Stories tagged: Tulsa
Thu., May 18, 2017, 12:38 p.m.
Tulsa leaders urge peace after white officer acquitted in black man’s death
Tulsa leaders on Thursday called for a peaceful response to a jury’s decision to acquit a white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man, and said more must …
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 30, 2017, 11:38 a.m.
Repairs uncover cocaine worth $434K in airplane’s nose gear
Authorities say 31 pounds of cocaine that was accidentally discovered stashed in the nose of an American Airlines aircraft in Tulsa is worth around $434,000.
Tue., Oct. 11, 2016, 6 p.m.
Autopsy: Tulsa police shooting victim was high on PCP when he died
An unarmed black man shot dead by a white police officer after his car broke down on a city street last month was high on the hallucinogenic drug PCP in …
Fri., Sept. 23, 2016, 11:28 a.m.
Guide to fatal shooting of unarmed black man by Tulsa police
A white Oklahoma police officer has been charged with manslaughter in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man whose vehicle broke down in the middle of a Tulsa street. …
Fri., Sept. 23, 2016, 11:09 a.m.
Criminal charges in Tulsa police shooting may prevent unrest
Less than a week after an unarmed black man was shot dead by a white police officer on a Tulsa street, prosecutors charged the officer with first-degree manslaughter, a decision …
Thu., Sept. 22, 2016, 2:08 p.m.
Tulsa police officer charged in man’s death
Prosecutors in Tulsa, Oklahoma, charged a white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man on a city street with first-degree manslaughter Thursday.
Wed., Sept. 21, 2016, 9:14 p.m.
Terence Crutcher’s mother speaks of ‘compassionate son’ after fatal shooting in Tulsa
Two days after police in Oklahoma released video that shows a white Tulsa police officer fatally shooting an unarmed black man, members of the slain man’s family pushed back against …
Sat., May 21, 2016, 9:07 a.m.
Solar-powered plane’s latest leg: Oklahoma to Ohio
The Swiss-made Solar Impulse 2 took off from Tulsa International Airport about 5 a.m. Saturday with a destination of Dayton International Airport in Ohio. The flight was expected to take …
Wed., March 16, 2016, 9:03 p.m.
Holy Cross captures first NCAA tournament win since 1953
Robert Champion scored 19 points, including a key 3-pointer in the final minute, to help Holy Cross beat Southern University 59-55 Wednesday night for its first NCAA tournament victory in …
Sat., Dec. 26, 2015, 8:36 p.m.
Frank Beamer goes out a winner as Virginia Tech beats Tulsa in Independence Bowl
Michael Brewer threw for 344 yards, Isaiah Ford had 227 yards receiving and Virginia Tech held off a Tulsa rally in the final minutes to send retiring head coach Frank …
Wed., June 17, 2015, midnight
Jim Kershner’s this day in history
From our archives, 100 years ago A divorce filing in Oklahoma had Spokane readers buzzing. The wife of R.T. Daniel, owner of many downtown Spokane business blocks, was suing him …
Tue., Dec. 2, 2014, midnight
Rallied Scores of students, alumni and athletes marched to the administration building at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and rallied for hours Monday in response to reports that officials …
Sat., Aug. 24, 2013, midnight
Tulsa’s Watts has risen from walk-on to elite
TULSA, Okla. – Trey Watts rarely had to deal with comparisons to his father – former Oklahoma quarterback J.C. Watts – while going to high school in Virginia. And that …
Fri., April 13, 2012, 1:58 p.m.
Tulsa shooting suspects charged with hate crime
OKLAHOMA CITY — Two men accused of going on a shooting spree that terrorized Tulsa’s predominantly black north side face murder and hate crime charges, prosecutors said Friday in an …
Sat., Nov. 26, 2011, midnight
No. 8 Houston pulls away to beat Tulsa 48-16
TULSA, Okla. – Facing a fourth down in a tight game, Patrick Edwards saw an opportunity to put No. 8 Houston in control. During a timeout, Edwards asked to be …
Fri., Dec. 24, 2010, 9:13 p.m.
Tulsa rolls over Hawaii
Damaris Johnson broke loose for 326 all-purpose yards to set an NCAA career record and Tulsa took advantage of six first-half turnovers to beat No. 24 Hawaii 62-35 in the …