02, Sep 2014 - Oklahoma City, OK Oklahoma investigation: Inmate in troubled execution died from lethal drugs, not heart attack
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. Department of Corrections Director Robert Patton had said inmate Clayton Lockett ...
02, 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.
01, Sep 2014 - Oklahoma City, OK Oklahoma Catholic bishop sues over planned black mass
By Heide Brandes OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) - Oklahoma’s Catholic Archbishop filed a lawsuit on Wednesday to halt the use of what he said were stolen communion wafers destined for a satanic black mass ceremony to be held next month in Oklahoma City. The lawsuit filed in Oklahoma County District Court claims the black mass is a deliberate attack on the Catholic Mass as well as the foundational ...
31, Aug 2014 - Oklahoma City, OK New Details Surrounding OCPD Officer Accused Of Sex Crimes
Oklahoma City police say an eighth alleged victim has come forward with allegations of sexual misconduct against Officer Daniel Holtzclaw. The announcement comes as charges are filed in the case.
29, Aug 2014 - Oklahoma City, OK Bond reduction sought in OKC officer assault case
Attorneys for an Oklahoma City police officer accused of sexually assaulting at least seven women while on duty have asked the court to reduce his bond from $5 million.
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.