Traffic crashes take two lives with in a 12-hour period in south Tulsa. The first accident happened just before sunset near 56th and South Peoria Avenue. In this crash, a motorcycle rider was killed in the wreck.
Just before 3AM this morning, an SUV went out of control on Riverside Drive. It slammed into a tree in Tulsa's Riverparks at 36th Street. Police authorities say the vehicle then burst into flames with the driver, fatally, trapped inside.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The Tulsa Health Department is expected to release updated totals of patients who have tested positive for several diseases amid a public health scare that involves thousands of patients of a local oral surgeon.
The update is expected Thursday.
Health officials in March urged roughly 7,000 patients of Dr. W. Scott Harrington to be tested for hepatitis and the virus that causes AIDS.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The city of Tulsa has received a total of $1.4 million in Environmental Protection Agency grants to help clean up contaminated former industrial sites.
The EPA grants include $600,000 to clean up property once occupied by a paper recycling facility and steel company. Money will also be used to clean up a former metal manufacturing facility and producer of heat exchangers. Officials say the sites are contaminated with arsenic, metals and other contaminants.
This week, the nation honors those who work in what is frequently called ‘the toughest job in law enforcement.’ It’s National Correctional Officer’s Week. 10-year veteran at Tulsa’s Moss Criminal Justice Center is Detention Officer Matthew Lyons, who finds the job rewarding on most days.
The first full week in May is recognized annually as National Correctional Officer’s Week to honor those who work in detention facilities across the country.
Voters within the Tulsa Public Schools district will go to the polls on May 14th to vote on a $38 million bond issue devoted to classroom technology as well as safety and security. Looking at facilities across the span of the district, we find that some schools have a student-to-computer ratio of 3:1, while in other schools that ratio is as high as 13:1. This bond will address those disparities, and will also provide funds for sprinkler systems within TPS's oldest schools as well as additional security at various entrances and exits. Our guest today is Dr.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Congressman Tom Cole has introduced legislation to allow homeschool families a tax deduction already available to elementary and secondary school teachers for certain expenses.
Under current law the tax deduction can go to homeschooling families only in states that consider them private schools. Cole introduced a bill Tuesday that would extend the deduction to every state.
It all started, yesterday afternoon, with a disturbance call in Rogers County. Sheriff's deputies were dispatched to a report of a man shooting his neighbor's cat. When officers arrived they found much more.