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July 19, 2018

Crime

Luther Man Charged with Negligent Homicide

A January accident that resulted in the death of a motorcyclist has led to charges against a Luther man. The Oklahoma County Sheriff’s office said several months of investigation led to the one count of negligent homicide against 72-year-old John Zachary Gentry. OCSO said their investigation of data determined that Gentry turned directly into the

DUI patrols Friday night

The Oklahoma County Sheriff’s Office will conduct an impaired driving checkpoint and have additional DUI patrols targeting drivers operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs in Oklahoma County. The checkpoint will be held at an undisclosed location in Oklahoma County and will begin around 10 pm, Friday, June 22 and end about 3 am

Suspect gets away after chase through Luther

A quiet afternoon in Luther was interrupted Sunday with a high-speed chase from the Turner Turnpike that went through Town. Oklahoma Highway Patrol Lt. Kera Philippi said the incident began about 3 pm Sunday when a trooper tried to pull over a black Ford pickup truck in Oklahoma City on the Kilpatrick Turnpike with an expired

Dispute between neighbors lands one in jail

A neighbors’ dispute over a dog erupted into gunfire and a neighbor going to the Logan County jail. The alleged incident happened on Thursday, May 3, 2018, in the Logan County portion of Luther on Charter Oak Road between Luther Road and Dobbs. According to Logan County Sheriff’s reports, Jane Martin, 69, aimed a gun

Sunday Morning Interview: stabbing update

Thanks to Luther Police Chief David Randall who replied with an update on the search for the suspect who stabbed a Luther police officer on Thursday. Read the original story here.  The interview has been lightly edited for grammar and style. LR: Can you assure the community about their safety? Chief Randall: Luther Police Department and

Police Officer Stabbed in Luther

News that an officer was stabbed in Luther put a community on edge Thursday afternoon; and news that the suspect who hurt him has not been caught keep tensions high for residents in the search area. Luther Police Chief David Randall posted a statement on Facebook just before 8pm saying the incident occurred before 2pm December

“Hit list” juvenile in custody

UPDATE: reflecting the student was released from custody November 15. UPDATE: Monday 11 am to include letter from LPS Superintendent Barry Gunn. The 14-year-old expelled Luther Middle School student who allegedly authored a hit list naming students and teachers he wanted to kill is in custody. Luther Police Chief David Randall says the boy was arrested

Road Rage on 66

A road rage incident near Highway 66 between Harrah and Pottawatomie Road just before Noon on Saturday resulted in an accident, a fight and one driver going to jail. Luther Police Sargeant Mike Oliver responded to the call around 11:45 am. He had been blocking thru traffic where the Luther Pecan Festival banner was being

Remembering the Wilksons

“Be big-hearted, kind and gracious and enjoy life. Because we have just one life to live… ” “Ron and Kay were too young to die. They had much to share. We do not understand why there was a sunset at what was the mid-day of their lives. But we know that God is in control,

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