Local & Regional
9:54 am
Thu September 23, 2010

Council Investigation Ends

Terry Simonson and Mayor Bartlett
KWGS News/TGOV
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Local & Regional
8:16 am
Thu September 23, 2010

Thurday Morning's Local News

Tulsa, Oklahoma – Top Local News Stories this Thursday Morning

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What's New?
4:23 pm
Wed September 22, 2010

KWGS Voted Best of the Best

Public Radio Tulsa – Public Radio 89.5 has won Oklahoma Magazine's The Best of the Best award for 2010 as the "Best Stop on the Radio Dial." The magazine's readers have once again chosen KWGS out of all other Oklahoma radio stations and we're grateful. Thanks for listening and for your support of Public Radio Tulsa!

Local & Regional
9:57 am
Wed September 22, 2010

SQ-744 Logo Battle

Oklahoma City, OK – OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Oklahoma State University and the University of Oklahoma want supporters of State Question 744 to stop using the logos of two schools in a campaign advertisement.

The proposed constitutional amendment would require the state within three years to meet the regional average of per-student spending in surrounding states.

In an ad promoting the proposal, families are shown watching a game on television. One is wearing OU's colors while the other is wearing OSU gear.

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Local & Regional
9:48 am
Wed September 22, 2010

Man Arrested after fall into River

Ambrose Fountinal Martinez III
Tulsa Police

Tulsa, OK – Missing girl's father rescued from river, booked into jail

TULSA, Okla. (AP) A man who fell off a bridge into the Verdigris River while he was being sought by police for his daughter's disappearance has been booked into the Tulsa Jail on outstanding charges.

Sheriff's office records show Ambrose Fountinal Martinez III is in custody on first-degree rape and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon counts. The charges were filed in July.

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Local & Regional
9:41 am
Wed September 22, 2010

Poultry Lawsuit Ruling

Oklahoma City, OK – Appeals court upholds Cherokee Nation ruling

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) A federal appeals court has upheld a ruling to block the Cherokee Nation from intervening in Oklahoma's water pollution lawsuit against 12 Arkansas poultry companies.

A divided three-judge panel of the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals handed down the ruling on Tuesday. It upheld a decision by federal Judge Gregory K. Frizzell last year.

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Local & Regional
9:40 am
Wed September 22, 2010

Unemployment Up

Oklahoma City, OK – Oklahoma's jobless rate climbs to 7 percent

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Oklahoma's unemployment rate rose by one-tenth of a percentage point to 7 percent in August.

The Oklahoma Employment Security Commission said Tuesday that 122,480 people were out of work last month, up from 121,610 who were unemployed in July. Oklahoma's unemployment rate in August 2009 was 6.9 percent.

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Local & Regional
8:02 am
Wed September 22, 2010

Wednesday's Top Stories

Tulsa, Oklahoma – Your Top Local News Stories

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Local & Regional
5:36 pm
Tue September 21, 2010

Kastner Verdict

John R. Kastner
Tulsa County Booking Photo

Tulsa, OK – TULSA, Okla. (AP) A former teacher and coach convicted of murdering his wife has been sentenced in Tulsa to life in prison without parole. The Tulsa World reports the defense for 52-year-old John Kastner rested its case yesterday without calling any witnesses.

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Information from: Tulsa World, http://www.tulsaworld.com

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