Major flood threat across states throughout holiday weekend

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Major flooding along the Arkansas River will threaten communities from Tulsa into western Arkansas through at least the holiday weekend, officials said Friday, as water released f...

Runaway barges crash into Oklahoma dam and quickly sink

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Two unmanned barges that broke loose on the swollen Arkansas River in Oklahoma crashed into a dam hours later and sank Thursday, and they didn't cause the structure to fail, which...

At least 3 dead in central US storms, with more rain to come

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma was bracing Wednesday for more rain, with parts of the state already flooded following days of severe weather that's blamed for at least three deaths after also battering...

Tornadoes flip campers, damage homes in Southern Plains

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A tornado touched down Tuesday near Tulsa International Airport, injuring at least one person and damaging about a dozen homes, amid powerful storms in the Southern Plains that br...

Police not releasing more info about fatal shooting of teen

EDMOND, Okla. (AP) — Authorities in Oklahoma aren't providing additional information about a police shooting in which officers killed a naked, unarmed black teenager who had broken into a home. ...

Pardoned ex-soldier initially didn't take White House call

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A former U.S. soldier from Oklahoma who was pardoned this week for his 2009 conviction for killing an Iraqi prisoner says he initially didn't answer the White House's phone call t...

Oklahoma police fatally shoot unarmed, naked teenager

EDMOND, Okla. (AP) — Police in the Oklahoma City suburb of Edmond said Wednesday that a naked 17-year-old high school student was not armed when he was fatally shot by police after breaking into a hom...

Lawyer: Man charged in parents' slayings pleads not guilty

EDMOND, Okla. (AP) — A 19-year-old Oklahoma man described by his attorney as mentally incompetent has pleaded not guilty to killing his parents at their suburban Oklahoma City home. ...

Oklahoma agriculture board approves poultry farm proposals

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Board of Agriculture on Tuesday approved proposals for new or expanding poultry operations requiring them to be a certain distance away from homes and schools, but so...

Dead Oklahoma mayor to remain on ballot for general election

EDMOND, Okla. (AP) — A dead candidate for mayor of an Oklahoma City suburb has advanced to the general election after coming in second in a three-way primary. Then-Edmond Mayor Charl...

Two students leave Oklahoma University over blackface video

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The University of Oklahoma says two students have voluntarily withdrawn from the school after one appeared on a social media video wearing black face paint and using a racial epit...

Oklahoma police officers kill 2 men in separate shootings

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A man who robbed a cellphone store at gunpoint and was later fatally shot by officers was found by use of a tracking device he had unknowingly taken from the store during the robb...

DNA fails to exclude convicted Oklahoma killer from crime

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A DNA test funded by attorneys for an Oklahoma death row inmate who was featured on the ABC-TV documentary series "The Last Defense" found his DNA matches that found on key eviden...

Oklahoma man seeks new trial in white supremacist plot

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma man sentenced to death in 1999 for killing an Arkansas family in a plot to set up a whites-only nation in the Pacific Northwest wants a new trial. Da...

Texas officer faces manslaughter charge in neighbor's death

DALLAS (AP) — A white Dallas police officer who says she mistook her black neighbor's apartment for her own when she fatally shot him has been arrested on a manslaughter charge. Offi...