News Minute: Here is the latest Oklahoma news from The Associated Press at 1:40 a.m. CDT
(AP) - OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma has filed for bankruptcy protection in a deal that would give its future profits to those suing it over the toll of opioids. But the filing doesn't mean that members of the Sackler family, which owns the company, are off the legal hook. Some states want to continue lawsuits against them, and could push back in bankruptcy court.
ENID, Okla. (AP) - Authorities say the victim of a violent home invasion in northern Oklahoma has died. Police said Saturday that 41-year-old Diana Aide Baez died at an Oklahoma City-area hospital where she was being treated for injuries suffered during the violent attack in Enid. Authorities say the home invasion occurred about 2:45 a.m. Wednesday. When officers arrived, they found several children inside the home and their mother suffering from life-threatening injuries.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Police in Oklahoma City say a man who threatened officers with a knife has been fatally shot. Officers responded to reports of trouble on the city's northwest side about 2 a.m. Sunday when they encountered a knife-wielding man who was pacing back and forth along a street. Oklahoma City Police Capt. Larry Withrow says the man refused the officers' orders to drop the knife and rushed one of them. Two officers opened fired and mortally wounded the man.
McALESTER, Okla. (AP) - A hearing has been scheduled on an objection to a southeast Oklahoma prosecutor's request to keep the public from seeing video of a fatal police shooting in McAlester. The McAlester News-Capital and McAlester attorney Brecken Wagner are seeking video of the July 17 shooting that killed 35-year-old Mark Anson Schoggins. An Oct. 2 hearing is scheduled on Brecken's request to set aside a judge's ruling that granted the prosecutor's request to withhold the video.
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