Tulsa, OK – Mountain lion captured in Tulsa, origin sought
TULSA, Okla. (AP) A mountain lion has been captured in the back yard of a north Tulsa home and animal experts are now trying to determine where it came from.
The 70-pound female lion is estimated to be 1 to 2 years old and was caught after being spotted in a tree on Saturday. The animal was taken to the Tulsa Zoo where tests will be conducted in an effort to determine if she was previously in captivity or perhaps someone's pet.
Jenks, OK – Body found near Arkansas River in NE Oklahoma
JENKS, Okla. (AP) Authorities are looking into the death of a man whose body was found near the Arkansas River in Jenks.
Police say a fossil hunter discovered the body of an adult male on the west side of the river in a dry area of the riverbed, south of the Creek Turnpike bridge on Sunday. The man's body has been taken to the Medical Examiner's Office in Tulsa to determine a cause and manner of death.
Broken Bow, OK – Possible tornado reported in SE Oklahoma
BROKEN BOW, Okla. (AP) A possible tornado has left some damage in far southeastern Oklahoma.
The National Weather Service reported a possible twister in Broken Bow in McCurtain County.
Emergency Management Director Greg Campbell says trees had fallen onto some homes, automobiles and power lines in the area, but no injuries had been reported. Campbell said trees also had been blown down onto U.S. 259 north of Broken Bow.