Tulsa, OK – Okla man arrested in fatal DUI-related accident
TULSA, Okla. (AP) Authorities have arrested a Tulsa man after he was involved in a fatal car accident while allegedly under the influence of alcohol.
Adam Myers was booked into the Tulsa jail early Sunday on a second-degree manslaughter complaint, three complaints of great bodily injury in a DUI accident and one complaint of driving with a suspended license. Myers hasn't been formally charged.
Tulsa, OK – URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK 336 AM CDT SUN AUG 8 2010
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Ramona. OK – Highway 75 is reopen in all directions at Ramona. The Oklahoma Department of Transportation closed the roadway last Monday because the highway buckled. The damage was blamed on the intense heat.
Traffic has been diverted onto the shoulders of the Highway while repairs were made. O-DOT announced late Saturday that the repair work has been finished.
Tulsa, OK – Okla's tax free weekend for back-to-school
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) While shoppers flocked some malls for Oklahoma's back-to-school tax-free weekend, other stores reported no increase in business.
The state suspends taxes on certain items costing less than $100 each for three days in an effort to help families save on back-to-school items. The tax-free weekend began Friday and runs through Sunday.
State tax officials say shoppers saved $6.8 million in sales taxes last year.
Oklahoma City, OK – Askins seeks centrist ground in Okla. gov. race
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) After winning the Democratic Party's nomination for governor, Lt. Gov. Jari Askins declared she wanted to be the candidate for "the average Oklahoman" and staked a claim in the middle of the political spectrum.
Tulsa, OK – Woman sues Tulsa, officers under investigation
TULSA, Okla. (AP) A woman involved in an investigation into alleged police corruption in Tulsa is suing the city and two law officers.
An attorney for Larita Barnes filed the lawsuit Friday in U.S. District Court in Tulsa. It claims undercover officer Jeff Henderson and former U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agent Brandon McFadden fabricated a May 2007 drug buy for which Barnes and her father were convicted and sentenced to prison.