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” ...
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....
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....
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 ...
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 ...
Heavy rain pummels state; warning issued
TECUMSEH — Heavy rainfall is causing flooding in parts of Oklahoma....
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....
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....
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....
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....
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