DEATHS

Lorri J. Terrell, 56

Born September 12, 1962

Died August 15, 2019

Linda E. Potts, 70

Born November 16, 1948

Died August 13, 2019

Jarrett Scott Crossland, 38

Born September 20, 1980

Died August 11, 2019

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THINGS TO DO

Saturday, August 17

Oklahoma Festival of Ballooning
Civil War-era Concert and presentation

Sunday, August 18

Oklahoma Festival of Ballooning

Tuesday, November 20, 2018, 5:09 PM

Longtime Muskogee Police Officer Ron Yates was found justified in shooting Andrew Kana to death at a Muskogee restaurant on Nov. 12.

District Attorney Orvil Loge said the evidence made it clear Sgt. Yates had no choice but to fire his service weapon three times into Kana’s torso, killing him.

You can read the opinion here.

Officer Lincoln Anderson said Yates did what he had to do:

While we never want any situation to end with the loss of a life, Sgt. Yates and the other officers involved handled themselves with professionalism in a rapidly escalating incident.

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