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Ex-Reserve Deputy Sentenced in Stolen Weapons Case
MUSKOGEE, Okla. (AP) -- A former reserve deputy has been sentenced to more than two years in prison for stealing weapons from the Cherokee nation Marshal Service.
The U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma says 33-year-old Mark Allen Cummins Jr. of Tahlequah was sentenced Friday to 27 months in prison. Cummins was also ordered to pay $3,600 in restitution to the Cherokee Nation Marshal Service.
Cummins was charged in March 2011 and later pleaded guilty to possession of stolen firearms.
Prosecutors say stole and sold the weapons while he worked for the marshal service as a reserve deputy.
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Posted: Saturday, March 16 2013, 07:51 PM 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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