Local man convicted of online sextortion

A Broken Arrow man pleaded guilty Friday in U.S. District Court to extorting a woman by threatening to post nude photographs of her online, announced U.S. Attorney Trent Shores.

Ivan David Arroyo III, 27, pleaded guilty to interstate communication with intent to extort.

In March 2018, Arroyo sent messages from three Instagram accounts containing nude photographs of the victim. In the messages, he told the victim to send more suggestive photographs of herself or he would post the nudes publicly, thus harming her reputation. The woman refused.

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Cane competition trains youth for travel

Contestants Nathan England (left) & Avery Carrington both from Jenks, will compete at the 8th annual event.

A record-breaking 33 contestants will convene Thursday, November 14, for the seventh Oklahoma Regional Cane Quest hosted by Oklahoma School for the Blind in Muskogee.

Students from across Oklahoma will start competing at 10 a.m. to earn points and win prizes.

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Underwood delivers powerful performance

As her first tour in 3 years winds down, our own Carrie Underwood brought her “Cry Pretty Tour 360” to Tulsa’s BOK Center thanking fans for patience.

“There are lots of reasons for that,” she said.  “I had myself another baby earlier this year,” proudly noting she has her sons on tour with her.  “It’s hard, but also really wonderful at the same time.  Every day is bring your kid to work day.

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