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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) â€” Gov. Mary Fallin says the federal government has rejected the state's request for disaster assistance for 19 Oklahoma counties affected by severe weather, flooding and tornadoes in May and June.
Fallin said Wednesday the Federal Emergency Management Agency denied the state's request for assistance to individuals and businesses in those counties.
A Sallisaw man was injured after his vehicle rolled over trapping him inside.
According to Oklahoma Highway Patrol, Tristean Simmons, 19, was driving a 2011 Chevrolet pickup at about 6 a.m. on U.S. Highway 64 east of Sallisaw when the accident occurred.
The report shows Simmons' truck left the left side of the road, he overcorrected, re-entered the road and the truck rolled one and a quarter times. The truck came to rest on the driver's side, trapping Simmons inside. He was freed by the Sallisaw Fire Department.
Poteau Police is requesting the publicâ€™s assistance in identifying the following person. She is a white female driving a gray small car. She is a person of interest in an ongoing investigation
Anyone with information about this personâ€™s identity please contact Detective Vernon Qualls at the Poteau Police Department, 918-647-8620. Callers can remain anonymous.
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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) â€” Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin said Tuesday she was trying to be a good mother when she let her daughter park a "nice trailer" on the grounds of the governor's mansion, but that the vehicle runs afoul of an obscure state regulation and Christina Fallin must move the home on wheels.
UPDATE: Poteau Police were able to identify the man in the picture with the public's help.
Poteau Police is requesting the publicâ€™s assistance in identifying the following person. He is a white male driving a white Chevrolet pickup truck. He is a person of interest in a ongoing investigation.
Anyone with information about this personâ€™s identity please contact Detective Mark Kannady at the Poteau Police Department, (918) 647-8620. Callers can remain anonymous.
By The Associated Press
Today is Monday, July 27, the 208th day of 2015. There are 157 days left in the year.
Today's Highlights in History:
On July 27, 1940, Bugs Bunny made his "official" debut in the Warner Bros. animated cartoon "A Wild Hare." Billboard magazine published its first "music popularity chart" listing best-selling retail records (in first place was "I'll Never Smile Again" recorded by Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra, with featured vocalist Frank Sinatra).
On this date:
Three people are dead and several others injured after a gunman began shooting inside a movie theatre in Lafayette, Louisiana.
Inmate Bobby Murphy was captured Friday July, 24.
According to the sheriff's department, an inmate has escaped from the Oklahoma Department of Correction at Jim Hamilton in Hodgen on July 23, 2015.
The following are details from the Sheriff's Department:
Bobby Murphy Dob 06-08-1984 DOC # 481439
White, Male, 6ft 1in, 150lbs, Brown Hair, Blue Eyes.
TAT ABDOM: FLAMES, MURPHY
TAT BACK: TRIBAL
TAT CHEST: HEART, STEVE
TAT L ARM: FACE, CROSS, FENCE, SKULLS SLEEVE
TAT L LEG: TRIBECA
TAT L SHLD: GRYPHON
TAT L WRS: CLOWNS, SWATZTIKA
TAT R ARM: CLOWNS
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) â€” U.S. Sen. James Lankford is introducing a bill to end all taxpayer funding for Planned Parenthood unless the organization stops performing all abortions.
Lankford announced Wednesday he has introduced the Defund Planned Parenthood Act, which would impose a one-year moratorium on federal funding to the organization unless it stops providing abortions.
Planned Parenthood provides a variety of non-abortion health services, including health screenings, family planning and adoption referrals at several clinics in Oklahoma.