OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma House Speaker Kris Steele is taking a job as director of an Oklahoma City nonprofit that helps provide education, job training and placement to low-income Oklahomans.
The Education and Employment Ministry announced Thursday that Steele would become the organization's executive director on Nov. 26.
Steele is a Republican from Shawnee who has served in the Oklahoma House of Representatives since 2000 and the last two years as speaker. He was prevented from seeking another term in office because of term limits.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Authorities say a 9-month-old boy was found dead at a west Tulsa apartment complex.
Tulsa television KJRH reports that the police were called to Sandy Park Apartments on Thursday morning. Police say the baby's father went to the child's room and found the baby unresponsive on the floor.
Paramedics and police responded to the scene.
Tulsa police Cpl. Phil Snow says the medical examiner will determine a cause of death for the boy.
Police say three other children and three adults are living in the apartment.
OKAY, Okla. (AP) — Authorities in Wagoner County say a man was killed during a suspected home invasion.
Maj. Gary Handley says 38-year-old Michael Shane Smith died early Wednesday at a home south of Okay.
Handley tells the Muskogee Phoenix (http://is.gd/5qPcCh ) that investigators believe Smith was trying to break into the house by climbing through a window. Authorities say the home belongs to Smith's ex-wife.
Handley says Smith got into an altercation with a man inside the house and was stabbed multiple times.