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  • Police think Friday homicide was the result of a home invasion

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: 2 hr ago

    Investigators believe brothers Demarco Sayles, 24, and Nakadda Sayles, 23, attempted to break into an apartment in the 4200 block of SE 52 about 4 a.m. Friday. Demarco Sayles fought with the man living in the apartment and was fatally injured, police said.

  • Oklahoma City police make arrests Friday in 2013 homicide case

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: 16 hr ago

    Oklahoma City police arrested Claudia Cadena, 25, and Albert Barbosa, 20, in connection with the 2013 death of Adrian Avalos, 7.

  • Dad forces 15-year-old son to play drinking game during OU vs. Tennessee

    Published: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    An Athens, Tennessee, man was arrested this week after officials said he forced his 15-year-old son to play a drinking game during the Oklahoma-Tennessee football game on Saturday. Several people at the home said the teen's father, 35-year-old Mark Allen Hughes, forced his son to play a...

  • Oklahoma mom tells police the housekeeper raped her 13-year-old son


    CYRIL — Cyril police have arrested a 31-year-old housekeeper who they say had sex with a 13-year-old boy. They arrested the woman on Monday after the boy’s mother called. The woman faces charges of first degree rape and contributing to the delinquency of a minor. Police say the boy’s mother...

  • Oklahoma prosecutor says ex-chief violating bond

    BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS | Published: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    SPAVINAW — The Mayes County district attorney wants the bond of a former police chief accused of molesting two girls revoked because he says the man has been watching them at school from his car. A Mayes County judge on Thursday set a bond revocation hearing for October for 75-year-old...

  • Tulsa officer shoots pit bulls attacking man

    BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS | Published: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    TULSA — A Tulsa police officer has fatally shot one of two pit bulls who mauled a man.

  • Oklahoma County clerk employee charged with manslaughter in Oklahoma County

    By Matt Dinger, Staff Writer | Published: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    Jon Nathan Wilkerson, 39, is charged in Oklahoma County District Court with one count of first-degree manslaughter and eight counts of causing an accident resulting in great bodily injury while under the influence of alcohol. He is accused of causing a crash while driving under the influence. One...

  • Police arrest Mid-Del Schools color guard coach on rape, sodomy complaints

    By Matt Dinger, Staff Writer | Published: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    Austin Grant Kain, 20, was arrested by police Wednesday after reportedly admitting to having sex with a 16-year-old male student in the Del City High School parking lot. Kain was a color guard coach for the school.

  • Jury convicts third person in 2012 Oklahoma City home invasion, death

    By Jane Glenn Cannon, Staff Writer | Updated: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    A Cleveland County jury that began deliberating Wednesday night returned verdicts early Thursday against Sebastian Forest Shepherd, 19, convicting him of first-degree murder, burglary and kidnapping in the 2012 death of Arthur Strozewski.

  • Oklahoma domestic violence program gives cellphones to victims

    By Rick M. Green, Capitol Bureau | Published: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    Oklahoma prosecutors are part of a program to bring cellphones to domestic violence victims.

  • Lawton police report 10th homicide of the year, man fatally shot

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    Two men were reported shot early Thursday and one of them died in what Lawton police are calling the city’s 10th homicide of the year.

  • Nichols Hills police on the lookout for armed robbers

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    A Nichols Hills resident was robbed by two armed men Wednesday night, and police are are asking residents to be on the lookout for suspicious vehicles, Nichols Hills police reported Thursday.

  • Police seek two in Family Dollar store robberies in Oklahoma City

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    Oklahoma City police are asking for the public’s help to identify two men who robbed two Family Dollar stores earlier this week.

  • Oklahoma City police arrest man found naked in public

    By Jonathan Sutton, Staff Writer | Published: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    Oklahoma City police arrested Jonathon Warledo on Wednesday on a complaint of public indecency.

  • Authorities seek man posing as Oklahoma state trooper

    Published: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    TALALA (AP) — Rogers County authorities say a man posing as an Oklahoma state trooper made a traffic stop in Talala. Sheriff Scott Walton told KOTV the man told the driver Wednesday night that he was a trooper and that he stopped him for speeding and having a radar detector. Walton says the...

  • Hearing set in Oklahoma death row inmate lawsuit

    BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS | Published: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    A lawsuit filed by 21 Oklahoma death row inmates who want to block their executions is scheduled to be heard by a federal judge. A hearing is scheduled before U.S. District Judge Stephen Friot Thursday in the lawsuit that alleges the state’s lethal injection guidelines present a risk of severe...

  • Lawton man gets life in prison for drug possession

    BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS | Published: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    LAWTON — A Lawton man has been sentenced to life in prison on cocaine and methamphetamine charges. A local newspaper reports 39-year-old Cody Mayfield was convicted Wednesday. A Comanche County judge sentenced him to two consecutive life sentences for two drug possession charges. The...

  • KFOR: Metro woman falls victim to "sliding" thief

    Published: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    EDMOND - Those filling up their tanks should be cautious, says KFOR! In a matter seconds, your cash and all of your personal belongings could be stolen, and this week an Edmond woman fell victim to a crime called ...

  • Hinton man arrested on destruction of evidence complaint

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    Kyle Caldwell, 27, was arrested Wednesday on a complaint of destruction of evidence. He was arrested after investigators served a search warrant to a location where investigators thought more than 700 images of child pornography was downloaded and shared, the Oklahoma State Bureau of...

  • Oklahoma City woman arrested after police find children living among flies, filth

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    Katherine Carnes, 24, of Oklahoma City, was arrested Tuesday on a complaint of child neglect after police found children living in filthy conditions.