Tulsa, OK – Tighter security, no congregating outside the stands, i-d checks, and higher ticket prices Those are consequences of the near-riot at the Washington-East Central football game last Friday night.
At an education service center briefing, Tulsa superintendent Dr. Keith Ballard outlined changes being made because of the Friday fracas.
Other crackdowns that may be coming include moving some games to Saturday and pre-selling tickets to the games.
Undated – UNDATED (AP) Flood watches are in effect across Oklahoma as heavy rain falls across the state.
Forecasters say more showers and thunderstorms are likely on Monday.
The National Weather Service says a cold front that eased into the state on Friday has moved farther south than originally forecast. That has increased the possibility of heavy rainfall overnight and early tomorrow, especially in southern Oklahoma.
Tulsa, OK – A Tulsa apartment fire leaves 27-people homeless. The blaze was reported Friday night at a complex near 61st and Riverside Drive. Two apartments were directly impacted by the fire another 10-had heavy smoke damage.
The Red Cross was dispatched to the scene to help nine different families. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
Catoosa, OK – Injuries are minor in a Catoosa school bus accident this morning. Catoosa Police and Fire responded to the scene after an elementary school bus lost a wheel and ran off the roadway. The accident happened near 279th East Avenue and 31st street. The bus was loaded with students at the time of the accident.
Oklahoma City, OK – Judicial salaries increase won't be sought
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The chief justice of the Oklahoma Supreme Court says he won't request an increase in judicial salaries.
Chief Justice James E. Edmondson said Thursday he wants the Board of Judicial Compensation to know the judiciary is aware of the state budget crisis. Edmondson says the judicial branch has absorbed its fiscal year 2010 budget reductions and has cut the budget for fiscal year 2011.
Tulsa, OK – Since this is the last season that the Tulsa Drillers will be playing at Drillers Stadium located at the fairgrounds, the Tulsa County Public Facilities Authority, also known as the "Fair Board", has started the process of considering what would be the best and greatest use of the property where the stadium now sits.