Bob Beatty

Bob Beatty on Cruz’s VP pick

On Wednesday, KSNT News’ political correspondent was in the studio talking about the announcement Ted Cruz’s made on Wednesday.

FILE - This Tuesday, April 14, 2015 file photo provided by the Tulsa County, Okla., Sheriff's Office shows Robert Bates. Bates, a former Oklahoma volunteer sheriff's deputy who says he mistook his handgun for his stun gun when he fatally shot an unarmed suspect has been convicted of second-degree manslaughter. Jurors announced the verdict Wednesday, April 27, 2016 in the case. The insurance executive fatally shot Eric Harris while working with Tulsa County sheriff's deputies last year. Harris was restrained and unarmed at the time. (Tulsa County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)

Jury convicts ex-Oklahoma reserve deputy in suspect’s death

The shooting sparked several investigations that revealed an internal memo questioning Robert Bates’ qualifications as a volunteer deputy.