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Fox Public School (FPS) is warming up in a whole new way during their first days back to school thanks to a grant from The McCasland Foundation and Mack Energy Company. After using the same ovens in their cafeteria…
08.18 / 20:03
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Darla SlipkeEarlier this week, authorities arrested a man who they allege tried to blow up a downtown Oklahoma City bank building.  Jerry Drake Varnell, 23, of Sayre, who has a history of mental illness, was charged with attempting to use explosives to destroy a building in interstate commerce. In the months and weeks leading up to the foiled plot, an FBI informant and an undercover agent had multiple encounters with Varnell, giving him resources and helping him to build…
08.18 / 20:02
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FROM STAFF REPORTSNORMAN — Certain eclipse viewing glasses, distributed by the Pioneer Library System in Pottawatomie County, are being recalled.Read more on N…
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An Oklahoma Department of Corrections inmate is back in custody after being caught in a…
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HERNANDO COUNTY, Fla. — “I woke up to him standing over my bed asking me to hide him,” says an exasperated Roxanne Vanderveer, whose morning began with an escaped inmate breaking into her home, demanding help. The suspect Joshua Holmes ran off from a work detail at a local landfill the day before and had the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office deputies hot on his tail in the town of Masaryktown. “I look out my window, I see cops going up…
08.18 / 20:01
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TULSA, Okla. – A former Oklahoma teacher who pleaded guilty to assault is back in the spotlight after allegedly taking up residence in a Tulsa couple’s home. Earlier this year, the Pawhuska Police Department took 34-year-old Lacey Sponsler into custody following an incident a choir class. Investigators allege that the substitute teacher performed a cartwheel in class, but say she wasn’t wearing underwear. The teacher reportedly told police she was just dancing and asked the st…
08.18 / 20:01
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An Oklahoma Multicounty Grand Jury has indicted a man for first-degree murder in the 1988 killing in Cherokee County of Jeanette Coleman, according to a media release from the office of Brian Kuester, district attorney, District…
08.18 / 19:19
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WEATHERFORD, Okla. (AP) — The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation says its agents are investigating a western Oklahoma officer who fired a nonlethal bean-bag round at a man who then fatally shot h…
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OKMULGEE, Okla. (AP) — A northeast Oklahoma man has been accused of gambling i…
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WASHINGTON (AP) — For Susan Bro, mother of the woman killed at a rally organized by white supremacists, the president of the United States can offer no healing w…
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ABERDEEN, Wash. (AP) — One-hundred-fifty baskets of pink petunias hang from the light posts all over this city, watered regularly by residents trying to make their community feel alive again. A local artist spends his afternoons high in a b…
08.18 / 19:19
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FROM STAFF REPORTSNORMAN — Certain eclipse viewing glasses, distributed by the Pioneer Library System in Pottawatomie County, are being recalled.Read more on N…
08.18 / 19:03
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OKLAHOMA CITY – Two good Samaritans are being honored by the Oklahoma City Fire Department after risking their lives to save another. On August 16th, a dump truck flipped end-over-end several times just west of SW. 149th Street and May Avenue, fire officials say. The vehicle came to rest upside down and was heavily involved in fire when firefighters arrived. Bystanders told arriving firefighters that the driver had been removed from the vehicle by two individuals. Firefighters moved…
08.18 / 19:00
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OKMULGEE, Okla. –  A northeast Oklahoma man has been accused of gambling illegally. The Tulsa World reports that Steve Bruner pleaded not guilty Thursday in Creek Nation Tribal Court to charges of possessing unlicensed gaming devices and maintaining an unlicensed gaming site. Bruner was arrested Wednesday after authorities raided his Broken Arrow property. Prosecutors say Creek Nation investigators found about 100 electronic gaming machines, more than 10 of which were fully …
08.18 / 19:00
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Under fire over competence and moral leadership, Trump defends Confederate statues and attacks his…
08.18 / 18:59
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ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) — A gun charge against an NFL linebacker has been dropped because the man who said he gave him a weapon admitted he lied, the player's attorney s…
08.18 / 18:16
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MUSKOGEE, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma man has been indicted in the death of a woman whose remains were discovered in a river in the northeast part of the state almost 30 years a…
08.18 / 18:16
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MCMINNVILLE, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon family's golden retriever has been honored by a sheriff for digging up $85,000 worth of black tar heroin in a family's b…
08.18 / 18:16
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BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on reaction to President Donald Trump, the terrorist attack in Barcelona and the Charlottesville violence (all times l…
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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's authority to block construction of a major natural gas pipeline by denying a key permit has been upheld by a federal c…
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