It’s as regular as clockwork. All across Texoma, budgets are tightening as families begin the expensive process of preparing their kids for another year of school. Lucky for them, another annual tradition is just around the corner: tax-free weekend in Texas and Oklahoma.
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Oklahoma called off a high-profile double execution with an experimental drug combination Tuesday evening after the first execution was apparently botched and the inmate died of a heart attack about 40 minutes after the drugs were administered, according to local news reports.
After leaving a trail of death and destruction across at least six states, a series of violent storms that spawned dozens of tornadoes continued to move through the South on Tuesday morning.
VILONIA, Ark. — Rescuers continued to move through parts of Arkansas on Monday seeking survivors of a deadly tornado that tore through the region, killing at least 16 and injuring dozens.
Oklahoma City police and a bomb squad unit have cleared a suspicious suitcase found downtown near the Oklahoma County jail.
A divided Oklahoma Supreme Court has granted two death row inmates a reprieve, while throwing the state’s legal system into a tizzy on how to administer the death penalty.
The Oklahoma Supreme Court has stayed the executions of two inmates on Oklahoma’s death row, just one day before one of the men was scheduled for lethal injection. Clayton Derrell Lockett was scheduled for execution at 6 p.m. Tuesday.
NORMAN — EH Pittman isn’t looking forward to tornado season, his first since the May 20 Moore tornado that left him in a wheelchair and his broken shoulders blades still healing.
DURANT, Okla. — In an effort to incorporate core school lessons into a music program, local teacher Joan Wright has started publishing children’s books designed to combine music lessons with contemporary classroom topics.
There have been more earthquakes strong enough to be felt in Oklahoma this year than in all of 2013, overwhelming state officials who are trying to determine if the temblors are linked to oil and natural gas production.