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Recent Crime News
Sunday May 24 | via KATV Little Rock
Inside a 1920s-era warehouse in the heart of a once-bustling coalfields hub, Brandon Blankenship saws through 8-foot boards pulled up from the building's floor, looking each one up and down for "a face... Inside a 1920s-era warehouse in the heart of a once-bustling coalfields hub, Brandon Blankenship saws through 8-foot boards pulled up from the building's floor, looking each one up and down for "a face that's not... Police in riot gear made numerous arrests overnight as protesters took to the streets after a judge found a city police officer not guilty in the deaths of two unarmed black suspects killed in a barrage of police... The streets returned to calm Sunday after police arrested dozens of demonstrators overnight when protests grew increasingly aggressive in the wake of a patrolman's acquittal in the deaths of two unarmed black suspects. Comment?
Saturday May 23 | via News9 Oklahoma City
It's been nearly a week since a fight between biker gangs in Waco turned in to a deadly shootout. Nine were killed, 18 were injured, and 170 were arrested by police. Comment?
Monday May 4 | via NewsOK.com
A driver was arrested on manslaughter and DUI complaints after a Norman motorcyclist died Sunday from injuries he suffered in a collision. Shortly after 12:30 a.m. Sunday, Chad Brown, 29, was driving a motorcycle in the area of west State Highway 9 and the northbound Interstate 35 on ramp. Comment?
Monday May 4 | via News9 Oklahoma City
Norman police arrested the driver of an SUV involved in a collision that claimed the life of a motorcyclist early Sunday morning. According to police, at 12:33 a.m., Norman Emergency Communications Center received a call of an injury accident in the area of west State Highway 9 and the northbound Interstate 35 on-ramp. Comment?
May 1, 2015 | via NewsOK.com
A Norman man has been ordered to trial on a first-degree murder charge in the shooting death of a neighbor who complained he was making too much noise. Cleveland County Special Judge Steve Stice ruled evidence presented at a preliminary hearing Thursday was sufficient to hold Ethan Johnson Spruill, 23, for trial in the death of Aaron Donelle McCray Jr., 22. McCray's wife, Stephanie Grantham, testified that she went to Spruill's upstairs apartment at 1820 Cherry Stone St. on Feb. 15, 2014, to ask him to be quiet because the couple's children were asleep in the apartment below. Comment?
Apr 28, 2015 | via NewsOK.com
Later this week, there's a great chance the enigmatic wide receiver with undeniable talent but plenty of questions surrounding his character will be the first Sooner selected in the NFL Draft. Dorial Green-Beckham catches passes as players participate in Pro Day at the University of Oklahoma on March 11, 2015 in Norman, Okla. Comment?
Apr 28, 2015 | via News9 Oklahoma City
Charges have been filed against a man accused of leading Cleveland County deputies on a pursuit while a 2-year-old child was in his vehicle last Friday in a Norman neighborhood. According to the Cleveland County Sheriff's office, about 12:30 p.m. on Friday, April 24, deputies went to a home in the 1000 block of Arkansas Street in Norman to serve Joshua Vanderburg, 26, with nine felony warrants and one misdemeanor warrant. Comment?
Apr 27, 2015 | via KOCO-TV Oklahoma City
Norman police reported the crimes occurred at the Edge Brazilian Jiu Jitsu gym on Bart Conner Court. Cleon Self is charged with four counts of lewd acts with a child and two counts of solicitation of a minor. Comment?
Apr 25, 2015 | via KFOR-TV Oklahoma City
Originally, the Norman Music Alliance and City of Norman said weapons would not be allowed at this year's Norman Music Festival, but the Oklahoma Second Amendment Association put up a fight and a judge ruled in its favor. Now, gun owners have been able to enjoy the event with weapons in tow, and for the most part, the guns have gone unnoticed. Comment?
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