Oklahoma

News from the state of Oklahoma

Fight over Canadian oil rages on after pipeline’s demise

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BILLINGS, Mont. — The Keystone XL is dead after a 12-year attempt to build the oil pipeline, yet the fight over Canadian crude rages...

Oklahoma prison inmates to begin receiving computer tablets

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OKLAHOMA CITY — Inmates at an Oklahoma prison began receiving special computer tablets this week, as part of a Department of Corrections plan to...

Newspaper gunman weighed ‘Timothy McVeigh-style’ attack

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. — The man who killed five people at a Maryland newspaper told a state psychiatrist he wanted to destroy a building ‚ÄúTimothy...

Nominee to oversee Indigenous affairs has widespread support

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — President Joe Biden's nominee to oversee Indigenous affairs at the Interior Department said Wednesday he won't impede tribes as they seek...

Crews start excavating possible Tulsa Race Massacre victims

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TULSA, Okla. — Workers on Tuesday began excavating remains of possible Tulsa Race Massacre victims, removing them from a cemetery where searchers so far...

States rebound from bleak forecasts to pass record budgets

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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Just a year ago, the financial future looked bleak for state governments as governors and lawmakers scrambled to cut spending...

Oklahoma jury recommends death for alleged serial killer

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OKLAHOMA CITY — A jury in Oklahoma has recommended a death sentence for an alleged serial killer who was convicted of kidnapping a woman...

Selma-to-Montgomery march camps top list of endangered sites

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — The landmark voting rights march from Selma to Montgomery in 1965 didn't happen in just one day: Participants spent four nights...

5 more coffins found in Tulsa Race Massacre victims search

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TULSA, Okla. — Crews searching a Tulsa cemetery for victims of the 1921 Race Massacre found five more coffins on Thursday, bringing to 20...

5 more coffins found in Tulsa Race Massacre victims search

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TULSA, Okla. — Crews searching a Tulsa cemetery for victims of the 1921 Race Massacre found five more coffins on Thursday, bringing to 20...