• By Eric Morrow | CNHI Oklahoma
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Draco was the renowned Athenian legislator, who in the 7th Century B.C., replaced Athenian oral law with a written code. Although the Athenians requested that he create a written code, its harshness surprised them. Thus the word draconian.

  • By Joy Hampton | CNHI News Oklahoma
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NORMAN — A man was found unresponsive in a cell at the Cleveland County jail at 9:50 p.m. Tuesday, Cleveland County Sheriff Todd Gibson said.

  • By James Neal | Staff Writer
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ENID, Okla. — Officials at Vance Air Force Base are advising the public to keep recreational drones away from training aircraft after a near-miss between a drone and a Vance aircraft on a training flight last week.

  • By Mike Elswick | CNHI News Oklahoma

While officials with the parent company of Cinema 10 theater and those with Arrowhead Mall were mum on circumstances surrounding the theater’s closing this week, it was apparent Tuesday there are no plans for any blockbuster movies to be shown again there anytime soon.

  • By Mike Elswick | CNHI News Oklahoma

A suspect in a Wagoner County armed home invasion captured on video last week was arrested and is being held on $100,000 bond Tuesday afternoon by Wagoner County Sheriff Chris Elliott and investigators.

  • By Carl Lewis | CNHI News Oklahoma
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Ada police, responding to what began as a domestic disturbance, came into contact with the man as he drove to Rosedale Cemetery. There, in front of police officers, the man poured gasoline on himself and set himself on fire.

  • By Tim Ahren | CNHI News Oklahoma
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STILLWATER – A 37-year-old Agra man is currently in Payne County Jail facing charges in four felony cases – two of which came from allegedly fighting Payne County Jail staff, and the other from breaking a camera in his cell.

  • By Adam Troxtell | CNHI News Oklahoma

MOORE — State Rep. Mark McBride has filed a lawsuit and OSBI is investigating after the legislator found a tracking device on his truck.

  • By Melony Carey | CNHI Oklahoma

Miracle Springs, North Carolina is a cozy town where hardly anything sinister ever happens. That is until businessman Neil Parrish is found dead. Secrets, shady real estate deals, and more dead bodies turn up in the first of Ellery Adams’ new mystery series, “The Secret, Book and Scone Society” (Kensington Books, 2017).

  • Cathy Spaulding | CNHI News Oklahoma
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Cold winds snapped at participants and spectators Monday at Muskogee’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade.

  • Chesley Oxendine | CNHI News Oklahoma
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Landice Webb said he believed that Martin Luther King Jr. fought not just for the rights of African Americans, but “people of all sexualities, colors and genders.”

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An 11-year-old Stillwater girl was critically injured Sunday after being struck by a car near the 900 block of West Brown Street. According to Stillwater Police, Anna Marie Davis, died from her injuries at 10:32 a.m. Monday at OU Children’s hospital in Oklahoma City.

  • Caleb Slinkard | CNHI News Oklahoma

NORMAN — Flu season seems like it has hit Oklahoma with more intensity than usual. This season, in the central region of Oklahoma, which includes Cleveland County, there have been 144 hospitalizations and five deaths.

  • Grant D. Crawford | CNHI News Oklahoma

WHEN DISCUSSING race relations in America, a common theme is that a divide remains among the population. But while the country as a whole might notice a certain tension on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, many Tahlequah residents don't.