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  • Man is jailed in Midwest City dog abuse case

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: 8 hr ago

    Authorities report a man wanted in an animal cruelty case in Oklahoma has been jailed. Midwest City police report the man turned himself in Wednesday.

  • Tulsa police believe mother, teen son planned deaths together

    By DYLAN GOFORTH, SAMANTHA VICENT and KENDRICK MARSHALL, Tulsa World | Published: Wed, Jul 23, 2014

    In the wake of the death of a 17-year-old boy and his mother as a result of an apparent suicide pact, Tulsa police released figures showing the suicide rate in the city is higher this year than the two previous, Tulsa World reports. Kimberly Crabtree, 50, and her son Joseph, were found dead...

  • Police searching for man who showed gun inside grocery store in northwest Oklahoma City

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: 9 hr ago

    Officers are searching for a man police believe showed a gun inside a Crest grocery store near NW 23 and Meridian Avenue

  • Police seek man who stole 16-foot trailer

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Wed, Jul 23, 2014

    Oklahoma City police are looking for a man who stole a 16-foot trailer in early July.

  • Muskogee police shooting ruled justified

    BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS | Published: Wed, Jul 23, 2014

    MUSKOGEE — A prosecutor says three Muskogee police officers were justified in a shooting that wounded a man earlier this month. Muskogee County District Attorney Larry Moore says nothing should prevent Officers Chansey McMillan, Nick Ford and Jason Steele from returning to work. All three...

  • Woman, 17-year-old son dead in apparent murder-suicide

    By SAMANTHA VICENT - Tulsa World | Updated: 20 hr ago

    A 50-year-old woman and her 17-year-old son were found dead Tuesday in what the Tulsa Police Department said was apparently a murder-suicide committed during the late afternoon. Police and EMSA medics conducted a welfare check on their home in the 2200 block of South Delaware Place about 4...

  • Oklahoma man gets consecutive 20-year terms for rapes of intellectually challenged classmates

    BY BILL BRAUN, Tulsa World | Published: Tue, Jul 22, 2014

    A man was sentenced Tuesday to 40 years in prison for raping two intellectually challenged men at a Tulsa hotel. Brandon Brady, 22, pleaded guilty previously to two counts of first-degree rape. The charges stemmed from crimes that occurred in April 2012 at the Doubletree Hotel Downtown, court...

  • Midwest City police look for man accused of animal cruelty

    By LeighAnne Manwarren, Staff Writer | Updated: Tue, Jul 22, 2014

    An arrest warrant for Corey Marion Harrison, 26, was issued Tuesday. He was charged Friday with two counts of animal cruelty.

  • OSBI agents are looking for man accused of killing his father-in-law in Oklahoma

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Tue, Jul 22, 2014

    James Douglas Manken, 40, is accused of killing his father-in-law in his Adair County home. Manken’s wife, Janice Manken, 26, was arrested Monday on an accessory to murder complaint, the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation reported.

  • Shooting reported near downtown Oklahoma City Tuesday

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: Tue, Jul 22, 2014

    A shooting was reported in Oklahoma City Tuesday. No arrests have been reported.

  • Manhunt that began in McClain County ends in Midwest City Monday night

    By Jane Cannon, Staff Writer | Updated: Tue, Jul 22, 2014

    A man sought by the McClain County Sheriff’s Department after he escaped custody last week was arrested Monday night at a Midwest City residence.

  • Man stabbed at the downtown Oklahoma City bus terminal

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: Tue, Jul 22, 2014

    Phillip Hall, 46, was arrested on complaints of assault with a deadly weapon and public drunkenness Monday.

  • FBI reports robbery of northwest Oklahoma City bank

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: Tue, Jul 22, 2014

    About 1:05 p.m. Monday, a woman walked into the Bank of America, 5613 N May Ave. in Oklahoma City, and showed a note demanding money, the FBI says.

  • Man ordered to stand trial in shooting death outside Oklahoma bar

    BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS | Published: Tue, Jul 22, 2014

    LAWTON — A Lawton man accused of a fatal shooting outside a bar has been ordered to stand trial on a charge of second-degree murder. A local newspaper reports that Special District Judge Ken Harris ruled Monday there was enough evidence for Bryan Dutton to stand trial on the murder count....

  • Cold case reopened in Rogers County

    BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS | Published: Tue, Jul 22, 2014

    TIAWAH — The Rogers County Sheriff’s Office has reopened a case involving a woman who disappeared nearly two decades ago. A local newspaper reports that Tiawah-area resident Dione Fox was declared missing when she failed to attend a scheduled court appearance in 1996. Authorities in Noel,...

  • Kidnapping of Oklahoma City oil man made national headlines in 1933

    By Don Gammill, Senior Staff Editor | Updated: Wed, Jul 9, 2014

    George "Machine Gun" Kelly and an accomplice broke into the Heritage Hills home of independent oil man and philanthropist Charles F. Urschel the night of July 22, 1933, and held him for ransom at a farmhouse in Paradise, Texas. A business associate paid the money which gave Urschel his freedom...

  • Edmond man faces charges of sex acts with Kenyan children

    BY MATT DINGER, Staff Writer | Published: Tue, Jul 22, 2014

    Matthew Lane Durham, 19, of Edmond, is charged in Oklahoma City federal court with four counts of traveling to engage in illicit sexual conduct with children. Durham is accused of committing sex acts with young children of both sexes while volunteering at a children’s home in Kenya.

  • Shawnee standoff ends in arrest

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Mon, Jul 21, 2014

    A well-known criminal in the Shawnee and Pottawatomie County area was arrested Monday after hiding under an ex-girlfriend’s home.

  • Oklahoma City hospital bomb threat investigated

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Mon, Jul 21, 2014

    Police are investigating a bomb threat on Sunday against a hospital in northwest Oklahoma City.

  • Arraignment set for man charged in teen’s death

    BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS | Published: Mon, Jul 21, 2014

    ARAPAHO — A formal arraignment is scheduled for an Oklahoma man charged in the death of a Weatherford teenager. Tucker McGee is due in court Monday afternoon for an arraignment on first-degree murder charges in the death of JaRay Wilson. The 16-year-old disappeared in 2012 and her body was...



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