Judge allows some additional discovery in “Innocent Man” case, but denies request to depose alternate suspect

Ward’s attorneys also asked the court for permission to subpoena a photo array lineup provided to witnesses by police, documents from the OSBI regarding separate unsolved convenience store abductions that took place in the region the year before Haraway’s disappearance.
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Despite progress, Oklahoma’s hepatitis C problem goes largely untreated in prisons

Since July 1, only 243 inmates — or about 8 percent of those affected — have received drugs that could cure the disease, according to data provided by the Oklahoma Department of Corrections.
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‘Largest single-day commutation in nation’s history’ expected to take place in Oklahoma next month

Thanks to new state law, Oklahoma Pardon and Parole Board Executive Director Steve Bickley expects more than 400 inmates to pass through expedited commutation process Nov. 1.
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Bartlesville family copes with questions, loss, following fatal officer-involved shooting

A Bartlesville family has questioned the police narrative and what they feel is the secrecy surrounding the June 1 officer-involved shooting of Thomas Goodeyes Gay.
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Oklahoma City PD is changing the way it investigates rape following a botched case

Connie Williams's sexual assault complaint wasn't investigated for seven years.  
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‘Radical Islam’ training course for Oklahoma police removed and changes made to CLEET’s ‘accreditation’ process

The changes came following a Frontier story that showed CLEET, Oklahoma's law enforcement training agency, was not truly accrediting classes it promoted to officers.
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Judge rules against state’s attempt to keep Karl Fontenot behind bars

Fewer than 80 days remain before Fontenot, one of the defendants in the ‘Innocent Man’ case, must be released from prison or granted a new trial
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Oklahoma’s opioid trial is over, but legal battles against drug companies persist

More than 60 Oklahoma cities, counties and tribes are in the midst of litigation with drug companies such as Purdue Pharma and Johnson & Johnson in federal court.
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Judge: Lawsuit over forced labor at chicken plants can move forward

An Oklahoma work camp claimed to offer help for people struggling with addiction, but instead required long work days for no pay at a poultry plant. The program kept injured workers’ compensation payments. 
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State appeals judge’s order in “Innocent Man” case

The Attorney General's Office also requested a stay of U.S. District Judge James H. Payne's order requiring the state to either permanently release Karl Fontenot or hold a new trial for him within 120 days.
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