TULSA, Okla. (AP) - Rob Nigh, a defense attorney who represented Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh and witnessed his 2001 execution, has died after battling cancer. He was 57. Stephen Jones, McVeigh's lead defense attorney, said Nigh died on Sunday, months after stepping down as Tulsa County's chief public defender for serious health issues.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Dozens of protesters marched in downtown Oklahoma City to call for justice days after a 35-year-old deaf man was fatally shot by a police officer. Activists from groups including Black Lives Matter Oklahoma and the Oklahoma Association of the Deaf marched Sunday afternoon from City Hall to police headquarters in the "Justice For Magdiel Sanchez" rally.
FARGO, Okla. (AP) - Investigators say the body of a suspect who wounded an Ellis County sheriff's deputy and barricaded himself inside a house for hours has been found after the residence caught fire. Authorities said Sunday that the suspect was found dead in the structure. Sheriff's office officials haven't identified the names of the deputy or shooter.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The Oklahoma Legislature is headed back to the state Capitol for a special legislative session to fill a $215 million shortfall in the state budget and look for long-term solutions to the state's chronic budget shortfalls. Gov. Mary Fallin scheduled Monday's special session just four months after lawmakers adjourned their regular session after adopting a new $1.50-per-pack "fee" on cigarettes in an effort to fill the state's latest budget gap.
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