Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter has recused himself from the investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct by two former University of Oklahoma administrators and his office has appointed a special counsel to assist with legal proceedings related to the investigation. Former U.S. attorney Patrick Ryan received a letter from first assistant attorney general Dawn Cash on Tuesday confirming his role as special counsel.
Enid Police Department is investigating a robbery at a local convenience store that occurred Tuesday night. Sgt. Eric Reddick said about 9:45 p.m. a man entered Pete's Market, 2006 N. Grand, through the front door of the business and stole an undisclosed amount of cash from the register. Anyone with information leading to the arrest or prosecution of this or any crime can report an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers at (580) 233-6233
A man accused of murdering his long-time girlfriend and dismembering her body made his initial court appearance Wednesday, April 17, 2019, in Kingfisher, according to the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation and first reported by the Enid News and Eagle. The Kingfisher County District Attorney’s Office filed first-degree murder and desecration of a human corpse charges against Steven Stricker in conjunction with the murder of Barbara Baber.
Preliminary damage reports taken after Wednesdays’s storms in western Oklahoma point to an EF1 tornado having touched down and traveling about 1.5 miles, according to the National Weather Service. About 4:45 p.m. Wednesday, two tornadoes were reported at the same time about 4 miles west and northwest of Shattuck. Two homes in the area were thought to have been damaged by a tornado, with one sustaining heavy damage and the other home sustaining roof damage. No injuries were reported in connection with the tornadoes.