Tulsa, OK – TULSA, Okla. (AP) Indian gaming revenue in Oklahoma now ranks second in the nation to California. A new report says trial casinos collected nearly $2.9 billion in 2008. California took in more than $7 billion, according to the Indian gaming Industry report for 2009-2010.
Construction of a new water line in the intersection of West 23rd Street and Southwest Boulevard will require some lane closures this Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 12-13. Traffic will be limited to one eastbound lane and one westbound lane on West 23rd Street between Southwest Boulevard and 1 blocks to the east. All lanes on West 23rd Street will reopen on Monday, Dec. 14.
Tulsa, OK – Oklahoma City -- Gov. Brad Henry's Chief of Education Strategy and Innovation, Kathy Taylor, wants to hear from education stakeholders across the state next week as part of an effort to strengthen Oklahoma's bid for federal "Race to the Top" education grants.
Tulsa, OK – An inmate is rushed from the Tulsa County Jail with stab wounds. But, the wounds were apparently not inflicted while he was in the jail.
26-year-old Antonio Thomas was booked into the jail last night on a possession of a firearm after a felony conviction complaint. He was apparently stabbed prior to his arrest. A doctor at the jail, check Thomas this morning and decided he needed additional medical care.
He was transported by EMSA in fair condition to the OSU Medical Center.
Fairview, OK – Family plead no contest to abusing adopted girl
FAIRVIEW, Okla. (AP) A Fairview couple and their son and daughter have pleaded no contest to abusing a girl the couple adopted in 2005.
Fifty-two-year-old Ardee Tyler and 46-year-old Penny Tyler each pleaded no contest in Major County District Court to one felony count of child abuse. Twenty-year-old Ashton Tyler pleaded no contest to rape by instrumentation and 21-year-old Nathania Tyler pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor count of assault and battery.
Tulsa, OK – Judge blocks introduction of partial test records
TULSA, Okla. (AP) A federal judge has blocked the state of Oklahoma's attempt to introduce a portion of soil test records from 50 chicken farms in its pollution lawsuit against the Arkansas poultry industry.
U.S. District Judge Gregory Frizzell instead ordered Oklahoma on Wednesday to submit the records of each operation going back to 1998, when the record-keeping began.