Oklahoma

May 17, 2019 - 10:49 pm
An earthquake was felt in parts of Kansas. It happened around 3:30 p.m. Friday afternoon. The U.S. Geological Survey said the 4.4 magnitude was felt south east of Medford, Oklahoma. People reported feeling it in Wichita, Salina, even as far away as Kansas City. There's been no reports of injuries...
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May 14, 2019 - 2:10 am
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is set to release the largest amount of water to run through Keystone Dam in 21 years after torrential downpours soaked the Arkansas River drainage basin in northeastern Oklahoma. The Tulsa World reports that on Monday, the corps will release 85,000 cubic feet (2407...
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May 01, 2019 - 10:04 pm
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 home. The Oklahoma state medical examiner's office identified the teen as Isaiah Mark Lewis. Police initially said he was...
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May 01, 2019 - 5:12 pm
U.S. wildlife officials say an endangered carnivorous beetle is making a comeback and should be downlisted to threatened. The American burying beetle was once found in 35 states and three Canadian provinces. When it was listed as endangered in 1989, it was only in eastern Oklahoma and Block Island...
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April 05, 2019 - 2:04 pm
A 69-year-old Oklahoma man who owns several vape stores in Kansas, Oklahoma and Missouri is charged with trying to hire someone to kill a former employee and her boyfriend. Federal authorities say Vernon Wayne Brock, of Alva, Oklahoma, has been charged with using interstate commerce facilities in...
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April 02, 2019 - 10:17 am
An Oklahoma woman was arrested on DUI charges after police said she drove past them on a rimmed wheel and was later found to have a full margarita drink in the car's cup holder, reports said. Watch the latest video at
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April 01, 2019 - 1:06 pm
Arizona Native American tribes on the hunt for animal hides, antlers, teeth and other parts for cultural and religious use have a unique new resource: the state's wildlife agency. A recently launched program allows Arizona's nearly two dozen tribes to make requests to the state Game and Fish...
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March 26, 2019 - 8:12 pm
The maker of OxyContin and the company's controlling family agreed Tuesday to pay a groundbreaking $270 million to Oklahoma to settle allegations they helped create the nation's deadly opioid crisis with their aggressive marketing of the powerful painkiller. It is the first settlement to come out...
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March 24, 2019 - 10:59 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma lawmakers are considering legislation to prevent cities and towns from imposing a fee on single-use plastic and paper bags, a measure that officials in one Oklahoma community say encroaches on their search for an innovative way to protect the environment from the...
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March 12, 2019 - 9:12 pm
The Environmental Protection Agency has pledged more than $16 million annually for the continued cleanup of toxic mine waste at the heavily polluted Tar Creek Superfund Site in northeastern Oklahoma. Superfund is a law that gives the EPA funding and authority to clean up contaminated sites. Tar...
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