NORMAN, Okla. (AP) - Oklahoma kicker Calum Sutherland has been arrested on a public intoxication charge. Records from the Cleveland County Sheriff's Office in Norman indicate the 19-year-old Sutherland was booked shortly before 5 a.m. Saturday and released about three hours later. The fifth-ranked Sooners were off Saturday. Messages left with team officials and Norman police for comment weren't immediately returned. Sutherland, from Keller, Texas, hit two field goals last Saturday as the Sooners beat UCLA 48-14.
GUTHRIE, Okla. (AP) - A man who narrowly avoided the death penalty for the shooting death of an Oklahoma sheriff's deputy has been formally sentenced to life in prison without parole. A judge on Friday sentenced Nathan LeForce to life in prison without parole for the 2017 killing of Logan County Deputy David Wade. Prosecutors had sought the death penalty. But District Attorney Laura Thomas said one of the 12 jurors in the case refused to agree to a death sentence.
WATERLOO, Ala. (AP) - Hundreds of motorcycles will be rumbling across north Alabama on Saturday for the 26th annual Trail of Tears commemorative ride. Riders will depart Bridgeport in northeastern Alabama in the morning on their way toward the northwest Alabama town of Waterloo. There are no registration fees and anyone can participate. Tens of thousands of riders have joined in the event some years, and the weather is supposed to be good for this year's ride.
UPPER SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) - A Methodist Episcopal Church missionary society is returning 3 acres held in trust for the Wyandotte Nation since members were forced from their homes in 1843. The Blade reports the property that includes a stone church and cemetery is in northern Ohio's Upper Sandusky. A document formalizing the trust agreement said the Wyandotte people wanted the missionary society to protect the church and cemetery "where we have buried friends" from desecration.
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