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First Ozone Alert Day Issued for Tulsa Area

Increased pollution in Tulsa Thursday may cause people with lung or heart disease to experience adverse health effects. Residents across the city are urged to take a different measures to help keep the pollution under control with the increased heat warnings in the area.

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Former OSU Player Justin Blackmon Arrested

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Former Oklahoma State wide receiver Justin Blackmon has been arrested in Edmond on a complaint of marijuana possession. More>>

July 2014 Coolest In 10 Years

So far, this July is on pace to be one of the coolest July's in 10 years.  More>>

Masked Men Caught On Camera Robbing Tulsa Dollar General Store

Two men came into the store with guns and masks. Several children were inside, but surveillance shows one of the robbers let them out. More>>

Juvenile in Custody After Man Found Dead in Muskogee

Investigators were sent to the residence in the 2800 block of West Okmulgee after being notified of a reported shooting. The residence is located west of downtown Muskogee.

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The Heat Marches On

After storms pounded parts of eastern Oklahoma Wednesday, the system that brought the rain won’t provide much relief from soaring temperatures.
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A New Approach To Neglected Lots

"It's a black and white issue, or in this case, green and yellow. "It's terrible," said Danley Clow, "it is just unbelievable the way they let it go."He has a gorgeous yard himself, and spends a couple of days a week keeping it in pristine condition. But across the street..."This is just pitiful," he said.It is a tiny strip of land, that's changed hands time and again. The last time at county auction. The new owner says Mr. Clow, has yet to mow it, and it got very overgrown before someone cal... More>>

Investigation Continues After Mother, Son Found Dead in Midtown Home

Investigators stated that both individuals were found with fatal shotgun wounds. No signs of a struggle were reported inside the residence, according to a statement from the Tulsa Police Department.
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True Love Never Changes Video included

Life can sometimes change you as dramatically as an aluminum can in a crusher. It was roughly 60 years ago when George Mercer lost his arms in an industrial accident.George recounted that day with his co-worker, saying "And so he started it back up. Raised it up off of me and I come up with this hand this arm hanging straight down, this one down. A little bit of skin a holding them on."He was undoubtedly different, and yet still the same, when just a week later he called out to his wife Claud... More>>

Third Graders Summer School Efforts Show Small Gains Video included

Tulsa school administrators say they will likely retain a significant number of third graders who scored unsatisfactory on state reading exams. More>>

Tulsa Police Need Help Catching Subject Caught On Camera

Tulsa Police say they need help finding a person who was caught on camera using stolen credit cards. Officers say the person bought gift cards at two local convenience stores with a fraudulent credit card.Those purchases added up to more than $230.Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 918-596-COPS or text TIP918 to CRIMES. More>>

Cherokee Co. Authorities Search for Suspect in Church Burglaries, Fire

Officials with the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office stated that the two incidents happened July 22 and early Wednesday morning at the Crescent Valley Church in the Woodall area. The church is located just off of Highway 62.

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Elevated Levels of Pollutants Found in Samples at Creek Co. Rural Water #2

Information provided about the two pollutants states that customers are not in any immediate danger of health issues. But that prolonged exposure could lead to increased cancer risks.

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Police Searching for March Homicide Suspect

Tulsa Police are asking for help finding a man they believe is connected to a midtown homicide that happened in early March.


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3 Things to Know Wednesday

Fire Displaces Multiple Families, Tulsa Man Wanted in Connection with March Homicide and 1996 Cold Case Search Continues. More>>

Multiple Families Displaced After Midtown Apartment Fire

The Tulsa Fire Department said three families are displaced after a midtown apartment complex went up in flames. More>>

Another Cool Snap Is Possible Next Week

Temperatures through the weekend will remain above normal, but we are tracking yet another change coming our way.
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Sidewalk Plans Scrapped At Gathering Place

It's called The Gathering Place, but changes have been made to the way that some people would have gathered there."We were planning on putting a sidewalk that was gonna connect to this location run it all the way along here all the way up around the circle to 21st street and Veterans Park, get it all tied together," said Paul Zachary.An additional way to access the park, until residents in the neighborhood adjacent to the area said hold on a minute."The problem would be parking on our narrow ... More>>

EMSA Issues 4th Medical Heat Alert

EMSA medics responded to eight patients with suspected heat-related symptoms within a 20 hour period on Tuesday. More>>

Video of Accused Shoplifter Goes Viral

An accused shoplifter caught in the act. On another man's cell phone. That video is going viral! It happened outside the Walmart in Coweta.A man named Anthony Smith posted the video on his Facebook page on Sunday. More than 3,800 people shared the video as of Tuesday. According to comments on the social media website, Smith followed a possible shoplifter out of a Coweta Walmart and captured the man quickly throwing a shopping cart full of groceries into the back seat of a gold SUV. The video ... More>>

High Temps Forecasted For Center of The Universe Festival

And it's bound to be a real scorcher for fans once again.Last year, the heat index was over 100. And this year, the crowd can expect much of the same.To keep things cool, the festival is working with paramedics to make sure everyone can escape the heat.Co-Founder, Phil Kaiser says, businesses will also play a big role."Part of the reason for doing it in this urban environment is that you have all of these restaurants and bars and other businesses. They're all air conditioned."More than 110 ba... More>>

Mayo Demonstration Academy Will Reopen To Ease Overcrowding

The halls at a vacant Tulsa school will soon, once again, be filled with children.Monday night, the school board approved phase four of Project Schoolhouse.Mayo Demonstration Academy will re-open to help ease overcrowding in east Tulsa.The school will be renovated and expanded using bond money.It will serve students in kindergarten through 8th grades..Amy Polonchek, TPS Chief of Staff says, it's something new for Tulsa."A lot of advantages to keeping students together for that long. You reduc... More>>

Search Continues in 1996 Cold Case Video included

Investigators are continuing their search for the remains of a Rogers County woman who hasn’t been seen since 1996. More>>

Investigators Arrest One and Search for Second Suspect in Adair County Homicide

27-Year-Old Janice Manken 27-Year-Old Janice Manken

An Adair County homicide investigation leads to the arrest of one female suspect and the search for a male suspect. More>>

Detectives Need Help Identifying Suspect in Business Burglary

TPD Surveillance Video, July 15, 2014 TPD Surveillance Video, July 15, 2014

On Tuesday, July 15 just after 6:00 a.m., detectives say a suspect broke the glass out of the front door of a business in the 6100 block of East 71st Street. More>>

Oklahoma Gas Prices Going Down

The nationwide average gas price is $3.49 per gallon. The nationwide average gas price is $3.49 per gallon.

Oklahoma gas prices have declined for 14 straight days. More>>

Emergency Responder Equipment Withstands Heat

Extreme summer heat does not seem to be causing problems for emergency responders' equipment. More>>

Web Extra: Q&A With OSU Coach Mike Gundy

OSU Coach Mike Gundy answers questions about the upcoming Cowboys season. More>>

Heat Advisories & Warnings Today

Welcome to summer! A ridge of high pressure in the upper atmosphere is keeping us locked in hot and humid today and tomorrow. Most of the Central and Western part of the state is under a Heat Advisory, while Tulsa Co. is under an Excessive Heat Warning.
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Pawhuska Residents Voice Outrage After Alleged Special Treatment for City Official

Pawhuska residents continue to voice outrage over what many claim was special treatment for a city official. The city attorney is on leave, following a DUI stop when he was taken home, instead of being arrested. It was all caught on camera and at Monday's city council meeting, many citizens spoke up.

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Broken Arrow City Manager Resigns

After less than two years in office Broken Arrow City Manager Thomas Moton Junior is quitting. More>>

Plaza Plans Raising Night Noise Concern Video included

Take a look around the plaza in front of the Tulsa county courthouse and it looks like something straight out of Madmen. But before long, the plaza will have a whole new look."We ought to be getting plans here this week or next week," said Paul Zachary of the city of Tulsa.Making that transformation will take up to 16 months. And initially, much of the work was going to be done at night."When it came to actual demolition type work or drilling into those columns, that was all going to be done ... More>>

Bartlesville Police Need Help Identifying Whoever Stole Tires From Dealership

Photo Credit: Nathan Thompson, Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise Photo Credit: Nathan Thompson, Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise

Bartlesville Police say they need helping catching whoever is responsible for stealing from a car dealership. More>>

Search Underway For Remains In 1996 Cold Case

Search Underway For Remains In 1996 Cold Case

The search for Dione Fox is centered around 20 acres and involves multiple law enforcement agencies. More>>

School Opening This Fall For Gay & Diverse Students

A one-of-a-kind school will open its doors for the first time this Fall.Oklahoma Alliance Academy welcomes kids who are diverse, gay, lesbian and transgender, grades sixth through 12-t12thgrade.They are often bullied and at high risk for suicide.CC Lawhon is the head master and says the need is definitely there."What we need is a place with an exceptional education, that's safe for people who don't think like everybody else, who don't have the exact same traditional expected norms that everyb... More>>

EPA Awards over $11 Million to State of Oklahoma to Improve Water Quality

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded over $11 million to the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB). The grant is part of EPA’s Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF), a program that provides low-interest, flexible loans to communities to help them improve water quality and infrastructure.“These revolving loan funds are some of the most effective tools we have for helping communities of all sizes achieve their clean-water goals,” said Regional Administrator Ron... More>>

New Law Protects Victims Of Domestic Violence

A new law takes effect statewide in November protecting the victims of domestic violence.However, Sheriff Stanley Glanz thinks it's so important, he's putting those rules into play right now locally.Additionally, all deputies (including reserves) will be receiving mandatory training onH.B. 2526 throughout the month of July.The new law requires the following from deputies:1. "Upon the preliminary investigation of a domestic violence crime involving intimatepartner violence, the first peace off... More>>

Child Abuse Network Warns Against Kids in Hot Cars; Several Fatal Cases This Summer

The Child Abuse Network said in light of hot, summer temperatures returning to Green Country, it wants to warn people against leaving children in hot cars. More>>

Remains Found Near Riverside Casino Identified

The Medical Examiner's office and the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation have identified human remains found near the River Spirit Casino at 81st Riverside as 47 year old Stephen Clark. Tulsa Police say there is no indication Clark's death is a homicide. More>>

Hot Weather Expected This Week

The heat really cranks up on today with highs soaring into the mid 90s. More>>

Man Most Wanted by Tulsa Police for Death of 14-Year-Old Girl

Travis Lozada Travis Lozada

Officials stated that Travis Lozada is wanted for the death of April Montano in May. Prosecutors filed first degree murder and attempted robbery with a firearm charges on July 2.
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Spraying Begins After Sample Tests Positive for West Nile

The Tulsa County Health Department has confirmed a sampling of mosquitoes tested positive for the West Nile virus. More>>

Shots Fired at Bar Near 21st and Sheridan

Shots rang out early Monday morning outside an East Tulsa bar. More>>

3 Things to Know Monday

Shots Fired at Rio Restaurant and Bar, West Nile Virus in Tulsa County and Three Car Accident in Broken Arrow More>>

One Injured After Three Car Accident

A Sunday night three car collision left one driver recovering from injuries. More>>

Run-a-thon Raises Money for Girls on the Run

A 24 hour run-a-thon event that started on Saturday was aimed at supporting a YWCA health and wellness program. Several people committed themselves to running one hour on a treadmill and raising at least $150 for the international program called Girls on the Run."I am feeling good. Sweaty, but great," said rundraiser Tallulah Smith.Smith is one of the rundraisers who was up for the challenge, since the program is something she holds close to her heart."I came out here today because I am an as... More>>

Man Arrested for Alleged Rape in Broken Arrow

Warren Blunt Warren Blunt

Police arrested 21-year-old Warren Blunt in Broken Arrow for an alleged rape, Sunday Morning.Officers say the victim reported the incident immediately after it happened. She says her boyfriend was out of town, but his friend, Warren Blunt, was still at the house. After going to sleep, she woke up to Blunt on top of her.She reportedly got away and reported the incident to Broken Arrow Police. Officers went back to her house searching for Blunt. Upon their arrival, he ran off. One of the office... More>>

Police Arrest Man for Indecent Exposure Outside Tulsa Hospital

Ernie Gutierrez Ernie Gutierrez

Police took 36-year-old Ernie Gutierrez into custody Sunday morning for allegedly exposing himself to two women outside of a Tulsa Hospital.Officers say two women, who were visiting the hospital, reportedly walked outside the emergency room for a smoke break and Gutierrez approached one of the women and asked her if he could, "kiss her pinky." Both women immediately went back inside the hospital.Then, the women stepped back outside for a second smoke break and Gutierrez reportedly walked up t... More>>

Grove Assault Leads to OSBI Investigation

OSBI has taken on a case out of Delaware County involving a Grove man who assaulted his brother.At approximately 2:00 am Sunday morning, deputies responded to a call about an assault in the 37000 block of South 610 Road near Grove.54-year-old Randy Murry was assaulted by his brother, 52-year-old Gary Murry. Randy was flown to a Joplin hospital.Gary was arrested for aggravated assault and battery with a deadly weapon, which was a firearm.We do not know Randy Murry's condition at this time. More>>

Movie, TV legend James Garner Dies

James Garner, photo credit: Mark Mainz/Getty Images Entertainment/Getty Images James Garner, photo credit: Mark Mainz/Getty Images Entertainment/Getty Images

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Actor James Garner, wisecracking star of TV's "Maverick" who went on to a long career on both small and big screen, has died. He was 86.He was found dead of natural causes at his Brentwood home Saturday evening, Los Angeles police officer Alonzo Iniquez said early Sunday.Officers responded to a call around 8 p.m. PDT and confirmed Garner's identity from family members, Iniquez told The Associated Press.There was no immediate word on a specific cause of death. Garner had suf... More>>

Immigration Debates Continue to Divide Oklahomans

Two groups of protestors with two very different voices held signs from a Tulsa overpass this afternoon.Protests like the one here on Southwest Boulevard and I-244 were held across the country, showing the divide in immigration reform.Some showed up in support of the children and those escaping poverty and crime, calling them refugees.Others reminded them of their law breaking actions."Protesting the latest influx of illegal immigrants," said Jim Goodloe. "Now, they get offended by being call... More>>

Community Raising Money For People With Rare Disorder

A benefit concert in Sand Springs is raising money for a rare genetic syndrome called Arterial Tortuosity Syndrome. There are only about 30 known living patients with ATS in the entire world. Six-year-old Aiden Taylor of Owasso is one who suffers from the disorder. He and he's family will be at the event.The benefit concert will be held at Broadway Baptist Church in Sand Springs at 6 p.m. on Saturday. There will be 4 Christian bands, BBQ plates for $5 bucks and donations will be accepted at t... More>>

The Economic Impact Of Gay Marriage

It's the industry built on love, and for the folks who make that magical day sing with perfection, news that Oklahoma could soon be gay marriage friendly, is being snatched up faster than a bouquet."It's a whole new world," said Karen French of Mary Jayne's Flowers.As it is now, an untold amount of wedding dollars simply go elsewhere when local couples who want to say 'I do' have to go elsewhere to do it."Get on the bus, get on the plane and let's go to an island. It's very bad for the local,... More>>

Tulsa Police Searching for Shooting Suspect

Tulsa Police are searching for possibly underage shooting suspects this evening.According to police, a group of underage males were seen leaving Riverview Apartments north of the pedestrian bridge on Riverside Drive.A man was transported to an area hospital with a gun shot wound to the leg. Police do not know what led up to the shooting at this time.This is a developing story and will be updated as information is verified. More>>

Appeals Court Rules Oklahoma Must Allow Same-Sex Marriage Video included

A federal appeals court on Friday ruled Oklahoma must allow gay couples to wed, marking the second time it has found the U.S. Constitution protects same-sex marriage. More>>

Pawhuska City Attorney On Leave Following DUI Case

Pawhuska City Attorney On Leave Following DUI Case

The Pawhuska Police Department released video showing what happened after an officer responded to a crash involving City Attorney Jess Worten. More>>

Governor Offers Support to PTA Parents

The Oklahoma PTA convention opened Friday with support from Governor Mary Fallin. More>>

Amber Alert Canceled, Oklahoma Infant Found Safe in Texas

A 5-month old baby was found safe after an Amber Alert was issued for her on Thursday. More>>

Gov. Fallin Responds To Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

Governor Mary Fallin has responded to the ruling from the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. That ruling has stricken down Oklahoma's constitutional amendment defining marriage as between a man and a woman."In 2004, voters had an opportunity to decide whether or not to allow same-sex marriage in Oklahoma. Seventy-six percent voted not to, and to instead define marriage as the union between one man and one woman. I was one of the many voters who cast my ballot in favor of traditional marriage... More>>

Tulsa County Sheriff Breaks Ground on New Training Center

A groundbreaking ceremony was held Friday morning for the Tulsa County Sheriff's Office new training center. More>>

Sample Group of Mosquitos in Tulsa County Test Positive for West Nile

Information provided by the Tulsa Health Department stated the group was collected from an area in north Tulsa. A map shows the location is found near 66th Street North and 76th Street North and between Peoria and Lewis Avenue.

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Tulsa Man Killed in Wreck on Muskogee Turnpike

Emergency paramedics were sent to the area just before 3 a.m. on the Muskogee Turnpike three miles east of Broken Arrow. This happened in Wagoner County.

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North Tulsa Shooting Sends Woman to Hospital with Gunshot Wound

Authorities told KTUL that the woman was reportedly walking to a house when the shots were fired. Her identity was not released at this time.

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Man Robbed, Woman Beaten in East Tulsa Armed Robbery

Officers were called just after 1 a.m. to the Tower Cross Apartments after receiving word that two individuals had been attacked and robbed. This is near 44th and Highway 169.

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3 Things to Know Friday

Amber Alert Canceled, Baby Found Safe, Woman Shot in North Tulsa and Green Country RV and Boat Show More>>

Small Businesses Struggling After City Work Dries Up

The bright orange color is a sign of alarm, a caution from the people doing the work to watch out. But now, some of those people doing the work are having to watch out themselves."It's a state of panic," said small business owner David Collins.Last year his construction company employed 27 people, today he's down to 7."Once that utilization goal left and the program was suspended, zero phone calls," he said.He's referring to the Bridge program which used to require large companies to divvy ou... More>>

Unusual July Record Temps

 Afternoon highs since Tuesday have remained below 80 degrees.
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Tulsa Man Guilty Of Distributing Child Pornography

A Tulsa man has pleaded guilty to distributing child pornography.Kenneth R. Morain, 62, was charged earlier this year after the FBI launched an online investigation.Court documents state Morain would use free Wi-Fi around Tulsa to download and share the files.Agents say he confessed to being sexually attracted to young children.The FBI and Tulsa Police teamed up to investigate this case. The Assistant U.S. Attorney Jeffrey Gallant prosecuted the case.Sentencing will be in October. More>>

Tulsa Kids Learn What It's Like To Investigate A Crime Scene

Getting to know your Tulsa police officers..That's the purpose behind a day camp going on at Metro Christian Academy.Kids get a chance to meet the K-9 officers, the bomb squad, traffic cops and check out the department's helicopter.Thursday, they learned what it's like to investigate a crime scene.Police tell us, it's an awesome learning experience and helps kids feel more comfortable around officers.Sergeant Darren Bristow says, "It gives them a chance to talk to police officers in various ... More>>

Minority Contractors Speak Out Over City Program Changes

The City of Tulsa has eliminated a program called Bridges designed to guarantee some city contract work to minority and female-owned businesses. More>>

Going Green Is Good Business Video included

It's good to know that going green, can also be good business.The owners of one Tulsa company say it's not an easy, but they are making a living and a difference.You'll find Natural Evolutions tucked away in an area, near 13th and Yale.It's a second career for both the owners, who now recycle electronic devices, by breaking them down and passing them along to processors.They're filling a real need, but it's a challenging and complicated process.Chris Phillips and his wife Traci are glad they ... More>>

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