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  • Study: 1 in 4 Oklahoma children live in poverty

    Nearly 1 in 4 Oklahoma children live in poverty and the number of children living in high-poverty areas has more than doubled since 2000, according to a new national study released Tuesday that shows how children fare in each state. 

     

    July 23, 2014

  • Oklahoma forensic sketch artist explains drawing process

    Harvey Pratt's long career as Oklahoma's leading forensic profiler happened almost by accident.

     

    July 23, 2014

  • Group hopes to build Oklahoma pop culture museum

    Jamie Oldaker toured the world drumming for the likes of Eric Clapton, among others, but he never lost touch with Oklahoma, where he honed the skills that enabled him to spend his life making music.

     

    July 22, 2014

  • U-pick wine grapes now in season

    Bob and Nancy Sloan, owners of Sand Stone Spring Vineyard in Mustang, are offering hobby and amateur wine makers a unique opportunity; the chance to pick their own grapes.

     

    July 22, 2014

  • US appeals court tosses Oklahoma gay marriage ban

    A federal appeals court ruling Friday that Oklahoma’s ban on gay marriage is unconstitutional spurred celebration among gay rights activists but sparked sharp anger among Republican leaders in a conservative state that prides itself on being the buckle of the nation’s Bible Belt.

    July 19, 2014

  • OSBI looks into suspicious death in Wagoner County

    The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation says it's providing assistance to the Wagoner County Sheriff's Office to look into a suspicious death.

    July 17, 2014

  • Autopsies inconclusive in Oklahoma family's deaths

    Autopsy results were inconclusive for a family whose remains were found by hunters in a wooded area four years after they disappeared in rural Oklahoma, the state Medical Examiner's Office said.

     

    July 17, 2014

  • Hearing set in lawsuit over Oklahoma DUI arrests

    A hearing is scheduled for next month on whether class-action status should be granted to a lawsuit potentially involving thousands of drivers whose licenses were revoked because of a faulty affidavit once used by the Oklahoma Department of Public Safety.

     

    July 17, 2014

  • Earthquakes cause minor damage in central Oklahoma

    Two early morning earthquakes rattled residents in central Oklahoma and caused minor damage at local businesses. 

     

    July 16, 2014

  • New law may affect gun license applicants

    The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation says a new state law could affect people who are applying for gun licenses this year.

     

    July 16, 2014

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