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Dan Osborne prays at a makeshift memorial for Tulsa Police Officers Craig Johnson and Aurash Zarkeshan at Mingo Valley Division Tuesday, June 30, 2020. The officers were shot early Monday morning during a traffic stop.  (Mike Simons/Tulsa World via AP)

Police: Oklahoma officer's health improving after shooting

Jul. 1, 2020 3:42 PM EDT

TULSA, Oklahoma (AP) — A Tulsa police officer's health is improving after he was he was shot in the head during a traffic stop in which a fellow officer was killed, authorities said Wednesday. Officer Aurash Zarkeshan was critically wounded during the Monday traffic stop. The other officer, Sgt. Craig...

Anna Hok, left, and Terrie Dyer embrace and pray at a makeshift memorial for Tulsa Police Officers Craig Johnson and Aurash Zarkeshan at Mingo Valley Division in Tulsa Tuesday, June 30, 2020. The officers were shot early Monday morning during a traffic stop.  (Mike Simons/Tulsa World via AP)

1 of 2 Oklahoma officers shot during traffic stop dies

Jun. 30, 2020 7:15 PM EDT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — One of the two Tulsa, Oklahoma, police officers who were shot during a traffic stop has died, authorities said Tuesday. Police Chief Wendell Franklin said Sgt. Craig Johnson died Tuesday. He said Johnson was shot multiple times during the Monday attack, including one shot that was...

Tulsa, Oklahoma, police chief says 1 of 2 officers shot during traffic stop has died

Jun. 30, 2020 5:38 PM EDT
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Tulsa, Oklahoma, police chief says 1 of 2 officers shot during traffic stop has died.
Officers investigate the scene of a shooting where two Tulsa Police Officers were shot Monday, June 29, 2020, in in Tulsa, Okla. (Mike Simons/Tulsa World via AP)

2 Oklahoma police officers shot, suspect taken into custody

Jun. 29, 2020 6:05 PM EDT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Two police officers in Tulsa, Oklahoma, were shot and critically wounded on the city's east side Monday morning and police arrested the suspected gunman following a more than seven-hour search, authorities said. David Anthony Ware, 32, was arrested about 10:45 a.m., said Capt. Richard...

FILE - In this March 24, 2016 file photo, members of The Rolling Stones, from left, Mick Jagger, Charlie Watts, Keith Richards and Ron Wood pose for photos from their plane at Jose Marti international airport in Havana, Cuba.  The Rolling Stones are threatening U.S. President Donald Trump with legal action for using their songs at his reelection campaign rallies despite cease-and-desist directives, according to a statement issued by the band  Sunday June 28, 2020.  (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa File)

Rolling Stones threaten to sue Trump over using their songs

Jun. 28, 2020 11:50 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The Rolling Stones are threatening President Donald Trump with legal action for using their songs at his rallies despite cease-and-desist directives. The Stones said in a statement Sunday that their legal team is working with music rights organization BMI to stop use of their material in...

Reporter at Trump's Tulsa rally tests positive for COVID-19

Jun. 26, 2020 7:03 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A journalist who attended President Donald Trump's rally in Tulsa last week said Friday he has tested positive for COVID-19. Oklahoma Watch reporter Paul Monies said he was notified Friday of his positive diagnosis. “I’m pretty surprised," Monies wrote on Twitter....

Vice President Mike Pence, second from left, walks off of the stage following the conclusion of a briefing with the Coronavirus Task Force at the Department of Health and Human Services in Washington, Friday, June 26, 2020. Dr. Deborah Birx, left, Dr. Anthony Fauci, second from right, and Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, right, follow Pence. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Coronavirus task force briefs — but not at White House

Jun. 26, 2020 6:32 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — There was no presidential appearance and no White House backdrop Friday when the government's coronavirus task force briefed the public for the first time since April — in keeping with an administration effort to show it is paying attention to the latest spike in cases but is not...

FILE - In this Thursday, March 19, 2020 file photo, a mask lies on a lawn in Willowbrook, Ill. On Friday, June 26, 2020, The Associated Press reported on stories circulating online incorrectly asserting that wearing face masks can cause fungal and bacterial pneumonia. There’s no evidence that normal use of face masks can cause fungal or bacterial infections. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Jun. 26, 2020 5:46 PM EDT

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the facts: ___ CLAIM: Wearing face masks can cause fungal and bacterial pneumonia. THE FACTS:...

Mother of man who died after being tased 27 times files suit

Jun. 26, 2020 4:18 PM EDT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The mother of a man who died after being shot 27 times by Tulsa police with stun guns has filed a lawsuit alleging wrongful death and civil rights violations in the use of force before his death. “I’m not out for money or payment, I’m out for justice,” Roma...

Tulsa semipro soccer team to replace pregame national anthem

Jun. 25, 2020 11:41 PM EDT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A semipro soccer team based in Tulsa will replace the national anthem with Woody Guthrie's “This Land Is Your Land” at all home matches. Tulsa Athletic co-owner Sonny Dalesandro said the team went away from “The Star-Spangled Banner” after reviewing the...