‘Immigrant rights are human rights:’ Protesters ask county to end ICE contract

“Every human, by virtue of just being human, is entitled to a dignified life. That, my friends, is a moral imperative,” Jorge Roman-Romero said.
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Audit counts almost 7,000 untested rape kits in Oklahoma

As of Feb. 16, the state tallied a total of 6,670 untested rape kits, according to data provided by the Oklahoma Attorney General's Office.
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Headed to Tulsa to advocate for medical marijuana, Colorado scholar, activist instead arrested by OHP

The trooper reported finding a large quantity of marijuana in the rental vehicle, but Regina Nelson said she felt targeted by law enforcement because of her Colorado license plate.
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Following criminal justice reform, felony drug distribution cases on the rise in some parts of Oklahoma

Criminal justice reform advocate Kris Steele has long been concerned that some prosecutors would do an end-around the state’s new misdemeanor drug possession law by charging more people with felony drug distribution instead.
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Medical board issues emergency order suspending Tulsa doctor’s license

The emergency order alleges Dr. Christopher Moses overprescribed controlled substances and the state's chief medical examiner linked 10 deaths to medication he prescribed. 
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Frontier editor Dylan Goforth goes on OETA to discuss story on alleged domestic violence by Preston Doerflinger

On Monday, The Frontier posted a story detailing two incidents in 2012 where it was alleged Preston Doerflinger — Oklahoma Finance Secretary as well as the interim Commissioner of the Oklahoma State Department of Health — had acted violently toward his then-wife. Less than 24 hours later, Doerflinger was out
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Private law firm to represent state prison system in lawsuit by Tulsa County after AG’s office withdraws

The Oklahoma Department of Corrections opted to hire a private law firm in the $11 million lawsuit after Attorney General Mike Hunter issued an opinion on jail costs "which conflicted with the position of DOC."
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Prior spousal assault allegations surface against Gov. Fallin cabinet member

The reports, taken by Tulsa police in 2012, show Preston Doerflinger's now ex-wife told officers Doerflinger choked her twice during an argument and took a phone away from her as she dialed 911.
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Lawmakers, advocates aim to continue rape kit reform this legislative session

A proposed bill would aim to streamline the process of testing rape kits and create a system to track how they're being tested and the outcome of cases that involve sexual assault.
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For some law enforcement agencies, audit of untested rape kits a daunting task

Tulsa Police Department so far has audited five years that span through 2010 to 2016 and found 680 untested rape kits.
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