Two men were killed early Thursday morning in an ATV crash on a county road northwest of Ringwood in Major County, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol is reporting.
The number of COVID-19 cases in Oklahoma rose by 673, including two in Garfield County, with three additional deaths recorded Wednesday, according to the Oklahoma State Department of Health.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Even as testing efforts increase, some Oklahomans are having to wait nearly a week to find out if they’ve tested positive for the deadly COVID-19 virus.
An online petition asking for a more flexible fall semester has received more than 1,500 signatures of support from University of Oklahoma students, employees and community members with significant concerns about returning to campus.
Two small hospitals in Oklahoma City and Tulsa are among 10 facilities being contacted by congressional investigators over the price of COVID-19 testing and reports of surprise medical bills.
Attorney General Mike Hunter said every “misguided public appeal” to clear Julius Jones’ name is revisiting pain on the surviving family members of his victim, Paul Howell. Hunter called a press conference Monday in an attempt to rebut some of the misinformation, saying supporters have “mani…
OKLAHOMA CITY — Supporters of a death row inmate are spreading misinformation and trying to get the sentence of a guilty man commuted, the state’s attorney general said Monday.
The Centers for Disease Control guidelines on whether to wear a face covering or mask during the pandemic remains a point of controversy in Oklahoma and elsewhere, as COVID-19 continues to surge.
The number of COVID-19 cases in Oklahoma rose by 283, including one in Garfield County, for 15,928 overall cases, with no deaths reported Sunday, according to Oklahoma State Department of Health.
African American librarian Judith Horton believed “there is no better way to hasten the education and uplift of our people than the establishment of reading rooms, and libraries in every community.” She founded the first Oklahoma public library for African Americans.
Arachnophobia is one of the most common fears of people all over the world. However, much of that fear may be unwarranted as only a dozen or so of the estimated 50,000 species of spider pose any real threat to humans.
It has been a couple of years since teachers put together a movement to walkout of their classrooms and advocate for their students. Now, a local Duncan teacher has taken over to run that same group.
Oklahoma saw its second highest, single-day increase in COVID-19 cases Saturday, with 580 new positive tests confirmed, the third time in a week the state topped 500 cases in a 24-hour period, according to the Oklahoma State Department of Health.
Despite a sharp downturn in oil and gas production tax collections, Oklahoma's economy displayed signs of resiliency in June, State Treasurer Randy McDaniel said as he released the monthly Gross Receipts to the Treasury report.
Should Mother Nature cooperate, EaglePicher Technologies batteries will once again be making a 75.6-million-mile journey to the red planet.
Oklahoma recorded more than 500 new COVID-19 cases for the second time in a week, as the overall number of positive tests in the state topped 15,000 Friday, according to the Oklahoma State Department of Health.
With four months to go until divided America decides the presidential race, voters in the heartland are focused on an economy in trouble, the unending coronavirus pandemic and protests over racial injustice.
In the end, the narrow passage of State Question 802 to expand Medicaid in Oklahoma came down to a lopsided arithmetic: Only seven counties voted in favor of the proposal, and 70 counties voted against.
Enid's own "Lady Liberty" will be flying over the nation's capital on the Fourth of July, in a fly-over of historic and active-duty military aircraft coordinated by the Department of Defense.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Three Oklahoma Highway Patrol officers on motorcycles were injured in an accident while participating in a procession for a Tulsa police officer who was fatally shot this week, officials said.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahomans hoping to see the University of Oklahoma and Oklahoma State University football teams hit the gridiron this fall should start wearing face masks, the governor said this week.
❝Our plan will address concerns and provide options for families. EPS will be able to deliver instruction in a regular in-person, a virtual and/or a blended model.❞ — Superintendent Darrell Floyd
The state saw another 427 new COVID-19 cases, including eight in Northwest Oklahoma, and six more deaths were reported Thursday, according to the Oklahoma State Department of Health.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Officials with the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians in Oklahoma met with Gov. Kevin Stitt Wednesday to sign a 15-year gaming compact that permits the tribe to engage in Class II and Class III gaming in Logan County.
Oklahoma U.S. Sen James Inhofe says he has not yet received enough information to determine whether Russia put a bounty on American troops serving in Afghanistan.
A letter released by Tahlequah Public Works Authority on Thursday, July 2, admits the utility did not meet water treatment requirements in October 2019, but indicated the issue was resolved the following month.
Deputy Bryan Jones and his K-9 Tibo have been with the Muskogee County Sheriff's Office for over a year. Jones is applying for a Heat Alarm Grant from the National Dog Police Foundation to protect Tibo when he is not around.
A long July Fourth weekend tends to get more people out to enjoy bodies of water in the area, so community and state organizations are offering tips to help make this time safer and more enjoyable.
The YouthBuild program at Community Development Support Association has been recognized as a model for the 300 YouthBuild programs in the United States and abroad, due to its students' high attainment rate of high school diplomas.
As the number of positive COVID-19 cases continues to increase in Oklahoma, Northeastern Health System remains cautious and continues to follow regulations and recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control, the Oklahoma State Department of Health, the Oklahoma Hospital Association, and local government policies.
TAHLEQUAH — Cherokee Nation is contributing nearly half a million dollars total to 136 rural Oklahoma fire departments. The contributions help to support volunteer fire departments, which otherwise rely on fundraisers, membership dues and the help of good Samaritans to maintain their vital operations.
Fireball Classic Memorial Race organizers say there’s still time to enter the virtual race, and racers have until the end of July to complete their runs.
Five people charged with first-degree murder and conspiracy in the Sept. 11, 2019, home invasion and attack of a 41-year-old Enid woman that ultimately resulted in her death will stand trial on their charges.
Attorney General Mike Hunter has filed charges against four people in connection with a fentanyl distribution operation that allegedly claimed the lives of at least two last month.
An annual fall tradition will not happen in September as it was decided Wednesday to cancel the Garfield County Fair for safety reasons related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
This Week's Circulars
Edwina McBee, 77, of Woodward, died Sunday, July 5, 2020. Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, July 9, 2020 at the First United Methodist Church. See full obituary at www.billingsfuneralhomewoodward.com
88, Mooreland resident, died Sunday, July 5, 2020 in Mooreland. Graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at the Mooreland Cemetery. Burial will follow with Billings Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
, 74 year old resident of Vici, OK, passed from this life on June 27, 2020. Funeral services are 10 a.m. Tuesday June 30 at the Vici United Methodist Church. shawfuneralhome.net
- The Frontier: She needed lifesaving medication, but the only hospital in her Oklahoma town did not have it
- Most state spiders harmless to people
- School bond vote still on for Aug. 25
- OHP identifies trooper involved in shooting
- AG: Joint investigation results in 4 charged in drug distribution conspiracy
- OSDH: Oklahoma tops 500 new COVID-19 cases for 3rd day in a week
- New motocross track opening this weekend
- How Oklahoma voted on medicaid expansion
- More than half of Oklahoma's COVID-19 cases confirmed in June, according to OSDH data
- UPDATED: 3 Oklahoma troopers injured in procession for slain officer