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FILE - In this Aug. 26, 2019 file photo, Terri White, Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services Commissioner, answers a question during a news conference In Norman, Okla. White, Oklahoma's long serving mental health commissioner announced her resignation on Tuesday and says her last day on the job will be Feb. 1. White didn't say why she was stepping down in a statement released by the agency. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)

Oklahoma's mental health commissioner announces resignation

Jan. 28, 2020 6:51 PM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma's long-serving mental health commissioner announced her resignation Tuesday, saying her last day in office will be Feb. 1. Oklahoma State Department of Health and Human Services Commissioner Terri White didn't say why she was stepping down in a statement released by the...

Woman charged as accessory in 2001 killing near Missouri bar

Jan. 28, 2020 3:59 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A woman has admitted to detectives that she was a willing participant in the killing of a man whose body was found outside a Missouri bar 18 years ago, officials said. Tabatha Carter, 53, is jailed without bond in Miller County on charges of being an accessory to first-degree...

This booking photo provided by Oklahoma County Police Dept. shows Robert McClatchie. McClatchie, an Oklahoma County assistant district attorney, was booked into Oklahoma County jail at about 4 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020, on complaints of domestic abuse by strangulation and domestic abuse in the presence of a minor child.   (Oklahoma County Police Dept. via AP)

Oklahoma prosecutor suspected of assault released from jail

Jan. 28, 2020 2:43 PM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma County assistant district attorney suspected of assaulting his wife was released from jail Monday morning. Robert McClatchie was booked on complaints accusing him of striking his wife multiple times and choking her to the point of unconsciousness in front of their...

Law officers in Oklahoma fire on vehicle after chase, hurt 2

Jan. 28, 2020 12:39 PM EST

COMANCHE, Okla. (AP) — Law officers opened fire on a vehicle following a high-speed pursuit in southern Oklahoma, and both the driver and a passenger were injured, authorities said Tuesday. The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation said in a statement the agency has launched an investigation into the...

Winter storm coats roads in parts of Kansas, Oklahoma

Jan. 28, 2020 8:11 AM EST

DODGE CITY, Kan. (AP) — A winter storm has coated roads and closed schools in parts of Kansas and Oklahoma. The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning Tuesday for several counties along the western border between the two states, where it predicted up to 7 inches (17.78 centimeters) of...

Kansas center Udoka Azubuike, right, watches as Kansas guard Marcus Garrett, left, drives the ball under pressure from Oklahoma State guard Chris Harris Jr. during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Stillwater, Okla., Monday, Jan. 27, 2020. (AP Photo/Brody Schmidt)

Braun, Moss lead No. 3 Kansas to 65-50 win over Okla. St.

Jan. 28, 2020 12:50 AM EST

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Freshman Christian Braun made the most of his first career start. Taking the lineup spot of the suspended David McCormack, Braun had 16 points and nine rebounds to lead No. 3 Kansas to a 65-50 victory over Oklahoma State on Monday night. Kansas (17-3, 6-1 Big 12) has won five in a...

Minnesota Timberwolves forward Andrew Wiggins sets the ball down in tribute to NBA basketball player Kobe Bryant in their first position against the Sacramento Kings during the first half of an NBA basketball game Monday, Jan. 27, 2020, in Minneapolis. The result was a violation and a loss of position then the Sacramento Kings did the same. (AP Photo/Craig Lassig)

Hield rallies Kings to 133-129 OT win over Timberwolves

Jan. 28, 2020 12:21 AM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — On a night full of tributes to Kobe Bryant, Buddy Hield's stole the show. Channeling the memories of his childhood hero, Hield poured in a career-high 42 points to rally the Sacramento Kings from a 27-point deficit to a 133-129 overtime victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday...

Oklahoma City Thunder center Steven Adams (12) tries to get the ball from Dallas Mavericks guard Luka Doncic (77) in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Jan. 27, 2020, in Oklahoma City. (AP Photo/Kyle Phillips)

Doncic scores 29, leads Mavericks past Thunder, 107-97

Jan. 28, 2020 12:01 AM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Kobe Bryant's death fully registered with Luka Doncic in the midst of a game. Doncic had 29 points and 11 rebounds, and the Dallas Mavericks beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 107-97 Monday a night after Bryant, one of the NBA's all-time greats, was involved in a fatal helicopter crash....

2 dead after head-on collision in northwestern Oklahoma

Jan. 27, 2020 5:48 PM EST

FAIRVIEW, Okla. (AP) — Two people were killed in a weekend head-on car crash in northwestern Oklahoma, state troopers said Monday. It happened Sunday night near Fairview, about 105 miles northwest of Oklahoma City. A Chevrolet Cruze heading west on U.S. Highway 60 crossed the center line and slammed into a...

Oklahoma lawmakers to mull rules limiting 4-day school weeks

Jan. 27, 2020 5:02 PM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Legislature will consider new rules that would raise the student performance standards for schools to operate on a four-day work week. The Oklahoma State Board of Education voted Thursday in favor of adopting the new standards starting in the 2021-22 school year....