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Dodgers roll past Twins to boost win streak to nine

Aug. 10, 2022 02:47 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Max Muncy continued to rebound from a slow start to the season with a home run and Julio Urias pitched seven strong innings as the Los Angeles Dodgers extended their winning streak to a season-best nine games with a 10-3 victory Tuesday night over the Minnesota Twins. ...

Police: Man who killed 3 children, self livestreamed threats

Aug. 08, 2022 16:49 PM EDT

A man authorities say shot and killed his three young children before turning the gun on himself livestreamed threatening messages on social media shortly before the killings, Oklahoma City police said Monday. Police identified the man as Francoise Littlejohn, 30, and said in a press...

Police say Oklahoma City man killed his 3 children, himself

Aug. 06, 2022 14:45 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma City man fatally shot his three young children then shot and killed himself early Saturday, according to police. A person jogging or walking called police after spotting the four bodies in a vehicle in a northwest Oklahoma City neighborhood about...

Board recommends clemency for Oklahoma death row inmate

Aug. 03, 2022 18:16 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Board of Pardon and Parole on Wednesday voted to recommend clemency for a death row inmate who has admitted to beating to death a friend and co-worker who refused to loan him $50 to buy cocaine. The board voted 3-2 to recommend Gov. Kevin Stitt...

Inmate in Oklahoma kills officer at privately run prison

Aug. 01, 2022 19:00 PM EDT

HOLDENVILLE, Okla. (AP) — A corrections officer has died after being attacked by an inmate at an Oklahoma prison, officials said on Monday. The attack on officer Alan Jay Hershberger happened Sunday at the Davis Correctional Facility, which is a privately run prison in Holdenville...

Ex-Oklahoma judge won't be charged with sexual misconduct

Aug. 01, 2022 12:54 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A special prosecutor said he won’t bring charges against a former Oklahoma judge accused of sexual misconduct with several women, including two prosecutors who practiced in his court. District Attorney Jason Hicks confirmed last week there wasn’t enough...

Raid seizes contraband thought headed to Oklahoma prisons

Jul. 29, 2022 15:26 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Contraband including weapons, cellphones, drones and grappling hooks believed to be headed to state prisons was seized at a warehouse in Oklahoma City, the Oklahoma Department of Corrections announced Friday. The department's Office of Inspector General...

Oklahoma motorcycle officer fatally struck while on patrol

Jul. 21, 2022 09:15 AM EDT

EDMOND, Okla. (AP) — A suburban Oklahoma City motorcycle police officer was killed when he was struck from behind while on patrol, authorities said. Sgt. C.J. Nelson, 38, died Tuesday after being struck by a pickup truck just outside the Edmond city limits in Oklahoma City,...

Mann leads Thunder past Kings 86-80 in Summer League play

Jul. 14, 2022 00:08 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tre Mann had 15 points and seven assists to lead the Oklahoma City Thunder to an 86-80 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Wednesday night in the NBA Summer League. Oklahoma City's three first-round picks draft all contributed to the victory. No. 2...

Calvey, Gieger still headed to runoff after Oklahoma recount

Jul. 13, 2022 17:35 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Former state Rep. Kevin Calvey and veteran prosecutor Gayland Gieger are still headed to an August runoff in the race for Oklahoma County’s top prosecutor following a manual recount, state election officials said Wednesday. Calvey and Gieger were the top two...