Senate panel approves tough new criminal penalties
Despite Oklahoma’s high incarceration rates, a Senate committee approved a half-dozen bills Wednesday to increase the criminal penalties for various crimes, including child pornography distribution, and drug and human trafficking.
7 leading theories on disappearance of Flight 370
Countless theories have surfaced about the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 nearly two weeks ago.
Attorney says OU wants painting lawsuit dismissed
A University of Oklahoma attorney says a woman who is demanding that the school return a painting she claims was stolen from her family by Nazis during World War II has not proven she is the lawful heir — or the sole heir.
Malaysian plane mystery bewilders, frustrates
Solving the mystery of the missing Malaysian plane is proving to be as easy as cracking a homicide without a body.
Multiple earthquakes rock Oklahoma
The U.S. Geological Survey reports four earthquakes ranging from an estimated 2.9 to 3.7 magnitude have been recorded in Oklahoma.
School shelter initiative approved by House
A proposal supported by Gov. Mary Fallin to help local school districts pay for safety upgrades like storm shelters and safe rooms has been approved by the Oklahoma House.
House passes 2-year budgeting legislation
The Oklahoma House has passed legislation that asks voters to alter the way the Oklahoma Legislature considers budget bills and non-budget related matters.
Pelco Structural honored as Educational Partner
Pelco Structural, LLC was honored with the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education's Economic Development Grant for the Regents Business Partnership Excellence Award, which highlights successful partnerships between higher education institutions and businesses.
House bill sends senior tax freeze to public vote
Oklahoma voters would decide whether seniors, regardless of income, should have their property tax rates frozen under a bill that has passed the Oklahoma House.
Committee approve county government reforms
Three bills that would reform county government were approved in House committees before the deadline for committee hearings on House bills.
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