Still Waiting: Oklahoma prosecutors seek life without parole again in most juvenile cases up for review

While 21 states have moved to ban life without parole for juveniles, all legislative efforts to do so in Oklahoma have failed.
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Internal police investigation ongoing related to alleged stabbing of Tulsa judge

TPD Sgt. Shane Tuell confirmed on Wednesday the investigation is ongoing, but said he did not know who or what was being investigated.
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Oklahomans serving life without parole sentences for crimes committed as juveniles

There are 36 people still serving life without parole for crimes they committed as juveniles.
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Still Waiting: Oklahoma rarely paroles violent offenders

The courts have ruled that most juveniles in prison are entitled to a 'meaningful opportunity for release.'
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Still Waiting: Convicted of murder as a teenager, Dana Barker now hopes for freedom

“I should have gone to prison,” Dana Barker said. “I did something horrible, but I don’t know that I should have given up the rest of my life.”
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Still Waiting: Oklahoma’s juvenile life without parole prisoners struggle to get attorneys, new hearings

The courts say dozens of Oklahoma prisoners serving life without parole for crimes they committed as teenagers have the right to new sentences, but many are still waiting for a second chance.
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AG assigns interim board of directors to handle city, county Purdue settlement funds

The interim board of directors will oversee a foundation that will distribute funds to cities and counties participating in the Purdue settlement.
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Corrections department cancels contracts with Turley and Oklahoma City halfway houses

Turley Residential Center held 38 inmates as of Friday, but has a capacity for 180 inmates. Its inmates will be moved April 29 to Catalyst Behavioral Services in Enid, the state’s only remaining halfway house for females, according to DOC.
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Attorneys in ‘Innocent Man’ case spar over records missing for years

An attorney for Karl Fontenot said he believes the records may point the finger away from his client, as witness accounts never before seen by Fontenot’s attorneys offer descriptions that don’t match Fontenot as he appeared in 1984.
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Records: Juvenile detention center staff failed to follow protocol in teen’s death

Staff told investigators they were not trained to properly respond to the incident
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