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  • Number of threats made against metro Oklahoma City schools in days after Florida massacre

    MOORE, Okla. – The shooting massacre at a South Florida high school Wednesday that left 17 people dead has left a number of Oklahoma City metro schools taking extra precautions after receiving a number of threats. Threats have been made to at least three metro school districts, including Oklahoma City and Moore Public Schools. Security was stepped up at Northeast Academy and John Marshall Mid-High School Friday in Oklahoma City after a threat against the schools on social media was […]

  • Oklahoma City Public Schools teacher arrested Thursday, facing felony gun charges

    OKLAHOMA CITY – An Oklahoma City Public Schools teacher was arrested Thursday on a warrant for felony gun charges. According to online booking records, Leva Caroline Drummond, 45, was arrested by Oklahoma City Police and booked in to the Oklahoma County Jail Thursday morning on three counts of firearm possession after a felony conviction and one count of firearm possession with a defaced serial number. Drummond is a teacher at Northeast Academy; she is currently being held on $100,000 bond. […]

  • Warr Acres woman charged with allegedly stealing $450,000 from Navy veteran, widower with Alzheimer’s

    EL RENO, Okla. – A Warr Acres woman is facing felony charges after she allegedly stole nearly half a million dollars from a Navy veteran and widower with Alzheimer’s, under her care. Cindy Lynn Smith, 48, of the 5700 block of NW 37th St., Warr Acres, was charged in Canadian County Wednesday with felony counts of elderly exploitation, money laundering, and felony multi-county offender. Oklahoma City Police arrested Smith Wednesday; she’s currently in the Oklahoma County jail. Oklahoma City Police […]

  • Moore police release interrogation tapes involving former Sen. Ralph Shortey

    MOORE, Okla. – We’re learning more about the case against a former state senator who pleaded guilty to child sex trafficking charges last year. 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 , officers said they smelled a “strong odor of raw marijuana” coming from Room 120. “He offered him money for sexual contact, he then […]

  • Police: 1 in custody after stolen SUV crashes into apartment building

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma City police say one person is in custody after a stolen SUV led police on a brief pursuit and crashed into a far northwest side apartment building. Officials tell News 4 an officer was taking a stolen vehicle report near Northwest Expressway and Rockwell at around 3:00 p.m. Friday when an officer spotted the black Chevrolet Tahoe and tried to make a traffic stop. “And at that particular point in time, the driver of the vehicle […]

  • Saudi man arrested in Oklahoma for alleged al Qaeda ties took flight lessons at Grady County school

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Days after a Saudi national and Weatherford resident was indicted with visa fraud and making false statements to the FBI, court documents and those who interacted with him are providing a clearer timeline about his time in the United States. Naif Abdulaziz Alfallaj, 34, pleaded not guilty to the charges in federal court on Tuesday. Officials at a Chickasha flight school, Chickasha Wings, confirmed to News 4 on Thursday that Alfallaj was a student, but was reportedly […]

  • Ponca City woman charged in international murder-for-hire plot pleads guilty to ricin possession

    OKLAHOMA CITY – A Ponca City woman charged last year with allegedly trying to hire a person to kill her former husband pleaded guilty Thursday to possessing the toxin ricin. According to the plea agreement filed in the Western District of Oklahoma Thursday, 37-year-old Danielle Layman pleaded to knowingly possessing the toxin and that its possession wasn’t registered with the government. Prosecutors will dismiss the murder-for-hire count at sentencing. Federal prosecutors filed charges in July 2017 that alleged Layman tried to […]

  • Man in Oklahoma indicted after allegedly attending al-Qaeda terrorist training camp

    OKLAHOMA CITY – A federal indictment accuses a Saudi Arabian man of falsifying immigration paperwork when he failed to disclose he attended a terrorist training camp before entering the United States. A federal grand jury in Oklahoma City handed up the indictment Tuesday against 34-year-old Naif Abdulaziz M. Alfallaj. Charges include visa fraud and making false statements. He has lived in Oklahoma since 2012. Alfallaj was taken into custody by the FBI without incident Monday. The indictment alleges Alfallaj attended […]

  • School board accepts OKCPS Superintendent Lora’s resignation; District chief of staff to take over

    OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma City Public Schools Board of Education unanimously accepted superintendent Aurora Lora’s resignation at a special board meeting Tuesday evening. Board members voted 8-0, with Lora’s resignation to be effective February 1. Lora submitted her resignation Tuesday morning. Current district chief of staff Rebecca Kaye will serve as the acting superintendent, also effective February 1. With Lora’s resignation, the district will now search for its 12th superintendent in less than 18 years. “Although leadership changes are […]

  • Cell phone store clerks arrested after allegedly claiming robbery; confess to faking it, taking cash

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Two metro cell phone store clerks are facing several charges after being arrested for allegedly faking a robbery in an attempt to throw police off stolen cash found in at least one clerk’s underwear. Kevin Aguirre and Mashyla Carter, both 21, were arrested Saturday after both confessed to hatching a plan to steal money from the cash register at the MetroPCS store they worked at. According to a probable cause affidavit filed in Oklahoma County district court […]

  • Oklahoma teen accused of using Snapchat to post child porn, blackmail school administrators

    MIDWEST CITY, Okla. – An Oklahoma teenage boy is facing multiple charges after he allegedly posted child pornography to social media in an attempt to blackmail school administrators. Midwest City police say a Snapchat account created by a 17-year-old Carl Albert High School student was used in an attempt to blackmail administrators because the school’s WiFi had been turned off. Police began investigating the case in October of last year after parents of another student came forward. “We had some […]