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Fires in four US states kill six, force thousands from homes

March 8, 2017 6:30 am
Fires in four US states kill six, force thousands from homes

A National Guard helicopter picks up water from a farm pond near Hutchinson, Kansas. Photo / AP Emergency crews struggled today to contain bushfires that have scorched hundreds of square kilometres of land in four states, killing six people and forcing thousands of others to flee their homes ahead of […]

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One shot to death in Oklahoma City airport: Police

November 15, 2016 10:30 pm
One shot to death in Oklahoma City airport: Police

At least one person has been shot dead at Will Rogers Airport in Oklahoma City, the capital of the US state of Oklahoma, police says. The Will Rogers World Airport was closed due to the Tuesday afternoon shooting in a parking lot. “We can confirm that victim from shooting at WRWA […]

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Oklahoma police search gunman who killed 2 people, hurt 2 cops

October 24, 2016 10:06 am
Oklahoma police search gunman who killed 2 people, hurt 2 cops

Michael Vance (Photo by US police) Police in the US state of Oklahoma have launched a manhunt for a gunman who managed to run away after killing two people and injuring three others, including two police officers.  The assailant, identified by police as Michael Vance, opened fire at the officers […]

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Hundreds of mourners hold funeral ceremony in Tulsa, Oklahoma, for unarmed African American man killed by police in Oklahoma

September 25, 2016 7:33 pm
Hundreds of mourners hold funeral ceremony in Tulsa, Oklahoma, for unarmed African American man killed by police in Oklahoma

Hundreds of mourners packed a Tulsa, Oklahoma, church Saturday night for Terence Crutcher, an unarmed black man fatally shot by a white police officer after his car broke down. (Getty images) Hundreds of mourners have held a funeral ceremony in Tulsa, Oklahoma, for unarmed African American man who was fatally […]

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Prosecutors in Tulsa, Oklahoma charged white officer with 1st-degree manslaughter in fatal shooting of black man

September 23, 2016 7:00 am
Prosecutors in Tulsa, Oklahoma charged white officer with 1st-degree manslaughter in fatal shooting of black man

Prosecutors in Tulsa, Oklahoma, have charged a white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man on a city street with first-degree manslaughter. Tulsa County District Attorney Steve Kunzweiler filed the charges against officer Betty Shelby, who shot and killed 40-year-old Terence Crutcher on September 16. Dashcam and aerial […]

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US city of Tulsa in Oklahoma white police officer charged in death of black man

September 22, 2016 8:30 pm
US city of Tulsa in Oklahoma white police officer charged in death of black man

In this image from video provided September 20, 2016 by the Tulsa Police Department in Tulsa, Oklahoma shows the officer involved shooting of Terence Crutcher. (Photo by AFP) Prosecutors in the southern US city of Tulsa in Oklahoma have filed manslaughter charges against the white police officer who fatally shot […]

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Unarmed black man fatally shot by reckless police in Oklahoma

September 20, 2016 1:30 pm
Unarmed black man fatally shot by reckless police in Oklahoma

A US black man that was fatally shot by police in Tulsa, Oklahoma last Friday was unarmed, police officials say. A video, taken from a police dashcam, was released on Monday which shows that 40-year-old Terence Crutcher had his hands up when he was tasered and then shot by police. […]

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Tornadoes hit Plains in Oklahoma killing 2

May 10, 2016 11:30 am
Tornadoes hit Plains in Oklahoma killing 2

This image made from a video taken through a car window shows a tornado near Wynnewood, Oklahoma today. Photo / AP Tornadoes swept across portions of the Plains today, killing two people in Oklahoma including an elderly man who was inside a home that was torn apart by one of […]

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Tornado hits US Oklahoma City local zoo

May 7, 2015 2:14 pm
Tornado hits US Oklahoma City local zoo

Tornadoes have raked the southern Plains region in the United States, hitting a local zoo, overturning cars on an Oklahoma City interstate and destroying dozens of homes. No deaths were immediately reported from the tornadoes that hit Oklahoma and rural parts of Kansas and Nebraska on Wednesday. In Grady County, […]

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