Oklahoma City, OK – Consumers warned not to eat Rocky Ford cantaloupe due to Listeria outbreak
The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and public health officials in multiple other states are investigating an outbreak ofListeria infections. The OSDH is joining other state and federal agencies in warning consumers, especially individuals at high-risk of Listeria infection, not to eat cantaloupe from the Rocky Ford, CO, growing region.
Tulsa, OK – Mayor Dewey Bartlett, joined by Julius Pegues, chairman of the Tulsa Development Authority, and Dale Lancaster, Founding Principal of developer Quad States Companies/Arrington Developers, participated in a groundbreaking today to announce the start of construction of Riverbend Gardens Townhomes in downtown Tulsa.
Tulsa, OK – A shift in prioritizing immigration cases isn't changing the way law enforcement in Tulsa County operates. But Sheriff's Sgt. Shannon Clark says it's helping shine a light on individuals who are taking unfair advantage.
He says they're hearing more about rip-off artists misleading those who may have unrealistic hope of staying here or returning quickly.
Tulsa, OK – This is primary election day in the City of Tulsa. Voters are going to the polls today to pick candidates for the Tulsa City Council's November General Election. There are elections in all of the nine council districts.
In Districts One and Five, the winner of today's primary will advance to the council seat. That is because no opposition party filed. Incumbent Democrat Jack Henderson and Republican Chris Trail both drew opponents from their own parties.
Drumright, OK – Trial set for Okla. man in copper theft death
(Information in the following story is from: Sapulpa Daily Herald , http://www.sapulpadailyherald.com/)
DRUMRIGHT, Okla. (AP) A judge has ordered a trial for a 19-year-old man charged with second-degree murder in the electrocution of an 18-year-old with whom he was allegedly stealing copper in Drumright.
Trial is set for Sept. 28 in Creek County for Jacob Matherly of Drumright. He has pleaded not guilty.