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OSBI investigation requested for Chickasha grade tampering

Oklahoma State Superintendent Joy Hofmeister. Photo by Jim Beckel, The Oklahoman archives The Oklahoma State Department of Education has asked that the state's top investigative agency look into allegations of grade and attendance tampering at Chickasha Public Schools. "There have been complaints


Rush Springs man faces charges after allegedly sexting teen

Grady County Jail Log A Rush Springs man is facing charges of lewd/indecent proposals to a child after allegedly sexting a teen. William Puckett, 45, of Rush Springs began texting the victim, who was under the age of 16, in January, according to an incident report. Puckett allegedly began sending t

TAHLEQUAH DAILY PRESS - 2018-03-21 23:01:00

Grady County grass fire forces evacuations, closes freeway

CHICKASHA, Okla. (AP) -- A wildfire fueled by dry vegetation and gusty winds has forced some Oklahoma residents to flee their homes and has closed part of a freeway. Grady County deputy emergency management director Amanda Wilkerson said Thursday flames are threatening structures near the H.E. Baile

KJRH.COM - 2018-03-22 18:37:03

Wildfire Forces Evacuations In McClain County

Homes evacuated after a large wildfire flared up in rural McClain County, Wednesday afternoon. The fire sparked up in an area in the middle of the Alex, Criner and Dibble area. Approximately 15 fire trucks have responded to the scene. Deputies with the McClain County Sheriff's office mobilized to ge

NEWS9.COM - 2018-03-22 00:39:00

Chickasha's family-owned HSI Sensing pioneers new applications for old technology

Chickasha-based HSI Sensing produces the world's smallest reed switches for use in pacemakers, implantable defibrillators, nerve stimulation therapy, hearing aids and on server main frame hard drives. [Photos provided by OCAST] CHICKASHA - Over the past 50 years, Chickasha-based HSI Sensing has de


Trump signs order punishing China on trade

President Donald Trump speaks before he signs a presidential memorandum imposing tariffs and investment restrictions on China in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House, Thursday, March 22, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump signed an order

DAILY OKLAHOMAN - 2018-03-22 17:11:04

OU instructor charged with rape of teen student

NORMAN - A University of Oklahoma instructor has been charged in a statutory rape case involving a Moore high school student. On Friday, Cleveland County District Attorney Greg Mashburn filed two felony second-degree rape charges against Kyle Trent Podrecca, 27, of Norman, after he allegedly had sex

NORMAN TRANSCRIPT - 2018-03-22 12:15:00

Police make massage parlor bust

A massage parlor in the former Country Club Shopping Center was shut down after police arrested a 49-year-old woman there on a complaint of prostitution. El Reno police, working with Yukon police as well as Union City officers and special agents with Homeland Security, arrested Shuling Chen. The arr

EL RENO TRIBUNE - 2018-03-22 16:40:00

OSBI investigating officer involved shooting in Chickasha

CHICKASHA, Okla. - The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation is investigating an officer involved shooting in Chickasha. Grady County Sheriff's Deputies attempted to serve a felony warrant to Demon Jay Burris Reed at about 11:15 p.m. on March 14. The deputies witnessed Reed pull into a driveway. O


2 men found dead in stolen vehicle in Oklahoma City

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Police say two men found dead in Oklahoma City inside a sport utility vehicle that was reported stolen are believed to be homicide victims. Police Lt Jeff Spruill says the men were found Friday morning after a homeowner called police to report the SUV had crashed into a mailbox


Deputy shoots Chickasha man wanted on warrant

CHICKASHA - A Chickasha man wanted on a felony warrant was shot and wounded Wednesday by a Grady County deputy, the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation reports. Demon Jay-Burrus Reed, 34, was shot as he drove a vehicle toward a deputy in an alley near Tennessee Avenue and S 6th Street, OSBI repor


Suspect flown to hospital after being shot by Grady County deputy

A man wanted on a felony warrant was medi-flighted to the hospital after being shot by a Grady County Sheriff's deputy. The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation reports that at 11:15 p.m. March 14 two deputies were attempting to serve a warrant on 34-year-old Demon Reed. The deputies observed Reed


13-year-old Oklahoma boy at center of Amber Alert has been located

Ruger Cole, Brent Cole WESTVILLE, Okla. - Authorities say the 13-year-old Oklahoma boy at the center of an Amber Alert has been found. Ruger Cole, 13, was reportedly picked up from school in Westville, Oklahoma around 8:15 a.m. Wednesday by his father, 46-year-old Brent Cole. After picking him up, B


'My heartbreak will never end', Norman mother talks about men being sentenced in son's cold case murder

NORMAN, Okla. - A Norman mother believes a form of justice has finally been served in the death of her son, who was murdered nearly 10 years ago. Authorities say 31-year-old Cory Jay Bodily was last seen alive on July 29, 2008 as he picked up his paycheck from the Taco Bell in Norman. Cory Jay Bodil


Escape case brings duo back

Two defendants in the 2016 armed robbery of a Pauls Valley pharmacy were back together again, this time in a courtroom as testimony came this week on their brief escape from Garvin County's jail last year. Again held in restraints with a heavy presence from county deputies surrounding them were Jere