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Texas man on death row pleads guilty in 3 cold-case killings

Jun. 29, 2022 18:32 PM EDT

GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — A man already sentenced to death for a cold-case killing in Oklahoma pleaded guilty to murder Wednesday in the deaths of three girls whose disappearances in Texas also went unsolved for decades. William Reece, 62, pleaded guilty in a courtroom in Galveston...

Abortion ruling prompts variety of reactions from states

Jun. 29, 2022 16:21 PM EDT

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday overturned Roe v. Wade, the 1973 decision that had provided a constitutional right to abortion. The ruling is expected to lead to abortion bans in roughly half the states, although the timing of those laws taking effect varies. Some Republican-led...

Justices limit 2020 ruling on tribal lands in Oklahoma

Jun. 29, 2022 14:08 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday that Oklahoma can prosecute non-Native Americans for crimes committed on tribal land when the victim is Native American. The 5-4 decision cut back on the high court’s ruling from 2020 that said a large chunk of eastern...

Republican Josh Brecheen advances to primary runoff election in Oklahoma's 2nd Congressional District.

Jun. 29, 2022 12:29 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Josh Brecheen advances to primary runoff election in Oklahoma's 2nd Congressional District.

Drummond knocks off O’Connor in Oklahoma AG race

Jun. 29, 2022 11:57 AM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Tulsa attorney Gentner Drummond has knocked off incumbent Attorney General John O’Connor in the Republican primary in the race for Oklahoma attorney general. With no Democrat and only a Libertarian on the November ballot, Tuesday's victory for Drummond, 58,...

Republican Avery Frix advances to primary runoff election in Oklahoma's 2nd Congressional District.

Jun. 29, 2022 00:01 AM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Avery Frix advances to primary runoff election in Oklahoma's 2nd Congressional District.

Democrat Jason Bollinger advances to primary runoff election for U.S. Senate in Oklahoma.

Jun. 28, 2022 23:45 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrat Jason Bollinger advances to primary runoff election for U.S. Senate in Oklahoma.

Lankford wins; Mullin, Shannon advance in US Senate primary

Jun. 28, 2022 23:41 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — U.S. Sen. James Lankford won Tuesday’s GOP primary outright in his race for reelection to another six-year term in the U.S. Senate, while U.S. Rep. Markwayne Mullin and former House Speaker T.W. Shannon advanced to a runoff in Oklahoma's other U.S. Senate race. ...

Republican T.W. Shannon advances to primary runoff election for U.S. Senate in Oklahoma.

Jun. 28, 2022 23:17 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican T.W. Shannon advances to primary runoff election for U.S. Senate in Oklahoma.

Joy Hofmeister wins Democratic nomination for governor in Oklahoma primary election.

Jun. 28, 2022 22:40 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Joy Hofmeister wins Democratic nomination for governor in Oklahoma primary election.