Tulsa, OK – Ex-Tulsa official pleads guilty to corruption
TULSA, Okla. (AP) A federal prosecutor says a former Tulsa Public Works Department official has pleaded guilty to corruption charges.
Acting U.S. Attorney Thomas Scott Woodward says former field engineering manager Albert Martinez pleaded guilty to bribery, mail fraud and procurement fraud. Woodward says Martinez agreed to repay the city $341,000 and faces up to 35 years in prison when he's sentenced Dec. 1.
Inola, OK – Repair work is underway on the Newt-Graham lock and dam at the McClellan-Kerr waterway. The lock is located about five miles southwest of Inola.
The work is being done by the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers. The Corp hosted elected officials and the media on a tour of the repair work, which is essentially shut down barge traffic in and out of the Tulsa Port of Catoosa.