TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A former school superintendent who has been indicted on bribery and conspiracy charges could face further investigation into possible wrongdoing at another school district where he once worked.
Former Broken Arrow Public Schools superintendent Jim Sisney was fired by that district in 2008 amid allegations of wrongdoing. He was hired in 2009 as superintendent of Sperry Public Schools and retired in 2011.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Prosecutors have charged a Tulsa police officer with second-degree robbery for allegedly stealing money from five motorists.
Five counts were filed Friday in Tulsa County District Court against Marvin Blades Jr., who was booked and released on $25,000 bond.
Investigators from the Tulsa Police Department and the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs conducted an undercover operation after allegations arose that Blades was targeting Hispanic drivers during traffic stops and stealing money.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Election Board is denying a state group's attempt to place Libertarian presidential candidates on Oklahoma's November ballot.
Oklahoma Election Board Secretary Paul Ziriax said Wednesday the agency's legal counsel issued a legal memorandum advising against placing the Americans Elect Party's presidential and vice presidential candidates on the ballot.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Federal Emergency Management Agency officials say state and federal assistance for victims of the wildfire in Creek County has reached more than $3 million.
Officials said Wednesday that figure includes nearly $2.9 million in housing assistance and more than $207,000 in Other Needs Assistance. Maximum grants of $31,400 each to 74 qualified applicants have been approved since the August 22nd presidential disaster declaration.
Officials say nearly 370 individuals and families have registered with FEMA.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A tanker truck fire has forced the closure of part of Interstate 44 in the Tulsa area.
The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says westbound lanes of the Turner Turnpike were closed at the Tulsa gate about 4:15 p.m. Wednesday. Eastbound lanes at Kellyville also were closed, but reopened around 5:35 p.m. yesterday.
Officials haven't released any details on the fire.