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YUKON, Okla. (AP) - Authorities say oil from a broken pipeline has spilled into a pond near a central Oklahoma neighborhood. Officials say oil began flowing into the pond about 3:35 a.m. Sunday near a neighborhood in Yukon, Oklahoma, located about 17 miles (27 kilometers) west of Oklahoma City. Oil was bubbling up from under the water in a 10-acre pond after being released from a broken 16-inch pipeline. Officials say a heavy amount of oil was observed on the surface of the pond.

CATOOSA, Okla. (AP) - Authorities say a man is dead following a lengthy standoff with sheriff's deputies in northeastern Oklahoma. The Wagoner County Sheriff's Office says shots were fired from a travel trailer in Catoosa around 5 p.m. Saturday. Neighbors said a man who appeared to be intoxicated fired shots into the air. The man had barricaded himself inside the trailer when deputies arrived and fired at the deputies through the wall of the trailer. Deputies returned fire during a standoff that lasted seven hours.

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - An Oklahoma transportation official says rail used by Amtrak for the Heartland Flyer that runs daily between Oklahoma City and Fort Worth, Texas, complies with a new speed control system. Amtrak President and CEO Richard Anderson has said it's possible service will be suspended on tracks that don't have what's known as Positive Train Control. Oklahoma Department of Transportation spokeswoman Kenna Mitchell told The Journal Record that Amtrak has confirmed the Heartland Flyer line is compliant.

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - A hearing for the owners of a now closed Oklahoma publishing company on felony charges is being delayed. Spokeswoman Terri Watkins for the Oklahoma attorney general's office says the preliminary hearing scheduled Wednesday for father and son, Richard Tate and Ryan Tate is now scheduled for May 16. An attorney listed for the Tates did not immediately return a phone call on Saturday.

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