Farmers and ranchers in the West’s worst-hit drought regions will receive an additional $21 million to help them save water and soil despite the long dry spell.
All of the deaths involved workers at crude production tanks. Colorado and North Dakota each had three deaths and Texas, Oklahoma and Montana each had one death.
A family in Noble, Oklahoma is thankful they didn’t need to use their storm shelter Wednesday night. It popped out of the ground Wednesday morning.
Authorities say an Oklahoma City woman apparently drowned after taking cover in an underground storm shelter that later flooded.
Authorities are investigating the damage left behind by spring storms carrying more than a dozen suspected tornadoes that swept across the southern Plains, bringing floods, forcing the evacuation of an international airport and destroying homes near Oklahoma City.
A storm that produced tornadoes across parts of southwestern Oklahoma bore down on suburban Oklahoma City during the evening rush hour Wednesday, and forecasters declared a tornado emergency for suburban Moore, which was hit hard two years ago.
Police in Oklahoma have arrested a registered sex offender who escaped from a Fort Worth halfway house earlier this week. Charles Sprague was apprehended without incident.
ays after a foodborne illness was linked to Blue Bell ice cream products, a state inspection of an Oklahoma plant later tied to the infection praised the facility for having no violations and doing a “great job,” according to a copy of the inspection report.
Blue Bell said that it is expanding its recall of ice cream products that were made at an Oklahoma plant after pints of banana pudding ice cream tested positive for listeriosis.
Two other large retailers have decided to pull Blue Bell Ice Cream from their shelves as a precautionary measure after the company announced it was temporarily closing an Oklahoma production plant.
Blue Bell Creameries is shutting down a manufacturing plant in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma over a listeria scare last month.
President David Boren said the school interviewed more than 160 people during its investigation into members of its now-defunct Sigma Alpha Epsilon chapter who were captured on video taking part in the chant