Tulsa, OK – Thirty-four eighth grade students from Tulsa Public Schools are now taking classes at Tulsa Community College's Northeast Campus thanks to a new alternative learning program called Middle College High School. TCC and TPS announce the launch of Middle College High School, the first program of its kind in northeastern Oklahoma, at a news conference Monday.
Tulsa, OK – Attorneys want judge to unseal evidence
TULSA, Okla. (AP) The widow of a Cintas Corp. worker who fell into an industrial dryer and died in 2007 wants a federal judge to unseal for public viewing "more than 90 percent" of the evidence in her lawsuit against the nation's largest uniform supplier.
Okmulgee, OK – OKMULGEE, Okla. (AP) Eight officials in Okmulgee County are charged with 38 misdemeanor counts of violating the state's Open Meetings Act.
Those charged include Sheriff Eddie Rice, Okmulgee city Police Chief Joe Prentice, County Commissioner James Connors and Criminal Trust Authority members Richard Larney, Charles Rogers, Bill Holcomb, Leslie Johnston and Billy Green.
Tulsa, OK – State's 2 senators endorse Bartlett in Tulsa race
TULSA, Okla. (AP) Oklahoma's two U.S. senators, who are both Republicans, have endorsed the GOP candidate in the upcoming Tulsa mayoral race.
Sens. Jim Inhofe and Tom Coburn both issued prepared statements Saturday in support of Dewey Bartlett Jr., who is on the Nov. 10 ballot opposite Democrat Tom Adelson and independents Mark Perkins and Lawrence Kirkpatrick.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) Tulsa police say a teenager was critically wounded and later died after being shot as he exited a school bus on the city's north side.
Police say the 16-year-old was shot in the head, back and neck about 4:45 p.m. as he exited the bus. A spokeswoman for Emergency Medical Services Authority says the teen was transported to St. John Medical Center in critical condition. Police confirm the teen died Friday evening.
Tulsa, OK – The City of Tulsa has a brand new hangar at the Tulsa International Airport. The hangar will be leased to American Airlines and used by the AA maintenance department.
The hangar is 81,000 square feet and large enough for the airline to park some of its largest jets for repair work. American is the only U.S. airline performing its own heavy maintenance and its largest base is in Tulsa.