Tulsa, OK – TULSA, Okla. (AP) Jury selection in the trial of an 18-year-old Tulsa man charged with killing a Bishop Kelley High School senior is set to start today. Theo Fleming is charged with second-degree murder in the death of 18-year-old Kaitlyn Finnegan, who was shot April 4, 2009, at a southeast Tulsa house.
Oklahoma City, OK – Cities question DHS child care licensing process
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) An investigation by The Oklahoman is revealing that the state Department of Human Services has issued licenses to more than 230 child care operators without requiring them to obtain city permits or letting the cities know that the licenses have been granted.
Oklahoma City, OK – Okla law addresses social network profiles of dead
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) A new Oklahoma law giving estate executors control over the social networking profiles of dead people might conflict with terms of service agreements but its co-author says it still could be useful in encouraging people to consider what might happen to such profiles after they die.
Oklahoma City, OK – Fallin's chief of staff leaving to become lobbyist
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The chief of staff for U.S. Rep. Mary Fallin says he won't be following her as she becomes Oklahoma's next governor.
Nate Webb worked for Fallin during her four years in Congress and also spent more than three years as her chief of staff when she was the state's lieutenant governor. He tells The Oklahoman he will join Capitol Gains, a lobbying firm in Oklahoma City.
Stillwater, OK – STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) Landry Jones matched the school record with 468 yards passing and threw two long touchdown passes in a wild finish to the Bedlam game as No. 14 Oklahoma beat No. 10 Oklahoma State 47-41 on Saturday night to forge a three-way tie atop the Big 12 South.
Altus, OK – Mother, 2-year-old son dead after Altus house fire
ALTUS, Okla. (AP) A mother and her 2-year-old son have died after a house fire in Altus.
Altus firefighters responded to the blaze about 3:25 a.m. Saturday. The Altus Times reports that 27-year-old Stephanie Molina managed to get two children out of the burning house but when she re-entered the structure to get 2-year-old Jeremiah Molina, she did not come back out.
Investigators spent Saturday looking into the cause of the fire.