Tulsa, OK – The Oklahoma Department of Transportation okays the second phase of the I-44 widening project in Tulsa. The $65-million contract is part of the two year project to widen the roadway between Yale Avenue and the Arkansas River. O-Dot's Kenna Mitchell tells KWGS News the work should begin after the first on the year.
Owasso, OK – A deer hunting accident takes the life of the Owasso Community Development director.
37-year-old Eric Wiles was shot in the back while hunting on his father-in-law's farm west of Muskogee. The accident happened over the weekend. The Muskogee County Sheriff's Department is investigating the incident.
SPERRY, Okla. (AP) A former employee of Sperry Public Schools has sued the district alleging she was forced to serve playground duty in the sun although she has skin cancer.
Keli Morgan, a former Cherokee Nation family advocate for Sperry Elementary School, filed the complaint Friday in U.S. District Court in Tulsa. It alleges the district failed to accommodate her under the Americans With Disabilities Act.
Oklahoma City, OK – Henry requests parole board investigation
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Gov. Brad Henry wants the Pardon and Parole Board to investigate the case of a former state inmate to determine if he is innocent and can have his record expunged.
Henry made the request on Friday regarding the case of Gene Weatherly, to whom Henry granted a pardon in 2007. The governor says he is unable to decide whether Weatherly is innocent with the information he has.