• Drug mix-up not seen in earlier Oklahoma execution reports

    By Graham Lee Brewer Staff Writer gbrewer@oklahoman.com | Updated: 4 hr ago

    Medical examiner reports on five men executed in Oklahoma in 2014 and 2013 show no indication of a recent drug mix-up that has led to a halt on all lethal injections in the state. All executions in the state have been put on hold while officials investigate why the drug, potassium acetate, was used to execute Charles Frederick Warner in January and almost used on Richard Eugene Glossip last month before his lethal injection was called off. This drug is not part of the three-drug lethal injection protocol in Oklahoma. Instead, the protocol calls for potassium chloride. Both drugs stop the heart in a high-enough dosage. The Oklahoman obtained medical examiner reports Friday on five men put to death in 2014 and 2013 and

  • Threatening message found on Putnam City North High School bathroom wall

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: 8 hr ago

    Another threatening message has been found in an Oklahoma City area school. The message was found at Putnam City North High School.

  • UPDATE: Rain moves into Oklahoma City Friday morning

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: 10 hr ago

    Cooler weather has arrived in central Oklahoma Friday. Rain has moved into parts of Oklahoma City.

  • Trader Joe's coming to Nichols Hills

    BY BRIANNA BAILEY Business Writer  bbailey@oklahoman.com  | Published: Fri, Oct 9, 2015

    Ending years of rumors, Trader Joe's has confirmed it will open a store in the Oklahoma City suburb of Nichols Hills.

  • Judge issues stay in 2011 manslaughter conviction

    BY JENNIFER PALMER Staff Writer jpalmer@oklahoman.com | Published: Fri, Oct 9, 2015

    Steven Wade Jameson, 25, has served four years of a 24-year sentence for a Christmas Eve 2009 crash that killed three people. Thursday, he was granted bond.

  • Oklahoma medical examiner's office would move under purchase plan

    By RICK M. GREEN Capitol Bureau rmgreen@oklahoman.com | Updated: 19 hr ago

    The Oklahoma Commissioners of the Land Office approved a plan Thursday to buy the Oklahoma City-County Health Department office near the state Capitol for about $3 million, with the idea of making it the future home of the state medical examiner.

  • Oklahoma governor says future of death penalty uncertain after mix-ups

    By RICK M. GREEN Capitol Bureau rmgreen@oklahoman.com | Updated: 19 hr ago

    Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin said Thursday it's hard to say if the death penalty will continue in the state.