• UPDATE: Nothing suspicious found at OSU after bomb report

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: Thu, Feb 13, 2014

    Oklahoma State University police and the Oklahoma Highway Patrol say sweeps prompted by a report of a bomb found nothing suspicious.

  • Oklahoma's Eastern Flyer takes first voyage to Midwest City

    By DYLAN GOFORTH - Tulsa World | Updated: Mon, Feb 10, 2014

    SAPULPA —- Lind Wickersham was 7 years old when he got his first train set, which set off a lifetime interest in rail travel. So it was only appropriate that he was on the Eastern Flyer on Sunday, the train's first journey from Sapulpa to the Oklahoma City area as state Transportation Department officials review four proposals to purchase the rail line. The train departed from Sapulpa at 8 a.m., and by 7:30 a.m. a long line of excited passengers were wrapped around a tent in the middle of an empty field near Sapulpa City Golf Course, waiting to pick up their tickets. Read the full story at TulsaWorld.com.

  • Inola man killed in crash Friday

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Fri, Feb 7, 2014

    A fatal crash has been reported by the Oklahoma Highway Patrol Friday. A man from Inola died in Rogers County.

  • Three people die in crashes on Oklahoma roads; troopers report name of fourth victim

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: Thu, Jan 30, 2014

    A woman was killed in a crash in northwest Oklahoma City Thursday morning. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported three other deaths on state roadways.

  • Skiatook stabbings related, police say; suspect held

    By SAMANTHA VICENT & DYLAN GOFORTH - Tulsa World | Updated: Wed, Jan 29, 2014

    A 19-year-old man was taken into custody Tuesday in Tulsa in connection with the stabbing deaths of his sister and their great-grandmother. Michael Devin Stanley was booked into the Osage County Jail on a first-degree murder complaint about 5:20 p.m., records show. One victim, 74-year-old Esther Driskell, was found stabbed to death in her Skiatook home about 5 p.m. Monday. On Tuesday morning, a 16-year-old girl was found dead with multiple stab wounds to the upper torso in a van south of the Skiatook dam, Osage County Sheriff's Chief Deputy Charlie Cartwright said. Click here to read the complete article at TulsaWorld.

  • Search on for two escapees from the Delaware County jail

    By Sheila Stogsdill -- For The Oklahoman | Updated: Wed, Jan 29, 2014

    JAY – Two inmates escaped from the Delaware County jail overnight, said Sheriff Harlan Moore. Pete Wolfe, 51, of Pryor and Anthony Anderson, 22, of Sapulpa broke out of the jail through a window around 1: 45 a.m., Moore said. Wolfe was being held on a charge of attempted robbery with a weapon and Anderson was incarcerated on a failure to pay warrant stemming from a 2010 plea to second-degree rape, court records show. Both men are considered armed and dangerous. Anderson is 5-foot, 8-inches and weighs 150 pounds. He has black hair, brown eyes, and a goatee and has a tattoo of "boogey man" on his back in scrip lettering, the sheriff’s department said. Wolf is 5-foot, 10-inches and

  • DA clears Muskogee officer in shooting that hurt 1

    BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS | Published: Tue, Jan 28, 2014

    MUSKOGEE — Prosecutors have cleared a Muskogee police officer in a shooting earlier this month that wounded a man. Muskogee County District Attorney Larry Moore says Officer Joseph Poffel acted appropriately in the Jan. 2 incident that wounded Thomas Estes. Authorities say Poffel shot Estes once in the abdomen after Estes allegedly reached for another officer's gun during a traffic stop. In a news release, Moore commended Poffel for the “restraint used in not repeatedly shooting Estes under the circumstances.” According to the Muskogee Phoenix (http://bit.ly/1mRNHhP ), Estes is charged with possession of a firearm after former felony conviction, assault with a dangerous weapon, and assault and