As testimony continues, trial in Michael Manos’ death hits a few snags

Jailers at the Carter County jail declined to send Michael Manos to the hospital just four days before he died in his cell, a former paramedic testified Wednesday.
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Carter Co. jail didn’t train staff on medical protocols, former deputy testifies

The former detention deputy testified another deputy found Manos unresponsive while passing out medication to inmates. The deputy nudged Manos with his foot before continuing to pass out medicine to other inmates. He did not alert other staff until he was finished.
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Following teen’s death, state agency recommends Oklahoma County Jail change its suicide prevention policies

The death of 16-year old John Leroy Daniel Applegate raised questions about the oversight of juveniles awaiting trial at county jails in the state.
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Mental health experts: Mental health just one piece of larger mass shooting puzzle

While state politicians have said the key to stopping mass shootings is an increase in mental health funding, mental health experts say the issue is more nuanced.
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Survey: Tell us about your experience with maternal health care in Oklahoma

Your answers will help us learn more about what works in the system and what doesn't. It takes about three minutes to fill out. 
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Ardmore refinery sues chemical manufacturers for toxic ‘forever chemical’

The lawsuit accuses the companies of product liability for defective design, product liability for failure to warn, negligence, gross negligence, fraud and deceit, breach of warranties, unjust enrichment and violation of the Oklahoma Consumer Protection Act.
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As opioid crisis surged, state pharmacy board member had the busiest pharmacy in Tulsa County

The pharmacy, Spoon Drug, sits in a small shopping center just off the Sand Springs Expressway next to a Taco Bueno and a nail salon. It is owned and operated by James “Jim” Spoon, a longtime member of the state’s pharmacy board and current Sand Springs mayor.
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Oklahoma’s largest private prison plagued by gang violence and lockdowns

“What’s happening out there is just ugly,” Former Oklahoma DOC director Joe Allbaugh said. “There’s no other way to describe it."
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Trucker who died of pneumonia in Atoka Co. Jail told police he was sick, video shows

Michael James Hoeppner was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving and died from pneumonia in jail. He had told an arresting officer — at least twice — that he was sick.
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Cell by Cell: Suspected of driving drunk, a long-haul trucker died in jail—but he actually had pneumonia

Michael Hoeppner wasn't high or drunk — just deathly ill. He died in an Oklahoma jail without medical treatment.
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