Oklahoma City, OK – Court ref hears arguments on Medicaid funding bill
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) An attorney for Oklahoma's Insurance Department says a law to raise money for the Medicaid program is unconstitutional and a lawsuit against it should be considered by the state Supreme Court.
Insurance Commissioner Kim Holland has sued to overturn the law that imposes a 1 percent fee on paid insurance claims.
Muskogee, OK – Teen says friend fired shots in Okla mall shooting
MUSKOGEE, Okla. (AP) A 17-year-old boy says his friend fired shots at a Muskogee mall, killing another 17-year-old and wounding five others.
Martin Miller alleged Dondray Fowler was the shooter during testimony Wednesday at a preliminary hearing to determine whether Fowler should stand trial for the April 10 death of Jerrod Reed at Arrowhead Mall.
Tulsa, OK – Thomas Scott Woodward, United States Attorney for the Northern District of Oklahoma, announces the results of the August 2010 Federal Grand Jury. The following named individuals have been charged with a federal crime or crimes by the return of an indictment by the Grand Jury. The return of an indictment is a method of informing the defendant of alleged violations which must be proven in a court of law beyond a reasonable doubt to overcome the defendant's presumption of innocence.
Oklahoma City, OK – Owasso State Senator randy Brogdon makes it official. He today, endorsed Mayor Fallin for Governor. Brogdon lost to Fallin in last week's GOP primary.
The endorsement came after Fallin and Brogdon met at Fallin's Oklahoma City campaign headquarters. Brogdon had the backing of local Tea Party members and elements of the GOP considered to be more to the right than Fallin.