After Oklahoma City bombing, McVeigh’s arrest almost went unnoticed


Like all the local legends in this little town, Charlie Hanger has a portrait hanging on the wall of the Kumback Cafe, between the photo of outlaw Pretty Boy Floyd (said to have once eaten the biggest steak in the place) and the state champion wrestling teams.
Nation – Los Angeles Times

Latest Updates on Dorial Green-Beckham’s 2014 Eligibility with Oklahoma Sooners


Dorial Green-Beckham's quest for an eligibility exemption now rests with the NCAA's appeals board. As expected, the University of Oklahoma formally filed an appeal to grant the troubled wide receiver immediate eligibility after his dismissal from Missouri.       Jeremy Fowler of CBS Sports first reported the news Tuesday: Green-Beckham transferred to Oklahoma this summer after being kicked off the Missouri football team due to off-the-field issues. Typically, players Read more [...]

In victim’s Oklahoma town, no tears for inmate in botched execution


What people remember about Stephanie Neiman is that she played saxophone, loved her truck and spoke her mind. But if you ask somebody who’s lived around Perry, Okla., for a while, they also remember what happened to her, whether they want to or not. On the night of June 3, 1999, three men…
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At least 12 killed as tornadoes rip through Arkansas, Oklahoma


By Suzi Parker LITTLE ROCK Ark. (Reuters) - Tornadoes ripped through the south-central United States on Sunday, killing at least 12 people in Arkansas and Oklahoma and wiping out entire neighborhoods, authorities said as rescue workers searched in darkness for survivors. Winds ripped houses off their foundations and flipped cars on top of the rubble in the small town of Vilonia in central Arkansas' Faulkner county, one of the worst-hit communities, television pictures showed. Arkansas... WN.com Read more [...]

ExxonMobil and Employees Donate $1.3 Million to Oklahoma Colleges and Universities


Dateline City: IRVING, Texas 12 institutions of higher learning in Oklahoma receive funds from 3:1 Educational Matching Gift Program Recipient organizations encouraged to support math and science initiatives IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ExxonMobil and its employees are donating $ 1.3 million to higher education institutions across Oklahoma as part of the ExxonMobil Foundation’s 2013 Educational Matching Gift Program. In 2013, ExxonMobil employees, retirees, directors Read more [...]

Two plead guilty to murder, hate crimes in Oklahoma shootings


The men, accepting a plea deal that spares them the death penalty, admit to a rampage last year with the goal of killing black people. Three died. TULSA, Okla. — Two men charged with first-degree murder and hate crimes in the shooting deaths of three people in Tulsa last year pleaded guilty Monday and were sentenced to life in prison without parole. Nation - latimes.com Read more [...]