MCALESTER, Okla. (AP) - Former Oklahoma Gov. George Nigh has delivered a commencement address in Oklahoma for the 69th consecutive year, choosing his alma mater McAlester High School for this year's speech. A member of McAlester's 1945 class, the 90-year-old spoke to graduates during a ceremony this month at the Southeast Expo Center. Nigh told The Oklahoman newspaper he delivered his first graduation speech in 1950 at a rural schoolhouse in Pittsburg County. He didn't have a car, so he hitchhiked to the ceremony.
HOLDENVILLE, Okla. (AP) - A 30-year-old man is under arrest after a police chase and authorities say he's a suspect in the slayings of two people at a home in Hughes County in south central Oklahoma. Rodney Key is facing an initial court appearance Tuesday on charges of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, eluding, running a roadblock, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and possession of stolen property in Pottawatomie County, east of Oklahoma City.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Oklahoma City police have arrested a man for throwing a brick or piece of concrete through the window of a minivan and injuring a baby that was in a car seat inside the vehicle. Authorities say a woman in the van told them she got out of her vehicle at a convenience store and looked at a man walking by. She believes the man became upset, found the rock and hurled it, smashing through a window and hurting the child.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Relatives of a woman and a 12-year-old girl who were wounded during a shooting at an Oklahoma restaurant say they don't understand why the victims were attacked by a man they didn't know. Dennis Will says his 39-year-old daughter was grazed by bullets and her 12-year-old daughter was shot in the stomach during the Thursday night shooting. Will said Saturday that his daughter has been released from the hospital but his granddaughter remains hospitalized. He says she underwent surgery.
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