• Update: Flooding causes highway closures Monday afternoon in Oklahoma

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: 6 hr ago

    Several highways across Oklahoma were closed Monday afternoon due to flooding, the Oklahoma Department of Transportation reported.

  • At least one dead, dozens injured across state after Monday's storms

    By Silas Allen and Graham Lee Brewer, Staff Writers | Updated: 6 hr ago

    Severe storms and tornadoes resulted in one death, multiple injuries, and severe flooding across the state Monday. Several homes were damaged or destroyed, and several roads were closed due to high waters.

  • Kansas man dies Monday after Pawnee County wreck

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Mon, May 25, 2015

    Levi Charles Hampton, 19, of Goddard, Kan., died at the scene of a crash Monday on U.S. 412, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported.

  • Two escape from William S. Key Correctional Center in Fort Supply

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: 8 hr ago

    Juventino Rojas, 38, and Carlos Gastelum, 36, were reported missing from the prison at 4 a.m. Monday, deputies reported. Anyone with information about Rojas or Gastelum is asked to call the Woodward County Sheriff’s Office at (580) 256-3264.

  • Tornado reported Monday afternoon east of Caddo

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Mon, May 25, 2015

    A tornado was spotted shortly after 3 p.m. about four miles east of Caddo, the National Weather Service reported. Forecasters described the tornado as “a particularly dangerous situation” and warned residents they were in a life-threatening situation.

  • Crescent residents allowed back in homes after being evacuated

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Mon, May 25, 2015

    About 40 residents near the Cimarron River in Crescent were evacuated early Monday morning after the river rose, threatening to flood the area, said Twin Lakes Fire Chief Mike Gilliam. On Monday afternoon, those residents were allowed back into their homes with a warning to be ready to evacuate again.

  • Oklahoma man dies in crash in national park in South Dakota

    BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS | Published: Mon, May 25, 2015

    WALL, S.D. — An Oklahoma man was killed in a one-vehicle crash in a national park in South Dakota over the weekend. The Highway Patrol says the pickup truck driven by the 51-year-old man from Sallisaw, Oklahoma, went off state Highway 240 in Badlands National Park and down a steep embankment, rolling twice. The driver was thrown from the pickup and died at the scene late Saturday afternoon. The patrol did not immediately identify him.

  • OSU baseball: Cowboys to face St. John's in NCAA Regional opener

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: 15 hr ago

    STILLWATER REGIONAL — Joining Oklahoma State and St. John’s in the Stillwater Regional will be Oral Roberts and Arkansas.

  • Flooding forces highway closures Sunday across Oklahoma

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: 17 hr ago

    Several highways across Oklahoma were closed Sunday afternoon due to flooding, the Oklahoma Department of Transportation reported.

  • The interns and the veteran journalist: What they learned at lunch

    Alan Herzberger | Updated: 18 hr ago

    School’s out. That means one important thing for managers in The Oklahoman’s newsroom. Interns are here. We love it when the interns are here. They bring energy. They bring ideas, and on their first day of orientation, there’s often a free lunch. This year, the interns lucked out. There was lunch, sure, but The Oklahoman’s […]

  • Rain, possible severe weather return to Oklahoma on Monday, forecasters predict

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Mon, May 25, 2015

    The National Weather Service predicts a 70 percent chance of heavy rain Monday in the Oklahoma City metro area. Showers and thunderstorms are likely after 1 p.m., forecasters said.




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