WHITESBORO, Okla. (AP) - Authorities say three people found dead after an eastern Oklahoma house fire died as a result of a double murder-suicide. LeFlore County Sheriff Rob Seale says the March 3rd fire in Whitesboro was intentionally set by 30-year-old Jacob Custard. Seale says Custard killed his mother and stepfather before setting the house ablaze then shooting himself.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - An Oklahoma County district judge has scheduled a hearing to determine if two death row inmates will get a temporary restraining order halting their executions. Clayton Lockett and Charles Warner sued the Oklahoma Department of Corrections last month challenging a state law that says no one can disclose the drugs used in state executions. The inmates' lawyers say there's no guarantee the drugs to be used are pure and the men could suffer needlessly before dying.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The Oklahoma Transportation Commission plans to review the progress of emergency repair work on a closed bridge that connects Purcell and Lexington. Commission members will meet today for an update on the project. The US 77-State Highway 39 bridge was closed in January after cracks were discovered in structural beams.
BROKEN ARROW, Okla. (AP) - Northeastern State University's Broken Arrow campus plans to host the grand opening of the Lesley L. Walls Vision Center. The clinic began offering services last month, and a grand opening is planned on March 25th. Services include correction for vision impairments that cannot be remedied with ordinary eyeglasses.
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