HARRAH, Okla. (AP) — Minor damage has been reported after back-to-back earthquakes hit an Oklahoma City suburb early Tuesday.
The U.S. Geological Survey says a 3.8 magnitude earthquake hit 3 miles north-northeast of Harrah shortly after 2 a.m. Tuesday. About two hours later, a 3.9 magnitude earthquake struck in the same area, awakening many residents in the Oklahoma City area.
Harrah is about 20 miles east of Oklahoma City.
Minor damage, including broken windows, has been reported at businesses along Church Street in downtown Harrah. No injuries have been reported.
Tulsa Police find nine firearms, ammunition and a ballistic vest within 12 hours of the items being reported as stolen. Officer Leland Ashley says it began with gang unit officers stopping a vehicle, and two assault rifles were found.
"It was connected through the course of interviews. It was determined that the individuals that had stolen the weapons were actually in route to sell these guns to a gang member."
Tulsa’s Port of Catoosa reaches a milestone. Since opening more than 40 years ago, the inland waterway has now shipped 75 million tons of cargo. Port Director Bob Portiss says even building the facility showed a lot of faith because many didn’t think an inland waterway would work in Tulsa.
An upgrade to the dock is underway that should double the capacity for dry cargo shipments.
It is considered an international “Who’s Who” gathering of the aviation industry and Oklahoma is represented.
Mayor Bartlett is helping lead a delegation to the Farnborough Air and Industry show outside of London. In an interview with KWGS from the show, the mayor said it is a great chance to make connections and build business relationships important to Tulsa's aviation and aerospace industry.
SAPULPA, Okla. (AP) — A judge says there's sufficient evidence for a 67-year-old Bristow woman to stand trial on murder charges in the 1992 killings of three people.
Beverly Noe was bound over for trial Monday on three counts of first-degree murder. Prosecutors charged Noe earlier this year in the deaths of her 23-year-old former daughter-in-law Wendy Camp; Camp's 6-year-old daughter, Cynthia Britto; and Camp's sister-in-law, Lisa Kregear.
Investigators found the bodies last year, buried in a hole dug for a septic tank.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Democratic gubernatorial nominee Joe Dorman is criticizing Republican Gov. Mary Fallin for changes to Oklahoma's workers compensation system that he says has blocked injured workers' access to medical care.
Dorman said Monday that he will work fix the worker compensation system to make it fair for injured workers.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — State officials say they will authorize preliminary design work for repairs to Oklahoma's nearly century-old state Capitol before millions of dollars in bond money authorized by the Legislature becomes available.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma City woman says she was expelled from a suburban college because she married her same-sex partner.
Christian Minard says she married in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on March 17 and posted the wedding license on Facebook. She says when she returned home last week from her honeymoon she had a letter from Southwestern Christian University telling her she would not be allowed to return for her final semester.