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  • WHO issues new guidance on Ebola protective gear

    Updated: 51 min ago

    GENEVA (AP) — The U.N. health agency is updating its guidelines for health workers dealing with the deadly Ebola virus, recommending tougher measures such as doubling up on gloves and making sure the mouth, nose and eyes are better protected from contaminated droplets and fluids. But the World...

  • Cooler temperatures arrive in Oklahoma Friday, freeze warning early Saturday

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    A freeze warning is in effect for early Saturday. Temperatures will dip to 31 degrees overnight.

  • Kingfisher man dies in crash

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: 8 hr ago

    A Kingfisher man died in a crash Wednesday, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported. A pickup rolled Wednesday evening, ejecting the driver.

  • Stillwater man killed in near-beheading; murder charge filed

    BY JONATHAN SUTTON,, Staff Writers | Updated: 8 hr ago

    Stillwater police said Jacob Crockett is the victim in the homicide case. Crockett is the son of an Oklahoma Highway Patrol trooper.

  • Police arrest boy, 15, in online threats to Duncan school

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: 11 hr ago

    Police arrested a 15-year-old boy on complaints of making threats against Duncan High School, authorities report Thursday. The threats made references to a possible shooting.

  • Hiring event set for Oklahoma military members, veterans

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: 9 hr ago

    The Oklahoma Military Connection event will bring veterans together with employers who have jobs to fill.

  • Investigators recover slew of stolen property in south Logan County

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: 10 hr ago

    Authorities served a search warrant Wednesday and recovered a variety of stolen property from an address in south Logan County. Recovered stolen property included a Chevrolet Impala, two tractors, electric welders and sheet metal roofing. Ray Helton, 50, and Athena Russell, 25, were arrested on...

  • OSU announces plans to build $60 million performing arts center

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: 11 hr ago

    Oklahoma State University President Burns Hargis announced Thursday plans to build the 1,100-seat performance hall and home for the music department. More than $16 million already has been raised, he said.

  • Japan's central bank steps up asset purchases, expanding monetary easing to shore up growth

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    TOKYO (AP) — Japan's central bank steps up asset purchases, expanding monetary easing to shore up growth.

  • Plane crashes at Kansas airport, killing 4

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A small plane lost engine power after takeoff and crashed into a flight-training building at a Kansas airport Thursday, killing four people, injuring five others and igniting a fire that sent up towering plumes of black smoke that could be seen for miles. Three of the dead...

  • Former Edmond high school janitor booked on sex crimes charges

    By Matt Dinger, Staff Writer | Updated: 9 hr ago

    Former Edmond high school janitor and football announcer Samuel Mark Selig, 68, was charged Wednesday in Logan County District Court with six felonies related to sex crimes involving children.

  • Town official: Halloween back on as manhunt ends

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    The successful end to a seven-week manhunt for a suspected police killer means some northeast Pennsylvania children will get to celebrate Halloween in the traditional fashion after all. Barrett Township supervisors immediately started getting the word out that the hundreds of children in town...

  • Tulsa Health Department monitoring recent traveler for Ebola virus

    BY SAMANTHA VICENT, Tulsa World | Updated: 9 hr ago

    The Tulsa Health Department is monitoring a person who recently traveled to West Africa and reported developing a fever for further signs of contracting the Ebola virus, officials said Thursday. The Oklahoma State Department of Health earlier this week implemented a post-arrival Ebola virus...

  • OKC's only vegan restaurant closes

    By Brianna Bailey, Business Writer | Updated: 9 hr ago

    Celebrity Chef Matthew Kenney leaves behind unpaid bills

  • Idaho-based grocer plans Midwest City store

    By Brianna Bailey, Business Writer | Updated: 10 hr ago

    WinCo Foods plans to enter Oklahoma City market with multiple stores.


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