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Bartlesville Credit Union Robbed

Feb 09, 2018

Bartlesville's OK Federal Credit Union was robbed at about 2 o'clock Friday afternoon, February 9th.    Police say an approximately 40 year-old man entered the bank and handed the teller a note, saying he had a gun and to give him money.   The man is about 6 ... read more »

Cherokees Re-File Opioid Suit

Feb 10, 2018

The Cherokee Nation has refiled a lawsuit against opioid distributors in state court after a federal judge ruled that tribe's court system had no jurisdiction over the companies.   Lawyers filed the suit Jan. 19 in Sequoyah County, which is part of the tribe's 14-county juris ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Arrested for Allegedly Molesting Daughter

Feb 09, 2018

A student telling her teacher about inappropriate touching led to the arrest of a Bartlesville man. Joseph Basinger stood before a judge at the Washington County Courthouse facing charges of lewd molestation and possession of methamphetamine. According to an affidavit, a twelve-year-old girl ... read more »

Lawsuit Filed Against City

Feb 09, 2018

A lawsuit has been filed against the City of Bartlesville.   President of the Forrest Creek Owners Association, Remona Colson, says the lawsuit was filed as soon as the city council voted.   Colson says that those hearing dates are coming up, but the owners association p ... read more »

Ramona Man In Court From Drug Bust

Feb 09, 2018

A two week investigation by Ramona Police Officers led to an arrest of one man in Ramona and three arrests in Osage County.   According to an affidavit, Ramona Police with assistance from the Bartlesville Police Department's SWAT team, served a search warrant and found Travis Lee ... read more »

Local Legislators Answer Tough Questions

Feb 09, 2018

Education and state fiscal reform topped the issues for legislators Friday morning for a chamber forum at Tri-County Tech.    State Representative Earl Sears says he favors the phased in 1-2-3 teacher pay raise that would give teachers a total of 6 thousand dollars more a year o ... read more »

University of Central Oklahoma Cancels Speech

Feb 09, 2018

An Oklahoma university has cancelled a planned speech by the founder of a Kentucky museum dedicated to creationism.   University of Central Oklahoma student body President Stockton Duvall said Thursday he stopped negotiations with Creation Museum founder Ken Ham after he got pushback ... read more »

Legislators Support Budget Deal

Feb 09, 2018

A sweeping package of tax hikes on tobacco, motor fuel and oil, natural gas and wind production that would generate nearly $600 million to fund a teacher pay raise has cleared two key Oklahoma legislative committees.   Special budget committees in the House and Senate each passed Hou ... read more »

Mullin Supports His "Yes" Vote on the Budget

Feb 09, 2018

Second District Oklahoma Congressman Markwayne Mullin voted in favor of the budget amendment that would continue government operations and most importantly, end the ill effects of an underfunded military due to years of sequestration.   Mullin say he supported the measure — not ... read more »

Owasso Police Searching for Burglary Suspect

Feb 09, 2018

Owasso police are searching for a burglary suspect near the Greens Apartments at 86th and 129th. The News on 6 is reporting they've already captured a second suspect.   Owasso Deputy Police Chief Jason Woodruff is asking that you avoid the area if at all possible.   ... read more »

NAACP Holds Press Conference Regarding Townsend

Feb 08, 2018

The President of Oklahoma's NAACP Chapter held a news conference at noon on Thursday in Oklahoma City about a deadly officer-involved shooting in Bartlesville.  The shooting incident happened on January 17th when police shot and killed 72-year-old Geraldine Townsend while serving a s ... read more »

Accident On Silverlake

Feb 08, 2018

Bartlesville Police responded to an injury accident 1:15 Thursday afternoon at Adams and Silverlake.   Preliminary investigation revealed a pickup was Eastbound on Adams and completed a U-turn East of the Silverlake intersection. The pickup traveled Westbound at a high rate of speed ... read more »

Schoenthaler Joins RSU Board of Directors

Feb 08, 2018

The Bartlesville campus of Rogers State Univeristy has announced a new addition to its board of directors. Marty Schoenthaler will work with 20 other members of the board from communities around Claremore, Pryor, and Bartlesville. Schoenthaler got a firsthand look at RSU-Bartlesville when his ... read more »

BPS Running Background Checks On Contract Janitors

Feb 08, 2018

Bartlesville Public Schools personnel are currently visiting each school site to conduct background checks on each of the custodians working at the schools during each shift.    The district has received reports via social media that some of the custodians hired to work in the d ... read more »

Flu Deaths Hit State Record Number

Feb 08, 2018

Oklahoma health officials say the state has recorded 129 influenza deaths this season - a record for the state - and about 3,000 people have been hospitalized with illness.        The Oklahoma Department of Health said Thursday that flu deaths since Sept. 1 exceed the ... read more »