Trial Could Loom For Jail Dispute

The Judge Says His Order For Mediation Might Have Done Everyone A Disservice.

The dispute between the city and county over a new jail pact is headed to trial unless the two sides can resolve their differences by May 18, a judge said Thursday.

“If the parties were serious about coming to the table, it would have been resolved prior to the filing of the lawsuit,” Tulsa County District Judge Jefferson Sellers said during a status hearing.

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