Oklahoma

Charles Warner was scheduled to die just hours after the botched execution of Clayton Lockett by Oklahoma prison officials last week. ( PAUL BUCK/AFP/Getty Images)

Oklahoma Court Approves Six-Month Stay Of Execution

Charles Warner was scheduled to die just hours after the botched execution of Clayton Lockett by Oklahoma prison officials last week.

05/08/2014

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

Lawmakers Still Back Death Penalty Despite Botched Oklahoma Execution

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.

05/05/2014

File photo of a firetruck. (Credit: Thinkstock)

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

File photo of a firetruck.  (Credit: Thinkstock)

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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