Local & Regional
10:45 am
Mon May 9, 2011

Body in Park

24-Year Old James Earl Darton

Tulsa, OK – Tulsa Police find a woman's body inside a parked car at South Tulsa's Heller Park. The discovery was made just before midnight.

Neighbors alerted Tulsa Police after hear gunshots. Police say the woman had been shot to-death and was still inside the car. She has been identified as 29-year-old Kimberly Ann Ragland.

Authorities are looking for a male seen running from the park. He is believed to be 24-year-old James Early Darton.

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Local & Regional
8:03 am
Mon May 9, 2011

Boat Accident Claims Life

Lake Texhoma at sunset
Lake-Texhoma.net

New Woodville, OK – Boat accident on Lake Texoma claims OK man's life

NEW WOODVILLE, Okla. (AP) Oklahoma authorities say a man is dead after a boating accident on Lake Texoma near the Oklahoma-Texas border.

The Department of Public Service says 49-year-old Jeffery Bain of Oklahoma City died when his 32-foot boat hit rocks along the shore at a railroad bridge near Alberta Creek at 3:20 a.m. Sunday.

Officials say the boat was going about 65 mph when it went up on the rocks, ejecting Bain.

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Local & Regional
7:54 am
Mon May 9, 2011

Charges Filed in Child Abuse Death

David Bridgeman and Paula Najar
Tulsa County Booking Photo

Glenpool, OK –

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

GLENPOOL, Okla. (AP) Police in Glenpool say a man who is charged with the beating death of a toddler was trying to potty train the 22-month-old to save money on diapers.

The Tulsa World reported Sunday that 28-year-old David Eugene Bridgman is charged with first-degree murder and injury to a minor.

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Local & Regional
7:50 am
Mon May 9, 2011

Board Meeting Set

Oklahoma City, OK – Barresi, education board to discuss duties
MURRAY EVANS,Associated Press


OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The state Board of Education and state Superintendent Janet Barresi are set to meet for the first time since Gov. Mary Fallin signed into law a bill stripping the board of most of its powers.

The board meeting scheduled for Monday had been set for April 28 but was postponed because of the lack of a quorum.

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Local & Regional
7:44 am
Mon May 9, 2011

Meth Lab in Park

Tulsa, OK – Police in Tulsa say children uncovered a methamphetamine lab while exploring a creek at a park in west Tulsa.

The children came upon the meth lab Saturday at Reed Park. Police say one of the children looked through the chemical containers and told his father about what he saw. Police arrived to find the meth lab and drug paraphernalia.

A hazardous materials unit was summoned to clean up the site.

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Local & Regional
7:39 am
Mon May 9, 2011

Monday Morning's News and Weather

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

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Local & Regional
11:53 am
Sun May 8, 2011

SS Theft

Oklahoma City, OK – Okla. man pleads guilty to 27 years of theft

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) An Oklahoma City man accused of stealing a deceased relative's Social Security payments for nearly 30 years has pleaded guilty in federal court to theft and making false statements.

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Local & Regional
11:51 am
Sun May 8, 2011

Drug Party Death

Konawa, OK – 1 dead, 7 in hospital after Oklahoma drug overdose

KONAWA, Okla. (AP) Authorities say one person is dead and seven are in the hospital after overdosing on a hallucinogenic drug in Konawa.

Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation spokeswoman Jessica Brown said authorities received an emergency call about 1:30 a.m. Saturday from a Konawa residence. She says they found eight people ranging in age from 19 to their early 20s suffering from severe drug toxicity.

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Local & Regional
7:59 am
Sun May 8, 2011

New GOP Chair

Oklahoma City,OK – Pinnell elected as Oklahoma GOP chairman

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Delegates to Oklahoma's state Republican convention have elected Matt Pinnell of Tulsa County to a full two-year term.

The convention was Saturday in Oklahoma City. The 31-year-old Pinnell ran unopposed and remains the youngest state GOP chairman in the nation.

The 1,050 delegates elected Pam Pollard of Oklahoma County as the state party's vice chairwoman.

Pinnell says delegates made only "minor tweaks" to the party platform adopted last year.

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StudioTulsa
4:47 pm
Fri May 6, 2011

"The Untold Story of Barack Obama's Mother"

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