- Budget writers agree on ways to plug half of budget hole Updated: May-05-15 6:44 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - More than half of Oklahoma's $611 million shortfall in next year's budget will be plugged with mostly one-time sources of revenue, limiting the steepest cuts to agency budgets to about 7.25 percent, the House's top budget writer said Tuesday.
- Gov. Mary Fallin signs bill banning texting while driving Updated: May-05-15 6:14 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - Gov. Mary Fallin added her signature Tuesday to legislation that makes it illegal to text message while driving in Oklahoma and then issued a challenge to the state's motorists.
- Oklahoma City K9s to receive protective vests in ceremony Updated: May-05-15 5:29 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - Nine Oklahoma City Police Department K9s are receiving protective vests this week from a nonprofit and others.
- Energy-producing states blast Obama climate change plan Updated: May-05-15 5:10 pm
WASHINGTON - The Obama administration's far-reaching plan to address climate change would cause job losses and lead to higher electricity prices and even power outages, attorneys general from two energy-producing states said Tuesday.
- Energy rich US states move to quash local limits on drilling Updated: May-05-15 5:07 pm
MANSFIELD, Texas - Lawmakers in Texas and energy producing states across the nation are rushing to stop local communities from imposing limits on oil and gas drilling despite growing public concern about the health and environmental toll of such activities in urban areas.
- Judges: Proposed budget cuts could close court records site Updated: May-05-15 3:47 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - Oklahoma judges are warning that proposed budget cuts could close a popular website that allows the public easy access to court records.
- Oklahoma City leaders approve lakeside entertainment Updated: May-05-15 2:22 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - Oklahoma City leaders have endorsed a plan to allow a zip line and other entertainment along an area lake despite concerns from some homeowners.
- More than $1.6 million approved for Oklahoma health centers Updated: May-05-15 1:19 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - More than $1.6 million in Affordable Care Act funding has been approved for three new community health centers in Oklahoma for the delivery of comprehensive primary health care services.
- Oklahoma businesses, nonprofits seek halt to tax cut Updated: May-05-15 12:49 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - With the state facing a $611 million budget hole, more than 90 Oklahoma businesses, foundations and nonprofit agencies are asking the governor and Republican legislative leaders to halt a scheduled income tax cut.
- Group asks judge to send Seattle elephants to sanctuary Updated: May-05-15 11:19 am
SEATTLE - The Elephant Justice Project has gone back to court to try to stop two former Woodland Park Zoo elephants from being sent to the Oklahoma City Zoo.
- School district selling buildings to offset budget shortfall Updated: May-05-15 11:04 am
LAWTON, Oklahoma - The Lawton school district is selling two empty buildings to help offset an expected budget shortfall.
- Firefighters suspect arson after Tulsa business blaze Updated: May-05-15 9:10 am
TULSA, Oklahoma - Tulsa firefighters say a blaze that consumed a midtown vacuum store was intentionally set.
- Oklahoma man arrested in wife's shooting death Updated: May-05-15 7:58 am
OKEMAH, Oklahoma - Oklahoma authorities have arrested a man who they say fatally shot his wife.
- Woman accused of leaving child in car while in Oklahoma bar Updated: May-05-15 3:13 am
OKLAHOMA CITY - A woman has been arrested in Oklahoma City on a child endangerment complaint after police say she left a baby in a vehicle while drinking at a bar.
- Oklahoma State University library wins excellence award Updated: May-05-15 3:05 am
STILLWATER, Oklahoma - The Oklahoma State University library is being honored for its series of Science CafÃ© programs on the oil and gas industry.
- Dodgers call up LHP Coulombe Updated: May-04-15 9:39 pm
MILWAUKEE - The Los Angeles Dodgers called up left-handed reliever Daniel Coulombe from Triple-A Oklahoma City on Monday and transferred left-hander Hyun-Jin Ryu from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list.
- Chemical firm fined $225,000 for Oklahoma pesticide disposal Updated: May-04-15 6:20 pm
TULSA, Oklahoma - A Tennessee-based agricultural company has been fined $225,000 for the alleged improper disposal of a restricted pesticide in northeastern Oklahoma.
- Fallin signs bill giving judges more sentencing discretion Updated: May-04-15 6:04 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - A bill that would allow Oklahoma judges to deviate from mandatory minimum sentencing guidelines in some cases is one of 17 bills signed into law by Gov. Mary Fallin.
- Embattled Tulsa County sheriff says he won't run again Updated: May-04-15 5:53 pm
TULSA, Oklahoma - Embattled Tulsa County Sheriff Stanley Glanz said Monday that he doesn't plan to resign but he also doesn't plan to seek re-election next year.
- deadCENTER Film Festival announces 15th anniversary lineup Updated: May-04-15 5:50 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - About 100 films have been selected for screenings at the 15th Annual deadCENTER Film Festival in Oklahoma City.
- Cherokee Nation showcases newest health center in Ochelata Updated: May-04-15 4:32 pm
OCHELATA, Oklahoma - The Cherokee Nation is showcasing its new $10 million health center in Ochelata.
- Police: Tulsa woman vandalized corpse at funeral home Updated: May-04-15 3:47 pm
TULSA, Oklahoma - Authorities say a Tulsa woman reached into the casket of her boyfriend's ex-girlfriend at a funeral home and slashed the dead woman's face.
- Oklahoma House Democrats re-elect Inman as minority leader Updated: May-04-15 3:43 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - Oklahoma House Democrats have re-elected Rep. Scott Inman of Del City to serve a fourth term as minority leader.
- Emergency repairs ordered for Oklahoma City bridge Updated: May-04-15 2:40 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - Oklahoma transportation officials have declared an emergency and called for repairs after significant structural damage to an Oklahoma City bridge was found during a routine maintenance project.
- Norman, Midwest City disagree on wastewater proposal Updated: May-04-15 12:23 pm
NORMAN, Oklahoma - Norman and Midwest City leaders are at odds over a proposal to allow treated wastewater into a lake they use as a drinking supply.