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.
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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.
Several states are banding together to combat the mounting risks of earthquakes tied to the disposal of wastewater from hydraulic fracturing for natural gas.
Oklahoma’s law governing executions is unconstitutional because privacy provisions prevent anyone from learning about the drugs used to kill the condemned, a state judge ruled Wednesday in the latest case in the growing area of death penalty litigation.
OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma City developer tasked with building a new $750 million tourist destination on Lake Texoma has moved to counter sue the Commissioners of the Land Office over lack of progress on the project.
BRYAN COUNTY, Okla. — The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation announced Friday that they are investigating unidentified human remains found this week in rural Bryan County.
TULSA, Okla. — For the second time in a month, a federal judge has set aside a deeply conservative state’s limits on same-sex marriage, this time in Oklahoma.