Local & Regional
12:27 pm
Mon April 5, 2010

Meth Labs Increase

Oklahoma City, OK – Meth labs again on the rise in Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Narcotics investigators in Oklahoma say the number of methamphetamine labs is again rising across the state.

The number of meth labs declined in Oklahoma after 2004 when the state became the first in the nation to limit the sale of pseudoephedrine. Pseudoephedrine is found in cold medicines and is a key ingredient in making meth.

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Local & Regional
11:11 am
Mon April 5, 2010

Citizen Survey of the TPD

Tulsa, OK – Executive Summary of Survey Results

The following results are summarized by the percentage of responses. Percentages are based on the total number of answered responses and are then rounded to the next whole number. Numerical responses are located throughout the original text.

Section 1: Contacting the Police
Q1 Have you ever had contact with the Tulsa Police Department? Good or bad.
1. Yes 90%
2. No 10%

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Local & Regional
10:18 am
Mon April 5, 2010

Bomb Threat at Tulsa Airport

42-year-old Timothy Hathaway
Tulsa County Jail Booking Photo

Tulsa, OK – One man is in custody after making a bomb threat at the security check point at the Tulsa International Airport. The incident happened last night.

Airport authorities say 42-year-old Timothy Hathaway walked up to the check point claiming to have a bomb in a bag he was carrying. The TSA officer called Tulsa Airport Police to the scene, but Hathaway fled as officers arrived. Officers gave chase and caught Hathaway.

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Local & Regional
10:17 am
Mon April 5, 2010

Oklahoma Drug Deaths

Oklahoma City, OK – Drug-related deaths in Okla. likely to set record

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) State narcotics officials say the number of drug-related deaths in Oklahoma last year is likely to be the highest in state history.

Recent autopsy reports show 452 people died from drug use from January to September last year compared to 448 drug-related deaths during the same period in 2008.

Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics director Darrell Weaver says a record 612 people died of drug use in 2008.

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Local & Regional
8:19 am
Mon April 5, 2010

Monday's Top Stories

Tulsa, OK – Hear a quick recap of Monday morning's Top Local Stories:

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Local & Regional
6:23 am
Mon April 5, 2010

Sand Springs Teen Hurt

Sand Springs, OK – Okla. man hurt in industrial accident

SAND SPRINGS, Okla. (AP) Authorities say an 18-year-old man suffered serious injuries after he was hurt in an industrial accident in Sand Springs.

The Sand Springs Fire Department says the man was working at Webco on Saturday afternoon when a heavy roll of raw material fell onto him, crushing his legs.

The fire department helped extricate and stabilize the man until emergency workers arrived.

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Local & Regional
6:21 am
Mon April 5, 2010

Poultry Lawsuit

Idabel, OK – Okla growers win $7.3M verdict against Tyson

IDABEL, Okla. (AP) Ten Oklahoma poultry growers have won a $7.3 million judgment against Tyson Foods Inc., which the growers claimed used unethical practices.

The three-week trial in McCurtain County ended Friday, with the jury ruling for the growers. It was the first of several similar lawsuits in Idabel to come to trial against Tyson.

Springdale, Ark.-based Tyson says it will appeal.

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Local & Regional
6:19 am
Mon April 5, 2010

For Sale: You

Oklahoma Capitol
KWGS News

Oklahoma City, OK – OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The state of Oklahoma has collected at least $65 million in the past five years by selling personal information from motor vehicle records.

That's according to a copyrighted story published Sunday by The Oklahoman and the Tulsa World. The newspapers found that most of the records are bought online for $12.50 each, with $10 going to the state and a $2.50 processing fee going to the company that operates the state's Web site.

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What's New?
3:05 pm
Sat April 3, 2010

Yemen in Focus

Public Radio Tulsa – Yemen's on the brink. It's the poorest Arab nation, with a bulging youth population and a sagging economy. Making matters worse, al Qaeda's deeply woven into the national fabric, threatening Yemen, its neighbors, and the US. In this edition of America Abroad from PRI, we explore conditions on the ground, and ask how Yemen became such a fragile state.

Don't miss the Documentary of the Week this Friday at 8:00 pm.

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StudioTulsa
4:00 pm
Fri April 2, 2010

At the Living Arts of Tulsa Gallery: "That Was Now"

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