Skiatook, OK – Okla. man killed in firework accident identified
SKIATOOK, Okla. (AP) A funeral home has identified a 20-year-old man who was killed when he was struck in the throat by a firework in Skiatook.
Sien-Shelton Funeral Home in Skiatook told the Tulsa World that Austin McCloud of Wynona was the victim. He died Sunday night while inspecting a rocket-type firework that didn't go off when it suddenly ignited.
Tulsa, OK – Tulsa police seek driver in fatal hit and run
TULSA, Okla. (AP) Police in Tulsa are looking for a motorist accused of hitting and killing a motorcyclist, then fleeing the scene.
Police on Tuesday identified the victim as 52-year-old Donald Eugene Anderson.
The crash occurred at 9 p.m. Monday, when police say a gray or silver Chevrolet Camaro turned in front of the motorcycle on North Peoria. Anderson was thrown to the pavement and later pronounced dead at a hospital.
Tulsa, OK – All bench warrant cases and citations for failure to pay will incur an additional 35 percent penalty/collection fee for unpaid citations.
This collection fee represents the portion the City of Tulsa was once responsible for by paying a third party to collect on unpaid citations. Violators will now incur the cost with a 35 percent penalty fee on top of the unpaid citation.
The new fee is an assessment allowed by State Statute, Title 11, Section 22-138, and City Ordinance Title 23, Chapter 1.
Langley, OK – The blue-green algae warnings did not keep people away from Grand Lake over the long holiday weekend. Tiffany Green at the Pier 12-Wine and Spirits store in Langley had been very nervous what the weekend would bring.
Even health warnings posted on the beach did not keep people like Tom from Wichita out of the water.
The Department of Environmental Quality and the Grand River Dam Authority continue to monitor the lake conditions.
Tulsa, OK – The recession reduced Tulsa's Sales Tax revenue. We all know the stories of lay-offs and cut backs at city hall.
But, KWGS News has learned the decline in sales tax revenue means the voter approved Fix Our Streets program is coming up 55-million dollars short. Paul Zachary is in charge of the effort. He says project bids are very competitive.
Skiatook, OK – A fire works mishap takes the life of a rural Skiatook man. The accident happened last night in Osage County, just outside of the Skiatook limits.
Officials say a 20-year-old man was igniting fireworks when one exploded prematurely. Pieces of the fireworks hit the man in the head , neck and shoulders. He was rushed to a Tulsa hospital where he later died.