Heavy rains damage roads, lead to rescues in Oklahoma
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 11:56:00 EDT
Up to 5 inches of rain fell in parts of Oklahoma overnight, damaging roads and leading to numerous high water rescues.
Oklahoma agency urges judge to not block new marijuana law
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 11:48:00 EDT
Oklahoma's Health Department is warning a judge that the public will be harmed if the state can't implement key rules on medical marijuana.
Oklahoma school reopens after transgender student threatened
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 09:56:00 EDT
Officials have reopened a rural Oklahoma school system after an investigation into comments authorities deemed threatening to a transgender student.
News Minute: Here is the latest Oklahoma news from The Associated Press at 8:40 a.m. CDT
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 09:48:00 EDT
Oklahoma City is observing the 60th anniversary of a youth sit-in that local historians say deserves more recognition in the collective memory of the national civil rights moment. Oklahoma History Center staffer Bruce...
Sheriff: Schools closed after transgender student threatened
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 18:12:00 EDT
Officials closed a rural Oklahoma school system after the sheriff began investigating what he determined were online threats against a transgender student.
Rodeo bull escapes stockyards, runs loose in Oklahoma City
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 15:00:00 EDT
A rodeo bull broke free from the Oklahoma City Stockyards late Monday, charging through city streets and chasing people, including one person who jumped into a river to escape the animal.
As Texas drought lingers, ranchers opt to reduce their herds
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 14:20:00 EDT
A growing number of Texas ranchers and farmers are trimming their livestock, or selling them altogether, as the persistent drought has eliminated water supplies and forage for the animals.
Governor: Aerospace firm to create 350 jobs in Oklahoma
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 12:27:00 EDT
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin says an aerospace manufacturer that produces unmanned aircraft plans to locate its operations center in Oklahoma City and create more than 350 jobs over the next five years.
No charges in 2 German cyclists' deaths on historic Route 66
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 11:39:00 EDT
No criminal charges will be filed against the driver who struck and killed two German cyclists in Kansas while they rode on the historic Route 66 as part of a cross-country trip.
Survey: Oklahoma teacher vacancies remain, despite pay hikes
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 17:23:00 EDT
A new survey shows Oklahoma schools continue to struggle filling classroom positions after the largest teacher pay raise in state history.
Inmate repeatedly stabbed at Lawton Correctional Facility
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 16:11:00 EDT
Oklahoma prison officials say an inmate remains hospitalized after being stabbed at a facility in the southwestern part of the state.
Teacher candidacies surge in wake of spring walkouts
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 12:02:00 EDT
By CAROLYN THOMPSON Associated Press
Oklahoma City police fatally shoot man with gun at store
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 07:46:00 EDT
Oklahoma City police say an officer has fatally shot an irate man holding a gun at a convenience store.
Teen arrested in connection with death of Oklahoma cyclist
Sun, 12 Aug 2018 12:34:00 EDT
Police in Tulsa say a teenager has been arrested in connection with the shooting death of a cyclist.
Oklahoma volunteer firefighter killed battling house fire
Sun, 12 Aug 2018 11:14:00 EDT
Authorities in southwestern Oklahoma say a volunteer firefighter has died while battling a house fire.
Man dies after pulled from lake during Cleveland Triathlon
Sat, 11 Aug 2018 17:05:00 EDT
Authorities say a 75-year-old man competing in the swimming portion of the Cleveland Triathlon was found unconscious in Lake Erie and later died.
Manslaughter charge dismissed against Oklahoma sheriff
Sat, 11 Aug 2018 16:49:00 EDT
A manslaughter charge has been dismissed against an Oklahoma sheriff for the death of an inmate who was confined in a restraining chair for more than two days.
Report: Plane climbed slowly before fatal Oklahoma crash
Sat, 11 Aug 2018 15:05:00 EDT
The National Transportation Board says a small airplane that crashed in northern Oklahoma, killing four members of a Kansas family and a family friend, was seen climbing slowly before it went down in a soybean field.
Oklahoma sees growing number of women candidates
Sat, 11 Aug 2018 11:13:00 EDT
Oklahoma voters will see an unprecedented number of women on the state ballot when heading to the polls this fall.
Oklahoma woman wanted on murder charge arrested in Arkansas
Sat, 11 Aug 2018 10:49:00 EDT
Police say an Oklahoma woman wanted in connection with a fatal stabbing in Tulsa nearly a year ago has been arrested in central Arkansas.