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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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Man in custody after reportedly pointing gun at hospital security guard

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

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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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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...

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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.

School districts open to federal workers on furlough

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"We're just trying to help out anybody experiencing a furlough or working and not receiving a paycheck," said Yukon Public Schools Superintendent Jason Simeroth. "Maybe they have a day or two when they can come in and work."

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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.

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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...

Legislature dipping into self-driving vehicle regulation

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For the first time since the technology became a reality, the Legislature is poised to begin regulating self-driving cars and trucks.

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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.

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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.

OKC district to close 12 elementary schools

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Oklahoma City Public Schools would close 12 elementary schools as part of a plan to provide students with more teachers, course offerings and support, documents obtained by The Oklahoman show. Six others will be converted into middle schools and...

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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...

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Former Disney actor charged after allegedly soliciting a minor for sex

Former Disney Channel actor Stoney Westmoreland has been charged with six felony counts after authorities said he tried to have...

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Kevin Spacey charged with sexually assaulting son of former news anchor

Actor Kevin Spacey will be charged with indecent assault and battery for allegedly sexually assaulting the son of former WCVB...

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Chinese citizen charged with trade secrets theft in Oklahoma

Documents found in Hongjin Tan’s possession after he resigned from an unnamed company “would have a tremendous impact” to that...

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Death row inmate loses latest challenge to his conviction for fatally shooting an Oklahoma trooper

Ricky Ray Malone is on death row in Oklahoma for fatally shooting an Oklahoma Highway Patrol trooper on the day after Christmas...

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Oklahoma County jail inmate dies Thursday in hospital

An Oklahoma County jail inmate died late Thursday in a hospital, where he was undergoing treatment for a medical condition,...

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Grandparents charged in death of 14-month-old boy

The grandparents of a 14-month-old boy who died in March were arrested Thursday on counts of first-degree murder in connection...

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Governor grants nine more sentence reductions

Gov. Mary Fallin commuted sentences of more inmates being assisted by a criminal justice reform group.

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Irish Mob associates sentenced in deadly OKC shootout case

Irish Mob associates sentenced in deadly OKC shootout case

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Walgreens employee fatally shoots man after photos dispute

An employee at a Tulsa Walgreens with a concealed-carry license fatally shot an armed man after an argument that began at the...

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Two women arrested in prostitution bust at OKC massage parlor

Two women were arrested early Wednesday during a prostitution sting at a northwest Oklahoma City massage parlor.

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OKC man arrested after tip about vending machine full of marijuana

A 38-year-old man was arrested Wednesday night on a drug trafficking complaint after police received a tip about a vending...

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OHP trooper accused of blackmail attempt

Capt. Troy German was put on paid administrative leave Monday.

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OKC man sentenced to life for Walmart shooting death

An Oklahoma City man who was 17 when he shot a man to death during a drug deal in a Walmart parking lot was sentenced this week...

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Another book chapter has been written in the Tate Publishing saga.

A judge sentenced one-time owners of a defunct vanity publishing house on Wednesday to a suspended sentence of 20 years and...

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Inmate stabbed at Oklahoma County jail Tuesday

An inmate was taken to a local hospital after being stabbed at the Oklahoma County jail Tuesday night.

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Noble police shot and wounded a man Tuesday, the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation reported

Noble police shot and wounded a man Tuesday, the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation reported.

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Spencer man gets two life terms for double homicide during drug deal

Spencer man gets two life terms for double homicide during drug deal

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Oklahoma family seeks answers after woman's death at county jail

Sindi Spray, 24, died Sunday after being found unresponsive in her cell about 5 p.m. Oklahoma County Sheriff P.D. Taylor said a...

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Choctaw woman arrested, accused of striking husband with vehicle

A 39-year-old woman was arrested late Monday, accused of using her vehicle to strike her husband.

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Oklahoma City police officer shoots, kills man with knife Sunday night

An Oklahoma City police officer shot and killed a man with a knife Sunday night

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Edmond Santa Fe High School teacher arrested on sex complaint

Arrest came after victim attempted suicide, police say

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Final goodbye: Roll call of some who died in 2018

In a year filled with heightened political vitriol, two deaths brought the nation together to remember men who represented a...

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Man with knife and screwdriver shot and killed by police officer late Sunday in west Oklahoma City

A man with a knife and a screwdriver was shot and killed by police late Sunday in west Oklahoma City.

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Woman arrested after racist tirade in NYC subway

A Brooklyn woman whose racist, profanity-laced tirade on the New York subway was captured on video this week has been charged...

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Saudi Arabian man pleads guilty in Oklahoma to terrorism-related crime

Saudi Arabian man pleads guilty in Oklahoma to terrorism-related crime

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Man charged in stabbing death of woman at OKC hotel

Man charged in stabbing death of woman at OKC hotel

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Ex-banker to serve four years for lying to regulator

The former chairman of El Reno's The Bank of Union was ordered to report to prison in February by a federal judge in Oklahoma...

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Former TU student sentenced to five years for sexual battery

A 19-year-old former University of Tulsa student received a five-year prison sentence Thursday after pleading guilty to...

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OKC man arrested Thursday on terrorist hoax complaint

A 34-year-old Oklahoma City man previously charged with making a terrorist hoax was arrested Thursday after police allege he...

Fallin leaves unfulfilled record requests

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Gov. Kevin Stitt plans to change process for responding to Open Records Act requests.

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OKC man gets seven years in DUI, manslaughter case

OKC man gets seven years in DUI, manslaughter case

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Commutation requests will head to governor's desk

The governor will decide whether to reduce the prison sentences of the final nine individuals being assisted through a...

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CBS Paid the Actress Eliza Dushku $9.5 Million to Settle Harassment Claims

In March 2017, Eliza Dushku, an actress known for her work on “Buffy the Vampire Slayer,” signed on to play a major role in...

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Bomb threats reported in Oklahoma, across US

Multiple bomb threats were made toward businesses in Oklahoma City Thursday, including at Wiley Post Airport.

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Ex-OU football player sentenced to 5 years for wire fraud

A former OU wide receiver has been sentenced to 5 years in prison after pleading guilty to defrauding investors.

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Taylor Swift used facial recognition software to detect stalkers at LA concert

The periphery of a Taylor Swift concert is as thought out as the show she presents on stage. Beyond the traditional...

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Commission Investigating Parkland Shooting To Lawmakers: Arm Teachers

The commission that's directing the Florida Legislature's response to the Parkland shooting will recommend that public school...

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Man wanted on felony warrants in Shawnee area captured late Wednesday

Pottawatomie County Sheriff's office reported a man wanted on felony warrants has been captured.

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Cousin Eddie's hat theft leads to novel idea for donating warm clothing

The theft of a hat on a statue in an Oklahoma City yard leads to a novel way of donating warm clothes to the homeless.

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Woman jailed for staging her own kidnap and harassing ex-boyfriend online

A woman who orchestrated an online harassment campaign against her ex-boyfriend, before lying about being pregnant and even...

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Pardon and Parole Board recommends sentence reductions for nine more inmates being assisted by commutation campaign

The Oklahoma Pardon and Parole Board voted Wednesday to recommend a sentence reduction for nine more inmates being assisted by...

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OKC man shot over pair of Air Jordans

An Oklahoma City man was shot Tuesday afternoon trying to sell a pair of Nike Air Jordan’s, police reported.

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County jails collecting DNA samples from felony arrestees

Some county jails in Oklahoma have begun collecting DNA samples from people arrested on felony charges, reigniting a debate...

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Ex-jailer charged with sex crimes against inmate

A former Oklahoma County jailer faces four felony counts in connection with sex crimes against inmate.

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Incompetency claim rejected in Oklahoma beheading case

Six-member jury reaches verdict at competency trial in Oklahoma County District Court.

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Meng Wanzhou: Trump could intervene in case of Huawei executive

Donald Trump says he could intervene in the case of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou if it helps to avoid a further decline in US...

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Harrah High School principal arrested Sunday

Harrah High School Principal Kenneth Riddle was arrested Sunday, Shawnee police reported.

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Oklahoma police officer accused of using fake master's degree to get pay raise

James W. Bennett, 60, allegedly bought a master's degree from the University of Denton, a diploma mill, and used it to "obtain...

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Nuns misappropriated $500K in school funds, spending some on gambling: Church

Two nuns at a Catholic church in Southern California are suspected of embezzling up to $500,000 in school funds,...

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Rollin' 90s gang case from Oklahoma City won't be heard by U.S. Supreme Court

The U.S. Supreme Court said Monday it will not consider the case of a convicted Oklahoma City drug trafficker who claimed a...

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Man arrested in homicide of woman found at Oklahoma City hotel

A man was arrested in connection with the homicide of a woman in Oklahoma City.

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Law officers in Oklahoma fatally shoot man wanted in Kansas armed robbery early Monday

Law officers in Oklahoma fatally shot a man wanted in a Kansas armed robbery early Monday.

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Fortnite gamer in 'live stream assault'

A Sydney gamer has been charged after he was heard allegedly assaulting a woman during a live stream of the hugely popular game...

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Former Sperry police officer arrested on illegal drug complaints

A former Sperry police officer has been arrested on drug complaints, OSBI reported.

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Lawmakers could wade into juvenile life without parole issue during upcoming session

In the wake of court decisions, lawmakers are working with prosecutors and others on when juveniles could get life without...

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Former Tishomingo teacher sentenced to six years for lewd acts

Former Tishomingo teacher sentenced to six years for lewd acts

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Huawei CFO to appear in Canada court as Chinese media slam arrest

VANCOUVER/TORONTO (Reuters) - A top executive of China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd who is under arrest in Canada is set to...

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Oklahoma cop arrested on child sex abuse complaint

A Nicoma Park police officer has been arrested on a child sex abuse complaint, authorities reported.

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Handgun found in Edmond North High School student’s bag Wednesday

A loaded handgun was confiscated Wednesday from an Edmond North High School student’s bag, school district officials said.

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ICE busts more than 50 illegal immigrants in New England raids

ICE agents have detained more than 50 illegal immigrants in raids in the last two days targeting suspected drug dealers —...

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122 charged in child pornography investigations across Ontario last month

Police services across Ontario charged 122 people with 551 charges related to online child sexual abuse last month alone —...

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Fallin commutes sentences for 21 Oklahoma prisoners

Governor grants commutation requests for drug possession offenders

Fired Norman sewer worker accepts $250,000 settlement

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Property owners in Norman will pay more in ad valorem taxes to cover the settlement in the federal age discrimination case.

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Three women accused of helping convicted killer escape

Three women are accused of conspiring with Patrick Walker in his escape plan.

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Two Oklahoma inmates used drones to drop phones into prison, prosecutors say

Two Oklahoma inmates used drones to drop phones into prison, prosecutors say

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Teen sentenced to 40 years in fatal stabbings of parents and pet dog in Maine

AUGUSTA, Maine — A teenager who told authorities she "snapped" and killed her parents while struggling with gender...

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Oklahoma jail escapee arrested by U.S. Marshals Service in St. Louis

A convicted killer who escaped from the Payne County jail last week was arrested by U.S. Marshals Service Tuesday morning.

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Oklahoma County detention officer recovering after inmate attack

Oklahoma County detention officer recovering after inmate attack

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Man arrested in string of indecent exposures to young girls near Oklahoma City schools

A man has been arrested in connection with four indecent exposure cases in Oklahoma City involving young girls before school.

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Oklahoma City man begins sentence for shooting death, burning body in car

Oklahoma City man begins sentence for shooting death, burning body in car

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Reward offered in search for escaped inmate from Payne County

The nationwide search continued Monday for an escaped, convicted murderer. A reward has been offered.

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Lawsuit: At least 14 kids abused at hands of North Charleston church volunteer

A day after a North Charleston church volunteer was charged with sexually assaulting a 3-year-old boy, a new lawsuit alleges...

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Student threatens to kill professor for scheduling 7 a.m. final exam, police say

BOCA RATON, Fla. - A Florida Atlantic University student is accused of posting a threat to kill one of his professors on...

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Texas family freaks out passerby with dangling Clark Griswold Christmas display

AUSTIN – All a Northwest Austin homeowner wanted was to win their annual neighborhood contest. Instead, they nearly gave a...

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Search for escaped, convicted murderer continues Monday in Oklahoma

Search continued Monday for an escaped inmate who has a first-degree murder conviction in Oklahoma County.

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German police shut down concert over 'Sieg Heil' chants

German police this weekend shut down a far-right rock concert in a small eastern town after members in the crowd started...

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Grandma mistakenly booked into all-male jail, staff thought she was transgender

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) - A woman is suing employees of a Florida jail after they allegedly forced her to spend nearly 10 hours in a...

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Feds in OKC press more gun charges to get 'worst of the worst' off streets

Federal prosecutors in Oklahoma City are pressing charges on gun violations to get repeat offenders off the streets.

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Convicted murderer escapes Payne County jail Thursday

A 44-year-old man serving a life sentence for a murder conviction escaped the Payne County jail Thursday night.

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OHP reports arrests, violations during Thanksgiving holiday

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported that dozens of arrests were made over a 5-day period around Thanksgiving.

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FBI investigating Thursday homicide in Wynoka

Authorities are investigating the Thursday shooting death of a man on tribal land.

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Oklahoma Highway Patrol recognizes tactical team that took injuries in gunfight

Five members of the tactical team were injured during a firefight that ensued when they attempted to serve a no-knock search...

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Former OKC counselor gets prison for Medicaid fraud

A former behavioral health counselor has been sentenced to a year in federal prison for fraudulently billing Medicaid for...

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Charlottesville driver 'acted in anger'

A man who drove his car into a crowd of protesters in Virginia, killing a woman, was motivated by "anger", prosecutors said at...

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Pawnee County emergency management director accused of impersonating a police officer

The Pawnee County emergency management director has been accused of impersonating a police officer.

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Cleveland County Sheriff's dog finds suspect in auto theft hiding in dog crate

NORMAN — A Cleveland County Sheriff's dog tracked down a woman hiding inside a dog crate Wednesday after law officers said she...

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Oklahoma AG charges 2 with murder in man's overdose death

A Broken Arrow man died on the bathroom floor next to a syringe. Now, two alleged heroin dealers face first-degree murder charges

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Michael Cohen, former Trump lawyer, pleads guilty to lying to Congress

Michael Cohen pleads guilty to lying to Congress about Trump real estate project in Russia.

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Deutsche searched in money laundering probe over Panama Papers

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Around 170 police officers, prosecutors and tax inspectors searched six Deutsche Bank (DBKGn.DE) offices...

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Study: Oklahoma felony filings fall after voter-backed law

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The number of felony cases filed by Oklahoma prosecutors dropped nearly 30 percent in the year after a...

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Police investigate Sunday shooting deaths

Police investigate a carjacking death and a suspected murder-suicide in south Oklahoma City.

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OKC homicides lower for 2018 than recent years

Homicides in Oklahoma City this year are the lowest in several years and police say there’s no clear reason why.

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Five arrested in connection to Thanksgiving Day shooting; more arrests anticipated

Broken Arrow police arrested five people after a Thanksgiving Day home invasion that resulted in a homeowner shooting one of...

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Police investigate shooting death Sunday night in Oklahoma City

Police have made an arrest in the 59th homicide of the year in Oklahoma City. A man died in a Sunday night shooting.

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Police: Woman started fires at two Oklahoma restaurants

Police arrested a woman Sunday after she allegedly started fires at a McDonald's and a Taco Bell in east Tulsa.

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Strip club fight turns costly for Del City

Del City officials have little to show so far for its expense in getting rid of Fantasy Island, a notorious strip club.

'The bill's not going to go anywhere.' Effort to stop a $100 million state project is unlikely to succeed

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Legislative effort to save veterans center in Talihina likely doomed from the start.

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Infamous pimp indicted in child sex trafficking conspiracy

For a time, Germaine "Slim" Coulter was one of the most infamous pimps in Oklahoma City. His prostitutes made him hundreds of...

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Person shot in NW OKC Friday morning

A person was hospitalized after being shot in northwest Oklahoma City Friday morning.

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Committee agrees on standardized rape kit for statewide use

A committee has reached a consensus on a standardized rape kit that officials hope to eventually begin using statewide,...

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Canadian County sheriff warns of phone scam

The Canadian County sheriff's office is warning residents of a scam in which a caller threatens to arrest residents for failure...

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Bank robber sought Tuesday in southwest Oklahoma City robbery

A bank robbery was reported Tuesday in southwest Oklahoma City.

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Tribesmen kill ORU grad on remote Indian island

An American adventurer and graduate of Oral Roberts University in Tulsa who kayaked to a remote Indian island populated by a...

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Law officers investigate bank robbery Tuesday in southwest OKC

Law officers investigate bank robbery Tuesday in southwest OKC.

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Dog blamed for injuring Oklahoma City students could be euthanized

A dog blamed for attacking and injuring 12 children at an Oklahoma City elementary school could be euthanized if its owner...

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Some former customers of Tate Publishing and Tate Music Group might be able to recover some materials, officials say.

Oklahoma's Attorney General announced Tuesday the agency has set up a way for at least some former customers of a Mustang-based...

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Federal Judge Rules U.S. Ban on Female Genital Mutilation Is Unconstitutional

In a historic ruling that strikes a chilling blow to women’s rights, a federal judge in Michigan declared unconstitutional the...

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Florida Democratic Party under investigation for election fraud

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (CNS) -- Democrats conceded in the races for U.S. Senate and governor, but not before Florida asked federal...

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US man 'killed in India by endangered Andamans tribe'

An American national has allegedly been killed by an endangered tribe in India's Andaman and Nicobar islands. Seven fishermen,...

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Moore police investigating after hidden camera found in coffee shop restroom

Police are investigating after a hidden camera was found in a coffee shop’s restroom.

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Mom sues Texas Roadhouse after being told to cover up while breastfeeding

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – A Kentucky woman is suing Texas Roadhouse for "extreme and severe emotional distress" after a...

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Actress files for restraining order against Avenatti

The actress Mareli Miniutti is seeking a restraining order against Michael Avenatti, the attorney who was arrested last...

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US Supreme Court declines to hear Oklahoma murder cases of Patricia Burney and Lancey Ray

The U.S. Supreme Court declined, in separate orders Monday, to hear the cases of Oklahoma murderers Patricia Burney and Lancey...

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Couple Play Blame Game Over GoFundMe Conspiracy in Recording

The bitter legal battle between a South Jersey couple and a Philadelphia homeless veteran intensified Monday when a lawyer...

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Man says bomb threat was bowel movement related

NEW ORLEANS -- A local man was arrested for a bomb threat at a chicken restaurant but claims it was all just a...

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New allegation made against former OKC priest

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Oklahoma City has received what it deems a credible allegation of child sexual abuse...

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Workman charged with manufacturing child pornography after cameras found hidden in homes

Workman hid cameras in two homes to spy on young girls, Oklahoma County prosecutors allege .

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U.S. Grant student arrested Friday after bringing gun to school

A 17-year-old boy was arrested Friday morning after authorities said he brought a pellet gun to U.S. Grant High School.

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Education Dept. Proposes Enhanced Protection For Students Accused Of Sexual Assault

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced sweeping rules on how colleges handle cases of sexual assault and...

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Canadian County officers cleared in fatal October shooting

Five Canadian County officers went back to work Friday after being cleared in an Oct. 8 fatal shooting.

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Oklahoma multicounty grand jury issues two sealed indictments

Oklahoma's 17th multicounty grand jury met for three days this week under extraordinary secrecy and heard testimony for the...

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Chandler school employee arrested, accused of sexually abusing a child

A Chandler Public Schools employee was arrested Thursday, accused of sexually abusing a child.

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Muskogee police release footage from fatal shooting at restaurant

Less than a minute elapsed between police arrival and the escalation to a fatal use of force, according to the department's...

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System error: Japan cybersecurity minister admits he has never used a computer

A Japanese minister in charge of cybersecurity has provoked astonishment by admitting he has never used a computer in his...

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NJ GoFundMe Couple, Homeless Man Made Up Story, Source Says

The New Jersey couple who became famous for raising money for a homeless man after he helped with their disabled car -- as well...

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"Mother of Satan" explosive materials found in Florida home

A Florida man has been arrested on suspicion of manufacturing an explosive chemical called the "Mother of Satan" powerful...

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Indigenous women kept from seeing their newborn babies until agreeing to sterilization, says lawyer

As a senator calls for a nationwide review of the forced sterilization of Indigenous women, a lawyer representing a proposed...

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Man wearing MAGA hat assaulted while walking downtown Tucson

Jonathan Sparks is passionate about his political beliefs, but he said those beliefs were attacked while he was walking around...

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Stoney LaRue resolves domestic abuse case

Country music performer Stoney LaRue is no longer facing jail time in his misdemeanor domestic abuse case. Instead, the...

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Nonprofit's former CEO admits misspending charity funds on lobbying in Oklahoma

Former Oklahoma House Speaker Steve Lewis is identified only as Person #18 in a political corruption case filed against the...

City of Prague sues to get back control of its hospital

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City says unpaid bills and lack of supplies forced it to file a lawsuit to regain control of hospital.

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OKC police officers kill suspected armed robber

Oklahoma City police officers shot and killed a suspected armed robber Monday evening.

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Fire heavily damages apartment building Monday in northwest Oklahoma City

Fire heavily damaged an apartment building Monday in northwest Oklahoma City

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John Grisham-supported candidate loses Oklahoma DA race

Oklahoma district attorney said he was flabbergasted that best-selling author John Grisham supported his challenger in the Nov....

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Jurors acquit Del City man in fatal shootout

Jurors have found a Del City man not guilty of taking part in an alleged armed robbery that ended in a fatal shootout. Darious...

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Man fatally shot by police officer inside Oklahoma bar and grill

A person was fatally shot by a Muskogee police officer Monday afternoon inside a bar and grill, according to the Muskogee...

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California is paying inmates $1 an hour to fight wildfires

California is currently suffering from several devastating and deadly fires. The Camp Fire in Butte County, California,...

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Trudeau says Canada received Turkish tape of Khashoggi murder

Canada’s prime minister, Justin Trudeau, has become the first western leader to confirm Turkish claims that an audio...

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Commutation requests headed to governor's desk

The decision of whether to grant clemency for 22 individuals being assisted by a commutation campaign who received favorable...

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California gunman Ian Long died from self-inflicted gunshot, autopsy finds

The former marine who gunned down 12 people at a bar in southern California died from a self-inflicted...

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Woman who bore rapist’s baby faces 20 years in El Salvador jail

A rape victim is facing 20 years in jail charged with attempted murder, after she gave birth to her abuser’s baby in a latrine...

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Police shoot man with gun wearing camouflage Saturday in southwest Oklahoma City

Police officers shot a man with a gun who was wearing camouflage clothing Saturday in southwest Oklahoma City.

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Investigation launched of Oklahoma officer-involved shooting

Authorities in northeastern Oklahoma say a 52-year-old man has died following an officer-involved shooting.

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Oklahoma Crime and Safety Briefs for Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018

Oklahoma Crime and Safety Briefs for Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018

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Enid man arrested in Saturday stabbing death of his brother

A 40-year-old man was arrested Saturday, accused of stabbing his bother to death with a kitchen knife.

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Oklahoma state schools Superintendent Joy Hofmeister sued by witness in the now-dismissed criminal case against her

Witness in criminal case against Joy Hofmeister alleges she was behind his forced resignation in 2016.

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Man wanted in Oklahoma slaying added to U.S. Marshals Service's Most Wanted list

A man wanted in connection with the 2013 slaying of his ex-wife in Blackwell has been added to the U.S. Marshals Service's 15...

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Two arrested, more than 4 pounds of meth seized in OKC traffic stop

A man and a woman were arrested during a traffic stop Thursday evening after police found a large amount of methamphetamine in...

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Legislation needed to implement rape kit task force recommendations

Funding and legislation are needed to move forward with some of the recommendations developed by a task force that has been...

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More Oklahomans registering for inmate movement alert system

More Oklahomans registering for inmate status alert system

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Murderer gets Xbox in prison after leading police to woman's remains

WAKESHMA TOWNSHIP, MI -- For the past eight years, Doug Stewart was likely the only person who knew the location of his...

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Melbourne attack: Man shot dead after fire and fatal stabbing

A man who set a car on fire and stabbed three people - one fatally - in the Australian city of Melbourne has died in hospital...

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Oklahoma City files its own opioid lawsuit

The city of Oklahoma City filed suit Thursday against pharmaceutical manufacturers and distributors, and several doctors,...

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Losing Tulsa judge now faces grand jury investigation

The state's new multicounty grand jury meets to hear testimony for the first time on Tuesday.

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Police identify man fatally stabbed early Wednesday in northwest Oklahoma City

The victim of a stabbing from early Wednesday in northwest Oklahoma City has been identified, police reported.

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Oklahoma business briefs for Nov. 8, 2018

Oklahoma business briefs for Nov. 8, 2018

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Pardon and Parole Board recommends commutation for 22 people being assisted through campaign

The Oklahoma Pardon and Parole Board voted Wednesday to recommend sentence modifications for 22 inmates who are being assisted...

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Man, 98, fighting for life after robbery

A 98-year-old man is fighting for his life after he was attacked and robbed in his home. Peter Gouldstone was found with...

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Former Oklahoma zookeeper Joe Exotic accused of killing tigers, selling tiger cubs illegally

Federal prosecutors add charges against Joe Exotic, say he killed tigers and sold cubs illegally.

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Family searching for woman's killer nearly a year after her death

Nearly a year after her mother was killed, an Oklahoma City woman is pleading for anyone with information in the death to come...

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Teacher commits suicide in classroom

ROSENBERG, Texas (KTRK) -- A middle school teacher who school officials believe committed suicide died after being found...

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OKC man robbed, shot while trying to buy cellphone

An Oklahoma City man was hospitalized after being robbed and shot by another man he was trying to buy a cellphone from.

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Man seen taking suspicious photos at OKC memorial arrested on explosive threat complaint

A man seen taking suspicious photos at the Oklahoma City National Memorial has been arrested on a complaint of threatening to...

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Nearly two dozen cases involved in 'commutation campaign' set to have second stage hearing

Nearly two dozen inmates involved in commutation campaign led by Oklahomans for Criminal Justice Reform are set to have a...

Late raises given by some agency heads added over $800,000 to state payroll

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A study of nine departments by The Oklahoman found a slew of raises approved in last six months of administrations.

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Girl, 15, faces charge in connection with McLoud shooting death of 16-year-old girl

A month after Kaylen Thomas was shot and killed in McLoud, prosecutors have decided to charge a 15-year-old girl in connection...

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Driver who hit Scouts on Wis. road was 'huffing,' officials say

A western Wisconsin pickup truck driver had been “huffing” chemical vapors shortly before he hit and killed three Girl Scouts...

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Collision with injuries reported Monday in northeast Oklahoma City

A collision with injuries between a taxi and a vehicle was reported Monday in northeast Oklahoma City.

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Maimed Oklahoma legislator downplays heroism

Assailant who bit off top of legislator's ear sentenced to 25 years in prison.

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Women who accused fired cop Daniel Holtzclaw of sexual assault are a long way from resolving lawsuits

Almost three years after fired Oklahoma City police officer Daniel Holtzclaw was convicted at trial, the women who accused him...

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Boy, 11, shoots and kills grandmother before turning gun on self, police say

(Meredith) -- An 11-year-old boy is dead after police in Arizona say he shot and killed his grandmother before turning the gun...

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Jury Orders 'Miracle Cure Doctor' to Pay $105 Million to Cancer Patient

A self-proclaimed cancer expert convicted of practicing medicine without a licensenow faces a $105 million verdict in a...

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OHP trooper charged with domestic violence

An Oklahoma Highway Patrol trooper has been charged, accused of attempting to strangle the mother of his child.

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OHP trooper charged with domestic violence

An Oklahoma Highway Patrol trooper has been charged, accused of attempting to strangle the mother of his child.

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Police: Death toll in shooting at Florida yoga studio rises to three, including shooter

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Police: Death toll in shooting at Florida yoga studio rises to three, including shooter.

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Special agent at Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation arrested after wife accuses him of abuse.

An OSBI special agent, Martin P. Solorzano, was arrested Thursday and is accused of hitting his wife, Jordan Solorzano. She is...

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Two arrested in OKC child stealing case

A 44-year-old woman and a 50-year-old man were arrested late Thursday after police said they took two children they didn’t have...

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Oklahoma County jail to remain under federal oversight for now

Sheriff said psychiatrist praised jail efforts to address inmates with mental health issues.

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Dog shoots man, man survives, defends dog: 'He's a good dog.'

A dog named Charlie shot a man named "Tex" on the way to a jackrabbit hunt in the New Mexico desert. “It went through my ribs...

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OKC man shot by bail bondsman Thursday

A 44-year-old man was hospitalized Thursday afternoon after he was shot by a bail bondsman in northwest Oklahoma City.

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Mother in custody after her 18-year-old child found dead after Okmulgee County shooting; two other teen children injured

One child is dead after a shooting in Okmulgee County. Okmulgee County Sheriff Eddy Rice told the Tulsa World that two other...

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Lawsuit alleges Harvey Weinstein sexually assaulted 16-year-old girl

Harvey Weinstein was accused in a civil court filing Wednesday of forcing a 16-year-old Polish model to touch his penis,...

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Sen. Inhofe announces bill to 'fully fund' border wall

Sen. Jim Inhofe said Thursday he will introduce legislation to make illegal immigrants pay for a border wall with Mexico.

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Workman places hidden cameras inside teenage girl’s bedroom in Nichols Hills, police say

NICHOLS HILLS — A workman was arrested after confessing to hiding cameras in a Nichols Hills house to spy on a teenage girl,...

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UPDATE: Abducted Del City girl found safe

A 6-month-old-girl taken from her mother Wednesday morning was later located and is safe, Del City police reported.

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OKC man injured Wednesday in I-35 drive-by shooting

A man was hospitalized early Wednesday after police said it appeared he had been shot while driving along Interstate 35 in...

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Mom sues after video shows toddlers in "fight club" at St. Louis daycare

A disturbing video taken at a St. Louis daycare shows toddlers punching each other in a ring as the adults in the room...

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More than 420 Rotherham grooming gang suspects being investigated in 'unprecedented' operation

Investigators are working to trace a total of 426 grooming gang members who abused an estimated 1,500 victims...

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Body found in Pottawatomie County identified Tuesday as missing Shawnee woman

Body found in Pottawatomie County identified Tuesday as missing Shawnee woman

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Mr. Feeny, of 'Boy Meets World,' foils attempted burglary at 91 years old

You could never pull one over on Mr. Feeny, and a would-be burglar learned that the hard way. William Daniels, known for his...

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MWC home day care owner unlicensed when 1-year-old boy became unresponsive in her care, police say

A home day care owner in Midwest City was unlicensed last year when a 1-year-old boy became unresponsive in her care and later...

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DNA testing further incriminates Oklahoma death row inmate who claims innocence

The ABC docuseries, "The Last Defense" focused for three episodes on the case of death row inmate Julius Darius Jones and his...

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Sheriff's office posts "no-trick-or-treat" signs in yards of registered sex offenders

The sheriff's office of Butts County, Georgia, wants to ensure that kids celebrating Halloween will be safe while...

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Denmark recalls ambassador to Iran over alleged foiled 'attack'

Denmark has recalled its ambassador to Iran after it accused Tehran of plotting a foiled "attack" against three...

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Whitey Bulger found dead in prison

James "Whitey" Bulger, Boston gangster who was once one of America's most wanted fugitives, found dead in prison at 89.

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German ex-nurse admits killing 100 patients

An ex-nurse in Germany has admitted at the start of his trial that he murdered 100 patients, making him one of the world's most...

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Mail Bomb Suspect Reportedly Had List Of More Than 100 Potential Targets

Cesar Sayoc, accused of mailing potentially explosive devices to a number of prominent Democrats and Trump critics, had a list...

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Scottish ex-cage fighter suffering ‘recurring flashbacks’ after taxi driver bashing in Melbourne

EUAN Fraser’s night out in Melbourne almost cost him his life. The 30-year-old former cage fighter from Dundee in Scotland was...

Senate leader files bills to grant governor authority to appoint five agency heads

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Senate leader seeks to give Gov. Kevin Stitt one of his top campaign priorities: the authority to pick leaders of some large state departments.

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Metro faith community comes together to pray for Pittsburgh

About 450 people gathered on Sunday at Temple B'nai Israel, 4901 N Pennsylvania, for a prayer vigil for victims of the...

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Police release names of two people killed Saturday in Norman crash

Two people died Saturday in a Norman crash, and police have released their names Monday.

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Man shot to death Saturday night in southeast Oklahoma City

Police are investigating the Saturday night shooting death of a man in southeast Oklahoma City.

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Oklahoma law especially on Halloween, no alcohol for minors

DUNCAN, Okla. (AP) — This Halloween, having fun shouldn't be a problem. The only problem that could come is if you allow minors...

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Two people died Sunday in Oklahoma crashes

Two people died Sunday in Oklahoma crashes.

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Family of missing McLoud man looks for help from the air

The family members and friends of a missing McLoud man are searching for him.

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Police break into cages to rescue 12 animals from ‘hellish’ Albanian zoo

Albanian police have broken into cages to rescue 12 animals, including three lions and a bear, kept in “hellish” conditions” at...

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Two people shot early Saturday in SE OKC

Two people were hospitalized after a shooting early Saturday in southeast Oklahoma City, police said.

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OKC police investigating man’s death as a homicide

Police are investigating a man’s death in southeast Oklahoma City as a homicide.

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Driver in OSU homecoming killings serving life in state prison

The woman who drove her car into people at the OSU homecoming parade is serving life sentence plus 10 years in state prison.

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Yukon police searching for kidnapping suspect

Police are searching for a 23-year-old man accused of kidnapping a woman before leading police on a chase Thursday night.

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Man arrested after Del City stabbing, police chase

A man was arrested by Del City police after he allegedly stabbed a woman and then led police on a chase.

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OKC cop claims police chief, others in the department conspired to have him charged with false domestic abuse allegations

An Oklahoma City police officer acquitted of assaulting his wife, who is a fellow officer, claims Police Chief Bill Citty and...

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Oklahoma prison experiences three synthetic opioid overdoses in one day

On same day, three prisoners at one Oklahoma prison overdose on synthetic opioids

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Kavanaugh confirmation: Sen. Chuck Grassley asks Justice to investigate Michael Avenatti and Julie Swetnick

WASHINGTON – A key Senate chairman asked the Justice Department on Thursday to investigate Julie Swetnick and her lawyer,...

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Greenfield man dies from injuries suffered in Blaine County collision

Man injured in Monday collision in Greenfield dies, Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported.

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Jurors acquit OKC police officer of domestic violence

Jurors on Wednesday acquitted an Oklahoma City police officer of assaulting his wife, who also is an officer with the...

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Facebook fined for data scandal

Facebook has been fined £500,000 by the UK's data protection watchdog for its role in the Cambridge Analytica data scandal. The...

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They look like cops, but they're not. And they're all over Michigan.

They have guns, wear badges and patrol Michigan’s streets. They're even in uniform. But they’re not real cops. Across Michigan,...

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Reward offered for information in fatal Langston shooting

A $1,000 reward is being offered for information that leads to an arrest in a Saturday shooting that claimed the life of a...

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Man fleeing from Chickasha police crashes vehicle, suffers critical injuries, police reported

A man who fled from police Monday afternoon in Chickasha suffered critical injuries in a crash near Anadarko, police reported.

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Explosive Devices Found in Mail Sent to Hillary Clinton and Obama

An explosive device was found on Wednesday morning by a technician who screens mail for the office of Hillary Clinton, a law...

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Malnourished 5-month-old boy in critical condition, parents jailed in twin boy's death

A malnourished boy is in critical condition, parents jailed in death of boy's twin

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Cosby judge shoots down comedian's motion for new trial and reduced sentence

NORRISTOWN, Pa. – Bill Cosby’s trial judge is rejecting the actor’s bid for a new trial or sentencing hearing and directing him...

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White nationalist Richard Spencer accused of physical abuse by wife

The wife of the white nationalist Richard Spencer has accused him of emotional and physical abuse, including choking her,...

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Norman police seize meth worth millions

Police on Monday seized more than 1,260 pounds of liquid methamphetamine during a bust at a hotel.

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Yukon bicyclist struck by pickup Monday has died

A man struck by a pickup on Monday has died and police are still searching for the driver who fled the scene.

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Police video captures Oklahoma suspect stealing patrol car

TULSA (AP) — Police in Oklahoma have released video of a handcuffed woman driving off in a patrol car. Authorities say...

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Putnam City High School teacher arrested, accused of sending sexual messages to student

A special education teacher at Putnam City High School was arrested Monday after he was accused of sending sexual messages and...

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Man killed Friday in OKC strip club shooting identified by police, two people arrested

A man shot at an Oklahoma City strip club early Friday later died from his injuries.

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At George Soros’s Home in N.Y. Suburb, Explosive Device Is Found in Mailbox

An explosive device was found on Monday in a mailbox at a home of George Soros, the billionaire philanthropist who is a...

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Sky sources: Jamal Khashoggi's body parts found

Body parts belonging to murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi have been found, according to Sky sources. Sources have told Sky...

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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Fired Oklahoma County jail sergeant sentenced to prison for kidnapping offenses

A fired deputy sergeant at the Oklahoma County jail has been sentenced to one year in prison for three kidnapping offenses....

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Woman 'shocked and depressed' by racist attack on Ryanair flight

A woman who was subjected to a racist attack on a Ryanair flight has said the incident left her stunned and...

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Baby boy dies in Oklahoma City, parents arrested

Baby boy dies, parents arrested on child neglect complaints, police reported.

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Assistant wrestling coach arrested on sex crime complaints with teenage girl in Oklahoma City

An assistant wrestling coach in Oklahoma City has been arrested on sex crime complaints involving a teenage girl.

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Man dies of gunshot wound in Langston Saturday night

Brandon DuPree, 19, was shot in the chest at a party at the Langston Center, 202 Sammy Davis Jr. Drive, the Oklahoma State...

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'Why was their trust betrayed?': Australia apologises to child sexual abuse victims

The Australian government has formally apologised to victims of child sexual abuse, after a five-year inquiry found...

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'Covert warrant sweep' leads to 121 domestic violence arrests in Oklahoma County area

A weeklong "covert warrant sweep" for individuals accused of domestic violence in the Oklahoma County area resulted in 121...

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Former Tulsa dentist sentenced for the murder of his mistress' 19-month-old son

The mother of a 19-month-old boy murdered in 2016 called the man convicted of the crime the most dangerous type of monster. "He...

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Accused Tulsa County judge denies ever paying for sex

District Judge James Caputo came under investigation after a witness in a racketeering case identified him as a patron of an...

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Former OU football player, current OHP trooper accused of using state database to stalk women

Rideaux, 40, was charged with five counts of unauthorized use of the Oklahoma law enforcement telecom system.

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OKC man accused of making threats against The Oklahoman

An Oklahoma City man has been accused of making threats against The Oklahoman. Robert Cameron Brewer, 41, was arrested...

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Bank official charged with loan fraud TULSA — Federal prosecutors allege that an Oklahoma man defrauded his employer of about...

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StarKist admits fixing tuna prices, faces $100 million fine for collusion

SAN FRANCISCO — Authorities say StarKist has agreed to plead guilty to price fixing as part of a broad collusion investigation...

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Rape suspect cleared by DNA sues cops, city for false arrest, defamation

GRAND RAPIDS, MI - A man accused of sexually assaulting two women, including one at gunpoint, has filed a federal lawsuit after...