| Mar 26, 2015
| 10:04 AM
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin declared a state of emergency for 25 counties on Thursday after severe storms tore through the state with fierce straight-line winds and tornadoes that killed one person, injured others and destroyed buildings.
| Mar 13, 2015
| 12:46 PM
The potential damage from a Supreme Court ruling overturning insurance subsidies for low- and middle-income Americans in three dozen states has been thoroughly outlined--the loss of subsides by nearly 8 million people and the cratering of the insurance...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 2:52 PM
Executions are on hold in Oklahoma after the U.S. Supreme Court said Wednesday that the state cannot perform executions using a specific drug while the justices consider a challenge over whether the sedative ensures prisoners won't suffer.
| Jan 27, 2015
| 6:56 PM
Gay rights supporters say Oklahoma is at the forefront of a wave of anti-gay legislation that is unfairly discriminatory and they plan to launch a campaign to oppose more than a dozen bills introduced for the session that begins next week.
| Jan 23, 2015
| 9:50 PM
The Supreme Court announced Friday that it will review the drug protocol increasingly used in executions across the country to determine whether the procedure violates the constitutional ban on cruel and unusual punishment.
It is the court's first...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 3:46 AM
Oklahoma executed a death row inmate Thursday in its first lethal injection since a botched one last spring, and it carried out the punishment with a three-drug method that Florida used for an execution the same night.
Charles Frederick Warner's...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 4:52 PM
The scaffolding of support for the Common Core curriculum standards continues, right and left, to lose a beam here, a platform there. After adopting the standards, with vocal support from the governor, both the Oklahoma Legislature and Gov. Mary Fallin...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 1:31 PM
Remember the old days -- say, a year ago -- when a court ruling striking down anti-gay marriage laws was big news? Now it just feels like the further crumbling of legally sanctioned prejudice.
And while that’s a good thing, advocates for...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 2:36 AM
UPDATED: Secretary of State John Kerry will be a guest on five Sunday morning programs. Here's the guest list:
ABC's "This Week" welcomes Kerry, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Mich., at 11 a.m. on WFTV-Channel 9. Other...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 3:51 PM
It took 43 minutes for Clayton Lockett to die in April in Oklahoma’s death chamber, raising questions about whether the botched execution was caused by a failed drug protocol. On Thursday, a state investigation blamed the problems in carrying out...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 12:55 PM
Oklahoma prison officials violated the 1st Amendment when they closed the blinds to witnesses during a botched execution in April, media and civil liberties advocates allege in a federal lawsuit filed Monday.
The American Civil Liberties Union and its...