An Oklahoma man said he doesn't hate African-Americans and counts some of them among his best friends. Murder and hate crime charges were filed on Friday accusing him and another man of killing three strangers because they were black.
An Oklahoma judge entered not guilty pleas Monday for two men accused of killing three people in a shooting spree in a predominately African-American neighborhood in Tulsa this month, according to an attorney for one of the suspects.
The 19-year-old Tulsa, Oklahoma, man whose Facebook page lamented his father's death "at the hands of a f--king n----r" told investigators he shot three of the African-Americans injured or killed in a Friday shooting spree, according to police documents.
Police are investigating whether the shootings of five African-Americans in Tulsa, Oklahoma, were a hate crime after the weekend arrests of two white suspects in the case, local authorities said Sunday.
The police chief of Tulsa, Oklahoma, offered a stern, succinct message Saturday to the man he believes killed three people and critically wounded two others in a spate of seemingly random shootings: "We're coming for you."
John D. Rockefeller figured out a long time ago that the most efficient way to transport liquid fuels long distances wasn't on wheels but in pipelines. Today POET, the privately held Sioux Falls, S.D., company that is the country's largest producer of ethanol, and Tulsa pipeline-builder Magellan Midstream Partners are poised to make the same leap.
Evangelist Oral Roberts, founder of the Oral Roberts Evangelistic Association and Oral Roberts University, died Tuesday from complications of pneumonia in Newport Beach, California, his spokeswoman said. He was 91.
Some $700 million in economic stimulus money intended to upgrade baggage screening systems at airports will go further than originally expected, Department of Homeland Security officials said Wednesday.
NEW YORK-- Nolan Richardson is in preliminary talks with the investor group behind the WNBA's expansion franchise in Tulsa about becoming its new head coach, SI.com learned on Thursday. The former Arkansas men's basketball coach met with the group earlier this week and is scheduled to interview with them again early next week. "I'm guessing part of the reason they are interested is that they know not only my abilities as a coach but my capability of putting butts in the seats," Richardson says.
Summertime, and the living is supposed to be easy. The fish are jumping -- or maybe it's the kids at the pool -- and yard work is the last thing on your mind. But the lawn has brown spots, monochrome greenery has replaced those May flowers, and weeds have overrun the mulch beds.
A 100-inch, high definition screen projects an intense college basketball game. Massage therapists rub the nervous tensions of men and women away. Scissors skillfully cut men's hair. Two chandeliers adorn the main room, complimented by brick walls and a glass bar that doubles as a retail counter.
Question: My son just got engaged and I'd like to give him and his fiancé an hour with a financial planner as a gift. Can you recommend a reputable Web site or association so I can find them a trustworthy planner near where they live? --Debby B., Tulsa, Oklahoma
There's no disputing the fact that many of the once-sacred traditions of bowl games have irreparably changed over the past decade. In this, my sixth-annual ranking of all 34 bowl games (there were 28 when I started it, including the Silicon Valley Classic), I think you will find that the date a game is played no longer bears any correlation to the quality of its matchup.
In an effort to cut costs, newspapers across the country have merged their sports and business sections, but even the most miserly publisher couldn't have predicted how the worlds of college sports and business would collide in Tuesday's edition of the Tulsa (Okla.) World.
Rail systems from Boston to Los Angeles are begging passengers to shift their travel to non-peak hours. And some seats have been removed from San Francisco's subway cars to allow more people to cram in
A barbershop quartet sings "The Girl From Ipanema" in Portuguese on a television dialed to a Brazilian satellite channel inside Pavilion Barbecue, where the air is piquant with the aroma of the house specialty, frango de churrasco - slow-roasted chicken braised in red chili sauce.
Admit it. Some of you are obsessed with stars, and not the ones pictured in Us Weekly who occasionally forget to wear their underpants. No, your galaxy consists of those precious stars handed out by recruiting services such as Rivals.com. All year, you hope and pray your team can land enough four- and five-star recruits to push your team's ranking into the top 10.
With national Signing Day on Wednesday and 24 states holding presidential primaries on Super Tuesday, mudslinging could reach an all-time high this weekend. Some coaches will trash rival schools as part of their final recruiting pushes, while candidates certainly will trash one another to win delegates. What's amazing is how the negative campaigning seems to parallel negative recruiting.
Despite homosexuality seemingly being more tolerated and accepted across U.S. society, telling a parent, a child, a family member, a friend or a co-worker that you are gay is still an experience fraught with fears of rejection and discrimination.
Oneok ranks no. 55 on Fortune's 2006 list of the 100 Fastest-Growing Companies. The Tulsa, Oklahoma-based company saw profits rise at a rate of 67% and revenues grow 118% with a stock return of 25% on average annually over the past three years.
Unit ranks no. 37 on Fortune's 2006 list of the 100 Fastest-Growing Companies. The Tulsa, Oklahoma-based company saw profits rise at a rate of 98% and revenues grow 67% with a stock return of 40% on average annually over the past three years.
Most real estate brokers charge sellers the same commissions that were being charged in the Eisenhower era. Oh, they'll tell you their rates are negotiable, but getting them to actually negotiate is easier said than done.
Did you pay your real estate broker too much? The U.S. Department of Justice may be set to turn Tulsa, Okla. into a test-case for ending the stranglehold 6 percent commissions have over the real estate brokerage business.