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

    Tuesday Oct 16 | 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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  2. Oklahoma Principal Charged With Child Abuse Over PaddlingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 2 | 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. Oklahoma man accused in 1988 killing faces trialRead the original story

    Jul 12, 2018 | News9 Oklahoma City

    A man charged in a 30-year-old killing in Oklahoma has been ordered to stand for trial first-degree murder charge. Tony Joe Watkins is charged in the 1988 death of 88-year-old Harve Rodden of Indianola.

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  14. Oklahoma school to allow licensed staff to carry firearmsRead the original story

    Jul 9, 2018 | News9 Oklahoma City

    A school in eastern Oklahoma has added a security measure allowing staff to carry firearms during school and at events. The McAlester News-Capital reports that the Hartshorne Public Schools Board of Education unanimously voted last month to allow personnel to carry guns so long as they're certified by the Oklahoma Council on Law Enforcement Education and Training.

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  15. Report: Police warned of man who died in Oklahoma shootoutRead the original story

    Jul 3, 2018 | News9 Oklahoma City

    Court filings show law enforcement had been warned that a man who died after a shootout with Oklahoma troopers had said he wanted to attack a small-town city hall. The McAlester News-Capital reports an informant told the Talihina police chief he went to Bradley Daniel Webster's home days before Webster's May 11 gunfight with troopers.

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  16. Oklahoma Death Row Inmate Found Dead In His CellRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2018 | News9 Oklahoma City

    Oklahoma Department of Corrections spokesman Matt Elliott says 35-year-old Jeremy Williams of Tulsa was found dead in his cell at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary in McAlester. Authorities say members of the prison's staff discovered Williams' body while conducting a head count on death row at about 11:14 p.m. Saturday.

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  17. Released Video Gives Insight In Case Of Missing Pittsburg County WomanRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2018 | News9 Oklahoma City

    Aside from seeing the surveillance video, News On 6 has learned that in the last several weeks, the investigation has expanded. January 20th, 2017 was the last time police say Holly Cantrell was seen.

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  18. OHP: McAlester Man Drowns In Lake EufaulaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2018 | News9 Oklahoma City

    The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says a McAlester man drowned while trying to retrieve his boat on Lake Eufaula Wednesday evening. According to the OHP, Cosper was loading his boat at a ramp when the boat started to drift away.

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  19. Former Tulsa Priest Charged With Child Sexual AssaultRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2018 | News9 Oklahoma City

    A former Oklahoma priest has been charged with sexual assault against a minor in Evanston, Illinois. Evanston Police say Kenneth Lewis assaulted a 13-year-old Tulsa boy at hotel in that town in late 2001.

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  20. Oklahoma rig blast victims died of burns, smoke inhalationRead the original story

    May 2, 2018 | News9 Oklahoma City

    Autopsies show five men killed in a natural gas rig explosion in southeastern Oklahoma died of burns and smoke inhalation. The state medical examiner's office report released Tuesday classifies each death in the Jan. 22 blast as an accident.

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