Oklahoma City, OK – Report shows Okla.'s economy continues to expand
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Oklahoma's treasurer says the state's economy continues to improve at an "accelerating pace," with gross receipts for the month of June outpacing last year's collections by more than 15 percent.
Mangum, OK – Trial starts for former Oklahoma warden's wife TIM TALLEY,Associated Press
MANGUM, Okla. (AP) A prosecutor says the wife of a former Oklahoma prison warden developed a close relationship with a convicted killer in the months before they disappeared together.
Opening statements began Tuesday in Greer County District Court in the trial of Bobbi Parker, who is charged with helping inmate Randolph Dial escape from the Oklahoma State Reformatory in Granite in 1994.
Skiatook, OK – Okla. man killed in firework accident identified
SKIATOOK, Okla. (AP) A funeral home has identified a 20-year-old man who was killed when he was struck in the throat by a firework in Skiatook.
Sien-Shelton Funeral Home in Skiatook told the Tulsa World that Austin McCloud of Wynona was the victim. He died Sunday night while inspecting a rocket-type firework that didn't go off when it suddenly ignited.
Tulsa, OK – Tulsa police seek driver in fatal hit and run
TULSA, Okla. (AP) Police in Tulsa are looking for a motorist accused of hitting and killing a motorcyclist, then fleeing the scene.
Police on Tuesday identified the victim as 52-year-old Donald Eugene Anderson.
The crash occurred at 9 p.m. Monday, when police say a gray or silver Chevrolet Camaro turned in front of the motorcycle on North Peoria. Anderson was thrown to the pavement and later pronounced dead at a hospital.