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Police in Oklahoma Panhandle fatally shoot gun-wielding man

May. 24, 2022 17:05 PM EDT

GUYMON, Okla. (AP) — Police in Guymon fatally shot a gun-wielding man, 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 (378 kilometers) northwest of...

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...

Zalatoris comes close to major moment in PGA playoff loss

May. 22, 2022 20:37 PM EDT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Will Zalatoris saw nearly every inch of Southern Hills on Sunday as one of the best ball-strikers in golf struggled to harness a series of wayward shots that threatened to take him out of the running at the PGA Championship. The rail-thin kid from Wake Forest...

PGA updates | Justin Thomas wins 2nd PGA title in playoff

May. 22, 2022 19:41 PM EDT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The Latest on the final round of the PGA Championship (all times local): ___ Justin Thomas has won his second PGA Championship, rallying from shots seven back on Sunday to force a playoff with Will Zalatoris, then beating him with two birdies and...

No repeat party for older generation at PGA Championship

May. 22, 2022 19:23 PM EDT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — There would be no repeat celebration for golf's old guard Sunday. Stewart Cink was the elder statesman on the PGA Championship leaderboard when the 49-year-old started the final round at Southern Hills tied for seventh and hoping to follow up Phil Mickelson's...

Average US gasoline price jumps 33 cents to $4.71 per gallon

May. 22, 2022 13:11 PM EDT

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline spiked 33 cents over the past two weeks to $4.71 per gallon. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey said Sunday that the price jump comes amid higher crude oil costs and tight gasoline...