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John Marion Grant executed by State of Oklahoma

The State of Oklahoma has carried out its first execution in nearly seven years. John Marion Grant was declared dead Thursday, Oct. 28, 2021.
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Okla County Jail escapee caught by Nicoma Park PD, back in jail custody

An Oklahoma County Jail escapee was caught Friday night in Nicoma Park. He has now been returned to the Jail and booked on new offenses.

Escapee from Oklahoma County Jail still on the run — arrest warrant issued

Law enforcement agencies are still looking for an Oklahoma County detainee who escaped Wednesday evening October 13.

Pardon and Parole Bd recommends commutation of Julius Jones’ sentence

The Oklahoma Pardon and Parole Board has recommended the death sentence for Julius Jones be commuted to a life sentence.

Declining violent crime rate an anomaly as homicide numbers climb in OKC

As homicides in Oklahoma City continue to spiral upward over the previous two years, the overall crime rates are down.
Crime scene

Homicides in City of OKC so far outpace those of 2019, 2020

Residents of Oklahoma City are killing each other at a far faster pace in 2021 than in the previous two years.
Crime scene

Oklahoma City logs 60th homicide of 2021 with shooting on north side

As of Thursday night, the City of Oklahoma City now has 60 homicides recorded before the end of its eighth month.

OKC Police Dept warns of fake ‘police’ documents demanding money

The Oklahoma City Police Department is warning metro residents of a scam at work where residents receive fake documents demanding money.

Oklahoma County Sheriff’s deputies join other agencies on DUI checkpoint

The Oklahoma County Sheriff's Office and other agencies conducted a DUI checkpoint Friday night/Saturday morning in eastern Oklahoma County.
Stavian Rodriguez

Legal defense requested for OKC Police Chief, officers in Rodriguez death

OKC Municipal Counselor is requesting $100,000 to hire outside legal counsel to defend the Police Chief and five officers in shooting death.