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Woman found dead near car linked to missing Arkansas woman

Oct. 26, 2021 09:55 AM EDT

KANSAS, Okla. (AP) — Authorities say a woman's body was found in northeastern Oklahoma near the vehicle and personal items that belonged to an 82-year-old woman who had been reported missing in Arkansas. The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation says the woman's body...

Oklahoma lawmaker criticized for Asian American comment

Oct. 23, 2021 17:58 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A Republican Oklahoma state senator is drawing criticism for referring to Asian Americans as “yellow families” during a legislative committee meeting on racial inequity. Sen. Dave Rader of Tulsa made the comment Wednesday to Oklahoma Policy...

Oklahoma cities, others join in effort to overturn McGirt

Oct. 23, 2021 14:34 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The cities of Tulsa and Owasso, state law enforcement and business groups and the states of Texas, Kansas, Louisiana and Nebraska have filed briefs supporting Oklahoma's request that the U.S. Supreme Court overturn its ruling that some tribal reservations were never...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 23, 2021 01:13 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Adair 22, Salina 20 Antlers 30, Hugo 20 Apache 40, Hobart 20 Ardmore 49, El Reno 7 Arkoma 46, Watts 0 Atoka 35, Valliant 7 Balko...

Today in History

Oct. 21, 2021 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Thursday, Oct. 21, the 294th day of 2021. There are 71 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 21, 1966, 144 people, 116 of them children, were killed when a coal waste landslide...

Thursday's Scores

Oct. 15, 2021 00:35 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Adair 20, Kansas 12 Anadarko 20, McLoud 7 Antlers 50, Idabel 19 Apache 28, Cordell 20 Arkoma 54, Cave Springs 6 Balko 40, Shattuck 12 ...

Tulsa city and county adopt Juneteenth as official holiday

Oct. 12, 2021 14:07 PM EDT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The city of Tulsa and Tulsa County have each announced they will officially recognize Juneteenth as a holiday. June 19 will be an additional paid holiday for city and county employees beginning in 2022. June 19, 1865, is the...

Tornadoes cause damage in Oklahoma; storms rock central US

Oct. 11, 2021 17:10 PM EDT

COWETA, Okla. (AP) — Severe storms brought suspected tornadoes and baseball-sized hail to parts of Oklahoma, but there were no reports Monday of deaths or injuries. The severe weather system that hit Oklahoma late Sunday also brought heavy rain, lightning and wind to...

Watkins' late TD run helps Tulsa beat Memphis 35-29

Oct. 10, 2021 01:32 AM EDT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Anthony Watkins ran for a 44-yard touchdown with 4:28 remaining to help Tulsa beat Memphis 35-29 on Saturday night. Bryson Powers intercepted a Seth Henigan pass with 1:17 left that sealed it for Tulsa (2-4, 1-1 American Athletic Conference). ...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 09, 2021 01:24 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Adair 28, Sperry 22 Anadarko 29, Douglass 0 Antlers 55, Valliant 13 Ardmore 28, Duncan 21 Barnsdall 38, Olive 22 Beggs 24, Metro Christian 22 ...