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SB 287 clears state senate
A bill that would require people seeking public office to disclose any felony or misdemeanor convictions on their candidacy forms has cleared the Oklahoma Senate.
Oklahoma man ordered to trial in dismemberment case
An Oklahoma man accused of fatally shooting his girlfriend’s ex-husband, cutting up his body and stuffing the remains into cement-filled buckets was ordered Thursday to stand trial on a first-degree murder charge.
Doctor warns norovirus spreads easily
With the country in the midst of a record year for influenza cases, doctors at the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation are warning Oklahomans to watch out for another violent and virulent illness called the norovirus.
- The U.S. Geological Survey says a small earthquake has been recorded in the Oklahoma City metro area.
24,000 without power in Oklahoma
Two Oklahoma utilities say the number of customers without power has fallen by nearly half to 24,000, mostly in the west and northwest corners of the state hit hardest by a winter storm.
Railroad now links several area cities
A bridge completed over the North Canadian River near Shawnee this month has reopened railroad commerce to the area after 20 years, officials said Thursday.
Alleged kidnapper arrested
The United States Marshals apprehended an alleged McAlester kidnapper early Thursday morning with the help of McAlester police.
Tribes, state to continue water negotiations without mediator
Water negotiations between the state of Oklahoma and two powerful southeastern Oklahoma Indian tribes will continue without court-ordered mediation.
Inmate escapes from prison in McAlester
Authorities say an inmate has escaped from the Jackie Brannon Correctional Center in McAlester.
6 new deaths due to flu reported in Oklahoma
The Oklahoma State Department of Health reports six new deaths due to the flu.
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