Headlines: Sheriff Faces Religious Lawsuit, Group Opposes SQ788 & OKC Offers $1.7M to Amazon

May 16, 2018

Headlines for Wednesday, May 16, 2018:

  • A Muslim woman is taking the Tulsa Sheriff to court. (Tulsa World)
  • A Tulsa Amber Alert comes to an end. (Tulsa World)
  • OKC Councilman faces accusations of embezzling at least $165,000 from charities. (NewsOK)
  • Opponents of medical marijuana form to challenge State Question 788 on June 26th. (Tulsa World)
  • Stress pushes DHS child welfare director to resign. (NewsOK)
  • Child abuse prevention groups are still reeling after cuts to the Health Department. (Journal Record)
  • Grand Jury hears from the former Commissioner of Health. (NewsOK)
  • The state is getting ready for a surge in smokers kicking the habit. (Journal Record)
  • Revenue collections jump nearly 25% from a year ago. (NewsOK)
  • Tourism officials say they need more money to get more visitors to the Sooner State. (Journal Record)
  • New director takes over at the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigations. (NewsOK)
  • Tulsa jail looks to make $800K after double and triple markup of commissary items. (Tulsa World)
  • Oklahoma City Firefighters want to crack down on deaths. (NewsOK)
  • SandRidge sells its downtown OKC building for nearly $11M. (NewsOK)
  • OKC approves $1.7M for Amazon. (Journal Record)