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O'Connor joined the Oklahoman staff in June, 2012 after working at The Kansas City Star and St. Louis Post-Dispatch for a combined 28 years.
O'Connor, an Oklahoma City resident, is a graduate of Kansas State University. He has written frequently about the military and has reported from Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Bosnia, Haiti, Israel and several other countries.
Richard Hall and Phillip O'Connor | Updated: Wed, Oct 15, 2014
Stephens County District Attorney Jason Hicks held a press conference today offering new details in the case of Alan Hruby, the man accused of shooting his parents and younger sister to death at their Duncan, Okla., home.
Here are five new facts we learned from the press conference:
1. Hruby has been charged
University of Oklahoma freshman Alan J. Hruby was charged Wednesday in the shooting deaths of his mother, father and younger sister.
2. The murder weapon was a firearm
Prosecutors said Hruby shot the victims
By Phillip O’Connor, Staff Writer | Published: Sun, Oct 12, 2014
On Wednesday afternoon, the seemingly disparate group had gathered in a southeast Oklahoma City motel room. Just what brought them together in Room 167 of the Plaza Inn motel at 3200 S Prospect Ave. remains a mystery. But the result was a shoot-out that left Monden dead, two officers wounded, Rhea and Williams hospitalized in critical condition, Boen and Patterson in police custody and investigators and family members still searching for answers.
Richard Hall and Phillip O'Connor | Published: Tue, Sep 30, 2014
The Cleveland County District Attorney held a press conference today offering new details in the case of Alton Nolen, the man accused of beheading and stabbing coworkers at Vaughan Foods in Moore, Okla. Here are five new facts we learned from the press conference: 5. Nolen went home to get the knife before the attacks […]
An Oklahoma National Guard soldier decorated for valor in Afghanistan now sits in the Wagoner County jail facing first-degree murder charges in connection with the April shooting death of his uncle.
Maxx Robinson, 22, is accused of killing, Bill J. Cline Jr., 58, during an April 1 altercation at Cline’s home in Porter.
Tulsa County District Attorney Tim Harris filed the charges late Monday afternoon in Wagoner County and Robinson was booked into the jail about 10:30 p.m. Monday night on a no-bail warrant.
A jail spokesman said Robinson is expected to make an initial court appearance this afternoon.