Archive: 8/25/10: Wednesday
Tulsa Public Schools Removes X-Wave After Wyandotte Playground DeathTulsa Public Schools sent inspectors to survey the districts 58 playgrounds. On Wednesday, TPS removed the one and only X-Wave on district property after a Wyandotte girl died from injuries sustained while playing on one.
Funeral Wednesday Morning For 9-Year-Old Wyandotte Girl
Judge Denies Motion to Dismiss Murder Charges Against Oklahoma City PharmacistA judge denied a motion Thursday to dismiss murder charges against an Oklahoma City pharmacist in the shooting death of a would-be teen robber last year.
More: Pharmacist's Attorney Says New Details Won't Affect Murder Case Strategy
'Teach For America' Making A Difference At Tulsa Public SchoolsLast year, Teach for America stepped in with 70 rookies and deployed them to Tulsa classrooms. The program's footprint in Tulsa is bigger this year. And some say the teachers themselves are making a bigger impact.
Tulsa Public Schools | 'Teach For America' Teachers Start Work In Tulsa
Oklahoma Appeals Court Reduces Sentence For Convicted Tulsa Child KillerIn April of 2008, a jury recommended Vicki Chiles receive life without parole in the suffocation death of 2-year-old Joshua Minton. On Wednesday, the appellate court ordered her sentence be changed to life with parole, with all but 30 years suspended.
Vicki Chiles Gets Life In Prison
Union Employees At Tulsa's American Airlines Wait For Next MoveTransport Workers Union mechanics voted nearly 2 to 1 against a proposed new contract with American Airlines. The union did more than turn down a contract; it also gave the go ahead for a strike.
Tulsa Transport Workers Union Rejects American Airlines Contract