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Lamb scores 24, No. 21 South Dakota women edge Tulsa 77-73

Feb. 15, 2020 5:32 PM EST

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Chloe Lamb scored a career-high 24 points and No. 21 South Dakota jumped to a big early lead and held on to defeat Oral Roberts 77-73 on Saturday. The Coyotes (25-2, 14-0 Summit League), who won their 14th straight, had their first league game decided by single figures as the Golden...

2 killed, 2 hurt in southern Minnesota interstate crash

Feb. 14, 2020 11:14 AM EST

ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — Two people were killed and two others were injured in a rollover crash in southern Minnesota. The westbound driver of a pickup truck lost control of the vehicle on Interstate 90 in Mower County, rolled into the median and landed in the eastbound lanes, according to the Minnesota...

Igbanu scores 24 to lead Tulsa over East Carolina 70-56

Feb. 12, 2020 10:16 PM EST

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Martins Igbanu had 24 points and 10 rebounds as Tulsa topped East Carolina 70-56 on Wednesday night. Darien Jackson had 11 points and five steals for Tulsa (16-8, 8-3 American Athletic Conference). Jeriah Horne added 10 points, seven rebounds and three blocks. Lawson Korita had 10...

Connecticut guard Christian Vital (1) and Tulsa forward Jeriah Horne (41) reach for the ball during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Tulsa, Okla., Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

UConn knocks Tulsa out of first place in American, 72-56

Feb. 6, 2020 10:57 PM EST

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — James Bouknight had a season-high 22 points as UConn topped Tulsa 72-56 on Thursday night and knocked the Golden Hurricane out of first place in the American Athletic Conference. The victory was the first for the Huskies at Tulsa, after losing five previous games there. Tulsa dropped to...

Snow can be seen on palm trees while mail carrier Pablo Salinas delivers letters on Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020, in El Paso, Texas. Salinas said his commute took an extra hour due to road closures following four inches of snow falling overnight. (AP Photo/Cedar Attanasio)

Snowfall blankets Texas, Oklahoma; Deep South to see storms

Feb. 6, 2020 7:42 AM EST

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — A powerful winter storm in the central United States dropped snow as far south as El Paso, Texas, on Wednesday while areas of the Deep South had severe weather through the night, including tornadoes and torrential rains. Winter storm warnings or advisories were in effect from ...

Tulsa searches for remains of victims of 1921 race massacre

Feb. 4, 2020 4:36 PM EST

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The city of Tulsa will conduct a test excavation at an area cemetery as part of an ongoing effort to find remains of victims of a 1921 race massacre, officials said. The test excavation at Oaklawn Cemetery, planned for April, was announced during the city’s Mass Graves...

Tulsa guard Elijah Joiner (3) hits the game winning three pointer against Wichita State in the second half of Tulsa's 54-51 win over Wichita State in an NCAA college basketball game in Tulsa, Okla., Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020. (AP Photo/Joey Johnson)

Joiner hurries, hits late 3, Tulsa tops No. 23 Wichita St

Feb. 1, 2020 10:12 PM EST

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The final play wasn't quite what Tulsa drew up. It was, though, more than Elijah Joiner ever could've imagined. With his father watching him play in college for the first time, Joiner caught an inbounds pass with 3.3 seconds left, raced from one key to the other and hit an off-balance...

NJ man who admitted smuggling turtles ordered to pay $350K

Jan. 29, 2020 12:25 PM EST

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A New Jersey man has been sentenced to two years of probation and ordered to pay $350,000 after he pleaded guilty to smuggling more than 1,000 box turtles out of Oklahoma. William T. Gangemi, 27, of Freehold, New Jersey, was sentenced Tuesday in federal court in Tulsa after pleading...

Ex-gymnastics coach gets 50 years in prison for sex assaults

Jan. 24, 2020 7:57 PM EST

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A former gymnastics coach was sentenced Friday to 50 years in prison for sexually assaulting young female gymnasts in North Texas and Oklahoma. Skipper Crawley, 53, of Kemp, Texas, pleaded guilty in a Tarrant County state district court in Fort Worth to four counts of aggravated...

ARCHIVO - En imagen de archivo del 3 de octubre de 2019, los fuselajes del Boeing 737 MAX, fabricados por Spirit Aerosystems en Wichita, Kansas, se encuentran cubiertos pr lonas cerca de la fábrica. (Travis Heying/The Wichita Eagle vía AP, archivo)

Fallout from Boeing 737 MAX spreads in Kansas, Oklahoma

Jan. 23, 2020 3:00 PM EST

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Layoffs at Spirit AeroSystems spread Thursday to the airplane parts-maker's plants in Oklahoma amid the widening fallout in its home state of Kansas caused by the halt in production of the troubled Boeing 737 MAX. Spirit filed notice with the state of Oklahoma warning that it planned...