The Law Blog of Oklahoma

Apparent Robbery of Fireworks Stand Leaves Teen Dead

Posted : Tuesday, July 04, 2017

A 15-year-old boy was shot and killed while apparently attempting to rob a fireworks stand on the Fourth of July.  
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Man Arrested for Sexual Battery at Oklahoma City Parade

Posted : Tuesday, June 27, 2017

An Oklahoma City parade-goer is behind bars after allegedly groping another parade attendee over the weekend. 
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OKC Considers Amendments to Dangerous Dog Ordinances

Posted : Friday, June 23, 2017

After a woman was mauled to death by two at-large pit bulls in a northwest Oklahoma City neighborhood, the City is considering amendments to its dangerous dog ordinances
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Oklahoma Man Pleads No Contest in Father's Death

Posted : Tuesday, June 20, 2017

A Bethany man who kicked his father in the head, causing a fatal brain injury, has pleaded no contest to charges related to the death. 
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Is this charge considered a violent crime?

Posted : Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Under Oklahoma law, certain crimes are considered "violent crimes." These offenses may require a person to serve a mandatory minimum of 80 percent of the sentence before becoming eligible for parole, and they may require a person to register as a violent offender under the state's Mary Rippy Violent Crime Offenders Registration Act. 
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Internet Sex Sting Leads to Arrest of Bartlesville Man

Posted : Friday, May 26, 2017

The Canadian County Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) task force conducted an undercover online investigation that led to the arrest of a Bartlesville man on a complaint of lewd or indecent acts or proposals to a minor. 
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OKC Man Charged with Murder in Fatal Crash while Eluding Police

Posted : Tuesday, May 23, 2017

An Oklahoma City man who crashed his vehicle while attempting to flee police has been charged with murder and other crimes related to the crash. 
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Liquor on Sundays in Oklahoma?

Posted : Friday, May 19, 2017

Slowly but surely, Oklahoma is taking steps to modernize its liquor laws, largely regarded as outdated by most people in the state and surrounding areas. Last November, voters approved a measure which would allow wine and "high point beer" to be sold in grocery and convenience stores. 
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Incident at Private Oklahoma Prison Injures 5 Staffers

Posted : Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Oklahoma has had a bad run with its prisons over the last few years. Overcrowding and understaffing lead to volatile situations in both state and federal prisons across the Sooner state, leading a Bureau of Justice Statistics report to conclude in December that Oklahoma is home to the nation's deadliest prisons. 
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Former Luther Band Teacher Enters Blind Plea in Child Rape Case

Posted : Tuesday, May 09, 2017

In April 2015, a 33-year-old Luther band teacher was accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a 12-year-old girl. By February 2016, he was charged with multiple crimes involving the sexual abuse of the preteen.  
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