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Crews Battle Large Wildfire In Logan County

Crews battled a large wildfire in Logan County near Guthrie on Sunday that had burned several homes.

05/04/2014

Lockett had an intravenous tap placed at his groin because suitable veins couldn't be found elsewhere. That vein collapsed, and prison officials were unable to find another viable one, the state didn't have another dose of the drugs available anyway. (Image credit: Oklahoma Dept. of Corrections)

Report: Oklahoma Execution Officials Took 51 Minutes To Find Vein

Clayton Lockett died of an apparent heart attack 10 minutes after officials stopped the scheduled execution.

05/01/2014

Gov. Mary Fallin (R-OK). (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Oklahoma Prison Chief Calls For Execution Review

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.

05/01/2014

File photo of an execution chamber. (credit: PAUL BUCK/AFP/Getty Images)

Oklahoma Inmate Dies After Botched Execution

Officials stopped the lethal injection execution of Clayton Lockett after a new drug was administered. Doctors say Lockett died of a heart attack.

04/29/2014

Trees and homes damaged by a tornado. (credit: Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Official: Tornado Kills 2 In Northeastern Oklahoma

Authorities say a tornado has killed two people in the small northeastern Oklahoma town of Quapaw.

04/27/2014

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Teenager Dies In House Fire

Guthrie firefighters say a 15-year-old boy has been killed in a house fire.

03/22/2014

Prosecutors say Jeremy Lee Sappington shot Verna Sarten in the head then tried to set fire to the house. (Getty Images)

Police: Oklahoma Man Killed Aunt To End Sexual Relationship

Prosecutors say Jeremy Lee Sappington shot Verna Sarten in the head then tried to set fire to the house.

03/15/2014

Oklahoma authorities say they rescued a man from a sewer system who claimed he was trying to find his lost $20 bill. (Getty Images)

Oklahoma Man Falls Into Sewer Trying To Recover $20 Bill

Authorities say the man was dazed and confused after spending two days underground.

03/08/2014

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Okla. Bill That Allows Business Owners To Refuse Service To Gays Over Religious Beliefs To Be Rewritten

An Oklahoma bill that would allow business owners with strongly held religious beliefs to refuse service to gays will be rewritten and likely won’t be considered in its current form this legislative session, the measure’s House author said Tuesday.

02/26/2014

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Oklahoma Human Services Director Seeks $33 Million

The director of Oklahoma’s Department of Human Services is asking lawmakers to appropriate almost $33 million in state tax dollars to operate the agency through the end of June.

02/24/2014

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