Tulsa, OK – The City and the County has a fresh fuss. This time it is over who will provide security for the Tulsa State Fair. The fairgrounds in now inside the Tulsa City Limits, but it remains Tulsa County property.
Each side says the other is responsible for providing security for the Tulsa State Fair. Tulsa Police offered to provide law enforcement at the fair for a fee and the Fair Board has said the fee was too high.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Much of Oklahoma got a reprieve as a storm system moved across the area on Thursday, but weather forecasters expected the intense heat to return.
Before thunderstorms rolled across northern, central and southern sections of the state late Wednesday into Thursday, daytime highs reached or passed 100 degrees in many areas, including a 106-degree reading in Lawton on Wednesday.
Wewoka, OK – Mental exam for man charged in deputies' deaths
WEWOKA, Okla. (AP) A psychiatric evaluation is being ordered for the man charged with first-degree murder of two Seminole County sheriff's deputies.
A Seminole County judge on Wednesday approved the request by defense attorneys to send 26-year-old Ezekiel Holbert to the Oklahoma Forensic Center in Vinita. The evaluation is to determine if he's competent to assist in his defense.
Tulsa, OK – A ruckus at Tulsa's Big Splash Water Park leaves one teenage girl injured. Large scale fights broke out last evening at the park as "Christian Youth Night" was held at the park. Police estimate the crowd at 3,500.
The park was closed early, but many parents were not there to pick-up their kids. That led to more fights in the parking lot and across the street at 21st and South Yale in the Wal-Mart Supermarket parking lot.