McGriff’s double-double leads Oklahoma State over UTSA 82-60
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma State was still feeling the effects of a disastrous collapse in their season opener on Saturday, but eventually rebounded with a strong performance.
Cam McGriff scored 20 points and had 10 rebounds to help lead the Cowboys to an 82-60 victory over UTSA ...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Paul George is feeling well — and found his shooting touch.
The All-Star forward scored a season-high 35 points to help the Oklahoma City Thunder rout the New York Knicks 128-103 on Wednesday night.
George made 13 of 22 shots, including 5 of 11 3-pointers. He was ...
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas and Oklahoma state agencies have signed an agreement which commits the states to work together to address concerns about water quality in the Illinois River.
The Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality says that the agency, along with the ...
Newly elected Oklahoma lawmakers help pick new leaders
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Dozens of newly elected state legislators are helping to pick their new leaders for the upcoming legislative session that begins in February.
In the House, the new Republican caucus on Wednesday picked Speaker of the House Charles McCall to serve another term as its ...
Man sentenced to federal prison in Oklahoma pipe bomb case
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A federal judge has sentenced an Oklahoma man to 30 months in prison for conspiring with his son to manufacture and possess pipe bombs.
U.S. District Judge John E. Dowdell handed down the sentence Wednesday to 54-year-old Berry Albert Nichols, who pleaded guilty in ...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma City School Board will name its future administration building after the woman who organized civil rights sit-ins to integrate city businesses.
The board voted 7-0 Tuesday to name the building The Clara Luper Center for Educational Services. It is ...
Magnitude 3.3 earthquake recorded in northern Oklahoma
MORRISON, Okla. (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says a 3.3 magnitude earthquake has been recorded in northern Oklahoma.
The survey reports the temblor was recorded just after 9 p.m. Tuesday near Morrison, north of Stillwater and about 65 miles (105 kilometers) northeast of Oklahoma ...
No. 6 Oklahoma dismisses OL Moore for violating team rules
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Offensive lineman Tramonda Moore has been dismissed from No. 6 Oklahoma for violating team rules.
The school made the announcement in a news release Tuesday.
The 6-foot-4, 322-pound Moore never played for the Sooners (9-1, 6-1 Big 12).
Oklahoma police officers kill 2 men in separate shootings
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A man who robbed a cellphone store at gunpoint and was later fatally shot by officers was found by use of a tracking device he had unknowingly taken from the store during the robbery, police in Oklahoma City said Tuesday.
The man, whose name had not been released, was ...
REI Co-op to open first store in state in Oklahoma City
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — REI plans to open its first store in Oklahoma next fall.
The outdoor retailer announced Tuesday that the 23,000 square-foot store in Oklahoma City will offer quality gear and expertise for the region’s recreational activities, including hiking and paddling. REI says ...
Oklahoma finance officials say collections top expectations
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — State finance officials say collections to Oklahoma’s main government operating fund exceeded the official estimate by 2 percent last month, another signal that the state’s economy is continuing to move in the right direction.
The Office of Management and Enterprise ...
New Oklahoma governor names 9 members of transition team
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma’s newly elected governor is naming several prominent GOP-connected business people and other professionals to lead his transition team as he prepares to take office in January.
Republican mortgage company owner Kevin Stitt announced on Tuesday the names of ...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Two central Oklahoma representatives are seeking to become the next leader of the state’s House Democrats, a caucus that shrunk during last week’s election.
Reps. Emily Virgin of Norman and Jason Dunnington of Oklahoma City are both seeking the minority leader ...
Funeral services held for 2 Oklahoma students shot to death
BEGGS, Okla. (AP) — Classes have been canceled at an Oklahoma school district so students can attend funeral services for two students who were shot to death.
Beggs Public Schools was closed Tuesday for funerals of 16-year-old Kloee Toliver and her 18-year-old brother, Kayson ...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Latest on the fatal shootings of suspects by police in Oklahoma on Monday (all times local):
Oklahoma City police say a man who robbed a cellphone store at gunpoint and was later fatally shot by officers was found by use of a tracking device he had ...
George scores 32 as Thunder roll past Suns, 118-101
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Once the Oklahoma City Thunder got going, the Phoenix Suns couldn’t stop them.
Paul George matched his season high with 32 points and went 6 of 10 from 3-point range, Dennis Schroder added 20 points and nine assists, and the Thunder beat the Suns 118-101 on Monday ...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Oklahoma coach Lon Kruger got a lot accomplished in the Sooners’ first road trip of the season.
The veteran coach helped some old friends, his team bonded during a week on the road and, most importantly, Oklahoma opened the season with two blowout ...
1 dead in officer-involved shooting in Muskogee restaurant
MUSKOGEE, Okla. (AP) — Police in eastern Oklahoma say a man is dead after an officer shot him inside a Muskogee restaurant.
Authorities say the shooting occurred shortly after 2 p.m. Monday at I Don’t Care Bar and Grill in Muskogee, about 45 miles (72 kilometers) southeast of ...
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — There might be something to Oklahoma’s “Championship November” mantra.
The Sooners have won 15 consecutive November games dating to the 2014 season. They already have won two games this November heading into Saturday’s game against Kansas.
“Coaches preach it,” ...
Big 12 down to final 4 teams to determine 2 title game spots
Sixth-ranked Oklahoma or No. 7 West Virginia will play in the Big 12 championship game. They might be facing each other, too,
The Sooners, Mountaineers, No. 13 Texas and No. 18 Iowa State are the
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Game after game, Sam Ehlinger and the Texas offense keep putting together game-clinching or game-winning drives.
The latest came this past weekend with Ehlinger’s touchdown pass to Lil’Jordan Humphrey with 29 seconds left to beat Texas Tech.
Before that was the ...
Oklahoma school receives donations, support after barn fire
CASHION, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma schools superintendent says students have received “overwhelming” support after a weekend fire destroyed a barn and killed livestock.
Cashion Schools Superintendent Sammy Jackson said Monday that pledges to replace property and animals destroyed in
Oklahoma City veterans hospital sees surgeon shortage
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma City Veterans Affairs Health Care System is working to fill positions after the unexpected departure of two employees left the hospital without a general surgeon on call or available for overnight emergencies for a number of days this month.
Paul Munden, ...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A Democratic former state legislator who was a Vietnam veteran has died.
A family friend of former state Sen. Jim Wilson says Wilson died Sunday at his home in Tahlequah after a bout with cancer. Wilson was 71.
Friend and former state Sen. Kenneth Corn says ...
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Winter storm dumps snow in Texas, western Oklahoma
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An early season winter storm has dumped up to 7 inches of snow in the Texas Panhandle and lesser amounts in the western half of Oklahoma as it moves toward Arkansas.
Meteorologist John Cockrell with the National Weather Service in Amarillo said Monday that the heaviest ...
Group rescinds speaker invite for deputy cleared in shooting
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — An Oklahoma deputy acquitted in a 2016 fatal shooting of an unarmed black man is no longer scheduled to speak at a homicide investigators conference in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
News outlets report the Southeastern Homicide Investigators Association rescinded Roger ...
Investigation launched of Oklahoma officer-involved shooting
WAGONER, Okla. (AP) — Authorities in northeastern Oklahoma say a 52-year-old man has died following an officer-involved shooting.
The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation says the shooting occurred about 9:15 a.m. Sunday in downtown Wagoner, about 37 miles (60 kilometers) southeast of ...
No. 7 West Virginia confident as Oklahoma State trip looms
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — No. 7 West Virginia’s mini-payback tour is off to a good start as the Mountaineers try to secure a spot in the Big 12 championship game.
After a lopsided win over TCU , West Virginia has ...
Livestock lost in fire at Cashion Schools agricultural barn
CASHION, Okla. (AP) — Firefighters say a fire that raced through an agricultural barn at a central Oklahoma school district destroyed livestock raised by students.
Cashion Fire Chief Michael Henry says an electrical fire on Saturday destroyed a barn used by the Cashion Schools FFA chapter ...
Oklahoma defense still struggling after coordinator change
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma changed defensive coordinators mid-season, yet the results have been painfully familiar.
The past two weeks under interim coordinator Ruffin McNeill, the Sooners have been forced to try to win shootouts in the fourth quarter. No. 6 Oklahoma defeated Texas Tech ...
Oklahoma governor to weigh clemency for non-violent inmates
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Clemency requests are on their way to Gov. Mary Fallin for 22 Oklahoma prison inmates convicted of various nonviolent offenses.
The Oklahoma Pardon and Parole Board has recommended that sentences of between 10 and 40 years be reduced after voters approved a state ...
Oklahoma man arrested for fatal stabbing of younger brother
ENID, Okla. (AP) — Authorities in Garfield County have arrested a 40-year-old man accused of fatally stabbing his 33-year-old brother.
Investigators say the stabbing occurred Saturday morning at a residence in Enid, located about 67 miles north-northwest of Oklahoma City.
Missing class ring from Oklahoma returned after 50 years
MIAMI, Okla. (AP) — A Miami High School 1966 Wardog class ring with a sparkling blue stone tucked away in a safe deposit box for 52 years was returned to the Wardog who wore it proudly for a brief time.
The ring was placed back in the hands of Robert O. Choate, now of Nacogdoches, Texas, ...
DALLAS (AP) — J.J. Barea and Luka Doncic brought experience and youth — and a win — to Dallas on Saturday night.
Rookie Doncic scored 22 points and veteran Barea added a season-high 21 off the bench, including 16 in a first-half surge, as the Mavericks defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder ...
Oklahoma stops late 2-point try, tops Oklahoma State 48-47
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma escaped again.
And in what the Sooners call “Championship November,” nothing is more important.
Kyler Murray passed for 349 yards and ran for 66 and No. 6 Oklahoma survived a late two-point conversion attempt to beat Oklahoma State 48-47 on Saturday. The ...
Davis banks in 3 at buzzer, Charlotte upends OK State 66-64
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Charlotte senior point guard Jon Davis said he never had a doubt that his game-winning 3-pointer off the glass with 0.6 left in the game was going in.
“Even if it did, I wouldn’t tell you,” ...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A jury has ordered Aetna to pay more than $25 million to the family of an Oklahoma City woman who died a year after the insurance company refused to cover a type of radiation therapy.
Jurors found that Aetna doctors didn’t spend enough time reviewing Orrana ...
Oklahoma woman to stand trial in death of baby in trash bin
ENID, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma woman said to be the mother of a newborn who was found dead in a trash bin has been ordered to stand trial on charges related to the case.
Fugitive sought in Oklahoma listed among 15 Most Wanted
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A man wanted for the death of his ex-wife in Oklahoma has been added to the U.S. Marshals Service’s 15 Most Wanted list.
Authorities are searching for 34-year-old Luis Octavio Frias for the August 2013 stabbing death of his ex-wife, Janett Reyna, in Kay County and say ...
James’ career-high 29 leads Oklahoma past Texas RGV 91-76
EDINBURG, Texas (AP) — Christian James scored a career-high 29 points to help Oklahoma defeat Texas Rio Grande Valley 91-76 on Friday night.
“I just think it was the shootaround this morning,” James said. “Got some good food in me, got a good lunch. Just preparation for the game. Just ...
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Civil rights leaders are calling for a detectives group to rescind a speaking invitation to a white Oklahoma officer acquitted for fatally shooting an unarmed black man.
The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund sent
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray has followed in Baker Mayfield’s footsteps in more ways than one.
Sure, Mayfield won the Heisman Trophy last season, and Murray is one of the top contenders this season. But Mayfield also played mind games with the best of them, and it ...
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A limited supply of medical marijuana flower in Oklahoma means some patients are paying premium prices and businesses are running out of products.
Healthy Buds Dispensary in Tulsa sells out of marijuana buds faster than owner Michael Monroe can restock from his Oklahoma ...
Suspended Oklahoma police chief has been fired by mayor
HARTSHORNE, Okla. (AP) — An eastern Oklahoma police chief who was suspended with pay more than a month ago has now been fired.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma City Thunder have figured out how to win without Russell Westbrook — they lock down on defense.
Paul George scored 20 points, and the Thunder beat the Houston Rockets 98-80 on Thursday night for their seventh straight victory.
Westbrook missed his ...
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Markquis Nowell, in his first collegiate game, scored with one second in regulation to force overtime and then added 14 in the extra session, finishing with 34 points to lead Little Rock to a 101-92 win over Southeastern Oklahoma in Darrell Walker’s debut as the Trojans’ ...
TULSA, Okla. (AP) _ Midstates Petroleum Co. (MPO) on Thursday reported third-quarter profit of $11.2 million.
On a per-share basis, the Tulsa, Oklahoma-based company said it had profit of 44 cents.
The oil and gas company posted revenue of $47.8 million in the period.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Russell Westbrook will miss the Oklahoma City Thunder’s game Thursday night against the Houston Rockets because of a sprained left ankle.
Thunder coach Billy Donovan made the announcement during his pregame media session.
Westbrook was hurt Monday night against ...