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Lawton police probe cat beating

Oklahoman Published: February 17, 2009

Police probe cat beating
Comanche County authorities are investigating two juveniles for the videotaped beating of a house cat that was posted online. The footage shows a boy beating the cat and slamming it against a wall. Lawton police received tips from Massachusetts, Arizona and Australia. Sheriff Kenny Stradley said the cat has been treated and that investigators have questioned two boys. The video was viewed more than 20,000 times on the video-sharing Web site YouTube before it was taken down.



Dead woman is identified
Police identified Sherry Ann Eaton, 40, of Oklahoma City as the pedestrian killed Friday night in an accident in the west metro area. About 9:45 p.m., Eaton was walking across the 1400 block of N Rockwell Avenue when a southbound vehicle hit her, throwing her into the path of a northbound vehicle , police Master Sgt. Gary Knight said. She died at an Oklahoma City hospital. MICHAEL KIMBALL,


Forty trees will be planted at Lake Hefner today . In all 240 trees will be planted over three years in the East Shore Tree Restoration Project. The ceremony is 3:30 p.m. near the playground parking lot at the south end of E Lake Hefner Drive. FROM STAFF REPORTS


Boy’s death investigated
A 14-year-old boy was killed after being struck by three vehicles as he tried to cross U.S. 169 on foot Sunday night, police said. Jesse Goering was killed shortly before 7 p.m. in the northbound lanes of U.S. 169 between 76th and 86th Streets North. Police are searching for the third driver, who reportedly left in a gray or silver Porsche sports car.

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