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'Live PD' to return to Oklahoma with highway patrol

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol is about to get a major closeup. A&E Network’s “Live PD” will begin filming March 29 with...

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R. Kelly case spotlights abuse of girls in the era of #MeToo

NEW YORK (AP) — The girls, a dozen of them 15 to 18 years old, file into a conference room in a downtown Brooklyn office...

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France bans some yellow vest protests in Paris after riots

PARIS (AP) — France's prime minister announced a ban Monday on yellow vest protests along the Champs-Elysees Avenue in Paris...

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Mourners pay tribute to New Zealand victims, await burials

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — Thousands of people paid tribute Sunday at makeshift memorials to the 50 people slain by a...

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Man in wig robs southwest Oklahoma City bank Monday afternoon

A man in a wig robbed a southwest Oklahoma City bank Monday afternoon, police reported. About 1:30 p.m., the Bank of the West,...

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Oklahoma baseball player hurt in Arkansas hit-and-run

MONTICELLO, Ark. (AP) — Authorities are investigating after a college baseball player was seriously injured after he was struck...

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Police investigate shooting death of Idabel man Friday in northeast Oklahoma City

Police have arrested a shooter and two other men in connection with the Friday night killing of an 18-year-old man in northeast...

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Woman arrested after ambulance stolen for Oklahoma City ride

A woman who stole an ambulance and took it on a ride in Oklahoma City was arrested early Saturday, police reported. The woman,...

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St. Patrick's Day weekend checkpoint reports arrests at NW 18 and N Classen Boulevard

A St. Patrick's Day weekend checkpoint netted a number of arrests at NW 18 Street and N Classen Boulevard, law officers...

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St. Patrick's Day celebrated in Stockyards City

Hundreds gathered Saturday on the streets of historic Stockyards City, where St. Patrick’s Day was celebrated a day early....

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Mysterious federal response in Lawton sparked by fears a chemical warfare agent had been made

LAWTON — The massive federal response to a Lawton apartment in late January and early February was triggered by fears a man...

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Juries hand down guilty verdicts for shooting suspects

Two Oklahoma County defendants were convicted of murder in jury trials this week. Jessica A. Madbull, 30, was found guilty...

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OKC man arrested Friday, accused of shooting cousin to death

A 44-year-old Oklahoma City man was arrested Friday, accused by police of shooting and killing his cousin in northeast Oklahoma...

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Pardon and Parole Board releases list of inmates to be released under new process

More than a half-dozen inmates granted release under the state’s new administrative parole process were convicted of crimes...

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OKC police searching for new suspect in Sunday shooting

Police are seeking to arrest a man suspected in a south Oklahoma City killing. Jose D. Marquez Becerra, 36, is wanted on a...

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Person shot, killed at NE OKC apartment complex Friday

A person was killed in a Friday shooting in northeast Oklahoma City, police said.

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49 killed at mosques in 'one of New Zealand's darkest days'

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — At least 49 people were shot to death at two mosques during midday prayers Friday — most if...

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OKC man arrested Friday, accused of shooting cousin to death

A 44-year-old Oklahoma City man was arrested Friday, accused by police of shooting and killing his cousin in northeast Oklahoma...

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T-shirt gun used to launch contraband into Oklahoma prison

SAYRE (AP) — An Oklahoma woman was arrested after authorities say she used a T-shirt gun to launch drugs, cellphones and other...

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Attorney: Officers justified in shooting knife-wielding man

MUSKOGEE, Okla. (AP) — Eight officers were justified in their use of deadly force when they opened fire on a knife-wielding man...

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New Zealand mosque shootings kill 49

Forty-nine people have been killed and at least 20 wounded in shootings at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand. Prime...

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Hallmark Channel cuts ties with Lori Loughlin amid college bribery scandal

The Hallmark Channel cut ties on Thursday with Lori Loughlin, a day after the star’s arrest in a college admissions...

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Edmond man arrested in wife's overdose death

EDMOND — A Mercy Clinic employee who told police, “I let my wife pass away,” is in custody on a murder complaint. Edmond police...

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Police investigate homicide of woman in Oklahoma City, no arrests made

The death of a woman in January from a gunshot wound is being investigated as a homicide, police reported. Brea Robinson, 24,...

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House suspends page program amid assault investigation

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma's speaker of the House says he's suspending a high school page program following an incident in...

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Oklahoma man sentenced to 15-25 years in Nebraska stabbing

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An Oklahoma man has been sentenced to 15 to 25 years in prison for paying his niece $200 and meth to cut...

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Midwest City police investigating alleged assault of legislative page

MIDWEST CITY (AP) — Police in Oklahoma are investigating after a teenage girl participating in the Oklahoma House of...

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Edmond shoplifting arrest involves more than $1,000

A Geronimo man was arrested for allegedly shoplifting $1,118.03 worth of merchandise from Academy Sports, located at 2501 S....

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Vandalism of Ruth Bader Ginsberg poster being investigated as hate crime

New York Police Department's hate crimes unit is investigating after a poster of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was...

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Johnson & Johnson shares slip after jury orders it to pay $29 million in latest talcum cancer trial

Johnson & Johnson shares were down nearly 2 percent in premarket trading Thursday after it was ordered by...

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OKC man charged with killing his nephew

A man is facing a charge of first-degree murder in the shooting of his nephew. Gerald Wayne Guinn, 68, is in custody at the...

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OKC man charged in second rape case

A man denounced as a “serial rapist” has been charged in a second sexual assault after DNA testing connected him to multiple...

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Oklahoma teen pleads guilty in teacher's death, other crimes

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma teenager charged with murder, rape and other felonies during a 2017 string of crimes has...

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OKC shooting suspect in custody

Oklahoma City police have arrested a suspect in last week’s shooting of a 23-year-old. Christopher Todd Cargle, 25, is in...

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Oklahoma City police investigate shooting death

Police are investigating a fatal Sunday night shooting in southwest Oklahoma City. Arnuflo McClallan, 30, was shot at 1919 SW 8...

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Man riding bike with gun on hip thought 'Constitutional Carry' was already in effect, gets trip to jail

Tulsa police arrested a man Monday evening who reportedly was wearing a mask, riding a bike and sporting a gun on his hip...

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TV stars and coaches charged in college bribery scheme

BOSTON (AP) — Fifty people, including Hollywood stars Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin, were charged Tuesday in a scheme in...

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Federal court moves to unseal documents in Jeffrey Epstein scandal

A federal court of appeals in New York on Monday took the first step in unsealing documentsthat could reveal evidence of...

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Texas woman, 33, dies after large rock thrown from overpass crashes through car’s windshield

A Texas woman died Saturday after someone reportedly threw a large rock from a railroad overpass, hitting the car’s...

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Oklahoma City man convicted of murder in death of patrolman during trooper collision

NORMAN — A jury convicted a man of first-degree felony murder in the death of an Oklahoma Highway Patrol lieutenant after two...

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Arrest made in Sunday shooting death in southwest Oklahoma City

Arrest made in Sunday shooting death Police have reported an arrest in the 20th homicide case of the year in Oklahoma City....

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Edmond suspect charged in double slaying

A 19 year old who confessed to shooting his parents was charged Monday with two counts of first-degree murder. Eli Walker was...

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OKC homebuilder sentenced to 2 years for wire fraud

An Oklahoma City custom homebuilder was sentenced Monday to two years in federal prison for defrauding clients in a $200,000...

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Man pleads guilty to fatal stabbing on tribal lands

A fatal stabbing on Native American lands resulted in a conviction Friday of involuntary manslaughter. Sage Atheakee Gomez, a...

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Police officer shoots 14-year-old boy Sunday in southeast Oklahoma City

A 14-year-old boy with a gun was shot by a police officer Sunday in southeast Oklahoma City, police reported. The boy suffered...

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Purcell Schools cancel classes Monday due to threats on social media

PURCELL -- Threats of violence at Purcell High School are under investigation by police, and the district has canceled classes...

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Arrest made in shooting death of man Sunday in southwest Oklahoma City

Police have made an arrest in the shooting death of a man Sunday in southwest Oklahoma City as a homicide, Lt. Dennis Layden...

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Edmond murder suspect 'acutely paranoid and delusional,' attorney says

EDMOND — The 19-year-old man accused of fatally shooting his parents is "acutely paranoid and delusional," his attorney said....

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26 women rescued at Seattle massage parlors in human trafficking bust

Seattle police said they rescued 26 women after a three-and-a-half-year human trafficking investigation into massage...

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SUV driver crashes into Lake Hefner Sunday morning in northwest Oklahoma City

The driver of a gray sport utility vehicle who crashed into Lake Hefner Sunday has been found safe, police report. The driver...

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Konawa Middle School student among three killed in Friday wreck

KONAWA — A small Oklahoma community is reeling after a middle school softball player was among those killed in a fiery wreck...

OU finances 'turning a corner,' Gallogly says

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NORMAN — Eight months into his tenure, University of Oklahoma President Jim Gallogly thinks the university’s finances are turning a corner. Once predicted to lose nearly $15 million this year, Gallogly announced at OU’s board of regents...

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NASA Administrator visits Oklahoma for robotics competition

NASA Administrator, and former Oklahoma congressman, Jim Bridenstine visited Oklahoma City on Saturday to encourage youth...

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Taylor Swift stalker arrested — again — for breaking into her NYC home

A Florida man, who recently got out of jail for stalking Taylor Swift in New York City, was arrested again for allegedly...

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Judge keeps opioid trial on track

NORMAN — Oklahoma’s fraud trial against opioid manufacturers remains on track to begin May 28 after a judge on Friday rejected...

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Ex-senator pleads guilty to Uber driver assault

A former state senator admitted Friday he made unwanted advances and lewd comments toward a female Uber driver during a ride in...

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21-year-old pleads guilty to shooting manslaughter

A defendant charged with murder in a fatal shooting pleaded guilty Friday to first-degree manslaughter. Hunter Ethan Todd, 21,...

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Oklahoma judge hospitalized after reported stabbing; police confirm domestic violence investigation

A police report obtained by the Tulsa World shows the report writer said he was instructed by a supervisor to "title this...

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FBI Most Wanted murder suspect arrested after over 4 years on the run

Maryland police officers responding to a call about a suspicious person ended up arresting one of the FBI's Top 10 Most...

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Police investigate shooting death in northwest Oklahoma City

Police are investigating the shooting death of a man Wednesday night in northwest Oklahoma City. Eric Lamont Washington Jr.,...

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Former Deer Creek teacher, coach pleads guilty to computer crimes

A former Deer Creek teacher and assistant basketball coach was sentenced to prison Wednesday following his arrest in a child...

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Judge directs every Oklahoma County jail inmate be checked after one was lost for almost eight months

For almost eight months, everyone agrees, Oklahoma County jail inmate Charles E. Lemons was lost in the criminal justice...

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Oklahoma appeals court upholds life sentence in gang slaying

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals has upheld the life prison sentence of a 42-year-old man convicted...

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French cardinal guilty of abuse cover-up

France's most senior Roman Catholic cleric, Cardinal Philippe Barbarin, has been handed a six-month suspended sentence for his...

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'Police didn't help me': Europe ignoring abuse of trafficked Vietnamese children

Thousands of children trafficked from Vietnam to the UK are being abused and exploited in transit through Europe...

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Oklahoma City woman arrested after baby tests positive for opioids

An Oklahoma City woman has been arrested on child endangerment and illegal drug complaints after her 9-month-old girl was...

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OKC insurance broker sued for fraud, unregistered sales

An Oklahoma City insurance broker is under legal scrutiny, accused of defrauding and “preying” upon senior citizens. The...

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Oklahoma man accused of choking police dog after chase

Rudolph Gorniak, 27, faces charges of cruelty and interfering with a police dog as well as charges related to drugs police...

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Border at ‘Breaking Point’ as More than 76,000 Migrants Cross in a Month

The number of migrant families crossing the southwest border has once again broken records, with unauthorized entries nearly...

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Jury gives life without parole for OKC murder conviction

A jury found an Oklahoma City man guilty of shooting a victim more than a dozen times. Darris Antonio Brooks, 34, was convicted...

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FBI investigating Tuesday bank robbery in Oklahoma City

FBI agents are looking for a bank robber who stole an undisclosed amount of money Tuesday morning from a Stockyards City...

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Edmond suspect said he killed parents after argument over Satanism

EDMOND — A 19-year-old man “believed he did the right thing” in fatally shooting his parents on Monday at their home, police...

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Muskogee police investigating fatal officer-involved shooting

MUSKOGEE — Authorities are investigating an officer-involved shooting on Tuesday afternoon.

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Police searching for skateboarders accused of nearly $2,000 in damage

Oklahoma City police are searching for several skateboarders accused of causing nearly $2,000 in damage to a fountain at the...

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Man arrested after wife apparently strangled at home east of downtown Tulsa

Tulsa police arrested a man on a murder charge Monday night after he apparently strangled his wife. Police Sgt. Brandon Watkins...

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Explosive packages found at Heathrow, Waterloo and London City Airport

Counter-terror police are investigating three packages containing explosives found at Heathrow Airport, London City Airport and...

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Edmond police investigate double homicide of man and woman, son taken into custody

EDMOND — A 19-year-old man has been arrested in the double homicide of his parents early Monday, police Sgt. James Hamm said....

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Former Putnam City Schools employee arrested on complaints involving child

BETHANY — A former Putnam City Schools employee who worked at an elementary school has been arrested on complaints of lewd acts...

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Police investigate report of Oklahoma mayor being beaten

ACHILLE, Okla. (AP) — Police are investigating after the mayor of a small Oklahoma town says an attacker knocked him...

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Man charged in Oklahoma state trooper's death stands trial

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma City man is standing trial accused in the death of an Oklahoma Highway Patrol trooper. The...

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Redbird fire trucks stolen, efforts to repair, replace them underway

REDBIRD -- The small fire department in rural Wagoner County had two fire trucks for local emergencies, a red one and a white...

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Released early, Oklahoma octogenarian headed back to prison after new sex offense

Repeat sex offender Bobby Otto Powers is headed back to prison, almost nine years after being released early because...

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Mardi Gras celebrated at Myriad Botanical Gardens Saturday

Mardi Gras came early for children at Myriad Botanical Gardens on Saturday. Children ages 3 to 10 celebrated Mardi Gras on...

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Fingerprints of prisoners past being preserved at Oklahoma History Center

For the past two years, volunteers at the Oklahoma History Center have been sorting through aging records of former prisoners...

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Dr. Seuss Day celebrated Saturday

The Lorax, Cat in the Hat and other Dr. Seuss characters were on display Saturday at Myriad Botanical Gardens during Dr. Seuss...

Oklahoma attorney general seeks receiver for OETA Foundation

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The state attorney general is asking an Oklahoma County judge to appoint a receiver to take control at the OETA Foundation. OETA joined in the request Friday, saying its very future as the state's public television source is at stake. The...

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Cleveland County launches effort to reduce number of mentally ill inmates in jail

NORMAN — The Cleveland County sheriff's office is launching an effort that county officials hope will keep people with mental...

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Trump taps former state lawmaker for U.S. attorney post

President Donald Trump on Friday nominated Timothy J. Downing, a former state legislator and assistant attorney general, to be...

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18-year-old jailed in OKC shooting death

Oklahoma City police arrested an 18-year-old man Friday morning in a fatal shooting. Dayquan Larryon Gray, of Oklahoma City,...

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Man, three women killed in Oklahoma City wreck

A man and three women died early Friday after a pickup driven on the wrong side of the highway collided head-on into a car, the...

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Oklahoma County court resolves fatal shooting cases

Three murder trials were completed in Oklahoma County District Court this week. A jury found Christina Louise Smith, 33, not...

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OKC police chief denounces constitutional carry law

The leader of the state’s largest police department on Friday denounced the new "constitutional carry” law as a step in the...

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Betty Shelby will not face prosecution on alleged civil rights violations in death of Terence Crutcher, U.S. attorney says

The U.S. Department of Justice on Friday announced it did not find sufficient evidence to prosecute former Tulsa Police Officer...

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Fraternity allegedly under investigation for hazing

A former pledge of UNT’s Alpha Tau Omega fraternity said the chapter is being reviewed by the Dean of Students Office for...

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US puts $1.41 million bounty on Osama bin Laden's son

The United States Government has announced it is offering a $US1 million ($1.41 million) reward for information that helps...

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Man pleads guilty to 2017 murder of OKC transgender woman

A Norman man has pleaded guilty to killing a transgender woman in Oklahoma City. Brandon Michael Tyson, 32, pleaded guilty last...

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Appeal of firearm convictions denied for Shannon Kepler, ex-Tulsa police officer in prison for manslaughter

The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals on Thursday unanimously affirmed a former Tulsa police officer’s convictions for...

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Stitt signs permitless carry bill

Just hours after final legislative approval was granted, Gov. Kevin Stitt signed a bill Wednesday that will allow Oklahoma...

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OKC neurologist pleads guilty to rape, sexual battery

An Oklahoma City neurologist has pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting four women. Kersi Bharucha, 62, admitted to...

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Warr Acres day care under investigation in baby's death

WARR ACRES — A 6-month-old boy who was taken from a day care and hospitalized last week has died and police are investigating....

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Former Sooner running back Roy Finch faces kidnapping charge that could derail CFL return

Despite a highly publicized arrest last April, former Sooner running back Roy Finch had hoped for a return to the Canadian...

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Oklahoma City officer on paid leave after firing gun Wednesday

An Oklahoma City police officer is on paid administrative leave after firing his gun at a man who fled from police Wednesday...

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OKC police report large fentanyl bust

A traffic stop earlier this month in Oklahoma City led to one of the largest seizures of fentanyl in the state, police said.

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Social media hero who bought $500 of Girl Scout cookies arrested by the DEA

The man who was lauded as a hero across the country for buying hundreds of dollars of girl scout cookies to let a group of...

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Stitt appoints reform advocates to parole board

Gov. Kevin Stitt announced three appointments to the state’s Pardon and Parole Board on Tuesday that he said will bring a...

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Medical examiner rules inmate strangled to death in Oklahoma prison cell

The Office of the State Medical Examiner says a Midwest City man convicted of murder in the 1997 disappearance of his...

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Oklahoma House committee advances bill to make State Question 780 retroactive

A bill that would affect the criminal sentences of hundreds of people convicted of nonviolent offenses in Oklahoma easily...

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FBI insider trading probe results in criminal charge in Oklahoma City federal court

The FBI has been conducting an insider trading investigation of the former chairman of Marathon Oil Corp., The Oklahoman has...

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OKC doctor accused of rape agrees to stop practicing medicine

An Oklahoma City gynecologist agreed to end his medical practice in exchange for having rape and sexual battery charges against...

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Woman in critical condition after being stabbed in NW OKC Tuesday

A woman underwent emergency surgery Tuesday afternoon after she was stabbed multiple times in northwest Oklahoma City, police...

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Claremore man gets 30-year sentence for sexual exploitation of a child

U.S. District Judge John Dowdell sentenced Zachary Newberry, 25, to 30 years in prison, the U.S. Attorney’s Office of the...

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Mother, daughter charged with slaying five family members in Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG, Pa. (Reuters) - Pennsylvania officials on Tuesday charged a 45-year-old woman and her daughter with murdering five...

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Police: Michigan gay-rights activist set fire to own home in fabricated hate crime

When Nikki Joly's Jackson home burned down in 2017, some believed the fire was a hate crime against the...

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Jury convicts Sayre man in OKC bomb plot

A federal jury on Monday convicted a Sayre man of trying to blow up a building in downtown Oklahoma City, rejecting his claim...

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Patriots owner formally charged with soliciting prostitution

Patriots owner formally charged with soliciting prostitution New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft visited a Florida massage...

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Man shot and killed in OKC

A man was shot and killed Sunday during an argument in southwest Oklahoma City, and officers arrested the suspected shooter,...

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Lindsay Schools dismissed Monday due to threat

LINDSAY —A bomb threat was found on a boys' restroom wall Monday, and all classes at Lindsay Schools were dismissed early,...

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Prosecution rests in Oklahoma City federal bomb plot trial

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Prosecutors have rested their case in the federal trial of a man accused of trying to detonate what he...

Dueling developments proposed

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A prominent triangular-shaped block that previously was envisioned for a new Greater Oklahoma Chamber headquarters and then a 17-story residential tower is once again being bid on by two competing developers pitching very different visions. The...

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California man who spent 39 years in prison gets $21 million for wrongful conviction

A California man who was wrongfully convicted for killing an ex-girlfriend and her son four decades ago has reached a $21...

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Oklahoman Court of Criminal Appeals upholds conviction of woman who met victim on the Internet

Heartbroken after his wife's death, widower Michael Ray Beach looked for love again on the internet. He found Kathryn Lynn...

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Spencer woman gets 25 years in murder case

A Spencer woman has pleaded guilty to killing a man during a failed drug deal. Shakevia Laprecious Jones, 20, was sentenced on...

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Oklahoma City Archdiocese to delay clergy abuse disclosure

The Archdiocese of Oklahoma City is delaying its release of names of priests credibly accused of sexually abusing children. The...

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Putnam City student arrested after handgun found Friday

A Putnam City High School student was arrested Friday after a handgun was found at the school.

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As fallout over pedophilia content on YouTube continues, AT&T and Hasbro pull all advertisements

AT&T and Hasbro are the latest companies to pull its ads from Google’s YouTube following reports...

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Prosecutors target Aryan prison gang

TULSA — Five inmates named in a federal racketeering indictment that was unsealed this week are already serving life sentences...

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Man dies after Wednesday shooting in NE OKC

A 19-year-old man died Thursday after being shot in northeast Oklahoma City Wednesday afternoon, police reported.

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18 members of Oklahoma white supremacist prison gang indicted

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Eighteen members of a white supremacist prison gang have been charged with racketeering, drug conspiracy...

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Utah woman jailed on illegal marijuana trafficking, meth possession complaints in Canadian County

EL RENO — A Utah woman has been jailed on illegal marijuana trafficking and methamphetamine possession complaints after...

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Johnson & Johnson receives federal subpoenas related to baby powder litigation

Johnson & Johnson said Wednesday it has received subpoenas from the U.S. Justice Department and the Securities and Exchange...

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Grand Canyon investigates possible radiation exposure; open bucket of uranium "most concerning," expert says

Flagstaff, Ariz. -- Grand Canyon National Park officials say they are investigating whether anyone was exposed to...

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'Excessive fines' ban applies to states, Supreme Court says

WASHINGTON — Tyson Timbs admitted he'd sold drugs, and he accepted his sentence without a fight. What he wouldn't quietly...

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Police investigating Wednesday shootings in NE OKC

A person was hospitalized Wednesday after being shot in northeast Oklahoma City, police said.

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Community, law enforcement to meet during 'Let's Talk' event Saturday

The Cleveland County sheriff’s office and the Police and Community Trust Initiative (PACT) will host a community forum for...

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Oklahoma pastors welcome Southern Baptist president's 'call to action'

A set of proposed reforms designed to combat sexual abuse in the Southern Baptist Convention was affirmed Tuesday by several...

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Volunteer coach charged with six rape counts

A volunteer wrestling coach has been charged with six counts of rape from a reported sexual relationship with a 15-year-old...

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Southern Baptists issue calls to action in wake of abuse scandal

Southern Baptist Convention President J.D. Greear outlined 10 "calls to action" for Southern Baptists. He recommended that...

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3 plead guilty in fatal OKC drive-by shooting

Three men have pleaded guilty to participating in a drive-by shooting that killed a 23-year-old Oklahoma City man. Steven...

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Chinese 'Ivory Queen' Yang Fenglan jailed in Tanzania

Tanzania has sentenced Yang Fenglan, a Chinese businesswoman nicknamed the "Ivory Queen", to 15 years in jail for smuggling...

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Man punches his lawyer in the face after being sentenced to 45 years in prison

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- A Warrensville Heights man shocked a courtroom full of spectators Tuesday when he sucker-punched his own...

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California rapper killed in car was shot by police about 25 times, lawyer says

A young California man fatally shot by police after they found him unresponsive in his car with a gun in his lap was...

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Burglar crashes car into Oklahoma adult novelty store

Police in Tulsa are searching for a man who crashed his car into the glass doors of an adult novelty shop, then ran inside and...

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Second man sentenced in 2016 double homicide

Two men now have been sentenced in connection to a 2016 double shooting in Oklahoma City. Vincent Edward Byrd, 53, was...

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Deadly OKC homeless camp stabbing case dismissed

Prosecutors have dismissed a murder case involving a transient accused in a 2017 fatal stabbing at an Oklahoma City homeless...

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Father spinning gun on finger accidentally shoots self at daughter's birthday party

HUMBLE, Texas - Deputies said a father accidentally shot himself at his daughter's 16th birthday party...

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Police identify man killed in shooting early Sunday in northwest Oklahoma City

A man is dead after an early-morning shooting in northwest Oklahoma City, police report. Police received a report of a shooting...

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Inmate saves baby from locked SUV using his car theft skills

A group of deputies and some unlikely good Samaritans rushed to help save a 1-year-old locked in an SUV in New Port Richey,...

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Man accused of pulling gun on couple wearing MAGA hats

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – A Tennessee man is charged with first-degree wanton endangerment after witnesses told police he pulled a...

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OKC bomb plot trial continues

A Sayre man with a history of schizophrenia either plotted to bomb downtown Oklahoma City, or was induced into doing so by the...

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Auditors to prosecutors: Hire collection agency to recover unpaid fees from offenders

Oklahoma district attorneys have more than $56 million in uncollected fees on their books and are being advised they should...

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At least one person wounded in south Tulsa shooting

At least one person was wounded in a shooting outside a south Tulsa apartment complex Saturday evening, Tulsa police said....

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Woman dead, four firefighters injured in house fire

A woman died and five people, including four Oklahoma City firefighters, were injured from a Friday morning house fire. Fire...

Wiggle Out Loud school initiative challenges students to be active

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Students at Edwards Elementary School were the first to participate in the Wiggle Out Loud Schools Program, a new physical activity challenge led by The Children's Hospital Volunteers charity and funded by a grant from Kohl's Cares. "I'm glad...

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Trooper pleads not guilty in bribery case

Oklahoma Highway Patrol Capt. Troy D. German pleaded not guilty on Friday to charges that he attempted to extort the...

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Workers comp claim filed by jail worker investigated

The Oklahoma County sheriff’s office is conducting an investigation of worker’s compensation fraud into Denielle Robertson, an...

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OKC police release name of Thursday homicide victim

Oklahoma City police have identified the victim in a fatal Thursday stabbing as 26-year-old Ashley McGough. Police found...

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Arrest made in 2015 OKC homicide

A 33-year-old Custer City man was arrested Thursday, accused in the 2015 shooting death of a woman at a southeast Oklahoma City...

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OKC police release name of woman stabbed to death Thursday

A 26-year-old woman was fatally stabbed during an altercation in southwest Oklahoma City on Thursday, police said.

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Oklahoma man charged in hit-and-run death of 2-year-old son

SHAWNEE, Okla. (AP) — A 41-year-old man has been charged with second-degree murder in the 2015 hit-and-run death of his...

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Stolen gun, pickup lead to arrests in 2013 cold case

The recovery of a stolen gun and a stolen pickup were central to cracking a nearly six-year-old murder in far northwest...

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Former Harrah principal agrees not to teach again

A former Harrah principal has agreed never to teach again after pleading guilty to child abuse. Douglas Parker, 58, pleaded...

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Highway patrol captain indicted in blackmail case

An Oklahoma Highway Patrol captain has been indicted by the multi-county grand jury on a charge of blackmail. Capt. Troy D....

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Deadly blue 'Mexican oxy' pills take toll on US Southwest

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Aaron Francisco Chavez swallowed at least one of the sky blue pills at a Halloween party before falling...

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OKC police investigating Thursday afternoon homicide

A fight between two women turned deadly Thursday afternoon, police said.

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Infowars’ Alex Jones ordered to undergo sworn deposition in Sandy Hook case

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut judge has ruled that Infowars host Alex Jones must undergo a sworn deposition in the...

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The stolen Equifax data has never been found, and experts suspect a spy scheme

On Sept. 7, 2017, the world heard an alarming announcement from credit ratings giant Equifax: In a brazen cyberattack,...

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California city charging $3,000 deposit to mother seeking records after son killed by police

ANAHEIM, Calif. (KTVU) - Theresa Smith has been trying to unseal all the records into her son's death for the last decade....

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Police make second arrest in Okahoma City shooting death

A second arrest has been made in the Monday night shooting death of a man in northwest Oklahoma City, police reported. Matt...

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Man dead in southwest Oklahoma City homicide Wednesday

A man was found dead Wednesday in a southwest Oklahoma City homicide, police reported. Police were called to a home at 3028 S...

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Man sentenced to prison time for second-degree rape of 14-year-old girl in Broken Arrow

Keltner was sentenced to 15 years in prison; 10 of those years were suspended. He is subject to the sex offender registry upon...

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OKC bomb plot trial opens

Jurors in an Oklahoma City bomb plot trial were told Tuesday that a Sayre man expected civil war and was inspired by a violent...

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Porch pirate steals boy's rare cancer medication

A porch pirate was caught on camera stealing a package from a Nevada family — and what was inside the box made the theft...

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Six California police officers fire shots at rapper asleep in car, killing him

California police officers fatally shot a 20-year-old rapper who was sleeping in his car outside a Taco Bell, authorities...

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Aggravated assaults on the rise, OKC police chief says

Police Chief Bill Citty reviewed crime statistics for the city council.

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Jury selection to begin in Oklahoma City bomb plot trial

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A man charged with trying to detonate what he thought was a 1,000-pound (450-kilogram) bomb outside an...

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Del City releases name of man killed by police officer, say he was shot in back

DEL CITY — An alleged shoplifter who shot a security guard had a fully-loaded magazine of ammunition on him when he was shot in...

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10 Oklahoma men listed in database of Baptist sex abusers

Ten men with connections to Oklahoma Southern Baptist churches or their affiliates, are included in a database of Southern...

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Michelle Carter, convicted in texting suicide case, is headed to jail

Michelle Carter, who as a teenager sent texts urging her then-boyfriend to commit suicide, is heading to jail for 15 months, a...

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The Last Mile launches coding class for inmates

McLOUD — Eighteen women clad in orange jumpsuits, each serving their time at Oklahoma’s medium-security prison in McLoud, sat...

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OKC man charged with embezzling nearly $280,000 from former company

A former branch manager for an Oklahoma City food service supplier has been charged with five felony counts of embezzlement...

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Teen Gets 35+ Years for Killing Dad in Front of 2-Year-Old

The 18-year-old gunman who shot a beloved Philadelphia community activist in the head during an attempted carjacking will serve...

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Suspected shoplifter killed by Del City police officer

DEL CITY — A police officer killed an armed man who shot the officer and a security guard at a Walmart. Police responded...

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Coalition wants standard definition of possession with intent to distribute

A bipartisan coalition of community leaders wants lawmakers to specifically define the crime of drug possession with intent to...

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Baby-faced woman was "gangsta enough" for murderer on the lam

Some time after escaping from the Payne County jail by posing as his cellmate, convicted murderer Patrick Marteaz Walker met up...

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Third arrest made in connection to 2013 Boise City slaying

A 33-year-old man was arrested in Colorado in connection to the 2013 fatal shooting of an Alva man outside a Boise City...

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Tip from TV show leads to Oklahoma suspect

A tip from a person watching a television show in Mexico was key to the Wednesday arrest of a man accused of killing a former...

Stitt achieves power boost early in his term

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Just nine weeks into his first term, Gov. Kevin Stitt achieved his central policy objective, becoming the most powerful governor in modern state history after the Republican-controlled Legislature gave him indirect control over five state...

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Fired Oklahoma worker admitted taking funds seized by troopers

A longtime employee at the Oklahoma Department of Public Safety admitted she took funds seized during traffic stops for...

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While Stitt seeks more funding for parole board, his appointments could have more impact

Gov. Kevin Stitt wants more funding for the Pardon and Parole Board to expedite requests from offenders. But a more crucial...

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Tulsa woman signs for $2 million worth of fentanyl in package delivery drug bust

Nabrai Lyntrel Lyons, 24, of Tulsa, allegedly received a package shipped from Mexico that contained 22 grams of fentanyl, a...

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Oklahoma school principal accused of child sexual abuse

An Oklahoma middle school principal has been charged with child abuse and rape after a relative told police he abused her years...

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Former TEEMCO CEO sentenced for payroll tax violations

The former president and CEO of an Oklahoma City environmental sales and consulting company was sentenced Thursday to five...

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OKC woman sentenced to 10 years in overdose death

An Oklahoma City woman has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for second-degree murder in a 2017 overdose death. Brenda June...

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Boy's death officially ruled homicide

The death of a 3-year-old boy was officially ruled a homicide Thursday by the state medical examiner. Elias Daye, whose last...

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Police investigate shooting death

A man wounded by gunfire early Saturday has died, and police are investigating his death in Oklahoma City as a homicide....

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Police arrest man in shooting death

Police on Wednesday arrested Kenyatta Donnell Tucker in connection with a shooting death in southwest Oklahoma City. Tucker,...

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U.S. seizes record 3,800 pounds of meth intended for Australia

LOS ANGELES — Six people were arrested in Australia on Thursday and Friday after U.S. investigators intercepted almost two tons...

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Village man charged with desecrating father's corpse, collecting checks

For months, a man from The Village lived with his father’s corpse and collected his retirement and Social Security checks,...

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OSBI cold case agents make first arrests

In the first success for its new cold case unit, the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation has made two arrests in a 2013...

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Bezos says Enquirer threatened to publish revealing pics

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos said Thursday he was the target of "extortion and blackmail" by the publisher of the...

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US marshals arrest Oklahoma 'Most Wanted' fugitive in Mexico

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A man accused of fatally stabbing his ex-wife 41 times in Oklahoma and who was among the U.S. Marshal's...

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Norman man accused of embezzling more than $100,000 from company

A Norman man has been charged with three counts of felony embezzlement for allegedly stealing high-grade aluminum from his...

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OKC toddler covered in bruises before death

A 3-year-old boy who police say suffered abuse before he died Monday night was covered in bruises when he was taken to an...

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Financial watchdog plans to scrap payday lending rules

New York — The nation's federal financial watchdog said Wednesday that it plans to abolish most of its critical consumer...

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Jury convicts man of cheating Chesapeake Energy out of $4.3 million

The former president of a now-defunct well servicing company was found guilty Tuesday of cheating Chesapeake Energy out of more...

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Father arrested in death of toddler

Almost every day, Roy Flud walks by the house where 3-year-old Elias Mendoza often stood in the front yard holding up an...

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Nearly 65% of prisoners at women's jail 'show signs of brain injury'

Nearly 65% of prisoners at a women’s jail may have suffered traumatic brain injuries at some point in their lives, a study has...

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Bid to raise Hawaii smoking age to 100

Hawaii could raise the legal smoking age to 100, effectively banning cigarettes for the vast majority of people in the state....

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College student finds man hiding in her closet wearing her clothes

A North Carolina man was arrested after a college student came home to her off-campus apartment to find him hiding in her...

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Jury convicts woman in Tecumseh police officer’s death

SHAWNEE — A Pottawatomie County jury returned a guilty verdict Friday for a woman on trial for second-degree murder in the...

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Video aids recapture of MMA fighter suspected in killings

DALLAS (AP) — An MMA fighter suspected in two killings who escaped from a prison van that stopped at a Texas...

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4-year-old boy shoots pregnant mom in the face in Seattle

A four-year-old boy shot his pregnant mother in the face in Seattle on Saturday after finding a gun under a mattress,...

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MMA fighter suspected of killing pair found buried in Oklahoma captured after escape

CONROE, Texas (AP) — An MMA fighter suspected of killing two people, including an ex-girlfriend, escaped Sunday from a prisoner...

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What does one do with 285 chickens? OKC considering options after confiscating birds

Chickens found while authorities searched for man suspected in drive-by shooting case

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What to expect from lawmakers during the 2019 session

Legislators have four months to pass a budget and address key issues, and committee chairman have already narrowed their focus.

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Criminal justice reform coalition announces legislative agenda

Oklahomans for Criminal Justice Reform announced proposals aimed at reducing Oklahoma's prison population.

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Oklahoma business briefs for Feb. 2, 2019

Oklahoma business briefs for Feb. 2, 2019

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OKC police investigating Friday morning homicide

A man’s death in southeast Oklahoma City is being investigated as a homicide.

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OKC woman charged with manslaughter in January shooting

A 36-year-old Oklahoma City woman who admitted to shooting a man who had been staying with her in January was charged with...

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Ex-senator ordered to pay restitution for sex crime

Former state Sen. Ralph Shortey is serving a 15-year sentence in federal prison for child sex trafficking. A judge on Thursday...

City council delays vote on First Christian Church designation

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Representatives of First Christian Church promised Tuesday they have no plans to tear down the architectural landmark and do not have any pending deals with buyers that could lead to demolition in the immediate future. Those promises by church...

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Thieves steal ministry items aimed at helping homeless

Thieves stole a trailer full of items that a metro ministry used to feed the homeless. Now, Skyline Urban Ministry is asking...

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Catholic Church in Texas Names Nearly 300 Priests Accused of Sex Abuse

The Roman Catholic Church in Texas on Thursday released the names of almost 300 priests who it said had been credibly accused...

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OKC police release details in shooting of escapee

Police released the name of an escaped inmate who was shot and wounded by an officer Wednesday night in Oklahoma City.

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Man arrested in Oklahoma City’s latest homicide

A 31-year-old man was arrested Tuesday, accused in the Sunday killing of a man in southwest Oklahoma City.

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Police report officer-involved shooting Wednesday evening

Police report an officer-involved shooting Wednesday evening near NW 10 and Linn Ave. 

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Lawsuit filed over Oklahoma County jail death

The son of a man who died in the Oklahoma County jail from blunt force trauma is suing the county and a contractor.

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Roger Stone wanted WikiLeaks dump to distract from 'Access Hollywood' tape, Mueller witness says

The revelation in The Washington Post of a tape of Donald Trump bragging about sexually assaulting women landed just after 4...

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OKC man sentenced to 30 years in child pornography case

Child pornographer receives maximum sentence allowed by law.

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FBI Finds No Motive In Las Vegas Shooting, Closes Investigation

More than a year after the FBI began its investigation, the agency has completed an analysis of the man behind the Oct. 1,...

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Drunk WestJet passenger who caused plane to reroute ordered to pay $21,000 for the fuel

The U.K. man whose "absolutely disgusting" drunken behaviour caused a WestJet flight to turn around and land back in Calgary...

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Prosecutors dismiss double-homicide case against man nicknamed 'Bad News'

Double murder case from 2016 still unsolved as Oklahoma County drop charges pending further investigation.

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Prosecutor: Oklahoma 17-year-old charged with killing Broken Arrow teacher, raping elderly woman will not get plea offer before trial

A prosecutor on Tuesday said a Tulsa 17-year-old accused of first-degree murder and more than 20 other crimes will not receive...

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Accused child rapist released twice, arrested again on rape charges

TAOS, N.M. - A man accused of raping three children is expected in court today. 29-year-old Raymond Hernandez was arrested by...

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Pregnant Lyft driver brutally stabbed to death by passenger, unborn child dies: cops

A Lyft rider in suburban Phoenix brutally stabbed his pregnant driver multiple times, killing her and her...

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Florida man wired $200,000 to Bulgarian 'cam girl' before killing family, deputies say

SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. - Prior to gunning down his parents and brother in their Chuluota home, the man accused of...

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Man found dead in southwest Oklahoma City home

Police are investigating the death of a man found dead in southwest Oklahoma City.

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Sen. Daylin Leach sues woman accusing him of sexual assault, and two #metoo activists

HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania Sen. Daylin Leach on Monday sued a woman who has accused him of luring her into performing oral sex...

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Former legislator agrees to pay $31,000 to settle Ethics Commission lawsuit

Former Rep. Gus Blackwell was accused in both a lawsuit and a criminal case of wrongdoing involving campaign funds.

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Executions by gas stalled indefinitely while state seeks willing seller of device

As the number mounts of inmates eligible for execution, Corrections Department Director Joe Allbaugh says he can't find a...

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Oklahoma County jail has decades-long history of problems

Almost since the day it opened, the Oklahoma County jail has been a constant source of problems. Walls leak. Toilets back up....

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12-year-old boy charged with 24-year-old boxer's murder

UVALDE, Texas -- A 12-year-old boy has been charged with capital murder in the shooting death of a 24-year-old professional...

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'El Chapo' buried enemy alive - witness

Mexican drug kingpin Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán personally tortured and murdered his rivals, his former bodyguard has said at a...

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Bryan Singer Hit With Fresh Allegations of Sex With Underage Boys

UPDATED: Bryan Singer, the director of “Bohemian Rhapsody,” has responded to new allegations published in the Atlantic on...

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Woman dies after assault at Oklahoma City nursing center

A 69-year-old woman died of a head injury suffered in an assault at an Oklahoma City nursing center, police reported.

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Boy, 10, dies of suicide; mom says he was bullied

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- A Kentucky mother reeling from her 10-year-old son's death says Louisville's school district must do more to...

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OKC police use Taser on naked inmate Wednesday night

A man suffering from an "adverse reaction" became unruly at the Carver Transitional Center Wednesday night, where police were...

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Man in custody after reportedly pointing gun at hospital security guard

A man was taken into custody at OU Medical Center Wednesday night after police reported he pointed a handgun at a security...

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Man charged with allegedly using hammer to beat opossum in OKC

Man charged with misdemeanor for beating opossum, which is recovering from skull fractures.

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SCOTUS won't hear case on racial bias in Oklahoma's death penalty

Two Death Row inmates claimed that a study of racial bias in Oklahoma's executions should lead to high court review.

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Second-degree murder charges filed in death of McLoud teen

Two teens could face 10 years to life for allegedly killing Kaylen Thomas.

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Midwest City police investigate homicide

Police in Midwest City reported a man was shot and killed on Monday night.

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3 students leave WVU, 15 others punished, regarding frat member’s hospitalization

West Virginia University announced Tuesday that three unnamed students “have agreed to permanent separation” from the school...

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Journalist fired after wishing death on Covington Catholic HS students, parents: report

A freelance Vulture journalist was fired from his main job at digital company INE Entertainment after wishing death for...

Metro nonprofit raising funds for shelter to serve sex trafficking victims

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A metro nonprofit that serves victims of human trafficking has launched a fundraising campaign to open a 24-hour shelter for those abused by the sex trade. The state-certified Dragonfly Home is looking to raise $350,000 to purchase a property...

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Three Moore schools on lockdown as police search for home invasion suspect

Northmoor and Winding Creek elementary schools, as well as Moore High School are still on lockdown while Moore police search...

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Singer Chris Brown detained in Paris on suspicion of rape

American singer Chris Brown has been detained in Paris on suspicion of rape, police in the French capital told news agencies on...

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Covington Catholic, school at center of D.C. march video, facing threats and protesters

When students return to Covington Catholic High School on Tuesday, they will be greeted by police and protesters. The...

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Cristiano Ronaldo accepts fine and two-year suspended jail term for tax evasion

Cristiano Ronaldo has accepted a £17m fine and a suspended two-year jail sentence following allegations of tax evasion in...

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Tech writer suggests '10 Year Challenge' may be collecting data for facial recognition algorithm

As innocuous as it may seem, the viral “10 Year Challenge” flooding social media feeds everywhere may have been created to...

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New charges filed in Oklahoma teen's shooting death

McLOUD, Okla. (AP) — New charges have been filed in the shooting death of an Oklahoma high school sophomore that authorities...

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Mother of jail inmate who died questions why daughter wasn't in mental health ward

The mother of a woman who died in the Oklahoma County jail this month says jail officials should have known her daughter was a...

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OKC man sentenced in 2017 parking lot shooting death

In plea deal, 26-year-old man admits to shooting a vehicle "in a reckless manner."

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Supportive housing project aims to help vulnerable young adults

Groups hope to establish model for helping teens transition from juvenile and foster care.

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Legislation filed to address handling of rape kits in Oklahoma

Sen. Kay Floyd, D-Oklahoma City, filed three pieces of legislation aimed at improving the state's response to sexual assault...

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Attorney accused of solicitation advised Tulsa sex workers and prostitution ring leaders, search warrant reveals

Winston Connor II, a Delaware County attorney, was accused of using his legal expertise to further the operation of a...

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Police officer shoots, kills pit bull

Pit bull terrier killed by police officer had attacked owners before.

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Stitt puts hold on public safety pick

Attorney General Mike Hunter puts his top agent on investigation of corruption allegations at the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.

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Domestic violence claims fewer homicide victims in 2017, report shows

Number of people killed in domestic violence incidents was down in Oklahoma in 2017 but there's no clear reason.

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Lawmakers seek to make State Question 780 retroactive

Two Oklahoma City lawmakers from separate parties filed legislation Thursday that would make State Question 780 retroactive.

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Four Audi employees indicted in Detroit in expanded Dieselgate case

For Volkswagen, Dieselgate just won't end. On Thursday, four employees of the VW-owned Audi brand were indicted by a...

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Bodies discovered in Oklahoma identified as Texas residents

OKEMAH, Okla. (AP) — Authorities say two bodies found this week in shallow graves in rural Oklahoma have been positively...

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Perry school district must pay $3.5 million in sexual predator case

"There was no doubt that these children were molested and (the school district) admitted it," said attorney Cameron Spradling.

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Fugitive leaves 'I'm not here' note on mattress, gets caught hiding in dresser, deputies say

A Florida fugitive wrote a note on a mattress for Flagler County deputies, stating that he was aware of the warrant out...

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Jailed model who claimed she has dirt on Russian oligarch speaks out

An imprisoned model from Belarus who claimed last year she had evidence of Russian involvement in helping elect...

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FBI investigates Tuesday bank robbery in Edmond

The FBI is investigating a bank robbery in Edmond.

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Oklahoma mom not celebrating death of daughter's convicted killer

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma woman whose 8-year-old daughter disappeared more than 20 years ago and is presumed dead said...

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El Chapo Trial: Former Mexican President Peña Nieto Took $100 Million Bribe, Witness Says

The former president of Mexico, Enrique Peña Nieto, took a $100 million bribe from Joaquín Guzmán Loera, the infamous crime...

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‘To Catch a Predator’ host charged with bouncing checks

STAMFORD — Shippan resident and “To Catch a Predator” host Chris Hansen has been accused of bouncing checks and failing to pay...

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Suspect in inmate's death identified as triple murderer from Oklahoma City

Suspect identified as Raymond "Mono" Pillado, who fatally shot three people in 2006.

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Woman dies after 'critical incident' at juvenile center

TECUMSEH — An 18-year-old woman died earlier this month after a "critical incident" at the Central Oklahoma Juvenile Center,...

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SCOTUS won't hear Donald Grant's appeal, making him eligible for execution

Grant’s guilt is not in question and his attorney did not dispute that he killed Brenda McElyea, 28, and Felecia Suzette Smith,...

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Man formerly on Oklahoma's death row resentenced to life without parole

Man formerly on Oklahoma's death row resentenced to life without parole

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Mexico president declares gains in fight against fuel theft

President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador stopped short Monday of declaring victory over Mexico's fuel theft scourge, but said...

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Grand jury targets Oklahoma massage businesses in racketeering, pandering case

Three people in Tulsa face racketeering and pandering charges after an Oklahoma multicounty grand jury investigation into their...

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Oklahoma attorney arrested after being accused of solicitation for murder

Winston Connor II, of Jay, Oklahoma, was arrested at an airport in Charlotte, North Carolina, after returning from a vacation...

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Police investigate sixth homicide of the year in Oklahoma City

Police are investigating the sixth homicide of the year in Oklahoma City. A man was found dead of a gunshot wound early Sunday.

Others interested in replacement building district offering

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Oklahoma City Public Schools will not renew its lease with Harding Fine Arts Academy, telling school leaders this week they need to decide if they want a building offered by the district as a new home. "OKCPS has been and is continuing to work...

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Governor hosts commutation recipients at Capitol

As one of her final acts in office, Gov. Mary Fallin hosted a reception last week for a group of individuals whose sentences...

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Jail inmate waited for mental health treatment bed for months before death

Oklahoma County public defenders had tried for months to find a mental health bed for county jail inmate who hung herself last...

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Oklahoma murderer killed in prison; victim's body was never found

Anthony Josephy Palma was killed in prison. The body of the 8-year-old girl he was convicted of killing was never found.

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EMSA employee charged with attempted rape

EMSA employee charged with attempted rape

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Jayme Closs, girl who went missing after parents were killed, found safe

A Wisconsin girl who vanished after someone broke into her family's house and killed her parents has been found...

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Police officers shoot man in southeast Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City police officers shot a man wearing a protective vest Thursday in southeast Oklahoma City

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Oklahoma middle school student arrested after brandishing pellet gun at school

A Broken Arrow middle school student was arrested after he reportedly brandished a pellet gun during a dispute with another...

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Search for Oklahoma girls remains circling back to early tip

JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — Investigators are re-examining a tip from 19 years ago in the case of two abducted Oklahoma teenagers who...

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Video: A man goes nude at the Tulsa County Courthouse on a dare. He'll soon have his own court date for indecent exposure.

A Tulsa man, with some apparent trepidation, walked into the Tulsa County Courthouse sporting a blue T-shirt, a black leather...

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Disbarred Oklahoma attorney sentenced to prison after admitting to stealing nearly $600,000 from a client

A disbarred Tulsa attorney was sentenced Wednesday to nearly three years in prison after admitting to bank fraud tied to the...

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Oklahoma woman's life sentence upheld for death of boyfriend

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals has upheld the life prison sentence of a 40-year-old woman convicted...

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Former Insys CEO pleads guilty to opioid kickback scheme

BOSTON (Reuters) - The former chief executive of Insys Therapeutics Inc (INSY.O) pleaded guilty on Wednesday to participating...

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Family, community leaders seeking justice for triple-homicide victims

Family members and community leaders are mourning the loss of a man they said devoted his life to helping troubled youth and...

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A year after work began, mold problem persists at Oklahoma County jail

A year after the project began, workers are only about halfway finished cleaning a heavy infestation of mold out of the...

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Dead Oklahoma County jail inmate identified

Inmate was homeless U.S. Army veteran who had been in jail since October after failing to appear for mental health court.

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Man Dies After Being Punched During Argument at Dog Park

A man died from his injuries after he was punched by another man during an argument at a South Philadelphia dog park Saturday...

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Oklahoma County inmate death reported Tuesday

A woman being held at the Oklahoma County jail died Tuesday afternoon, officials said.

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Names of victims in Oklahoma City triple homicide released

Police have identified three victims in an Oklahoma City triple homicide case.

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Police investigating Tuesday afternoon shooting in NE OKC

Police are investigating after a person was shot in northeast Oklahoma City Tuesday afternoon.

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Dating app chat leads to bust for Oklahoma deer poacher

“Cuffing season” took on a whole new definition for a McIntosh County woman who shared her excitement on a dating app about...

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Joe Exotic's murder-for-hire trial delayed

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The attempted murder-for-hire trial of an ex-Oklahoma zookeeper and one-time Libertarian candidate for...

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SCOTUS declines to consider Osage Wind case, child sex convictions of Edmond missionary

U.S. Supreme Court declines to review several Oklahoma-related cases.

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Man dies from shotgun blast during fight Monday in Cleveland County

A man died in a Cleveland County homicide Monday, authorities reported.

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Homeowner opens fire, shoots and kills alleged car burglar Sunday in Oklahoma CIty

A homeowner shot and killed an armed car burglar Sunday in Oklahoma City, police reported.

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Man caught on camera licking doorbell, prowling outside CA home for 3 hours

SALINAS, CA (KION/CNN) - Police are looking for a man caught on camera licking the doorbell of a California home and allegedly...

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Knifeman stabs 20 children in attack at Chinese primary school

A man has been arrested after stabbing 20 children at a primary school in Beijing, in a rare act of violence against children...

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Triple homicide investigated in northeast Oklahoma City home Monday

Police said the victims of a triple homicide were in the same house were a woman died last year.

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Police release name of man who died in first homicide of the year in Oklahoma City

Police have released the name of a man who died in the first homicide of the year in Oklahoma City.

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Comanche County Sheriff's deputy wounded by gunfire, two people dead by gunfire Sunday in Cache

A Comanche County Sheriff's deputy was wounded and two people died by gunfire Sunday in Cache, authorities reported.

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Partly sunny, windy and warm Monday in OKC

A windy but warm Monday is ahead in Oklahoma City.

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Guthrie police investigate death of woman

A woman was found dead and a man wounded at a Guthrie home Sunday, police said.

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Florida man finds out his dad helped deliver him at birth, throws pizza at him, police say

A Florida man wasn’t willing to give his father a “pizza” his heart. Robert Houston was arrested Thursday after he allegedly...

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Man shot and killed early Sunday in Oklahoma City

A man was shot and killed early Sunday in Oklahoma City. His death is the first homicide of the year in Oklahoma City.

Senior centers' success has board in a quandary

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The surprising success of Oklahoma City's new senior centers has the voluntary MAPS 3 Citizens Advisory Board grappling with the question of how many centers to build, and where. "I think it's a mistake" not to build all the centers promised to...

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Creeks convict non-Indian in tribal court for the first time in decades

The Muscogee (Creek) Nation has prosecuted a non-Indian for the first time since a U.S. Supreme Court ruling prohibited it from...

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Girl, 6, rescued after posting photos of dead father online

MOUNT MORRIS TOWNSHIP, Mich. - Authorities in southeast Michigan say a 6-year-old girl has been rescued from a home after...

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Judge orders $268,796 restitution in Oklahoma Medicaid fraud case

Edmond man ordered to serve 20 months in federal prison. Wife gets weekend incarceration.

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UPDATE: Purloined purple penguin returned Friday

A purple penguin statue reported stolen from a downtown Oklahoma City hotel was returned Friday after police posted about the...

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Muskogee man charged after dispute over alcohol sale at Walmart

A 36-year-old man is facing charges stemming from an incident last month where he screamed at store employees over their...

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Police ID suspect in killing of Las Vegas salon owner over unpaid bill

LAS VEGAS — A 21-year-old Las Vegas woman was being sought Thursday for allegedly using a stolen car to run over and...

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Ex-teaching assistant charged with sex crime

A former teaching assistant at a Putnam City middle school has been accused in a felony charge of sending messages of a sexual...

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Incoming county commissioners plan to focus on jail reform

District 1 Commissioner Carrie Blumert and District 3 Commissioner Kevin Calvey were sworn in and said county jail improvements...

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Freezing weather ahead in OKC for the new year

Freezing weather is ahead in OKC for the new year, the National Weather Service reported

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Man upset over taco sauce opens fire early Monday in SW OKC

A man who was upset over taco sauce fired a gun and struck a fast food restaurant Monday in Oklahoma City.

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Top NewsOK stories of 2018 reflect reader interest in OU football, crime and pot

The most viewed stories on NewsOK in 2018 were ones about OU football, the vote on medical marijuana and shootings.

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Oklahoma City police shootings highest since 2014, but fatalities down from last year

Oklahoma City police have shot and killed five people this year, one fewer death than last year’s total.

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Silver Alert canceled Tuesday, Oklahoma City man found

A Silver Alert has been canceled for an Oklahoma City man who has been found, police reported.

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Nonprofits work to maintain connections between inmates, children during holidays

The holidays can be a difficult time for parents who are incarcerated and their children. Volunteers and nonprofit groups work...