NORMAN, Okla. (AP) - Forecasters have issued heat advisories for much of Oklahoma and southern Arkansas this weekend as temperatures in both states are expected to approach 100 degrees and above. The National Weather Service says the advisories are in effect until Saturday evening. The weather service cautioned residents in the affected areas to stay out of the sun, wear loose-fitting clothes and check up on neighbors and relatives.
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) - A Payne County judge has distributed $100,000 in insurance money to victims of a 2015 homecoming parade crash at Oklahoma State University that killed four people and injured dozens more. Associate District Judge Stephen Kistler was tasked with deciding how to divide the money from Adacia Chambers' car insurance policy.
WEATHERFORD, Okla. (AP) - The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation says its agents are investigating a western Oklahoma officer who fired a nonlethal bean-bag round at a man who then fatally shot himself. The OSBI says police in Weatherford were called about 2:30 a.m. Friday to a home in the the city about 65 miles west of Oklahoma City. The OSBI says the man eventually pointed a gun at his head, and was shot with a bean bag in an attempt to stun him, but the man was not affected and fatally shot himself.
MUSKOGEE, Okla. (AP) - An Oklahoma man has been indicted in the death of a woman whose remains were discovered in a river in the northeast part of the state almost 30 years ago. The Oklahoman reports that on Thursday, the state's multicounty grand jury charged 55-year-old James Ray Vogel of Muskogee with first-degree murder in the 1988 death of 31-year-old Jeanette Ellen Coleman. Vogel was arrested Friday and is being held in the Cherokee County jail. Attorney information for Vogel isn't available.
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