OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Skeletal remains found in Latimer County have been identified as those of a Eufaula family that disappeared more than four years ago.
The Oklahoma medical examiner's office said Thursday that the remains found in November by hunters are those of 44-year-old Bobby Jamison, 40-year-old Sherilyn Jamison, and 6-year-old Madyson "Stormy" Jamison.
Agency spokeswoman Amy Elliott says the cause and manner of the deaths is unknown and autopsy reports are not fully complete.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt's office says the ballot title of an initiative petition to build storm shelters in public schools complies with state law.
Pruitt's office had five days from the date the petition was filed to make any changes needed to the ballot title. The office submitted a letter to the Secretary of State's Office Thursday that says the ballot title for State Question 774 complies with applicable laws.
Tulsa's Young Professionals has opened voting on projects to redevelop downtown parking to the public.
TYPros' Street CReD event focused on making south downtown a walkable, enjoyable place, and this contest is a continuation of that. Chair Isaac Rocha said it's another way to get people thinking about an area that could be more than parking lots.
Tulsa police say they have their man in a string of rapes and sexual assaults committed over the last month.
"The person charged is Desmond L. Campbell. He's an African-American male, light-skinned, 30 years of age," Chief Chuck Jordan said at a news conference this afternoon. "He has prior convictions in Oklahoma City for attempted robbery, attempted kidnapping and robbery, and robbery with a dangerous weapon.
"He was released from prison on April 21 of this year."
A suspect has been named in the series of sexual attacks in Tulsa over the past month. He is currently in the hospital in critical condition. Police are confident they have their man, and the task force devoted to catching this suspect is being disbanded. Details will be coming up on afternoon news at 4:04, 5:04, and 6:04.
Muskogee Police are investigating a real "who done it". A Muskogee man returned home last night to find a dead woman on his front porch. Police are calling it a homicide.
Corporal Mike Mahan: Officers were called to 328 Douglas Street at approximately 11:10 p.m. in reference to an unresponsive female on the porch. When officers arrived on scene they discovered a 48 year old Caucasian female suffering from multiple gun-shot wounds. They victim was declared dead at the scene."
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Registered Democrats still outnumber Republicans in Oklahoma, but the latest statistics show the GOP continues to close the gap.
Figures through June 30 and released Thursday by the Oklahoma Election Board show that 44.3 percent of the state's nearly 2 million registered voters were Democrats, compared to 43.4 percent Republicans. Independents make up about 12.3 percent of the electorate.
The total number of registered voters in Oklahoma increased by more than 15,000 since January, and now stands at 1,994,365.
Tulsa Police will hold a news conference mid-afternoon to discuss the hunt for Tulsa's serial rape suspect. Since the 5th of June, there have been eight sexual assaults on women in Tulsa homes. All of the attacks have taken place in the early morning hours following a home or apartment invasion.
Police have set up a command post at the Tulsa fair grounds to coordinate the investigation into this case. Fifty officers and detectives have been assigned to this detail. Police Chief, Chuck Jordan, says getting the suspect off the streets is a top priority.