Archive: 10/16/17: Monday
FBI Works To Stop Fake Kidnapping CallsThe FBI is launching a new campaign to fight the growing problem of fake kidnapping calls. That's when criminals lie about taking a loved one and then demand money. The scam has been reported in Green Country. Investigators say a lot of the calls come from criminals in Mexican prisons. They say prisoners use smuggled cell phones to random-dial numbers in the U.S. and make their threats, then prisoners' friends or family pick up the cash sent by victims to money transfer ...
Man Tried To Meet 13-Year-Old For Sex, Wagoner Police Say
The Wagoner Police Department and the FBI teamed up to catch a man attempting to meet with a 13-year-old girl for sex. The girl's mom thought it was suspicious when her daughter told her about some concerning text messages from a person she didn't know, so Wagoner law enforcement agencies worked together to put the suspect behind bars. "The way they spelled, the way they were talking — it just sounded like a child. I didn't really think anything of it,"...
Tulsa City Councilor Won't Seek ReelectionThe race to replace Tulsa City Councilor Blake Ewing is already shaping up. Ewing said last week he will not seek reelection. Tulsa businesswoman Barbra Kingsley announced on Facebook that she intends to run for Ewing's seat. 8/16/2014 Related Story: Lawsuit Alleges Tulsa Councilor Blake Ewing Defrauded Business The official filing period starts in April, followed by primary elections in June.
Gundy Talks Facing Texas, Mason Rudolph, Going Shirtless For Homecoming Crowd
The Cowboys are coming off a school-record 747 total yards in a beatdown of Baylor and Texas is in emotional and physical recovery after a tough loss in the Red River Showdown. Does that mean Oklahoma State has an advantage in Saturday’s matchup against the Longhorns?
Tulsa Teen Injured In Deadly Purcell Crash Visits Home
A survivor of a crash that killed three children and a woman over the summer is coming back to Tulsa area for a visit. Izzy Kitterman is at the Children's Center Rehabilitation Hospital in Bethany and hasn't been back to Tulsa since that crash happened near Purcell in July.
Firefighters Getting Upper Hand Against California Wildfires
Napa lifted an emergency evacuation advisory within city limits on Sunday as firefighters battled the deadly wildfires that erupted last week. Parts of Napa had been under an evacuation advisory, but the city's 80,000 residents were not under orders to leave their homes.