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Child Molester Allowed to Live Next Door to His Victim.

Earlier this month, 21-year-old Danyelle Dyer happened to see her new next-door neighbor in Bristow, Oklahoma, out mowing the lawn. As she tells People , Dyer instantly recognized him—he'd been convicted of molesting her 14 years earlier. Dyer and her parents sought the help of authorities to make Harold English—...

- Newser - US

Scott Pruitt's successor is wasting no time suing to stop climate action.

The new Oklahoma attorney general has some big shoes to fill.

- Grist Magazine - US

NASA Awards Contract for Atmospheric Trace-Gas Monitoring Mission.

NASA has awarded a contract to the University of Oklahoma in Norman for a first-of-its-kind Earth science mission that will extend our nation's lead in measuring key carbon-based greenhouse gases and vegetation health from space to advance our understanding of Earth's natural exchanges of carbon between the land, atmosphere ...

- NASA - US

Release sought of Oklahoma woman in domestic violence case.

The American Civil Liberties Union is asking an Oklahoma court to release a woman serving 30 years in prison for failing to report the abuse of her two children by her boyfriend.

- FOX News - US

Mafia soldier's prison term restored despite Oklahoma City bombing tip.

A federal appeals court restored the 40-year prison sentence of a former Mafia soldier whose term had been cut by 10 years after he revealed a cache of explosives hidden in the former home of a 1995 Oklahoma City bombing co-conspirator. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan said Gregory Scarpa Jr, 65, did not ...

- Yahoo! News - US

WATCH: Husband catches 28-pound catfish to reveal baby's sex to mom-to-be.

Shelby and Colt Moore of Mannford, Oklahoma, learned they were having a baby girl with a catfish-noodling reveal party.

- ABC News - US

Convicted child molester moves next door to victim in Oklahoma.

The victim's family have called for a law change after Harold English was relocated after prison.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Here's where Americans are moving to and from.

The US Census Bureau recently released its annual statistics on population change between July 1, 2015 and July 1, 2016 in the 3,142 counties and county-equivalents that make up the country. The release included estimates of the components of that population change, including net domestic migration, or how many people moved ...

- Business Insider - US

Oklahoma burglary suspect wore underwear on his head.

A man broke into an Oklahoma business this week but it's what he was wearing on his head that lead police to believe he's connected to four other burglaries.

- FOX News - US

Convicted Oklahoma child molester moves next door to victim.

A convicted Oklahoma child molester has moved next door to his victim.

- FOX News - US

Oklahoma's 'Pioneer Woman' builds media empire on the Plains.

Growing up in a town she considered "too small," Ree Drummond sought the bright lights of a city, and wound up in an even smaller town where she has built a virtual media empire on the Plains of northeast Oklahoma

- ABC News - US

Fresh Beef At McDonald's Means Longer Waits, Impatient Customers

McDonald's is slowly rolling out fresh beef patties as it tries to win back customers who want better-tasting burgers, but will this switch slow down the kitchen and cause McD's to lose some loyal customers who think fast food should be fast? McDonald's began offering fresh beef Quarter Pounders at several locations in ...

- The Consumerist - US

Oklahoma's 'Pioneer Woman' builds media empire on the Plains

PAWHUSKA, Okla. — Growing up in an Oklahoma town she considered too tiny, Ree Drummond sought the bright lights of a city and headed west for Los Angeles.

- Billings Gazette - US

In Oklahoma, GOP Lawmakers Support Tax Increases To Solve Budget Crisis

Republican lawmakers in Oklahoma and other states plagued by budget shortfalls are doing something they swore they would never do: voting to raise taxes.

- NPR - US

Hickam-based lab identifies 5 missing war dead

A 19-year-old who died in the Korean War and an 18-year-old who perished on the USS Oklahoma on Dec. 7, 1941, are among five identifications announced Friday by the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency for return to family.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Shale-Related Seismic Activity Rises In Texas, Report

Oklahoma is the state that springs to mind whenever earthquakes and oil are mentioned in the same sentence, but a fresh report from the Academy of Medicine, Engineering and Science of Texas has revealed that the shale oil industry's activity in the Lone Star State has led to changes in seismic activity. The report found ...

- OilPrice.com - US

A School That Provides The One Constant In Homeless Children's Lives

Positive Tomorrows in Oklahoma City addresses education and other basic needs for homeless students and their families.

- NPR - US

Burned body of Oklahoma minister discovered near his church

CHICKASHA, Okla. " Police in Oklahoma say the charred body of a Baptist minister has been discovered next to his church.Chickasha Police Department Lt. Scott Weaver says the body of 55-year-old Rev. Michael Dean Walworth was...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Oklahoma cop who avoided prison for killing unarmed man now faces wrongful death suit

Terence Crutcher's family are seeking changes to police policy, not just money.From left: Terence Crutcher's mother Leanna, father Joey, and sister Tiffany, with attorney Damario Solomon-Simmons following the acquittal of their son's killer in May. CREDIT: AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, FileAcquitted of manslaughter and back on ...

- ThinkProgress - US

Emails reiterate EPA chief's ties to fossil fuel interests

WASHINGTON " Newly obtained emails underscore just how closely Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt coordinated with fossil fuel companies while serving as Oklahoma's state attorney general, a position in which...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Campus news of the week: Harvard prez, Nicki Minaj, free Michigan tuition

News from Harvard, University of Oklahoma, Penn State, University of Michigan and more.         

- USA TODAY - US

The Latest: Deputy in fatal shooting once shot woman in face

TULSA, Okla. " The Latest on the shooting of a black man by three Oklahoma law enforcement officers :2:50 p.m.One of the three Oklahoma officers involved in the fatal shooting of a mentally distressed black...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Burned body of Oklahoma minister discovered near his church

- Townhall.com - US

Emails Highlight EPA Chief's Ties To Fossil Fuel Companies

WASHINGTON — Newly obtained emails underscore just how closely Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt coordinated with fossil fuel companies while serving as Oklahoma's state attorney general, a position in which he frequently sued to block federal efforts to curb planet-warming carbon emissions. The latest ...

- TPM News - US

T. Boone Pickens Offloads Pinnacle Midstream

BP Energy Partners—owned by oil tycoon T. Boone Pickens—is offloading a small portfolio company, Pinnacle Midstream, according a new report by Reuters. Anonymous sources said Pinnacle could sell for around $300 million for its gas and crude gathering and transloading services in Texas, New Mexico, Louisiana, ...

- OilPrice.com - US

Emails reiterate EPA chief's ties to fossil fuel interests

WASHINGTON — Newly obtained emails underscore just how closely Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt coordinated with fossil fuel companies while serving as Oklahoma's state attorney general, a position in which he frequently sued the agency he now leads.

- Billings Gazette - US

Emails reiterate EPA chief's ties to fossil fuel interests

WASHINGTON — Newly obtained emails underscore just how closely Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt coordinated with fossil fuel companies while serving as Oklahoma's state attorney general, a position in which he frequently sued to block federal efforts to…

- Billings Gazette - US

Emails reiterate EPA chief's ties to fossil fuel interests

Newly obtained emails underscore just how closely Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt coordinated with fossil fuel companies while serving as Oklahoma's state attorney general, a position in which he frequently sued to block federal efforts to curb planet-warming carbon emissions.

- PhysOrg - NL

Big Oil is pumping fossil fuel propaganda into classrooms.

A state agency in Oklahoma shelled out $40 million to get pro-fossil fuel materials and programs into schools.

- Grist Magazine - US

Pruitt under fire again for misleading Congress on his email use

Pruitt's conflicting testimony raises questions about accountability at EPA.EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt attends a Cabinet meeting with President Donald Trump, June 12, 2017. CREDIT: AP Photo/Andrew HarnikWhen now-EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt testified at his confirmation hearing earlier this year, he misled senators ...

- ThinkProgress - US

Oklahoma deputy in fatal shooting once shot woman in face

TULSA, Okla. — One of the three Oklahoma officers involved in last week's fatal shooting of a mentally distressed black man was sued in federal court in 2008 after shooting a woman in the face, court records and the…

- Billings Gazette - US

Oklahoma deputy in fatal shooting once shot woman in face

- Townhall.com - US

Oklahoma deputy in fatal shooting once shot woman in face

Police in Oklahoma say an officer involved in the fatal shooting of a black man turned on his body camera seconds after shots were fired.

- FOX News - US

Last of four escaped Oklahoma jail inmates recaptured

The final Lincoln County Jail escapee was re-captured Thursday.

- FOX News - US

Scalise was one of 30 shooting victims in the U.S. so far today

A teenager was killed by a shotgun blast, apparently by accident, in a garage in Tulsa, Oklahoma. A 41-year-old woman was found dead of multiple gunshot wounds in the bedroom of a Fort Worth, Texas, duplex. And a 51-year-old U.S. congressman and four others were shot during a morning rampage

- VICE News - US

Arizona agrees to sweeping changes in execution protocol

Arizona will stop using a controversial sedative linked to botched executions in Oklahoma and Ohio when executing inmates, a lawyer for several prisoners on Arizona's death row announced Monday — part of an agreement that will also see the state open up more of its execution procedures to scrutiny.  This

- VICE News - US

How Wars and Disasters Fuel Child Labor

Expand Hazrat Hussain, 10, loads bricks onto a truck. Hazrat doesn't go to school and works alongside his two teenage brothers at a brick kiln outside Kabul.   © 2016 Bethany Matta/Human Rights Watch Rahimullah, a 15-year-old Afghan boy, told Human Rights Watch last year that he has worked as a brick maker for five ...

- Human Rights Watch - US

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