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  • Tulsa police serving search warrant fatally shoot suspect

    TULSA, Okla. – Police in Tulsa said a 37-year-old man has been fatally shot as officers served a search warrant at his home. Authorities said the shooting happened about 8:45 a.m. Tuesday while officers were serving a “high-risk” warrant at the home of Shaunday Mullins. Oklahoma Department of Corrections records indicate Mullins was released from prison last year after serving part of a four-year sentence for domestic abuse. Police said Mullins fired a gunshot at officers as they searched the […]

  • Memorial to be dedicated to Stillwater homecoming parade crash victims

    STILLWATER, Okla. – Officials in Stillwater plan to dedicate a memorial to those killed and hurt in a homecoming parade crash at Oklahoma State University three years ago. Dedication of the Stillwater Strong Memorial is planned Friday at 5 p.m. at the corner of Hall of Fame and Hoke Street to honor the four lives lost and 50 people injured on Oct. 24th, 2015. The memorial features a six-foot tall, handcrafted alloy ribbon in orange and blue on a concrete […]

  • Oklahoma medical marijuana may see issues with federal law

    TULSA, Okla. – Oklahoma medical marijuana operators have expressed varying levels of concern that they’ll face legal difficulties because federal law still classifies marijuana as illegal. Shawn Jenkins tells The Tulsa World he feels “really comfortable” as he prepares to open a dispensary in Oklahoma. He says he believes he’s done the due diligence to mitigate risks. But he says others have had mixed feelings about the issue. He says some believe the strong voter approval of medical marijuana and […]

  • Payless positions cut; headquarters to be auctioned online

    TOPEKA, Kan. – The Topeka headquarters of Payless Shoesource will be auctioned online this week, after more jobs were eliminated by the company. The company on Friday eliminated 35 merchandising positions in Topeka as part of what it calls a new merchandising structure. The jobs will either transfer to Dallas or not be filled. The online auction of the nearly 307,000-square-foot headquarters will be held Monday through Wednesday, with a starting bid of $1.25 million. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports Payless […]

  • Ohio boy, 2, who got early Christmas passes away from brain cancer

    CINCINNATI – A 2-year-old boy with brain cancer who had an early Christmas celebration planned for him by his friends and family has died. The Cincinnati Enquirer reports Brody Allen’s father says the boy died Friday morning surrounded by his family. Todd Allen wrote last week that Brody’s body was failing and that he didn’t have much time left. Despite aggressive and painful chemotherapy, brain scans showed that Brody’s five embryonal tumors were not responding to treatment. “The doctor had […]

  • Dallas police officer critically hurt when hit at wreck site

    DALLAS – A Dallas police officer has been critically hurt after investigators say he was hit by an SUV while placing flares on a highway following an unrelated traffic accident. The officer was struck shortly before dawn Sunday along westbound Interstate 20. The officer was transported to a hospital, where he’s listed in critical condition. Police say the 57-year-old SUV driver stopped and will be charged with aggravated assault with a motor vehicle. Dallas police say the driver allegedly drove […]

  • Human remains discovered near northeastern Oklahoma trail

    BARTLESVILLE, Okla. – Police in Bartlesville say human remains have been discovered near a popular northeastern Oklahoma recreation area. Investigators say a man stumbled across bones with clothing on them Thursday afternoon. The remains were located on property near the Caney River near a jogging trail. Police say the remains had been on the property for at least three months and that the individuals may have been transient living in the area. Bartlesville police investigator Jim Warring says no one […]

  • Death toll rises to 36, over 100,000 still without power after Hurricane Michael

    PANAMA CITY, Fla. – At least 36 people have been confirmed dead as a result of Hurricane Michael, according to authorities. The number rose Saturday after a local medical examiner confirmed the death of a woman in Bay County, Florida, bringing the death toll in Florida alone to 26. Authorities did not offer additional details on the death. Officials in four states — Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and Virginia — have each confirmed people died as a result of the […]

  • At least 28 killed as Afghanistan votes

    KABUL, Afghanistan – At least 28 people have been killed in violent incidents across Afghanistan as people voted Saturday in long-awaited legislative elections, officials said. Seventeen civilians, 10 police officers and one army officer were killed, Afghan Interior Minister Wais Ahmad Barmak said, adding that at least 192 incidents had also left dozens of people injured. Police say a suicide bomber blew himself up in front of a polling station in a school in the northern Kabul neighborhood of Khair […]

  • More Oklahoma parents seeking child immunization exemptions

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) – The Oklahoma Department of Health says an increasing number of parents in the state are seeking exemptions from immunizations for their school-age children. A survey of kindergarten students last year found that the exemption rate increased by three-tenths of 1 percent from the previous year. The state’s overall exemption rate is 2.2 percent, equal to the national median rate. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says more than 90 percent of children enter Oklahoma public […]

  • Russian woman charged with US election-meddling

    WASHINGTON (AP) – A Russian woman has been charged with interfering in American elections, including next month’s midterms, through a vast social media effort aimed at trying to sway American public opinion. It’s believed to be the first federal case alleging Russian interference in this year’s election. The Justice Department disclosed the criminal complaint soon after U.S. intelligence agencies said in a joint statement that they were concerned about efforts by Russia, China and Iran to influence U.S. voters and […]