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.
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.
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.
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.