A battle between state officials and Native American tribes over a hotly debated gaming compact could spill into federal court if the two sides can’t reach an agreement by Jan. 1, Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt said Thursday.
Amid compact negotiations, Oklahoma’s governor is wagering residents are too smart to be influenced by a decade of philanthropic giving and an aggressive advertising campaigned aimed at swaying public sentiment.
Teenagers, fresh out of high school, could be hired to guard and oversee hardened criminals in Oklahoma’s chronically overcrowded and understaffed prisons.
The Ada City Council signed off Monday on a new contract with the International Association of Fire Fighters Local 2298 for fiscal years 2019-20 and 2020-21.
Tony A. Scott, an East Central University Distinguished Alumnus, will deliver the Fall 2019 Commencement address at 10 a.m. Dec. 14, in the Kerr Activities Center.
Parade of Lights 2019
Chickasaw Nation warriors laid wreaths at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery during a recent trip to Washington, D.C.
Area firefighters battled a wildfire near the intersection of State Highway 59 and County Road 3420 Friday afternoon.
For more than a week starting in mid-September, Oklahoma’s prisons were locked down. Routines were interrupted as visitation was canceled, classes were put on hold and inmates were allowed to shower only three times per week. They were largely confined to their cells or bunks.
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Deputies with the Cleveland County Sheriff's Office have been given a new less-lethal weapon for their arsenal when fighting crime in the streets.
Oklahoma’s governor should halt efforts to force tribal governments to renegotiate the terms of gaming compacts from which the state reaps tens of millions of dollars annually.
A popular TSET grant program that promotes improved health and wellbeing in schools and communities is now accepting applications.
Oklahoma is no stranger to cold and ice. When the temperature drops and leaves a layer of ice on everything, getting from one place to the next can pose a hazard. This is the time of year when public safety is a high priority.
A Kay County investigator is coming to Enid High School on Monday to interview staff members about allegations leveled against administrators by the Oklahoma Education Association and former Enid Public Schools campus police chief Mike Dods, according to Heath Merchen, the attorney representing Dods.
The city of Enid is closing in on several critical hurdles for the Kaw Lake Water Pipeline Project, some high, some low, each capable of hindering the $315 million effort, or worse.
Richard Malone, the embattled bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Buffalo, New York, has resigned, the Vatican announced Wednesday.
ENID, Okla. – Air Force officials Friday identified the two airmen killed in a crash landing of a trainer jet at Vance Air Force Base as student pilot Lt. Travis Wilkie, 23, and instructor Lt. Col. John “Matt” Kincade, 47.
ENID, Okla. –Two jet fighter planes used for pilot training at Vance Air Force Base in northern Oklahoma crashed Thursday morning, causing the death of two airmen, base officials announced.
DUNCAN, Okla. – The police clock read 9:55 a.m. Monday when a 911 caller reported an unidentified man and woman, walking calmly from the money center in Walmart to enter their parked car, suddenly were shot to death through the windshield.
“Let’s respect each other versus tearing each other up.”
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. -- Lt. Clyde Doty kept telling the man clinging for his life in river rapids 100 yards from the brink of the American Falls the same thing over and over: “We got you, we got you.”
OKLAHOMA CITY – President Trump's critics won’t get their kicks on Route 66 under an Oklahoma legislator’s proposal to rename a small stretch of the iconic roadway after the president.
GREENVILLE, Tex. – Authorities have dropped murder charges against the man arrested for the shooting deaths of two people and the wounding of six others at an Oct. 26 Halloween party on the outskirts of this northeast Texas city.
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NORMAN [ndash] Services for Joe Donald Storie, 79, of Norman will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Criswell Funeral Home Chapel. Don and David Stevens will officiate. Burial will follow at Rosedale Cemetery. Mr. Storie died Friday, Dec. 6, 2019, at a Nashville, Tennessee, hospital. He was bo…
ADA [ndash] Helen Ruth Smith, 69, of Ada passed away Monday, Dec. 9, 2019, in Ada. Services are pending at this time with Estes-Phillips Funeral Home in Ada.
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