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  1. Oklahoma Teenager Gets Life in Prison for Role in Shooting of Australian AthleteRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | TIME.com

    This undated booking file photo provided by the Stephens County Okla., Sheriffs Department shows Michael Dewayne Jones, of Duncan, Okla. An Oklahoma teenager was sentenced to life in prison on Tuesday, after pleading guilty to his involvement in the 2013 shooting that killed an Australian baseball player in Duncan, Okla.

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  2. Oklahoma driver gets life in prison for involvement in Australian's fatal shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | NewsOK.com

    ... Jones, 19, of Duncan, was sentenced to life in prison. He will be eligible for parole in about 36 years. A Stephens County sheriff's deputy stands outside the courtroom Tuesday during the sentencing for Michael DeWayne Jones. PHOTO BY STEVE GOOCH, ...

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  3. Oklahoma man pleads in slaying of Australian baseball playerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Star-Telegram.com

    ... murder charge is set to begin next month. FILE - This undated booking file photo provided by the Stephens County Okla., Sheriffs Department shows Michael Dewayne Jones, of Duncan, Okla. Jones was sentenced to life in prison Tuesday, March 24, 2015, ...

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  4. Driver involved in Australian's fatal shooting sentenced to life in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | NewsOK.com

    The driver involved in the fatal shooting of an Australian baseball player pleaded guilty Tuesday to second-degree murder and asked for forgiveness. A Stephens County deputy stands outside Judge Graham's court in Stephens County Courthouse in Duncan, Tuesday March, 24 2015.

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  5. Suspect Pleads Guilty In Australian's Murder In DuncanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | News9 Oklahoma City

    ... But in a surprise move by the state, prosecutors amended the charges against Jones Tuesday afternoon. Stephens County District Attorney Jason Hicks said Jones pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and was sentenced to life in prison. Oklahoma's Own ...

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  6. Comanche girl dies from accidental shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | KSWO

    The Stephens County Sheriff's Office say the girl's 12-year-old brother was cleaning his rifle outdoors on Tuesday when he accidentally shot his sister in the neck.

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  7. Girl accidentally shot by brotherRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | KSWO

    ... r. It happened around 8:00 p.m. Tuesday about three miles south of Comanche off Highway 81. According to the Stephens County sheriff, the girl's 12-year-old brother was unloading a rifle outdoors when deputies say he accidentally shot his sister.

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  8. Sex offender in custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | KSWO

    Joseph Terrio was arrested at a Duncan residence around 8:30 p.m. Monday by Stephens County deputies. According to court records, Terrio had failed to register his Marlow address since July 2014.

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  9. Wanted sex offender arrested at Duncan residenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | KSWO

    Joseph Terrio was arrested at a Duncan residence around 8:30 p.m. Monday by Stephens county deputies.

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  10. Sex offender fails to register addressRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | KSWO

    MARLOW, Okla._The Stephens County Sheriff's Office is searching for a man who failed to register as a level three sex offender. According to court records, Joseph Terrio failed to register his address in Marlow since July 2014.

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  11. Tax fraud complaints on the rise in ShermanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | KTEN-TV Denison

    ... do. In Sherman, police have seen an increase in tax fraud cases particularly among seniors and the disabled. STEPHENS COUNTY, OK -- A jury has recommended the death penalty for a Velma man convicted of murdering a teenage girl. A Stephens County ...

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  12. Oklahoma jury recommends death penalty in 2012 slaying of girl, 16Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | NewsOK.com

    After deliberating for almost two hours, a Stephens County jury recommended the death penalty for a man convicted of killing a 16-year-old girl, District Attorney Jason Hicks said Thursday.

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  13. Convicted killer sentenced to deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | KSWO

    ... nch will be transported to the Oklahoma State Penitentiary in the next few days where he will become the 6th Stephens County inmate to sit on death row since the state began carrying out executions.

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  14. Why Philadelphia 76ers GM and Marlow native Sam Hinkie is losing big by designRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | NewsOK.com

    ... of the Philadelphia 76ers. The franchise of Wilt and Dr. J, Barkley and Iverson, handed the reins to the Stephens County whiz kid. And two years later, Hinkie is known for one thing. Tanking seasons. Fielding non-competitive teams. The winner is ...

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  15. Sentencing phase begins in Bench trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | KSWO

    ... The afternoon wrapped up with video that showed Bench escaping from a restraint chair while in the Stephens County Jail. Jailers testified Bench was confined to the chair after he refused to stop banging his head against the wall. Jurors also heard ...

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  16. Deputies search for "lewd acts with a minor" suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | KSWO

    COMANCHE, Okla._The Stephens County Sheriff's Department is searching for a Comanche man they believe exposed himself to two children. Deputies are looking for Eric Absher after they say he showed his genitals to the children whose parents were at his home to talk about construction work.

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  17. Miles Bench Found 'Guilty' Of Murdering Velma TeenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | News9 Oklahoma City

    A Stephens County jury has returned a 'guilty' verdict on Miles Bench, the man accused of murdering 16-year-old Braylee Henry of Velma. Prosecutors said Bench worked at the Tee Pee Tom convenience store and killed Henry on June 6, 2012 when she came into the store to pay for gas.

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  18. Guilty verdict in Winston Walters trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | KSWO

    Duncan, Okla._A Stephens County jury convicted Winston Walters Wednesday night in the case of a home invasion in which a couple was bound and robbed in their home in Comanche in November 2013. The jury deliberated for about 5 hours, before returning a verdict around 11:30pm.

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  19. Home invasion trial enters fourth dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | KSWO

    DUNCAN, Okla._Jurors heard a fourth day of testimony in the home invasion trial of Winston Walters in a Stephens County courtroom. One man involved with the crime took the stand Tuesday.

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  20. ONEOK Inc. posts higher profit, braces for industry slowdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | NewsOK.com

    ONEOK Inc. on Monday followed the same pattern set over the past few weeks by most in the oil and natural gas business as it slashed its capital expenditure budget and braced for decreased industry activity. The Tulsa-based company said its midstream subsidiary ONEOK Partners LP is suspending three previously announced capital-growth projects: the Knox natural gas processing plant and related infrastructure in Grady and Stephens counties, the Derricks Lake natural gas processing plant and related infrastructure in North Dakota, and the Bronco natural gas processing plant and related infrastructure in Wyoming.

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