That is the score card from the Tulsa Police Corruption Probe. Going forward, Tulsa District Attorney Tim Harris says his staff will work with Tulsa Police to see that there are stronger case reviews.
Nearly 40-cases, both state and federal, were tossed out because of suspected tainted police work. Harris says he will not be refilling any cases, because, even though the officers may have been acquitted, the work would still be questioned by defense attorneys.
Tulsa, OK – (Note: This show first aired earlier this year.) On today's ST, biologist and Southeastern State University professor Stanley Rice discusses his latest book, a "biography" of our planet through the lens of an evolutionary biologist. "Life of Earth: Portrait of a Beautiful, Middle-Aged, Stressed-Out World" (Prometheus Books) examines cosmology, earth science, biology, and even climate science from an informed evolutionary perspective.
Tulsa, OK – A new program will teach school kids in Northeastern Oklahoma about healthy living. The goal is to reduce childhood obesity. Too many kids in Tulsa and in Oklahoma are overweight and don't practice good nutrition. A partnership between St. Francis Health System and HealthTeacher is designed to improve that situation. St. Francis C-E-O Jake Henry says HealthTeacher is an online curriculum to educate kids about healthy choices.
Oklahoma City, OK – Funerals set for 3 fallen Oklahoma soldiers
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Funerals have been scheduled for three Oklahoma National Guard members who died earlier this month in Afghanistan.
The Oklahoma National Guard announced Wednesday that the funeral for 1st Lt. Damon Leehan of Moore will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at Henderson Hills Baptist Church in Edmond. The 30-year-old Moore was killed Aug. 14 when a military vehicle he was riding in struck an IED.