TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The governor's office says a report examining Oklahoma's execution protocols after the botched lethal injection of an inmate four months ago could be issued next week.
Alex Weintz, a spokesman for Governor Mary Fallin, said Friday the report will examine what went right and wrong during the April 29th execution of Clayton Lockett, who took about 43 minutes to die after Lockett's lethal injection began.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The U.S. Department of Education says achieving high academic standards — not politics — was behind its decision to deny Oklahoma education officials the authority to decide how to spend some of the federal education money the state receives.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Frank Shannon's lawyer says the Oklahoma linebacker is innocent of sexual assault, and she believes coach Bob Stoops should allow her client to play in Saturday's opener against Louisiana Tech.
On this last holiday weekend of the summer, Tulsa Police will be on the lookout for drunk and impaired drivers. A DUI checkpoint will be set up near a busy Memorial Drive intersection. Craig Murray is the police department’s traffic safety officer, and he says there will be no tolerance for anyone arrested on suspicion of driving impaired…they will go to jail.
The special enforcement crackdown is part of the ‘Safer Summer in Tulsa’ campaign.
On this edition of StudioTulsa, we speak with Steve Liggett, artistic director of the nonprofit Living Arts of Tulsa (located downtown at 307 East Brady). Liggett is also the curator of "Chandelier & Other Luminous Objects," which opened in early August and will remain on exhibit at the Living Arts gallery through September 25th -- and which Liggett tells us all about on today's program.