Former Oklahoma high school coach convicted of rape heading to prison

OKLAHOMA CITY – A former high school coach convicted of rape in the metro learns his punishment. Thursday, a judge sentenced Tyrone Nash to serve two years behind bars with another eight years on probation. After a bench trial, the judge convicted Nash of having a sex with a 16-year-old former student. He was convicted […]

Attorney challenges sex offender law

OKLAHOMA CITY — Attorney David Slane filed paperwork Tuesday afternoon at the Oklahoma County Courthouse that challenges one of the state’s sex offender laws. He represents Tyrone Nash, a former Western Heights High School coach charged with five counts of second-degree rape and five counts of forcible oral sodomy. Nash’s victim is a 16-year-old student, and reportedly, the […]

Child advocacy group supports sex crime law

OKLAHOMA CITY — A child advocacy group is speaking out after a local attorney said an Oklahoma law that prohibits teachers from having sex with students is “unconstitutional.” Attorney David Slane represents former Western Heights teacher and coach Tyrone Nash who is accused of having sex with a 16-year-old student.   Slane argues that the […]

Judge upholds law forbidding student teacher sex

OKLAHOMA CITY — A judge makes a ruling on a motion to change an Oklahoma State law that makes it illegal for teachers to have a sexual relationship with a student, even if that student is of age.  Tyrone Nash said, “I know that I’m innocent.” The former Western Heights High School teacher and basketball […]

Ruling given on Okla. consent law

OKLAHOMA CITY—A judge recently made a critical ruling about a state law that makes it illegal for teachers to have sex with students. The Constitutional challenge came after Tyrone Nash, a former Western Heights teacher and basketball coach, was accused of having a sexual relationship with a student. Before the jury had a chance to […]

Former school coach wants law against sex with students struck down

OKLAHOMA CITY — A former high school coach accused of having sex with a female student fights to have his case dismissed. The suspect’s attorney said the state’s age of consent law is unconstitutional. The controversial legal fight centers on a state law banning sexual relationships between students and school employees. The former educator accused […]

Coach accused of sex crimes speaks out before trial

OKLAHOMA CITY – A former Western Heights coach and teacher said he is speaking publicly for the last time before he goes to trial in May. Tyrone Nash is charged with five counts of second-degree rape and five counts of forcible oral sodomy after a student came forward in 2011 telling school officials she had […]

GUILTY: Judge finds former teacher, coach accused of rape, sex crimes guilty

OKLAHOMA CITY – A former high school coach in the metro is found guilty of having a sexual relationship with a teenage student. On Friday, a judge convicted Tyrone Nash of five counts of rape and five counts of forcible oral sodomy. Unlike most felony cases, this one did not involve a jury. Instead, both […]

Lawmaker wants stricter sentences for teachers convicted of sex crimes

OKLAHOMA CITY – An Oklahoma lawmaker wants tougher sentences for teachers convicted of sex crimes. The senator said, many times, the punishment doesn’t fit the crime. “To me, a teacher we entrust to protect our kids, they know that it is wrong, they know that there is a bright line and that they should not be […]

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