BRISTOW, Okla. (AP) - An Oklahoma man charged as an accessory after the fact of first-degree murder in the 1992 disappearance and deaths of two women and a girl is scheduled for a preliminary hearing.
Grover Prewitt Jr. is slated to appear in court Friday in Bristow. He has pleaded not guilty.
Prewitt was charged after the bodies of Wendy Camp; her 6-year-old daughter, Cynthia Britto; and Camp's sister-in-law, Lisa Kregear, were found buried last April on land that he and his late mother owned at separate times in the early 1990s.
EDMOND, Okla. (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says a 3.9-magnitude earthquake has been recorded in the Lake Arcadia area in Edmond.
Police say there are no reports of damage or injury but that there were several calls from people who felt the quake.
The quake was recorded at 8:17 a.m. Wednesday in the Oklahoma City suburb and comes after a series of smaller quakes ranging from magnitude 2.1 to 2.9 were recorded overnight in the Stillwater area about 50 miles to the north.
EDMOND, Okla. (AP) — The University of Central Oklahoma plans to encourage healthy lifestyles with a series of events in March for National Nutrition Month.
The observance is a nutrition and education information campaign from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. It encourages making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits.
UCO's "Color Me Healthy" campaign will highlight the importance of increasing fruit and vegetable consumption among the campus community.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A convicted killer is scheduled to ask the Oklahoma Pardon and Parole Board to commute his death sentence to life in prison.
Clayton Lockett is to appear via video before the board on Friday and ask for clemency.
The 38-year-old Lockett is scheduled to be put to death March 20 for the 1999 death of 19-year-old Stephanie Nieman near Tonkawa. Authorities say Lockett shot Nieman twice then watched as she was buried alive.
Two co-defendants are serving life in prison for the crime.
Originally published on Sun February 23, 2014 12:45 am
The Taliban has suspended talks over a possible exchange of Taliban and U.S. prisoners due to the "complexity" of the situation in Afghanistan, the militant group said on Sunday.
"Due to the political complexity of the current situation in the country, the leadership of the Islamic Emirate has decided to suspend the issue for some time," Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said in an email to media organizations, using the name the Taliban gave their 1996-2001 government.