On this installment of ST, a fascinating discussion with the Tennessee-based storyteller and performer Jim Pfitzer, who will soon appear onstage in Tulsa in "A Standard of Change," the one-man play that he created about the life and work of Aldo Leopold (1887-1948). An influential American author, scientist, ecologist, forester, and conservationist, Leopold -- the "father of wildlife biology," as some have called him -- is probably best known as the author of "A Sand County Almanac," which is a literary classic that's especially popular with environmentalist readers.
GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) _ Phoenix Mercury standout player Brittney Griner and fiancee and fellow WNBA player Glory Johnson have been arrested on suspicion of assault and disorderly conduct following a fight at their home in a Phoenix suburb. The two 24-year-olds were booked into jail in Phoenix following their arrests Wednesday and later released. Agents for the players did not immediately respond to requests for comment.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A civil rights group says the release of video showing an undercover agent allegedly buying drugs from a man later killed by a volunteer officer is "character assassination."
Tulsa County sheriff's officials released video late Tuesday of a man who allegedly sells drugs and talks about selling a gun to an undercover officer last month.
The sheriff's office says the recordings show Eric Harris, who was fatally shot April 2 by volunteer deputy Robert Bates during a sting investigation. Bates has said he confused his handgun with a stun gun.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A Tulsa County judge assigned to the case of a volunteer deputy accused of manslaughter in the shooting of a restrained man says he's considering recusal over his close ties to the sheriff's office.
District Court Judge James Caputo says he hopes to decide by tomorrow whether to continue with the case. Reserve deputy Robert Bates has pleaded not guilty in the April 2nd death of Eric Harris.
On this installment of ST, we once again speak with policy analyst and political psychologist Steven Kull, the founder and president of a Washington-based non-partisan organization called Voice of the People. This group, which utilizes innovative polling methods and cutting-edge technology to enact an ongoing "campaign for a citizen cabinet," aims to give ordinary citizens a greater role in American government.
Second-graders jammed out at Veterans Park, using wheels, metal pipes and plastic discs as percussion instruments. It’s fun, and it’s recycling.
Students in pre-K through second grade learned about the environment at the hands-on Celebrate CommUNITY event. Katherine Anderson started the Earth Day event last year because her son, Tristan, is fascinated by recycling and garbage.
Utility rebates for energy-efficient improvements aren’t just for homeowners.
PSO presented Tulsa’s utility board with a large check in size and amount: $246,047 for upgrading to lighting and pumps that use less energy at the A.B. Jewell Water Treatment Plant.
"The city did give us a plan and give us their engineering drawings, and we conducted several meetings over the course of about a year to make this happen," said Kerry Rowland, PSO's energy efficiency coordinator.