“So many of our kids don’t have a backyard to play in. Being able to provide a space where kids can play and learn and explore and grow as individuals, as well as together with their families, is so important,” YMCA of Greater Tulsa CEO Ricki Wimmer said.
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State Question 788, approved by 57% of those who voted in the June 2018 election, included provisions for a 7% tax on medical cannabis sales.
A judge accepted not-guilty pleas on the misdemeanor charge of obstructing an officer and ordered the four defendants, including a Norman city councilor and Tulsa teacher, to return Feb. 1.
Newly-released Tulsa police body camera footage shows the arrest of Sheila Buck, who sat inside the event perimeter while wearing an "I Can't Breathe" t-shirt as an act of protest.
Three officers, who were in the process of searching for unrelated theft suspects, were at Morris' property because they believed one of those suspects was hiding in Morris' barn in midtown Tulsa, they said.
Christopher Coffey, 30, has an active warrant in Pittsburg County connected to one of his escape attempts from Oklahoma Department of Corrections custody.
DPS issued the first REAL ID licenses Oklahoma City area and later expanded access to Edmond before reaching Tulsa this week. It will start offering REAL IDs next week in west Tulsa and Broken Arrow. A live map of active REAL ID locations is available at realid.ok.gov.
District Attorney Steve Kunzweiler on Thursday encouraged the Oklahoma Highway Patrol to work toward identifying people who were in the path of the vehicle and said there was "nothing peaceful" about the altercation.
A judge will reconsider a temporary block on release of the officers' camera footage after a defense attorney alleged the video would contradict at least one claim police made in the case against David Ware.