Oklahoma City, OK – State defends legal challenge to Okla. budget SEAN MURPHY,The Associated Press
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) An attorney for the state says the transfer of just more than $100 million from a state transportation fund that was used to help balance Oklahoma's state budget this year is "perfectly constitutional" and that he expects the state Supreme Court will agree.
Antlers, OK – Woman charged with murder in deadly Okla. shootout
ANTLERS, Okla. (AP) A Texas woman has been charged with two counts of first-degree murder after two suspected bank robbers she was with were shot to death by law officers near Antlers in southeast Oklahoma.
Online court records show Rachael Marie Spear of the Dallas area is charged in last Thursday's deaths of Jeremy Dysart of North Richland Hills, Texas, and Justin Whisenhunt of White Settlement, Texas.
Tulsa, OK – Talk about your mobile meth labs! A Tulsa man is arrested for having a working meth lab in his pants. 28-year-old David Buyckes was arrested near I-44 and Yale. Tulsa Officer Leland Ashley says the arresting officer spotted Buyckes and thought he was acting strangely and began questioning him. That is when the shake-and-bake meth lab was discovered in a one liter plastic bottle.
Muskogee, OK – A four-year-old girl is dead and two people are in custody at Muskogee. Muskogee Police say officers were called to the Muskogee hospital on suspicion of abuse. The pre-schooler was airlifted to a Tulsa hospital, where she died.
Police have arrested 22-year-old James Meeks on rape charges and 42-year-old Betty Hall for failure to report child abuse and seek medical attention.
Tulsa, OK – Ground was broken more than a year ago for the Shoppes on Peoria shopping center, just north of Pine and Peoria.
However, little has happened on the land since the groundbreaking. That has grabbed the attention of the Department of Housing and Urban Development. It wants to sanction the Greenwood Development Authority and its contract with the city pulled.
The authority received over two million dollars for the project.