Oklahoma City, OK – Okla. Senate OKs public school deregulation bill
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Public schools in Oklahoma could be exempted from various state education requirements under a bill approved in the Oklahoma Senate.
The Senate on Friday voted 29-16 for the "Allowing Local Administrators More Options Act." Opponents argued the bill is an attempt to dismantle state laws designed to improve public education in the state. It now heads to the House for consideration.
Oklahoma City – OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) An Oklahoma County prosecutor says a pharmacist who shot and killed a teenager during an attempted robbery was initially hailed as a hero, but is actually a "murderer."
Pharmacist Jerome Ersland is on trial for first-degree murder in the May 2009 shooting death of 16-year-old Antwun Parker at a south Oklahoma City pharmacy.
Oklahoma City – OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Severe thunderstorms packing strong winds and large hail have left minor damage but no reported injuries in parts of Oklahoma.
National Weather Service meteorologist Mark Austin said Friday that a small tornado was spotted near Fort Cobb in Caddo County and baseball-sized hail was reported in Comanche County, but no injuries or significant damage were reported.