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    Election: Everything you need to know about Tuesday’s primary

    OKLAHOMA CITY – On Tuesday, voters across the state will head to the polls for the statewide primary on several important positions. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 24. To find your polling location, visit the election board’s website. Voters will decide the following: United States Senator: Democrat- Matt Silverstein Republican- Jim Inhofe Republican – D. Jean McBride-Samuels Republican- Erick Paul Wyatt Republican – Evelyn Rogers Republican – Rob Moye Independent – Ray […]

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    UPDATE: D.A. makes decision about charges against Moore officers connected to Warren Theatre death

    UPDATE 6/20/14: The Cleveland County District Attorney’s office announced that it has decided to not file charges against any of the officers involved in the death of Luis Rodriguez. Rodriguez died while being detained by officers outside of the Warren Theater. The Moore Police Department will have a news conference at 3 p.m. in reference to the case. It is expected the department will release security camera footage at that time. This is a developing story. Refresh this page for […]

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    Georgia man first to be put to death since Oklahoma’s botched lethal injection

    (CNN) — A Georgia man became the first inmate in the United States to be put to death since the botched execution of an Oklahoma man in April. Marcus A. Wellons, 59, was declared dead at 11:56 p.m. Tuesday at the Georgia Diagnostic and Classification Prison in Jackson, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. The newspaper was one of the media witnesses to the execution. Wellons’ execution was one of three scheduled in less than 24 hours. John Winfield was put […]

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    Strapped for cash: Crooked Oak school district struggles to make payments

    OKLAHOMA CITY –  Crooked Oak school district is struggling to come up with cash to make payments. “It is an embarrassment,” said Theresa Rice, a parent. For Superintendent Bradley Richards, it’s become a very serious situation. “Unless it was explicitly written in a contract before and approved by the board, we can’t pay our bills. We don’t have the legal authority to pay people we owe money to.,” said Richards. And with new construction on the high school underway, if […]

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    Update: Rodriguez family looking for answers, asks attorney to resign

    MOORE, Okla. – The family of Luis Rodriguez, the man who died after a scuffle with police outside of the Warren Theater, says they have asked their attorney to resign from the case. Nair Rodriguez spoke out about her decision Tuesday. She says while justice is her main priority she is doubtful it will come from authorities currently involved in the case. Nair said, “He was my partner of life.” While it has been almost four months since she lost […]

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    Officials: Man faces 20 years in prison for smuggling nearly 60 dead hummingbirds

    DALLAS, Tx. – Federal prosecutors in East Texas say a Dallas man has been indicted for smuggling dead hummingbirds into the U.S. from Mexico. A federal grand jury this week indicted 53-year-old Carlos Delgado Rodriguez on charges alleging he smuggled about 60 of the birds into Texas over the course of a year. Authorities say Rodriguez intended to sell the dead birds but it wasn’t immediately clear who would be interested in purchasing them. Prosecutors say Rodriguez violated state and federal […]

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    ‘You’re going to need a bigger sack,’ woman finds 12-foot python in bathroom

    COLLEGE STATION, Texas – When you hear things go “bump” in the night, it’s usually your imagination playing tricks on you. This time it was real for one Texas woman. She found a 12-foot python in her bathroom. College Station woman surprised to find python in bathroom. http://t.co/J79kHyaZeZ pic.twitter.com/pcuRgr7wlU — The Eagle (@theeagle) May 13, 2014 WXIN reported Veronica Rodriguez said she’d given her daughter’s three guinea pigs a bath an evening two weeks ago. She said she took them […]

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    Expert analyzes ‘homicide’ ruling by ME for Moore in-custody death

    MOORE, Okla. – It has been almost eight weeks since 44-year-old Luis Rodriguez died following a scuffle with police outside of the Warren Theater. Nair Rodriguez, Luis’ wife, said, “I’m living second by second on my faith.” His family is still mourning, though the release of his autopsy this week does bring them some hope. Nair said, “We were just waiting for that report.” According to the report from the Oklahoma State Medical Examiner’s Office, Luis Rodriguez died from “cardiac […]

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    Homicide: Medical examiner releases findings for Warren Theatre man’s death in police custody

    MOORE, Okla. – The medical examiner’s office has released its findings on the death of a man, who died in police custody outside the Warren Theatre. On Feb. 15, off-duty officers stepped in during a “domestic disturbance” in the parking lot. GRAPHIC: RAW VIDEO OF ARREST RELEASED AFTER MAN DIES IN MOORE POLICE CUSTODY When the officers confronted the Rodriguez family about the complaint, authorities say Luis Rodriguez would not cooperate. After a brief struggle, Rodriguez was rushed to the […]

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    School district mistake that no one noticed left mother in a panic

    SCHENECTADY, N.Y. – A mix-up at a Schenectady elementary school left a mother thinking her child went missing. A five-year-old girl spent an entire day at the wrong school. The child’s mother, Patricia Rodriguez, says she is not pleased with how the school district is handling the situation. The district reported that a series of events led to five-year-old Janeya spending an entire day at the wrong school. Janeya reportedly was impersonating another student, which led to school employees thinking […]

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    UPDATE: Attorney warns of bogus fundraisers for man who died in police custody

    MOORE, Okla. – Officials say Oklahomans with good intentions may be sending their money to the wrong place. An attorney for the family of Luis Rodriguez says cash is being collected by groups that have no ties to the Rodriguez family. You’ll recall, Rodriguez is the man who died after being taken into custody outside the Warren Theater last month. The family’s attorney says they have not been contacted by anyone wanting to set up a fund to help the […]