Nov 7, 2016

Magnitude-5.0 earthquake rocks central Oklahoma

A magnitude-5.0 earthquake centered near one of the world’s key oil hubs brought down building facades and shattered windows, triggering fears the temblor may have damaged key infrastructure and rendered century-old buildings unsafe in the latest Oklahoma town rattled by increasingly strong quakes. Cushing ...

Oklahoman wanted in killings allegedly has a hit list

Oct 27, 2016

Oklahoman wanted in killings allegedly has a hit list

An Oklahoma man who has been on the run since Sunday, wanted in a string of killings, shootings and carjackings, likely intends to attack several people linked to a sexual assault case against him, authorities said Wednesday. Michael Dale Vance Jr. is wanted on ...

Sep 4, 2016

Earthquake shakes swath of Midwest from Nebraska to Texas

A record-tying earthquake in the edge of Oklahoma’s key energy-producing areas rattled the Midwest from Illinois to the southwest part of Texas on Saturday, bringing fresh attention to the practice of disposing oil and gas field wastewater deep underground. The United States Geological Survey ...

Oklahoma lawmakers make it a felony to perform abortions

May 20, 2016

Oklahoma lawmakers make it a felony to perform abortions

Oklahoma lawmakers have moved to effectively ban abortion in their state by making it a felony for doctors to perform the procedure, an effort the bill’s sponsor said Thursday is aimed at ultimately overturning the U.S. Supreme Court’s 1973 decision that legalized abortion nationwide. ...

May 12, 2016

Solar Impulse 2 set to soar from Arizona to Oklahoma

A solar-powered airplane that landed in Arizona last week after a daylong flight from California is headed to Oklahoma next on the latest leg of its around-the-world journey, project officials announced Wednesday. The Swiss-made Solar Impulse 2 is scheduled to take off from Phoenix ...