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Updated Jul 22, 2016 at 10:57 AM

SALLISAW, Okla. (AP) — Three men arrested in the disappearance of a hiker at Tenkiller Lake are now charged with murder in the man's suspected death. Court records show 25-year-old Charles Shamblin and 22-year-old Michael Snelling are charged with first-degree murder and 22-year-old Tyler Leverett with second-degree murder in the suspected death of Matthew Fagan. The men are jailed without bond and court records don't list an attorney for any of them.

Updated Jul 22, 2016 at 10:53 AM

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A settlement has ended a lawsuit filed by the widow and daughter of a Seminole man who was fatally shot by a drug court compliance officer.

Updated Jul 22, 2016 at 10:47 AM

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Retail Liquor Association of Oklahoma is asking a judge to block a November ballot measure on whether strong beer and wine can be sold in grocery stores.

Updated Jul 21, 2016 at 11:01 AM

AAA rescued a record-breaking 32 million drivers nationwide in 2015.

Updated Jul 20, 2016 at 3:20 PM

Oklahoma City - "The [leaders] are always stressing about being aware of your surroundings and paying attention to detail," said Spc. James Thomas, of McLoud, Oklahoma, and a member of Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 179th Infantry Regiment, 45th...

Updated Jul 20, 2016 at 3:05 PM

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Tulsa police say officers fatally shot a man who confronted them with an ax and ignored commands to drop the weapon.

Updated Jul 20, 2016 at 1:47 PM

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma's multicounty grand jury is recommending the Love County sheriff be removed from office for corruption and other alleged violations.

Updated Jul 20, 2016 at 11:31 AM

OKLAHOMA CITY – The state may take a dispute over tribal sales tax collections to federal appeals court.

Updated Jul 19, 2016 at 11:18 AM

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A ballot proposal to make possession of small amounts of drugs in Oklahoma a misdemeanor punishable by no more than a year in jail would make Oklahoma's drug laws among the most liberal in the country, according to a...

Updated Jul 7, 2016 at 10:13 AM

Oklahoma reported modest increases in tax revenue from oil and gas production over the past two months, although those collections fell short of last year's marks.

Updated Jul 6, 2016 at 10:32 AM

National pump prices have now fallen for 24 straight days and registered their lowest price for yesterday’s Independence Day holiday since 2005. Today’s national average price for regular unleaded gasoline is $2.27 per gallon, a drop...

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