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Trooper Arrested On Complaints Of Kidnapping, Rape

AP | SEAN MURPHY | Posted 09.15.2014 | Crime

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Highway Patrol arrested a state trooper Monday on complaints of kidnapping, rape and other crimes after three wome...

Pastor Gave Rape Victim Pregnancy Prevention Pill: Affidavit

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 05.19.2014 | Crime

A pastor in Oklahoma who allegedly molested a 15-year-old girl is accused of giving the victim a pill to prevent her from becoming pregnant, an affida...

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Chilling Details Emerge From Oklahoma Slaying: 'There's A Lot Of Hatred Here' | David Lohr | Posted 04.08.2014 | Crime

Authorities in central Oklahoma have arrested two women and one man in connection with a murder in which the victim was reportedly beaten, stabbed, st...

David Lohr

17-Year-Old Fired From Walmart Allegedly Scams Store Out Of $39,000 | David Lohr | Posted 02.11.2014 | Crime

A 17-year-old Oklahoma boy fired from Walmart for stealing scammed the superstore out of thousands of dollars, authorities said. "He's intelligent,...

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Police Accused Of Beating Deaf Senior Citizen For Disobeying Verbal Commands | David Lohr | Posted 01.25.2014 | Crime

Two Oklahoma Highway Patrol troopers have been pulled off the streets following allegations of excessive force against a deaf man in Oklahoma City. ...

Man Forcibly Removed Wife's Teeth: Cops

Tulsa World | Kendrick Marshall | Posted 03.15.2014 | Crime

A Sand Springs man was jailed after he was accused by his wife of leaving her bloodied and bruised during an argument over the weekend. Garry Wayne H...

Remains Found In Oklahoma Positively Identified As Missing Teen

David Lohr | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime

Skeletal remains found in a rural Oklahoma field have been positively identified as those of JaRay Wilson, a Weatherford teen who has not been seen si...

Skeletal Remains Found In Rural Oklahoma Field May Be Linked To Missing Teen

David Lohr | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime

An Oklahoma teen has been arrested on suspicion of murdering a Weatherford girl who has not been seen since 2012. The arrest follows the discovery ...

4 Dead In Home Shooting; Suspect On The Loose

Posted 11.25.2013 | Crime

Four people are dead and one person is injured after a shooting in a Tulsa, Okla. home Saturday night, police say. The suspect, who entered through...

Accused Child Molester, Allegedly Told Police 'I Ain't No Chomo'

David Lohr | Posted 09.19.2013 | Crime

An Oklahoma mother helped police rescue her 13-year-old daughter from an alleged abductor after the man kidnapped and sexually assaulted her, police s...

Ariel Castro's 1,000 Year Sentence Isn't the Longest Sentence on Record

Adam Banner | Posted 11.14.2013 | Crime
Adam Banner

Life without parole plus 1,000 years. That is certainly making a statement. However, it is far from the longest sentence ever meted out to a criminal convicted of an especially heinous crime.

Park Toilet Peeping Tom Sentenced

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.26.2013 | Weird News

Because in this case wiping feces off of your own body isn't punishment enough, a man was sentenced to one year behind bars after he pleaded guilty to...

Stitching Up a Paper Cut: Eric Holder Is 'Fixing' a Federal Problem at the Expense of the States

Adam Banner | Posted 10.15.2013 | Crime
Adam Banner

If the federal government recognizes that mandatory minimums are likely inappropriate sentences for nonviolent offenders, perhaps the states will follow suit, developing diversion programs, prison alternatives, and reasonable means for re-entry.

Operation Cross Country: Too Little, Too Late... Unless We Fix the Focus

Adam Banner | Posted 10.01.2013 | Crime
Adam Banner

So let me get this straight, FBI. You have your full federal arsenal available, along with 76 cities' law-enforcement agencies working together to gather up as many bad guys as possible, and you rope in approximately 159 "pimps." Is this all you have to show for your nation-wide efforts?

Man Tortured Girlfriend With Drill For Days: Cops

Posted 07.23.2013 | Crime

An Oklahoma man is accused of holding his girlfriend captive and torturing her with an electric drill. Clyde Harshaw, 42, was arrested charged with...

'I Had Sex WIth My Cat,' Says Woman Before Trying To Stab Neighbor: Cops

Posted 07.21.2013 | Weird News

An Oklahoma City woman is accused of threatening her neighbor with a knife before announcing she had sex with her cat. Kristina Michelle Brown, 23...

Woman Sentenced For Hiding Gun In Vagina, Meth In Butt

Posted 07.10.2013 | Weird News

Women are full of secrets. Christie Harris, who was caught in jail this March with a loaded gun in her vagina and meth in her butt has been senten...

Peeping Tom Hides In Feces-Filled Septic Tank To Spy On Woman: Cops

Posted 07.13.2013 | Weird News

This guy found himself in deep doodoo Sunday -- and that was before he got caught. Kenneth Webster Enlow, 52, is accused of hiding in a septic tank...

American Hero Hog-Ties Burglar, Goes To Work

Posted 07.05.2013 | Crime

Stand up and salute Denay Houston's husband. The Tulsa resident outmuscled Robert Cole , who allegedly broke into his home yesterday morning, accor...

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 03.19.2013 | Crime

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

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...