TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Tulsa Mayor Dewey Bartlett and Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management director Albert Ashwood have announced the completion of a new $2.2 million flood control project.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — More than 200 gay couples obtained Arkansas marriage licenses Monday after a judge tossed out the state's 10-year-old same-sex marriage ban, but only at a handful of courthouses as an overwhelming majority of county...
An underwater archaeological expedition has uncovered Christopher Columbus' Santa Maria, the leader of the group says. Barry Clifford said that they have found the wreck off the northern coast of Haiti. The ship’s location matches one in...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A bill that would provide school districts more flexibility to promote third graders who may not be reading at grade level is on its way to the governor's desk.
A jury trial was over before it could really begin Monday as a defendant charged in the 2012 methamphetamine raid case decided to plead guilty after a jury was chosen to hear his case.
Members of the U.S. Postal Service, along with many volunteers, collected donations of food items during Saturday’s mail route, with about 20,590 pounds of food collected in the Shawnee area. Pictured here are Keith Beltz,...
The News-Star and members of its staff has received a total of nine awards from the Associated Press/Oklahoma News Executives for the 2013 annual Carl Rogan Memorial News Excellence Competition.
As a result of new, state-mandated testing requirements, a group of Shawnee elementary students may not be permitted to advance to the next grade level.
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