HELENA, Okla. — The Oklahoma Department of Corrections has transferred more than a dozen inmates from James Crabtree Correctional Center to facilities across the state on the heels of a physical altercation inside the prison Wednesday afternoon where four inmates were injured in two separate altercations minutes apart.
Muskogee County District Attorney Orvil Loge said Friday that parole has been denied to two convicted murderers and a child rapist. A commutation for a man sented to 90 years for shooting with intent to kill is pending with Governor Kevin Stitt's office.
Dogs and cats do not tolerate high temperatures as well as humans. They do not perspire, and so do not have the cooling benefits of water evaporation from the skin. Their main method of controlling body temperature is by panting to exchange cooler outside air for the warm air in their lungs. Radiation of heat from the skin surface also helps reduce body temperature.
A national report released Thursday shows Oklahoma has made significant strides in expectations for student academic proficiency in reading and mathematics, and is among the highest states in strong expectations for eighth-grade mathematics.
Despite a recent push to increase access, many lower-income addicts — including those battling opioids — face long waits to get treatment at state-funded, in-patient centers.
We have to choose between our two contradictory American personalities — freedom and democracy on one side, hatred, fear and greed on the other.
You could be offered a government grant or owe past taxes that must be paid pronto. Or you might have a computer virus that simply must be eradicated. With such elaborate scams, it’s no wonder people don’t want to answer the phone.
Four Tahlequah Public Schools students will be participating in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade this year, as long as they can raise the money for the six-day trip.
Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr. reiterated his intention Thursday to assert treaty provisions with the United States that allow the tribe to appoint a delegate to Congress.
Johnathan Zamudio, 32, of Glenpool, appeared in court Thursday via video feed from the Muskogee County/City Detention Facility to be formally charged with first-degree murder.
Water levels in the Webbers Falls pool of the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System continued to drop, prompting local industries to take steps that will accommodate continued operations.
A local nonprofit and four of its employees settled civil claims arising from the December 2016 death of a teenager being held at the Muskogee County Regional Juvenile Detention Center.
Students occupied the front steps of Evans Hall on Thursday afternoon to protest the University of Oklahoma’s decision to close the American Organ Institute and eliminate the organ technology concentration.
As the conference room filled and the volume grew, a mixture of anticipation, cheerful greetings and solemn resolve settled in for the Northwest Oklahoma Alliance (NwOA) and State Chamber Research Foundation OK2030 Regional Forum.
Entertainment overlay districts, homelessness, watershed and wildlife rehab bond and banning disposal wells are among the top goals from The Norman City Council's retreat.
"(Kaeli Jantz) possesses a unique ability to reach students whose native languages are Spanish and Marshallese. Many of Jantz’s students do not speak English, but her dedication and their determination allows them to grow and become confident with both math and the English language."
A state investigation into Epic Charter Schools has expanded to include the school’s chief financial officer and four current or former board members, according to a search warrant filed in Oklahoma County Wednesday.
Charges were filed in Stephens County for a man accused of leaving threatening notes at homes and also at a local church where reports show he threw a cinderblock through the window.
A 44-year-old Enid man was arraigned Thursday on charges of child neglect and child endangerment by driving under the influence stemming from an Aug. 13 traffic stop.
EDMOND, Okla. — Most of the elected members to the House of Representatives during the last election cycle are sensible political moderates rather than being extreme liberals as often characterized, Congresswoman Kendra Horn said Wednesday.
Conspiracy theories have always been a part of the American fabric. Among the most well-known involve the death of President John F. Kennedy; the purported coverup of an alien spacecraft in New Mexico; a faked moon landing; and the existence of the Illuminati or the "deep state," a worldwide cabal of powerful people pulling the switches.
We want to join Muskogee County Election Board Secretary Kelly Beach in reminding residents that if they want absentee ballots mailed to them in time to vote on the Muskogee Public Schools Special Bond Proposition on Oct. 8, they should apply now.
Friends and co-workers described Ronald Boren as an "icon, a connoisseur of music and a priceless asset" in Muskogee. The curator of the Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame died Tuesday. He was 59.
The Tom Skinner Skyline Music Festival is in full force as I write this column. Being in Austin, I was unable to attend, but my thoughts about Tom were flowing in technicolor! The festival’s proceeds go to the Red Dirt Relief Fund, which possibly wouldn’t exist without the inspiration Tom provided to many of the organizers.
The world’s top 12 chess players are in St. Louis this month for the Sinquefield Cup, which runs until Aug. 29. Three of the world’s top players are from the United States (F. Caruana, W.So, and H. Nakamura). Vishy Anand of India and the world champion prior to Magnus Carlsen’s ascension has taken an early lead.
Nobody should resent anybody who has legitimately made a nice living. That is the American dream, after all. But there is something untoward about a gaggle of millionaires proclaiming they speak for working-class Americans while they decry and vilify accumulation of wealth.
U.S. District Judge James Payne has given the state of Oklahoma 120 days to either grant Karl Fontenot a new trial or order his permanent release from prison, according to an order issued Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma.
A federal judge ruled Wednesday that Karl Fontenot, one of the defendants profiled in the Netflix documentary and John Grisham book “The Innocent Man,” be either released from prison permanently or granted a new trial.
These airports are important, especially given the rural nature of Northwest Oklahoma. We are glad to see they have received necessary funding.
Before naming Jalen Hurts his starting quarterback, Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley tried to paint a picture of what preseason camp had been like for the Alabama transfer.
Oklahoma State has one of the best wide receiving corps in the country – ranked No. 8 in Division I by Athlon Sports – but that didn’t keep receivers coach Kasey Dunn from wanting to add something following the spring season.
During the Opioid Epidemic Response event hosted by the OSU Center of Health Sciences Center for Wellness & Recovery in July, Sarah Johnson gave a report on findings from a project she directs through the Cherokee County Health Services Council.
EDMOND — Close to 300 students arriving on the University of Central Oklahoma’s campus last week were in for a surprise as they were directed to other housing.
Police officers are human like the rest of us, and they can make mistakes. But some people would say New York officer Daniel Pantaleo's error was so serious that he got what he deserved.
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