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Oklahoma Teen Convicted Of Murdering Australian Baseball Player

AP | Posted 04.17.2015 | Crime

DUNCAN, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma teenager whose attorney said he only meant to scare an Australian college baseball player by firing a shot at him w...

4 Men Charged In Okla. Death Of Australian Baseball Player

AP | KRISTI EATON | Posted 04.14.2014 | Crime

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A fourth person was charged Monday in the death of an Australian baseball player who was fatally shot as he jogged in a souther...

Teens Charged With Murder Must Face Trial In Baseball Player Killing

AP | KRISTI EATON | Posted 03.13.2014 | Crime

DUNCAN, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma judge ruled Wednesday that two teenagers charged with first-degree murder must face a trial in the shooting death o...

Boy Charged With Murder: We Thought The Gun Held Blanks

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 02.04.2014 | Crime

One of three teens accused in the fatal shooting of an Australian man in Oklahoma last August said he and his friends thought the gun only held blanks...

Teens Charged In Thrill Killing Of Australian Due In Court

AP | KRISTI EATON | Posted 02.04.2014 | Crime

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Three teenagers accused of fatally shooting an Australian baseball player as he jogged down an Oklahoma street, allegedly becau...

Oklahoma Teen Third To Be Charged For Australian's Death

AP | KRISTI EATON | Posted 11.07.2013 | Crime

DUNCAN, Okla. -- DUNCAN, Okla. (AP) — A third teenager was charged with murder Wednesday in the death of an Australian college baseball player who w...

Autopsy Reveals New Details Of Australian Baseball Player's Death

AP | SEAN MURPHY | Posted 08.28.2013 | Crime

OKLAHOMA CITY -- The bullet that killed an Australian baseball player in a random attack this month collapsed both his lungs, fractured two ribs and t...

Over 500 Mourners Attend Funeral For Slain Baseball Player

AP | ROD McGUIRK | Posted 08.28.2013 | Crime

CANBERRA, Australia -- The 22-year-old Australian baseball player slain in a drive-by shooting in Oklahoma was buried in his hometown of Melbourne on ...

Obama Speaks Out On 'Thrill Kill' Of Athlete

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 08.28.2013 | Crime

President Barack Obama issued a statement on the fatal shooting of Christopher Lane, the Australian college baseball player who was allegedly gunned d...

Race Not A Factor In Thrill Killing Of Baseball Player: Prosecutor

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 08.28.2013 | Crime

The lead prosecutor in the murder case of an Australian man who was allegedly gunned down by three Oklahoma teens last week said that race was not a f...

My Heart Is With Australia

The Amazing Kreskin | Posted 10.23.2013 | Crime
The Amazing Kreskin

With this tragic incident in mind, I can fully understand former Deputy Prime Minister Tim Fischer's advice that tourists should think twice about going to the U.S.

Slain Baseball Player's Girlfriend: 'My Heart Just Broke'

Posted 08.22.2013 | Crime

The girlfriend of a defenseless college baseball player who was fatally shot in the back while jogging says that her "stomach just dropped" when polic...

Conservative Pundits Manufacture Racial Firestorm Over Killing

The Huffington Post | Peter Finocchiaro | Posted 08.22.2013 | Black Voices

Some conservative pundits are enraged this week by what they view as a racial double-standard in media coverage of a high-profile killing in Oklahoma....

Fox News Contributor Blames Facebook For Oklahoma Shooting

Posted 08.21.2013 | Technology

A Fox News contributor has blamed social media and abortions for the murder of Christopher Lane, the 22-year-old Australian man who was allegedly shot...

Reinforcing the Self-serving Myth That Blacks Kill Whites Because They're White

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 10.21.2013 | Crime
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

The predictable happened as soon as the race of the three teens charged in the Oklahoma slaying of Christopher Lane, a young white Australian baseball...

West Invokes College Student's Murder In Obama Criticism

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.21.2013 | Politics

In a Tuesday tweet, former Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) invoked the murder of Australian student Christopher Lane to criticize President Barack Obama over...

Teens Allegedly Murdered Baseball Player 'For The Fun Of It'

AP | KRISTI EATON | Posted 10.20.2013 | Crime

DUNCAN, Okla. — With a motive that's both chilling and simple – to break up the boredom of an Oklahoma summer – three teenagers rand...

Ballplayer Shot In Horrific Thrill Killing Mourned

AP | KRISTI EATON | Posted 10.20.2013 | Crime

DUNCAN, Okla. -- With the simplest of motives - breaking up the boredom of an Oklahoma summer - three teenagers followed an Australian collegiate base...

Police: Australian College Baseball Player Victim Of Random Killing

AP | SEAN MURPHY | Posted 10.19.2013 | Sports

OKLAHOMA CITY — An Australian man attending an Oklahoma college on a baseball scholarship was shot and killed in what police described Monday as...

Michael Douglas' Son Faces Cocaine Charges

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Michael Douglas' grown son, Cameron, has been ordered to stand trial on cocaine possession charges. At a pretrial hearing Thursday, Superior Court Ju...