Local & Regional
8:49 am
Sun June 5, 2011

Missing Teen Feared Dead

Tahlequah, OK – OK teen who vanished on Illinois River identified

TALEQUAH, Okla. (AP) Authorities have identified a teenager who disappeared while swimming in the Illinois River in eastern Oklahoma.

Oklahoma Scenic Rivers Administrator Ed Fite says 18-year-old Xenepher Wiley Jr. hasn't been seen since swimming with friends on Friday afternoon near the U.S. 62 bridge.

Fite says witnesses saw Wiley struggle in the water near the bridge. Friends tried to help the youth but couldn't get him out of the water.

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Local & Regional
8:31 am
Sat June 4, 2011

Suspect Killed by Police

Placards mark the shell casings outside a crashed pick-up at the 21st and Yale Wal-Mart grocery store.
KWGS News Photo

Tulsa, OK –
ME: Man involved in crime spree shot by police

(Information in the following story is from: Tulsa World, http://www.tulsaworld.com)

TULSA, Okla. (AP) An Oklahoma Medical Examiner's Office report concludes that a man involved in a crime spree didn't die by a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

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Local & Regional
8:25 am
Sat June 4, 2011

Joplin Doctor's Need Oklahoma License

Joplin, MO – Lawmaker: Joplin doctors need free Okla licenses

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) A physician and state lawmaker wants Gov. Mary Fallin to allow doctors displaced by the Joplin, Mo., tornado to obtain temporary Oklahoma medical licenses free of charge.

Rep. Doug Cox of Grove, an emergency room physician at Integris Grove, says patients from Missouri are coming to northeastern Oklahoma hospitals because they cannot get in to see their regular physician.

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StudioTulsa
6:24 pm
Fri June 3, 2011

The OK Mozart Festival for 2011: An Overview

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Local & Regional
12:33 pm
Fri June 3, 2011

Tulsa County goes solar

Tulsa, OK – (SOLAR POWERED COUNTY)

Tulsa County gets more eco-friendly. The newest county owned community center in Chandler Park is installing solar panels to provide half the facility's power. Commissioner Karen Keith says it will help the environment and save taxpayers' money

The 265-thousand dollars for the solar panel project comes from a federal Energy Department grant.

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Local & Regional
9:06 am
Fri June 3, 2011

Meat Recall

Moore, OK – Okla. company recalls chicken, ham products

MOORE, Okla. (AP) An Oklahoma-based food company is recalling nearly 23,000 pounds of chicken and ham products due to mislabeling.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture says Allison's Gourmet Kitchens, Inc. is recalling the food because the packaging does not list the ingredients potassium sorbate and/or sodium benzoate. The company is based in Moore, Okla.

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Local & Regional
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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Local & Regional
8:33 am
Fri June 3, 2011

No Bomb at OKC Airport

File Photo

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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