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Oklahoma base set for migrant site was WWII internment camp

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A U.S. Army base in Oklahoma that the federal government says will temporarily house children crossing the border without their parents was used during World War II as a Japanese internment camp. Historical data from the...

 

Mother of black teen killed by Oklahoma police seeks answers

EDMOND, Okla. (AP) — Family members and advocates said Thursday they want answers about the death of an unarmed black teenager who was naked when police in an Oklahoma City suburb fatally shot him weeks ahead of his high school graduation. Isaiah...

 

Residents of Oklahoma town demand answers in police shooting

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Residents of an Oklahoma town were still waiting for answers Monday on what prompted police to open fire on a pickup truck last week, wounding three children and a man who authorities say was wanted in a robbery. Three days...

 

GOP's 2020 offensive in Oklahoma Congressional race underway

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Republican campaign to unseat deep-red Oklahoma's lone Democrat in Congress is officially underway after a GOP state lawmaker Wednesday jumped into the fray for a seat both parties expect to work fiercely to win in 2020....

 

Oklahoma City bombing 'Survivor Tree' DNA to live on

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Science and technology are helping Oklahoma City to sustain the DNA — and the spirit — of a tree that has symbolized hope in the 24 years since the deadliest act of domestic terrorism in U.S. history shook the city to its...

 

Report: More than 500,000 US households had water cut off

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Water service was cut off to an estimated 1.4 million people living in more than a half-a-million American households that got behind on their bills two years ago, as some struggled to keep up with rising costs and governments...

 

Oklahoma man convicted in hate-crime killing dies in prison

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma man who was serving a life term for the hate-crime killing of his Lebanese neighbor has died in prison just months after being sentenced, the state Department of Corrections said Thursday. Stanley Vernon Majors,...

 

Oklahoma teacher walkout means improvising to care for kids

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Massive teacher protests at the Oklahoma state Capitol have done more than put political pressure on lawmakers: The situation has forced school districts, churches, community organizations and parents to improvise to take care...

 

AP News Guide: The ongoing teacher protest in Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma teachers plan to continue massive demonstrations at the state Capitol to keep the pressure on lawmakers to find more money for public education. Classes were canceled at some of the state's largest school districts...

 

Owner of elephants that got stranded has faced scrutiny

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A circus that owns four elephants that were briefly stranded this week along an Oklahoma roadway also had a pachyderm escape its enclosure and roam free through a Wisconsin residential neighborhood last summer, federal records...

 

Oklahoma college board member chided for anti-gay comments

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A former Oklahoma City mayor and member of the University of Oklahoma Board of Regents was rebuked Monday for comparing gay people to pedophiles and politicians who've recently resigned amid allegations of sexual misconduct....

 

Oklahoma lawmakers OK budget fix, but new shortfall awaits

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma's Republican-controlled Senate agreed Friday to cobble together a budget through even deeper cuts to state services, rejecting GOP Gov. Mary Fallin's warning that the approach would set the state "up for failure."...

 

US priest martyred in Guatemala beatified before thousands

OKARCHE, Okla. (AP) — Few religious pilgrimages lead down a dusty, unpaved Oklahoma road past grazing horses, metal barns and towering wind turbines in the distance. But the unusual destination of this 2,000-mile (3,218-kilometer) trek from...

 

Guatemalans travel to Oklahoma to honor 1st US martyr

OKARCHE, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma-born priest killed during Guatemala's civil war is set to be beatified and is on the path to possible sainthood. Thousands of people are expected to attend a beatification mass Saturday for the Rev. Stanley Rother...

 

Harvey repeats devastation back on shore in Texas, Louisiana

ORANGE, Texas (AP) — A weaker Harvey replicated its devastating roll Wednesday, returning to shore with a deluge of rain that inundated homes and highways and left police and government officials struggling to pluck people from the water. The...

 

Secret hearings held in ex-Oklahoma City cop's rape case

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The high-profile case of a former Oklahoma City police officer convicted of raping women while on duty focused the public's attention on the problem of sexual misconduct on the force, but his appeal raising questions about DNA...

 

DNA issues raised amid secret hearings in ex-cop rape case

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The high-profile case of a former Oklahoma City police officer convicted of raping women while on duty focused the public's attention on the problem of sexual misconduct on the force, but his appeal raising questions about DNA...

 

Lawsuit: Trafficking scheme lured Filipinos to Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Owners of an Oklahoma hotel and other businesses engaged in a human trafficking scheme that lured workers from the Philippines promising good wages but instead paid them less than the minimum wage, according to a lawsuit....

 

Ex-cop to face 4th trial in killing of daughter's boyfriend

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A white former Oklahoma police officer will face a fourth trial in the shooting death of his daughter's black boyfriend, a prosecutor said Monday. Three mistrials in less than a year have been declared in the case of Shannon...

 

Tulsa cop cleared in killing of unarmed black man resigns

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A white Oklahoma police officer recently acquitted of fatally shooting an unarmed black man submitted her resignation from the Tulsa police department Friday, saying the desk job where she had been assigned made her feel...

 

Trump upset states not fully cooperating with voting panel

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — President Donald Trump is upset that all states aren't fully cooperating with his voting commission's request for detailed information about every voter in the United States. Some of the most populous ones, including...

 

Emails reiterate EPA chief's ties to fossil fuel interests

WASHINGTON (AP) — Newly obtained emails underscore just how closely Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt coordinated with fossil fuel companies while serving as Oklahoma's state attorney general, a position in which he frequently sued...

 

Residents take stock after night of tornadoes in central US

ELK CITY, Okla. (AP) — Residents of an Oklahoma subdivision and a Wisconsin trailer park that were leveled by deadly tornadoes sifted through what remained of their homes and possessions Wednesday, even as forecasters warned of another round of...

 

Divisions abound 22 years after Oklahoma City bombing

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Remembering the Oklahoma City bombing has taken on a new meaning for Brian Martinez in the era of Donald Trump. His father, a pastor, was among the 168 people killed in the explosion at the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building on...

 

Slain Oklahoma officer was new recruit, aspiring canine cop

TECUMSEH, Okla. (AP) — A 22-year-old officer and new recruit died Monday after a shootout with a man who fled a traffic stop in central Oklahoma, police said. Officer Justin Terney, who had only graduated from the police academy last summer, was...

 

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