- Rubio touts end to oil-export ban, bemoans EPA in Oklahoma Updated: Sep-02-15 6:04 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - The United States should end its ban on crude-oil exports and reduce federal regulations that are stifling an energy industry central to the nation's future economic prosperity, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio said Wednesday to a friendly group of mostly oil and natural gas producers.
- Ex-lawmaker released from jail, must wear ankle monitor Updated: Sep-02-15 5:18 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - A former Oklahoma lawmaker who spent several months locked up after being convicted on a bribery charge has returned home but must wear an ankle monitor.
- Judge enters not guilty plea for Oklahoma politician's son Updated: Sep-02-15 4:58 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - A judge entered a not guilty plea Wednesday on behalf of the son of Oklahoma's labor commissioner on a first-degree murder charge in the stabbing death of his father.
- Oklahoma City leaders OK policy over police use' of cameras Updated: Sep-02-15 4:53 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - The Oklahoma City Council has adopted a policy over the use of body cameras by police officers.
- AAA Oklahoma offers 'Tipsy Tow' during Labor Day weekend Updated: Sep-02-15 4:08 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - AAA Oklahoma is again offering its "Tipsy Tow" programs to drivers who have had too much alcohol during the Labor Day holiday weekend.
- Separate hearings held on changes to Oklahoma forfeiture law Updated: Sep-01-15 6:03 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - Oklahoma laws that allow law enforcement to seize money and property they believe are linked to criminal activity are ripe for abuse and should have safeguards so assets aren't seized from innocent people, experts told lawmakers on Tuesday.
- US Senator Marco Rubio to meet with Oklahoma energy leaders Updated: Aug-31-15 6:12 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida is planning a visit to the Sooner State as he campaigns for the Republican nomination for president.
- Judge criticizes tactics used by officials during raid Updated: Aug-30-15 4:21 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - A federal judge is criticizing tactics used by government agents following a raid earlier this year on a dozen Ziggyz pipe shops in Oklahoma City and Tulsa.
- Shelter director retires rather than fight termination Updated: Aug-30-15 2:59 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - An Oklahoma Department of Human Services shelter director facing possible firing over the handcuffing of children at the center has instead decided to retire from the agency.
- Researcher sees link between pharmacies' output, overdoses Updated: Aug-30-15 12:58 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - New research suggests the Oklahoma pharmacies that filled the most prescriptions for powerful painkillers for the state's Medicaid recipients weren't far from the counties with the most residents who died from those same drugs.
- Achoo: High pollen count has Oklahomans sneezing, wheezing Updated: Aug-29-15 1:27 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - Oklahomans are grabbing their handkerchiefs and wiping their noses as they sneeze and wheeze into another congested hay fever season.
- Wife of slain Oklahoma commissioner files protective order Updated: Aug-28-15 4:37 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - The widow of slain Oklahoma Labor Commissioner Mark Costello has requested protective orders against their son, 26-year-old Christian Costello, and his girlfriend.
- US Supreme Court denies hearing to Oklahoma death row inmate Updated: Aug-28-15 12:17 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected a request for a new hearing for an Oklahoma death row inmate scheduled to die next month.
- Oklahoma high court says Ten Commandments must be removed Updated: Aug-27-15 8:52 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - The Oklahoma Supreme Court Thursday ordered a County judge to implement a ruling that said a Ten Commandments monument on the state Capitol grounds is unconstitutional and must be removed.
- Lankford criticizes Iran deal, EPA during chamber luncheon Updated: Aug-27-15 4:48 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - U.S. Sen. James Lankford criticized the Obama administration on Thursday for the Iran nuclear deal and the Environmental Protection Agency for its interpretation of federal law during a speech before the Edmond Chamber of Commerce.
- OSU announces plan to increase rural doctors in Oklahoma Updated: Aug-26-15 7:17 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - Oklahoma State University officials on Wednesday announced a six-year, $3.8 million grant from the state's Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust to help fund a medical residency program in mostly rural parts of the state.
- Oklahoma appeals court affirms life sentence in slaying Updated: Aug-26-15 6:28 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - An Oklahoma appeals court has rejected the appeal of a 26-year-old man who was sentenced to life in prison for the slaying of an Oklahoma City nightclub manager.
- Oklahoma City pastor fires shot at would-be robber Updated: Aug-26-15 5:40 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - Authorities say a would-be robber who fled an Oklahoma City church after the pastor shot at him has been arrested.
- Yukon finalizes incorporation of land for sports complex Updated: Aug-26-15 3:41 am
YUKON, Oklahoma - The city of Yukon has finalized a deal to annex 251 acres of land bought from Oklahoma City that will be used to build a multimillion-dollar sports complex.
- Oklahoma sheriff says inmates' contraband plan foiled Updated: Aug-25-15 4:20 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - Oklahoma County Sheriff John Whetsel says jail officials have broken up a system used by two inmates to smuggle contraband into the eighth floor of the jail by lowering a rope down to the ground level.
- Funeral services, vigil set for slain Oklahoma politician Updated: Aug-25-15 3:25 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - Funeral services and a candlelight vigil have been scheduled for Oklahoma Labor Commissioner Mark Costello, who was stabbed to death in a weekend attack at an Oklahoma City restaurant.
- Oklahomans paying lowest August gas prices in 11 years Updated: Aug-25-15 2:20 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - Oklahomans are paying the lowest gasoline prices for this time of year since 2004.
- The Latest on Oklahoma stabbing: Fallin praises Costello Updated: Aug-24-15 5:07 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - The latest on the fatal stabbing of Oklahoma's labor commissioner (all times local):
- US Geological Survey records 2 small earthquakes in Oklahoma Updated: Aug-23-15 2:44 pm
STILLWATER, Oklahoma - Two small earthquakes have been recorded in north-central Oklahoma by the U.S. Geological Survey.
- Ex-wife of Continental Resources CEO sues over investment Updated: Aug-23-15 2:07 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - The former wife of billionaire Oklahoma energy tycoon Harold Hamm, who was awarded nearly $1 billion in a divorce settlement, is now suing Hamm over the sale of a company the two co-owned.