Local & Regional
10:19 am
Sun November 21, 2010

Infant Injured in Fire

Oklahoma City, OK – Okla infant in critical condition after arson fire


MIDWEST CITY, Okla. (AP) Midwest City police say a baby boy is in critical condition after being burned over most of his body in an arson fire.

Police Chief Brandon Clabes says a man kicked in the door of a home about 3:10 a.m. Saturday and ignited gasoline as he poured it on the floor. Clabes says the infant was pulled from the burning structure but not before he suffered first-, second- and third-degree burns on his body.

Read more
Local & Regional
10:15 am
Sun November 21, 2010

Still Looking for ID

Yukon, OK – YUKON, Okla. (AP) The Oklahoma medical examiner's office will use dental records to identify a man killed when the plane he was flying crashed in Yukon. A medical examiner spokeswoman tells The Oklahoman it will likely be next week or longer before a positive identification is made. Federal safety officials say a witness saw the single-engine aircraft, then lost sight of it before spotting a fireball.

___

Information from: The Oklahoman, http://www.newsok.com

Read more
Local & Regional
10:35 am
Sat November 20, 2010

Officer Quits

Eufaula, OK – Eufaula officer resigns before council hearing

EUFAULA, Okla. (AP) A veteran Eufaula police officer has resigned, one day before the city council was set to hold a termination hearing for him.

The Muskogee Phoenix reports that 39-year-old Sgt. Detective Wesley Dawson submitted his resignation letter to Police Chief Don Murray on Wednesday. The council's special meeting set for Thursday was canceled.

Read more
Local & Regional
3:06 pm
Fri November 19, 2010

Highway Birth

Tulsa, OK – Okla. baby born on highway on way to hospital

TULSA, Okla. (AP) An expectant mother in labor and on her way to the hospital instead ended up giving birth beside a Tulsa highway.

Emergency Medical Services Authority spokesman Chris Stevens says paramedics arrived at 12:48 a.m. Friday to help the mother, 21-year-old Cassie Apple, give birth to a healthy baby boy in the backseat of a parked car.

Read more
Local & Regional
3:03 pm
Fri November 19, 2010

Death Row Challenge

Oklahoma City, OK – Okla. death row inmates protest new execution drug

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Two death row inmates in Oklahoma are asking a federal judge to stop their pending executions because the state plans to substitute one of the drugs used during lethal injections.

Read more
StudioTulsa
10:56 am
Fri November 19, 2010

"Wisdom: From Philosophy to Neuroscience" (Encore presentation)

Read more
Local & Regional
9:34 am
Fri November 19, 2010

Thanks, But No Thanks

KWGS News Photo

Oklahoma City, OK – Doctor offered Okla. ME's job turns it down

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The state's interim chief medical examiner says he's turned down an offer to hold the job on a full-time basis.

Andrew Sibley told The Oklahoman on Thursday that he felt he didn't have the complete support of the state's Board of Medicolegal Investigations, which oversees the Medical Examiner's office. He says the job offer "was an afterthought out of desperation" by the board.

Read more
Local & Regional
9:32 am
Fri November 19, 2010

Proposal: Trim Perks

Brian Bingman
State of Oklahoma

Oklahoma City, OK – Senate leader says lawmakers' travel could be cut

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The incoming state Senate President Pro Tem says it's conceivable that reimbursement to lawmakers for travel, lodging and meals could be cut during the upcoming fiscal year.

Oklahoma legislators were paid $2.5 million in such reimbursements during the past two fiscal years. State law allows for weekly mileage reimbursements for travel to the Capitol for all legislators.

Read more
Local & Regional
9:29 am
Fri November 19, 2010

OU Gift

Oklahoma City, OK – Tulsa couple gives $12M to Okla. U. Health Center

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) University of Oklahoma President David L. Boren says a couple from Tulsa has donated $12 million to the OU Health Sciences Center, the largest ever one-time gift to the program.

A news release from OU on Thursday said the donation was made by Peggy and Charles Stephenson, specifically to benefit cancer programs.

Read more
Local & Regional
7:31 am
Fri November 19, 2010

Friday Morning's Local News

Tulsa, Oklahoma – Local News Coverage this Friday Morning

Read more

Pages