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Judge OKs Oklahoma's lethal injection protocol

Oklahoma's lethal injection protocols are constitutional and the state can proceed with the scheduled executions of four death row inmates early next year, a federal judge ruled on Monday.
Energy FC assistant coach Chris Spendlove has been charged in the murder of an off-duty police officer in England. PHOTO BY CHRIS LANDSBERGER, The Oklahoman Archives CHRIS LANDSBERGER -

Energy FC: Assistant coach terminated; charged with murder in England

News | Published: Mon, Dec 22, 2014

Oklahoma City Energy FC announced Monday it has terminated the contract of assistant coach Chris Spendlove after he was charged in the murder of an off-duty police officer in England.

Why BYU remains the Big 12's best option for expansion

Sports | Published: Sun, Dec 21, 2014 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

BYU remains by far the best brand available for Big 12 expansion. Geographically? No. Culturally? Who knows. But a ready-made football program that puts people in its seats and draws viewers to its telecasts and beats its share of heavyweights? Absolutely.

Norman veterans home caretakers lose jobs in abuse inquiry

News: Local | Updated: 7 hr ago

Three caretakers at the Norman state veterans center have been fired after being accused of abusing an 85-year-old resident with dementia and attempting to cover up what happened. Termination proceedings are pending against a fourth caretaker.

Oklahoma City home's light display becomes holiday hotspot

News | Published: Sun, Dec 21, 2014 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

An Oklahoma City home is turned into a holiday hotspot during the Christmas season with its dancing lights synchronized with a custom radio station.

Westbrook grows tired of late-game criticism: 'I don't want to hear it'

Sports | Published: Mon, Dec 22, 2014 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

After faltering down the stretch of Sunday’s tough 101-99 loss to the Pelicans, Russell Westbrook likely knew the criticism was coming. More Thunder


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Oklahoma Women's Coalition has big plans for new year

Life | Published: Mon, Dec 22, 2014 | Comments Comment on this article Leave a comment

The Oklahoma Women’s Coalition is planning several statewide outreach events to help raise awareness and push for societal behavioral changes and legislative action for statewide nonprofits focusing on women’...

Oklahoma charts rapid personal income growth

Business | Updated: Sat, Dec 20, 2014 | Comments Comment on this article Leave a comment

Oklahoma’s personal earnings growth rate has been among the fastest in the nation over the past five years, in large part due to the energy industry, according to data released Friday by the U.S. Commerce Department.

Devon Energy donates $1 million to Oklahoma City Geological Society

Business | Updated: Sat, Dec 20, 2014 | Comments Comment on this article Leave a comment

Devon Energy Corp. has agreed to donate $1 million to help the Oklahoma City Geological Society pay for its new downtown headquarters.

Edmond Exchange: 2015 calendars are ready

Updated: Sat, Dec 20, 2014 | Comments Comment on this article Leave a comment

This year’s calendar features a look at early Edmond through historical postcard images.



  1. 1
    Tulsa World sues Fallin, DPS over execution records
  2. 2
    Bob Stoops No. 3 on Forbes' 'College Football's Most Powerful Coaches' list
  3. 3
    OU football: Former OU defensive end Frank Alexander reinstated by Carolina Panthers
  4. 4
    Thunder make two appearances on SI.com's favorite NBA moments of 2014
  5. 5
    OKC Thunder: Kevin Durant misses practice, status unknown vs. Blazers
  6. 6
    Pistons waive forward Josh Smith
  7. 7
    VIDEO: 9-year-old LeBron James Jr. can ball like his dad
  8. 8
    NSYNC's Lance Bass Got Married This Weekend
  9. 9
    OSU baseball: Cowboys ranked No. 5 in preseason poll
  10. 10
    The unbelievable rise of single motherhood in America over the last 50 years
  11. 11
    FAA drone approvals bedeviled by warnings, conflict, Internal e-mails show
  12. 12
    Nuns On The Ranch Give A Heavenly Twist To Beef
  13. 13
    WATCH: Kristen Wiig crashes Amy Adams' 'SNL' monologue
  14. 14
    Facebook in 2015: Drones, messaging and virtual reality, oh my!
  15. 15
    WATCH: Kangaroo takes on drone and wins with knock-out blow
  16. 16
    Principal Loses Post Over Misspelled Sign
  17. 17
    Study: Hugs Can Help Fend Off Colds
  18. 18
    Ambush cop killings not uncommon
  19. 19
    Sony plans to eventually release 'The Interview'
  20. 20
    Saudi Arabia: We'll never cut oil production
  21. 21
    Reward increased to find Waco meteorologist's shooter
  22. 22
    Sen. Tom Coburn on his friendship with President Obama: ' I just love him as a man'
  23. 23
    Sony Pictures hack fuels speculation about studio's possible sale
  24. 24
    Most and least reliable small cars
  25. 25
    Captive orangutan has human right to freedom, Argentine court rules
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  1. 1
    OSU's Ben Grogan has empathy for fellow kicker Michael Hunnicutt
  2. 2
    A lost holiday radio play is our gift to you this year
  3. 3
    Russell Westbrook on his 3-point attempts: "I honestly need to stop taking as many"
  4. 4
    Oklahoma City Thunder: Time to start beating the West's best
  5. 5
    OU football: Jason Kersey's favorite Sooner stories from 2014
  6. 6
    17 ideas to minimize holiday food coma, maximize health and happiness for the #healthy65 Holiday...
  7. 7
    Rifftrax announces worst movies of 2014
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  1. 1
    7 Signs Your Business Is About to Fail
  2. 2
    See How Moms Can Get Minivan Swag in 2015
  3. 3
    Analyzing the Thunder's reported interest in Wilson Chandler
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