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  • News 9: Yukon Man Arrested On Child Rape Charges

    Published: Fri, Jul 25, 2014

    CANADIAN COUNTY - Authorities arrested a Yukon man Thursday after a 13-year-old girl accused him of raping her, News 9 reports. According to the Canadian County Sheriff’s Office, 50-year-old Roy D. Doshier, a convicted felon, was charged with Rape in the First Degree for sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl in ...

  • Wealthy eccentric freed in lurid murder case now charged with urinating in drug store

    Published: Thu, Jul 24, 2014

    In the upscale shopping district of Rice Village, you expect to find nice shops, good restaurants and expensive cars, but you don’t expect to find a very rich man who beat a murder rap urinating on a counter in the neighborhood drug store, KHOU reports. Still, that’s what law enforcement authorities allege happened in the latest twist to the strange saga of Robert Durst. Durst, the wealthy heir to a New York real estate fortune who was found not guilty in a lurid 2003 Galveston murder trial, was charged with criminal mischief for allegedly relieving himself on a checkout counter and a candy rack at the CVS pharmacy in Rice Village.

  • News 9: Greer County Authorities Looking For Escaped Inmate

    Published: Thu, Jul 24, 2014

    GREER COUNTY - Law enforcement in Greer County are looking for an escaped inmate from the Oklahoma State Reformatory in Granite, News 9 reports. The missing inmate is 26-year-old Aaron Kelsey, and the Oklahoma Department of Corrections website says Kelsey is 5'10," weighs 169 pounds and has ...

  • Oklahoma man gets consecutive 20-year terms for rapes of intellectually challenged classmates

    BY BILL BRAUN, Tulsa World | Published: Tue, Jul 22, 2014

    A man was sentenced Tuesday to 40 years in prison for raping two intellectually challenged men at a Tulsa hotel. Brandon Brady, 22, pleaded guilty previously to two counts of first-degree rape. The charges stemmed from crimes that occurred in April 2012 at the Doubletree Hotel Downtown, court records show. Instructors with the High Plains Technology Center in Woodward had brought a group of special-needs students to Tulsa for an annual Skills USA competition to reward and recognize their hard work. The students included Brady and the two victims, who were then ages 19 and 22 and were identified as his classmates. Read the rest of this story at TulsaWorld.com .

  • KOCO: 5 arrested after drug busts at Oklahoma City bars

    Published: Wed, Jul 16, 2014

    Two bars on the southwest side of Oklahoma City are now closed, KOCO reports, after a lengthy undercover investigation led to the arrest of five people, including the owner of Chihuahua's Bar, Martin Saucedo, police said. Patrons would order a beer and the bartender would ask, "Uno," and after some small talk, the patron would slide the bartender money and a baggie of cocaine would be ...

  • Four-Time Deportee Arrested For Allegedly Molesting Young Girl In Texas

    Published: Mon, Jul 14, 2014

    PARKER COUNTY (CBSDFW.COM) – Authorities in Parker County have arrested a man suspected of molesting a 9-year-old girl as she slept in her home. The man, 35-year-old Israel Andrade, has been deported from the United States on four different occasions. Parker County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a 9-1-1 call on Saturday, after a woman called to report her daughter had been sexually fondled by a stranger who broke into her home.

  • News 9: OKC police investigating weekend stabbing in Bricktown

    Published: Mon, Jul 14, 2014

    Oklahoma City police are searching for two suspects after they say two women were stabbed overnight in Bricktown, News 9 reports. Officers responded to two fights around 2 a.m. Sunday at the IHOP near Sheridan and Joe Carter Avenues when police got the call about a woman who was attacked in ...

  • Who is Alix Tichelman, and why was she at another high-profile businessman's fatal drug overdose?

    Published: Fri, Jul 11, 2014

    Dead men appear to play a big role in Alix Tichelman's life, says NBC News. Tichelman, 26, was being held on $1.5 million bail by authorities in Santa Cruz County, California, on manslaughter, drug and prostitution charges in the death of Forrest Timothy Hayes, 51, a Google official who died of a heroin overdose on his 50-foot yacht in November. Santa Cruz police said it might not have been the first time Tichelman was there when a high-profile businessman suffered a fatal drug overdose. Detectives said they had discovered another case "with similar circumstances" involving Tichelman "in another state."

  • How a 15-year-old stopped more killings in Texas

    Published: Thu, Jul 10, 2014

    The Texas gunman who killed six people was out to murder more family members, police said, and a wounded 15-year-old at the house stopped him from causing even more carnage, KTRK reports. The 15-year-old was allegedly shot by the gunman, but managed to tell police who he was before she was rushed via helicopter to a hospital, where she was in critical condition, according to authorities. She is the lone survivor of Wednesday's bloody rampage at a home in Spring, Texas.

  • Georgia toddler death: Who is Justin Ross Harris?

    Published: Fri, Jul 4, 2014

    Atlanta -- Who is Justin Ross Harris, the Georgia man whose toddler son died after being left in a hot car? Depends on whom you ask, CNN says. Prosecutors portray him as an unfaithful husband who wanted a childless life, while the defense describes him as a doting dad who kissed his son every time he put him in the car. And friends say he loved to show off the blond, bright-eyed boy and talked about him incessantly.

  • News 9: Man dies in northwest Oklahoma City hotel shooting

    Published: Fri, Jul 4, 2014

    Police said a man died Friday morning after shots were fired outside a northwest Oklahoma City hotel, News 9 reports. It happened before 2 a.m. Friday at the Residence Inn, located at 4361 W. Reno Avenue when an after party had spilled out into ...

  • Edmond Sun employee arrested, accused of aggravated child pornography

    Published: Tue, Jul 1, 2014

    EDMOND — A five-year employee of The Edmond Sun has been charged with multiple counts of possessing scores of child pornography images, some showing kids as young as 6 years old posing and engaging in sex acts. Jared Ethan Horton, 29, was arrested at the Family Dollar store in Wewoka Friday afternoon, and later booked into the Seminole County Jail on two counts of aggravated child pornography and 10 counts of possession of child pornography. Aggravated child pornography in Oklahoma is a charge brought against a person who knowingly possesses 100 or more separate images depicting child porn.

  • KOKI: With serial rapist on the loose, police chief advises Tulsa women who live alone to get a dog

    Published: Tue, Jul 1, 2014

    TULSA -- A dog doesn’t have to be aggressive to get the point across that a stranger isn’t welcome in your home, says Fox23. Police say they can be very helpful during a time like this. No matter the size, and no matter the breed, Tulsa police chief Chuck Jordan said if you’re a woman and you live alone, getting a dog for protection isn’t such a bad idea. Evan Fadem with the Humane Society of Tulsa agrees. “One of the best ways to protect yourself and to feel safer is with a dog,” Fadem said.

  • News 9: Oklahoma City mother's search for son ends tragically in Texas

    Published: Mon, Jun 30, 2014

    An Oklahoma City mother's desperate search for her son ends in tragedy, News 9 reports, as police say the little boy died under the care of his father near Houston, Texas. Katrina DeBoard spent more than a year, searching for her son, Dominic Wells, 2, and the last time she saw him was ...

  • Hope Solo apologizes after domestic violence incident

    Published: Fri, Jun 27, 2014

    U.S. women's soccer star Hope Solo has issued an apology after she was accused of assaulting two of her relatives at a Seattle home last weekend, CNN reports. "I would like to apologize to my fans, teammates, coaches, marketing partners and the entire US Soccer and Seattle Reign FC communities for my involvement in a highly unfortunate incident this past weekend," Solo said in a post on her Facebook page Thursday. Solo, the national team goalkeeper and a two-time Olympic gold-medal winner, entered a not-guilty plea in court Monday. She faces two counts of fourth-degree domestic violence assault.

  • KOCO: Cigarette store employee sexually assaults customer, police say

    Published: Thu, Jun 26, 2014

    A cigarette store clerk was arrested for sexually assaulting a customer Tuesday morning, KOCO reports. The crime occurred at Britton Discount Cigarettes, located near Britton Road and Western Avenue when, around 4 a.m., a 33-year-old woman drove up to the drive-thru window to buy ...

  • Opinion: The real gun problem is mental health, not NRA

    Published: Wed, Jun 25, 2014

    Next time there's a mass shooting, don't jump to blame the National Rifle Association and lax gun laws. Look first at the shooter and the mental health services he did or didn't get, and the commitment laws in the state where the shooting took place. Strengthening gun control won't stop the next mass shooter, but changing our attitudes, the treatment options we offer and the laws for holding the mentally unstable and mentally ill for treatment just might.

  • Teen who planned massacre: 'I'm really mentally ill'

    Published: Wed, Jun 25, 2014

    John David LaDue readily admits he came from a good home and says he was never bullied, CNN reports, but something in him drove the 17-year-old Minnesotan toward an obsessively detailed plot -- one in which, he said, he wanted to kill his family, set off bombs at a school and then shoot students. "I think I'm really mentally ill," he told police. "And no one has noticed. I've been trying to hide it." Transcripts of LaDue's police interviews were released Tuesday. They fill more than 140 pages.

  • KFOR: Man arrested after allegedly groping girls at neighborhood pool

    Published: Wed, Jun 25, 2014

    Investigators say they have arrested a 26-year-old Oklahoma City man after he allegedly inappropriately touched girls at a pool, KFOR reports. Witnesses also told police the man threatened to get his .45 pistol and AK47 and “come back,” and according to the arrest affidavit ...

  • Little Girl Getting Kicked Out of KFC Was Reportedly a Huge Hoax

    Published: Tue, Jun 24, 2014

    KFC donated $30,000 to the family of three-year-old Victoria Wilcher after they claimed an employee at a store in Jackson, Miss. asked them to leave because Victoria's scars—leftover from an attack by her grandfather's pit bulls—were scaring customers. But according to a new report in the Laurel Leader-Call, the whole thing was a hoax and never happened. The company publicly apologized for the incident and donated the money to help with the cost Victoria's medical bills. Apparently, the entire incident in the restaurant was cooked up as an elaborate publicity stunt to raise money. After the KFC franchise where the incident allegedly took place became suspicious of the timeline presented by Victoria's family, they hired an independent investigator, who has yet to release their final report.