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TCU tops West Virginia, will play Baylor for Big 12 title

May. 26, 2018 5:38 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Coby Boulware had three hits, and TCU beat West Virginia 7-3 on Saturday to advance to the Big 12 Tournament championship. Michael Landestoy and A.J. Balta had two hits apiece for the Horned Frogs (33-22), who have won 14 of 19. Sixth-seeded TCU will play No. 5 seed Baylor for the...

The Latest: Restaurant shooting victims recovering

May. 26, 2018 3:44 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Latest on a restaurant shooting in Oklahoma City that left the gunman dead (all times local): 2:40 p.m. Relatives of a woman and a 12-year-old girl who were wounded during a shooting at an Oklahoma City restaurant say they don't understand why the victims were attacked by a man...

Resisting Trump in a bright red state

May. 26, 2018 3:39 PM EDT

EDMOND, Oklahoma (AP) — Vicki Toombs was watching the returns on election night 2016 when her phone buzzed — a text from her 22-year-old son Beau in Chicago. Beau, who is gay, was afraid that the new administration would end the Affordable Care Act and with it the insurance he and his friends used...

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...

Baylor tops Oklahoma 10-3, reaches Big 12 tourney title game

May. 26, 2018 1:42 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Davion Downey hit a homer and scored three runs, helping Baylor defeat Oklahoma 10-3 on Saturday to reach the Big 12 Tournament championship game. The Bears (35-19), who have won 21 of their past 24 games, will play West Virginia or TCU on Sunday for the title. Baylor gave the Sooners...

Man gets probation for pointing laser pointer at aircraft

May. 26, 2018 10:22 AM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A man who pleaded guilty to aiming a laser pointer at an Oklahoma City Police Department helicopter has been sentenced to probation. Federal court records show that U.S. District Judge Joe Heaton sentenced 30-year-old Travis Allen Jones to three years' probation on Tuesday. Jones must...

Resistance makes subtle impact even where Trump is popular

May. 26, 2018 9:07 AM EDT

EDMOND, Oklahoma (AP) — Vicki Toombs was watching the returns on election night 2016 when her phone buzzed — a text from her 22-year-old son Beau in Chicago. Beau, who is gay, was afraid that the new administration would end the Affordable Care Act and with it the insurance he and his friends used...

W. Virginia advances in B12 with 12-4 win over Red Raiders

May. 26, 2018 12:39 AM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — West Virginia broke open its game against mistake-prone Texas Tech early and eliminated the Red Raiders from the Big Ten Tournament with a 12-4 victory Friday night. The seventh-seeded Mountaineers had 15 hits, and the Red Raiders (39-17) issued nine walks and committed a season-high...

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...

Oklahoma defeats Kansas 4-2 in Big 12 elimination game

May. 25, 2018 8:32 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Kyle Mendenhall had two hits and knocked in two runs to help No. 4 seed Oklahoma defeat No. 8 seed Kansas 4-2 in a Big 12 Tournament elimination game Friday. Oklahoma (36-22) needs to beat Baylor twice on Saturday to reach the championship game on Sunday. Kansas (27-30) knocked off No....