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February 18, 2014

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Hall & Oates was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2005 and are to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in April.

 

Police identify man killed in shooting in Norman

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Police in Norman say a man was killed and a neighbor arrested in a shooting on the city’s south side.

Capt. Tom Easley said Sunday that officers were called shortly after 10:30 p.m. Friday to the neighborhood because of a disturbance that escalated into a shooting before the officer’s arrived.

Easley says in a news release that that 22-year-old Aaron Donelle McCray Jr. was shot several times and was taken to a Norman hospital where he later died. McCray’s body was sent to the state medical examiner’s office.

Easley says the suspect was arrested for suspicion of first-degree murder and that charges are pending in Cleveland County District Court.

Details of what led to the shooting were not released.

 

More than 125 Oklahoma DHS employees disciplined

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Records show that more than 125 Oklahoma Department of Human Services employees were fired, suspended or demoted during 2013 for various infractions — including one instance of an employee picking up the wrong baby from a day care.

 

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