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  1. Corrections board OKs hiring warden at Oklahoma penitentiaryRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 29 | News9 Oklahoma City

    The Oklahoma Board of Corrections has approved the hiring of a new warden at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary in McAlester. The board on Thursday voted unanimously to approve the appointment of Mike Carpenter to the post.

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  2. OHP Search For Driver After Fatal Hit And RunRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 22 | News9 Oklahoma City

    OHP is looking for a driver connected to a deadly hit and run near McAlester. Troopers say 34-year-old Curtis Wane Johnson of Lancaster, Texas was walking on a service road next to Highway 69 Tuesday night when he was hit and killed by a delivery van.

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  3. New Oklahoma governor adds to transition team, taps leadersRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 20 | News9 Oklahoma City

    Oklahoma's newly elected governor is adding several more business and political leaders to his transition team and to leadership spots on advisory committees on various policy areas. Republican Gov.-elect Kevin Stitt named nine additional members to his transition team on Wednesday, along with the chairs of seven policy committees.

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  4. Suspended Oklahoma police chief has been fired by mayorRead the original story

    Friday Nov 9 | News9 Oklahoma City

    The McAlester News-Capital reports that Hartshorne Mayor Joy Cline sent Jeremy Pierce a letter on Wednesday, firing him as police chief.

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  5. Attorney Says Suspended Oklahoma Police Chief Has AppealedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2018 | News9 Oklahoma City

    Attorney Blake Lynch told the McAlester News-Capital that an appeal hearing for suspended Hartshorne Police Chief Jeremy Pierce has not been scheduled. A letter from Cline to Pierce on Monday says Pierce is suspended with pay and that a hearing will be held as soon as possible.

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  6. Oklahoma Man Sentenced To Life For Drowning Toddler DaughterRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2018 | News9 Oklahoma City

    A southeast Oklahoma man convicted of drowning his 21-month-old daughter in July 2016 has been sentenced to life in prison without parole. Devin Sizemore, 23, was sentenced Wednesday in Pittsburg County District Court in the death of Emily Sizemore, according to court records.

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  7. United Voice: Murdered And Missing Indigenous Women Cases Remain UnsolvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2018 | News9 Oklahoma City

    Across America, the people who first walked this land are still experiencing the violent remnants of colonialism. Unsolved murder cases and disappearances plague the Native community to this day.

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  8. Oklahoma woman files lawsuit against Narconon ArrowheadRead the original story

    Oct 30, 2018 | News9 Oklahoma City

    An Oklahoma woman has filed a lawsuit alleging a drug rehab center linked to the Church of Scientology breached its contract. The McAlester News-Capital reports that attorneys for Sefika Talic filed the petition Friday against Narconon Arrowhead, a 200-bed facility near Canadian that promotes substance abuse treatment theories by Church of Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard.

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  9. OKC Drilling Company Denies Unsafe Practices At Quinton Well SiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2018 | News9 Oklahoma City

    An Oklahoma well operating company said claims made against them by attorneys for victims of the Quinton gas well explosion are unfounded. Five men were killed on January 22, 2018, when mud and gas blew up from the well and ignited.  In an amended lawsuit filed last week in Pittsburg County, attorneys for the victims' estates accused Red Mountain Energy of cost-cutting measures that led to the deaths of  Matt Smith, 29, of McAlester; Parker Waldridge, 60, of Crescent; Roger Cunningham, 55, of Seminole; Cody Risk, 26, of Wellington, Colorado and Josh Ray, 35, of Fort Worth.

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  10. Oklahoma Principal Charged With Child Abuse Over PaddlingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2018 | News9 Oklahoma City

    Child abuse charges have been filed against a southeastern Oklahoma school principal in connection with the paddling of two students. Pittsburg County court records indicate 50-year-old Gary Gunckel was charged with two counts of child abuse by injury on Friday.

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  11. Oklahoma man convicted of murder in drowning of daughterRead the original story

    Sep 14, 2018 | News9 Oklahoma City

    A jury has convicted a man of first-degree murder in the drowning of his 21-month-old daughter in southeastern Oklahoma. The McAlester News Capital reports the Pittsburg County jury deliberated about five hours Thursday before finding 23-year-old Devin Sizemore of Krebs guilty in the July 2016 death of Emily Sizemore.

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  12. Stanley Majors Dies In Oklahoma State PenitentiaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2018 | News9 Oklahoma City

    News On 6 confirmed Stanley Majors died at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary in McAlester. Authorities said he died in the prison's medical infirmary just after midnight.

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  13. Trial date set for Oklahoma man charged in daughter's deathRead the original story

    Sep 1, 2018 | News9 Oklahoma City

    A trial date is set for an Oklahoma man charged with killing his 21-month-old daughter more than three years ago. The McAlester News-Capital reports that 27-year-old Devin Sizemore is to go on trial starting Sept.

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  14. Oklahoma court orders new trial for man convicted of murderRead the original story

    Aug 30, 2018 | News9 Oklahoma City

    The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals is ordering a new trial for a man convicted of murder in the death of a woman who jumped from a moving truck and was run over. The court ruled Thursday that 39-year-old Michael Crawley deserves a new trial because he was prevented from presenting witnesses who would support his claim that he was not driving the truck.

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  15. OHP Removes Possible Hand Grenade From Vehicle In McAlesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2018 | News9 Oklahoma City

    A McAlester Police Officer says he spotted what law enforcement believes to be a live grenade during a traffic stop. According to McAlester PD Lt.

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  16. Peyton's Lemonade Stand: Oklahoma Girl Raises Money For Foster KidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2018 | News9 Oklahoma City

    A 6-year-old Oklahoma girl spent part of her summer running her own business to raise money for kids in her community. Peyton Bryce may be small, but she has a big heart for helping people.

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  17. Man serving burglary sentence escapes from Oklahoma prisonRead the original story

    Jul 29, 2018 | News9 Oklahoma City

    Corrections officials say a 57-year-old inmate serving time for burglary has walked away from a southeastern Oklahoma prison. The Oklahoma Department of Corrections says Morgan L. Mitzner was last seen around 3:50 a.m. Sunday at the Jackie Brannon Correctional Center in McAlester, about 105 miles southeast of Oklahoma City.

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  18. Armenian general charged with ex-president released on bailRead the original story

    Jul 28, 2018 | News9 Oklahoma City

    Murphy, a 49-year-old member of the Muscogee Na... Legal experts say a federal appeals court ruling that overturned a condemned Native American man's murder conviction in Oklahoma could radically change how tribal members are prosecuted in a huge swath of the... Legal experts say a federal appeals court ruling that overturned a condemned Native American man's murder conviction in Oklahoma could radically change how tribal members are prosecuted in a huge swath of the state, including most of Tulsa. YEREVAN, Armenia - An Armenian general who is charged along with the country's former president with violating constitutional order a decade ago has been released from custody after posting bail.

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  19. Woman and 5 of her kids die in Michigan motel fireRead the original story

    Jul 28, 2018 | News9 Oklahoma City

    Murphy, a 49-year-old member of the Muscogee Na... Legal experts say a federal appeals court ruling that overturned a condemned Native American man's murder conviction in Oklahoma could radically change how tribal members are prosecuted in a huge swath of the... Legal experts say a federal appeals court ruling that overturned a condemned Native American man's murder conviction in Oklahoma could radically change how tribal members are prosecuted in a huge swath of the state, including most of Tulsa. . FILE - In this May 1, 2018, file photo, a tiger cub is shown inside a veterinary clinic at Gladys Porter Zoo in Brownsville, Texas.

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  20. Fears in Oklahoma over ruling in tribal sovereignty caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2018 | News9 Oklahoma City

    Murphy, a 49-year-old member of the Muscogee Na... . Casey, Ross, Oklahoma City University's general counsel, professor and director of the law school's American Indian Law and Sovereignty Center, is pictured during an interview in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, July 11, 2018.

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