Protests rally against Oklahoma base for migrant shelter

By Josh Dulaney and Chris CasteelStaff writersMore than two dozen protesters gathered Wednesday at the Oklahoma City office of U.S. Sen. James Lankford and called on the Republican to take action against the federal government’s plan to use Fort Sill in Lawton as a temporary shelter for migrant children.
“It is hard to be a human being and not feel outraged about this situation,” Debbie Hill said.Read more on

No prosecution for Alabama woman who was shot, lost fetus

BESSEMER, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama district attorney said Wednesday she is dropping the manslaughter charge against a woman who lost her fetus when she was shot during a fight.

Marshae Jones was arrested last week after a grand jury concluded she intentionally caused the death of her fetus by initiating a fight, knowing she was pregnant.

Jones was five months pregnant when 23-year-old Ebony Jemison shot her in the stomach during a December argument over the fetus' father, authorities said.

Jemison was initially charged with manslaughter, but a Jefferson County grand jury declined to indict her after police said an investigation determined Jones started the fight, and Jemison ultimately fired in self-defense. Read more on

NBA Summer League: Five Thunder storylines to watch in Las Vegas

By Erik HorneStaff writerehorne@oklahoman.comThe NBA Summer League starts this weekend in Las Vegas. Here are five storylines to watch for when the Thunder tips off on Saturday against Utah (2 p.m., NBA TV):
Diallo Time
The last time Thunder fans really saw Hamidou Diallo, he was soaring over Shaquille O’Neal en route to the 2019 Slam Dunk Contest title at All-Star weekend in February.Read more on

Gauff, 15, follows Venus win by reaching Wimbledon’s 3rd round

By The Associated PressWIMBLEDON, England — There are ways in which Coco Gauff is just like any other 15-year-old American, watching whatever videos YouTube recommends for her, from makeup tutorials to anything that'll make her laugh.
And then there is what happens when Gauff has a tennis racket in her hands, making her unlike most anyone else in the world — now or ever.Read more on