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    Homicide: Medical examiner releases findings for Warren Theatre man’s death in police custody

    MOORE, Okla. – The medical examiner’s office has released its findings on the death of a man, who died in police custody outside the Warren Theatre. On Feb. 15, off-duty officers stepped in during a “domestic disturbance” in the parking lot. GRAPHIC: RAW VIDEO OF ARREST RELEASED AFTER MAN DIES IN MOORE POLICE CUSTODY When the officers confronted the Rodriguez family about the complaint, authorities say Luis Rodriguez would not cooperate. After a brief struggle, Rodriguez was rushed to the […]

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    School district mistake that no one noticed left mother in a panic

    SCHENECTADY, N.Y. – A mix-up at a Schenectady elementary school left a mother thinking her child went missing. A five-year-old girl spent an entire day at the wrong school. The child’s mother, Patricia Rodriguez, says she is not pleased with how the school district is handling the situation. The district reported that a series of events led to five-year-old Janeya spending an entire day at the wrong school. Janeya reportedly was impersonating another student, which led to school employees thinking […]

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    UPDATE: Attorney warns of bogus fundraisers for man who died in police custody

    MOORE, Okla. – Officials say Oklahomans with good intentions may be sending their money to the wrong place. An attorney for the family of Luis Rodriguez says cash is being collected by groups that have no ties to the Rodriguez family. You’ll recall, Rodriguez is the man who died after being taken into custody outside the Warren Theater last month. The family’s attorney says they have not been contacted by anyone wanting to set up a fund to help the […]

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    Oklahoma NAACP calling for independent investigating after man dies in custody

    OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma Chapter of the NAACP is getting involved after a Moore man died in police custody earlier this month. The organization is calling for the FBI and the Department of Justice to investigate the death of Luis Rodriguez. Oklahoma’s NAACP President Anthony Douglas said,” The major issue is whether or not excessive force was used and whether or not the civil rights of Mr. Rodriguez were violated.” The organization said it is now calling for an […]

  • POLICE REPORT: Man arrested in Moore died at hospital, not during struggle with officers

    MOORE, Okla. – The Moore Police Department has just released the official report on the arrest of a man before he died in custody hours later. It also brings clarity to whether Rodriguez died in the parking lot of the Warren Theater. According to the report, off-duty officers were working as security at the Moore Warren Theatre Feb. 15 and were asked to escort allegedly drunk patrons from the building. The report states the officers took the two outside to […]

  • Attorney: Family of Oklahoma man who died in custody likely to sue police, theatre

    MOORE, Okla. – There are a lot of questions surrounding the video of a man who died in police custody after being arrested outside the Warren Theatre in Moore. An attorney representing the family of Luis Rodriguez is now talking with us for the first time about the video released Tuesday and the effort to gather even more evidence. Michael Brooks-Jimenez refused questions the day the video was released but later reached out to us, offering to sit down and […]

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    GRAPHIC: Raw video of arrest released after man dies in Moore police custody

    MOORE, Okla. – After weeks of accusations, the public is now getting the chance to see a video that was taken the night a local man died in police custody. Nair Rodriguez, Luis Rodriguez’s wife, said from the beginning her husband was beaten by police. On Tuesday, her attorney’s office released the video, allowing everyone to decide for themselves what happened to him. In the video, Nair Rodriguez is heard calling for her husband to tell her if he’s okay. […]

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    Experts try to clear up the fine line between keeping your privacy and resisting

    MOORE, Okla. – Cell phone video of the arrest of Luis Rodriguez at the Warren Theatre in Moore is raising questions about citizens’ rights. Rodriguez was arrested a week and a half ago at the movie theater after police were called out to investigate a domestic situation. Witnesses reported that his wife, Nair Rodriguez, had slapped their teenage daughter. In the video, shot on Nair Rodriguez’s cell phone, Moore officer Ryan Minard tells Rodriguez’s wife that they took him into […]

  • Pulled over? Know your rights during a traffic stop

    OKLAHOMA CITY — Police say there is no such thing as a “routine” traffic stop. They have deadly force and the law on their side, and a rough arrest has the potential to end very badly for a suspect. Last week in Moore, Luis Rodriguez got into a scuffle with officers and died during his arrest. Last month, deaf driver Pearl Pearson got sideways with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol and ended up with serious injuries he suffered as authorities were […]

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    UPDATE: Moore police turning investigation of in-custody death over to OSBI

    MOORE, Okla. – The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation has agreed to take over the investigation into the in-custody death of Luis Rodriguez. Rodriguez died on Feb. 15, 2014 after an incident involving Moore police and security guards at the Warren Theater. Sgt. Jeremy Lewis, with the Moore Police Department, said, “There has, understandably, been intense public interest in this case and we welcome the outside agency participation.” Thursday, the Cleveland County District Attorney’s Office formally requested the OSBI to […]

  • Oklahoma program gives women a chance to get a professional look on a budget

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Tracey Rodriguez is a community college student now but soon she will be on the job hunt soon. Thanks to the nonprofit ‘Suited for Success,’ this single mom of three is ready for the career world. Rodriguez said, “I want a better future for them and for my future as well.” Susan Walton, founder of ‘Suited for Success,’ said, “I think statistics say you have seven seconds to make a good first impression and if you don’t […]