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  1. Inmates Escape Lincoln County Jail Early MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    Sonny Baker, 41, Trey Goodnight, 28, Jeremy Irvin, 31, and Brian Moody, 23, escaped through the jail's air ducts some time between 1 a.m. and 4 a.m. on June 12. Baker, Goodnight, and Moody are serving time for property crimes. Irvin is serving for first degree murder.


  2. Mother Of Fallen OHP Trooper Takes Cause To WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2017 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    State trooper Nicholas Dees was hit and killed by a distracted driver two years ago and now his mother is making a push to end distracted driving nationwide. Shelley Russell lost her only son, trooper Nicholas Dees, two years ago to distracted driving.


  3. Woman Charged With 2nd-Degree Murder In Fatal Tecumseh Officer ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2017 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    The woman found in the car with the suspect accused of fatally shooting a Tecumseh Police Officer has now been charged with second-degree murder. Brooklyn Williams, 22, was arrested on Tuesday, March 28, on a complaint of harboring a fugitive.


  4. Last of 3 Lincoln County jail escapees is recapturedRead the original story

    Mar 30, 2017 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    Authorities say the last of three inmates who escaped the Lincoln County jail earlier this month is now back in custody. Sheriff Charlie Dougherty told reporters that 41-year-old Sonny Baker was arrested Wednesday night in Shawnee after being on the run since the escape on March 16. Dougherty says Baker escaped with 23-year-olds Brian Allen Moody and Mark Dwayne Robbins by going through the jail ventilation system.


  5. Police: Shawnee teenager shot to death in Oklahoma CityRead the original story

    Mar 14, 2017 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    Sgt. Gary Knight says 16-year-old Emmanuel Zenon died at a hospital after being found Monday night in the parking lot of an apartment complex.


  6. Fallin Asks For $1.3B For Oklahoma InfrastructureRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2017 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    The request is more than a billion dollars. Governor Mary Fallin asking the federal government for help improving some of the state's most critical infrastructure, according to a request list from the National Governor's Association.


  7. Former Sen. Tom Coburn Opposes New CasinoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    Still no word on whether an Eastern Oklahoma tribe will be allowed to build a large casino hundreds of miles away, in the panhandle. In the meantime, one of the state's more influential ex-politicians is weighing in on the topic.


  8. 1 employee dead, 1 hurt in shooting at Oklahoma casinoRead the original story

    Jan 10, 2017 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    Authorities say one person is dead and another is injured after a shooting involving two employees at an Oklahoma casino. The shooting happened Tuesday morning at the Grand Casino Hotel & Resort in Shawnee, about 35 miles southeast of Oklahoma City.


  9. Fallen OHP Trooper's Mother Supports Proposed Driving RestrictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2016 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    Fallen OHP Trooper's Mother Supports Proposed Driving Restrictio - - Tulsa, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports - The mother of fallen OHP Trooper Nicholas Dees supports legislation recently filed by Senator Ron Sharp, R-District 17 that would prohibit the use of handheld electronic devices while driving. The mother of fallen OHP Trooper Nicholas Dees supports legislation recently filed by Senator Ron Sharp, R-District 17 that would prohibit the use of handheld electronic devices while driving.


  10. Wildfires pop up in Oklahoma; Dry, windy weather in forecastRead the original story

    Dec 29, 2016 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    Wildfires are popping up in parts of Oklahoma, and state forestry officials warn that Friday could bring a very high fire danger to the state because of low humidity and gusty winds. Oklahoma City television station KWTV reports that one fire is burning near Shawnee, while two other fires were reported in Lincoln County.


  11. AAA: Oklahoma average gas prices rise to $2.09 per gallonRead the original story

    Dec 27, 2016 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    The average price for a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Oklahoma is up by eight cents to $2.09 per gallon this week. AAA Oklahoma reported Tuesday that the price is at a four-month high, but spokesman Chuck Mai said the price is expected to drop sharply after the first of the year brings an end to holiday travel.


  12. Wildfire burns in central Oklahoma but no structures lostRead the original story

    Dec 21, 2016 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    Dry conditions plus blown-down trees from a tornado several years ago in central Oklahoma are fueling a wildfire that continues to burn Wednesday morning. No structures have been lost and no one has been hurt.


  13. Crews Battle Large Wildfire Near ShawneeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2016 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    Authorities tell News 9 the fire has consumed more than 80 acres of land so far near the Shawnee Reservoir, and is not contained. The fire is located on the southwest side of the reservoir, near EW County Rd. 116 and Patterson Rd. It is unclear if any structures are being threatened at this time.


  14. Educate Oklahoma: Oklahoma Land Office Makes Record Amount Of MoneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2016 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    An increase at a time of decline - state funding for education is in need of billions of dollars, which is exactly the amount that sits in a state managed account. Each year, farmers and ranchers across Oklahoma meet up for a bidding war.


  15. Oklahoma's highest court elects Combs as new chief justiceRead the original story

    Nov 14, 2016 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    In keeping with its constitutional requirement to select a chief justice and vice chief justice every two years, the state's highest court on Monday elected Combs to the two-year term. He will replace outgoing Chief Justice John Reif .


  16. DPS, ODOT Remind Drivers To Pull Over For Emergency VehiclesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2016 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    If you're on the road and see emergency personnel or a construction crew, be mindful and remember they have families they want to get home to. The Oklahoma Department of Public Safety and ODOT are holding a press conference today at 2:00 at DPS in light of personnel having experienced several crashes and near misses during the past year.


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