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Former OHP trooper ordered to trial in rape case

SAPULPA — Eric Roberts, a former Oklahoma Highway Patrol trooper who was arrested and charged last year with a series of on-duty rapes was bound over for trial Friday on one of the three cases he faces.

Testimony was given by the alleged victim in the first case filed against Roberts, which alleges he pulled a woman over last July in Tulsa County, eventually driving her to a secluded location where he ordered her to perform a sexual act.

Draft proposal for low-water dams approved

The Tulsa City Council’s Arkansas River Infrastructure Task Force this morning agreed on a $298 million proposal to build and/or overhaul four low-water dams in the Arkansas River.

The dams would be built and/or renovated in Sand Springs, Tulsa (Zink Dam), Jenks and Bixby.

Draft proposal for low-water dams approved

The Tulsa City Council’s Arkansas River Infrastructure Task Force this morning agreed on a $298 million proposal to build and/or overhaul four low-water dams in the Arkansas River.

The dams would be built and/or renovated in Sand Springs, Tulsa (Zink Dam), Jenks and Bixby.