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Defense rests in opioid trial, closing arguments set for Monday

NORMAN, Okla. -- The defense counsel for the nation's largest drugmaker has rested its case on the seventh week of trial. Consumer products giant Johnson & Johnson is being sued by the state of Oklahoma, which claims the company fueled the state's raging opioid crisis by oversupplying drugs and downplaying the risks of addiction through deceptive marketing. → Read More

Stroud couple found murdered in home, son listed as person of interest

STROUD, Okla. — Stroud police are investigating a double homicide after a couple was found dead inside their home Tuesday morning. Shawn Pittman, 39, has been identified as a person of interest in the deaths of his parents 65-year-old Mark Pittman and his wife 63-year-old Pauletta Pittman. → Read More

Social media tip leads to Pauls Valley couple arrested for child pornography, charged by OK AG

PAULS VALLEY, Okla. -- A Pauls Valley couple is facing a number of felony charges related to child pornography. Gerard Coddington, 25, and Christina Nelson-Coddington, 29, remain at the Garvin County jail, each on a $5 million bond. → Read More

Wynnewood man stabbed in neck; suspect arrested

WYNNEWOOD, Okla. - An Oklahoma man is facing possible charges after authorities said he stabbed another person during a fight. Michael Hector, 37, was arrested on complaints of aggravated assault and battery with a deadly weapon with the intent to kill after deputies with the Garvin County Sheriff's Office responded late Friday evening to a home along a county road. → Read More

Police: 3-year-old accidentally shoots himself, 911 tape released

YUKON, Okla. - Police are investigating after they responded to an accidental shooting involving a child. Authorities responded around 6 p.m. Thursday evening to a home near Reno Avenue and Czech Hall Road in Yukon. According to a police report, the 3-year-old child picked up his mom's gun and his 9-year-old brother tried to get it away from him when the gun struck the child. → Read More

“It’s such a huge loss,” Death of former Oklahoma senator under investigation

NORMAN, Okla. - Authorities are investigating after a former Oklahoma lawmaker died from an apparent gunshot wound. Police responded to the home of Jonathan Nichols, 53, on the 3900 block of Annadale Drive just before 9 p.m. Wednesday night. → Read More

“It’s one of the more of catastrophic flooding incidents I’ve seen,” Several Stillwater roads closed due to flooding

STILLWATER, Okla. - Several roadways were closed in Stillwater on Tuesday following overnight rain and severe weather. Early Tuesday morning, the city announced more than 20 roads were closed including Country Club Road. Tom Houston, a lifelong resident of Stillwater, said flooding like he had seen throughout the day was not typical. → Read More

OKCPS confirms ransomware cyber-attack

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Oklahoma City Public Schools have confirmed they are addressing a recent ransomware attack, compromising the district's network. On Monday, OKCPS stated their network was "significantly compromised by a form of malware" and that the issue was "continuing to worsen. → Read More

“I was speechless,” Former army officer thanks supporters, family after presidential pardon

OKLAHOMA CITY -- It was an unassuming Monday afternoon when Michael Behenna said he got a call from a number he didn't recognize. "I thought it was a solicitor or something, so I didn’t answer it. → Read More

“Our responsibility is to the truth and to the facts,” Pardon granted to former US soldier who killed Iraqi prisoner

OKLAHOMA CITY - President Donald Trump has granted full pardon for former U.S. Army 1st Lt. Michael Behenna of Oklahoma. In 2009, Behenna was convicted of unpremeditated murder in a combat zone after killing suspected al-Qaida terrorist Ali Mansur in Iraq. → Read More

4 arrested in child abuse case; victim allegedly handcuffed to table in bedroom

RUSH SPRINGS, Okla. - Four people have been arrested for child abuse following a slew of allegations, including a disabled child being handcuffed to a bedroom table. The alleged abuse took place in a trailer type home in Rush Springs. The four arrested are: April Summers, Amber Barnes, Jeffrey Rasmussen and George Mount. → Read More

Naked suspect fatally shot by Edmond police; investigation underway

EDMOND, Okla. - Police are investigating after a confirmed fatal officer-involved shooting at an Edmond neighborhood. Jenny Wagnon with the Edmond Police Department said it started as a domestic-related call around 1 p.m. → Read More

Oklahoma attorney accused of trying to smuggle contraband for jail inmate

OKLAHOMA CITY - An Oklahoma attorney is facing possible charges after authorities said he tried to smuggle contraband into a county jail for an inmate. → Read More

State superintendent in support of bill that could change school calendar provisions

OKLAHOMA CITY — The state superintendent said she supports a bill being considered in the legislature that could move some school districts back to a five-day week. Senate Bill 441, authored by Sen. Marty Quinn, R-Claremore and Rep. → Read More

Abortion ‘reversal’ bill sent to Oklahoma governor

OKLAHOMA CITY - A bill requiring physicians inform patients that a medically-induced abortion may be reversible has been sent to the governor's desk. The bill would direct signage be posted in facilities where abortions are performed. → Read More

Advocates urge Oklahoma Legislature, Governor to support criminal justice reform bills

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Criminal justice reform advocates are calling on Oklahoma lawmakers and Governor Kevin Stitt to support a series of bills they say would stop prison growth. "Non-violent offenders in Oklahoma on average serve sentences that are 80 times longer than the national average. → Read More

Oklahoma mother accused of starving her children, making them eat dog feces

JAY, Okla. - A Delaware County woman is facing two counts of felony child neglect after police said she starved her children and made them eat dog feces. Mary Elizabeth Moore, 34, remains in custody Monday afternoon. → Read More

Investigators searching for suspect behind violent sexual assault at lake

COMANCHE, Okla. -- Authorities are investigating after they say a woman was violently beaten and sexually assaulted near an Oklahoma lake. The alleged attack happened on Saturday, April 6 in a wooded area on the northwest side of Comanche Lake in Stephens County. → Read More

Bill regarding ‘audit privilege’ for companies heads to Oklahoma House committee

OKLAHOMA CITY - A bill criticized by some conservation groups as favoring industry over environmental protection efforts is expected to be heard this week in an Oklahoma House committee. → Read More

Jury finds ‘Joe Exotic’ guilty in murder-for-hire plot, wildlife charges

OKLAHOMA CITY — A federal jury has found Oklahoma’s ‘tiger king’ guilty of all counts Tuesday, including trying to hire someone to commit murder. → Read More