Tulsa, OK – Tulsa Police have a person of interest in connection with a homicide that took place late last month. Authorities are looking for Lafayette Antonio Wilson in connection with the January 31st murder of Martin John Caleb. Caleb was found shot multiple times in a driveway near Pine and Florence Place. He later died at St-John Medical Center.
If you have information on Wilson's whereabouts, you are asked to call Crime Stoppers at 596-COPS
Tulsa, OK – Oil hovers below $86 as traders eye inflation
SINGAPORE (AP) Oil prices hovered below $86 a barrel Monday in Asia as traders eye inflation and consumer demand numbers for signs higher commodity prices are undermining global economic growth.
Benchmark crude for March delivery was down 7 cents at $85.51 a barrel at midday Singapore time in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange. The contract fell $1.15 to settle at $85.58 on Friday.
Tulsa, OK – Old computer stolen, holds hospital patient info
TULSA, Okla. (AP) Officials of St. Francis Health System at Tulsa say the theft of an old computer from storage in Broken Arrow has put thousands of patients at risk of their personal information getting out.
Health records, addresses and Social Security numbers of 84,000 patients treated before 2004 were in the computer's memory.
Oklahoma City, OK – Fallin's ideas designed to soften Okla. budget cuts
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) If Oklahoma legislators elect to ignore Gov. Mary Fallin's plan to shield education, health care and public safety from deep cuts in next year's state budget, they'll have to develop their own ideas for dealing with an expected $600 million shortfall.
Fallin is proposing the consolidation of state agencies and services, shifting to a two-year system on car tags and issuing bonds to pay for transportation and other projects.
Oklahoma City, OK – Appointee will wait to take Supreme Court oath
(Information in the following story is from: The Oklahoman, http://www.newsok.com)
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) An Oklahoma County judge appointed to the state Supreme Court says she'll wait until after a legal challenge is settled before taking her oath of office.
Former Gov. Brad Henry appointed Noma Gurich to the Supreme Court three days before his term expired on Jan. 10. He selected Gurich from three candidates submitted by the Judicial Nominating Commission.