- State News
OKC water woes concern Norman
Oklahoma City began drawing an additional 30,000 acre-feet of water from Canton Lake on Wednesday to boost Lake Hefner’s water supply. Canton’s full water supply is under contract to OKC. As the drought continues, OKC water could play an important role in Norman’s water supply as well.
Mullin: Sequestration likely March 1
District 2 U.S. Rep, Markwayne Mullin, R-Oklahoma, says he expects sequestration to occur March 1.
Enid officials report worker shortage
Last year was good in Garfield County and Enid from an employment standpoint.
Enid’s biggest issue is not a large number of unemployed, but a shortage of workers to fill available jobs, said local officials.
Oklahoma delegation views on gun curb plan mostly negative
Responses from Oklahoma’s congressional delegation, local law enforcement officials and area firearms businesses to President Barack Obama’s gun control proposal varied Wednesday but were generally negative, with 2nd District U.S. Rep. Markwayne Mullin sounding particularly outraged.
Oklahoma tobacco efforts again get poor grades from American Lung Association
Oklahoma again has received mostly below-average marks for tobacco control and prevention, this time in a report released Wednesday by the American Lung Association.
Canton Lake's water-level drop impact: $160,000
In 1968, Canton began a fishing tournament that has proven to be a major economic boost for the community: the Canton Walleye Rodeo.
Muskogee teen faces murder trial
A Muskogee teenager accused in the city’s only shooting death of 2012 was ordered bound over for trial Friday after testimony concluded in his preliminary hearing.
Cushing Police kill 18-year-old during disturbance
The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation is looking into the fatal shooting of a suspect by Cushing police.
Police officers shot 18-year old Rabih Ozeir mulitple times at approximately 7 p.m. Thursday in the parking lot of Simpsons Chiropractic, 1523 E. Main St.
Attorney general warns Oklahomans about charity scams
Attorney General Scott Pruitt recently urged Oklahomans to be cautious when contributing to charities following the school shooting in Connecticut.
- Rogers: ‘They will be punished’
- More State News Headlines
- OKC water woes concern Norman