Third unsealed multicounty grand jury indictment names drug court coordinator in missing-money case (access required)

An eight-count multicounty grand jury indictment unsealed Thursday accuses former Pittsburg County drug court coordinator Angela Marie Marcum, 53, of embezzlement of public money and property and stealing or destroying public records. Marcum is charged with one count each of ...

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Treasurer Miller: Oklahoma economy continues to improve; receipts top $10 billion (access required)

Gross receipts to the Oklahoma state treasury totaled $10.07 billion for the 12 months ending in May, the first time the 12-month total has topped $10 billion since August 2009, State Treasurer Ken Miller said Thursday. “We’re seeing a continuation of ...

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UPDATE on “Who controls the courthouse?” post (below): (access required)

An attorney for broadcasters who challenged Garfield County District Judge Paul Woodward’s order banning television cameras from the third-floor hallways of the Oklahoma County Courthouse told Associated Press Thursday that the TV stations have decided not to appeal Woodward’s decision. Following a Tuesday ...

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“Who controls the courthouse?” Maughan asks Oklahoma County DA (access required)

Oklahoma County Commissioner Brian Maughan has asked District Attorney David Prater to review  relevant laws to determine who controls courthouse hallways, in the wake of a move by  a judge to ban cameras from a courthouse hallway during proceedings against ...

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AG Pruitt sues EPA over Regional Haze Rule (access required)

Saying that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency violated its own procedural rules by moving to reject Oklahoma’s plan for reducing regional haze in the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt filed a federal lawsuit this morning against ...

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One of four multicounty grand jury indictments unsealed, hits Konawa, Norman men with illegal-gambling charges (access required)

A 30-count multicounty grand jury indictment unsealed Friday accuses David Roy Tune, Konawa, and Clyde Lee “C.L.” Richards, Norman, of offenses related to an illegal online gambling Web site. Tune, 61, was charged with 20 counts of violating Oklahoma laws ...

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