Tulsa, OK – Mayor Dewey Bartlett announced his office received authorization from the Bureau of Justice Assitance to use $3 million of a Justice Assistance Grant to rehire 35 police officers for 17 months.
Confirmation was received in a 4:42 p.m. email from Carol Poole, acting deputy director for programs for the Bureau. Details of the call back will be arranged next week.
Tulsa, OK – U.S. Attorney Thomas Scott Woodward announced today that Cardinal Health Pharmacy Services, LLC, a company engaged in providing hospital pharmacy management services, has agreed to pay a civil penalty in the amount of $1 million for failing to account for large amounts of missing prescription drugs.
Stillwater, OK – OSU study shows economic link between Okla., Texas
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) An Oklahoma State University study indicates the economic performance of Oklahoma and Texas are linked through trade and that growth in one state results in growth in the other.
Kyle Dean and Russell Evans of OSU's Center for Applied Economic Research led the study. They developed a model to estimate the level of economic interdependency existing along the Interstate 35 corridor linking Oklahoma City to Dallas and Fort Worth.
Tulsa, OK – A giant hole opened on the bridge deck at I-44 and 163rd East Avenue. Kenna Mitchell with the Oklahoma Department of Transportation tells KWGS News crews are working to patch the bridge deck.
The hole was so large that cars hitting the section had tires blown out.