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TULSA, Okla | Oklahoma teen to serve 5 life terms for killing family

TULSA, Okla — A 19-year-old Oklahoma man convicted of stabbing his parents and three siblings to death was sentenced Thursday to five life terms in prison to run consecutively, meaning that even with the possibility of parole he likely won’t ever be released. Michael Bever was 16 years old in 2015 when prosecutors say he … Continue reading TULSA, Okla | Oklahoma teen to serve 5 life terms for killing family

TULSA, Oklahoma | Singer John Mellencamp awarded Woody Guthrie Prize

TULSA, Okla.  — Rocker John Mellencamp has been awarded the Woody Guthrie Prize. The Woody Guthrie Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma, announced Wednesday that Mellencamp will be presented with the award during an Aug. 30 ceremony. He is the fifth recipient. The annual prize is given to an artist who best exemplifies the spirit and life … Continue reading TULSA, Oklahoma | Singer John Mellencamp awarded Woody Guthrie Prize

TULSA, Okla | The Latest: Investigators give more details in stabbing case

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The Latest on the search for an Oklahoma woman who police say stabbed one child and fled with another (all times local): 5:58 p.m. Investigators say a woman who allegedly bound and gagged her three daughters, stabbed the eldest repeatedly and set their house on fire told them she had become … Continue reading TULSA, Okla | The Latest: Investigators give more details in stabbing case

TULSA, Okla | Mother arrested, child found safe after Tulsa stabbing

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Tulsa police on Tuesday arrested a woman who they say bound and gagged her three daughters, stabbed the eldest repeatedly and set their house on fire. Police said a patrol officer found 39-year-old Taheerah Ahmad around midday in a vehicle in downtown Tulsa. Ahmad was taken into custody and her 7-year-old … Continue reading TULSA, Okla | Mother arrested, child found safe after Tulsa stabbing

TULSA, Okla. | Sentencing phase next in Oklahoma family stabbings case

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A 19-year-old found guilty in the fatal stabbings of his parents and three siblings in Oklahoma will now learn whether he will ever have the chance for parole. The sentencing phase for Michael Bever is set to begin Thursday morning. Jurors late Wednesday night handed down their verdict after deliberating more … Continue reading TULSA, Okla. | Sentencing phase next in Oklahoma family stabbings case

TULSA, Okla. | Oklahoma teen faces trial in killing of parents, 3 siblings

TULSA, Okla. | April 16, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) The younger of two brothers accused of fatally stabbing their parents and three siblings inside their Oklahoma home is scheduled to go on trial Monday. Michael Bever, 19, is charged in Tulsa district court with five counts of first-degree murder and one count of assault and battery with … Continue reading TULSA, Okla. | Oklahoma teen faces trial in killing of parents, 3 siblings

Oklahoma man gets life without parole for hate crime killing

TULSA, Oklahoma /February 21, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —A 63-year-old Oklahoma man convicted of murder and a hate crime in the fatal shooting of his Lebanese neighbor was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison without the possibility of parole. Stanley Vernon Majors was convicted earlier this month of gunning down 37-year-old Khalid Jabara outside of his Tulsa … Continue reading Oklahoma man gets life without parole for hate crime killing

The Latest: 30 treated at St. Francis Hospital after tornado

TULSA, OK/August 6, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest on a tornado that struck Tulsa, Oklahoma. (all times local): 5:20 p.m. – St. Francis Hospital spokeswoman Lauren Landwerlin says about 30 people have been treated at the hospital’s trauma center and three were admitted in “non-critical condition” after a tornado struck near midtown Tulsa. The figure of … Continue reading The Latest: 30 treated at St. Francis Hospital after tornado