Tulsa, OK – Tulsa Police have found the body of a missing 57-year-old man. Richard Shook walked away from his home near 25th and Mingo about three this morning. He suffers from a brain injury and has the mental capacity of a five-year-old.
Tulsa Police say Shook's body was found behind a business less than a mile from his home. The discovery was made this afternoon near 31st and South Mingo. Police do not suspect foul play.
Tulsa, OK – Mayor Dewey Bartlett has announced the contractor selected for the development of the City of Tulsa's Sustainability Plan. The selected company, URS, submitted a proposal for a cost of $276,990.00 and with a timeline of four months. Work on the plan, which will address ways to save energy and make systems throughout the city more efficient, will begin in January 2011 and expect to conclude in summer 2011.
Claremore, OK – Okla woman charged in deaths of daughters in crash
CLAREMORE, Okla. (AP) A Claremore woman has been charged with two counts of manslaughter in the deaths of her 2- and 6-year-old daughters in a September auto crash in which she was allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol.
The Tulsa World reports Rogers County prosecutors filed charges Tuesday against 27-year-old Destiny Lynn Burns and an arrest warrant was issued for her. She was not in custody and court documents do not list an attorney for her.
Tulsa, OK – The cry of "play ball" will again be heard at Tulsa's old Driller Park on the Fairgrounds. RBI-Baseball has signed a one year lease to use the stadium for tournaments and baseball camps. County Commissioner Fred Perry is pleased with the deal.
The firm moves in next month. The ballpark has been empty since the Drillers moved downtown to the new OneOK Field.
Tulsa, OK – The Tulsa City Council votes to accept an offer of legal aid from Tulsa Attorney Clark Brewster. The Tulsa attorney has agreed to help the city handle legal cases stemming from the Tulsa Police Corruption case. The council will accept up to $1.2 million worth of services from Brewster.