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$10,000 reward for information in fatal Langston shooting

May. 15, 2021 14:08 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation has announced a $10,000 reward for information leading to an arrest in the fatal 2018 shooting of a 19-year-old man in Langston. The reward, announced Friday, is the second time a reward has been offered...

Kershaw fans 11, Dodgers top Miami 9-6 for 3rd straight win

May. 15, 2021 02:47 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clayton Kershaw went six innings and struck out 11 in a reasonably comfortable win for the Los Angeles Dodgers, and he was thoroughly disappointed in himself. “Wasn't great today,” the Dodgers' longtime ace said. “Not a lot of positives. When...

Bogdanovic scores 22 as Jazz top Thunder 109-93

May. 14, 2021 23:39 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Bojan Bogdanovic scored 22 points, and the Utah Jazz beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 109-93 on Friday night to inch closer to claiming the top seed in the Western Conference playoffs. The Jazz have the league’s best record and a 1 1/2-game lead on...

Commission formed to observe the 100th anniversary of Tulsa Race Massacre boots Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt from panel

May. 14, 2021 18:28 PM EDT
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Commission formed to observe the 100th anniversary of Tulsa Race Massacre boots Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt from panel.

Oklahoma governor booted from Tulsa Race Massacre commission

May. 14, 2021 18:22 PM EDT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The commission formed to observe the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre announced Friday that it had booted Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt from his seat on the panel a week after he signed a bill outlawing the teaching of some race and racism concepts in public...

Federal murder charges in 11 Oklahoma cases due to McGirt

May. 14, 2021 16:26 PM EDT

MUSKOGEE, Okla. (AP) — Eleven men whose murder convictions in Oklahoma were overturned because of a U.S. Supreme Court ruling on state jurisdiction in tribal territories have been charged with federal murder counts, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Friday. A...

John Legend to headline Tulsa Race Massacre remembrance

May. 14, 2021 14:50 PM EDT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Grammy-award winning singer and songwriter John Legend will headline a nationally televised ceremony in remembrance of the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre, an event official said Friday. “When we sat back and asked ourselves who could...

Oklahoma bucks red-state trend, extends early voting

May. 14, 2021 14:46 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — On Election Day last year, state Rep. Jon Echols was mortified to see a 3 1/2-hour line to vote in his district, which stretches from the edge of Oklahoma City's urban core into suburban neighborhoods that give way to wide stretches of rural land. A...

Two killed in explosion at dam in northeastern Oklahoma

May. 14, 2021 10:08 AM EDT

LOCUST GROVE, Okla. (AP) — Two men were killed and a third person was injured in an explosion in a northeastern Oklahoma dam where they were doing maintenance work, officials said. Grand River Dam Authority spokesperson Justin Alberty said Kerr Dam, about 45 miles (72...

Oklahoma governor, lawmakers reach deal on $8.3B budget

May. 13, 2021 19:14 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt and Republican legislative leaders on Thursday announced an agreement on an $8.3 billion spending plan for the upcoming fiscal year that includes cuts to the corporate and top individual income tax rates. Under the deal,...