OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - A man who saw Oklahoma City police officers open fire on his deaf neighbor says the neighbor was developmentally disabled and also didn't speak. Julio Rayos tells The Oklahoman that 35-year-old Magdiel Sanchez mainly communicated through hand movements. He says he believes Sanchez became frustrated trying to tell the officers what was going on. Two officers investigating a hit-and-run Tuesday night shot Sanchez with a gun and a Taser as he approached them holding a metal pipe.
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) - University of Oklahoma President David Boren, a former Democratic governor and U.S. senator, says he will resign as head of the state's flagship university at the end of the current school year. Boren announced his plan Wednesday to a standing-room-only crowd of several hundred students, faculty and staff. Boren says he will retire June 30, but agreed to stay longer if a successor has not been selected by that time. He has served as OU's president since 1994.
FAIRVIEW, Okla. (AP) - Federal marshals say the last of two inmates who overpowered guards, stole a prison transport van and escaped from northwest Oklahoma last month has been apprehended in Missouri. The U.S. Marshals Service says authorities apprehended 37-year-old Darren Walp Wednesday at a truck stop in Norwood, Missouri, after a standoff that lasted several hours. The second inmate, 32-year-old Andrew Foy, was apprehended on Friday at a hotel in Fairless Hills, Pennsylvania.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - An audit has found that test results were repeatedly altered for an adult basic education program at Oklahoma City Community College. The audit says six students selected for review had alterations on their scan sheets. The Oklahoman reports that an investigation was launched in 2016, after a college employee alleged a supervisor was altering test scores and enrollment information to gain grant money. The schools sys the altered materials didn't result in additional funding.
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