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Tribes: Oklahoma governor ending hunting license agreement

Dec. 13, 2021 18:09 PM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma tribal leaders said Monday that Gov. Kevin Stitt's decision to not renew hunting and fishing license compacts with the Cherokee and Choctaw nations is part of an ongoing dispute between the tribes and the Republican governor. Cherokee Nation Principal...

Oklahoma panel recommends governor spare Julius Jones’ life

Nov. 01, 2021 18:02 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma's Pardon and Parole Board on Monday recommended that Gov. Kevin Stitt spare the life of Julius Jones, a man who has been on death row while proclaiming his innocence for more than two decades in the 1999 killing of a suburban Oklahoma City businessman. ...

Timeline of events involving capital punishment in Oklahoma

Oct. 28, 2021 18:11 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma conducted 112 executions from 1976 to October 2015, when the state imposed a moratorium following three consecutive flawed executions or attempted executions. That number rose to 113 Thursday when Oklahoma put John Marion Grant to death by lethal injection, the...