BC-OK--Oklahoma News Digest 1:30 pm, OK
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POLICE SHOOTING-OKLAHOMA CITY
OKLAHOMA CITY _ Two Oklahoma City police officers shot and wounded an armed man who authorities say was wearing a bulletproof vest. Capt. Bo Mathews says 30-year-old Cody Alan Longstreet was shot about 4:30 a.m. Thursday and is expected to recover. Mathews says police tried to pull over a stolen vehicle Longstreet was driving. Longstreet then abandoned the vehicle and ran with a gun in his hand while officers chased him. The shooting happened outside an elementary school that was later closed for the day. SENT: 130 words. Could develop.
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COLD CASE-OLD TIP REVISITED
JOPLIN, Mo. _ Investigators are re-examining a tip they received 19 years ago in the case of two abducted Oklahoma teenagers who are presumed dead. The Joplin Globe reports that new questions are being raised after an expert assisting authorities in the case recently found an old newspaper article about an anonymous caller reporting the teens’ bodies were dumped in a mine shaft. 250 words.
_ BOYFRIEND KILLED-APPEAL _ The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals has upheld the life prison sentence of a 40-year-old woman convicted of stabbing her boyfriend to death and running over him with a vehicle.
_ McCONNELL-KC-46 TANKER _ McConnell Air Force Base in Wichita could receive its first KC-46 air refueling tanker later this month, with other similar aircraft slated later for Altus Air Force Base in Oklahoma.
SAN ANTONIO _ The Spurs host Oklahoma City a night after a five-game winning streak ended with a home loss to Memphis. It’s the first of two straight between San Antonio and the Thunder. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game starts 8:30 p.m. CST
BKC--BIG 12-THIS WEEK
Eighth-ranked Texas Tech’s trip to Texas will highlight this weekend’s action in the Big 12. The Red Raiders are 3-0 in the league after a 66-59 home win over No. 23 Oklahoma. The Longhorns won their first two Big 12 games after an up and down non-conference slate, only to lose to a struggling Oklahoma State 61-58. By Luke Meredith. 450 words, photos.
Cincinnati plays Tulsa at Donald W. Reynolds Center. UPCOMING: 150 words, more on merit.
BKC--ORAL ROBERTS-PURDUE FORT WAYNE
Oral Roberts plays Purdue Fort Wayne at Allen County War Memorial Coliseum. UPCOMING: 150 words, more on merit.
FBC--ARKANSAS STATE CHANGES
JONESBORO, Ark. _ Arkansas State coach Blake Anderson has added assistants Keith Heckendorf, Sean Coughlin and Malcolm Kelly to his staff. Kelly will be the outside wide receivers coach. The two-time All-Big 12 wide receiver at Oklahoma spent the last two seasons at Houston as an offensive graduate assistant coach and offensive analyst. SENT: 180 words.
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