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Animal shelters filled with strays after storms, flooding

Stray animals are being found around town after a few weeks of rain, storms and flooding. The Humane Society of Tulsa told KRMG they’re not even able to take them all in. “We only take in animals when we have an opening.” Humane Society Manager Evan Fadem said. The weather ...

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Man refuses treatment after two snake bites, dies in his sleep

Gilbert Deleon was wading in the James River near his home when he was bitten twice. His girlfriend urged him to seek medical attention, but he insisted he couldn’t afford it. The problem quickly got worse after the two returned home. "During the night, she thought he was having some ...

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UPDATE: Dog killed on Tulsa highway was not thrown from truck

It turns out the case of a dog supposedly thrown from the window of a pickup truck on a busy Tulsa highway was simply a case of a witness misunderstanding what she had seen. The witness said she saw the dog thrown from the pickup on I-244 near Memorial Drive ...

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Man gets rescued from floodwaters, then arrested

It was a good day and a bad day for one unidentified man on Thursday. We're told the man needed to be rescued after being swept away by floodwaters in Choctaw County.  The rescue happened around 8:25 p.m., in the area of U.S. 70 and Muddy Boggy Creek Bridge. Oklahoma ...

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Tracking more chances for rain

FLASH FLOOD WATCH for Green Country through 7am Sunday. We'll track another chance of storms as a cold front arrives tonight into early Saturday morning. Severe weather is not expected, but be mindful of the flooding threat if heavy rain moves into your neighborhood. Do not cross flooded roadways. We'll finally ...

Farmers feeling the effects of flooding in Oklahoma

Consistent rain and subsequent flooding is starting to hurt local farmers. Don Carmichael of Carmichael’s Produce in Bixby told KRMG it was nice at first. “We needed some water… We probably didn’t need this much.” Carmichael said. Now, Carmichael is ready for the skies to clear up. “When it’s wet ...

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Man arrested trying to steal AK-47 stuffed down his pants

The jokes write themselves, but it was no laughing matter when Marlon Alvarez tried to get away with the rifle. The owner of a pawn shop saw Alvarez leaving his store with an odd limp. He stopped the 19-year-old outside and took back the gun before Alvarez could get away. ...

Pimp gets busted for human trafficking

If you place an ad in the escort section of Backpage.com, there's a good chance you might hear from an undercover officer or agent. Law enforcement around Oklahoma have been using the popular website for a while and have made a lot of arrests. The latest example happened Thursday night ...

Tulsa Sheriff announces termination of another high-ranking officer

Tulsa County Sheriff Stanley Glanz announced the termination of a high-ranking member of the Sheriff's Office Friday morning. Major Shannon Clark, who served as Jail Administrator and Public Information Officer was placed on leave three weeks earlier pending an investigation into his job performance. TCSP spokesman Terry Simonson tells KRMG ...

Store manager accused of peeping on female customer

A female shopper was surprised to see a cell phone under her dressing room door. We're told the incident happened at an unidentified Oklahoma City store on Wednesday. FOX25 News reports the woman walked out of the dressing room and immediately discovered the store manager, Dong Woong Jeong.  He tried ...

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West Nile virus found in Tulsa

The Tulsa County Health Department confirmed the findings in a statement saying, “it is important for residents to remember to take precautions against WNV. At this time, there have been no confirmed cases of WNV in humans in Tulsa County.” Read more of the release below.  “Our mosquito surveillance program ...

FILE - In this Dec. 17, 2004 file photo, pop star Michael Jackson greets several hundred children that were invited guests at his Neverland Ranch home in Santa Ynez, Calif. Jackson's Neverland is going up for sale. The Santa Ynez Valley property that once served as the late pop star's home and personal fantasyland is being listed for sale at $100 million, according to the Wall Street Journal on Thursday, May 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)

Michael Jackson's Neverland ranch for sale

The King of Pop’s famous 2,700-acre property comes equipped with six bedrooms, a train station, and 50-seat movie theatre. Reports say the listing will ask $100 million for the homestead. In its heyday, the ranch was home to Jackson and a plethora of animals, including elephants, and orangutans. It also ...

Home invasion victim shot during escape

A home invasion victim is shot as he tries to run away from the scene. Tulsa Police Sergeant Brian Blair tells us several males kicked in the front door of a house near 4500 North Johnstown Avenue where three people were inside about 3:45 a.m. Friday. When one of the ...

Man hospitalized with gunshot to head, shoulder

Tulsa police are investigating a drive-by shooting early Friday. The victim was reported shot at 2:39 a.m. near the Plaza Hills East apartments near 13000 East 16th Street. We're told the victim's car hit a brick wall after he was shot. The victim was taken to the hospital. No one ...

Air bag recall expanded, models specified

Specific models are covered by a massive expansion of an air bag recall announced last week by automakers and governments. Some models have been posted by Canada's government, including more than 700,000 Hondas. They include the Civic, Accord and CR-V dating back to 2001. Millions of the Takata air bag ...

Apology made for suggesting President should be executed

An apology is printed for publishing a letter to the editor on Memorial Day that suggested that President Barack Obama should be executed. The letter-writer made the suggestion after criticizing Obama's handling of the situation in Iraq. The Daily Item newspaper in Sunbury, PA, says it reviews letters for offensive ...

McDonald's wants hotter buns, juicier beef

McDonald's says they're going to literally heat things up to make a tastier burger. Trying to turn around a sales slump, Time magazine says the chain will toast their buns 5-seconds longer, so they're 15-degrees warmer, which most people find taste better. They're also going to change the way they ...

 

Woman swallows piece of wire brush used to clean BBQ grill

Grilling season is in full swing. Just be careful about those wire brushes. Lots of people use them to clean the grill, but Yahoo reports a Connecticut woman had to be rushed to a hospital for emergency surgery on her intestines, because she had swallowed an inch-long piece of metal ...

Update: Oologah police officer shot during pursuit, manhunt for suspect in Kansas

An Oologah police officer is shot and crashes his patrol car during a pursuit on Highway 169 near the Kansas-Oklahoma border. Officer Charles Neal was flown to a Tulsa hospital after the crash Thursday evening and is expected to be okay. We're told three suspects abandoned their vehicle, then carjacked ...

City worker fired after using PTO to attend funeral

After more than a decade with the Duval County Tax Collector's office, Brenda Chapman was immediately dismissed from her position without pay from her position Thursday. An internal investigation found she misrepresented her familial relationship with a woman who died earlier that month. "I've been in this building 14 years. ...

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