TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Authorities say two people are dead after a motorcycle crash in east Tulsa early Thursday morning.
Tulsa police say the crash happened at about 2 a.m. in the Regency Park subdivision. Authorities say the motorcycle was likely traveling too fast when the driver failed to negotiate a curve in the road and crashed into two parked cars in a driveway.
Police say the man driving the motorcycle was killed instantly. His female passenger died later Thursday.
Authorities say neither person was wearing a helmet.
A Tulsa pastor is shot in his north side home early this morning. It happened near Apache and North Denver.
Tulsa Police say someone kicked in the front door of the Rev. Kenneth Brooks' home shortly before 2 a.m, this morning. He was shot point-blank in the chest. Police Cpl. Mike Shelton says Brooks was taken to a hospital and is likely to survive his injuries.
Brooks is the pastor of City of Refuge International Ministries.
An arrest is made in the shooting death of a Tulsa teenager. 24-year-old Edwin Daniels has been arrested for the murder of 17-year-old Kayla Ferrante. She was on her way home from a date with her boy friend, when someone fired a shot at the car.
The bullet traveled through the car and struck her in the back. She was rushed to the hospital, but died later from her injuries. She had just graduated from Memorial High School one day earlier.
A suspect is dead after being shot in a neighborhood near 21st and Garnett. Police say the wound was self-inflected,
It started this morning after a donut shop near Admiral and Garnett was robbed. A Tulsa Police woman spotted the suspect about 5:30 this morning near 14th and Garnett. When she tried to talk with him, a gun was pulled and he fired shots at her. She was not hit.
The suspect then ran into a neighborhood. Another officer spotted the man and he too was fired upon. He was not hit, either.
U.S. Attorney Thomas Scott Woodward announced that a federal Grand Jury returned a Superseding Indictment against eight gang members charging them with conspiracy, multiple robberies and use of firearms during and in commission of the robberies charged. The Grand Jury’s Superseding Indictment names Vernon James Hill, age 26, Christopher Darnell Lewis, age 23, Deandre Antonio Hopkins, age 22, Marquis Deron Devers, age 23, Dontayne Dejay Tiger,age 22, James Miller, age 23, Kenneth Lee Hopkins, age 23, and Dejuan Legmar Hill, age 23, all of Tulsa.