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Former Oklahoma running back Mike Gaddis dies at age 50

Aug. 13, 2019 1:15 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Former University of Oklahoma running back Mike Gaddis, who former coach Barry Switzer called the best running back from the state of Oklahoma he ever signed, has died. He was 50. Switzer told The Associated Press Tuesday that Gaddis' father-in-law told him Gaddis died Monday at his...

City: Police killing of naked, unarmed teen was justified

Aug. 8, 2019 3:35 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Police in an Oklahoma City suburb were justified when they fatally shot a black teenager who was naked and unarmed, an attorney for the city argues in a response to a civil rights lawsuit filed by the teen's parents. The parents of Isaiah Mark Lewis contend in their federal lawsuit...

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...

Oklahoma City Thunder waive forward Patrick Patterson

Aug. 1, 2019 4:01 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma City Thunder waived forward Patrick Patterson on Thursday. Patterson spent two seasons with Oklahoma City. He appeared in 145 games and averaged 3.8 points and 2.3 rebounds in 14.7 minutes per game. Patterson originally was expected to be Oklahoma City's starting power...

The Latest: Family of ex-cop convicted of rape "devastated"

Aug. 1, 2019 2:06 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Latest on a former Oklahoma City police officer convicted of rape (all times local): 1:05 p.m. The family of a former Oklahoma City police officer convicted of rape says it's devastated that a court has rejected his appeal. The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals on Thursday upheld...

Appeals court upholds rape and sexual assault convictions for ex-Oklahoma City police officer

Aug. 1, 2019 10:11 AM EDT
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Appeals court upholds rape and sexual assault convictions for ex-Oklahoma City police officer.

Oklahoma woman pleads guilty in grandson's hot car death

Jul. 31, 2019 11:21 AM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A 50-year-old Oklahoma City woman has pleaded guilty in the death of her 5-year-old grandson, whom she left in a hot car while she spent about six hours in a tribal casino. Court records show Alanna Jean Orr pleaded guilty Tuesday to second-degree murder . Orr admitted that she caused...

Judge revokes parole for Ex-Oklahoma senator in Uber attack

Jul. 31, 2019 10:41 AM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A judge has revoked parole for a former Oklahoma state senator convicted of assaulting a female Uber driver in Oklahoma City. Court records show the 90-day parole of 42-year-old Bryce Marlatt was revoked Tuesday after Marlatt admitted he drove drunk on March 21. The incident was less...

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...

Westbrook all smiles in introduction with Rockets

Jul. 26, 2019 6:18 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Russell Westbrook knows he's in for a huge change in his move from the Oklahoma City Thunder to the Houston Rockets. And he's ready to do whatever it takes to make the move work as he prepares to play with James Harden for the first time since 2012. "To be able to win something you have to...