Latest Oklahoma Attorney General's Office News

Garland returns to Oklahoma City for bombing memorial

Apr. 19, 2021 20:35 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Although 26 years have passed since a truck bomb ripped through a federal building in downtown Oklahoma City, killing 168 people, the same domestic extremism that led to the attack still exists today, U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland said Monday. ...

Oklahoma announces $25M settlement over earthquake claims

Apr. 05, 2021 18:44 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma's attorney general and state insurance commissioner announced Monday a $25 million settlement with Farmers Insurance over the company's handling of earthquake claims. A state investigation into the California-based insurance company found...

Oklahoma asks court to rethink overturning murder conviction

Mar. 31, 2021 15:50 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma’s attorney general on Wednesday asked the state's highest criminal court to reconsider its ruling overturning a man's murder convictions and death sentence because of jurisdictional issues stemming from the U.S. Supreme Court's determination that much of...

Oklahoma AG taps attorney to head parole board investigation

Mar. 22, 2021 15:18 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter announced Monday he's hiring a former U.S. attorney to look into allegations against the state’s Pardon and Parole Board. Hunter said in a press release that former Eastern District of Oklahoma U.S. Attorney...

Oklahoma attorney general hires outgoing US attorney

Feb. 25, 2021 16:05 PM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter announced he's planning to hire outgoing U.S. Attorney Tim Downing for a new position in his office. Hunter said Downing will serve as his associate attorney general, an advisory role that is part of the...