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Oklahoma teacher, 31, who had sex with student, 15, ordered to pay $1 million

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A former Oklahoma teacher who was sentenced to 10 years in prison for sex crimes with her teenage student was ordered to pay $1 million by federal judge. Continue reading

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Oklahoma teen awarded $1M in sexual abuse lawsuit

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A former Oklahoma teacher who was sentenced to 10 years in prison for sex crimes with her teenage student was ordered to pay $1 million by federal judge. Continue reading

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3 tornadoes struck Oklahoma, National Weather Service says

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The National Weather Service says three tornadoes struck northeast Oklahoma, including an EF2 twister that caused heavy damage and injured at least 30 people near midtown Tulsa. Continue reading

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Tulsa tornado injures nearly 30, knocks out power to thousands

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At least 25 people were injured early Sunday after a possible tornado touched down in Tulsa, Oklahoma, officials said. Continue reading

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Tornado eyed in Tulsa, Oklahoma; at least 25 hurt

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At least 25 people were injured early Sunday after a possible tornado touched down in Tulsa, Oklahoma, officials said. Continue reading

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Elderly woman kills copperhead snakes with shotgun, shovel and rake handle

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A 72-year-old Oklahoma woman refused to let 11 copperhead snakes slither under her home unchecked Friday, using a shotgun, shovel and rake handle to crush and blast the critters to death. Continue reading

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Oklahoma teacher panhandles for money to buy classroom supplies

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A public school teacher has turned to panhandling at an Oklahoma interstate off-ramp to raise money to buy school supplies for her third-grade class. Continue reading

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Oklahoma road crew paints over roadkill in middle of city street

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Residents along a stretch of roadway in Tulsa, Oklahoma were left in shock Tuesday after work crews painted over roadkill in the middle of the street. Continue reading

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Explosive device set off at Oklahoma recruiting center, authorities say

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Federal authorities have confirmed an explosive device was set off outside an Air Force recruiting center near Tulsa, Oklahoma. Continue reading

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Inmates take 2 guards hostage in Oklahoma prison riot before officers gain control

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Hundreds of inmates — some armed with baseball bats and iron pipes — rioted at an Oklahoma federal prison for about eight hours, taking two guards hostage and refusing to return to their cells before they were finally corralled by law enforcement officers, authorities said Monday. Continue reading

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Fight over Star Wars and Star Trek led to assault, Oklahoma police say

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Police say a fight over Star Trek and Star Wars led to an assault in the metro. Continue reading

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Oklahoma barbershop cuts Confederate flag in man’s hair

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A predominantly black barbershop in Oklahoma City fulfilled a customer’s request by cutting the Confederate flag in a white man’s hair — sparking a heated debate on social media. Continue reading

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Oklahoma officer honored for adopting 8-year-old boy he saved from severe child abuse

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Poteau Police Officer Jody Thompson was awarded a certificate of commendation in Oklahoma last week after he adopted an 8-year-old boy that he saved from severe abuse in 2015 and his little sister. Continue reading

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Oklahoma army veteran leaves $2.25 million estate to Habitat for Humanity, 24 homes to be built

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An Army veteran who served his country in Vietnam and Saudi Arabia also contributed in a spectacular way to his adopted home state of Oklahoma. Continue reading

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Oklahoma 18-year-old arrested, accused of prostituting two juveniles

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An 18-year-old has been arrested and accused of prostituting two juveniles at a metro hotel. Continue reading

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Oklahoma dad sets up sting operation to nab man allegedly sending sexual messages to his teen daughter

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An Oklahoma dad took matters into his own hands and set up a sting to capture a man allegedly sending sexually explicit messages to his teenage daughter, reports said. Continue reading

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Body found in ‘out of order’ Walmart bathroom in Oklahoma, police say

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Employees at an Oklahoma Walmart found a body locked in a bathroom on Monday after assuming the restroom was out of order for days, police said. Continue reading

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Oklahoma burglary suspect wore underwear on his head

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A man broke into an Oklahoma business this week but it’s what he was wearing on his head that lead police to believe he’s connected to four other burglaries. Continue reading

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Convicted Oklahoma child molester moves next door to victim

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A convicted Oklahoma child molester has moved next door to his victim. Continue reading

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Oklahoma jail escape: 2 inmates captured, 2 at large

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Two Oklahoma inmates, including a first-degree murder suspect, were recaptured Wednesday, two days after they escaped a jail with two other prisoners who are still on the loose, officials said. Continue reading

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Oklahoma jail escape: 4 on the run, including murder suspect

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Four inmates, including one charged with first-degree murder, escaped an Oklahoma jail early Monday morning, according to a report. Continue reading

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At Oklahoma cemetery, American flags seen thrown in pile, tossed in trash bin

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Visitors to a cemetery in Oklahoma said they made a shameful discovery there: American flags in a pile on the ground, and tossed in a trash bin. Continue reading

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Neighbor kills Oklahoma man trying to drown twin children, police say

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An Oklahoma man who was trying to drown his twin 3-month-old children was shot and killed by a neighbor Friday, police said. Continue reading

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Betty Shelby, Oklahoma officer acquitted in Terence Crutcher shooting, to return to work

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Betty Shelby will be allowed to return to duty after being acquitted of killing an unarmed black man. Continue reading

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Multiple tornadoes touch down in Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas

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A least seven tornadoes touched down briefly in mostly rural areas of three states Thursday as a severe storm system moved eastward through Oklahoma and into south-central Kansas. Continue reading

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Tornado touches down in Oklahoma, no injuries reported

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Officials say a tornado touched down Thursday in a rural area of southwestern Oklahoma, but no injuries or damage was reported, officials said. Continue reading

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Terence Crutcher case: Oklahoma officer Betty Shelby acquitted in deadly shooting

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A jury on Wednesday acquitted a white Oklahoma police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man last year. Continue reading

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Chelsea Manning freed from Kansas military prison

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Pvt. Chelsea Manning, the transgender soldier convicted of giving classified government materials to WikiLeaks, was freed from a Kansas military prison early Wednesday morning after serving seven years of her 35-year sentence. Continue reading

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2 dead, homes damaged after tornadoes hit Oklahoma, Wisconsin

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At least one person was killed and 25 others were injured when a tornado struck a mobile home park Tuesday near a small town in western Wisconsin, officials said. Continue reading

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Wisconsin tornado: At least 1 dead, 25 hurt when twister hits trailer park

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At least one person was killed and 25 others were injured when a tornado struck a mobile home park Tuesday near a small town in western Wisconsin, officials said. Continue reading

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Chelsea Manning to remain in Army, receive health care benefits after prison release

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Chelsea Manning will remain on active duty following her release from military prison at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas on May 17, the U.S. Army said Sunday. Continue reading

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Charge announcement left officer feeling ‘disrespected’

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An Oklahoma police sergeant testified Friday that he felt “disrespected” by the way a prosecutor announced a manslaughter charge against a white Oklahoma officer who killed an unarmed black man. Continue reading

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Strong storms spawn tornado in Oklahoma, threaten region

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Strong storms spawned one tornado, and possibly two in Oklahoma, and threaten parts of Oklahoma, Arkansas, Missouri and Kansas. Continue reading

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The Latest: Supervisor told officer to be mum after shooting

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The Latest on the manslaughter trial of Betty Jo Shelby, a white Tulsa police officer, in the fatal Sept. 16 fatal shooting of Terence Crutcher, an unarmed black man (all times local): 8 p.m. Continue reading

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Owasso tornado: Storm damages homes, downs power lines in Oklahoma town

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A storm system moving through the Oklahoma spawned at least one tornado Thursday northeast of Tusla in the town of Owasso, causing minor damage. Continue reading

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Police supervisor told officer to say nothing after shooting

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Six witnesses have testified that an unarmed black man who was fatally shot by a white Oklahoma police officer didn’t say or do anything indicating he posed a threat to officers at the scene. Continue reading

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Prosecutors: Tulsa officer acted unreasonably in shooting

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Prosecutors say a white Oklahoma police officer acted unreasonably when she fatally shot an unarmed black man last year. Continue reading

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Estate of man killed by off-duty Oklahoma trooper gets $2M

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An Oklahoma judge has awarded $2 million to the family of a man who was fatally shot at a Tulsa motel by an off-duty state trooper, court records show. Continue reading

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Oklahoma prosecutor still pursing case against pipe shop

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The Republican district attorney in an Oklahoma college town says he’ll pursue remaining charges in a controversial drug paraphernalia case despite three acquittals and one hung jury so far. Continue reading

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Jury selection begins in Oklahoma cop’s manslaughter trial

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Jury selection has begun in the first-degree manslaughter trial of a white Oklahoma police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man last year. Continue reading

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2 small earthquakes recorded in northern Oklahoma

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The U.S. Geological Survey reports two small earthquakes in northern Oklahoma. Continue reading

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Arkansas moves to recovery mode after record flooding

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Arkansas in recovery mode after record flooding By Willie James Inman Parts of Arkansas were hit hard by severe flooding on Wednesday forcing hundreds to evacuate. Continue reading

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Oklahoma roller coaster stalls: Riders at Frontier City being rescued by firefighters

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DEVELOPING: More than a dozen theme park-goers are being rescued Thursday after getting stuck on a roller coaster at an Oklahoma theme park. Continue reading

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Oklahoma roller coaster stalls: Riders at Frontier City rescued by firefighters

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More than a dozen theme park-goers were rescued Thursday after getting stuck on a roller coaster in Oklahoma. Continue reading

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Midwest floods: House crashes into Arkansas bridge after severe storms

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A flooded house rammed into a bridge in Arkansas, pushed along by powerful rushing water and captured on video — just one of the moments of destruction from the deadly flooding pummeling parts of the Midwest this week. Continue reading

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Oklahoma’s once busy death chamber to stay quiet much longer

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Oklahoma has had one of the busiest death chambers in the country for decades, executing more people per capita than any other state since the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in 1976 that death sentences could resume. Continue reading

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Writhing and gasping: AP reporters view problem executions

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The sedative midazolam is supposed to prevent condemned prisoners from suffering while they die, but opponents say several problematic executions involving the drug are evidence that it does not work consistently. Continue reading

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Document filed for death penalty in Oklahoma deputy slaying

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An Oklahoma prosecutor has filed formal notice that the state will seek the death penalty for a man charged in the killing of a deputy sheriff. Continue reading

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Oklahoma City-based Feed the Children names new president

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The Oklahoma City-based charity Feed the Children has named chief operating officer Travis Arnold as its new president and CEO. Continue reading

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Oklahoma AG says state moving forward with execution plans

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Oklahoma is moving forward with new protocols for executing death row inmates, despite a unanimous recommendation from a bipartisan study group that a moratorium on the death penalty remain in place, the state’s new attorney general said Wednesday. Continue reading

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