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The Face Of Meth Video included

Channel 8 takes a closer look at a drug that's wreaking havoc on our community: Meth. We talked to experts in the field including undercover agents, medical administrators, dentists, and several recovering Meth addicts to learn more about this growing problem.


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Motorcycle Event To Boost Local Economy

Bikers from across the country are making their way into Tulsa for the 37th National Bikers Roundup. This is the first time the event has come to Green Country and it's being held at the Osage Tulsa Raceway Park. Organizers predict the event could generate up to $5 million for our economy.Biker Larry Harris, also known as Wolf Man, is part of the zodiac motorcycle club in kansas city, Missouri. He said the National Bikers Roundup is an event he refuses to miss."This event means we get a chanc... More>>

UPDATE: Joe Mixon Held Out Of Football Activities

The freshman running back has not been arrested by the Norman Police Department.
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Walgreens Hopes To Thwart Pill Thieves Video included

The pace behind the counter at any Walgreens pharmacy is quick and speedy, but starting today, when it comes to certain drugs, the brakes are being applied."Walgreens has expanded the use of C-2 time delay safes for our pharmacies across the state of Oklahoma," said Walgreens' Loss Prevention Manager Mike Schaeffer.The safes will contain the drugs that thieves routinely steal from pharmacy after pharmacy."The quickest way for these individuals to get this is to just walk into one of these pha... More>>

Hit & Run Suspect Pleads Guilty

A man accused of leaving the scene of an accident that injured a Broken Arrow High School athlete entered a guilty plea Wednesday afternoon. More>>

Female Entrepreneurs Balance Work & Home

Celebrating successful business women making their mark here in Green Country.Broken Arrow's Chamber of Commerce hosted a luncheon Wednesday featuring three women who started their businesses locally.Lisa Riley from Pinot's Palette, Shannon Wilburn from Just Between Friends and Jill Donovan from Rustic Cuff were the guest speakers.The ladies discussed the challenges of being an entrepreneur and wearing many "different hats" at once."I'm used to being in corporate America, where I have an HR d... More>>

Jimmy John's Donates $1 Million To Folds Of Honor

A restaurant has donated $1 million to the Folds of Honor Foundation.Jimmy John's is famous for making gourmet sandwiches and delivering quickly, but one of their most proud achievements is helping the Folds of Honor.A special check presentation is scheduled for September 13th at Chicagoland Speedway.“We are pleased to be aligned with such a great organization like Jimmy John’s who recognizes the importance of supporting the one percent who protect our freedoms every single day," says Major D... More>>

Neighborhood Wants Grant To Build Cry Baby Hill Plaza

The site of a wild Tulsa tradition could soon be getting an upgrade.Each year, hundreds of partiers take to Cry Baby Hill during Tulsa Tough.Now, the neighborhood wants to update the area.They've applied grant to construct Cry Baby Hill Plaza at Lawton and Riverside.The plaza would include trees, concrete seating, a walkway and a sign.The cost of the project is $80,000. More>>

Still No Decision About Renovating North Tulsa Park

B.C. Franklin Park demolition in May B.C. Franklin Park demolition in May

North Tulsa residents have a little more time to voice their opinions on the future of B.C.Franklin Park.The park's old recreation center was demolished a few months back.But what will go up in its place has not been decided.Citizens and city leaders have met several times.And the deadline's been extended indefinitely..But Councilor Jack Henderson wants to create a timeline, so work at the park can begin sooner rather than later."Now that we have more time, one of my concerns is that we're go... More>>

Voter Registration Deadline On Friday

Oklahoma's primary runoff election is coming up on August 26th. Voters who wish to cast ballots in the election must be registered by Friday, August 1st. More>>

Broken Arrow Cross Country Runner Continues Path to Recovery

Every stride on this elliptical signifies improvement for 16-year-old Logan.

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City Councilor Sued For Defamation Video included

Massage parlors are places where people go to relax, but two Tulsa venues are now at the center of a very tense lawsuit."Something not OK is happening inside these walls," said Tulsa city councilor Blake Ewing.It was back in March, when the Tulsa city council heard an appeal on a nuisance complaint."Does a person who has been subjected to a nuisance complaint have a right to say I didn't do that?" said Attorney Tony Mareshie, who was there on behalf of the owner of All Hands on Massage and th... More>>

Authorities Seek Adair Co. Murder Suspect

The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation is offering a cash reward for anyone who can provide helpful information as they try to locate James Manken, a 40-year-old homicide suspect. More>>

OSU's Football Program No Longer Under APR Restriction

OSU athletic department officials discovered the recent graduation of student-athlete from the 1990s, which resulted in the addition of a delayed graduation point to push the Cowboys above the threshold for restrictions. More>>

OSU, Tulsa Will Play Each Other

The University of Tulsa and Oklahoma State University have agreed to terms for a two-game series in men’s basketball and a three-game football series. More>>

Sorority Banned 5 Years For Hazing

Sorority Banned 5 Years For Hazing Video included

Northeastern State University has suspended a sorority for five years after a hazing investigation. More>>

Police Chief: Tahlequah Murder Victim Had Just Ended A Long Relationship

Detectives in Tahlequah continue their investigation into the murder of an elderly woman.The body of 71-year-old beverly marshall was discovered inside her home on Thursday.She'd been shot four times.Police say a person of interest in the case was discovered dead Friday night.It's believed that person committed suicide.Police Chief Nate King says, they're "leaving no stone unturned"."Miss Marshall had been in a relationship for a very long time, and had recently ended that relationship. So th... More>>

Report: Oklahoma's Young Adults #1 For Fast Food Spending

When it comes to making healthy food choices, Oklahoma's young people are getting a failing grade.According to a new survey by Level Money, Millennials in our state are number one nationwide when it comes to spending on fast food.Young adults in Oklahoma spent almost $1,200 a year when it comes to fast food.Experts say, it all boils down to education.Kaitlin Snyder with the Tulsa Health Department says, "It's easy for us to sit here and say that if you eat a certain number of fruits and veget... More>>

Permit Delays Construction On Margaritaville At River Spirit Casino

A major expansion to River Spirit Casino could take longer than expected.Margaritaville was set to open in 2015.Construction has already begun.But a permit still needs approval with the Army Corps of Engineers.It requires 30 days of public feedback, and that means a big delay on the project.It could be mid-2016 before the new place is open.Pat Croft, CEO of Creek Nation Casinos, says "We're expecting to get that permit this Fall. And be under construction by October. And we're looking about 1... More>>

Four Injured in Coffeyville Refinery Fire

Coffeyville refinery fire Coffeyville refinery fire

Four people are injured after an early morning fire broke out at a refinery. More>>

Car Crashes Into Tulsa Long John Silvers

A man veered off Interstate 44 and crashed into a Long John Silvers in midtown Tulsa. More>>

Funeral for Sapulpa Student

Bradon Playford's funeral is Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. at Sapulpa High School. More>>

Sunny Tuesday Morning to Give Way to Cloudy Afternoon

There will be some sun early, followed by building clouds with high temperatures reaching the upper 80's today. More>>

Suspect Arrested for Reported Cocaine Possession Near Child

A suspect with former felony convictions was arrested on complaints of possession of cocaine in the presence of a minor and child endangerment Monday afternoon. More>>

4.3 Magnitude Earthquake Rocks North central Oklahoma

The U.S. Geological Survey reports that a 4.3 magnitude earthquake struck Grant County late Monday night. More>>

North Tulsans Want Growth, Development Video included

One of the main items on the agenda was river development, but for many in attendance development of a closer sort was even more pressing."I'm very concerned about the growth in North Tulsa, " said Andrea Hill, wondering what it will take to spark the development seen in so many other parts of Tulsa."I've been a homeowner in this neighborhood, Pine Cincinnati for about 15 years, and I haven't seen very much progress, very minimal," she said."We're starting a new organization it's called Comm... More>>

Reward Offered in Search for Adair County Murder Suspect

Wanted Suspect: James Manken Wanted Suspect: James Manken

The OSBI is offering a $5,000 reward for the arrest of a suspect in a homicide investigation in Adair County. More>>

Police Search for Suspect in Shooting at Family Gathering

2000 Photograph of Roberto Urquiza 2000 Photograph of Roberto Urquiza

Police are searching for a suspect in a 'family dispute' that ended with a man reportedly shot in the head on Sunday. More>>

Oklahoma Jazz Hall Of Fame Hitting Sour Note With County

Oklahoma Jazz Hall Of Fame Hitting Sour Note With County Video included

Tulsa City Councilor Jack Henderson is defending the Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame as the organization struggles to pay its bills to the county. More>>

School Board Responds to Third Grade Reading Results Video included

Tulsa School board president Ruth Ann Fate is responding to the most recent third grade reading scores. More>>

Police Search for Owasso Armed Robber

Police are searching for a man who robbed an Owasso Walgreen’s. More>>

Body Found at Walnut Creek State Park

Authorities are investigating after a body was found at Walnut Creek State Park. More>>

Elderly Woman Killed In Tahlequah, Person Of Interest Found Dead

Police officers in Tahlequah say they are investigating a shooting that left a 71-year-old dead.Officers say they were doing a welfare check in the 1200 block of W. Keetoowah July 24th when they found Beverly Marshall dead.She was found with several gunshots to her head and torso.Cherokee County Sheriff Deputies say they named a person of interest, but they were found dead July 25th.Detectives are still working to solve this case. They are treating Marshall's death as a homicide. More>>

Voter Registration Deadline Approaches

This week is the deadline to register to vote in the next Tulsa County election.Friday, August 2nd, is the last day to get signed up for the August 26th election.The election board has set up an additional early voting site at the Hardesty Library at 91st and Memorial.Officials at the election board say almost half of early voters went there in the last election.To sign up or look at a sample ballot, just head to www.tulsacounty.org/electionsTo register, either apply in person at the election... More>>

Tulsa Public Schools Has 120 Job Openings

Tulsa Public Schools is looking to fill more than 120 jobs before the start of the new school year. More>>

Police Search For Little Caesars Robbery Suspects

Little Caesars Robbery Suspect Little Caesars Robbery Suspect

Tulsa Police have released two surveillance images from a robbery at the Little Caesars at 3308 E. Pine.Two men with guns robbed the restaurant on Sunday, July 20th at 9:00 PM. More>>

Court Proceedings Continued for Former Broken Arrow Player

Devon Thomas Devon Thomas

A former Broken Arrow football player will be back in court Monday morning. More>>

Tulsa Lane Closures Begin

Two lanes will be closed starting Monday on South Lewis between East 17th Street and East 21st Street for sewer work. More>>

3 Things to Know Monday

3 Things to Know Monday: Dollar General Armed Robbery, Devon Thomas in Court and Lane Closures Begin More>>

Overnight Armed Robbery

A Dollar General store at 43rd and 209th East Avenue was robbed Sunday night. More>>

Officials Respond to Drowning in East Tulsa

Tulsa Dispatch confirms a drowning in the 600 block of south 93rd east avenue. More>>

Man Shot in the Head at Tulsa Party

A man was shot in the head Sunday in what Tulsa police are calling a 'family dispute.' More>>

Sapulpa Community Theatre In Jeopardy Of Closing

 For the past 25 years a community theatre in Green Country has been providing live entertainment to residents. But now the Sapulpa Community Theatre is in jeopardy. The theatre needs to raise about $15,000 to keep its doors open. More>>

Four Men Arrested for Alleged Attempted Garage Theft

Four males were arrested Saturday night after they were reportedly caught in the act of stealing items from a resident's garage. More>>

Center Of the Universe Festival Gives Local Businesses Boost

Thousands of people swarmed into the Brady District for day two of the Center of the Universe Festival.
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Tulsa Police Questioning Suspects in Possible Hostage Incident

Tulsa police were called out to a midtown Tulsa apartment complex around 1 p.m. Sunday afternoon after a neighbor called in to police saying that she saw a man holding a gun to a woman's head. More>>

Steamy Sunday Expected, Cooler Week Ahead

After another day with triple digit heat, an excessive heat warning and advisory will remain in effect through Sunday. More>>

Burglary Suspect Injures Officer

29-Year-Old Irish McReynolds 29-Year-Old Irish McReynolds

An officer was injured, Saturday afternoon, after responding to a burglary call around 21st and Southwest Boulevard, according to the arrest report. More>>

EMSA Issues 6th Medical Heat Alert

EMSA medics have responded to seven patients with suspected heat-related symptoms within 19 hours on Saturday. More>>

Oklahoma Health Officials Prepare for Flu Season

After a record-breaking 63 people died as a result of the flu during the 2013-14 flu season, Oklahoma health officials preparing for the coming season say educating the public is key to reducing both the deaths and the number of people who contract the virus. More>>

Body Found Near Tulsa Home

Tulsa police do not suspect foul play after a man in his 50's was found dead Saturday morning. More>>

Man with AIDS Bites Medical Technician, Gets Arrested

Tulsa police arrested a man on a complaint of knowingly spreading AIDS after he reportedly bit a health care worker late Friday night, causing a deep cut and bleeding. More>>

Report: OU Running Back Joe Mixon Involved In A Serious Altercation Video included

Here's the latest on Mixon's run-in near campus early Friday morning.
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Tulsans Protest Against Middle East Violence

The conflict may be half a world away, but the passions could be felt just down the street."I'm for a free Palestine, I'm for a free Gaza, I'm for humanity," said one man.Dozens of people descending on the corner of 71st and Memorial, hoping for an end to the violence."I'm not against muslims, Jews, or Christians, I just want us all to live on peace," said one woman.But that is a tall order, when you consider that even though we're half a world away, you can feel the tension right here."Pales... More>>

A Helpful Boxer In Need Of Help

You may remember meeting Winston back in 2012. He's a Boxer who came from an abusive home and found his way into the arms of a loving family who nursed him back to health. He also donates blood so that other dogs can have life saving surgeries. As it turns out, Winston is now in need of help himself. He has a terrible tooth abscess that is going to require major surgery into his jaw. It's a cost Winston's family can't cover right now and they need help from the public to help their amazing d... More>>

New Details Released in Case of Police Chief Accused of Molestation

Spavinaw Police Chief Clarence William Gregory, Sr. was released from jail Friday after being arrested on two complaints of lewd molestation. More>>

Reward Offered for Information on Rogers County Cold Case

Officials with the Rogers County Sheriff's Office have been leading the effort to search for Dione Fox's remains since earlier this week. It's taking place in the Tiawah area just southeast of Claremore.
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Cyclists Traveling Across Country Stop in Tulsa to Help Habitat for Humanity

33 young men and women with "Bike and Build" stopped in Tulsa to help with a housing project Friday. More>>

Okla. Supreme Court says Lawmaker can Serve as DA

From left to right: Kunzweiler and Jordan From left to right: Kunzweiler and Jordan

The Oklahoma Supreme Court says Republican state Rep. Fred Jordan of Jenks is eligible to become Tulsa County's district attorney, even though a raise for prosecutors was approved during his term in the Legislature. More>>

Woman Thinks Meth is Laced, Tells Police

A 54-year-old Oklahoma woman is facing felony drug charges after police said she called them because she thought her methamphetamine was laced with something. More>>

Cause of Death Released for Alleged Serial Attacker

The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has determined the cause of death of Desmond Campbell, the alleged serial sexual attacker of eight women in Tulsa. More>>

Toasty Weekend in Store for Green Country

Temperatures will continue to climb the next couple of days with highs in the upper 90s to near 100. More>>

Tulsans to Protest Gaza Conflict

It's a bloody, international conflict that has got residents talking in Tulsa. More>>

Alleged Hair Product Burglars Booked by Tulsa Police

Two suspects are in custody following a string of hair product burglaries that began in May. More>>

3 Things to Know Friday

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

Kangaroo Missing In Vinita Video included

With wide open fields in every direction, it's understandable that someone new to Vinita would want to explore."We're just moving in," said Kay Williams. She and her group of eight kangaroos moved in on last Friday, and by Saturday morning…"She goes, I'm down two," said Al Wightman. He just leased Kay the property recently, and when he learned she was bringing kangaroos.."I thought it'd be interesting and pretty cool," he said.She uses them as therapy animals. Cinderella, Sassy, Jasper, Hope,... More>>

Casting Call For Movie About Native American Entertainer "Te Ata"

If you've ever wanted to star in a movie, now's your chance to give it a go.The Chickasaw Nation will hold an open casting call for "Te Ata" next Saturday at the Hard Rock Hotel Casino.All Native Americans are welcome.The movie focuses on the life and legacy of chickasaw performer Mary Frances Thompson.She gained fame around the world in the 20s and 30s for her unique one woman show about Indian heritage.In 1987, Thompson was named the very first Oklahoma Treasure by Governor Henry Bellmon.S... More>>

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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18 Year Old Found Dead Inside Car, Muskogee Juvenile Arrested

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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Police Say They’ve Arrested Man in Viral Shoplifting Video

 A man accused of shoplifting from a Coweta Walmart was arrested on Monday. More>>

Crews Continue to Make Progress On I-44 Construction Project

Crews opened up on and off ramps for eastbound I-44 at Lewis Avenue Tuesday. This is part of a $400 million project that began in 2005.

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Man Accused of Kidnapping, Robbery

Wagoner County Sheriff Deputies say they have arrested a man on complaints of kidnapping and robbery. More>>

Police Search for Two Men After Taco Truck Robbery

Officers with the Tulsa Police Department were called to the area near 23rd and Garnett after receiving reports of an armed robbery. At the scene they found that the business robbed was a taco food truck just before midnight.

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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>>

An explosion has leveled two New York City apartment buildings, killing two people and injuring 17 others. More>>

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