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  • 17-Year-Old Girl Shot Dead By Three Cops At Texas Police Station

    Published: Tue, Jan 27, 2015

    On Thursday, 17-year-old Kristiana Coignard was shot dead by three police officers in the lobby of the Longview Police Department, ThinkProgress reports. Coignard arrived at the station around 6:30 p.m. and asked to talk to an officer. Police say the girl was “brandishing a weapon” before...

  • Rape charges re-filed against Tipton teacher

    By Jennifer Palmer, Staff Writer | Published: Tue, Jan 27, 2015

    Former Tipton Public Schools teacher Laura Cowan is accused of having illicit sexual contact with multiple students.

  • Oklahoma City woman pleads guilty to manslaughter in fatal stabbing

    By Matt Dinger, Staff Writer | Published: Tue, Jan 27, 2015

    Sandra Guadalupe Gonzalez, 32, pleaded guilty Monday to first-degree manslaughter in Oklahoma County District Court. She will serve 10 years in prison in connection the fatal stabbing of James Lukes, 34, in September 2013.

  • Oklahoma news briefs for Jan. 27

    Published: Tue, Jan 27, 2015

    Oklahoma news briefs for Jan. 27, 2015

  • Duncan man sentenced as accessory to murder in Australian baseball player's shooting

    By Nolan Clay, Staff Writer | Published: Tue, Jan 27, 2015

    Oddesse John David Barnes is sentenced to 12 years in prison and 13 years on probation

  • Grove woman who lied about burying fetus in yard is recharged with child neglect

    BY SHEILA STOGSDIL, Tulsa World | Published: Mon, Jan 26, 2015

    JAY — A Grove woman who allegedly lied during a juvenile court hearing about not being pregnant was charged with perjury, and previous child neglect charges were refiled, a prosecutor said Monday. Stacy Leigh Belt, 34, is accused of lying in court while under oath, prompting the perjury charge...

  • Tulsa man jailed, accused of raping 13-year-old girl he met on Facebook

    BY SAMANTHA VICENT, Tulsa World | Published: Mon, Jan 26, 2015

    A 19-year-old Tulsa man was arrested early Monday after reportedly raping a 13-year-old girl he met on Facebook the previous day. Tulsa police received a call around 9:10 p.m. Sunday from Hillcrest Medical Center, where they spoke to the girl’s older sister, who alleged that Abraham...

  • Attorney general asks to stay all scheduled Oklahoma executions

    By Graham Lee Brewer, Staff Writer | Updated: 11 hr ago

    In a Monday filing, the Oklahoma attorney general’s office asked for a stay of execution on all three of the state’s scheduled lethal injections. The stays were requested in order to await the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on the constitutionality of Oklahoma’s lethal drug cocktail.

  • Agents raid suspected Oklahoma City pill mill

    By Andrew Knittle, Staff Writer | Updated: 13 hr ago

    Agents with the attorney general’s office and the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs Control removed patient records, contracts, computer equipment and other items that show that Dr. Harvey “Jenkins prescribed potentially harmful and deadly narcotics without proper medical...

  • Oklahoma City police arrest Oklahoma Secretary of Finance Preston Doerflinger on Thursday night

    BY RANDY ELLIS, Staff Writer | Updated: 17 hr ago

    Doerflinger was arrested on a complaint of actual physical control of a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol.

  • TSA seizes record 2,212 firearms in 2014

    Published: Mon, Jan 26, 2015

    When packing your carry-on luggage, don't forget to remove your gun. Unless you've got permission, not remembering could get you in trouble. The U.S. Transportation Security Administration seized a record 2,212 firearms from carry-on luggage in 2014, the U.S. Department of Homeland...

  • Brooklyn Teen Arrested For Alleged Facebook Threat To Officers Using Emoji

    Published: Mon, Jan 26, 2015

    A teenage boy from Bushwick, Brooklyn has learned the hard way that you can’t just post anything you want on Facebook. As CBS2’s Dave Carlin reported Friday evening, police said not just the words that Osiris Aristy posted, but also the digital cartoon images – or emoji – led to his arrest.

  • Report: Fox News protestor shoots himself outside News Corp. building

    Published: Mon, Jan 26, 2015

    A man protesting Fox News shot himself in the chest and was critically injured outside of the News Corp. building on Monday, according to The New York Post. The man was found outside of the News Corp. building in midtown Manhattan with a small-caliber pistol lying next to him. He was taken...

  • KFOR: Woman robbed outside of metro mall speaks about terrifying experience

    Published: Mon, Jan 26, 2015

    A metro woman says she was held at gunpoint outside of a local mall, KFOR reports. Courtney, who asked KFOR not to release her last name, says she has not gotten much sleep after Friday night’s attack outside of Penn Square Mall ...

  • Oklahoma County inmate's jail death case will go to trial

    By Nolan Clay, Staff Writer | Updated: Sun, Jan 25, 2015

    An Oklahoma County judge Friday ruled prosecutors have sufficient evidence for the case against a former Oklahoma County jail supervisor in the death of an inmate to proceed to trial.

  • Three die after separate crashes on Oklahoma roads

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: Sat, Jan 24, 2015

    James Boehl, 26, of Ratliff City; Joleen Wilson, 25, of Ponca City and Lucas Hipolito, 27, of Guymon, died Saturday after separate crashes on Oklahoma roads, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported.

  • Oklahoma business briefs for Jan. 24

    Published: Sat, Jan 24, 2015

    Oklahoma business briefs for Jan. 24, 2015

  • Edmond man accused of sex with Kenyan children indicted with more crimes

    BY MATT DINGER, Staff Writer | Published: Sat, Jan 24, 2015

    Matthew Lane Durham, 20, is now charged with 24 counts related to sex crimes with children in Kenya.

  • Oklahoma authorities dismantle methamphetamine trafficking organization in Ponca City

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: Fri, Jan 23, 2015

    The Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs Control and local authorities wrapped up a yearlong methamphetamine trafficking investigation that resulted in numerous arrest warrants, officials announced Friday.

  • U.S. Supreme Court to review Oklahoma's execution drugs

    By Chris Casteel, Washington Bureau | Updated: Fri, Jan 23, 2015

    In wake of Oklahoma’s controversial execution, high court will examine a state’s execution procedures for the first time since 2008 to determine whether they risk cruel and unusual punishment.