Local & Regional
1:01 pm
Tue May 10, 2011

Help for Man Who Held Parent's Hostage

Sand Springs, OK – He could have easily become an Oklahoma statistic! A Sand Springs man off his medication and armed with a nine-millimeter gun holds his parents hostage .

He eventually released his parents this morning and surrendered to the Sand Springs Police Department's Special Operations Team. Sand Springs Assistant Police Chief Mike Carter doubts there will be charges.

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Local & Regional
12:58 pm
Tue May 10, 2011

Hard Rock Expansion

Catoosa, OK – Another expansion for the Hard Rock Casino and Resort in Tulsa!

Plans were announcexd today for a another hotel tower will be built on the property near Catoosa. It will add an estimated 100-new hotel rooms to the complex. That will make it one of the biggest hotel operations in the area.

The complex is owned by the Cherokee Nation.

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Local & Regional
9:30 am
Tue May 10, 2011

Crane Fished from Lake

Heavy equipment is moved into a place to help fish a crane from Kaw Lake.
US Army Corp of Engineers

Ponca City, OK – Army Corps, Navy recover equipment from Okla. lake

PONCA CITY, Okla. (AP) The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says a team has recovered a crane and other equipment that fell off a dam into Kaw Lake in January.

Officials said Monday a team of U.S. Navy divers from Washington state did a reconnaissance dive April 25 to determine the location of the equipment.

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Local & Regional
7:59 am
Tue May 10, 2011

Overdoes Victim IDed

Konawa, OK – Oklahoma woman who overdosed on drug identified

KONAWA, Okla. (AP) Authorities have identified a woman who died after they say she overdosed on a hallucinogenic drug.

Seminole County Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy Todd Hignite says Anatasia "Stacy" Marie Jewell of Ada died Saturday after being taken to a Seminole hospital.

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Local & Regional
7:55 am
Tue May 10, 2011

Re-drawing the Lines

Tulsa, OK – Okla. House redistricting plan clears panel

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) While a legislative plan to redraw Oklahoma's 101 House district boundaries is being praised as a bipartisan effort, Democrats in the Senate are complaining districts are being drawn in secret with the help of a GOP political consultant.

The House proposal cleared another legislative hurdle on Monday when it was approved by House members on a joint conference committee with just one member dissenting.

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Local & Regional
7:53 am
Tue May 10, 2011

Oklahoma Water Woes

Oklahoma City, OK – Oklahoma water plan to be discussed at meetings

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The Oklahoma Water Resources Board plans a series of meetings in southeastern Oklahoma to discuss the state's comprehensive water plan.

Policy and planning specialists will unveil early findings of the 2012 Oklahoma Comprehensive Water Plan. Meetings are planned on May 17 in McAlester, May 18 in Antlers and May 19 in Coalgate.

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Local & Regional
7:47 am
Tue May 10, 2011

Tuesday Morning's Top Local Stories

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

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Local & Regional
3:05 pm
Mon May 9, 2011

East Tulsa Shooting

Tulsa, Okla. – Tulsa Police are investigating a shooting that happened this morning at 12809 East 23rd Street.

An unknown subject walked up to and shot two individuals, brothers, who were standing outside.

Police have interviewed witnesses, but are still waiting to interview the victims, who are in the hospital. The suspect's motive is still unknown at this time.

"We really don't have an idea of why it happened and what caused it to happen," said Tulsa Police public information officer Jason Willingham.

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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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