Archive: 06/05/18: Tuesday
Nowata FD Questioning Why Ambulance Wasn't Dispatched To Injury Crash
Bad blood is boiling between emergency services in the City of Nowata and Nowata County. The Nowata fire chief is questioning why dispatchers called Bartlesville rather than Nowata to respond to an injury crash they could have gotten to in five minutes.
OK Republicans Praise SCOTUS Decision, LGBT Activists Look To Future
In the hours following the US Supreme Court narrowly sided in a favor of Christian bakery’s ability to turn away gay couples, several of Oklahoma’s members of Congress praised the decision, while one of the state’s most prominent LGBTQ rights groups appeared cautiously optimistic.
Guatemala's Volcano Wipes Out Entire Villages
A disaster is unfolding in Guatemala, where the Volcano of Fire has erupted, forcing nearby residents to run for their lives with no warning. Ash and mud hot enough to melt shoes has buried homes and people. Rescuers have pulled at least 10 people to safety. More than 62 people have been killed and the toll is expected to rise.