Oklahoma

This undated photo provided by the Capobianco Family shows four-year-old Veronica, left, with Melanie Capobianco during a recent visitation. (AP Photo/Capobianco Family)

Cherokee child handed over to adoptive parents

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A South Carolina couple who vowed last month to not leave Oklahoma unless they went home with a 4-year-old Cherokee girl they have been trying to adopt since her birth were […]

09/23/2013

In this Sept. 17, 2013, photo, officials investigate the scene at Foss Lake, Okla. where two decades-old cars were pulled from the water by a dive team. The Oklahoma State Medical Examiner’s Office says authorities have recovered skeletal remains of multiple bodies in the Oklahoma lake where the cars were recovered. (AP Photo/The Elk City Daily News, Larissa Graham)

Submerged cars found in Okla. may solve cold cases

SAYRE, Okla. (AP) — When three teenagers from this small Oklahoma town disappeared on their way to a high school football game in 1970, rumors swirled as to what happened to the trio. Some thought […]

09/18/2013

Marcus Mumford, center, and Ted Dwane, right, of the band Mumford & Sons, talk with Byron Berline, left, in Berline's Double Stop Fiddle Shop in Guthrie,, Okla. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

35K expected at Mumford & Sons concert in Okla.

GUTHRIE, Okla. (AP) — The population of the Oklahoma town of Guthrie is expected to quadruple in size this weekend as more than 35,000 people descend on the area to watch British rockers Mumford & […]

09/06/2013

Christie Carr kisses Irwin the kangaroo at the Garold Wayne Interactive Zoological Park, where they now live, in Wynnewood, Okla. on Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013. Carr's therapist has certified Irwin as a therapy pet under the Americans with Disabilities Act. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

Okla. woman, pet kangaroo find new home at zoo

WYNNEWOOD, Okla. (AP) — Christie Carr wants her young ones to cooperate when they sit down for a family portrait, but at times it’s so difficult that she has to tell young Irwin to go […]

08/31/2013

This undated photo provided by Medical City Children's Hospital in Dallas shows conjoined boys Emmett, left and Owen Ezell. Hospital officials say the conjoined boys born last month in Dallas have been safely separated and are doing well.  (AP Photo/Medical City Children's Hospital)

Conjoined boys separated at Dallas hospital

DALLAS (AP) — The mother of twins successfully separated after being born joined at the chest says she’s looking forward to holding the babies she once thought had no chance of survival. “I’m just so […]

08/29/2013

In this undated photo provided by the Essendon Baseball Club, player Chris Lane in Australia. (AP Photo/Essendon Baseball Club)

Police: Australian player killed by ‘bored’ teens

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Australian baseball player out for a jog in an Oklahoma neighborhood was shot and killed by three “bored” teenagers who decided to kill someone for fun, police said. Christopher Lane, […]

08/20/2013

Students arrive for the first day of school for Plaza Towers Elementary school in their temporary location at Central Jr. High school in Moore, Okla., Friday, Aug. 16, 2013. The Briarwood and Plaza Towers elementary schools were destroyed when an EF5 twister hit Moore on May 20. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

Students return to school in Okla. after tornado

MOORE, Okla. (AP) — Students from two elementary schools destroyed by a tornado last spring returned to classes Friday, eager to reunite with their classmates but worried about what would happen the next time bad […]

08/16/2013

Bucket List Bandit

‘Bucket List Bandit’ gets 11 years sentence

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A bank robber nicknamed the “Bucket List Bandit” after allegedly telling a Utah teller he had just four months to live was sentenced Thursday to 11 years in federal prison for a […]

08/15/2013

In this undated photo provided by the U.S. Army, Pfc. Bradley Manning poses for a photo wearing a wig and lipstick. (AP Photo/U.S. Army)

Manning takes stand, apologizes for hurting US

FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — Pfc. Bradley Manning took the stand Wednesday at his sentencing hearing in the WikiLeaks case and apologized for hurting his country, pleading with a military judge for a chance to […]

08/14/2013

Seismograph reading of an earthquake. (AP Photo)

Study: Distant quakes can affect oil, gas fields

LOS ANGELES (AP) — New research suggests earthquake faults near oil and gas fields in the central United States can break after a large quake that strikes halfway around the globe. Scientists have long known […]

07/11/2013

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