SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Chet Holmgren shined in his summer league debut, scoring 13 of his 23 points in the first quarter to help the Oklahoma City Thunder build an early 20-point lead en route to a 98-77 victory over the Utah Jazz on Tuesday night.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals on Friday set execution dates for six death row inmates, just hours before an attorney filed a motion for a rehearing in one case.
Execution dates for James Coddington, Richard Glossip, Benjamin Cole, Richard Fairchild, John Hanson and Scott Eizember were scheduled, starting Aug.
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.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Republican Gov. Kevin Stitt and Democrat Joy Hofmeister easily won their respective primary races on Tuesday, both taking advantage of massive fundraising advantages over their opponents in a state where hot-button issues like abortion, firearms and the death penalty are likely to be a focus in the race.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Gun deaths in Oklahoma have increased since a “permitless carry” law allowing people over the age of 21 to carry a gun without a permit or training went into effect in 2019, according to a newspaper’s review of data.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Thunder general manager Sam Presti has a stunningly successful history with high draft picks.
Back when the Thunder were still the Seattle SuperSonics, Presti made Kevin Durant the No.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Before he became a leading voice for conservative causes on Capitol Hill, U.S. Senator James Lankford spent more than a decade as the director of youth programming at the Falls Creek Baptist Conference Center, a sprawling campground about 80 miles south of Oklahoma City that attracts more than 50,000 campers in grades six through 12 each year.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Six Oklahomans have filed two federal lawsuits that challenge a state law intended to crack down on protesters and that allege their civil rights were violated when they were arrested in Oklahoma City in 2020.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma City Thunder chose Gonzaga’s Chet Holmgren with the No. 2 overall pick in the NBA draft on Thursday night and hit the accelerator on their rebuild by adding three of the top 12 selections.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The founders and former chief financial officer of Epic Charter Schools were arrested Thursday and are facing felony criminal charges alleging they diverted millions of taxpayer dollars in a complicated scheme that involved excessive management fees, state investigators said.
MUSKOGEE, Okla. (AP) — Police arrested a second person on Friday in a shooting at an Oklahoma festival last month in which one person was killed and eight others were wounded.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma House and Senate failed to reach a deal on cutting the sales tax on groceries and the individual income tax that Gov. Kevin Stitt was urging them to pass.
The House adjourned a special session on Wednesday after passing an array of tax cut options, but Senate President Pro Tempore Greg Treat on Wednesday dismissed the proposals as “political theater.”
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A Republican Oklahoma state representative who is a self-described death-penalty supporter on Wednesday said a report by a Houston law firm into the conviction of death row inmate Richard Glossip proves Glossip's innocence.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Jocelyn Alo had options — the kind that have eluded women’s softball players in the past.
Oklahoma’s record-setting slugger was drafted by Athletes Unlimited, which is headed into its third season, as well as the new Women’s Professional Fastpitch League, led by its commissioner and former Oklahoma star Lauren Chamberlain.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma's attorney general has asked the state's highest appeals court to set execution dates for 25 death row inmates following a federal judge's rejection of their challenge to the state’s lethal injection method.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma County’s top prosecutor confirmed Thursday he’s investigating whether a recent campaign ad by Gov. Kevin Stitt violates state law and ethics rules.
David Prater said he launched an investigation after a bipartisan group of House legislators suggested the 30-second ad, titled “ Track Record," violates state law.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Tiare Jennings and Jana Johns hit grand slams and No. 1 seed Oklahoma rolled past No. 9 seed Northwestern 13-2 in five innings Thursday on the opening day of the Women's College World Series.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Texas freshman Mia Scott is so shy that she hasn't spoken at a news conference all season.
There was nothing timid about the way she swung the bat on Thursday. She went 4 for 4 and helped the Longhorns beat No.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Many of the top seeds and familiar teams will be absent when the Women’s College World Series starts Thursday.
Oklahoma coach Patty Gasso believes those are good reasons for her top-seeded, defending national champion Sooners to be concerned heading into their opener against No.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma is back to try to defend its national championship at the Women’s College World Series.
The top-seeded Sooners beat Central Florida in Super Regional games on Friday and Saturday to qualify and will face Northwestern in their World Series opener Thursday in Oklahoma City.
GUYMON, Okla. (AP) — Police in Guymon fatally shot a gun-wielding man who pointed the weapon at them, the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation said Tuesday.
Randal Haynes, 53, of Guymon was dead at the scene of the Monday afternoon shooting in the Panhandle city about 235 miles (378 kilometers) northwest of Oklahoma City, OSBI spokesperson Brooke Arbeitman said.
CRESCENT, Okla. (AP) — Two toddlers and a baby have died in a fire in central Oklahoma.
The fire began shortly before noon Sunday in a shed outside a home in Crescent and eventually spread to the home about 35 miles (56 kilometers) north of Oklahoma City, authorities said.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — With Oklahoma only days away from enacting the toughest state ban on abortion in the U.S., providers were preparing to stop terminating pregnancies as questions remained Friday about enforcing the law's limited exceptions.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma lawmakers on Thursday approved a bill prohibiting all abortions with few exceptions, and providers said they would stop performing the procedure as soon as the governor signs it in the latest example of the GOP’s national push to restrict access to what has been a constitutional right for nearly a half century.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Ten current and former students of Mount St. Mary Catholic High School in Oklahoma City and six parents or guardians are suing the private school, alleging it fostered “a rape culture” for more than 10 years.
SALLISAW, Okla. (AP) — A knife-wielding man was fatally shot by a police officer in eastern Oklahoma early Saturday, the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation reported.
An officer in Sallisaw was investigating a report of a man walking on U.S.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma’s Pardon and Parole Board was so focused on releasing inmates that it cut corners and ignored internal processes that ultimately led to the release of an inmate who was later charged with three counts of first-degree murder, according to a grand jury report released this week.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Amendments to a lucrative contract between the state and a barbecue restaurateur to build and operate restaurants at six state parks ballooned the cost of the project by $12.4 million, the head of a state watchdog agency told House lawmakers on Thursday.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) _ Panhandle Oil and Gas Inc. (PHX) on Monday reported a loss of $4 million in its fiscal second quarter.
On a per-share basis, the Oklahoma City-based company said it had a loss of 12 cents.
SEMINOLE, Okla. (AP) — A storm system spawned several tornadoes that whipped through areas of Texas and Oklahoma, causing damage to a school, a marijuana farm and other structures.
There were no reports of serious injuries following the Wednesday night tornadoes, but the system caused flooding in parts of Oklahoma and Arkansas, and more stormy weather took place Thursday.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) _ OGE Energy Corp. (OGE) on Thursday reported profit of $279.5 million in its first quarter.
On a per-share basis, the Oklahoma City-based company said it had profit of $1.39.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma joined Texas this week to form a region that parts of a nation divided over abortion care might look like if the U.S. Supreme Court strikes down its landmark Roe v. Wade ruling.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) _ Continental Resources Inc. (CLR) on Wednesday reported first-quarter earnings of $597.8 million.
On a per-share basis, the Oklahoma City-based company said it had net income of $1.65.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) _ Chesapeake Energy Corp. (CHK) on Wednesday reported a first-quarter loss of $764 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier.
The Oklahoma City-based company said it had a loss of $6.32 per share.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) _ Gulfport Energy Corp. (GPOR) on Tuesday reported a first-quarter loss of $492 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier.
The Oklahoma City-based company said it had a loss of $23.23 per share.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) _ LSB Industries Inc. (LXU) on Tuesday reported first-quarter net income of $58.8 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier.
On a per-share basis, the Oklahoma City-based company said it had net income of 65 cents.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) _ Paycom Software Inc. (PAYC) on Tuesday reported first-quarter net income of $91.9 million.
The Oklahoma City-based company said it had profit of $1.58 per share. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, came to $1.90 per share.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) _ Devon Energy Corp. (DVN) on Monday reported first-quarter earnings of $989 million.
On a per-share basis, the Oklahoma City-based company said it had net income of $1.48. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, came to $1.88 per share.
TONKAWA, Okla. (AP) — Three University of Oklahoma meteorology students were killed in a crash when their vehicle was struck by a tractor-trailer rig in northern Oklahoma late Friday, according to a crash report.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The second-degree murder conviction of former Oklahoma police officer who fatally shot a man who was threatening to set fire to himself has been upheld.
The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals on Thursday rejected 25 claims by former Oklahoma City Police Sgt.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments Wednesday in Oklahoma’s ongoing battle with Native American tribes over the state's authority to prosecute people accused of crimes on Native American lands, following a 2020 Supreme Court decision.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt signed a bill Tuesday explicitly prohibiting the use of nonbinary gender markers on state birth certificates, a ban experts say is the first of its kind in the nation.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) _ Bank7 Corp. (BSVN) on Tuesday reported first-quarter net income of $6.2 million.
The bank, based in Oklahoma City, said it had earnings of 68 cents per share.
The company posted revenue of $15.6 million in the period.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A lucrative deal that allowed an Oklahoma barbecue restaurateur to have the state subsidize more than $2 million in operational losses at new state park restaurants is being terminated due to “suspected fraudulent activity," the state's tourism department said Monday.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Enoch Kelly Haney, a Native American artist, Seminole Nation chief and Oklahoma state lawmaker, has died at age 81.
Haney’s death was announced Saturday by Brian Palmer, assistant chief of the Seminole Nation.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Wayne Shaw seemed to have all the conservative credentials needed to win reelection to his state Senate seat in Oklahoma two years ago. The mild-mannered pastor with deep ties to the community had a solidly conservative voting record during his eight years in office.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) _ BancFirst Corp. (BANF) on Thursday reported first-quarter net income of $35.9 million.
The bank, based in Oklahoma City, said it had earnings of $1.08 per share.
NORTH RICHLAND HILLS, Texas (AP) — Almost 20 years after a North Texas police officer was shot and injured by a man who had just robbed a bank, authorities say they used DNA to identify the suspect, who was found dead in Oklahoma as they prepared to arrest him.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Thunder general manager Sam Presti said this season would be about sifting through young talent to see where it fits into future plans.
It was a different approach for a franchise that was among the league's best the previous decade.