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  • Man killed while stabbing Oklahoma City police dog is identified

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: 8 hr ago

    A funeral service has been scheduled for the Oklahoma City police dog.

  • Oklahoma Highway Patrol trooper charged with drunken driving resigns

    By Jonathan Sutton, Staff Writer | Updated: 8 hr ago

    Trooper Joshua Davies was arrested in July and charged with drunken driving after he wrecked the Oklahoma Highway Patrol vehicle he was driving near Sallisaw. He resigned Tuesday.

  • Edmond, Oklahoma, school bus driver faces sex crime charges

    By Matt Dinger, Staff Writer | Published: Tue, Aug 26, 2014

    Scott Keith Jepson was charged in Oklahoma County District Court on Monday with eight counts, including lewd acts with a minor and manufacturing child pornography.

  • 4 found dead in suspected Oklahoma murder-suicide

    By JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUS | Published: Tue, Aug 26, 2014

    TULSA (AP) — Four people, including two young children, were shot to death in a Tulsa apartment and detectives are investigating the case as a murder-suicide, police said Tuesday. Police believe a 35-year-old man killed his estranged wife on Monday, along with their 5-year-old daughter and...

  • Police: Jailed man connected to Oklahoma theft

    BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS | Published: Tue, Aug 26, 2014

    LAWTON — Police say they’ve connected a jailed man to the theft of about $91,000 worth of band equipment stolen from a Lawton high school. A local newspaper reports the male theft suspect is being held in the Comanche County Detention Center on unrelated traffic charges. The Lawton Public...

  • Police: Four dead, including two children, in east Tulsa apartment shooting

    By SAMANTHA VICENT - Tulsa World | Updated: 23 hr ago

    The Tulsa Police Department is investigating after officers found four people, including two children, dead in an east Tulsa apartment early Tuesday. Police responded to a call at the Bradford Townhouses Apartments, 2190 S. 109th East Avenue, around 12:30 a.m. They arrived to find four people...

  • Former Miami, Oklahoma, police officer gets deferred sentence

    BY SHEILA STOGSDILL, For The Oklahoman | Published: Mon, Aug 25, 2014

    Ex-Miami, Oklahoma, police officer Teresa Lashmet pleads no contest in a case involving a traffic stop but will not serve prison time.

  • OKC police dog stabbed during Sunday pursuit dies Monday

    By Darla Slipke, Staff Writer | Updated: Mon, Aug 25, 2014

    Authorities said Oklahoma City police Sgt. Ryan Stark was the officer involved in a Sunday night pursuit that ended in a fatal shooting. The K-9 who was stabbed has been identified as Kye, a 3-year-old German shepherd. Kye died Monday afternoon.

  • Accused Oklahoma City pharmacy robber's new trial rescheduled for December

    By Matt Dinger, Staff Writer | Published: Mon, Aug 25, 2014

    The new trial for Emanuel Mitchell, 36, who is charged with murder, has been delayed until December. He is accused of putting up two teenagers to a 2009 pharmacy robbery that left one of them dead.

  • Oklahoma City police look for serial armed robber

    By LeighAnne Manwarren and Darla Slipke, Staff Writers | Updated: Mon, Aug 25, 2014

    Police are investigating four armed robbery that happened Saturday night and Sunday night in Oklahoma City.

  • News media sue over Oklahoma execution procedures

    By TIM TALLEY, AP | Updated: Mon, Aug 25, 2014

    Oklahoma prison officials violated the First Amendment when they prevented reporters from viewing portions of the botched execution of a death row inmate earlier this year, two news organizations claim in a federal lawsuit filed Monday.

  • Judge rejects mental exam for Kenya abuse suspect

    BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS | Updated: Mon, Aug 25, 2014

    A federal judge has denied prosecutors’ request for a mental evaluation for an Oklahoma man accused of sexually abusing children at an orphanage in Kenya. Prosecutors wanted the psychiatric evaluation for 19-year-old Matthew Durham, who remains jailed after he was indicted earlier this month...

  • Police seek individuals wanted in attack on 70-year-old woman in Oklahoma City

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Mon, Aug 25, 2014

    Oklahoma City police are looking for two individuals who were involved with the robbery and beating of a 70-year-old woman on Aug. 14 in northwest Oklahoma City. 

  • Police: Man arrested for assaulting neighbor

    BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS | Published: Mon, Aug 25, 2014

    COLLINSVILLE — Collinsville police say they’ve arrested a man who told them he assaulted a neighbor when he was bored. A local television station reports the 50-year-old man was arrested Saturday afternoon after several people called 911. He was booked in the Tulsa County jail on a complaint...

  • Two pregnant women shot outside Oklahoma bar

    By SAMANTHA VICENT - Tulsa World | Updated: Mon, Aug 25, 2014

    MUSKOGEE — Officials are looking for a man they allege shot two pregnant women outside a bar just north of the Muskogee city limits early Sunday. Around 1:30 a.m., Muskogee County sheriff’s deputies received several calls about a group who got into an argument at the Frog Wild Saloon, about a...

  • Man killed, Oklahoma City police dog injured after high-speed chase

    By LeighAnne Manwarren, Staff Writer | Published: Mon, Aug 25, 2014

    An Oklahoma City K9 officer is on administrative leave after a 30-minute pursuit ended with the driver stabbing the police dog that apprehended him. The driver was fatally shot by the officer, Oklahoma City police Capt. Dexter Nelson said.

  • Three people die in Oklahoma vehicle accidents

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: Sun, Aug 24, 2014

    Three women died Saturday in accidents in Oklahoma City and Stephens County, authorities reported.

  • Man dies in custody of Ardmore police

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Sun, Aug 24, 2014

    Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation agents are investigating the death of Rondre Hornbeak, 38, who died Friday night while he was in Ardmore police custody.

  • Hennessey man arrested on complaint of lewd acts with child

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: Sun, Aug 24, 2014

    William Chestnut, 53, of Hennessey, was arrested on a complaint of lewd acts with a child.

  • Man arrested after vehicle hits Oklahoma City apartment building

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: Sun, Aug 24, 2014

    John Paul Lange, 29, was arrested Sunday morning after his vehicle crashed into an Oklahoma City apartment complex, police said.