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Lawsuit filed to stop city's medical marijuana regulations

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — An attorney has filed a lawsuit seeking to stop a Tulsa suburb from adopting new regulations on medical marijuana, like permit fees for dispensaries and restrictions on growing the plant. The petition filed Tuesday in Tulsa...

 

Oklahoma agency seeks to keep pursuit policy secret

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — The Oklahoma Department of Public Safety has requested a district judge empty the courtroom for testimony on the state Highway Patrol's pursuit policy in a felony murder trial involving a state trooper's death. The department's...

 

Pam Henry, last March of Dimes national poster child, dies

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Pam Henry, who was stricken with polio at the age of 14 months and went on to become the March of Dimes' last national poster child and an Oklahoma City broadcaster, has died. Close friend and former broadcaster Don Sherry...

 

Man who assisted wounded Oklahoma killer pleads guilty

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma City man has pleaded guilty to helping a wounded man who had killed two people and shot two police officers nearly two years ago. The Oklahoman reports that 36-year-old Danny Roach pleaded guilty Monday to...

 

Oklahoma City mayor proclaims Oct. 8 Indigenous People's Day

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma City Mayor David Holt has proclaimed Oct. 8 as Indigenous People's Day, adding the city to dozens around the nation that acknowledge Native Americans on the day known nationally as Columbus Day. At least three...

 

Police say adult, not child shot man while playing with gun

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a man who thought he and a child were playing with toy guns accidentally shot another man in a Wichita home. Wichita police initially said a child had fired the gun. But on Tuesday afternoon officer Charlie...

 

Kansas teacher arrested on sex-related charge

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — A man who abruptly resigned from the Shawnee City Council after being placed on leave from his teaching job has been arrested and charged with having sexual relations with a student. Thirty-three-year-old Justin Adrian was...

 

Kansas Board of Regents seeks $25M for financial aid program

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Board of Regents is seeking $25 million from state lawmakers to fund a financial aid program for college students. The board's budget request is part of a plan to funnel up to $50 million into need-based financial a...

 

Washburn to honor Bob Dole with dedication of bronze statue

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Washburn University will dedicate a statue to former U.S. Sen. Bob Dole to celebrate his life of public service. Dole, who is 95, plans to attend the dedication ceremony Friday in Topeka along with his wife, Elizabeth. Dole...

 

2 Kansas men take plea deal in Missouri robbery, killing

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Two Kansas men have reached plea deals in a deadly southwest Missouri robbery. The Joplin Globe reports that 21-year-old Brock Robinson and 20-year-old Azaiah Forester agreed to testify against a third man, Erik Jones,...

 

Rural Riley County had $1.35 million in damage during flood

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — A flood on Labor Day caused $1.35 million in damage in rural Riley County. County emergency management director Pat Collins told county commissioners during their Monday meeting that 28 homes outside of Manhattan were...

 

Davids fund-raising event at iconic gay bar in New York City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — An iconic gay bar in New York City is hosting a fund-raising event for a Democratic Kansas congressional district candidate. The Stonewall Inn will host the event Tuesday for Sharice Davids, a gay Native American, who is...

 

Democrats accuse Kansas GOP of illegal coordination with PAC

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas Democratic official has filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission alleging that the state Republican party illegally coordinated with a super PAC in the state's 3rd congressional district. The complaint...

 

Couple convicted in torture, killing of Wichita man

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A couple has been convicted of participating in the torture and killing of a Wichita man over $185 in missing drug money. The Wichita Eagle reports that Jeff and Heidi Hillard were found guilty Monday in Sedgwick County of...

 

Texas school official suspended over profane tweet to lawyer

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — A private school in North Texas has suspended an administrator who posted a profane online message criticizing the attorney who represents porn actress Stormy Daniels. The Oakridge School in Arlington said in a statement...

 

Suicide ruled out in death of Colorado football player

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — Police say a gunshot wound that killed a Colorado college football player wasn't self-inflicted but aren't releasing many details about the shooting. Twenty-one-year-old Brett Ojiyi was shot Saturday at a home near...

 

Colorado school district to pay $11.5M to sex crime victims

AURORA, Colo. (AP) — A suburban Denver school district has agreed to an $11.5 million settlement after a middle school teacher acknowledged having inappropriate sexual contact with several students, district officials said Monday. The settlement...

 

Parts of Texas facing army worms amid cool, wet September

WACO, Texas (AP) — Some Central Texas farmers are starting this fall with a war against an intense pest outbreak. The Waco Tribune-Herald reports over the weekend, the nonprofit World Hunger Relief Inc. farm in Elm Mott lost more than 2,500...

 

Priest accused of child sex abuse behind bars pending trial

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A former New Mexico priest who fled the U.S. decades ago amid allegations of child sex abuse will await trial behind bars, a federal judge decided Tuesday, as his accusers in the audience applauded. Defense attorney Samuel...

 

Board of Corrections unanimously approves resolutions for ODOC facility improvements, potential new prison construction

OKLAHOMA CITY – The Board of Corrections unanimously approved separate resolutions on Thursday, one relating to state bonds for facility improvements, and the second addressing possible construction of new state prisons. The approvals, which came...

 

Storms dump record rain in Oklahoma and cause death in Texas

DALLAS (AP) — A storm system dumped record amounts of rain in parts of Oklahoma and caused flooding in Texas, including in the Dallas area, where floodwaters swept a man from a bridge to his death near the University of Texas' campus in nearby...

 

Ex-Oklahoma officer drops lawsuit in fatal officer shooting

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A former Tulsa County sheriff's major who says he was made a scapegoat in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man by a white volunteer deputy has dropped his lawsuit against the former sheriff. Court documents first reported...

 

Director: Kansas stem cell research center needs more money

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A stem cell research facility at the University of Kansas Medical Center needs more money, not more space, according to the center's new director. Sunil Abhyankar, an oncologist who specializes in blood cancers, was...

 

Colorado student, football player dies in shooting

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado university says a member of its football team has died and police are investigating the man's shooting death. The Grand Junction Police Department says the shooting happened just after midnight Saturday at a...

 

Companies taking the future of IT services to the skies

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Two New Mexico companies are hoping to use solar-powered, fixed wing unmanned aerial vehicles to create a service that gathers data from the sky. Wildflower International's CEO Kimberly deCastro sees the future of information...

 

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