Oklahoma City, OK – Okla. plans $5.2M prison fund shift
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Republican leaders in the Oklahoma Legislature have reached a deal to divert $5.2 million within the Department of Corrections to spare the agency from forcing prison guards and other workers to take additional furlough days.
Bartlesville, OK – BARTLESVILLE, Okla. (AP) Bartlesville firefighters took a 7-year-old boy to the hospital after he fell 30 feet down a well and suffered a head injury. Rescuers also had to pull out the boy's mother, who climbed down into the hand-dug well in order to comfort her son while he waited to be rescued on Sunday. She wasn't hurt.
Oklahoma City, OK – Okla. House panel passes illegal immigrant bill
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Stepping up efforts to curb illegal immigration, an Oklahoma House committee has approved a measure that would give state law enforcement officers authority to assess the immigration status of motorists.
The House Judiciary Committee approved the bill Monday and sent it to the full House for action.