Del City, OK – Woman arrested after theft of ambulance
DEL CITY, Okla. (AP) The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says a woman looking for her ex-boyfriend stole an ambulance and led troopers on a 50-mile chase from Shawnee to Del City.
Troopers say 28-year-old Mindy Jones was at the hospital for a blood test after she was arrested following for driving under the influence and hit-and-run. Officers say she ran from the hospital and drove away in the ambulance about 2:30 a.m. Friday.
Those attending events at the Performing Arts Center this weekend may be affected by street closings for the PSO Parade of Lights on Saturday evening and the American Bikers Toy Run on Sunday afternoon. Patrons are advised to plan their route and arrival with possible delays in mind.
Tulsa, OK – More Budget Cuts are ahead for the city of Tulsa. Mayor Bartlett and Chief of Staff Terry Simmonson met with the Tulsa City Council yesterday afternoon to discuss the latest budget figures.
Mayor Bartlett has sent city department heads an email asking for additional budget cuts of two and four percent. The Mayor says the city has already cut into the muscle and more cuts will be painful.
Oklahoma City, OK – OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The closed Blue Ribbon Downs horse racing track in Sallisaw has been bought by the Cherokee Nation. The track was shut down two weeks ago by the Choctaw Nation and the Cherokees announced its purchase of the facility yesterday.