Tanker truck spills syrup on Oklahoma interstate

OKLAHOMA CITY, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Oklahoma transportation authorities said a lane of interstate was closed in Oklahoma City after a tanker truck spilled syrup onto the roadway.

Resolution urges U. of Oklahoma to return painting looted by Nazis

OKLAHOMA CITY, Feb. 20 (UPI) -- A resolution introduced in the Oklahoma Legislature urges the University of Oklahoma to return a painting stolen by the Nazis during World War II.

Officer fired for ticketing mom whose toddler took a leak sues city

PIEDMONT, Okla., Feb. 12 (UPI) -- An Oklahoma police officer fired for ticketing the mother of a toddler who urinated in public has sued the city of Piedmont for wrongful termination.

High school player collapses, dies during basketball game

CEMENT, Okla., Jan. 30 (UPI) -- An Oklahoma high school basketball player collapsed during a game and later died, officials said.

Satanic group 'very happy' with support for Okla. state house statue

OKLAHOMA CITY, Jan. 26 (UPI) -- A Satanic group based in New York said it has been surprised by the support it's received for a statue the group wants to place at the Oklahoma state Capitol.

FBI investigating alleged fraud at Oklahoma lab involved in drone work

OKLAHOMA CITY, Jan. 20 (UPI) -- The FBI is investigating allegations millions of dollars were diverted from a company owned by Oklahoma State University, the Oklahoman reported.
OK Sen. Coburn to retire at end of session

OK Sen. Coburn to retire at end of session

WASHINGTON, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn, a medical doctor and outspoken fiscal conservative, said he would retire two years early at the end of the current congressional session.

Judge rules license plate image does not express religious message

OKLAHOMA CITY, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- A federal judge has rejected an Oklahoma pastor's lawsuit over an image on a state license plate the minister said conveyed a spiritual message.

Atheists challenge Oklahoma capitol Ten Commandments monument

OKLAHOMA CITY, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- American Atheists Inc. has filed a lawsuit challenging a Ten Commandments monument at the Oklahoma statehouse as a violation of the First Amendment.

Ex-Oklahoma City doctor accused of murder in overdose cases

OKLAHOMA CITY, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- A former Oklahoma City doctor faces nine counts of murder in the drug overdose deaths of eight of his patients and a ninth person killed by one of his patients.

Oklahoma police say man drugged, raped girls

OKLAHOMA CITY, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- A 25-year-old Oklahoma man gave girls drugs and alcohol, then raped them and recorded sex acts after they passed out, police allege.

Oklahoma man allegedly kills stepfather with 'atomic wedgie'

MCLOUD, Okla., Jan. 8 (UPI) -- An Oklahoma man has been charged with homicide after giving his stepfather what the suspect described as a fatal "atomic wedgie," police said.

Stevie Clark, OSU backup point guard, faces marijuana charge

EDMOND, Okla., Jan. 2 (UPI) -- Oklahoma State point guard Stevie Clark had marijuana in his possession when a car in which he was riding was pulled over in Edmond, Okla., police said.

Oklahoma woman celebrates 113th birthday

OKLAHOMA CITY, Dec. 26 (UPI) -- An Oklahoma woman who celebrated her 113th birthday Christmas Eve said she passes her days playing bridge and doesn't need help getting up from her chair.
2 Chainz charged with misdemeanor in Oklahoma bus incident

2 Chainz charged with misdemeanor in Oklahoma bus incident

OKLAHOMA CITY, Dec. 24 (UPI) -- Rapper 2 Chainz has been charged with a misdemeanor for allegedly refusing police commands to exit a tour bus during a traffic stop in Oklahoma City.

TransCanada's U.S. oil pipeline set for January service

OKLAHOMA CITY, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- Oil should be moving through the 485-mile Gulf Coast oil pipeline from Oklahoma by the middle of January, a spokesman for TransCanada said Wednesday.

State Supreme Court tosses Oklahoma income tax cut

OKLAHOMA CITY, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- A law cutting the state income tax violates the Oklahoma Constitution because it includes more than one subject, the state Supreme Court ruled Tuesday.

Body found in Oklahoma believed to be missing teenager

WEATHERFORD, Okla., Dec. 18 (UPI) -- A young Oklahoma man was charged with murder Tuesday after a body believed to be that of a missing teenager was found about 200 feet from the nearest road.

Man put to death in Oklahoma for killing two elderly women in 1980s

MCALESTER, Okla., Dec. 11 (UPI) -- Oklahoma executed Ronald Clinton Lott Tuesday for raping and killing two elderly women in 1986 and 1987.

OSU cheerleader to be disciplined for misstep on football field

STILLWATER, Okla., Dec. 10 (UPI) -- An Oklahoma State cheerleader will be disciplined for sticking his foot out onto the football field as an opposing player ran by, a school official said.
Oklahoma state employees visited Facebook 2 million times in 3 months

Oklahoma state employees visited Facebook 2 million times in 3 months

OKLAHOMA CITY, Dec. 2 (UPI) -- Oklahoma's Cyber Command Security Operations Center said state employees on the state computer network made 2,008,092 visits to Facebook in a three month span.

Religious cult responsible for woman's disappearance, mother says

OKLAHOMA CITY, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- The disappearance of an Oklahoma woman and her presumed death, and the deaths of her husband and daughter, are the work of a religious cult, her mother claims.

Three children, three adults sickened by carbon monoxide at school

OKLAHOMA CITY, Nov. 12 (UPI) -- An elementary school in Oklahoma City was temporarily closed Tuesday, a day after three students and three teachers were sickened by carbon monoxide.

Lawmaker wants to allow death row inmates to donate organs

OKLAHOMA CITY, Nov. 7 (UPI) -- A lawmaker from Oklahoma says he is drafting legislation that would allow prison inmates on death row to donate their organs upon execution.

3.9-magnitude earthquake hits Oklahoma, little damage reported

OKLAHOMA CITY, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- A 3.9-magnitude earthquake shook the Oklahoma City area, the largest in a series of local earthquakes in the past week, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
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