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Updated Jun 24, 2016 at 11:18 AM

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Prosecutors were awaiting the results of a state agency's investigation Thursday before deciding whether to file charges in the case of an Oklahoma inmate who was restrained by jail staff and died of strangulation.

Updated Jun 24, 2016 at 11:01 AM

ARDMORE, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma sheriff accused of requesting a sexual relationship with a female deputy in exchange for hiring her husband has been charged with receiving a bribe.

Updated Jun 23, 2016 at 11:47 AM

OKLAHOMA CITY – A Pottawatomie County woman pleaded guilty on Wednesday to 12 counts of identity theft and five counts of violating the Computer Crimes Act, following charges by Attorney General Scott Pruitt.

Updated Jun 23, 2016 at 11:25 AM

LEXINGTON, Okla. (AP) — The Oklahoma state prison in Lexington has been without power for five days after lightning struck a transformer.

Updated Jun 22, 2016 at 11:06 AM

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The last Democrat to lead the Oklahoma Senate was sentenced Tuesday to 18 months in prison for bribery after a federal prosecutor urged a judge to send a message to other attorneys serving in the Legislature that public...

Updated Jun 16, 2016 at 12:57 PM

GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — An Oklahoma woman has admitted she knew she was riding along on a trip to deliver 12 kilos of crystal meth to Mississippi.

Updated Jun 16, 2016 at 11:36 AM

Shawnee firefighters practice their training using an old school bus that was recently deemed as surplus by the city for this purpose.

Updated Jun 15, 2016 at 12:28 PM

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Authorities in Tulsa are investigating after a man and a woman were found shot to death inside an SUV at a park early Tuesday. Two young children who were at the scene were found unharmed.

Updated Jun 15, 2016 at 12:22 PM

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Jurors have convicted the two remaining men accused in the killings of a prostitute featured on the HBO series "Cathouse" and three other people.

Posted Jun 15, 2016 at 11:30 AM

A suspect arrested in Ardmore following a weekend homicide in Seminole has been transferred to the Seminole County jail, where he is being held on complaints including first-degree murder.

Posted Jun 9, 2016 at 11:45 AM

OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma Safety Council Executive Director Dave Koeneke today thanked Governor Fallin and the Legislature for passing and signing into law a bill that will facilitate new license plates being issued to every Oklahoma driver.

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