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22 Oklahomans Named to School Security Task Force
State leaders announcing the 22 Oklahomans who will serve on a special task force on school security.
Lt Governor Todd Lamb along with Republican and Democratic legislative leaders announcing the members of the Oklahoma commission on school security.
Lamb is a former US Secret Service agent and will serve as Chairman of the Commission.
Members include school and law enforcement officials,
Homeland Security experts, behavioral health professionals and prosecutors.
The commission's first meeting will be held January 22 at the State Capitol.
Posted: Thursday, January 10 2013, 05:32 AM CST
IN OKLAHOMA NEWS
Judge orders Okla. pastor to trial on murder count
May 25, 2013 19:32 GMT
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- A judge says the pastor of an Oklahoma City church must stand trial in the shooting death of his son-in-law.
Fifty-three-year old Michael Elder is charged in the death of 27-year-old Gary Davidson last February. Davidson was married to Elder's daughter.
The Oklahoman reports (http://bit.ly/16Wg62Z ) that Judge Ray C. Elliott on Friday ordered Elder to stand trial after Davidson's wife and girlfriend each told different stories. April Davidson said she feared for her life while fighting with Davidson in the front seat of a pickup truck. Judith Chism said Davidson was trying to exit the truck from a rear seat when he was shot.
Defense lawyers have argued Davidson fired the gun in self-defense.
Elder is senior pastor at The Cross Baptist Church. He was being held without bail.
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