Mom of man accused in bombing sting say charges against son based on false information provided by paid informant

“The FBI, they knew. They raided our house with gun drawn—they had no clue what they did to us,"
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Company sues Tulsa auto dealership family, says it was ‘duped’ in $46 million purchase deal

The lawsuit alleges the defendants committed fraud, civil conspiracy, interference with contract and business relations, misappropriation of trade secrets, deceptive trade practices and numerous breaches of contract.
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FBI sting to foil Oklahoma City bomb plot based on informant with history of mental illness, protective orders and threats

With Elisens’ help, the FBI constructed an elaborate sting operation that involved Varnell building an inert bomb in a cargo van and parking it outside a bank building on a weekend when it was closed.
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‘Mixed bag of feelings:’ Back in the classroom, Tulsa teacher wishes walkout had continued

“What we’re doing now is we’re really going to start to support candidates who support education platforms,” Cherry said. “This is not over. Even though we’re not at the Capitol, it’s not over.”
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State could have new tests to nab drivers under the influence of marijuana by end of year

Cody McDonell, spokesman for the Oklahoma Highway Safety Office, said the state is working on a test that would allow law enforcement to swab the inside of a driver's mouth to detect the presence of marijuana. 
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Marine exposed as alleged organizer of deadly Charlottesville rally is graduate of Claremore High School

Michael Chesny was alleged in a recent Al Jazeera story as being the "neo-Nazi Tyrone" who helped organize the "Unite the Right" rally last year in Virginia.
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Only seven inmates have so far been let out of prison under DOC ‘supervised release’ plan

The plan, announced last fall, is intended to ease overcrowding in Oklahoma's overburdened prison system.
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Split between city and county over jail has some inmates spending time in two facilities

City officials say the new system of having two detention facilities located within blocks of each other has helped save taxpayer money
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Judge: Oklahoma Governor, Public Safety Commissioner broke state’s open records law

A lawsuit was filed in December 2014 against Fallin and then-Department of Public Safety Commissioner Michael Thompson by former Frontier editor Ziva Branstetter and the BH Media Group, owner of the Tulsa World.
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Estate of man who died in the Oklahoma County jail files wrongful death lawsuit

The state medical examiner's office stated in its investigation of Willis' death he died from blunt force trauma of his spine.
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