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Oklahoma Crime

Miranda, McVeigh, and the Boston Marathon Bombing: Where's the Distinction?

Adam Banner | Posted 07.09.2013 | Crime
Adam Banner

When investigators had their answers and Tsarnaev had already incriminated himself, only then did they read him his rights. He immediately fell silent, protecting the rights previously denied him.

Woman Caught With Dozens Of Abused, Dead Horses: Sheriff

The Huffington Post | Megan Griffo | Posted 04.08.2013 | Crime

A woman from Wewoka Okla., will be charged with animal cruelty after authorities say they discovered between 20 and 30 dead horses, and another 64 suf...

Woman Stabs Boyfriend When April Fools' Joke Backfires: Police

Posted 04.02.2013 | Weird News

An April Fools' joke gone horribly wrong ended with one woman locked in jail and her boyfriend recovering from a stabbing. Deputies in Wagoner Cou...

Woman Guilty Of Pushing Husband Out Of 25th-Floor Window

Posted 10.10.2014 | Crime

A Tulsa, Oklahoma woman has been convicted of pushing her husband out of their 25th-floor apartment building, sending him falling to his death. Am...

Oklahoma, Human Trafficking and Facebook: How Not to Raise Funds for Bail

Adam Banner | Posted 05.19.2013 | Crime
Adam Banner

You can sell damn near anything online these days... or at least you can try. According to police, Misty VanHorn of Sallisaw, Okla. tried (unsuccessfully) to sell her kids on Facebook.

Dog Brings Home Dead Baby

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 03.20.2013 | Crime

A dog in Oklahoma City came home on Saturday carrying a dead newborn in its mouth. A house sitter, whose name has not been released, was at the hom...

Mom Allegedly Tried To Sell Kids On Facebook For Beau's Bail Money

AP | Posted 05.15.2013 | Crime

SALLISAW, Okla. — An Oklahoma woman accused of offering her children for sale to raise money to bail her boyfriend out of jail has pleaded not g...

Mom Did Not Report That 11-Year-Old Raped 6-Year-Old Sister: Cops

Posted 03.13.2013 | Crime

An Oklahoma City mother and her 11-year-old son have been arrested after police say the boy raped his sister and the mother failed to report it. Ma...

Convicted Murderer Executed In Oklahoma

AP | DAN HOLTMEYER | Posted 05.12.2013 | Crime

McALESTER, Okla. — A man convicted of committing three murders in three states during a 10-day rampage was executed Tuesday in Oklahoma for one ...

Tiki Torch Attack

Posted 03.05.2013 | Weird News

Tiki torches are supposed to dress up your lawn, not mow down your neighbor. Calvin Leroy Bakel, 30, is accused of using a tiki torch to attack hi...

Charges DROPPED For Men Accused Of Dismembering Teen

AP | TIM TALLEY | Posted 02.26.2013 | Crime

OKLAHOMA CITY -- First-degree murder charges have been dismissed against two men accused of killing a 19-year-old Oklahoma woman whose dismembered bod...

Teen Allegedly Beat Mother To Death WIth Shotgun

Posted 01.24.2013 | Crime

Following a brief manhunt, authorities in Oklahoma arrested a 17-year-old boy accused of beating his mother to death with the butt of a shotgun. He...

Gunshots Killed 4 Women In Aapartment

AP | Posted 01.18.2013 | Crime

TULSA, Okla. -- The Oklahoma Medical Examiner's Office says four women found dead last week at a crime-plagued south Tulsa apartment complex each died...

Woman Says Attacker Burned Horse, Shot Cow, Poisoned Dog (GRAPHIC PHOTO)

The Huffington Post | Megan Griffo | Posted 01.16.2013 | Crime

An Oklahoma woman believes that her horse suffered an acid attack, her cow was shot, and her dog was poisoned over the past few weeks, KJRH Channel 2 ...

Man Pleads Not Guilty In Tulsa Shooting Spree

AP | JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUS | Posted 01.09.2013 | Crime

TULSA, Okla. -- An Oklahoma man pleaded not guilty Wednesday to murder charges in an April shooting rampage that killed three black people and wounded...

4 Women Killed In Apartment: Cops Don't 'Want To Strike Fear In The Community'

AP | JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICUS | Posted 03.10.2013 | Crime

TULSA, Okla. — Four young women were found shot to death in the same apartment in a rugged part of south Tulsa on Monday, apparent victims of a ...

Suspect Planned To Blow Up 48 Churches; Will Get Mental Health Check

AP | Posted 12.18.2012 | Crime

MIAMI, Okla. -- Prosecutors say an Illinois man who authorities say planned to attack dozens of churches with Molotov cocktails in northeastern Oklaho...

IT'S OVER: Wife Takes Off Ring As Hubby Gets Arrested (VIDEO)

Posted 11.29.2012 | Crime

And the number one easiest way to make your wife leave is... bringing her little brother to your armed robbery. An unidentified Oklahoma City man a...

Police Find Toddler Locked In Metal Dog Cage

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 11.13.2012 | Crime

A man in Tulsa, Okla., has been arrested after police allegedly found his 4-year-old son playing outside naked and his 18-month-old daughter locked in...

Woman's Ear Found In Man's Pocket

AP | Posted 10.29.2012 | Crime

TULSA, Okla. -- Police arresting a Tulsa man accused in the brutal beating of a woman found a piece of an ear in his pocket. The injured woman flag...

12-Year-Old Girl Shoots Home Intruder

Posted 10.20.2012 | Crime

When one Oklahoma girl found herself in a tough spot, she took matters into her own hands. Police say the Calera 12-year-old used the family's gun ...

Excuse: 'I Only Fantasized About Sex With Children'

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 10.02.2012 | Crime

An Oklahoma man had a disgusting excuse for the child pornography police allegedly found on his cell phone. "I only fantasized about sex with child...

David Lohr

Developmentally Disabled Woman Missing In Rural Oklahoma

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 09.21.2012 | Crime

Oklahoma police are looking for a 27-year old woman with a developmental disability who has been missing for nearly a week. Courtney Glasscock, who...

Lucky Break Helps Capture Alleged 'Bucket List Bandit'

AP | SEAN MURPHY | Posted 09.15.2012 | Crime

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Authorities knew they would need a lucky break to catch a middle-aged bank robber who pulled off a dizzying number of heists in a thr...

2 Men Charged With Murdering Woman Left In Duffel Bag

AP | Posted 07.24.2012 | Crime

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Two men were charged Monday in the death of an Oklahoma woman whose dismembered body was found in a duffel bag behind a grocery store...