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Oklahoma Attorney General announces price gouging statute in effect

Attorney General Mike Hunter announced Wednesday the Emergency Price Stabilization Act is in effect statewide after the state was recently hit by several storms, causing flooding, tornadoes and damage throughout the state.

Oklahoma City mayor proclaims Oct. 8 Indigenous People’s Day

Oklahoma agency seeks to keep pursuit policy secret

University of Oklahoma president critical of school’s finances

New report lists Altus AFB as high risk for sexual assault

Oklahoma Corrections Department sued over inmate’s suicide

Oklahoma man seeks new trial in white supremacist plot

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Oklahoma college football player's foot severed by train

EPA watchdog faults agency for Pruitt's 24-7 security costs

Oklahoma court orders new trial for man convicted of murder

Deputy acquitted in man's death says class is about coping

Man with machete sought in fatal stabbing of Oklahoma woman

Oklahoma inmates use sheets in effort to get drugs into jail

  State officials: Recreational marijuana effort falls short

Officials say an effort to place recreational marijuana on Oklahoma's general election ballot in November has fallen more than 20,000 signatures short.

Lawton woman identified as drowning victim after wrecking car into Canadian River

Authorities say a vehicle that was pulled from a river with the body of a 20-year-old woman inside had run off of a roadway after striking a concrete median.

Drive for medical pot in Oklahoma Constitution comes up shy

The Oklahoma secretary of state says the number of signatures submitted in a push to enshrine the use of medical marijuana in the state Constitution has come up short, but the Oklahoma Supreme Court will make the final...

Police still seeking motive in Oklahoma school stabbing

Police are interviewing staff and students at a rural Oklahoma high school after a 14-year-old boy repeatedly stabbed a female classmate with a knife during a school assembly.

UPDATE: Student airlifted after stabbing at Oklahoma school

Oklahoma attorney general seeks mandate for cold cases

Oklahoma agency urges judge to not block new marijuana law

Governor: Aerospace firm to create 350 jobs in Oklahoma

Teacher candidacies surge in wake of spring walkouts

Oklahoma City police fatally shoot man who pointed gun

Oklahoma prosecutor seeks death penalty for Texas man

An Oklahoma prosecutor has filed court documents saying he will seek the death penalty for a Texas man in the stomping death of an acquaintance.

U. of Oklahoma, Oklahoma State ban medical marijuana

The University of Oklahoma and Oklahoma State University both say all marijuana, including medical marijuana, remains banned on the two campuses.

Oklahoma Pharmacy Board names Gourley interim director

The Oklahoma Board of Pharmacy has named Dorothy Gourley of Ardmore as the agency's interim executive director.

Suspect in Oklahoma pipe bomb case ruled competent for trial

A man accused of detonating a pipe bomb outside an Oklahoma military recruiting station has been found competent to stand trial.

7 Oklahoma prison inmates injured in fight

Authorities say a western Oklahoma prison is on lockdown following a fight in which seven inmates were injured.

Stillwater creating memorial for homecoming parade crash

The Oklahoma community that saw a deadly homecoming parade crash will soon have a place to pay their respects.

Boy, 3, dies after being found in parked car in El Reno

Authorities say a 3-year-old boy has died after being found inside a parked vehicle in El Reno.

Trump appoints Okla. professor to lead science policy office

President Donald Trump's appointment of a University of Oklahoma professor as director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy is being cheered by a leading scientific society.

Oklahoma fatal shooting victim identified as 61-year-old man

Police in Oklahoma have identified a 61-year-old man who authorities say was shot to death by his son in north-central Oklahoma.

Oklahoma health department revised medical marijuana rules

Oklahoma health officials have released new proposed medical marijuana rules that remove some of the most controversial provisions, including a ban on the sale of smokable pot and a requirement that female patients get a...

Oklahoma jail inmate dies from self-inflicted gunshot wound

Authorities in northern Oklahoma say a 26-year-old woman fatally shot herself with a handgun she apparently sneaked into her jail cell.

Teen found starving, living in barn, family members arrested

Authorities say a malnourished 15-year-old Oklahoma boy who survived by eating sticks, leaves and grass has been found living in a barn, and four members of his family have been arrested for child neglect.

Air conditioning outage reported at Oklahoma prison

The Oklahoma Department of Corrections says there is an air conditioning outage at one of its prisons.

Former Oklahoma National Guard headquarters becoming brewery

A historic armory that served as the headquarters of the Oklahoma National Guard will be converted into a brewery complex that will include a hotel, restaurant and stores.

Lawyer quits after Oklahoma medical board vote on pot rules

The top lawyer at the Oklahoma State Department of Health has quit her job, days after the agency's board ignored her advice on rules for medical marijuana.

Oklahoma official wants to bag single-use plastic bags

A municipal official in central Oklahoma is exploring ways to limit single-use plastic bags, similar to proposals in other parts of the U.S., to combat a leading source of litter and pollution.

Authorities: 4-year-old boy drowns in Lake Eufaula

Authorities say a 4-year-old boy was discovered drowned in Lake Eufaula after his parents awoke to find him missing from their home.

Oklahoma town may take over state park's operation

A town west of Oklahoma City is hoping to take over operating a state park that may face closure.

Oklahoma fast-tracking medical marijuana, but with pushback

Oklahoma is pushing ahead on medical marijuana after local voters approved one of least restrictive laws in the U.S., with the state health department approving emergency rules aimed at fast-tracking the industry into...

Sentencing set for ex-lawmaker after sex-trafficking plea

A sentencing date has been set for a former Oklahoma state senator who pleaded guilty to child sex trafficking.

Tulsa woman tells police she fatally shot ex-boyfriend

Authorities say a woman has fatally shot her ex-boyfriend, who she said was breaking into her Tulsa home.

15-year-old girl shot in chest in Tulsa drive-by shooting

Police say a 15-year-old girl was shot in the chest in a drive-by shooting as she left a friend's home in Tulsa.

New gas, cigarette tax rates go into effect in Oklahoma

July marks the beginning of several Oklahoma tax hikes to raise more than $400 million for teacher salaries and other budget priorities.

Marijuana industry leader criticizes Fallin over pot rules

The leader of a new medical marijuana trade group in Oklahoma is criticizing Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin for not calling lawmakers back into session to pass laws regulating the industry.

Group wants Route 66 on list of National Historic Trails

A national nonprofit says it will push for Historic Route 66 to be designated as a National Historic Trail.

Feds: Oklahoma medical marijuana users can't possess guns

Federal officials say Oklahoma residents with medical marijuana cards will be prohibited from obtaining gun permits after voters recently approved the medical use of the drug.

Oil, gas production rises in Oklahoma, workforce declines

An economist at the Oklahoma City branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City says oil and gas production is increasing but with fewer employees.

Motorcyclist killed after striking horse in Oklahoma roadway

Authorities say an Oklahoma man was killed when the motorcycle he was driving struck a horse in the roadway.

Man fatally shot outside grocery store in southeast Oklahoma

Authorities say a man was killed in a drive-by shooting outside of a grocery store in southeastern Oklahoma.

Oklahoma Supreme Court voids challenge to teacher pay tax

The Oklahoma Supreme Court says an initiative petition that would overturn a package of tax hikes for funding teacher pay raises and public schools is invalid.

Early voting begins in Oklahoma's statewide primary election

Early, in-person absentee voting has begun at county election boards across Oklahoma ahead of Tuesday's statewide primary election.

Fallin predicts special session if medical marijuana passes

Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin says she expects to call lawmakers back to the Capitol for a special session if Oklahoma voters approve a state question next week to allow the use of marijuana for medicinal purposes.

Oklahoma City man facing murder charge following man's death

An Oklahoma City man is facing a first-degree murder charge following the weekend death of another man.

AAA says Oklahoma, Arkansas among nation's lowest gas prices

AAA says motorists in Oklahoma and Arkansas are paying some of the nation's lowest prices for gasoline.

Man killed in crash at end of police chase in Oklahoma

An Oklahoma City man was killed when the pickup truck he was driving crashed while being pursued by police.

Ex-Oklahoma professor accused of sexual misconduct

Dozens of people speaking against a former University of Oklahoma professor accused of sexual harassment have composed a letter standing by their stories.

Woman dies of kick from horse at Oklahoma racetrack

Authorities say a woman has died after she was kicked in the chest by a horse at Will Rogers Downs racetrack near Claremore.

Study finds possible deep faults, possible earthquake source

Geologists say they may have found previously unmapped faults in Oklahoma that could be contributing to a sharp increase in induced earthquakes in the state.

Oklahoma tribes, lawmakers eye way toward sports betting

Oklahoma's Native American tribes are prepared to offer sports betting at some of the more than 100 casinos across the state, but so far the state's Legislature hasn't reached an agreement on how to do that.

Ex-Oklahoma defensive back sentenced to 18 years for robbery

A former University of Oklahoma football player has been sentenced to 18 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to aggravated robbery in his Texas hometown of Waco.

Magnitude 3.5 earthquake recorded in north-central Oklahoma

The U.S. Geological Survey reports a small earthquake struck in north-central Oklahoma.

Man held on rape charge flees Oklahoma jail

A 20-year-old man held on a rape charge is being sought after authorities say he escaped from an east central Oklahoma county jail.

Prince's estate sues Oklahoma man over posted music videos

Prince's estate is suing an Oklahoma man for alleged copyright infringement.

Charges against man who forced flight diversion to Oklahoma

Investigators say charges have been filed against a man whose screaming and threats aboard a Delta Air Lines flight prompted an emergency landing in Oklahoma.

Ammunition found in home of man who shot inside OKC restaurant

Police recovered ammunition among other items from the home of a man who shot and wounded patrons inside an Oklahoma restaurant last week.

Son accused of killing father in Marlow free on bond

A central Oklahoma man accused of killing his father and disguising it as a suicide is now free on $400,000 bond.

1 wounded by police at end of chase in northern Oklahoma

The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation says a passenger in a pickup truck that was being chased by police in northern Oklahoma was wounded when the truck's driver and an officer exchanged gunfire.

Oklahoma governor lifts burn bans in all but 7 counties

Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin says burn bans are being lifted in half of the 14 counties where they have been in place due to extreme fire conditions.

Justices to review Oklahoma's Indian territory murder appeal

The Supreme Court will hear Oklahoma's plea to reinstate the murder conviction and death sentence of an American Indian.

Divers hunt Oklahoma lake for boaters missing in fatal crash

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says divers are searching for two boaters missing since a collision that killed at least one other person on a central Oklahoma lake.

Tulsa woman jailed without bond after attack on child

A Tulsa woman remains jailed without bond Wednesday morning after authorities accused her of stabbing her eldest daughter and setting their home on fire.

Investigators searching for clues in Oklahoma shootout, fire

Investigators are sifting through debris days after Oklahoma troopers were hit by gunfire or shrapnel in a shootout with a man who died and whose home may have been booby-trapped to spark a massive fire.

4 earthquakes recorded near central Oklahoma town

A series of earthquakes has been recorded near the central Oklahoma town of Crescent.

Police say 2 wounded after shooting in Oklahoma City

Authorities say no arrests have been made following an early morning shooting that injured two people in downtown Oklahoma City.

US Drought Monitor: Western Oklahoma in exceptional drought

The U.S. Drought Monitor says about half of Oklahoma is experiencing drought conditions and that western Oklahoma is experiencing exceptional drought.

US Drought Monitor: Western Oklahoma in exceptional drought

The U.S. Drought Monitor says about half of Oklahoma is experiencing drought conditions and that western Oklahoma is experiencing exceptional drought.

16-year-old pleads guilty to killing father's fiancé

A 16-year-old Oklahoma boy has pleaded guilty to first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of his father's fiancé and was sentenced to 25 years in prison.

Superintendent seeks clarification on teacher raises, taxes

Uncertainty over how an effort to overturn tax increases could affect pay raises for Oklahoma teachers has prompted the state superintendent of schools to seek legal guidance from the attorney general.