Stories tagged: oklahoma
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 18, 2019
Two men and a woman were fatally shot Monday outside a Walmart store in southwestern Oklahoma, the chief of police said.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 15, 2019
An Oklahoma judge who last summer ordered consumer products giant Johnson & Johnson to pay $572 million to help address the state’s opioid crisis on Friday reduced that amount by …
Wed., Sept. 25, 2019
A document prepared at a U.S. Army base in Oklahoma says officials have been alerted to “disturbing” online chatter about a potential mass shooting threat at a theater during next …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 26, 2019
An Oklahoma judge has found Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiaries helped fuel the state’s opioid drug crisis and ordered the consumer products giant to pay $572 million to help …
Sat., July 27, 2019
Officials say there is no longer a need to detain migrant children at an Oklahoma Army base and that preparations to house them there have stopped
Wed., July 17, 2019
For the modern American masses, a play like “Oklahoma!” might not hold wide appeal without promises of stark, modernizing changes. That was the route taken with its recent Broadway revival, …
Mon., July 8, 2019
An Oklahoma judge decided Monday the state’s ongoing opioid drug lawsuit against consumer products giant Johnson & Johnson can move forward, rejecting the company’s argument that the state failed to …
Thu., July 4, 2019
The summer theater’s production, which opens Thursday and runs through July 28 at the Salvation Army Kroc Center, features a revolving stage, also known as a turntable.
Tue., July 2, 2019
The heavy rains that caused severe flooding in the central U.S. this spring also had the positive effect of lifting the Southern Plains out of a prolonged drought.
Mon., May 27, 2019
A tornado leveled a motel and tore through a mobile home park near Oklahoma City overnight, killing two people and injuring at least 29 others before a second twister raked …
Sun., May 26, 2019
Authorities say a tornado leveled a motel and tore through a mobile home park near Oklahoma City overnight, killing two people and injuring at least 29 others before a second …
UPDATED: Wed., May 22, 2019
Waterlogged parts of the central U.S. were bracing Wednesday for more rain, following days of severe storms that have battered Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma and caused at least three …
UPDATED: Tue., May 21, 2019
A tornado touched down Tuesday near Tulsa International Airport, injuring at least one person and damaging about a dozen homes, amid storms in the Southern Plains that brought a deluge …
Mon., May 20, 2019
Officials closed schools, evacuated military aircraft and issued high-water warnings Monday with another round of severe weather potentially including tornadoes forecast for the Southern Plains.
Wed., May 15, 2019
Two window washers have been rescued from a dangling scaffold above the roof of a nearly 850-foot skyscraper in downtown Oklahoma City.
Wed., May 1, 2019
Police in the Oklahoma City suburb of Edmond said Wednesday that a naked 17-year-old high school student was not armed when he was fatally shot by police after breaking into …
Sat., April 27, 2019
The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation said Saturday that injuries suffered by three children when Oklahoma police fired at a robbery suspect in a pickup truck are non-life threatening
UPDATED: Tue., March 26, 2019
The maker of OxyContin and the company’s controlling family agreed Tuesday to pay a groundbreaking $270 million to Oklahoma to settle allegations they helped create the nation’s deadly opioid crisis …
Mon., March 4, 2019
Melania Trump gave a second-grader a pep talk about homework Monday as she toured an Oklahoma elementary school to open a three-state tour – including Washington state – highlighting her …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019
Authorities say an Oklahoma man stole a Pepsi truck as the driver was unloading soda in the back.
Sat., Jan. 19, 2019
Beer snobs are raising their mugs to a stronger brew in three states that once forbade grocers from selling anything but low-alcohol brands, and the changes could indirectly chill the …
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 2, 2018
Oklahoma is in the College Football Playoff, moving into the fourth and final spot in the rankings after winning the Big 12 championship.
Sat., Oct. 27, 2018
Since the days of frontier justice, lawmakers in conservative Oklahoma have viewed harsh prison sentences as the politically expedient solution to crime. Now, after years of steady debate, there’s growing …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 11, 2018
An Oklahoma man says new evidence of prosecutors withholding information should result in a new trial on his 1999 murder conviction and death penalty for killing an Arkansas family as …
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 19, 2018
At least 14 people have been injured and transported to hospitals after trusses holding up the entrance to a resort where the Backstreet Boys were set to begin a concert …
Wed., July 25, 2018
An 11-year-old girl has quite the fish tale: A rare pacu with human-like teeth chomped down on the worm at the end of her line while she was fishing with …
Thu., July 19, 2018
“Oklahoma!” opens at Davenport High School on Friday.
UPDATED: Fri., July 13, 2018
Pot advocates celebrated the culmination of a yearslong effort to ease restrictions on the use of cannabis last month when nearly 60 percent of Oklahoma voters approved medical marijuana.
UPDATED: Tue., June 26, 2018
Oklahoma voters on Tuesday backed the medicinal use of marijuana, overcoming a late opposition campaign from law enforcement and business, faith and political leaders.
Mon., June 25, 2018
Oklahoma primary voters were weighing Tuesday whether to approve one of the least-restrictive state laws allowing medical marijuana, the nation’s first cannabis ballot question of the year.