• Madison police officer Matt Kenny shot and killed Tony Robinson, 19, on March 6, 2015. Police Chief Mike Koval said during a press conference following the shooting Robinson was not armed. Dane County District Attorney Ismael Ozanne announced May 12, 2015 that no charges will be brought against Officer Kenny in the death of Tony Robinson.

    Prosecutor: No charges for officer in Tony Robinson case

    MADISON, Wisc. — The Wisconsin police officer who shot and killed a 19-year-old unarmed biracial man won’t face criminal charges in the case. “I conclude that this tragic and unfortunate death was the result of a lawful use of deadly police force and that no charges should be brought against Officer Kenny in the death […]

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    Former Tulsa teacher charged for lewd acts with a 12-year-old

    TULSA, Okla. — A former Tulsa teacher was charged this week with lewd molestation and lewd proposal against a minor. Brian Drabek was arrested in April after an investigation found he had been inappropriately messaging a 12-year-old student. Prosecutors filed charges against him Wednesday. Authorities say Drabek was a teacher at Thoreau Demonstration Academy when he began […]

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    Oklahoma gas prices jump 19 cents in 28 days

    OKLAHOMA — Gas prices are on the rise in Oklahoma, a welcome sign for those in the oil field. A price of unleaded gasoline is averaging $2.41 per gallon Tuesday, 19 cents above the price recorded 28 days ago, according to AAA. “There are three reasons crude is moving higher: slowing U.S. production, a weakening […]


    Ikea issues recall for safety gates after children injured

    Injury to children has prompted Ikea to recall about 58,000 safety gates in the United States. The safety gates are white, made of steel and plastic, and measure about 29 inches high and with an adjustable width. The friction between the wall and the pressure-mounted safety gate is insufficient to hold the gate in its […]

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    NBC gives first look at fall shows ‘Best Time Ever With Neil Patrick Harris,’ ‘Heartbreaker’

    NBC is going big on new shows for the 2015-16 TV season, picking up a pile of new series to fill out its schedule alongside returning favorites like “The Blacklist,” “Chicago Fire” and “The Voice.” Before the new season comes around this fall, get the details and watch the trailers for NBC’s new series here. […]

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    Tornado hits Texas county; 1 killed, 1 critically injured

    TEXAS — Tornadoes. Large hail. Violent wind gusts. A large swath of the central United States braced for all three Saturday as meteorologists predicted the type of weather that can wreak havoc or, as was the case in Texas on Saturday, even be deadly. A tornado that struck Eastland County, west of the Dallas-Fort Worth […]

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    ‘I’m a little offended': Man can’t believe what he sees after scratching off lottery ticket

    ELMIRA, N.Y. — A man playing the New York Lottery’s newest scratch-off game couldn’t believe his eyes when he realized not only was his ticket a loser — it was actually insulting too. “Unfortunately it says, ‘you Elmira trash’ on it. I’m a little offended by it for being a local here in Elmira, New York,” Nick […]

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    Listeria found in Blue Bell ice cream plant as early as 2013

    HOUSTON — Listeria bacteria was found in Blue Bell’s Oklahoma plant as early as March 2013, according to results released on Thursday by the U.S Food and Drug Administration. According to the report, there were 16 positive tests of listeria at the Oklahoma plant between March 2013 and January 2015. Despite the positive tests, the company […]

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    Oklahoma woman drowned inside storm shelter

    OKLAHOMA CITY – After several hours of severe weather, authorities confirmed that one person died during the storms on Wednesday night. On Wednesday evening, strong storms produced damaging winds, hail, tornadoes and flooding across central Oklahoma. Tragically, authorities confirmed that one person had died as a result of the storms. On Thursday morning, officers were […]

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    Authorities make arrest in connection to local murder mystery

    OKEMAH, Okla. — Authorities have made an arrest in connection to a murder mystery that rocked a small Oklahoma town. Elizabeth Magness, a merit scholar and young mother, was found dead from a gunshot wound in Okemah on March 15. Her husband, Michael Magness, told police he found his wife’s body inside their home, where […]

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    Microbiologist shocked by bacteria found in beards

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Beards are growing in popularity, but experts say you may want to think twice before growing one. The findings from a small study may give you a new appreciation for a clean shaven face. A handful of men allowed KOAT to swab their beards to see if anything was growing in them. […]