Bloomberg: $1M gift to shine light on Tulsa Race Massacre
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 18:43:00 EST
Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg says he hopes a $1 million donation for public art in Tulsa will bring needed attention to an ugly part of America's past.
News Minute: Here is the latest Oklahoma news from The Associated Press at 4:40 p.m. CST
Thu, 8 Jun 2017 12:45:00 EDT
Some in Oklahoma's emerging medical marijuana industry say they were caught off guard by Gov. Mary Fallin's signing of new emergency rules for medical pot in the final days of her term. The rules were developed by...
Pot industry officials critical of new emergency rules
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 15:55:00 EST
Some in Oklahoma's emerging medical marijuana industry say they were caught off guard by Gov. Mary Fallin's signing of new emergency rules for medical pot in the final days of her term.
Bodies discovered in Oklahoma identified as Texas residents
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 15:03:00 EST
Authorities say two bodies found this week in shallow graves in rural Oklahoma have been positively identified as a missing woman and man from central Texas.
Company working to retrieve $500K hemp seized by police
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 14:50:00 EST
The president of a medical-grade hemp company in Colorado is working with authorities in Oklahoma to get back a shipment of about 18,000 pounds (more than 8,000 kilograms) of hemp that was seized by police.
Perry school district pays $3.5 million in sexual abuse case
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 14:10:00 EST
A settlement has been reached in a federal lawsuit accusing an Oklahoma school district of shielding a sexual predator and calling children liars.
Firm: Oklahoma securities agency's computer files breached
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 12:06:00 EST
The Oklahoma agency that protects investors from fraud is investigating whether its data was breached after a cybersecurity research team discovered that a computer server had left millions of files unsecured and open to...
Bills to expand Stitt's power filed in Oklahoma Senate
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 11:30:00 EST
The new Oklahoma Senate leader is introducing a series of bills to expand the governor's power and give Gov. Kevin Stitt the ability to hire and fire the directors of some of the state's largest agencies.
Tulsa County deputy fatally shoots man near Sperry
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 10:14:00 EST
The Tulsa County Sheriff's Office says a deputy shot and killed a man near Sperry, about 10 miles (16 kilometers) north of Tulsa.
Medical marijuana sales reached nearly $1M in December
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 18:25:00 EST
Numbers from the Oklahoma Tax Commission show medical marijuana sales reached nearly $1 million in December, generating about $70,000 for state coffers from a special new tax on pot sales.
Del City man found dead in Midwest City creek
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 15:01:00 EST
Police say a man whose family feared he was missing has been found dead in a Midwest City creek.
Mother not celebrating death of daughter's convicted killer
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 14:33:00 EST
An Oklahoma woman says she isn't celebrating the death of the man convicted of killing her 8-year-old daughter, but she remains hopeful the child's body will eventually be found.
Bodies found in Oklahoma believed to be missing Texas couple
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 13:09:00 EST
Police in Texas say the bodies of a woman and man found in shallow graves in rural Oklahoma are those of two missing central Texas residents.
Battles expected in many states over abortion-related bills
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 10:57:00 EST
State lawmakers and activists on both sides of the abortion debate are emboldened by recent political developments and plan to push aggressively this year for bills high on their wish lists.
Final defendant sentenced in Bundy ranch standoff in Nevada
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 18:36:00 EST
A former bodyguard for Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy has become the final person sentenced in an armed standoff with U.S land management agents nearly five years ago.
Collections to Oklahoma general fund keep climbing
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 18:36:00 EST
Collections to Oklahoma's main government operating fund are continuing to outpace the estimate, but state finance officials are cautioning that lower oil prices are expected to start driving some of those collections...
New Oklahoma governor announces more appointments
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 17:32:00 EST
Oklahoma's new Gov. Kevin Stitt is putting more of his key hires in place, including the appointment of his chief operating officer to head up the state's Office of Management and Enterprise Services.
Judge denies recusal request in Oklahoma mom's murder case
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 16:20:00 EST
An Oklahoma judge has denied a request to step aside from the case of a woman accused of fatally shooting two of her teenage children and wounding her third child.
Oklahoma authorities find 2 bodies in search for Texans
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 16:16:00 EST
Oklahoma law enforcement agencies have discovered the bodies of a man and a woman in clandestine graves in rural Okfuskee County as part of their search for two missing Texas residents.
Oklahoma joins states issuing February food benefits early
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 14:31:00 EST
The Oklahoma Department of Human Services will distribute February's food assistance benefits early due to the partial government shutdown.