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Dallas Mavericks beat the Oklahoma City Thunder in six games to advance to the Western Conference finals

May. 18, 2024 22:44 PM EDT
DALLAS (AP) — Dallas Mavericks beat the Oklahoma City Thunder in six games to advance to the Western Conference finals.

Bones found in 1989 in a Wisconsin chimney identified as man who last contacted relatives in 1970

May. 16, 2024 11:55 AM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Human bones found inside the chimney of a Wisconsin music store in 1989 have been identified as those of a man whose last known contact with relatives was in 1970, authorities said. The DNA Doe Project, a nonprofit that uses genealogy to identify unknown...

New Kansas abortion clinic will open to help meet demand from restrictive neighboring states

May. 15, 2024 18:58 PM EDT

A new abortion clinic will open in southeast Kansas this fall, bolstering the state’s role as a regional hub for reproductive health services whose neighbors have severely restricted access since the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade. Comprehensive Health of Planned...

Talor Gooch sees his PGA Championship invitation as evidence sanity may prevail in LIV/PGA split

May. 15, 2024 16:56 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Talor Gooch wasn't planning to be at Valhalla this week. He and his wife, Ally, had scheduled a trip to Las Vegas to take advantage of a break in the LIV Tour schedule. Then Gooch checked his inbox and found an invitation to the PGA Championship. Just a...

Storms kill a pregnant woman in Louisiana, adding to the region's recent weather woes

May. 14, 2024 17:03 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Storms that slammed several Southern states added to the region's recent string of weather-related destruction and death, including that of a Louisiana woman who was nine months pregnant. The woman was killed after Monday night’s storms knocked a tree into a...

NBA playoffs top seeds Boston and Oklahoma City are in different places heading into Game 5s

May. 14, 2024 15:48 PM EDT

Four games into the second round of the NBA playoffs, the No. 1 seeds from each conference find themselves in two different places. East top seed Boston and West top seed Oklahoma City both made it through the first round with relative ease. After an early stumble to begin Round 2,...

No. 1 seed Texas, three-time defending champ Oklahoma earn top spots in NCAA softball draw

May. 12, 2024 21:01 PM EDT

Longtime rivals Texas and Oklahoma are primed to go out in style in their final Big 12 seasons before joining the Southeastern Conference. Texas (47-7) claimed the No. 1 overall seed in the NCAA Division I Softball Tournament on Sunday, despite losing to Oklahoma in the Big 12...

Oklahoma judge accused of shooting at his brother-in-law's home

May. 10, 2024 12:53 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma judge awaiting trial for allegedly shooting at parked vehicles and rear-ending a woman in Texas now faces charges in his own state, accusing him of shooting into the home of his brother-in-law six months before the road-rage incident. Garfield...

Oklahoma death row inmate who killed a bank guard is incompetent for execution, judge says

May. 10, 2024 12:01 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma judge has ruled that a death row inmate is incompetent to be executed after the prisoner received mental evaluations by psychologists for both defense attorneys and state prosecutors. Pittsburg County District Judge Tim Mills wrote Thursday that...

Vital Energy: Q1 Earnings Snapshot

May. 08, 2024 16:55 PM EDT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Vital Energy, Inc. (VTLE) on Wednesday reported a loss of $66.1 million in its first quarter. On a per-share basis, the Tulsa, Oklahoma-based company said it had a loss of $1.87. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, came to...