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Oklahoma woman who gave fentanyl patch charged with murder

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A 58-year-old Oklahoma City woman is facing a murder charge after authorities say she gave fentanyl to a man who died from an overdose of the drug. Oklahoma County court records show a second-degree murder charge was filed...

 

Oklahoma man gets life without parole for hate crime killing

TULSA, Oklahoma (AP) — A 63-year-old Oklahoma man convicted of murder and a hate crime in the fatal shooting of his Lebanese neighbor was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison without the possibility of parole. Stanley Vernon Majors was convicted...

 

Kansas woman in custody after 3 children found ill

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — An Olathe woman involved in a custody dispute with her ex-husband was jailed after she allegedly gave her three children a hazardous substance before taking it herself. The woman, 37-year-old Therese Roever, was jailed Tuesday...

 

Investigators: Fatal Overland Park police shooting justified

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say an officer who fatally shot an Overland Park teenager reasonably feared for his life and the shooting was justified. Johnson County District Attorney Steve Howe said Tuesday he will not file charges...

 

2 men found dead of gunshot wounds in Wichita suburb

DERBY, Kan. (AP) — Derby police are investigating the deaths of two men whose bodies were found inside a home. Police Chief Robert Lee says the bodies of 30- and 39-year-old men were discovered Monday. They appeared to have died from gunshot...

 

Lawrence man sentenced in grandmother's stabbing death

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A Lawrence man who stabbed his grandmother to death has been sentenced to more than 48 years in prison. Nineteen-year-old Jaered Long was sentenced Tuesday in the December 2015 death of 67-year-old Deborah Bretthauer at a...

 

Hearing delayed for Oklahoma publishers on felony charges

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A hearing for the owners of a now closed Oklahoma publishing company on felony charges is being delayed. Spokeswoman Terri Watkins for the Oklahoma attorney general's office says the preliminary hearing scheduled Wednesday for...

 

Oklahoma man arrested in death of wife following fight

LAWTON, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma man who allegedly supplied his wife with methamphetamine and then bound her after she became combative has been arrested following her death. Police say 49-year-old Brandon Harris was arrested for second-degree...

 

Man shot and killed during lengthy standoff in Oklahoma

CATOOSA, Okla. (AP) — Authorities say a man is dead following a lengthy standoff with sheriff's deputies in northeastern Oklahoma. The Wagoner County Sheriff's Office says shots were fired from a travel trailer in Catoosa around 5 p.m. Saturday....

 

Police continue to search for missing child

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities searching for a missing 5-year-old Kansas boy are reporting few new leads in the disappearance. Police said they received a call about 6:15 p.m. Saturday reporting that to report Lucas Hernandez was lost in...

 

Judge orders medication for man in Oklahoma pipe bomb case

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A judge in Oklahoma has ruled that a former senior airman suspected of setting off a pipe bomb outside an Air Force recruiting office will be forced to take medication to restore his competency to stand trial on explosives...

 

Oklahoma sheriff, 3 others charged in death of inmate

ENID, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma sheriff and three others face manslaughter charges in the 2016 death of an inmate who authorities say spent more than two days in a restraint chair without food or water. Garfield County Sheriff Jerry Niles; his daugh...

 

Oklahoma court overturns death sentence for convicted killer

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An appeals court has overturned the death sentence given to a 30-year-old man convicted of hiring someone to kill his estranged, pregnant wife. The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals handed down the decision Thursday to Fabion...

 

Ex-Oklahoma reserve deputy's manslaughter conviction upheld

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The manslaughter conviction of a white former Oklahoma reserve deputy who fatally shot an unarmed black man has been upheld. The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals on Thursday rejected the appeal of 76-year-old Robert Bates....

 

Juvenile corrections head reassigned over battery allegation

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Department of Corrections has reassigned the superintendent of the state's juvenile corrections complex after he allegedly grabbed and shoved a female worker. The agency announced Thursday that Kyle Rohr is...

 

Former Kansas deputy charged with official misconduct

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A former Sedgwick County sheriff's deputy who's accused of not turning over evidence during a narcotics investigation has been charged with official misconduct. The Wichita Eagle reports that the charge was filed Tuesday...

 

Man sentenced to 41 years in Kansas deputy's abduction, rape

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — A man has been sentenced to 41 years and three months in prison for kidnapping and raping a suburban Kansas City sheriff's deputy with the help of another man. The Kansas City Star reports that 26-year-old William Luth, of Blue...

 

Topeka man wants to withdraw guilty plea in beating death

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A man who pleaded guilty to killing a Topeka man with a baseball bat wants to withdraw his plea. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports 37-year-old Arthur Lee Ford IV, of Topeka, asked Wednesday to withdraw his plea after realizing...

 

Kansas City, Kansas, killing investigated as self-defense

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Authorities are investigating a deadly shooting in Kansas City, Kansas, as a possible case of self-defense. The Kansas City Star reports that 48-year-old Jarrod O'Donnell was killed late Saturday. His ex-fiancee, Misty...

 

Oklahoma man sentenced to death in toddler death case

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma man has been sentenced to death for the 2015 beating death of his ex-girlfriend's son. The Oklahoman reports that 25-year-old Dustin Melvin Davison was found guilty Monday of first-degree murder in the fatal...

 

Authorities: Boy burned after following dad's suicide advice

CLAREMORE, Okla. (AP) — Authorities have arrested an Oklahoma man for allegedly giving his 12-year-old son advice on how to kill himself. Authorities said Friday that the boy suffered minor burns after following his father's suggestion that he...

 

Man sentenced to life in deaths of Kansas mother, 3 kids

PARSONS, Kan. (AP) — A former Montgomery County man was sentenced to life in prison without parole in the death of a southeast Kansas woman and her three children. The Kansas Attorney General says 26-year-old David Cornell Bennett Jr., formerly of...

 

Topeka man dies after shooting during home invasion

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Topeka police say a 42-year-old man has died after being shot during a home invasion. Police say Tyrone Bagget was shot about 2 a.m. Friday in southeast Topeka. He died later at a hospital. Officers say a man and another person...

 

Kansas man pleads no contest to killing

SALINA, Kan. (AP) — A man in central Kansas has pleaded no contest to second-degree murder in connection with the stabbing death of a man. The Salina Journal reports that 38-year-old Leobardo Velasquez waived his right to a preliminary hearing...

 

Democratic lawmakers: Corrections officials blew inquiry

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Democratic lawmakers say a Kansas agency didn't adequately investigate allegations that the superintendent of the state's juvenile corrections complex grabbed and shoved a female worker. The Wichita Eagle reports that...

 

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