• Muskogee police release video, 911 call of officer-involved shooting

    By Jonathan Sutton, Staff Writer | Updated: Fri, Jan 23, 2015

    Police in Muskogee, Oklahoma, have released video in a recent officer-involved shooting. Investigators say the man made threats against someone at a wedding party.

  • Oklahoma teacher loses job after fake joint photo circulates

    By Sheila Stogsdill, For The Oklahoman | Updated: Wed, Jan 21, 2015

    A first-year teacher from the Miami, OK, school district has been dismissed after a photo appearing to depict him rolling a fake marijuana joint circulated online. Assistant Superintendent Randy Darr declined to identify the teacher, but did acknowledge he has seen the photograph.

  • Four people die in separate accidents in Oklahoma

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: Mon, Jan 19, 2015

    Tyler Avard, 19, of Broken Arrow; Quinton Grissom, 23, of Oklahoma City, an unidentifed 16-year-old male, of Stigler, and Michael Holcomb, 45, of Sperry, died after vehicle accidents on state roads, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported.

  • Answers unlikely soon in Oologah kindergartner's death

    By DYLAN GOFORTH - Tulsa World | Updated: Fri, Jan 16, 2015

    OOLOGAH — More than a week has passed since Jenny Yang died at a hospital hours after leaving her Oologah classroom with a fever, and no one has been able to determine what killed the 6-year-old. Oklahoma State Department of Health epidemiologist Kristy Bradley said Thursday that investigators have not been able to find any evidence that the girl died from an infectious disease. Thus, it may be months until an answer emerges. The kindergartner died Jan. 5, and her death caused confusion and worry in Oologah, where residents still remember a 2010 meningitis outbreak that killed two children and injured others. Read the full story at TulsaWorld.com.

  • One person killed in early morning Bixby house fire

    FROM STAFF REPORTS - Tulsa World | Updated: Fri, Jan 16, 2015

    One person is dead after a fire engulfed a Bixby home early Friday. Bixby Fire Chief Bryan Wood said the fire happened about 3 a.m. in the 7300 block of East 118th Street. Fire investigators did not reveal the identity of the person who died in the blaze. Read the full story at TulsaWorld.com.

  • Man killed in Ottawa County house fire

    By SHEILA STOGSDILL - Tulsa World | Updated: Thu, Jan 8, 2015

    MIAMI. — A 52-year-old Ottawa County man died in a residential fire early Wednesday, Miami Fire Chief Ronnie Kline said. The man who died was identified as Dennis Joe Gower. His body was discovered about two feet from the back door, Kline said. Read the full story at TulsaWorld.com.

  • Oklahoma man gets 15 years in prison in child sex abuse case

    By AMANDA BLAND - Tulsa World | Updated: Wed, Jan 7, 2015

    A 61-year-old Broken Arrow man was sentenced to 15 years in prison after pleading guilty Monday to two counts of child sexual abuse. Robert Wayne Crow was charged in November after the victim's mother contacted Broken Arrow police. Crow waived his right to a trial before District Judge William Musseman on Monday and received concurrent 25-year split sentences. Musseman ordered Crow to serve 15 years in prison with the remaining 10 years suspended. Read the full story at TulsaWorld.com.




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