Oklahoma City, OK – Victim's brother content with bin Laden death
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Oklahoma state Sen. Andrew Rice whose brother was killed in the September 2001 terrorist attacks says he's content and satisfied with the death of Osama bin Laden.
Rice says he was watching TV with his wife when his mother called to tell him of a pending announcement. He says hearing the announcement of bin Laden's death was "surreal" and that a part of him never believed bin Laden would be caught.
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), a senior member of the Senate Armed Service Committee (SASC) and a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee (SFR), tonight reacted to the news that Al Qaeda head, Osama bin Laden, was killed by U.S. forces.
Oklahoma City, OK – Oklahoma lawmakers keep punishing as prisons fill
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) With spending on state prisons approaching nearly a half-billion dollars each year, Oklahoma lawmakers are seeking ways to keep more nonviolent criminals out of the state's overcrowded prisons.
But while Republican leaders are seeking these sentencing changes on one hand, they also are continuing to endorse harsher penalties for drug crimes and other nonviolent offenses.
Tulsa, OK – Mayor Bartlett has issued a request for proposal for Arkansas Riverfront sites that will enhance economic development along the west bank of the river. The request includes approximately 88 acres assembled in four parcel sites located near 23rd St. and S. Jackson Ave.