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Indy Shooter Appears in Court

Dec 27, 2019

A man accused of shooting and killing a 19-year-old Independence, Kansas woman appeared in Montgomery County Court earlier this week. 18-year-old Benjamin Mason is being charged with premeditated first degree murder for the alleged killing of Kimberly Meeks. Mason is also being charged with attem ... read more »

Pedestrian Struck in Osage County

Dec 27, 2019

A vehicle struck a pedestrian late Thursday night in Osage County in Tulsa City limits. A 2002 Ford Econoline van was driving northbound on 52nd West Avenue, and struck an unidentified male who was walking in the northbound lane. The collision occurred around 10:15 p.m. on Thursday. The pedes ... read more »

Several Court Appearances Made Friday

Dec 27, 2019

Several people made court appearances during Washington County District Court arraignments on Friday morning. Tevin Jones of Bartlesville appeared on charges of domestic abuse assault and battery stemming from a previous incident. Jones saw his bond set at $5,000. Thomas Musgrave of Bartl ... read more »

Man Accused of Killing Coffeyville Woman Arrested

Dec 27, 2019

The man accused of killing former Coffeyville resident Melinda Sprague Corona, has been arrested in Wichita.   Ahmed Khaasanouva Bey was booked Friday morning at 4:52 AM on a count of first degree murder. He's being held at the Sedgwick County Jail as of this report also on ... read more »

Commissioners to Hear From Emergency Manager Monday

Dec 27, 2019

The Board of Osage County Commissioners will meet for what appears to be a brief meeting Monday morning at the courthouse in Pawhuska. Osage County Emergency Manager Jerry Roberts will give a safety update and will talk about what FEMA is doing to help the residents of the county. At last ... read more »

Cherokee Principal Chief Talks About Gaming Dispute

Dec 27, 2019

It’s not how Cherokee Principal Chief Hoskin Jr. envisioned things being days before January 1, 2020. Hoskin spoke to KWON AM 1400 and FM 93.3 exclusively Friday, December 27, about the impasse between all the Oklahoma tribes and Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt regarding the dispute over ... read more »

Group Seeking Recreational Pot in Oklahoma Abandons Effort

Dec 27, 2019

 A group seeking a public vote on whether to legalize recreational use of marijuana in Oklahoma has temporarily abandoned its effort. The Associated Press reports two proponents of the initiative petition — Amy Young and Vanessa Avery — notified the Secretary of State’s ... read more »

Filmmakers Looking for Help to Shoot Movie

Dec 26, 2019

It was announced several months ago that filmmakers of, “Killers of the Flower Moon,” will be filming parts of the movie in Osage County. Pawhuska City Manager Dave Neely says things are rolling along quite smoothly for that to take place. Neely has been told filmmakers expect to ... read more »

City of Bartlesville Nearing Implementation of InterGov System

Dec 26, 2019

“It’s about improving customer service.” Those are the words of Lisa Beeman, Bartlesville Community Development Director when talking about a new software program that will make dealing with the city of Bartlesville agencies much easier and less time consuming. It’s ca ... read more »

Sooner Park Christmas Tree Mulching

Dec 26, 2019

The Bartlesville Parks & Recreation Department has announced that the City will be mulching Christmas trees again this season at the upper level parking lot of Sooner Park, located near Madison and Tuxedo Boulevard. Undecorated trees may be dropped off at the designated fenced in area, ju ... read more »

Bloomberg Axes Company Using Oklahoma Prisoners for Campaign Calls

Dec 26, 2019

Democratic presidential contender Michael Bloomberg cut ties with a contractor that used prisoners to make calls for his presidential campaign, he said in a statement Tuesday. The former New York mayor said that his campaign was unaware of the arrangement until a reporter sought comment. Earl ... read more »

Pawhuska Taking Police Cars Away From Officers Jan. 1

Dec 25, 2019

Effective January 1st, Pawhuska Police Officers who live outside the city limits will have to keep their cars at the police station overnight. This is something Police Chief Nick Silva isn't pleased about because he says it will take longer for his officers to respond to crimes taking place a ... read more »

Bartlesville's TraffiCloud Update

Dec 25, 2019

The Bartlesville Police Department has received plenty of serious speeding complaints and they have turned to technology to combat the issue. The BPD recently obtained an electronic traffic management system called “TraffiCloud” through an Oklahoma Highway Safety Grant. A single u ... read more »

New Submarine to take name of Pearl Harbor Battleship USS Oklahoma

Dec 25, 2019

New U.S. Navy submarines will revive the names of the USS Arizona and USS Oklahoma, two of the biggest casualties of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor during World War II, officials said. Acting Secretary of the Navy Thomas Modly announced nuclear, Virginia-class attack submarines will carr ... read more »

Driver Fleeing Police Killed in Crash Near Coffeyville

Dec 25, 2019

Authorities say a fleeing driver was killed when he went off the side of a Kansas road and struck multiple trees near the state's southern border with Oklahoma. The Kansas State Highway Patrol said 24-year-old Robert Jackson was being pursed by law enforcement around 11:30 p.m. Monday wh ... read more »