Yale Avenue is closed between 41st and 43rd streets after a Tulsa Police chase ended with the suspect dead.
"It appears that the individual shot himself. He's deceased inside the vehicle," Officer Leland Ashley said. "Officers are on scene right now, our homicide unit, as well as the [medical examiner] is at the scene now, continuing the investigation."
Growth continues in Tulsa's Blue Dome District with the opening of Albert G's Bar & Q Downtown.
"It's real nice to be a part — you know, another local restaurant, you know, expanding this downtown area," said general manager Ryan Day. "We're just really privileged to be a part of it and excited to be part of the nightlife as well."
The new location is a full-service restaurant offering a bigger menu, dozens of beers and bourbons, and later weekend hours. Day said the restaurant will be open until at least 11 p.m. on weekends.
Our guest on this edition of ST is the Japanese-born British novelist Kazuo Ishiguro, one of the leading novelists of his generation, whose works have been translated into 28 languages, and who's also the recipient of the 2013 Peggy V. Helmerich Distinguished Author Award (which is bestowed annually by the Tulsa Library Trust).
The 6-A State Football Championship will not be played tomorrow night. The Oklahoma Secondary Schools Activities Association has announced the game will be delayed one week and the venue will also be changed.
Rather than playing in Stillwater, Jenks and Union will face each other in Tulsa. The game will be played at Chapman Stadium on the TU campus.
The new kick-off time is set for 7 p.m. on December 12th.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Gov. Mary Fallin has issued an executive order in support of education standards in math and English known as common core and says she hopes the order will ease fears that the standards represent a federal takeover of public education.
Fallin signed the executive order Wednesday. It states the federal government will have no input in the formulation of the standards and that the state will be responsible for deciding how to test student performance.
The ribbon is cut, officially opening a new Women’s Health Clinic in a troubled Tulsa neighborhood. The clinic will serve women in the area of 61st and South Peoria, where it’s been difficult for them to get help without having to travel miles away. Dr. Mitch Dunnick is with ‘In His Image Family Medicine’ which is helping provide services at the new clinic. He says they’re trying to help turn things around for those who live in the community, known as an area with a high poverty and high crime rate.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics says Oklahoma women earned 83 percent as much as their male counterparts in 2012.
The Oklahoman reports the statistics rank Oklahoma 10th in the country. The state exceeded the national average for the third time since the agency started tracking wage and salary data by gender in 1987.
Nationwide, women earned 80.9 percent as much as men in 2012, based on figures from the Census Bureau's monthly population surveys of about 60,000 households.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The American Red Cross and AAA are offering safety tips ahead of a winter storm that is expected to drop temperatures and bring a wintry mix of snow, ice and sleet.
The Red Cross says people should prepare a storm kit that includes warm clothes, blankets, first-aid kit, canned food and water. Cars should be winterized and gas tanks full. Homes should be insulated and water should run to prevent pipes from freezing.
AAA is urging residents to drive slowly on roads and accelerate and decelerate cautiously.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The 2014 Oklahoma Economic Outlook Conference is slated to be held this week in Oklahoma City.
The conference, sponsored by Oklahoma State University's Center for Applied Economic Research, will begin Wednesday morning at the Metro Technology Center at Springlake Campus.
Speakers at the event include Oklahoma Secretary of Energy and Environment Michael Teague, Deidre D. Myers, with the Oklahoma Department of Commerce and Chad Wilkerson with the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, among others.