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  • Owasso police officer charged with felony, misdemeanor in Nowata County

    BY RHETT MORGAN, Tulsa World | Updated: Fri, Oct 2, 2015

    A suspended Owasso police officer was charged Friday with assault in connection with actions he took against a man in Nowata County following a high-speed pursuit in June. Nowata County prosecutors charged Lt. Michael Dwain Denton, 49, with assault and battery with a deadly weapon, a felony,...

  • Cherokee County officials seek reconsideration of ruling on jail video showing attack on inmate

    BY CURTIS KILLMAN, Tulsa World | Published: Fri, Oct 2, 2015

    Cherokee County officials are contesting a judge’s ruling that determined jail video recordings that are the subject of an excessive force civil rights lawsuit were improperly destroyed. Attorneys for the Cherokee County Governmental Building Authority have requested that U.S. District Judge...

  • Four charged with murder in fatal shooting at Oklahoma store

    Published: Fri, Oct 2, 2015

    Four men were charged with murder Thursday in the fatal shooting of a man at a QuikTrip store near 51st Street and Yale Avenue on Sept. 12. Desmond Terrell Jackson, Johnathan Jerome Sweet, Homersell Marvin Thomas and Kejuan Da’Ray Jones are charged in the death of Aaron Lajun Armstrong,...

  • Oregon Shooting: 'Heroic' Veteran Chris Mintz Was Shot 7 Times

    Published: Fri, Oct 2, 2015

    An Army veteran was shot seven times while trying to save other students during the deadly Oregon community college rampage, according to his aunt.   Chris Mintz "tried to protect some people," his aunt Sheila Brown told NBC News in a telephone interview. "We were told he did heroic...

  • Fire at Planned Parenthood clinic near Los Angeles was arson, officials say

    Published: Fri, Oct 2, 2015

    Police and fire investigators are combing through a charred and water-logged Planned Parenthood clinic near Los Angeles after a nighttime arson attack.   An intruder broke a window and used a liquid accelerant to start a fire on the ground floor of the two-storey structure in Thousand...

  • Here’s how much Americans hate mandatory minimum sentences

    Published: Fri, Oct 2, 2015

    Leading Senators appear to have reached agreement on a criminal justice reform package that will likely include some changes to how mandatory minimum sentences are applied to drug offenders.   But even if it gets passed, the changes will not completely eliminate mandatory minimum...

  • Who is Chris Harper-Mercer, the man suspected of a deadly shooting in Oregon?

    Published: Fri, Oct 2, 2015

    On Thursday morning, Chris Harper-Mercer allegedly walked into the Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon, and shot dead 10 people before dying during a gunfire exchange with authorities. At least seven more were left injured after the gunman stormed the campus.   Why this...

  • Police impostor causes concerns in Edmond

    From Staff Reports | Published: Fri, Oct 2, 2015

    A man posing as a police officer pulled a woman over last week in Edmond, and real police want him off the streets.

  • Oklahoma attorney general asks court to put executions on hold

    By Graham Lee Brewer and Silas Allen Staff Writers | Updated: Thu, Oct 1, 2015

    In the filing submitted Thursday, Scott Pruitt said officials need more time to investigate how the Oklahoma Corrections Department received the drug potassium acetate rather than potassium chloride for the execution of condemned inmate Richard Glossip. The court has not yet responded to Pruitt's...

  • Gunman opens fire at Oregon college; at least 12 killed

    BY JEFF BARNARD and GOSIA WOZNIACKA, Associated Press | Updated: Thu, Oct 1, 2015

    Early reports indicate that the gunman died during a shootout with police.




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