Latest Oklahoma News

The Latest: Miles says RB Pooka Williams reinstated to team

Jul. 15, 2019 1:35 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The latest from the first day of Big 12 football media days Monday at AT&T Stadium. (all times local): 12:30 p.m. New Kansas coach Les Miles says top running back Pooka Williams has been reinstated to the team, seven months after he was arrested and charged with domestic battery...

Texas teenager drowns in northwestern Oklahoma lake

Jul. 15, 2019 1:31 PM EDT

FORT SUPPLY, Okla. (AP) — The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says a Texas teenager has drowned in a northwestern Oklahoma lake. The patrol says the body of 18-year-old Mario Sebastian-Mejia of Dalhart, Texas, was recovered Sunday from Fort Supply Lake, about 140 miles (2252 kilometers) northwest of Oklahoma City....

Oklahoma AG calls company 'kingpin' in state's opioid crisis

Jul. 15, 2019 12:30 PM EDT

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Consumer products giant Johnson & Johnson was a "kingpin" company that helped fuel the most devastating public health crisis in Oklahoma history, the state attorney general argued Monday during the close of his case against the opioid drug manufacturer. Attorneys for the state...

Latest: Oklahoma prosecutor calls drugmaker opioid 'kingpin'

Jul. 15, 2019 10:29 AM EDT

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — The Latest on Oklahoma's lawsuit against consumer products giant Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiaries over the opioid crisis (all times local): 9:25 a.m. Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter has described consumer products giant Johnson & Johnson as the "kingpin" company...

Top to bottom: Oklahoma, Kansas help start Big 12 media days

Jul. 15, 2019 2:17 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Oklahoma is again favored in the Big 12 after winning the last four conference titles. Kansas is expected to still be on the other end of the standings, even with a new coach that has a national title to his credit. New Jayhawks coach Les Miles, the 65-year-old former Oklahoma State...

Major League pitcher invites hunters to Oklahoma duck dugout

Jul. 15, 2019 1:05 AM EDT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Archie Bradley is making a call from the bullpen to see if hunters might like to join him in a dugout in Oklahoma. Or more accurately, in a duck blind. The former Broken Arrow baseball and football standout who was drafted by the Diamondbacks in the first...

2 killed, 4 hurt in suspected Oklahoma road rage attack

Jul. 14, 2019 4:10 PM EDT

DURANT, Okla. (AP) — Authorities say a drunken driver who was on probation for a previous DUI conviction deliberately forced another vehicle into oncoming traffic on an Oklahoma highway, causing a head-on collision that killed two people and injured four others. The suspected road rage attack happened at...

67-year-old man drowns in eastern Oklahoma lake

Jul. 14, 2019 2:12 PM EDT

EUFAULA, Okla. (AP) — The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says a 67-year-old man has drowned while boating in eastern Oklahoma. Troopers say the body of Carl Eugene Dobson of Eufaula was recovered about 5:11 p.m. Saturday in Lake Eufaula, about 110 miles (177 kilometers) east of Oklahoma City. The patrol says...

1 man killed in explosion in central Oklahoma

Jul. 14, 2019 12:46 PM EDT

EL RENO, Okla. (AP) — Authorities in central Oklahoma are investigating an explosion that killed a welder at an oil field services company. The explosion occurred about 7 a.m. Sunday at the Canyon Oil Field Services shop in El Reno, about 25 miles (40 kilometers) west of Oklahoma City. Officials say the...

Oklahoma woman to lead National Parent Teacher Association

Jul. 14, 2019 10:21 AM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma City businesswoman will lead the nation's largest child advocacy group. The Oklahoman reports Anna King has been elected president of the National Parent Teacher Association for a term starting in 2021. King co-owns a mobile catering business and has served as president of...