By the time deadly riot rocked private prison, company that ran it had reaped millions in state tax dollars

While private prison company CCA reaped more than $2 million in taxpayer benefits, one of their prisons saw the deadliest riot in Oklahoma history. Meanwhile state prisons languished under financial difficulties.
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Jurors view video of Williams’ last hours in Tulsa’s jail

During the first day of testimony in a federal trial, jurors watched a 10 minute video of Elliott Williams trying to reach food and water as he lay paralyzed on the floor of his Tulsa jail cell.
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Jury selected in Elliott Williams case

The jury is made up of five women and five men. Attorneys clashed Wednesday over attempts by the defense to remove all three black jurors from the pool.
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Under court order, Scott Pruitt releases thousands of emails

Less than a week after Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt was confirmed to head the nation's Environmental Protection Agency, Pruitt released a batch of emails under court order to watchdog group Center for Media and Democracy.
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‘They treated him worse than a dog’

A civil rights trial gets underway in federal court in the 2011 death of Elliott Williams. His brother says Elliott deserves justice.
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Update: Mayor Bynum lays out his development plan for 71st Street and Riverside Drive

Should the City Council approve the resolutions Tuesday, the Tulsa Public Facilities Authority would vote on an amended agreement with URC Development on Thursday.
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Experts identified at least 10 Tulsa jail deaths since 2006 as possibly preventable

The 10 cases reviewed by The Frontier add up to one in three inmate deaths in the last decade that experts and medical records state might have been prevented with better care.
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Three images – and a few words – sum up flap over proposed development at 71st St. and Riverside Drive

Mayor G.T. Bynum pitches his development plan for the southwest corner of 71st Street and Riverside Drive to city councilors Tuesday. The public meeting is at 10 a.m. in City Council chambers.
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Council to meet Tuesday to vote on commercial development at 71st Street and Riverside Drive

City councilors are scheduled to vote on a proposal to abandon nearly nine acres of park land on the southwest corner of 71st Street and Riverside Drive and to endorse a proposed commercial development on the site that could include the state’s first REI store.
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TCSO attorneys: Jurors shouldn’t see Elliott Williams’ videotaped death

Attorneys for the Tulsa County Sheriff's Office asserted the video actually failed to capture Williams moving around, eating and drinking despite his apparent paralysis.
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