Oklahoma City, OK – Shooting claims former Oklahoman
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Oklahoma family members of a 22-year-old soldier stationed at Fort Hood have been notified that he was one of the 13 people killed when an Army psychiatrist went on a shooting rampage at the Texas base.
Gale Hunt of Frederick said Friday two uniformed soldiers came to her door at 11:30 p.m. Thursday to notify her of the death of her son, Spc. Jason Dean Hunt.
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Tulsa, OK – Mass swine flu vaccinations planned in state
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Health officials are planning mass immunization clinics across Oklahoma to provide swine flu vaccinations to those at high risk.
The clinics Saturday are for those considered most vulnerable for the H1N1 virus. Those include people 6 months to 18-years-old, pregnant women, adults younger than 65 with chronic medical conditions, health care workers who treat seriously ill patients and custodial parents of infants younger than 6 months.
Tulsa, OK – A 21-month investigation culminated today in charges against a Tulsa attorney and a former attorney on allegations that they embezzled more than $1.1 million from clients, Attorney General Drew Edmondson said.
William J. Anton and Fred M. Schraeder are accused in Tulsa County District Court of racketeering, conspiracy and multiple counts of embezzlement, forgery and workers' compensation fraud.
Tulsa, OK – The Tulsa Public Schools Renewable Energy Celebration was this afternoon. School Superintendent Dr. Keith Ballard and Mayor Kathy Taylor cut the ribbon heralding the installation and operation of Tulsa's first wind turbine. The turbine has been installed by Global NES-Oklahoma, sponsor of the recent TPS Essay Contest on Sustainable Energy to create awareness about renewable energy sources.
Tulsa, OK – An announcement could come as early as tomorrow about the three remaining laid-off Tulsa police officers rejoining the force. Fraternal Order of Police President Phil Evans KWGS News that the FOP is close to a deal. He declined to give details.
Evans says the FOP membership also voted last night not to grant the city any additional concessions. Some city councilors had asked officers not to take home squad cars outside of the city limits.