Tulsa, OK – Emergency responders had to rush to their own building this morning. An explosion in the basement of the Tulsa Police/Courts building downtown knocked out power to the building and generators only worked for a few minutes before shutting down.
The explosion was in an electrical closet and may have been a transformer. Fire fighters had a difficult time to get to the smoky blaze because of the high tech security system.
Tulsa, OK – An arrest is made in the break-in and vandalism of nine Tulsa police cars. Over the fourth of July weekend, someone cut through a chain link fence at the city maintenance facility, broke into the cop cars, stole items out of some and vandalized others. 18-year-old Jeron Rutledge has been arrested and detectives are looking for at least one more suspect. A shotgun taken from one police car has been recovered.
Bokoshe, OK – Authorities look for suspect in double killing
BOKOSHE, Okla. (AP) Le Flore County authorities say they're looking for a "person of interest" in what they're calling a double homicide near Bokoshe.
Sheriff Bruce Curnutt says authorities received a call about 9 p.m. Wednesday from a relative of the victims. Deputies aren't releasing the identity of the two people who died but have said one is male and one is female.
Tahlequah, OK – Okla. tribe committee sets meeting about runoff
TAHLEQUAH, Okla. (AP) The Cherokee Nation Speaker of the Council says a special Rules Committee meeting has been scheduled to consider a proposal to bring in an independent company to help the election commission conduct an upcoming runoff election.
Speaker Meredith Frailey said in a statement Wednesday that Chief Chad Smith agreed to call the meeting for July 12. The runoff is set for July 23.