OKLAHOMA CITY, OK. (THECOUNT) — Peter Mabry has been identified as the pedestrian struck and killed by a vehicle Wednesday near the Northwest Expressway.
Mabry, 66, was named as the INTEGRIS Baptist Medical Center hospital patient who was lying in the roadway when he was fatally run over by a car.
Mabry was pronounced dead of blunt force trauma consistent with the collision.
“The driver had no idea that he actually ran over the person or that the person was in the roadway until after the incident. As soon as he left the scene he called 9-1-1 and then came back immediately,” Officer Megan Morgan said. Continue reading
Lloyd Buie is being identified as the man who killed the father of NFL player James Winchester. Buie shot Michael Winchester, 52, dead on November 15, while he worked for Southwest Airlines at the Will Rogers Airport in Oklahoma. Winchester was the father of Kansas City Chiefs star player James Winchester.
Buie reportedly set up a “sniper den” and shot and killed Winchester from 50 yards away.
At around 1 p.m. local time, police were called to Will Rogers World Airport after a report of shots fired on the east side of Terminal Drive. There, officers found Michael Winchester, a Southwest Airlines employee wounded. He was rushed to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead. Continue reading
A magnitude 5.3 earthquake has struck near Cushing, Oklahoma.
The shaking could be felt as far away as Kansas and Arkansas.
Direction data (below) indicate the position of the event relative to the place.
3.3 km (2.0 mi) Population: 7,826
27.1 km (16.9 mi) ESE Population: 45,688
57.4 km (35.7 mi) ENE Population: 10,191
62.1 km (38.6 mi) W Population: 20,544
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Continue reading
Oklahoma mother, Patricia Spann, and her daughter Misty Spann, were arrested after being accused of being involved in an incestuous marriage.
Court documents show, Patricia, 43, and Misty, 25, were married in March 2016 in Comanche County, Ok. Patricia is Misty’s biological mother. Documents show that Patricia was also once married in 2008, to her biological son.
Investigators with the Department of Human Services discovered the illegal relationship in August while investigating the children who were inside the Spanns’ home. Continue reading
A magnitude 5.6 earthquake rocked Pawnee, Oklahoma Saturday morning in a seismic event that was felt in at least six surrounding states.
The rare over 5 magnitude quake struck the nation’s heartland and was felt in Kansas, Arkansas, Missouri, Texas, Nebraska, and Iowa, according to USGS geophysicists. A 5.1M quake hit the area back in February 2016.
The Oklahoma Corporation Commission, a regulatory agency that examines the state’s fuel, oil, gas, public utilities and transportation industries, is “reviewing disposal wells in the vicinity of the earthquake near Pawnee,” Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin said via Twitter. Continue reading
Aubrey McClendon, who is a part owner of NBA team, Oklahoma Thunder, and the founder and former chief executive of Chesapeake Energy, was pronounced dead after driving his vehicle into an embankment. He was 56.
McClendon had been indicted on Tuesday on conspiracy to rig bids for the purchase of oil and natural gas leases in northwest Oklahoma. He died in the single-car crash in Oklahoma City on Wednesday, police confirmed.
Less than 24 hours earlier, the Department of Justice announced that he had been charged with conspiring to rig bids for the purchase of oil and natural gas leases in northwest Oklahoma. Continue reading
A 5.1 earthquake has struck 17 miles NW of Fairview, Oklahoma.
No immediate reports of damage or injuries have yet emerged from the area.
Geographic coordinates: 36.472N, 98.681W
Depth: 1 km
Universal Time (UTC): 13 Feb 2016 17:07:07
Time near the Epicenter: 13 Feb 2016 11:07:07
Local standard time in your area: 13 Feb 2016 17:07:07 Continue reading
Country singer Craig Strickland and his friend Chase Morland went duck hunting during a winter storm in northern Oklahoma over the weekend, Morland sent what is now a prophetic tweet. “In case we don’t come back, @BackroadCRAIG and I are going right through Winter Storm Goliath to kill ducks in Oklahoma. #IntoTheStorm,” Morland tweeted late Saturday.
Morland was located dead days later, and searchers are looking for Strickland, 29, in Oklahoma’s Kaw Lake, where their boat purportedly overturned. Some good news did come today as the singer’s dog was found alive.
While the search for Strickland continues after he went missing during a duck hunting trip that claimed the life of his friend Chase Morland, Strickland’s family is taking a little bit of comfort in the fact that his beloved black lab Sam, who was also on the trip, was found safe and sound, walking the bank of the Arkansas river. Continue reading
“Big Chief” aka Justin Shearer, one of the stars of “Street Outlaws,” narrowly escaped death, however was seriously injured after crashing his car in Oklahoma City Saturday night.
Shearer was drag racing Brian “Chucky” Davis, when his Fox-Body Mustang crossed over the centerline and crashed into the back of Chief’s ’72 LeMans. The LeMans flipped over and ended up in a ditch. The Mustang also reportedly flipped numerous times before coming to rest in a twisted heap.
Chief’s in the hospital with an injured back, a dislocated shoulder and an injured lung .. and his L2 and L3 vertebrae Continue reading