Councilor’s businesses named in 19 warrants for unpaid taxes since 2010

City Councilor Blake Ewing's businesses were cited by the Oklahoma Tax Commission in 19 separate tax liens since 2010. Five of Ewing's businesses failed to pay a combined $168,000 in taxes already collected but not paid to the state, an investigation by The Frontier found.
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Watching TV in jail, she learned police had killed her husband

Frenchel Johnson learned on a jail TV that the man she fell in love 16 years ago was gone. He’d been shot by a police officer. Even harder for Johnson to understand was the way in which he died: with his hands in the air.
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A security guard’s bullet ended Monroe Bird’s life. Here’s the rest of the story.

The security guard was in plain clothes and driving an unmarked pickup when he shot Monroe Bird. He had marijuana in his backpack and was taking seizure medicine that impacts decision making and reaction time. The state revoked the guard's license, but prosecutors declined to charge him.
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She said, she said, she said: Did TU fail to investigate sexual assault allegations?

TU's defense in a Title IX lawsuit was to claim that Abby Ross was lying. But she wasn't the only one to report a sexual assault by Pat Swilling Jr. What do records really show about the case?
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The Shit Sandwich, Part 2: A troubled life that mattered

Eric Harris spent time in prison and struggled with addiction before his life ended at the hands of a Tulsa County reserve deputy. But was he a dangerous man "prepared to die" that day, as sheriff's officials claimed?
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The Shit Sandwich, Part 3: Shooting began downfall of Sheriff Stanley Glanz

One year after Reserve Deputy Robert Bates shot and killed Eric Harris, questions remain unanswered. Meanwhile, morale at the sheriff's office is slowly improving despite the uncertainty, the acting sheriff says.
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The Shit Sandwich, Part 1: Bates drew gun on handcuffed man weeks before shooting

The Shit Sandwich: How one bullet brought down a Sheriff. A story in three parts. Part one: What about Bob?
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Jurors hear former jailer plead Fifth about sex with teen inmate

Jurors watched a former jail guard's video taped deposition during the first day of hearings in a civil rights lawsuit against former Sheriff Stanley Glanz. The suit alleges the sheriff was 'indifferent' to conditions leading to sexual assaults in jail.
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Empire building? Former CEO among critics of Williams deal

Former CEO says “there are fair questions to be raised" about whether Williams deal can be closed.
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A killer’s word: Should Michael Lee Wilson’s confession free two men?

At his execution, killer Michael Lee Wilson’s last words included a confession: “Malcolm Scott and De’Marchoe Carpenter are innocent.” Should they be freed?
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