OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Today is the deadline for voters to register to participate in the Oklahoma primary election on June 26.
A valid registration application must be received by the State Election Board, a county election board, a motor license agency or a designated voter registration agency by June 1st. If being mailed, applications must be postmarked by June 1st.
Voters must be U.S citizens and Oklahoma residents and be at least 18 years old on the date of the election. It is a felony to submit false information on a voter registration application.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Tulsa police say a 5-year-old boy who was found unresponsive at an apartment complex swimming pool has died.
Officers said Thursday the child was swimming with some other children in a pool at the Canyon Creek Apartments Wednesday night when the other children screamed for help after noticing he was under water and not moving.
Police say he was taken to St. John Medical Center in serious condition and died later that night.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Gov. Mary Fallin has vetoed a bill that would have given the director of the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation more power to set his top executives' salaries.
The bill that passed in the waning days of the legislative session also would have removed the salary caps for director salaries at the Board of Dentistry, Board of Nursing, Teachers' Retirement System and State Banking Department.