Former TCSO Capt. Billy McKelvey testified about his investigation into the 2011 death of Elliott Williams in Tulsa’s jail. The investigation found that dozens of detention and medical staff could have helped Williams but did not because of an assumption that he was faking paralysis.
By the time deadly riot rocked private prison, company that ran it had reaped millions in state tax dollars
While private prison company CCA reaped more than $2 million in taxpayer benefits, one of their prisons saw the deadliest riot in Oklahoma history. Meanwhile state prisons languished under financial difficulties.
During the first day of testimony in a federal trial, jurors watched a 10 minute video of Elliott Williams trying to reach food and water as he lay paralyzed on the floor of his Tulsa jail cell.Full Story
Less than a week after Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt was confirmed to head the nation's Environmental Protection Agency, Pruitt released a batch of emails under court order to watchdog group Center for Media and Democracy.Full Story