Posts Tagged:Oklahoma City

Oklahoma County Commissioner Kevin Calvey Announces Run For DA

Oklahoma County Commissioner Kevin Calvey said Monday he is running for district attorney and, if elected, will drop “bogus” criminal cases against police officers involved in fatal incidents. Calvey, 55, is the fourth Republican to announce for the 2022 race. In his announcement, he directly criticized District Attorney David Prater, who is retiring. “Unlike our current…Read More

Catholic Charities-OKC staff assists with Afghanistan refugee processing in Virginia

Three staff members from Catholic Charities of Oklahoma City are assisting with the processing of Afghan refugees at Fort Lee in Virginia as the crisis in Afghanistan  continues to unfold. Patrick Raglow, executive director of Catholic Charities of Oklahoma City, said his agency, in partnership with the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and U.S. government agencies, is providing…Read More

Federal judge says Oklahoma death penalty suit can proceed

A federal judge in Oklahoma City ruled Wednesday a lawsuit challenging the state’s lethal injection protocols can proceed to trial, making it likely Oklahoma’s de facto moratorium on executions will extend into a seventh year. U.S. District Judge Stephen Friot agreed in his order to consider at trial whether Oklahoma’s current three-drug protocol risks subjecting…Read More