Tulsa, OK – The parking facilities at Tulsa International Airport are now equipped with Oklahoma Turnpike Authority Pike Pass readers. If you have a credit-card backed Pike Pass account, you simply enter through a designated Pike Pass lane. Your Pike Pass account will be automatically billed when you exit. There is no need to pull a ticket or wait to pay at the exit.
The Airport Authority announced the service last week.
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma – Attorney defends trooper's actions
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) An attorney for a state trooper who pulled over an ambulance with a patient inside said the lawman had the legal right to make the traffic stop.
Gary James, attorney for trooper Daniel Martin, said at a news conference Monday that since the ambulance was not running with its emergency lights and sirens on, Martin was allowed to pull over the vehicle for failing to yield the right of way in a previous traffic incident.
Tulsa, OK – Mayor Kathy Taylor announced the Bank of America and the Walton Family Foundation have donated funding to benefit 18 community school after-school programs in at risk areas through the City of Tulsa's Mentoring to the Max initiative.
The grants total $40,000. The announcement was made by bank and Walton family spokesmen at the Alcott Elementary School in North Tulsa.
Alcott is one of the schools that will benefit from the grant.