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Hearing Set in Deadly Oklahoma Bus Station Attack
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- A man charged with first-degree murder in the stabbing death of 19-year-old woman in a crowded Oklahoma City bus station will be the focus of a preliminary hearing.
The hearing is scheduled Wednesday in Oklahoma County District Court for 22-year-old Isaiah Tryon. Tryon is accused in the March 16 stabbing death of Tia Bloomer, the mother of Tryon's 2-year-old child.
Police say Bloomer was stabbed repeatedly inside a Metro Transit bus station in front of horrified commuters. She was pronounced dead at a nearby hospital.
Officers say a security guard took Tryon into custody before police arrived. Detectives questioned several people inside the bus station, which serves as a transfer hub for riders of the metro area's public transportation system.
First-degree murder is punishable by death or life in prison.
Posted: Wednesday, November 28 2012, 08:57 AM CST
IN OKLAHOMA NEWS
Tornado watch issued for western, central Oklahoma
May 18, 2013 22:57 GMT
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- A tornado watch is in effect for western and central Oklahoma.
The weather system brought severe thunderstorms to the Altus and Clinton areas, as well as Harper County late Saturday afternoon. There were no reports of rotation as evening approached but the tornado watch lasts until 11 p.m. Saturday.
The dangerous weather is forecast to continue into Sunday night as the system progresses to the east.
The tornado watch area Saturday stretched from eastern edge of the Panhandle to include the Oklahoma City area.
Forecasters warn that the system could also bring large hail.
The National Weather Service in Norman reports tennis ball-size hail along U.S. 62 near the border of Harmon and Jackson counties in the state's far southwest.
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