Tulsa, OK – TULSA, Okla. (AP) Tulsa Police Chief Chuck Jordan says he opposes a proposal that would allow Oklahomans to openly carry guns, but strongly supports the state's concealed-carry law. Jordan says an open-carry law could expose a gun that could be taken by someone during a confrontation and would make the job of police officers more difficult.
Information from: Tulsa World, http://www.tulsaworld.com
Tulsa, Ok – Okla. soldiers return home in time for holiday
TULSA, Okla. (AP) More than two dozen Oklahoma Air National Guard members got to spend Thanksgiving at home in the Tulsa area.
Thirty-one members of the Tulsa-based 219th Engineering Squadron were greeted by family members and friends when they arrived at Tulsa International Airport on Wednesday. The soldiers had been deployed to Afghanistan and Iraq.
Fort Supply, OK – Northwest Okla. prison says inmate escapes
FORT SUPPLY, Okla. (AP) The state Department of Corrections says a man has escaped from a minimum-security prison in northwest Oklahoma.
Officials at William S. Key Correctional Facility say they realized an inmate was missing when they conducted a head count around 8 p.m. Tuesday. A second count confirmed that 31-year-old Terry Storey had escaped.
Luther, OK – Earthquakes reported in central Oklahoma
LUTHER, Okla. (AP) Authorities say two earthquakes have shaken parts of central Oklahoma.
The U.S. Geological Survey and the Oklahoma Geological Survey reported an earthquake about 4:48 p.m. Wednesday in eastern Oklahoma County, between Jones and Luther. The Oklahoma Geological Survey reports that the quake had a preliminary magnitude of 4.0, while the U.S. Geological Survey estimated the quake's magnitude at 3.9.