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The Bryan County Regional Juvenile Detention Center is closed pending a state investigation. (KTEN) The Bryan County Regional Juvenile Detention Center is closed pending a state investigation. (KTEN)

Bryan County juvenile center under investigation Video included

The Office of Juvenile Affairs told KTEN the facility has closed because they are actively investigating contract and licensing violations.

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Hot weather is intensifying hold on much of East, Central US

(AP Photo/Eduardo Munoz Alvarez). The sun rises over New York City and the Empire State Building while a man sprays water at Pier A on Saturday, July 20, 2019 in Hoboken, N.J. Temperatures in the high 90s are forecast for Saturday and Sunday with a hea... (AP Photo/Eduardo Munoz Alvarez). The sun rises over New York City and the Empire State Building while a man sprays water at Pier A on Saturday, July 20, 2019 in Hoboken, N.J. Temperatures in the high 90s are forecast for Saturday and Sunday with a hea...
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The National Weather Service is warning a large swath of the U.S. of hot weather this weekend. More>>

More Vietnam vets qualify for Agent Orange benefits

It's been a long battle for "blue water" Navy personnel and everyone who was fighting for them.

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Sherman police get to work on new training center

Demolition work is underway on the site of the new Sherman police training facility. (KTEN) Demolition work is underway on the site of the new Sherman police training facility. (KTEN)

Approved by the city just a couple of weeks ago, demolition work on the site is already in full swing.

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Oklahoma governor requests audit of Epic Charter Schools

The move comes in the wake of an embezzlement probe involving the school's co-founders.

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Unique Denison pool getting national exposure

This Denison swimming pool on the shore of Lake Texoma will be featured on HGTV. (KTEN) This Denison swimming pool on the shore of Lake Texoma will be featured on HGTV. (KTEN)

"Anytime you have a swimming pool by a lake, it just screams 'negative edge' pool," said Rodney Allison, owner of Allison Pools.

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Texas governor celebrates 'Chick-fil-A' legislation

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott publicly signs SB 1978 on July 18, 2019. (Twitter/@GregAbbott_TX) Texas Gov. Greg Abbott publicly signs SB 1978 on July 18, 2019. (Twitter/@GregAbbott_TX)

The law bans government officials from discriminating against companies that donate to religious organizations.

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Parents told they could lose kids over unpaid school lunches

The Wyoming Valley West School District issued this written threat concerning overdue lunch bills. (WBRE via NBC News) The Wyoming Valley West School District issued this written threat concerning overdue lunch bills. (WBRE via NBC News)

A Pennsylvania school district is warning that children could end up in foster care if their parents do not pay overdue school lunch bills.

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Deemed dangerous, Epstein denied bail in sex abuse case

(Uma Sanghvi/Palm Beach Post via AP, File). FILE - In this July 30, 2008, file photo, Jeffrey Epstein, center, appears in court in West Palm Beach, Fla.  At the center of Epstein's secluded New Mexico ranch sits a sprawling residence the financier buil... (Uma Sanghvi/Palm Beach Post via AP, File). FILE - In this July 30, 2008, file photo, Jeffrey Epstein, center, appears in court in West Palm Beach, Fla. At the center of Epstein's secluded New Mexico ranch sits a sprawling residence the financier buil...
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A federal judge in New York is set to announce whether the financier Jeffrey Epstein is granted bail while he awaits trial on new charges that he got sexual favors from underage girls. public. More>>

Trump disavows 'send her back' cry, Omar stands defiant

(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). President Donald Trump gestures to the crowd as he arrives to speak at a campaign rally at Williams Arena in Greenville, N.C., Wednesday, July 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). President Donald Trump gestures to the crowd as he arrives to speak at a campaign rally at Williams Arena in Greenville, N.C., Wednesday, July 17, 2019.
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Some in GOP chastise Trump rally's cries to 'send her back'. More>>

OHP troopers shoot, kill fleeing driver in McAlester Video included

"Shots were ultimately fired by Patrol personnel and the driver of the fleeing vehicle was struck and pronounced dead," the Oklahoma Highway Patrol said in a written statement.

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Play it safe in the summer sun Video included

Parents and kids should be aware of summer heat dangers at the playground. (KTEN) Parents and kids should be aware of summer heat dangers at the playground. (KTEN)

There a few things you can do to help keep your children — and yourself — safe while engaged in outdoor activities. 

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Johnston County 'hope box' is living tribute to beloved child Video included

Cassiel's Hope Box in Tishomingo was established in memory of Cassiel Jones, who died on Easter Sunday. (KTEN) Cassiel's Hope Box in Tishomingo was established in memory of Cassiel Jones, who died on Easter Sunday. (KTEN)

Monique Jones lost her 4-year-old daughter Cassiel on Easter Sunday when she was hit by a car backing out of a driveway.

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Take two: Sherman medical facility gets new tenant Video included

Trusted ER will open in the space formerly occupied by another free-standing emergency room in Sherman. (KTEN) Trusted ER will open in the space formerly occupied by another free-standing emergency room in Sherman. (KTEN)

After nearly one year of sitting vacant, a free-standing emergency room at the Sherman Crossroads development is re-opening under new ownership.

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Prehistoric times at The Sherman Museum Video included

A dinosaur fossil on display at The Sherman Museum. (KTEN) A dinosaur fossil on display at The Sherman Museum. (KTEN)

The Dino Days 2019 event features fossils and even a T-Rex named "Bill."

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Trump: US warship fires on Iranian drone Video included

The USS Boxer (left) in the Arabian Sea on July 14, 2019. (U.S. Navy Photo/Spc. 2nd Class Curtis D. Spencer) The USS Boxer (left) in the Arabian Sea on July 14, 2019. (U.S. Navy Photo/Spc. 2nd Class Curtis D. Spencer)

The president said Thursday afternoon this is the latest "hostile" action by Iran.

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Crash near Maysville kills two drivers

Investigators said an eastbound pickup truck crossed the center line on State Highway 19 and hit a westbound sedan late Wednesday night.

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Trump blasts 4 congresswomen; crowd roars, 'Send her back!'

(AP Photo/Alex Brandon). President Donald Trump speaks with reporters on the South Lawn of the White House before departing, Wednesday, July 17, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon). President Donald Trump speaks with reporters on the South Lawn of the White House before departing, Wednesday, July 17, 2019, in Washington.
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President Donald Trump is heading south to rally supporters in North Carolina amid a verbal battle with four Democratic congresswomen he said should leave America if they don't like the country. More>>

The Latest: 33 die in fire set at Kyoto animation studio

(Kyodo News via AP). Firefighters work as smoke billows from a three-story building of Kyoto Animation in a fire in Kyoto, western Japan, Thursday, July 18, 2019. Kyoto prefectural police said the fire broke out Thursday morning after a man burst into ... (Kyodo News via AP). Firefighters work as smoke billows from a three-story building of Kyoto Animation in a fire in Kyoto, western Japan, Thursday, July 18, 2019. Kyoto prefectural police said the fire broke out Thursday morning after a man burst into ...
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A Japanese fire official says at least 12 people are presumed dead and more could be missing after they were trapped by fire at a popular animation production studio in Kyoto. More>>

Missing Sherman girl found safe in Colorado

The Park County Sheriff's Office said 16-year-old Emma Stokes of Sherman ran away from a foster care home in Pine Junction, Colorado, on July 7, 2019. (Courtesy Park County Sheriff's Office) The Park County Sheriff's Office said 16-year-old Emma Stokes of Sherman ran away from a foster care home in Pine Junction, Colorado, on July 7, 2019. (Courtesy Park County Sheriff's Office)

According to Colorado authorities and a family friend, Emma Stokes and her friend Anna Frankman, both 16, have been found safe.

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Artists add color to Denison back alleys Video included

This new mural is the latest addition to Denison's Music Alley. (KTEN) This new mural is the latest addition to Denison's Music Alley. (KTEN)

"We love to create art," said mural artist Jodi Castelli. "We love the process of creating art, and we get to beautify the city while doing it."

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Safety initiative is top priority for Lake Texoma Video included

A new safety initiative is planned for Lake Texoma visitors. (KTEN) A new safety initiative is planned for Lake Texoma visitors. (KTEN)

Three people have already drowned at Lake Texoma this summer.

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Community Forum heralds progress in Ardmore Video included

The 2019 Community Forum reviewed progress in Ardmore. (KTEN) The 2019 Community Forum reviewed progress in Ardmore. (KTEN)

"We're looking forward to some new businesses coming here this year," Mayor John Moore said.

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Texoma teachers get training to connect with students Video included

Educators from across south central Oklahoma met in Durant on July 17, 2019. (KTEN) Educators from across south central Oklahoma met in Durant on July 17, 2019. (KTEN)

"We know that many of our children have experienced some neglect or abuse. or their parents might be struggling with incarceration or addiction," state education chief Joy Hofmeister said.

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Firefighters battle blazing Texoma heat Video included

Firefighters make special preparations to deal with oppressive heat. (KTEN) Firefighters make special preparations to deal with oppressive heat. (KTEN)

"The preparation really goes on constantly during this time of year," said Sherman Fire Department Assistant Chief Chris Olson.

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Help others beat the heat, join our Fan Club Video included

KTEN is teaming up with Texoma's Rock Station, 92.7 KTRX, to provide heat relief for our neediest neighbors.

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Probe: Oklahoma virtual charter founders embezzled millions

Investigators allege the founders of Oklahoma's largest virtual charter school embezzled millions of dollars in state funds through an illegal scheme involving the use of "ghost students."

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Missing girl's mom urges action from sheriff Video included

Gary and Emma Stokes went online to appeal for more help in finding their missing daughter. (Facebook) Gary and Emma Stokes went online to appeal for more help in finding their missing daughter. (Facebook)

The mother of 16-year-old Emma Stokes made an emotional Facebook video appeal Wednesday for a Colorado sheriff to enlist additional help in the search for the Sherman teen.

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Crowded Ardmore shelter offers adoption incentives Video included

Ardmore Animal Care is offering cats for a $5 adoption fee on July 17, 2019. (KTEN) Ardmore Animal Care is offering cats for a $5 adoption fee on July 17, 2019. (KTEN)

Like many Texoma animal shelters, Ardmore Animal Care has seen an increase in the number of pets it has taken in.

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Makeover nears completion at Ardmore shopping center

Thompson Square's makeover is almost complete. (KTEN) Thompson Square's makeover is almost complete. (KTEN)

"We've been doing those updates that are necessary to make sure we're offering our tenants a quality product," said Thompson Square property manager James Thompson.

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Big 12 Media Days: 5 pm Tuesday update

KTEN's Remi Monaghan reports from AT&T Stadium in Arlington with an update from Day 2 of the Big 12 Media Days.

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A lesson in lawn care for Denison youngsters

Youngsters at the Boys & Girls Club of Denison got a lesson in lawn care. (KTEN) Youngsters at the Boys & Girls Club of Denison got a lesson in lawn care. (KTEN)

Don't let the kids complain about having "nothing to do" this summer.

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Trail proposed for Sherman elementary students

A new trail would mean a safer commute for Sory Elemtary School students. (KTEN) A new trail would mean a safer commute for Sory Elemtary School students. (KTEN)

The trail would create a passage through Baker Park for Sory Elementary School students.

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Searing heat puts a strain on your tires

You're more likely to see evidence of tire failure along highways during the hot weather months. (KTEN) You're more likely to see evidence of tire failure along highways during the hot weather months. (KTEN)

As the mercury climbs, you can count on seeing more tire debris along roads and highways.

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Family seeks justice after road rage death Video included

The family of crash victim Shelley Mayo remains stunned after the road rage crash that took her life. (KTEN) The family of crash victim Shelley Mayo remains stunned after the road rage crash that took her life. (KTEN)

"The man that is responsible for it... I want justice. That's all I want," said Iona Pettit, who witnessed her mother's death in a head-on crash near Durant on Saturday.

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Big 12 Media Days: Midday Tuesday update

KTEN's Remi Monaghan reports from AT&T Stadium in Arlington with an update from Day 2 of the Big 12 Media Days.

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Churches jump into action with threat of immigration sweeps

(Abel Uribe/Chicago Tribune via AP). Thousands of people, including immigrants and their supporters, rally against President Trump's immigration policies as they march from Daley Plaza to the Chicago field office of Immigration and Customs Enforcement,... (Abel Uribe/Chicago Tribune via AP). Thousands of people, including immigrants and their supporters, rally against President Trump's immigration policies as they march from Daley Plaza to the Chicago field office of Immigration and Customs Enforcement,...
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The Trump administration's nationwide crackdown on immigrants is expected to begin this weekend, targeting migrant families in cities across the country. More>>

Oklahoma AG calls company 'kingpin' in state's opioid crisis

(AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, Pool). Judge Thad Balkman listens to a defense attorney during the last day of testimony in Oklahoma's ongoing opioid drug lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson Friday, July 12, 2019, in Norman, Okla. Closing arguments are schedu... (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, Pool). Judge Thad Balkman listens to a defense attorney during the last day of testimony in Oklahoma's ongoing opioid drug lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson Friday, July 12, 2019, in Norman, Okla. Closing arguments are schedu...
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Closing arguments are scheduled to begin in Oklahoma's case against Johnson & Johnson alleging the consumer products giant and its subsidiaries helped fuel the state's opioid crisis. More>>

Final blast of torrential rains unleashed by weakened Barry

(Henrietta Wildsmith/The Shreveport Times via AP). A man tries to bike through the flooding from the rains of storm Barry on LA Hwy 675 in New Iberia, La., Sunday, July 14, 2019. Tropical Depression Barry dumped rain as it slowly swept inland through G... (Henrietta Wildsmith/The Shreveport Times via AP). A man tries to bike through the flooding from the rains of storm Barry on LA Hwy 675 in New Iberia, La., Sunday, July 14, 2019. Tropical Depression Barry dumped rain as it slowly swept inland through G...
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Tropical Depression Barry dumped rain and stoked fears of flooding, tornadoes and prolonged power outages in Louisiana and Mississippi. More>>

Women urge jail until trial for Epstein as judge weighs bail

(Florida Department of Law Enforcement via AP, File). FILE - This July 25, 2013, file image provided by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement shows financier Jeffrey Epstein. Federal prosecutors, preparing for a bail fight Monday, July 15, 2019, sa... (Florida Department of Law Enforcement via AP, File). FILE - This July 25, 2013, file image provided by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement shows financier Jeffrey Epstein. Federal prosecutors, preparing for a bail fight Monday, July 15, 2019, sa...
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Federal prosecutors say several more women have contacted them since financier Jeffrey Epstein's arrest to say they were abused by him when they were underage. More>>

Trump digs in on racist tweets: 'Many people agree with me'

(Nick Wagner/Austin American-Statesman via AP, File). FILE - In this May 18, 2019, file photo, Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., speaks during the fourth annual Citywide Iftar Dinner in Austin, Texas. In tweets Sunday, President Donald Trump portrays the lawma... (Nick Wagner/Austin American-Statesman via AP, File). FILE - In this May 18, 2019, file photo, Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., speaks during the fourth annual Citywide Iftar Dinner in Austin, Texas. In tweets Sunday, President Donald Trump portrays the lawma...
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Trump says 4 congresswomen of color should go back to their "broken and crime infested" countries, but all are U.S. citizens and only one is foreign-born. More>>

Calls for investigations after power restored in Manhattan

(AP Photo/Michael Owens). Screens in Times Square are black during a widespread power outage, Saturday, July 13, 2019, in the Manhattan borough of New York. Authorities say a transformer fire caused a power outage in Manhattan and left businesses witho... (AP Photo/Michael Owens). Screens in Times Square are black during a widespread power outage, Saturday, July 13, 2019, in the Manhattan borough of New York. Authorities say a transformer fire caused a power outage in Manhattan and left businesses witho...
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A massive power outage on a hot Saturday night packed the streets of Manhattan with people using cellphones as flashlights amid bumper-to-bumper traffic and a cacophony of sirens and honks. More>>

OHP: Fatal crash near Durant was 'intentional strike' Video included

Ralph McEnnerney faces two counts of murder after what state police called a road rage incident on US 70 near Durant on July 13, 2019. (OHP Lt. Scott Hampton/KTEN) Ralph McEnnerney faces two counts of murder after what state police called a road rage incident on US 70 near Durant on July 13, 2019. (OHP Lt. Scott Hampton/KTEN)

Oklahoma state troopers say a driver pushed another driver left of center on Saturday evening, resulting in a head-on crash with a third vehicle.

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Big 12 Media Days: 5 pm Monday update

KTEN's Brendan Agans has an update from Day 1 of the Big 12 Media Days at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.  Recorded at 5:15 p.m. Monday.

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Search for runaway Sherman teen enters second week Video included

The Park County Sheriff's Office said 16-year-old Emma Stokes of Sherman ran away from a foster care home in Pine Junction, Colorado, on July 7, 2019. (Courtesy Park County Sheriff's Office) The Park County Sheriff's Office said 16-year-old Emma Stokes of Sherman ran away from a foster care home in Pine Junction, Colorado, on July 7, 2019. (Courtesy Park County Sheriff's Office)

Authorities say Emma Stokes, 16, left a foster care home near Denver with another girl on July 7.

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Denison ISD continues work to address overcrowding Video included

The Denison ISD is looking at expansion plans at Mayes Elementary School. (KTEN) The Denison ISD is looking at expansion plans at Mayes Elementary School. (KTEN)

The Denison Independent School District continues to look at options to relieve capacity issues at Mayes and Hyde Park elementary schools.

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Trump marks Apollo 11 anniversary by meeting its astronauts Video included

President Trump greeted surviving Apollo 11 astronauts Mike Collins, left, and Buzz Aldrin, right, in the Oval Office. (CNN) President Trump greeted surviving Apollo 11 astronauts Mike Collins, left, and Buzz Aldrin, right, in the Oval Office. (CNN)

The president was flanked by Buzz Aldrin, Mike Collins and the family of mission commander Neil Armstrong in the Oval Office.

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  • Deemed dangerous, Epstein denied bail in sex abuse case

    Deemed dangerous, Epstein denied bail in sex abuse case

    Thursday, July 18 2019 11:31 AM EDT2019-07-18 15:31:21 GMT
    Friday, July 19 2019 10:42 AM EDT2019-07-19 14:42:19 GMT
    (Uma Sanghvi/Palm Beach Post via AP, File). FILE - In this July 30, 2008, file photo, Jeffrey Epstein, center, appears in court in West Palm Beach, Fla.  At the center of Epstein's secluded New Mexico ranch sits a sprawling residence the financier buil...(Uma Sanghvi/Palm Beach Post via AP, File). FILE - In this July 30, 2008, file photo, Jeffrey Epstein, center, appears in court in West Palm Beach, Fla. At the center of Epstein's secluded New Mexico ranch sits a sprawling residence the financier buil...
    (Uma Sanghvi/Palm Beach Post via AP, File). FILE - In this July 30, 2008, file photo, Jeffrey Epstein, center, appears in court in West Palm Beach, Fla.  At the center of Epstein's secluded New Mexico ranch sits a sprawling residence the financier buil...(Uma Sanghvi/Palm Beach Post via AP, File). FILE - In this July 30, 2008, file photo, Jeffrey Epstein, center, appears in court in West Palm Beach, Fla. At the center of Epstein's secluded New Mexico ranch sits a sprawling residence the financier buil...
    A federal judge in New York is set to announce whether the financier Jeffrey Epstein is granted bail while he awaits trial on new charges that he got sexual favors from underage girls. public.More >>
    A federal judge in New York is set to announce whether the financier Jeffrey Epstein is granted bail while he awaits trial on new charges that he got sexual favors from underage girls. public.More >>
  • Records detail frenetic effort to bury stories about Trump

    Records detail frenetic effort to bury stories about Trump

    Thursday, July 18 2019 12:01 PM EDT2019-07-18 16:01:26 GMT
    Friday, July 19 2019 1:01 AM EDT2019-07-19 05:01:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle, File). FILE - In this Dec. 12, 2018, file photo, Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former lawyer, leaves federal court after his sentencing in New York. Federal prosecutors have told a judge in New York Wednesday, July 17,...(AP Photo/Craig Ruttle, File). FILE - In this Dec. 12, 2018, file photo, Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former lawyer, leaves federal court after his sentencing in New York. Federal prosecutors have told a judge in New York Wednesday, July 17,...
    (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle, File). FILE - In this Dec. 12, 2018, file photo, Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former lawyer, leaves federal court after his sentencing in New York. Federal prosecutors have told a judge in New York Wednesday, July 17,...(AP Photo/Craig Ruttle, File). FILE - In this Dec. 12, 2018, file photo, Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former lawyer, leaves federal court after his sentencing in New York. Federal prosecutors have told a judge in New York Wednesday, July 17,...
    Court records show that in the days leading up to the 2016 election, President Donald Trump spoke with aides rushing to squash stories about alleged affairs he had with women.More >>
    Court records show that in the days leading up to the 2016 election, President Donald Trump spoke with aides rushing to squash stories about alleged affairs he had with women.More >>
  • OHP troopers shoot, kill fleeing driver in McAlester

    OHP troopers shoot, kill fleeing driver in McAlester

    "Shots were ultimately fired by Patrol personnel and the driver of the fleeing vehicle was struck and pronounced dead," the Oklahoma Highway Patrol said in a written statement.

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    "Shots were ultimately fired by Patrol personnel and the driver of the fleeing vehicle was struck and pronounced dead," the Oklahoma Highway Patrol said in a written statement.

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