Local & Regional
9:52 am
Mon March 22, 2010

A Whole Lotta Shaking Going On

Oklahoma City, OK – 3 earthquakes recorded in central Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The U.S. Geological Survey reports recording three earthquakes in central Oklahoma in a span of less than seven hours.

A 3.7 magnitude quake was recorded near Prague in Lincoln County about 9:35 p.m. Sunday. That was followed by a 2.7 magnitude quake in the same area about 3:20 a.m. Monday and a 2.8 magnitude quake in the area just after 4:15 Monday morning.

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Local & Regional
9:41 am
Mon March 22, 2010

Monday Morning's Top Stories

Tulsa, OK – Hear a quick recap of Monday morning's Top Local Stories:

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Local & Regional
9:44 am
Sun March 21, 2010

Snow Equals Wrecks

One of the many wrecks across Tulsa. This one was on 169 near 31st.
KWGS News Photo

Tulsa, OK – Emergency medical officials responded to a rash of motor vehicle crashes during the late morning and early afternoon hours Saturday, as wintry precipitation began to impact travel. EMSA experienced higher than normal call volume between 9 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. During the 4.5 hour span, EMSA paramedics provided care to 14 people hurt in crashes and four individuals who suffered injuries after falling on wet or snowy surfaces. None of the patients sustained life-threatening injuries.

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Local & Regional
10:48 am
Fri March 19, 2010

More Behind Bars

Tulsa, OK – Learn More

>Click above to read the Pew Research prison population report and then listen to our report on the Oklahoma Corrections Department.

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Local & Regional
10:42 am
Fri March 19, 2010

Fatal Industrial Accident

Tulsa, OK – The Tulsa Fire Department reports one person is dead in a Friday morning industrial accident. It happened at the Spirit Aerosystems location at the Tulsa International Airport.

Tulsa Fire Department Spokesman Bill French says a semi collided with a Chevy Malibu, pushing the car into a wall.

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Local & Regional
9:26 am
Fri March 19, 2010

Classroom Cuts Looming

Dr. Keith Ballard talks with reporters.
KWGS News Photo

Tulsa, OK – Efforts to spare the classroom may not work in the Tulsa Public Schools. The continuing budget cuts from the state make it more likely that the school board in Tulsa will have to cut teaching positions. Over 200 jobs will be on the line as the board must decide how to save about nine million dollars.


The job cuts could come in the form of attrition rather than lay-offs. Tulsa Classroom Teachers Association President Denzel Kesterson told KWGS News he was expecting fewer teachers in the classroom next year.

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Local & Regional
9:25 am
Fri March 19, 2010

Trooper Trouble

KWGS News photo

Okmulgee, OK – Trial delayed for trooper accused of kicking woman

OKMULGEE, Okla. (AP) The jury trial of an Oklahoma Highway Patrol trooper who is accused of kicking a handcuffed woman has been delayed.

Okmulgee County District Attorney Tom Giulioli says the trial for Barry Rowland was pushed back on Monday because of an overbooked docket. A status hearing on the case has been set for March 26.

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Local & Regional
8:43 am
Fri March 19, 2010

Economic Danger

Drew Edmondson
State of Oklahoma

Oklahoma City, OK – AG says EPA finding could hurt economy

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Oklahoma Attorney General Drew Edmondson says an Environmental Protection Agency finding could cripple economic development in the state.

Edmondson and the attorneys general in 11 other states are challenging an EPA endangerment finding that sets in motion the regulation of greenhouse gases, including carbon dioxide. They want to intervene in a case pending before the District of Columbia U.S. Court of Appeals.

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6:58 pm
Thu March 18, 2010

Weekend Snow Possible

Tulsa, OK – THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TULSA HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WATCH FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING
THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

FOR THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES...
* IN OKLAHOMA...PAWNEE...WASHINGTON...OSAGE AND NOWATA.

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