Ground is broken for a new sports complex this morning on Tulsa’s west side. It will be built, north of the Jones-Riverside Airport, just east of 81st and South Elwood. The Titan Sports Complex is expected to have a $6 million annual economic impact and 50 new jobs. The complex will feature indoor and outdoor fields, basketball and volleyball courts. Construction is expected to be completed by this time next summer.
Two earthquakes have rattled parts of northern Oklahoma. The U.S. Geological Survey says a 3.3 magnitude earthquake was recorded at 12:53 p.m. Monday about 17 miles west-southwest of Perry in Garfield County and a 3.0 magnitude quake was recorded in the same area two minutes later. No damage or injuries were immediately reported. Geologists say damage is not likely in earthquakes below magnitude 4.0 and that earthquakes of magnitude 2.5 to 3.0 are the smallest that can be felt by humans.
Donald Trump will give a speech Wednesday outlining his immigration stance. Given the last week of news coverage, he could have some serious explaining to do.An immigration policy centered around extreme positions — mass deportation of 11 million immigrants in the country illegally, plus building a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border — initially helped Trump stand out in the massive Republican primary field.So it was a surprise when, last week, the Trump campaign seemed to change direction,...
Two weeks from now in Surrey, England, a coroner's inquest is scheduled for a most peculiar death.Here are the facts: In November 2012, a 44-year-old man died while out jogging near his Surrey home. The man was reported to have been in robust health, and police declared that the death was not suspicious.But here are a few more facts: The jogger was a Russian banker who had fled Russia after helping expose tax fraud that implicated both the Mafia and the Russian state. Traces of a rare,...