• Weatherford man found guilty in death of teenager JaRay Wilson

    By Jennifer Palmer, Staff Writer | Updated: 59 min ago

    JaRay Wilson, 16, was missing for 14 months before her body was recovered in a rural area north of Weatherford. Witnesses said Tucker McGee was smoking K2, a synthetic marijuana, before he shot Wilson in the head.

  • Oklahoma City prostitution stings net 13 arrests

    By Jonathan Sutton, Staff Writer | Published: Wed, Mar 4, 2015

    Police arrested 13 people on various prostitution complaints Monday and Tuesday during several busts across the Oklahoma City.

  • Two are indicted in Edmond terrorism hoax

    By Graham Lee Brewer, Staff Writer | Published: Wed, Mar 4, 2015

    An Oklahoma City woman and a Saudi Arabian man are accused of reporting a terrorism hoax in Edmond.

  • 2 indicted in Oklahoma for making a terrorist hoax

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A federal prosecutor says two people have been indicted in Oklahoma for making a terrorist hoax and conspiracy. U.S. Attorney Sanford Coats says 19-year-old Israa Jafar Ali of Oklahoma City and 23-year-old Sajjad Hussein Al Fehaidah of Saudi Arabia were indicted on Wednesday by a federal grand jury in Oklahoma City. The indictment alleges that Ali called Edmond police in September from a phone provided by her boyfriend, Al Fenaidah, and claimed a male Saudi Arabian international student would commit a suicide bombing at a church near the University of Central Oklahoma campus in Edmond to kill a number of people. Authorities say the call was to retaliate

  • Oct. 26 trial set for ex-Oklahoma City officer on sex counts

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oct. 26 trial date is set for a former Oklahoma City police officer on dozens of charges he sexually assaulted 13 women while on duty. Oklahoma County District Judge Timothy Henderson set the trial date Wednesday for Daniel Holtzclaw, who faces a total of 36 charges that include six counts of first-degree rape. The rape charges carry a sentence of up to life in prison. Holtzclaw has pleaded not guilty to the charges. Holtzclaw was ordered to stand trial in November following a hearing at which his accusers gave graphic testimony about sex acts they said they did not want to perform but did so because they were frightened.

  • Two men in bar brawl video are sought by Oklahoma City police

    By Jonathan Sutton, Staff Writer | Updated: 5 hr ago

    Oklahoma City police are looking for two men who were involved in a fight Feb. 7 at Dust Bowl, 420 W Park Place.

  • Sentencing reset for accomplice in Arizona prison break

    BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS | Published: Wed, Mar 4, 2015

    KINGMAN, Ariz. — Sentencing has been delayed for a woman who helped three inmates flee an Arizona prison in 2010 by throwing cutting tools over the perimeter fence. Casslyn Welch had been set to appear before Mohave County Superior Court Judge Steven Conn on Wednesday. The date was reset to March 11 after a medical issue arose in her attorney’s family. Under an agreement with prosecutors, Welch will serve 20 years on an escape charge and two counts of robbery. Conn has said it will run concurrent to her 40-year sentence in a federal murder case that stemmed from her time on the lam. Welch pleaded guilty in the federal case to charges that included carjacking resulting in the deaths of an Oklahoma couple in New

  • Trial date to be set for Oklahoma City officer on sex counts

    BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS | Published: Wed, Mar 4, 2015

    An Oklahoma County judge is scheduled to set a trial date for a former Oklahoma City police officer who faces dozens of charges of sexually assaulting 13 women while on duty. A pre-trial conference is scheduled Wednesday for Daniel Holtzclaw, who faces a total of 36 charges that include six counts of first-degree rape. The rape charges carry a sentence of up to life in prison. Attorneys are expected to ask District Judge Timothy Henderson to set a trial date during the hearing. Holtzclaw has pleaded not guilty to the charges. Holtzclaw was ordered to stand trial in November following a hearing where the alleged victims gave graphic testimony about the sex acts they said they did not want to perform but did so because

  • Oklahoma news briefs for March 4

    Published: Wed, Mar 4, 2015

    Oklahoma news briefs for March 4, 2015

  • Oklahoma House bill making GPS stalking illegal advances to Senate

    By Rick M. Green, Capitol Bureau | Published: Wed, Mar 4, 2015

    Bill would make it illegal to use GPS to stalk someone.

  • Fired Oklahoma Department of Human Services worker charged with identity theft, computer crime

    By Nolan Clay, Staff Writer | Updated: 21 hr ago

    Brenda McAlister, 56, of Shawnee, was charged with two felony counts Monday in Pottawatomie County District Court. The former Oklahoma Department of Human Services worker is accused of using her DHS computer and a co-worker’s personal information to fraudulently apply for a student loan for her own daughter.

  • Oklahoma judge denies lower bail for Lexington man charged in shooting death

    By Jane Glenn Cannon, Staff Writer | Updated: 21 hr ago

    A Cleveland County judge has refused to lower bail for Cody Dallas Delano, 19, of Lexington, who is charged with first-degree murder in the drive-by shooting death of a 14-year-old girl in Moore.

  • KFOR: Man found guilty in JaRay Wilson murder trial, sentenced life without parole

    Published: Tue, Mar 3, 2015

    This is a developing story

  • Child porn defendant reportedly had images of young females involved in bestiality

    BY RHETT MORGAN, Tulsa World | Published: Tue, Mar 3, 2015

    A Shawnee man charged Monday with aggravated possession of child pornography allegedly had videos and/or images of young females being urinated on and involved in sex acts with dogs and horses, records show. On Monday, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt charged Shane Doug Deryckere, 27, with two felony counts of aggravated possession of child pornography. Deryckere was found to have more than 1,900 photos and 100 videos of underage females on his cell phone when it was recovered by police after an incident in a motel room in late January. He previously was arrested on similar charges, and the photos and videos on his phone were accumulated while he was free on bail. Read the rest of this story at TulsaWorld.com .

  • Punishment phase of death penalty trial halted due to outburst from convicted murderer, fleeing witness

    By Matt Dinger, Staff Writer | Published: Tue, Mar 3, 2015

    Isaiah Tryon, 25, was convicted Friday in Oklahoma County District Court of the first-degree murder of 19-year-old Tia Bloomer. Tuesday, he made an unprovoked outburst and his mother fled the courtroom during her testimony.

  • Oklahoma man arrested in fatal shooting of his wife

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Tue, Mar 3, 2015

    Authorities arrested William Leathers, 29, on a complaint of murder after he confessed to shooting his wife, Susan Leathers, 32, inside their home in Verdigris, Oklahoma.

  • One dead, one injured in Tulsa apartment shooting

    BY COREY JONES,Tulsa World | Published: Tue, Mar 3, 2015

    One man was found dead and another hospitalized Tuesday in a shooting at a Tulsa apartment complex in which the allegedly intoxicated caller didn't realize he had been shot. Police responded about 12:30 p.m. to the 600 block of East Newton Place where officers said they found a 26-year-old man dead inside the front room area in a single-story unit of a building at the Jordan Plaza Apartments. Officers said the man died of a severe beating and/or gunshot. Read the rest of this story at TulsaWorld.com .

  • Four arrested in Oklahoma City business burglaries, police report

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Yesterday

    Police arrested four people Tuesday morning following a rash of business burglaries in Oklahoma City.

  • DOJ Finds Ferguson Police Routinely Discriminate

    Published: Tue, Mar 3, 2015

    A Justice Department investigation has found that the Ferguson Police Department discriminates against black residents and routinely violates the Constitution and federal law, an official told The Huffington Post. The results of the investigation were detailed in a meeting between Ferguson and Justice Department officials on Tuesday. A Ferguson official confirmed to The Huffington Post that city and Justice Department officials were meeting on Tuesday afternoon. The so-called “pattern or practice” investigation of the Ferguson Police Department was announced by the Justice Department in September last year, just weeks after 18-year-old Michael Brown was shot and killed by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson.

  • KOKH: Suspects in custody after string of overnight smash-and-grab burglaries

    Published: Tue, Mar 3, 2015

    Oklahoma City police investigating a series of smash and grab burglaries that stretch across the south side of Oklahoma City, KOKH reports. Police confirm 4 suspects, 21 year old Giovani Arrezola, 20 year old Miguel Cuellar, a 15 year old male, and a 13 year old female, are in custody for at least 10 burglaries ...




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