Tulsa, OK – Tulsa trial prosecutors say case nearly complete
TULSA, Okla. (AP) Prosecutors say they expect to rest their case Monday in the first-degree murder trial of a Tulsa man accused of killing his wife the night before she would have discovered a web of lies.
Former Tulsa high school teacher and coach John Kastner is charged in the June 2008 shooting death of Lori Kastner while she slept.
Tulsa, OK – Police: Would-be robber killed in Tulsa store
TULSA, Okla. (AP) Tulsa police say an attempted robbery of a convenience store by two masked gunmen ended with a teenage would-be robber shot to death by the store clerk.
Police said Friday 14-year-old Qualynn Dabney was shot and killed about 10:45 p.m. Thursday by Zeba convenience store clerk Zahid Khan. The store is located in the 500 Block of East 56th Street North. It is directly across the street from a Tulsa Fire Station.
Oklahoma City, OK – Oklahoma ME board offers top job to Arizona doctor
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) A spokeswoman for the Oklahoma medical examiner's office says the agency's top job has been offered to a doctor who retired from a job as medical examiner in Phoenix and who worked in the Oklahoma lab during the early 1970s.
Spokeswoman Cherokee Ballard said the board that supervises the office offered the top position Thursday to Dr. Philip Keen after interviewing three candidates.
Tulsa, OK – TULSA, Okla. (AP) An Oklahoma child advocacy group says teen pregnancy rates are climbing in the state after years of decline. The Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy says the state's teen birthrate ranks fifth in the nation. That's based on analysis of federal health data.
Tulsa, OK – Sarah Palin urging unity among Republicans
TULSA, Okla. (AP) Sarah Palin says it's time for Republican Party bosses to put aside their differences and capitalize on a series of victories by tea party-backed candidates heading into the November election.
The former Alaska governor and 2008 Republican vice presidential candidate spoke to about 1,000 people Wednesday night at a gala in Tulsa.