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Latest search for Tulsa Race Massacre victims comes to end

Nov. 19, 2022 16:54 PM EST

The latest search for remains of victims of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre has ended with 32 additional caskets discovered and eight sets of remains exhumed, according to the city. The excavation and exhumations at Tulsa’s Oaklawn Cemetery that began Oct. 26 ended Friday and the...

Oklahoma executes man for 1993 killing of 3-year-old boy

Nov. 18, 2022 01:36 AM EST

McALESTER, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma executed a man Thursday for the torture slaying of his girlfriend’s 3-year-old son in 1993, the third of four scheduled executions in the U.S. over a two-day stretch. With Richard Stephen Fairchild's execution, the state has now put to death seven...

Feds look into treatment of mentally ill adults in Oklahoma

Nov. 17, 2022 16:18 PM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A civil rights investigation into the treatment of people with mental illnesses by the state of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City and Oklahoma City police was announced Thursday by the U.S. Justice Department. “We will determine whether the state discriminates against...

Two historic aircraft collide at Veterans Day show in Dallas

Nov. 12, 2022 22:25 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Two historic military aircraft collided and crashed Saturday during an air show in Dallas, exploding into a ball of flames and sending black smoke billowing into the sky. It was not clear how many people were on board. Emergency crews raced to the crash scene at the...

Body with gunshot found in search for Tulsa massacre victims

Nov. 12, 2022 11:52 AM EST

A second body of a possible victim of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre has been found to have a gunshot wound, according to the city. “Forensic anthropologist Dr. Phoebe Stubblefield discovered that one of the three sets of remains exhumed last week contained one victim with a gunshot...

Incumbent Republicans keep Arkansas' 4 congressional seats

Nov. 09, 2022 00:01 AM EST

Republicans kept control of Arkansas' four congressional seats Tuesday after a mostly quiet runup to Election Day in those races in the solidly red state. The state's GOP-dominated Legislature made keeping the congressional delegation totally Republican easier as it redrew district...

Boozman reelected to Senate, awaits word on ag panel chair

Nov. 08, 2022 20:49 PM EST

Republican U.S. Sen. John Boozman cruised to reelection Tuesday, but what role the two-term incumbent will play in his next stint depends on which party clinches control of the chamber after the midterms. Boozman won a third, six-year term by defeating Democrat Natalie James,...

Deadly tornadoes hit Texas and Oklahoma, flatten buildings

Nov. 05, 2022 18:16 PM EDT

IDABEL, Okla. (AP) — Residents in southeastern Oklahoma and northeastern Texas began assessing weather damage Saturday, working to recover and thankful to have survived after a storm stretching from Dallas to northwest Arkansas spawned tornadoes and produced flash flooding, killing at least two...

US jails rife with violence, abuse and overcrowding

Nov. 04, 2022 13:08 PM EDT

In California, lawyers accused staff at the Los Angeles County jail of chaining mentally ill detainees to chairs for days at a time. In West Virginia, people held in the Southern Regional Jail sued the state, saying they found urine and semen in their food. In Missouri, detainees in the St. Louis...

21 new coffins found in search for Tulsa Massacre victims

Nov. 02, 2022 12:29 PM EDT

The search for remains of victims of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre has turned up 21 additional coffins in unmarked graves in the city’s Oaklawn Cemetery, officials said. Seventeen adult-size graves were located Friday and Saturday, Oklahoma State Archaeologist Kary Stackelbeck said...