Thu, 27 Apr 2017 00:23:14 GMT
Oklahoma deputies who had been attending a prayer vigil for a slain deputy, fatally shot a man who allegedly started to point a gun at them. Sheriff's Sgt.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 12:01:23 GMT
The front is positioned south of the metro as of this post and will continue to slide southeast with thunderstorms along both sides of the boundary across far southeastern Oklahoma. Despite the early morning period, one or two of the storms may still be severe this morning for a few hours.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 07:18:49 GMT
Explore the Outdoors is a program geared for children ages 4 through 8 and emphasizes science and technology education in some of Oklahoma's most pristine environments. "We put children outside in an environment to learn," said Curtis Calvin, vice president of education at the Oklahoma Educational Television Authority.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 02:41:16 GMT
This combination of file photos shows one of the three drugs that the Arkansas Department of Correction purchased to perform several executions. The top photo, provided by the ADC, shows a bottle of Midazolam, with the manufacturer's information blacked out by the ADC.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 02:41:15 GMT
Arkansas has executed three inmates in the past week using a sedative that's been the subject of multiple court challenges since it was first used by Florida in 2013. A look at midazolam and its role in U.S. executions: Midazolam is an anti-anxiety drug, similar to Valium or Ativan.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 21:34:41 GMT
Former Oklahoma Gov. Brad Henry gestures as he answers a question during a news conference in Oklahoma City, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Henry, one of the co-chairs of the Oklahoma Death Penalty Review Commission, announced the findings of a report that says the state should extend its moratorium on capital punishment.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 16:30:08 GMT
A 12-member commission of prominent Oklahomans that's been conducting a comprehensive review of Oklahoma's use of the death penalty is expected to release its findings. Members of the Oklahoma Death Penalty Review Commission will discuss their final report during a news conference Tuesday at the state Capitol.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 16:30:07 GMT
A larger-than-life praying mantis is part of the Oklahoma Museum Network exhibit "Backyard Bugs" at Science Museum Oklahoma in Oklahoma City. Photo by Chris Landsberger, The Oklahoman A larger-than-life praying mantis is part of the Oklahoma Museum Network exhibit "Backyard Bugs" at Science Museum Oklahoma in Oklahoma City.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 11:15:03 GMT
Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park is pleased to announce it has received a $15,000.00 grant from the Carolyn Watson Rural Oklahoma Community Foundation and its Community Grant program. The grant will be used to assist in funding the Short Shakespeare touring program, which will allow Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park to increase services to individuals in rural Oklahoma.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 06:20:54 GMT
There's a lyric in one of Blake Shelton's early hits that talked about "ole red's itchin' to have a little fun." Well a lot of people will be having fun when Shelton opens an entertainment venue called Ole Red later this year in Tishomingo.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 01:27:01 GMT
The two arguments Luis Molina made to avoid coming back to Oklahoma to faces the charges were that he said he isn't the person police are looking for and that the governor didn't sign the extradition so it's not proper. The state proved with Molina's picture, date of birth and other personal information that he is in fact, the person wanted on two dozen charges.