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Weapons, phones, drugs found after Oklahoma prison fights

Sep. 18, 2019 1:20 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Department of Corrections officials said Wednesday that numerous weapons, cellphones and drugs have been found by investigators following a series of apparently coordinated fights at six state prisons that left one inmate dead, dozens injured and prisons statewide locked down....

Oklahoma court upholds sentence for ex-cop convicted of rape

Aug. 1, 2019 5:54 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A court on Thursday upheld the rape and sexual assault convictions and 263-year prison sentence of a former Oklahoma City police officer whose case has been watched closely by the Black Lives Matter movement and some conservatives. The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals unanimously...

Plan halted to house migrant kids at Oklahoma Army base

Jul. 27, 2019 5:00 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Trump administration no longer needs to detain migrant children at an Oklahoma Army base and preparations to house them there have stopped, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said in a statement. "Over the last several weeks HHS has experienced a decrease in...

In a small Arkansas town, echoes of a century-old massacre

Jul. 25, 2019 5:22 PM EDT

ELAINE, Ark. (AP) — J. Chester Johnson never heard about the mass killing of black people in Elaine, a couple hours away from where he grew up in Arkansas. Nobody talked about it, teachers didn't mention it in history classes, and only the elderly remembered the bloodshed of 1919. He was an adult when he...

Feed The Children, ex-CEO J.C. Watts settle lawsuits

Jul. 24, 2019 4:38 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma City-based charity Feed The Children and former CEO and President J.C. Watts have settled lawsuits against each other over Watts' firing in 2016. The two agreed to the dismissal of the lawsuits and that they cannot be refiled, according to Oklahoma County District Court...