Health officials in Tulsa are warning the public that 7,000 patients of a local oral surgeon, were exposed to HIV, hepatitis B and/or hepatitis C due to the practice’s inadequate sterilization procedures. Who ever said dentists were boring?
A 22-year-old Sallisaw, Ok., mom allegedly tried to sell her two kids, ages 10 months and two years, to a woman she was talking to on Facebook. Unlike retailers who offer a deal when you buy more, police say Misty VanHorn was offering the kids for $1,000 each or both for $4,000.
After repeatedly watching Oliver Stone’s Natural Born Killers, Sarah Edmondson and Ben Darrus hopped in the car on March 6, 1995, and started a road trip that would quickly become a drug-fueled murder spree. Their rampage would ultimately pit writer John Grisham against Stone in a lawsuit that would go all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Police in Sallisaw, Oklahoma, are investigating the death of Danny Vanzandt, 66, who died strangely on February 18, 2013, in his home — not because he may have been murdered, investigators ruled out homicide, but because he might have spontaneously combusted.
In a horrifying video that’s sparked outrage in Oklahoma, Arkansas and beyond, 26-year-old mom Christina Marie Hawkins of Arkoma is seen repeatedly hitting her small daughter in the stomach, then hurling the screaming girl across the room. Now, Hawkins, who is free on $20,000 bond is claiming that she was in the middle of a mental breakdown when that video was shot.
Am Oklahoma woman who was sentenced to 12 years in prison for selling a small amount of cannabis has been released on parole. In 2010, Patricia Spottedcrow was sentenced to 12 years in prison after selling $31 of marijuana to an undercover officer.
Piedmont, Okla., police officer Ken Qualls is out of a job after news of a ticket he issued spread and brought a flood of criticism to his department. On November 4, Qualls wrote a $2,500 ticket to Ashley Warden after witnessing her 3-year-old son Dillon pull down his pants and urinate in the Wardens’ front yard.
Two instances of domestic violence show that both women and men can be effective aggressors.
On Sunday, an Oklahoma mom brought her son to the hospital with deep cuts on his legs. Concerned hospital employees called police, who questioned the mom. She explained to them that she spanked her son with an empty chip bag, unaware that it contained glass shards.
Oklahoma man Michael Richardson, 19, was sentenced to 28 years in prison yesterday after pleading guilty to killing his girlfriend’s father for $6,000.