Local & Regional
2:32 pm
Thu May 5, 2011

Child Abuse Death: Two Arrested

David Bridgeman and Paula Najar
Tulsa County Booking Photo

Glenpool, OK – A one year-old girl is dead, the apparent victim of child abuse in Glenpool. Police in Glenpool have arrested two people in connection with the case. Arrested are 28-year-old David Eugene Bridgeman and his girl friend, 21-year-old Paula Najar. Bridgeman is the victim's uncle.

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Local & Regional
11:59 am
Thu May 5, 2011

Kids and Hot Cars: Annual Warning

AAA holds news conference to issue warning.
KWGS News
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Local & Regional
7:53 am
Thu May 5, 2011

...On the Police Beat

KWGS News File Photo

Tulsa, OK – Two people are in custody after Tulsa Police bust a theft ring from storage facilities. Police say the pair would rent a storage facility and then come back at night with bolt-cutters and cut away locks on other storage doors and the stealing the stuff inside.

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Local & Regional
7:50 am
Thu May 5, 2011

Education Reform

Oklahoma City, OK – Grading system coming for Oklahoma schools

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Gov. Mary Fallin has signed bills to institute a letter-grade system for rating Oklahoma schools and end social promotion after the third grade.

Fallin said during a signing ceremony Wednesday the two Republican-sponsored changes to will help schools produce better-educated and more-skilled students.

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Local & Regional
7:47 am
Thu May 5, 2011

BUI-Boating Under the Influence

Keystone Lake Dam
KWGS File photo

Oklahoma City, OK – Boating under the influence bill goes to governor

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Gov. Mary Fallin's desk in the next stop for legislation that strengthens Oklahoma's law regarding operation of a boat while under the influence.

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Local & Regional
7:41 am
Thu May 5, 2011

Thursday's Top Local Stories

Tulsa, OK – Hear a recap of this morning's Top Local Stories from KWGS:

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Local & Regional
2:17 pm
Wed May 4, 2011

Tulsa Revitalization Effort

KWGS News Photo

Tulsa, OK – Mayor Dewey Bartlett has announced today that through a community partnership, the Tulsa Development Authority has sold 16 residential lots to Habitat for Humanity for construction of new homes in the Crutchfield neighborhood. These Habitat homes will be built and occupied by their owners within the next two years, promoting stability in this neighborhood undergoing revitalization.

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Local & Regional
2:16 pm
Wed May 4, 2011

Kangaroo Can Stay

Broken Arrow, OK – Council allows for kangaroo in city limits

BROKEN ARROW, Okla. (AP) An Oklahoma woman will be allowed to keep a partially disabled kangaroo in her house for use as a therapy animal.

The Broken Arrow City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to create an exotic animal ordinance exemption that will allow Irwin the red kangaroo to stay within city limits so long as certain conditions are met.

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Local & Regional
8:00 am
Wed May 4, 2011

Tornado Clean Up

Atoka OK – Okla. residents get $1 million in federal aid
Associated Press


OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The U.S. Department of Homeland Security announced that more than $1 million in federal aid has been disbursed to Oklahomans recovering from the deadly April 14th tornado that tore through Atoka County.

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