DURANT, Okla. (AP) — A suspected killer who escaped a state prison is now back in custody.
Oklahoma Department of Corrections spokesman Jerry Massie told the Lawton Constitution that 28-year-old Robert Long was recaptured Thursday night after being found on a train in Durant.
Long had disappeared from the Jackie Brannon Correctional Center in McAlester before a 10 p.m. head count on Tuesday. Massie says Long pushed a window screen out and walked away from the minimum-security facility where he was serving time for drug and weapons convictions.
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — The first phase of Oklahoma State University's Mobile App Competition is complete, and the winning ideas are "Drive to win!" and "Fitness Telematics."
The contest is sponsored by the OSU Mobile App Center along with AAA Oklahoma and CSAA Insurance Group. And the winners emphasize various mobile technologies that apply to insurance or "Insurance Telematics," the theme of this year's contest.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — House Speaker Jeff Hickman has restructured the House committees and appropriation subcommittees and announced the various chairs and vice chairs.
Hickman named longtime ally Earl Sears of Bartlesville to replace Norman Rep. Scott Martin as chairman of the powerful House Appropriations Committee. Martin takes over as chairman of a new appropriations subcommittee that oversees funding for education.