Oklahoma County Newswire

Oklahoma County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Oklahoma County, OK.

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  1. Oklahoma City home and garden notes for Aug. 29Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

    ... Bring hammer, pruning shears and sack lunch. Call 297-3995. - AUTUMN GARDENING WORKSHOP sponsored by the Oklahoma County Master Gardeners Association, 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 10, Will Rogers Exhibition Center, 3400 NW 36. Topics include collecting and ...

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  2. Oklahoma high court says Ten Commandments must be removedRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    ... a rehearing sought by Attorney General Scott Pruitt. The Supreme Court's decision reversed a ruling by Oklahoma County District Judge Thomas Prince, who ruled last year that the privately-funded monument could stay. Prince scheduled a Sept. 11 ... 1 comment

  3. Community Gathers To Remember Labor Commissioner Mark CostelloRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | News9 Oklahoma City

    ... a Braum's store. "I know people are hurting and they want a way to express their love for the commissioner," Oklahoma County Republican Chairman Daren Ward said. Under an overcast sky and beneath half-staff flags, people gathered and signed their ...

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  4. OK Court Sets Hearing On Ten Commandments MonumentRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | KIXQ-FM Joplin

    ... when the court denied a rehearing sought by Attorney General Scott Pruitt. The decision reversed a ruling by Oklahoma County District Judge Thomas Prince, who ruled last year that the monument could stay. Prince has scheduled a September 11 hearing ...

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  5. Missing Lawton inmate caught breaking into OKC churchRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | KSWO

    ... after neighbors saw him hiding on their property and called police. He is currently being held in the Oklahoma County Jail for second-degree burglary on a $3,000 bond. It's unclear if his bond will change knowing that he's an escaped inmate. Myers ...

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  6. Sheriff s deputy tracks down pursuit suspect on footRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

    An Oklahoma County Sheriff's deputy is getting high praise today after helping stop a suspect on a motorcycle who led him on a pursuit. KOCO's Morgan Chesky has more details on the pursuit one deputy wasn't going to pass up.

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  7. Ten Commandments Removal Hearing ScheduledRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | KTUL-TV Tulsa

    ... when the court denied a rehearing sought by Attorney General Scott Pruitt. The decision reversed a ruling by Oklahoma County District Judge Thomas Prince, who ruled last year that the monument could stay. Prince has scheduled a Sept. 11 hearing to ...

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  8. Oklahoma jail has "Shawshank Redemption" incident, inmates caughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    Perhaps, it's a reason why inmates shouldn't be allowed to watch "Shawshank Redemption". Just like in the movie, a hole was recently found in the wall of a cell at the Oklahoma County Jail.

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  9. Oklahoma appeals court affirms life sentence in slayingRead the original story

    Yesterday | KTEN-TV Denison

    An Oklahoma appeals court has rejected the appeal of a 26-year-old man who was sentenced to life in prison for the slaying of an Oklahoma City nightclub manager. Jerael Jerry Burton was found guilty of first-degree murder by an Oklahoma County jury in the 2011 shooting death of 45-year-old Joel Rodriguez, who was shot in the head and thigh outside the club.

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  10. Investigation into Oklahoma labor commissioner's slaying indicates...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NewsOK.com

    ... said. He previously has been diagnosed with schizophrenia, sources have said. The police detective got an Oklahoma County district judge's permission to search Christian Costello's apartment in the Summit Condominiums in Oklahoma City for possible ...

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  11. OKC Man's Family Looking For Answers Three Years After His DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News9 Oklahoma City

    ... just like her dad and acts like him and he would be so incredible proud of her." A spokesperson with the Oklahoma County Sheriff's Office confirms at one time, they had two people who they presented charges against, but the district attorney's ...

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  12. Investigation into slain Labor Commissioner indicates attack was planned, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | NewsOK.com

    The investigation into Sunday's fatal stabbing of state Labor Commissioner Mark Costello "indicates this act was planned prior to the assault," an Oklahoma City police detective said. Christian Erin Costello makes his first court appearance by video to Judge Hall's office at Oklahoma County District Court in Oklahoma City, OK, Tuesday, August 25, 2015, Photo by Paul Hellstern, The Oklahoman "The suspect brought the ... knife with him to the location," police inspector Cris Cunningham wrote Tuesday in a request for a search warrant.

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  13. Slain labor chief's son appears calm in video arraignmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | NewsOK.com

    The body of fatally stabbed state Labor Commissioner Mark Costello will rest in a closed casket for public viewing Thursday at the Capitol. Christian Costello, left, on video screen, appears before Special Judge Russell Hall, right, in an initial court appearance by video link from the Oklahoma County jail.

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  14. Oklahoma County jail vote likely will have to waitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | NewsOK.com

    ... brought the issue to the table and gotten the right people around the table to get the best result for Oklahoma County," Vaughn said. "I'd rather spend a little more time to make sure we're there," he said, "than rush this to the ballot and miss ...

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  15. Judge arraigns son accused in father's fatal stabbing in video conference from Oklahoma County jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | NewsOK.com

    The body of fatally stabbed state Labor Commissioner Mark Costello will rest in a closed casket for public viewing Thursday at the Capitol. Gov. Mary Fallin said Costello will lie in repose from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the northeast corner of the second floor rotunda.

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  16. Oklahoma sheriff says inmates' contraband plan foiledRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 25 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    Oklahoma County Sheriff John Whetsel says jail officials have broken up a system used by two inmates to smuggle contraband into the eighth floor of the jail by lowering a rope down to the ground level. Whetsel held a news conference Tuesday to announce that his investigators are recommending charges against the two inmates after their plot was foiled.

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  17. OK Co. Guard Foils Escape AttemptRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | News9 Oklahoma City

    An alert guard at the Oklahoma County jail busted an escape attempt. Authorities say it was a plan, one month in the making.

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  18. Bond Denied For Man Accused Of Killing Father, Who Was State Labor CommissionerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | News9 Oklahoma City

    ... Not once did he show any emotion. Right now, Costello is being held in administrative segregation at the Oklahoma County jail, which means he will have limited contact with the other inmates there. He also will be undergoing a mental health ...

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  19. Oklahoma County Jail inmates' plan to escape thwarted, officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

    A carefully planned escape from the Oklahoma County Jail was foiled. The Sheriff said the two suspects were working together to get out, and they almost pulled it off.

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  20. Bond denied for defendant in Oklahoma politician's killingRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 25 | News Times

    This photo provided by the Oklahoma County Sheriff's Office shows Christian Costello on Monday, Aug. 24, 2015. Costello was being held on a preliminary first-degree murder charge Monday after the Sunday night killing of his father, Oklahoma Labor Commissioner Mark Costello, a two-term politician who was expected to run for higher office in 2018.

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