State officials investigate Oklahoma lake named for Tulsa Klansman

The Grand River Dam Authority will review the name lake named in honor of one of the founding members of the Ku Klux Klan.
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Speaking engagement for Robert Bates canceled after backlash, fear of protests

Bates, a former volunteer deputy who spent time in prison for killing an unarmed black man, was set to speak at a meeting Saturday held by a nonprofit prison reform group.
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Carter County Sheriff’s Office failed to report 2015 inmate death to state jail inspector

The state's jail inspector was unaware it did not investigate Michael Manos' death until questions from The Frontier.
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Facing suspension that could last months, future of beleaguered judge still up in the air

Ten days away from a possible suspension that could linger for months, Curtis DeLapp's immediate future is still unknown.
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Former Oklahoma halfway house inmate charged in Ardmore double homicide

Accused murderer Carlton Franklin denied involvement in the killings in a jailhouse interview with the The Frontier earlier this year.
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Rep. Mullin still holds stock in company at center of New York criminal case

“He still owns the stock and is not under investigation,” said Amy Lawrence, spokeswoman for Mullin’s office. Federal prosecutors announced this week that a New York Republican Congressman had been charged with allegedly dumping his holdings of that stock.
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Tell us your story about Oklahoma rehabs that use unpaid labor

We’re looking for more tips about rehabs that require unpaid labor in Oklahoma, and we want to hear from you.
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Court records: Carter County Jail ‘not equipped to provide’ help mentally ill man needed

Michael Manos' mother is urging a federal judge to allow a lawsuit to continue and deny requests from the former and current sheriff asking to dismiss it.
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150 new donors in 150 days? Let’s make it happen

There are 150 days left in 2018. Can we add 150 new donors in that timeframe? Why not?
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Washington County judge guilty of ‘gross neglect,’ ‘oppression in office,’ state Supreme Court Justice writes

The Frontier wrote about some of DeLapp's actions in March after the judge had ordered a woman jailed for six months without bond for allegedly talking outside of his courtroom.
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