News

Actions

City plans to announce public safety grant for south Tulsa neighborhood

Posted at 7:47 PM, Nov 21, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-22 06:33:22-05

TULSA -- One of Tulsa's roughest neighborhoods could be getting a facelift near 61st Street and Peoria Avenue. 

The Savannah Landing apartments, formerly known as Fairmont Terrace, was the scene of 2013's quadruple murder. 

A faith-based group out of Cleveland bought the complex last year with plans to spend millions renovating. We still haven't seen those improvements. But Tuesday, the city plans to announce a public safety grant for the area. 

City leaders have helped improve the neighborhood in the past. A community center and health clinic have been added in recent years. 

But crime continues to be a problem. 

In fact, police say a passenger shot a driver in the face near 63rd street and Owasso Avenue over the weekend. 

Tuesday's announcement could finally bring a change to the troubled south Tulsa neighborhood. 

Stay in touch with us anytime, anywhere.

Download our free app for Apple and Android and Kindle devices.

Sign up for newsletters emailed to your inbox. Select from these options: Breaking News, Severe Weather, School Closings, Daily Headlines and Daily Forecasts.

Follow us on Twitter

Like us on Facebook