Tulsa, OK – The Tulsa Police Department is attempting to locate Kaylah Franks, who has escaped DHS custody with a six-week-old infant. Authorities wish to check on the well-being of Franks and the infant. Franks was last seen yesterday at 9:00 p.m. in the 600 block of South Rockford Avenue in Tulsa. She may still be in the Tulsa area or enroute to Okmulgee, Oklahoma.
Franks is described as a sixteen-year-old black female, approximately 5'7" tall and weighing 160 pounds.
Anyone with any information is asked to call 9-1-1.
Tulsa, OK – Jonas Brothers released today an all-new world tour schedule that now includes additional shows in both Latin America and Europe. Due to recent changes in the Jonas Brothers schedule and the addition of several international tour markets on their upcoming Live In Concert world tour, the show at BOK Center in Tulsa has been removed from the current routing, however the Jonas Brothers remain committed to their fans and will look to return to Tulsa as soon as possible. Tickets for this show will be refunded at point of purchase.
SHAWNEE "Objects of Devotion: Spanish Colonial Religious Art 1650-1950" is on exhibit, through June 13, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturday, 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Sundays, Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art, St. Gregory's University, 1900 W. MacArthur. Admission: $5 adults, $4 seniors, $3 students, children 6-17, free children under 5. Information: 405-878-5300.
Oklahoma City, OK – Ex-guards sentenced in Oklahoma inmate death
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Two former Oklahoma County jail guards have been sentenced to federal prison in connection with the death of an inmate.
Twenty-three-year-old Justin Isch of Edmond was sentenced Wednesday to six months for using excessive force on inmate Christopher Beckman of Choctaw. Twenty-nine-year-old William Hawthorn was sentenced Thursday to eight months for lying to the FBI and a federal grand jury about the abuse.
Tulsa, OK – TULSA, Okla. (AP) The investors who bought the 9-acre presidential compound at Oral Roberts University for $1.55 million say they plan to lease the homes. Brothers Roger and Brian Broach bought the land and its six houses that are next to the ORU campus in Tulsa.
Tulsa, OK – The Tulsa City Council votes eight-to-nothing to override Mayor Bartlett's two budget vetoes. The mayor vetoed the council budget changes saying the council had no guarantee the funding to pay for the projects would materialize.
The veto override will allow the council to pay for snow removal next winter, put two police helicopters in the air and trim the number of city worker furlough days from eight to four.