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Owasso High School Lockdown

Aug 31, 2016

Owasso High school was temporarily in a lockdown on Wednesday morning for about 30 minutes. Reportedly, police say they received a call about somebody who was possibly armed on campus. However, they did discover that the person was not armed. Owasso Police took a 17-year-old into custody. ... read more »

Car Accident

Aug 31, 2016

There has been a reported accident between Adams Boulevard and Quapaw Avenue. Emergency responders have been called to the scene. Traffic is slowed down to the eastbound lane. Please avoid if possible. ... read more »

Osage County Teen Injured in Wednesday morning wreck

Aug 31, 2016

A Pawhuska 17 year-old is in Tulsa's St. Francis Hospital after she was injured Wednesday moroning in a single-vehicle accident just north of County Road 5001 just more than a mile and a half north of Wynona.  The Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports the appraently was sleepy and fell asleep ... read more »

Shea Found Guilty

Aug 31, 2016

A Washington County jury found Tyler Lee Shea guilty of first degree burglary, aggravated assault and battery, and a protective order violation.  The jury found Shea not guilty of assault and battery with intent to kill.  The trial lasted two days.  The case took place early last y ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Arrested For Choking A Woman

Aug 31, 2016

A Bartlesville man is in custody after he allegedly choked a woman.  33-year old Dustin Lee Towers is charged with domestic abuse by strangulation.  Bartlesville police were called to a home in the 500 block of South Penn to investigate the case. According to a court affidavit, off ... read more »

Bartlesville Symphony hosts 5th grade concert

Aug 31, 2016

The Bartlesville Symphony Orchestra welcomed 15-hundred to 16-hundred fifth graders from Washington, Nowata, and Osage County schools plus students from Southeast Kansas from Arkansas City to Coffeyville for a noon-hour concert on Wednesday.  The concert, titled Fables and Fairytales present ... read more »

Marijuana Rally

Aug 31, 2016

A group supporting a state question to allow medicinal marijuana in Oklahoma is rallying at the state capitol. The group, Oklahomans for Change, wants elected officials, like Governor Mary Fallin and Attorney General Scott Pruitt, to know there is support for legalizing marijuana for medicinal pu ... read more »

Sheriff's Office Payment

Aug 30, 2016

A former spokesman for an Oklahoma sheriff's office that was investigated after a reserve deputy fatally shot an unarmed man has reached a $150,000 settlement over his firing. The Tulsa World reports  that Tulsa County will pay the sum to fired Maj. Shannon Clark, who filed a tort cl ... read more »

City Extends Landfill Opportunity

Aug 30, 2016

The City of Bartlesville typically gives residents a one week opportunity to dispose of items in the Osage County Landfill free of charge.   In the past, Bartlesville residents were allowed to dispose of items during a one-week period in the spring, and another one-week period in the ... read more »

ODOT Money Issue

Aug 30, 2016

The Oklahoma Department of Transportation has released a list of projects that are candidates for use of $200 million in bond money authorized by the state Legislature. The Oklahoman  reports that there are 18 projects listed and three of the projects are in Oklahoma County. One project ... read more »

Woman to Serve 47 Months

Aug 30, 2016

A Tulsa woman was sentenced to serve 47 months in prison today. Tameka Denise Johnson was ordered to pay $88,194.23 in restitution to the IRS for her role in a scheme to file and obtain refunds from at least 49 false income tax returns. Johnson pleaded guilty on May 20, 2015, to the federal c ... read more »

High Speed Chase Lead To Arrest

Aug 30, 2016

An Inola man is in Washington County custody after he allegedly led officers in a high speed chase.  42-year old Kenneth Leroy Sharp is charged with attempt to elude a police officer, unauthorized use of a vehicle, possession of meth, and driving with a suspended license.  Washington Co ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Arrested For Threatening Woman

Aug 30, 2016

An $100,000 bond has been set for a Bartlesville man who allegedly threaten to kill a woman.  22-year old James Michael Wickham is charged with pointing a firearm and threaten to perform an act of violence.  Bartlesville police were called to investigate the case at a home located in th ... read more »

Washington County Board of Commissioners

Aug 29, 2016

The Washington County Board of Commissioners met at their regularly scheduled meeting on Monday morning. Among the action items, Commissioner Mike Bouvier presented a Signal Warrant Study and OCEM Director Kary Cox presented an Approval of Emergency Management Performance Grant Application and Su ... read more »

Osage Commissioners Accept Bids

Aug 29, 2016

This week at the meeting of the Osage County Board of County Commissioners, the Executive Director for American Therapeutic Riding Center Denise Ward requested use of the Clarence Brantley Indoor Arena. The Commissioners also opened bids for Road Oil, Concrete, Asphalt, and Sand, and they signed ... read more »