Archive: 9/6/17: Wednesday
Former State Senator Shortey Federally Indicted
The federal indictment against former Republican state Sen. Ralph Shortey comes five months after police found him in a hotel room with a 17-year-old boy. Shortey, 35, turned himself into federal authorities early Tuesday morning, according to a News 9 source. The indictment filed in U.S. District Court (District of Oklahoma) remained under seal Tuesday morning, making for a significantly more discreet surrender than he’d made in the past. “I have no comment at this time...
Watch Man Smash Up 7-Eleven After Clerk Refused To Sell Him BeerAn irate man is caught on camera trashing a 7-Eleven in Santa Ana, Calif., shoving merchandise and smashing windows after a clerk refused to sell him beer. Police say the man first was loitering in the area and asked the clerk to use her cellphone, which she refused. The damage totaled $2,000, according to the Orange County Register. The video was posted September 5, 2017. The incident happened August 25.
TU Football Ticket Sales To Help Hurricane Harvey Victims
To assist those affected by the recent devastating events in Houston caused by Hurricane Harvey, The University of Tulsa and TU Athletics, in partnership with members of the TU Board of Trustees, will donate all revenue from tickets sold September 1 and Sept. 9 to the hurricane relief efforts.
Mighty Hurricane Irma Makes First Landfall
The most powerful Atlantic Ocean hurricane in recorded history made its first landfall, over the islands of the northeast Caribbean early Wednesday, churning along a path pointing to Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, Haiti and Cuba before possibly heading for Florida over the weekend.