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Stan Lee's former manager arrested on elder abuse charges

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former business manager of Stan Lee was arrested Saturday on elder abuse charges involving the late comic...

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10 wounded as gunmen open fire outside New Jersey bar

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — At least two gunmen fired into a crowd outside a bar in New Jersey's capital city, wounding 10 people, two...

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State of emergency expands across Oklahoma as storms bring more rain

EL RENO — Feet away from what could be considered the new shoreline of Lake El Reno, two men spent part of their Friday morning...

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Family of teen shot by Edmond police plan news conference, attorney says

EDMOND — A civil rights attorney representing the family of an Edmond teenager who was fatally shot by police last month said...

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Oklahoma County district attorney says judge is too biased for dog mauling trial

The Oklahoma County district attorney has requested a judge be disqualified from a fatal dog mauling trial, saying she has...

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Lawmakers approve retroactivity measure, fail to advance other criminal justice reforms

Lawmakers signed off on a highly touted criminal justice retroactivity bill Thursday, wrapping up what was otherwise a largely...

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Harrah High School baseball coach arrested, accused of inappropriate relationship with student

HARRAH — A coach at Harrah High School was arrested Thursday, accused of an indecent or lewd act with a Harrah student. On...

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Devon officials report significant progress in securing building

A week after a window washing unit malfunctioned and crashed into the top of the Devon Tower, officials on Wednesday touted...

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19-year-old sentenced to 40 years in prison for murder of his stepmother

Two years after his stepmother was beaten and shot to death, an Edmond man pleaded guilty to committing the murder when he was...

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Oklahoma County jail trust created to address issues, questions remain

A jail trust has been created to oversee the financing and operation of the Oklahoma County jail, moving the long-troubled jail...

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Three OKC officers on leave following in-custody death

Three Oklahoma City officers are on leave after the death of a 41-year-old man they had chased during a Monday disturbance....

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Woman facing manslaughter charge in fatal airborne crash

A Midwest City woman has been charged with causing an airborne car crash that killed a woman. Cassandra Michelle Nail, 33, is...

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Man shot by father, killed in northwest Oklahoma City Sunday night

A man was shot and killed by his father during a fight in northwest Oklahoma City, police reported. Brayden Roberts, 20, of...

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Woman dies in officer-involved shooting in northern Oklahoma

BLACKWELL, Okla. (AP) — Investigators say a 34-year-old woman is dead following an exchange of gunfire with police in northern...

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Edmond man pleads guilty to murder from 140 mph crash

An Edmond man pleaded guilty to killing a woman in a collision while driving drunk at 140 mph on the Kilpatrick Turnpike....

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Weather delays work on Devon Tower

Despite progress overnight Friday, work to secure and remove glass and other debris from the damaged Devon Tower stopped...

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Department of justice continues trend of providing useful guidance

Several times over the past few years, the U.S. Department of Justice has provided guidance to practitioners and entities as to...

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Streets remained closed as work continues at damaged Devon Tower

There is no clear timeline for when streets surrounding Devon Tower could reopen as work continues to limit the threat of...

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Woman accused of embezzling funds from domestic violence shelter

A Bartlesville woman has been indicted on charges alleging she embezzled more than $65,000 from a domestic violence and sexual...

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Edmond officials decline to meet with parents of teen fatally shot by police

Edmond city officials said Friday they will not meet with the parents of an unarmed teenager who was shot to death by police...

UCO honors diversity work

NewsApr 28, 2019

The University of Central Oklahoma recently honored three metro-area residents and one organization for contributing to diversity in the Sooner State. On Feb. 22, UCO’s 36th Multicultural Education Institute recognized diversity work in...

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Now-dead Ohio State doctor accused of sexually abusing at least 177

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on an investigation into a former Ohio State team doctor (all times local): 11:10 a.m. A...

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Parents of teen shot by Edmond police request meeting with city officials

EDMOND — The parents of an unarmed teenager who was fatally shot by Edmond police last month want answers from city officials....

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Shooting spree accomplice sentenced to 30 years

The final defendant charged with assisting a fugitive’s shooting rampage in 2016 was sentenced to decades behind bars Wednesday...

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Clean up of scattered glass downtown could take days

Glass that rained down from the Devon Tower on Wednesday can still be seen around sidewalks and streets cordoned off in...

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'Retroactivity' criminal justice bill that reclassifies felonies clears Oklahoma House

A "retroactivity" bill considered a key piece of criminal justice reform legislation moved from the House to the Senate on...

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Stitt signs bill aimed at improving state's response to sexual assaults

The budget deal Gov. Kevin Stitt and legislative leaders announced Wednesday includes $1 million to help address the state's...

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Former CASA volunteer suspected of child sexual abuse

A former Court Appointed Special Advocates volunteer has been accused of sexually abusing children he was tasked to help in the...

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Defendants plead guilty in OKC shooting, stabbing cases

An Oklahoma City man suspected of a fatal shooting agreed to spend 15 years in prison for a lesser charge of manslaughter....

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FBI investigating Tuesday bank robbery in Moore

Authorities are searching for at least two people in connection with a Tuesday afternoon bank robbery.

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Oklahoma man, 70, arrested with dead wife in car during traffic stop

A Sand Springs man was arrested in Arizona after police discovered his dead wife in the passenger seat of his car during a...

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Oklahoma City bank robbed Tuesday afternoon

FBI agents are searching for a woman they said robbed a northwest Oklahoma City bank Tuesday afternoon.

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Name of man arrested in Mustang shooting released

MUSTANG -- The name of a man jailed in connection with shooting his roommate's boyfriend has been released. Colin Edward Hill,...

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Home invasion killer loses final appeal

The U.S. Supreme Court declined Monday to review the case of Oklahoma death row inmate Wendell Arden Grissom, who was convicted...

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OKC Archdiocese: Delay on priests list aimed at getting it right

The Archdiocese of Oklahoma City is still working on its list of priests who have been credibly accused of sex abuse of...

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Car stolen with children inside in Oklahoma City, man arrested

A man driving a stolen car tried to drop off two children who were inside the car when it was taken Sunday, police said. The...

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Councilwoman seeks public forum for community to gauge police chief candidates

City Manager Craig Freeman will select the new police chief; Bill Citty, who retired this month, was chief for 15 years.

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Woman's boyfriend shot in Mustang Monday, her roommate arrested

MUSTANG -- The roommate of a woman in an apartment has been arrested after he shot her boyfriend with a shotgun early Monday,...

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OKC shooting victim names suspect before her death

Before dying at a hospital, a homicide victim named the person who shot her Thursday night. Dylan Wade Schwenk, 27, was...

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Fallen officers honored at ceremonies Friday

One by one, Oklahoma City officers on Friday walked stoically, each clutching a single white flower that symbolized the life of...

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Ex-OU punter sentenced to federal prison after stealing from bank to pay his bookie

Blake Brian Ferguson is a former OU punter like his brother Jeff, also a former OU punter who worked at the same bank and...

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Two defendants convicted of fatal stabbings

An Oklahoma County jury recommended a defendant never be released from prison after convicting him of stabbing a man to death....

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OKC man being held on $501,000 bail for drugs

An Oklahoma City man is being held on $501,000 bail at the Oklahoma County jail after police reported finding drugs in his home.

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Man arrested after 4-year-old shot in SE OKC

A 33-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the Wednesday night shooting of a 4-year-old girl in southeast Oklahoma...

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4-year-old girl struck by gunfire Wednesday night in southeast Oklahoma City

A -year-old child was struck by gunfire in southeast Oklahoma City Wednesday night, and police are looking for the shooter. The...

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Embezzlement counts dropped against former OKC councilman, tax charge remains

A former Oklahoma City councilman is no longer charged with embezzlement, but he still faces a felony tax charge. John Albert...

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Behenna says Trump pardoned him because of misconduct by prosecutors

Former U.S. Army 1st Lt. Michael Behenna said Wednesday that he received a pardon from President Donald Trump because his 2009...

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Man arrested in connection with SW OKC slaying

A 43-year-old man was arrested Tuesday, accused of fatally shooting a man in the front yard of a southwest Oklahoma City home.

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Police release video of officer shooting 14-year-old boy in Oklahoma City

The family of a teenage boy shot by Oklahoma City police is speaking out against the department and the officer who has...

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Cyclists want more protection across Oklahoma City

Cyclists took over Classen Boulevard in Oklahoma City on Tuesday afternoon to call for better infrastructure for cyclists and...

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Two charged with murder in OKC collision that killed mother, child

A murder defendant claimed a passenger in his vehicle coerced him at gunpoint to flee from police, leading to a collision that...

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Police investigating southwest Oklahoma City homicide Monday night

A man was shot and killed Monday night in southwest Oklahoma City, and police are looking for the shooter. A man, whose name...

With newfound hiring power, Stitt still interviewing for state agency directors

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After the Oklahoma Legislature granted Gov. Kevin Stitt unprecedented oversight of certain state agencies this year, Stitt has not made sweeping changes to who leads some the state’s largest agencies. He is still mulling over who he wants to...

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Person shot in NW OKC Tuesday evening

A man was taken to a local hospital with a gunshot wound after being shot in a drive-by shooting in northwest Oklahoma City...

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Two Reuters reporters freed in Myanmar after more than 500 days in jail

YANGON (Reuters) - Two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar after they were convicted of breaking the Official Secrets Act...

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'It feels great,' says Oklahoma man pardoned by Trump

Michael Behenna won’t ignore phone calls from the president of the United States anymore. The 35-year-old Guthrie man and...

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Oil company owner sentenced to prison for fraud scheme

A former Oklahoma oil company owner was sentenced Monday to six years in federal prison for defrauding investors, including his...

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Embezzlement charges filed in theft of Oklahoma Highway Patrol funds

A former state employee has been charged with embezzling more than $23,000 from the Oklahoma Highway Patrol. Stephanie Ware,...

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Trump grants pardon to Oklahoman who killed Iraqi prisoner

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Donald Trump has granted a pardon to a former first lieutenant in the U.S....

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Homeless man sleeping under truck killed

A homeless man sleeping under a U-Haul truck died early Saturday when a driver started it up and pulled away. The driver did...

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Criminal justice reform advocates wary of ex-legislator

Gov. Kevin Stitt's announcement last week of a criminal justice reform package left some justice reform advocates with a couple...

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How much does Oklahoma rely on court collections to fund government?

Onerous court debts can create a vicious cycle, especially for impoverished people trying to orchestrate positive and...

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Oklahoma City police look for tips in unsolved homicides cases

Oklahoma City police continue to seek tips from the public to solve homicides. As time goes by after a homicide and no arrest...

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Police looking for help in unsolved homicide cases

Bullet holes can still be seen on the side of a northwest Oklahoma City building where a 24-year-old man was gunned down in...

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Woman suspected of starting Western Avenue house fire

Police are seeking a woman accused of starting a Monday morning house fire on Western Avenue. An arrest warrant was issued...

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Three charged in fatal OKC drive-by shooting

Three people are facing murder charges in a drive-by shooting that left a 48-year-old man dead in southeast Oklahoma City....

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Residents protest killing of unarmed teen in Edmond

EDMOND — People angered by the shooting of an unarmed black teen by Edmond police marched through the city Friday evening....

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Police release name of man killed in NE OKC Thursday

Police on Friday released the name of a man found shot to death in the front yard of a northeast Oklahoma City home on Thursday.

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Three men sentenced to 10 years for OKC gunfight

A fatal Oklahoma City gunfight resulted in 10-year prison sentences for three men. Martaveous Dwayne Gillioms, 21, and William...

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Would-Be NYC Subway Bomber Who Later Helped Identify Terrorists Rewarded With Light Sentence

A man who plotted to bomb New York City’s subways, then switched sides after his arrest and spent nearly a decade helping the...

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Man charged in fatal collision with Edmond scooter driver

A man was charged Thursday with causing a collision that killed a 61-year-old scooter driver in Edmond. Juan Cruces-Landeros,...

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Air conditioning at the Oklahoma County jail will be turned back on May 13 despite risk of damage to system

Oklahoma County commissioners voted Thursday to go ahead and turn back on the air conditioning at the jail even though pipe...

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Oklahoma County jail has second death of 2019

A 16-year-old rape defendant died Wednesday, a week after he was found hanging in his cell at the Oklahoma County jail. John...

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Video of arrest of man who tried to grab officer's gun released in Oklahoma City

Police released a body camera video from a police officer who arrested a man who tried to grab the officer's gun Sunday night....

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Two charged with neglect after forgetting student on school bus

An elementary school student in a wheelchair was left alone for five hours in a parked school bus. Now, two former Midwest...

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Edmond police release names of teen, officers involved in police shooting

EDMOND — Officials on Wednesday released the name of the teen killed in a Monday police shooting and identified the two...

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Deaths, injuries reported after severe weather across the state

Severe storms across Oklahoma Tuesday and Wednesday spun up tornadoes and are responsible for at least two deaths and multiple...

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OKC appoints interim police chief

Oklahoma City officials on Wednesday named an interim police chief who will succeed longtime Chief Bill Citty on Thursday....

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Jewelry store owner assaulted during robbery in NW OKC Thursday

The owner of a jewelry store in northwest Oklahoma City was pistol-whipped with his own gun during a robbery Thursday afternoon.

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Man shot, killed in NE OKC Thursday

A man was shot and killed in the front yard of a home in northeast Oklahoma City Thursday afternoon.

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Woman in critical condition after shooting in SE OKC Wednesday

A woman is in critical condition after being shot in southeast Oklahoma City Wednesday evening.

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Edmond police release names of teen shot, officers involved in Monday fatal shooting

Officials on Wednesday released the name of the teen killed in a Monday police shooting and identified the two officers...

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Edmond teen killed by police during confrontation

EDMOND — The naked domestic abuse suspect killed by police Monday has been identified as a 17-year-old boy. Police fatally shot...

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New witness comes forward in 1984 "Dreams of Ada" case

In the latest twist in the complex "Dreams of Ada" murder case, a new witness has come forward with incriminating information...

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Chickasha bank robbed Tuesday, FBI reported

CHICKASHA -- A man robbed Community Bank of Oklahoma at 1227 W. Grand Ave. Tuesday, the FBI reported. He is described as white,...

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Two people wounded by gunfire early Sunday at northwest Oklahoma City party

Two people were wounded by gunfire at a party in northwest Oklahoma City early Sunday, and police are looking for the shooter....

Federal grants are preparing a more diverse student body in Oklahoma

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NORMAN — The freshmen who enter Oklahoma colleges in 2025 are likely to be more racially diverse than today’s student body, thanks to three federal grants targeting 12,000 pupils in 48 schools across the state. Last fall, the University of...

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Neighborhood meeting to discuss crime in Northwest OKC

In a part of northwest Oklahoma City south of Interstate 44, non-violent crimes have increased recently as the weather warms...

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Three days of protests follow police shooting involving children

HUGO — Quin Jacobs is not yet sure how he will explain to his children why the police shot into the vehicle they were in. On...

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Naked man shot and killed by police in Edmond on Monday

EDMOND — A naked man who fought with police officers was fatally shot by an officer Monday afternoon in a house near Edmond...

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Residents of Oklahoma town demand answers in police shooting

Three children were injured by gunfire Friday when police officers opened fire during an arrest of an armed robbery suspect.

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Children injured by gunfire Friday in Hugo during officer-involved shooting, authorities reported

HUGO -- Three children were injured by gunfire Friday when police officers opened fire during an arrest of an armed robbery...

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Kim Foxx subpoenaed to appear at hearing on Smollett special prosecutor request

Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx has been subpoenaed to appear in court as a lawyer seeks the appointment of a special...

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OSBI investigating police shooting where two children were hurt

Two children and a man thought to be connected with a recent armed robbery were hurt in a police shooting Friday afternoon.

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Norman police recommend charges against ‘Murder Money Gang’

Police are recommending racketeering charges for a group of people who identified themselves as being part of the “Murder Money...

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13-year-old girl dies after being jumped by classmates walking home from school

A 13-year-old Texas girl has died after slipping into a coma following a fight with two teens who jumped her as she walked home...

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Police release video of short pursuit that killed woman and daughter in Oklahoma City

Video taken from a police officer's body camera shows a short pursuit of a driver of a pickup that hit another vehicle and...

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Moonshine operation busted in McCurtain County

EAGLETOWN — City slickers may be drooling over Oklahoma's fancy new liquor laws, but bootleggers and moonshine still have their...

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'I hope you pray for your salvation,' Oklahoma County judge tells murderer

After confessing to fatally shooting a woman, a Norman man will spend the rest of his life behind bars with no chance of...

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UPDATE: Escaped inmate caught Wednesday afternoon

An Oklahoma Department of Corrections inmate is back in custody after he fled from a minimum-security prison Wednesday morning.

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Norman police to hold Coffee with a Cop on Thursday

NORMAN — The Norman Police Department will hold its next Coffee with a Cop from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday at Sam’s Club,...

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More than 12,000 Boy Scout members were victims of sexual abuse, expert says

An expert who has been working with the Boy Scouts revealed that there may have been as many as 7,819 allegedly...

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Four suspects charged in multiple criminal operations

Four suspects were charged Monday after a search of their residence reportedly uncovered stolen machinery, marijuana, dozens of...

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10-year-old boy leads OKC police in vehicle chase Tuesday evening

A boy could be facing some trouble after stealing his aunt’s car and leading Oklahoma City police on a chase Tuesday evening.

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Man arrested in Tulsa in connection with killings on the other side of the state

A 49-year-old man was arrested in Tulsa Monday, considered a person of interest in the killing of a woman in Elk City and a man...

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Conference set in ex-Oklahoma inmate's lawsuit over erection

McALESTER, Okla. (AP) — A former Oklahoma inmate who filed a $5 million lawsuit accusing jail authorities of refusing him...

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Lawton woman pleads guilty to fraud in multi-millions

A Lawton woman pleaded guilty Monday to defrauding millions from a bank. Lori Christine Woodson, 62, could have to forfeit more...

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Woman arrested in dumping of 7 newborn puppies into Coachella dumpster

COACHELLA, Calif. -- Authorities on Monday confirmed the arrest of a 54-year-old woman accused of dumping seven newborn puppies...

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Texas town reflects on dragging death ahead of execution

A technology company was almost ready to bring up to 300 new jobs to Jasper, Texas, but in the final stages of recent...

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Grandma indicted after 5-year-old boy dies

Last summer, after her 5-year-old grandson died suddenly, Alanna Jean Orr mourned on Facebook. "So many happy memories of our...

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Police release names of victims killed during Friday chase

Oklahoma City police on Saturday identified two victims killed in a wreck that happened shortly after a police pursuit Friday...

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Names released of victims in Friday fatal police pursuit

Oklahoma City police on Saturday identified two victims killed in a wreck that happened shortly after a police pursuit in...

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Woman, child killed after being struck by pickup in police pursuit Friday

A woman and a child were killed Friday afternoon after the vehicle they were in was struck by a man driving a stolen pickup and...

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Woman, child killed after being struck by pickup in police pursuit Friday

A woman and a child were killed Friday afternoon after the vehicle they were in was struck by a man driving a stolen pickup and...

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Man who left dog to starve to death sentenced to 1 year in jail

A 27-year-old man who left his dog to starve to death in a rented home he abandoned in the Woodstock, N.B., area four...

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Council endorses trust to oversee Oklahoma County jail

A powerful committee of community leaders and government officials on Thursday voted overwhelmingly to endorse the creation of...

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Tuttle police investigate attempted abduction of girl, 12, walking to school

TUTTLE — Police are investigating an attempted abduction after a man chased a 12-year-old girl who was walking to school...

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AG Hunter renews call for pardon of ex-soldier from Edmond, Behenna

Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter on Tuesday renewed his call for President Donald Trump to pardon a former soldier from...

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Police release video of January officer-involved shooting in Oklahoma City

Police released body camera video of a police officer shooting an escaped inmate in Oklahoma City in January after a Taser...

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Oklahoma County judge remembered for impact on juvenile system

An Oklahoma County district judge is being remembered for changing the lives of innumerable children in the juvenile justice...

Need grows for more work opportunities for those with different abilities in central Oklahoma

HealthApr 21, 2019

For adults who live with different abilities, their needs for a better quality of life continue to grow, especially during their adult years, advocates said. Those who work to help such adults see a growing need in central Oklahoma, not just...

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Man held in New York after taking gasoline into St Patrick's Cathedral

Only days after flames ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, a man has been arrested after entering St...

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$10,000 reward offered in fatal Langston shooting

An Oklahoma law enforcement agency is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of those responsible for...

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Suspicious package investigated Wednesday in south Oklahoma City

Police investigated a suspicious package at a south Oklahoma City day care Wednesday. About 7 a.m. officers were called to...

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Oklahoma woman dies days after beating that killed her unborn child

Colby Wilson was taken into custody, and Allyssa Fielding was taken to a hospital in critical condition. In a Facebook post...

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All major Denver-area school districts cancel class Wednesday

DENVER — Several of the state's largest school districts are canceling class Wednesday in an unprecedented move while law...

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Man who threw 5-year-old from Mall of America balcony was 'looking to kill': Police

A Minneapolis man was looking for a random adult to kill over the weekend before he threw a 5-year-old boyfrom a...

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OKC officer shoots, kills dog during Tuesday arrest

A dog was shot and killed as it charged at an Oklahoma City officer Tuesday afternoon, police reported.

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Oklahoma woman accused of forcing children to eat dog feces

JAY — A Delaware County woman accused of starving her children and making them eat dog feces is in jail in lieu of $100,000...

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Oklahoma man arrested on murder complaint after domestic violence incident kills unborn baby, leaves mother brain-dead, police say

A man was arrested on a first-degree murder complaint early Tuesday hours after a pregnant woman was taken from an east Tulsa...

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Oklahoma woman accused in child's stabbing that led to Amber Alert pleads guilty

A Tulsa woman on Tuesday entered blind pleas of guilty to a series of charges stemming from the stabbing of an 11-year-old girl...

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Ex-PTA treasurer accused of theft

NORMAN — Police are investigating a former Kennedy Elementary PTA treasurer accused of embezzlement, officials said Monday. The...

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OKC man charged in fatal apartment stabbing

More than nine months after an apartment maintenance worker was killed in a stabbing, a suspect has been charged in his death....

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Two boys shot in Del City Monday afternoon

DEL CITY -- Two teenage boys were injured in a drive-by shooting Monday afternoon, and police searched the area for a car the...

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Residents honor OKC Chief Bill Citty

Residents and community leaders gathered for a Saturday breakfast in northwest Oklahoma City to honor longtime Oklahoma City...

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Oklahoma County Sheriff's office arrests former employee on assault complaint

A former Oklahoma County jail supervisor has been arrested after reportedly shooting an inmate in the face with a projectile...

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More mental tests ordered for man charged in parents' killing

An Oklahoma County judge ordered further psychological exams for a 19-year-old man charged with killing his parents. Eli...

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Oklahoma Department of Corrections ending contracts with two halfway houses

Officials with the Oklahoma Department of Corrections on Friday announced they would be ending contracts with two halfway...

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Classic car stolen from Oklahoma City man

Oklahoma City police are asking the public for help in locating a classic car stolen from a storage unit last month.

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Doctor claims excessive force in lawsuit against city of OKC

A Norman Veterans Center doctor is seeking at least $75,000 for excessive use of police force in a lawsuit against the city of...

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Deputy Chief Paco Balderrama becomes first Hispanic promoted to the Oklahoma City police rank

An El Paso native who was an Oklahoma County jailer before becoming a police officer has become the first Hispanic to be...

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Prosecutors say Oklahoma justice reform talks overlook victims

At a ceremony Wednesday, prosecutors complained legislators are forgetting crime victims in their efforts to address prison...

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Scooter driver killed in Wednesday crash in Edmond

EDMOND — A 61-year-old man died Wednesday afternoon after he was injured during a wreck involving a scooter and a pickup,...

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Claremore doc sentenced in opioid-sharing scheme

TULSA — A former Claremore orthopedic surgeon was sentenced Wednesday to five months in federal prison and eight months home...

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Family suing Harrah School District over abuse by former principal

After pleading guilty to child abuse and agreeing to never teach again, a former Harrah principal is facing a lawsuit from the...

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Authorities searching for man accused in sexual assault at Oklahoma lake

Police are searching for a violent sexual predator who is accused of beating and sexually assaulting a person on Saturday at...

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OKC police searching for vehicle thief accused of running over woman with her own car

Oklahoma City police are searching for a man accused of stealing a woman’s sport utility vehicle at a gas station and injuring...

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Bank on N Western Avenue robbed Tuesday

A woman robbed a northwest Oklahoma City police Tuesday, police reported. About 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, the woman, described as a...

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Five people arrested in connection with March Langston shooting

Five men have been arrested in connection with a shooting last month that sent two people to a local hospital.

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Witness pulls out gun, stops suspect from kidnapping 11-year-old girl, police say

PHOENIX (FOX 10) - Police need your help finding a man who they say tried to kidnap an 11-year-old girl while she was...

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Allison Mack of ‘Smallville’ Pleads Guilty in Case of Nxivm ‘Sex Cult’ Where Women Were Branded

Allison Mack tearfully told a judge on Monday that she first joined the cultlike group known as Nxivm to “find...

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OKC man gets 30-year prison sentence for shooting death

An Oklahoma City man was sentenced to 30 years in prison for a guilty plea to first-degree murder. Robert A. Carmack, 29,...

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Oklahoma correctional officer charged with rape

A former Oklahoma correctional officer was charged Thursday with second-degree rape after reportedly having sex with an...

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Nine inmates injured in Friday night fight at Lawton prison

LAWTON — Prison officials are investigating a fight that left nine inmates injured Friday night at a Lawton prison, Oklahoma...

Oklahoma college grads find jobs in business, health, education fields

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Oklahoma’s public and private colleges and universities awarded degrees to more than 193,300 graduates during the past five years. Nearly half of those were bachelor’s degrees. Business, health professions and education were the most popular...

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Crime victims group to celebrate rights in Oklahoma

This week's observance of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week is the first since voters last November passed State Question...

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Suspected poacher killed by elephant, body devoured by lions: Officials

A suspected poacher who was hunting rhino in South Africa was killed by an elephant and his body was devoured by...

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Tennessee man accused of killing mom who was 'driving him crazy' asked co-workers for help with alibi: Police

A Tennessee man allegedly killed his 76-year-old mother over the weekend and asked his co-workers to take pictures of...

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Oklahoma City officers changing lives through gang intervention program

Lt. Wayland Cubit doesn’t have to go far to show the successes he’s had in the past decade working troubled youth and other...

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Vietnamese recruit changes job to become OKC police officer

Born thousands of miles away and belonging to a community that often is distrustful of government and law enforcement, recruit...

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Joe Exotic to be featured in documentaries, "Dateline" prime time report and magazine articles

Even in disgrace, Joe Exotic remains somewhat of a media darling. Journalists last month came from across the country to...

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Nearly 50 inmates involved in brawl at Oklahoma prison Friday

Dozens of inmates were involved in a fight at Lawton Correctional Facility Friday night, Oklahoma Department of Corrections...

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Neighbors, artist cope with arrest of accused vandal

NORMAN — Robin Hood Lane residents expressed disbelief Friday at the arrest of a neighbor accused by police of spray-painting...

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FBI searching for Yukon bank robber

YUKON — A man in a wig robbed the RCB Bank in Yukon on Friday morning, authorities said. About 9:30 a.m. Friday, a white man,...

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Medieval Fair underway in Norman

NORMAN — Knights battling and jesters juggling are on display at Norman’s annual Medieval Fair. Held annually since 1977, the...

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Kingfisher man accused of dismembering girlfriend

KINGFISHER — A 62-year-old man was arrested Friday after authorities said he admitted his girlfriend of nearly a decade was...

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Kingfisher man accused of dismembering girlfriend

A 62-year-old man was arrested Friday after authorities said he admitted his girlfriend of nearly a decade was dead and he...

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FBI searching for Yukon bank robber

A man in a wig robbed the RCB Bank in Yukon Friday morning.

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Two people arrested at Mexican border in connection with Seminole homicide

Two people suspected in the death of a 43-year-old Seminole man were arrested while trying to enter Mexico.

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Jussie Smollett: actor refuses to reimburse city for investigation costs

The city of Chicago says Jussie Smollett has refused to pay more than $130,000 to reimburse costs of investigating...

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3 dead, 2 police officers injured after day-long hostage standoff in Georgia

Three people are dead, including an alleged hostage taker, after a day-long standoff in Georgia. A pregnant woman and her...

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Norman police announce arrest in racist graffiti incident

NORMAN — A 45-year-old woman was arrested Thursday afternoon, accused by police of spray-painting racist and homophobic...

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Legislative pages return to Capitol

Oklahoma legislative pages returned to the state Capitol this week, but male and female pages will not serve together for the...

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Oklahoma man arrested in murder-for-hire plot

FBI investigators have arrested an Alva businessman in a murder-for-hire plot to kill two people, according to a complaint...

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South Carolina serial rapist arrested after more than 20 years on the loose, police say

Police arrested a South Carolina man on Tuesday who allegedly raped a dozen women and spent more than two decades on...

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Flint residents can sue former Gov. Snyder over water disaster, judge rules

FLINT, Mich. – A judge says former Gov. Rick Snyder can be sued by residents in the Flint water scandal, reversing a decision...

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Racist graffiti in Norman similar to OKC incident

NORMAN — Racist graffiti found Wednesday morning at three buildings, including an elementary school and the county's Democratic...

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Norman police release images of woman wanted for questioning in racist graffiti incidents

Norman police on Wednesday released images taken from a surveillance camera that shows a woman wanted for questioning in...

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Teacher fired over topless selfie plans to sue school district

BELLPORT, N.Y. -- A middle school teacher from Long Island, New York, is planning to sue her former school district after she...

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Virginia governor signs 'Tommie's Law,' making animal cruelty a felony offense

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam on Monday signed a bill into law that will make animal cruelty toward cats and...

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Joe Exotic found guilty in murder-for-hire case

In his 56 years of life, Joe Exotic has gone by a lot of different names and done a lot of different things. The Tiger King has...

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Police continue to investigate graffiti hate crimes in Oklahoma City

Police are continuing to investigate racist and homophobic messages that were spray-painted at the Oklahoma Democratic Party...

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Voters decide mayoral elections in Edmond, Choctaw and Piedmont

A number of important municipal races were decided by voters in and around the Oklahoma City metro area on Tuesday. In Edmond,...

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Local storm chaser charged with child molestation

An Oklahoma storm chaser and photographer has been charged with inappropriately touching a 15-year-old boy. Lawrence Robert...

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Election results

Here are preliminary results from Tuesday’s election with all precincts reporting. CANADIAN COUNTY City of Geary Mayor Bobby G....

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Fire alarm leads to discovery of $80K in stolen tires, rims

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) -- Detectives are investigating after more than $80,000 worth of stolen tires and rims were found...

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A California Hospital Filmed Women Without Their Knowledge, Lawsuit Says

Dozens of women were filmed without their knowledge while receiving medical attention — including having surgery and giving...

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Cop impersonator, rapist back in jail

MOBILE, AL (WPMI) — A convicted rapist who just served three years in prison is back behind bars once again. Police say...

Bilingual paraprofessionals, those of color, return to college

NewsApr 28, 2019

Glorene Stewart wanted to do more than help teachers. She wanted to be one. But the longtime classroom assistant at North Highland Elementary in the Oklahoma City school district couldn't afford to make her dream come true. Until now....

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High court rejects appeal from Oklahoma death row inmate claiming racial prejudice

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected an appeal from Oklahoma death row inmate Julius D. Jones, who was convicted of...

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Joe Exotic testifies in his own defense at murder-for-hire trial

In testimony at times tearful and at times defiant, Joe Exotic told his jurors Monday he never hired anyone to kill his chief...

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Man convicted of fatal stabbing

A jury has found Johnathan Skytonas Knight, 28, guilty of first-degree manslaughter in the stabbing death of Bruce Edward...

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Prison in lockdown after fight

An Osage County prison remained on lockdown Monday afternoon after a fight broke out last week. Dick Conner Correctional...

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Oklahoma pharmacist indicted on 40 counts of health care fraud

A pharmacist has been indicted in a $1 million false prescription scheme in Oklahoma City federal court. Jeffrey Scott Terry,...

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One person shot in southwest Oklahoma City Monday

A person was shot in southwest Oklahoma City Monday afternoon, police reported. About 12:30 p.m., shots were fired in the 800...

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Police: 'Several' bodies found at North Dakota business

MANDAN, N.D. (AP) — Police in North Dakota say "several" bodies have been found inside a business in suburban Bismarck....

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Man shot and killed Friday night in southeast Oklahoma City

Police are investigating a drive-by shooting that killed a man Friday night in southeast Oklahoma City. Arnold Antwine Brown,...

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Police release name of man killed in southwest Oklahoma City homicide Saturday night

Police have made an arrest in a southwest Oklahoma City homicide, and officers released the name of the man killed Saturday...

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He shot 4 men, killing 1, but turned down a plea deal. This month a Philly jury found him not guilty.

If you Google the name Jabir Kennedy, you will read about a fugitive wanted for gunning down four men, one fatally, during...

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Homeowner shoots, kills intruder Saturday night in southwest Oklahoma City

A homeowner shot and killed a man who broke into his home Saturday night in southwest Oklahoma City, police reported. About 8...

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Jury acquits defendant of double shooting

An Oklahoma City man was acquitted in a double shooting trial last week. A jury found Gerald L. Taylor, 27, not guilty of...

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PETA lawyer testifies as defense witness in murder-for-hire trial for Joe Exotic

The first defense witness in a murder-for-hire trial testified Friday that big cat breeder Joe Exotic talked in late 2017 of...

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Person in critical condition after being shot Friday in SE OKC

A person was shot in southeast Oklahoma City Friday evening, police said.

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Streetlights at scene of bicycle fatality repaired, city says

City officials release timeline, promise problem of widespread streetlight outages will be addressed by summer.

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OKC clerk in critical condition after being shot during Friday robbery

A clerk at a northwest Oklahoma City convenience store is in critical condition Friday after police said he was shot during an...

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Court dismisses $1.8m bullying case brought by man accusing boss of breaking wind

An Australian appeals court on Friday dismissed a bullying case brought by an engineer who accused his former supervisor of...

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OSBI investigating former OU President David Boren

The OSBI on Thursday began investigating former University of Oklahoma President David Boren after a former teaching assistant...

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Joe Exotic talked of using gubernatorial campaign as murder alibi

In a recording played for jurors Thursday, zookeeper Joe Exotic agreed to pay an undercover FBI agent to kill a Florida woman...

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CHICKASHA Man shot, killed during domestic violence call A 47-year-old man was shot and killed Wednesday night by Chickasha...

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Oklahoma Democratic Party office defaced with racist graffiti

Racist and homophobic messages spray-painted on a building that is home to the Oklahoma Democratic Party were met with...

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OKC police release photos of woman wanted for questioning in racist, homophobic graffiti incidents

Oklahoma City police said they are looking to question a woman in connection with racist and homophobic graffiti found at two...

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Man shot, killed by Chickasha police Wednesday

CHICKASHA — A 47-year-old man was shot and killed Wednesday night by Chickasha police officers responding to a domestic...

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Two teens arrested after gun found at Capitol Hill High School Thursday

Two students at Capitol Hill High School were arrested Thursday after a handgun was found on campus.

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Oklahoma court upholds inmate's conviction in cellmate death

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals has upheld the murder conviction and life without parole sentence...

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Man shot Thursday at west Oklahoma City truck stop, police reported

A man who told police he refused an offer to engage in prostitution early Thursday was shot in west Oklahoma City at a truck...

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U.S. jury says Bayer must pay $80 million to man in Roundup cancer trial

SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. jury on Wednesday awarded $80 million to a man who claimed his use of Bayer AG’s...

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Two people shot at Langston University apartment Thursday

LANGSTON -- Two people suffered gunshot wounds on the Langston University campus early Thursday, according to reports. Two...

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Joe Exotic paid $3,000 cash to have woman killed, ex-convict testifies

The key prosecution witness in a murder-for-hire trial testified Wednesday that zookeeper Joe Exotic paid him $3,000 in cash in...

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Oklahoma man gets 10 life sentences in officer shootings

CHICKASHA — An Oklahoma man convicted of injuring several law officers in a September 2017 shooting has received 10 life...

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Police still searching for vehicle that killed cyclist

Little information has come to light a week since a local chef was killed after he was struck by a vehicle while riding his...

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Oklahoma man gets 10 life sentences in officer shootings

CHICKASHA, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma man convicted of injuring several law officers in a September 2017 shooting has received 10...

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Cardi B defends herself after video resurfaces of her saying she drugged, robbed men as a stripper

Cardi B on Tuesday defended herself against detractors after an Instagram video resurfaced that showed her recalling that she...

Building interest: STEM programs help encourage girls to become engineers

NewsApr 28, 2019

An interest in science, math and how things work comes naturally for some girls. For those who are more hesitant, great role models help. Most of the teachers at Arthur Elementary School in the Oklahoma City school district are women, said...

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State briefs for March 27

OKLAHOMA CITY Law enforcement recruiting targets women The FBI Oklahoma City Division has partnered with state and local law...

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Joe Exotic's jury shown his online death threats

The jury Tuesday in a murder-for-hire trial saw more than a dozen videos and Facebook posts of Joe Exotic threatening to kill...

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Oklahoma reaches $270 million settlement with opioid maker

TULSA — The state of Oklahoma will receive $270 million as a partial settlement to its lawsuit against opioid manufacturers,...

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Escaped inmate arrested after standoff with law officers Tuesday in Oklahoma City

An escaped Oklahoma Department of Corrections inmate was arrested after a pursuit and standoff with law officers that lasted...

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Oklahoma City Council approves $25,000 Holtzclaw settlement

A $25,000 settlement passed an Oklahoma City Council vote to resolve a lawsuit against former police officer Daniel K....

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Oklahoma eatery manager fatally shot man after he spit on her, police say upon her arrest

After a fast food restaurant manager had an altercation with a man who threatened her and spit on her, police say she followed...

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Charges Dropped In Jussie Smollett Case

CHICAGO (CBS) — Less than two weeks after “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett pleaded not guilty to 16 counts of disorderly...

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Man faints as judge jails him for 260 years for molesting three-week-old baby

A Rhode Island man jailed for 260 years in prison for producing child pornography involving prepubescent children...

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Historic Oklahoma bank tied to Pretty Boy Floyd to be restored

BOLEY — A building tied to one of the most notorious bank robbers of the 20th century in the U.S. could soon be saved for...

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Joe Exotic played along with set-up attempt, attorney says

Cat breeder Joe Exotic already had been planning to leave behind the zoo he founded when new owner Jeff Lowe and a "hapless...

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Man exonerated over wrongful rape conviction after 36 years in prison

Three people testified that he was asleep at home when the rape occurred. The fingerprints at the scene were not a match. He is...

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Oklahoma youth call for gun reform at Capitol rally

Dozens of high school and college students gathered along the south side of the Oklahoma State Capitol on Saturday to demand...

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Oklahoma City Council to vote on $25,000 Holtzclaw settlement

A settlement for an excessive force lawsuit against former Oklahoma City police officer Daniel K. Holtzclaw will come down to a...

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Jury to hear first testimony in Joe Exotic murder-for-hire trial

For years, Joe Exotic operated a private zoo in Wynnewood that delighted visitors —and enraged animal rights groups — because...

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Effort underway to release nonviolent offenders

Colleen Johnson was stunned to learn she would be released four years early from the Oklahoma City Community Corrections...

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German police arrest 10 people on suspicion of planning Islamist attack

Police in Germany have arrested 10 people on suspicion of planning an Islamist attack. The arrests were made after some 200...

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3 suspected in fatal OKC gunfight

Three suspects have been identified in a February gunfight that killed a 20-year-old man. Keshawn Demonta Franklin, 23, of...

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Mueller concludes Russia-Trump probe with no new indictments

WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller closed his long and contentious Russia investigation with no new charges...

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Man accused of shooting, killing woman in Canadian County Thursday

A 33-year-old man is accused of shooting and killing a Hinton woman Thursday night, the Canadian County Sheriff’s Office reported.

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OKC police release video related to fatal bicycle collision

Oklahoma City police on Friday released surveillance video of a vehicle thought to have been involved in the death of a local...

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Bicyclist dead after Thursday morning hit-and-run in northwest Oklahoma City

A chef at a popular downtown Oklahoma City restaurant died Thursday after he was struck by a vehicle while riding his bike near...

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15-year-old charged with shooting juvenile

A 15-year-old boy has been arrested and charged with shooting another juvenile in the head. Diego B. Ginez, of Oklahoma City,...

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3 teenagers wanted in OKC homicide, burglary

Oklahoma City police have identified three teenagers in a February homicide and burglary. Arrest warrants have been issued for...

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Bicyclist dead after being hit in NW OKC Thursday

A chef at a popular downtown Oklahoma City restaurant died Thursday after he was struck by a vehicle while riding his bike near...

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Dozens of headstones at Jewish cemetery defaced with swastikas, anti-Semitic messages

A hate crime investigation is underway after 59 headstones were defaced and two were knocked over at a Jewish cemetery in...

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Man who hid child murderer after her escape from prison says he should've called cops

Wayne Seifer and wife, an inmate at Oregon Women's Correctional Center, were separated and not on speaking terms, but he says...

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Man charged in $20,000 theft of school musical instruments

A Del City man has been charged with stealing $20,000 in musical instruments from a middle school. Patrick Sean Hicks, 37, is...

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Former Oklahoma prison employee searched in smuggling ring

A former state prison employee is under investigation for allegedly bringing drugs and contraband to inmates at North Fork...

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After 2 children, missing person found dead, murder-suicide investigation opens in Payne County

Lincoln County Sheriff's Office had sent information on the subject's last-known location in a missing-persons case, a site in...

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Payne County sheriff, OSBI investigating deaths near Ripley

The Payne County Sheriff's Office has confirmed that it is working with the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation to...

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Body of missing Oklahoma woman found in creek with hands bound

VALLIANT (AP) — The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation says a homicide investigation is underway after a woman was found...

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US appeals court affirms Oklahoma inmate's death sentence

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A federal appeals court has affirmed the death sentence of an Oklahoma man convicted of beating his...

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Facebook gives new details on NZ attack video

Facebook has said a live broadcast of last week's Christchurch attacks was viewed fewer than 200 times, as the firm faces...

Oklahoma districts seek to bring teacher diversity in line with student body

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Oklahoma City Public Schools, the state's largest school district with 45,000 students, is also among the most diverse. They speak more than 78 languages, including Arabic, Burmese, Chinese, French, Russian and Vietnamese, data provided by the...

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

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Son of former sheriff killed in OKC shooting

The son of a former county sheriff has been named as a victim of a fatal drug robbery in Oklahoma City. Jake McLain, 19, was...

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Man in wig robs southwest Oklahoma City bank Monday afternoon

A man in a wig robbed a southwest Oklahoma City bank Monday afternoon, police reported. About 1:30 p.m. Bank of the West, 1600...

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Auction set for 21 vehicles forfeited in Oklahoma pot bust

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Federal officials in Tulsa are conducting an online auction for 21 vehicles forfeited by a man who pleaded...

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Oklahoma baseball player hurt in Arkansas hit-and-run

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

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

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

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Woman arrested after ambulance stolen for Oklahoma City ride

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

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

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

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'Live PD' to return to Oklahoma with highway patrol

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

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St. Patrick's Day celebrated in Stockyards City

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

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Juries hand down guilty verdicts for shooting suspects

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

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

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

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OKC man arrested Friday, accused of shooting cousin to death

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

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

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

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OKC police searching for new suspect in Sunday shooting

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

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Person shot, killed at NE OKC apartment complex Friday

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

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

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

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OKC man arrested Friday, accused of shooting cousin to death

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

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T-shirt gun used to launch contraband into Oklahoma prison

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

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Attorney: Officers justified in shooting knife-wielding man

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

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New Zealand mosque shootings kill 49

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

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Hallmark Channel cuts ties with Lori Loughlin amid college bribery scandal

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

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Edmond man arrested in wife's overdose death

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

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

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

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House suspends page program amid assault investigation

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

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Oklahoma man sentenced to 15-25 years in Nebraska stabbing

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

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Midwest City police investigating alleged assault of legislative page

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

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Edmond shoplifting arrest involves more than $1,000

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

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Vandalism of Ruth Bader Ginsberg poster being investigated as hate crime

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

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

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

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OKC man charged with killing his nephew

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

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OKC man charged in second rape case

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

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

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

New Norman mayor says state government overreach a problem for cities in Oklahoma

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Oklahoma has a long history of conservative politics, but as urban centers have flourished, more city residents are interested in progressive policies. This is especially true for the City of Norman, which is considered one of the most...

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OKC shooting suspect in custody

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

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Oklahoma City police investigate shooting death

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

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

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

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TV stars and coaches charged in college bribery scheme

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

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Federal court moves to unseal documents in Jeffrey Epstein scandal

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

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

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

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

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

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Arrest made in Sunday shooting death in southwest Oklahoma City

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

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Edmond suspect charged in double slaying

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

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OKC homebuilder sentenced to 2 years for wire fraud

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

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Man pleads guilty to fatal stabbing on tribal lands

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

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

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

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Purcell Schools cancel classes Monday due to threats on social media

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

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

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

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

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

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26 women rescued at Seattle massage parlors in human trafficking bust

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

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

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

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Konawa Middle School student among three killed in Friday wreck

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

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NASA Administrator visits Oklahoma for robotics competition

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

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

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

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Judge keeps opioid trial on track

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

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Ex-senator pleads guilty to Uber driver assault

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

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21-year-old pleads guilty to shooting manslaughter

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

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

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

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

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

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Police investigate shooting death in northwest Oklahoma City

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

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Former Deer Creek teacher, coach pleads guilty to computer crimes

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

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

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

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Oklahoma appeals court upholds life sentence in gang slaying

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

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French cardinal guilty of abuse cover-up

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

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

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

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Oklahoma City woman arrested after baby tests positive for opioids

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

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OKC insurance broker sued for fraud, unregistered sales

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

Man with disability finds job, works toward independence

HealthApr 21, 2019

Mike Zuech has a developmental disability, but he still wants to work. Despite trouble speaking, he works hard and listens well. Zuech, 24, works part-time at a Pizza Hut, washing dishes and cooking. His days also are spent at Among Friends in...

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Oklahoma man accused of choking police dog after chase

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

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

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

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Jury gives life without parole for OKC murder conviction

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

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FBI investigating Tuesday bank robbery in Oklahoma City

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

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Edmond suspect said he killed parents after argument over Satanism

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

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Muskogee police investigating fatal officer-involved shooting

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

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

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

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

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

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Explosive packages found at Heathrow, Waterloo and London City Airport

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

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

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

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Former Putnam City Schools employee arrested on complaints involving child

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

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Police investigate report of Oklahoma mayor being beaten

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

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Man charged in Oklahoma state trooper's death stands trial

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

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

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