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Shooting defendant avoids trial, pleads guilty to amended charge

One of the defendants charged in the shooting death of 21-year-old Chris Peck was sentenced Friday after the Payne County District Attorney's Office and his defense attorney reached a plea agreement. Shakeem Rachid Carter, 24, was charged with first-degree murder but pled guilty Friday to conspiracy

STWNEWSPRESS.COM - 2018-03-23 22:45:45

Cleveland Police Arrest 3 In Drug Raid

Cleveland Police arrested three people after serving a narcotics warrant on a home Thursday afternoon, March 22. Authorities say when they searched the home on North C Street, they found heroin, methamphetamine and marijuana. They also found drug paraphernalia and stolen property from Murphy's Gas

NEWS ON 6 - 2018-03-23 21:46:00

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Let's modernize our county liquor laws

To the editor: In February, with a 79 percent victory margin, Major County finally voted to legalize liquor by the drink. Interestingly enough, the proposal included a second provision never before brought to a vote in Payne County. It read "Should retail sale of liquor by the drink for on premised

STWNEWSPRESS.COM - 2018-03-24 11:00:00

Local woman says she lost hair while using Monat

CUSHING, Okla. -- A Cushing woman said she started losing her hair while using Monat shampoo. Toni Kight said she has worked so hard to take good care of her hair and in two and a half months it has gotten in bad condition. Her hair is 52 inches long. She has not cut it for more than 20 years beca

KJRH.COM - 2018-03-23 23:28:08

Wandering 2-Year-Old Leads To Arrest Of Wanted Tulsa Man

A 2-year-old found wandering alone near 41st and Mingo leads police to a wanted man. Officers say when they tried to return the child to Robert Justice he took off, but, they caught up with Justice at his home about five hours later. Police said Justice tried to outrun them again but the helicopter

NEWS ON 6 - 2018-03-24 00:14:00

Q5: Questions for Stillwater's mayoral candidates, Part 2

Will Joyce and Kevin Clark are candidates for mayor of Stillwater. The election will be April 3. Q1.) What role does the mayor play in Stillwater's governance? Clark: At the most basic level, the mayor's role is to participate in setting meeting agendas and lead the council in conducting its busines

STWNEWSPRESS.COM - 2018-03-23 22:45:00

Big changes coming for liquor laws in Oklahoma...and what that means for Blackwell.

The liquor landscape of Oklahoma will be changing on October 1, 2018 which means big changes are coming for D's Package Store on Doolin and Southside Spirits on South Main. These radical new changes, voted on and approved in the November 2016 election, will essentially disregard the reign that speci


Tulsa police release images of alleged north Tulsa dollar store robbery suspect

Tulsa police are searching for a man who attempted to rob a pair of north Tulsa dollar stores within minutes of each other this week. Courtesy Tulsa police are searching for a man who attempted to rob a pair of north Tulsa dollar stores within minutes of each other this week. Courtesy Tulsa police a

TULSA WORLD - 2018-03-22 20:31:00

Tulsa man killed in Friday morning wreck

TULSA - A 24-year-old man was killed in a Friday morning wreck, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported. About 5:25 a.m., Jordan Cox, of Tulsa, was driving sport utility vehicle east on Interstate 44, in Tulsa city limits. The SUV struck a parked tractor-trailer, troopers said. Cox, who was wearing a s

DAILY OKLAHOMAN - 2018-03-23 18:41:00

Retirement center scheduled to open in Stillwater now in foreclosure

STILLWATER, Okla. - A high-dollar retirement community that was supposed to open in Stillwater is now on hold. Organizers say 'The Ranch' is about 85 percent complete, but investors foreclosed on the property. Now, those who were scheduled to move into the facility are holding out hope that it will


LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Kevin Clark is our guy for mayor

To the editor: Several individuals have written thoughtful and informative letters in support of Kevin Clark for mayor of Stillwater. While I was aware of some of Kevin's history, writers have done a good job of providing additional evidence of his effectiveness in a wide range of business and civic

STWNEWSPRESS.COM - 2018-03-23 11:00:00

OSBI investigates Mannford officer-involved shooting

MANNFORD, Okla. -- Authorities are investigating an officer-involved shooting in Mannford on Wednesday afternoon. The shooting was reported in the 100 block of Greenbriar Circle in Mannford. The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation has been called to investigate the shooting. 2 Works for You will


Rider identified in fatal collision Saturday

The rider of a 2014 Harley Davidson Motorcycle in a collision that occurred Saturday afternoon has been identified as Clarence H. Boss III, a 72-year-old Pawnee man. The cause of the collision is still under investigation, according to a release from an Oklahoma Highway Patrol trooper that the Depar


Man Shot, Killed by OK Officers

MANNFORD, Okla. -- Two police officers in Mannford, Oklahoma are on administrative leave after they shot and killed a man Who came at them with a knife. It happened Wednesday afternoon just a few blocks from the high school in Mannford. Now the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation is investigati


Mannford police fatally shoot man with knife, according to OSBI

MANNFORD - Authorities are investigating after a pair of Mannford police officers shot and killed a man reportedly armed with a knife on Wednesday afternoon. Mannford police about 2:30 p.m. received a call from a woman who was concerned about a man who reportedly showed up at her residence near the


NOW AND THEN: Jump right in with friends

Have you ever Googled the Stillwater Community Center? Not the one in Minnesota...why does that always happen? When my husband Vic and I moved back to Stillwater after living in Tulsa for 40 years, we wanted to get involved in the community. A friend suggested the Stillwater Community Center. The f


Warrant issued for California man in sexting allegation

A warrant with a bond amount of $50,000 is out for the arrest of a 50-year-old from Beaumont, California, after charges were filed March 14 in Payne County District Court. Alfred Jason Corona was charged with engaging in sexual communication with a minor by use of technology after a Cushing police o


Trial date set for Tulsa dentist accused of killing girlfriend's baby

Bert Franklin faces a first degree murder charge in the death of an Oklahoma City toddler. (Oklahoma County Jail) A trial date has been set for a Tulsa dentist accused of killing his girlfriend's baby. Bert Franklin's first degree murder trial is set to begin at 9 a.m. May 7. Franklin, who was a den


Investors foreclose on The Ranch retirement community

Michelle Charles/Stillwater News Press The Ranch, a $110 million retirement community in north Stillwater, sits incomplete as investors move to foreclose on the property and have it placed in receivership so it can be sold. Almost 50 people gathered at First United Methodist Church Monday afternoon


Building wall crumbles at 900 block of S. Main Street in Stillwater

Crews worked to remove debris after the east wall of the building at 907 S. Main St. collapsed at about 11:30 a.m. Monday. The building, which has been for sale by Collegetown Real O-State, LLC, is 3 stories tall and was finished in 1901. Crews worked to remove debris after the east wall of the buil