Tulsa, OK – According to the National Weather Service, Tulsa and surrounding counties are in a Flood Watch area through Friday afternoon, October 9th. The Tulsa Fire Department would like to take this opportunity to warn citizens about the dangers of flash flooding. What most citizens don't realize is that an average of 200 U.S. citizens drown every year from flash flooding. That is more than airline accidents and domestic terrorism. Flash flooding is the most dangerous weather related killer, ahead of earthquakes, tornadoes and hurrincanes.
Grove, OK – On Wednesday night, October 7th, 2009, the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics (OBNDD) will be holding a public forum to discuss crime and substance abuse in northeastern Oklahoma. The event comes on the heels of a large OBNDD investigation in Ottawa and Delaware counties that netted more than 70 drug arrests.
Norman, OK – Accident victims' families sue driver
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) Family members of the 10 people who were killed when a tractor-trailer slammed into a line of stopped cars on an Oklahoma turnpike have sued the truck's driver and his employer.
A lawsuit filed Sept. 28 in Cleveland County District Court names Donald L. Creed of Willard, Mo.; Kansas City, Kan.-based Associated Wholesale Grocers; two insurance companies, a California company and two individuals as defendants.
ON PUBLIC RADIO 89.5 HD1 – David Wessel, the Economics Editor of the The Wall Street Journal and Author of In Fed We Trust: Ben Bernanke's War on the Great Panic speaks to the Commonwealth Club of California this week.
How did we find ourselves confronting the worst threat to the U.S. economy since the Great Depression? Wessel will explain what the Federal Reserve did right and did wrong, where the economy stands now and where it is headed.