• By Jacob McGuire | CNHI News Oklahoma
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NORMAN — In an unexpected turn of events during a deposition Thursday, a man charged in connection with the 2008 first-degree murder of Cory Jay Bodily asked to spend the rest of his life in jail. He got his wish.

  • By Emily Summars | CNHI News Oklahoma

Oklahoma State University graduate and Enid businessman Dr. Barry Pollard was inducted into the Oklahoma State University Hall of Fame last week.

  • By David Dishman | CNHI News Oklahoma

One man was transported by an air ambulance service to Tulsa following a well explosion at Trinity Operating LLC, located just west of Quinton, Thursday afternoon.

  • By Mack Burke | CNHI News Oklahoma

NORMAN — Lt. Gov. Todd Lamb resigned from the governor’s cabinet Thursday, citing opposition to Gov. Mary Fallin’s tax plan, which would place a new tax on 164 services.

  • By Fred Katz | Thunder Beat Writer
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OKLAHOMA CITY — Russell Westbrook’s four-point possession happened in the most typical way.

  • By Cathy Spaulding | CNHI News Oklahoma
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Mothers and sons are being called to battle, laser tag style, to help children get through the court system. 

  • Cathy Spaulding | CNHI Oklahoma
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Alice Robertson Junior High students braved the Valentine’s Day rain to shower love on an old house.

  • Sarah Nishimuta | CNHI Oklahoma

The Woodward DAR (Daughters of the American Revolution) Chapter is searching for area veterans, Blue Star Mothers, and Gold Star Families to be recognized and thanked in an appreciation ceremony in June.

  • By Grant D. Crawford | CNHI News Oklahoma

For veterans living in tribal communities, finding representation for benefit claims can be a difficult task. That's why the Department of Veterans Affairs has recently changed a rule in the Code of Federal Regulations, allowing eligible tribal organizations to become accredited by the VA.

  • By Sheri Gourd | CNHI News Oklahoma
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The Tahlequah Community Playhouse has begun work on a production like none it has done before. Following the structure of the Penguin Project, the group is producing "Annie Jr." featuring an all-youth cast, half of which have special needs or disabilities.

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Oklahomans took a major step forward when they voted to approve state questions 780 and 781 for criminal justice reform. With the knowledge that there are too many Oklahomans in prison, and many were there for drug offenses, we chose to lessen the penalty for some possession charges and use saved money to establish rehabilitation programs.

  • By Rachael Van Horn | CNHI News Oklahoma
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In what has to be the most colorful and exciting Woodward Chamber luncheon in more than a year, OnStage Woodward performed one scene of the coming Seussical the Music that includes all the well-loved Dr. Seuss characters.

  • By Grant D. Crawford | CNHI News Oklahoma
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Akins said he had almost given up on finding his lost brother, until one day in early February, when he received a Facebook message from Bolding.

  • By Mike Elswick | CNHI News Oklahoma

A response to a theft call on Saturday resulted in an arrest on theft and drug-related charges after the suspect held a gun to his head and threatened to kill himself near Fort Gibson.

  • By Mark Hughes | CNHI News Oklahoma
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Muskogee High School campus police have forwarded to the district attorney an aggravated assault and battery complaint against a student who initiated a school fight that was recorded by another student.

  • By Michelle Charles | CNHI News Oklahoma
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Gov. Mary Fallin says her $7.9-billion proposed budget for fiscal year 2018 is $100-million less than the state’s 2009 budget, when adjusted for inflation. The budget proposed by Gov. Brad Henry for fiscal year 2009 totaled $7.3 billion, although a revenue shortfall later forced a 5-percent cut in funding for all state agencies.

  • By Michelle Charles | CNHI News Oklahoma

State Auditor and Inspector Gary Jones, a man who is proud to say the Tulsa World once called him a “curmudgeonly penny pincher without many friends in high places,” didn’t mince words when talk turned to the state budget during a visit to Stillwater.