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Tulsa police officer Betty Shelby was booked at the local county jail early Friday and released shortly after on $50,000 bond. Shelby has been charged with manslaughter in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man, Terence Crutcher, after his SUV broke down last week. Tulsa County District Attorney Steve Kunzweilerannounced the charge Thursday. The […]

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Two of the three Tulsa, Okla. deputies involved in an attempt to arrest Eric Harris that led to his death have been reassigned after threats were…

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — For a moment, someone was actually paying attention to what was going on in Jermaine Wilson’s north Tulsa neighborhood. SEE ALSO:…

An Oklahoma man said he doesn’t hate African-Americans and counts some of them among his best friends. Murder and hate crime charges were filed on Friday accusing him and another man of killing three strangers because they were black. Clark Brewster, lawyer for 19-year-old Jake England, told reporters Friday he would not comment specifically about […]

via BBC News Two men accused of shooting five black people, three fatally, in the Oklahoma city of Tulsa have been charged with murder and hate crimes. Jake England, 19, and Alvin Watts, 32, were officially charged with three counts of first-degree murder as well as malicious harassment based on race. Both men have confessed […]