22, Sep 2014 - Oklahoma City, OK No debate: Decision to hire male professor not gender discrimination
(9/22) A part-time debate coach at Oklahoma City University (OCU) was passed over when the position was made full-time. The coach felt she was the most qualified candidate and concluded that the decision to hire a male coach was gender discrimination. Read on to see why federal appeals court concluded that the hiring decision was devoid of discrimination.
22, Sep 2014 - Oklahoma City, OK Drugs killed Oklahoma inmate in troubled execution
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma death row inmate who writhed, moaned and clenched his teeth before he was pronounced dead about 43 minutes after his execution began succumbed to the lethal drugs he was administered, not a heart attack, after the state's prisons chief halted efforts to kill him, an autopsy report released Thursday says.
21, Sep 2014 - Oklahoma City, OK FBI to probe tampering claims in OKC bombing records case
A federal judge on Monday ordered the FBI to investigate an allegation of witness tampering in a July trial on Utah attorney Jesse Trentadue's lawsuit seeking Oklahoma City bombing records. U.S. District Judge Clark Waddoups - who rejected arguments...
20, Sep 2014 - Oklahoma City, OK McGuinness sues OSSAA, challenges classification
A Catholic high school in Oklahoma City sued the organization that governs school sports programs Monday, saying its teams shouldn't have to compete against schools nearly seven times as large. Bishop McGuinness High School sued the Oklahoma Secondary Schools Activities Association in federal court. It claims the group ...
20, Sep 2014 - Oklahoma City, OK Oklahoma trooper jailed on sex assault complaints
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Highway Patrol arrested a state trooper Monday on complaints of kidnapping, rape and other crimes after three women alleged the officer sexually assaulted them while he was on duty.
20, Sep 2014 - Oklahoma City, OK Oklahoma NAACP wants alleged assaults investigated
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The president of the Oklahoma NAACP wants the U.S. attorney general to open a hate crimes and civil rights investigation into alleged sexual assaults on black women by an Oklahoma City police officer.
20, Sep 2014 - Oklahoma City, OK Oklahoma NAACP president requests federal investigation of alleged sexual assaults by officer
OKLAHOMA CITY — The president of the Oklahoma NAACP wants the U.S. attorney general to open a hate crimes and civil rights investigation into alleged sexual assaults on black women by an Oklahoma City police officer.
04, Apr 2014 - Oklahoma City, OK Death row inmates ask for stay of executions
Lawyers for two Oklahoma death-row inmates say that despite adverse rulings for condemned killers from Missouri and Texas before the U.S. Supreme Court, they believe their challenge to the state's execution law...
04, Apr 2014 - Oklahoma inmates to seek execution stays
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Lawyers for two Oklahoma death-row inmates say they believe they will be successful in their challenge to the state's execution law, despite adverse U.S. Supreme Court rulings for condemned men from Missouri and Texas. Clayton Lockett and Charles Warner sued the state of Oklahoma in February over what they called a "veil of secrecy" surrounding execution protocols and the ...
04, Apr 2014 - Oklahoma Catholics seek legal relief from Obamacare mandate
Local Catholic leaders are plaintiffs in a new lawsuit seeking relief from a federal rule forcing employers to provide insurance covering contraception. Archdiocese of Oklahoma City spokeswoman Tina Dzurisin said the Catholic Benefits Association filed suit Wednesday morning in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma. Dzurisin said the association represents nearly 200 ...
04, Apr 2014 - Oklahoma City, OK Oklahoma officials express support for Hobby Lobby
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Oklahoma officials expressed support Tuesday for Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. as attorneys argued before the U.S. Supreme Court over the federal health care law's mandate that employers offer emergency contraceptives like the morning-after pill. Oklahoma City-based Hobby Lobby is challenging the law's mandate that ...
01, Apr 2014 - Oklahoma City, OK Oklahoma City attorney charged with three tax offenses
Attorney Doug Friesen has handled high-profile shooting cases.
01, Apr 2014 - Longtime Oklahoma City federal court clerk to retire
Robert D. Dennis began his work as the federal court clerk in 1985.
20, Sep 2013 - Oklahoma City, OK Former Oklahoma City University employee charged with wire fraud
Lisa C. Riggs is charged with one count of wire fraud in federal court. She was the executive assistant to former President Tom McDaniel from May 2004 to July 2010.