Bookmark

Add to MyYahoo RSS

Oklahoma News

Local, regional, and statewide news continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

14 hrs ago | News9 Oklahoma City

Oklahoma Food Bank Needs Votes In National Hunger Campaign

The Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma is asking for the communities help in a national online campaign that would help fight hunger in the state. The food bank asks Oklahomans to visit Walmart's 'Fight Hunger.

Comment?

18 hrs ago | KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

OSDH confirms presence of D68 respiratory illness in Oklahoma

The OSDH said it was confirmed through laboratory testing conducted by the Centers for Disease Control. Although enteroviruses are a common cause of respiratory illness, EV-D68 is a relatively rare type of enterovirus in the United States, according to the OSDH.

Comment?

Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Medicine, Health, Common Cold

22 hrs ago | KSWO

Lawton places in top 10 Oklahoma cities to live in

The credit card comparison site, CreditDonkey, compiled a list of cities in Oklahoma and ranked them based on crime rate, commute time, income, education and restaurants per capita. Lawton was ranked #9.

Comment?

Yesterday | NewsOn6 Tulsa

CDC Confirms Cases Of Enterovirus D68 In Oklahoma

In a news release, the Oklahoma Department of Health says laboratory testing by the CDC has confirmed Enterovirus D68 in seven of 24 specimens submitted from Oklahoma hospitals and laboratories. "Children less than 5 years old and children with underlying asthma appear to be at greatest risk of having medical complications from EV-D68 requiring hospitalization," said State Epidemiologist Dr. Kristy Bradley.

Comment?

Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Yesterday | Water Online

Feds Give Oklahoma Nearly 40 Million For Water Updates

The state recently "secured more than $37 million in federal funding for dam improvements...and for water system repairs in communities with aging pipes and treatment plants," Tulsa Public Radio reported . The money was included in the farm bill signed into law in February.

Comment?

Related Topix: Oklahoma Government

Yesterday | Gawker

a "Black Mass" Sold Out as Satanic Fever Grips Oklahoma City

Wagons are being circled, tizzies are being thrown and children are being thought of in Oklahoma City, as the state's religious leaders are urging the faithful to pray like they've never prayed before in preparation for the most eagerly-anticipated religious event in the history of the city-one which the Catholic Diocese of Oklahoma claims could engulf the city with satanic evil via dry ice and a bucket of fake piss. The Oklahoman reports that the black mass set for September 21 at the Oklahoma City Civic Center's City Space Theater has officially been sold-out, with all 88 seats snapped up by Satanists or the satanic-curious.

Comment?

Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Oklahoma Government

Yesterday | NewsOn6 Tulsa

Two Oklahomans Receive Medal Of Honor On Monday

Adkins, from Waurika, ran through exploding mortar rounds and sniper fire while moving injured men to safety during the Vietnam War. Sloat, from Coweta, died in the same war in 1970 after he threw himself onto a grenade to save his fellow soldiers.

Comment?

Related Topix: Waurika, OK, Coweta, OK

Mon Sep 15, 2014

NewsOK.com

Attorney seeks dismissal of his lawsuit against Oklahoma's oil and natural gas production tax

An attorney asked the Oklahoma Supreme Court on Monday to dismiss his lawsuit challenging a new oil and natural gas production tax. Jerry Fent, of Oklahoma City, told the court that "upon further consideration and for the benefit of those herein and hereout" he was filing for the lawsuit to be dismissed, with prejudice, meaning it could not be refiled.

Comment?

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

NewsOK.com

Oklahoma man dies from injuries suffered in August road accident

A man died from the injuries he suffered in a traffic accident in August, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported Monday. Dustin Delrea Tucker, 34, of Kiowa, was driving a pickup about 12:40 p.m. Aug. 24 westbound on Reynolds Loop.

Comment?

KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

Oklahomans may need additional ID to travel in the future

Because of a law prohibiting the compliance of the federal Real ID law, Oklahomans may need additional identification to travel in the future. WELCOME BACK.

Comment?

Related Topix: Oklahoma Government

News9 Oklahoma City

Peterson Case Sparks Discipline Debate In Oklahoma

The arrest of NFL star Adrian Peterson has reignited a big debate over when discipline becomes abuse. In Oklahoma, the law allows parents to spank their children, but does not specify when it crosses the line.

Comment?

Related Topix: Oklahoma Government

News9 Oklahoma City

Oklahoma Lawmaker Proposes Using Nitrogen Gas For Executions

Using nitrogen gas for executions is what one Oklahoma lawmaker plans to introduce as a bill next year for an alternative to lethal injection. Rep. Mike Christian of Oklahoma City says he will release his plan Tuesday morning.

Comment?

Related Topix: Oklahoma City, OK, Death Penalty

ABC News

Oklahoma City Bombing Memorial Adds New Exhibits

Cassidy Middle School seventh grader Malavika Rajaram, 12, watches an interactive touch screen display in the newly renovated second floor of The Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum, in Oklahoma City Monday, Sept. 15, 2014.

Comment?

Related Topix: US National Parks, Oklahoma City National Memorial

Austin Times

Oklahoma NAACP wants alleged assaults investigated

The president of the Oklahoma NAACP wants the U.S. attorney general to open a hate crimes and civil rights investigation into alleged sexual assaults on black women by an Oklahoma City police officer. Daniel Holtzclaw was arrested on Aug. 21 and accused of groping and raping several black women from February through June while on duty patrolling the city's northeast side.

Comment?

NewsOK.com

Oh, deer! Oklahomans less likely to hit deer while driving than average U.S. motorist

Oklahoma drivers are nearly 3 percent less likely to hit a deer in the next year than they were in the past year, according to claims data from State Farm. Oklahoma drivers have a 1 in 213 chance of striking a deer, below the national odds of 1 in 169, State Farm said Monday.

Comment?

Related Topix: Oklahoma Government, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

KSWO

News Minute: Here is the latest news from The Associated Press

The U.S. Geological Survey has recorded several small earthquakes in northern Oklahoma during the weekend. The largest quake was a 3.6 magnitude temblor recorded at 7:01 a.m. Sunday about 15 miles northwest of Enid.

Comment?

Related Topix: Geology, Science, Broken Arrow, OK

Examiner.com

Thanks to Facebook, owner and dog reunited after dog was shot by Tulsa police

A 2-year-old dog in Oklahoma and her owner have been reunited after the dog wandered off after being shot by a Tulsa police officer, FOX 23 News reported September 12. Officials for the Tulsa Police Department say the shooting of Ruby, a pit bull, was justified after the dog attacked officers as they investigated a possible home invasion. Ruby, whose owner Lana Ellsbury said was shot September 11 near where her mom lived near Apache and Sheridan, was found Thursday afternoon.

Comment?

Related Topix: Startups, Facebook

Sun Sep 14, 2014

News9 Oklahoma City

Family Of Murdered SW Oklahoma Woman Hoping Reward Can Help Solve Cold Case

After decades of silence, the family of a woman murdered in southwest Oklahoma is hoping a reward will produce new leads. The family is raising money to help solve the cold case and finally bring a killer to justice.

Comment?

News9 Oklahoma City

Recruiting Native Americans focus of OSU effort

Oklahoma State University's Center for Health Sciences is hoping to recruit more Native American high school and college students into the medicine and science fields. The Office for the Advancement of American Indians in Medicine and Science was created at the Tulsa-based medical school in April.

Comment?

NewsOK.com

Grant will help track University of Central Oklahoma students' record of success

College academic transcripts tell potential employers that a student made an A in chemistry and a B in English composition. Instructor Gina Sigl teaches a Healthy Life Skills class Thursday at the University of Central Oklahoma.

Comment?

Related Topix: Oklahoma Government, University of Central Oklahoma

•••
•••
•••

Oklahoma Hot Topics

•••
•••
•••