A specially appointed prosecutor intends to dismiss indictments and refile criminal charges in five cases of second-degree manslaughter, according to a document filed Thursday in Garfield County District Court.
Taxpayers in Oklahoma should brace themselves for a very expensive roll call this week. We don't expect the Legislature to do much more than that in this second special session.
When Dr. William Sloan was a boy, violin dealers in downtown Chicago called him whenever they were working on a famous violinist’s instrument. Sloan would hop on the bus and ride it to the dealer’s shop so he could see the violin.
Cleveland County Judge Lori Walkley announced today in court that Alton Nolen will be sentenced to death for beheading former Vaughan Foods employee Colleen Hufford, as well assaulting several other coworkers in 2014.
Chisholm's four kindergarten classes — 88 students, four teachers and a teacher's aide — worked to collect the stuffed animals donated Thursday, along with a box decorated to look like a police vehicle.
Court records show that a man arrested this week on a manslaughter charge allegedly tested positive for methamphetamine following a fatal two-vehicle accident in June — and that he should have had an ignition interlock device on his vehicle at the time of the collision.
A traditional Native artist is passing on her knowledge and skills to the community, while offering a unique opportunity to create holiday gifts.
This week, a two-night class for the craft of corn husk dolls was taught at the United Keetoowah Band John Hair Cultural Center and Museum.
I’m all for being passionate about the political process and doing your best to get your horse across the line first. But, let’s clear up one point: there is no office that is more important than protecting children from sexual predators.
When determining if a cancer cluster is present in a community or region, the Oklahoma Central Cancer Registry uses baseline qualifications, as well as additional analysis, depending on the situation.
The weeks leading up to Christmas bring with them shopping, festive menus, sparkling lights displays - and for Christian churches, a chance to embrace the "reason for the season."
Most Americans keeping up with the hotly contested special U.S. Senate election in Alabama were shocked with the results. But in hindsight, the slim victory of Democrat Doug Jones over Republican Roy Moore may be a sign voters are tired of "tribaltarians."
A burn ban in Cherokee County went into effect Thursday morning, when the Cherokee County Commissioners held a special meeting to enact the resolution.
The burn ban will last for 14 days.
A burn ban went into effect in Muskogee County for the next seven days after action by the Muskogee County commissioners in special session Thursday.
Testimony continued Thursday as a House Special Investigation Committee investigates how the Oklahoma State Health Department’s financial mismanagement led to a $30 million shortfall in the budget.
PHILADELPHIA — Indiana Pacers guard Lance Stephenson came away from Wednesday’s game against the Oklahoma City Thunder with an impression of Steven Adams that Adams’ teammates developed long ago.
No charges will be filed against Oklahoma running back Rodney Anderson after a rape accusation was made against him last week, Cleveland County District Attorney Greg Mashburn said Thursday.
Two days before the Oklahoma State men’s basketball team was slated to be at full strength this season, news broke of two players being dismissed from the program.
There are just two days until bowl season kicks off with 80 Division I FBS programs looking to cap off the season with a win.
For those, like myself, who pay attention to recruiting for their favorite college football teams, national signing day is a fun experience that celebrates the players who will be the future of the program.
NORMAN — Gene McKown cut the red ribbon Wednesday morning on the Judy McKown Children’s Activity Center, adding another chapter to his growing legacy of philanthropy and fulfilling a promise to his late wife Judy, whose vision inspired the project.
Tahlequah residents have noticed a difference at the Snowflake Ice Rink this year, as some new amenities have added to the fun of gliding across the frozen H2O.
Checkpoints are used randomly to check primarily for sobriety and driver's license and insurance verification. Most states, including Oklahoma, allow sobriety checkpoints, during which suspicious drivers are subject to sobriety tests.
At the end of November, State Rep. Matt Meredith, D-Tahlequah, issued a statement indicating the Oklahoma State Department of Health opened an investigation in April "to assess whether the occurrence of pediatric cancer in Cherokee County was statistically higher than the state of Oklahoma as a whole."
A Wagoner man accused of kidnapping his stepdaughter and holding her captive for 19 years was indicted Wednesday by a grand jury in federal court in Muskogee, according to a news release from the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma.
Public Arts Commission of Enid is pursuing Oklahoma Department of Transportation dollars for an art project involving the Van Buren overpass or nearby grain elevators.
A Norman man remained in the Pittsburg County Jail on Wednesday on a $100,000 bond following his arrest on a manslaughter charge in connection with a fatal accident which occurred in June.
In this week’s position white is poised to mate black. To this end, white has sacrificed a rook, given black advanced dangerous passed pawns on the queen-side, and allowed black to wreck white’s pawn structure. It is now time for white to receive dividends on its investment. With this hint in mind, please try to find white’s winning attack.