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On April 23, 2012, Kevin Sweat leaves court in Okemah. Sweat, accused of killing two girls along a rural Oklahoma road in 2008 but who was not arrested until after being questioned in his fiancee’s death three years later, pleaded guilty in both cases Thursday. AP FILE PHOTO Sue Ogrocki - AP

Weleetka killer attacks attorney with blade outside courtroom

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The sentencing of Kevin Sweat, who pleaded guilty in the killings of two Weleetka girls and his fiance, was shortly delayed on Friday when he attacked his attorney outside the courtroom. The judge gave him three consecutive life sentences without the possibility of parole.

Reba McEntire shares memories of father Clark McEntire, who died late Thursday

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Oklahoma-born country music star and actress Reba McEntire shares memories of her father, who died late Thursday at Coalgate after a lengthy illness. Clarke McEntire was a three-time world champion steer roper.

Hruby used false name in mutliple police encounters

News | Updated: 5 hr ago

A Duncan assistant city attorney released some documents but withheld others Friday concerning prior police contacts with 19-year-old Alan J. Hruby, who is charged with three counts of first-degree murder in the Oct. 9 shootings of his parents and younger sister.

Historic Oklahoma City television tower is coming down

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KWTV-9 began dismantling the station’s first television tower. The tower was the tallest man-made structure in the world when it was built in 1954.

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Oklahoma State University lawsuit claims Pistol Pete trademark infringement

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A lawsuit filed in Oklahoma City federal court seeks to stop New Mexico State University from using its classic image of Pistol Pete and turn over all products, printed materials and signs bearing that image.

Edmond hotel and conference center construction set to begin at first of the year

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Edmond planning commissioners Tuesday approved the site plan for a new hotel and conference center in Edmond. The public-private project will be constructed on the northeast corner of Sooner Road and Covell Road.

Oklahoma candidates spar over Fallin-approved raises

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Pay hikes for most agency directors are set by boards and commissions, but when Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin personally has given substantial raises to state agency directors.

Hazmat suits popular in Oklahoma this Halloween for Ebola-themed costumes

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“It was one of those last-minute things that nobody could have predicted,” said Mike Dillon, co-owner of Halloween Superstore and Party Galaxy.



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