Oklahoma City, OK – Business leaders look to change Okla. liquor laws
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Oklahoma City business leaders are organizing talks with legislators and the state alcohol industry about changing state law to allow the sale of wine and strong beer in Oklahoma grocery stores.
Greater Oklahoma City Chamber President Roy Williams tells The Oklahoman the state's liquor laws are "archaic" and pose an inconvenience to shoppers.
Tulsa, OK – A man sought in the Christmas slaying of a homeless man in downtown Tulsa has turned himself in at a branch police station. Officers say Paul Joseph Sopsher was questioned by detectives and booked into the Tulsa County Jail on a first-degree murder complaint.
Tulsa, OK – After Christmas is always a busy time at the Credit Counseling Center of Oklahoma, as people tend to over spend at the holidays! But the C-C-C's Margo Mitchell says they are seeing a new problem. People are seeking counseling to help stave off home foreclosure.
Figures from the government show home foreclosures in Oklahoma up 15-percent from last year.
Tulsa, OK – The Tulsa Police Corruption case only involved a handful of officers, it has tarnished the image of the Tulsa Police Department. But, Tulsa Police Chief Chuck Jordan says his department is committed to recapturing the citizens' trust.
The Chief says the image of a creditable police department is a key element in attracting new jobs and industry to the area.
Tulsa, OK – Work will begin soon on a major widening project in far southeast Tulsa County. County Spokesman Michael Willis says it will eventually make for a smoother commute to the NSU Broken Arrow Campus. 193rd between 101st East and the Creek Turnpike will be widened to five lanes.
The project will cost three-point-six million and will be paid for with Four-to-Fix-The County sales tax