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    Storms likely to dissipate Monday night, Tuesday will see serious heat

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Even though we were treated to a little bit of rain this morning, it still feels like summer. Temperatures were in the lower 90s across much of the state, but will drop to high 60s Monday night. A few scattered storms formed in the southwest metro on Monday afternoon, but not everyone saw showers. On Monday night, storm chances stick around for the far southeastern portion of the state. On Tuesday and Wednesday, temperatures will stick in the upper 90s […]

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    Supreme Court upholds the use of a controversial drug for lethal injections

    The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday upheld the use of a controversial drug for lethal injection in executions. The ruling was 5-4 with Justice Samuel Alito writing for the majority, along with John Roberts, Antonin Scalia, Anthony Kennedy and Clarence Thomas. “The prisoners failed to identify a known and available alternative method of execution that entails a lesser risk of pain, a requirement of all Eighth Amendment method-of- execution claims,” Alito wrote. “Second, the District Court did not establish that […]

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    Oklahoma State Senator pleads no contest to misdemeanor charge

    WOODWARD, Okla. – An Oklahoma Senator is pleading no contest to a misdemeanor charge Actual Physical Control. In December 2014, Oklahoma State Senator Bryce Marlatt says he had a mixed drink at his office before driving home. According to Woodward News, Marlatt told officials that when he became concerned about being sleepy, he pulled his vehicle off the road and parked. A short time later he was approached by a deputy. He was charged with Actual Physical Control of a Vehicle […]

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    Park visitor unearths 8.52-carat diamond in Arkansas

    A glistening, white diamond half the size of a quarter was discovered at Arkansas’ Crater of Diamonds State Park on Wednesday, park officials said. Shaped like an icicle, the 8.25-carat gem is the fifth-largest diamond found by a visitor to the state park since the site was established in 1972. Park visitor BobbieOskarson of Longmont, Colorado, discovered the diamond while digging around the Pig Pen, a 37-acre search field inside the park named for its muddy terrain after rainfall. At […]

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    High-speed chase comes to an end in southwest Oklahoma City

    OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma County Sheriff’s Office was involved in a high-speed chase in southwest Oklahoma City Monday afternoon. Authorities attempted to pull the car over around 11:30 a.m. near S.W. 44th and Western. The driver allegedly refused to stop and lead law officials on a brief pursuit. The car eventually pulled over near S.W. 26th and Barnes. OCSO says two women have been taken into custody. Authorities also say they found marijuana and prescription medication inside the vehicle. @KFOR […]

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    Police investigating armed robbery at NW Oklahoma City business

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Police are investigating an armed robbery at a northwest Oklahoma City business. Police say around 5:30 a.m. on June 25, a black male allegedly robbed Freedom Cleaners with what looked like a pistol. The suspect took an unknown amount of cash and left on foot. Although a rag is covering the lower part of his face, police are hoping someone will recognize his clothing or walk. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (405)235-7300. […]

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    Recognize him? Police working to identify alleged burglar

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Do you recognize this man? Oklahoma City Police are asking for your help identifying a man who allegedly burgled the Pain-In-Cash business in the 1200 block of N. Rockwell. Anyone with information on the man’s identity is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (405)235-7300.   Report a typo

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    ‘My life was wasted and spent foolishly': Mob boss Whitey Bulger writes letter to students

    BOSTON – Former Boston mob boss James “Whitey” Bulger expressed remorse about his life of crime in a letter to high school students in Massachusetts. A group of high school juniors were working on a history class project on leadership and legacy and decided to take a different approach. “We decided to do a negative leader, so someone who is different from a president or a positive role model,” said one of the teens, Michaela Arguin. They wrote to the […]

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    ‘Scariest moment of my life': Paris Hilton pranked by TV show, believes plane is about to crash

    Warning: The video above contains some graphic language Paris Hilton appears to be the latest victim to what many are calling a cruel celebrity prank. The former reality TV star boarded a plane to Dubai and soon found herself plummeting back to earth. The stunt was for an episode of the TV show “Ramez in Control.” Eventually they land safely and break the news to Hilton. Hilton tweeted about the incident afterward, saying she thought the plane was going to crash […]

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    North Carolina prison worker accused of helping killer escape

    RALEIGH, N.C. – Another convicted murderer escaped from prison, with the help of a correctional officer with whom he was having sex, authorities say. This time the drama unfolded in North Carolina. Kristopher McNeil, 29, serving a 14-year sentence for second-degree murder, scaled the wall of Brown Creek Correctional Institution in Polkton early Sunday. Residents recognized him Sunday night from his photo in media reports and called authorities, who picked him up as he walked along Highway 52 near the […]

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    ‘All her skin was gone': Horrific aftermath of fireball at Taiwan water park

    TAIPEI, Taiwan — Hsueh Ming-chuan was lying on an inflatable boat when her mother found her. “All her skin was gone. Her hands were shaking … and she kept calling for me,” her mother said, according to Taiwan’s Central News Agency. Hsueh, 17, was among nearly 500 people injured when a huge fireball engulfed partygoers Saturday night at a seaside water park outside Taipei, Taiwan’s capital. The sudden burst of flames sent terrified people, most of them in their teens […]