Sand Springs, OK – Highway 412 looked like a demolition derby this morning near the Keystone Dam. Freezing fog made an overpass on the highway, near 177th West Avenue extremely slick. Cars came upon the slick overpass without warning.
At least 20-cars were involved in the chain reaction crash. The expressway was shut down for over two hours.
EMSA transported four people to Tulsa hospitals from the crash site.
Tulsa, OK – The Tulsa City Council discusses trimming back the Information Technology Department. The department has numerous division heads that make over $100,000 a year. The council is considering trimming the department's budget by $1.3 million. That would be about a 7.7% budget cut.
Tulsa, OK – The Oklahoma Corporation Commission today announced a furlough plan to deal with budget shortfalls for the remainder of the fiscal year. Employees will take unpaid furlough days on February 12, March 19, April 9, April 30, May 14, May 28, June 1, and June 25. All Commission offices will be closed on those days.
OCC Director of Administration Brooks Mitchell stressed the plan is subject to change, depending on changes in the agency's funding.
Tulsa, Ok – Last night at 8:45 Tulsa Police Officer W. Wolthuis, who had recently been transferred to the field from the Special Investigations Division, conducted a traffic stop at 1400 E Jasper St. The driver of the vehicle speeds away and parked in the driveway of 904 N Quincy.