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1 dead, 7 injured in Oklahoma festival shooting

May 30, 2022 11:00 am

About 1,500 people attended the event in Taft, which usually has a population of just a few hundred people

Explained: Oklahoma's anti-abortion bill, which bans nearly all abortions in the state

April 14, 2022 7:45 am

This is not the only anti-abortion legislation in Oklahoma. A state House committee last week advanced another bill, which will allow private citizens to take civil action against abortion providers.

Oklahoma authorities: 6 students killed in crash with semi

March 23, 2022 10:56 am

The students were in a passenger vehicle that collided with a semi about 12:30 p.m. in Tishomingo, which is about 100 miles (161 kilometers) southwest of Oklahoma City, according to OHP spokesperson Sarah Stewart.

Oklahoma to continue lethal injections after man vomits during execution

October 30, 2021 6:04 pm

The man, John Marion Grant, was the first person executed by Oklahoma since prison officials made severe mistakes in previous executions, including using the wrong drug in one instance and, in another, allowing a prisoner to regain consciousness.

Fire department called in to rescue man who climbed a tree to save his cat

June 30, 2021 11:22 am

The Tulsa Fire Department shared on their Facebook page a video of their personnel rescuing both the owner and his cat.

Joe Biden to honour forgotten victims of Tulsa race massacre

June 01, 2021 7:49 pm

Biden's visit Tuesday, in which he will grieve for the more than 300 Black people killed by a white mob a century ago, comes amid a national reckoning on racial justice.

Explained: The Tulsa race massacre whose 100th anniversary falls next week

May 27, 2021 8:38 am

In 1921, from the evening of May 31 until the afternoon of June 1, a violent mob of Tulsa’s White residents attacked a prosperous Black neighbourhood, killing hundreds and leaving the locality in ashes.

2 teens dead after shootout, short police chase in Oklahoma

March 02, 2021 11:22 am

Police say the girl was shot and killed a few blocks from where the vehicle crashed. The boy was located by a drone in a heavily wooded area nearby. As officers approached, they say he shot himself.

A city in the US is offering people $10000 to move there and work remotely

November 27, 2020 4:06 pm

New residents will also get assistance in finding an apartment in the city

'Tiger King' zoo closes after animal treatment investigation

August 21, 2020 2:08 pm

The Garvin County Sheriff's Office and the USDA investigated the zoo after receiving a formal report that documented photos showing a lion with its ears covered in flies and another with the tips of its ears covered in blood.

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