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Almost 32 years after a fatal shooting, Oklahoma murderer reveals to grand jury who ordered him to it

An imprisoned drug offender was indicted Thursday in the death of a man who was shot in the head in 1986 and buried in a barn...

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Father, stepmother of 15-year-old boy found near death last week get attacked on Facebook

MEEKER — Fuming Facebook users continued to post angry comments Friday on the pages belonging to the father and stepmother of a...

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OSBI investigating Oklahoma Pharmacy Board executive director

Investigation underway at request of Oklahoma County District Attorney David Prater.

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Branson mourns for 17 killed in sinking of packed duck boat

BRANSON, Mo. (AP) — The country-and-western tourist town of Branson, Missouri, mourned Friday for more than a dozen sightseers...

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Three people dead after wrecks on Oklahoma roads

Three people died after wrecks along Oklahoma roads, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported.

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Man turns himself in after allegedly robbing SE OKC store

An Oklahoma City man turned himself in to police a week after he allegedly robbed a store in southeast Oklahoma City. ...

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Lincoln County woman wounded in shooting

CHANDLER — A woman is in critical condition after her daughter's boyfriend shot her Thursday night as a part of a murder...

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Lincoln County teen was malnourished, made to sleep in barn

By all appearances, the Jones family's property just a few miles east of the Meeker city limits is a slice of the American...

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Harvey Weinstein asks court to dismiss Ashley Judd lawsuit, says they had a 'bargain'

Disgraced film producer Harvey Weinstein's legal team said in new court documents that Ashley Judd struck "a bargain" with...

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Tourist goes to jail for collecting seashells in Florida

A tourist visiting Florida will spend 15 days behind bars after taking 40 queen conch seashells from the waters surrounding Key...

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3-year-old left behind in hot daycare van dies after field trip

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A 3-year-old boy who was left behind in a hot daycare van after a field trip has died in northwest...

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Starving 15-year-old boy found in Lincoln County, four family members arrested

An injured and starving 15-year-old boy has been hospitalized, and four of his family members are jailed in a child neglect...

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Two prison walkaways arrested in Jackson County

Two inmates were arrested Thursday in Jackson County after walking away from a state prison the day before.  The Oklahoma...

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Two injured in Midwest City apartment complex shooting

MIDWEST CITY— Two men are recovering from gunshot wounds Thursday in an Oklahoma City hospital after an early morning...

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8 notable moments in Oklahoma's medical marijuana saga

It's been a crazy couple of weeks since Oklahomans voted "yes" for medical marijuana. Here are 8 notable moments since the...

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OKC woman arrested at hospital on child neglect complaint

Staff members at an Oklahoma City hospital were almost certain something was awry Tuesday afternoon when a woman brought an...

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Shawnee police officer arrested on child abuse complaint

A Shawnee police officer has been arrested in connection with a child abuse case. Shawnee police have not released details...

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YouTube takes down FamilyOFive channels operated by convicted child neglectors on probation

FREDERICK, Md. (WUSA9) -- YouTube abruptly terminated two monetized channels being operated by parents convicted of child...

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Man arrested in connection with fire at 88-year-old Miami shoe store

MIAMI, OK – An Ottawa County man who appeared in court earlier this month on theft charges was arrested Tuesday in connection...

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Four people shot late Tuesday in west Oklahoma City disturbance at apartments

Four people suffered gunshot wounds late Tuesday in west Oklahoma City.

In one OKC neighborhood, how much hip is too much?

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As area around NW 23 in OKC as revived, some residents weary of noise and traffic

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Two women arrested in shooting of Edmond man

Two women were arrested Tuesday in connection to a Sunday morning shooting near Edmond that left a man hospitalized after a...

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Baby wouldn't stop crying, so his parents put him in a 'time out' that killed him, prosecutor says

A Bergen County couple has been charged with murder after their 4-month-old son died in a Burlington County motel room...

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Police release photos of woman using Midtown carjacking victim's credit card

Oklahoma City police are requesting the public's help in identifying a woman caught on camera using a carjacking victim's...

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Husband shoots home invasion suspect holding wife at gunpoint

HOUSTON – Police say a husband opened fire on two home invasion suspects as they tried to hold his wife at gunpoint overnight....

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India: 17 men charged with raping 12-year-old girl over months

Seventeen men have appeared in court in the south Indian city of Chennai charged with repeatedly raping a 12-year-old girl over...

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Woman describes violent, bloody attack and carjacking in Midtown Oklahoma City

A woman who was badly beaten and cut by a broken liquor bottle described the harrowing experience.

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Oklahoma's drug court program not only saves tax dollars but saves lives

Without Oklahoma’s drug court program, Cameron Rian Shores says he would be dead. “I can wake up and my life is not in chaos....

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Child neglecting YouTubers still producing videos while on probation

FREDERICK, MD -- A couple convicted in Maryland of child neglect after operating a YouTube channel featuring the apparent abuse...

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Former chaplain at OKC prison admits to sex acts with female inmate, authorities say

The former chaplain of an Oklahoma City prison has admitted to having sexual contact with a female inmate in his office,...

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16-year-old boy admits to accidentally shooting younger boy, police say

A 16-year-old boy admitted he accidentally shot a younger boy on Sunday while they played with a pistol, police say.

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Police seek to identify subjects for questioning in July triple stabbing

Oklahoma City police are asking the public's help in identifying several people in freeze frames from security video related to...

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Burglary victim tracked suspects before calling police

Two people are in jail Tuesday after a burglary victim decided to do his own sleuthing. On Monday about 5:30 p.m., Oklahoma...

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Las Vegas shooting: Mandalay Bay hotel owner sues 1,000 victims

The owner of the Mandalay Bay hotel in Las Vegas has filed a lawsuit against more than 1,000 victims of a mass shooting that...

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Woman sentenced for beating husband with hole punch

MARIETTA, Ga. - A 69-year-old Austell woman is now in prison after admitting in court to beating her husband and leaving...

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'Serial Immigration Violator' Charged With Seven Felony Counts In Chainsaw Attack

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA/AP) – A “serial immigration violator” accused of attacking his wife with a chainsaw in front of their...

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Police officers suspended for alleged 'white power' hand symbol in post-arrest photo

Four officers from the Jasper Police Department have been suspended after making and upside-down "OK" sign with their hands in...

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Day care owner who tried to hang toddler from noose gets probation

A day care owner who pleaded guilty to attempted murder for trying to kill a toddler by hanging him from a noose in her...

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Father of 43 children found beaten in home

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A 63-year-old father of 43 children was found beaten to death Sunday afternoon in his home on Chicago's West...

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Texas murder suspect found dead Saturday in Oklahoma parking lot

ANADARKO — A murder suspect was found dead Saturday in Oklahoma, about 145 miles from where law enforcement officials said he...

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Police identify Edmond man shot five times Sunday

Oklahoma City police on Monday released the name of a victim shot five times Sunday near Edmond. Austin Rose, 22, was...

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Man accused of burglarizing whole block of cars in W Edmond neighborhood

An Oklahoma City man is in jail after police said he broke into several cars in an Edmond neighborhood. Oklahoma City police...

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Mother arrested, accused of leaving her 2-year-old in shopping cart at S OKC grocery store

A Norman woman is in jail after she reportedly left her toddler in a shopping cart outside a south Oklahoma City grocery...

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Boy, 15, fatally shot Sunday night in Bethany, police reported

A 15-year-old boy was fatally shot Sunday in Bethany, police reported.

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Police investigate violent Saturday car-jacking that injured woman in downtown Oklahoma City

A woman was attacked and her car was stolen Saturday near downtown Oklahoma City.

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Testing more than 7,000 unsubmitted rape kits in Oklahoma could cost $9.5M+

Testing more than 7,000 untested rape kits that have been identified in Oklahoma could potentially cost anywhere from $9.5...

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Man shot five times near Edmond Sunday

A man was shot five times early Sunday near Edmond, police reported.

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State's oldest inmates: 'We’re too old to continue committing crimes'

When Donald Vaughan went to prison for murder, he was 19 years old. Dwight D. Eisenhower was president, Marilyn Monroe was a...

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Man arrested on murder complaint after wreck in Edmond led to child's death

A child is dead and a Moore man was booked into the Oklahoma County jail following an early Saturday wreck along Interstate 35.

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Orthopedic company and physicians agree to settlement

Nine Southwest Orthopaedic specialists have agreed to pay $670,000 to settle civil claims stemming from allegations they...

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Man might have applied for job at store he allegedly robbed

Oklahoma City police are searching for a young man they said robbed a store he is no stranger to on Thursday. A Family Dollar...

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OKC bike shop burglarized 3 times in 8 days

Oklahoma City police are seeking the public's help in identifying a man they say burglarized an Automobile Alley bike shop...

Shortage of doctors can have deadly consequences

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Access to a primary care doctor is inadequate for a majority of Oklahomans. The Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences trains, places and supports physicians in rural area where the shortage can have deadly consequences.

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OKC woman arrested, accused of stabbing man in eye with screwdriver

An Oklahoma City woman is in jail after she reportedly stabbed a man in the eye with a screwdriver. Debra Kay McBride, 43, was...

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OKC woman claims mutual combat in shovel, knife attack

A 24-year-old woman claimed it was “mutual combat” when she allegedly hit one person with a shovel and then stabbed her with a...

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Sri Lanka to begin hanging drug dealers to 'replicate success of Philippines'

Sri Lanka will begin hanging drug dealers, ending a near-half-century moratorium on executions, as officials promised...

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Arkansas man charged in infant's death; he tried to revive daughter by shocking her with extension cord, police say

A 19-year-old man is scheduled to go before a Crawford County circuit judge today, charged with smothering his infant daughter...

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Oklahoma homebuilder gets three years in federal prison

Restitution will be determined later.

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OKC police searching for heavy-set tattooed man

Oklahoma City police are searching for a man they said assaulted and robbed another man outside a convenience store Wednesday.

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Dems introduce bill to eliminate ICE, shift duties elsewhere

A group of liberal House Democrats on Thursday introduced legislation to abolish U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)...

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3 teens arrested after taunting baby with Taser, posting it on Snapchat, police say

Three female teenagers were arrested in Arkansas on Monday after Snapchat videos showed them pretending to fire a Taser on a...

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Man arrested in connection to January OKC homicide

A 26-year-old man was arrested Wednesday night in connection to a January shooting death in northwest Oklahoma City.

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Porn star Stormy Daniels arrested at Ohio strip club

Porn star Stormy Daniels has been arrested at a strip club in Columbus, Ohio, on allegations that she touched undercover police...

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DNA tests, criminal charges complicate effort to reunite illegal immigrant families

The federal government has caught at least five adults whose claims to be parents of illegal immigrant children were disproven...

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Suspected Drunken Driver Runs Back to Burning Car to Light Cigarette

CITRUS HEIGHTS -- A suspected drunken driver went back to his burning car Sunday to try lighting his cigarette using the...

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Meet some dogs with some talented noses

Bomb detection dogs train at Oklahoma City Fairgrounds

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Midwest City woman in critical condition after stabbing, man arrested

A man is in jail and a woman is in critical condition after a Midwest City stabbing, police reported.

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Did OKC man kill for an Xbox?

A 20-year-old man is accused of killing a woman he met on a dating website while he was trying to steal her Xbox.

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OKC man charged with murder in death of 8-month-old girl

An Oklahoma City man was charged Tuesday with first-degree murder in the death of an 8-month-old girl he was supposed to be...

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Police identify victim in Tuesday's SW OKC homicide

Police identify victim in Tuesday's SW OKC homicide

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OKC pays former 911 supervisor $150,000 to settle retaliation claims

Oklahoma City has paid a former 911 supervisor $150,000 to settle claims she was harassed and retaliated against after she...

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Oklahoma convict who got help from Innocence Project released after 30 years

Challenge to Ada rape conviction resolved by man's release

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Michael Jackson was ‘chemically castrated’ by his dad, says doctor

MICHAEL Jackson was “chemically castrated” by his father Joe according to the late star’s doctor. Conrad Murray said Joe, who...

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Mother allowed accused Parkland gunman to buy a gun

PARKLAND, Fla. (FOX 35 WOFL) - New information has been revealed about the accused gunman, Nikolas Cruz, in the Parkland...

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Meers Store & Restaurant ordered to pay back wages

A popular Oklahoma burger joint is being ordered to pay back wages and other damages to employees after a federal court found...

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Man dead in Tuesday SW OKC shooting

Oklahoma City police are investigating a man’s Tuesday death as the city’s latest homicide after he was found dead in the front...

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Woman uses Facebook to identify man accused in drive-by shooting

Woman uses Facebook to identify man accused in drive-by shooting

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Vandals hit Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge with graffiti

INDIAHOMA (AP) — An advocacy group for southwest Oklahoma's Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge is asking visitors to be vigilant...

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Monsanto 'bullied scientists' and hid weedkiller cancer risk, lawyer tells court

Monsanto has long worked to “bully scientists” and suppress evidence of the cancer risks of its popular weedkiller, a...

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Former teacher convicted of sex with student arrested on suspicion of selling meth

PROVO, Utah — A former Utah teacher who was convicted of raping an underage student has been arrested on suspicion of...

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Crime briefs for July 10, 2018

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Luther man charged in fatal motorcycle crash

A 72-year-old man has been arrested in a deadly Edmond motorcycle crash. John Zachary Gentry, of Luther, is charged with...

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OKC man's bad day gets worse when robbed

OKC man walks out after fight with girlfriend, gets robbed down the street

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Blanchard man arrested after crashing car into ditch with fiance's children inside

Blanchard man arrested after crashing car into ditch with fiance's children inside

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Woman threatened OKC taxi driver with knife

Woman threatened OKC taxi driver with knife

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Marlow woman drowns Sunday in Stephens County

Marlow woman drowns Sunday in Stephens County.

Oklahoma veteran fought in some of largest naval battles of WW II

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William MacKelvie, an Oklahoma veteran, fought in some of WW II's largest naval battles in the Pacific.

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Three people dead in separate Oklahoma crashes, law officers reported.

Three people are dead as a result of Oklahoma crashes, law officers reported.

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Edmond police make arrests Monday in connection with beauty supply store burglary

Edmond police make arrests Monday in connection with Sally Beauty Supply store burglary

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University of Michigan must give student live hearing in sex assault case, court rules

ANN ARBOR, MI - A federal judge has ordered that the University of Michigan allow a live hearing for a student accused of...

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Arrest made in June 2017 homicide

Oklahoma City police have made an arrest in a year-old homicide case. A criminal probable cause affidavit was filed in the...

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3 arrested in Fourth of July drive-by shooting

Oklahoma City police arrested three men Wednesday after a drive-by shooting that reportedly targeted a man outside a house in...

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70-year-old man arrested, accused of chasing boys with machete, paper cutter in OKC

Oklahoma City police arrested a man Thursday in Metro Park after he reportedly beat and chased three boys who offered him a...

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Police: Pair high on bath salts fired gun at fireflies, mistaking them for alien lasers

CLINTON COUNTY, Pa. (WBRE) - Suspected bath salts, green lasers, and fireflies -- State Police say they're all part of this...

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Mom's secret recording catches kindergarten teacher calling 5-year-old a 'loser'

By the second week of school last fall, Kandy Escotto knew something was amiss with her 5-year-old. Her son, Aaron, complained...

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Victim of assault gets 18 months for stabbing attacker, not retreating

STAMFORD — A Bridgeport man who was assaulted by three juveniles while he was at work in Norwalk will have to spend 18 months...

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3 dogs found dead after 11 hours in hot car; man charged

Three dogs were found dead Tuesday after spending more than 11 hours inside a hot car on Long Island. Their owner is now facing...

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Singer Chris Brown arrested in Palm Beach County

PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. - Singer Chris Brown was arrested in Palm Beach County shortly after he performed at a local...

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Police Thursday release 911 tapes from May 24 shootings at Louie's Grill & Bar

Oklahoma City police on Thursday released 911 tapes from the May 24

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Man found dead in Valley Brook creek identified

VALLEY BROOK — Police have identified a man whose body was found Tuesday afternoon in a creek. Bo Barney Chisholm, 31, was...

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Russia using UK as 'poison dumping ground'

The home secretary has accused Russia of using Britain as a "dumping ground for poison" after a second incident involving the...

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Texas teenager attacked on video for wearing Make America Great Again hat

A 16-year-old boy has been verbally abused and assaulted at a restaurant for wearing one of Donald Trump’s trademark...

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Mother Teresa India charity 'sold babies'

A woman working at Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity in the eastern Indian state of Jharkhand has been arrested for...

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Sexual assault exams connect victims with medical care, resources

Advocates for victims of sexual assault don’t want the talk surrounding untested rape kits in Oklahoma to deter victims from...

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Fears for public safety as Russian spy poison back on British streets

A couple poisoned by the nerve agent novichok may have been exposed to residue from the attack on Sergei and Yulia Skripal,...

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Woman, 92, accused of fatally shooting son who wanted to put her in assisted living

FOUNTAIN HILLS, Ariz. — A 92-year-old Arizona woman has been arrested and accused of fatally shooting her son who wanted to put...

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A Liberian-born British woman was sentenced to 14 years under UK's modern slavery law on Wednesday, after a jury found her...

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Authorities investigate 2 separate Oklahoma police shootings

LAWTON, Okla. (AP) — Authorities in Oklahoma were investigating two separate police shootings Tuesday, including one in which a...

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Report: Police warned of man who died in Oklahoma shootout

Court filings show law enforcement had been warned that a man who died after a shootout with Oklahoma troopers had said he...

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Man with knife shot and killed Tuesday by police in Lawton

The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation reported Lawton police shot and killed a man who had a knife Tuesday. A police...

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Man accused of promising immigrants haven, molesting 5-year-old girl

An Oklahoma City man was arrested last weekend after reportedly molesting the 5-year-old child of an immigrant to whom he...

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Man arrested, accused of offering to smoke weed with teen in apartment he burglarized

An Oklahoma City man was arrested Monday morning after he reportedly broke into an apartment and tried to convince the...

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Man arrested in connection with death of 8-month-old girl in Oklahoma City

Police have arrested a man in the death of an 8-month-old girl in Oklahoma City.

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Man’s life ‘destroyed’ following classmate’s false rape allegation

A UNIVERSITY student is suing a woman for $6 million claiming her false rape accusation at a frat party has destroyed his...

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Former Oklahoma City police chief dies

Former Oklahoma City police Chief Lloyd Gramling died Saturday at age 89.

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Mom, Teen Learning to Drive Charged in Deadly Crash

A woman and her teen daughter have both been charged after the girl struck and killed two men in a northeast Philadelphia...

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Former Malaysian premier Najib to be charged Wednesday in graft probe

Malaysian anti-corruption agents arrested former Prime Minister Najib Razak on Tuesday following a probe into how money went...

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Healthcare worker arrested over murder of eight babies at neonatal unit

A healthcare worker has been arrested on suspicion of murdering eight babies and attempting to kill another six at the Countess...

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Man accused of sexually assaulting 71-year-old woman arrested

Oklahoma City police arrested a man last week in connection with a burglary and sexual assault that occurred in June. Edward...

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One shot in reported drive-by shooting in SE OKC on Sunday

One man was shot in the stomach during a reported drive-by shooting this past weekend in southeast Oklahoma City.  About...

Substance abuse, mental illness contribute to Oklahoma's foster care challenges

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Oklahoma has been plagued for years by high rates of abuse and neglect of children — statistics driven in large measure by the state's high level of methamphetamine addiction, officials say. Opioid addiction has added to that crisis in recent...

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Police investigate man's death as 39th homicide of the year in Oklahoma City

Police are investigating a man's death as the 39th homicide of the year in Oklahoma City.

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88-year-old pastor holds suspected church burglar for police

Oklahoma City police arrested a man this past week after he reportedly cut a hole in the side of a church to steal items...

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Police released name Monday of man found in Friday southwest Oklahoma City homicide

The name of a man found dead Friday in a southwest Oklahoma City homicide has been released.

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Teacher tried to hypnotize young female students, force them to call him 'master,' police say

A third-grade teacher in Pennsylvania tried to hypnotize young girls, forced them to call him “master” and made them perform...

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Interpol seeks arrest of Indian billionaire jeweler Nirav Modi

Interpol has issued a red notice request to find and arrest fugitive Indian billionaire jeweler Nirav Modi, who is at the heart...

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Oklahoma County deputy sheriff fired, investigated by feds over relationship with boyfriend

Gloria Gomez is being investigated "for various offenses, including concealing and harboring an illegal alien," a U.S....

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OKC cop sued over deadly shooting of unarmed suicidal man

An Oklahoma City police officer is being sued by the parents of a man he fatally shot while on-duty last year. The excessive...

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Police investigating man’s death as city’s latest homicide

A man’s death in southwest Oklahoma City is being investigated by police as the city’s latest homicide after his body was found...

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Oklahoma City bank employee arrested on embezzlement complaint

An Oklahoma City bank employee was arrested Wednesday after managers reported he stole money from customers.  Police...

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Doctors charged in overdose deaths of five patients

A federal grand jury has indicted two Sayre doctors in the overdose deaths of five patients. Melvin Lee Robison, 63, and Moheb...

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Adidas Says Millions of U.S. Customers Being Alerted of Breach

Adidas AG is the latest company to come under attack from cyber-thieves looking to steal personal information, with...

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Purported cult leader wanted to grow old with 8-year-old girl he abused

MANTI — A purported doomsday cult leader from Cedar City told a judge Wednesday he hoped to have a family and grow old with an...

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German man suspected of killing 21 co-workers by poisoning their food

German authorities launched a probe into a string of deaths at a metal fittings company after an employee was caught trying to...

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OKC teen accused in drive-by shooting while wearing ankle monitor

A 17-year-old boy was arrested Tuesday, accused of participating in a drive-by shooting in southwest Oklahoma City that injured...

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Man says he had to pay $10,000 extortion money to save his cat

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- A man told Lee County deputies that an acquaintance threatened to kill his cat if he didn't give him...

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Ponca City woman sentenced to federal prison for possessing ricin

A Ponca City woman apologized Tuesday for making ricin but said her alleged plan to use the toxin to murder her ex-husband in...

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Midwest City doctor ordered to trial in overdose deaths

A Midwest City doctor has been ordered to trial in the overdose deaths of five patients.

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OSBI seeking Hughes County murder suspect

Law enforcement officials are seeking the public's help in finding a murder suspect.  Tyler Deerinwater, 27, is accused of...

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Woodward police officers reported a Wednesday shooting death

Officers investigating Wednesday shooting death in Woodward

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Armed robbers torture 7-year-old boy during home invasion

FORT BEND COUNTY, Texas — A child was taken to the hospital after being injured by suspects during a home invasion in Fort...

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One arrested following suspicious death at NW OKC grocery store

Oklahoma City police are investigating a suspicious death at an Oklahoma City grocery store.  Lester Barry, 36, a manager...

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Woman resigns as CEO of company after backlash from calling police on girl selling water

STUDIO CITY, Calif. — The woman dubbed "Permit Patty" for threatening to call police on an 8-year-old black girl...

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Poland to scrap Holocaust law jail threat

When Poland made it a criminal offence this year to accuse it of complicity in Nazi war crimes, there was an outcry in Europe,...

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Norman police release name of Saturday shooting victim

Police have released the name of a man shot and killed in Norman Saturday afternoon.

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Police dog sniffs out $10 million worth of drugs

A police dog helped officers in Chicago recover more than 1,500 pounds of narcotics with an estimated street value in excess of...

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US astronaut Buzz Aldrin sues his children for 'misuse of finances'

US astronaut Buzz Aldrin is suing two of his children and his former business manager alleging they stole money from him and...

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Task force works to finalize recommendations for rape kit reform

A task force that has been leading efforts to reform how Oklahoma handles rape kits has nearly finalized its recommendations....

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Mother, son arrested after shooting in OKC

A mother and son were arrested Sunday after a shooting in northwest Oklahoma City. Oklahoma City police arrested Aaron Damien...

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Rape kits task force working to finalize recommendations

Now that more than 7,000 untested rape kits have been identified in Oklahoma, a task force that's working to make...

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Mexico town's entire police force detained after murder

The entire police force of the Mexican town of Ocampo has been detained on suspicion of involvement in the murder of a mayoral...

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Norman woman arrested after man shot dead

A man was shot dead and his ex-girlfriend accused of shooting him in Norman Saturday afternoon, police said.

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Jurors convict man of fatally shooting his drug runner in 1982

In a verdict that resolved a nearly 36-year-old cold case, jurors Friday convicted a man of fatally shooting one of his drug...

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Booster club theft a common problem

Accusations against a man entrusted with the safekeeping of thousands of dollars earmarked towards supporting local sports are...

Oklahoma camp offers help for childhood trauma victims

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Camp Hope offers help for childhood trauma victims

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Louie's gunman went to Grand Canyon for suicide attempt, records show

Gunman had been treated in February at an inpatient mental health facility in Flagstaff, Arizona, police reports show. Mother...

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Mother of a man fatally beaten inside the Oklahoma County jail files wrongful death lawsuit

The mother of a man fatally beaten inside the Oklahoma County jail has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Sheriff P.D....

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Storms cause damage Friday at Lake Lawtonka in southwest Oklahoma

Storms caused damage Friday morning at Lake Lawtonka in Lawton.

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OKC man gets four life sentences for sexual abusing two young girls

Jurors Thursday chose four life sentences for an Oklahoma City man who raped an autistic 13-year-old girl and illicitly touched...

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Sara Netanyahu, Israeli Prime Minister's Wife, Is Charged With Fraud

Sara Netanyahu is accused of ordering some $100,000 worth of food and having the government pick up the tab, despite having a...

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New DNA evidence leads to conviction in 1984 McCurtain County cold case

A man has been convicted in the slaying of a coworker more than 30 years ago in Idabel after investigators linked him to the...

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Mexican mother separated from girl with Down syndrome was detained in smuggling case, officials say

McALLEN — A Mexican immigrant separated from her 10-year-old daughter with Down syndrome is being detained as a witness in a...

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Armed neighbor helps stop robbery of pregnant pizza delivery driver, police say

ATLANTA -- An armed neighbor is being praised for coming to the rescue when a pregnant pizza delivery driver was attacked...

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Lawsuit: School officials forced 12-year-old who killed herself to hug bullies

ROCKAWAY TOWNSHIP, New Jersey — The parents of a 12-year-old girl who killed herself are suing a New Jersey school district for...

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OKC man charged with first-degree murder after woman found buried in his backyard

Prosecutors on Wednesday charged an Oklahoma City man with first-degree murder in the death of a woman found buried in his...

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Woman who lied about being raped on college campus gets jail

BAY CITY, MI -- Despite previously indicating he wouldn't do so, a Bay County judge sent a woman to jail for making up a story...

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Alabama musician's shows cancelled after he 'volunteers' on Facebook to 'shoot' immigrants

Birmingham musician Phillip McCain has brought on the wrath of social media users who are upset about an expletive-laced...

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Resigned Oklahoma elementary teacher charged with molesting students

A Broken Arrow teacher, who resigned amid the allegations, repeatedly molested at least four of his students during the last...

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It was 'actually consensual,' says ex-cop accused of kidnapping, abusing woman

James Otterbine’s account of the relationship differed from the woman's statement, deputies said. He reportedly claimed that...

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Police release sketch of NW OKC rape suspect

Police on Tuesday released a sketch of a man wanted in connection to a June rape and burglary in northwest Oklahoma City.

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Traffic stop turns up stolen bag of jewelry

A traffic stop ended with the recovery of 125 pieces of jewelry stolen in a February burglary. Driver Andre Latrell Hawkins,...

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Video: Medical marijuana advocate forcefully removed from public forum

The co-founder of the organization that successfully petitioned to add medical marijuana to next week's primary ballot was...

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Two men dead Monday in separate Oklahoma motorcycle crashes

Two men died Monday in separate Oklahoma motorcycle crashes

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Ex-CIA employee charged with leaking classified data, child porn offenses

U.S. federal prosecutors on Monday charged a former CIA employee with allegedly leaking classified national defense...

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Oklahoma County DA clears two civilians who "neutralized" Louie's shooter

Civilians were justified and compliant with the law, DA says.

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Police investigating man's death Saturday in northwest Oklahoma City

Police are investigating the death of a man Saturday in northwest Oklahoma City

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Mustang Public Schools booster club president charged

EL RENO — The president of the Mustang Public Schools booster club was charged with embezzlement last month. Raymond Craig...

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Would-be bank burglar doesn't steal anything

Oklahoma City police arrested a man Saturday after he reportedly broke into a bank and left without taking anything. ...

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Woman reportedly stole fish from pet store in N OKC

A woman was arrested Thursday after police said she stole more than $230 worth of dog clothes and fish from a metro pet...

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Parking rage: Trucker stabbed at I-35 gas station

One man was stabbed in the chest Saturday at a gas station near Interstate 35 and Interstate 44.  Oklahoma City police...

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2 sisters accused of stabbing each other in 'mutual combat'

MADISON (AP) -- Two sisters are in jail in Madison pending criminal charges after allegedly stabbing each other during a fight...

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Dutch police arrest driver of delivery van that hit festival-goers

Dutch police on Monday arrested the driver of a delivery van that hit festival-goers in the Netherlands, killing one and...

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70-year-old man shot Friday by Oklahoma police after putting gun to his head

A 70-year-old man wanted on a warrant in Kansas was wounded Friday by police after he put a gun to his head during a traffic stop.

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Police release video of SW OKC dog attack

Police release video of SW OKC dog attack

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'Asian Persuasion" robs man in OKC hotel room

Police are searching for a woman who goes by "Asian Persuasion" and two more individuals they said robbed a man in his hotel...

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Body of 18-year-old Muskogee man recovered Friday in Lake Tenkiller

An 18-year-old Muskogee man drowned Thursday in Lake Tenkiller.

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Man in critical condition after Friday morning shooting in SW OKC

A man is hospitalized in critical condition after police said he was shot in southwest Oklahoma City Friday morning.

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Woman first thought to be victim in OKC stabbing arrested on murder complaint

A woman who was first thought to be a victim in a May stabbing that left a man dead was arrested Thursday on a murder complaint...

Health Department says medical marijuana rollout on schedule despite chaos

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Video: Police shoot pit bull Thursday in OKC attack on three people

A police officer shot and wounded a pit bull in southwest Oklahoma City Thursday that had attacked three people. The dog that...

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Tempers flare during heated exchange between rape kit task force members

Tempers flared during a heated exchange Thursday between Oklahoma County District Attorney David Prater and a rape survivor,...

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Oklahoma death row inmate found dead in apparent suicide

He was on death row for killing a bank teller in 2004 during a botched bank robbery.

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Edmond man arrested, accused of luring boy from library with job offer, molesting him

Edmond man arrested, accused of luring boy from library with job offer, molesting him

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Bartlesville man dead after Washington County wreck in May

Bartlesville man dead after Washington County wreck in May

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Video: OKC police catch escaping suspect

Video: OKC police catch escaping suspect

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Three people injured, dog shot in OKC pitbull attack Thursday morning

Three people injured, dog shot in OKC pitbull attack Thursday morning

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Police ID victim found buried in NW OKC backyard

The name of a woman found dead and buried in a backyard in northwest Oklahoma City last week was released Thursday.

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Muskogee police search Thursday for man who shot wife and fled scene

A woman is hospitalized Thursday after a shooting in Muskogee. Police are searching for the woman's husband.

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Jogger who trashed homeless man's things charged with robbery in new dispute

A jogger caught on camera trashing a homeless man’s belongings in an Oakland park has been arrested and charged with robbery...

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Operation Broken Heart: 2,300 suspected child sex offenders arrested

"Operation Broken Heart" targeted suspected online child sex offenders during a three-month, nationwide operation between March...

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Body cam video of OKC police finding child in stolen car released

Body cam video of OKC police finding child in stolen car released

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Oklahoma DA says officers justified in death of armed man

An Oklahoma prosecutor says police officers in a Tulsa suburb were justified when they fatally shot a man who allegedly...

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Man critically injured Saturday in NE OKC shooting

Man critically injured Saturday in NE OKC shooting

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OKC apartment security guard uses nunchucks against knife-wielding man

OKC apartment security guard uses nunchucks against knife-wielding man

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Baptist pastor requests predator database

Women demonstrating at rally said the #ChurchToo must be accountable

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DOJ arrests thousands of child sex offenders during nationwide operation

WASHINGTON - The Department of Justice announced Tuesday that more than 2,300 suspected online child sex offenders were...

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FBI agent who dropped gun while dancing charged with assault

DENVER (AP) — An off-duty FBI agent who investigators say accidentally fired a weapon that fell while he was dancing at a...

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Lindsay man charged in Garvin County shooting

PAULS VALLEY— A Lindsay man was charged Monday after authorities said he shot his half-brother twice the day before and left...

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Two children safe after car stolen with them inside

Four teenagers stole a car with two children inside early Tuesday as their mother stood just feet away, Oklahoma City police...

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Police investigate Monday stabbing death in southwest Oklahoma City

Police investigated a southwest Oklahoma City stabbing death Monday.

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71-year-old woman reports a man broke into her home and sexually assaulted her

Oklahoma City police are investigating after a possible burglary and sexual assault in Mesta Park.  About 3:50 a.m....

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US arrests 74 in global email scam crackdown

The US has arrested 74 people including nearly 30 in Nigeria, as part of an effort to combat email scam artists. It said the...

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Residents startled after spate of deaths reported at Lake Thunderbird

In her two and a half decades living on Lake Thunderbird, Roxie Fields cannot recall a time with as many unpleasant incidents...

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Rose McGowan indicted by Va. grand jury on felony cocaine possession

Actress Rose McGowan was indicted on a felony charge of possession of a controlled substance Monday by a Virginia grand jury,...

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OKC man walks free after 1992 murder conviction vacated

More than 26 years after he was convicted of murder, Johnny Edward Tallbear walked free Monday thanks to DNA testing that...

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Lindsay man arrested, accused of shooting his half-brother, leaving him for dead

A Lindsay man turned himself in to Garvin County sheriff's deputies Sunday after he reportedly shot his half-brother and left...

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Twin Peaks employee accused of skimming credit cards

Oklahoma City police arrested a restaurant employee on her first day on the job Thursday.  Police arrested Rachel...

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Woman reportedly feigned pregnancy to steal purse

Oklahoma City police are asking the public's help in identifying a woman involved in a burglary this past month.  The...

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Dog attacks in Oklahoma City have residents on edge

In May, one woman was savagely mauled by pit bull terriers, while police released video of two attacks on their officers....

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Tennessee children traveling in pet kennels, woman arrested

MEMPHIS, TN (WZTV) -- Police in Memphis have arrested a woman after a viral video shows her traveling with two children in pet...

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"Xanax monster" convicted of taking nude photos of unconscious high school girls

For years at his party house in Midwest City, Clifford Eugene Williams took nude photos of his young female guests, some who...

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Former Canadian County correctional officer apologizes for using unreasonable force on inmate

A former Canadian County correctional officer has apologized for using unreasonable force on an inmate during a 2014 incident...

EPA wants to remove lead from a Superfund site in Bristow to protect its workers

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Lead contamination at a former Creek County oil refinery is so extensive the Environmental Protection Agency says it must excavate much of the contamination soon to protect workers who are removing contaminants on the remainder of the property.

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Body found at Lake Thunderbird reported a victim of homicide

A man found dead at Lake Thunderbird on Friday was reportedly slain, according to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.

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Admitted gambling addict gets prison for embezzling $400K from OKC company

An admitted gambling addict has been sentenced to 19 months in federal prison for embezzling nearly $400,000 from an Oklahoma...

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Appeals court rules trial judge was right in keeping personnel records from Holtzclaw's attorneys

The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals has ruled a trial judge was right to keep a police chemist's personnel records from...

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Three people arrested in reported Norman drive-by shooting, kidnapping

Three people arrested in reported Norman drive-by shooting, kidnapping

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Three people arrested in reported Norman drive-by shooting, kidnapping

Two men and a 16-year-old boy were arrested Friday in connection to a Thursday night drive-by shooting and a Friday morning...

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Shooting death of man early Friday investigated in northeast Oklahoma City

A man's shooting death is under investigation in northeast Oklahoma City.

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OKC man dies Thursday night in Guthrie crash during pursuit with law officers

An Oklahoma City man died Thursday night in a pursuit with law officers and crash in Guthrie.

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Teen charged in murder of 75-year-old man outside store

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- An 18-year-old man is charged with killing an elderly man outside an HEB store. Reginald Hawkins is...

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OU to ex-professor's accusers: "We will always strive to do better"

A banned donor who once taught engineering at OU is accused of sexual harassment and other misconduct toward drama students,...

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Lawsuit an attempt to 'smear the Glover family's good name,' Jim Glover's children say

Kristen Glover Galyean and Jared Glover filed their answers to the petition in Tulsa County District Court on Monday.

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Convicted murderer pleads guilty to running meth ring from prison with smuggled cellphones

A plea agreement with federal prosecutors calls for Slint Kenneth Tate, 35, to serve a 20-year prison sentence after he...

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Two men arrested in separate homicides at same house

Two men were arrested on Wednesday, one of them accused of killing his girlfriend and burying her in the back yard of the home,...

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Police warn of OG&E scam

Oklahoma City police warned the public Thursday of a scam involving the OGE Energy Corporation. The scam involves a man who...

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Ponca City man arrested after overnight chase

A Ponca City man was arrested Thursday morning after leading police on a chase through neighborhoods in southeast Oklahoma...

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Man kills friend suspected of molesting 3-year-old

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KSDK) - A St. Louis man was charged with first-degree murder Wednesday after police said he shot and killed a...

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Oklahoma City police searching for lighter bandit

Police are searching for a man they said has stolen thousands of dollars worth of cigarette lighters from stores across...

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Police respond to Thursday shooting in downtown Oklahoma City

Police responded early Thursday to a shooting in downtown Oklahoma City.

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Latest lawsuit over Oklahoma County jail death filed

Civil rights lawsuit filed in Oklahoma County District Court.

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Brendan Fraser Says Golden Globes Organization Admits Member 'Inappropriately Touched' Him in 2003

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association, the body responsible for putting on the Golden Globe Awards, has finished its internal...

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80 arrested, 95 pounds of meth and 75 guns seized in largest drug bust initiative in recent history

WASHINGTON -- The largest drug takedown initiatve in Puget Sound has netted more than 80 drug dealers, U.S. Attorney...

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Former teacher at Jones High School accused of inappropriately touching female students

A former science teacher at Jones High School has been accused of inappropriately touching female students, as well as poking...

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OKC teen arrested after claiming he killed his parents

A 16-year-old boy was arrested Monday after police were tipped off about a social media message where he claimed he killed his...

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Sheriff: Wrong-way driver on LSD thought he was in video game 'Grand Theft Auto'

GRANTS PASS, Ore. (KVAL) – A man high on LSD stole a car from the scene of a DUII arrest and took off, driving the wrong way on...

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Two arrested in Dollar General serial robbery case

Oklahoma City police made two arrests in connection to the Dollar General store robberies reported on Thursday and...

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Body camera video of Penn Square Mall child abandonment case released

Oklahoma City police released body camera footage Wednesday related to a child abandonment case on May 27 in which two small...

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The Obama administration secretly sought to give Iran access to the US financial system

The Obama administration secretly sought to give Iran access — albeit briefly — to the U.S. financial system by sidestepping...

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Judge Aaron Persky, who gave Brock Turner lenient sentence in rape case recalled

The controversial judge who sparked outrage after offering a lenient sentence to Brock Turner, a former Stanford University...

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DOJ watchdog finds James Comey defied authority as FBI director, sources say

The Justice Department's internal watchdog has concluded that James Comey defied authority at times during his tenure as FBI...

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Two men arrested Tuesday after shots fired from vehicle in I-35 road rage incident

Two men were jailed early Tuesday after police said they fired a shotgun at a vehicle along Interstate 35 during a road rage...

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Life term for Oklahoma suspect in killing, burning of 15-year-old

Joshua Herrington, 23, and his defense attorney reached an agreement with District 27 District Attorney Jack Throp after the...

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OSBI increases reward in 2016 double homicide

About two years after two women were shot and killed in a small community in Pittsburg County, the Oklahoma State Bureau of...

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Police think same robber might have struck two Dollar General stores

Two recent robberies at Oklahoma City stores involved a knife-wielding person in a red hoodie, and police think it might be the...

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Manafort attempted to tamper with potential witnesses: U.S. special counsel

President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, who has been indicted by U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller,...

From despair to hope: One woman's journey through mental illness

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MUSKOGEE — After two years of hearing voices, Mary Hicks became convinced she needed to kill herself to save her children. She failed. Sometimes failure can be a good thing. In Hicks' case, failure meant that she finally got treatment for...

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4 Texas prison guards fired, major resigns after allegedly planting evidence in inmate’s cell

A Texas prison major has resigned amid an investigation into allegations he orchestrated the planting of two screwdrivers in an...

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US arrests man for trying to spy for China

A former US intelligence officer has appeared in court in Seattle charged with attempting to spy for China. Ron Rockwell...

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Mom who allowed men to rape young daughters for drugs, cash sentenced to prison

FULTON COUNTY, Ga. -- A Georgia mother was sentenced to prison Monday for allowing two men to rape her young daughters for...

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Felon sought in Saturday night OKC stabbing death

A felon was being sought Monday in connection with an Oklahoma City stabbing that left one man dead over the weekend.

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Man, woman in custody after high-speed chase

A man and woman were arrested Monday afternoon after a high-speed chase that stretched from southwest Oklahoma City to Cashion...

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Oklahoma couple identified after apparent murder-suicide in their home

A man and woman in their 30s were found dead with what appeared to be gunshot wounds Sunday in their Owasso home, according to...

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Which Oklahoma law enforcement agencies didn't report their number of untested rape kits?

Here's a look at which law enforcement agencies in Oklahoma failed to report their number of untested rape kits as directed by...

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OKC man accused of lifting dog by collar, slamming it to the ground

An Oklahoma City man was arrested Saturday evening after witnesses told police he was dragging and choking his dog by its choke...

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Investigation of Georgia Tech coach Josh Pastner finds sexual assault claims 'concocted'

An independent investigation of Georgia Tech basketball coach Josh Pastner over allegations of sexual misconduct found the...

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Double homicide suspect shot, killed after police chase

CHICKASHA — A man was shot and killed Sunday morning by law officers after a pursuit from a homicide scene in Chickasha to just...

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Former Oklahoma senator had sex with victim twice in year before police found them at hotel, prosecutors reveal

Former state Sen. Ralph Shortey, 36, is awaiting sentencing in Oklahoma City federal court for child sex trafficking. He faces...

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Denver police arrest Uber driver after passenger is shot dead

A driver with the ride-sharing service Uber was arrested on Friday for suspicion of first-degree murder after Denver police...

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Boy's stomach pain reveals sexual abuse, leads to child molestation conviction

DOUGLASVILLE, Ga. - When a 15-year-old boy arrived at a Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta location with a stomachache two years...

Tesla's Autopilot woes continue with Laguna Beach police car crash

In the past week, a Tesla sedan driving with Autopilot collided with a parked Laguna Beach Police Department vehicle in...

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OKC man sentenced for causing death of hospital patient during his attempted escape from police

An Oklahoma City man admitted Friday to causing the death of a hospital patient during his attempted escape from police. Jimmy...

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Former principal of Harrah elementary school charged with felony child abuse

A former principal of a Harrah elementary school was charged Friday with felony child abuse, accused of "forcefully grabbing...

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Two people arrested in connection to 3-year-old OKC girl’s death

The mother of a 3-year-old girl who died Thursday was arrested along with her domestic partner, both accused of child abuse.

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Man arrested Friday morning in Bricktown stabbing

A man was arrested early Friday morning, accused of stabbing another man near a popular Bricktown night club.

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Jury Awards 4 Cents to Family of Man Killed by Deputy

The family of a Florida man killed by a sheriff's deputy has been awarded 4 cents by a federal jury.  The jury ruled...

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Woman wrote about 25 checks to herself while employed with the Comanche Nation Tax Commission.

A former Comanche Nation employee with a gambling addiction was sentenced Thursday to four years probation for embezzling tens...

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Judge orders Christian Costello to remain committed to mental hospital due to continuing danger

A mentally ill man who killed his father, the state's labor commissioner, has been ordered to remain committed to a state...

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Appellate court affirms death sentence in OKC bus station stabbing

The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals has upheld the murder conviction and death sentence of a gang member who fatally stabbed...

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Two women accused of assaulting off-duty police officer and his family

Two women were arrested Tuesday, accused of assaulting an off-duty police officer and his family and attempting to steal their...

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Former elementary school teacher convicted of child sex abuse

The jury, following a week-long trial, convicted Ronald "Ronnie" Manners, 49, of one count of child sexual abuse.

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Man convicted of killing wife of OKC firefighter kidnapped woman, attempted to set her on fire Thursday

A man previously convicted of first-degree murder kidnapped a Moore woman from her apartment Thursday morning, cut her with a...

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OKC child’s Thursday death thought to be caused by abuse

A 3-year-old girl is dead and police believe the cause to be related to child abuse.

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School nurse pleads not guilty to having sex with student

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — An eastern Iowa school nurse has pleaded not guilty to a charge that she had sex with a 16-year-old...

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Nurse busted for pot in Oklahoma County Jail

A nurse was arrested Tuesday, accused of smuggling marijuana into the Oklahoma County jail and passing it to an inmate.

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Bakery Fires Employees For Denying Black Woman Service After Closing

PORTLAND, Ore. — Two employees of a bakery in Portland, Oregon were fired earlier this month for denying a black woman service...

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Las Vegas photographer arrested in Oklahoma with grenades gets prison

A Las Vegas photographer arrested last year while traveling through Oklahoma City with hand grenades and loaded guns was...

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Louie's shooting victims recovering at home

All three victims in the shooting at Louie's on Lake Hefner are at home recovering from their wounds.

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Man arrested, accused of seeking sex with underage girl

A Midwest City man is behind bars after members of an online group reportedly lured him to an Oklahoma City gas station with...

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Two men arrested in SW OKC fatal stabbing

Two men were arrested in connection to a fight that led to a fatal stabbing in southwest Oklahoma City Tuesday afternoon.

Federal pay prevents Oklahoma City VA from filling some doctor positions

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There are 21 job openings at the Oklahoma City VA Medical Center and many of them may never be filled.

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'Murdered' Russian journalist is alive

Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko, widely reported to have been assassinated in Kiev on Tuesday, has turned up alive at a...

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Shooter's apartment, mother's home searched hours after incident

Oklahoma City police were issued warrants less than four hours after the shooting at Louie's on Lake Hefner Thursday evening.

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Looking back at patrol's deadliest year

Two deadly gunbattles 40 years ago in southern Oklahoma between a pair of heavily armed prison escapees and Oklahoma Highway...

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In emotional testimony, woman recounts dramatic escape from eight-time killer Andrew Urdiales

Recalling in terrifying detail how the hands of the man who kidnapped and sexually assaulted her at gunpoint squeezed her neck,...

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Thursday is cutoff date for Oklahoma law enforcement agencies to respond to audit of untested rape kits

A task force that is working to make recommendations based on a statewide audit of untested rape kits set Thursday as a cutoff...

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Oklahoma man accused of killing father free on bond

BLANCHARD, Okla. (AP) — A central Oklahoma man accused of killing his father and disguising it as a suicide is now free on...

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Man accused of selling drugs charged with murder

ARDMORE — A man accused of selling a woman a fatal dose of methamphetamine is charged with murder. Howard Timken Jr. , 36, was...

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Two dead in apparent murder-suicide

Two people are dead in what investigators think was a murder-suicide, Oklahoma City police report. Shortly before 9:30 p.m....

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Louie's shooter investigated by FBI

The FBI had received tips from concerned citizens over the content of Louie's shooter Alex Tilghman's YouTube posts, but...

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Baby overdoses on cocaine and fentanyl, parents charged: Sheriff

BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. (CBS12) — A man and woman from central Florida are facing charges after their 8-month-old baby overdosed...

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Teacher arrested after texting threat of mass shooting at Las Vegas concert

A Las Vegas teacher was arrested this month on terrorist threat charges after she sent texts saying she was forming a plan to...

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Gunman shoots police in Liege, four dead: Belgian media

A gunman killed two police officers and a passer-by on Tuesday before being himself shot dead in the center of the eastern...

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PONCA CITY Man shot by police after chase A person was shot by a Ponca City police officer after a chase Sunday evening,...

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Man who shot gunman at Louie's says he's no hero

"I just reacted," Bryan Whittle said of stopping gunman at Lake Hefner. "I just did it. I wasn't thinking about anything other...

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Girl recovering from gunshot wound

Syniah Giles, the 12-year-old girl shot Thursday outside Louie's on Lake Hefner is recovering in the hospital, her father...

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Two found dead in southwest Oklahoma City

Two people were found dead in southwest Oklahoma City, and police are investigating their deaths as homicides. Neither victim...

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12-year-old shooting victim in good condition, hospital says

Oklahoma Children's Hospital said Sunday that the 12-year-old girl remained hospitalized in good condition.

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Lake Hefner shootings spark renewed gun debate

Soon after police announced that a restaurant shooter was killed by an armed bystander, the politics of guns erupted.

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Man suspected in Saturday morning Hughes County double killing

A 30-year-old man suspected in a Saturday morning double homicide in Hughes County was arrested after leading police on a chase.

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Police identify Louie's gunman, victims, civilians who ended shooting

Weeks before police say he walked up to a crowded restaurant and opened fire, Alexander Tilghman pleaded for help on social...

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3 OKC women ordered to trial over baby boy's burns, leg amputation

Three women were ordered Friday to stand trial on allegations they failed to get medical care for an Oklahoma City baby boy...

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Safety concerns arise following restaurant violence

Oklahoma City restaurant owners and managers are reflecting on customer and employee safety following Thursday's shooting at...

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Police ID suspected gunman, civilians who shot him outside Louie's

Police have released the names of the suspected gunman who opened fire Thursday night at an Oklahoma City restaurant, as well...

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Man identified as Louie's shooter had posted on social media about being 'under hardcore demonic attack'

A man who police say shot three people at an Oklahoma City restaurant before being shot and killed himself posted videos on...

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WATCH: YouTube videos posted by man police say shot three at Louie's

Here are several videos from the Louie's shooter's YouTube channel. View discretion is advised.

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Video: OKC Police press conference on Lake Hefner shooting

See a live stream as the Oklahoma City Police Department discuss Thursday's shooting at Lake Hefner.

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Video: Eyewitness report of shooting at Louie's

Ron "Spinozi" Benton talks about the Thursday night shootings at Louie’s Bar & Grill at Lake Hefner.

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Harvey Weinstein Turns Himself in for Arrest on Rape Charges in New York

Harvey Weinstein turned himself in on Friday morning to be arrested by New York City detectives on charges that he raped one...

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Russia 'liable' for downing MH17 airliner

Australia and the Netherlands say they are holding Russia responsible for downing a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet in 2014....

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Parents arrested after 8-month-old dies from fentanyl and cocaine overdose

COCOA, Fla. (FOX 35 WOFL) - The Brevard County Sheriff's Office says that 29-year-old David Williams Chappele Jr. and...

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2 males wanted after improvised explosive device detonated at Mississauga restaurant injures 15

TORONTO -- An improvised explosive device detonated inside a Mississauga restaurant is responsible for a blast that left 15...

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Suspect in Lake Hefner shooting killed

A passerby shot and killed a man who went into a Lake Hefner restaurant Thursday evening and opened fire.

Cleanup to resume at former oil refinery site near Duncan, Oklahoma

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On a sweltering midsummer evening last week, 80 people gathered at a school gymnasium in this southern Oklahoma town to talk about the air.

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Shooting creates chaos at OKC restaurant

Oklahoma City police were working late Thursday to piece together what happened when a man shot people at a popular Lake Hefner...

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Midwest City officers fired at while serving warrant Thursday morning

A man shot at and narrowly missed officers attempting to serve a search warrant Thursday morning.

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Shawnee police officer shoots man Thursday, man hospitalized

Man shot by police officer early Thursday in Shawnee and hospitalized

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Federal prosecutors open Harvey Weinstein investigation in New York

Federal prosecutors in New York are investigating allegations of sexual abuse against Harvey Weinstein, a lawyer for the...

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50 members of 'sinister' biker gangs arrested; dozens of illegal guns, drugs, rocket launcher seized

Authorities in Rhode Island on Wednesday arrested 50 people associated with two rival motorcycle clubs believed to be involved...

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Former gift card store owner sentenced

The former owner of an Oklahoma City gift card store was sentenced Wednesday to more than 15 years in federal prison for...

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Texas boy thanks police for pulling his mom over

FULSHEAR, Texas (WHDH) — A boy in Texas is thanking Fulshear police for pulling his mom over.  The elementary school...

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MH17 downed by Russian military missile system, say investigators

Dutch investigators say they have uncovered hard evidence that a Russian army missile system fired the missile that shot down...

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Man on stolen motorcycle arrested Wednesday after running from a public safety film crew in Oklahoma City

It was just a film crew making an advertisement for the Oklahoma Highway Safety office. But the man on the stolen motorcycle...

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Former Norman pastor accused of lewd acts with child

NORMAN — A former Norman pastor is accused of molesting a young girl.  Phillip Paul Ratliff, 77, was arrested Tuesday on...

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Families of Sandy Hook victims file defamation suit against Alex Jones

Six families of victims killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School mass shooting, as well as an FBI agent who responded to the...

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Mysterious death of CDC worker ruled suicide by drowning

The mysterious death of a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention epidemiologist -- whose body was found along the banks of...

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Facebook wants your naked photos to stop revenge porn

Facebook is asking British users to send naked photos of themselves to the social network, to try to stop revenge porn. If...

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Woman jailed for life for 'sadistic' acid attack on ex-boyfriend

A woman has been jailed for life after being found guilty of a “sadistic” acid attack that left her former partner with such...