ENID, Okla. (AP) - The death of a newborn boy whose body was found in a trash bin in Oklahoma has been ruled a homicide. An autopsy report from the state medical examiner's office released Tuesday says the infant identified only as Baby Boy Green died of methamphetamine toxicity. A woman described by Enid police as a person of interest in the case was later arrested on unrelated drug, child neglect and obstruction charges and was ordered to undergo a competency evaluation.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) - An Oklahoma elementary school teacher has taken to panhandling for money to buy school supplies for her third-grade classroom. Teresa Danks told KOKI-TV that she sought donations after slumping state revenue led to reduced education funding. Danks says she has spent $2,000 to $3,000 of her $35,000 salary on supplies for her students. With a sign asking for donations, Danks raised $55 in six minutes standing at an intersection near Interstate 44 in Tulsa.
CHICKASHA, Okla. (AP) - An Oklahoma woman has notified police that she's safe after having been reported missing for three weeks. The Oklahoman reports that Destiny Corsaut contacted authorities Sunday and told them she was staying in an Oklahoma City apartment complex with her three daughters. Destiny Corsaut's ex-husband, David Corsaut, reported them missing earlier this month. He contacted police after he found his ex-wife's apartment ransacked and was unable to reach her. The incident is under investigation.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - A former Oklahoma lawmaker who was convicted of embezzlement says he's considering running for an executive office in 2018. The Oklahoman reports 67-year-old Leo Kingston was a first-term senator when he was convicted in 1990 after a federal grand jury indicted him for defrauding the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Felons are legally required to wait 15 years after completing a sentence before running for office.
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