A countersuit says the Governor's Office passed the buck to the vendor after the cost of remodeling six state park restaurants became a political hot potato.
The OU Board of Regents also approved the establishment of the Polytechnic Institute in Tulsa.
A former mayor, a business owner, a nurse and a former medical sales worker are competing for the House District 66 Republican nomination in the June 28 primary election.
The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation says police in Ponca City fatally shot a man who robbed a liquor store. The OSBI says police were called Monday night after the man left the store on foot with alcohol. Officers found the man walking in the street, carrying a gun, and he forced a woman from her vehicle and and stole the vehicle. The OSBI says the man then drove to the strip mall where the liquor store is located, drove into a field where he abandoned the car and ran into a wooded area then turned with the gun toward officers. Police then shot and killed him. No names have been released.
Republican attorney general candidate Gentner Drummond said Elliott Chambers has an untenable personal conflict.
The winner of the June 28 Republican primary for attorney general will face a Libertarian in the general election.
Stitt's campaign listed receipts of $817,356.95 from April 1 through June 13, plus another $71,600 since.
The governor urged that political candidates be pressed on McGirt: "You are either for the state or six different (tribal) jurisdictions."
Of 32,000 people asked to help during the pandemic, 264 registered to substitute teach, The Oklahoman reports. Only 28 ended up in a school.
The mother of the youngest victim in the shooting, a 10-year-old girl, thanked local groups for their support but said outside of the area, no one has offered support or even seems to care anymore.
State investigators in Oklahoma say a sheriff's deputy shot and killed a man outside a home in Anadarko. The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation says in a press release that a Caddo County deputy shot and killed 48-year-old Roy Sink. According to the OSBI, the deputy was responding to a report of a disturbance at a home when he discovered Sink in the yard “brandishing a weapon." The deputy fired and struck Sink, who was taken to a hospital and pronounced dead. No other information, including the name of the deputy, was released.
Three Republicans are vying to unseat Gov. Kevin Stitt in the June 28 Republican primary.
Quontrell Hardridge mentors boys in the hopes they don’t go down the same path he did. Most of the city’s shootings are gang-related, a TPD Crime Gun Unit investigator recently testified.
Representatives of area tribes will join in the discussion Wednesday at the River Spirit Casino Resort.
Approaching the June 28 primary — early in-person absentee voting actually begins Thursday — Lankford's poll numbers look solid, he's not having any trouble raising money, and the state party is no longer actively working against him.
Despite all the new construction of hotels in downtown Tulsa, the city is still behind while Oklahoma City and others are investing in hotels with enough capacity to meet the demand of big events.
Officers located several shell casings in the parking lot from a .223-caliber weapon, police said in a news release.
U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe's last National Defense Authorization Act was reported out of the Senate Armed Services Committee last week with his name in the title of the bill.
With Oklahoma's June 28 primary elections approaching, a campaign to replace them with an open primary similar to those in California, Alaska and other states has been launched.
The primary is June 28.
CareerTech administrators said they would have to research answers to members’ questions and concerns about why the state-funded program was not subject to competitive bidding.
Operating on short notice because of incumbent Markwayne Mullin's switch to an unexpected Senate race, many of them have had to dig into their own pockets to get their campaigns moving.
“The strength of our ancestors is still very much alive today,” a participant said. “They continue to push us forward. They're within us, and they're all around us if we can look for them.”
The Legislative Office of Fiscal Transparency report notes that the Oklahoma Department of Corrections FY2022 budget included $26.6 million for 754 vacant positions.