Stories tagged: oklahoma
Tue., Sept. 5, 2017, 1:15 p.m.
President Donald Trump recently announced his pick for administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration: Rep. James Bridenstine, R-Okla., a former pilot whose goals for our solar system include …
Fri., Sept. 1, 2017, 8:07 p.m.
The White House says President Donald Trump plans to nominate an Oklahoma congressman, Republican Rep. Jim Bridenstine, to serve as the next administrator of NASA.
Mon., Aug. 7, 2017, 8:30 a.m.
The National Weather Service says three tornadoes struck northeast Oklahoma, including an EF2 twister that caused heavy damage and injured at least 30 people near midtown Tulsa.
Wed., July 26, 2017, 10:46 a.m.
A former substitute teacher in Oklahoma who exposed herself to students when she did a cartwheel while wearing a long skirt but no underwear has pleaded guilty to a reduced …
Mon., July 17, 2017, 10:40 a.m.
A former Oklahoma police officer is facing a fourth trial in the shooting death of his daughter’s black boyfriend.
UPDATED: Fri., July 14, 2017, 4 p.m.
The U.S. Geological Survey says several earthquakes struck central Oklahoma Friday morning, including one with a preliminary magnitude of 4.2.
Fri., July 14, 2017, 1:07 p.m.
A white Oklahoma police officer recently acquitted of fatally shooting an unarmed black man submitted her resignation from the Tulsa police department Friday, saying the desk job where she had …
UPDATED: Wed., July 12, 2017, 3:03 p.m.
A 28-year-old man facing federal charges in a pipe bomb explosion outside an Air Force recruiting center in Oklahoma had been enlisted in that branch of the military and was …
Tue., July 11, 2017, 8:05 a.m.
An explosion outside an Oklahoma Air Force recruiting center is being investigated as a possible act of domestic terrorism, but the late-night blast could also have been a horrible prank, …
UPDATED: Mon., July 10, 2017, 8:42 p.m.
Authorities say hundreds of inmates rioted at an Oklahoma federal prison, taking two guards hostage and refusing to return to their cells.
Sun., July 2, 2017, 2:36 p.m.
A former Oklahoma police officer who said he was trying to protect his daughter when he fatally shot her black boyfriend in 2014 is on trial for the third time …
Fri., June 23, 2017, 11:30 a.m.
An Oklahoma doctor has been charged with second-degree murder in the overdose deaths of at least five patients from the powerful painkillers and other drugs she had prescribed them.
Fri., June 16, 2017, 12:14 p.m.
Police in Oklahoma say the charred body of a Baptist minister has been discovered next to his church.
UPDATED: Thu., May 18, 2017, 3:02 p.m.
Officials say a tornado has touched down in a rural area of southwestern Oklahoma with no injuries or damage reported.
UPDATED: Wed., March 29, 2017, 4:38 p.m.
Officials say a relatively powerful earthquake has struck a remote area of northern Oklahoma.
UPDATED: Sun., March 26, 2017, 9:36 p.m.
Golf ball-sized hail and powerful winds are expected to roll through parts of the Southern Plains late Sunday, marking the latest round of turbulent weather across the Midwest and South, …
Mon., March 20, 2017, 8:51 p.m.
A Republican state senator facing felony child prostitution charges after police say he solicited sex from a 17-year-old boy plans to resign from his seat, his attorney said late Monday.
Thu., March 16, 2017, 10:42 p.m.
A two-term Oklahoma Republican state senator’s fall from political power following his arrest on child prostitution charges has been stunningly fast.
UPDATED: Tue., March 14, 2017, 8:50 p.m.
The NCAA has dangled a great big carrot in front of the Oklahoma women’s basketball team.
UPDATED: Tue., March 7, 2017, 9:27 p.m.
Crews grappling with vexing wildfires that have charred hundreds of square miles of land in four states and killed six people soon may get a bit of a break: Winds …
Wed., March 1, 2017, 12:58 p.m.
The earthquake risk for Oklahoma and southern Kansas is expected to remain significant in 2017, threatening 3 million people with seismic events that can produce damaging shaking, according to a …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 17, 2017, 3:29 p.m.
Scott Pruitt, who as Oklahoma’s attorney general spent years suing the Environmental Protection Agency over its efforts to regulate various forms of pollution, was confirmed Friday as the agency’s next …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 16, 2017, 1:22 p.m.
At least one person was hurt Thursday after an oil field explosion in eastern Oklahoma, authorities say. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says the explosion happened near Quinton in Pittsburg County, …
Tue., Feb. 14, 2017, 10:22 a.m.
A Republican lawmaker who defended his description of pregnant women as “hosts” has won approval for his bill that would require women seeking an abortion to first receive written consent …
Wed., Feb. 8, 2017, 12:54 p.m.
A small Oklahoma town is echoing the story line of `80s movie “Footloose” by canceling a Valentine’s Day dance because of an arcane city ordinance enforcing a strict moral code.
Wed., Feb. 1, 2017, 7:36 a.m.
Police in northern Oklahoma say they’ve arrested a substitute teacher on an indecent exposure complaint after she reportedly did a cartwheel in front of students while wearing a skirt but …
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 30, 2017, 11:38 a.m.
Authorities say 31 pounds of cocaine that was accidentally discovered stashed in the nose of an American Airlines aircraft in Tulsa is worth around $434,000.
Wed., Jan. 4, 2017, 3 a.m.
Oklahoma running back Samaje Perine says he will forgo his senior season and enter the NFL draft.
Wed., Dec. 28, 2016, 9 p.m.
Actor George S. Irving, who won a Tony Award starring with Debbie Reynolds in the musical “Irene” and appeared in the original Broadway production of “Oklahoma,” died Monday at age …
Thu., Dec. 15, 2016, 7:23 a.m.
When a 9-month-old girl was taken to an Oklahoma hospital, a strand of hair was wrapped around her finger so tightly that the finger had become infected and skin had …