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Russell Westbrook, adorable son Noah warm up on court before big game | KOCO
KOCO | January 18, 2019
Thunder star Russell Westbrook and his adorable son Noah hit the court before the big game Thursday night to warm up.
Josh Blue says when you leave his show, 'You leave with a different perspective of disability' | KOCO
KOCO | January 18, 2019
Josh Blue is a comedian who just happens to have cerebral palsy. He's using his comedy and humor to help breakdown stereotypes of those with disabilities.
Watch: Legendary great white shark, 'Deep Blue,' filmed swimming with divers | KOCO
KOCO | January 18, 2019
A great white shark, believed to be one of the largest on the planet, has been spotted by divers as it fed on a whale carcass off the coast of Hawaii.
TIMELINE: Bundle up! Wintry mix, bitter cold this weekend in Oklahoma | KOCO
KOCO | January 18, 2019
KOCO 5 First Alert Meteorologist Shelby Hays has the latest timeline on when the winter weather could impact your area, and what to expect.
'Could have taken a limb off': Mom hospitalized after son's light-up sippy cup explodes | KOCO
KOCO | January 18, 2019
"Kids want stuff that lights up and has pretty colors," the mom said. "You expect them to be safe."
Police: Man repeatedly put toddler in dryer, turned it on | KOCO
KOCO | January 18, 2019
Police say the man also sometimes placed the child in a washing machine and threatened to turn it on, saying the water was going to be “very hot.”
Driver Carjacked After Stopping SUV In A Tulsa Parking Lot | News On 6
News On 6 | January 18, 2019
Police say a woman carjacked the driver of an SUV at knife point early Friday.  T
Theft Victim Has Warning For Tulsa Chili Bowl Fans | News On 6
News On 6 | January 18, 2019
Thieves are taking aim as racing fans who are descending on the Chili Bowl at the Tulsa County Fairgrounds.
Woman Robbed Of Her Cash At Tulsa Apartment Complex | News On 6
News On 6 | January 18, 2019
Police look for two men they say they robbed a woman at gunpoint late Thursday after kicking in her front door at a Tulsa apartment complex.
Cuteness Alert: Russell Westbrook Warms Up With Son | News On 6
News On 6 | January 18, 2019
Before Thursday night's OKC Thunder game against the LA Lakers, Russell Westbrook got some help with his warm up with his son, Noah.
Police: Scooter rider who dragged small dog should be charged | KOCO
KOCO | January 18, 2019
Video of the dog being dragged went viral and sparked a backlash on social media.
Frozen chicken nuggets recalled after people find wood in them | KOCO
KOCO | January 18, 2019
Perdue Foods is recalling more than 68,000 pounds of chicken nuggets sold nationwide over fears of wood contamination.
Oklahoma Nursing Homes Rank Among Worst In Nation | News On 6
News On 6 | January 18, 2019
The daughter of a woman who died after breaking her femur in a nursing home is sharing her story, hoping other families don't have to experience the same preventable pain.
Sperry Woman Tired Of Illegal Dumping Problem | News On 6
News On 6 | January 18, 2019
The Tulsa County Sheriff's Office said Illegal dumping is a continuing problem they see throughout the county. One Sperry woman said she's started taking matters literally into her own hands. Tamera Tumleson is on a mission. And that woman told News On 6,
Oklahoma Parents Join Together to Advocate for Kids’ Education | News On 6
News On 6 | January 18, 2019
Just weeks before the legislative session begins, some Green Country parents are joining their voices to fight for their children's education. They are forming a statewide coalition to help advocate for more education funding. Today several parent-teacher
Tulsa Police Looking For Missing And Endangered Man | News On 6
News On 6 | January 18, 2019
Tulsa Police are looking for a man named Mohammed J. Hamilton. Hamilton has severe mental disorders and is reportedly non-verbal. He is described as a black man, 37 years old, 6 feet tall and 150 pounds. Hamilton was last seen at his residence in the area
Oklahoma Governor's Mansion In Dire Need Of Repairs | News On 6
News On 6 | January 18, 2019
Governor Stitt is planning to move his family from Tulsa to Oklahoma City this summer, once his kids are through with school, but it's not clear at this point just where he will move them. That's because the traditional residence for the state's chief exe
Elderly Woman's Stolen Wedding Ring Found At OKC Pawn Shop | News On 6
News On 6 | January 18, 2019
A stolen wedding ring worth at least $30,000 was pawned at an Oklahoma City pawn shop for $475, according to retired OKCPD Detective Trela Wishon.
ODOC Report Shows Violent History Of Inmate Accused Of Killing Anthony Palma | News On 6
News On 6 | January 18, 2019
The Oklahoma Department of Corrections has released the prison misconduct history of Raymond Pillado. Pillado was sent to prison after he pled guilty to three murders in 2009. Last Friday, officials at ODOC said Pillado committed another murder. This time
Good Samaritan transports surgeon, donor kidney nearly 2 hours for surgery after flat tire | KOCO
KOCO | January 18, 2019
Transporting a kidney proved to be more difficult than transplanting it for one surgeon.
Man Arrested For August 2018 Tulsa Shooting Death | News On 6
News On 6 | January 18, 2019
Police arrest a man charged with first-degree murder for an August 2018 shooting in Tulsa.
Montana Fugitives On The Run For 12 Years, Arrested In Tulsa | News On 6
News On 6 | January 18, 2019
US Marshals in Tulsa arrested two fugitives who have been on the run for 12 years.
Pot Industry Officials Critical Of New Emergency Rules | News On 6
News On 6 | January 18, 2019
Some in Oklahoma's emerging medical marijuana industry say they were caught off guard by Gov. Mary Fallin's signing of new emergency rules for medical pot in the final days of her term.
Oklahoma Father Rights Movement Holds First Meeting | News On 6
News On 6 | January 18, 2019
A new movement in Oklahoma is trying to give dads a better shot at custody of their kids.
Gathering Place Named Best New Attraction In Nation | News On 6
News On 6 | January 18, 2019
Tulsa's Gathering Place made what they're calling a major announcement for the park and for the city.
Puppy Born With Upside-Down Paws Gets Help From OSU Veterinarians | News On 6
News On 6 | January 18, 2019
A puppy born with upside-down paws is recovering from surgery at the Oklahoma State University Veterinary Center.
Tulsa Women's March Still On Despite National Controversy | News On 6
News On 6 | January 18, 2019
Thousands of women across the nation are getting ready to march for women's rights on Saturday. Millions made history at the first women's marches across the country in 2017.
OU Responds After 'Derogatory' Video Posted By OU Student Circulates On Social Media | News On 6
News On 6 | January 18, 2019
A racist video of two OU students has been circulating social media in the last week, and the university issued a response on Thursday.
Jenks Non-Profit Hosts Summit To Stop Sex-Trafficking | News On 6
News On 6 | January 18, 2019
Homeland Security and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children were in Tulsa Friday to help combat child sex trafficking.
Body Cam Shows Arrest Of Woman Caught Burglarizing Tulsa Gas Station | News On 6
News On 6 | January 18, 2019
Tulsa Police have released bodycam footage of the arrest of a woman caught burglarizing a Tulsa business.
East Central High Students Participate In STEM Activities | News On 6
News On 6 | January 18, 2019
Tulsa's East Central High School is taking a hands-on approach to its science fair.
Murder-Suicide Reported Friday In Rogers County | News On 6
News On 6 | January 18, 2019
Deputies says a man and woman are dead after an apparent murder-suicide early Friday near Chelsea in Rogers County.
Major Announcement Set Friday For Tulsa's Gathering Place | News On 6
News On 6 | January 18, 2019
A major announcement is expected Friday morning about Tulsa's Gathering Place. 
News On 6 | January 18, 2019
Friday on 6 in the Morning Executive Producer Jeromee Scot, who is serving as the chair of Pink Stiletto this year talked about the event.
Lakers Top Thunder In OT Without LeBron | News On 6
News On 6 | January 18, 2019
With four-time MVP LeBron James still sidelined by a left groin strain, Kyle Kuzma scored 32 points to help the Lakers beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 138-128 in overtime.
Tulsa’s ‘Gathering Place’ named best new attraction in the nation | KOCO
KOCO | January 18, 2019
The park has transformed 100 acres of riverfront along the Arkansas River in Tulsa.
BuzzFeed: Officials say Trump directed former attorney Michael Cohen to lie to Congress | KOCO
KOCO | January 18, 2019
President Donald Trump personally directed his longtime former attorney Michael Cohen to lie to Congress about the Moscow Trump Tower project, two federal law enforcement officials told BuzzFeed.
Trump administration bars congressional travel on government aircraft until shutdown ends | KOCO
KOCO | January 18, 2019
It comes a day after President Donald Trump sent a memo to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, cancelling a military plane she had planned to take on a trip to Afghanistan.
Suspects arrested after allegedly attempting to abduct 10-year-old girl from bus stop | KOCO
KOCO | January 18, 2019
Police said "the ideology of stranger danger" is "truly what helped save this girl."
Puppy born with upside-down paws undergoes surgery at OSU veterinary center | KOCO
KOCO | January 18, 2019
A puppy born with upside-down paws will now get the chance to walk like a normal dog thanks to a doctor with the Oklahoma State University’s veterinary center.
Federal worker makes ends meet with part-time job at ice cream shop | KOCO
KOCO | January 18, 2019
A program analyst for the FAA is making ends meet by working part-time at a local ice cream shop during the ongoing government shutdown.
Trump to hold second summit with leader of North Korea | KOCO
KOCO | January 18, 2019
White House press secretary said the president looks forward to meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at a place to be announced at a later date.
OU student posts racist video with blackface, racial slur; university issues statement | KOCO
KOCO | January 18, 2019
Officials with the University of Oklahoma are responding to a racist video circulating online involving OU students.
Toddler doesn't let battle with rare bone condition break her spirit | KOCO
KOCO | January 18, 2019
Ainsley was born with a rare condition that makes her bones as brittle as glass, but she has a message of strength to share with others, her parents say.
Glen Wood, patriarch of Wood Brothers Racing, dies at 93 | KOCO
KOCO | January 18, 2019
Wood drove in the inaugural 1959 Daytona 500 and won the race five times as team owner.
Settlement Reached Between Perry Public Schools, Families Affected By Sexual Abuse Case | News On 6
News On 6 | January 17, 2019
Perry Public Schools has reached a settlement with families affected by the child sexual abuse scandal.
Dog who helped saved family from fire now needs help of her own | KOCO
KOCO | January 17, 2019
Three-year-old Precious is in need of some serious medical care after saving her family from a fire last month.
Tulsa Woman’s Car Stolen From The Roadside After Breaking Down | News On 6
News On 6 | January 17, 2019
In December, a woman from Tulsa broke down on the side of NB 75 heading into the city. Her boyfriend came and picked her up and the next day when the tow truck driver showed up her car was gone.
2 skiers seriously injured after being buried in avalanche in New Mexico | KOCO
KOCO | January 17, 2019
Two people were seriously injured after being trapped in an avalanche at a New Mexico ski resort Thursday.
Brown And Wade Lead Kansas State Past No. 20 Oklahoma, 74-61 | News On 6
News On 6 | January 17, 2019
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) -- Barry Brown scored 25 points and Dean Wade added 20 to help Kansas State beat No. 20 Oklahoma 74-61 on Wednesday night. It was Kansas State's second straight road win over a ranked team -- the Wildcats won at Iowa State last Saturday
Preparations underway for Oklahoma City Home and Garden show | KOCO
KOCO | January 17, 2019
Final preparations are underway for the Oklahoma City Home and Garden show, which will take place Friday through Sunday at the State Fair Park.
Oklahoma Veterinarian Hopes To Inspire Kids At International Finals Rodeo | News On 6
News On 6 | January 17, 2019
some OF NORTH AMERICA'S FINEST ANIMALS ARE IN TOWN THIS WEEK, SO THEY NEED THE BEST OF THE BEST TO MAKE SURE THEY'RE HEALTHY. tHE WOMAN CHOSEN FOR THE JOB IS ON A MISSION TO INSPIRE THE NEXT GENERATION OF VETERINARIANS. A lot has changed for Doctor Rebeka
'Totally appropriate': President denies Speaker Nancy Pelosi aircraft for planned trip abroad | KOCO
KOCO | January 17, 2019
On Thursday the president denied the House speaker an aircraft for a planned trip abroad.
Break out the spinach: Popeye the Sailor celebrates 90th birthday | KOCO
KOCO | January 17, 2019
Known for his pipe and his ability to gain super-human strength from eating spinach, Popeye first appeared in the daily King Features comic strip, Thimble Theatre, in 1929.
Brown and Wade lead Kansas State past No. 20 Oklahoma | KOCO
KOCO | January 17, 2019
Barry Brown scored 25 points and Dean Wade added 20 to help Kansas State beat No. 20 Oklahoma 74-61 on Wednesday night.
Inmates face new charges after failed escape attempt at Oklahoma County Jail | KOCO
KOCO | January 17, 2019
Two men serving time for nonviolent offenses at the Oklahoma County Jail had earned the trust of the detention officers landed themselves in even more trouble when they tried to escape.
Man taken to hospital after shooting in Midwest City, police say | KOCO
KOCO | January 17, 2019
Police are at the scene of a shooting Wednesday night in Midwest City, officials said.
Oklahoma Department of Securities files exposed by breach | KOCO
KOCO | January 17, 2019
The Oklahoma Department of Securities, which is responsible for overseeing financial securities for businesses in the state, had millions of confidential files exposed online because of a breach.
Man Dead Following TCSO Deputy-Involved Shooting | News On 6
News On 6 | January 17, 2019
The Tulsa County Sheriff's Office says a man is dead after he is shot by a deputy Wednesday evening near Sperry.
Medical Marijuana Sales Reached Nearly $1M In December | News On 6
News On 6 | January 17, 2019
Numbers from the Oklahoma Tax Commission show medical marijuana sales reached nearly $1 million in December, generating about $70,000 for state coffers from a special new tax on pot sales.
After 10 years, world's loneliest frog might have found his Juliet to help save his species | KOCO
KOCO | January 17, 2019
Romeo and Juliet will be set up on a blind date this Valentine's Day as part of an effort to save their species. No pressure, kids.
Tulsa Police Look For Suspect In Deadly Thanksgiving Day Shooting | News On 6
News On 6 | January 17, 2019
Law enforcement is looking for a 17-year-old who is charged in a deadly shooting that happened on Thanksgiving Day.
TCSO Identifies Man Shot, Killed By Deputy | News On 6
News On 6 | January 17, 2019
The Tulsa County Sheriff's Office identified the man who was shot and killed by a deputy near Sperry Wednesday night.
Mayes County Sheriff’s Office Investigates Discovery Of Body | News On 6
News On 6 | January 17, 2019
The Mayes County Sheriff’s Office says it is investigating after a body was found Wednesday.
3 Arrested In Death Of 22-Year-Old Officer, Mother | News On 6
News On 6 | January 17, 2019
Three people have been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of a Louisiana police officer preparing to go to work.
Betty White Turns 97: Here's How She Stays Hip | News On 6
News On 6 | January 17, 2019
Betty White is how old? The actress turned 97 on Thursday, and after seven decades in show business, she's still making us laugh.
Millions Of Oklahomans' Files Exposed In State Server Leak | News On 6
News On 6 | January 17, 2019
A cyber security watchdog says millions of documents containing Oklahomans' sensitive information were found sitting open online.
Police investigate after one person shot in southwest Oklahoma City | KOCO
KOCO | January 17, 2019
Police are investigating after one person was shot Thursday morning in southwest Oklahoma City.
LIVE: Oklahoma City mayor David Holt delivers 'State of the City' speech | KOCO
KOCO | January 17, 2019
Oklahoma City Mayor Holt will deliver his first State of the City speech to update residents on where Oklahoma City is and the mayor’s vision for what’s next.
Teen kidnapped by teacher speaks out at sentencing on his 'disgusting,' 'unspeakable' actions | KOCO
KOCO | January 17, 2019
A statement from the victim called 52-year-old Tad Cummins “disgusting” and said the effects of his actions on her were “devastating and permanent.”
Dog finds forever home after spending 525 days at shelter | KOCO
KOCO | January 17, 2019
"Every day for 525 days she has patiently waited for that perfect person to walk through the doors and pick her and today was her day!"
Happy 97th birthday, Betty White! | KOCO
KOCO | January 17, 2019
White's career spans more than 75 years. The actress considers herself an optimist and loves hot dogs, vodka and animals.
These incredible ice palaces have been made the same way since 1955 | KOCO
KOCO | January 17, 2019
A family's treasured piece of history is part of an annual tradition that continues to inspire awe and wonder across generations.
Medical marijuana sales reached nearly $1M in December | KOCO
KOCO | January 17, 2019
Numbers from the Oklahoma Tax Commission show medical marijuana sales reached nearly $1 million in December, generating about $70,000 for state coffers from a special new tax on pot sales.
Bud Light first big beer company to have nutrition labels | KOCO
KOCO | January 17, 2019
Beer brands like Bud Light are working to be more transparent with their ingredients and their nutritional information — even if beer drinkers didn't ask.
Greenwood Art Project Wins $1 Million Award | News On 6
News On 6 | January 17, 2019
$1 million earmarked for an art project is on its way to the Greenwood District thanks to a gift from one of the wealthiest men in the world.
Rescue starts bucket list for dying puppy | KOCO
KOCO | January 17, 2019
The pup has been chowing down on ice cream, playing on beaches and getting as many hugs as he can.
Government may have split up thousands more migrant families than initially reported | KOCO
KOCO | January 17, 2019
A federal report found that family separations were occurring before the spring of last year, when the administration announced its "zero tolerance" policy on the southwest border.
Winter Weather Timeline: When the storms, snow could impact your area | KOCO
KOCO | January 17, 2019
Here comes the cold! Storms and snow are possible Friday night into the early morning hours Saturday.
Police: Sex trafficking victim's desperate call to mother saves her life, lands 3 in jail | KOCO
KOCO | January 17, 2019
"She immediately broke down sobbing," an officer said of the moment police barged into the room. "She was extremely emotional and thankful that police officers were there."
Chief: Police officer's boyfriend shot her to death as she prepared for work | KOCO
KOCO | January 17, 2019
Officer Chatéri Payne was shot dead in the driveway of her home while she was in uniform and preparing to leave for work, police said.
Driver in crash that killed family of 5 had blood alcohol level nearly 4 times legal limit | KOCO
KOCO | January 17, 2019
A suspected drunken driver heading the wrong way on an interstate in Kentucky struck a vehicle carrying five family members from Michigan.
Man used fake Facebook account to get nude photos from 43 victims in 8 states | KOCO
KOCO | January 17, 2019
Authorities said he told girls he was a modeling agent and threatened them to get them to send nude photos of themselves.
Houston Native Killed In Al Shabab Terror Attack | News On 6
News On 6 | January 17, 2019
Family and friends are paying tribute to Jason Spindler, the Houston native who was killed in Tuesday's terror attack in Kenya’s capital.
Woman sentenced for killing husband who wanted divorce | KOCO
KOCO | January 17, 2019
Investigators say she shot her husband several times in a parking lot near a hospital where he worked, then shot herself twice in the torso.
'I never said there was no collusion,' Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani says | KOCO
KOCO | January 17, 2019
Giuliani's comments directly contradict the position of his own client, who's repeatedly insisted there was no collusion during his successful White House run.
Help For Victims Of Human Trafficking In Muskogee | News On 6
News On 6 | January 17, 2019
A Green Country non-profit is fighting back against human trafficking by helping heal some of the most vulnerable
4 Arrested After Tulsa Police Stop Stolen Pickup Truck | News On 6
News On 6 | January 17, 2019
Police arrested four people early Thursday after they found them in Ford pickup which had been reported stolen.
Loaded gun found inside unattended bag prompts brief lockdown of Mustang school | KOCO
KOCO | January 17, 2019
School officials said they later determined that the gun belonged to an employee
Police Seek To ID Suspected Tulsa Credit Card Thieves | News On 6
News On 6 | January 17, 2019
Police say they are trying to find two people that officers say may be connected to a Tulsa stolen debit card case.
Shocking video shows pickup truck crashing into vehicles in parking lot | KOCO
KOCO | January 17, 2019
Police are looking for the driver of a pickup truck involved in havoc in a parking lot.
Vacant Tulsa Home Damaged By Fire | News On 6
News On 6 | January 17, 2019
The garage of a Tulsa home sustained significant damage after a fire early Thursday.
Bodies discovered in Oklahoma shallow graves identified as missing Texas residents | KOCO
KOCO | January 17, 2019
Authorities say two bodies found this week in shallow graves in rural Oklahoma have been positively identified as a missing woman and man from central Texas.
No Charges Involving Lindsay Schools, As New Death Threats Reported | News On 6
News On 6 | January 17, 2019
LINDSAY-The Chief of Police released the department’s report today involving two alleged hitlists found at Lindsay Middle School. Chief Clint Wood said based on what they discovered, no findings will be presented to the district attorney’s off
Day 27 of the government shutdown: 2nd missed payday looms | KOCO
KOCO | January 17, 2019
Daily updates about impacts of the longest federal government shutdown in United States history.
Muskogee Man In Jail Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Children | News On 6
News On 6 | January 17, 2019
A Muskogee man who was previously convicted of lewd molestation is back in jail, accused of sexually assaulting two children.
Why weight loss teas can be toxic | KOCO
KOCO | January 17, 2019
“If mixing berries, tea leaves and herbs together actually worked to lose weight, why wouldn’t every doctor in the country be recommending this?”
Family Upset By Condition Of Dewey Cemetery | News On 6
News On 6 | January 17, 2019
A family is upset about the condition of a cemetery in Dewey and they want something to be done.
Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen says Trump directed him to pay for poll rigging | KOCO
KOCO | January 17, 2019
President Donald Trump's former "fixer" Michael Cohen said he paid the head of a small technology company thousands in 2015 to rig online polls at "the direction of and for the sole benefit of" Trump.
Tulsa Man Makes Living 'Reading' Books | News On 6
News On 6 | January 17, 2019
W. B. Ward produces audio books. He’s recorded dozens of them in the five years he’s been at it.