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TULSA, Okla. (AP) - An autopsy report says a 25-year-old Oklahoma man who died after being tased by police more than two dozen times likely died of cardiovascular disease that was made worse by drug use and exertion. The summary report released Monday by the Oklahoma Office of the Chief Medical Examiner says the likely cause of Joshua Harvey's death was cardiac arrest "due to methamphetamine toxicity in the setting of physical exertion/restraint."
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Authorities say a man was fatally shot by Oklahoma City police outside a convenience store on the city's southwest side. Police say 35-year-old Jacob Mohow was reportedly threatening people Sunday night with a screwdriver and a knife and allegedly had also tried to cut the hoses at gas pumps. Capt. Bo Mathews says Mohow was fatally shot by Sgt. Donald Koger as he charged at officers after shots from a stun gun and a bean bag shotgun failed to stop him.
EDMOND, Okla. (AP) - Authorities in Oklahoma have arrested a high school social studies teacher on allegations that he solicited sex with a minor. Fifty-three-year-old Charles David Heaverin, a teacher at Santa Fe High School in Edmond, was arrested Monday and taken to the Oklahoma County jail on a charge of using technology to engage in sexual communication with a minor.
FAIRVIEW, Okla. (AP) - A magnitude 3.0 earthquake has shaken parts of northwestern Oklahoma. The U.S. Geological Survey says the earthquake was recorded at 1:42 a.m. Monday 21 miles northwest of Fairview, about 77 miles northwest of Oklahoma City. The temblor was recorded at a depth of about 5 miles. No damage or injuries were reported. Geologists say damage isn't likely in temblors below magnitude 4.0.
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