MUSKOGEE, Okla. (AP) — The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation is investigating an officer-involved shooting in Muskogee in which a 21-year-old man was killed.
Muskogee Police Department Sergeant Michael Mahan says officers responded to a call around 4 p.m. Saturday about an apparent domestic disturbance involving a man and woman near a church. The woman had entered the church to attend a wedding but the man, identified as Terence Walker, was outside with a gun and asked her to come out.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The secretary of the state Election Board says candidate filing for a special election in state Senate District 11 is set to begin.
Filing begins Monday for the election to fill the unexpired term of Democratic former state Sen. Jabar Shumate of Tulsa. He resigned earlier this month to become state director of The American Federation for Children.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Police in Tulsa says one man was shot through the arm but another escaped serious injury when the same bullet bounced off of his chest and landed in his lap.
Tulsa police Capt. Cathy Reynolds says officers responded to the shooting at a strip club about 2:34 a.m. Saturday. Reynolds says the victim was seated inside when a bullet fired from outside came through the wall and went through his arm.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A new report indicates fewer Tulsans were evicted from their homes in 2014 than in previous years.
Information released by real estate data service RealtyTrac indicates about 3,135 homes entered foreclosure in the Tulsa area last year. The resulting foreclosure rate of one for every 131 households was 35.3 percent lower than in 2013, and lower than every year since at least 2006.
The national foreclosure rate of one for every 118 people was 17.9 percent lower than in 2013. It was also lower than every year other than 2007.
OOLOGAH, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma health official says it could be months before the cause of death of an Oologah kindergartner is known.
Six-year-old Jenny Yang died Jan. 5, hours after leaving school because of a fever. Her death led many parents to hold their children out of school and prompted the closing of school for two days — even though state and local health officials said the death was not the result of infectious disease.
DRUMRIGHT, Okla. (AP) — The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation says it is investigating a possible homicide the occurred overnight in Drumright.
The OSBI says that just after 2 a.m. Friday, a family member found 64-year-old David Eugene Hunziker dead inside his home. The Drumright Police Department secured the scene and asked OSBI agents to help with the investigation.
Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker announces the joint venture with Indian Health Service, which will allow the tribe to begin construction on a second facility at the W.W. Hastings Hospital medical campus.
TAHLEQUAH, Okla. (AP) — The Cherokee Nation has been awarded an Indian Health Service Joint Venture Construction Program project that will add a new facility to the tribe's W.W. Hastings Hospital in Tahlequah.
The agreement calls for the tribe to build the 250,000-square-foot facility and the IHS to provide up to $30 million a year for 20 years for staffing and operations.
The Cherokees were among the top three tribes selected from a pool of 37 applicants.