ST. LOUIS (AP) - St. Louis police and U.S. marshals have found and taken into custody two people wanted on child abuse and other charges after authorities in Oklahoma last month found one of their children dead and three others in critical condition. Police said on Twitter Friday that twenty-seven-year-old Hakim Mustafa Moore and twenty-nine-year-old Robin Alexander we were located and a three-month-old child was located unharmed.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Health care providers who offer services to SoonerCare patients in Oklahoma are expected to see a 5% rate increase that will raise the state's Medicaid reimbursement rate to its highest level in more than five years. The Oklahoma Health Care Authority said Friday the new rate will be effective Oct. 1, contingent upon its approval by the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. The rate increase is required under a bill passed by the state Legislature earlier this year.
MADILL, Okla. (AP) - Authorities in Texas have arrested a man suspected in the Oklahoma shooting deaths of his wife and her two teenage children. Marshall County Sheriff Danny Cryer says the three bodies were found Thursday morning in their home near Madill. The sheriff says the suspect was arrested later Thursday in Abilene, Texas, more than 200 miles from where the shootings occurred. Cryer says the suspect was married to the woman and stepfather of the teen victims. The suspect faces extradition to Oklahoma.
HELENA, Okla. (AP) - The Department of Corrections locked down a northwest Oklahoma prison and transferred more than a dozen inmates after skirmishes erupted this week that left four inmates wounded. The agency said in a news release Friday that two inmates at the James Crabtree Correctional Center were treated and released from a nearby hospital after suffering puncture wounds. Two others were treated at the facility's medical unit. The medium-security prison in Helena, Oklahoma, holds nearly 1,200 inmates.
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