Criminal justice reform advocates on Tuesday were at the Capitol asking lawmakers to pass five bills to reduce the prison population, save the state money and reunite families.
Civil fines totaling $174 will be levied for each uninsured vehicle infraction flagged by the system.
The Oklahoma Department of Public Safety, Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs, and the District Attorneys Council, along with deputy chiefs from Oklahoma City and Tulsa, took part in a three-hour legislative working group meeting on Wednesday.
Ex-teacher’s aide Arnold Cowen, accused of molesting multiple girls at an elementary school in Perry, is expected to accept a plea agreement Thursday during a scheduled pre-trial conference. Prosecutors have asked parents of the girls who accused the 86-year-old Cowen of fondling them to bring victim impact statements and prepare to read them.
Preliminary hearing for ex-teachers aide accused of fondling multiple girls continues Tuesday in Perry with testimony of police investigator who interviewed the girls.
Down the street from the courthouse, school board members accepted the resignation of suspended Superintendent Scott Chenoweth on Monday night, effective immediately.
Upper Elementary School Principal Kenda Miller and math teacher Jeffrey Sullins are facing misdemeanor charges of failure to promptly report child abuse or neglect.
Prosecutors appealed a judge's decision not to recuse himself from two cases tied to the Perry sexual abuse scandal.
Noble County Judge Nikki G. Leach declined to recuse himself from a case tied to Perry’s school sexual abuse scandal, although his daughter-in-law worked with the defendant, math teacher Jeffrey Sullins.
Cowen, 85, of Perry, is charged in Noble County District Court with 18 felony counts of lewd or indecent acts with a child, two felony counts of lewd or indecent proposals and one felony count of possession of child pornography.
The high court ruled that the Pawnee Board of County Commissioners was "without statutory authority" to suspend Price pending the outcome of his ouster trial.
The Institute for Justice graded states.
Investigators are looking into complaints that the commissioners have been misusing six-month bid contracts to skirt the intent of Oklahoma's competitive bidding laws.
Police and a state child abuse review board asked the state Medical Examiner's Office to consider changing its autopsy findings in the death of a 4-year-old Ponca City boy last year, actions a defense attorney alleges amount to "witness tampering."
The results of a 28-month state investigation into allegations of sex crimes at the Delaware County Jail that cost taxpayers a $13.5 million civil judgment were released Wednesday with no criminal charges being filed.
JAY — The results of a 28-month state investigation into allegations of sex crimes at the Delaware County Jail that cost taxpayers a $13.5 mil…
Another former female inmate has come forward with accusations of sexual misconduct in the Delaware County Jail, the OSBI said Friday.
Another former female inmate has come forward to accuse the Delaware County Sheriff
’s Department of sexual misconduct, authorities confirmed Friday.
A criminal investigation into alleged sexual misconduct at the Delaware County Sheriff's Office has produced new evidence, prompting District Attorney Brian Hermanson to ask the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation to expand its inquest.
Recent disclosures by Oklahoma City bombing conspirator
Terry Nichols that he helped
Timothy McVeigh build a bomb
that destroyed the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building on April 19,
1995, support more than ever the
government's proof in the case.
OKLAHOMA CITY -- Bombing conspirator Terry Nichols has been meeting with the FBI and has revealed additional details about his involvement in …
A California Republican
who wants congressional hearings to look into
possible involvement of foreign agents and others in the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing says
he expects to have a meeting soon with convicted bomber Terry Nichols.