LeighAnne Manwarren
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LeighAnne Manwarren is a reporter covering breaking news, crime and weather for The Oklahoman and NewsOK.com. An Oklahoma City native, Manwarren is a University of Oklahoma journalism alum and has interned for The Oklahoman, the Oklahoma Gazette, AOL's Patch.com in northern Virginia, the National Law Journal's D.C. office and the National Journal's Hotline in D.C.

  • Oklahoma City shooting leaves two injured, one arrested

    BY LEIGHANNE MANWARREN, Staff Writer | Updated: Mon, Aug 18, 2014

    Shortly before 6 p.m. Monday, a man reportedly shot a woman and a man multiple times near and inside an apartment unit at Oak Grove Apartments, 3301 SW 17, Oklahoma City police Master Sgt. Gary Knight said.

  • Edmond school bus driver is arrested on complaints of lewd acts with a child

    BY LEIGHANNE MANWARREN and KYLE SCHWAB, Staff Writers | Updated: Wed, Aug 6, 2014

    An elementary school bus driver was arrested Wednesday morning on complaints of lewd acts with a child and possessing and distributing child pornography, the Oklahoma County sheriff’s office reported. Scott Keith Jepson, 32, of Logan County, is a bus driver for the Edmond School District, authorities said.

  • Fewer Oklahomans expected to seek handgun permits this year

    By LeighAnne Manwarren, Staff Writer | Updated: Mon, Aug 4, 2014

    The number of applications for concealed or unconcealed firearms will likely dip after two record-breaking years of applications. More than 53,300 people applied for a handgun license in 2013, according to the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation.

  • Midwest City police look for man accused of animal cruelty

    By LeighAnne Manwarren, Staff Writer | Updated: Tue, Jul 22, 2014

    An arrest warrant for Corey Marion Harrison, 26, was issued Tuesday. He was charged Friday with two counts of animal cruelty.

  • Nursing home administrator charged with financial exploitation

    BY LEIGHANNE MANWARREN, Staff Writer | Published: Tue, Jul 15, 2014

    State Attorney General Scott Pruitt charged Roberta Donaldson, 67, of Enid, with four counts of financial exploitation. She is the Willow Haven Nursing Home administrator in Tonkawa.

  • Cooler temperatures expected in Oklahoma City this week

    By LeighAnne Manwarren, Staff Writer | Published: Mon, Jul 14, 2014

    Temperatures reached 99 degrees at Will Rogers Aiport, but Oklahoma City will be seeing cooler temperatures in the upcoming week, the National Weather Service reported.

  • One person dies in fiery, 5-vehicle crash in Bethany

    By LeighAnne Manwarren, Staff Writer | Updated: Tue, Jul 8, 2014

    One person died Tuesday afternoon after a fiery crash near NW 28 and N Rockwell Avenue in Bethany.

  • Man injured after officer-involved shooting in Oklahoma City

    BY LEIGHANNE MANWARREN, Staff Writer | Updated: Fri, Jun 13, 2014

    A man was shot by police Thursday evening after a store owner told police that the man was waving a knife around a northwest Oklahoma City shopping center, the police reported.

  • Police fatally shoot man in Oklahoma City after pursuit

    By LeighAnne Manwarren, Staff Writer | Updated: Mon, Jun 9, 2014

    Oklahoma City and Warr Acres police officers were involved in the pursuit of a stolen car, and the a man involved later died after being shot by police officers, Oklahoma City police said.




LeighAnne Manwarren Mon, Nov. 24 2014 05:38:02 PM CST Glasson told officers on Wednesday that he accidentally shot his wife when an intruder broke into their NW OKC home, police said. @NewsOK
LeighAnne Manwarren Mon, Nov. 24 2014 05:31:15 PM CST .@okcpd has arrested Kinney Glasson, 33, on a murder complaint in connection with his wife's death. @NewsOK
LeighAnne Manwarren Thu, Nov. 20 2014 07:01:49 PM CST President Obama's speech concerning immigration will begin soon. Check out the livestream on LINK
LeighAnne Manwarren Sun, Nov. 16 2014 01:49:41 PM CST @jonogreco13 it should go without saying.
LeighAnne Manwarren Sun, Nov. 16 2014 01:49:21 PM CST Motorists involved in multiple vehicle, non-injury accidents are asked to exchange insurance information w/ each other, police said. @NewsOK
LeighAnne Manwarren Sun, Nov. 16 2014 01:47:27 PM CST Officers will respond to non-injury accidents when weather conditions improve, a police spokesman said. @NewsOK
LeighAnne Manwarren Sun, Nov. 16 2014 01:46:31 PM CST OKC police officers are no longer responding to non-injury accidents due to the high call volume of accidents, a spokesman said. @NewsOK
LeighAnne Manwarren Sun, Nov. 16 2014 01:19:27 PM CST As of 1 p.m., paramedics have responded to 42 wrecks since 9:30 a.m. Sunday in the OKC area, @EMSAOK spokeswoman Lara O'Leary said. @NewsOK
LeighAnne Manwarren Sun, Nov. 16 2014 11:17:24 AM CST Of the 18 accidents reported, 10 are being reported as injury accidents. Most accidents are along highways. @NewsOK
LeighAnne Manwarren Sun, Nov. 16 2014 11:15:23 AM CST As of 11:15 a.m., 18 accidents have been reported in Oklahoma City. Drive with caution, and be careful along bridges and on-ramps. @NewsOK
LeighAnne Manwarren Thu, Nov. 13 2014 04:35:25 PM CST @JBirdwell If only Elton John were coming too. MT @dallasnews Billy Joel return to Dallas for one-off concert in Jan. LINK
LeighAnne Manwarren Wed, Nov. 12 2014 02:17:44 AM CST Here is the link to our follow up story of Monday's hostage situation with an interview with Jennifer McMinn-Shokat. LINK
LeighAnne Manwarren Wed, Nov. 12 2014 02:13:38 AM CST That exclusive interview with hostage Jennifer McMinn-Shokat that KOCO had? @NewsOK and the Norman Transcript were there too. #JustSaying
LeighAnne Manwarren Sun, Nov. 09 2014 05:23:51 PM CST The Chestnut Praline Latte is delicious! Loving your new addition, @Starbucks! :)
LeighAnne Manwarren Sat, Nov. 08 2014 02:39:48 PM CST I'm not so sure about their head coach though. Please stop kicking the dead horse that is the today's #Sooners. #Baylor
LeighAnne Manwarren Sat, Nov. 08 2014 02:38:16 PM CST I think the #Baylor players were a class act when it truly mattered. Thanks for the prayers, boys. #OU
LeighAnne Manwarren Sat, Nov. 08 2014 02:36:31 PM CST At least the #PrideOfOklahoma looked good and big, and was loud. #OU
LeighAnne Manwarren Sat, Nov. 08 2014 02:35:24 PM CST This is 1 of the worst games I have seen at Owen Field in a long time. Boos from crowd against the home team. #OU LINK
LeighAnne Manwarren Sat, Nov. 08 2014 02:21:35 PM CST It looks like Trevor Knight is hurt real bad. 3 Baylor players who tackled Knight just prayed with Trevor's brother. #Sooners #OU
LeighAnne Manwarren Tue, Nov. 04 2014 11:44:24 PM CST Here is all the information we have so far about the gunshot victim found outside The Oklahoman building. @NewsOK LINK