CRIME & SAFETY
Crash Involving Semi And Truck Partially Closes Will Rogers Turnpike
Part of the Will Rogers Turnpike is shut down after a big wreck southwest of Big Cabin. Workers arrived to clean up the debris from a collision between a semi and a pickup at mile marker 279 on the Will Rogers Turnpike heading eastbound. Both vehicles involved in the crash...
Body camera video shows Zach Bryan being put in handcuffs after being pulled over days before arrest
VERDIGRIS, Okla. – A newly-released body camera video shows country music artist Zach Bryan during a traffic stop in Verdigris days before his arrest in Craig County.
Fairland man injured when struck by vehicle
FAIRLAND – A Fairland man remains hospitalized in critical condition after being hit by a vehicle, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported. Billy Williams, 76, of Fairland, was driving a 2019 Honda Odyssey when the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported he struck Cody McDaniel, 31, of Fairland, who was standing in the roadway next to a vehicle, the patrol said.
Claremore Man Dies in Motorcylce Accident
A Claremore man is dead after a single-vehicle crash in Mayes County. The fatality collision happened late Saturday just before midnight on East 420 Road about a mile east of Strang. A 2007 Harley Davidson FLTR, driven by 43-year-old Allen Michael Vargas failed to negotiate a curve to the right, left the roadway and hit the ground.
Weekly Safety Report: Arrest and Child Neglect Cases Raise Concerns in Vinita, Oklahoma
This week in Vinita, Oklahoma, two incidents occurred that raised concerns for public safety. Firstly, Zach Bryan, a local resident and musician, was arrested on an obstruction of investigation charge. Secondly, a couple from Vinita, Joseph James Burris and Chloe Jayde Burris, were taken into federal custody for child neglect and evidence tampering. These incidents have prompted the need for a weekly safety report to keep the community informed.
Dash camera video shows country star Zach Bryan's arrest in Craig County
VINITA, Okla. — The Oklahoma Highway Patrol released dash camera video for Thursday's arrest of country music star Zach Bryan in Craig County. On Friday, the department released the moments Bryan was detained during a traffic stop in Vinita. The video showed Bryan exiting his black pickup truck and...