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In the newsPITTSBURGH (AP) - The district attorney says a 16-year-old charged with stabbing 21 other students and a security officer at his Pittsburgh-area high school used two "ordinary kitchen knives."Westmoreland County District Attorney John Peck called the weapons "common items you'd find in a kitchen."However, he stopped short of saying that the suspect, Alex Hribal, took them from his home.Peck says he doubts anyone other than Hribal will...

Updated at 9:00 AM

Dear readers, When my oldest son says he can’t wait for the next book in a series, I pay attention. And this series by Christa Kinde? Well, my loves-to-read boy loved every book and wanted more. So, I asked the author how she got her ideas and...

Posted at 8:45 AM

The Shawnee Animal Hospital experienced a rare occurrence; twin horses were born.

Posted at 8:00 AM

Along with the Officer of the Year award, many police officers, civilians and others were honored during the annual Shawnee Police Foundation benefit dinner Tuesday night.

Posted at 8:00 AM

All Pottawatomie County incumbents filed declarations of candidacy on the first of a three-day candidate-filing period Wednesday, and while races have developed for the District 27 House seat and District 28 Senate seat, new names emerged for...

Posted at 8:00 AM

A 2-year-old child critically injured in a crash that killed a Konawa woman last week has died from his injuries, according to an updated report just released by the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.

Posted at 8:00 AM

In the opening day of a three-day filing for Lincoln County seats, County Assessor and Treasurer incumbents filed. Incumbents for Districts 1 and 3 County Commissioner also filed and have already drawn opponents.

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