OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The federal government says more than 200 unaccompanied children in Oklahoma have been placed with sponsors so far this year. The federal government released a state-by-state breakdown today of the numbers of unaccompanied minors in each state that have been placed with parents, relatives or family friends.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) - The former CEO of a company that provides aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul services has pleaded guilty in a foreign bribery case in federal court in Tulsa. Prosecutors say Bernd Kowalewski was part of a scheme to pay bribes to government officials in Mexico and Panama in exchange for assistance in securing contracts for BizJet.
FREDERICK, Okla. (AP) - Sheriff's officials and the FAA are investigating the death of a skydiver who was killed while taking part in a demonstration jump near Frederick, Oklahoma. Sixty-nine-year-old Jim Yost of Champaign, Illinois, died Tuesday from blunt force injuries after his parachute malfunctioned during the jump honoring World War Two paratroopers.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The Journal Record's president and publisher is leaving the newspaper in August to become president and CEO of The Foundation for Oklahoma City Public Schools. Mary Mélon worked at the paper for nearly two decades. She says it's time for her to focus on improving and supporting Oklahoma City schools.
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