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  • Oklahoma City police K-9s receive ballistic vests

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Wed, May 6, 2015

    The Oklahoma City Police Department is holding a vesting ceremony Wednesday night in recognition of the department’s nine K-9s receiving ballistic vests. The vests were made possible through the efforts of Vested Interest in K9s, A Breed Apart Clothing and 5-year-old Tayte Stark.

  • Oklahoma City officer attacked, injured during chase

    From Staff Reports | Updated: 3 hr ago

    An Oklahoma City police officer was seriously injured Tuesday afternoon when responding to a burglary report near NW 12 and May Avenue.

  • Tulsa man sentenced to 25 years in child sex-abuse case

    BY AMANDA BLAND, Tulsa World | Published: Tue, May 5, 2015

    A Tulsa man charged with sexually abusing a girl over a four-year period from the time she was 3 pleaded guilty Monday and was sentenced to 25 years in prison. The four counts of child sexual abuse filed against Jimmy Earnest Hill, 58, alleged that he sodomized the girl, performed other sex...

  • Stillwater woman sentenced to 10 years in neighbor's death

    By Jonathan Sutton, Staff Writer | Updated: 6 hr ago

    Rachael Willis, 37, pleaded guilty on Friday to accessory to arson.

  • Investigation at Tulsa County Sheriff's Office focusing on training of other reserve deputies

    BY JARREL WADE, Tulsa World | Published: Tue, May 5, 2015

    Tulsa County Sheriff Stanley Glanz on Monday said the suspension of all upper-level functions of the office’s reserve deputy program last week was directly related to an investigation of all reserve-deputy training records. “We’re looking to find out exactly what we have and what we don’t have...

  • Tulsa man accused of stabbing woman in domestic dispute

    BY KENDRICK MARSHALL, Tulsa World | Published: Tue, May 5, 2015

    A woman was taken to a Tulsa hospital in critical condition after she was reportedly stabbed in the neck during a domestic dispute late Monday, Tulsa police said. Officers arrested 28-year-old Adam Allen at the scene without incident. Officers were dispatched about 11:45 p.m. to the Royal...

  • Tulsa man accused of stabbing woman, leaving her in critical condition

    By KENDRICK MARSHALL - Tulsa World | Updated: 15 hr ago

    A woman was taken to a Tulsa hospital in critical condition after she was reportedly stabbed in the neck during a domestic dispute late Monday, Tulsa police said. Officers were dispatched about 11:45 p.m. to the Royal Oaks Condos in the 2200 block of East 67th Street after a woman calling from...

  • 'Walking Dead' star Seth Gilliam arrested

    Published: Tue, May 5, 2015

    "The Walking Dead" has begun shooting its sixth season, but not without incident, says CNN. Seth Gilliam, who joined the cast last season as the morally conflicted Rev. Gabriel Stokes, was arrested in Peachtree City, Georgia, early Sunday. According to the Peachtree City Police Department,...

  • News 9: Two Arrested In Separate 'Huffing' Investigations In Chickasha

    Published: Tue, May 5, 2015

    CHICKASHA - Two men are accused of huffing compressed air while behind the wheel, News 9 reports, and it's a crime investigators say is on the rise. One incident happened at an elementary school and caused an accident, and another happened while a man was getting high and driving down the road...

  • Oklahoma Senate passes bill to cut down on tax fraud

    By Rick M. Green, Capitol Bureau | Updated: Mon, May 4, 2015

    Oklahoma Senate gives final passage on bill to cut down on tax fraud

  • Oklahoma governor signs bill to give judges more discretion in sentencing

    By Rick M. Green, Capitol Bureau | Published: Mon, May 4, 2015

    Oklahoma judges will be allowed to impose shorter sentences for some nonviolent crimes under a bill Gov. Mary Fallin signed into law Monday.

  • Okemah man arrested, accused of killing wife

    FROM STAFF REPORTS, FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Mon, May 4, 2015

    Michael Davis Magness, 32, of Okemah, was arrested on first-degree murder complaints, accused of killing Elizabeth Magness, 31, and possession of child pornography, the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation reported.

  • Vandals deface shrine at Norman Catholic church

    By Kyle Schwab, Staff Writer | Published: Mon, May 4, 2015

    Churchgoers Sunday morning in Norman discovered a statue of the Virgin Mary was vandalized with black spray paint.

  • Police release name of man shot to death Sunday in northeast Oklahoma City

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: Mon, May 4, 2015

    Oklahoma City police released the name of a man shot to death in northeast Oklahoma City. Homicide number 21 of 2015 in Oklahoma City was reported early Sunday.

  • Oklahoma jail inmate gets 25 years in death of cellmate

    By Sheila Stogsdill, For The Oklahoman | Updated: Mon, May 4, 2015

    Summer Leigh Shaw, 28, of Konawa, smuggled methamphetamine into the Pontotoc County jail and gave a fatal mixture of methamphetamine and water to Tammy Jordan, 23, of Ada. Shaw pleaded guilty to second-degree murder.

  • Tulsa police arrest accused serial shoplifter

    BY KENDRICK MARSHALL, Tulsa World | Published: Mon, May 4, 2015

    A man who reportedly is a serial shoplifter was arrested after he was caught stealing from an area department store late Sunday, according to Tulsa police.  Clint McConaghie, 37, of Tulsa was observed taking merchandise by a security officer at the Kohl's in the 11000 block of East...

  • Bond set for Tulsa man charged in Bartlesville dinosaur statue theft

    BY LAURA SUMMERS, Tulsa World correspondent | Published: Mon, May 4, 2015

    BARTLESVILLE — A 27-year-old Tulsa man bonded out of the Washington County jail on Monday after facing an arrest and felony charge connected to the January theft of a 9-foot tall dinosaur statue. Bond was set at $3,000 for Christopher Roman Ysbrand, who is charged with grand larceny in...

  • Oklahoma City police working to identify robber

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Mon, May 4, 2015

    A surveillance video released Monday shows a robber struggling to open the door of a business to flee after a worker locked him inside. Police are asking for the public’s help to identify the man.

  • Man accused of exposing himself in south Oklahoma City

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Mon, May 4, 2015

    Oklahoma City police arrested a man after several children reported he was naked in the bushes and touching himself, police said.

  • Oklahoma City woman accused of leaving baby in car while drinking at bar

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Mon, May 4, 2015

    A woman was arrested after leaving an 8-month-old girl in the car while she was drinking at a bar, Oklahoma City police reported.