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    Man exonerated after spending 30 years in prison for murder

    BROOKLYN, N.Y. – After 30 years, an inmate wrongly convicted of murder is now free with a clean record. As a Brooklyn Supreme Court Justice announced his decision about David McCallum’s fate, the inmate put his head on the defense table and sobbed. His body shook as he found out he was finally free. McCallum and another man, Willie Stuckey, were 16-years-old when they were charged with the kidnapping and murder of another man in 1985. The teens were arrested and […]

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    Police: Witness shoots, kills alleged bank robber

    PHOENIX, Ariz. – A suspected bank robber is dead and another is in police custody after a witness decided to take action. Authorities say two gunman targeted the Desert Schools Federal Credit Union earlier this week, filling a trash can full of money. As they left the building, a man confronted them and eventually shot one of them. “I went back to my car because I didn’t want to get hit by a stray bullet and called 911,” a witness […]

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    Looking for a seasonal job? Amazon is hiring

    A popular company that a lot of Americans turn to during the holidays is hiring. Amazon announced Thursday that it would hire 80,000 seasonal employees this year, which is 10,000 more than it hired in 2013. The company says the extra employees will work in packing and shipping centers. Experts are predicting a significant uptick in online shopping this holiday season. The National Retail Federation expects online sales in November and December to be between eight percent to 11 percent […]

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    Witness: Man climbs through window, stabs victim in Oklahoma City home

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Police say they are searching for a suspect involved in an early morning stabbing. Just after 4 a.m. on Thursday, police were called to a home in the 1300 block of 77th Pl., which is near the I-240 Service Rd. and Blackwelder. When officers arrived, they found one person had been stabbed. The victim was rushed to a local hospital. However, their condition is not being released at this time. A witness told authorities that a man […]

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    ‘Modern Family’ actress dies after brief illness

    (CNN) – An actress who is best known for her role in the hit sitcom ‘Modern Family’ has died. Actress Elizabeth Pena died of natural causes after a brief illness, her manager told CNN. Pena passed away on Tuesday at the age of 55. Pena is known for appearing as the mother of ‘Gloria,’ a character played by Sofia Vergara on ‘Modern Family.’ She has also appeared on the big and small screens during her three-decade long career. Other notable […]

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    Update: Roads open after cement truck roll over accident on Hefner Parkway

    Update: 7:00 p.m. – Officials say the northbound lanes of Lake Hefner Parkway are now open at Britton Road. OKLAHOMA CITY – Drivers  in northwest Oklahoma City may need to find an alternate route before heading home. Shortly before 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, police shut down all northbound lanes of the Lake Hefner Parkway after a cement truck rolled over on the highway. The accident happened along the parkway near the Britton Rd. exit. However, it is affecting traffic for miles. […]

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    Reports: Health officials confirm local elementary student does not have meningitis

    Update: 8:00 p.m. – Health officials told The Guthrie News Page that the child believed to have meningitis does not have the virus.   GUTHRIE, Okla. – Authorities in Guthrie are investigating a possible case of meningitis at a local elementary school. Officials say a student at Guthrie Upper Elementary School was diagnosed with meningitis late Tuesday. “Public health officials have informed us that their investigation does not suggest the child’s illness is an infectious disease that puts the general […]

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    Oklahoma encouraged to participate in earthquake drill

    OKLAHOMA CITY – The American Red Cross is asking Oklahomans to participate in an earthquake drill later this week. The Great Central ShakeOut Earthquake Drill will be held on Thursday, Oct. 16 at 10:16 a.m. Organizers say it is an easy way for people to learn and practice what to do if they ever experience an earthquake. “There has been an increase in earthquakes in Oklahoma in recent years and it is essential that people take proper steps today towards […]

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    College moves up basketball season so terminally ill player can compete in first game

    (CNN) – A terminally ill basketball player in Ohio will get a chance to play in her first college game. Lauren Hill, 19, is a freshman basketball player at Mount Saint Joseph University. After signing to play with the team, Hill was diagnosed with a brain tumor. Despite rounds of chemotherapy for her inoperable tumor, WKRC says Hill continued to play ball. “I never gave up for a second even when I got a terminal diagnosis; never thought about sitting […]

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    Outlet Shoppes hosting job fair for holiday employees

    OKLAHOMA CITY – If you are looking for an extra job during the holiday season, the Outlet Shoppes are hosting a holiday job fair this week. On Thursday, Oct. 16, the Outlet Shoppes are holding a job fair from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. inside the food court. No registration is required. It is located at 7624 W. Reno Ave. in Oklahoma City.  

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    Two people killed after motorcycle crashes into deer

    WEWOKA, Okla. – Authorities say two people, including a 19-year-old girl, were killed after hitting a deer while riding a motorcycle. On Wednesday, officers were called to Hwy 59 around 6:52 a.m. on a deadly crash. Officials say 61-year-old James Leader and 19-year-old Teanna Campbell were riding a motorcycle when they crashed into a deer that was standing in the road. Campbell died at the scene of the accident and Leader passed away after arriving at an area hospital.