31, Oct 2014 - Oklahoma City, OK Man sues Oklahoma over brother's botched execution
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The botched execution of an Oklahoma inmate last spring that led to a moratorium while the state reconsidered its lethal injection protocols was "barbaric" and violated the inmate's constitutional protection from cruel and unusual punishment, his brother contends in a lawsuit.
29, Oct 2014 - Oklahoma City, OK Oklahoma court resets execution dates for 2015
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma court has rescheduled the execution dates of three death row inmates for 2015 after the state said it needed more time to secure the necessary drugs and train the execution team on new protocols.
29, Oct 2014 - Judge rules Oklahoma abortion law can take effect
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A new Oklahoma law that requires clinics to have a physician with admitting privileges at a nearby hospital present when abortions are performed can become law on Nov. 1, a judge ruled Friday.
29, Oct 2014 - Oklahoma City, OK Oklahoma appeals court pushes dates for 3 executions to 2015 after state requests more time
OKLAHOMA CITY — An Oklahoma court has rescheduled the execution dates of three death row inmates for 2015 after the state said it needed more time to secure the necessary drugs and train the execution team on new protocols.
27, Oct 2014 - Oklahoma judge allows law banning abortion pills to take effect
By Heide Brandes OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) - An Oklahoma judge said on Wednesday he will allow a law that bans abortion-inducing drugs to take effect as planned on Nov. 1, over the objections of abortion rights advocates who said the measure is poor public health policy that could put women at risk. Oklahoma District Court Judge Robert Stuart turned down a request by abortion rights groups to halt ...
12, Oct 2014 - Oklahoma City, OK Same-Sex Marriages Legal, Underway In Oklahoma
On Monday, the US Supreme Court turned down Oklahoma's appeal which reinstates a lower court ruling that the state's ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional. Oklahoma is one of five states that had appealed its case up to the Supreme Court.
11, Oct 2014 - Appeals court rules in lawsuit against Mike Gundy
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The Oklahoma Court of Civil Appeals has overturned part of a lawsuit against Oklahoma State football coach Mike Gundy and his wife filed by a contractor who says he was fired from a job at Gundy's home because he showed up for work wearing an ...
04, Apr 2014 - Updated 2013-14 NBA Playoff Picture: Wednesday, April 2
A whopping 13 games were played on Wednesday in the NBA , meaning there were a whole lot of playoff implications. With the exception of the Oklahoma City Thunder, Portland Trail Blazers and Dallas Mavericks, every team in the postseason race took to the court, many playing for their very playoff lives. And no team is playoff team would be more improbable than the New York Knicks. A first-round ...
04, Apr 2014 - Oklahoma City, OK Oklahoma To Reveal Drugs Used To Execute Prisoners
Oklahoma has revealed the drugs that will be used to execute prisoners, but the state and Attorney General Scott Pruitt will continue to fight to protect the origin of those drugs.
03, Apr 2014 - Tulsa, OK Lawyers: The purpose of marriage is procreation - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sp
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Marriage exists for its procreative potential, not just as recognition of a loving relationship between two people, and the U.S. Supreme Court agrees, lawyers for an Oklahoma clerk said in a new court filing.
02, Apr 2014 - Oklahoma City, OK Oklahoma reveals drugs it will use in executions; combination has been used only in Florida
OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma on Tuesday revealed the combination of drugs it plans to use to execute two men later this month — a mix that's been used by just one other state.