STILLWATER — With Halloween quickly approaching, some might think massive populations of giant spiders have taken over parts of the state, spinning webs in tree branches as far as the eye can see.

  • By DAVID DISHMAN The McAlester News-Capital

MCALESTER — Hartshorne municipal credit card statements show a city credit card was used to pay bills and purchase personal items from retailers like Victoria’s Secret, Eastbay,,, and more, according to the results of a special investigation by the McAlester News-Capital.

  • By JOSH NEWTON The Tahlequah Daily Press

TAHLEQUAH — An alleged parking lot drug deal outside the Department of Human Services building led Tahlequah officers to jail two people late Wednesday evening.

  • By LINDA PROVOST The Duncan Banner

DUNCAN — Students at Horace Mann Elementary got to see how Farmers Insurance responds to natural disasters around the United States.

  • By RANDY MITCHELL Managing Editor

STRATFORD — A Stratford woman was injured Thursday in a single-vehicle wreck in Pontotoc County.

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  • By ERIC SWANSON, Staff Writer

Lindsey Leslie’s family watched the city’s progress on building Wintersmith Aquatics Center, curious to see what the new pool would offer them.

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MUSKOGEE — The Rev. Leroy Walker, the pastor at Rayfield Baptist Church, found many places to develop his knack for listening.

  • By CASS RAINS Enid News & Eagle

ENID — A woman charged last month with child abuse and obtaining money by false pretense after lying about her daughter’s treatment for cancer is facing additional charges.

  • By M.J. Van Deventer-Shelton Muskogee Phoenix

MUSKOGEE — Bart Glatt might have become a medical doctor had he not been mesmerized by a neighbor’s magic tricks when he was in the seventh grade.

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A man accused of killing a woman in her rural home Aug. 16 has been charged with several felonies, including murder and rape.

Comedy legend Paul Reiser will perform stand-up comedy at East Central University this evening, and tickets are still available.

  • By MACK BURKE The Norman Transcript

NORMAN — The Oklahoma Department of Health has confirmed 13 cases of mumps in Garfield County, one in Kay County and is investigating 10 others. While Oklahoma Department of Health Public Information Officer Corey Robertson said there is no need to panic, the outbreak has brought light to th…

Two Ada people were arrested Sunday for allegedly stealing property from several residences and vehicles.

This weekend offers plenty of activities for area residents, including East Central University’s Homecoming celebration and the opening days of the Chickasaw Nation Annual Meeting and Festival.

  • By ERIC SWANSON, Staff Writer

This weekend offers plenty of activities for area residents, including East Central University’s Homecoming celebration and the opening days of the Chickasaw Nation Annual Meeting and Festival.

  • By HARRISON GRIMWOOD Muskogee Phoenix

MUSKOGEE — A Muskogee man pleaded guilty Monday, just before trial, to killing a toddler while trying to shoot and kill someone else.

  • By JACOB MCGUIRE Th Norman Transcript

NORMAN — In light of Monday’s fatal crash involving a train and a pedestrian, authorities are urging Norman residents to be aware.

  • By DIANA DICKINSON The Claremore Daily Progress

CLAREMORE — A hydrochloric acid spill at a galvanizing plant east of the Tulsa Port of Catoosa, which caused some of the plant’s employees to be evacuated, has been contained, according to the Verdigris Fire Department.

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ECU Political Science, Legal Studies and Sociology Department Chair Christine Pappas said the excursion was designed to create a “high-impact experience” for students of the university’s new water policy graduate program.

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Cope will retire from his position as fire safety coordinator at Pontotoc Technology Center Sept. 30. His replacement, Jay Wood, has worked alongside him for years and brings decades of experience as a firefighter in Oklahoma City to the program.

  • By Matt Zapotosky, Philip Bump, Amy B Wang and Mark Berman  The Washington Post

NEW YORK — Law enforcement was working early Monday to render safe an area around an Elizabeth, N.J., train station where a backpack with “multiple improvised explosive devices” was found just hours after FBI took “a number of people” into custody in connection with a weekend bombing in New …

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The city of Ada, and its partners at the state and federal levels, are investing in the Ada Municipal Airport because they see the facility as a long-term driver of economic growth. 

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