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Oklahoma governor signs the nation's strictest abortion ban

May. 25, 2022 19:58 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt on Wednesday signed into law the nation’s strictest abortion ban, making the state the first in the nation to effectively end availability of the procedure. State lawmakers approved the ban enforced by civil lawsuits rather than...

Oklahoma’s governor signs the strictest abortion ban in U.S., ending the procedure in the state with few exceptions

May. 25, 2022 19:57 PM EDT
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma’s governor signs the strictest abortion ban in U.S., ending the procedure in the state with few exceptions.

PGA champ Thomas not alone in going to Colonial from Tulsa

May. 25, 2022 18:52 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Justin Thomas made the 300-mile trip south to Colonial the day after winning the PGA Championship, had some lunch and then went to the gym to work up a sweat. His practice sessions this week have been short and efficient. It was a needed couple of days to...

Hansen strikes out 12, Texas beats Cowboys in tourney opener

May. 25, 2022 13:24 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Pete Hansen tied a season-high with 12 strikeouts in 7 2/3 scoreless innings, allowing just three hits and two walks, and No. 5 seed Texas beat fourth-seeded Oklahoma State 4-0 on Wednesday in the opening game of the Big 12 Tournament. Hansen (10-1) threw...

Police in Oklahoma Panhandle fatally shoot gun-wielding man

May. 24, 2022 18:47 PM EDT

GUYMON, Okla. (AP) — Police in Guymon fatally shot a gun-wielding man who pointed the weapon at them, the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation said Tuesday. Randal Haynes, 53, of Guymon was dead at the scene of the Monday afternoon shooting in the Panhandle city about 235 miles...

Three young children die in central Oklahoma fire

May. 24, 2022 13:09 PM EDT

CRESCENT, Okla. (AP) — Two toddlers and a baby have died in a fire in central Oklahoma. The fire began shortly before noon Sunday in a shed outside a home in Crescent and eventually spread to the home about 35 miles (56 kilometers) north of Oklahoma City, authorities said. ...

Hard travel for Norris and the temptation of Saudi league

May. 24, 2022 12:26 PM EDT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Shaun Norris, the last player to be paired with Tiger Woods in the PGA Championship, headed home to South Africa to see his young children, take a short break from traveling and figure out where his world travels should take him. One option is the Saudi-funded...

Caddie gives Thomas an honest talk, leaves PGA with a flag

May. 24, 2022 11:10 AM EDT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The morning after was like any other after a week's work as a caddie, with one exception. Jim “Bones” Mackay finished his laundry, packed his car and began the four-hour drive from Southern Hills to Colonial, this time with a special souvenir riding shotgun....

If Roe falls, some fear repercussions for reproductive care

May. 23, 2022 15:43 PM EDT

If the Supreme Court follows through on overturning Roe v. Wade, abortion likely will be banned or greatly restricted in about half the U.S. states. But experts and advocates fear repercussions could reach even further, affecting care for women who miscarry, couples seeking fertility treatments and...

Man charged with threatening Oklahoma US Rep. Kevin Hern

May. 23, 2022 15:40 PM EDT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A man known for showing up uninvited at political events to get close to politicians has been charged with threatening an Oklahoma congressman and his family, officials said Monday. Keith Charles Eisenberger, 39, of Bartlesville, Oklahoma, is charged with...