Oklahoma City’s annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade takes place Saturday, March 15th. The procession begins at the intersection of Reno and Hudson Avenues downtown at 11 a.m. before making its way east toward the Bricktown Ballpark.
Thousands of Oklahomans are expected to attend the parade that features more than 80 combined entries that include floats, animals and antique cars.
A former physician assistant has been bound over for trial for the deaths of two residents at the Claremore Veterans Center.
Kenneth Adams was bound over Tuesday on charges of second-degree murder and two counts of caretaker neglect for the deaths of 86-year-old Louis Arterberry and 85-year-old Jay Minter. Prosecutors accused Adams of neglecting his medical duties, leading to the residents' deaths.
At a preliminary hearing, prosecutors called five witnesses, including employees of the Claremore Veterans Center.
Two lawyers for a teenager charged with murder in the death of an Australian baseball player in Oklahoma have been charged with contempt of court.
Howard Berry and Jim Berry pleaded not guilty to contempt of court charges shortly after a judge found that there was sufficient evidence for their client, 16-year-old Chancey Luna, to stand trial. Luna has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of 22-year-old Christopher Lane. Lane, who was from Melbourne, Australia, was gunned down as he jogged near his girlfriend's parents' home in Duncan.
Lawyers for two death row inmates who were denied a stay of execution say they plan to appeal to the Oklahoma Supreme Court.
Oklahoma County District Judge Patricia Parrish on Monday denied a request to halt the executions of Clayton Lockett and Charles Warner. Parrish ruled that only the Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals can issue a stay of execution.
Defense attorneys plan to file an appeal Tuesday.
Lockett and Warner are suing the Department of Corrections over a law that prohibits disclosure of the state's execution procedures.