Oklahoma City Bombing

10:02 am
Tue September 23, 2014

The Facts Of Oklahoma City

Ever since Sept. 11, 2001, New York's World Trade Center has been ground zero for terror-attack remembrances in the U.S. (with the Pentagon and Shanksville, Pa., a distant second and third). That's understandable. But one of the unintended consequences of the 9/11 focus has been the marginalization of the site of America's other major terrorist attack: Oklahoma City in 1995.
That may be about to change. The Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum has reopened after an extensive $8 million refurbishing and expansion that includes 19 new interactive stations and 1,100 additional artifacts, including never-before-seen forensic evidence released by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Oklahoma News
9:03 am
Mon September 15, 2014

Oklahoma City Memorial Previews New Exhibits Ahead Of Reopening

Family members, survivors, and rescue workers tour the new exhibits at the Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum.
Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum Twitter

The Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum is reopening the museum Tuesday following an $8 million project to enhance the structure with new artifacts and exhibits.

Detailed information on the investigation of the April 19, 1995, bombing of the Oklahoma City federal building and the evidence collected have been added to the museum. They include a key piece of evidence — the car that Timothy McVeigh was driving when he was pulled over and arrested north of Oklahoma City on the day of the bombing.

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Oklahoma Voices
11:19 am
Mon August 4, 2014

Two Decades Later, Still Questions About The Oklahoma City Bombing

The devastated Alfred P. Murrah Building following the Oklahoma City bombing, April 25, 1995
Federal Emergency Management Agency

Nineteen years after the Oklahoma City bombing, unanswered questions resurfaced last week. A four-day trial in Utah sought to determine if the FBI has done an adequate search for additional videos of the 1995 bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building.

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Ruling May Be Months Away
6:26 pm
Thu July 31, 2014

Trial Ends But Utah Judge Orders FBI Agent To Testify In FOI Trentadue Trial

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A federal judge in Utah has ordered an FBI agent to court next month to respond to allegations that he tampered with a witness who backed out of testifying in a trial about Oklahoma City bombing videos.

Utah lawyer Jesse Trentadue told U.S. District Judge Clark Waddoups this week that former government operative John Matthews decided not to testify after the FBI agent contacted him and pressured him not to do so.

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Oklahoma City Bombing
8:15 am
Wed July 30, 2014

Trentadue's FOI Trial Over Murrah Bombing Evidence Enters Third Day

A message from first responders written on a building across NW 5th Street from the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building preserved at the Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum.
Credit Matthew Rutledge / Flickr Creative Commons

A Utah man is set to bring at least four witnesses to the stand Wednesday in his quest to persuade a federal judge that the FBI has not adequately searched for security-camera videos from the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing.

Attorney Jesse Trentadue's witnesses include a police officer who was at the bomb scene and a former FBI agent. Trentadue filed a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit against the FBI in 2008.

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Shots - Health News
6:34 am
Thu July 10, 2014

Bingeing On Bad News Can Fuel Daily Stress

Katherine Streeter for NPR

Originally published on Thu July 10, 2014 2:34 pm

If you're feeling stressed these days, the news media may be partly to blame.

At least that's the suggestion of a national survey conducted by NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard School of Public Health.

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Oklahoma City Bombing
8:48 am
Mon April 21, 2014

SLIDESHOW: Survivors, Family Members Observe 19th Anniversary Of Murrah Bombing

About 1,500 people gathered Saturday at the former site of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building to remember those lost in the April 19, 1995, bombing that killed 168 people and injured hundreds more.
Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum

Survivors, rescue workers and the family members of victims of the Oklahoma City bombing have observed the 19th anniversary of the terrorist attack.

About 1,500 people gathered Saturday at the former site of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building to remember those lost in the April 19, 1995, bombing that killed 168 people and injured hundreds more.

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20 year anniversary next year
4:29 pm
Fri April 18, 2014

$7 Million Upgrade for OKC National Memorial and Museum

Credit Ed Schipul / Flickr.com

A memorial and museum about the Oklahoma City bombing is in the midst of a $7 million upgrade ahead of the 20-year anniversary of the attack in hopes of better portraying to visitors how different the world was at the time.

With the 19th anniversary Saturday of worst act of domestic terrorism on American soil, officials at the Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum say too many patrons, especially younger ones, don't realize that the days of constant cellphone contact and instant information developed since then.

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Counterterrorism
9:15 am
Thu December 19, 2013

Memorial Institute For The Prevention Of Terrorism Moving To Midwest City

Credit Provided / Memorial Institute for the Prevention of Terrorism

A counterterrorism institute formed after the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing is changing locations.

Officials say the Memorial Institute for the Prevention of Terrorism is moving to Rose State College in Midwest City. The institute is now located in the same building as the Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum, which honors the victims of the bombing at the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building.

A press conference is planned for Thursday afternoon on the college campus in Midwest City.

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2:45 pm
Tue May 7, 2013

Shelter Dogs Turned Into Saviors at Elite Training Center

Search and rescue dogs were prominent in the aftermath of the Murrah Federal Building bombing in Oklahoma City. But one rescuer came away with a drive to help make sure there were more dogs available for the important work.
Callie was a washout. A Labrador retriever raised to be a seeing-eye dog, her bold curiosity was ill-suited to a life of leading around the blind, leaving her a born-and-bred worker with no job to do.

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