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  1. Sallisaw Man Accused Of Killing His MotherRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | News9 Oklahoma City

    Police began investigating after being called out in response to a deceased woman in a car in the 800 block of Ruth St. just after midnight. Responding officers discovered the body of Karen Gregg, 56, dead from an apparent gunshot wound to the head inside of the car.


  2. Suspect arrested in shooting death of woman in SallisawRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 3 | News9 Oklahoma City

    The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation says a suspect is in custody in the shooting death of a woman in her car in Sallisaw. The OSBI said Tuesday that 56-year-old Karen Gregg was found dead in her car shortly before midnight Monday after a witness called Sallisaw police and reported seeing a man standing outside the car, then hearing a loud pop that's believed to have been a gunshot.


  3. Bill Would Allow Some To Carry Guns Into Oklahoma CapitolRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | News9 Oklahoma City

    A state lawmaker says anyone with a license to carry a handgun in Oklahoma should be allowed to bring the weapon into the state Capitol building. Republican Rep. John Bennett of Sallisaw has authored a bill allowing those with a permit to carry a weapon into what he calls "the people's Capitol."


  4. Sheriff: 24 cow heads illegally dumped near Arkansas RiverRead the original story

    Feb 1, 2015 | News9 Oklahoma City

    Authorities in eastern Oklahoma have cited a man who they say illegally dumped 24 cow heads and 3 dead calves near a dam along the Arkansas River. Sequoyah County Sheriff Ron Lockhart says the man from Muldrow was cited Sunday with illegal dumping.


  5. Latest Update On Chance Of Winter Weather In OklahomaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | News9 Oklahoma City

    Our next winter weather maker is over southern California right now and will track eastward overnight. This will pull in moisture starting in southern Oklahoma late tonight.


  6. Cherokee Nation opens tag office in TulsaRead the original story

    Dec 18, 2014 | News9 Oklahoma City

    The Cherokee Nation has opened a tag office in Tulsa as it makes its license plates available to its citizens across Oklahoma. Principal Chief Bill John Baker says demand is up for Cherokee Nation license plates, so it was necessary to open a Tulsa office so it can deliver tags in a timely manner.


  7. Oklahoma House speaker appoints committee chairsRead the original story

    Dec 12, 2014 | News9 Oklahoma City

    House Speaker Jeff Hickman has restructured the House committees and appropriation subcommittees and announced the various chairs and vice chairs. Hickman named longtime ally Earl Sears of Bartlesville to replace Norman Rep. Scott Martin as chairman of the powerful House Appropriations Committee.


  8. Sallisaw Police Say Cat That Bit Child Had RabiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | News9 Oklahoma City

    A cat that bit a child in Sallisaw over the weekend has tested positive for rabies according to the Sallisaw Police Department. The department released a statement on its Facebook page warning residents to be aware of strays and wildlife.


  9. Cold Air Headed Towards OklahomaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | News9 Oklahoma City

    The first one arrives Thursday afternoon as the leading edge Canadian air moves in. The cold front is expected to swing through central Oklahoma just after lunchtime.


  10. Cherokee Nation opens new office in SallisawRead the original story

    Oct 18, 2014 | News9 Oklahoma City

    The Cherokee Nation has opened a new office in downtown Sallisaw that offers a central location for various tribal services. Tribal members will be able to seek jobs, apply for loans, get a tribal license plate or gather information about becoming a foster parent at the office at 100.


  11. FBI Active Shooter Report Includes Two Green Country IncidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | News9 Oklahoma City

    The number of active shooter incidents are on the rise. That's according to a new report from the FBI.


  12. Group Seeks Protection For OK Muslims After Lawmaker's Controversial RemarksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | News9 Oklahoma City

    During the news conference on Wednesday, CAIR-OK Executive Director Adam Soltani said Bennett has crossed the line of inflammatory comments to almost inciting violence against Muslims in the state of Oklahoma. Bennett made a Facebook comment on Monday, September 1, which reads in part, "The Quran clearly states that non-Muslims should be killed... Be wary of the individuals who claim to be 'Muslim American'.


  13. Man Charged In 1997 Sallisaw Murder Extradited To OklahomaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | News9 Oklahoma City

    A Muldrow man accused of beating a a Sequoyah County man to death in 1997 has been extradited from Texas to the Sequoyah County jail. Sequoyah County Sheriff Ron Lockhart told KFSM TV, the CBS affiliate in Fort Smith , Ricky Dority, 56, was transferred from the Bureau of Federal Prisons facility in Texarkana to face a charge of first-degree murder in the death of Mitchell Nixon, 28. Lockhart says Dority has spent the last 15 years in federal prison following a conviction on a weapons charge.


  14. Okla. lawmaker, GOP chair affirm anti-Muslim postRead the original story

    Sep 11, 2014 | News9 Oklahoma City

    A GOP state legislator and the chairman of the Oklahoma Republican Party are standing behind anti-Muslim remarks the lawmaker posted to his Facebook page, and both say they have no plans to apologize. A Muslim advocacy group has called for state Rep. John Bennett to apologize after he posted a comment to his Facebook page urging people, especially Christians, to "be wary of the individuals who claim to be Muslim-American."


  15. Cherokee Nation Chief Says Oklahoma Tribe Is ThrivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2014 | News9 Oklahoma City

    Principal Chief Bill John Baker presented his State of the Nation address Saturday on the Cherokee National Courthouse lawn.


  16. Trooper arrested for DUI resignsRead the original story

    Aug 26, 2014 | News9 Oklahoma City

    The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says the agency accepted a letter of resignation from Trooper Joshua Davies on Tuesday - the day before a pre-termination hearing had been scheduled.