2 hrs ago
Okla. corrections audit recommends more oversight
A recent audit of Oklahoma's prison system recommends more financial oversight from the governing board and a closer look at the increasing cost of health care.
7 hrs ago
News9 Oklahoma City
NJ Gov. Chris Christie Set To Visit Oklahoma For GOP Fundraiser
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is planning a return trip to Oklahoma after a December ice storm forced him to cancel a scheduled appearance with Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin.
16 hrs ago
Jacob Sullum on the Death Penalty
Since Lockett was himself guilty of such a killing, having been convicted of shooting a 19-year-old woman during a burglary and watching as his accomplices buried her alive, many Americans would say justice was done.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Poll Numbers Show A Democrat Could Be Oklahoma's Next Governor
Dorman made his way around the room of his new Tulsa Campaign headquarters, confident on the heels of the recent polls that show the race between Fallin and him tightening up.
The Plain Dealer
Flawed Arizona execution must force another look at Ohio's death cocktail: editorial
This time the backdrop was a death chamber in Arizona. Condemned killer Joseph Rudolph Wood III took an hour and 40 minutes to die from lethal injection.
Fallin, Other Republican Governors Face Election Troubles
The fact that Gov. Mary Fallin's approval rating has significantly dropped and that she now finds herself in a competitive race in her reelection bid may well be part of a national growing dissatisfaction with the Republican Party on a state level.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
The Heartland Institute
Oklahoma Supreme Court Affirms Common Core Repeal
The Oklahoma Supreme Court rejected a lawsuit the state board of education filed against the state legislature in an attempt to avoid following a new law repealing and replacing national Common Core education mandates.
GOP 2014: Oklahoma's Mary Fallin follows in her parents' footsteps
Oklahoma so far on Gov. Mary Fallin's watch has done pretty well for itself, according to the objective measurements most voters care about.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Lawton teen takes second place in Four Star Leadership program
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla._Christine Murrain, of Lawton, Oklahoma, placed second in the Four Star Leadership program's Leadership Contest for her superb embodiment of the key elements of leadership: character, common vision, communication, and caring.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
News9 Oklahoma City
Fallin Wants Probe To Include Botched Executions
A spokesman for Gov. Mary Fallin says the governor wants investigators looking into Oklahoma's recent flawed execution to consider problems that have popped up in other states such as Ohio and Arizona.
Christie keeping busy for the RGA in August, report says
TRENTON - Gov. Chris Christie's out-of-state travel as chairman of the Republican Governors Association won't slow down much August.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
The City Wire
Proposed Oklahoma law could limit areas allowed for strip clubs
A move by an Oklahoma state representative could potentially limit any future growth of strip clubs and other adult oriented businesses in the eastern Oklahoma areas near the Fort Smith and Northwest Arkansas regions.
States, cities get creative about recycling water
As drought spread over 80 percent of the state, Oklahoma cities expressed interest in reusing water but lacked clear guidance from the Department of Environmental Quality on how to do it.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Lawyer: Hour of gasping in execution
His attorneys had filed an emergency motion for a stay after his execution began, saying then that Wood had been "gasping and snorting for more than an hour."
News9 Oklahoma City
Federal Government Considers Using Foster Care System For Immigrant Children
The federal government is considering using Oklahoma foster care families for some of those undocumented children at Fort Sill, that according to Gov. Mary Fallin.
Urbanski celebrated for selfless service with Altus Chamber
From left: Past Chairmen Rick Vernon, Chamber President Holley Urbanski, Past Chairman Jim Gover, and Dr. Dana Darby Chamber President Elect.
Stephens County unemployment below the state average
Oklahoma experienced one of the largest increases in employment in the country for the month of June.
Oklahoma news briefs for July 23
Gov. Mary Fallin appointed David Thompson, Phil Kennedy and Steve Mason to the State Capitol Repair Expenditure Oversight Committee.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Oklahoma's Unemployment Rate Drops
Gov. Mary Fallin says pro-growth policies are helping grow the economy. "Creating jobs has been my number one priority," Fallin says.