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A man was arrested Wednesday morning after leading Oklahoma City police officers on a chase while riding a stolen motorcycle. The pursuit started on the south side and ended at about 1:30 a.m., when the suspect hit a curb and crashed near Camden Way and Penn.
The economy in Oklahoma's two largest metropolitan areas outpaced national growth in 2013, according to figures released Tuesday from the federal Bureau of Economic Analysis. Oklahoma City's metro area economy grew 3.9 percent from 2012 to 2013, the bureau said in its analysis of gross domestic product.
Video captures the criminal pushing his body against a gray car as he jimmies the lock open. For nearly two minutes, he rummages through the car, eventually and calmly walking away with electronics that were left inside.
New evidence in the case of Luis Rodriguez, the man who died after an altercation with Moore Police in the parking lot of the Warren Theatre, suggests that Rodriguez died from asphyxia. The findings come as a result of a private autopsy paid for by the family and are contradictory of what the state medical examiner ruled as a cause of death back in April.
Karen Cifuentes, 19, died after being shot on Sept. 3 near Melrose Lane and Rockwell Avenue, Oklahoma City police said.
Jurors returned guilty verdicts Monday night against Harvey Randall Wilson, 58, of Oklahoma City. Wilson was convicted of first-degree murder, conspiracy to commit murder or burglary, and second-degree burglary in the death of his ex-girlfriend, Sheila Stanley, 57, on Dec. 8, 2012.
An attorney asked the Oklahoma Supreme Court on Monday to dismiss his lawsuit challenging a new oil and natural gas production tax. Jerry Fent, of Oklahoma City, told the court that "upon further consideration and for the benefit of those herein and hereout" he was filing for the lawsuit to be dismissed, with prejudice, meaning it could not be refiled.
A formal interim study requested by Oklahoma City Republican Mike Christian will be held Tuesday before the House Judiciary Committee. Christian is a staunch supporter of the death penalty who says he plans to draft a bill for next year's Legislature, which begins in February.
Police are investigating the shooting death of a man whose body was found Saturday in southeast Oklahoma City, Sgt. Jennifer Wardlow said.
Michael J. Patton, 30, is accused of carjacking a yellow taxi in the area of NW 9th Street and N Meridian Avenue, local police said. After spotting the cab, police pursued.
Differences among policymakers over regulations for app-dispatched ride services Uber and Lyft appeared to be down to a single issue after Monday's meeting of the Traffic and Transportation Commission. The remaining difference of opinion is over whether a physical exam should be required before drivers get behind the wheel.
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Richard Mardis, 66, was issued a six-month deferred sentence and ordered to pay $1,000 to a victim compensation fund, his lawyer said. Mardis is the former owner of an Oklahoma City pigeon-breeding company and pleaded no contest to violating gambling laws.
Michael J. Patton, 30, is accused of carjacking a taxi in the area of NW 9 and N Meridian Avenue, police said. After spotting the cab, police pursued.
High-profile Oklahoma City defense attorney Gary James told News 9 that Oklahoma Highway Patrol Trooper Eric Roberts bonded out of the Creek County Jail Monday afternoon. Roberts spent approximately five hours in jail following his arrest at his home in the Tulsa area.
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 11:58 am
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