NORMAN — Cleveland County Assistant District Attorney John Pevehouse, known for his zealous prosecution of defendants and dedication to the legal profession, died last week following triple bypass surgery. He was 52.

State law allows police to arrest accused domestic abusers without a warrant if there is sufficient evidence, such as a witness statement or a victim's visible injuries. But a lack of communication among law enforcement agencies is allowing suspects to avoid prompt arrest.

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A woman who admitted to spraying racist, anti-gay and anti-Semitic images on multiple central Oklahoma properties in 2019 will avoid jail time.

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A Moore police officer charged with first-degree manslaughter in the death of Moore resident Emily Alexis Gaines is set for a preliminary hearing conference at 9 a.m. Feb. 11 with Cleveland County Special Judge Scott Brockman.


A Moore Police officer has been charged and placed on administrative leave with pay after a fatal wreck in December.

A Blanchard man was killed in a wreck Friday on Interstate 40 in Custer County.


DUNCAN -- The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation says it is investigating the death of a Stephens County jail inmate.


OKLAHOMA CITY -- Hundreds of Tulsa County residents clinging to a desperate -- and sometimes untenable -- hope of making their lives better have waited in line for hours for free legal advice.

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A Norman man who punched and kicked a pregnant woman was charged Thursday in Cleveland County district court with domestic assault and battery, kidnapping and threatening an act of violence.

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Sharon Gwen Wootten, 78, of Norman, formerly of Noble, passed away on January 19, 2020. Services are pending with McMahans Funeral Home of Noble at a later date.