Tulsa, OK – A Texas bank files foreclosure action against the owner of the Jenks River Walk. The action was filed in Tulsa District Court by the American Bank of Texas. The action names RWC Management and its principal Jerry Gordon.
Judge Rebecca Nightingale has named Tulsa property manager Gail Fair-Tucker to act as the receiver while the property is being foreclosed.
Oklahoma City, OK – Despite a half-billion dollar funding hole in Oklahoma, income tax rates will drop next year by a quarter of one-percent. Governor Fallin says statewide revenue growth was enough to trigger a mandated tax cut.
The Governor is hopefully residents will spend the tax savings; thereby boosting the economy.
The rate will drop from 5.5% to 5.25% effective next January.
Tulsa, OK – A Tulsa Police officer is recovering after being hit by a car overnight.
It happened around 2:15 this morning near 27th and South Peoria. The officer was out of his squad car, conducting a traffic stop when another car whizzed by. The officer was hit by the car's side mirror. He was not seriously injured.
Pawhuska, OK – High court seeks brief in Okla tribe's lawsuit
PAWHUSKA, Okla. (AP) The U.S. Supreme Court has invited the Acting Solicitor General to file a brief expressing the views of the United States as it decides whether to hear an appeal from the Osage Nation regarding its lawsuit against the Oklahoma Tax Commission.
Tulsa, OK – Tulsa Police Chief Chuck Jordan is surprised by all the attention over what he calls a community policing event. He says having officers attend an officer appreciation event at an Islamic Mosque is no different than having one at a Methodist Church.
A police Captain has been reassigned after refusing to order his officers attend the event.
The Tulsa Police Internal Affairs Division will review the matter.