Oklahoma City, OK – AG: Trooper won't be charged in missing parts case
SHAWNEE, Okla. (AP) Oklahoma Attorney General Drew Edmondson says a state trooper under investigation regarding missing state-owned helicopter parts will not be charged.
Edmondson said in a letter to Department of Public Safety Commissioner Kevin Ward that Trooper Joe Howard's actions while working in the aircraft division were "highly suspect," but not sufficient for prosecution.
Oklahoma City, OK – Askins welcomes Henry's help in Okla. gov. race
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Lt. Gov. Jari Askins says she plans to make some room on the stump in her campaign for Oklahoma governor for one of the state's most popular Democrats current Gov. Brad Henry.
Henry already endorsed Askins after her primary win over Attorney General Drew Edmondson. But the term-limited governor said this week people shouldn't be surprised to see him on the campaign trail with Askins.
Tulsa, Oklahoma – TULSA, Okla. (AP) The city of Tulsa has filed a lawsuit against the state of Oklahoma, targeting a law passed earlier this year requiring cities to use the Oklahoma Tax Commission to collect sales taxes.
Records show that the four-count civil suit was filed Thursday in Oklahoma County District Court, and asks a judge to rule that the city has the right to use a private firm to collect its sales taxes.