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2 hrs ago | KRMG-AM Tulsa
District Court Judge Patricia Parrish referred to a 1992 Supreme Court decision when she said the state Court of Criminal Appeals must decide whether to grant stays of execution.
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7 hrs ago | KSWO
Oklahomans with a permit to carry a handgun could keep their weapon locked inside their vehicle on public school campuses under a bill approved by the Oklahoma House.
7 hrs ago | Washington Times
The Oklahoma House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly Monday to further restrict the use of abortion-inducing drugs in Oklahoma, a bill that was written in direct response to a recent state Supreme Court decision.
7 hrs ago | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City
Posted on: 6:10 pm, March 10, 2014, by Dallas Franklin and KFOR-TV , updated on: 06:11pm, March 10, 2014 Senators Josh Brecheen and Anthony Sykes have filed an amendment to Senate Bill 1764 that will address the growing concern with Common Core education standards.
14 hrs ago | NewsOK.com
Meanwhile, a cold front will begin to move across the region Tuesday afternoon, with strong northerly winds behind the front.
The city council Monday is expected to vote on 12 proposed changes to its residential building code, include requiring hurricane clips or framing anchors, continuous plywood bracing and wind-resistant garage doors, fortifying homes to withstand winds up to 135 miles per hour.
Philip Wood, 50, graduated from Oklahoma Christian University in 1985 with a degree in computer science and was a member of Delta Gamma Sigma fraternity, university spokesman Josh Watson said.
As part of a new series called "My Big Break," All Things Considered is collecting stories of triumph, big and small.
HB 2807, which comes on the heels of other state-led efforts to protect private property in recent years, was approved by a vote of 66 in favor and 26 against in the state House.
The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation says evidence from the slayings of three Girl Scouts in eastern Oklahoma more than 30 years ago is undergoing new testing.
The top-performing state-based stock over the past five trading days took a nice jump at the opening bell on Thursday and maintained its momentum through Friday's market close.
Darren Sharper will return to court on Friday where his attorneys will argue that the former NFL All-Pro safety should be released from a Los Angeles jail.
A federal judge has decided that a lawsuit filed by two Oklahoma death row inmates seeking information about the lethal drugs that will be used in their execution should be heard in state court instead of federal court.
Most Oklahoma lawmakers support the Keystone XL pipeline, according to letters signed by 134 of the state's 149 senators and representatives.
The daughter of Oklahoma's governor is defending a photo of herself wearing a Native American headdress, though the picture was removed from social media sites after criticism that it was insensitive.
EDMOND, Oklahoma - An Edmond doctor is under fire for allegedly injecting patients across Oklahoma with a mysterious formula called the "Jesus shot."