Archive: 04/26/18: Thursday
Appeal Denied In Second Degree Murder Case
A Bethany man will spend the rest of his life in prison after a court denies his appeal. Ike Nicholson is convicted of second-degree murder in the death of 44-year-old Vallon Broadus. Tulsa Police say Broadus was found dead in a crashed car in October of 2015 near West Independence Street. Police say he had been shot several times outside the car in a case that involved both drugs and prostitution. According to the Department of Corrections, Nicholson has prior felony convictions, i...
Sand Springs Police Replace Tasers With Pepperball GunsAccording to Sand Springs police officers, Sand Springs Police Department is one of the first departments in the state to replace some of their tasers with pepperball pistols. The decision to make the change was partially in response to an arrest last year in which an officer’s taser failed to deploy. The officer was able to body slam the suspect and take him into custody, but according to Sand Springs Captain Todd Enzbrenner things could have been worse. In fact, Captain Enz...
Pruitt Says He Has 'Nothing To Hide' As Lawmakers Slam Him As Unfit To Lead EPA
In a hearing on the Environmental Protection Agency's budget, Scott Pruitt spent much of his testimony on Thursday before the House Energy and Environment Subcommittee defending himself against a string of ethics controversies that have prompted calls for his ouster.
After More Showers, Pleasant Weekend Ahead For Oklahoma
The system that brought the rain into eastern Oklahoma yesterday is exiting east of the state this morning yet we’re tracking one more fast-moving wave that will bring a low chance for a few showers or storms later tonight into pre-dawn Friday morning.