Latest Oklahoma Attorney General's Office News

Oklahoma AG drops bribery case against governor's secretary

May. 28, 2021 22:50 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma’s departing attorney general dropped a bribery case Friday against the governor’s cabinet secretary. Attorney General Mike Hunter, whose last day in office is Tuesday, dropped the case against David Ostrowe, Gov. Kevin Stitt’s digital...

Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter announces resignation

May. 26, 2021 14:09 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter on Wednesday announced his resignation, citing “certain personal matters that are becoming public.” In a statement released by his office, the 64-year-old Republican said he plans to step down June 1. In the...

Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter announces resignation, cites 'personal matters that are becoming public'

May. 26, 2021 13:02 PM EDT
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter announces resignation, cites 'personal matters that are becoming public.'

Feds seize 68 big cats from 'Tiger King Park' in Oklahoma

May. 20, 2021 16:51 PM EDT

THACKERVILLE, Okla. (AP) — Federal authorities have seized 68 big cats from an animal park in Oklahoma featured in Netflix’s “Tiger King.” The U.S. Department of Justice announced Thursday that the seizure of the federally protected lions, tigers, lion-tiger...

Oklahoma AG opposes teaching of race theory, '1619 Project'

May. 20, 2021 14:02 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter has joined with 19 other state attorneys general opposed to new federal rules regarding the teaching of critical race theory and the Pulitzer Prize-winning “1619 Project.” In a letter Wednesday to the U.S....

Oklahoma AG secures $2.6M refund for malaria drug purchase

May. 07, 2021 13:16 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma has secured a $2.6 million refund for the purchase of a malaria drug once touted by President Donald Trump as an effective treatment for COVID-19, a state official said Friday. Attorney General Mike Hunter said the state the state will...

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...