Oklahoma AG calls company 'kingpin' in state's opioid crisis

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Consumer products giant Johnson & Johnson was a "kingpin" company that helped fuel the most devastating public health crisis in Oklahoma history, the state attorney general ar...

Oklahoma governor, tribes clash over casino gaming revenue

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Leaders with Oklahoma's powerful Native American tribes are voicing frustration with the state's Republican governor after they say he caught them off guard with plans to force re...

Oklahoma presses opioid case against Johnson & Johnson

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter has secured about $355 million from two groups of drugmakers so far in the state's lawsuit against opioid manufacturers. And in the first suc...

Legacy of teacher walkouts could be more political activism

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Betty Collins was born and raised in Tulsa, but the eighth grade history teacher hadn't been to the state Capitol in Oklahoma City until last spring, when she educators throughout...

Oklahoma lawmakers grumble openly about opioid settlement

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A $270 million settlement between the state of Oklahoma and the maker of OxyContin praised last week as an innovative way to help combat opioid addiction is facing bipartisan crit...

Investigation clouds Oklahoma icon's distinguished legacy

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — David Boren's appointment as president of the University of Oklahoma two decades ago was the capstone of a storied career. Born into a prominent Oklahoma political family, he beca...

Oklahoma ex-senator David Boren accused of sexual misconduct

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A former University of Oklahoma student alleges he was touched and kissed inappropriately by former university President David Boren on several occasions almost a decade ago when ...

Police investigating alleged assault of legislative page

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma's speaker of the House suspended its page program on Thursday after a teenage girl reported she was sexually assaulted by another page at a hotel near the Capitol where t...

Oklahoma ramps up Capitol security after teacher walkout

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Leaders in the Oklahoma House ramped up security by erecting guard stations in hallways, banning public access to stairwells and hiring an ex-police officer licensed to carry a gu...

New GOP governor proposes $1,200 raise for Oklahoma teachers

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Vowing to make education a priority for his administration following a teacher rebellion that shuttered schools for two weeks last year, Oklahoma's new Republican governor told la...

Oklahoma quickly becoming medical marijuana hotbed

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The rollout of statewide medical and recreational marijuana programs typically is a grindingly slow process that can take years. Not so in Oklahoma, which moved with lightning spe...

Fallin commutes sentences of 21 Oklahoma prisoners

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Gov. Mary Fallin on Tuesday commuted the sentences of 21 prison inmates convicted of various nonviolent offenses in an unusual move that underscores the Republican leader's push t...

Oklahoma's new CEO governor must pivot from campaign

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma's CEO-turned-governor Kevin Stitt rocketed from virtually unknown in politics a year ago to the state's highest office, largely on his reputation as an outsider with no e...

Horn taps network of women, young people for upset win

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A Democratic attorney tapped into a network of enthusiastic women and young people in an increasingly diverse capital city to pull off one of the midterm elections' biggest upsets...

Democrat Edmondson threatens GOP dominance in Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Republicans seized control of every statewide elected office in the 2010 midterm election, and they've maintained their stranglehold over ever since. Bu...