LAWTON, Okla. (AP) — A classroom facility at Fort Sill has been named in honor of a soldier killed in Afghanistan on his 14th deployment.
Friends and family of Sgt. 1st Class Kristoffer B. Domeij (DOH'-meej) gathered Monday in Lawton for a ceremony. Officials say the classroom used for Fort Sill's Joint Fires Observer course is now known as Domeij Hall.
Domeij, a native of Santa Ana, Calif., was killed in October 2011 with two other soldiers in Kandahar province.
JENKS, Okla. (AP) — Authorities in Tulsa County are investigating after a woman was found dead Monday night.
Authorities say the body of a 47-year-old woman was found at a home in Jenks at about 11:45 p.m. Monday.
Tulsa County Sheriff's Capt. John Bryant says the woman's relatives discovered her body. Bryant tells Tulsa television station KJRH that the incident is being investigated as foul play, but the exact cause of death remains undetermined.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Bartlesville police say a search of the home of a teenager charged with plotting to shoot classmates and detonate bombs at a local high school uncovered a small-caliber rifle and notes about a possible attack, but no bomb making materials.
Bartlesville Police Captain Jay Hastings said Monday that investigators are still sifting through possible evidence that was uncovered during a search of the home where 18-year-old Sammie Eaglebear Chavez lived with his mother. Hastings didn't elaborate to reporters on what the notes said or who owned the rifle.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Teachers and school administrators who receive proper training would be authorized to carry firearms on school campuses and at school events under a bill being drafted by an Oklahoma lawmaker.
Republican Rep. Mark McCullough of Sapulpa says his bill would allow school officials to carry weapons if they've received training through the Council on Law Enforcement Education and Training, or CLEET.
McCullough says schools have become "soft targets" and that it's critical that lawmakers start taking steps to ensure the safety of children at schools.
MIAMI, Okla. (AP) — An Ottawa County judge is expected to set a date for a mental health examination for an Illinois man charged with planning to bomb churches in northeastern Oklahoma.
The hearing for Gregory Weiler is to begin at 9:30 a.m. in Miami (my-AM'-uh). Weiler was arrested in October after police say they discovered his plan to bomb dozens of churches in northeastern Oklahoma.
An affidavit claims that investigators found instructions for making Molotov cocktails, a list of 48 churches and a written outline of Weiler's plan to plant bombs.
SHAWNEE, Okla. (AP) — The president of St. Gregory's University says restoration work is about to begin to repair damage to the campus' main building caused by a historic Oklahoma earthquake just more than a year ago.
The 5.6 magnitude earthquake on November 5th, 2011, was centered near Prague, Oklahoma and resulted in the destruction of all four turrets that rose from corners of Benedictine Hall. The building houses administrative offices, the school library and most of the campus' classrooms.
BARTLESVILLE, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma high school student is in custody on charges he plotted to bomb and shoot students at the Bartlesville High School auditorium on the same day 26 people were shot and killed at an elementary school in Connecticut.
Police arrested 18-year-old Sammie Eaglebear Chavez at about 4:30 a.m. Friday after learning of the alleged plot Thursday.