OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma lottery officials say they're looking for the state's latest millionaire who purchased a $2 million winning Powerball ticket at a store in east Norman.
Lottery officials say the ticket for Wednesday night's drawing was bought at the B&B Country Store on east Alameda in Norman.
The winning ticket correctly matched all five white ball numbers, which were 5, 8, 20, 23, and 30. Because the customer purchased the Powerplay option the $1 million prize was doubled for a $2 million winning ticket.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A federal appeals court has denied Oklahoma City-based Hobby Lobby's request to block a portion of the federal health care law that requires the company provide insurance coverage for emergency contraception pills.
The U.S. 10th Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday denied the arts-and-crafts company's request for an injunction while it appeals to the U.S. Supreme Court.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A panel of Oklahoma's elected officials is expected to certify about $7 billion in available revenue for Gov. Mary Fallin to use while building her budget for the upcoming fiscal year.
The State Board of Equalization meets Thursday at the state Capitol and is expected to approve an early revenue estimate that shows the governor will have about $214 million more than last year to include in her budget.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Tulsa police say a man is dead after he apparently fell down an elevator shaft in a vacant building.
Police say two men were taking shelter from cold weather Thursday in the former Abundant Life building in downtown Tulsa. Police say the second man called 911 from a nearby convenience store after the incident.
Emergency crews are working to remove the body from the building, which has been vacant for about a decade. Authorities say the building contains asbestos so crews are taking safety precautions.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A federal judge is scheduled to hear a request for an injunction against plans by the Oklahoma Department of Health to end contracts at three Planned Parenthood clinics in the Tulsa area.
A hearing is scheduled Thursday before U.S. District Judge Stephen Friot. The injunction is sought in a lawsuit filed last month by Planned Parenthood of the Heartland against Oklahoma Health Commissioner Terry Cline.
METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Drew Brees says he's impressed by the upbeat outlook of seriously injury Tulane safety Devon Walker and was pleased to be able to visit with him recently.
Brees and several Saints teammates visited Walker at a rehabilitation center in Atlanta on November 29th, which was the Tulane player's birthday, but the visit was not publicized by Tulane or the Saints until this week.
Walker fractured his spine in a game at Tulsa on September 8th. He has not been able to walk since.