Victory

Tulsa's Victory Church is drawing scrutiny for hosting a large, indoor concert with little mask-wearing this week, as COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations soar and the CDC and White House advise Oklahomans against gathering with those outside their immediate households.

"My reaction to seeing that stuff online is the same as I see it any time that I see folks that aren't taking this seriously," said Tulsa Mayor G.T. Bynum, asked about the incident at a Thursday press conference.

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Five Tulsa church employees accused of waiting more than two weeks to report the alleged rape of a 13-year-old girl make their plea in District Court.

Arraignment was held Wednesday morning for the Victory Christian Center employees who are charged with failure to report child abuse. Prosecutors filed the misdemeanor charges last week against John Daugherty, Charica Daugherty, Paul Willemstein, Anna George and Harold "Frank" Sullivan. All five entered a not guilty plea.