30, Jan 2015 - Oklahoma to resume executions, as use of death penalty declines across US
Nine months after a botched lethal injection, Oklahoma plans to execute death row inmate Charles Frederick Warner at 6 p.m. on Thursday. But nationwide, the use of the death penalty has reached historic lows, amid concerns about the process.
30, Jan 2015 - Oklahoma's improved death chamber
US state is preparing to carry out its first execution since a botched lethal injection left a man writhing in pain.
30, Jan 2015 - Washington, OK Oklahoma Lethal Injections Allowed by U.S. Supreme Court
A divided U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for executions to resume in Oklahoma, rejecting arguments from death-row inmates who said the state’s lethal-injection procedure puts them at risk of severe pain.
30, Jan 2015 - Oklahoma to resume executions after botched one
Oklahoma moved toward its first execution since a botched lethal injection last spring after a divided U.S. Supreme Court said Thursday it wouldn't consider whether a sedative given to the inmate would be strong enough...
30, Jan 2015 - Oklahoma, OK Pain and punishment; Richard Glossip and the death penalty
McALESTER, Okla. — Worldwide attention has been fixed on Oklahoma State Penitentiary recently as Oklahoma is one of a handful of state’s pushing ahead with state-funded execution for convicted murders. Capital punishment has come under fire recently as lethal injection drugs became unavailable, opening the door for last-minute legal maneuvering and re-igniting the discussion on cruel […]
30, Jan 2015 - Oklahoma's new and improved death chamber
As US state prepares to execute a murderer, public attitudes of support for the death penalty are shifting.
30, Jan 2015 - Jury selection in Boston Marathon bombing trial begins under tight security
Potential jurors stared intently at Boston Marathon bombing defendant Dzhokhar Tsarnaev as jury selection began under tight security Monday in what could be the nation's most closely watched terror trial since the Oklahoma City bombing two decades ago.
30, Jan 2015 - Oklahoma State officials finally meet with NCAA over SI story
Over a year after the release of Sports Illustrated‘s “The Dirty Game” cover story, Oklahoma State’s brass finally had its day in “court.” The Tulsa World reported that “university President Burns Hargis and additional Oklahoma State officials were in Indianapolis for a Thursday meeting with the NCAA Committee on Infractions.” The story originally accused Oklahoma…
30, Jan 2015 - Oklahoma, OK Mississippi man faces life in prison for raping a minor in Oklahoma
OKLAHOMA CITY– A federal court jury deliberated only about three hours Thursday before finding 22-year-old Ivan Bennett Willis from Choctaw, Mississippi, guilty of aggravated sexual abuse in Indian Country, announced Sanford C. Coats, United States Attorney for the Western District of Oklahoma. According to evidence presented at trial, on September 22, 2013, Willis forcibly raped a minor […]
30, Jan 2015 - Jazz Hall of Fame fails to pay debts again
The financially struggling Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame still owes more than $14,000 in past-due insurance bills, even though its executive director says the debts have been settled.
30, Jan 2015 - Woodward, OK OK prison escapee captured
Oklahoma prison officials say an inmate who escaped from the William S. Key Prison in Fort Supply has been captured.
30, Jan 2015 - Oklahoma, OK Oklahoma to resume executions nine months after botched lethal injection
After a nearly nine-month delay prompted by a botched lethal injection last spring, Oklahoma plans to execute a death row inmate Thursday with the same three-drug method Florida intends to use about an hour earlier.
30, Jan 2015 - Supreme Court declines to review Oklahoma case against Affordable Care Act
The U.S. Supreme Court declined on Monday to consider Oklahoma’s case against Affordable Care Act subsidies as part of the justices’ review of the issue.
30, Jan 2015 - Oklahoma carries out its first execution since botched one
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.
30, Jan 2015 - Supreme Court to review lethal injections used in Oklahoma executions (+video)
On Friday, the Supreme Court agreed to consider whether the three-drug protocol Oklahoma uses in executions violates the Eighth Amendment's prohibition on cruel and unusual punishment.