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  • Community briefs

    Published: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    Community briefs

  • Arrest warrants issued for four men in connection with northwest Oklahoma City killing, burglary

    By Matt Dinger, Staff Writer | Published: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    Four men are sought in a slaying and burglary in connection with an attempted robbery in August that ended in a fatal shooting, court records show.

  • Silver Alert issued for Tulsa man

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Tue, Sep 16, 2014

    Bob Joe Parmeter, 81, was last seen about 9:15 a.m. Tuesday at 5233 S Joplin Ave. He was wearing khaki pants, police reported.

  • Tulsa County deputy accused of sexual misconduct

    BY LEIGHANNE MANWARREN, Staff Writer | Published: Tue, Sep 16, 2014

    Gerald Nuckolls, 26, was arrested about 8:30 p.m. Tuesday on complaints of sexual assault and battery and indecent exposure, according to a Tulsa County arrest report.

  • Former Oklahoma City attorney dies before being sentenced for stealing from orphans

    BY NOLAN CLAY, Staff Writer | Published: Tue, Sep 16, 2014

    John Milton Merritt, once a nationally known products-liability and personal injury attorney, died Sunday. He was awaiting sentencing for federal crimes.

  • Oklahoma City man convicted in ex-girlfriend's 2012 death

    By Jane Glenn Cannon, Staff Writer | Updated: 3 hr ago

    A Cleveland County jury has recommended an Oklahoma City man serve life without parole in the stabbing death of a former girlfriend in 2012. The jury convicted Harvey Randall Wilson, 58, of first-degree murder, conspiracy to commit murder or burglary and second-degree burglary in the death of...

  • Oklahoma Highway Patrol trooper is suspended as abuse case is investigated

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: 3 hr ago

    An Oklahoma Highway Patrol trooper has been suspended following a charge of domestic abuse by strangulation. Harrah police reported the trooper’s daughter claimed he placed her in a choke hold.

  • Autopsy released for woman killed by Oklahoma City police

    By Jonathan Sutton, Staff Writer | Updated: 3 hr ago

    Karen Cifuentes, 19, died from a single gunshot wound to the back, according to a report from the Oklahoma state medical examiner. Cifuentes was shot by Oklahoma City police during a drug investigation on Sept. 3.

  • Oklahoma state briefs for Sept. 17, 2014

    Published: Tue, Sep 16, 2014

    Oklahoma state briefs for Sept. 17, 2014

  • Allegations against OHP trooper accused of sexual assault detailed in report released Tuesday

    BY DYLAN GOFORTH, Tulsa World | Published: Tue, Sep 16, 2014

    Specific allegations of a sexual assault by an Oklahoma Highway Patrol trooper of a woman he pulled over in June were detailed for the first time Tuesday in documents released by the Creek County District Attorney’s Office. Eric Roberts, a 16-year OHP trooper, stopped the 36-year-old woman on...

  • Death of man found in Oklahoma cemetery deemed suspicious

    Published: Tue, Sep 16, 2014

    TAFT (AP) — The Muskogee County sheriff says the death of a man whose body was found in a cemetery in Taft is a possible homicide. Sheriff Charles Pearson told the Muskogee Phoenix that the body was found about 1 p.m. Tuesday by an Oklahoma Department of Corrections employee at Blackjack...

  • Man arrested on arson complaint for Tulsa fire

    BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS | Published: Tue, Sep 16, 2014

    TULSA — Authorities in Tulsa have arrested a man on an arson complaint in connection with a house fire that injured three children, including a 5-year-old boy who is critical condition. The fire was reported early Tuesday in midtown Tulsa. Fire Department Capt. Stan May says firefighters found...

  • KFOR: Cabbie carjacking leads to chase, suspect admits crime to news cameras

    Published: Tue, Sep 16, 2014

    A dramatic car chase started with a taxi cab driver getting carjacked and ended with the suspect hiding in the woods near I-35 and NW 63rd, says KFOR> After being arrested, the suspect admitted what he did, saying ...

  • Report: Convicted killer Kevin Sweat shows 'little to no' remorse, denies crimes

    By CARY ASPINWALL - Tulsa World | Updated: 17 hr ago

    Though he pleaded guilty in July to three counts of murder, a presentence investigation found Kevin Sweat showed “little to no” remorse for killing his fiancee and denied “any involvement” in the deaths of two young Weleetka girls. Sweat was found guilty on July 31 of murder in the 2008 deaths...

  • Three arrested after Oklahoma bank robbery

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    Michael Deshun Stile, 22, Curt Gatewood, 33, and Brandon Bruner, 30, were arrested Monday after short pursuit, the FBI reported. The robbery occurred at the Bank of the West, 1201 S Air Depot Blvd., in Midwest City.

  • Oklahoma Highway Patrol trooper is arrested on sexual assault, kidnapping complaints

    BY DARLA SLIPKE, Staff Writer | Updated: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    Eric Roberts was arrested Monday in Creek County. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol trooper was jailed in connection with sexual assault and kidnapping complaints.

  • Alderson man arrested in Oklahoma homicide

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    Lloyd Brandon Buck, 28, was arrested Sunday in connection with a homicide in Oklahoma. Kenneth Flick, 56, was found dead by a family member Sunday morning inside his Quinton home, 601 N L Street, the OBSI reported.

  • New accusations: Adrian Peterson injured another son while disciplining 4-year-old

    Published: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    Photos and text messages obtained by KHOU in Houston, Tex. reveal another incident in which former Oklahoma standout Adrian Peterson is accused of injuring another son while disciplining the boy, the news station reports. The four-year-old is by a different mother than the alleged victim in...

  • Oklahoma City man pleads no contest in illegal gambling case

    By Kyle Hinchey, Staff Writer | Updated: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    Richard Mardis, 66, was issued a six-month deferred sentence and ordered to pay $1,000 to a victim compensation fund, his lawyer said. Mardis is the former owner of an Oklahoma City pigeon-breeding company and pleaded no contest to violating gambling laws.

  • Carjacking suspect arrested in Oklahoma City

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    After a pursuit, police arrested a man about noon Monday in northeast Oklahoma City.