Coweta, OK – COWETA, Okla. (AP) Investigators are releasing the names of a husband and wife who died in a murder-suicide last week in Coweta. Authorities say 53-year-old Teresa Wilson shot her 50-year-old husband, Daryl, in their home before she killed herself. Neighbors say the two were in the process of getting a divorce.
Oklahoma City, OK – Oklahoma Capitol crumbles with no repair money
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The state Capitol has been a symbol of Oklahoma's history and aspirations since it opened in 1917.
It was built on an oilfield with dozens of working rigs that represented the state's hopes for prosperity. Its halls were lined with the portraits of famous residents, including humorist Will Rogers, Olympic champion Jim Thorpe and Soquoyah, creator of the Cherokee syllabary.
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LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) Ryan Broyles became the NCAA's career receptions leader and Landry Jones threw for 363 yards and three scores as Oklahoma won big over Kansas 47-17 last night. Broyles finished with 13 catches for a school-record 217 yards. His 57-yarder in the second quarter broke former Purdue standout Taylor Stubblefield's record of 316 receptions. The senior from Norman added another TD catch in the fourth quarter.
Public Radio 89.5 HD1 – Sperm carry half the genes needed for human life. In this hour of Radiolab: some basic questions and profound thoughts about reproduction. To begin, why so many sperm? We turn to the animal kingdom for answers, which lands us on a tour of sperm battles in ducks, flying pig sperm, and promiscuous whippoorwills. Then, we ponder fatherhood, and wonder...in a world where sperm can be frozen and kept for all eternity...what does the future holds for men? And we end quietly, with a widow struggling to keep some essence of her husband alive.
Sperry, OK – A car and a pick-up collided overnight at Highway 75 and 116th Street North. The Official Okkahoma Highway Patrol report says 24-year-old Lilia Lee of Collinsville ran a stop sign and pulled into the path of an oncoming pick-up truck.
The driver of the truck was injured and taken to the hospital. The OHP says Lee died at the scene and her body was trapped in the wreckage for several hours.
It took the Sperry, Collinville and Skiatook fire departments to extricate her. The road way was shot down for serval hours.
Joplin, MO – Habitat for Humanity to build 10 houses in Joplin
JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) Ten Joplin families are waiting in anticipation as Habitat for Humanity prepares to build them homes in two weeks.
The families, who lost homes in the May 22 tornado, on Thursday met their sponsors for the project, called Ten for Joplin. Habitat for Humanity will begin the building Oct. 29 and plans to finish by Nov. 13.