Judge deems man fit for trial, rules probable cause in murder case
CHICKASHA — A friend of murder victim Sara Maisano recalled being struck repeatedly by Steven Thompson before he hit Maisano at a home in Amber....
Assault rifles stolen from law enforcement vehicles
Early Feb. 19, someone broke into three marked law enforcement vehicles — one from the Cleveland County Sheriff’s Department and two from the Norman Police Department — parked in the southeastern area of Norman. The person or persons ...
Woman who was found dead in jail is identified
The woman found dead in the Cleveland County jail early Sunday has been identified. Rebekah Reed, 36, was in a cell by herself and found unresponsive at 4:30 a.m. Sunday....
Motorcyclist suffers minor injuries after collision with deer
A motorcyclist was transported to Norman Regional Hospital with minor injuries Monday after a collision with a deer, police said. The wreck was called in around 11:08 a.m. on State Highway 9 and 60th Avenue Southeast. The driver of the ...
On the beat: Women in blue say being an officer is worth the challenge
Norman’s women in blue exude confidence. Perhaps it’s because they survived pepper spray, being tased, and multiple physical and mental challenges to graduate the police academy and earn the right to wear the uniform....
Popular Mexican restaurant grilled
Quick response by a Norman police officer may have saved a life early Saturday morning when a popular local restaurant caught fire. Deputy Fire Chief Jim Bailey said firefighters were notified of the blaze at 1:18 a.m. when an alarm went ...
The following people were charged with felony counts in the Cleveland County Court Clerk’s Office: · Brandi Rachele Paine, 25, knowingly concealing stolen property, second-degree forgery, possession of controlled dangerous ...
State lawmaker calls for OSBI Investigation of Warren Theatre death
OKLAHOMA CITY — State Rep. Mike Shelton has called for the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation to take over the inquiry into the death of a Norman man in police custody last Saturday outside the Warren Theatre in Moore....
Public safety briefs
Assault and battery charges Two were charged Tuesday in Cleveland County District Court with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon during separate incidents....
Police responded to the following incidents Tuesday : · 3:09 a.m. vandalism, 1600 block of College Avenue · 4:28 a.m. larceny report, 4100 block of West Main Street · 7:43 a.m. larceny report, 4300 block of Willowpoint ...
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