When Gov. Mary Fallin and Texas Gov. Rick Perry in January agreed a north Texas water district could take water out of the Red River using a pump station in Oklahoma, they avoided what could’ve been a long legal battle over the exact location of the state’s southern boundary.
The National Weather Service unveiled a new training video Wednesday for storm spotters and chasers with the hopes of avoiding a repeat of the tragedy that followed the May 31, 2013 tornado near El Reno.
Former U.S. Army 1st Lt. Michael Behenna, who was convicted of unpremeditated murder in a combat zone, learned early Wednesday morning and called his parents in Edmond, to tell them he will return home next month.
A group of teenagers who support a ban on texting while driving in Oklahoma are meeting at the Capitol to push for a new state law to prohibit the practice.
A group that calls itself "Generation tXt" has scheduled a news conference on Wednesday to advocate for a statewide ban on texting while driving. The group will be joined by legislators, law enforcement and insurance industry officials.
Norman Public Schools voters have approved the largest bond issue in district history, with more than $126 million set to go toward school improvements.
Complete but unofficial results show that the five-year bond issue passed Tuesday with about 84 percent of voters approving the two measures.
The bond issue was split into two proposals. The first provides $122.5 million for school renovations, safety and security, technology and other projects. The second proposal calls for $3.5 million to go toward transportation.
Two bills to further restrict abortion in Oklahoma have easily cleared a state House committee.
Members of the House Public Health Committee approved both bills during its regular meeting Tuesday.
One bill by Broken Arrow Republican Rep. Mike Ritze would require abortion providers to have clinical privileges at a hospital within 30 miles of their practice. A second bill by Edmond Republican Rep. Randy Grau restricts the use of abortion inducing drugs.
The Oklahoma Supreme Court says a Tulsa County voter has legal standing to challenge the state's Voter ID law.
The state's highest court handed down the order Tuesday for voter Delilah Christine Gentges, who filed the lawsuit challenging the law shortly after it was approved by voters in November 2010.
The Supreme Court's order sends the case back to Oklahoma County District Judge Lisa Davis to decide Gentges' constitutional challenge to the law that requires voters to prove their identity before voting.