Tulsa, OK – Authorities now say 3 tornadoes hit Tulsa area
TULSA, Okla. (AP) Authorities have now confirmed at least three tornadoes touched down as violent thunderstorms barreled through northeastern Oklahoma.
The Oklahoma Department of Emergency Mangement says the National Weather Service reported two tornadoes with winds of 111 mph and 135 mph. One hit Creek County near Sapulpa and another touched down in Wagoner County near Oneta.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Gov. Brad Henry has vetoed legislation that would have allowed Oklahomans to wear handguns in public view.
Henry vetoed the measure on Friday. The governor also vetoed legislation that would have prohibited Oklahoma from following the new federal health care law and authorized the Legislature to file a lawsuit over the issue.
The governor says he vetoed the open carry bill over safety concerns cited by law enforcement.
Tulsa, OK – Man now charged with murder in businessman's death
TULSA, Okla. (AP) A 57-year-old man now faces a first-degree murder charge in the September 2008 shooting death of Tulsa businessman Neal Sweeney.
Mohammed Aziz was arrested Wednesday after being charged with conspiracy to commit murder in what authorities have called a murder for hire. Tulsa County prosecutors on Friday added charges of murder and soliciting murder, saying Aziz recruited 24-year-old Terrico Bethel to kill Sweeney.
Public Radio Tulsa – The BBC is leveraging its presence around the globe to take the pulse of the planet and publish the results in The World Speaks, a new global poll that reveals what people think are the biggest issues facing the world today. What are other global citizens thinking?
Who knew there was so much music for morning? We start in the darkest moment of night as the sky starts to grow lighter - from jet black to inky blue/black - through dark indigo blue and right through to sunrise. This is a great theme with great music!
Daybreak for Marimba Ensemble: Jack Stamp Keystone Wind Ensemble, Jack Stamp
Lauds Praise High Day, Ron Nelson Dallas Wind Symphony, Jerry Junkin
Morning Music: Richard Rodney Bennett Philharmonia a Vent, John Boyd
Sperry, OK – SPERRY The Sperry school board has rejected a request to allow a Vietnamese exchange student to receive a high school diploma from the school. The board voted 2-1 Thursday against a state graduation-requirements exception for 18-year-old Oanh Kim Pham.