Associated Press http://publicradiotulsa.org en FBI Defends Search for Oklahoma City Bombing Video http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/fbi-defends-search-oklahoma-city-bombing-video <p></p><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 15px;">SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — FBI employees have told a federal judge that they thoroughly searched agency archives and found no evidence that more videos of the Oklahoma City bombing exist.</span></p><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 15px;">A federal judge in Salt Lake City heard the testimony Monday in the first day of a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit by attorney Jesse Trentadue.</span></p> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:01:11 +0000 Associated Press 63996 at http://publicradiotulsa.org FBI Defends Search for Oklahoma City Bombing Video 4.3 Magnitude Quake Reported in Northern Oklahoma http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/43-magnitude-quake-reported-northern-oklahoma <p></p><div><p>MEDFORD, Okla. (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.3 struck northern Oklahoma on Monday night.</p><p>The USGS reports the quake with an epicenter about 15 miles west-southwest of Medford hit around 9:45 p.m. at a depth of about 4.7 miles.</p><p>Angela Wilson, a dispatcher in the Grant County Sheriff's office, says that she felt shaking in the Medford office but that no calls related to the quake had come in from first responders or residents.</p> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:44:54 +0000 Associated Press 63989 at http://publicradiotulsa.org 4.3 Magnitude Quake Reported in Northern Oklahoma Judge Sets Plea Hearing in Grand Lake Boating Deaths Case http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/judge-sets-plea-hearing-grand-lake-boating-deaths-case <p></p><div><p>JAY, Okla. (AP) — A plea hearing has been scheduled for next month for a Tulsa man charged with manslaughter in connection with the deaths of two University of Arkansas students in a boating collision last year.</p><p>John Deselms is charged with manslaughter in the May 14, 2013, deaths of Rachel Nichole Swetnam of Grove and William "Trey" Varner III of Texarkana, Arkansas. Prosecutors allege that Deselms was operating a boat under the influence of alcohol when it crashed into a houseboat parked on Oklahoma's Grand Lake.</p> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 18:14:52 +0000 Associated Press 63946 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Judge Sets Plea Hearing in Grand Lake Boating Deaths Case Fallin Complains About Costs of Immigrant Children: Read The Governor's Letter http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/fallin-complains-about-costs-immigrant-children-read-governors-letter <p></p><div><p>OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Gov. Mary Fallin is complaining to federal officials about the potential cost to Oklahoma from unaccompanied immigrant minors who are released from a temporary shelter at Fort Sill and placed with sponsors in the state.</p><p>In a letter Monday to President Barack Obama, Fallin complained that Oklahoma taxpayers are being forced to subsidize the costs for education and health care for children who are placed with sponsors in Oklahoma.</p> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 17:45:12 +0000 Associated Press 63945 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Fallin Complains About Costs of Immigrant Children: Read The Governor's Letter Rain Barrels to be Offered in Altus to Capture Water http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/rain-barrels-be-offered-altus-capture-water <p></p><div><p>ALTUS, Okla. (AP) — Free rain barrels are to be offered to Jackson County residents at the Southwest Technology Center in Altus.</p><p>Altus Emergency Management Director Lloyd Colston says 100 barrels will be available starting at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the technology center near Western Oklahoma State College. The barrels are being offered at no charge, but the number of barrels is limited.</p> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 12:04:54 +0000 Associated Press 63927 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Rain Barrels to be Offered in Altus to Capture Water Elderly Man Drowns in Tulsa Pool http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/elderly-man-drowns-tulsa-pool <p></p><div><p></p><p>TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Tulsa police say an elderly man has drowned in his backyard pool while doing renovation work.</p><p>A police spokesman says the man was working on the vacant home Sunday night in hopes of selling it. The spokesman says the pool was in poor condition. The water quality made it difficult for first responders to determine if the man was submerged.</p><p>An Emergency Medical Services Authority official says the man was 78-years-old. The man's identity has not been released.</p></div><p></p> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 12:00:26 +0000 Associated Press 63926 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Elderly Man Drowns in Tulsa Pool Coburn Cancels 1 Planned Town Hall Meeting http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/coburn-cancels-1-planned-town-hall-meeting <p></p><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 15px;">U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn had canceled one of several town hall meetings he had planned. </span><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 15px;">Coburn canceled a town hall meeting scheduled for noon on Aug. 12 in Bartlesville after learning of a long-standing community-wide meeting planned for approximately the same time and on the same date in Bartlesville.</span></p> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:55:29 +0000 Associated Press 63925 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Coburn Cancels 1 Planned Town Hall Meeting FBI: Information on Oklahoma Child Migrants Stolen in Scam http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/fbi-information-oklahoma-child-migrants-stolen-scam <p></p><p></p><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 15px;">SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The FBI is investigating how con artists were able to obtain confidential information about unaccompanied child immigrants being held in Oklahoma and elsewhere as part of a scam netting the swindlers thousands of dollars.</span></p><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 15px;">Special agent Michelle Lee tells the San Antonio Express-News that information was obtained for children being held at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in Texas and at Fort Sill in Lawton, Oklahoma.</span></p> Sun, 27 Jul 2014 13:51:30 +0000 Associated Press 63889 at http://publicradiotulsa.org FBI: Information on Oklahoma Child Migrants Stolen in Scam Man Found Dead Outside North Tulsa Home http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/man-found-dead-outside-north-tulsa-home <p></p><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 15px;">TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Police in Tulsa are investigating the death of a man whose body was found outside a house on the city's north side.</span></p><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 15px;">Detective Dave Walker told reporters that a neighbor found the man Saturday morning lying near a pickup truck outside the home. Authorities say the home was the scene of a recent fire and it's believed the man was working at the home and sleeping in the truck.</span></p> Sun, 27 Jul 2014 13:47:36 +0000 Associated Press 63888 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Man Found Dead Outside North Tulsa Home It May Be Summer, but Plans are Now Being Made for Flu Season http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/it-may-be-summer-plans-are-now-being-made-flu-season <p></p><p></p><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 15px;">OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — After a record-breaking 63 people died as a result of the flu during the 2013-14 flu season, Oklahoma health officials preparing for the coming season say educating the public is key to reducing both the deaths and the number of people who contract the virus.</span></p><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 15px;">Oklahoma State Department of Health epidemiologist Becky Coffman says public awareness and persuading residents to get a flu shot are vital.</span></p> Sun, 27 Jul 2014 13:42:32 +0000 Associated Press 63887 at http://publicradiotulsa.org It May Be Summer, but Plans are Now Being Made for Flu Season