- Westbound Interstate 44 reopens in Oklahoma City after crash Updated: Nov-26-15 12:11 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - The Oklahoma Department of Transportation says Interstate 44 has reopened in northwest Oklahoma City after it was shut down for several hours Thursday morning.
- Holiday storm expected to bring heavy rain, ice to Oklahoma Updated: Nov-25-15 5:59 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - Holiday travelers enjoyed mild weather and clear roads across Oklahoma on Wednesday, but forecasters predicted freezing rain and possible flooding across much of the state over the next few days with a storm and a cold front expected to push into the state on Thanksgiving Day.
- Single-vehicle crash kills 3 people in northern Oklahoma Updated: Nov-21-15 10:43 am
COPAN, Oklahoma - A single-vehicle crash in northern Oklahoma has taken the lives of three people, including two children.
- Lottery official says $1.2M Oklahoma jackpot linked to fraud Updated: Nov-20-15 6:11 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - A $1.2 million jackpot-winning Hot Lotto ticket sold in Oklahoma in 2011 has been connected to a former security official of a multi-state lottery vendor accused of rigging lotteries in four different states, a lottery official said Friday.
- Oklahoma governor seeks end of Planned Parenthood contracts Updated: Nov-19-15 5:46 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin is urging the state's Medicaid provider to cancel its contracts with two Planned Parenthood affiliates, citing what she called a "high rate of billing errors."
- Oklahoma referee hears arguments in education tax challenge Updated: Nov-19-15 2:39 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - A proposal for a statewide vote on a one-cent sales tax to help fund education and teacher pay raises doesn't violate the Oklahoma Constitution's single-subject rule because it deals with the general topic of improving the state's public education, an attorney for supporters of the plan argued Thursday.
- Commissioner warns lawmakers REAL ID deadlines looming Updated: Nov-18-15 5:58 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - Oklahoma's public safety commissioner warned lawmakers Wednesday that residents may be unable to board a commercial aircraft or enter a federal building using a state driver's license after next year unless legislation brings IDs into compliance with federal law.
- Spiro man dies after being found in water at Lake Tenkiller Updated: Nov-15-15 11:37 am
COOKSON, Oklahoma - The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says an 80-year-old man died after being pulled from the waters of Lake Tenkiller in eastern Oklahoma.
- Fallin names AG's chief of staff as new labor commissioner Updated: Nov-10-15 6:09 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin appointed the attorney general's chief of staff on Tuesday to serve the rest of the term of Labor Commissioner Mark Costello, who was fatally stabbed in August.
- Savanna native hired as Democratic Party's new director Updated: Nov-10-15 5:32 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - The Oklahoma Democratic Party has hired a Savanna, Oklahoma, native and a 15-year campaign consultant as its new executive director.
- Talihina man killed in single-vehicle crash near Honobia Updated: Nov-08-15 11:15 am
HONOBIA, Oklahoma - The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says a Talihina man was killed in a single-vehicle crash on a county road in Pushmataha County.
- US court orders resentencing for former state Senate leader Updated: Nov-06-15 4:43 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - A federal appeals court on Friday ordered that the former leader of the Oklahoma Senate be resentenced for a bribery conviction, ruling that his probation sentence was "little more than a slap on the wrist" and deserves prison time.
- Pruitt asks Oklahoma Supreme Court to uphold abortion law Updated: Nov-05-15 6:55 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - Attorney General Scott Pruitt is asking Oklahoma's highest court to uphold a state law that restricts the use of abortion-inducing drugs.
- Perry called Oklahoma governor amid investigation of surgeon Updated: Nov-04-15 7:02 pm
AUSTIN, Texas - A spokesman for Oklahoma's governor says then-Texas Gov. Rick Perry called in 2013 and asked about a years-long investigation into a Tulsa surgeon who was a Perry donor.
- Oklahoma governor appointment authority studied by lawmakers Updated: Nov-04-15 6:18 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - Oklahoma lawmakers convened a legislative study Wednesday on expanding the governor's appointment authority to include the heads of state agencies and commissions, an idea critics said could make state government resemble the federal system and increase the influence of special interests.
- Oklahoma Senate panel eyes budget-only legislative sessions Updated: Nov-02-15 5:58 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - The Oklahoma Legislature would join neighboring Arkansas and six other states that spend every other year focused exclusively on discussing and writing a budget under a proposal a Senate panel considered Monday.
- Boy in critical condition after driver arrested with DUI Updated: Nov-02-15 6:55 am
OWASSO, Oklahoma - A 10-year-old boy has been left in critical condition after a two-vehicle collision near Owasso Saturday night.
- New laws on texting, criminals take effect in Oklahoma Updated: Nov-01-15 10:48 am
OKLAHOMA CITY - A new law making it illegal to text and drive has received plenty of attention, but it's just one of more than 250 laws enacted Sunday.
- Expert says Oklahoma earthquakes easing over last 3 months Updated: Oct-30-15 6:00 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - While the overall number of earthquakes skyrockets in Oklahoma, the new director of the state Geological Survey says there has been a modest decline over the last three months.
- State leaders unveil $900M plan to overhaul turnpike system Updated: Oct-29-15 4:18 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - State officials launched an ambitious four-year roads plan Thursday, saying they want to issue nearly $900 million in bonds to pay for the expansion and renovation of Oklahoma's turnpike system, including new tollways in Tulsa and Oklahoma City.