

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6th Grade Teacher Arrested for Sexual Assault Video included

A sixth grade teacher at Thoreau Demonstration Academy has been arrested on a sexual assault complaint. More>>

iPad Mini Giveaway

We're giving away 20 iPad minis. Watch Tulsa's Channel 8 at 10 p.m. for the special keyword. More>>

Internet Sales Could Impact Public Safety, Says Mayor Video included

The City of Tulsa is feeling the effects of the internet sales phenomenon. The mayor says Tulsa is losing valuable sales tax dollars and city councilors agree. More>>

Creek County Commissioner Charged with Six Counts of Embezzlement

Court documents reveal that during an encounter with a road foreman Stewart stated he didn't care if he was re-elected. He allegedly stated the only reason he ran was to fix the road near his property.
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Teens Allege Inappropriate Relationship with Grove Man

Donald Smith Donald Smith

Court documents obtained by KTUL state that officers were notified by officials with the Delaware County Children's Advocacy Network that the teen alleged Smith solicited him to perform sexual acts. Pornographic materials also were provided to the teen, according to the affidavit. More>>

Car Deal Gone Wrong Leaves Man with Gunshot Wound

Officers arrived in the area before noon in the 2400 block of E. Woodrow Street. This is after receiving word that an individual had been shot by another man.
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City Worker Dies from Injuries After Wreck on Highway 75

Officials with the City of Skiatook stated that Sammy Bench died this week after the wreck took place April 21 on HW 75 south of Apache.
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Resident Robbed At Gunpoint At South Tulsa Apartments

The incident took place around 11:30 Wednesday when two young men with a hand gun approached the victim demanding money.
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Search Continues in Haskell County for Escaped Inmate

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol and Keota Police are continuing to search for an escaped inmate in Haskell County. More>>

Palin & Cruz Backing T.W. Shannon At Liberty Rally In Tulsa

Former Oklahoma House Speaker T.W. Shannon Former Oklahoma House Speaker T.W. Shannon

Some big names in the Republican party are throwing their support behind a U.S. Senate candidate. Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin, Texas Senator Ted Cruz and Utah Senator Mike Lee will all be in Tulsa tonight. They're backing T.W. Shannon at a Liberty Rally taking place at the Green Country Event Center. Shannon is vying for Senator Tom Coburn's Senate seat. Coburn is retiring at the end of his term. More>>

New Law to Add Fee for Alternative Energy Use

Alternative Energy customers in Oklahoma could be paying more money in the near future.

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Parent Says Swatting Went Too Far

The District Attorney's Office in Mayes County is investigating a swatting incident. It took place at a Salina Elementary School.. The student's parent says the swatting went too far. More>>

Hepatitis C Victim in Tulsa Dental Scare Speaks Out

A patient whose hepatitis C diagnosis focused attention on allegedly filthy conditions inside two Tulsa-area dental clinics says his body has been ravaged by the disease. More>>

Opening Statements Begin for Man Accused of Fatal QT Shooting

Both sides in Jermaine Jackson's court case returned to the courtroom Wednesday for opening statements. He faces two counts of first degree murder.
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Power Restored to Areas of Adair County After Outage

Few details are available at this time but Ozarks Electric states that more than 4,000 customers are without power at this time. Areas affected include Watts and Westville.
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Unsettled Pattern Into The Weekend

Over the next 8 days the potential for showers and storms will be going up across Green Country. More>>

Boil Order Continues for Some McIntosh County Residents

McIntosh County #6 Public Water System instituted the boil order after an April 19th test found coliform. The chairman of the water district said the problem had not yet advanced to E. coli. He said the contaminated sample was near an RV park.
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Haskell County Authorities Continue Search for Escaped Inmate

Deputies with the Haskell County Sheriff's Office stated that Edward Branch escaped the jail Tuesday morning. Jail employees noticed he was missing and began their search for him around the jail.
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Highway 169 Open After Motorcycle Wreck

Few details are available at this time but a motorcycle driver was transported to an area hospital in critical condition. This was in the area of Highway 169 and the Broken Arrow Expressway.
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Firefighters Assist Crews After Gas Leak Found in East Tulsa

Officials with Oklahoma Natural Gas were notified of the leak sometime early Wednesday morning near the Baker Hughes facility. This is at 46th Street and Memorial.
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TPD: Deadly Force Used 3 Times Since January

Tulsa Police report three officer-involved shootings, already in 2014. Two of those cases were deadly.

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Rogers County Officers Make Meth Bust in Claremore

The Rogers County Sheriff's Office made a meth bust on April 19 in Claremore. More>>

Trailer Thief Caught On Camera

Located right near 21st Harvard, Home Team Appliance has got you covered when it comes to washers and dryers, stoves and refrigerators."A lot of our new stuff comes with a ten year warranty," said Chris De-Bruyn.But they do not sell trailers, like this one, their backup trailer, their bigger trailer, well..."It's frustrating, actually," said Chri Bruyn.Yeah, that one was parked out front on Saturday morning as you can see captured on their security camera right out front. Until around 6:30..... More>>

Oklahoma Senate Passes Bill to Cut Income Taxes

A House-backed plan to cut both the state's individual and corporate income tax rates has passed the Oklahoma Senate, although a final agreement on a tax cut has yet to be reached. More>>

Sheriffs Upset About State Moving Prisoners Out of County Jails

Sheriffs from across the state are gathering at the state Capitol to voice concern about the increasing number of state prisoners who are being removed from county jails and processed into the state prison system. More>>

Judge Sentences Woman for Wreck That Killed Teacher

A Tulsa judge sentenced Marquitta Littlebear to a total 54 years in prison on Monday at the Tulsa County courthouse. She was found guilty in March for the death of a local teacher after a car wreck.
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Wagoner Co. Suspect Arrested on Child Molestation Complaints

The Wagoner County Sheriff's Office placed Robert Allen Searl, 45, under arrest on April 18 on complaints of child sexual abuse and lewd acts and proposals to a minor. More>>

Testing Glitch Fixed, Testing to Resume Across State Video included

Officials with CBT/McGraw Hill say they think they’ve fixed a glitch that caused Oklahoma's online testing system to crash. More>>

Tulsans Run To Remember Boston Video included

Appropriately, part of the run today went down Boston Avenue."Yeah it was, it was terrible," said Keith Landers recalling the Boston marathon bombings."It was devastating," said Seleste King."You can gather a lot of strength from a tragedy like this," said Tim Dreiling.Many of Monday's runners wore a blue shirt with a message of solidarity."You're basically just saying hey we're there with you, we're supporting you," said Landers.When the bombs went off last year..."I have a best friend that ... More>>

DUI Driver Will Be Released Earlier Than Expected

A Rogers County judge has reduced the sentence of man serving 20 years in prison for killing a father and son while driving drunk. Twenty-one- year -old Keaton Hannah was in court on Monday morning to have his sentence reviewed. More>>

Official Statement from CTB/McGraw-Hill Regarding Testing Interruptions

KTUL received the following official statement from CTB/McGraw-Hill that addressed the testing interruptions that took place in public schools in Oklahoma today.
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Get To Know Your Health Insurance Plan

Are you one of the millions who signed up for insurance under federal health care reform? If so, the job isn't done yet. You need to take the time, to understand your policy and how to use it.
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Oklahoma Court Stays Executions of 2 Convicted Killers

The Oklahoma Supreme Court has stayed the execution of two death row inmates who have challenged the state's secrecy protocol surrounding the source of lethal injection drugs. More>>

Teenage Girl Shot in East Tulsa Drive-By Shooting

Tulsa Police are investigating an East Tulsa drive-by shooting that sent 15-year-old girl to the hospital. More>>

2013-14 Snowfall Stats Include Rare Spring Snow Video included

Photo: Cheryl Egan Photo: Cheryl Egan

The past winter is one we won't soon forget, and the reminders don't seem to end. More>>

Officer, Victim Identified in Saturday Morning Officer-Involved Shooting

A Hispanic woman is dead after an alleged armed robbery around 1 a.m. Saturday morning at El 7 Marez restaurant near 21st and Garnett. More>>

McIntosh County Area Under Boil Order After E. Coli Found in Sample

Customers of Rural Water District 6 in McIntosh County were notified Monday that a sample of water taken from a site tested positive for E. coli. RWD #6 is based out of Eufaula. More>>

Tulsa's Most Wanted Sought on Child Abuse Warrants

The Tulsa Police Department's Crime Prevention Network is asking for help in locating two individuals wanted on felony warrants of child abuse. More>>

Firefighters Discover Body After House Fire in North Tulsa

Firefighters with the Tulsa Fire Department told KTUL that flames were reported after 5 a.m. by neighbors. At the scene crews found the reported vacant house fully engulfed.
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Highway 75 Wreck Shuts Down Traffic Near Apache

Few details were available but officials at the scene were sent to the area after 9 a.m. near Highway 75 south of Apache.
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A Severe Set-Up

It's always nice to have a few non-severe showers and thunderstorms this time of year in Oklahoma. That's what we're seeing as we begin this week-- but it won't be the case for the end of the week. After clearing out nicely Tuesday and Wednesday, chances of storms return to the area late Thursday through most of the weekend. Severe weather is possible as early as Wednesday just to the West of Green Country. It's a pretty complicated forecast; several of the computer models... More>>

Helicopter Drops Over 18,000 Easter Eggs


On Sunday afternoon hundreds of children waited to see easter eggs fall from the sky. This is the third year a church in Sand Springs called Church That Matters has hosted the event.
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Citizen Plays Role in Alleged Armed Robber's Arrest

A homeless man was arrested overnight Sunday after allegedly robbing two QuikTrip locations. More>>

Yale Boil Order Lifted Video included

The City of Yale is no longer under a boil order after correcting a problem in the water supply. More>>

OKC Bombing Survivors Observe 19th Anniversary

Survivors, rescue workers and the family members of victims of the Oklahoma City bombing have observed the 19th anniversary of the terrorist attack. More>>

71-Year-Old Coweta Bus Driver Suspected of Lewd Acts with Child

A 71-year-old Coweta school bus driver was arrested Friday for alleged lewd acts with a child after an investigation into multiple tips that were received by separate agencies. More>>

Creek County Investigating Alleged Sexual Misconduct in Kellyville

Authorities say they are actively investigating if a Kellyville teacher had an inappropriate relationship with a student. More>>

Apache Manor Shooting Suspect Turns Himself In

Keith Bernard Mack Keith Bernard Mack

Tulsa Police say the suspect in a shooting that took place on Thursday at Apache Manor Apartments has turned himself in.
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Nothing Found Near Mobile Home in Search for Missing Man

Area authorities were back at the scene of a Delaware County mobile home Friday in search of possible human remains. More>>

Colcord Students Sent Home after Reported Bomb Threat

Photo courtesty: Grove Sun Photo courtesty: Grove Sun

Colcord High School officials sent students home after a handwritten bomb threat was found in a classroom early Friday morning. More>>

Students Hold Protest After Coaches Fired in Locust Grove

Several Locust Grove High School students have joined together Friday morning to protest the firing of the coaches. All four were reportedly let go earlier this week but administrators have not released a reason. More>>

Missouri's Frank Haith Officially Named Tulsa Basketball Coach Video included

The University of Tulsa has hired Missouri’s Frank Haith as the new men's basketball head coach. More>>

All Clear Given at BTW After Student Makes Threat Online

Officials with Tulsa Public Schools moves students to the field house after campus police received notice of the threat sometime Thursday. The school is located near Apache and North Peoria.
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Women Burned After Fire Breaks Out at Townhome

Crews with the Tulsa Fire Department were notified of the blaze early Friday morning near 71st and Yale. It was there that they found flames coming from the roof of the building.
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Man in Critical Condition After North Tulsa Shooting

Homicide detectives were sent to Apache Manor apartments Thursday evening after receiving word that an unidentified man had been shot.
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Police Investigating Drug Deal Gone Wrong in S. Tulsa

Tulsa Police officers are on the scene of shots fired from multiple cars near 71st and Sheridan. More>>

Possible Human Remains Found During Search in Delaware Co. Video included

Officials with the Delaware County Sheriff's Office told KTUL that officers have been at the Twin Falls residence since earlier this morning. More>>

Major Car Accident Shuts Down Parts of B.A. Expressway

Tulsa Police have shut down the Broken Arrow Expressway between Harvard and Sheridan.Police say a vehicle came to a complete stop on the B.A. after it's spare tire came loose.Another vehicle travelling at a high rate of speed collided with the stopped car.Six people, including children, were in the stopped car. Only one person was reported in the other.According to police, the children were unrestrained in the backseat when the collision happened. Several people have been transported to vario... More>>

One Person Dead After Head-On Crash on BA Expressway

An officer in an unmarked detective vehicle spotted the man driving the speed limit, but in the wrong lane. More>>

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