New York City, NY – Fallin rings opening bell on Wall Street
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Gov. Mary Fallin rings the opening bell on Wall Street. The Oklahoma governor made a stop Thursday in New York on her return trip from a conference in Washington, D.C. She sounded the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange at 8:30 a.m. She also met with business officials in New York to pitch Oklahoma as a place to open or expand a company.
Tulsa, OK – No one is injured as a Delta Airlines jet with 47-people on board slips off the taxiway at Tulsa International Airport. The incident happened as the Atlanta bound 6:00AM flight was headed toward take-off. The jet became stuck in the grass just off the taxiway.
Tulsa Airports Vice President Alexi Higgins says the passengers were all taken off the jet without incident. The bags were also removed. The passengers are being placed on other flights to their destination.
Wagoner, OK – A Coweta man is dead after allegedly attacking a Wagoner police officer with a knife. The officer shot and killed the man inside the McDonald's in Wagoner at the intersection of Highway 69 and 51.
Tulsa, OK – More Oklahoma children than ever before are living in poverty. The latest statistics from Kids Count show a 16 percent increase in the number of Oklahoma children living in poverty. The director of Tulsa's Parent-Child Center, Desiree Doherty, says more must be done to care for the state's youngest and most vulnerable
While showing slight improvement in some areas, Oklahoma remains one of the worst states in the country for child well-being.