COLBERT, Okla. — The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation is trying to determine why a man followed a couple from a Colbert, Okla. truck stop, cause their vehicle to crash and then threatened them, eventually leading to the man being shot dead.
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HOUSTON — Oklahoma’s Supreme Court said New Dominion can be sued for damage caused by an earthquake that a woman blames on disposal wells tied to fracking, in what may be the first such case to head to a jury trial.
The Oklahoma Supreme Court ordered that a monument to the Ten Commandments on the state Capitol grounds violates the state constitution and must be removed.
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruled 5 to 4 on Monday to uphold a procedure used by states to carry out executions by lethal injection.
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court has cleared the way for Oklahoma and other death-penalty states to execute convicted murderers with a lethal injection that relies on a substitute sedative.
Russell Staley, the driver of tractor-trailer that hit a van carrying members of the North Central Texas College softball team in September, was charged today with four counts of manslaughter in the first degree. Murray County, Okla. court records show that Judge Duck Aaron of Sulphur, Okla. will be hearing the case and District Attorney David Pyle will be prosecuting it. The records did not show an attorney for Staley.
After being closed for almost a month, the Roosevelt Bridge, which takes Highway 70 across Lake Texoma connecting Mead, Okla. and Kingston, Okla., was reopened late Wednesday evening. The bridge was closed on May 28 because of high water due to heavy rains in May.
For only the fourth time in history, the water gushing over the spillway at a mesmerizing rate has slowly trickled to a halt.
Nehemiah Blessed Fischer may have been named after a prophet, but he died in less than holy circumstances.
As spring ebbs and transitions into summer, climatologists with the Southern Regional Climate Center at Louisiana State University have confirmed that this past month was the wettest May on record for the Sherman-Denison area.