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Authorities: 5 killed in small plane crash in north Oklahoma

Aug. 4, 2018 10:02 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says all five people on board were killed when a small passenger airplane crashed in northern Oklahoma on Saturday. The cause of the crash was not immediately known, said Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Lynn Lunsford. "A single-engine Extra EA-400...

Oklahoma lawsuit against opioid makers back in state court

Aug. 3, 2018 4:06 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A U.S. judge determined Friday that a lawsuit the state of Oklahoma filed against the makers of opioids does not "necessarily rise" to a federal issue. The ruling by U.S. District Judge Vicki Miles-LaGrange in Oklahoma City sends the matter back to state court. Drugmakers had it moved...

11-year-old girl catches piranha relative in Oklahoma lake

Jul. 25, 2018 4:30 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An 11-year-old girl has quite the fish tale: A rare pacu with human-like teeth chomped down on the worm at the end of her line while she was fishing with her grandparents and brother in an Oklahoma lake. But Kennedy Smith isn't exaggerating when she describes her catch. Caddo County...

Oklahoma Medicaid approved for drug pricing experiment

Jul. 13, 2018 1:11 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has approved Oklahoma's Medicaid program for a first-in-the-nation drug pricing experiment that supporters say could save taxpayer dollars and provide patients with the most effective medications for their ailments. Under the...

Innocence Project: DNA frees Oklahoma man convicted of rape

Jul. 10, 2018 3:45 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma man who spent more than 30 years in prison for rape in southeastern Oklahoma is free after the Innocence Project presented DNA evidence it said excluded him from the crime. Court records show 56-year-old Perry Lott was released Monday. Lott was sentenced in 1988 to more...

Revenue collections reach all-time highs in Oklahoma

Jul. 4, 2018 10:16 AM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — State finance officials say Oklahoma's economy is continuing to show positive signs and state treasury collections are reaching all-time highs for both the last month and year. State Treasurer Ken Miller released figures Tuesday that show a record $12.8 billion in overall collections...

Harris, Hern in runoff for NASA chief's ex-House seat

Jun. 27, 2018 12:19 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Former Tulsa County District Attorney Tim Harris and businessman Kevin Hern have advanced to a Republican runoff in a crowded race to fill the Oklahoma congressional seat vacated by a GOP congressman who left to become administrator of NASA. Harris and Hern were among five GOP...

Police in S. Carolina city opt for body cams over dashcams

Jun. 27, 2018 2:37 AM EDT

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Police in one South Carolina city are phasing out in-car dashboard cameras in favor of body cameras. The Greenville News reported Monday that the Greenville Police Department's change could impact agency transparency, as unlike dashboard cameras, body cameras aren't subject to the...

Harris in Oklahoma GOP runoff for NASA chief's ex-House seat

Jun. 27, 2018 1:31 AM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Former Tulsa County District Attorney Tim Harris advanced to a Republican runoff Tuesday in a crowded race to fill the Oklahoma congressional seat vacated by a GOP congressman who left the post to become administrator of NASA. Harris was one of five GOP candidates in the race for the...