State leaders look to remove juveniles from Oklahoma adult jails

“We do have space in our juvenile facility for these kids and they shouldn't be held in our jail." — Oklahoma County Commissioner Carrie Blumert
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Oklahoma Health Care Authority resuscitates controversial rule to check Medicaid eligibility by mail

The Oklahoma Health Care Authority, which administers the state's Medicaid, is set to consider an emergency rule change during a special board meeting on Tuesday that would end benefits if letters sent to enrollees are returned as undeliverable.
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Budget deal marks $1 million for untested rape kits, capping legislative session filled with rape kit reform

For years there's been an effort to reform how Oklahoma responds to reports of sexual assault, pushing for some untested rape kits to be processed and agencies to more efficiently interact with victims.
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DOC ‘getting closer’ to acquiring device necessary to carry out executions, director says

Development of the device will not be put out to bid. An exemption in state law allows DOC to avoid the bid process when it comes to execution materials.
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Active shooter suspect who was shot and killed by Tulsa police identified

Shaw was shot and killed by a TPD officer on Friday as Shaw was crossing Interstate 44 on foot after allegedly shooting two people.
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