Tulsa, OK – Tulsa police shoot, kill man who threatens suicide
TULSA, Okla. (AP) Tulsa police say an officer shot and killed a man who was threatening suicide when the man pointed a handgun at officers.
Police said in a news release Monday that officers were called about 7:30 p.m. Sunday to an aviation business at Tulsa International Airport. Officers say they found 57-year-old Daniel Leroy Nichols sitting on the pavement holding a handgun and threatening suicide.
Oklahoma City, OK – SBA approves declaration request
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has approved Gov. Brad Henry's request for an economic injury declaration for five southwest Oklahoma counties where businesses were affected by the January ice storm.
Tahlequah, OK – Cherokee's Mankiller remembered as humble patriot
TAHLEQUAH, Okla. (AP) Former Cherokee Nation Chief Wilma Mankiller is being remembered as a patriot who was remarkable for both her strength and humility.
Hundreds of members of the Cherokee Nation and 170 tribal, state and federal officials gathered Saturday at a memorial service for Mankiller in Tahlequah (TAL'-ih-kwah), about 70 miles east of Tulsa. Mankiller led the Cherokee Nation from December 1985 until 1995.