Oklahoma City, OK – Cold temperatures to moderate this weekend
Bitterly cold air hovering over Oklahoma will begin to moderate on Saturday.
The National Weather Service said a wind chill advisory will remain in effect for 37 counties in northern Oklahoma. Temperatures in southwest Oklahoma should reach the freezing mark, while the rest of the state will see daytime highs in the teens and 20s. Most of the state will be warmer on Sunday.
Oklahoma City, oK – Teen pleads guilty in fatal pharmacy shooting
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) A teenager has pleaded guilty to first-degree murder in an attempted robbery that left another teen dead.
Fifteen-year-old Jevontai Ingram also pleaded guilty Friday to conspiracy to commit a robbery and will testify against two men as part of a deal with Oklahoma County prosecutors in the May 19 death of Antwun Parker.
Tulsa, OK – INTEROFFICE CORRESPONDENCE TO: Mayor Dewey Bartlett FROM: Chief Ron Palmer, CHF CC: Terry Simonson, Chief of Staff Jim Twombly, Director of Administration Deputy Chief Mark McCrory Deputy Chief Dennis Larsen Deputy Chief Daryl Webster
Oklahoma City, OK – Bill would impound uninsured vehicles
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) A state lawmaker has filed a bill to impound vehicles driven by uninsured motorists.
Rep. Steve Martin of Bartlesville says his bill takes advantage of a new instant-verification system. The system allows law enforcement officers to determine within seconds if vehicles are covered by liability insurance.
Owasso, OK – A space heater, being used to heat a vacant rural Owasso house, is to blame for a morning house fire. The blaze near 106th Street North and Memorial Drive was spotted early this morning by an Oklahoma Highway Patrol Trooper.
Fire units from Owasso and Collinsville battled the blaze. A nearly fire hydrant was frozen and could not be used. Water had to be brought in by a tanker truck. No one was injured, despite water used on the fire freezing on the ground and everything not on fire.
Tulsa, OK – On Monday, Jan. 11, a street rehabilitation and waterline replacement project will begin on Harvard Avenue between East 11th Street and Admiral Place. The contractor will start the project by replacing a 16-inch waterline between Sixth Street and 11th Street. Traffic will be limited to one northbound lane and one southbound lane for four months.