Jul 29, 2015

Oklahoma quakes lead to shutdown of two injection wells

Oil and gas operators shut down two wastewater injection wells in northern Oklahoma on Tuesday and reduced operations at a third after several earthquakes centered in the town of Crescent rattled the state Stephens Production and Devon Energy each voluntarily closed one well, and ...

Another presidential first: Obama visits U.S. prison

Jul 17, 2015

Another presidential first: Obama visits U.S. prison

Barack Obama got a first-hand look at the U.S. criminal justice system Thursday, becoming the first sitting president to set foot inside a federal prison and meet with incarcerated men there. Obama’s visit to the El Reno Federal Correctional Institution, a medium-security prison for ...

At least 15 killed in Texas, Oklahoma storms; Houston flooded

May 27, 2015

At least 15 killed in Texas, Oklahoma storms; Houston flooded

Torrential rains have killed at least 15 people in Texas and Oklahoma, including three in Houston where floods turned streets into rivers and led to about 1,000 calls for help in the fourth-most populous U.S. city, officials said on Tuesday. The death toll is ...

Mar 26, 2015

U.S. student who led racist chant meets black leaders

A former University of Oklahoma fraternity member caught on video leading a racist chant said Wednesday he’s deeply sorry for his role in the incident and upset and embarrassed that he failed to stop it. The incident caused a national uproar and threw an ...

Big 12 out to prove it deserves most bids

Mar 17, 2015

Big 12 out to prove it deserves most bids

The Big 12 again has seven teams in the NCAA Tournament. Regular-season champion Kansas is a No. 2 seed, and the No. 3 seeds in three of the four regions are from the Big 12 — tournament champion Iowa State, Oklahoma and Baylor. The ...

Nov 23, 2014

Oklahoma's Perine runs for NCAA record 427 yards in win

As Samaje Perine churned up the yards, the rain-soaked crowd at half-filled Memorial Stadium chanted his name. The Oklahoma true freshman rewarded those who braved the elements with history. He set a major college record by running for 427 yards, scoring five touchdowns to ...

TCU takes down No. 4 Oklahoma

Oct 5, 2014

TCU takes down No. 4 Oklahoma

Gary Patterson and No. 25 TCU finally have a big attention-grabbing victory in the Big 12 Conference. The former BCS-busting Horned Frogs sent quite a message in their third Big 12 opener, getting Paul Dawson’s 41-yard interception return for a touchdown and a big ...