The Law Blog of Oklahoma

Teen Stabs Neighbor in Self Defense

Posted : Tuesday, September 09, 2014

"Good fences make good neighbors," wrote poet Robert Frost in "The Mending Wall." For one Broken Arrow family, this may ring particularly true. 
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Sex Offender Arrested for 'Showering' in Downtown Fountain

Posted : Friday, September 05, 2014

There is a lot to see in OKC, but several area children saw a lot more than they bargained for yesterday afternoon at the Myriad Botanical Gardens. 
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Texting Driver Impaled by Guard Rail

Posted : Tuesday, September 02, 2014

The thing about texting and driving is that everyone thinks he or she is a safer texter than everyone else. We have all been warned of the dangers of texting while driving, yet millions of drivers continue to send and read messages on their phones. For some reason, these people feel that they are immune to a distracted driving accident, feeling that they are more "careful" than their texting counterparts, and therefore, able to safely multitask behind the wheel. 
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Assault and Battery and the Joe Mixon Case

Posted : Friday, August 29, 2014

The University of Oklahoma Sooners will take the field at Gaylord Memorial Stadium in Norman tomorrow in their season opener against Louisiana Tech. The start of the season comes after a difficult summer in which the team had to deal with questions about whether players Frank Shannon and Joe Mixon would be eligible to play.  
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Deaths Prompt Bean Bag Chair Recall

Posted : Tuesday, August 26, 2014

When you think of bean bag chairs, you probably think of 1970's rec rooms or a comfy place for kids to plop down to play video games or read. You probably don't think of death traps. However, two child suffocation deaths have prompted a recall of Ace Bayou bean bag chairs that pose a suffocation and choking risk. 
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Franklin and Ben Cribs Recalled for Fall and Entrapment Hazard

Posted : Friday, August 22, 2014

Franklin and Ben, a division of Bexco, has announced a recall of its Mason style 4-in-1 convertible crib. The recall affects roughly 1,100 cribs in the United States and Canada. 
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Infographic: Texting v. Drunk Driving

Posted : Tuesday, August 19, 2014

We've all heard by now that texting while driving is dangerous. Public Service Announcements decry distracted driving in general and texting while driving in particular. Because texting while driving encompasses three types of distraction--manual, visual, and cognitive--it is one of the deadliest forms of distracted driving there is. This was illustrated all too clearly with the death of 32-year-old Courtney Sanford, who was killed in a single car accident seconds after posting a selfie to Facebook, proclaiming that the song "Happy" by Pharrell made her, well, happy. 
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Edmond Man Accused of Human Trafficking of Teen Girls

Posted : Saturday, August 16, 2014

A 22-year-old man from Edmond, Oklahoma, was arrested in North Carolina this week on multiple complaints including human trafficking. 
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Suspended OHP Trooper Accused of Rape in Federal Lawsuit

Posted : Tuesday, August 12, 2014

An Oklahoma Highway Patrol Trooper suspended amid allegations of misconduct has been named as a defendant in a federal lawsuit accusing him of rape. 
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School Bus Driver Arrested on Child Molestation Complaint

Posted : Friday, August 08, 2014

As Oklahoma students head back to school, even the most excited and eager are plagued with anxieties and fears: Will the teachers be nice? Will the kids like me? Will I make new friends? Will my classes be too hard? 
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