CRIME & SAFETY
Driver faces charges after Inola police find meth, firearms in traffic stop
INOLA, Okla. (KOKH) — Inola Police Department (IPD) discovered methamphetamine, firearms, and a large sum of money during a traffic stop. On September 6, IPD attempted to pull over a silver GMC pickup that was stopped and blocking both southbound lanes at the intersection of State Highway 412 and Highway 88.
Georgia man arrested in Pryor for having a trunk full of marijuana
PRYOR, Okla. – A Georgia man was arrested on Friday after police discovered a trunk full of marijuana.
Weekly Safety Report: Shooting and DUI Incident in Owasso, Oklahoma
Two incidents occurred in Owasso, Oklahoma this week. In the first incident, two cousins were shot and killed in an Owasso neighborhood. Manuel Quezada was found guilty of two counts of manslaughter and will be sentenced at a later date. In the second incident, a man drove his truck into a retention pond after leaving a party. He was saved by officers and firefighters. The man now faces DUI charges.
Weekly Safety Report: Officer-Involved Shooting and School Shooting Hoax in Rogers County, Oklahoma
Two incidents occurred in Rogers County, Oklahoma this week. The first incident involved an officer-involved shooting in Chelsea, resulting in a man being injured. The second incident was a school shooting hoax at Claremore High School, with two teenage suspects identified by the Claremore Police Department.
Witness to officer-involved shooting in Chelsea speaks out
CHELSEA, Okla. — A man shot by a Chelsea police officer on Wednesday night remains hospitalized, according to the OSBI which has taken over the investigation.
Autopsy Reports Reveal Tragic Details of Verdigris Murder-Suicide Involving Mother and Three Children
Unveiling new details about a tragic murder-suicide in Verdigris that left three children dead, this video delves into the recently released autopsy reports. The heartbreaking information reveals the children's mother as the perpetrator, who also took hostages before ending her own life.
Adair Man Indicted on Kidnapping Charges
An Osage Nation citizen has been indicted in federal court on charges of kidnapping in Indian Country. Rudy Tyler Rudd, 39, of Adair is charged with knowingly and unlawfully kidnapping two victims in August 2023. Federal prosecutors in Tulsa announced the Grand Jury indictment on Wednesday. The FBI and Mayes...
Man, 20, dies after crash in Lewisville
A 20-year-old man died Tuesday morning in Lewisville after he got in a car wreck, and while he was trying to push his car off the road, another vehicle hit him. About 6 a.m., a car made a wide turn into traffic from South Valley Parkway onto the Hwy 121 Business access road, according to a Lewisville Police Department spokesman. That car caused a second vehicle to swerve to avoid hitting it, and it spun around and rolled backwards into the grassy median on South Valley Parkway. The first vehicle kept going and left the scene.
City of Catoosa tackles false alarms with new permit requirement
Residents in Catoosa will soon require a permit for police to respond to alarm calls, starting January 1.
Man pleads guilty in 2022 fatal Payne Co. crash
A man has pleaded guilty in connection to a fatal crash in 2022 that left two people dead.
Video: Work crews back at Owasso neighborhood to deal with more than 10-year methane gas leak
Work crews were back in an Owasso neighborhood to deal with a more than 10-year methane gas leak.
Owasso Man Claims Self-Defense in Double Murder Trial
In a gripping murder trial, an Owasso man stands accused of killing two men in 2019. The defendant claims self-defense, recounting a violent altercation that led to the fatal shooting. The prosecution will cross-examine on Monday, with a gang-related offense also on the table.
Homicide suspect in jail after Tulsa police find him in a stolen car
TULSA, Okla. – An Owasso man was arrested on Friday after Tulsa police say he was involved in a deadly shooting last week.
Coweta Teen Recovering After Sustaining Traumatic Brain Injury In Crash
Communities continue to rally around 19-year-old Cage Stidham after he was injured in a car crash near Inola last month. In that crash, Stidham sustained a traumatic brain injury and his road to recovery is ongoing. Stidham was ejected from his truck during the crash and he was not wearing...
State Fire Marshal confirms deadly Molly's Landing fire started in kitchen
UPDATE (11/30/23) — State Fire Marshal confirmed the fire started in the kitchen downstairs. They don't currently believe arson was involved. CATOOSA, Okla. — The Oklahoma State Fire Marshal's Office said a woman was found dead after a fire Friday morning at Molly's Landing restaurant on Route 66 in Catoosa.
Quapaw Nation Donates Bison To Owasso Couple After Theirs Were Found Murdered
An Owasso couple is thrilled after the Quapaw Nation donated them three bison after two of theirs were killed. The couple says this is a rare gift since the Quapaw don’t sell any of their bison but instead use them as food for the tribe. When Bill Rethke and...
Woman Found Dead in Fire at Iconic Molly's Landing Restaurant, Investigation Underway
• A woman was found dead after a fire at Molly's Landing restaurant in Catoosa, Oklahoma. • Five fire departments responded to the call for help. • The cause of the fire is under investigation, but foul play is not suspected.
State agents find massive organized crime marijuana grow in Mayes County
LOCUST GROVE, Okla. — The Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics moved in on a massive illegal marijuana operation outside of Locust Grove on Tuesday morning.
Quapaw Nation Gifts Bison to Owasso Owner After Violent Attack
Discover the heartwarming story of an Owasso bison owner who, after a violent attack left him down three bison, received an unexpected gift from the Quapaw Nation. This act of generosity helped restore his herd, showcasing community support in times of adversity.
Man pleads guilty after Jan. 2023 Broken Arrow crash that killed two
TULSA, Okla. — A Claremore man charged with manslaughter following a deadly crash that happened in January 2023 in Broken Arrow pleaded guilty in court on Monday.