Attorneys for ‘The Innocent Man’ defendant claim city, police did not disclose hundreds of pages of evidence

Attorneys for Karl Fontenot are asking for sanctions against those they claim did not disclose more than 300 pages of potentially "exculpatory evidence" to their client.
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Sentence commuted for Oklahoma woman featured in reporting on female incarceration rates

Board member Allen McCall said this week he believed Robyn Allen’s sentence was excessive. At one point he and other pardon and parole board members wondered if they were looking at the right paperwork.
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The link between domestic violence and police shootings

At least half of the men who were shot by police officers in Oklahoma last year had detailed histories of alleged domestic violence, and researchers are increasingly seeing a link between domestic violence and police shootings.
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Informant takes the witness stand in Oklahoma City bomb sting trial

The FBI paid a man more than $23,000 to participate in sting operation against accused bomb maker Jerry Drake Varnell, according to testimony in a federal trial on Wednesday.
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Grand River Dam Authority Police to get body, vehicle and boat cameras

The GRDA’s board of directors unanimously approved a $476,295 contract for the devices with body camera manufacturer WatchGuard during the board’s regular meeting on Wednesday in Tulsa.
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The employment of a Tulsa County employee with alleged KKK ties? ‘Our hands are tied.’

"Our hands are tied,” County Commissioner Karen Keith said. “There’s just not much Tulsa County can do.”
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UPDATED: Group accuses Tulsa County Court Clerk employee of Ku Klux Klan ties

“I do not in any way condone or believe that discrimination, based on race, religion or sex, has any place within the workspace," Tulsa County Court Clerk Donald Newberry wrote in an email. "At the same time, I and all that work for this office, have taken an oath to uphold the Constitution, part of which is the protection of free speech."
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Cell by Cell: Tracking every jail death in Oklahoma

The Frontier is tracking every jail death in Oklahoma in 2019. We hope to uncover more about how and why people die in Oklahoma jails. 
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Oklahoma is approaching its trial date with Purdue, but it’s unclear how much the state is seeking in damages

If Oklahoma's case continues on its course to go to trial in May, eyes will be on the state. The case would be the first to go to trial among the hundreds of opioid lawsuits pending in state and federal courts across the country.
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Most prosecutors saw increase last year in forfeited cash and property, though total statewide seizures decreased

The Tulsa County District Attorney’s Office more than doubled the amount of cash and property it seized during Fiscal Year 2018, taking nearly $1.2 million last year.
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