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  • Cat burglar prefers men’s socks and underwear

    One cat burglar with a taste for men’s underwear is menacing the streets of Hamilton, New Zealand. Like most cats, Brigit is a hunter – but her prey is exclusively socks and underwear. The feline has brought home  more than 50 socks and 11 pairs of underwear in the last two months, according to the New Zealand Herald. Brigit’s owner Sarah Nathan said those numbers are just the socks and underwear she has kept. “It’s all men’s. It’s really, really weird. […]

  • Report: Aubrey McClendon’s final business dealings and days

    OKLAHOMA CITY – A new report from Reuters has detailed former Chesapeake CEO Aubrey McClendon’s final business dealings and days in Oklahoma City. The Department of Justice announced on Tuesday, March 1, McClendon was charged with conspiring to rig bids for the purchase of oil and natural gas leases in northwest Oklahoma. Oklahoma City Police announced on Wednesday, March 2, McClendon was killed in a car wreck. Among a few of the details reporters from Reuters learned: McClendon was supposed to […]

  • Oklahoma prison gang member sentenced for racketeering

    TULSA, Okla. –  A member of a prison gang has been sentenced to 24 years in prison for racketeering and conspiracy to possess and distribute methamphetamine while he was in prison. Court records show Anthony Ramon Hall, 40, was sentenced Friday in federal court in Tulsa. Hall pleaded guilty in June 2015 to the charges. He admitted to using a cellphone smuggled into prison to coordinate the delivery and sale of methamphetamine by members of the Universal Aryan Brotherhood prison […]

  • Dashcam video shows trucker try to avoid tree in heart-stopping near miss

    Warning: The video below contains graphic language. AUSTRALIA – A driver’s dashcam captured a terrifying near-miss as a trucker tried to avoid a tree trunk lying across a bend in the road in Victoria, Australia. The video, uploaded to Dashcam Owners Australia‘s YouTube channel Tuesday, starts with a man asking a woman who had parked on the side if she is okay. While the two talk, however, they hear the sound of a large vehicle as a tractor trailer hurtles […]

  • Oklahoma appeals court reverses woman’s murder conviction

    OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals has reversed a 37-year-old woman’s murder conviction and life prison sentence in the stabbing death of an Oklahoma City man during a home invasion. The appeals court ordered a new trial on Tuesday for Loretta Marjorie Hawks. Hawks was convicted by a jury in Cleveland County of first-degree murder and other charges in the Aug. 31, 2012, death of 47-year-old Arthur Strozewski. Investigators said Strozewski was stabbed 38 times and that […]

  • Strong winds, dry conditions fueling wildfires across Oklahoma

    Various county agencies and fire departments in Canadian, Logan, Oklahoma and Woodward County are working to contain multiple wildfires across Oklahoma. Oklahoma Forestry Services has dispatched multiple aircraft two single air tankers, two CL-415 and two Oklahoma Air National Guard helicopters to assist in combating the blaze. The agency also is working with city fire departments and task forces to fight wildfires across the state. The agency reports many structures have also been lost during the fires. “Dangerous weather conditions […]

  • San Francisco approves historic parental leave measure

      SAN FRANCISCO – Working parents in San Francisco will be able to enjoy fully-paid parental leave thanks to a new measure approved Tuesday – the first of its kind in the nation. The San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously backed the measure, which would provide both parents with six weeks of fully-paid leave after a birth or adoption. “Our country’s parental leave policies are woefully behind the rest of the world, and today San Francisco has taken the lead […]

  • Quick-thinking teen saves baseball coach after he has massive heart attack

    CHANDLER, Ariz. – An Arizona boy may have saved his coach’s life after the man collapsed during practice, and the quick-thinking 13-year-old is crediting the Boy Scouts for knowing what to do. Isaac Wenrich, 26, was in the middle of training drills when he suffered a massive heart attack and fell to the ground in front of the team. Luckily, one of his young players jumped into action. “He fell flat on his face and then I asked if he was okay […]

  • Dad charged with leaving baby in car while getting lap dances inside strip club

      VAN NUYS, Calif. – A father is accused of leaving his baby girl in a parked car outside a California strip club so he could buy lap dances. On Monday, Auwin Dargin, 24, pleaded not guilty to child abuse and now faces up to six years in prison if convicted. Dargin allegedly locked his 9-month-old girl in the car and left her in the parking lot of the Synn Gentleman’s Club in North Hills for roughly an hour in the […]

  • Teen gets accepted by all eight Ivy League schools

    There must be something in the water at Elmont Memorial High School. For the second year in a row, an Elmont Memorial High School student has been accepted to all eight Ivy League schools. Last year, the Long Island high school’s salutatorian Harold Ekeh chose to attend Yale University after having his pick of all eight Ivy League schools. This year, Augusta Uwamanzu-Nna, Elmont’s valedictorian, will face the same decision. “Having two students get accepted into all eight Ivy League […]

  • Man sues Wagoner County sheriff, others in 2014 shooting

    WAGONER, Okla. —  A man shot by Wagoner County sheriff’s deputies during a domestic violence call in August 2014 has filed a lawsuit against the sheriff and others. The Tulsa World reports that the lawsuit filed Monday by Gary Clark, 61, seeks $3 million in damages. He alleges that Sheriff Bob Colbert and others used excessive force, violated his due process rights and breached part of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Clark accuses the officers of “recklessly provoking” a person […]

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