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8:59 am
Fri June 3, 2011

Update: Police Corruption Probe

The Federal Court House in Downtown Tulsa
10th Circuit Court

Tulsa, OK –
More recorded evidence is presented in the Tulsa Police Corruption Probe.

Yesterday, calls between retired Police officer Harold Wells and an undercover FBI agent were played for the jury. In the audio, Wells discusses allowing the agent to sell drugs in Tulsa.

Wells and two other officers are charged with being rouge cops.

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Local & Regional
8:35 am
Fri June 3, 2011

One Dead/One Hospitalized in Tulsa Shooting

Tulsa, OK – Man shoots woman, kills self at Tulsa hair salon

TULSA, Okla. (AP) Police in Tulsa say a gunman entered a hair salon and shot his former girlfriend and then took his own life.

Investigators say the 27-year-old man went into a SportClips salon at the Tulsa Hills Shopping Center on Thursday and told employees to get out. He then shot a 29-year-old woman twice.

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8:33 am
Fri June 3, 2011

No Bomb at OKC Airport

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Oklahoma City, OK – Noisy box at Okla. airport deemed harmless

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) A suspicious and noisy package that caused evacuations at Will Rogers Airport in Oklahoma City has been deemed harmless.

Airport spokeswoman Karen Carney says officials gave the "all-clear" signal just before 2 p.m. Friday.

Flights are resuming and passengers are being allowed to leave the terminal.

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Local & Regional
8:18 am
Fri June 3, 2011

Workers Win Contract

Mayor Bartlett
KWGS File photo

Tulsa, OK – Mayor Dewey Bartlett announces the City team currently performing OTC building maintenance and operations won their bid for the City's first managed competition project, affecting 10 employees in the division.

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8:01 am
Fri June 3, 2011

E-Coli in Tulsa

Tulsa, OK – Four children in Tulsa are ill with e-coli. Three of the four are enrolled at the Boston Avenue United Methodist Church Day Care. The Health Department has visited the school and found no source for the e-coli.

The fourth child is a sibling of one of the other three. Officials think it may have started with that child, but they are unsure how.

News Release from Church:

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Local & Regional
7:58 am
Fri June 3, 2011

Friday Morning News

Tulsa, OK – Hear a recap of this morning's Top Local News from KWGS:

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Local & Regional
9:09 am
Thu June 2, 2011

Housing Starts Flat

Tulsa, OK – There were 161 housing starts reported in metro Tulsa during the month of April, according to information released today by the Home Builders Association of Greater Tulsa. This total was relatively flat compared to the previous month (165 starts), and 40 percent less than starts reported in April 2010. Total starts year-to-date are 591, which is 35 percent behind the same period in 2010, according to permit-tracking service New Orders Weekly.

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Local & Regional
8:10 am
Thu June 2, 2011

Tulsa Hangar Fire

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Tulsa, OK – Hangar with ammunition destroyed at Tulsa airport

TULSA, Okla. (AP) A fire at a small Tulsa airport has destroyed an airport hangar where ammunition was being stored, but no injuries are being reported.

Firefighters from Tulsa and Jenks extinguished the fire early Thursday before it spread to other structures at Jones Riverside Airport in southwest Tulsa.

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Local & Regional
7:57 am
Thu June 2, 2011

Copper Theft Death

Drumright, OK – Okla man electrocuted while trying to steal copper

DRUMRIGHT, Okla. (AP) Police say a Cushing man was electrocuted as he tried to steal copper near a transformer in Drumright.

Assistant police chief Bill Lyon told the Stillwater NewsPress that according to a witness, 18-year-old Cody Holland had one hand on a copper ground wire with a negative charge when he fell onto the transformer that had a positive charge.

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