Tulsa, OK – The City of Tulsa, Youth Services of Tulsa and other local and state officials, took part in the ceremonial ribbon cutting today at the new Tulsa Area Community Intervention Center (CIC), which is set to open Tuesday, June 1. Youth Services of Tulsa will manage the day to day operations of the center, which will be open 24-hours a day, 7 days a week, located at the former 911-Center, 6th and Denver.
Oklahoma City, OK – Gov. Brad Henry late Wednesday night vetoed abortion legislation that would have punished rape and incest victims who did not report the crimes against them within a specified time frame by denying them insurance coverage for an abortion.
Among other things, House Bill 3290 would have required these rape and incest victims to purchase special and separate abortion insurance before they were victimized in order to obtain an abortion covered by their health insurance policy.
Sand Springs, OK – The search is on for two juveniles who escaped from the L-E Rader Center at Sand Springs. The teens went missing just before 10 this morning. They are identified by the Department of Juvenile Affairs as 17-year-old William James and 15-year-old Dillon Herzfeld. Sand Springs Police is helping with the search.