Tragedies like the Moore, Oklahoma tornado are teaching emergency planners about better ways to protect kids during storms.
Charles Warner was scheduled to die just hours after the botched execution of Clayton Lockett by Oklahoma prison officials last week.
A bungled execution in Oklahoma in which the condemned prisoner writhed and moaned as he received a lethal injection outraged death-penalty opponents, invited court challenges and attracted worldwide attention.
Crews battled a large wildfire in Logan County near Guthrie on Sunday that had burned several homes.
Clayton Lockett died of an apparent heart attack 10 minutes after officials stopped the scheduled execution.
The head of Oklahoma’s Department of Corrections said in a letter to the governor Thursday that the state must change its execution procedures to allow for more oversight after an inmate suffered an agonizing death this week as the state tried to execute him.
Officials stopped the lethal injection execution of Clayton Lockett after a new drug was administered. Doctors say Lockett died of a heart attack.
Authorities say a tornado has killed two people in the small northeastern Oklahoma town of Quapaw.
Guthrie firefighters say a 15-year-old boy has been killed in a house fire.
Prosecutors say Jeremy Lee Sappington shot Verna Sarten in the head then tried to set fire to the house.