Category Archives: Oklahoma

Noose display shocks Oklahoma highway drivers

A display of nooses shocked motorists along an Oklahoma highway. CBS Tulsa affiliate KOTV reports the display was up for only a short time, and had been placed there because the homeowner was trying to deter thieves. The nooses were hung in a tree with a sign that read: “It’s best not to be hanging… Read More »

Obama greeted by protesters waving Confederate flags in Oklahoma

President Obama was greeted by protesters waving the Confederate flag during his visit to Oklahoma. About nine or 10 protesters waved the Confederate battle flag, as well as an American flag, across the street from the hotel where Obama is staying here, standing among a larger group that included Obama supporters. A Confederate flag rally… Read More »

‘Pay to Play’ Cop Shot Unarmed Black Man in Tulsa

The volunteer cop in Tulsa, Okla., who killed an unarmed black man was forking over thousands in donations and equipment after becoming an unpaid sheriff’s deputy. Robert Bates, a 73-year-old insurance executive-turned-deputy, accidentally fired his gun instead of a Taser—costing Eric Harris, 44, his life and adding to the tally of deadly police shootings against… Read More »