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Trial Delayed For Man Charged In Teen’s Death

The first-degree murder trial of a Velma man charged with killing a 16-year-old girl has been delayed until January.


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Police: Man Killed Stepfather With ‘Atomic Wedgie’ Days Before Christmas

A local man is facing a murder charge after reportedly killing his stepfather by giving him an “atomic wedgie.”


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Okla. Man To Be Executed For Couple’s 2000 Slaying

It’s been almost 13 years since Jo Milligan’s sister and brother-in-law were brutally stabbed to death in their rural Le Flore County home, but Milligan still feels the void their deaths created.


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Judge Rules Man Accused Of Beheading Disabled Son Incompetent To Stand Trial

A 31-year-old man accused of beheading his 7-year-old disabled son is incompetent and unable to help his attorneys fight the first-degree murder charge against him, a judge ruled Tuesday.


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1 Arrested, 1 Sought In Mardi Gras Shooting

A 23-year-old man faces four counts of attempted first-degree murder for the weekend’s quadruple shooting on Bourbon Street during the final weekend of revelry counting down to and culminating with Mardi Gras, police said.


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Oklahoma Executes Inmate For 1993 Shooting Deaths

An Oklahoma death row inmate was executed Tuesday for the 1993 shooting deaths of an Oklahoma City couple.