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Identities of Tuesday’s fatal shooting have been released by the Muskogee Police Department as the suspect remains behind bars.

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MUSKOGEE, Okla. – A gunman killed five children, ages 1 to 9, and his 24-year-old brother in a mass shooting early Tuesday at a home in Muskogee, Oklahoma, where they all lived together, along with the mother of the children. 

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MUSKOGEE, Okla. – A gunman killed an adult male and five children Tuesday in this northeast Oklahoma community, police said. A seventh wounded victim, a woman, was hospitalized in stable condition.

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Ada City Schools Board of Education members voted Monday to delay the district’s start date by nearly two weeks for the 2020-2021 school year.

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Ada will require people to wear facial masks or facial shields when they are in public places, indoors or outdoors, where social distancing cannot be maintained.

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The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that a large chunk of eastern Oklahoma remains an American Indian reservation, a decision that state and federal officials have warned could throw Oklahoma into chaos.

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Fireball Classic Memorial Race organizers say there’s still time to enter the virtual race, and racers have until the end of July to complete their runs.

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Pontotoc County voters approved a constitutional amendment to expand the state’s Medicaid program Tuesday by a wider margin than most. County voters also approved two measures in Roff to increase the town’s excise and use taxes by one full percent each, and Tupelo voters elected a new school board member.

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Three people were arrested Monday after Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation officials say they broke into a Chickasaw Nation Lighthorse Police vehicle.

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TULSA, Okla. — As supporters poured into the BOK Center for President Donald Trump’s campaign rally late Saturday afternoon, a crowd of about 100 people in support of the Black Lives Matter movement gathered a mile away at Franklin Hope Reconciliation Park to peacefully protest the rally’s timing while voicing messages of unity and racial equality.

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TULSA, OKLA. — Ray Reynolds had never voted before President Donald Trump stepped into the political arena.

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An Ada man is being held without bond at the Pontotoc County Justice Center, accused of possession of child pornography after allegedly exchanging "inappropriate pictures and messages" with a minor.

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At least one individual was shot in what was reported to police as a drive-by shooting late Saturday in the 500 block of E. 16th Street in Ada.

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AdaFest 2020 has been cancelled due to the ongoing novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, organizers announced Wednesday.

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A 21 year-old Konawa woman and a 2 year-old girl were killed Thursday when the vehicle they were passengers in was struck by a semi-truck at the intersection of state Highway 39 and County Road 3520, about a mile southeast of Konawa in Seminole County.

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Starting Saturday, Walmart will limit the number of customers who can be in a store at once. 

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A Starbucks spokesperson has confirmed to The Ada News that the popular coffee purveyor is coming to Ada this fall.

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An emergency meeting of the Board of County Commissioners has been called for noon Tuesday to determine what other measures the county will take to combat the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

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An Allen man was killed overnight in a stand-off with state troopers in Allen.

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Police have confirmed no gun was involved in a call initially reported as a ”man with a gun.”

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Authorities say a Latta father and son died Sunday in an overnight house fire caused by an overturned space heater.

The state’s attorney general said Thursday he plans to appeal after a Cleveland County judge reduced the state’s opioid award by nearly $107 million.

Russ Jackson of Kiowa County has done more field work with his mind and less with his tractor in recent years – and the use of cool season cover crops is a part of that.

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