Claremore, OK – Rogers County deputies are rounding up suspected drug dealers. Armed with 78-arrest warrants officers fanned out at daybreak yesterday to round-up suspects. Over 60-people have been arrested so far
Tulsa, OK – The flu season is hitting Oklahoma hard! Over 50-people have been hospitalized in the last two weeks. State Epidemiologist Doctor Kristi Bradley says you know what to do: Cover your mouth when your cough or sneeze and stay home from work if ill.
Half of those hospitalized are 18 or younger. Since September of last year, two people of died of the flu.
Oklahoma City, OK – Okla chancellor vows to oppose guns on campus
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Oklahoma's chancellor of higher education vows to continue opposing any proposal to allow students to carry concealed weapons on campus.
Chancellor Glen Johnson made the comments Thursday during a budget presentation to state lawmakers. He says the state regents and officials with all 25 state colleges and universities oppose such a move, saying it creates a "more dangerous environment" on campuses.
Okmulgee, OK – Fire claims the life of an elderly Oklahoma man
OKMULGEE, Okla. (AP) Investigators say an elderly man has died in a fire in north Okmulgee.
Crews were called to the residence just before 8 p.m. Wednesday. Firefighters say the blaze was contained to one room of the home, and the victim's neighbors and family members had pulled him from the residence before they arrived.
The man was transported to the hospital, where he later died. Officials didn't immediately release his name.