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  • Lake Hefner Parkway in OKC reopens

    OKLAHOMA CITY — A section of the busy Lake Hefner Parkway in northwest Oklahoma City has reopened after a bomb squad investigated suspicious bags — one found on a bridge over the roadway and the other nearby....

    July 11, 2014

  • Judge orders trial for Chesapeake in leasing case

    CHEBOYGAN, Mich. — A Michigan judge has ordered an Oklahoma City-based energy company to stand trial on criminal charges in what authorities say was a land-leasing scheme....

    July 11, 2014

  • Oklahoma State research team awarded NASA grant

    TULSA — A team of researchers from Oklahoma State University campuses in Tulsa and Stillwater have been awarded a $750,000 grant from NASA....

    July 11, 2014

  • Workers comp lays off 16 employees

    OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma’s Workers Compensation Commission has laid off 16 employees as the organization transitions from a court-based system to an administrative one....

    July 11, 2014

  • Police train for hostage scenarios

    OKLAHOMA CITY — A gunman brandishing an automatic weapon fires a series of shots inside a university building bustling with students and faculty members, quickly filling the building with the smell of gunpowder and causing a panic as ...

    July 9, 2014

  • Study shows Okla. bucking prison health care trend

    OKLAHOMA CITY — While the vast majority of states in the U.S. have seen prison health care costs climb sharply in recent years, a new national study shows Oklahoma is one of the few states bucking that trend....

    July 9, 2014

  • Farmer loses phone, returned 8 months later

    TULSA — An Oklahoma farmer’s iPhone that was lost when it fell into a grain elevator has been returned to him unscathed after it was found in Japan....

    July 9, 2014

  • Fallin settles on ‘Okie’ for new puppy

    OKLAHOMA CITY — With the public’s help, Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin and her husband have settled on “Okie” as the name for their new white Labrador retriever puppy....

    July 8, 2014

  • On-duty Oklahoma state trooper arrested for DUI

    SALLISAW — An Oklahoma state trooper has been arrested in Sequoyah County for driving under the influence of alcohol while on duty after he crashed an Oklahoma Highway Patrol sport utility vehicle that was towing an OHP boat....

    July 8, 2014

  • Congressman decries tour of immigrant site

    TULSA — An Oklahoma congressman is criticizing a proposed media tour of a facility at Fort Sill where hundreds of mostly teenage immigrant children from Central America are housed....

    July 8, 2014