Inmates in the county jail who require treatment for withdrawal beyond the jail’s detox program will be considered candidates for the program, Cooper said. Pregnant women and inmates who are sentenced to the Oklahoma Department of Corrections aren’t eligible for the pilot program, the Tulsa World reported.
The overall Tulsa County birth rate decreased 9% for teens, aged 15-19 between 2017 and 2018, outpacing the national decrease of only 7%, according to the final 2018 birth data released by the Oklahoma State Department of Health. Tulsa County’s birth rate for school-aged teens, 15-17, decreased by 25% from 2017 to 2018; the birth rate decreased by 4% for older teens, aged 18-19. (Rates are the number of births per 1,000 females of the same age range.)
If you know anything about Jerica Wortham, you’ll recognize that she’s a socialite. She’s a Tulsa native-born, Booker T. Washington alum, ebony wearing, Cinderella-Esque and spoken word beauty, who puts the vibe into why Tulsa’s becoming a more vibrantly-inclusive and attractive city to live in.
Bobby Anthony Eaton, Jr. is the model dad, son, citizen, and community leader — an excellent example whose character in service is what young men in the community should inspire to become.
A former Air Force airman found not guilty by reason of insanity in the bombing of an Air Force recruiting office in Oklahoma is being released from prison.
Three Improve Our Tulsa public meetings are scheduled to receive comments on the revised proposal for the renewal of Improve Our Tulsa, the City’s basic streets and infrastructure program.
The founders of Oklahoma’s largest virtual charter school embezzled millions of dollars in state funds through an illegal scheme that involved the use of “ghost students” to artificially inflate enrollment numbers, investigators allege.