CRIME & SAFETY
Triple Murder Charges Filed Against Oklahoma City Attorney and Her Client Turned Lover: ‘A Match Made in Hell’
Keegan Harroz, a highly respected criminal defense attorney in Oklahoma City, was renowned for her ability to build compelling cases for her clients. According to Lisa Weiszmiller, who first met Harroz in 2013, she was a steadfast believer in her clients, supporting them even in times of adversity. This was evident when Weiszmiller underwent back surgery and found herself hospitalized. Without hesitation, Harroz personally collected her medications, chauffeured her home, and even took the initiative to clean her house.
Firefighters Respond To Large OKC House Fire
Firefighters responded to a large house fire in Oklahoma City Monday morning. Firefighters arrived at the house early and found it nearly engulfed in flames and smoke. Neighbors said that the house at 736 SW 31st had been vacant for months and the Oklahoma City Fire said that it does not appear that anyone was inside.
Police: 2 people hospitalized after shooting in Oklahoma City
OKLAHOMA CITY — Two people are hospitalized after a shooting in Oklahoma City. Just after 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, police responded to a scene near Southwest 39th Street and Western Avenue where two people were shot inside a home. Police said one person was transported to a hospital and another person who had been shot showed up at a hospital.
OCPD searching for road rage shooting suspect in connection with September incident
OKLAHOMA CITY — Police are asking for the public's help amid the search for a suspect in connection with a September road rage shooting in southeast Oklahoma City. The shooting happened on Sept. 30 near Southeast 89th Street and Bryant Avenue. On Monday, the Oklahoma City Police Department posted a picture of what appears to be a white Dodge with tinted windows, a tinted sunroof and a non-matching gas cap.
Owners of Oklahoma restaurant said someone tried to take money out of register
OKLAHOMA CITY — Big Truck Tacos said someone tried to take money out of their register early Saturday morning. The drive-thru window was replaced after someone broke it, climbed through and tried to break into the register. The restaurant said, thankfully, nothing was stolen. "Just because we’re a small...
Yukon man pleads guilty in grave destruction
EL RENO – A Yukon man has pleaded guilty to destroying a gravestone at a local cemetery. Cole Weston Wagner, 25, received a two-year deferred sentence at a Nov. 13th hearing before Canadian County Special Judge David H. Halley. He appeared with his attorney, El Reno’s Erik G. Roscom.
Weekly Safety Report: Alleged Molestation, Execution, Shooting, Store Dispute, Murder Charges, and Drug Possession Sentence in Oklahoma City
This week in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, several incidents occurred that raised concerns for public safety. These incidents include allegations of molestation involving an NBA star, the execution of a convicted killer, a shooting resulting in a fatality, shots fired during a store dispute, the re-filing of charges in a decades-old murder case, and a sentencing for drug use and firearm possession. These incidents highlight the need for continued vigilance and safety measures in the city.
A Tale of Courage: Family Survives Deadly Home Invasion
In a quiet Oklahoma City neighborhood, a harrowing incident unfolded that serves as a testament to courage, quick thinking, and the resilience of a family. This blog post will recount the events of a recent deadly shooting that occurred inside a home, highlighting the bravery of a father and the strength of a family unit.
Tragic Fatal Crash Occurs in Oklahoma City as Unsafe Speeds on Icy Roads Claim Life
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. — In the early hours of November 26, a fatal crash unfolded in Oklahoma City, marking a somber incident attributed to unsafe speeds on icy roads. Behind the wheel of a 2020 Freightliner was 29-year-old Mandeep Singh. The tragic event transpired as Singh traveled westbound on I-40, nearing the I-35 junction. Investigators revealed that Singh, navigating the icy road conditions, was moving at an unsafe speed. The dire consequences followed as the vehicle veered off to the right, colliding with the concrete barrier, subsequently overturning and plunging into the Oklahoma River.
'It was God's protection': Woman at center of deadly domestic shooting in Oklahoma County speaks out
OKLAHOMA COUNTY, Okla. — For the first time, KOCO 5 heard from the woman at the center of last month's deadly domestic shooting. She said her husband tracked her down and traveled hundreds of miles to kill her. Instead, he was the one who ended up dead. "I never...
Oklahoma City family loses decades of memories in house fire
An Oklahoma City family was left to pick up the pieces after their house caught fire Saturday.
Weekly Safety Report: Murder Charges Filed After Fentanyl Overdose, House Fire in Luther
Four people are facing murder charges after a man died from a Fentanyl overdose in Jones, Oklahoma. In another incident, a family in Luther escaped unharmed from a house fire that occurred in the early morning hours.
Oklahoma executes man who claimed self-defense in a 2001 double killing
McALESTER, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma executed a man Thursday for a double killing in 2001, despite his claims of self-defense and a board’s clemency recommendation that the governor waited until the last minute to reject.
Three Charged in Oklahoma for Dr. Pepper Syrup Heist
Discover an unusual crime spree in Oklahoma County involving the theft of over $100,000 worth of Dr. Pepper syrup from a warehouse. Three individuals now face felony charges, including burglary and knowingly purchasing stolen goods. Tune in for the full story.
Mother Recounts Deadly Home Invasion and Gun Battle in Oklahoma City
In an exclusive interview, a mother recounts the terrifying ordeal when her estranged husband invaded their home, leading to a deadly gun battle. The family credits their survival to the quick thinking and bravery of their grandfather. Hear their harrowing story of survival and recovery.
Local Residents' Personal Information Used in International Tax Fraud Scheme
U.S. District Judge Mary S. Scriven sentenced Adetunji Adejumo from Oklahoma City, OK, and Ibrahim Jinadu from Atlanta, GA, to 33 and 27 months in prison respectively. They were involved in an international tax fraud scheme and had previously pleaded guilty. A third person, Olufemi Odedeyi from London, UK, is awaiting extradition for his role in the scheme. All three were arrested in September 2021.
Mother Shares New Details from Deadly OKC Gun Battle
An Oklahoma City woman is feeling grateful more than two weeks after a deadly shooting happened inside her home. On Nov. 16, Shawn Joseph was on a business trip out of the state while her father supervised her six children. But later that day, her estranged husband came to the house armed with a gun.
3 Oklahoma detention center inmates hospitalized after suspected fentanyl overdose
OKLAHOMA CITY (KOKH) — According to officials, three inmates in the same pod at the Oklahoma County Detention Center were taken to the hospital to be checked after overdosing Thursday. It is unknown at the time what exactly the inmates overdosed, but it is suspected to have been fentanyl.
Auto burglary suspect wanted by OKCPD
OKLAHOMA CITY (KOKH) — Do you recognize the man in the photos? The Oklahoma City Police Department wants to speak to him about an auto burglary incident on Reno Avenue and Martin Luther King Boulevard. Police said the incident happened on November 25. If you know him, contact Crime...
First Responders On Scene Of Crash Near Will Rogers Airport
Emergency crews responded to a wreck involving a car and a semi-truck on Thursday morning. The crash happened near Will Rogers Airport in Southwest Oklahoma City. The wreck was on the ramp from eastbound Airport Road to I-44 westbound. There is no word on any injuries at this time. This...