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Civilians who shot restaurant gunman say they stopped threat

May. 26, 2018 3:19 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The man suspected of shooting three people inside an Oklahoma City restaurant before being fatally shot by bystanders had no obvious connection to the victims or the restaurant, and was legally authorized to carry a firearm, authorities said. Investigators are trying to determine a...

Authorities: Suspected restaurant gunman had gun license

May. 25, 2018 8:37 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The man suspected of shooting three people inside an Oklahoma City restaurant before being fatally shot by bystanders had no obvious connection to the victims or the restaurant, and was legally authorized to carry a firearm, authorities said Friday. Investigators are trying to...

Aunt: Mom charged with stabbing daughter lost job, 'snapped'

May. 18, 2018 2:22 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A Tulsa woman charged with stabbing her 11-year-old daughter 50 to 70 times, hitting her in the head with a pickaxe, then setting their home on fire recently lost her job and then "snapped" after being prevented from attending her son's graduation, according to the woman's aunt....

Oklahoma photo ID law gets backing of state Supreme Court

May. 8, 2018 2:55 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Supreme Court on Tuesday backed a state requirement that voters provide a photo ID at the polls, the latest decision in a nationwide battle between voting rights advocates who say the laws are aimed at suppressing turnout and conservatives who say the protections are...

Oklahoma hasn't recorded a tornado this year but may soon

Apr. 27, 2018 11:49 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — This year's weather on the Southern Plains has an odd twist: Oklahoma has yet to record its first tornado, the deepest into the year it's gone without one since 1962. Although a drought has dried up moisture needed to fuel storms, state climatologist Gary McManus also attributes the...

Parents urge Fallin to weigh in on student-on-student abuse

Apr. 25, 2018 12:18 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The parents of an Oklahoma middle school student who allege in a federal lawsuit that school officials did nothing to stop sexual attacks against the boy during an 18-month period are urging Gov. Mary Fallin to exert her political influence to draw attention to student-on-student...

Drought, wildfires force ranchers to scramble for feed

Apr. 24, 2018 3:57 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Ongoing drought and wildfires have cattle ranchers in at least five Southwestern U.S. states scrambling for hay or pastureland, while others are selling off some of their herds. Extreme and exceptional drought conditions have contributed to wildfires in Colorado, Kansas, Oklahoma,...

Sheriff: Possible arson investigated in Oklahoma wildfire

Apr. 20, 2018 2:43 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma sheriff said Friday that authorities are investigating the possibility of arson in connection with one of two large wildfires burning in Oklahoma, a blaze that's resulted in the death of one person. Authorities believe the fire began April 12 near Vici, about 110 miles (180...

Better weather should aid Oklahoma wildfire fight

Apr. 19, 2018 5:37 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A bout of calmer winds and higher humidity on Thursday helped firefighters battle large wildfires across Oklahoma, though fire conditions were critical in Arizona and New Mexico. The fires have killed at least two people and injured nearly two dozen others in Oklahoma as weather fueled...

Winds ease but deadly wildfires endure in Southwest US

Apr. 18, 2018 4:11 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Frazzled residents in a part of rural northwestern Oklahoma paralyzed by days of wind-whipped wildfires expressed fear a blaze could overrun their home Wednesday, as firefighters battling the deadly fires there and in Colorado, Kansas and New Mexico found some relief at the promise of...