Tulsa, OK – OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Oklahoma health officials say at least 18 people have now died of complications from swine flu.This has an estimated 1,000 people lined up at the Tulsa Community College Northeast Campus for free H1N1 vaccinations.
According to the Oklahoma State Health Department's weekly update on H1N1 activity released Thursday, six influenza-associated deaths were reported between Oct. 18 and Oct. 24.
Seventeen deaths have been attributed to swine flu since Sept. 1, and one death was reported in June.
Tulsa, OK – Tulsa Public Schools Police and Tulsa Police are investigating a drive-by shooting at Tulsa's Webster High School. It happened just before school was released when a car sped by and an occupant fired----what appeared to be a shotgun--- at the school.
Tulsa, OK – Heavy rain fell on Tulsa on Thursday. The National Weather Service says the Tulsa Metro received three to four inches of rain. That prompted the NWS to issue a Flash Flood Warning for Tulsa and several of the adjacent counties.
The rain caused flooding at the usual locations, like this Bixby neighborhood, pictured here. While there were some blocked roads, no major problems were reported.
Tulsa, OK – An unprecedented consortium of local health care providers and organizations known as the Greater Tulsa Health Access Network (Greater T.H.A.N.), announced today a plan to implement Health Information Exchange (HIE) across the Tulsa region for the betterment of healthcare quality and access and the convenience and safety of patients throughout the region. These efforts have been further encouraged by the need to respond to a federal mandate for HIE in the Tulsa region.
Tulsa, OK – Carmine J. Romano Senior Vice President Maintenance & Engineering October 28, 2009
Today we are announcing a difficult but important step in resizing and reshaping our M&E operation. As American, like the rest of the industry, continues to reduce capacity, we must be strategic in structuring a maintenance system that serves the needs of the fleet we fly today as well as the plans in place for our airline in the future.
Oklahoma City, OK – OHP clears trooper's actions during arrest
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says there will be no disciplinary action against a trooper seen in a television news video punching a man in the back as the man lay face down while being arrested.
The incident came at the end of a chase in which Christopher Harrell was arrested. Troopers say Harrell had sped away from an attempted traffic stop before he turned around and went back in the direction of the troopers.
Oklahoma City, OK – Transportation director to discuss needs
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Oklahoma Secretary of Transportation Gary Ridley plans to reveal the long-term needs of state roads and bridges.
Ridley is scheduled to address members of the Oklahoma ROADS Task Force Wednesday. The task force is comprised of lawmakers as well as city and county officials and other groups interested in transportation improvements.