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2nd Tulsa Megachurch Abuse Suspect Due in Court
TULSA, Okla. (AP) -- The second of two suspects charged with sex crimes at a Tulsa megachurch is due in court for a preliminary hearing.
Former Victory Christian Center employee Israel Castillo is charged with making a lewd proposal to a 15-year-old girl and using a computer to commit a sex crime. The 23-year-old Castillo has pleaded not guilty and is free on bond.
A judge on Monday postponed until Oct. 29 a hearing for ex-employee Chris Denman -- who faces charges of raping a 13-year-old on the ministry's campus in August and other sex crimes. The 20-year-old Denman has pleaded not guilty and remains in jail.
Five employees of the 17,000-member church face misdemeanor charges for waiting two weeks to tell authorities of the 13-year-old's alleged rape. Each has pleaded not guilty.
Posted: Tuesday, October 23 2012, 09:44 AM CDT
IN OKLAHOMA NEWS
Seniors say they'll stay in tornado-ravaged town
May 25, 2013 14:46 GMT
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Graduating high schoolers say they don't want to move away from Moore after a tornado devastated a section of their town.
Westmoore High School Senior Alex Davis says staying close is a way to show "that a disaster can't beat us."
And senior Cameron Knight says if he had a choice to live anywhere in the country, he'd still pick his hometown.
Westmoore was the first of three schools to hold commencement ceremonies Saturday at the Cox Convention Center in downtown Oklahoma City
The Oklahoma City suburb was hit by a strong tornado Monday; 24 people died and hundreds were injured.
The Moore School District canceled its school year after the tornado hit the Plaza Towers and Briarwood elementary schools, but wants graduation ceremonies to go on.
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