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Oklahoma Supreme Court strikes down two abortion bans passed in 2022, but procedure still remains illegal statewide

May. 31, 2023 11:59 AM EDT
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Supreme Court strikes down two abortion bans passed in 2022, but procedure still remains illegal statewide.

Whistleblowers file lawsuits against Oklahoma education boss, top aide

May. 30, 2023 19:25 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Two former employees at the State Department of Education filed separate federal lawsuits Tuesday against Republican State Superintendent Ryan Walters and his top aide, alleging they were wrongfully fired last week. Cheryl McGee, the agency's former executive...

Women's College World Series team-by-team breakdown

May. 30, 2023 17:18 PM EDT

ALABAMA (45-20) Coach: Patrick Murphy (1,266-373 in 25 seasons overall; 1,238-353 in 24 seasons at Alabama). Last WCWS appearance: 2021. National titles: 1 (2012). Road to Oklahoma City: Won Tuscaloosa Regional: beat Long Island University...

Washington beats Louisiana 8-0 in 5 innings to open super regional

May. 27, 2023 00:34 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Sydney Stewart and No. 9 hitter Rylee Holtorf hit two-run homers in a five-run fourth inning and Washington beat Louisiana 8-0 in five innings on Friday night in Game 1 of the best-of-3 Seattle Super Regional. SilentRain Espinoza hit a ground-rule double to drive in...

Today in History: May 27, Queen Mary's maiden voyage

May. 27, 2023 00:03 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Saturday, May 27, the 147th day of 2023. There are 218 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 27, 1935, the U.S. Supreme Court, in Schechter Poultry Corp. v. United States, unanimously struck down the...

Police say US marshal fatally shoots wanted woman in Oklahoma City

May. 25, 2023 12:19 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A U.S. marshal fatally shot a woman who pulled a gun on officers trying to arrest her on two felony warrants, according to police. Shari Vincent, 44, died after being shot Wednesday in northwest Oklahoma City, according to police Sgt. Gary Knight. ...

2 employees injured in fire at refinery in southern Oklahoma

May. 23, 2023 13:21 PM EDT

WYNNEWOOD, Okla. (AP) — Two people were injured Tuesday at a fire in a refinery in southern Oklahoma, authorities said. The fire began about 8:20 a.m. at the refinery in Wynnewood, about 60 miles (97 kilometers) south of Oklahoma City, according to a statement from Sugar Land,...

Oklahoma police rush to respond to cries for help ... from a goat

May. 11, 2023 14:46 PM EDT

ENID, Okla. (AP) — Sometimes a wrong call can really get your goat. Police in Enid, Oklahoma at first walked slowly and cautiously through the grassy, wooded area of a farm seeking the source of faint cries in the distance. “That's a person,” one of the officers...

Devon Energy: Q1 Earnings Snapshot

May. 08, 2023 16:46 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Devon Energy Corp. (DVN) on Monday reported first-quarter profit of $995 million. On a per-share basis, the Oklahoma City-based company said it had profit of $1.53. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring gains and pretax gains, came to...

Supreme Court blocks Richard Glossip’s execution in Oklahoma

May. 05, 2023 18:52 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Friday blocked Oklahoma from executing death row inmate Richard Glossip for his role in a 1997 murder-for-hire after the state's attorney general agreed Glossip's life should be spared. While it's rare for the conservative-dominated court to...