Matt Trotter joined KWGS as a reporter in 2013. Before coming to Public Radio Tulsa, he was the investigative producer at KJRH. His freelance work has appeared in the Los Angeles Times and on MSNBC and CNN.
He has a master's degree from Arizona State University, where he spent a semester on the first reporting staff ofCronkiteNews Service's Washington, D.C., bureau. As a grad student, he won awards for multimedia journalism and in-depth TV reporting.
Matt is from Southern California, so he's slowly following Route 66 across the United States. He would have made it Chicago by now, but he's not a fan of long drives.
Record rainfall and flooding are causing all sorts of problems in Oklahoma. And more rain is predicted to make it even worse. In Tulsa, thousands of people have been evacuated.
In Tulsa, Okla., a volunteer sheriff's deputy turned himself in Tuesday morning for manslaughter.