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Edmond Man Charged with Murder in Fatal NYE DUI

Posted : Tuesday, January 03, 2017

New Year's Eve turned to tragedy along the Kilpatrick Turnpike in Canadian County after a deadly DUI accident. 
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Wagoner County Deputies Discover 19 Meth Labs in One Home

Posted : Friday, December 30, 2016

Tulsa may have a reputation as the "meth capital of the world," but just a 30 minute drive away to Coweta, Oklahoma, you can find a woman doing her part to move the meth capital--to her own home. 
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Man Wanted in Child Rape Case also Charged in Infant's Murder

Posted : Tuesday, December 27, 2016

The death of an 18-day old infant in August launched a child rape investigation that has led to the arrest of an Oklahoma City man on complaints of first degree murder and dozens of sex crimes. 
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OHP Begins Holiday DUI Crackdown

Posted : Friday, December 23, 2016

Every year as part of the national "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" campaign to end DUI, state and local law enforcement ramp up their efforts to stop impaired driving during the holidays. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol and local police set up sobriety checkpoints around the state, and law enforcement increases the number of patrol vehicles on Oklahoma roads, searching for signs of impaired drivers. 
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Oklahoma Man Sentenced in Federal Child Porn Case

Posted : Tuesday, December 20, 2016

An Oklahoma man was sentenced last week in federal court after pleading guilty to producing child pornography. 
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Sources Say Bill Cosby Seeking Plea Deal to Avoid Sexual Assault Trial

Posted : Friday, December 16, 2016

According to reports from Fox News and Page Six, a holding of the New York Post, disgraced actor/comedian Bill Cosby is seeking a plea deal in order to avoid going to trial in a sexual assault case.  
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Staying Safe for the Holidays: Tips from the National Safety Council

Posted : Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Last week our blog discussed the top 10 most dangerous toys of 2016, but dangerous toys are far from the only safety risk during the holiday season. Christmas decorations can be laceration hazards or fire hazards, dangerous and defective products given as gifts can cause injuries, improper food handling for holiday meals can cause food poisoning, and travel risks include inclement weather and drunk or distracted drivers. 
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Former OHP Trooper Accused of Rape Sentenced to 8 Years in Prison

Posted : Friday, December 09, 2016

A disgraced Oklahoma Highway Patrol trooper accused of raping and sexually assaulting three women during traffic stops has been sentenced following a plea agreement to lesser charges. 
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Top 10 Most Dangerous Toys: Are These Under Your Christmas Tree?

Posted : Tuesday, December 06, 2016

Each year, several consumer safety and child safety advocates compile lists of the "Top Ten Most Dangerous Toys this Christmas." This year, of course, is no exception. Burns, eye injuries, laceration, amputations, and strangulation or choking are some of the most common injuries associated with dangerous toys, and parents want to make sure the toys and games that their children will be safe as they enjoy their holiday gifts. Nothing sucks the fun out of a visit from Santa like a visit to the ER. 
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OK County Jail Inmate Gets 18 Years for Manslaughter of Fellow Inmate

Posted : Friday, December 02, 2016

An Oklahoma County Jail inmate who pleaded guilty to first degree manslaughter in the death of a fellow inmate has been sentenced for his crime. 
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