Stories tagged: oklahoma
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 26, 2019, 5:58 p.m.
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, 7:32 p.m.
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, 3:10 p.m.
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, 5:37 p.m.
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, 10 a.m.
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, 12:23 p.m.
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, 11:46 a.m.
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, 12:20 p.m.
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, 3:06 p.m.
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, 5:16 p.m.
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, 12:31 p.m.
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, 11:22 a.m.
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, 9:13 p.m.
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, 5:12 p.m.
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, 7:03 p.m.
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, 8:08 p.m.
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, 12:05 p.m.
Authorities say an Oklahoma man stole a Pepsi truck as the driver was unloading soda in the back.
Sat., Jan. 19, 2019, 11:20 a.m.
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, 6:50 p.m.
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, 8:55 a.m.
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, 9:30 p.m.
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, 8:35 p.m.
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, 2:23 p.m.
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, 3:13 p.m.
“Oklahoma!” opens at Davenport High School on Friday.
UPDATED: Fri., July 13, 2018, 11:45 a.m.
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, 7:44 p.m.
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, 9:49 p.m.
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.
UPDATED: Fri., May 25, 2018, 12:54 p.m.
The man suspected of shooting three people inside an Oklahoma City restaurant before being fatally shot by bystanders had no obvious connection to the victims or the restaurant, and was …
Fri., May 11, 2018, 9:03 p.m.
Oklahoma’s Republican Gov. Mary Fallin vetoed a bill late Friday that would have authorized adults to carry firearms without a permit or training, dealing a rare defeat to the National …
UPDATED: Fri., May 11, 2018, 11:59 a.m.
Four Oklahoma troopers were struck by gunfire or shrapnel while serving a warrant early Friday at a man’s home that may have been booby-trapped to spark a large fire, authorities …