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  1. Tulsa deputy resigns after sexual assault arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | KNUS-AM Aurora

    ... Custer County Sheriff Mike Burgess was sentenced to 79 years for sexual assaults against an inmate. Former Latimer County Sheriff Melvin Holly was sentenced to 25 years for sexual crimes, including abusing a 19-year-old inmate in 2004 and warning ...

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  2. Tulsa deputy resigns after sexual assault arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | KIRO-TV Seattle

    ... Custer County Sheriff Mike Burgess was sentenced to 79 years for sexual assaults against an inmate. Former Latimer County Sheriff Melvin Holly was sentenced to 25 years for sexual crimes, including abusing a 19-year-old inmate in 2004 and warning ...

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  3. Website Lists Oklahoma's 50 'Safest Cities'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    ... of crime rates in cities with populations surpassing 2,500. The number one city on the list is Wilburton in Latimer County. SafeWise.com says Wilburton has .70 violent crimes per 1,000 residents and .35 property crimes per 1,000 residents. A number ...

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  4. Oklahoma City's unemployment rate dropsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2014 | NewsOK.com

    ... of employers. The largest job losses were in the government sector. The highest jobless rates were seen in Latimer County, 8.2 percent; McCurtain County, 7.9 percent; and McIntosh County, 7.7 percent, the agency said. The lowest unemployment rates ...

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  5. Flood warning issued in southeastern OklahomaRead the original story

    Jul 31, 2014 | KSWO

    The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for Pittsburg County in southeastern Oklahoma, where up to a half-foot of rain has fallen in the past day.

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  6. Rain To End Across Eastern OklahomaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2014 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    The National Weather Service says a Flash Flood Warning for Latimer and Pittsburg counties remains in effect until 11:30 a.m. and a Flash Flood Watch for Latimer, LeFlore and Pittsburg counties until 1 p.m. News On 6 meteorologist Alan Crone says two to four inches of rain has already fallen across the region with some areas in Pittsburg County ... (more)

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  7. Unemployment rate ticks up in 72 Oklahoma countiesRead the original story

    Jul 30, 2014 | KSWO

    The report shows that Latimer County in southeast Oklahoma had the highest county unemployment rate last month at 8.5 percent.

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  8. School district may be forced to consolidateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2014 | KJRH

    ... Families with school-age children have been moving away from the district since oil and gas drilling in Latimer County has dropped off in recent years. Brad Corcoran said the difference between enrollment in Pre-K through 12th grade now and 10 years ...

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  9. Over 100 Animals Seized From Oklahoma Couple With History Of AbuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2014 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    ... dogs and chickens in her possession were in jeopardy. The couple had 79 animals seized from their property in Latimer County when it was raided in 2011. Law enforcement said many of the dogs, cats and horses were malnourished and in need of ...

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  10. Autopsies inconclusive in Oklahoma family's deathsRead the original story

    Jul 16, 2014 | Boston Herald

    ... 2009 near the San Bois Mountains while scouting for land to purchase. Their remains were discovered in nearby Latimer County in November 2013. A report from Dr. Joshua Lanter says there were no signs of trauma that would have caused death. The Tulsa ...

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  11. Autopsy reports of Jamison family inconclusiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2014 | NewsOK.com

    ... in October 2009 while scouting land to purchase. The ME's office recovered their bodies near Kinta in Latimer County late last year after hunters found the remains in a heavily wooded area. Medical examiner Dr. Joshua Lanter's opinion states in all ...

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  12. ME: Cause Of Death Of Latimer County Family Missing Since 2009 UnknownRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2014 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    The Oklahoma State Medical Examiner was not able to identify a cause of death for a Latimer County family whose skeletal remains were found four years after they disappeared.

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  13. Medical examiner positively identifies remains of missing Oklahoma familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2014 | NewsOK.com

    ... was found with the doors locked, keys in the ignition and the family dog inside. PHOTOS Provided by the Latimer County Sheriff's Department The remains of Madyson Stormy Jamison, Sherrilynn Leighann Jamison and Bobby Dale Jamison have been ...

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  14. Remains identified as missing Eufaula familyRead the original story

    Jul 3, 2014 | KTUL-TV Tulsa

    Skeletal remains found in Latimer County have been identified as those of a Eufaula family that disappeared more than four years ago.

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  15. Remains identified as missing Eufaula familyRead the original story

    Jul 3, 2014 | KTEN-TV Denison

    Skeletal remains found in Latimer County have been identified as those of a Eufaula family that disappeared more than four years ago.

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  16. Are found remains those of long lost Oklahoma family?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2014 | KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

    ... IT WILL LIKELY TAKE DENTAL RECORDS AND DNA TESTS TO CONFIRM THE REMAINS ARE THOSE OF THE JAMISON FAMILY. IN LATIMER COUNTY KP KOCO 5 NEWS. THE REMAINS ARE NOW AT THE MEDICAL EXAMINER'S OFFICE. IT WILL BE UP TO THE M.E. TO DETERMINE A CAUSE OF DEATH.

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  17. Latimer County skeletal remains identified as missing Eufaula familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2014 | KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

    Skeletal remains and a few scraps of clothing found in far eastern Oklahoma could be those of a long lost family, authorities said.

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  18. Remains of missing Oklahoma family are positively identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2014 | NewsOK.com

    ... was found with the doors locked, keys in the ignition and the family dog inside. PHOTOS Provided by the Latimer County Sheriff's Department The remains of Madyson Stormy Jamison, Sherrilynn Leighann Jamison and Bobby Dale Jamison have been ...

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  19. ME: Remains Found In Latimer County Identified As Family Missing Since 2009Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2014 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    The Oklahoma State Medical Examiner has positively identified the remains of three people found in rural Latimer County last November.

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  20. Officials Identify Bones Found in Latimer County as Missing FamilyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2010 | KTUL-TV Tulsa

    Oklahoma authorities confirmed the identities of skeletal remains this week that were discovered in a rural area of Latimer County.

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