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Updated Jul 25, 2016 at 11:49 AM

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Thirty-three men died last year in Oklahoma as a result of an officer-involved shooting, according to the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation. The tally, which represents the highest total since the agency began keeping records on such deaths, shows that about 65 percent of the shooting deaths last year occurred in rural areas outside of Tulsa and Oklahoma counties.

Updated Jul 25, 2016 at 11:45 AM

On Aug. 5-6, Police K-9 Solutions Inc. and U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corps will host a fundraiser event at FireLake Arena in Shawnee. Events will be held from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and will include a shooting competition, an appearance by coach Barry...

Updated Jul 22, 2016 at 10:57 AM

SALLISAW, Okla. (AP) — Three men arrested in the disappearance of a hiker at Tenkiller Lake are now charged with murder in the man's suspected death.

Updated Jul 22, 2016 at 10:56 AM

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma City police say the death of a 5-month-old boy in the city has been ruled a homicide.

Updated Jul 22, 2016 at 10:53 AM

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A settlement has ended a lawsuit filed by the widow and daughter of a Seminole man who was fatally shot by a drug court compliance officer.

Updated Jul 21, 2016 at 10:57 AM

BRISTOW, Okla. (AP) — Bristow police say a 21-year-old man in the fatal stabbing of a 17-year-old boy is in custody.

Updated Jul 21, 2016 at 10:54 AM

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma County district attorney has cleared a police officer in the shooting death of a homeless man on a city street.

Updated Jul 21, 2016 at 10:53 AM

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — A prosecutor said the state wants its own psychologist to examine a woman charged with crashing her car into a crowd at the Oklahoma State University homecoming parade.

Updated Jul 21, 2016 at 10:38 AM

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma judge has vacated the murder conviction of a man who was serving a life sentence for a 1998 killing after a key witness said she gave false testimony out of fear for her life.

Updated Jul 20, 2016 at 3:05 PM

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Tulsa police say officers fatally shot a man who confronted them with an ax and ignored commands to drop the weapon.

Updated Jul 19, 2016 at 4:00 PM

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A former Marine dressed in black and carrying extra ammunition set out to ambush police in Baton Rouge, authorities said Monday, a day after three law enforcement officers were killed in the attack.

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