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A woman was charged for mutilating a corpse during a funeral home viewing. 28-year-old Shaynna Sims from Oklahoma was arrested for cutting off both breasts and a toe from the corpse of her husband’s ex-girlfriend Tabatha Lynch, 38. Sims, a makeup artist, was supposed to help prepare the body for the funeral. But, just before …

Protests erupted in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Friday after police shot a knife-wielding man. A 29-year-old black male was shot and killed early Friday morning after police came to his residence and he fled the scene. He reportedly suffered from mental illness and “brandished two knifes” at police, Tulsa World reports. At 9:50 AM shots were fired by two deputies and one …

Recent video footage shows a group of protesters in Tulsa, Oklahoma chasing a man who argued with them down the street. Things really devolve after the man claims that “justice has been served,” and he repeats “trial by peers!” several times. At 12:50 a member of the group can be heard saying, “Beat that n*gga ass, bro.” …

  A slain black man’s past alleged drug use can’t be used during a cop’s manslaughter trial, a judge ruled Wednesday. Judge Doug Drummond ruled to keep Terence Crutcher’s past history hidden as Tulsa Police Officer Betty Shelby’s trial proceeds, reports Public Radio Tulsa. Shelby faces first degree manslaughter charges for her September fatal shooting …

  The Tulsa police officer who shot an unarmed black man defended her decision to shoot him during an interview with 60 Minutes Sunday. “Is it possible that you saw him as more dangerous because he was a large black man?” 60 Minutes correspondent Bill Whitaker asked officer Betty Shelby. “No,” Shelby told Whitaker. “What …