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  • Court refuses immigration case

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A federal appeals court is refusing to reconsider its ruling that prohibits Oklahoma from enforcing parts of a law that targets illegal immigrants.
    A three-judge panel of the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Feb. 2 that two provisions in the law are not enforceable.

    April 21, 2010

  • OKC marks 15-year anniversary of bombing

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano told survivors and victims' relatives gathered Monday for a somber ceremony to mark the 15th anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing that the city's spirit in the wake of the tragedy served as an example to the nation.

    April 20, 2010

  • Friend principal takes learning to new level

    NORMAN – Friend Elementary Principal Tammy Swinburne was recently accepted into the University of Oklahoma’s K20 Center for Educational and Community Renewal’s Leadership program.

    April 19, 2010

  • Lawmakers experience firefighter training

    OKLAHOMA CITY – State Reps. Mike Sanders and Joe Dorman today received a first-hand taste of the rigorous training Oklahoma firefighters undergo to protect state citizens.

    April 19, 2010

  • Two Muskogee shooting victims released, one in stable

    MUSKOGEE, Okla. (AP) — At least two of the five people wounded in a mall shooting in Muskogee have been released from the hospital.

    April 12, 2010

  • Knives, rope found in car where girl's body found

    NORMAN (AP) — Authorities found three sections of rope and two knives in a car where the bodies of a missing 7-year girl and her stepfather were found, according to court documents made public Friday.

    April 12, 2010

  • 4-2 drugbust1.jpg Suspected drug dealers busted

    Suspected drug dealers had a rude awakening early Thursday morning.

    Just after 6 a.m., six homes in Chickasha were simultaneously served with search warrants. Officers clad in tactical gear, wielding rifles, shotguns and sledge hammers slammed through doorways taking unsuspecting suspects into custody. 

    "This was a successful drug raid," District Attorney Bret Burns said. "Most of these people have lengthy criminal histories ."

    Members of the Chickasha Police Department, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics, U.S. Marshall Service, probation and parole officers and the Grady County District Attorney's Office   in the raid, in search of 10 individuals.

    By 10 a.m., 15 suspects were in custody and being interviewed by investigators. Burns said he expects more suspects to arrive later this afternoon. Some drugs have been found, but the quantity is unknown at this time.

    April 1, 2010 3 Photos

  • Humphrey serves as House page

    OKLAHOMA CITY – A local student shined at the State Capitol with her dedication and hard work serving as House page for state Rep. Phil Richardson.

    March 29, 2010

  • Judge sentences man to 2-life terms in prison

    TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A Tulsa County judge has given a man consecutive life imprisonment terms for the 2008 fatal shootings of his mother and her niece.
    District Judge Tom Gillert sentenced Brandon Johnson on Monday.

    March 24, 2010

  • Ex-bookkeeper sentenced for embezzlement

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A federal judge has sentenced a former Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission bookkeeper to three years of probation for embezzling more than $40,000 from the agency.

    March 24, 2010

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