Tulsa, OK – A reward is being offered for copper thieves who caused a power outage in this sweltering heatwave .
Stuart Solomon with Public Service Company says there has been an outbreak of copper thefts recently. The latest caused an outage that affected more than eight thousand people in the Southern Hills area two nursing homes included. A reward's being offered of up to five-thousand dollars.
Solomon says P-S-O has implemented heightened security measures at substations and other facilities where copper could be stolen.
Tulsa, OK – Jury Selection got underway in the federal trial of two Tulsa Police officers indicted for being on the wrong side of the law.
Prosecutors had originally asked for a 30-day delay in the trials of Jeff Henderson and Bill Yelton. However, the motion to delay the case while the prosecution reviewed some 500-pages of discovery was withdrawn just before the scheduled start of the jury selection.
Tulsa, OK – .EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CDT WEDNESDAY... ...EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TULSA HAS EXTENDED THE EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING AND HAS ADJUSTED THE EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH...NOW IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...
Tulsa, OK – A passenger is dead following an overnight car crash in Tulsa. The accident happened shortly after three 3 AM this morning.
He was hanging out of a car window and struck his head on a guard rail when the driver of the car lost control near 11th and Mingo in east Tulsa. Tulsa Police say the driver and dead passenger has apparently been drinking.