Archive - Jun 18, 2013 - News Article
Wister fire department and law enforcement staffs are asking all area residents to come to the Guns â€˜N Hoses blood drive with Oklahoma Blood Institute from 1:30 to 6 p.m., Tuesday, June 25, in the high school band room.
To fuel a little healthy competition, donors will choose which department to support by donating on behalf of law enforcement or the fire department.
Donors will receive a voucher, redeemable for two tickets to the Tulsa Zoo and this yearâ€™s Guns â€˜N Hoses T-shirt.Â
Anyone who is healthy and 16 years of age can donate, and donations can be made every 56 days.
MIDWEST CITY, Okla. (AP) â€” Authorities say a police officer shot and killed a man who'd taken a toddler hostage at a Walmart Market in suburban Oklahoma City.
Midwest City Police Assistant Chief Sid Porter says the child wasn't harmed in the incident Monday afternoon. Police say Sammie Lamont Wallace took the 2-year-old girl out of her mother's shopping cart and held a knife to the child. Porter says the store was evacuated within minutes and police began negotiating with Wallace.
Porter says an officer opened fire after Wallace began "counting down" on the girl's life.
The annual Panama car show was a hit Saturday at the Panama Elementary Schools. More than 30 cars, trucks and motorcycles were on display as well as vendors and entertainment.
PDN photo by Kim Ross
TULSA, Okla. (AP) â€” The driver of one of two freight trains that collided in the Oklahoma Panhandle last year, killing three railroad workers, had complained that he couldn't distinguish between red and green signals, an investigator told the National Transportation Safety Board on Tuesday.
Dr. Mary Pat McKay was among several investigators presenting evidence to an NTSB panel in Washington charged with determining the cause of the June 24, 2012, crash near Goodwell.