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Crash Causes Delay On I-44, Traffic Diverted

A crash is causing major delay on I-44 near 129th E. Ave.Traffic is getting detoured onto U.S. 169.Traffic is significantly delayed in that area, so anyone planning on heading out there soon will need to allow for extra time to get through. More>>

Police Officer Accused of Killing Teen Out of Jail

Police officer Shannon Kepler could make bond, and get out of jail, as he faces a first degree murder charge in the murder of  19 year old Jeremy Lake. More>>

NCAA Denies Immediate Eligibility For Sooners Wide Receiver Green-Beckham Video included

The University of Oklahoma sent out an official statement as follows regarding the NCAA's ruling on transfer Dorial Green-Beckham:“The University of Oklahoma has learned that the waiver request it entered on behalf of Dorial Green-Beckham has been denied by the NCAA.
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Deadly Crash Shuts Down Highway 75 in West Tulsa

Northbound lanes of Highway 75 were closed at the beginning of the morning rush hour early Friday after a deadly crash hours earlier.Drivers were being detoured at the 41st street exit. Tulsa Police say a 27-year-old man was thrown from his pickup truck when he went off the road, crashed into a guardrail and rolled down an embankment.The accident happened just after 12:45 a.m. north of 41st street.Witnesses at the scene told police they saw the truck speeding and driving erratically just befo... More>>

OKC Police Officer in Custody for Sexual Misconduct

An Oklahoma City police officer has been accused of sexual misconduct and taken into custody.OKC police officer Daniel Holtzclaw was taken into custody earlier this afternoon in front of a Gold's Gym.Holtzclaw is accused of requiring women to expose themselves and perform sexual acts. He has been booked in the Oklahoma County jail on multiple charges, including rape, rape by instrumentation, forcible sodomy and sexual battery charges.Holtzclaw bond is set at five million dollars. More>>

NASCAR Sprint Cup Race At Bristol To Air On Alternate Channels In Tulsa Area

Due to Tulsa Channel 8's live airing of the St. Louis Rams preseason game against the Cleveland Browns on Saturday, August 23, the schedule NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Bristol will be moved to alternate channels as follows:Over the air--KTUL 8.3 Cox Cable---131 DISH DirecTV---ESPN Alternate Channels DISH---channel 145 DirecTV---channel 209-1 More>>

Medical Marijuana Petition Falls Short Of Necessary Signatures

The Oklahoma Secretary of State's Office says an effort to legalize medical marijuana in the state has fallen short of the number of signatures needed to put the issue on the ballot. More>>

Freshman Academy Helps BA Teens Transition To High School

Broken Arrow is doing a new take on high school education.Thursday was the first day for the Freshman Academy.Class started district-wide, but it was the first time 9th graders were all together on their own campus.Organizers say the idea behind the class was to make sure everyone came together on a solid platform before being thrown into a large high school environment.Margaret Coates is the principal, and she says the goal is to foster learning and togetherness. "The freshman year is a tran... More>>

Schools Eye Enrollment and Search for Absent Students

It's the second day of school for Tulsa Public Schools, but students are still missing from the classroom.The district projectedprojected 41,783 students to attend the first day of school. But we're told only about 89 percent of those students showed up.The district enrollment center was packed, once again. Children that should have been in school were in line with parents.Tulsa Public Schools says many parents waited until the last minute and then had to make multiple trips to complete the e... More>>

Cowboys Appear Ready For Florida State Video included

The Advocare Cowboy Classic is Saturday, August 30 at 7 PM on Tulsa's Channel 8.
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Toll Booth Operator Injured In Suspected DUI Crash

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says a toll booth operator was injured when a suspected drunk driver crashed into the booth on the Muskogee Turnpike. It happened shortly after midnight in the southbound lane just south of Muskogee at mile marker 41 More>>

First Case Of West Nile Virus Confirmed In Tulsa County

The Tulsa Health Department confirms the first human case of West Nile virus in Tulsa County. The Health Department did not release any details on the victim or their condition.This is the second case of West Nile confirmed in Oklahoma this summer.
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Two in Police Custody for North Tulsa Homicide

22-year-old Henry Harris 22-year-old Henry Harris

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>>

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>>

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>>

Tulsa Police Officer Pleads Not Guilty To Murder Charge

Shannon Kepler Shannon Kepler

Tulsa police officer Shannon Kepler has pleaded not guilty to first degree murder in the shooting death of his daughter's boyfriend. Kepler was in court for arraignment Tuesday morning.
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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>>

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>>

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>>

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

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  • NCAA Denies Immediate Eligibility For Sooners Wide Receiver Green-Beckham

    NCAA Denies Immediate Eligibility For Sooners Wide Receiver Green-Beckham

    The University of Oklahoma sent out an official statement as follows regarding the NCAA's ruling on transfer Dorial Green-Beckham:“The University of Oklahoma has learned that the waiver request it entered on behalf of Dorial Green-Beckham has been denied by the NCAA.More >>
    The University of Oklahoma sent out an official statement as follows regarding the NCAA's ruling on transfer Dorial Green-Beckham:“The University of Oklahoma has learned that the waiver request it entered on behalf of Dorial Green-Beckham has been denied by the NCAA.
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  • Chefs In Town For Steak Cook-Off

    Chefs In Town For Steak Cook-Off

    This weekend will be full of grilling and competition with the annual steak cook-off.The two-day festival is in town starting Friday to raise money for the Tulsa Zoo.The rest of the proceeds will grow community gardens for people who do not have access to fresh produce.Not only will top chefs gather downtown to face off for the best steak dinner, but there will be live music, beer, a car show and activities for the children.Tripp Haggard is the Executive Director of the event and says he is e...More >>
    This weekend will be full of grilling and competition with the annual steak cook-off.The two-day festival is in town starting Friday to raise money for the Tulsa Zoo.The rest of the proceeds will grow community gardens for people who do not have access to fresh produce.Not only will top chefs gather downtown to face off for the best steak dinner, but there will be live music, beer, a car show and activities for the children.Tripp Haggard is the Executive Director of the event and says he is e...More >>
  • TCC N.E. Campus To Reopen Friday

    TCC N.E. Campus To Reopen Friday

    Tulsa Community College northeast campus is closed due to a water main break.All classes have been canceled due to the lack of water in the buildings.The northeast campus is located at Apache and Harvard.More >>
    Tulsa Community College northeast campus is closed due to a water main break.All classes have been canceled due to the lack of water in the buildings.The northeast campus is located at Apache and Harvard.More >>
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