Tulsa, OK – Shots fired during Oklahoma bank robbery
TULSA, Okla. (AP) Police say no one was injured when shots were fired during a bank robbery in Tulsa.
Capt. Rick Helberg described the scene as pretty chaotic inside the Bank of America near 71st Street and U.S. 169 yesterday afternoon.
Officers say a white male armed with a semi-automatic pistol walked into the bank about 2:30 p.m., fired a shot into the ceiling and demanded money from the teller. Officers say the robber lost some of the cash before running out the door.
Tahlequah, OK – Okla. tribe appeals freedmen decision
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The Cherokee Nation has appealed a decision voiding a constitutional amendment denying citizenship to non-Native American descendants of tribal members' former black slaves.
The tribe announced Tuesday that it would ask the Cherokee Nation Supreme Court to consider a Jan. 14 tribal district court ruling. That decision nullified a voter-approved amendment in 2007 requiring tribal citizens to have a Native American ancestor listed on the Dawes Roll.