Tulsa voters have re-elected Dewey Bartlett as their mayor.
Unofficial returns Tuesday showed Bartlett with 55 percent of the vote in his race against Kathy Taylor, who preceded Bartlett in office.
The mayor said at a victory party Tuesday evening that Taylor had called him to concede the race. He told supporters he would work to ensure the city creates jobs, fights crime and lives within its budget.
Taylor said that while she may have lost, Tulsa won because of an honest discussion about its future.
A national panel of judicial and law enforcement experts has released recommendations on how to make tribal communities safer.
The Indian Law and Order Commission traveled around the country for two years to hear about criminal jurisdiction, tribal courts, grant funding and other topics. The result is a 324-page report that addresses gaps in public safety.
The U.S. Secretary of Defense has confirmed the death of U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe's son, 52-year-old Dr. Perry Inhofe, who was killed in a weekend plane crash in northeast Oklahoma.
Col. Steve Warren, a Pentagon spokesman, says Monday night that Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel "was informed of Sen. Inhofe's son's death."
Perry Inhofe was an orthopedic surgeon for Central States Orthopedics in Tulsa. According to the clinic's website, he graduated from Duke University in 1984 before attending medical school at Washington University in St. Louis.
Enid voters will head to the polls Tuesday to consider an amendment to the city charter allowing collective bargaining for municipal employees.
The Enid News and Eagle reports that if a majority of voters approve the measure, employees will be able to join the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees and negotiate as a unit.
Workers won't have the ability to strike or slowdown, but if the city and AFSCME can't agree to terms, contract negotiations will go into mediation or arbitration.
A Democratic state representative from northeast Oklahoma City says he's canceled plans for a study of the state's gun laws because several gun rights groups declined to participate.
State Rep. Mike Shelton says he planned to host an interim legislative study on Tuesday to look at both the state's open carry law, which allows licensed adults to openly display a handgun, and the "Stand Your Ground" law that allows the use of deadly force.