The Norman Transcript

State/Region

State/Region
  • Missing infant safe in Texas

    CASHION — Authorities say an infant has been found unharmed in West Texas after she was abducted in Oklahoma. Dispatcher Traci Tate with the Kingfisher County Sheriff’s Department says the 5-month-old girl was found “safe and sound” ...

    July 19, 2014

  • Ranking U.S. states by job creation in past five years

    WASHINGTON — Since the Great Recession officially ended in June 2009, the U.S. economy has generated 7.8 million jobs. But the gains haven’t been spread evenly across the country. Some states have boomed. Others have struggled to add jobs....

    July 19, 2014

  • Hobby Lobby pres. has museum plan

    FORT SMITH, Ark. — The president of Hobby Lobby says a Bible museum hold his family’s collection in Washington, D.C. is expected to open in 2017....

    July 19, 2014

  • Inmates’ allegations in lawsuit false, state attorneys argue

    OKLAHOMA CITY — The drugs and procedures used to execute a death row inmate in a botched lethal injection in April do not risk violating the constitutional rights of other prisoners awaiting execution, attorneys for the state of Oklahoma ...

    July 18, 2014

  • Repairs to Oklahoma Capitol expected to start this year

    OKLAHOMA CITY — State officials previewed a $120 million renovation project for Oklahoma’s aging Capitol building, with state Historical Society executive director Bob Blackburn holding the pick-ax Thursday that was used to break ground ...

    July 18, 2014

  • Heavy rain pummels state; warning issued

    TECUMSEH — Heavy rainfall is causing flooding in parts of Oklahoma....

    July 18, 2014

  • Risk of earthquake increased for U.S.

    WASHINGTON — A new federal earthquake map dials up the shaking hazard just a bit for about one-third of the United States and lowers it for one-tenth....

    July 18, 2014

  • Candidate urges court to intervene

    OKLAHOMA CITY — A candidate for Tulsa County district attorney asked the Oklahoma Supreme Court on Wednesday to decide a challenge that, if successful, could secure the job for his only opponent....

    July 17, 2014

  • Autopsies inconclusive in family’s deaths

    KINTA — Autopsy results were inconclusive for a family whose remains were found by hunters in a wooded area four years after they disappeared in rural Oklahoma, the state Medical Examiner’s Office said....

    July 17, 2014

  • Chief justice warns judges of bills’ impact to state

    NORMAN — Dozens of bills introduced in the state Legislature this year would have had a “lethal and devastating” effect on Oklahoma’s judiciary if enacted into law, the state’s chief justice warned judges Wednesday....

    July 17, 2014