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  1. Rain leads to more mosquitoes, West Nile Virus found in Tulsa CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

    ... said. The Oklahoma City-County Health Department says mosquitoes have tested positive for West Nile Virus in Tulsa County, but thankfully, none in Oklahoma County have tested positive so far. Health experts say now is the time to protect yourself. ...

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  2. Mosquitoes Test Positive For West Nile in Tulsa CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | KTUL-TV Tulsa

    Some mosquitoes here in Tulsa County have tested positive for West Nile and experts said the area could see more mosquitoes than usual this summer. 50 mosquito traps were set all across Green Country.

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  3. Tulsa County sheriff's major 'no longer an employee'Read the original story

    13 hrs ago | KTUL-TV Tulsa

    The Tulsa County Sheriff's Office spokesman who was placed on leave following the fatal shooting of a restrained man by a volunteer deputy is "no longer an employee" of the office. Sheriff Stanley Glanz said in a news release Friday that Shannon Clark is no longer an employee and referred questions to spokesman Terry Simonson.

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  4. Documents: Lindsey set to buy Razorback Park Golf Course, build apartmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | NWAonline

    ... cording to city documents. TULSA - Officials with the Tulsa Health Department say a sampling of mosquitoes from Tulsa County has tested positive for West Nile virus. Read>>

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  5. Tulsa Mosquitoes Test Positive For West Nile VirusRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | News9 Oklahoma City

    The Tulsa Health Department says a sampling of mosquitoes this week in Tulsa tested positive for West Nile virus. However, officials say there have been no confirmed human cases of the virus in Tulsa County.

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  6. Tulsa County Sheriff's Office spokesman Shannon Clark terminatedRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

    Sheriff Stanley Glanz said in a brief statement that Maj. Shannon Clark was no longer employed following a three-week performance evaluation. "Effective today Mr. Shannon Clark is no longer an employee of the Tulsa County Sheriff's Office," the statement said.

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  7. Tulsa Sheriff announces termination of another high-ranking officerRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    Tulsa County Sheriff Stanley Glanz announced the termination of a high-ranking member of the Sheriff's Office Friday morning. Major Shannon Clark, who served as Jail Administrator and Public Information Officer was placed on leave three weeks earlier pending an investigation into his job performance.

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  8. West Nile virus found in TulsaRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    The Tulsa County Health Department confirmed the findings in a statement saying, "it is important for residents to remember to take precautions against WNV. At this time, there have been no confirmed cases of WNV in humans in Tulsa County."

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  9. West Nile Virus Found In Tulsa CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | KTUL-TV Tulsa

    Officials with the Tulsa Health Department say a sampling of mosquitoes from Tulsa County has tested positive for West Nile virus. West Nile is spread through the bite of an infected mosquito, which feeds on infected birds and then transmits the virus when biting humans, horses, and some other mammals.

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  10. Tulsa County Sheriff Fires Major Shannon ClarkRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    The Tulsa County Sheriff's Office announced Major Shannon Clark has been fired effective Friday. The sheriff placed Clark, the office's public information officer, on administrative leave earlier this month pending a review and evaluation of his job duties and work performance.

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  11. First West Nile Virus Mosquito Sample Confirmed In TulsaRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    The Tulsa Health Department has confirmed that a sampling of mosquitoes this week in Tulsa tested positive for West Nile virus. However, officials say there have been no confirmed human cases of the virus in Tulsa County.

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  12. State To Begin Work On Several Tulsa Highway Resurfacing ProjectsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    The Oklahoma Department of Transportation says a $5.2-million resurfacing project will begin Friday in Tulsa and Rogers counties. ODOT says work will begin on the I-44 and I-244 segments first with plans to start the rest over the coming months.

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  13. Driver Evades Capture After Tulsa County OHP ChaseRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    The Oklahoma Highway Patrol and sheriff's deputies are looking a driver who ran after a trooper tried to stop a car near 41st and Elwood in west Tulsa early Friday. The OHP said speeds during the 12:30 a.m. chase reached 90 mph.

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  14. Oklahoma court upholds murder convictions in fatal shootingsRead the original story

    Yesterday | KTUL-TV Tulsa

    The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals has upheld the life prison sentences of a 23-year-old man convicted of two counts of murder for the fatal shootings of a rival and an innocent bystander who was shopping with his daughter. The court handed down the decision Thursday in the case of Willie Wise, who was convicted of two counts of first-degree murder by a jury in Tulsa County that sentenced him to life in prison without parole on each count.

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  15. Tulsa Woman Stabs Boyfriend With Bowie Knife, Police SayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    ... hospital by EMSA. Police say he is expected to survive his wounds. Officers booked Melissa Ryan, 43, into the Tulsa County jail on a complaint of assault with a deadly weapon. Police believe she had been drinking at the time. Oklahoma's Own ...

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  16. Sheriff Seeks Independent AssessmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KTUL-TV Tulsa

    It's been under the microscope for weeks, and on Wednesday word of a new effort to examine the sheriff's office, from the sheriff's office itself. "The sheriff's office intent is to get a from top to bottom review of the office," said Tulsa County Deputy Commissioner Michael Willis, named to the committee that will evaluate the proposals to do the job.

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  17. Harris Family Attorney Release Statement on TCSO Plans for AssessmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KTUL-TV Tulsa

    The Harris' family attorneys Smolen, Smolen, and Roytman released this statement after Tulsa County Sheriff Stanley Glanz announced today, there will be an independent assessment review of his office next month. "We have little confidence that such a review will be truly independent or meaningful.

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  18. TCSO To Be Reviewed By Outside FirmRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | News9 Oklahoma City

    One of the three national organizations that sent proposals to the Tulsa County sheriff for a comprehensive assessment of the office will be hired in the coming weeks. Sheriff Stanley Glanz created a committee made up of his undersheriff, county commissioners and the budgeting officer for the county.

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  19. Tulsa sheriff's office gets 3 proposals for review of agencyRead the original story

    Wednesday May 27 | KTUL-TV Tulsa

    The Tulsa County Sheriff's Office has received proposals on how to overhaul the agency after a reserve deputy shot an unarmed man. Sheriff Stanley Glanz said in a news release Wednesday the proposals from national firms received Monday seek to improve performance, efficiency, accountability and public safety services within Tulsa County.

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  20. Tulsa County Sheriff's Office gets 3 proposals for reviewRead the original story

    Wednesday May 27 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    The Tulsa County Sheriff's Office said Wednesday it has received proposals from three national firms on how to overhaul the agency in the wake of the shooting death of an unarmed man by a reserve deputy. The proposals, received Monday, offer ways the office can improve performance, efficiency, accountability and public safety services, Sheriff Stanley Glanz said in a news release Wednesday.

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