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Investigation Into Choking Death Underway

Feb 20, 2017

Federal and state investigations are underway into the choking death of a man with later-stage dementia at the Oklahoma Veterans Center in Talihina.   The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, the Oklahoma Department of Human Services and the Oklahoma Department of Veterans Affairs have l ... read more »

Colorado Man Arrested In Oklahoma

Feb 20, 2017

Police are asking for the public's help in finding a purple suitcase that may contain remains of a 25-year-old Colorado woman after her former boyfriend was arrested in Oklahoma on a murder charge.   The Boulder Daily Camera reports police in Colorado believe that partial remains fou ... read more »

Oklahoma City National Memorial Museum Damaged From Rain

Feb 20, 2017

A water leak caused by heavy rainfall has forced the temporary closure of the Oklahoma City National Memorial Museum.   Museum spokeswoman Mary Ann Eckstein says the museum is closed Monday after a thunderstorm caused a leak in an adjacent structure that spread into the structure. Eckste ... read more »

Officials Likely To Declare Revenue Failure

Feb 20, 2017

Oklahoma revenue officials are likely to declare a revenue failure when a state board meets Tuesday to certify the amount of state revenue lawmakers have to appropriate next year.   Preliminary figures from the Office of Management and Enterprise Services indicate collections by the gene ... read more »

Financing Silver Lake Village Project

Feb 20, 2017

The Bartlesville City Council will be spending most of a special meeting Tuesday night discussing the phase two of the Silver Lake Village Project.  According to the agenda, the council will discuss and take possible action on a sales tax agreement by and between the City of Bartlesville and ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Arrested For Threatening Woman

Feb 20, 2017

An $150,000 bond has been set for a Bartlesville man who allegedly threatened a woman.  47-year old David Ray Gott is charged with assault with a dangerous weapon and threaten to perform an act of violence.  Bartlesville police were called to the area of 13th and Hickory where a woman w ... read more »

Bartlesville Police Investigate Shooting Incidents

Feb 20, 2017

Bartlesville police are investigating reports of shots being fired on the east side of town.  Public Information Officer, Jay Hastings says the report started coming in at about 8 o'clock Sunday night about windows being shot out. Hastings says it appears homes and cars are being tar ... read more »

Pruitt Resigns as Attorney General

Feb 19, 2017

Scott Pruitt has resigned his position as Oklahoma attorney general following his confirmation to lead the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Pruitt submitted his resignation to Gov. Mary Fallin on Friday, the same day he was confirmed on a 52-46 vote in the U.S. Senate. Fallin prai ... read more »

Senator Lankford Expects Clearer Travel Order

Feb 19, 2017

Senator James Lankford appeared on Fox News Sunday Morning Futures with Maria Bartiromo to discuss the President’s expected new travel ban executive order, and intelligence leaks. Lankford says he believes the administration will clarify implementation details for travel companies, foreign ... read more »

Rig Count Rises This Week

Feb 18, 2017

The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by 10 this week to 751. A year ago, 514 rigs were active. Houston oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. said Friday that 597 rigs sought oil and 153 explored for natural gas this week. One was listed as misc ... read more »

Local Legislators Oppose Governor's Tax Changes

Feb 18, 2017

Some state legislators are saying they probably won't support Governor Mary Fallin's call for expanding sales taxes to include some services.  Speaking on KWON's Capitol Call program, Senator Julie Daniels says she doesn't know of any senators who support the proposal. S ... read more »

School Board to Recognize Student Groups

Feb 18, 2017

Bartlesville School Board members Randy Herren and Rick Boswell will take the oath of office Monday night.  Boswell and Herren were un-opposed in their bid for re-election to the board.  The board will then choose a president, vice-president, and clerk before moving the meeting to the E ... read more »

Cimmaron Transit Earns Excellence Award

Feb 18, 2017

Cimarron Public Transit Service has earned the “Excellence in Grant Management” award from the Federal Transit Administration for its operation of public transit systems in five Oklahoma counties, including the City of Bartlesville’s CityRide program. Bartlesville’s Co ... read more »

Two Prison Employees Arrested After DOC Investigation

Feb 17, 2017

  Osage County Prosecutors have charged a former Hominy Prison employee with two counts of first-degree rape and one count of bribery following an investigation conducted by the Oklahoma Department of Corrections.   The former employee 33 year-old Carmen Pogue has been charg ... read more »

Tulsa Doctor Settles

Feb 17, 2017

US Attorney Danny C. Williams, Sr. announced  that  Tulsa physician Dr. Nick Carroll, entered into a settlement agreement to pay $35,000 to resolve civil allegations that he violated the Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention Act of 1970, which regulates the manufacture and distribution of ... read more »