Tulsa, Okla. – Tulsa Police are holding a 22-year-old woman on kidnapping and extortion complains.
Officials have booked Jessica Hardy. She is accused of abducting another woman and demanding 700-dollars from her. When the woman did not have the money, police accused Hardy of strip searching the woman. She allegedly called the victim's mom and demanded the money.
She returned to her home with the victim and was arrested by Tulsa Police.
Washington, D.C. – 2 senators agree to sit together for Obama address
WASHINGTON (AP) Two senators from different parties say they'll skip tradition and sit together during President Barack Obama's State of the Union address.
The decision by Republican Tom Coburn of Oklahoma and Democrat Chuck Schumer of New York comes amid calls for greater civility in political discourse following the fatal shootings last weekend at a political event in Tucson, Ariz.
Tulsa, OK – Tulsa remembers Doctor Martin Luther King with the annual King Day Parade. The parade route this year is a different. It is centered in the Greenwood area near the new Reconciliation Park. It starts this morning at 11.
The annual commemorative walk was held last night in Tulsa with about 150-to-200 people taking part downtown.
Muskogee, OK – Okla victim's family wants to talk to governor
MUSKOGEE, Okla. (AP) A man says his family hasn't been able to talk to Gov. Mary Fallin about a Pardon and Parole Board recommendation that the prison sentence of the person convicted in the killing be commuted.
Marty Greco told the Muskogee Phoenix that Fallin's staff hasn't responded to inquiries from his brother, Johnny.
Oklahoma City, OK – Fallin's husband changes job to avoid conflicts
MIDWEST CITY (AP) Gov. Mary Fallin's husband has quit his job at a law firm that represents state entities to avoid conflicts of interest.
Wade Christensen told The Oklahoman on Friday that he had left the law firm of Day, Edwards, Propester & Christensen before his wife was sworn in Monday. The law firm's clients include the University of Oklahoma and CompSource Oklahoma, the state's workers' compensation agency.