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Group decries sentencing of Oklahoma woman for miscarriage

Oct. 18, 2021 18:16 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A national advocacy group for women on Monday blasted the sentencing of a 21-year-old Oklahoma woman to prison for a manslaughter conviction after she suffered a miscarriage while using methamphetamine. Brittney Poolaw, of Lawton, was sentenced to...

AP Top 25 Reality Check: Blue bloods chasing No. 2 Bearcats

Oct. 18, 2021 12:24 PM EDT

A look at the top of The Associated Press college football poll might produce this reaction: One of these things is not like the other. Cincinnati sits at No. 2 in the latest AP Top 25 presented by Regions Bank, right behind top-ranked Georgia and ahead of No. 3 Oklahoma,...

2 men who had fled Oklahoma jail and prison back in custody

Oct. 17, 2021 13:15 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Two men who had escaped from an Oklahoma county jail and a state prison in separate incidents have been found and returned to the facilities where they were being held, according to authorities. On Sunday, prison staff at the Dick Conner...

Good deal: Benching doesn't sully Rattler's marketability

Oct. 17, 2021 10:11 AM EDT

Oklahoma's Spencer Rattler and Miami's D'Eriq King have been two of the most prominent football players to cash in on college sports' new era of allowing athlete endorsements. A month and a half into the first season during which a player can earn money from his name,...

No. 4 Oklahoma beats TCU 52-31 in Williams’ starting debut

Oct. 17, 2021 01:20 AM EDT

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Caleb Williams had a big starting debut for No. 4 Oklahoma, throwing for 295 yards and four touchdowns and running for another score in the Sooners’ 52-31 victory over TCU on Saturday night. The freshman from Washington, D.C., unseated Spencer...

Saturday's Scores

Oct. 16, 2021 23:51 PM EDT

PREP VOLLEYBALL= Walker-Hackensack-Akeley def. Thief River Falls, 25-16, 25-14, 25-10 Apple Valley Tournament= Brown= Burnsville def. Albert Lea, 25-15, 25-23 Burnsville def. Grand Meadow,...

No 12 Oklahoma State rallies late to beat No. 25 Texas 32-24

Oct. 16, 2021 17:26 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Facing a big early deficit on the road at Texas, Oklahoma State leaned on the two things that had kept the Cowboys undefeated so far: defense and a punishing run game that could grind out the final quarter. Eventually the Longhorns folded. Again. ...

Arrest in connection with body found in trunk in California

Oct. 16, 2021 14:24 PM EDT

STANTON, Calif. (AP) — An Oklahoma City man was arrested this week in connection with the killing of a man whose body was found in the trunk of a car two years ago in Southern California, authorities said. The 27-year-old suspect was taken into custody in Oklahoma on...

No. 4 Oklahoma takes QB controversy into matchup with TCU

Oct. 15, 2021 17:44 PM EDT

TCU (3-2, 1-1 Big 12) at Oklahoma (6-0, 3-0), Saturday at 7:30 p.m. EDT (ABC). Line: Oklahoma by 13 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Oklahoma leads 16-5. WHAT’S AT STAKE? Oklahoma has...

Oklahoma health update to add more than 1,000 COVID deaths

Oct. 15, 2021 15:14 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma State Department of Health says it would reconcile its reported COVID-19 deaths with those reported by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, resulting in more than 1,000 additional deaths. “This is part of our annual...