Tulsa, OK – The cry of "play ball" will again be heard at Tulsa's old Driller Park on the Fairgrounds. RBI-Baseball has signed a one year lease to use the stadium for tournaments and baseball camps. County Commissioner Fred Perry is pleased with the deal.
The firm moves in next month. The ballpark has been empty since the Drillers moved downtown to the new OneOK Field.
Tulsa, OK – The Tulsa City Council votes to accept an offer of legal aid from Tulsa Attorney Clark Brewster. The Tulsa attorney has agreed to help the city handle legal cases stemming from the Tulsa Police Corruption case. The council will accept up to $1.2 million worth of services from Brewster.
Tulsa, OK – The National Weather Service has issued a dense fog advisory for the Tulsa area until 10 a.m. this morning. The fog is hampering the morning commute because of low visibilities. The temps are above freezing, so there is not a problem with freezing fog.
Tulsa, OK – 2 arrested in Tulsa home invasion shooting death
TULSA, Okla. (AP) Police say two men who invaded a Tulsa couple's home, robbed them and killed the husband had thought they would be robbing a drug dealer, but got the wrong address.
Officers said Monday they had arrested 19-year-old Michael Morris Taylor on a charge stemming from the slaying early Saturday of 38-year-old National Guard soldier Jerry Lee VanEllen. Police said a 17-year-old was arrested Sunday.
Oklahoma City, OK – Preliminary revenue estimates to be presented to the State Board of Equalization on Tuesday show the Oklahoma state budget may need to be cut by as much as $226 million in the next fiscal year, State Treasurer Scott Meacham said today.
Meacham said the $226 million reduction would come in spite of an estimated $276.1 million or 5.65 percent projected increase in General Revenue Fund collections.