OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Monthly service charges will increase for Oklahoma Natural Gas customers under a $9.5 million rate case settlement that has been recommended for approval.
Oklahoma Corporation Commission administrative law judge James Myles on Thursday recommended adoption of the agreement reached by ONG, Attorney General Scott Pruitt's office and a group representing industrial consumers. The settlement now goes to commission members for final approval.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma says a small Indian tribe is violating a federal order barring activity at the site of a half-built casino by operating a fireworks stand out of the facility and trucking in building supplies.
In May, U.S. District Judge Gregory Frizzell ruled the Kialegee Tribal Town lacked jurisdiction to build a casino on a 20-acre parcel in Broken Arrow and issued an injunction halting construction at the site.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Republican members of Oklahoma's congressional delegation are decrying the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to uphold the federal health care law.
U.S. Rep Tom Cole says the court has spoken — and it's up to voters to make their voices heard in the November presidential election. Rep. John Sullivan, who was defeated in Tuesday's primary, says the ruling could "forever change" the relationship between the federal government and its citizens.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has upheld the heart of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul -- ruling in favor of the requirement that most Americans can be required to have health insurance, or else pay a penalty.
The decision means the historic overhaul will continue to take effect over the next several years, affecting the way countless Americans receive and pay for their personal medical care.
The ruling also hands President Barack Obama a campaign-season victory.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Former prosecutor Rob Wallace will face Muskogee seed company owner Wayne Herriman in an August runoff for the Democratic nomination in Oklahoma's 2nd Congressional District.
Wallace led Tuesday's primary over Wayne Herriman, but not by enough to secure the nomination outright. Retired schoolteacher Earl Everett finished third and forced Herriman and Wallace into an Aug. 28 primary runoff.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Navy pilot Jim Bridenstine has defeated five-term incumbent John Sullivan to capture the Republican nomination in Oklahoma's 1st Congressional District.
Bridenstine, who had tea party backing, is a political newcomer who ran a campaign that attempted to paint Sullivan as a career politician who had grown out of touch with working-class Oklahomans. He also criticized Sullivan for missing votes; the incumbent missed votes in 2009 while being treated for alcoholism.
BAGHDAD (AP) — The body of an American contractor who was found dead in Baghdad is being flown back to the U.S. after a two-week bureaucratic debate over whether the Iraqi government would perform an autopsy on his remains.
Officials say Michael David Copeland, 37, is one of the first Americans working for the U.S. government to die in Iraq this year. There is no foul play suspected in his death.