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MIDWEST CITY, Okla. (AP) - A 37-year-old Oklahoma man has been jailed on rape complaints after authorities said he sexually assaulted a 4-year-old girl in a bathroom at a McDonald's play area, which the child was visiting during a day care field trip. Midwest City police say a day care worker knocked on the locked bathroom door Tuesday after the girl didn't return promptly, and a man was in there with the child. The child told workers the man, identified as Joshua Kabatra, sexually assaulted her.

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Oklahoma County has joined more than 50 other cities and counties in the state to prosecute opioid manufacturers for damages caused by the opioid epidemic. The Oklahoman reports that all three county commissioners voted Wednesday to authorize a contract with the Fulmer Sill law firm to sue various opioid distributors. The move comes at the end of the state's trial against consumer products giant Johnson & Johnson. Fulmer Sill lawyers say they expect to pursue "tens of millions of dollars."

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals has upheld the murder conviction and life sentence of a man who killed another man in front of the victim's adult son. The court on Thursday rejected appeals by 23-year-old Mosi Dennis in the 2015 fatal shooting of 51-year-old Kenneth Walker in Midwest City. The court also upheld the second-degree murder conviction of 24-year-old Adrian Luis Walker in the beating death of Florencio Jimenez in Oklahoma City.

TULSA, Okla. (AP) - Authorities in Tulsa say two people are dead and a third person wounded after a gunfight that took place in the parking lot of a fitness center. Tulsa Police Capt. Dave Roberts says the shooting happened Wednesday night outside of the VASA Fitness center in midtown Tulsa. Roberts says police believe everyone involved in the shooting knew each other and that no bystanders were struck. No names have been released.

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