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  • PatriciaWard

    New York beheading scene believed to be Halloween prank at first

    NEW YORK (CNN) — A New York college professor was beheaded and her body dumped outside an apartment building by her son, who later killed himself by stepping in front of a commuter train, police said. The woman has been tentatively identified as Patricia Ward, a 66-year-old assistant professor at Farmingdale State College on Long […]

  • Execution Charles Warner

    Convicted murderer granted stay of execution

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma officials issued a stay of execution for a convicted murderer. Charles Warner’s execution was originally scheduled to take place on April 29, the same day as Clayton Lockett’s execution. Warner’s execution was eventually stayed and scheduled for November 13, after problems arose during Lockett’s execution. Earlier this month, the Oklahoma Attorney […]

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    Local high school students using social media to help their Special Olympics team

    MIDWEST CITY, Okla. – Students at one Oklahoma high school are using social media and the internet to help their Special Olympics team. Students at Midwest City High School recently made their own music video while lip syncing to popular music. They say the video was more than just fun and games, it was made […]

  • Sen. Tom Coburn

    Oklahoma Senator names ‘Wastebook’ offenses: Gambling monkeys, dancing zombies, mountain lions on treadmills

    OKLAHOMA (CNN) — Monkeys taught how to gamble and play video games. People paid to watch grass grow. Swedish massages given to rabbits. Half of $1 million spent on a video game that is now helping terrorists train for missions. And $1 billion spent to destroy $16 billion worth of ammunition. These are just a […]

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    ‘We fell short’ with Ebola patient, Texas hospital exec says

    (CNN) — Texas Presbyterian Hospital “fell short” several times in treating Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan, starting by not asking the right questions in the emergency room, the hospital’s chief clinical officer, Dr. Daniel Varga, said in an interview with CNN. On September 25, Duncan came into the ER with a fever and was interviewed […]

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    Military preps quick-strike team for Ebola response in United States

    CNN – The U.S. military is forming a 30-person “quick-strike team” equipped to provide direct treatment to Ebola patients inside the United States, a Defense Department official told CNN’s Barbara Starr on Sunday. A Pentagon spokesman later confirmed portions of the official’s information. The team will be under orders to deploy within 72 hours at […]

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    Loads of questions after woman being monitored for Ebola flies commercially

    (CNN) — How did this happen? That is what many people were asking Wednesday, after news broke that a health care worker had flown commercially at a time she was supposedly monitoring herself for a possible Ebola infection. Amber Vinson, 29, is the third person to be diagnosed with Ebola in the United States — […]

  • Execution Charles Warner

    Oklahoma officials say they are not ready for next execution, asking for delay

    MCALESTER, Okla. – The Oklahoma Attorney General is asking for a delay in the execution of a convicted murderer. Charles Warner’s execution was originally scheduled to take place on April 29, the same day as Clayton Lockett’s execution. Warner’s execution was eventually stayed after problems arose during Lockett’s execution. Since that time, the Oklahoma State […]

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    Vietnam vet’s prosthetic leg stolen at NFL game

    (CNN) — Who would steal a Vietnam veteran’s prosthetic leg? Police in Philadelphia are looking for a woman who allegedly ran off with Sonny Forriest Jr.’s fake limb outside Lincoln Financial Field during the Eagles game on Sunday night. Forriest often entertains Eagles fans with his singing outside the stadium, according to CNN affiliate WPVI. […]

  • carvtrain

    Police work train accident on popular OKC street

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Police responded to an early morning crash involving a vehicle and a train at the intersection of West Britton Road and North Western Avenue. A witness contacted police around 12:56 a.m. to report a vehicle on the tracks with two people trying to push it. Not sixty second later, the caller informed the operator that a train […]

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    Man shot minutes after walking free after 15 years in prison

    Mount Hope, NY (WPIX) – From Upper Manhattan to Western Orange County, some 70 miles away, there’s a three-agency police search underway, following the shooting of a man who had just finished serving a 15-year prison sentence and had walked out of a state facility minutes earlier. It’s located in Otisville: population 1,056. In the […]