Storm chasers honor late actor ‘Twister’ star Bill Paxton

Nearly 200 storm chasers paid tribute Sunday to the late actor Bill Paxton by spelling out his initials using GPS coordinates on a map depicting the h...

February 28th, 2017 |  


Odd stories in the news

Exhibit pushes boundaries on clothing, artSALEM, Mass. (AP) — They are outfits you might expect to see in Lady Gaga’s closet: a flamingo p...

February 25th, 2017 |  


State House committee eyes concealed carry firearm rights

OKLAHOMA CITY — A state House committee has given preliminary approval to bills that expand concealed carry gun rights in Oklahoma.A measure by ...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Women’s basketball now has its own version of “Deflategate”

Women’s basketball now has its own version of “Deflategate.” Or in this case, call it “Inflategate.”The College of Charl...

February 20th, 2017 |  


‘Footloose’ town Henryetta cancels Valentine’s

HENRYETTA — A small Oklahoma town is echoing the story line of ’80s movie “Footloose” by canceling a Valentine’s Day dan...

February 13th, 2017 updated: February 13th, 2017. |  


NFL fans may be tuning out

HOUSTON — It may have been a blip, explained as much by the must-watch presidential debates as by some wholesale turn away from football. Or, de...

February 13th, 2017 |  


Union to look at equipment, concussion protocols

HOUSTON — The NFL players’ union will be making a push for improved equipment and for more consistent compliance with the concussion proto...

February 12th, 2017 |  


Growing number of women leading US police departments

LOS ANGELES — When Anne Kirkpatrick took the helm at the scandal-ridden Oakland Police Department, she inherited an agency that the city’s...

February 12th, 2017 |  


Their view

Tulsa WorldLawmakers should followvoters’ recent referendumLegislators’ attempts to undo the work of Oklahoma voters from only three month...

February 12th, 2017 |  


Task force: lower sentences for some nonviolent crimes

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Shortening criminal penalties for nonviolent drug offenders, offering parole to older inmates and allowing some prisoners a ...

February 6th, 2017 |