Crime 

Arrest in 1993 McCurtain County murder case
Arrest in 1993 McCurtain County murder case

John Wesley Smith, 51, is now in custody in connection with the death of John Randall O'Steen.

John Wesley Smith was arrested in connection with a 1993 McCurtain County murder case.

Love County Sheriff's Office partners with U.S. Marshals

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Love County Sheriff's Office partners with U.S. Marshals

The arrangement will offer resources to assist deputies during critical incidents when searching for violent criminals. 

House January 6 committee postpones public hearing because of hurricane

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House January 6 committee postpones public hearing because of hurricane

By Manu Raju and Annie Grayer, CNN

Texas attorney general reportedly fled from process server

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton speaks with KTEN on September 13, 2021.

Texas attorney general reportedly fled from process server

"He turned around and RAN back inside the house," according to an affidavit by Ernesto Herrera, who attempted to serve two subpoenas on Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton.

Guilty plea from gunman in Ada pastor's murder

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Guilty plea from gunman in Ada pastor's murder

Kahlil Square was accused of pulling the trigger in the 2021 shooting that took the life of Ada pastor David Evans,

Suspect sought in fatal Sherman hit-and-run

Suspect sought in fatal Sherman hit-and-run

Police said the body of Johnny Ray Cole of Pottsboro was found around 7 p.m. Thursday in the 500 block of East Taylor Street.

Mar-a-Lago special master orders Trump team to back up any claims of FBI 'planting' evidence

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Mar-a-Lago special master orders Trump team to back up any claims of FBI 'planting' evidence

By Marshall Cohen

DOJ can resume criminal probe of classified documents from Mar-a-Lago, appeals court says

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DOJ can resume criminal probe of classified documents from Mar-a-Lago, appeals court says

By Katelyn Polantz and Tierney Sneed, CNN

Man arrested in Wilson after child allegedly molested

Jace Mason was arrested after an incident in Wilson, Oklahoma.

Man arrested in Wilson after child allegedly molested

Jace Mason was arrested on Sunday after the mother of an infant alleged that he inappropriately touched her child.

Texas sheriff investigating flights to Martha's Vineyard

Bexar County Sheriff Javier Salazar.

Texas sheriff investigating flights to Martha's Vineyard

“I believe there is some criminal activity involved here,” said Bexar County Sheiff Javier Salazar regarding the transfer of 48 Venezuelan asylum-seekers from Texas to Massachusetts.

Arrest follows shooting at Sherman motel

Sherman police investigate after gunfire at the Crossroads Inn Motel on September 19, 2022.

Arrest follows shooting at Sherman motel

Police said officers responded to a report of shots being fired at the Crossroads Inn Motel on Texoma Parkway around 7:40 a.m. Monday.

Woman arrested in Ardmore murder case

Meghan Matthews was arrested in connection with a fatal shooting on August 27, 2022.

Woman arrested in Ardmore murder case

Meghan Matthews told police that she opened fire when she saw someone driving away with her boyfriend's vehicle on August 27.

Suspect in custody after manhunt

Robby Dee Humphrey is wanted on multiple charges in Atoka County.

Suspect in custody after manhunt

Robby Dee Humphrey, 39, was shot after being located at a residence in Wapanucka on Wednesday evening.

Kidnapping suspect sought in Johnston County

Robby Dee Humphrey was the subject of a manhunt in Johnston County.

Kidnapping suspect sought in Johnston County

The Atoka County Sheriff's Office said Robby Dee Humphrey, 39, should be considered armed and dangerous.

Durant officer fired after shooting at fleeing traffic violator

Durant police released video of a pursuit on July 22, 2022.

Durant officer fired after shooting at fleeing traffic violator

An investigation found that Lt. Brandon Laxton failed to follow department policy on warning shots.

Bullet shatters window at Sadler Community Center

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Bullet shatters window at Sadler Community Center

The Grayson County Sheriff's Office is investigating.

Bomb threat forces evacuation of Chickasaw treasury

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Bomb threat forces evacuation of Chickasaw treasury

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol Bomb Squad responded to the incident outside the Ada facility.

Oklahoma sued by 3 transgender students over new bathroom law

Oklahoma sued by 3 transgender students over new bathroom law

The lawsuit was brought by the American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU of Oklahoma and the LGBTQ legal advocacy group, Lambda Legal.

Training aims to help Pauls Valley officers face danger

Pauls Valley police officers engage in rifle training.

Training aims to help Pauls Valley officers face danger

The department arranged for patrol rifle training in the wake of a June incident when officers outgunned.

Classes resume after Uvalde school massacre

A child is escorted to class as school resumes in Uvalde, Texas, on September 6, 2022.

Classes resume after Uvalde school massacre

Since the tragic end to the last school year, the grief enveloping Uvalde, Texas, has been compounded by outrage.

Gainesville man faces murder charge after father's death

Jaleon Gaffney, 27, is accused of killing his father.

Gainesville man faces murder charge after father's death

Jaleon Gaffney, 27, was taken into custody after an incident early Saturday morning.

Texas governor says rape victims can take Plan B morning-after pill

Gov. Greg Abbott defended a new Texas law limiting abortions on September 7, 2021.

Texas governor says rape victims can take Plan B morning-after pill

The Lone Star State bars abortions as early as six weeks into pregnancy, which is one of the strictest in the nation and prohibits abortion before many people know they are pregnant.

Choctaw County Jail inmate found dead in cell

Fatal shooting suspect Charles Gilliland.

Choctaw County Jail inmate found dead in cell

Murder suspect Charles Gilliland died less than two weeks after he had been assaulted by two other inmates.

Gordonville man faces child indecency charges

Frederick Orville Watrous was charged with indecency with a child.

Gordonville man faces child indecency charges

The Grayson County Sheriff's Office alleges that Frederick Orville Watrous was involved in criminal actions with a child.

48 'Classified' folders found empty during Mar-a-Lago search

48 'Classified' folders found empty during Mar-a-Lago search

The search inventory showed that classified documents had been mixed in with personal items and other materials in the boxes in which they were stored.

Social media threat raises alarms at area schools

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Social media threat raises alarms at area schools

Campuses in Gunter, Howe, Van Alstyne and Whitewright raised security levels after the threat.