TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Police in Tulsa say a second man has died after being shot by a convenience store clerk during an attempted robbery.
Police say one man was dead at the scene late Tuesday night at Ryan's Convenience and the second man died later at a Tulsa hospital.
Police told reporters that the clerk told officers that three masked men entered the store armed with handguns and that the clerk responded by opening fire with his handgun, striking two of the men while the third man escaped.
The names of the clerk and the dead men were not immediately released.
The Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education have their agenda ready for lawmakers.
State schools will ask lawmakers for more money in fiscal year 2016.
"If you look at all the new money requested in the budget — we believe it's a conservative budget — it requests $98 million in new money, about a 9 percent increase, and every dollar is tied to our top initiative in college degree completion," said Chancellor Glen Johnson.
Allegiant Airlines adds three non-stop destinations from Tulsa. The airline which already offers non-stop jet service to Orlando from Tulsa will be adding Tampa, Los Angeles, and Las Vegas as non-stop destinations. Laura Billiter is with Allegiant. She says the response to the Orlando service is a big reason why Allegiant is expanding non-stop flights from Tulsa.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — New information from the Oklahoma Department of Health shows dramatic increases in breastfeeding initiation rates in the state.
Information from the agency's Women, Infants and Children Program shows breastfeeding rates in the state have surpassed state and national averages and achieved the Healthy People 2020 goals six years early. Healthy People is a science-based, 10-year national initiative that sets objectives for improving the health of all Americans nationwide.
Tulsa Police are investigating the city's second homicide of the New Year.
Rodney Dorsey was found dead last night in his north Tulsa home. Homicide detectives say he had been stabbed to death . The home is in the 2200 block of North Atlanta Court. That is near Apache and North Lewis.
Police say Dorsey's pick-up truck was missing and presumed stolen. No arrests have been made.