Oklahoma prosecutors clears officers in death of naked teen
EDMOND, Okla. (AP) — A prosecutor declined Monday to file criminal charges against police officers in an Oklahoma City suburb for the fatal shooting of a black teenager who was naked and...
3 bodies found in Oklahoma home in apparent murder-suicide
EDMOND, Okla. (AP) — Police in suburban Oklahoma City say two men and a woman were found dead inside a home in what's being investigated as an apparent murder-suicide.
Railroad sues Oklahoma on law to limit blocked crossings
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A lawsuit by a Texas-based railroad seeks to overturn an Oklahoma law prohibiting trains from blocking street intersections for more than 10 minutes, with some exceptions that...
City: Police killing of naked, unarmed teen was justified
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Police in an Oklahoma City suburb were justified when they fatally shot a black teenager who was naked and unarmed, an attorney for the city argues in a response to a civil...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — First-degree murder charges have been filed against two people in the shooting death of the manager of an Oklahoma medical marijuana dispensary.
EDMOND, Okla. (AP) — An autopsy report released by an attorney for the family of an unarmed, black teenager who was naked when suburban Oklahoma City police fatally shot him says he was hit four...
EDMOND, Okla. (AP) — A preliminary autopsy report says an unarmed, black teenager who was naked when suburban Oklahoma City police shot him died of multiple gunshot wounds.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma judge says a 19-year-old man accused of fatally shooting his parents and who is described by his attorney as "very mentally ill" isn't competent to be tried for...
5 high schoolers selected as National Student Poets
NEW YORK (AP) — Five 10th and 11th graders have been named National Student Poets and will serve as regional literary ambassadors through readings, workshops and other programs.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The parents of a black teenager who was naked and unarmed when he was fatally shot by police in suburban Oklahoma City have filed a lawsuit against the city and the two...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — ConocoPhillips has settled a lawsuit with homeowners in northwestern Oklahoma City who accused the energy company of polluting their water supply and soil to such a degree...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma man accused of drunkenly driving at 140 mph (225 kph) when he caused a fatal crash has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.
EDMOND, Okla. (AP) — Officials from an Oklahoma City suburb where police fatally shot a black, unarmed teenager while he was naked say they won't meet with his parents.
Parents seek meeting over Oklahoma son’s killing by police
EDMOND, Okla. (AP) — The parents of a black teenager who was naked and unarmed when he was shot and killed by suburban Oklahoma City police have asked to meet with the police chief, mayor and...
Police not releasing more info about fatal shooting of teen
EDMOND, Okla. (AP) — More than 10 days after police in Oklahoma killed a naked, unarmed, black teenager who had broken into a home, authorities have released little additional information about...
EDMOND, Okla. (AP) — More than 100 people marched in the rain to protest the fatal shooting of a naked, unarmed teenager by police in the Oklahoma City suburb of Edmond.
Mother of black teen killed by Oklahoma police seeks answers
EDMOND, Okla. (AP) — Family members and advocates said Thursday they want answers about the death of an unarmed black teenager who was naked when police in an Oklahoma City suburb fatally shot him...
EDMOND, Okla. (AP) — The Latest on the fatal shooting of a naked teenager by police in Edmond, Oklahoma (all times local):
A Black Lives Matter leader in Oklahoma City says...
Oklahoma police fatally shoot unarmed, naked teenager
EDMOND, Okla. (AP) — Police in the Oklahoma City suburb of Edmond said Wednesday that a naked 17-year-old high school student was not armed when he was fatally shot by police after breaking into a...
EDMOND, Okla. (AP) — The Latest on the fatal shooting of an unarmed, naked teenager by police in Oklahoma (all times local):
Naked man fatally shot by police in Oklahoma after chase
EDMOND, Okla. (AP) — Police in the Oklahoma City suburb of Edmond say they fatally shot a naked man in a struggle after chasing him inside a house.
EDMOND, Okla. (AP) — A First Amendment conference is planned by the University of Central Oklahoma to coincide with the start of the 50th year of the Oklahoma Journalism Hall of Fame.
2nd mental exam set for man charged with parents’ deaths
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A mental evaluation will continue for a 19-year-old Oklahoma man charged with killing his parents because he believed they were Satan worshippers.
EDMOND, Okla. (AP) — The Latest on a municipal election in an Oklahoma City suburb that includes a candidate who died in December (all times local):
Ex-mayor defeats dead incumbent in Oklahoma election
EDMOND, Okla. (AP) — A former mayor of the Oklahoma City suburb of Edmond on Tuesday defeated a candidate who died in December but who still advanced to the general election following a Facebook...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Edmond man has admitted to embezzling more than $755,000 from his employer and to tax fraud.
Court documents show 74-year-old Odis Aubrey King admitted in a plea...
3.0 magnitude earthquake shakes part of central Oklahoma
EDMOND, Okla. (AP) — No injuries have been reported following a 3.0 magnitude earthquake that shook parts of central Oklahoma.
The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake was reported at 11:49...
Lawyer: Man charged in parents’ slayings pleads not guilty
EDMOND, Okla. (AP) — An attorney plans to seek a competency hearing for a 19-year-old Oklahoma murder suspect whose brother told investigators he said he killed their parents because he thought...
EDMOND, Okla. (AP) — A 19-year-old Oklahoma man accused in the fatal shooting of his parents is "acutely paranoid and delusional" and a judge should find him incompetent to stand trial, his...
Police: Teen shot parents, believed they were Satanists
EDMOND, Okla. (AP) — A suburban Oklahoma City teen told investigators that his older brother told him that he shot and killed their parents because they had been communicating with him...
Teen arrested in Oklahoma in deaths of parents
EDMOND, Okla. (AP) — Police in an Oklahoma City suburb have arrested a 19-year-old man on suspicion of fatally shooting his parents.
Edmond Police Sgt. James Hamm says a younger sibling...
EDMOND, Okla. (AP) — No injuries have been reported after a 3.1 magnitude earthquake shook parts of the Oklahoma City area.
The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake was reported at 6:15...
AP’s Tim Talley named to Oklahoma Journalism Hall of Fame
EDMOND, Okla. (AP) — Associated Press reporter Tim Talley is among nine journalists and two educators who will be inducted into the Oklahoma Journalism Hall of Fame.
Dead Oklahoma mayor 2nd in primary, advances to next ballot
EDMOND, Okla. (AP) — Despite dying in December, the then-mayor of an Oklahoma City suburb has advanced to the general election following a Facebook campaign supporting him.
Neuhold named president of University of Central Oklahoma
EDMOND, Oklahoma (AP) — A current vice president at the University of Central Oklahoma will become the school's president later this year.
The Board of Regents for the Regional University System of Oklahoma on Friday approved the appointment of Patti Neuhold. She will replace President Don Betz when he retires June 30.
New Oklahoma treasurer to get early jump on job
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma's newly elected State Treasurer Randy McDaniel is getting an early jump on his new job.
Gov. Mary Fallin announced Thursday she's appointing McDaniel to the post, effective Tuesday. McDaniel was appointed to fill the unexpired term of outgoing Treasurer Ken Miller, who is resigning early to take a position with OGE Energy Corp.
Okla. teacher arrested on claims he solicited sex with minor
EDMOND, Okla. (AP) — Authorities in Oklahoma have arrested a high school social studies teacher on allegations that he solicited sex with a minor.
Fifty-three-year-old Charles David Heaverin, a teacher at Santa Fe High School in Edmond, was arrested Monday and taken to the Oklahoma County jail on a charge of using technology to engage in sexual communication with a minor.
Edmond Mayor, longtime City Councilman Charles Lamb dies
EDMOND, Okla. (AP) — The mayor of the Oklahoma City suburb of Edmond has died.
Matthews Funeral Home & Cremation Service in Edmond says Mayor Charles Lamb died Tuesday. He was 72. A cause of death has not been released, but The Oklahoman reports that Lamb complained of fighting a cold during a Monday night City Council meeting.
OSBI agent arrested, suspended amid abuse allegation
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A special agent with the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation has been suspended from duty following his arrest on a domestic abuse complaint.
The agency announced in a press release Friday that 49-year-old Martin Solorzano of Edmond was arrested after allegedly striking his wife during an argument this week. Court records don't indicate that Solorzano has been charged or whether he has an attorney to speak on his behalf.
Oklahoma students moderate gubernatorial debate
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — High school students in Oklahoma have organized and moderated a gubernatorial debate in hopes of getting other students interested in politics.
Democratic candidate Drew Edmondson and his Republican opponent Kevin Stitt answered students' questions Thursday at Oklahoma City Community College. Three high school students moderated the panel and asked the candidates about health care, education, prison reform, medical cannabis and the economy.
Arkansas suspect in parents deaths arrested in Oklahoma
EDMOND, Okla. (AP) — An Arkansas man suspected in the shooting deaths of his parents has been arrested in Oklahoma.
The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says 23-year-old Dustin Jordan was taken into custody late Tuesday in Edmond near Lake Arcadia. Troopers say Jordan was booked into the Oklahoma County Jail about 3 a.m. Wednesday.
Oklahoma court rejects appeal of death row inmate
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma court has dismissed the latest appeal of a death row inmate convicted in the killing of an Edmond insurance executive 19 years ago.
The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals Friday rejected post-conviction relief for 38-year-old Julius Darius Jones, who was convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to die for the July 1999 shooting death of 45-year-old Paul Howell.
Life for Oklahoman in wrong-way crash fatal to 6-year-old
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Edmond man has been sentenced to life in prison for the death of a 6-year-old boy in a wrong way collision in 2015.
Court records show 48-year-old Kelly Waldon Corn was sentenced Thursday after pleading guilty in March to second-degree murder, driving under the influence, possession of methamphetamines and other charges.
Prosecutors say Corn had meth and pain killers in his system at the time of the Easter Sunday crash on the Kilpatrick Turnpike that killed Saxton Watley.
EDMOND, Okla. (AP) — Mark Hayes, who won The Players Championship among this three PGA Tour titles and was the first player to shoot 63 in the British Open, has died. He was 69.
Hayes died Monday in Edmond, brother Larry Hayes said. He had early onset Alzheimer's Disease.
Hayes won the fourth edition of The Players when it was held at tough, windy Sawgrass Country Club. He birdied the last hole for an even-par 72 and a two-shot victory over Mike McCullough. Hayes won at 1-over 289.
EDMOND, Okla. (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says a 3.1 magnitude earthquake has been recorded in central Oklahoma.
The USGS says the temblor was recorded at 3:38 p.m. Tuesday about 3 miles (5 kilometers) east of Edmond, or about 15 miles (24 kilometers) north of Oklahoma City. The earthquake was recorded at a depth of about 4 miles (6.3 kilometers).
There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. Geologists say damage is not likely in earthquakes below magnitude 4.0.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Latest on the resignation of the Oklahoma State Department of Health's top attorney (all times local):
The top lawyer at the Oklahoma State Department of Health who recently resigned now faces criminal charges after authorities said she sent threats to herself and then lied about it to investigators.
Oklahoma city works to improve traffic monitoring
EDMOND, Okla. (AP) — A city in central Oklahoma is spending millions of dollars preparing for self-driving cars while working to alleviate traffic problems.
Edmond Traffic Engineer Tom Minnick told The Oklahoman that the city is laying down infrastructure for autonomous vehicles. The $5 million intelligent traffic system project involves improvements at more than 20 intersections and the addition of 10 miles of fiber-optic cable.
EDMOND, Okla. (AP) — The president of the University of Central Oklahoma says he plans to retire next year.
Don Betz announced Friday he will step down as UCO's president on June 30, 2019. The 73-year-old Betz was named UCO's 20th president in June 2011.
The Regional University System of Oklahoma Board of Regents will select Betz's successor. Betz says in a statement he is confident that the board will choose a president capable of leading the university.