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Tulsa man fires shot at family during heated, drunken Monopoly game

An east Tulsa man is learning what it’s like to go directly to jail without passing GO and collecting $200. → Read More

Man and woman arrested for armed robbery at busy midtown Tulsa Home Depot

“When he pulled the gun out, that’s when this went from shoplifting to armed robbery,” Bean said. → Read More

Stitt asks Federal Court to allow four new gaming compacts deemed illegal in state court

Attorneys for Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt argue in new filings four new tribal gaming compacts the governor signed back in 2020 are legal because of a U.S. Department of Interior decision they say overrides state court rulings. → Read More

You Decide 2022: Mullin discusses sale of family business, opponent claims post-sale ethics issue

Before he was elected to Congress, Oklahomans heard the phrase “Hi, I’m Markwayne Mullin with Mullin Plumbing, the Red Rooter” on their screens for years as future Congressman Markwayne Mullin promoted his family’s plumbing business on TV and online. → Read More

Gone Without A Trace: Family reflects on three who disappeared in Turley one year ago

The family of two men and one woman who disappeared at a ranch in the north Tulsa community of Turley one year ago are sharing their thoughts, feelings, and even what they personally witnessed with FOX23 News in the hopes that someone will come forward with new information to close the case. → Read More

Residents plead for city to widen road before building new shops near Turkey Mountain

Residents living near Turkey Mountain are pleading for the city to improve Elwood before allowing a new set of shops and offices built on the northwest corner of an already busy intersection. → Read More

Tulsa woman enters guilty plea following crash that killed an unborn child

“Because I’m a Christian, and I feel for her, and I know people make mistakes,” Jabben said. “And it’s like I’m at war with myself because I feel so much compassion for her. Like I don’t want to hold her accountable, but at the same time, I want someone to be accountable for losing my baby.” → Read More

OK lawmakers offer millions to university hospital systems with transgender care restriction

Oklahoma lawmakers returning to the state capitol Wednesday will vote to spend nearly $1.2 Billion in Federal dollars given to the state through the American Rescue Plan, but a section indicating how funds will be spent on health care systems with ties state universities comes with a caveat, if they take the money, they will have to limit how they practice transgender medicine on children under… → Read More

Lawmakers moving quickly to fund optometry school expansion at NSU in Tahlequah

The State Senate moved quickly during the first day of special session to distribute nearly $79 Million in American Rescue Plan funding to various health care and quality of life projects throughout the state, one of the larger projects being a new School of Optometry at Northeastern State University. → Read More

Former Tulsa judge lays out intricacies of death penalty trials

Kellough said the public needs to understand when looking at the current case against David Ware that while all murders are gruesome, horrific, and tragic, the law requires aggravating factors to be reached in order for a prosecutor to seek the death penalty. → Read More

A death sentence is rare for Tulsa County, but it does happen

Someone being sentenced to death for a crime in Tulsa County is a rare occasion usually linked to the most heinous of crimes. However, some of the worst murders in Tulsa County history lead to life in prison without parole because the defendant either accepted a plea deal, or the prosecutions hands were tied about Supreme Court precedent in relation to the age of the defendant. → Read More

Bill based off Kyle Rittenhouse Kenosha trial tweaked, moving forward

The bill in its current form sitting on the floor of the State Senate waiting for approval will allow anyone charged with a crime in connection to a homicide to be reimbursed or awarded money for lost wages, court costs, and attorneys fees if the killing was deemed “justifiable homicide” or self-defense. → Read More

Oklahoma AG says anyone released from prison because of McGirt must be taken back into custody

Anyone released from prison because of the Supreme Court’s McGirt decision must be taken back into custody, Oklahoma’s Attorney General told FOX23 News. → Read More

Oklahoma Gov. Stitt visits US-Mexico border with 10 other governors

Stitt said he was particularly concerned with the explosion of meth and fentanyl coming into Oklahoma. → Read More

Oklahoma doctors preparing for possible COVID-19 pill, would help moderate infections if approved

The "COVID pill" is currently waiting federal government approval. → Read More

Oklahoma doctors reviewing COVID-19 vaccine for children receiving mixed reactions from families

Tyungu said there is mixed reaction she is seeing among the families she meets with. → Read More

Oklahoma health leaders worried about upcoming school year as Delta variant continues to spread

A recently signed bill could hinder any possible mask mandates in school. → Read More

Tulsa man arrested after 12-year-old girl delivers his baby

A Tulsa man was arrested Wednesday after a 12-year-old girl showed up at a Tulsa hospital ready to deliver his baby. → Read More

Spike in cyber crimes involving children lead to several recent arrests in Tulsa County

In just five days, five suspects have been arrested on child computer sex crimes. → Read More

Woman arrested for allegedly kidnapping boy at Tulsa apartment swimming pool

The incident happened near East 61st Street and South Peoria Avenue. → Read More