Headlines: Violent Criminals Released, New OKC Tower & Armed Lawmakers

Dec 15, 2014

Headlines for Monday, December 15, 2014:

  • Policy changes at the Department of Corrections result in the early release of hundreds of violent criminals and sex offenders. (Oklahoma Watch)

  • The architects who built the Devon Tower want to build a new 27-story building in downtown. (NewsOK)

  • A bill under consideration this spring allows lawmakers to carry guns anywhere including college campuses and the State Capitol. (Tulsa World)

  • The Journal Record is focusing today on tribal issues in the state of Oklahoma. (Journal Record)
     
  • Children of incarcerated parents are getting Christmas gift packages prepared by students at All Saints Catholic School in Norman. (NewsOK)

  • The Quapah Tribe in Northeast Oklahoma is taking a starring role in the cleanup of the Tar Creek Superfund Site. (Journal Record)

  • Oklahoma companies are questioning a Department of Human Services decision for a no-bid contract with a Tennessee-based organization to handle therapy services for older foster children. (NewsOK)

  • A new Macy’s distribution center in Tulsa should start hiring more than a thousand employees in February or March. (Tulsa World)