Crime 

'Hoax threats' trigger extra security at Texoma schools
'Hoax threats' trigger extra security at Texoma schools

A number of school districts across Texoma were on alert Friday morning after receiving telephoned threats.

Police cars surrounded Durant High School on December 8, 2022.

Dickson schools on lockdown after police activity
Dickson schools on lockdown after police activity

The sign at Dickson Elementary School.

Oklahoma panel votes to reject clemency for death row inmate

Scott Eizember was convicted for the 2003 murders of an elderly couple in eastern Oklahoma.

Oklahoma panel votes to reject clemency for death row inmate

Scott Eizember, 61, is scheduled to receive a lethal injection on January 12 at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary in McAlester.

House January 6 committee has decided to make criminal referrals, chairman says

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House January 6 committee has decided to make criminal referrals, chairman says

By Sara Murray, Annie Grayer and Zachary Cohen, CNN

Man charged with killing 4 workers at Oklahoma pot farm

Wu Chen was arrested in Florida on November 22, 2022 in connection with four murders at an Oklahoma pot farm.

Man charged with killing 4 workers at Oklahoma pot farm

A man accused of killing four workers at an Oklahoma marijuana farm had demanded the return of his $300,000 investment in the operation shortly before he started shooting, prosecutors allege.

North Texas girl found dead; FedEx driver arrested

Athena Strand was reported missing on November 30, 2022.

North Texas girl found dead; FedEx driver arrested

A driver working for FedEx was arrested and charged Friday in the kidnapping and killing of a 7-year-old girl who had disappeared from her home's driveway in Texas earlier this week, police said.

Toys, wrestling gear taken in Sherman trailer theft

Texoma Pro Wrestling said this trailer was stolen from the Elks Lodge in Sherman.

Toys, wrestling gear taken in Sherman trailer theft

The Texoma Pro Wrestling trailer was filled with holiday gifts for underprivileged children.

Oklahoma pot farm illegally obtained permit before 4 slain

Four people were found dead at this Kingfisher County, Oklahoma, marijuana farm on November 19, 2022.

Oklahoma pot farm illegally obtained permit before 4 slain

The application for the license by Kevin Pham fraudulently stated that the operation was 75% owned by an Oklahoma resident, but "that person has no knowledge of operations."

Tulsa man arrested in Davis on drug charges

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Tulsa man arrested in Davis on drug charges

Johnathan Williams was pulled over for a traffic violation in Murray County, where a Davis police K-9 discovered 24 grams of methamphetamine.

Denison woman gets life term for child sex crimes

Tammy Bittick was convicted on child sex charges.

Denison woman gets life term for child sex crimes

Tammy Bittick will be 79 years old before she can be considered for parole.

Durant woman sentenced in manslaughter case

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Durant woman sentenced in manslaughter case

Makayla Patino was found guilty of first degree manslaughter in the shooting death of her friend, Nichole Humphres.

Appeals court halts special master review of documents seized at Mar-a-Lago in major defeat for Trump

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Appeals court halts special master review of documents seized at Mar-a-Lago in major defeat for Trump

By Tierney Sneed

Ada police search for man wanted for assault

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Ada police search for man wanted for assault

Dalton Swartz is wanted after a November 10 incident in which two people were stabbed.

Oath Keepers leader, associates, convicted in Jan. 6 conspiracy case

Oath Keepers leader Stewart Rhodes

Oath Keepers leader, associates, convicted in Jan. 6 conspiracy case

A Washington, DC, jury on Tuesday convicted Oath Keepers leader Stewart Rhodes and one of his associates of seditious conspiracy for their role around the January 6, 2021, attack on the US Capitol.

Grayson County deputies looking for man who fled after pursuit

Grayson County deputies said Robert Kellis fled after a traffic stop.

Grayson County deputies looking for man who fled after pursuit

Deputies said Robert Kellis led them on a pursuit on Monday night.

Carter County man sought on child sex charges

Ardmore police are looking for Fidencio De La Rosa in connection with allegations of child sex crimes.

Carter County man sought on child sex charges

Ardmore police want to know if you can help them locate Fidencio De La Rosa.

Former Durant school employee arrrested on child sex charges

Ryan Capps

Former Durant school employee arrrested on child sex charges

Ryan Capps, 24, turned himself in Wednesday in connection with allegations of an inappropriate relationship with a student.

Oklahoma deputy wounded, man killed in Thanksgiving shooting

Oklahoma deputy wounded, man killed in Thanksgiving shooting

Authorities say a 30-year-old man was killed and an Oklahoma sheriff’s deputy was wounded during a Thanksgiving shooting in the northwest of the state.

Miami police arrest man in 4 killings at Oklahoma pot farm

Wu Chen was arrested in Florida on November 22, 2022 in connection with four murders at an Oklahoma pot farm.

Miami police arrest man in 4 killings at Oklahoma pot farm

The suspect in the weekend killings, Wu Chen, was taken into custody by Miami Beach police and brought to the Miami-Dade County Detention Center.

Suspect sought after 4 'executed' at Oklahoma marijuana farm

Four people were found dead at this Kingfisher County, Oklahoma, marijuana farm on November 19, 2022.

Suspect sought after 4 'executed' at Oklahoma marijuana farm

“There’s a lot to unravel with this case," said OSBI Capt. Stan Florence. "It’ll take a little time for us to process it.”

Video shows police encounter with Gov. Stitt's son

Logan County deputies said John Stitt was intoxicated when he was pulled over on Halloween night 2020.

Video shows police encounter with Gov. Stitt's son

In a bodycam video, a deputy described John Stitt as "really intoxicated" and driving with a "trunk full of guns" on Halloween night.

States move to keep court from lifting Trump asylum policy

States move to keep court from lifting Trump asylum policy

Oklahoma and Texas are among 15 states appealing to keep a policy to turn away asylum-seekers at the border.

Four found slain in northwest Oklahoma

Four found slain in northwest Oklahoma

The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation said the victims were found Sunday night at a location west of Hennessey, about 55 miles northwest of Oklahoma City.

WATCH: Garland statement on Trump special counsel

Attorney General Merrick Garland announces a special counsel to review criminal cases against former president Donald Trump on November 18, 2022.

WATCH: Garland statement on Trump special counsel

Attorney General Merrick Garland makes a statement about naming a special counsel to review investigations involving former President Donald J. Trump. 

'Potential for violence' ends at UNT Fort Worth campus

Police surrounded the UNT Health Science Center in Fort Worth on November 16, 2022.

'Potential for violence' ends at UNT Fort Worth campus

The University of North Texas Health Science Center was placed on lockdown for about two hours Wednesday afternoon.

Choctaw jail escapees nabbed in Mississippi

Tyler Payne (left) and Thomas Cofer escaped from the Choctaw County Jail.

Choctaw jail escapees nabbed in Mississippi

Officials said Tyler Payne and Thomas Cofer found their way out through the jail's roof.

Dallas-area vet convicted on January 6 riot charges

Texas veteran Larry Brock seen in the Senate chamber wearing military gear on January 6, 2021.

Dallas-area vet convicted on January 6 riot charges

Larry Brock, 55, of Grapevine, is guilty of several misdemeanors and the felony of obstructing an official proceeding during the Capitol riot.