Latest Information:
Local & Regional
12:19 pm
Mon September 28, 2009

Oneok Sod

Sod is being installed at the new OneOk Field.

Tulsa, OK –
Tulsa's new downtown ballpark is getting grass this week.

Crews from the Riverview Sod Ranch started putting down the sod this morning on the Oneok Field. Ranch oo-owner Christy Brinney says they started in the infield and the outfield will be last.

The disease resistant grass was grown at the Riverview ranch in Leonard.

Read more
Local & Regional
12:08 pm
Mon September 28, 2009

UPDATE: Dryer Death

Tulsa, OK – Attorneys want judge to unseal evidence

TULSA, Okla. (AP) The widow of a Cintas Corp. worker who fell into an industrial dryer and died in 2007 wants a federal judge to unseal for public viewing "more than 90 percent" of the evidence in her lawsuit against the nation's largest uniform supplier.

Read more
Local & Regional
11:30 am
Sun September 27, 2009

Okmulgee County Woes

Okmulgee, OK –
OKMULGEE, Okla. (AP) Eight officials in Okmulgee County are charged with 38 misdemeanor counts of violating the state's Open Meetings Act.

Those charged include Sheriff Eddie Rice, Okmulgee city Police Chief Joe Prentice, County Commissioner James Connors and Criminal Trust Authority members Richard Larney, Charles Rogers, Bill Holcomb, Leslie Johnston and Billy Green.

Read more
Local & Regional
11:29 am
Sun September 27, 2009

TU Wins

Tulsa, OK – Kinne leads Tulsa past Sam Houston State 56-3

TULSA (AP) G.J. Kinne threw for 264 yards and four touchdowns in two quarters as Tulsa demolished Sam Houston State 56-3 on Saturday in the Hurricane's home opener.

Tulsa (3-1) amassed 517 yards of total offense against the outmanned Bearkats (1-2) of the Southland Conference.

Kinne completed 12 of 15, including touchdown tosses of 16 and 34 yards to Trae Johnson, 63 yards to Damaris Johnson and 30 yards to Slick Shelley.

Read more
Local & Regional
9:46 am
Sun September 27, 2009

The Race for Mayor

Dewey Bartlett, Jr. announces at the Tulsa Press Club he is running for mayor.
KWGS News Photo

Tulsa, OK – State's 2 senators endorse Bartlett in Tulsa race

TULSA, Okla. (AP) Oklahoma's two U.S. senators, who are both Republicans, have endorsed the GOP candidate in the upcoming Tulsa mayoral race.

Sens. Jim Inhofe and Tom Coburn both issued prepared statements Saturday in support of Dewey Bartlett Jr., who is on the Nov. 10 ballot opposite Democrat Tom Adelson and independents Mark Perkins and Lawrence Kirkpatrick.

Read more
What's New?
10:35 pm
Sat September 26, 2009

Radio Lab: After Life

ON PUBLIC RADIO 89.5 HD1 – Radio Lab stares down the very moment of passing, and then speculates about what may lay beyond. It's an hour of queries, investigation and dreams, after the mortal coil has been shuffled off. Actor Jeffrey Tambor (Arrested Development) breathes life into a short story by neuroscientist David Eagleman.

About the Hosts:

Read more
Local & Regional
11:32 am
Sat September 26, 2009

Tulsa Teen Killed While Getting off School Bus

A Tulsa Police cruiser
KWGS News Photo

Tulsa, OK – Tulsa teen shot exiting bus


TULSA, Okla. (AP) Tulsa police say a teenager was critically wounded and later died after being shot as he exited a school bus on the city's north side.

Police say the 16-year-old was shot in the head, back and neck about 4:45 p.m. as he exited the bus. A spokeswoman for Emergency Medical Services Authority says the teen was transported to St. John Medical Center in critical condition. Police confirm the teen died Friday evening.

Read more
Local & Regional
9:35 am
Sat September 26, 2009

Tulsa's New Hangar

An American Airline jet inside the new Hangar-80 at the Tulsa International Airport.
KWGS News Photo

Tulsa, OK – The City of Tulsa has a brand new hangar at the Tulsa International Airport. The hangar will be leased to American Airlines and used by the AA maintenance department.

The hangar is 81,000 square feet and large enough for the airline to park some of its largest jets for repair work. American is the only U.S. airline performing its own heavy maintenance and its largest base is in Tulsa.

It will mean the 100-jobs will remain in Tulsa.

Read more
Local & Regional
9:14 am
Sat September 26, 2009

Friday Morning News

Tulsa, OK – A recap of Friday morning's top news stories from KWGS.

Local & Regional
4:02 pm
Fri September 25, 2009

State Fair Parking

The Golden Driller on the Tulsa Fairgrounds
KWGS News photo

Tulsa, OK – In an effort to lessen problems for residents of neighborhoods near Expo Square and ensure that streets remain clear and passable for emergency vehicles, Tulsa Police and Working In Neighborhoods personnel will patrol streets near Expo Square throughout the 11-day Tulsa State Fair, Oct. 1 through Oct. 11, to enforce parking and zoning ordinances and nuisance codes.

Read more

Pages