News Minute: Here is the latest Oklahoma news from The Associated Press at 11:40 a.m. CDT
Thu, 8 Jun 2017 12:45:00 EDT
Police in Oklahoma City say a police pursuit has ended in the deaths of two people, including a child. Authorities say the victims died Friday when their vehicle was struck by a stolen pickup truck being pursued by police...
Kansas couple designs covered wagons for 'glamping'
Sat, 20 Apr 2019 11:53:00 EDT
A Kansas couple is marketing covered wagons once used by pioneers to journey west as a luxury camping experience.
2 people, including child, killed in Oklahoma police pursuit
Sat, 20 Apr 2019 11:17:00 EDT
Police in Oklahoma City say a police pursuit has ended in the deaths of two people, including a child.
Oklahoma governor signs bill hiking turnpike, highway speeds
Sat, 20 Apr 2019 10:01:00 EDT
Legislation that increases speed limits on Oklahoma turnpikes and some state highways has been signed into law by Gov. Kevin Stitt.
Oklahoma woman accused of 5-year-old child's death at casino
Fri, 19 Apr 2019 18:16:00 EDT
A 50-year-old Oklahoma woman has been charged in her 5-year-old grandson's death last year while left in a hot car for hours while she was in a tribal casino.
The Latest: Oklahoma City bombing Survivor Tree DNA lives on
Fri, 19 Apr 2019 16:52:00 EDT
The Latest on efforts to sustain a tree symbolizing hope following the Oklahoma City bombing (all times local):
Oklahoma governor signs bill for commercial hemp production
Fri, 19 Apr 2019 11:47:00 EDT
Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt has signed legislation establishing guidelines for producing commercial hemp in the state.
Brands roll with stoner 'holiday' as pot legalization grows
Fri, 19 Apr 2019 00:39:00 EDT
Potheads have for decades celebrated their love of marijuana on April 20, but the once counter-culture celebration that was all about getting stoned now is so mainstream Corporate America is starting to embrace it.
Oklahoma City bombing 'Survivor Tree' DNA to live on
Fri, 19 Apr 2019 00:15:00 EDT
Oklahoma City is using science and technology to sustain the DNA and spirit of a tree symbolizing hope 24 years after the deadliest act of domestic terrorism on U.S. soil.
Ex-EPA chief Pruitt registers as energy lobbyist in Indiana
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 20:59:00 EDT
Former EPA chief Scott Pruitt has registered as an energy lobbyist in Indiana as fossil fuels interests there are fighting the proposed closure of several coal-fired power plants.
Suspect pleads not guilty in stabbing death of Oklahoma man
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 17:47:00 EDT
A suspect accused of fatally stabbing an Oklahoma man near Bushmaster Park in Flagstaff last month has pleaded not guilty.
Teen withdraws request to take back plea in teacher's death
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 15:03:00 EDT
An Oklahoma teenager charged with murder, rape and other felonies following a 2017 string of crimes in Tulsa has withdrawn a request to take back guilty pleas he entered in the case.
NASA's 1st female astronaut candidate, Jerrie Cobb, dies
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 14:50:00 EDT
NASA's first female astronaut candidate, pilot Jerrie Cobb, has died.
Northwest Oklahoma tornadoes were EF1, may be year's first
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 14:10:00 EDT
The National Weather Service says two tornadoes that struck northwest Oklahoma are each rated EF1 with wind speeds of up to 90 mph (145 kph) and may be the first confirmed tornadoes of the year in the state.
Oklahoma Election Board purges 91,000 from voter rolls
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 13:18:00 EDT
The Oklahoma Election Board has removed more than 91,000 names from the state's list of registered voters.
The Latest: Strong storms moving into southeastern US
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 12:54:00 EDT
The Latest on severe weather moving across the United States (all times local):
Appeals court weighs Trump permit for Keystone XL pipeline
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 12:30:00 EDT
U.S. Justice Department attorneys want an appeals court to let construction proceed on the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada. But opponents say President Donald Trump is trying to skirt the law by issuing a new permit...
4 sentenced for using helicopter for sport hunting in Texas
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 12:26:00 EDT
A rancher and a pilot are among four men sentenced to one year of probation and fined for a 2017 South Texas trip using a helicopter to hunt and kill exotic animals.
Oklahoma Legislature approves ban on taxing plastic bags
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 12:18:00 EDT
The Oklahoma Legislature has approved a bill to prevent cities and towns from imposing a fee on single-use plastic and paper bags and it will now proceed to the governor's office.
Oklahoma court affirms life sentence in crucifix death
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 11:26:00 EDT
The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals has affirmed the life sentence of a woman convicted of killing her adult daughter by forcing a crucifix and medallion down her throat because she believed the woman was possessed by...