OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A 5 million-pound dome placed atop the Oklahoma Capitol 12 years ago already is exhibiting cracking in its exterior cast stone panels, but building officials say there are no structural problems or evidence of weakness in the dome's supports.
According to an engineering report on the building's exterior, about 10 percent of the cast stone units on the dome's exterior show signs of cracking. Most of the cracks occur at the base of the dome.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma lawmakers could bring home a smaller paycheck, work less and even see their numbers cut by a third under a few of the measures that have been filed ahead of the 2015 legislative session.
Nearly 70 measures have been filed so far in the Senate, with another handful in the House, but already legislators are coming up with some quirky and unusual ideas.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A group of Oklahoma death row inmates scheduled to die early next year is appealing the ruling of a federal judge in Oklahoma City who says the state's new lethal injection protocol is constitutional.
Attorneys for the four condemned men filed notice Tuesday they will appeal Judge Stephen Friot's ruling to the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver.