Tulsa, OK – TULSA, OK, January 10, 2010 The Tulsa Zoo is saddened to announce the death of the 9-year-old female giraffe, Amira. The giraffe passed away early Sunday morning after Tulsa Zoo staff worked tirelessly around the clock to save her. Zoo staff has worked to fortify animal exhibits around the zoo and have also implemented cold-weather procedures to protect the animals since the cold snap began.
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.