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Legislature approves broad new powers for Oklahoma governor

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Legislature on Monday granted sweeping new powers to the governor to respond to the coronavirus pandemic. The House and Senate met in special session and approved the resolution under the never-before-used Catastro...

 
 By Ken Miller    Regional    April 1, 2020

Stitt: Up to 6,800 hospital beds needed for virus patients

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma will need up to 6,800 hospital beds to treat coronavirus patients at the peak of the pandemic, Gov. Kevin Stitt said Wednesday. But Stitt acknowledged that scientists and health officers remain unsure when the peak...

 
 By Ken Miller    Local    March 27, 2020

Oklahoma schools closed as state coronavirus infections rise

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma State Board of Education voted Wednesday to close public schools statewide for the remainder of the school year and to turn to distance learning in an effort to limit the spread of the coronavirus, which has now...

 
 By Ken Miller    Regional    March 27, 2020

Oklahoma governor's cabinet member tests positive for virus

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A member of Gov. Kevin Stitt's cabinet is among the 84 new coronavirus cases reported Thursday in Oklahoma, bringing the state's tally of infections to at least 248. Oklahoma's death toll rose to seven. The Department of...

 
 By Ken Miller    Regional    March 27, 2020

Oklahoma governor's cabinet member tests positive for virus

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A member of Gov. Kevin Stitt's cabinet is among the 84 new coronavirus cases reported Thursday in Oklahoma, bringing the state's tally of infections to at least 248. Oklahoma's death toll rose to seven. The Department of...

 
 By Ken Miller    Regional    March 27, 2020

Arkansas bans gatherings of more than 10 to curb virus

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Arkansas is banning indoor and enclosed outdoor social gatherings of more than 10 people, with few exceptions, in an effort to slow the spread of the coronavirus that has infected at least 335 Arkansans and is blamed for three...

 
 By Ken Miller    Local    March 26, 2020

Oklahoma schools closed as state coronavirus infections rise

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma State Board of Education voted Wednesday to close public schools statewide for the remainder of the school year and to turn to distance learning in an effort to limit the spread of the coronavirus, which has now...

 
 By Ken Miller    Regional    March 22, 2020

Oklahoma Legislature closes, coronavirus increases in state

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Capitol will be nearly vacant next week after the state House and Senate announced Friday that the Legislature will be shut down due to the spread of the coronavirus. "Senators and our staff remain in constant...

 
 By Ken Miller    Regional    March 20, 2020

Oklahoma Legislature closes, coronavirus increases in state

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Capitol will be nearly vacant next week after the state House and Senate announced Friday that the Legislature will be shut down due to the spread of the coronavirus. "Senators and our staff remain in constant...

 
 By Ken Miller    Regional    March 15, 2020

Oklahoma bombing museum closes, Tulsa cancels large events

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Health concerns about the coronavirus resulted Saturday in the temporary closing of the Oklahoma City National Memorial Museum and Tulsa Mayor G.T. Bynum temporarily banning events that would bring 250 or more people to...

 
 By Ken Miller    Regional    March 15, 2020

Oklahoma City marks bombing anniversary with artistic events

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma City honors victims of the 1995 bombing that shocked the nation in what remains the deadliest act of domestic terrorism in U.S. history through a memorial and museum, annual remembrance ceremonies and a marathon. This...

 

Curriculum being developed to teach Tulsa race massacre

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma State Department of Education is developing a curriculum for teaching students statewide about the events surrounding the 1921 Tulsa race massacre. While schools across the state have been required to teach about...

 

Police: Driver traveling 79 mph when Oklahoma students hit

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A pickup truck was traveling 79 mph (127 kph) in a 25 mph (40 kph) zone when it struck members of a high school cross-country team on a sidewalk in suburban Oklahoma City, killing two and injuring the others, a police sergeant...

 

Two federal opioid lawsuits go back to Oklahoma, California

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A federal judicial panel is sending two federal opioid lawsuits back to federal courts in Oklahoma and California where they were initially filed in an effort to streamline the cases that are among nearly 2,700 now pending in...

 

Family of student killed by driver living 'horrible dream'

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The man arrested for driving into a group a high school cross-country runners in suburban Oklahoma City, killing two and injuring four was talking to himself and spoke of his son, killed in an auto crash the day before, a man w...

 

Official: 2nd student dies after truck hits Oklahoma runners

MOORE, Okla. (AP) — A second suburban Oklahoma City high school student has died after a group of cross-country runners was struck by a pickup truck that authorities say was driven by man whose son was killed in a traffic crash over the weekend, a...

 

Body of 'Lime Lady' found in Oklahoma in 1980 is identified

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The body of a woman found in central Oklahoma nearly 40 years ago and known only as "Lime Lady" has been identified as a missing Las Vegas woman, authorities said Thursday. DNA testing with the help of the DNA Doe Project...

 

Damages sought for Oklahoma inmate's death despite pleas

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A federal negligence and wrongful death lawsuit against a northeastern Oklahoma county, its sheriff, former sheriff, jailers, nurse and others alleges an inmate was allowed to die despite repeated pleas for help that were...

 

Supreme Court: Alcohol distribution law unconstitutional

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A divided Oklahoma Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that a law requiring the top 25 brands of wine and spirits to be sold to all Oklahoma alcohol wholesalers is unconstitutional. The 5-4 ruling means alcohol manufacturers can...

 

Oklahoma attorney general sues distributors of opioids

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter on Monday brought a lawsuit against three distributors of opioids after winning a lawsuit against one drug manufacturer and reaching pretrial settlements in other cases. Hunter filed the...

 
 By Ken Miller    Regional    January 5, 2020

Another search planned for Oklahoma girls missing since 1999

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Two days of meetings and new searches are planned this week for two 16-year-old Oklahoma girls missing and presumed dead for more than two decades, authorities said Monday. Investigators with the Craig County District...

 

7 Oklahoma counties to vote on Sunday liquor store sales

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Voters in seven Oklahoma counties will decide next year whether to allow liquor stores to open on Sundays, in a continued push to expand the state's market for booze. The measure will appear on ballots March 3, or "Super Tuesda...

 

Suspect in custody after man shot at Oklahoma City mall

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A man suspected of shooting another man during an argument inside an Oklahoma City mall, prompting frightened shoppers to hide, was jailed Friday on $500,000 bond after surrendering to police, authorities said. Capt. Larry...

 

Search finds possible graves of Tulsa Race Massacre victims

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Scientists surveying a cemetery and a homeless camp in Tulsa, Oklahoma, found pits holding possible remains of black residents killed nearly 100 years ago in a race massacre, investigators have revealed. In a report presented M...

 

Child sexual abuse substantiated against ex-Oklahoma priest

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Archdiocese of Oklahoma City said Monday it has substantiated an allegation of child sexual abuse against another priest. The archdiocese said in a news release that Father Papa-Rao Pasala admitted to "inappropriate though...

 

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