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1 hr ago | NewsOK.com

Man arrested in connection with baseball bat death

An Oklahoma City man was arrested in connection with the death of a man who was hit in the head with a baseball bat Saturday.

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1 hr ago | News9 Oklahoma City

Frustration Grows Over Failure To Repair Oklahoma, Canadian County Line Road

Building construction nearby caused a detour, which has funneled heavy trucks onto County Line Road at 178th St., and has done a lot of damage.

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Related Topix: Canadian County, OK, Piedmont, OK

22 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

Tax district funds to aid Oklahoma City schools and library

The downtown tax increment finance district, which has typically been used to assist private developments, is set to help the Oklahoma City Public Schools district create a new administrative headquarters and a clinic at Emerson High School, and provide a long-needed modernization of the Capitol Hill Library.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

NewsOK.com

Oklahoma Supreme Court lets executions go forward

Clayton Derrell Lockett and Charles Frederick Warner are now scheduled to be put to death by lethal injection next Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Mary Fallin, US Governors

News9 Oklahoma City

More Details Released In Murder Plot Investigation In OKC

News 9 has learned a little more about the man who alerted authorities to a murder plot that landed one man in jail.

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NewsOK.com

Eastern Oklahoma County Technology Center to hold open house in Choctaw

The students and staff at Eastern Oklahoma County Technology Center will hold an open house from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, and members of the surrounding community are encouraged to see how the center and its services can benefit participants' lives.

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Related Topix: Choctaw, OK

Tue Apr 22, 2014

News9 Oklahoma City

Final Suspect Arrested In Logan County Murder Investigation

John Worchester is in the Oklahoma County Jail on a charge of first degree murder in the death of Shawn Masters.

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Related Topix: Logan County, OK, Oklahoma City, OK

KTEN-TV Denison

Oklahoma Sheriffs Meet At Capitol To Discuss ODOC Plan

The new director of the Oklahoma Department of Corrections wants to remove all state prisoners from county facilities.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma, Ardmore, OK, Standardized Testing, Education

News9 Oklahoma City

Authorities: Man Armed With Knife Attacks Deputy During OKC Traffic Stop

A man suspected of driving under the influence of alcohol reportedly tried to attack a deputy with a knife during a traffic stop in Oklahoma City.

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KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

Eighth suspect arrested in Logan County murder

According to Logan County Sheriff's Office, John Worchester was arrested in the 1500 block of Douglas Avenue in Oklahoma City at approximately 12:30 today.

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The York Daily Record

Stay cancels Oklahoma death row inmate's execution

An Oklahoma inmate's execution set for Tuesday was canceled following a stay order that the state Supreme Court handed down a day earlier, a spokesman for the state Department of Corrections said.

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Related Topix: Prison, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State Penitentiary, State Prisons, McAlester, OK

Mon Apr 21, 2014

News9 Oklahoma City

Oklahoma County Sheriff's Office Seeks Help To 'Save Our Story'

"For an agency that's been in existence since 1890, we don't have a whole lot of stuff," says OCSO Public Information Officer Mark Myers.

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ABC News

Oklahoma Court Stays Executions of 2 Inmates

The Oklahoma Supreme Court has stayed the execution of two death row inmates who have challenged the state's secrecy protocol surrounding the source of lethal injection drugs.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

NewsOK.com

Oklahoma County sheriff seeks historic photos, artifacts for online museum and display

They arrested outlaws in a booming Wild West town after the 1889 Land Run. There were years of deputies chasing bootleggers.

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NewsOn6 Tulsa

Man Chases Rape Suspect In Downtown OKC

Ryan Farris says he was walking to his car just after 2 a.m. Saturday, in an alley a block northeast of Mantel Wine and Bistro, when a woman with only half her clothes on flagged him down.

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Related Topix: Ryan, OK

Sat Apr 19, 2014

News9 Oklahoma City

Suspect In Custody After Attacking Woman In Downtown OKC

According to police, around 2 a.m. Saturday, a woman was leaving a bar and was confronted by 35-year-old Juan Jose Beltran near E. Sheridan and Oklahoma Avenues.

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NewsOK.com

Oklahoma County land sales

Recent major sales in Oklahoma County totaled more than $62 million, according to deeds released from County Clerk Carolynn Caudill's Office.

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Related Topix: Edmond, OK

Fri Apr 18, 2014

News9 Oklahoma City

Oklahoma Police, FBI Continue Murder Plot Investigation

Agents say they're only concerned about what's inside Rhoads' house and say the exterior of the home is safe.

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News9 Oklahoma City

Oklahoma AG appeals district court decision

The Oklahoma Attorney General's Office has asked the state Supreme Court to reverse a ruling by a district judge who invalidated a state statute that protects the identity of suppliers of lethal injection drugs.

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News9 Oklahoma City

OK County Sheriff's Deputies Welcome New K9s To Force

Many times, police dogs are charged with the task of bringing down dangerous criminals while keeping their human partners out of harm's way.

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Related Topix: Drugs

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