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Shooting creates chaos at OKC restaurant

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

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Video: Eyewitness report of shooting at Louie's

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

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

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

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Russia 'liable' for downing MH17 airliner

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

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

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

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

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

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Suspect in Lake Hefner shooting killed

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

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Midwest City officers fired at while serving warrant Thursday morning

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

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Shawnee police officer shoots man Thursday, man hospitalized

Man shot by police officer early Thursday in Shawnee and hospitalized

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Federal prosecutors open Harvey Weinstein investigation in New York

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

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

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

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Former gift card store owner sentenced

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

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Texas boy thanks police for pulling his mom over

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

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MH17 downed by Russian military missile system, say investigators

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

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

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

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Former Norman pastor accused of lewd acts with child

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

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Families of Sandy Hook victims file defamation suit against Alex Jones

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

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Mysterious death of CDC worker ruled suicide by drowning

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

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Facebook wants your naked photos to stop revenge porn

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

Oklahoma Baptists weigh in on beleaguered seminary leader

LifeMay 13, 2018

Oklahomans are among those weighing in for and against Southwest Baptist Theological President Paige Patterson, a prominent and influential Southern Baptist Convention leader who is currently embroiled in controversy surrounding past remarks he...

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

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

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Former Tulsa priest charged with sexual assault

A former Catholic priest in the Tulsa Diocese has been charged with sexually assaulting a 13-year-old-boy in a suburban Chicago...

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OKC man sentenced for aiming laser pointer at police helicopter

An Oklahoma City man apologized Tuesday for aiming a green laser pointer at a police helicopter last year. "I'm sorry to my...

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Not guilty plea entered for Oklahoma woman in daughter's attack

TULSA (AP) — An Oklahoma judge has entered a not guilty plea for an Oklahoma woman charged with stabbing her 11-year-old...

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Judge praises 30-year-old son's legal research, boots him from parents' house anyway

Syracuse, NY -- State Supreme Court Justice Donald Greenwood tried everything he could today to convince a 30-year-old man to...

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4 teens arrested after killing of Baltimore County police officer

All four teenagers sought by police after the killing of a Baltimore County police officer Monday are in custody. Dawnta...

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Oklahoma County Sheriff's office investigates Deer Creek High School break-in and egg vandalism

Two students broke into Deer Creek High School early Monday where damage from broken eggs and glass was reported. One district...

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Florida man climbs on playground equipment to tell children where babies come from

CLEARWATER BEACH, Fla. (WPMI) — According to the Tampa Bay Times, a Florida man climbed on top a piece of equipment at a...

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Tulsa teen arrested after police say he fatally shot brother on accident

While being questioned by detectives, the teen said he removed the clip from the pistol, pointed the gun at his brother and...

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Industry and business groups support Supreme Court action

Oklahoma industry and business leaders Monday praised a U.S. Supreme Court decision to consider a case that could affect law...

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Man kills self early Sunday after four-hour standoff in southwest Oklahoma City, police report

A man shot and killed himself after a four-hour standoff with police early Sunday in southwest Oklahoma City.

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Police arrest man in connection with Monday morning bank robbery in NW OKC

Police arrest man in connection with Monday morning bank robbery in northwest Oklahoma City.

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Eunice Police: Woman claims to find razor blade in fast food, later arrested

The Eunice Police Department says they have arrested a woman after she claimed she received a mouth injury from a razor blade...

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Wife told soldier her baby died — then tried to sell the newborn on Facebook, police say

Army Sgt. Steven Garcia is a patrol supervisor with a military police unit, but the fight of his young life isn't on a...

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DUI suspect drags OKC officer during attempt to flee

A man suspected of driving under the influence was arrested Tuesday after he drove off while an Oklahoma City officer was...

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Bethany man killed in shootout with U.S. marshals was wanted in counterfeiting conspiracy

A Bethany man killed Thursday during a shootout with U.S. marshals had been on the run for more than a year after being...

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Teen held in Texas attack is said to have used father's guns

SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — The Texas student charged in the school shooting at Santa Fe High School described planning the attack...

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Ex-Oklahoma officer sentenced for sexually exploiting children

A former Tulsa police officer has been sentenced to serve 30 years in prison in a sexual exploitation case involving...

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Edmond teaching assistant arrested on drug complaints

EDMOND — An elementary school teaching assistant has been arrested on drug complaints, accused of having methamphetamine on...

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Suspect charged in 2004 cold case of couple shot dead in sleeping bags on California beach

SONOMA COUNTY, Calif. -- A man arrested last year in the cold case of a couple found shot dead in sleeping bags on a northern...

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Owasso Walmart employee accused of embezzling $1,500 from company

Tabitha Rose Burr, 19, appeared to have taken cash from her register on 11 separate occasions dating back to April 16 for a...

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Man wanted on federal warrants dies in shootout with Oklahoma law enforcement Thursday

A man wanted on multiple federal warrants was shot and killed Thursday in a shootout south of Lake Thunderbird.

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Father fights off 4 robbers while holding 1-year-old daughter

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - A father and daughter went on what was supposed to be a quick food run inside an Orange Mound McDonalds on...

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Oklahoma City vape shop owner sentenced

An Oklahoma City vape shop owner was sentenced Wednesday to two years in federal prison for his part in a bank fraud conspiracy...

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Properties once owned by former vanity publishers are up for auction in Mustang.

A Canadian County District Court special judge set a preliminary hearing date of Aug. 29 for the previous owners of a closed...

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Boulder, Colorado, unanimously votes to ban assault weapons, high-capacity magazines

Three months after the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, reignited the debate around...

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Texas man busted with 58 terabytes of child porn

ALLEN, Texas - A man in Allen is facing federal charges after being caught with a massive amount of child pornography. The...

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Arrest made in connection to 2015 homicide

Three people have been arrested in connection with a Dec. 2015 homicide, according to the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation.

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Victim in May OKC homicide identified

The name of a man killed in a fight earlier this month near downtown Oklahoma City was released Wednesday.

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Mother of Del City boy who died in boyfriend's care accused of child neglect

A warrant has been issued for the mother of a 1-year-old boy whose boyfriend was arrested in connection with his death....

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Police searching for NW OKC homicide victim’s car

Oklahoma City police are searching for a car they said was stolen from the home where a 45-year-old woman was killed earlier...

Technology and efficiency gains have boosted the oil industry

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After a career in operations, Jason Pigott suddenly found himself in charge of information technology at Oklahoma City-based Chesapeake Energy Corp. "At first I had no idea why I was leading IT, but putting operations and IT together has...

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50 Hamas members reportedly killed during Monday's Gaza protests

50 members of the Hamas terror organization were among those killed in protests along the Gaza border on Monday, a Hamas...

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Michigan State to pay Larry Nassar victims $500 million in settlements

Michigan State University has settled hundreds of lawsuits filed against it by the survivors of Larry Nassar's sexual assaults,...

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Florida Cop Who Failed to Confront Parkland Shooter Is Getting $8,000 Monthly Pension

(FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.) — A Florida sheriff’s deputy who failed to confront a gunman during a Feb. 14 school massacre is...

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Oklahoma County court briefs

OKC man sentenced in death of 3-month-old An Oklahoma City father has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for the murder of...

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Little Axe Community Center to host forum on crime and neighborhood safety

A community forum about crime and neighborhood safety will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Little Axe Community Center, 1000...

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Charged OKC councilman surrenders Tuesday, makes first court appearance in embezzlement case

Oklahoma City Councilman John A. Pettis Jr. had an unusual reason for not showing up Tuesday morning to the weekly city council...

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Couple denies torturing their 10 kids in home filled with garbage and human feces

A Northern California dad is being held on more than $5 million bail and his wife vehemently denies claims of child abuse after...

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Tulsa mom bounds, gags children and stabs eldest repeatedly

TULSA — Tulsa police on Tuesday arrested a woman who they say bound and gagged her three daughters, stabbed the eldest...

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Lincoln County law officers investigate child abuse case

A woman has been arrested in Lincoln County on a child abuse by injury complaint, according to a jailer.

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Two arrested with 77 pounds of marijuana in car

CALUMET — Two people were arrested Friday with 77 pounds of marijuana in a car. Marwa M. Osman, 25, of Vienna, Virginia, and...

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Amber Alert update: Authorities locate stabbing suspect, missing daughter in downtown Tulsa

Authorities have found the woman and her 7-year-old daughter after she allegedly kidnapped her and stabbed another daughter....

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Accused Waffle House shooter's dad named in wrongful death lawsuit

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WZTV) — Accused Waffle House shooter Travis Reinking's father has been named in a lawsuit filed by the family...

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Father charged with torture after 10 kids removed from squalid California home

A Northern California woman denied she or her husband abused their 10 children after authorities said the kids suffered...

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Former correctional officer sentenced to prison in bribery conspiracy

A former correctional officer apologized Monday for smuggling cellphones into an Oklahoma prison for inmates. "I knew it was...

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While posing as a teenage boy, an Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs Control agent posted an ad on Craigslist titled, "Looking for a Daddy."

Harry Dean Wheeler Jr., 68, of Oklahoma City, was sentenced Monday to 10 years in federal prison for trying to meet who he...

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Warrants filed for owners of dogs that mauled woman

Four dogs that maimed a woman in northeast Oklahoma City had a history of violence and owners who did nothing about it, court...

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Baby dies, babysitter arrested in Del City

DEL CITY — A boy died Sunday afternoon and his babysitter was arrested in connection with his death. Kaleb Forsberg, 1, died at...

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Names of troopers wounded in Friday shootout released

TALIHINA — Officials have released the names of the Oklahoma Highway Patrol troopers wounded during a shootout Friday morning...

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Police investigate Friday night death in Oklahoma City as homicide case

Police are investigating a Friday night death in Oklahoma City as a homicide case.

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'He's my soul mate.' Accused stalker speaks out from jail about sending 65,000 texts

A woman accused of sending a Paradise Valley man 65,000 texts tried to explain her actions in a jailhouse...

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Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals overturns life-without-parole sentence of former juvenile

The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals has overturned a no-parole life sentence for a murderer who was a juvenile at the time...

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Jurors choose life sentences with possibility of parole for Michael Bever

A jury late Wednesday convicted the 19-year-old of five counts of first-degree murder in the 2015 slayings of his parents and...

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Sheriff says Oklahoma woman dead after dog attack

An Oklahoma woman is dead after authorities say she was attacked by seven dogs.

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Four OHP troopers injured Friday in Talihina shootout, suspect killed

Four Oklahoma Highway Patrol troopers are being treated and released for minor injuries from a Friday shoot-out in Talihina....

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Fresno jury says Chipotle owes former manager $7.97 million for wrongful termination

For years, Jeanette Ortiz was a loyal, hardworking general manager for Chipotle Mexican Grill on Shaw Avenue across from the...

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Police release video of car struck by train on Edmond railroad tracks, two men were arrested

Two men were arrested in Edmond after a stalled car was struck by a train on railroad tracks just moments after the men got...

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Accused Stalker Sent Man 65,000 Texts After One Date, Police Say

PARADISE VALLEY, Ariz. – A woman is accused of breaking into an Arizona home, bathing in the homeowner’s bathtub, and...

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Robocaller hit with record $120 million fine

The Federal Communications Commission Thursday finalized its largest robocalling fine in history against Adrian Abramovich, a...

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Teenager who killed husband after he raped her is sentenced to death in Sudan

A 19-year-old Sudanese woman has been condemned to death by a court in Omdurman for stabbing to death the husband to whom she...

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Harrah man kills daughter’s dogs to punish her for not doing the dishes, investigators say

A Harrah man shot and killed his teenage daughter’s two dogs to punish her for not doing the dishes, investigators say. Jeffrey...

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Man shot after fleeing from eastern Oklahoma police in stolen vehicle

A man fleeing from police in a stolen vehicle was shot Thursday morning.

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Teen found guilty on all counts of stabbing deaths of five of his family members.

Michael Bever found guilty on all counts in quintuple-murder trial

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Florida man charged with trying to 'barbecue' sex offenders at motel

A Florida man has been jailed after police say he tried to char sex offenders to death. Jorge Porto-Sierra, 50, confessed to...

A 10-year-old kid just wrote one of Oklahoma's newest laws

NewsMay 14, 2018

Fifth-grader Ephraim Bowling noticed that Oklahoma didn't have an official state raptor. On Nov. 1, his bill becomes law.

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Former OKC police lieutenant admits giving prostitute information on sting operation

A former Oklahoma City police lieutenant will spend five years on probation for soliciting a prostitute and warning her about...

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Donation jar, meant for woman who needs new kidney, stolen from shop

For 18 years, the Joyners have called Larry Lane home and work. Just feet from the front door is their business, B & R Bait...

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Defense rests in Michael Bever quintuple murder trial; jury deliberation could begin Wednesday

Bever, now 19, is accused of helping his older brother Robert Bever kill both their parents and three young siblings in a knife...

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Three people arrested in death of pregnant Oklahoma City woman

Three people have been arrested in connection to the death of a pregnant Oklahoma City woman whose body was found in the back...

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Three of four Stillwater shooting victims released

STILLWATER  — Three of four gunshot victims at a party early Sunday have been treated and released, but police still don't...

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George Zimmerman accused of stalking investigator

George Zimmerman, the man acquitted of murder charges in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, has been charged with stalking a...

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Transient dies on 38th time at Oklahoma County jail

Oklahoma County sheriff investigators are asking for the public's help in finding inmate's family.

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Keeping cellphones out of prisons is tougher than you think

What is the solution to keeping cell phones out of prisons? Frustrated officials consider ideas ranging from technological...

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Guthrie police release video of March shooting

GUTHRIE — Guthrie police on Monday released video of an officer shooting a man who was threatening his ex-girlfriend with a...

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Group: NCAA reforms should go further amid FBI hoops probe

The Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics supports recent reform proposals to the NCAA amid a federal corruption...

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Video of man shot in Oklahoma City released Monday, shooter and witness sought

Police on Monday released a video showing a man shot in the face. A woman is sought as a witness

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Manhunt after six people shot, two killed, in Memphis

Six people were shot, two fatally, in Memphis, Tennessee, on Sunday night, and police have yet to apprehend anyone for the...

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Man charged in connection with Shawnee bank robbery in April arrested in Mississippi

A man charged in connection with an April bank robbery in Shawnee is in custody in Mississippi.

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Transient man arrested in homicide of another transient man Saturday near downtown Oklahoma City, police report

Police said two transient men were in an altercation and one man was killed Saturday near downtown Oklahoma City. Another man...

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Are you owed $1,200? Maybe, if you got a Dish Network telemarketing call

Thousands of people who got a telemarketing call for Dish Network in 2010 or 2011 may be able to collect $1,200 per call. If...

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Man accused of kidnapping ex-girlfriend arrested

PURCELL — A woman kidnapped at knifepoint by her ex-boyfriend Friday night has been found safe, and the man arrested, police...

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Four shot at Stillwater party

STILLWATER — Four people were wounded by gunfire early Sunday after a party, police said. The names of the injured were not...

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Stoneman Douglas Shooter Was Assigned To Controversial Broward Discipline Program, Officials Now Say

Broward school district officials admitted Sunday that the confessed Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School gunman was assigned...

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Shooter opens fire on crowd after Cinco de Mayo party in Stillwater shut down; four people struck

Four people were injured Sunday morning after an unknown shooter opened fire on a crowd leaving a Cinco de Mayo party.

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How a genealogy site snared a serial killer

When the Golden State Killer raped and murdered victims across California in the 1970s and ‘80s, police relied on tools like...

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Manhunt underway for man who kidnapped ex-girlfriend for the second time in two weeks

A woman was kidnapped at knife-point by her ex-boyfriend Friday night, the second time the victim has been assaulted and...

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Pryor substitute teacher who exposed students to pornography convicted of child neglect

A Pryor substitute teacher who was accused of exposing junior high school students to pornographic images was convicted of...

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Former OU running back Roy Finch charged with felony assault

A former University of Oklahoma running back arrested last month is now facing a felony assault charge that could send him to...

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Robert Bever sobs during testimony in younger brother's murder trial

A bloody photo prompted a meltdown from the elder Bever brother Friday, a day after the jury in his younger brother's murder...

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Trump salutes NRA, says elect Republicans to save gun rights

DALLAS (AP) — Months after the horror of the Parkland school shootings in Florida, President Donald Trump stood before cheering...

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Man in critical condition Friday from overnight northeast Oklahoma City shooting

A man was in critical condition Friday after he was shot late Thursday at a convenience store in northeast Oklahoma City .

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Law officers on Friday arrest Garvin County jail escapee

Law officers on Friday have arrested a Garvin County jail escapee

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Warrant sweep nets 83 arrests in OKC metro area

A three-week operation spearheaded by the U.S. Marshals Service and Oklahoma City Police Department netted the arrests of 83...

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Former president of failed Camargo bank sentenced to prison

The former president of the failed First State Bank of Camargo was sentenced Thursday to 18 months in federal prison for...

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Video shows citizen tripping armed suspect being chased by police in Ohio

Officers in Columbus, Ohio are crediting a good Samaritan for tripping a robbery suspect who was reaching into his...

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4 charged in deaths of 2 men found chained in Oklahoma pond

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Four white people are facing charges in the deaths of two black men whose bodies were found dismembered...

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Bever brothers planned quiet killings, but family fought back, according to defendant's statement

Michael Bever told detectives that he and his older brother had planned a cross-country killing spree.

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SEC subpoenas Jay-Z to testify in Iconix investigation

The Securities and Exchange Commission said Thursday it's seeking a court order asking singer-songwriter Shawn Carter, or...

Oklahoma motorcycle crashes on the rise with temperatures

NewsMay 6, 2018

As motorcyclists hit the roads as the weather warms, so do the number of crashes on Oklahoma roads, data shows.

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Grieving mother offering reward to catch son’s killer

On a cold December evening in southeast Oklahoma City, a man helping his girlfriend’s mother move was gunned down. Months...

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Camille Cosby lashes out at accusers, media and 'mob justice' in statement defending her husband

Camille Cosby, Bill Cosby's wife of 54 years, excoriated his accusers, prosecutors, media "lynch mobs" and "mob justice"...

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US releases Saudi Guantanamo convict

A Saudi man held at the US military prison at Guantanamo Bay who pleaded guilty to war crimes has been transferred back to...

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A retired Edmond police officer became the leader of an illegal steroid distribution ring and kept $280,000 in proceeds buried in his backyard, a federal...

Christopher Thomas Caplinger was "the head of this drug trafficking organization, which manufactured and distributed anabolic...

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New Oklahoma law closes loophole, makes secretly tracking someone with a GPS device a stalking crime

Secretly following someone with a GPS tracking device is now a stalking crime, punishable by a year in jail and a $1,000 fine.

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Oklahoma City bank robbed Wednesday

Authorities are searching for a man they said robbed a northwest Oklahoma City bank Wednesday morning.

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Arrested Plano Student Was Inspired by Islamic State: PD

A 17-year-old Plano student was arrested in relation to an Islamic State-inspired plot to carry out a mass shooting at...

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Police release name of woman found Tuesday in NW OKC homicide

The death of a woman found Tuesday in northwest Oklahoma City is being investigated as a homicide.

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OKC man wanted in killings of his father and sister arrested in New Mexico

A man wanted in connection with the shooting deaths of his father and sister in northwest Oklahoma City last month was arrested...

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Coroner releases Stephon Clark autopsy, but it differs from private one commissioned by family

SACRAMENTO -- The Sacramento District Attorney released Stephon Clark's official autopsy results and it shows Clark was shot...

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Jenks police make arrest in city's first homicide since 2014 after man found fatally shot

Police identified Johnathon Weatherford, 21, as the city's first homicide victim since 2014. Jenks Police Sgt. Melissa Brown...

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Felony charges leveled against fired police pension chief

The fired executive director of the Oklahoma Police Pension and Retirement System was charged Tuesday with seven felony counts...

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Oklahoma City police investigating woman’s death as homicide in NW OKC

Oklahoma City police are investigating a homicide in northwest Oklahoma City, near NW 87 and Harvey Avenue.

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Windy, warm Tuesday in central Oklahoma, risk of severe storms increases

Tuesday will be warm and windy in Oklahoma with a risk of storms moving into northwestern parts of the state.

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Using a stolen ID, felon hid from the law for 26 years before being found in rural Oklahoma last year

ID theft case was unusual because the perpetrator used the same stolen name for decades.

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Elderly baby-sitter held in death of 7-year-old in Germany

BERLIN –  A 69-year-old woman is being held in the death of a 7-year-old boy she was looking after in southern Germany....

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Jury convicts admitted prostitute in fatal 2015 stabbing

Jurors have convicted an admitted prostitute of first-degree murder, rejecting her claim that she stabbed a client 17 times in...

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Crescent man sentenced to federal prison for cyberstalking woman he met on a dating website

A Crescent man has been sentenced to 33 months in federal prison for cyberstalking a woman he met on a dating website. Troy...

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Man sought in connection with September homicide in Oklahoma City

Police are looking for a man in Oklahoma City in connection with a September homicide.

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Man arrested in connection to September slaying in NE OKC

A 26-year-old wanted in the September killing of an Oklahoma City man was arrested Thursday.

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Knife Attack at Chinese Middle School Leaves Seven Children Dead

BEIJING — A man wielding a knife killed seven children and injured a dozen others outside a middle school in central China on...

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Ken Bone claims son was suspended over gun range photo

Ken Bone — aka the “red sweater guy” — claims his son was suspended from school on Thursday and is now being investigated by...

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Tuttle woman killed Thursday in Minco motorcycle crash

A Tuttle woman died Thursday in a Minco motorcycle crash

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Norman kidnapping suspect shot, killed after police chase in Texas

A man was killed Thursday following the kidnapping of his ex-girlfriend and a police chase through north Texas.

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Oklahoma City FOP vice president's gun, badge stolen

The vice president of the Oklahoma City Fraternal Order of Police had his badge and gun stolen along with his wallet and pickup...

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2-year-old pelted 9 times with paintball, mother says

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A mother said her 2-year-old was pelted nine times with paintballs while they were outside their west...

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All charges over deadly Oklahoma private prison riot dismissed

Evidence and witness problems in cases against seven felons resulted in their dismissals.

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Oklahoma City police arrest man in connection with Tuesday homicide in Norman

Oklahoma City police arrested a man Tuesday night in connection with a Norman homicide.

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Florida school shooting survivor says school security questioned him for visiting gun range with his dad

Kyle Kashuv, a student at the Florida high school where 17 people were killed in a February mass shooting, has claimed that...

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Latest: Mayor: Dallas police officer dies day after shooting

DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on the shooting of two police officers and an employee of a home improvement store in Dallas (all...

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Flaws found in millions of hotel door locks

Millions of electronic door locks fitted to hotel rooms worldwide have been found to be vulnerable to a hack. Researchers say...

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East Area Rapist arrested in decades-old case, source says.

The East Area Rapist, also known as the Golden State Killer, is believed to have killed at least 12 people, raped at least 45...

A new Cold War? Depends on who you ask.

NewsMay 7, 2018

With tensions between Russia and the U.S. heating up, we talk to a Russian living in Oklahoma and Oklahomans living in Russia.

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Kim Wall murder: Peter Madsen guilty

Danish inventor Peter Madsen has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for the murder of the Swedish journalist Kim...

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Oklahoma business briefs for April 25.

Oklahoma business briefs for April 25.

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Thieves steal money raised for kidney transplant

ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (WNCN) - An Edgecombe County woman spent two months running a raffle to raise money for her daughter-in-law's...

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Victim's family seeks investigation into former law enforcement handling of Welch cold case

The victims' relatives heaped praise on the two investigators who apparently cracked the cold case, but they also shared the...

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Alleged heroin dealer charged with murder after woman, 19, overdoses

A local homeless man has been charged with murder after allegedly selling heroin to a 19-year-old woman who overdosed.

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Oklahoma auto dealer calls legal claims against him and others 'simply false'

Buyers of his dealership last summer filed a civil lawsuit against him, raising claims that include fraud, breach of contract...

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Fraud, deceptive practices alleged in lawsuit against Tulsa auto dealer and others

Roundtree Automotive Group, a Louisiana-based LLC, and Tulsa C Property, a Delaware LLC, filed the petition this month.

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OKC man sentenced to 20 years in prison for fatal 2015 shooting

Savortae Daquan Runnels, 23, pleaded no contest Monday to first-degree murder in the shooting death of Clarence Dickerson, 21.

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Part-time Prague youth pastor investigated for inappropriate solicitation of videos and photos of juveniles

A part-time youth pastor in Prague is under investigation by the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation.

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Video released Tuesday of OKC officer shooting dog

An Oklahoma City police officer is still recuperating from injuries he received after shooting a dog that charged at him...

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'Smallville' star tried to recruit Emma Watson, Kelly Clarkson to sex cult

Actress Allison Mack appears to have tried to recruit actress Emma Watson and “The Voice” judge Kelly Clarkson into a self-help...

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Mexican students were killed, dissolved in acid, officials say

Three missing Mexican students were killed last month in the western state of Jalisco and their bodies dissolved in acid after...

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Video: American Airlines passenger tased 10 times after allegedly groping woman on plane

An unruly passenger aboard an American Airlines flight endured multiple tasings in a struggle with police officers after...

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Shooting deaths of man and woman Sunday in Washita County investigated, OSBI reports

The shooting deaths of a man and woman in Bessie, Oklahoma in Washita County are under investigation.

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Lawton 17-year-old boy dies of gunshot injuries, police report

17-year-old boy dies of gunshot injuries suffered in a Saturday shooting, police report.

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Midwest City man killed in Saturday shooting in Del City identified

The name of a man shot and killed Saturday night at a Del City barbecue has been released.

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Man fined over 'Nazi pug' hate crime

A man who filmed a pet dog giving Nazi salutes before putting the footage on YouTube has been fined £800. Mark Meechan, 30,...

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Paris attacks suspect gets 20-year sentence in Brussels trial

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A Belgian judge on Monday sentenced Salah Abdeslam, the prime surviving suspect in the 2015 Islamic State...

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Oklahoma marine allegedly involved in planning deadly Charlottesville rally

Michael Joseph Chesny, 36, used the pseudonym "Tyrone" to assist organization of the rally in 2017, Al Jazeera alleges.

Man who fought gunman: He 'was going to have to work to kill me'

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The man who wrestled the gun away from the Waffle House shooting suspect in Tennessee said Sunday if he...

Man allegedly kills woman, self after she reportedly refuses to leave husband

A man allegedly shot and killed a woman and himself after she refused to leave her husband for him.

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Sanctuary cities standoff sidetracks OKC police grant

Attorney General Jeff Sessions' crusade against so-called sanctuary cities is jeopardizing crime-fighting funds that Oklahoma...

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Gruesome details about Michael Bever's role in family killings revealed during opening statements

"Robert became more than just a brother, more than just a mentor," Brewster told jurors. "He became Michael's whole world."

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Truck driver charged with negligent homicide in fatal OKC wreck

A truck driver caused a fatal Oklahoma City wreck last month after he forgot to lower his hydraulic lift and struck a railroad...

Broken Arrow couple arrested after alleged sexual assault of 5-year-old discovered after death of toddler

William Woolley, 59, and his wife, 56-year-old Lisa Woolley, were jailed after an investigation into the death of their...

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Returning ISIS members pose potential chemical weapons risk to Canada: internal government documents

ISIS members who return to Canada from Syria and Iraq could have knowledge of chemical weapons and put it to use in a terrorist...

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Brooklyn postal worker arrested after 17,000 pieces of undelivered mail found

DYKER HEIGHTS, Brooklyn — A Brooklyn postal worker was arrested after 17,000 pieces of undelivered mail were found in his car,...

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1 shot at Florida high school, deputies say

OCALA, Fla. - A person was injured Friday morning in a shooting at an Ocala high school, deputies said. The shooting was...

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Oklahoma County detention officer accused of smuggling tobacco into jail

An Oklahoma County jail employee was arrested Wednesday, accused of smuggling tobacco into the jail and selling it to inmates.

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OKC officer charged, accused of sexually abusing 12-year-old girl

An Oklahoma City police officer was charged with three counts of child sex abuse Thursday after a 12-year-old girl reported he...

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Alleged bitcoin heist mastermind escapes from Iceland prison,...

Prison breaks, in the movies at least, usually involve digging with MacGyvered tools or rappelling down walls using ropes...

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Man killed by Tishomingo law officers identified Thursday by Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation

The name of a man shot and killed by law officers Tuesday night in Tishomingo has been released by the Oklahoma State Bureau of...

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How did the Oklahoma state health department build a slush fund worth millions?

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The Oklahoma State Department of Health appeared bankrupt because no one at the top fully understood the accounting mechanisms that had built up a “slush fund” worth millions, according to a grand jury and the state’s auditors.

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Pharma bro Martin Shkreli is denied minimum security camp and sent to federal prison in New Jersey

"Pharma bro" scammer Martin Shkreli has been sent to a federal prison in New Jersey to serve the remainder of his seven-year...

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911 operator who hung up on emergency calls is sentenced to jail

A former 911 operator who hung up the phone thousands of times on people attempting to call in emergencies in Harris County,...

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Christian Costello found not guilty by reason of insanity in death of state labor commissioner

A mentally ill man who called killing his father "destiny" was found not guilty by reason of insanity Wednesday in the murder...

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OKC man sought in shooting deaths of his father and sister

An Oklahoma City man was being sought by police Wednesday in the shooting deaths of his father and sister.

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Former Oklahoma officer gets eight years for sexual assault during traffic stop

A former Savanna police officer pleaded guilty to violating the civil rights of a woman he sexually assaulted during a traffic...

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Three arrested, accused of shooting men and dumping bodies

Three people are jailed, accused of shooting two men attempting to sell a gun in Moore then dumping their bodies in an Oklahoma...

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OKC man sought in fatal January shooting

A 26-year-old man was being sought by police Wednesday in connection to a fatal January shooting outside a northwest Oklahoma...

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Woman arrested in connection to southeast OKC homicide

A 27-year-old woman sought in connection with an April homicide at a southeast Oklahoma City motel was arrested Tuesday.

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Former pharmacist convicted of murder gets no time off prison sentence

Oklahoma Pardon and Parole Board voted 3-2 against reducing former pharmacist's life sentence to 15 years.

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Man shot and killed Tuesday by law officers in Tishomingo, Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation reports

A man was shot and killed Tuesday by law officers in Tishomingo, OSBI reports.

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Sharp rise reported in child abuse images

The Internet Watch Foundation found more than 78,000 website addresses with child abuse images in 2017. It found over 78,000...

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Husband and wife accused of gruesome torture and murder

CALIFORNIA -- Calling it calculated, tragic and heartbreaking, Hanford Police Captain Karl Anderson said that this kind of...

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New charge filed against man accused to plotting to blow up Oklahoma City bank.

The man accused of trying to blow up a downtown Oklahoma City bank with what he thought was a vehicle bomb has been indicted on...

Oklahoma County jail inmate dies

Oklahoma County sheriff's investigators are looking into death.

Former pharmacist loses commutation request

The Oklahoma Pardon and Parole Board on Tuesday voted 3-2 not to commute former pharmacist Jerome Jay Ersland's life sentence...

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Prosecutor: Bever brothers asked surviving sister to participate in slayings

The oldest surviving sibling in Michael Bever's quintuple murder case is expected to testify that he and his older brother,...

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R Kelly accused of new sexual misconduct

R Kelly is facing a fresh allegation of sexual misconduct, from a former partner who claims he "intentionally" infected her...

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Grandfather thinks blaze that killed his 2-year-old grandson, injured 3-year-old boy, was arson in northeast Oklahoma City

A grandfather who lost his 2-year-old grandson in a house fire Saturday said he thinks the blaze was arson. His 3-year-old...

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Former Catholic Charities attorney sentenced for embezzlement

Margarita I. Solis, 47, of Oklahoma City, pleaded guilty last week to three felony counts of embezzlement. Oklahoma County...

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DA asks Oklahoma parole board to reject former pharmacist's request for time off murder sentence

Oklahoma Pardon and Parole Board to hear from former pharmacist Jerome Ersland Tuesday.

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Missouri governor hit, groped and coerced woman into sexual contact, she tells lawmakers

The political crisis confronting Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens (R) appeared to deepen significantly on Wednesday with the release...

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Police: Suspect befriended woman who looked like her to steal ID

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota woman who is wanted in connection with her husband's death is now charged with killing a Florida...

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High court rejects bank guard killer's final appeal

Wade Greely Lay, who killed a Tulsa bank guard in 2004, joins 16 other death row inmates in Oklahoman who have exhausted their...

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Oklahoma City man arrested Friday in connection with homicide

A man was arrested Friday evening at a northwest Oklahoma City home in connection with the fatal shooting of a man earlier this...

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Oklahoma City police investigating suspicious bag

A suspicious bag has prompted police to shut down Meridian Avenue in southwest Oklahoma City. About 2 p.m., officers in the...

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High Court rejects final appeal of bank guard killer

A man convicted of killing a bank guard becomes the 17th Oklahoma Death Row inmate awaiting execution

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Deaths of two people found Saturday investigated as homicides in Oklahoma City, police report

Police are investigating the deaths of two people found Saturday in Oklahoma City as homicides.

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Sweden’s violent reality is undoing a peaceful self-image

STOCKHOLM — Sweden may be known for its popular music, IKEA and a generous welfare state. It is also increasingly associated...

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Former official at American Legion of Oklahoma charged again

David Austin Kellerman is a former adjutant at the American Legion of Oklahoma. He is accused of embezzling from the Legion for...

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Shawnee bank robber sought by FBI

A man who robbed an IBC Bank in Shawnee Saturday morning is sought by the FBI.

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At least two people found dead in NW OKC home Saturday

At least two people are confirmed dead after their bodies were found inside a northwest Oklahoma City home Saturday morning,...

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Oklahoma Army National Guard colonel arrested on assault complaint Saturday

An Oklahoma Army National Guard officer was arrested Saturday morning in connection to an alleged January assault.

The U.S. Air Force is getting close to receiving its next generation aircraft tanker.

BusinessMay 13, 2018

SEATTLE — Boeing Co. brought more than a dozen reporters to various production and testing facilities here earlier this month to update progress it has made toward delivering its first group of KC-46A Pegasus tankers to the U.S. Air Force. The...

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14-year-old boy charged in deadly crossbow shooting will no longer be tried as an adult

The mother of a 10-year-old boy killed by a crossbow wept bitterly Friday after learning the teenager charged in the shooting...

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Oklahoma business briefs for April 14

Oklahoma business briefs for April 14.

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Oklahoma City police chief receives national victims' rights award

Oklahoma City police Chief Bill Citty received the U.S. Justice Department's Allied Service Award at the National Crime...

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Norman officers cleared in March shooting

The shooting of a man in late March by two Norman police officers was ruled as justified by the Cleveland County District...

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Kansas bank robbery suspect arrested in Oklahoma

A man wanted in connection to a Kansas bank robbery was arrested in Seiling overnight, police report.

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Smart cameras catch man in 60,000 crowd

Chinese police have used facial recognition technology to locate and arrest a man who was among a crowd of 60,000 concert...

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More law enforcement agencies respond to audit of untested rape kits

A task force that is working to determine the number of untested rape kits in Oklahoma and make recommendations met Thursday in...

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Man accused of killing officer had 114 prior offenses, source says

BARNSTABLE, Mass. – The suspect accused of shooting and killing a Yarmouth police officer was arrested after a standoff with...

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Woman allegedly sold sex with children for drugs

EAU CLAIRE, WI (WQOW/CNN) - A woman accused of selling sex with children for money and drugs was in court Tuesday for a...

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Tesla email reveals company’s effort to silence an alleged victim with cash

Tesla had a clear message to DeWitt Lambert, a black employee alleging racial discrimination: take our money and stay quiet....

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Woman sought in deadly OKC motel shooting

A 27-year-old woman was being sought by police Thursday in connection to a fatal motel shooting in southeast Oklahoma City.

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Authorities searching for violent Kansas bank robber thought to be in OKC

The U.S. Marshals Service and the FBI are on the hunt for a man they said robbed a bank and is thought to be in the Oklahoma...

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1981 prison escapee from Oklahoma arrested in Houston, authorities report

A 1981 prison escapee from Oklahoma has been captured in Houston.

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Did judge who gave church camp rapist probation get an opponent?

Marshall County District Judge Wallace Coppedge was widely criticized for sentencing a church camp rapist in January to only...

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Reward offered for Altus gang member thought to be behind drive-by shootings

A man wanted on counts of kidnapping, human trafficking and robbery is thought to be behind multiple drive-by shootings,...

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Moore elementary school janitor arrested, accused of soliciting sex with minor

A 29-year-old janitor for Moore Public Schools was arrested Friday after he intended to meet up with what he thought was a...

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OKC infant thrown against wall dies, father held on murder complaint

A 21-year-old father could face a murder charge after his 4-month-old son, who was hospitalized with injuries related to child...

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Traffic camera in New Orleans giving speeding tickets to parked cars

A New Orleans resident has received several speeding tickets over the past few years for racing through town at the blistering...

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Authorities investigating death of man found Tuesday in northeast Oklahoma

Authorities are investigating the death of a man found Tuesday in northeast Oklahoma near Grove.

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Teachers get bats to fight school shooters

A Pennsylvanian school district has given its teachers baseball bats in the fight against school shooters. All 500 teachers of...

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Woman’s armless, legless body found in Brooklyn park, NYPD says

NYC -- Additional body parts were discovered Tuesday at a Brooklyn park where a woman’s armless and legless torso was...

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Sydney parents face court over vegan diet which left baby 'malnourished'

SYDNEY -- A couple who allegedly kept their 20-month-old daughter on a strict vegan diet, which left her malnourished and...

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Crazed man pulls out chainsaw in violent road rage attack

It looks and sounds like something out of a horror film. A crazed man pulls a chainsaw out of his car, fires it up and heads...

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Mounds teacher under investigation

A male Mounds High School teacher is under investigation for reported inappropriate contact with a female student, according to...

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Authorities ID suspects in hostage standoff

JAY — Delaware County authorities released the names of the two suspects in Monday’s hostage standoff near Oaks. Officers...

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New details released in death of baby boy in OKC

A man accused in the death of a 4-month-old boy, who died of head trauma, told investigators a 2-year-old girl caused the...

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2 men sentenced to probation for gang-rape of 13-year-old girl, triggering backlash

A family in Colorado is outraged after two men, who were accused of gang-raping a 13-year-old girl with their brothers and...

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Austin bombing suspect used a child safety sign to conceal one of his explosives

Investigators still do not know the motive behind a deadly serial bombing spree that terrorized residents in Austin, Texas, but...

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Largest Black Lives Matter page on Facebook was a scam: report

The largest pro-Black Lives Matter page on Facebook was actually a scam tied to a white man in Australia, CNN reported on...

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Casino-hopping bank robber shown leniency during sentencing

A casino-hopping bank robber was shown leniency Monday by an Oklahoma City federal judge.

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Former Edmond man sentenced for breaking into stores, loading money onto credit cards

A former Edmond man apologized Monday for an unusual crime, breaking into convenience stores to fraudulently load money onto...

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Troubling statistics about domestic violence in Oklahoma

On average, an Oklahoman dies every five days as a result of domestic violence, based on homicide numbers compiled by the...

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CBS execs are freaking out over looming Charlie Rose exposé

CBS has been using NDAs to try and suppress potential sources for an upcoming exposé about Charlie Rose’s sexual misconduct....

Alternative programs tailored for at-risk students

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While more Oklahoma teenagers are dropping out of high school than at any time in the past decade, programs targeting at-risk students are making a difference, state and local education officials told The Oklahoman.

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Russian ex-spy's daughter discharged

Yulia Skripal, the poisoned daughter of Russian ex-spy Sergei, has been discharged from hospital, the BBC understands. The...

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OSBI: Clinton teacher admits to having sex with student during walkout

CLINTON — A Clinton Public Schools teacher reportedly confessed to having sex with a student several times, including during...

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Oklahoma City police investigate Friday shooting death of man found in I-35 hotel

Police investigate a Friday shooting death in south Oklahoma City.

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Police investigate shooting death Sunday in northeast Oklahoma City

Police are investigating a shooting death Sunday in northeast Oklahoma City.

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Bill Cosby's sex-assault retrial begins as first big court case of the #MeToo era

Following a first trial that ended in a deadlocked jury, Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial is slated to kick off with opening...

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Warmer weather Monday in Oklahoma

Warmer weather is ahead Monday in Oklahoma.

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German special police raid homes of far-right movement

Germany's federal prosecutor's office says special forces have raided apartments across the country in connection with...

Oklahoma City police search for suspects in fatal shooting

Police in Oklahoma City are searching for suspects in a fatal early-morning shooting.

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Oklahoma struggles to reduce domestic violence deaths

From 2012 through 2016, the number of victims killed in domestic homicides in Oklahoma has increased slightly each year, from...

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Community outreach program reduces violent crime in southwest OKC

A cool April breeze rustled bushes, whipped wind chimes and flapped small American flags as police officers went door to door...

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Oklahoma man charged with carjacking, kidnapping, arson and murder

Tommy Dean Bullcoming, 54, of Hammon, Oklahoma, has been charged on a number of felony counts, including kidnapping and murder,...

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Oklahoma father accused of shooting, killing his teenage son Saturday morning

A 47-year-old man is accused of shooting and killing his son early Saturday morning.

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OKC woman sentenced to 20 years in prison for helping boyfriend after he killed her half-brother

An Oklahoma City woman was sentenced Friday to 20 years in prison for helping her boyfriend after he killed her half-brother....

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Man on stolen motorcycle dies Thursday in police chase crash

A man on a stolen motorcycle died Thursday after a pursuit and crash in Oklahoma City, police report.

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Man tells police heroin is his 'daily vitamins'

A Florida man who was in the process of being questioned by police about grand theft was actually arrested when heroin...

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Ex-spy 'improving rapidly' after poisoning

Russian former spy Sergei Skripal is no longer in a critical condition after being poisoned by a nerve agent, doctors have...

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Conor McGregor charged with assault, criminal mischief after attack on bus at UFC event

Conor McGregor has been charged with three counts of assault and one count of criminal mischief stemming from an incident at...

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Illinois town votes to ban assault weapons, fine violators up to $1,000 per day

The mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida has once again ignited the public debate around...

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Spencer man gets 2 life terms for fatal wreck

A longtime criminal asked a judge Thursday to show him mercy for killing a 20-year-old motorcyclist in a 2016 drug-related...

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Bethany man sentenced to death for fatally beating ex-girlfriend's 2-year-old son

A Bethany man was sentenced to death on Thursday for fatally beating his ex-girlfriend's 2-year-old son while babysitting in 2015.

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Indicted Oklahoma City officer faces new conspiracy count

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma City police officer charged with concealing a federal crime and lying to investigators looking...

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More than a million undocumented immigrants have received California driver's licenses

More than 1 million undocumented immigrants have received driver's licenses, the California Department of Motor Vehicles...

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OKC man accused of threatening to blow up local mosque

An Oklahoma City man has been accused of threatening to blow up a local mosque.

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Child molester reported in southwest Oklahoma City park

A child molester who preyed upon a 4-year-old girl in a southwest Oklahoma City park is still on the loose, police said. The...

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Police officers shoot and kill man Wednesday in Okmulgee

Police officers shot and killed a man Wednesday in Okmulgee.

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Florida survivors defy clear backpack rule

Survivors of the deadly school shooting in Florida have resisted new security rules that ban all but clear backpacks at their...

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Facebook's Zuckerberg to testify before U.S. House panel April 11

Facebook Inc Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg will testify next week before a congressional committee over a political...

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Former TEEMCO CEO charged with felony failure to pay taxes

The former president and CEO of TEEMCO was charged Tuesday for failing to pay taxes during a five-year span from 2010 to 2015.

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Police: Wife, lover killed security guard for $1M insurance policy

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. - A metro Atlanta woman and her lover killed her husband for a life insurance policy valued at $1 million,...

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3 Teens Caught Smuggling Over $400K Worth Of Powerful Opioid Fentanyl Into US Through San Diego Border Crossing

SAN DIEGO (CBSLA) — Three teens are in federal police custody after border patrol agents in San Diego discovered opioids worth...

Owasso police release video of deadly encounter between officers, war veteran with AK-47

Officers Casey Lawson and Laura Lehner responded to reports of a man, identified as 39-year-old Duane Preciado, threatening...

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Guymon doctor sentenced to federal prison for dispensing drugs without medical purpose

A Guymon doctor has been sentenced to eight months in federal prison for dispensing prescription drugs without a medical...

Employment falls as the oil industry becomes more efficient

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A heightened focus on technology and efficiency gains over the past four years has allowed the oil and natural gas industry to return to profitability and recover from the deepest industry downturn in a generation. But not all of the industry...

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The Latest: Police say there's active shooter at YouTube

SAN BRUNO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on reports of a shooting at YouTube headquarters (all times local): 1:50 p.m. Police in...

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Bill Cosby trial judge delivers 2 big victories to defense

The judge in Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial gave his legal defense a huge boost Tuesday, ruling his lawyers can call a...

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Parkland students mock new security measure — clear backpacks

They were intended to keep students safe. But on Monday, as teens at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida,...

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Malaysia outlaws 'fake news'; sets jail of up to six years

Malaysia on Monday approved a law against "fake news" that would allow for prison of up to six years for offenders, shrugging...

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'The wars will never stop' - millions flee bloodshed as Congo falls apart

Justin Kapitu is dying. He does not know it yet, and the doctors treating the 22-year-old rebel fighter are unlikely to tell...

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As season ends, uncertain future looms for college hoops

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — For the past three weeks, it's been all about buzzer-beaters, bracket-busters and basketball — a much-needed...

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Man killed his wife and special needs daughter in murder-suicide on Easter, Tulsa County Sheriff's Office says

The Tulsa County Sheriff's Office has identified the three people found dead from gunshot wounds in north Tulsa on Easter...

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Woman pleads guilty to making up clown attack

PRYOR — A former Claremore woman received a suspended sentence after pleading no contest for making up a report that she had...

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Sketch of murder suspect released

Oklahoma City police have released a sketch of a man thought to have shot and killed a University of Central Oklahoma football...

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Deer Creek High School basketball assistant coach arrested on solicitation complaint

A Deer Creek High School assistant basketball coach has been arrested in connection with a solicitation of a minor for sex case.

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Le Flore County emergency manager accused of embezzlement

The Le Flore County emergency manager and his wife have been arrested, accused of embezzling more than $2,000 worth of...

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Deadly SUV cliff crash may have been intentional, California officials say

SAN FRANCISCO -- California Highway Patrol officials say preliminary evidence shows the cliff crash that killed a Washington...

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Mother accused of trying to behead 11-year-old son with bow saw

A woman has been charged with attempted murder after trying to decapitate her own son, according to US media reports. Kristina...

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New Florida gun law raises questions about enforcement

Florida’s newest tool to prevent mass shootings — empowering police to seize guns from people deemed to be dangerous — could...

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'Affluenza Teen' Ethan Couch Returning Home Monday

Ethan Couch, the “affluenza” teen who drove drunk and killed four people in 2013 is set to be released from the Tarrant County...

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Handcuffed woman allegedly steals police car after officer stops her in stolen vehicle

Angie Lynn Frost, 36, reportedly slipped the cuffs around the front while alone in the patrol car, locked the doors and climbed...

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Dozens of agencies have yet to comply with untested rape kit audit

A task force that is working to determine the number of untested rape kits in Oklahoma plans to make another push to urge law...

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Megachurch pastor indicted on $3.5 million fraud

A former religious adviser to President George W. Bush has been accused by federal prosecutors of defrauding investors of $3.5...

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Former bookkeeper sentenced in 17-year embezzlement scheme

For 17 years, bookkeeper Vanessa L. Pollard repeatedly embezzled funds from her employer to pay for lavish trips, luxury...

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Austin Police Chief Calls Serial Bomber 'Domestic Terrorist'

(AUSTIN, Texas) — Austin’s police chief said Thursday that a “domestic terrorist” set off a series of explosions that killed...

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'Angry' woman wanted to 'test police' with alleged bomb threat to schools, Claremore police say

Montgomery has no known connection to the schools, Claremore Deputy Police Chief Steve Cox said. She has no school-age...

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OKC police bust 20 people in prostitution sting

Oklahoma City police on Thursday announced the arrest of 20 people in a recent sting targeting prostitution in the city.

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Man named Westside arrested on assault, maiming and human trafficking complaints

An accused pimp nicknamed "Westside" was arrested Wednesday morning, accused of human trafficking and maiming a woman.

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OKC police release video of March police shooting

Oklahoma City police on Thursday released video of a man armed with a knife being shot by an officer in the backyard of a...

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Norman police ID man shot by officers Sunday

Police on Thursday released the name of a man who was shot by police officers during a confrontation Sunday.

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Police: Mom forced 14-year-old daughter to get 'extremely' drunk as punishment

KENTUCKY -- A Kentucky woman is facing criminal abuse charges after she allegedly forced her 14-year-old daughter to drink...

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Stillwater police shoot and kill armed, suicidal man

Stillwater police shot and killed a man who had a gun and a knife.

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NRA saw spike in donations following Parkland shooting

The National Rifle Association (NRA) benefitted from a spike in donations following the deadly shooting last month at a...

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Crime spree nets man nearly 300-year prison term

A serial robber has been sentenced to nearly 300 years in prison for a 2016 crime spree in Oklahoma City. Deondrea Deshawn...

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Uber settles with family of woman killed by self-driving car

The family of the woman killed by an Uber self-driving vehicle in Arizona has reached a settlement with the ride services...

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Teen arrested for allegedly 'threatening to shoot up' high school: Police

An 18-year-old exchange student from Taiwan was arrested Tuesday night for allegedly "threatening to shoot up" a Pennsylvania...

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Edmond Memorial High School track coach accused of pointing weapon at motorist

A volunteer track coach at Edmond Memorial High School was arrested Tuesday, accused of pointing a BB gun at another motorist...

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Second arrest made in fatal February shooting in SW OKC

A second man has been arrested in connection to a February shooting that left one man dead and three people injured.

Oklahoma schools plagued by low funding as student needs increase

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Oklahoma schools have struggled through a decade of per-student funding decreases, resulting in larger class sizes and fewer classroom resources. But it has come at the same time the rate of students dealing with a slate of social challenges have...

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Veteran kills himself in St. Louis VA hospital waiting room, report says

An unidentified U.S. military veteran committed suicide Monday in the waiting room of a Veterans Affairs hospital in St....

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Law officers investigate Tuesday night Hartshorne shooting death of man

A Hartshorne man was shot to death Tuesday night as he drove near his home.

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Designer of Waterslide That Killed Boy Charged With Murder

(TOPEKA, Kan.) — A water park company co-owner accused of making a spur of the moment decision to build the world’s tallest...

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Corey Feldman says he was stabbed in attempted murder, shares photos from his hospital bed

Corey Feldman stated on Twitter that he was attacked Tuesday night in an incident the actor called "an attempted murder."...

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Federal prosecutors to make final case against Orlando gunman's widow

Prosecutors are expected to use final arguments in the trial of the widow of the Orlando nightclub gunman on Wednesday to...

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OKC man arrested after admitting to throwing 3-month-old boy at wall

A 21-year-old man was arrested Tuesday on complaints of child abuse after he admitted to throwing his 3-month-old son at a wall.

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R Kelly accused of grooming 14-year-old girl as 'sex pet'

The R&B singer R Kelly has been accused of sexually abusing a girl since she was 14 years old. The allegation – the latest...

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Ex-MSU dean had video of Nassar abuse on computer

A former Michigan State University dean had a video on his computer of ex-MSU and USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar abusing a...

Oklahoma police reportedly seize 1,500 pounds of pot valued at $5 million

The weed reportedly has a street value of $5 million.

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MWC man gets 10 years in prison for fatally shooting wife

Robert Lee Moon, 50, pleaded guilty Friday in Oklahoma County District Court to second-degree murder.

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ICE raid nets 18 in Oklahoma

Eighteen people were arrested in Oklahoma as part of a recent U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement program targeting north...

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Man hospitalized after Monday night shooting

A man was injured late Monday after police said a person shot at the home he was in.

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State AG will not seek charges against officers involved in shooting death of Alton Sterling

BATON ROUGE, La. (KLFY)- State Attorney General Jeff Landry announced today that his office will not seek charges against...

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Anti-'sanctuary state' movement picks up steam in Orange County

The anti-"sanctuary state" movement is picking up steam with the Orange County after Los Alamitos voted last week to defy the...