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9:39 am
Mon August 16, 2010

CONTINUING COVERAGE: New Allegations

Tulsa, OK – TULSA, Okla. (AP) A former assistant district attorney who oversaw drug cases is disputing allegations by a Tulsa officer charged in a corruption case. Mickey Hawkins says he never gave Tulsa police blanket permission to do as they pleased regarding informants, as claimed by officer Jeff Henderson.

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Information from: Tulsa World, http://www.tulsaworld.com

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9:34 am
Mon August 16, 2010

Arrest in Muskogee Murder

Muskogee, OK – Suspect in Muskogee shooting arrested in Arkansas

MUSKOGEE, Okla. (AP) Authorities say a man accused in a fatal shooting in Muskogee has been arrested in Arkansas.

Prosecutors say 34-year-old Andrew Nelson Hubbler could be extradited as soon as Monday for the Friday night shooting death of 41-year-old John Lyman of Muskogee.

Hubbler was arrested Saturday night in Franklin County, Ark. He's being held in the county jail in Ozark.

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9:32 am
Mon August 16, 2010

Fatal Crash near OSU

Stillwater, OK – Bicyclist killed while riding near Stillwater

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) Authorities say a 56-year-old bicyclist died after she was struck and killed while riding on the shoulder of a state highway near Stillwater.

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8:10 am
Mon August 16, 2010

Monday's Top Local Stories

August 16, 2010 – Your Top Local News Stories for Monday Morning

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9:10 am
Sun August 15, 2010

Arrest in Dumpster Death

Suspect Brandon Hall.
Tulsa County Booking Photo

Tulsa, OK – TULSA, Okla. (AP) The body of a woman has been found inside a trash container in the parking lot of a north Tulsa church. She has been identified as 18-year-old Samita Hall. She had been missing since August 2nd. A man performing maintenance work outside the church building smelled a foul odor and noticed the rolling trash container. Tulsa police have arrested 19-year-old Brandon Hall.

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8:53 am
Sun August 15, 2010

Political Plans Released

Oklahoma City, OK – Okla. Democrat hopes to pin GOP hopefuls to right

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The Democratic Party's nominee for a congressional seat in central Oklahoma hopes the two remaining Republicans remain in a race to the right.

Billy Coyle won the Democratic nomination in Oklahoma's 5th District on July 27 and two independents are also in the race. Former Rep. Kevin Calvey of Oklahoma City and longtime Christian youth camp director James Lankford face each other Aug. 24 to settle a seven-man Republican primary.

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8:50 am
Sun August 15, 2010

Boil Order for Area Town

Weleetka, OK – Okla environmental officials issue boil advisory

WELEETKA, Okla. (AP) The Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has issued a mandatory boil advisory for Weleetka, telling officials to inform residents that the Okfuskee County town's drinking water is unsafe for human consumption.

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5:20 pm
Sat August 14, 2010

Storm Damage in Tulsa

The Sonic on 71st lost a portion of its sign.
KWGS News Photo

Tulsa, OK – A collpasing thunderstorm blew itself out over south Tulsa early Saturday morning. The storm hit with 65-to-75 mile per hour winds. As the storm was decaying a downdraft of warm air blew through the area from Memorial to 169 along 71st
Street.

The Sonic Drive-in lost its sign, as did a portion of Ultimate Electronics.
Freckles also reported damage. The wind is also blamed for damage to privacy fences in the residential areas.

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9:27 am
Sat August 14, 2010

BIA Audit

Tahlequah, OK – Cherokee marshal's evidence room audited by BIA

TAHLEQUAH, Okla. (AP) A Bureau of Indian Affairs agent says the federal agency is auditing the Cherokee Nation Marshal Service's evidence room at the request of the tribe.

BIA Special Agent Mike McCoy says the audit has been going on for about two weeks. He says the BIA's professional standards division is performing the audit at the request of the Marshal Service but that he does not know how long it will take. He says no exit interview has been conducted.

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9:24 am
Sat August 14, 2010

Officer Pleads Guilty

Officer Travis Ludwig is booked into the Tulsa County Jail.
Tuksa County Booking photo

Tulsa, OK – Ex-Okla police officer pleads guilty in drug case

TULSA, Okla. (AP) A former Tulsa police officer has pleaded guilty to two drug counts.

Thirty-eight-year-old Travis Ludwig entered pleas Friday to possession of a controlled drug, a felony, and possession of drug paraphernalia, a misdemeanor.

Tulsa County District Judge Kurt Glassco made no finding of guilt and will formally sentence Ludwig Nov. 10.

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