McALESTER, Okla. (AP) Heavy rain has led to flooding problems in eastern Oklahoma.
LeFlore County Emergency Management Director Michael Davidson says emergency officials helped rescue motorists when two vehicles were swept off a bridge into a creek Sunday afternoon. Davidson says no one was hurt.
He also said some houses had been flooded, but no evacuations had been ordered. Davidson says all major streets and creeks in the area were flooded.
Tulsa, OK – Councilman expects AG decision on probe of mayor The Associated Press
TULSA, Okla. (AP) A Tulsa city councilor says he expects a decision next week by the attorney general on whether there will be an investigation into allegations of wrongdoing against Mayor Dewey Bartlett.
Councilman John Eagleton sent documents earlier this month supporting the allegations along with nearly 1,900 voter signatures supporting an investigation.
Broken Arrow, OK – Anonymous donor buys insurance for Okla. kangaroo
BROKEN ARROW, Okla. (AP) An Oklahoma woman says an anonymous "angel" has bought a $50,000 insurance policy to help her keep her kangaroo as a therapy pet.
The Broken Arrow city council is deciding whether to grant Christie Carr an exemption and allow her to keep the partially paralyzed kangaroo named Irwin. Having the insurance policy for any injuries inflicted by Irwin would be among the exemption requirements.