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A committee to find an interim Ward 2 City Councilor nominated Lauren Schueler unanimously, beating out four other contenders in what was a “difficult decision,” the deciders said.

The names of 11 law enforcement officers and one canine partner who died in the line of duty in Oklahoma will be dedicated on the Oklahoma Law Enforcement Memorial during the 53rd annual Oklahoma Law Enforcement Memorial Service, set for 10 a.m. Friday.

A Moore woman was sentenced Wednesday in Cleveland County District Court in a child neglect case that was reported in January 2020.

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NORMAN — A Cleveland County jury sentenced a man found guilty of murdering a Norman woman to the death penalty Friday evening after five hours of deliberation.

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Defense attorneys for a Texas man convicted of first-degree murder in the 2018 death of a Norman resident brought the defendant’s family members and friends in Thursday to plead for life in prison instead of the death penalty.

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Two of the victim’s family members read statements about how the crime affected them and their family during a death penalty trial in Cleveland County District Court Wednesday morning.

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A bill from a Norman senator that would make it harder for municipalities to “defund the police” was signed by Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt Monday, but will not affect Norman’s reallocation of proposed police funding, city leadership said.

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Tony Riddick addresses demonstrators at the intersection of Ehringhaus Street and Road Street during a march on Friday, April 23, 2021 in Elizabeth City, N.C. Several days of protests followed the shooting death of Andrew Brown Jr. on Wednesday by sheriff's deputies serving drug-related search and arrest warrants. (Robert Willett/The News & Observer via AP)

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Kirk Rivers leads a group of demonstrators as they block Ehringhaus Street, a main retail avenue in Elizabeth City, N.C., Friday, April 23, 2021, as they demand after a fatal shooting that body camera video be released by the Pasquotank Sheriff's office. Andrew Brown Jr., a 42-year-old Black man from Elizabeth City, N.C., was shot to death Wednesday by one or more deputy sheriffs trying to serve drug-related search and arrest warrants. (Robert Willett/The News & Observer via AP)

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The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation has concluded its investigation into the Norman City Council’s alleged violation of the Oklahoma Open Meeting Act, and is turning its findings over to the local district attorney.

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A death penalty trial for Texas resident Joseph Alliniece continued Tuesday with testimony from law enforcement officers, a former cab driver who picked up the defendant and one of Alliniece’s friends who had recent contact with him.

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It was an emotional day in Cleveland County District Judge Lori Walkley’s courtroom as two key witnesses were called to the stand in a death penalty trial for a Texas man.

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A man who put himself at the mercy of a judge by entering a blind plea of guilty has lost an appeal to withdraw that plea, court records show.

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Police are investigating a robbery and home invasion that left one victim injured and several suspects questioned.

The Cleveland County Sheriff’s Office proactively works to increase traffic safety on roads within Cleveland County by increasing patrols in areas of concern, deploying two speed trailers in trouble spots, partnering with area agencies on special initiatives and through preventative educatio…

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HONOLULU — A standoff between Honolulu police and an armed man who fired shots through the door of his room at a luxury resort ended when the man was found dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, local media reported Sunday.

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In this image from video, defense attorney Eric Nelson questions Dr. Andrew Baker, Hennepin County Chief Medical Examiner, as Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill presides Friday, April 9, 2021, in the trial of former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin at the Hennepin County Courthouse in Minneapolis, Minn. Chauvin is charged in the May 25, 2020 death of George Floyd. (Court TV via AP, Pool)

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