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State Auditor Requests EPA Superfund Audit

Jan 19, 2018

Oklahoma's auditor is requesting that a court order him to release a 2011 audit concerning alleged unlawful contracting in the cleanup of the Environmental Protection Agency's heavily polluted Tar Creek Superfund site.        The Tulsa World reports that ... read more »

State Senate Bills are Filed for the 2018 Session

Jan 19, 2018

The Oklahoma State Legislature convenes two weeks from Monday.     The Senate has completed filing bills for the Second Session of the 56th Legislature. A total of 706 Senate bills were filed along with 23 Senate Joint Resolutions. In 2016, a total of 831 Senate bills and 4 ... read more »

Accident on Madison

Jan 18, 2018

An accident has been reported on Madison Boulevard involving two vehicles. One lane is still being blocked, but vehicled are being allowed through.  ... read more »

Grass Fire Ablaze In Pawhuska

Jan 18, 2018

UPDATE: As of 7pm both fires are under control however, ensure you exercise caution and yeild to emergency vehicles until the fires are completely cleared.   Two grass fires have been reported in Pawhuska. The first fire started near the Elks Lodge next to the roadway and moved ... read more »

Man Involved in Maple Avenue Shooting Appears in Court

Jan 18, 2018

A man who was a part of a policed involved shooting in Bartlesville made his initial appearance at the Washington County Courthouse Thursday. Fifty-year-old Michael Anthony Livingston stood before District Judge Curtis Delapp facing a multitude of charges including possession of marijuana wit ... read more »

Police Involved Shooting on Maple Avenue in Bartlesville

Jan 17, 2018

According to Bartlesville Police Captain Jay Hastings, at approximately 9:30 PM on Wednesday evening there was an officer involved shooting in the 1600 block of S. Maple in Bartlesville. Police officers were in the middle of executing a search warrant when Hastings says gunfire broke out. ... read more »

UPDATE: One Person Dead from Wednesday Shooting

Jan 18, 2018

Bartlesville Police and agents of the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation worked through the night investigating an officer involved shooting in the 1600 block of SW Maple. The incident began at approximately 9:30 Wednesday evening.    According to Captain Jay Hastings, six B ... read more »

Vote Expected on Bridenstine's NASA Nomination

Jan 18, 2018

The U.S. Senate Commerce Committee votes Thursday on the re-nomination of Oklahoma Congressman Jim Bridenstine to be the next Administrator of NASA.   The hearing will start at 10 a.m. Oklahoma time as the committee plans an executive session to discuss Bridenstine's nomination a ... read more »

Man Lies To Police And Gets Arrested

Jan 17, 2018

A Chelsea man was in Washington County Court on Wednesday. Timothy Duane Davenport was taken in on Tuesday evening for false impersonation to create liability. According to an affidavit, a Jeep with a defective license plate light and paper tag was pulled over by an officer. The officer ident ... read more »

Man Wrestles With Police

Jan 17, 2018

A Bartlesville man is in the Washington County Correctional Facility after trespassing. Joseph Donald Naylor pleaded guilty to resisting an officer and criminal trespassing on Wednesday. According to an affidavit, officers went to an apartment complex to serve a warrant that Naylor was trespa ... read more »

Owasso Man In Custody For A Plethora Of Charges

Jan 16, 2018

An Owasso man was taken in to the Washington County Correctional Facility on a plethora of charges. Bobby Ray Stevens is charged with two counts of felonious possession of a firearm, posession of methamphetamine, felonious false impersonation to create liability, domestic abuse, violation of ... read more »

Bartlesville Police Find Meth On Bike Rider

Jan 16, 2018

A Bartlesville man was in Washington County Court on Tuesday. Charles Robert Bell is charged one count of possession of a controlled dangerous substance.   According to an affidavit, a bike was rolling down an alley without lights just west of Virginia, when an officer went to make c ... read more »

Woman Drives Too Fast In Conditions

Jan 16, 2018

A Bartlesville woman appeared in Washington County Courts on Tuesday for two driving related charges. According to an affidavit, Katrina Thomas was pulled over for driving too fast with ice and snow on the roads. An officer pulled Thomas over as her vehicle slid on the roadway, and later disc ... read more »

Truck Carrying Trailer Carries Driver With Meth

Jan 16, 2018

A Bartlesville man was in the Washington County Correctional Facility on two drug related charges. Michael Wayne Lewis was charged with possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia.   According to an affidavit, an officer noticed a truck pulling a trailer swerve ... read more »

Dewey City Council Sees Plans For Police Station

Jan 17, 2018

The Dewey City Council met for their bi-weekly meeting on Tuesday evening because of the MLK Holiday. Stephanie Hicks from Ward 2, Kay Bales from Ward 4, and City Attorney Bo Estes were not in attendance. The council received a presentation from Randy Weatherly of Ambler Architects for the ne ... read more »