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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

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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

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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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Deadly Crash Illustrates Value of Seat Belts and Child Seats

A deadly car accident that killed two girls provides a clear lesson about the value of seat belts and child seats. Traffic officers with the Tulsa Police Department are reminding all of us about the importance of buckling up. Officers said the goal is not to hand out tickets, but instead get everyone to wear their seat belts. According to Tulsa Police Department, if you don't wear your seat belt, you are four times more likely to get thrown out of a car during an accident.It only takes about ... More>>

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

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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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Pastor Accused of Embezzling Nearly a Million Dollars From Community Center

Pastor Willard Jones is now facing federal charges of wire fraud and one count of a false tax return. Jones is the pastor of Greater Cornerstone Baptist Church and former director of Greater Cornerstone Community Development Project.Tulsa's Channel 8 tried to contact Jones at his home, but there was no answer. Federal investigators say Jones took more than $933, 500.00 from the community center and used the money to pay for construction on his home, the mortgage and luxury items."Reverend Jon... More>>

Senator Coburn Speaks To Tulsa's Rotary Club

Doctor Tom Coburn made one of his last appearances today as a U.S.Senator.Speaking to Tulsa's Rotary Club, Coburn said lawmakers on Capitol Hill need to stop procrastinating and start making decisions now.The Senator announced in January, he's retiring this year.However, once that's done, Coburn says he's still got plenty of work ahead. And that includes motivating young people to get involved."I'm going to work on communicating with the Millennial generation about what's getting ready to hap... More>>

Family & Friends Gather For Shooting Victim's Funeral

Dozens of people gather to pay their respects to a 19-year-old man who police say was shot by an off duty police officer Lake's funeral was held at Dawson Freewill Baptist Church Wednesday morning. More>>

Video Game Convention Coming To Tulsa In 2015

A major video game convention is coming to Tulsa next year.XPO will he held at the Cox Business Center October 1-4, 2015. More>>

Judge Orders Woman Charged With Murder Back To Jail

Miashah Moses is back in jail after a court hearing Wednesday.Moses has been charged with second degree murder after prosecutors say she left two children alone in an apartment.Prosecutors say she left a 4-year-old and 18-month-old alone in an apartment last November when a fire started and killed the children.Moses had posted bail Monday, but a judge sent her back to jail and increased her bond. More>>

Dr. Ballard Looking Forward To A Better School Year

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It's his final go-around with Tulsa Public Schools, and Dr.Keith Ballard is looking forward to a better result in the new school year.Ballard says, last year was especially tough. The district was short about 140 teachers.And he says, funding makes all the difference.Ballard hopes the legislature steps up and does its part to help."When you take a look at the Houston area paying easily $15,000-17,000 a year more, you take a look at the Dallas area paying $15,000-$20,000, even northwest Arkans... More>>

Governor Fallin Announces Support for Use of Marijuana Oil in Children

In a news release Wednesday morning, Fallin said that she would begin working with lawmakers in the next legislative session to support legalization of "medicinal cannabidoil oil" on a limited, medically supervised, trial-only basis. More>>

Curious George Story Time At Guthrie Green

Tulsa City Councilor G.T. Bynum and his children read a popular Curious George story.

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West Tulsa Pastor Accused of Using Church Funds for Personal Use

Few details were made available at this time, but the U.S. attorney's office stated that a press conference would be held Wednesday afternoon. Willard Lenord Jones, pastor of the Greater Cornerstone Baptist Church, faces major financial fraud criminal charges.

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Two Arrested After Pipe Bomb Discovered in Broken Arrow

Initial details state that the Broken Arrow Police Department was notified sometime before 7 a.m. about a robbery incident. This was in the area near Houston and Aspen in Broken Arrow.



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Firefighters Rescue Man from Arkansas River Wednesday Morning

Two rescue teams deployed boats into the river, one of them downstream from the man in case he was swept away from the first crew.

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