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  • UPDATE: Search for missing Claremore teen suspended, will resume Tuesday

    A search for a missing 15-year-old Claremore boy has been suspended and will resume Tuesday morning.

    December 9, 2013

  • Burrage announcement Sen. Burrage won’t seek re-election

    Senate Democratic Leader Sean Burrage announced today that he has decided not to seek another term in the Oklahoma State Senate. Although the Claremore Democrat would not have been term limited until 2018, Burrage said it was time to refocus his attention on his family and his legal career.

    November 25, 2013 1 Photo

  • UPDATE: Overdue aircraft bound for Claremore found near Ft. Smith, Ark., two casualties confirmed

    The crash site of a privately-owned plane, set to arrive at Claremore Regional Airport Monday afternoon, has been located northeast of Fort Smith Ark., said Madison County Chief Deputy, Captain Robert Boyd. The two victims on board the plane have also been found. 

    October 22, 2013

  • Statewide Grand Jury to investigate DA, others

    Attorney General E. Scott Pruitt announced Friday afternoon his office will convene a multi-county grand jury investigation in Rogers County, just days after Tulsa County Judge Jefferson Sellers dismissed a citizen’s petition on a technicality.

    October 18, 2013

  • DA sues grand jury petition sponsors

    District Attorney Janice Steidley and two top assistants Wednesday filed a wide-ranging defamation lawsuit against the sponsors of a citizens petition to impanel a grand jury investigation of the prosecutors.

    October 16, 2013

  • PETITION DISMISSED: Judge Sellers rules signature collection form unauthorized

    A judge Tuesday  tossed out the citizens petition to impanel a grand jury to investigate District Attorney Janice Steidley, her top assistants and two county commissioners, ruling the sponsors collected  nearly 7,000 voter names on an unauthorized signature form. 

    October 15, 2013

  • Grand Jury signatures verified 6,994 signatures verified for Grand Jury

    The Rogers County Election Board certified 6,994 verified signatures of register voters who signed a grand jury petition to investigate District Attorney Janice Steidley her three assistants and two county commissioners.

    October 8, 2013 1 Photo

  • DA files motion to stop grand jury petition certification

    A motion to stay the certification of the petition in the pending Rogers County Grand Jury was filed Friday by attorney Joel Wohlgemuth on behalf of District Attorney Janice Steidley and her two assistants.

    October 4, 2013

  • DA asks court to unseal grand jury petition names

    District Attorney Janice Steidley filed a motion Thursday requesting Grady County Judge Richard Van Dyck vacate his order sealing signatures on a citizens petition calling for a grand jury investigation of her office.

    October 3, 2013

  • Grand Jury signatures UPDATE: 7,711 signatures filed for Grand Jury probe

    Sponsors of a citizens petition drive for a grand jury investigation of District Attorney Janice Steidley, three of her assistants and two county commissioners turned in 7,711 signatures Wednesday to Rogers County Court Clerk Kim Henry.

    October 2, 2013 1 Photo


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