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4 dead in Oklahoma after dad kills kids, their mom, himself

Oct. 9, 2019 11:37 AM EDT

LAWTON, Okla. (AP) — Police in southwest Oklahoma say four people are dead after a father shot his two children and their mother, then himself. Lawton police Sgt. Tim Jenkins said Wednesday that Russell Cliburn fatally shot Krystle Easley, Emma Cliburn and Kristo Cliburn on Saturday afternoon at a home on...

Oklahoma Army base memo warns of potential theater threat

Sep. 25, 2019 1:25 PM EDT

LAWTON, Okla. (AP) — A document prepared at a U.S. Army base in Oklahoma says officials have been alerted to "disturbing" online chatter about a potential mass shooting threat at a theater during next week's release of the movie "Joker," but it references no specific location. Television station KSWO...

Sanders addresses Comanche event in Warren's home state

Sep. 23, 2019 12:37 AM EDT

LAWTON, Okla. (AP) — Bernie Sanders campaigned Sunday in reliably Republican Oklahoma with an appearance before the largest annual gathering of the Comanche Nation in the state where rival Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren was born. Sanders' visit may remind some of a sensitive subject for...