Oklahoma City, OK – TULSA, Okla. (AP) The state medical examiner says lawmakers criticizing his office haven't done their homework, and he'll use documentation to show they're wrong. The office has recently come under fire amid federal and state investigations and criminal charges against a former investigator.
Oklahoma City, OK – OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) A local businessman has died and four others remain hospitalized after their single-engine plane crashed in Oklahoma City.
The Medical Examiner's Office confirmed late Saturday that 59-year-old Ron Meyer died. A University of Oklahoma Medical Center official said two victims were in fair condition, but she didn't have information about the other two.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The Oklahoma Corporation Commission has approved a settlement for a $48 million rate increase for Oklahoma Gas & Electric Co. The action will affect customer bills in August.
The rate increase averages $6.50 a month for OG&E customers, but officials say most residential customers will receive a slight decrease in their monthly bills because of changes in the fuel adjustment formula.
Tulsa, OK – There are more problems at the Medical Examiner's Office in Tulsa.
A suspended employee of the State Medical Examiner's Oklahoma City office has apparently made threats against the Tulsa Office. This following grand jury indictments against a former chief investigator.
The employee has been suspended and his key card access terminated. Tulsa Police have been on the scene and are closely watching the facility.
Oklahoma City, OK – Ex-ME investigator accused of groping man
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The former chief investigator for the state medical examiner's office, already facing accusations of groping two female co-workers, is now facing an accusation of inappropriately touching a man.
One day after being charged in Tulsa on four counts of sexual battery, Kevin Rowland was charged in Oklahoma City Friday on a single count of the same crime.
Bail was set at $2,000 and he was being processed at the Oklahoma County Jail.