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.
Tulsa, OK – The emergency room is the last place parents want to take their little ghosts and goblins on Halloween night, and Attorney General Drew Edmondson and the Oklahoma Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP) are reminding parents, children and motorists to be safe.
"It's great fun for the kids to dress up as their favorite superhero or princess and roam the neighborhood collecting candy," Edmondson said. "But don't let the excitement of the night turn into a spooky trip to the hospital."
Oklahoma City, OK – Oklahoma City -- In an effort to stem the spread of the H1N1 influenza virus, Gov. Brad Henry has recorded a radio public service announcement (PSA) with Elmo of "Sesame Street" fame.
Oklahoma City, OK – OKLAHOMA CITY - State Treasurer Scott Meacham today announced he will not seek another term as State Treasurer following the expiration of his current term in January of 2011. He also announced that he will not seek any other elective office.
Red Oak, OK – Ground search called off for missing family
RED OAK, Okla. (AP) After nearly two weeks of searching through the heavily wooded Sans Bois Mountain area, the Latimer County Sheriff's Office has called off its ground search for a missing Eufaula family.
Latimer County Sheriff Israel Beauchamp said Friday investigators still are chasing leads in the disappearance of 44-year-old Bobby Dale Jamison, his wife, 40-year-old Sherrilyn, and the couple's 6-year-old daughter, Madyson.