Altus, OK – Mother, 2-year-old son dead after Altus house fire
ALTUS, Okla. (AP) A mother and her 2-year-old son have died after a house fire in Altus.
Altus firefighters responded to the blaze about 3:25 a.m. Saturday. The Altus Times reports that 27-year-old Stephanie Molina managed to get two children out of the burning house but when she re-entered the structure to get 2-year-old Jeremiah Molina, she did not come back out.
Investigators spent Saturday looking into the cause of the fire.
Tulsa, OK – Kinne has 6 TDs, Tulsa beats Southern Miss. 56-50
TULSA, Okla. (AP) G.J. Kinne passed for 406 yards and four touchdowns and ran for two scores as Tulsa outlasted Southern Miss 56-50 Friday.
Willie Carter scored three touchdowns for Tulsa (9-3, 6-2 Conference USA).
The Hurricane tied Southern Methodist at 6-2 for the West Division title but SMU owns the tiebreaker with its 21-18 victory over Tulsa earlier. Southern Miss (8-4, 5-3) was eliminated from the conference East Division race with the loss.
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.