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  • Mother, son hide in bedroom as half-naked burglar breaks into Stillwater home

    STILLWATER, Okla. – An Oklahoma State University student is facing felony burglary charges after breaking into a Stillwater family’s rural home early last Friday morning. Kyle Nicholas Stein, of Greenwood, Missouri, was arrested after Hayley Robbins and her son Dacoda called police, having barricaded themselves in an upstairs bedroom. “We heard crashing and smashing, I didn’t know how many or who. But (Dacoda) had the door handle — strong boy right there,” said Hayley Robbins. “I did have a knife in […]

  • OU President Boren to retire: ‘I hope the next person loves the university as much as I do’

    NORMAN, Okla. – A former Oklahoma governor, U.S. senator and current president of the state’s flagship university announced Wednesday he plans to retire after the current school year. David Boren, 76, made the announcement on the OU campus Wednesday afternoon. “I’ve always understood there would come a time when I should pass the baton to a new president,” said Boren during a news conference at the Donald W. Reynolds Performing Arts Center. “I’ve thought long and hard about what is […]

  • Oklahoma rancher says seismic surveying is to blame for damaged water well

    MUTUAL, Okla. – A rancher in Woodward County is speaking out, says seismic surveying damaged a water well and cost him thousands of dollars. Gleed Fenton, 71, retired about eight months ago to manage his small cow-calf operation full-time. His retirement came around the same time he was approached by Gold Star Land Services, LLC to do 3D surveying of his land for Devon Energy. Fenton signed a survey permit back in February with Gold Star in which Fenton would […]

  • One arrested, police searching for second suspect in shooting that injured 71-year-old woman in crossfire

    OKLAHOMA CITY – One man is in jail and police are searching for a second man they believe fired the shot that struck a 71-year-old during a shootout on the city’s northwest side last week. Stephen Elliot Golden, 19, was arrested by Oklahoma City police late last week. Police are still searching for Shaquile Travon Jones, 24, who police believe fired the shot that struck 71-year-old Glenna Mills, according to an arrest warrant. “At (the hospital), they told me a […]

  • Search warrants unsealed in federal child pornography case detail investigation of indicted former Oklahoma state senator

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Dozens of recently unsealed court documents are providing more information about the federal government’s case against a former Republican state senator now charged in federal court with child sex crimes. Ralph Shortey, who served as a state senator for Oklahoma City since 2010, was indicted in federal court last week on four counts stemming from a state child prostitution investigation that began in March of this year. Federal search warrants, unsealed this week, show what federal authorities […]

  • Former Sen. Ralph Shortey faces federal charges for child pornography, child sex trafficking

    MOORE, Okla. – We’re learning more about a federal indictment involving a former Oklahoma state senator charged with child prostitution. In March, the Moore Police Department released a redacted report containing details of an incident at a motel between then-Sen. Ralph Shortey and a 17-year-old. When police went to check on a juvenile at the Super 8 in Moore earlier this month, officers said they smelled a “strong odor of raw marijuana” coming from Room 120. Cleveland County District Attorney Greg Mashburn confirmed that the teen […]

  • Car, phone, other items stolen after Shawnee woman extends help to two homeless men: Police report

    SHAWNEE, Okla. – A Shawnee woman says two homeless men she invited into her home for a shower, food and shelter, ended up taking off with her phone, laptop, purse and car early Saturday. “I run downstairs and my car is gone, and I’m like, ‘Oh my God, you idiot. You idiot. How—,’ sorry,” said Kelli Godfrey, choking up. “I always have faith in people, always. My whole life. And I’m a good person, so I don’t understand what I […]

  • $4K painting, steaks stolen from Edmond front porch in ‘brazen’ daylight theft

    EDMOND, Okla. – Edmond police are looking for the man who stole a painting worth several thousand dollars, and a box of steaks, off an east Edmond home’s front porch Tuesday. “It really isn’t the stuff that was taken, it’s just that you’re not feeling safe,” said homeowner Kim Garrett. Garrett says she received a notification the packages were delivered to her home Tuesday afternoon, but when she looked on the front porch there was nothing to be found. It’s […]

  • OHP report details investigation into former Gov. Fallin staffer, up skirt photo allegations

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Expletive and alcohol-filled Snapchats and internet searches for how law enforcement recovers cell phone data are some of the revelations laid out in an extensive police report looking into a former Gov. Fallin staffer being investigated for allegedly taking up skirt photos of a woman during a budget meeting earlier this year. The 250 page criminal investigation report from the Oklahoma Highway Patrol is comprised of forensic analysis of electronic devices, room diagrams and photos, along with […]

  • Edmond man charged with rape, sodomy of children in his care

    EDMOND, Okla. – An Edmond man is in jail, charged with raping and sexually abusing children in his care. Edmond police say Russell Lewis Cline was first arrested for domestic abuse in August at the home where he was watching two children. “(A woman) had come home – to where she lived with the suspect – from the store and (Cline) was intoxicated,” said Edmond Police spokeswoman Jenny Wagnon. “And he told her, when she got to the house, to […]

  • Oklahoma American Red Cross volunteer shares experiences assisting Hurricane Harvey victims

    OKLAHOMA CITY – An Oklahoma man volunteering with the American Red Cross in Texas says he will be deployed an additional two weeks to assist Texans as they continue to assess the damage created in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. News 4 spoke with Steve Klapp by phone Monday as he prepared to leave Austin where he’s been based for the last week working in disaster assistance. We first spoke with Klapp before he flew to Houston on August 25. […]