14 hrs ago
The Beaumont Enterprise
Okla. executes inmate convicted of killing couple
This June 29, 2011 file photo provided by the Oklahoma Department of Corrections shows James DeRosa.
22 hrs ago
Australian aerospace supplier expanding to Grove
"Ferra chose to expand to Oklahoma because its central location enables us to easily provide service to our customer base on both coasts and international markets, said Ferra Engineering CEO Mark Sherrer in a statement Tuesday.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
Okla. man convicted in deaths of 2 faces execution
A man convicted of the stabbing deaths of an elderly Le Flore County couple almost 13 years ago is scheduled to be executed.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
Pro-life 'farm team' eyes House, challenging Nancy Pelosi
Anti-abortion female lawmakers and activists, long shouted down by pro-abortion Democrats, are stepping up their efforts to bring their "farm team" of state politicians to Washington and challenge House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and the liberal's larger group of pro-choice women.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Okla. Attorney General denounces clemency vote
Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt released a statement on June 7 in which he denounces the Oklahoma Pardon and Parole Board Clemency vote for a death row inmate set to be executed at the end of the month.
Oklahoma appellate court limits effect of capital gains ruling
Worst-case fears that Oklahoma could be responsible for paying up to $500 million because a section of a capital-gains tax deduction was ruled unconstitutional were set aside Wednesday.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
KFOR-TV Oklahoma City
Gov. Fallin urges Okla. to help communities recover from tornadoes
As Governor Mary Fallin walked through the decimated city of Moore Wednesday morning, it was obvious that cleanup crews are finally making a dent in all the mess.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Board recommends clemency for death row inmate
Criminal record of Brian Darrell Davis March 2003 - Convicted in a 2001 case of first degree murder and first degree rape.
Women's caucus to connect pro-life lawmakers nationwide
Washington D.C., Jun 11, 2013 / 12:13 am .- A new nationwide caucus is seeking to organize and recruit pro-life women to run for political office and pass legislation that will defend human life from the moment of conception.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Insurance Journal West
Oklahoma Lawmakers to Revive Lawsuit Limits
Oklahoma lawmakers will again consider legislation setting limits on lawsuits and making it easier to dismiss those that don't have merit after the state Supreme Court struck down a 2009 law on the matter.
Scientists Hope to Predict Tornadoes With Drones
Now scientists have a new goal: extending the warning time from minutes to hours by sending unmanned aircraft -- drones -- into a brewing storm.
Michael McNutt NewsOK.com
Fallin says she hasn't made up her mind, but she's ready to discuss a state requirement for homes, businesses, schools and other public buildings to have safe rooms or tornado shelters.
Intellectual Victory . . . For Now
My session-end reflections about this year's state legislature have been delayed by the writing I did in the aftermath of the tornadoes that struck here in late May, killing more than 40 people.
Less than half of Americans living with mental illness receive the treatment they need - a failure that lands large numbers of mentally ill people in jails, emergency rooms, and on the streets.
Sun Jun 09, 2013
Chamber hosts legislative luncheon
If Rep. Dennis Johnson had to rate this year's Oklahoma legislative session, he would give it an A minus or a B plus.
Pension overhaul looks to be GOP priority in 2014
With an unfunded liability among Oklahoma's seven major pension systems exceeding $11 billion, several Republican leaders have said changing from a traditional pension to a 401 -style retirement account for new state workers will be a top priority during the 2014 legislative session.
A look back at Oklahoma's legislative session
As an Oral Roberts University student, Michael Homan practiced the three tenants of the school: Spirit, Mind and Body.
Oklahoma Watch: Emergency chief says adding safe room to every Oklahoma school is 'doable'
A safe room in every school? In the aftermath of the May 20 tornado, many state officials were saying it couldn't be done.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
Is Tax Cut Legally Doomed?
It's hard to imagine what legal logic the Oklahoma Supreme Court could use to rule the recently passed tax-cut bill does not violate the constitutional requirement that state legislation only contain one subject.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
Clemency recommended for Okla. death row inmate
The Oklahoma Pardon and Parole Board recommended clemency Thursday for a death row inmate scheduled to be executed this month for the rape and murder of his girlfriend's mother.