• Stabbing in Norman leaves one woman dead Saturday

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Sat, Apr 19, 2014

    A man called Norman police at about 3:35 a.m. Saturday and told dispatchers that he had killed someone. The man said he needed police at 3653 SE 24 in Norman, then hung up.

  • Two killed in crashes on Oklahoma roadways Friday evening

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Sat, Apr 19, 2014

    Two people died Friday evening in separate crashes on Oklahoma roadways, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported.

  • Avalanche sweeps down Everest, killing at least 12

    Updated: 14 hr ago

    KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Rescuers were searching through piles of snow and ice on the slopes of Mount Everest on Saturday for four Sherpa guides who were buried by an avalanche that killed 12 other Nepalese guides in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak. Krishna Lamsal, a Nepal...

  • Gabriel Garcia Marquez hailed as literary giant

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — His death mourned around the globe, Gabriel Garcia Marquez is being hailed as a giant of modern literature, a writer of intoxicating novels and short stories that illuminated Latin America's passions, superstition, violence and social inequality. Widely considered the most...

  • Man charged in Kansas City-area highway shootings

    Updated: 16 hr ago

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — After nearly a month of reports of gunshots being fired at vehicles and more than 100 tips, authorities announced charges Friday against a Kansas City-area man suspected in connection with about a dozen highway shootings that wounded three people. Jackson County...

  • US puts off decision on Keystone XL pipeline

    Updated: 19 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is putting off its decision on the Keystone XL oil pipeline, likely until after the November elections, by extending its review of the controversial project indefinitely. In a surprise announcement Friday as Washington was winding down for Easter,...

  • Deputies: Man smothered crying son over video game

    Updated: 20 hr ago

    HOMOSASSA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man suffocated his young, crying son so he could play video games on his Xbox and watch TV, sheriff's deputies said Friday. Cody Wygant, 24, is charged with third-degree murder and child neglect. He was being held Friday without bail at the Citrus County Jail....

  • AP PHOTOS: Marking Jesus' journey on Good Friday

    Updated: 22 hr ago

    Around the world, Christians are coming together in observance of Good Friday, which they believe was the day Jesus was crucified. In the Philippines, Asia's largest Roman Catholic nation commemorated the occasion by re-enacting the crucifixion. Devotees have themselves nailed to wooden...



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