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Cherokee Nation lauded for hepatitis C elimination effort

TAHLEQUAH, Okla. (AP) — One of the largest Native American tribes is being praised as a model for its aggressive program to test for and treat hepatitis C. The Oklahoma-based Cheroke...

Convicted former Tulsa volunteer deputy seen flouting parole

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A white ex-volunteer deputy released early from prison for fatally shooting an unarmed black man was recently seen drinking at an Oklahoma bar in apparent violation of the conditio...

Oklahoma teacher walkout means improvising to care for kids

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Massive teacher protests at the Oklahoma state Capitol have done more than put political pressure on lawmakers: The situation has forced school districts, churches, community orga...

Tribes oppose planned bioterror tests near Oklahoma graves

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Five Native American tribes that own an Oklahoma site where the U.S. Department of Homeland Security intends to conduct bioterrorism drills next year now oppose the government's pl...

Oklahoma border town leery of planned bioterror test

NEWKIRK, Okla. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security announcement that it was conducting biosecurity drills in the Oklahoma farming town of Newkirk was tucked among the local weekly newspape...

Oklahoma City, where parking meters began, modernizes system

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The city where parking meters were born says it's doing away with the last of its coin-operated models by the end of the year as it installs new computerized ones. ...

Judge removes fatal shooting from ex-Tulsa officer's record

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A judge has removed a manslaughter case from a white former Oklahoma police officer's record after she asked to have it expunged. District Judge William LaFortune...

Prosecutor grateful for verdict in ex-cop's 4th murder trial

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma prosecutor says he isn't surprised or disappointed that a jury convicted a white former police officer of manslaughter instead of murder in his fourth trial for killing...

Issue of race is again a focus in ex-cop's 4th murder trial

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Three hung juries in the case of a white former Oklahoma police officer charged with fatally shooting his daughter's black boyfriend had one thing in common besides unwillingness t...

Terrorism, race, religion: Defining the Las Vegas shooting

The mass shooting in Las Vegas is the deadliest in modern U.S. history, but is it terrorism? While much will hinge on the motives of a white gunman attacking a mostly-white country m...

Attacks stoke debate over need for domestic terrorism laws

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Attacks this summer on counter-protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia, and an empty Air Force recruiting station in Oklahoma had the hallmarks of terrorist attacks but weren't pro...

Baby left on side of Oklahoma freeway in car seat with cash

A 1-month-old baby found on the side of an Oklahoma interstate in a car seat stuffed with $5,500 in cash and a birth certificate is in state custody as authorities investigate why the boy was abandone...

Defense attorney for Oklahoma City bomber dead at 57

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Rob Nigh, a defense attorney who represented Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh and witnessed his 2001 execution, has died after battling cancer. He was 57. Ste...

Former officer injects new racial element in 2014 slaying

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A white former police officer is headed for a fourth trial in the killing of his daughter's black boyfriend, but Shannon Kepler has recently added another racial element to the cas...

Sex offenders can live next door to victims in many states

EDMOND, Okla. (AP) — A convicted sex offender who molested his niece when she was 7 years old moved in next door to his victim nearly a dozen years after he was sent to prison for the crime. ...