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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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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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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Former Oklahoma probation officer under investigation on allegations of sexual misconduct

The former Oklahoma Department of Corrections probation and parole officer, who is now a Bartlesville police officer, has been accused by at least six women — four of whom were on probation and under his supervision at the time — of sending inappropriate text messages, pictures and requests for sexual favors, though he has yet to be arrested or charged.
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Six weeks after allegedly shooting at law enforcement, no charges have been filed in the case

It's unclear why the case against Alfred Hill has stalled. The prosecutor assigned to the case said he hasn't received any information from the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, even though the shooting happened six weeks ago.
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Bixby teen killed by police was ‘not a threat,’ attorney says

An attorney for the family said 16-year-old Logan Simpson was shot in the side as he drove away from a Bixby officer, proving the teen was not attempting to run over the officer at the time of the shooting.
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