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Sheriff’s office investigates bomb threat at county courthouse
A suspicious bag found inside a county building after a reported bomb threat contained trash, Oklahoma County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Mark Myers said.
Members of the Oklahoma County Sheriff’s Office investigated the mid-day report of a bomb threat at the county courthouse in downtown Oklahoma City, Myers said. The county bomb squad cleared the suspicious bag found inside an annex to the main county building, Myers said.
Cardinals name Argentine cardinal as pope
White smoke rose above the Sistine Chapel Wednesday afternoon to signal the election of the next pope. The bells of St. Peter’s Basilica tolled to confirm the new pontiff, Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina. Bergoglio has chosen the name Francis.
Police detain suspect who allegedly threatened church staff
A teenager who allegedly made threats at an Edmond church prompting a school lockdown has been detained, a school spokeswoman said.
VIDEO: Fatal shooting at elementary school in Connecticut
At least one person are dead, multiple hurt after a shooting at a Connecticut elementary school.
UPDATE: Walmart pulls Coffee Creek application from council agenda
The Edmond Planning Commission voted 4-1 to reject and deny the site plan and specific use permit for a Walmart Neighborhood Market, proposed on the northwest corner of Coffee Creek Road and Kelly Avenue. Commissioner Mark Hoose cast the no vote.
New school evaluation grades postponed
The State Department of Education, set to release the controversial letter grades for school evaluation today, announced that the release has been postponed.
City closes Sooner bridge between Covell and Coffee Creek
Based on the formal recommendation from the Oklahoma Department of Transportation’s contracted engineering firm, the City of Edmond will close the bridge on Sooner between Covell and Coffee Creek due to concerns with severe deterioration since the last inspection. The closure is expected to occur by 6 p.m. Wednesday.
Stillwater school shooting victim identified by police
A Stillwater Junior High School student apparently died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound Wednesday morning at the school, Stillwater police and school officials confirmed.
10:30 a.m. UPDATE: Police confirm one student killed at Stillwater Junior High School
A Stillwater Junior High School student died of a gunshot wound Wednesday morning at the school, Stillwater police Capt. Randy Dickerson confirmed.
Student killed in shooting at Stillwater school
Stillwater police Capt. Randy Dickerson confirmed one child has been shot at Stillwater Junior High School Wednesday morning.
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