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Oklahoma City, OK – Okla. hunting guide accused of deceptive practices

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) A hunting guide from Broken Arrow is charged with deceptive trade practices for allegedly cheating hunters out of more than $75,000.

Attorney General Scott Pruitt says James Adam Jenkins was arrested on Tuesday after being charged in Tulsa County with three counts of unfair or deceptive trade practice in violation of the Oklahoma Consumer Protection Act.

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Tulsa, OK – A police shooting at an apartment complex near 61st and Peoria has left a man dead. The shooting took place about 3:30, yesterday afternoon, at the Fairmont Terrance Apartments.

Police were trying to question Marvin Alexander when he started running. Police say he was shot as he was reaching to pull out a gun.

Alexander had been a long list of past convictions.

Oklahoma City, OK – Okla Senate approves anti-illegal immigration bill

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) A sweeping anti-illegal immigration bill that allows police to arrest people they suspect are in the country illegally and seize property used to commit immigration-related crimes has passed the Oklahoma Senate.

The Senate voted 29-15 on Wednesday for the bill over the objections of some members who say the plan is unconstitutional and would be detrimental to Oklahoma's economy.

Oklahoma City, OK – Fire weather watch issued for Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) It could be another busy day for firefighters across Oklahoma.

The National Weather Service has issued a fire weather watch for 17 counties in western Oklahoma through Thursday night.

Southwest winds of 20 to 25 mph with higher gusts are forecast, and temperatures are expected to range from 85 to 94 degrees in that region of the state. The relative humidity will be between 10 and 20 percent.

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Tulsa, OK – Shortly before 11 this morning, a lone bandit walked into the Bank of Oklahoma Branch location at I-244 and 33rd West Avenue. The bandit waited in line for the teller and then pulled his gun.

Witnesses tell KWGS News, the robber was polite but somewhat impatient. Once he got his cash he fled the bank. No one was injured.

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Oklahoma City, OK – Okla. Senate OKs crackdown on drunken driving

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Anyone convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol in Oklahoma would have to install an ignition interlock device on their vehicle for two years under a bill passed by the state Senate and sent to the House.

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Sapulpa, OK – Special prosecutor named in ex-judge's case

SAPULPA, Okla. (AP) Payne County District Attorney Tom Lee says he will be special prosecutor in the stalking case against a former district judge who was convicted in 2006 of indecent exposure for using a sexual device while presiding over trials.

Lee told the Tulsa World that the attorney general appointed him to the case against former Judge Donald Thompson.

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