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Moving On After Gateway Market Video included

With the grocery store at Pine and Peoria no more, area residents and retailers are reflecting on the impact of Gateway's closing."Yeah I used to shop there all the time," said Ezra Alexander.With bags hanging from his bicycle, Ezra is still getting use to the new, longer commute for groceries."It'd be a lot easier you know I make trips for my mother out here over on Pine and Madison here," he said.Also getting adjusted to Gateway's absence is Anntinette Aldredge, who works right next door at...

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Seminole Co. Woman Reported Missing Under Suspicious Circumstances

Seminole County Sheriff's Office has issued an alert for a missing woman. 42-year-old Kendra Leann Campbell was last seen on Wednesday around 1:40 p.m. Campbell lives north of Seminole City, but is originally from Tahlequah and frequently goes back to visit. Sheriff's deputies believe the circumstances of her disappearance to be suspicious. She was last seen wearing a black shirt, blue jeans and sandals.Anyone with information is asked to call the Seminole County Sheriff's Office at 405-257-5...

'Luminous Objects' Exhibit Lights Up First Friday Art Crawl

First Friday Art Crawl is lit up with an illuminating new gallery at the Living Arts space in the Brady District today. 'Chandelier Other Luminous Objects' was the artistic challenge placed before contemporary Oklahoma artists two years ago. The overwhelming support and intrigued art lovers brought the challenge back for the Brady Arts District art crawl.Three dozen chandeliers are featured at the exhibit, including floor and wall installed artworks.Geoffrey Simpson, a local artist who works...

Changes To Parking Downtown Include Paying By Cell Phone

The parking meters in downtown Tulsa are getting older.So plans are underway to replace them and improve the system.A couple of new ideas include paying by phone and paying by tag.Basically, in that instance, the spaces would not be marked.You just enter your tag and credit card info into the meter or phone.Drivers could visit several areas in the same district increasing time by app or text.Officers could also scan tags, making sure drivers are paid up faster. The idea could mean more money ...

Mysterious Substance Found in Area Creeks Video included

Initial details state that authorities were notified of the spill Thursday evening. This is taking place near Pole Cat Creek and Rock Creek in Sapulpa.

Bixby Couple Suspected of Making Meth in House

A Bixby couple is arrested for allegedly making meth in their home.

Drying Out and Warming Up

After 1-4" of rain across the area (up to 5" near McAlester!) we will have the chance to dry out today and into the weekend.

Woman Suffers Serious Injuries in Highway 75 Wrong-Lane Wreck

A woman was transported to an area hospital with serious injuries this morning after wrecking her vehicle in the wrong lane on Highway 75.

Victim Walking Out of Walmart Robbed of Car

At approximately 4 a.m. this morning, Tulsa police responded to an armed robbery and carjacking of a customer who was walking out of Walmart.

3 Things to Know Friday

Here are the 3 things to know today.

Motorcyclist Injured After Striking Police Unit

A motorcyclist was transported to an area hospital after colliding with a police officer's patrol unit in west Tulsa.The accident took place near 1700 W. Edison Street.Police say the officer involved in the accident had turned on to Edison while the motorcyclist was traveling eastbound on the street. The injured motorcyclist collided with the police unit. Police say he was conscious when transported, but in significant pain.

The Weleetka Murders - Long Road To Justice Video included

He walked into the stairwell a guilty man. Kevin Sweat, moments after entering a plea owning up to three murders."It was pretty emotional to hear his plea," said Faye Taylor.Faye and Michael's daughter, Ashley Taylor, was Sweat's girlfriend and the third murder victim."Of course it was devastating to find out that my daughter's boyfriend was the one that murdered them," said Michael Taylor.20 miles away at Outlaws Grocery and Restaurant in Weleetka…"It blew this town away," said Tracee Willia...

Man Accused of Murdering Weleetka Girls, Fiancee Pleads Guilty Video included

The man accused of killing two Weleetka girls in 2008 and his fiancee in 2011 plead guilty today.

Owasso Is Working On A Dog Park Video included

People in the suburbs are tired of hauling their dogs to Tulsa, to use the big city dog parks.So open spaces for pets are becoming quite popular.After 8 years of talking Owasso is making progress on a park, that was stalled by the lean times of the recession.Chris Waters is an Owasso resident who's backed the idea from the start.He says the concept finally seems to be coming together with city funding and property that belongs to the school district."There's a good probability we'll have land...

Tax-Free Weekend

Starting at midnight, shoppers will be able to enjoy a tax-free weekend,Clothes and shoes up to $100 qualify to be tax-free, just in time for back-to-school.Many stores will be offering other specials on top of the tax deals.

Tulsa Schools Struggle With Teacher Shortage, Turnover

Tulsa Public Schools is dealing with a shortage of teachers and a high turnover rate at McLain High and Junior High Schools isn’t helping.

City Leaders Discuss Cost of Mowing, Maintaining Private Lawns

Discussions on the topic are taking place in downtown Tulsa during regularly scheduled city council meetings Thursday. City Councilor Phil Laken is leading the effort in hopes that the City of Tulsa can save of the money for other heavily populated public areas.

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.


Officials Warn Roads Closed, Buildings Flooded in Areas of Pittsburg County

Members of the National Weather Serviced issued a flood warning for Pittsburg County Thursday morning after 2 to 4 inches of rain fell this week. A total 5 to 6 inches has fallen across central and southeastern parts of Oklahoma.

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.

Authorities Locate Man Wanted for Adair County Murder

James Manken (Courtesy: Adair County Sheriff) James Manken (Courtesy: Adair County Sheriff)

Deputies with the Adair County Sheriff's Office have been searching for James Douglas Manken after he was charged with the July beating death of Wayne Wennerholm in Watts. That's located east of Tulsa along Highway 59.

Special Meeting to Discuss Next Spavinaw Police Chief

Chief Clarence William Gregory, Sr. was arrested July 24th on complaints of lewd molestation. Spavinaw is located east of Tulsa in Mayes County.

Man Arrested After Hours-Long Standoff in Northwest Tulsa

Tulsa Police arrested a man after a standoff that lasted nearly three hours early Thursday morning.

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...

UPDATE: Joe Mixon Held Out Of Football Activities

The freshman running back has not been arrested by the Norman Police Department.

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...

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...

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...

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.

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...

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.

Broken Arrow Cross Country Runner Continues Path to Recovery

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

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...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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...

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...

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...

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.

Car Crashes Into Tulsa Long John Silvers

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

Funeral for Sapulpa Student

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

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.

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.

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.

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...

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.

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.

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.

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.

Police Search for Owasso Armed Robber

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

Body Found at Walnut Creek State Park

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

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.

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...

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.

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.

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.

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.

3 Things to Know Monday

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

Overnight Armed Robbery

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

Officials Respond to Drowning in East Tulsa

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

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.'

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

EMSA Issues 6th Medical Heat Alert

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

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.

Body Found Near Tulsa Home

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

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.

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