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 |  


Leonard’s 36 lead Spurs by Thunder

SAN ANTONIO — The San Antonio Spurs have admired the outstanding season Russell Westbrook is having and the Oklahoma City Thunder point guard di...

February 2nd, 2017 |