- Oklahoma appeals court OKs life sentence in woman's death Updated: May-04-16 4:48 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals has upheld the life prison sentence of a 39-year-old man who was convicted of strangling a female escort and throwing her from a bridge.
- Woman pleads not guilty in Oklahoma State parade crash Updated: May-04-16 4:19 pm
STILLWATER, Oklahoma - A woman accused of driving her car into Oklahoma State's homecoming parade, killing four people and injuring dozens, pleaded not guilty Wednesday.
- Tulsa County officials debate how to pay for new jail pods Updated: May-04-16 3:49 pm
TULSA, Oklahoma - The Tulsa County jail's four new pods will cost about 70 percent more than the $9.5 million originally estimated, and officials are unsure of the best source for obtaining the $3.5 million needed to complete the project.
- Oklahoma House panel OKs open carry without permit, training Updated: May-04-16 3:42 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - Oklahoma residents age 21 and up could openly carry guns without a license, training or background checks under legislation that a House committee gave preliminary approval to on Wednesday.
- Kansas cuts off Medicaid payments for Planned Parenthood Updated: May-04-16 2:56 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - Kansas is cutting off Medicaid reimbursements to Planned Parenthood's regional affiliate, a health department spokeswoman confirmed Wednesday, with the action based largely on allegations against the abortion provider's affiliates in other states.
- Kasich dropping out, AP sources say; Trump on clear GOP path Updated: May-04-16 2:52 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - His rivals out of the way, Donald Trump has become the Republican Party's presumptive presidential nominee.
- Fallin endorses Trump's presidential bid, welcomes VP talk Updated: May-04-16 2:17 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin is offering her enthusiastic endorsement of Republican presidential contender Donald Trump, saying she supports the New York billionaire "100 percent."
- Deaf Grassroots Movement rallies at the Oklahoma Capitol Updated: May-04-16 12:27 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - Nearly 200 people marched at the Oklahoma Capitol in support of expanded services for the deaf community.
- Collinsville man gets 28-year prison term for fatal shooting Updated: May-04-16 1:52 am
OWASSO, Oklahoma - A Collinsville man who pleaded guilty in a fatal shooting outside an Owasso gas station has been sentenced to 28 years in prison.
- Arkansas women's tennis invited to NCAA Tennis Tournament Updated: May-03-16 7:17 pm
FAYETTEVILLE, Arkansas - The Arkansas women's tennis team has been invited to the NCAA Women's Tennis Tournament.
- Oklahoma State, Tulsa to play in NCAA Tennis Regional Updated: May-03-16 7:15 pm
STILLWATER, Oklahoma - The Oklahoma State and Tulsa women's tennis teams will both play in the NCAA Regional in Stillwater.
- Jury recommends life without parole for convicted killer Updated: May-03-16 4:47 pm
POTEAU, Oklahoma - A Le Flore County jury is recommending life in prison for an Arkansas man convicted of killing an Arkansas woman in eastern Oklahoma.
- NBA: 5 incorrect non-calls at end of Spurs-Thunder game Updated: May-03-16 4:41 pm
NEW YORK - The NBA said Tuesday there were five incorrect non-calls on the wild final sequence in San Antonio, including a foul on Oklahoma City's Dion Waiters that referees earlier had already acknowledged they missed.
- College may remove name of law school founder with KKK ties Updated: May-03-16 4:20 pm
TULSA, Oklahoma - University of Tulsa trustees are deciding whether to rename the law school because of one founder's ties to the Ku Klux Klan, a proposal that was lauded Tuesday by a civil rights group.
- Oklahoma's $81M project to widen, build bridges on highway Updated: May-03-16 2:52 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - The Oklahoma Transportation Commission has approved an $81 million construction project that promises to widen Interstate 235 and rebuild three bridges that span the highway.
- Nursing home residents, health workers rally for Medicaid Updated: May-03-16 2:32 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - Hundreds of health care workers, nursing home residents and other Medicaid recipients are rallying at the state Capitol in support of a plan to draw down hundreds of millions of federal dollars offered to states for Medicaid expansion.
- McAlester water system shut down due to equipment issues Updated: May-03-16 2:06 pm
McALESTER, Oklahoma - The city of McAlester says it's shutting down its entire municipal water system because of a problem with a water line.
- OSU's Nolen claims Big 12 golf medalist honors, team 2nd Updated: May-03-16 12:52 pm
STILLWATER, Oklahoma - Oklahoma State golfer Stratton Nolen has won the Big 12 golf title while the Cowboys finished second in the team standing.
- Relatives of 2 Texas bus crash victims to share nearly $11M Updated: May-03-16 12:51 pm
DALLAS - Relatives of two passengers who died following a 2013 casino tour bus crash near Dallas will share a nearly $11 million judgment against the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma.
- Oklahoma authorities investigate fatal Stilwell shooting Updated: May-03-16 12:18 pm
STILWELL, Oklahoma - Authorities say one man is dead and another is in custody following a shooting in eastern Oklahoma.
- Oklahoma Supreme Court invalidates retail liquor proposal Updated: May-03-16 12:06 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - The Oklahoma Supreme Court on Tuesday invalidated an initiative petition that calls for a statewide vote on whether to allow wine to be sold in grocery stores.
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- Oklahoma candidate's car stolen while campaigning at homes Updated: May-03-16 9:58 am
OKLAHOMA CITY - A state Legislature candidate says his car was stolen while he campaigned door-to-door in a residential area in Oklahoma City.
- Thunder hold on beat Spurs 98-97, even series at 1-1 Updated: May-03-16 2:06 am
SAN ANTONIO - The Oklahoma City Thunder nearly gave the game away in a wild final sequence that referees acknowledge should have been blown dead before it started.
- Weather Service to re-enact deadly 1991 tornado outbreak Updated: May-02-16 7:50 pm
WICHITA, Kansas - National Weather Service branches in Wichita and Tulsa, Oklahoma, are re-enacting a deadly 1991 tornado outbreak on social media a week after the threat of nasty weather forced them to postpone a similar exercise.