Tulsa, OK – Former Skiatook School Superintendent Gary Johnson will be in court tomorrow morning. He is facing charges of embezzlement and bribery in connection with over-spending in the Skiatook district.
Johnson was indicted by a grand jury last month. He will enter a not guilty plea and ask for a preliminary hearing.
Tulsa, OK – Man dies after stabbing while at Tulsa taco stand
TULSA, Okla. (AP) A 33-year-old man has died after an early morning stabbing at a Tulsa mobile taco stand.
Police say witnesses reported that an ongoing feud between the attacker and victim led to the stabbing about 3:10 a.m. Monday. Sgt. Pat Calhoun says an unidentified man jumped out of a vehicle that had pulled up to the taco stand and a fight broke out.
Oklahoma City, Ok – Rain continuing in Oklahoma; flood warnings issued
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Forecasters are issuing flood warnings as sometimes-heavy rain continues to fall in parts of Oklahoma.
According to the Oklahoma Mesonet, about 6.4 inches of rain fell in Hobart in Kiowa County between midnight and 8 a.m. Monday. About 3.6 inches fell during the same period in nearby Fort Cobb in Caddo County.
Parts of seven counties in southwestern Oklahoma are under flash flood warnings.
Boise City, OK – 3 from Tulsa area die in Okla. Panhandle crash
BOISE CITY, Okla. (AP) Three people have died after their pickup collided with a tractor-trailer on a remote highway in the Oklahoma Panhandle.
The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says 63-year-old Freddie Lee Cornwell of Tulsa, 72-year-old Wanda Carter of Sapulpa and 74-year-old Gerald C. Carter of Sapulpa died in the accident about 11:20 a.m. Sunday on U.S. Highway 287 about 15 miles north of Boise City in Cimarron County.
Tulsa, OK – Okla. magistrate tells DHS to turn over more files
TULSA, Okla. (AP) A federal magistrate says the Oklahoma Department of Human Services must improve the pace of providing case-file information to plaintiffs in a lawsuit over the state's foster-care system.
U.S. Magistrate Frank McCarthy said Thursday if more files aren't turned over, the court could issue orders that DHS may consider to be harsh.