New Witness Comes Forward in 1984 Ada OK Murders Featured in the Netflix Doc ‘The Innocent Man’

Netflix For decades Karl Fontenot and Tommy Ward have proclaimed their innocence from prison in the infamous "Dreams of Ada" murder case. Now there is a new witness that has come forth that says the two men are guilty, not innocent. Both Karl Fontenot and Tommy Ward are again challenging their convictions for [...]

Edmond Medical Marijuana Dispensary Targeted Twice by Thieves

A dispensary owner in far north Edmond said his shop has been targeted twice in the last month because of the large amounts of cash they have on site. "We believe he lives somewhere near the area," said Kent Malave, talking about a man caught on camera brazenly stealing products from his dispensary. "Another customer [...]

‘Scooter Mom’ Reportedly Flees Country After Being Charged in Scooter Death of 5-Year-Old Son

Facebook Negligent homicide and child neglect charges have been brought against the mother of a 5-year-old boy killed while riding a scooter at 31st and Riverside April 23. The Tulsa County District Attorney's Office filed the charges Friday, April 26. They also filed charges against the driver who hit him, Renier Davison. An [...]

Governor Stitt Signs Senate Bill 926 Requiring Consent be Taught in Sex Education

Oklahoma City Seal Gov. Kevin Stitt signed a bill this week that would change the sex education curriculum being taught in Oklahoma schools. The new curriculum deals with consent, which, at the moment, is not required to be taught in sex education classes. "These topics consume their daily lives, and yet no one's [...]

Is a Washington State Nurse to Blame for Causing 12 Patients to Contract Hepatitis C?

A nurse who admitted to using drugs meant for patients has been identified as the likely source of a hepatitis C outbreak at a hospital in Washington state that infected 12 people, according to a report published by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday. The agency began its extensive investigation [...]

9-Year-Old Salina Girl Found Starved, Beaten and Handcuffed at Home

There are three people in custody after Mayes County authorities say a 9-year-old Salina girl was beaten starved and handcuffed in her home. Joel Smith, Amanda Smith, and Allison Smith are in custody in Neosho, Missouri and will be returned to Mayes County. Mayes County Sheriff's Office said the Smiths are the girl's guardians, and [...]

Oklahoma State Highway Speed Limit Officially Increased by Gov. Stitt

Gov. Kevin Stitt signed a bill into law Thursday that will increase the speed limit on Oklahoma turnpikes from 75 to 80 miles per hour and on certain state highways from 70 to 75 miles per hour. Rep. Daniel Pae, R-Lawton, is the House author of House Bill 1071. Sen. John Michael Montgomery, R-Lawton, is [...]

OSBI Offers $10k Reward for Information in the Murder of Brandon Dupree

The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation has increased a reward being offered for any information that leads to the arrest of the person(s) responsible for the murder of a 19-year-old. Brandon Dupree was shot in the chest after a fight broke out on October 20, 2018, at a party outside of Langston University at The [...]

Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Patients in the Workplace

Today I had the pleasure of attending an informative and interesting seminar at Southern Hills Country Club here in Tulsa. The topic was "Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Patients and Employers." If you are an Oklahoma employer and you have concerns about the OMMA and medical marijuana patients, this article is for you. As you probably know, [...]

Nursing Homes in Oklahoma Ranks Among the Worst in the Nation

An Oklahoma woman has died after breaking her femur in an Oklahoma nursing home and her daughter is sharing her story in the hope that other families don't have to experience the same preventable pain. A new report that has been published shows that some Oklahoma nursing facilities rank among the worst in the nation. [...]