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Judge denies Oklahoma death row inmate's request for stay

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday denied a death row inmate's request for a stay of execution, paving the way for him to receive a lethal injection next month. Bigler Stouffer II, 79, and his attorneys argued that the state's current...

 

Judge exonerates Missouri man convicted in 3 killings

A Kansas City man who has been jailed for more than 40 years for three murders was wrongfully convicted in 1979 and will be released, a Missouri judge ruled Tuesday. Kevin Strickland, 62, has always maintained that he was home watching television...

 

Ex-Kansas officer who sued sheriff's deputy killed by police

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A former Kansas police detective, who last year sued a sheriff's deputy for running over him in a rural field, has been fatally shot by a police officer in Kansas City after disarming another officer and pointing the...

 

Suspect in 6 killings pleads not guilty to federal charge

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A man accused of killing four people in the St. Louis area and two in a Kansas suburb of Kansas City has pleaded not guilty to a federal gun charge. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that 26-year-old Perez Deshay Reed entered...

 

EXPLAINER: The Missouri law that led to Strickland decision

LIBERTY, Mo. (AP) — A judge's decision on Tuesday to release longtime inmate Kevin Strickland, of Kansas City, was made possible by a new Missouri law intended to free people who were imprisoned for crimes they didn't commit. Strickland, 62, was...

 

Kansas to help workers resist Biden's COVID vaccine mandates

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas will soon make it easy for workers to claim religious exemptions from COVID-19 vaccine requirements and promise unemployment benefits to people who are fired after refusing the shots, joining other states in resisting fed...

 

Widow frustrated by lack of progress in hit-and-run case

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas widow says she's still waiting for answers, more than 40 days after her husband was fatally struck in a hit-and-run accident outside of Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. Steven and Laurie Hickle of...

 

Missing the point: Man in Germany drives to driving test

BERLIN (AP) — A man in Germany has discovered the hard way that it's best to get a driving license first before trying to use it. Police in Bergheim, near Cologne, said Tuesday that the 37-year-old drove himself to his driving test, parking an...

 

'Mama, are you OK?' In Waukesha, minutes of terror recounted

Hours before it started, they were already there — people sitting on lawn chairs or wrapped in blankets, awaiting an event the city's mayor described as straight out of Norman Rockwell. The Waukesha Christmas Parade, a tradition in its Milwaukee...

 

World Cup host Qatar used ex-CIA officer to spy on FIFA

WASHINGTON (AP) — The tiny Arab nation of Qatar has for years employed a former CIA officer to help spy on soccer officials as part of a no-expense-spared effort to win and hold on to the 2022 World Cup tournament, an investigation by The...

 

Jury awards $25M in damages for Unite the Right violence

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A jury ordered white nationalist leaders and organizations to pay more than $25 million in damages Tuesday over violence that erupted during the deadly 2017 Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville. After a nearly monthl...

 

Fighting gas prices, US to release 50 million barrels of oil

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Tuesday ordered a record-setting 50 million barrels of oil released from America's strategic reserve to help bring down energy costs, in coordination with other major energy consuming nations, including...

 

Jury gets case of white men charged in Ahmaud Arbery's death

BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — The case of three white men charged with murder in the killing of Ahmaud Arbery went to the jury Tuesday after a trial in which prosecutors argued that the defendants provoked the fatal confrontation and defense attorneys...

 

Waukesha parade suspect due in court, charges coming

The suspect in a Christmas parade crash in suburban Milwaukee that killed five people was due in court Tuesday where five homicide charges were expected to be filed, a crime that can carry the stiffest penalty possible under Wisconsin law ...

 

UN nuclear watchdog chief presses for more access in Iran

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The head of the United Nations' atomic watchdog met Tuesday with Iranian officials to press for greater access in the Islamic Republic ahead of diplomatic talks restarting over Tehran's tattered nuclear deal with world powers....

 

Alfalfa County court filings

According to the affidavits and petitions on file, the following individuals have been charged. An individual is innocent of any charges listed below until proven guilty in a court of law. All information is a matter of public record and may be...

 

Alfalfa County real estate transactions

Real Estate Transfers Book 876 page 213: Jessy Lee Ferrell conveys unto Bo Allen Ferrell and Megan S. Ferrell: An undivided one-half interest in a tract located in the northwest quarter of section 3, township 27 north, range 11, WIM. Warranty deed....

 

Alfalfa County Sheriff's Office logs

Tuesday, November 16, 2021 During this day there were six traffic stops and two controlled burn. 6:28 a.m. – Report of a couple of guys walking around a site with flashlights. 3:24 p.m. – Report of two border collies at T.H. Rogers. Dogs were...

 

Woods County Commissioners disagree 2-1 on redistricting

Voices were raised and tempers flared during the Woods County Commissioners meeting Monday morning. The disagreement concerns the redistricting of the county based on 2020 census figures....

 

Candidate filing begins for board of education

Candidates for the board of education in nine Alfalfa County school districts will file Declarations of Candidacy beginning 8 a.m. Monday, Dec. 6, through Wednesday, Dec. 8, at 5 p.m. Kelly Stein, secretary of the Alfalfa County Election Board, said...

 

Alfalfa County commissioners hire Karen Parker for head janitorial and maintenance position

Commissioners in Alfalfa County convened a brief executive session Monday morning to discuss employment for a head janitorial/maintenance position. After reconvening, Marvin Woodall, Jay Hague and Mike Roach announced the hiring of Karen Parker. She...

 

Kiowa City Council, electrical surcharge to soon be removed, water project winterized

At the November meeting of the Kiowa City Council, City Administrator Sam Demel reported that the waterline replacement in town is 63 percent complete. The NOWAK crew has been winterizing the holes...

 

Carl's Capitol Comments

The Legislature convened in special session Nov. 15 to finalize the redistricting process. Legislative and congressional districts, by law, must be redrawn every ten years following the U.S. Census. The goal is to make sure each district has equal...

 

Alva man charged in Alfalfa County with lewd or indecent acts to a child

An Alva man has been charged in Alfalfa County in incidents that took place in 2018. On Nov. 17, Hunter Glen Priest, 23, of Alva, was charged with two counts of lewd or indecent acts to a child, with...

 

No. 7 Oklahoma St. will find out Big 12 title game opponent

Things to watch on the final weekend of the regular season in the Big 12 Conference: GAME OF THE WEEK No. 10 Oklahoma at No. 7 Oklahoma State. There could be an unprecedented double dose of Bedlam this season. Oklahoma State (10-1, 7-1, CFP No. 7)...

 

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