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2 injured in explosion and fire at an Oklahoma tank battery

Jan. 24, 2022 21:00 PM EST

OKARCHE, Okla. (AP) — Two workers were injured Monday in an explosion and fire at a central Oklahoma oil tank battery, officials said. The incident happened shortly before 2 p.m. at a Devon Energy oil well pad in Okarche, Oklahoma, about 35 miles (55 kilometers) northwest of...

Wagner brothers combine for 41 points as Magic beat Bulls

Jan. 23, 2022 21:50 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Moritz Wagner scored 23 points, younger brother Franz Wagner added 18, and the Orlando Magic defeated the short-handed Chicago Bulls 114-95 on Sunday night. DeMar DeRozan scored a season-high 41 points for Chicago, while Coby White had 22 points. Nikola Vucevic...

Blind man who rescued 5 after Oklahoma City bombing dies

Jan. 23, 2022 18:49 PM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Raymond Washburn, a blind man who was credited with helping rescue five people from the rubble of the Alfred P. Murrah federal building following the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing, has died. He was 75. Washburn died on Jan. 16 at his home in Oklahoma City, and...

Garland, Mobley have big nights, Cavs beat Thunder 94-87

Jan. 22, 2022 23:33 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Darius Garland collected 23 points and 11 assists, and rookie Evan Mobley had 15 points and a season-high 17 rebounds to power the Cleveland Cavaliers over the Oklahoma City Thunder 94-87 on Saturday night. Jarrett Allen added 14 points and 13 rebounds for...

Rozier, Bridges lead Hornets past Thunder 121-98

Jan. 21, 2022 22:58 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Terry Rozier scored 24 points, Miles Bridges added 22 points and 14 rebounds, and the Charlotte Hornets defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder 121-98 on Friday night. P.J. Washington scored 20 and Gordon Hayward 16 for Charlotte, which has won seven of eight....

Oklahoma lawmaker resigning, cites inappropriate action

Jan. 20, 2022 13:10 PM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A state lawmaker from Oklahoma City has announced his resignation for what he calls inappropriate actions on New Year’s Eve. In a statement provided by his political consultant, Democrat Jose Cruz did not provide details of his actions or the event, but said...

Murray has triple-double as Spurs roll past Thunder, 118-96

Jan. 19, 2022 23:46 PM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Dejounte Murray had 23 points, 14 assists and 10 rebounds, and the San Antonio Spurs made 15 3-pointers as they rolled past the Oklahoma City Thunder 118-96 on Wednesday night. It was Murray’s eighth triple-double of the season and 12th of his career. ...

Oklahoma virus hospitalizations surge due to omicron variant

Jan. 18, 2022 15:54 PM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Patients in some Oklahoma hospitals are being treated in hallways, even closets, as the omicron variant causes a surge in coronavirus hospitalizations, state health officials said Tuesday. Leaders of Oklahoma City’s four major hospital systems said they have...

Doncic's triple-double leads Mavericks past Thunder 104-102

Jan. 17, 2022 23:56 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Luka Doncic had 20 points, 12 assists and 11 rebounds for his third triple-double in five games, and the surging Dallas Mavericks withstood a late run by the Oklahoma City Thunder to win 104-102 Monday night. Dallas led by 22 points during the third quarter, but the...

Oklahoma County jail inmate found unresponsive in cell, dies

Jan. 17, 2022 15:17 PM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma County jail inmate died Monday after being found unresponsive in his cell, according to county jail officials. Winfred Lowe, 57, of Midwest City died Monday after being found by jail staff who were distributing medications to inmates. ...