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FILE - In this June 20, 2018, file photo, U.S. Attorney Trent Shores speaks at a news conference Tulsa, Okla. Federal prosecutors from as far away as New York and Florida are helping the U.S. attorney in Tulsa deal with what he describes as a

US attorney experiencing 'tidal wave' of cases after ruling

Aug. 11, 2020 4:39 PM EDT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Federal prosecutors from as far away as New York and Florida are helping the U.S. attorney in Tulsa, Oklahoma, deal with what he described Tuesday as a “tidal wave" of new cases resulting from a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision. U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of...

Oklahoma deputy fatally shoots man after brief chase

Aug. 11, 2020 8:15 AM EDT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A northeastern Oklahoma sheriff's deputy fatally shot a man who tried to grab another deputy’s gun following a brief chase early Tuesday, a sheriff said. The chase began when a deputy tried to stop the man for having no rear lights about 2 a.m. on the eastern edge of Tulsa, said...

FILE - In this May 27, 2020, file photo, mourners grieve at a makeshift memorial at the spot where Miracle Crook, and Tony Crook, walked down to Mingo Creek at the Shoreline Apartments in Tulsa. Okla. The Oklahoma medical examiners office has ruled that two Tulsa children whose bodies were found in waterways in May accidentally drowned. Autopsy reports released Friday, Aug. 7, 2020, say both 3-year-old Miracle Crook and her 21-month-old brother, Tony Crook drowned after being last seen on video holding hands and walking through an opening in a chain-link fence toward rain-swollen creek that flows into the Arkansas River. (Mike Simons/Tulsa World via AP, File)

Autopsies determine 2 Tulsa children accidentally drowned

Aug. 7, 2020 3:02 PM EDT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Two Tulsa children whose bodies were found in waterways in May accidentally drowned, the Oklahoma medical examiner's office ruled Friday. Autopsy reports say both 3-year-old Miracle Crook and her 21-month-old brother, Tony Crook, drowned after being last seen on video holding hands and...

Cemetery workers bury 65-year-old Maria Joana Nascimento, whose family members, behind, suspect died of COVID-19, at Vila Formosa cemetery in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020. Brazil is nearing 3 million cases of COVID-19 and 100,000 deaths. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)

The Latest: UN says cybercrime hindering pandemic response

Aug. 7, 2020 12:00 AM EDT

UNITED NATIONS — The United Nations’ counterterrorism chief says a 350% increase in phishing websites was reported in the first quarter of the year and many of them targeted hospitals and health care systems, hindering their response to the coronavirus pandemic. Vladimir Voronkov told the U.N....

FILE - In this Saturday, May 25, 2019, file photo, Neil Young performs at the BottleRock Napa Valley Music Festival at Napa Valley Expo in Napa, Calif. Young has sued President Donald Trump's reelection campaign, saying he doesn't want his music used as a theme song for what he calls a divisive un-American campaign of ignorance and hate. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP, File)

Neil Young sues Trump campaign, deriding use of famous tunes

Aug. 4, 2020 6:33 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Neil Young sued President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign Tuesday for copyright infringement, saying he doesn’t want his music used as a theme song for a “divisive un-American campaign of ignorance and hate." The Grammy-award winning Canadian-born musician filed the...

FILE - In this Feb. 9, 2012 file photo, former presidential candidate Herman Cain addresses the Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington.  Cain has died after battling the coronavirus. A post on Cain's Twitter account on Thursday, July 30, 2020 announced the death.   (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

Former GOP presidential hopeful Herman Cain dies of COVID-19

Jul. 30, 2020 7:23 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Herman Cain, former Republican presidential candidate and former CEO of a major pizza chain who went on to become an ardent supporter of President Donald Trump, died Thursday of complications from the coronavirus. He was 74. Dan Calabrese, who authored a post on Cain's website announcing...

Oklahoma prosecutor will not charge man who drove in crowd

Jul. 24, 2020 6:38 PM EDT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A prosecutor in Oklahoma has decided not to charge a motorist who drove through a crowd of people protesting on an interstate following the death of George Floyd and is instead looking at whether to prosecute some of the protesters who were in the path of the vehicle. The Tulsa County...

FILE - In this Monday, May 11, 2020 file photo, a man wearing a mask walks through the Tesla plant parking lot in Fremont, Calif. On Wednesday, July 22, 2020, the electric car maker announced it has picked the Austin, Texas, area as the site for its largest auto assembly plant employing at least 5,000 workers. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Tesla picks Texas site for second US vehicle assembly plant

Jul. 22, 2020 6:36 PM EDT

Electric car maker Tesla Inc. has picked the Austin, Texas, area as the site for its largest auto assembly plant employing at least 5,000 workers. The new factory will build Tesla’s upcoming Cybertruck pickup and will be a second U.S. manufacturing site for the Model Y small SUV, largely for distribution...

City of Tulsa employees work at Oaklawn Cemetery during a test excavation in the search for possible mass graves from the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre Tuesday, July 21, 2020. (Mike Simons/Tulsa World via AP)

Search ends for remains of 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre victims

Jul. 22, 2020 4:25 PM EDT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The search for remains of victims of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre ended at one location Wednesday with no remains found, but with a promise to continue searching. Eight days of excavation at Tulsa’s Oaklawn Cemetery has found no indication of bodies at Tulsa's Oaklawn Cemetery,...

From left, Mayor G.T. Bynum, Lt. Gov. Matt Pinnell, Sen. James Lankford, R-Okla., Cindy Lankford, and Sen. Jim Inhofe, R-Okla., wait for President Donald Trump to arrive at Tulsa International Airport on Saturday, June 20, 2020, in Tulsa, Okla. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Charges: Virginia man stalked Tulsa mayor over Trump rally

Jul. 18, 2020 5:37 PM EDT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A Virginia man has been charged with cyberstalking the mayor of Tulsa in a failed effort to stop President Donald Trump's campaign rally there last month. Adam Maxwell Donn, of Norfolk, Virginia, sent emails and left voicemails for Tulsa Mayor G.T. Bynum and his wife in which he...