McALESTER, Okla. -- The teen waitress at a pizza restaurant who boasted to a co-worker and friends about her new AK-47 rifle was arrested Monday for what police said was threatening to “shoot 400 people for fun” at the high school.
TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr. proposed the largest investment in language programs in the tribe’s history and detailed even more historic initiatives during his first State of the Nation Address Saturday.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Johnson & Johnson's appeal of the $572.1 million verdict for its role in Oklahoma's opioid crisis will assert the trial judge wrongly applied the state's public nuisance law.
NORMAN, OKLA. — A New Jersey-based pharmaceutical company caused an Oklahoma opioid crisis that led to thousands of deaths, and must pay $572.1 million to fix it, a Cleveland County, Oklahoma, district judge ruled Monday.
There's a good reason why I don't watch much TV, besides the fact that it's a brain drain and a waste of time. It's the commercials. They run the gamut from mundane to obnoxious, to stupid to outright offensive.
CLEBURNE, Tex. – A 35-year-old Texan wanted for the sexual assault of two small children pulled into the sheriff’s parking lot here Wednesday afternoon, then fatally shot himself in the head as deputies approached to arrest him.
BETHEL, N.Y. – The Beatles were not here 50 years ago when more than 400,000 people crowded shoulder-to-shoulder over acres of farm land to listen to rock ‘n’ roll music and define a cultural happening known as Woodstock.
In 2002, a friend’s eight-year-old daughter, Brianna Caddell, while sleeping in her bed, was fatally shot with an AK-47 assault rifle. The shooter, a drug dealer who had beef with another drug dealer, fired on the wrong house in Detroit, spraying it with two dozen rounds.
ASHLAND, Ky. -- Boyd County and its insurance carrier have reached a $1.75 million civil settlement with the estate of an inmate who state prosecutors said died at the county jail of internal bleeding from blunt force trauma caused by corrections officers.
LONDONDERRY, N.H. – Police pulled over a New Hampshire driver with an air conditioner jutting from his car’s rear right window and the generator powering it atop the roof -- but not for the reason you might think.
ELKHART, Ind. – Three people were shot dead and a fourth seriously injured Wednesday morning at an apartment complex in this northern Indiana city. Elkhart police said the gunman was among the dead.
BECKLEY, W. Va. – The helicopter carrying billionaire philanthropist Chris Cline, his daughter and five others slammed into the ocean off Cline’s private island in the Bahamas one minute after liftoff on July Fourth. All seven aboard died.
ALBANY, N.Y. – Hailed as a victory for cats, a statewide ban took effect in New York Monday banning veterinarians from declawing pet felines no matter the frustration of owners with scratched and destroyed furniture.
NORMAN, Okla. – An assistant principal at Norman High School has been arrested on a sexual assault complaint by a woman who said he drugged and assaulted her at his home two months ago.
ALBANY, N.Y. – New York’s liberal Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo was admonished by a progressive group Tuesday for subverting an unpopular new law allowing undocumented immigrants to qualify for state driver's licenses.
JANESVILLE, Minn. — Police report a man intending to burglarize a home in this Minnesota farm town offered to share meth with the owner when he discovered the uninvited visitor.
ARLINGTON, Minn. – The remains of a young airman killed in the wreckage of an Air Force cargo plane that crashed into an Alaskan mountain more than 66 years ago were laid to rest by his family in a solemn military burial Saturday.
After findings decreed Shane Josiah Kirk as competent to stand trial and a preliminary hearing and examination took place, judges have officially set a formal arraignment date for the Duncan man accused of a double homicide.
The State of Oklahoma has earned the title of number 1 most dangerous state during Fourth of July weekend due to high rates of damaging wildfire and traffic accidents, according to safety researchers at ASecureLife.
RANDOLPH, N.H. – Grief and a search for answers as to the cause of a rural highway crash involving a convoy of 10 motorcycles and a pickup truck gripped the scene of the horrific accident in this northern New Hampshire community Saturday.
Colorful origami cranes solemnly tied to fences in Texas have long since faded, blown away or were destroyed by weather, however the reason behind their presence remains and has grown stronger than before. The fence is the holding facility on the border where several thousands of people are …
TAHLEQUAH, Okla. – A kindhearted message on the tailgate of his pickup truck has made Cody Barlow, self-described straight county boy from Oklahoma, an unexpected poster boy for LGBTQ advocates.
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. – It wasn’t quite a classic children’s story, but first responders from the local fire department nonetheless achieved beloved status recently for rescuing a high and dry brood of ducks in this northern New York community.
The Trump administration intends to slap a 5 percent tariff on every medium-sized car, avocado and other Mexican import beginning June 10, affecting nearly $1 billion worth of goods that crosses the border into the U.S. each day on average.
MANKATO, Minn. – James Michael McConnell and Pat Lynn McConnell will celebrate 48 years of marriage this summer as the proud first same-sex couple in the U.S. to be issued a marriage license.
Soybeans may not seem all that useful in a war. Nonetheless they’ve become China’s most important weapon in its ever-worsening trade conflict with the U.S.
BUFFALO, N.Y. – The Roman Catholic Diocese of Buffalo has reported paying $17.5 million to 106 child abuse victims who filed claims under a voluntary compensation program.
It is tempting for normal people to ignore our president when he starts ranting about treason and corruption at the FBI. I understand the temptation. I'm the object of many of his rants, and even I try to ignore him.
KASOTA, Minn. – It wasn’t just another high school commencement for Frank and Connie Weber. The last of their 16 children received her diploma, ending a remarkable era of sibling graduations for the Weber family.
DELPHI, Ind. – A second day of desperate searching for a small boy playing in a park and carried away by a rain-swollen creek in this small northwest Indiana town turned up no sign of the youth, authorities said Friday.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Aspirations that the new conservative majority on the U.S. Supreme Court will overturn the decision legalizing abortion nationwide have energized Alabama Republicans to consider a clear-cut case.
CROSSVILLE, Tenn. – A city police officer assigned to a Tennessee elementary school was credited Tuesday with uncovering an apparent plot by at least two sixth graders to carry out a school shooting and their suicides.
BOSTON -- Nearly every elected official in Massachusetts, from the governor to members of town boards, recite the phase "so help me, God" when taking the oath of office.
The checkout line at the supermarket is a surprising mix of dark secrets and brain candy. Every time I need milk and eggs, I feel like Odysseus caught between Scylla and Charybdis: to the right of me, the dreaded chocolate bars, a whirlpool of cocoa and sugar that sucks me down, and to the left of me the six-headed monster of the tabloid newspapers.
DELPHI, Ind. – Authorities Monday released a faintly fuzzy, 3-second video of a double murder suspect taken by one of the two schoolgirl victims before her death more than two years ago near this small Indiana town.
When 12 students and one teacher were killed at Columbine High School 20 years ago, it not only became what at the time was the worst high school shooting in U.S. history. It also marked when American society was first handed a script for a new form of violence in schools.
BOSTON – Popular legislation to ban tackle football in Massachusetts for kids through seventh grade has stirred vigorous opposition from youth league players, coaches and parents.
MALONE, N.Y. -- A county jury has found an older male student not guilty of raping a female student on the campus of Paul Smith’s College in northern New York two years ago.
This Week's Circulars
ADA [ndash] Memorial services for Carolyn Yvonne Hudson, 71, of Ada are at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Church of God of Prophecy, Ada. The Rev. Kendell Martin will officiate. Mrs. Hudson passed away Monday, Sept. 16, 2019, at an Ardmore hospital. She was born Oct. 21, 1947, in Ada to Eula Bell Wr…
ADA [ndash] Lovena Joyce Drymon, 82, of Ada passed away Friday, Sept. 6, 2019, in Ada. Services for Lovena will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Ada, with interment to follow at Lightning Ridge Cemetery. A family visitation will be held from 5 until 7 p.m. Wednesd…
- Duncan City Council approves purchases for DPD, water modules
- Grady County Firefighter dies in collision with semi-truck
- DPS responds to bus incident investigated as threat
- Pittsburg County adopts new drug and alcohol test policy
- Duncan police investigating after body found near Main Street
- Duncan Toy Shop adds coordinator
- Duncan man sentenced in Comanche Co. for hiding camera, recording minor and mother
- Grady County Firefighter dies in collision with semi-truck
- CPD leaning on DNA to further investigation
- Comanche Police adds five officers