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Michael Jones, 17, Chancey Luna, 16, James Francis Edwards Jr., 15. (credit: Stephens County Oklahoma Sheriff's Department via Getty Images)

Oklahoma Teen: Friends Thought Gun Used In Murder Of Australian Baseball Player Only Held Blanks

One of three boys accused in the fatal shooting of an Australian baseball player last summer said in court Tuesday that his friends believed the gun used in the crime contained only blanks.

02/04/2014

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‘Oklahoma!’ Actress Barbara Lawrence Dies At 83

Actress Barbara Lawrence, who played Gertie Cummings in the 1955 movie “Oklahoma!”, has died. She was 83.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/03/2014

EUGENE, OR - OCTOBER 26: Byron Marshall #9 of the Oregon Ducks runs against Tyler Foreman #23 of the UCLA Bruins on October 26, 2013 at the Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Oregon. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: The Week We Have All Been Waiting For

This is the week college football fans have had circled on the calendar for quite some time. This is the week that will begin to truly shape the BCS Championship picture. This is the week we have been waiting for.

11/05/2013

In this booking photo released by Stephens County Oklahoma Sheriff's Department, suspect Michael Jones, 17, of Duncan, Oklahoma is seen. Chancey Luna, 16, along with James Francis Edwards Jr., 15, were charged with the murder of Christopher Lane, a 22-year-old Australian college baseball player, August 16, 2013 in Duncan, Oklahoma and Jones, 17, is being charged with accessory to first-degree murder after the fact and using a vehicle in the discharge of a weapon. (credit: Stephens County Oklahoma Sheriff's Department via Getty Images)

Teen Involved In Slaying Of Australian Athlete Seeks Juvenile Status

The attorneys for one of three Oklahoma teens charged in the shooting death of an Australian baseball player are asking that their client be tried as a juvenile rather than as a youthful offender.

09/24/2013

Michael Jones (left),  Chancey Allen Luna, and  James Francis Edwards have been  charged in connection with the death of Christopher Lane. (Photo credit: Getty Images News)

LA Activist Urges Civil Rights Leaders To Condemn Murder Of Australian Baseball Player

A Southland civil rights activist is calling on community leaders to publicly condemn the murder of an Australian baseball player.

08/22/2013

Bryan Russell of the Huntington Beach FD has strong ties to Oklahoma and will return to help rebuild. (credit: CBS)

Local Firefighter With Strong Ties To Oklahoma Helping In Every Way He Can

A local firefighter with strong ties to Oklahoma is flying there to volunteer his time.

05/25/2013

Nathan Ulepich searches outside the back of his house destroyed after a powerful tornado ripped through the area on May 20, 2013 in Moore, Oklahoma. The tornado, reported to be at least EF4 strength and two miles wide, touched down in the Oklahoma City area on Monday killing at least 51 people. (Photo by Brett Deering/Getty Images)

LAFD Search-And-Rescue Teams On Standby After Okla. Tornado

Two Southern California firefighters were deployed Tuesday to help assist in search-and-rescue efforts underway after the devastating tornado in Oklahoma.

05/21/2013

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Local Actor With Roots In Moore, OK Reacts To Tornado’s Devastation

A local actor who has family and roots in Moore, Oklahoma spent the evening watching coverage and monitoring social media in disbelief after a mile-wide tornado devastated his hometown on Monday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/20/2013

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Rothstein: Monday Morning College Hoops Notebook; New Mexico, UCLA & More

If there’s a squad that should be rewarded outside the power six conferences with a No. 1 seed, it’s New Mexico.

03/04/2013

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$200K Bob Barker Donation Allows 5 Research Monkeys To Go Into Retirement

Five rhesus monkeys from a California research lab are being retired to an Oklahoma sanctuary because of a $200,000 donation from animal activist Bob Barker.

06/12/2012

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USC Lands Top QB Recruit From Washington’s Skyline

Max Browne, one of the top quarterbacks in the country in the Class of 2013, committed to USC today in a small announcement made at his school.

04/05/2012

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Super Tuesday Preview: Romney Hopes To Regain Front-Runner Status

Super Tuesday is seen as a major turning point in the 2012 Republican Presidential Primary race; Mitt Romney hopes to extend his delegate lead and finally cement his front-runner status with multiple wins across the country.

03/06/2012

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Pac-12 Votes Down Any Further Expanion

The Pac-12 Conference is standing pat for now.The league’s presidents and chancellors voted late Tuesday night to reaffirm their decision to stay at a dozen members. Commissioner Larry Scott says “after careful review we have determined that it is in the best interests of our member institutions, student-athletes and fans to remain a 12-team conference.”

09/20/2011

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Pac-12 Presidents Against Adding 4 Schools To Conference

Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott is going to have to work some more magic if the Pac-12 becomes the Pac-16.

09/20/2011

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Pac-12 May Expand To 16 Teams

University of Oklahoma president David Boren says multiple conferences have shown interest in the Sooners recently and he expects to decide whether to leave the Big 12 or not within the next three weeks.

09/02/2011

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