Granite, OK – Convicted Okla. sheriff killer posts on Facebook
GRANITE, Okla. (AP) A man serving 30 years in prison for the murder of an Oklahoma county sheriff has been moved to solitary confinement in a different prison after he used a smuggled-in cell phone to post pictures and comments on Facebook.
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Tom Coburn, M.D. (R-OK) and Mike Crapo (R-ID) released the following statement today announcing their support for the recommendations of the President's National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform.
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma – Okla Senate investigating juvenile center contract
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The Oklahoma Senate will investigate the awarding of a contract to operate a new juvenile justice center following reports of a relationship between a state senator and a lobbyist whose clients include the company that won the contract.
Bartlesville, OK – Okla health department cites jail for overcrowding
BARTLESVILLE, Okla. (AP) The Oklahoma State Health Department sent a violation notice to Washington County commissioners about overcrowding and other issues at the county jail, but officials say the problems have been corrected.
Commissioner Linda Herndon told the Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise that a report regarding the notice was sent back to the department last week.