US grand jury indicts 3 in alleged health care fraud scheme
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A federal grand jury in Oklahoma has indicted three people, including two physicians, on charges that they engaged in a kickback scheme and conspired to commit health care fraud.
Prosecutors in Tulsa say the indictments were handed up Monday against 58-year-old Dr. Gary ...
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A passenger says a Swift Air charter plane carrying the NHL’s Carolina Hurricanes made an emergency landing in Oklahoma over the weekend after a noxious smell filled the cabin.
The Boeing 737 landed at Tulsa International Airport about 4 a.m. Saturday while traveling ...
- AP All-America team: Tide leads with 4 of 10 CFP players
- Oklahoma QB Kyler Murray is named the AP Player of the Year
- Oklahoma's Murray beats Alabama's Tagovailoa for Heisman
- No. 1 Alabama has 5 players first-team AP All-SEC selections
- Haskins, Bush receive top honors on AP All-Big Ten team
- No. 2 Clemson dominates AP All-ACC team again with 11 Tigers
- Murray the Big 12 offensive player of year, OU's 4th in row
- Top Pac-12 quarterback? Easy. Minshew is AP panel's choice
Missouri DE Tre Williams arrested on assault charge
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri defensive end Tre Williams has been arrested on suspicion of felony second-degree domestic assault and suspended by the team.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the 21-year-old redshirt sophomore was arrested around 6 a.m. Sunday at his off-campus home. ...
PERRY, Okla. (AP) — Investigators are looking into a police shooting in northern Oklahoma that left a man wanted for robbery in Kansas dead following a chase.
The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation says it’s looking into the shooting death early Monday of 39-year-old Shane Adair ...
$3.9M project to address obesity in rural eastern Oklahoma
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma State University has a $3.9 million plan to address obesity in two rural counties, one of which includes the town with the lowest life expectancy in the U.S.
The Curbing Obesity program will use a five-year federal grant to offer cooking classes and ...
Oklahoma event helps graduating high school seniors
LAWTON, Okla. (AP) — Taxes. Health insurance. Basic finances.
Lawton Public Schools prepares its seniors for almost everything they need to know once they graduate. Almost everything.
The first ever LPS Senior Conference recently aimed to teach soon-to-be-graduating seniors about the ...
Oklahoma man reunited with guitar after nearly 60 years
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — It had been almost six decades since pedal steel guitar player Jerry Horner had seen the long-lost Fender Stringmaster.
Horner, 82, had driven from Tahlequah to the northwest Oklahoma City home of singer and Oklahoma music aficionado, T.J. Mayes.
Mayes and Horner ...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) _ These Oklahoma lotteries were drawn Sunday:
Winning numbers drawn in ‘Pick 3’ game
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) _ The winning numbers in Sunday evening’s drawing of the Oklahoma Lottery’s “Pick 3” game were:
(four, four, three)
Winning numbers drawn in ‘Cash 5’ game
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) _ The winning numbers in Sunday evening’s drawing of the Oklahoma Lottery’s “Cash 5” game were:
(six, twenty-seven, twenty-nine, thirty-one, thirty-two)
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Mart’e Grays scored a career-high 26 points and No. 20 DePaul used a dominant first half to defeat Oklahoma 87-76 on Sunday.
The Blue Demons (7-3) opened the game on an 11-2 run and led 23-17 after one quarter. Runs of 12-0 and 11-0 in a 30-point second quarter made it ...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Police in Albuquerque say a “person of interest” in a double homicide investigation has been arrested in Oklahoma.
They say 39-year-old Richard Alan Ross was found with the victims’ vehicle and other pieces of evidence.
Albuquerque homicide detectives are ...
Oklahoma QB Kyler Murray apologizes for anti-gay tweets
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Newly minted Heisman Trophy winner Kyler Murray is apologizing for anti-gay tweets posted to his Twitter account several years ago, when he was 14 and 15.
The Oklahoma quarterback tweeted : “I ...
Oklahoma DEQ investigates illegal dumping of barrels
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality is investigating how more than a dozen barrels were illegally dumped in Oklahoma City.
The agency says that 16 55-gallon drums containing unidentified liquids were dropped off in a field near an industrial area last ...
Tua Tagovailoa will be the odds-on favorite to win the Heisman Trophy next season after the Alabama quarterback had to settle for second to Oklahoma’s Kyler Murray.
Murray is heading for professional baseball next year and Ohio State quarterback Dwayne Haskins, the other Heisman finalist ...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) _ These Oklahoma lotteries were drawn Saturday:
Winning numbers drawn in ‘Lotto America’ game
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Saturday evening’s drawing of the “Lotto America” game were:
08-19-24-31-41, Star Ball: 9, ASB: 3
(eight, nineteen, twenty-four, thirty-one, forty-one; Star Ball: nine; ASB: three)
Winning numbers drawn in ‘Powerball’ game
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Saturday evening’s drawing of the “Powerball” game were:
14-32-34-46-61, Powerball: 10, Power Play: 2
(fourteen, thirty-two, thirty-four, forty-six, sixty-one; Powerball: ten; Power Play: two)
Winning numbers drawn in ‘Cash 5’ game
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) _ The winning numbers in Saturday evening’s drawing of the Oklahoma Lottery’s “Cash 5” game were:
(nine, sixteen, seventeen, twenty-six, thirty-three)
Winning numbers drawn in ‘Pick 3’ game
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) _ The winning numbers in Saturday evening’s drawing of the Oklahoma Lottery’s “Pick 3” game were:
(six, five, four)
Brooks’ 23 leads Houston past Oklahoma State, 63-53
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Armoni Brooks just keeps getting better from long range.
Brooks shot 7-of-13 from 3-point range, scoring 23 points and pulling down eight rebounds, to help lead Houston over Oklahoma State 63-53 Saturday night.
Brooks, the reigning American Athletic ...
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Martins Igbanu made a big play, and then partied with some of his classmates.
Igbanu connected for a go-ahead jump hook with 1:51 remaining, and Tulsa edged No. 16 Kansas State 47-46 on Saturday.
Curran Scott scored 14 points for Tulsa (7-3), and Igbanu had nine ...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Keaton Wallace made nine 3-pointers and scored 35 points as UTSA rolled to a 104-74 victory over NAIA-member Mid-America Christian on Saturday.
Wallace was 12 of 16 from the field, missed just four from long range and grabbed a game-high nine rebounds. Jhivvan Jackson ...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma’s defense suffocated Wichita State in an 80-48 win on Saturday at Chesapeake Energy Arena.
The Sooners held the Shockers to 6-for-30 shooting in the second half. Overall, Wichita State shot just 24.2 percent — the fourth-lowest field goal percentage by an ...
Son being questioned in death of father in Broken Arrow
BROKEN ARROW, Okla. (AP) — Police say an 18-year-old man has been arrested on a first-degree murder warrant in death of his father in Broken Arrow.
Officer James Koch said in a news release Saturday that police were called to a home Friday afternoon for a welfare check, but were not ...
Missouri uses the 3-ball to beat Oral Roberts 80-64
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri looked to be in trouble after Oral Roberts’ DeShang Weaver drilled a pair of 3s to cut the Tigers’ lead to just three at the beginning of the second half.
Missouri hadn’t been able to break Oral Roberts’ zone defense and all of its big men were in major foul ...
Sonic sold to Arby’s parent company for $2.3 billion
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Shareholders have approved the sale of drive-in burger chain Sonic to the parent company of Arby’s in a $2.3 billion merger.
Sonic shareholders ratified the pending agreement with Inspire Brands Inc. on Thursday, The Journal Record
Heisman Trophy: Stock soared for 1st-time starting QBs
NEW YORK (AP) — Tua Tagovailoa rolled across the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on a black scooter with a little Alabama sticker on the front, his sprained left ankle in a gray plastic boot, safely propped up as he pushed off with his right foot.
The Crimson Tide quarterback and ...
PONCA CITY, Okla. (AP) — The Oklahoma Department of Corrections says in inmate who walked away from a halfway house in Ponca City remains at large.
The department said in a news release Friday that 45-year-old Paul Hartsell Jr. walked away from Bridgeway Inc. on Sunday and stole a van ...
2 Jesuit provinces releases 153 names of accused abusers
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Two Roman Catholic Jesuit provinces that cover nearly half the U.S. released the names Friday of more than 150 priests and other ministry leaders who were found to have “credible allegations” of sexual abuse made against them dating to the 1950s.
Jesuits West, which covers ...
HOUSTON (AP) — Houston authorities have activated their emergency operations center and the National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch as a storm system could bring up to 10 inches (25 centimeters) of rain in some areas.
The weather service says flooding is likely for a broad ...
The Latest: Tagovailoa leads Murray 2-1 in POY awards
ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on the college football awards show (all times local):
Alabama’s Tua Tagovailoa topped Oklahoma’s Kyler Murray in college football player of the year awards on Thursday, 2-1. Tagovailoa won the Walter Camp and Maxwell awards and Murray was named AP ...
ATLANTA (AP) — Sitting beside Nick Saban, Lincoln Riley and Dabo Swinney at a gathering of the College Football Playoff coaches, Notre Dame’s Brian Kelly referred to his team as “the new kids on the block.”
The description fit. Saban has guided No. 1 Alabama, the defending champion, to its ...
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas Racing Commission is set to draft rules for operating the state’s first fully developed casinos after voters approved a measure to expand gambling in the state last month.
The commission must approve the new regulations by March 14, the
ATLANTA (AP) — AP player of the year Kyler Murray adds the Davey O’Brien Award as the nation’s top quarterback as ESPN’s College Football Awards show in Atlanta began. But right before the show started it was announced that Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa won the Walter Camp Player of the ...
ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on college football awards Thursday night (all times local):
AP player of the year Kyler Murray adds the Davey O’Brien Award as the nation’s top quarterback as ESPN’s College Football Awards show in Atlanta began. But right before the show started ...
Southeast Oklahoma lawmakers defects to Republican Party
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A Democratic state lawmaker from southeast Oklahoma says he’s switching parties, a move that continues Democrats’ dramatic loss of seats in rural areas.
Rep. Johnny Tadlock of Idabel announced Thursday that he was changing his party affiliation to Republican. The ...
Oklahoma ag board to vote on new poultry regulations
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The Oklahoma Agriculture Board is set to vote next week on a set of emergency poultry regulations after the state suspended dispensing new permits in October.
A key guideline in the new proposal would require poultry houses, with more than 30,000 birds, to be at least a ...
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas coach Bill Self is hopeful injured center Udoka Azubuike will be back on the floor by the time the second-ranked Jayhawks open Big 12 play against Oklahoma on Jan. 2.
The 7-footer sustained a severe high ankle sprain when he landed awkwardly on a Wofford player ...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A winter storm packing freezing rain and snow is forecast to cut an icy path through the Southern Plains as a busy holiday shopping weekend unfolds.
The National Weather Service says a storm system that
LIBERAL, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas teacher has been charged with dealing methamphetamine in Oklahoma.
The Hutch Post reports that 37-year-old Melissa Abla and a man were arrested last month ...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A divided Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals has upheld the conviction and life without parole sentence of a man for the death of his girlfriend’s 4-month-old daughter.
The court in a 3-2 ruling on Thursday rejected the appeal of 25-year-old Brandon ...
HONOLULU (AP) — More than 75 years after nearly 2,400 members of the U.S. military were killed in the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor, some who died on Dec. 7, 1941, are finally being laid to rest in cemeteries across the United States.
In 2015, the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency ...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma’s incoming governor has named a longtime attorney from Norman to serve as his general counsel, adding a key member of his new staff.
Gov.-elect Kevin Stitt announced Thursday he was hiring Mark Burget, a 1979 graduate of the University of Oklahoma’s law school ...
- Column: Steady dose of same reason for playoff expansion
- Orange Bowl gets an Alabama-Oklahoma CFP matchup
- Clemson in 4th playoff draws Notre Dame in Cotton Bowl
- Georgia faces Texas for first time since 1984 in Sugar Bowl
- Michigan, Florida will meet again, this time in Peach Bowl
- Ohio State to face Washington in 105th Rose Bowl
- No. 7 UCF to face No. 11 LSU in Fiesta Bowl
NEW YORK (AP) — No one has been hurt or killed. But the wave of mail bombs targeting prominent Democrats this week has angered and dismayed some of the people affected personally by past acts of political violence in the United States.
In the past 60 years alone, there have been scores of ...