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Inmate Dies At Federal Prison In Oklahoma
EL RENO, Oklahoma - The FBI is investigating the death of an inmate at a federal prison in Oklahoma. Officials say 34-year-old inmate Justin Clark was found unresponsive Tuesday at the Federal Correctional Institution in El Reno, about 25 miles west of Oklahoma City.
Stolen cattle from Cherokee County recovered in Oklahoma
COLUMBUS, Kan. - Seventeen steers stolen from a ranch in southeast Kansas. Two people, now in custody in Oklahoma City and they've been linked to another cattle theft in Cherokee County in November.
Oklahoma grandma arrested after missing teen with autism found alone at Kansas rest stop
EUREKA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities have arrested the grandmother of a 17-year-old Oklahoma boy with special needs who was found alone near a southeast Kansas rest stop. Rogers County, Oklahoma, authorities say 68-year-old Janie Gill was arrested in that county and booked into jail Monday on one count o
Oklahoma Cop Arrested for Drug Distribution
On Sunday the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation (OSBI) arrested a police officer on drug charges. Michael Townsend, 32, of the Sperry Police Department was charged with distribution of controlled substance and attempted unlawful possession of controlled drugs.
Oklahoma mother arrested for keeping liquids from thirsty son
CHICKASHA Okla. - An Oklahoma mother has been locked up for locking the fridge and keeping water and liquids from her 3-year-old. The district attorney's office said Deonna Clanton is now facing child abuse charges.
BREAKING: Homicide Investigation in Northeast Oklahoma
CARDIN, OK. - A homicide investigation is underway after a body is found in Cardin tonight. The Ottawa County Sheriff's Office was called shortly after 6 P.M. The young male's body was found at 3rd and Main.
Oklahoma QB Kyler Murray Makes Declarative Statement About Future
There’s been a lot of talk about Kyler Murray’s 2019 plans over the past couple of weeks, with the Oklahoma quarterback being named a potential first-round pick in the NFL Draft.
VIDEO: Brawl breaks out at Oklahoma high school girls basketball game
PONCA CITY, Okla. (KOKH) — A fight broke out among players, coaches and fans at an Oklahoma high school basketball game. It's uncertain what caused the fight between Ponca City High School and East Central High School, but benches were cleared and fans came onto the court.
Former Oklahoma County jailer charged with sex crimes against female inmate
A former Oklahoma County jailer has been charged with committing sex crimes against a female inmate while on duty last summer. Wolf Safko, 23, faces two counts of sexual battery and two counts of forcible oral sodomy.
Lincoln Riley Updates Status Of Oklahoma WR Marquise Brown
When Oklahoma takes on Alabama in the Orange Bowl for the right to play for the national championship, the Sooners might be without the services of their top wide receiver, Marquise “Hollywood” Brown.
New details released in deaths of Oklahoma couple
WAUKOMIS, Okla. - Police said a couple that was found dead over the summer in a burned Oklahoma home were husband and wife. Investigators said it was a murder-suicide case and have identified the couple as Rusty Dean Hurst and Stephanie Rae Hurst.
Inmates At Oklahoma County Jail Flood Building With Raw Sewage
OKLAHOMA COUNTY - Inmates at the Oklahoma County Jail have done it again, intentionally clogging up their toilets to flood the place with raw sewage. Video shows a river of raw sewage running through a basement hallway right by the kitchen.
Gas company ignored warnings before deadly Oklahoma explosion, lawsuit claims
QUINTON, Okla. — Drilling company officials ignored multiple warnings that safety equipment at an Oklahoma gas well was malfunctioning before an explosion that killed five workers and badly injured another, the family of one of the dead workers contends in a recent court filing.
Oklahoma judge upholds 72-hour waiting period for women seeking abortions
A judge in Oklahoma on Tuesday upheld a law that requires a 72-hour waiting period for women seeking abortions, the latest in a wave of state-level legislation that restricts access to abortion. Prior to the ruling, Oklahoma already had among the most restrictive laws for abortion access.
In unannounced move, Oklahoma jails begin collecting DNA from arrestees
With no announcement, Oklahoma jails are beginning to collect DNA from individuals arrested on felony charges — the first step in implementing a controversial state law passed two years ago.
Oklahoma Teen Admits Killing Sleeping Father After Fight, Police Say
An Oklahoma teenager was arrested and charged this weekend after admitting to killing his sleeping father after a fight, a local police department has said. Hayden Samuel Umdenstock, 18, was charged with first degree murder in relation to the death of his father, 42-year-old Zachary Umdenstock, Brok
Opioid Abuse in Oklahoma
Opioid abuse is a topic often discussed in Oklahoma and nationwide, but many are saying there are other forms of drugs that people aren't paying attention to. Dr. Jacquita Snyder says death as a result of meth related overdose is the number one cause of drug related deaths in the state. She says eve
Oklahoma Court Won’t Block 72-Hour Waiting Period to Save Babies From Abortions
An Oklahoma County judge refused Tuesday to block an Oklahoma law that puts in place a 72-hour waiting period for women who seek to have abortions. House Bill 1409, which passed in November 2015, was challenged in Oklahoma County District Court that year by the Center for Reproductive Rights on beha
Oklahoma councilman arrested after drug bust
ACHILLE, Okla. – A city leader in one Oklahoma community has been arrested on drug-related charges. Achille police tell KXII that over 200 grams of meth, two pounds of marijuana, and several guns were found inside Achille Councillman Lynn Chambers’ home on Tuesday night.
Oklahoma man arrested in Provo after reported sexual assault
Officers arrested a man from Oklahoma on Tuesday after he reportedly raped a woman while staying at her apartment in Provo. Dillon Price, 24, was booked into the Utah County Jail on suspicion of rape, a first-degree felony. He is being held on a $20,000 cash-only bail.