Tulsa, OK – According to the National Weather Service, Tulsa and surrounding counties are in a Flood Watch area through Friday afternoon, October 9th. The Tulsa Fire Department would like to take this opportunity to warn citizens about the dangers of flash flooding. What most citizens don't realize is that an average of 200 U.S. citizens drown every year from flash flooding. That is more than airline accidents and domestic terrorism. Flash flooding is the most dangerous weather related killer, ahead of earthquakes, tornadoes and hurrincanes.
Grove, OK – On Wednesday night, October 7th, 2009, the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics (OBNDD) will be holding a public forum to discuss crime and substance abuse in northeastern Oklahoma. The event comes on the heels of a large OBNDD investigation in Ottawa and Delaware counties that netted more than 70 drug arrests.
Norman, OK – Accident victims' families sue driver
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) Family members of the 10 people who were killed when a tractor-trailer slammed into a line of stopped cars on an Oklahoma turnpike have sued the truck's driver and his employer.
A lawsuit filed Sept. 28 in Cleveland County District Court names Donald L. Creed of Willard, Mo.; Kansas City, Kan.-based Associated Wholesale Grocers; two insurance companies, a California company and two individuals as defendants.