Thomas, OK – Fallin traveling by train through western Oklahoma SEAN MURPHY,Associated Press Writer
THOMAS, Okla. (AP) U.S. Rep. Mary Fallin is embarking on a whistle-stop train tour through several western Oklahoma cities as part of her campaign to become Oklahoma's next governor
Fallin and her supporters gathered Monday morning outside the Wheeler Brothers grain company in Thomas in Custer County. The Fallin campaign leased a two-car passenger train with a caboose for the event.
Oklahoma City, OK – Okla. Ethics Commission OKs education PAC transfer
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The Oklahoma Ethics Commission says a political-action committee supporting a ballot measure to increase education funding can keep nearly $1.7 million in contributions from a national teacher's group.
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) Brandon Weeden passed for 409 yards and six touchdowns, three to Justin Blackmon, and Oklahoma State set a school record for total offense in a 65-28 victory against Tulsa on Saturday night.
Weeden's left the game after one series in the third quarter, following an 81-yard scoring pass to Blackmon, the sixth-longest pass play in school history. He completed 23 of 32 passes.
Tulsa, OK – Tulsa trial prosecutors say case nearly complete
TULSA, Okla. (AP) Prosecutors say they expect to rest their case Monday in the first-degree murder trial of a Tulsa man accused of killing his wife the night before she would have discovered a web of lies.
Former Tulsa high school teacher and coach John Kastner is charged in the June 2008 shooting death of Lori Kastner while she slept.
Tulsa, OK – Police: Would-be robber killed in Tulsa store
TULSA, Okla. (AP) Tulsa police say an attempted robbery of a convenience store by two masked gunmen ended with a teenage would-be robber shot to death by the store clerk.
Police said Friday 14-year-old Qualynn Dabney was shot and killed about 10:45 p.m. Thursday by Zeba convenience store clerk Zahid Khan. The store is located in the 500 Block of East 56th Street North. It is directly across the street from a Tulsa Fire Station.
Oklahoma City, OK – Oklahoma ME board offers top job to Arizona doctor
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) A spokeswoman for the Oklahoma medical examiner's office says the agency's top job has been offered to a doctor who retired from a job as medical examiner in Phoenix and who worked in the Oklahoma lab during the early 1970s.
Spokeswoman Cherokee Ballard said the board that supervises the office offered the top position Thursday to Dr. Philip Keen after interviewing three candidates.