TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A Tulsa man accused in a deadly April shooting spree has been bound over for trial on unrelated charges alleging he assaulted a jail guard.
Jake England was charged after he allegedly elbowed and cursed a guard as he was being taken to his cell at the Tulsa jail from the recreation yard on November 1st. Online court records indicate he was ordered to trial Thursday after a preliminary hearing.
MIAMI, Okla. (AP) — An Illinois man who has received a mental health examination in connection with an alleged plot to attack dozens of northeastern Oklahoma churches with Molotov cocktails will be back in court next month.
Ottawa County Assistant District Attorney Becky Baird said Thursday that 23-year-old Gregory Arthur Weiler the Second of Elk Grove Village, Illinois will return to court on January 8th for a mental competency hearing.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Internal documents and emails show Oklahoma State University officials fretted about the school's public image as details emerged about the sexual assaults of several male students on campus.
The documents obtained by The Associated Press through an open records request show university attorneys also maintained it was appropriate to withhold details of the alleged attacks from police.
BARTLESVILLE, Okla. (AP) — Officials are offering a $3,500 reward for information about a robbery at the Woolaroc gift shop in northeastern Oklahoma.
Officials say a man robbed the gift shop shortly before closing Sunday night. Authorities say the robber fled with $4,500 in cash.
Woolaroc is a ranch, museum and wildlife preserve in the Osage Hills of northeastern Oklahoma. Its name is derived from three words — woods, lakes and rocks. The site is known for its Wonderland of Lights display each December.
Anyone with information is asked to call Bartlesville police.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Officials say the Lake Hefner flyover bridge will reopen Saturday on the Kilpatrick Turnpike in Oklahoma City.
The bridge has been closed since October as crews rebuilt a support structure. The Oklahoma Turnpike Authority says the project finished up 36 days ahead of schedule. Officials had initially planned for a 90-day closure.
The bridge carries an estimated 8,500 motorists per day from westbound Kilpatrick Turnpike onto southbound Lake Hefner Parkway.