LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - A sheriff's department spokesman in Oklahoma says a man arrested in the destruction of Arkansas' Ten Commandments is the same man who crashed his vehicle into Oklahoma's monument in 2014. Oklahoma County Sheriff's Office spokesman Mark Opgrande tells The Associated Press that Michael Tate Reed of Van Buren, Arkansas, was arrested in October 2014 in the destruction of Oklahoma's Ten Commandments monument. Reed was taken to hospital for mental health treatment and never formally charged.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) - Police have released the name of a man who was fatally shot outside a convenience store in north Tulsa. Sgt. Dave Walker said Wednesday that 26-year-old Denerrious Hopkins died at a hospital where he was taken after being shot multiple times outside the Turley Food Mart on Monday. No arrests have been announced.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - A new report from a national transportation group says Oklahoma's rural roads and bridges are among the 10 worst in the nation. The Oklahoman reports that TRIP researchers say 16 percent of Oklahoma's rural bridges are substandard. That's the seventh highest rate in the nation. They also say 22 percent of Oklahoma's rural roads are also in poor condition and rank 10th worst rate in the nation.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The Oklahoma Department of Corrections Director says state prisons are in such bad shape that Oklahoma has been fortunate that no major prison riot has erupted. The system is suffering from aging facilities, low staffing, skyrocketing medical costs for aging inmates and no budget increases in the face of growing inmate populations and decreasing paroles.
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