Suit Claims HIV Segregation in County Jail

A former pretrial detainee at the Payne County Detention Center claims that employees segregated him because he is HIV positive.  In a federal complaint filed Wednesday, the detainee, identified as John Doe, claims that he was initially placed in general population, but was suddenly removed by jailers shortly after his arrival and placed in the facility’s high security isolation…


State Law Could Limit Recovery in Motorcycle Fatality

A man riding his motorcycle was killed Saturday night after striking the rear-end of a city -owned utility truck with his motorcycle.  According to reports, the accident occurred just north of the intersection at 41st and Peoria when the truck turned northbound onto Peoria as the motorcycle passed through the intersection. Witnesses claimed that the…