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  • Amber Alert update: Without women's vigilance in spotting Amber Alert SUV, Tulsa..

    05/18/2018 9:16:45 AM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 11 replies
    Tulsa World ^ | 5/18/18 | Harrison Grimwood, Kyle Hinchey and Kendrick Marshall
    child-stabbing case might have had 'even worse outcome' A Tulsa woman who was captured Tuesday after police said she stabbed her 11-year-old daughter and left home with her 8-year-old daughter said she committed the acts after becoming angry about the children’s behavior while looking at her, police said. Taheerah Ayesha Ahmad, 39, and her 8-year-old daughter Hafsa Hayle — who also goes by Hafsa Hussein — were found in a parking lot near Cameron and Main streets about 12:20 p.m. Tuesday. The girl was found safe. Police located Ahmad and her daughter after two women — Anastasia Brazendeh and Emily...
  • Without women's vigilance in spotting Amber Alert SUV, Tulsa child-stabbing case...............

    05/16/2018 7:59:28 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 10 replies
    Tulsa World ^ | May 16, 2018 Updated 1 hr ago | By Harrison Grimwood, Kyle Hinchey and Kendrick Marshall
    Mother stabs her 11 year old 50-70 times Tulsa woman who was captured on Tuesday after police said she stabbed her 11-year-old daughter and left home with her 8-year-old daughter, said she committed the acts after becoming angry about the children’s behavior while reading and looking at her, police said. Taheerah Ayesha Ahmad, 39, and her 8-year-old daughter Hafsa Hayle — who also goes by Hafsa Hussein — were found in a parking lot near Cameron and Main streets about 12:20 p.m. Tuesday. The girl was found safe. Police located Ahmad and her daughter after two women — Anastasia Brazendeh...
  • Oklahoma man found at casino after faking own kidnapping, asking wife for ransom money, police say

    03/08/2018 5:18:39 AM PST · by DFG · 19 replies
    Fox News ^ | 03/08/2018 | Stephen Sorace
    The plot for the next "Ocean's 11" sequel? Maybe not. An Oklahoma man was arrested at a Tulsa casino last week for allegedly faking his own kidnapping in order to collect ransom payments from his wife and friends, authorities said. Jonathon Michael Davis, 34, of Owasso, had been missing for three days when his wife reported him missing, according to the Owasso Reporter. She said she had received text messages from her husband's cellphone, purportedly from her husband's captor, police told the newspaper.
  • Dramatic moment mother and daughter fight off shotgun-wielding robber by shooting him.

    02/24/2018 11:34:45 AM PST · by Kozy · 26 replies
    Mailonline ^ | 02/24/2018 | Connor Boyd and Dave Rudge
    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5430423/US-mother-daughter-fend-shotgun-wielding-robber.html
  • Video: Oklahoma mother-daughter duo shoot would-be robber in their liquor store

    02/24/2018 12:30:16 PM PST · by Innovative · 63 replies
    KABC ^ | Feb.. 24, 2018 | KABC
    A mother and daughter took matters into their own hands and shot a would-be robber at their liquor store in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Police said the man was armed with a shotgun and demanded money. When he walked away, one of the women reached for a handgun under the counter and shot the suspect. The man managed to grab the mother and that's when the daughter shot him again. He was taken to a hospital in critical condition.
  • Gilcrease Expressway extension update: How much will drivers pay for toll?

    12/03/2017 8:08:34 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 10 replies
    The Tulsa World ^ | November 13, 2017 | Kevin Canfield
    State officials have yet to find a private partner to help finance the construction of the final five miles of the Gilcrease Expressway, but they are closer to figuring out how much motorists will have to pay to use it. Tim Gatz, executive director of the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority, said Monday that the toll is expected to be about $1 to $1.50 for private vehicles, with a higher rate for commercial vehicles. Motorists who use the plate-pay system, as can be used in Jenks, likely would pay more. “We are waiting on the traffic and revenue study to come back...
  • Throwback Tulsa: Controversial Creek Turnpike opened 25 years ago

    06/12/2017 7:13:10 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 9 replies
    The Tulsa World ^ | March 5, 2017 | Debbie Jackson
    Least terns. A federal lawsuit. Greenpeace. Vandals. Industrious beavers. Angry homeowners. Bureaucratic delays. These were among the obstacles and setbacks that had to be overcome before the Creek Turnpike was built. At one point, the chairman of the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority declared it a “total disaster” and exclaimed: “The Creek Turnpike in Tulsa, God only knows when that’ll be completed,” John Kilpatrick said, as reported by the Tulsa World’s Wayne Greene on Oct. 19, 1990. “If we had it to do all over again, we wouldn’t do that project,” the exasperated Kilpatrick said after federal bureaucrats held up construction of...
  • SEE IT: Tulsa police shoot and kill knife-wielding man as he enters convenience store 

    06/10/2017 6:13:45 PM PDT · by blueplum · 49 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | 10 June 2017 8:04pm | Megan Cerullo
    Protests erupted in Tulsa, Okla. Saturday following the police shooting of a knife-wielding man outside a convenience store. Two deputies and one police officer shot and killed 29-year-old Joshua Barre, who is black, on Friday morning after receiving multiple 911 calls saying he carried “two butcher knives” and threatened people, police said, local media reported. Barre’s mother, Etta Jones Barre, described her son as “mentally ill,” CNN affiliate KTUL reported
  • Connexions Loyalty plans to add hundreds of jobs to Tulsa operations (Oklahoma)

    04/25/2017 7:31:44 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 6 replies
    The Tulsa World ^ | April 24, 2017 | Samuel Hardiman
    Connexions Loyalty, a subsidiary of Connecticut-based customer service company Affinion Group, purchased the assets of an existing Tulsa travel service center in January and hasn’t stopped hiring since. The company said in a news release that its purchase of the existing infrastructure in east Tulsa allowed it to retain 50 existing jobs. It has added 100 jobs in the meantime, bringing the number of employees up to 150. Connexions Loyalty plans on adding another 200-plus to its call-center operations at Corporate Woods business park on 129th East Avenue. Tulsa has become something of a call center hub due to a...
  • Slain teen suspects identified after Wagoner County shooting (Homeowner w/AR15 stops 3 thieves)

    03/29/2017 6:12:46 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 74 replies
    Fox23 ^ | Updated: Mar 28, 2017 - 10:33 PM | cnn staff
    hree teens are dead after an alleged home invasion attempt reportedly ended in a shooting Monday. It happened near 91st and 241st East Avenue in the Wagoner County part of Broken Arrow. According to officials with the Wagoner County Sheriff's Office, three masked people broke into the house through the back door with the intent of burglarizing the home. Officials say the homeowner's young adult son killed all three with an AR-15. Though they initially believed the son was 19, they now say he was 23-year-old Zach Peters. The homeowner was also home, but officials say he was not involved....
  • Tulsa officer’s preliminary hearing request denied

    03/25/2017 2:31:19 PM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 11 replies
    KFOR ^ | March 24, 2017 | Katrina Butcher
    TULSA, Okla. – The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals has ruled that a Tulsa police officer charged with first-degree manslaughter won’t have further preliminary hearing proceedings. The Tulsa World reports 42-year-old Betty Shelby remains on track for trial on May 8. Shelby is charged with first-degree manslaughter in the Sept. 16 shooting death of 40-year-old Terence Crutcher.
  • Police: Woman beheaded at Oklahoma workplace beheaded

    09/26/2014 9:04:49 AM PDT · by markomalley · 179 replies
    WFLA ^ | 9-26-2014
    Police say a woman who was killed by a co-worker at a food distribution center in suburban Oklahoma City was beheaded. Moore Police Sgt. Jeremy Lewis said Friday that the woman, who has not been identified, was beheaded by a man who attacked her and another woman Thursday at Vaughan Foods in Moore.
  • Two more homicides in Tulsa push city to record total of 73

    12/03/2016 3:12:51 PM PST · by seacapn · 9 replies
    Tulsa World ^ | Saturday, December 3, 2016 12:00 am | Harrison Grimwood
    Tulsa hit a new high for homicides in a year early Friday with a pair of deaths, including a woman who died after being stabbed during an altercation with a friend who was helping her move. Tahmachqua Floyd, 24, was the city’s 72nd homicide victim of 2016. The previous record of 71 was set in 2009, according to Tulsa World and Tulsa Police Department records. The new record didn’t stand for long. Just minutes after Floyd’s death, Leon Crockett, 37, died of gunshot wounds he received Nov. 19 in a north Tulsa apartment, police reported.
  • Tulsa Officer Charged with 1st Degree Manslaughter in death of Terence Crutcher

  • BREAKING: Tulsa police officer Betty Shelby charged with 1st degree manslaughter

    09/22/2016 1:46:01 PM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 254 replies
    KTUL ^ | September 22, 2016 | Staff
    Tulsa County DA: Charges of manslaughter in 1st degree will be filed against Officer Betty Shelby.
  • Why Charlotte Exploded and Tulsa Prayed

    09/22/2016 1:22:03 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 26 replies
    KFOR ^ | SEPTEMBER 22, 2016
    Two black men were shot and killed by police officers in two different American cities this week. The deaths of Terence Crutcher and Keith Lamont Scott cut deep into the hearts of Tulsa, Oklahoma and Charlotte, North Carolina. But scenes from the two communities on the night of September 21 show they expressed the pain in two drastically different ways.
  • Donald Trump Says He Is Troubled By Tulsa Police Shooting

    09/21/2016 10:04:07 AM PDT · by Behind the Blue Wall · 41 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | September 21, 2016 | Tim Hains
    DONALD J. TRUMP: Well as you know, I am a tremendous believer in the police and the law enforcement, because we need that for ourselves, we do, we really do. And I have gotten the endorsement of so many different police groups. And they are great people, they are great people. Now, great people, you always have problems. Somebody in there that either makes a mistake, that is bad, or that chokes. I must tell you, I watched the shooting in particular in Tulsa, and that man was hands up, that man went to the car, hands up, put his...
  • Trump Says Terence Crutcher Did Everything Right; Blames Tulsa Cop for Choking

    09/21/2016 10:00:23 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 89 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 09/21/2016 | Leonardo Blair
    Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said Wednesday that he was troubled by the controversial shooting of Terence Crutcher, 40, by Tulsa police officer Betty Shelby last Friday because he looked like he did "everything he was supposed to do" but was killed anyway. "I must tell you I watched the shooting in particular in Tulsa and that man was hands up. That man went to the car, hands up, put his hands on the car, I mean to me it looked like he did everything he was supposed to do," said Trump in remarks at a town hall style event...
  • Debate swirls around unarmed black man’s actions prior to fatal police shooting in Tulsa

    09/21/2016 9:10:14 AM PDT · by Morgana · 112 replies
    Washington post ^ | September 20, 2016 | Peter Holley, Wesley Lowery and Derek Hawkins
    A day after police in Oklahoma released video that shows a white Tulsa police officer fatally shooting an unarmed black man, attorneys representing the slain man’s family released photos that they said contradict a key claim in authorities’ version of events. At a news conference Tuesday afternoon, Benjamin Crump — a civil rights lawyer who has represented many families of those killed in high-profile police shootings — said Terence Crutcher never reached his hands into the driver’s side window of his stalled sport-utility vehicle before he was shot by police. Crutcher couldn’t have reached into the vehicle, Crump said, because...
  • Tulsa police shooting investigated by Justice Department

    09/20/2016 10:54:01 PM PDT · by Morgana · 23 replies
    cnn ^ | September 21, 2016 | Max Blau, Jason Morris and Catherine E. Shoichet
    (CNN)From different angles, the videos show the same scene. An unarmed black man walks on a Tulsa, Oklahoma, road with his hands in the air. Police officers follow closely behind him as he approaches his vehicle. He stands beside the car, then falls to the ground after one officer pulls the trigger. Now 40-year-old Terence Crutcher is dead. Crutcher's sister is demanding that prosecutors charge the officer who shot him. And the police videos of the incident are fueling criticism about the case. Federal, state and local authorities are investigating the Friday night shooting. Crutcher's family says he was waiting...