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TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Two Tulsa police officers are facing a federal civil rights by a man who claims he was forced to do push-ups along a roadside after an officer searched his vehicle.

Court papers show 24-year-old Brian Lumpkin filed suit on Friday against Tulsa police Officers James Bohanon and Kevin Warne.

The suit alleges the officers were conducting drug surveillance on a house when Lumpkin was stopped. The lawsuit alleges Bohanon conducted an illegal search of his vehicle and found no drugs.


The Days Inn Hotel at I-244 and North Sheridan was the scene this morning of a Police stand-off with a Tulsa homicide suspect.

Police cornered Eliboreo Carrillo  in one of the rooms. Other guests at the hotel were evacuated. 

Carrillo was wanted for the murder of his ex-wife’s boyfriend last night in Tulsa. The area around the hotel was sealed off from about 1:30 this morning till around 10AM.

Son Arrested in Mom's Tulsa Murder

Oct 6, 2012
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A Tulsa man is arrested after his mother is found stabbed to death on her porch near the Fairgrounds.  Police say 43-year-old Veronica Stick was found at her home in the 3900 block of East 24th Street on Friday afternoon. The discovery was made about 3:15PM.

Officials located her son, several miles away, and took him to police headquarters for questioning. While no motive is known, 20-year-old William Stick was arrested on a complaint of First Degree Murder. He is being held in the Tulsa Jail.

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.

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TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Authorities in Oklahoma say a man driving a pickup truck crashed into a gate guarding a Tulsa police parking lot.

Tulsa television station KOTV reports a man and a woman were inside the truck that came to a stop in the parking lot surrounded by police cars on Sunday.

Tulsa Police Sgt. Tim Lewandowski says the people inside the truck claimed they were being chased by someone with a gun.

The woman was questioned and released. The driver was taken into custody.

Lewandowski said he thought the gate would cost about $3,000 to repair.

Three Shot in South Tulsa Overnight

Sep 10, 2012

Tulsa Police are investigating an early morning shooting spree in south Tulsa. The incident took place overnight near 63rd and South Owasso Place.

Two men and a man were found in the street. One of the women is in extremely critical condition.  The other two are in serious condition this morning.

Police are trying to figure out why they were shot and by whom.

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TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A man looking for crawfish found a body along a riverbank in eastern Oklahoma. Tulsa television station KOTV reports that the man found the body on the east bank of the Arkansas River shortly after midnight. Authorities in Tulsa say the body of an unidentified man was in an advanced state of decomposition, and police believe the death was from natural causes. Police say an investigation is under way. ___

Tulsa Minister Shot Overnight in Home Invasion

Jul 31, 2012

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.

Tulsa Arrest Made in High Profile Murder Case

Jul 27, 2012

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.

Pre-Schooler Shot in Tulsa

Jul 25, 2012
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A three-year-old girl is in fair condition at a Tulsa hospital. She was rushed to the facility last night after she shot herself.

Police say the girl found a loaded gun in her parents' bedroom. While playing with the weapon, it discharged and she was struck in the pelvis.

It happened last night in a neighborhood near the Tulsa International Airport, west of Memorial. The parents are not expected to face charges.