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Tulsa East Central High School Threat: Officials Investigate | FOX23  KOKI FOX 23

Tulsa police told FOX23 they will have extra officers near the school.

OSU football: What does the wide receiver room look like for 2019 without Tyron Johnson?  Tulsa World

Wallace, Stoner and Wolf are top expected returners.

East Central High School, Spirit AeroSystems to partner on internships  Tulsa World

For Spirit AeroSystems and Tulsa Public Schools, the new internship program for East Central High School students is the acknowledgement of a simple truth: ...

VIDEO: Brawl breaks out after Oklahoma HS girls basketball game  USA TODAY High School Sports

A fight broke out among players, coaches and fans at an Oklahoma high school basketball game Tuesday night.

Photo gallery: East Central High School's 2018 graduation | Slideshows  Tulsa World

East Central High School Graduation at the Mabee Center on Tuesday, May 15, 2018. IAN MAULE/Tulsa World. Ian Maule/ Tulsa World. Facebook · Twitter ...

WATCH: Ponca City, East Central players, fans get in massive fight after basketball game  KTUL

Ponca City High School held a women's basketball game against East Central High School Tuesday night that ended in a fight. Ponca mom Kesha Ball said ...

Online threat against East Central leads to arrest of student, adult relative; guns found in home  Tulsa World

Tulsa police arrested a 17-year-old student and his adult relative Tuesday after they allegedly made threats against East Central High School on social media.

Suspensions Recommended After Brawl At Ponca City/East Central HS Game  News On 6

The Ponca City and Tulsa Public School districts issued suspensions after a brawl that happened at the end of a girls high school basketball game earlier this ...

TPS investigates social media threat to East Central High School  KTUL

Tulsa Public Schools is investigating a social media threat directed toward East Central High School.They received a screenshot of the Instagram post on ...

East Central High School student's homicide remains mystery  Tulsa World

Darrin "Da Da" Wilson was described as "a young man with potential" who had a gift in bringing joy to others.Police identify body found in east Tulsa field; ...

Three sentenced to prison in shooting death of East Central High School football player  Tulsa World

Three people charged in a gang-related drive-by shooting that resulted in the death of an East Central High School football player have been sentenced to ...

Photo Gallery: East Central High School graduation | Slideshows  Tulsa World

Action during East Central High School's graduation at Oral Roberts University's Mabee Center, on Tuesday, May 17, 2016. CORY YOUNG/Tulsa World.

PolitiFact: Internet prank post falsely says Tulsa high school closed after arson  Tulsa World

A user-generated post on prank site says a Tulsa high school was closed after being set on fire, but the story is fake.

High schools: Hale names Brian Jones football coach  Tulsa World

Former East Central High School captain and co-defensive coordinator Brian Jones has been hired as Hale's head football coach, pending Tulsa Public Schools ...

Three to stand trial in shooting death of East Central High School football player  Tulsa World

Three people will stand trial in a drive-by shooting that resulted in the death of an East Central High School football player, a judge decided Thursday.

UPDATES: Tulsa schools lockdown | FOX23  KOKI FOX 23

District leaders said three Tulsa Public Schools were put on lockdown for a short time Thursday afternoon. The schools affected were East Central High School, ...

Oklahoma football: Jimbo Elrod news stuns fellow East Central HS, Sooners alum Tony Casillas  Tulsa World

The pair is the only football players at East Central to have their jerseys retired.

East Central High School one of several TPS sites to offer mariachi class  Tulsa World

Some of the students don't know Spanish, and some don't yet know English, but "music transcends language," band director Sara Lambert said.

Tulsa Campus Police Make Arrest At East Central  News On 6

East Central High School campus police made an arrest Wednesday morning and sent out an "intruder on campus" alert.

Police arrest brother of slain East Central High School football player  Tulsa World

A man wanted in the shooting death of his brother was arrested Thursday afternoon in east Tulsa.

Lloyd Lawrence Wallisch II | Localobituaries  Tulsa World

Lloyd Lawrence Wallisch II was born on April 1, 1952, in Gulfport, Mississippi. He died October 28, 2018, in Kansas City, Missouri, after a short illness. Lloyd was ...

Tulsa Man Gets 25 Years In East Central Football Player's Death  News On 6

A Tulsa man will spend 25 years in prison for his role in the death of an East Central High School football player last year.

Schools Across Green Country Dealing With Social Media Threats  News On 6

A number of Green Country schools are responding to threats and rumors of threats following the Florida school mass shooting.

Tulsa school board approves grade expansions for local charter schools  Tulsa World

The Tulsa school board on Monday approved requests by three of its charters to expand to additional grades.

TOP FIVE: Most Popular News On 6 Videos Of The Week  News On 6

The week of December 9th had lots of people talking. News On 6 was on the scene for several big stories ranging from heartwarming moments to terrible ...

Oktaha student arrested, Porum school searched as authorities continue to respond to school threats  Tulsa World

Two rural Muskogee County schools and a Tulsa high school are the latest to experience threats and scares. A student at Oktaha schools made a verbal threat ...

Police Seek Teen In Death Of Tulsa High School Football Player  News On 6

Police are asking for the public's help to find a Tulsa teen charged in connection with the August shooting death of a East Central High School football player.

1 man killed, 1 injured after confrontation, shooting at east Tulsa bar  Tulsa World

The two men, regulars at Torchy's Briar Patch, were confronted by multiple large groups in a fight that ended in gunshots.

Former Coach Pays Tulsa Public Schools To Settle Lawsuit  News On 6

Former East Central High School football coach Travis Hill has settled a lawsuit filed against him by Tulsa Public Schools.

Balloon release held for East Central football player shot and killed Tuesday  KTUL

The East Central High School football team held a balloon release for their teammate who was killed in a shooting in east Tulsa Tuesday.Football players ...

East Central High School Student Dies From Influenza  News On 6

Tulsa Health Department officials have confirmed a Tulsa County resident under the age of 18 has died from influenza A.

Man Shoots At Security Guard At Tulsa QuikTrip  News On 6

Police say a man shot at a security guard at the QuikTrip at 11th and Garnett. He has since been arrested.

Community Resource Officer 'Popsey' Floyd to resign from Tulsa Police Department  Tulsa World

The Tulsa Police Department's first community resource officer is stepping down after nearly two years of bridging the divide between law enforcement and the ...

Girls basketball: East Central standout Ja'Mee Asberry signs with Oklahoma State  Tulsa World

Ja'Mee Asberry is determined to come back from a knee injury that robbed of her final East Central high school basketball season.

"Dependable, determined and dedicated": Wolf transitions from walk-on to full-ride scholarship starter  Daily O'Collegian

Landon Wolf walked through the glass doors of Café Libro at 8:30 a.m., on time as usual. Unlike many students, he didn't roll out of bed and ride a Bird scooter ...

Tulsa Teacher Working 2 Jobs Says She Wants Paid Like A Professional  News On 6

Many teachers say they can't afford to make ends meet on their current salary. Some even work two jobs.

Schools officially shutting down Monday for walkout; majority of TPS teachers surveyed support multiday walkout  Tulsa World

Tulsa Public Schools and Owasso Public Schools made it official Thursday afternoon that their schools will be shut down Monday so their teachers can go to the ...

Update: East Central football player identified as victim in attempted drive-by shooting  Tulsa World

Police released the narrative of the events Tuesday night that left a 17-year-old dead after he and his accomplices allegedly attempted a drive-by shooting.

Woody Woodrow runs competitive track, wins big  Tulsa World

Jace “Woody” Woodrow, competed with the competitive track team 3D Elite Student Athletes out of Tulsa, OK. This was Woody's first year running competitive ...

Tulsa Public Schools loses 35 percent of its teachers in two years, but many aren't leaving for higher pay  Tulsa World

A Tulsa World analysis found at least 28 percent of school-based certified staff who left TPS were on the faculties of other public school districts within the state.

In First Congressional District, Hern seems to hold most of the cards  Tulsa World

Hern is the Republican nominee in a district Republicans have dominated for three decades, and he has access to far greater financial resources — his own and ...

Closing the gap: Skills must catch up to demand in aviation sector, officials say  Tulsa World

Last month at a news conference at American Airlines' Tulsa Maintenance Base, U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe promoted a vision as large as the Boeing 737 staged ...

Brother of slain East Central football player named Tulsa's Most Wanted fugitive  Tulsa World

Deonta Ramon Mullins, 19, is wanted in the death of his brother, who was fatally shot while the two allegedly were involved in an attempted drive-by shooting in ...

Guide to Tulsa's sports teams | FOX23  KOKI FOX 23

Tulsa sports teams are more extensive and varied than you might imagine. You can enjoy professional baseball, hockey, soccer and football in Tulsa, and ...

City begins Vision Work on making TPS, Union and Jenks schools safer for pedestirians  Tulsa World

The work began this week and includes sidewalks, curb ramps, crosswalk striping and signage as well as speed humps.

Declining state aid, enrollment prompting 'tough conversations' at Tulsa Public Schools  Tulsa World

Tulsa Public School's current staffing level isn't sustainable, its chief executive said after the Tulsa school board passed a budget for the coming fiscal year.

Former Tulsa World business editor John Stancavage dies  Tulsa World

John Stancavage, a former Tulsa World business editor, reporter and columnist who made a career of covering the local and state business scene, died Friday, ...

How do you get a full ride to Stanford? This Memorial senior knows the formula  Tulsa World

Correction: An infobox with this story originally contained incorrect dates for some Tulsa Public Schools graduations. The infobox has been corrected.

Three seek to unseat Markwayne Mullin in Oklahoma's 2nd District  Joplin Globe

The current mayor of Tahlequah, a Democrat, is looking to upset Republican incumbent Markwayne Mullin's bid on Tuesday for a fourth term representing ...

TPD: 2 arrested in connection to shooting death of man in east Tulsa  2 Works For You -

TULSA – Two men have been arrested and another is wanted for questioning in connection to a shooting in east Tulsa Tuesday night that left one 17-year-old ...

Spring Football Report  Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Rogers High. Mounties wrap drills. Photo by Charlie Kaijo Bentonville West's Tucker Swoboda (3) makes a catch Friday during a spring football game at ...

Tulsa students trade on 'stock exchange' through Junior Achievement program  Tulsa World

The student groups were working toward the same goal: to have their portfolio outperform everyone else's.

Woman shot outside Popeye's restaurant in 2011 dies, bringing 2018 homicide count to 21  Tulsa World

Lydia Gibson was a 47-year-old employee of Popeye's Louisiana Kitchen at 1117 E. Pine St. when she was shot in the forehead the night of April 13, 2011.

Interim head of OCCJ has long history with organization going back to childhood  Tulsa World

Moises Echeverria, the new interim president and chief executive officer of the Oklahoma Center for Community and Justice, is at the helm of an organization ...

Tulsa Public Schools raises ballgame ticket prices to recoup rising cost of security  Tulsa World

Tulsa Public Schools is raising ballgame ticket prices by $1 to help cover security expenses that are increasing because the district will now use its own police ...

Photo Galleries: 2015 graduations at high schools in the Tulsa area  Tulsa World

Find links to slideshows of high school graduations in the Tulsa area.

High school wrestling advance: Collinsville ready to leave it all on the mat  Tulsa World

Gerald “Hurricane” Harris visited Collinsville's wrestling room Wednesday with a simple message -- a warning, actually.

Tony Casillas  Tulsa World

Tony Casillas wasn't always the biggest, strongest and fastest kid in the neighborhood.


Janice Brown Janice Lynn Brown, age 60, resident of Coweta went to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, January 15, 2018 at her home in Coweta, OK ...

District 2 Congress Candidate Biographies  Tahlequah Daily Press

Name: Richard Castaldo. +8. Richard Castaldo. Affiliation: Libertarian. Address, years there: Grove; 23 years. Current occupation: Pastor and founder of ...

East Central H.S. Forfeits Games Amid Player Eligibility Violations  News On 6

East Central High School will forfeit the first four games of this football season due to violations involving a transfer student.

Red Cross Seeks Donors For Upcoming Tulsa Blood Drives  News On 6

The American Red Cross will be holding multiple blood drives in Tulsa in the wake of a "winter blood shortage."

Rites held for James Vance, former Tulsa World writer, acclaimed graphic novelist  Tulsa World

Vance, 64, died June 5. A private *service* was held Thursday.

30 Oklahoma Teachers Vying For 'Thank America's Teachers' Grants  News On 6

Thirty different Oklahoma teachers are hoping to get your votes to receive grants from Farmers Insurance through the Thank America's Teachers program.

Throwback Tulsa: April Fools' election free-for-all in ’86 was no joke  Tulsa World

Thirty years ago, the re-election of Mayor Terry Young was considered a done deal. But a political novice upset the incumbent in the primary and a filing frenzy ...

40 years later, Tulsa remembers worst tornado in city's history  Tulsa World

Forty years later, the June 8, 1974, storm remains the most devastating tornado outbreak in Tulsa history, doing nearly $44 million in damage.

Bill Ryan, noted Tulsa architect and World War II veteran, dies at 93  Tulsa World

A memorial *service* is set for 3 p.m. Friday at Floral Haven Funeral Home in Broken Arrow.

5 Questions with Jerry Holder with OK2Grow  Tulsa World

Jerry Holder co-founded OK2Grow, a small business-driven workforce development and career pathway nonprofit, along with Larry Mocha and Lynda Wingo in ...

Tulsa Public Schools report reveals racial, economic disparities in student discipline, attendance  Tulsa World

As Tulsa Public Schools leaders work to remove racial, social and cultural disparities affecting student success, the district released data this week that ...

Guerin-teed it was quite a week: Tulsan Tim Martin had himself a blast playing in the original XFL  Tulsa World

Sometimes one of the highlights of your week arrives right at the end. For me it was calling former Tulsa defensive tackle Tim Martin on Sunday afternoon, asking ...

Oklahoma football: Stanvon Taylor, Dominique Alexander remain committed to OU

Stanvon Taylor and Dominique Alexander have been two cornerstones of Oklahoma's recruiting class for 2013. Taylor, a cornerback from Tulsa East Central, ...

People to Watch: Moises Echeverria brings outsider past to OCCJ  Tulsa World

He was 13 when his family moved to Tulsa from Monterrey, Mexico, and now he's program director for the Oklahoma Center for Community and Justice, and ...

OCCJ names Moises Echeverria new president and CEO  Tulsa World

Moises Echeverria, who has been interim president and CEO of the Oklahoma Center for Community and Justice since June, was named the permanent head of ...

Evans to resign as Lions defensive coordinator  Joplin Globe

Another Missouri Southern football coach is on his way out.

Tulsa voters approve record-setting school bond package  Tulsa World

Voters passed by a wide margin a state record-setting $415 million school bond package for Tulsa Public Schools on Tuesday.

Deaths published Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018 | Death Notices  Tulsa World

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Payton Scott named Gatorade Oklahoma Boys Football Player of the Year  Tulsa World

CHICAGO—In its 33rd year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes The Gatorade Company today announced Payton Scott of Charles Page High ...

East Tulsa residents get behind proposed outlet mall on their side of city  Tulsa World

Some residents who attended an informational meeting Tuesday night were downright enthusiastic. “Do they need a shovel to turn the dirt?” Mary Hill asked.

High school students get a jump on job training with Career Tech  Tulsa World

The stigma attached to vocational-technical training has decreased dramatically with the support of local businesses in need of highly skilled workers.

Hundreds Pack Inside A Church For Crawford Park Victim's Funeral  News On 6

TULSA, Oklahoma - Hundreds pack inside a church for Chantel Mack's funeral today. She is one of two victims shot earlier this month at Crawford Park and ...

Teachers learn strategies to help English learners, as 80 languages span TPS student population  Tulsa World

One-third of the 40000 students in Tulsa Public Schools speak a total of 79 languages other than English.

Former client Moises Echeverria named CEO for OCCJ  Tulsa World

When Moises Echeverria came to the U.S. with his family in 2002, he experienced snide, hurtful remarks from a handful of students and faculty at East Central ...

Partnership lets Tulsa Public Schools high-schoolers ride city buses for free  Tulsa World

On Wednesday morning, officials from Tulsa Public Schools and the Metropolitan Tulsa Transit Authority announced the creation of TPS Rides. Beginning Aug.

2NEWS obtains emails between ex-Tulsa Public Schools athletic director Stephanie Spring, associates

The prosecution against Tulsa Public School's former athletic director may have a secret weapon: emails implicating her in a financial scheme using the district's ...

World War II veterans remember: Charlie Prigmore worked with wounded soldiers on Army hospital ships  Tulsa World

Prigmore, 90, told his WWII story to the Tulsa World recently during an interview at Central Park Condominiums, his devoted wife of 65 years, Billie, at his side.

'Invalid and unreliable': 2016 school report cards released  Tulsa World

"These grades are meaningless, and I think it's important for the public to understand that for the second year, at least, they need to dismiss this information," TPS ...

Morning Bell: Gov candidates talk school safety, guns

Following this month's shooting at a school in Florida, candidates for governor in Oklahoma have remarked on school safety and the role guns play.

Before one last concert at 'old' Convention Center Arena, let's share some memories  Tulsa World

The Tulsa Assembly Center opened in 1964. Over a period of 40-plus years, many people saw their first concerts and sporting events there.

Officer 'Popsey' Floyd eager to make a difference in 61st and Peoria area  Tulsa World

When Officer Amley “Popsey” Floyd started his community policing job in the 61st Street and Peoria Avenue area during mid-January, he had a hard time talking ...

James Aydelott | FOX23  KOKI FOX 23

FOX23 Chief Meteorologist James Aydelott grew up in Tulsa and is a fourth generation Okie. His great grandparents moved into Indian Territory before 1900 and ...

Getting to know Claremore's new superintendent | News  Claremore Daily Progress

Bryan Frazier thought he was bound for success in the business world. He graduated from Oklahoma State in 1983 with a business degree.

Tony Casillas’ football life was rich with successes, but he savors two Super Bowls with Dallas: ‘It’s almost like an out-of-body experience’  Tulsa World

For Tony Casillas, there was so much in the way of significant competition and achievement. However, he says, nothing compares to having twice played in ...

Retro items, retro venue: Rose Bowl transforms into flea market on Sundays  Tulsa World

The Rose Bowl, a Route 66 landmark, is used as a venue for One Hope Ministry's programs. But the former bowling alley also is used for additional purposes, ...

Remember 'Uncaring Lawmakers in November,' Say Oklahoma Teachers Unsatisfied With Walkout's End  Rewire.News

I felt like the timing was really off and I don't think it's what the majority of the membership wanted,” said one teacher.

Now at 112 years, Southern Sheet Metal adapting with the times  Tulsa World

Southern Sheet Metal Works knows how to move with the times. It has been doing so for 112 years.

1 Obituaries  Ponca City News

Alan Brauer Anderson. | September 09, 2018. Alan Brauer Anderson, 83, died on Sept. 3, 2018, in Bowling Green, Ky., after a long battle with heart disease.

Storm ready: First new storm shelter at Tulsa Public Schools opens for library business  Tulsa World

A ribbon-cutting ceremony is planned for Thursday to celebrate the opening of the east Tulsa elementary school's new library that doubles as a storm shelter.

John E. Hoover: Legends of Tulsa's concrete courts John Starks and Anthony Bowie reflect on time together  Tulsa World

John Starks and Anthony Bowie were inducted into the TPS Hall of Fame on Thursday.

District debuts done: Where everybody stands | Sports  Claremore Daily Progress

Week 1 of the district season is in the books. How did Rogers County teams do Friday, and how do things set up for them in the new future as.

Oklahoma High School football scores: Week 3  KOCO Oklahoma City

Oklahoma school teams on Friday kicked off Week 3 of the high school football season.

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