Local & Regional
11:23 am
Fri January 28, 2011

More Tulsa Jobs

Tulsa, OK – Ductmate, the largest heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) accessories manufacturer in North America, announced today it has chosen Tulsa for its new distribution warehouse location. Ductmate has leased a 61,520-square-foot facility located on 9.4 acres at 3248 N. Sheridan with a five-year plan to expand its Tulsa operation to include manufacturing. The privately owned company moved into the new site Jan. 3 and began operations this week.

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Local & Regional
8:05 am
Fri January 28, 2011

County Gun Auction

Tulsa, OK – 181 guns will be on the audition block tomorrow in Tulsa County. Sheriff Stanley Glanz is auction off the weapons in as-is condition. This is not the first time the sheriff has auctioned off the unclaimed property.

There is a catch--- ONLY Licensed Federal Firearms dealers will be allowed to take part. The department will not accept credit cards, personal checks or even cash. Dealers will only be able to pay with cashier's checks or money orders.

The Sheriff will use the money for training.

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Local & Regional
8:02 am
Fri January 28, 2011

Police Pay Cuts

KWGS News Photo

Tulsa, OK – The Tulsa City Council passes a resolution last night urging the back pay increases to be re-instated to police officers. City Councilor Bill Christiansen says the money is there,because of department attrition.

The final decision is up to Mayor Bartlett.

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Local & Regional
7:59 am
Fri January 28, 2011

Another Tulsa Bank is Robbed

KWGS News File Photo

Tulsa, OK – Another Okla. bank robbed in Tulsa

TULSA, Okla. (AP) Police say a man who robbed a south Tulsa bank apologized before fleeing with the loot.

Officers say the man entered the Arvest Bank on south Utica Avenue about 4:40 p.m. Thursday, pulled out a small gun and demanded money from a teller. They say the many was threatening then became apologetic.

Police say he fled the bank on foot.

No one was hurt.

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Local & Regional
7:51 am
Fri January 28, 2011

Friday Morning News

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

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StudioTulsa
2:08 pm
Thu January 27, 2011

Getting to Know Quartet San Francisco

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Local & Regional
1:25 pm
Thu January 27, 2011

First Meeting Stormy

State of Oklahoma

Oklahoma City, OK –

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Oklahoma school Superintendent Janet Barresi's first meeting with the state board of education turned testy with one board member calling her a "dictator" and the board refusing to approve the hiring of 3 employees she requested.

The board met Thursday and refused Barresi's request to hire Jennifer Carter as her chief of staff, Damon Gardenhire as communications director and Jill Geiger as director of finance.

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Local & Regional
12:34 pm
Thu January 27, 2011

Leftwich Wants Charges Dropped

Oklahoma City, OK – x-Sen. Leftwich asks that charge be dismissed

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Former state Sen. Debbe Leftwich is asking an Oklahoma County District judge to dismiss a felony bribery charge against her.

Leftwich is charged with soliciting and/or accepting a bribe to withdraw as a candidate for re-election.

The Oklahoman reports that Leftwich claims absolute immunity from prosecution and that she can't be charged with accepting a bribe to withdraw because she never officially filed as a candidate.

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Local & Regional
9:29 am
Thu January 27, 2011

Tulsa Bank Robbed

Tulsa, OK – Shots fired during Oklahoma bank robbery

TULSA, Okla. (AP) Police say no one was injured when shots were fired during a bank robbery in Tulsa.

Capt. Rick Helberg described the scene as pretty chaotic inside the Bank of America near 71st Street and U.S. 169 yesterday afternoon.

Officers say a white male armed with a semi-automatic pistol walked into the bank about 2:30 p.m., fired a shot into the ceiling and demanded money from the teller. Officers say the robber lost some of the cash before running out the door.

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Local & Regional
9:06 am
Thu January 27, 2011

Barresi's First Board Meeting

Superintendent Janet Barresi
State of Oklahoma

Oklahoma City, OK – New Okla. superintendent to conduct first meeting

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) New state Superintendent Janet Barresi is set to preside over her first state Board of Education meeting since taking office earlier this month.

The board will meet Thursday in Oklahoma City with Barresi replacing Sandy Garrett, who didn't run for re-election after 20 years as state superintendent.

The board plans to meet in executive session to discuss two lawsuits, including one involving the state's first online charter school.

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