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2 hrs ago | News9 Oklahoma City

Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Petition Falls Short

The Oklahoma Secretary of State's Office says an effort to legalize medical marijuana in the state has fallen short of the number of signatures needed to put the issue on a ballot.


Related Topix: Marijuana

6 hrs ago |

Oklahoma medical marijuana backers fall well short of signature requirement

Backers of a medical marijuana initiative collected only about half the voter signatures needed to put the issue before voters, the Oklahoma secretary of state's office said Thursday.


Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana

10 hrs ago | NewsOn6 Tulsa

Oklahoma Highway Patrol Trooper Fired For Policy Violations

An Oklahoma Highway Patrol trooper has been fired from the force for policy violations, the agency says.


Related Topix: Tulsa, OK, Life, Holidays, Labor Day, Tulsa County, OK

11 hrs ago | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

Farmer creates special message for Oklahoma military members in field

A local farmer and his wife came up with a unique, eye-catching way to pay tribute to airmen and women working at Tinker Air Force Base.


Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Tinker Air Force Base, Life, Food, Vegetables, Home Gardening, Home

15 hrs ago | News9 Oklahoma City

OHP: Drunk Driver Crashes Into Muskogee Turnpike Toll Booth Injuring Attendant

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says a toll booth attendant was injured early Thursday when a drunk driver slammed his van into her booth on the Muskogee Turnpike just south of Muskogee.


Related Topix: Muskogee, OK, Broken Arrow, OK, Oktaha, OK, Tulsa, OK

19 hrs ago |

UA Student Pleads Guilty To Manslaughter In Deadly Boat Crash

The University of Arkansas student who drove drunk in a boat crash that killed two classmates last year pleaded guilty Wednesday to two counts of first-degree manslaughter, according to his attorney.


Related Topix: University of Arkansas, Prison, Drugs

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Norwalk Citizen News

NJ Gov. Christie visits OKC with Gov. Fallin

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie talks with Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin after the two toured the the Oklahoma City National Memorial in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014.


Related Topix: Chris Christie, Mary Fallin, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Representative Mary Fallin, Republican, US House of Representatives, Oklahoma City National Memorial, US National Parks


Fallin, Dorman to debate at Oklahoma State

Oklahoma State University has announced that Republican Gov. Mary Fallin and Democratic challenger Joe Dorman will debate at OSU ahead of the gubernatorial election.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Mary Fallin, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mary Fallin, US Governors

News9 Oklahoma City

Study: Same Sex Marriage Ban Costing Oklahoma Millions

While the ban on same-sex marriage in Oklahoma has been ruled unconstitutional, marriage ceremonies still cannot be performed.


Related Topix: Oklahoma Government, Wedding, Mary Fallin, US Governors


Park Service awards grants to 2 Oklahoma tribes

Two Native American tribes in Oklahoma have received grants to assist in the return of human remains and cultural objects.


KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

OGS installing seismic activity monitors around Oklahoma



Related Topix: Oklahoma Government


Oklahoma Gets Hit With 20 Earthquakes In One Day

In this Nov, 6, 2011 photo, Chad Devereaux examines bricks that fell from three sides of his in-laws home in Sparks, Okla., following two earthquakes that hit the area in less than 24 hours.


Related Topix: Sparks, OK, Geology, Science, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Earthquake, Natural Disasters


Oklahoma Amber Alert ends with child safe, father arrested

A five-year-old northwest Oklahoma boy is safe and in protective custody, after he allegedly was kidnapped by his father.


CDC: Oklahoma teen birth rate second-highest in US

The Oklahoman reports the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released the 2012 findings on Wednesday.


Related Topix: Oklahoma Government, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Family, Teenagers

KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

Oklahoma rocked by 20 earthquakes in one day

Oklahoma is once again the hotbed for earthquakes. From Stillwater, to Norman, thousands of nerves have been rattled by a total of 20 earthquakes in the state Tuesday alone.


Tue Aug 19, 2014

Homeless sex offender linked to bizarre Oklahoma death

A homeless sex offender who spent much of the last decade behind bars has been linked to a bizarre McClain County death that had stumped investigators for months.


Related Topix: McClain County, OK, Suicide, Cole, OK, Weird

KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

What is ALS? Oklahomans affected talk about the disease

"This is such a small gesture for such a huge impact and it means so much to me and my family," said Watkins.


WTKR-TV Norfolk

Watch: News anchors freak out during earthquake on live TV

A 4.2 Magnitude earthquake hit Oklahoma Tuesday morning. The quake's epicenter was just over 30 miles north of Oklahoma City and was felt for miles, according to the U.S. Geological Survey Our sister stations in Oklahoma City, KFOR-TV and KAUT, were live on air when the tremor hit , as you can see in the video above.


Related Topix: Oklahoma Government, Natural Disasters, Earthquake, Geology, Science


Oklahoma City uses goats as alternative to grass mowers

Oklahoma's capital is replacing expensive and environmentally unfriendly mowing equipment by using a goat herd to clear grassy overgrowth.


Related Topix: Langston University

News9 Oklahoma City

OU's Joe Mixon Arraigned, Ordered To Turn Self In

Oklahoma freshman running back Joe Mixon was arraigned Monday afternoon. A judge has ordered him to be booked into the Cleveland County Detention Center by 4 p.m. Joe Mixon and his attorneys said nothing as they arrived at the Cleveland county courthouse for Mixon's 1:30 pm arraignment.


Related Topix: Cleveland County, OK, Norman, OK, University of Oklahoma


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