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Hearing Set for Oklahoma Man Accused of Rape
TULSA, Okla. (AP) -- A former worker at a Tulsa megachurch who's charged with raping a teenage girl in a campus stairwell is due in Tulsa County District Court.
Chris Denman is to appear in court Thursday.
He was arrested Sept. 5 on charges of raping a 13-year-old girl and molesting a 15-year-old girl at Victory Christian Center. He's also charged with making a lewd proposal to a child and using a computer to commit a sex crime involving a 12-year-old girl.
The 20-year-old Denman has pleaded not guilty to charges involving the older girls but has not yet pleaded on the other counts.
Police also say five other workers at the 17,000-member church waited two weeks before reporting the alleged rape. They have pleaded not guilty to misdemeanor charges of failing to report.
Posted: Thursday, October 11 2012, 04:51 AM CDT
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Man: Daughter killed in tornado was 'special baby'
May 22, 2013 22:52 GMT
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- An Oklahoma man whose daughter was killed when a tornado struck Plaza Towers Elementary School in Moore says she was his "special baby" who made friends with everyone she met.
Joshua Hornsby's 9-year-old daughter JaNae was among seven children killed when the tornado hit the school Monday afternoon. Officials say 10 children in all were among the 24 people killed in the storm.
Hornsby says he drove to the school after hearing a tornado was headed that way but arrived 10 minutes after it struck. He says he also lost his home.
State officials say the damage estimate from the twister that's been rated an EF5 by the National Weather Service could exceed $2 billion.
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WASHINGTON (AP) -- Chairman Ben Bernanke is telling Congress that the U.S. job market remains weak and that it is too soon for the Federal Reserve to end its extraordinary stimulus programs.
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