The trial of a former Empire Oklahoma High School band teacher is set to begin Monday morning at the Stephens County Courthouse.
25 year-old Timothy Maher is found guilty of first degree manslaughter in the shooting death of 34 year-old Maurice Wade in January of last year.
An accused murderer looks to take the stand in his trial first thing Friday morning.
A Stephens County Murder Trial runs into more complications, but after another evidentiary hearing this morning, testimony resumed this afternoon in the trial of 25-year-old Timothy Maher in Duncan.
Tuesday afternoon, jurors heard from Ruthann Maher, Timothy's wife. She said she heard Maher and 34- year- old Maurice Wade arguing before her husband pulled a gun on wade.
A Stephens County jury takes less than an hour to find a former sheriff's deputy not guilty of all 5 counts against him.
Former Stephens County Deputy Brandon Balthrop is accused of assaulting women while he was on duty.
The alleged young victim of sexual abuse took the stand Wednesday in Duncan, outside the presence of everyone but the judge, jury, defendant and attorneys, in day two of testimony in the Charles Dyers trial.
Stephens County authorities say a stabbing death in the Velma community yesterday appears to be a case of justifiable homicide...but the man now faces other charges.
TWO FELONY TRIALS THAT BEGAN YESTERDAY IN STEPHENS COUNTY END IN MISTRIALS.
Re-Trial is underway for Stephens County man with Paramilitary Ties