Flight diverted to Oklahoma City due to unruly passenger

U.S. 06/19/19, 12:42

Police say an American Airlines flight from Pittsburgh to Dallas was diverted to Oklahoma City because of a drunken, unruly passenger.The airline says the flight landed in Oklahoma City at about 11:30 p.m. Sunday and departed less than an hour ...

Agency: Safeguards failed in fire that killed 5 at gas well

U.S. 06/12/19, 09:42

The failure of safety devices designed to prevent blowouts contributed to an explosion and fire that killed five workers last year at a southeastern Oklahoma natural gas well, according to a federal agency's report Wednesday that also lists inadequate training ...

Police kill man after shots fired at vehicles on interstate

U.S. 06/10/19, 16:43

Police in Oklahoma City say they fatally shot a man who was shooting at vehicles along an interstate.Investigators say at least four vehicles on Interstate 35 were struck by gunfire Monday morning before police and the shooter exchanged fire. There ...

Update: Torrents lead to Tulsa-area high water rescues

U.S. 06/06/19, 21:06

The Latest on flash flooding in Oklahoma (all times local):8:45 p.m.Almost 4 inches (100 millimeters) of rain per hour caused widespread street flooding in the Tulsa area, leading to multiple stalled vehicles and high-water rescues.Traffic gets backed up on I-44 ...

Heavy rain prompts high water rescues in Oklahoma City

U.S. 06/06/19, 14:26

Heavy rains are flooding streets and prompting high water rescues in Oklahoma City as another round of severe storms passes through.The National Weather Service reports up to 1.5 inches (3.8 centimeters) of rain fell during a 30-minute period Thursday in ...

Former Oklahoma student alleges university misreported data

U.S. 05/30/19, 16:38

The University of Oklahoma misreported data used to nationally rank the school for nearly 20 years, seriously impacting its prestige and reputation, a former student alleges in a federal lawsuit that seeks class-action status.The lawsuit filed Tuesday in federal court ...

Update: Oklahoma tornado kills 2 and injures at least 29

U.S. 05/26/19, 09:45

The Latest on a likely tornado that touched down in El Reno, Oklahoma (all times local):9:30 a.m.Authorities say two people were killed and more than two dozen were injured when a tornado destroyed a motel and swept through a nearby ...

Runaway barges crash into Oklahoma dam and quickly sink

U.S. 05/23/19, 16:57

Two unmanned barges that broke loose on the swollen Arkansas River in Oklahoma crashed into a dam hours later and sank Thursday, and they didn't cause the structure to fail, which officials feared might happen. The barges carrying about 3,800 pounds ...

At least 3 dead in central US storms, with more rain to come

U.S. 05/22/19, 11:49

Waterlogged parts of the central U.S. were bracing Wednesday for more rain, following days of severe storms that have battered Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma and caused at least three deaths. Officials were urging residents of Webbers Falls, Oklahoma, some 70 ...

Update: Tornadoes give way to heavy rain in Oklahoma

U.S. 05/20/19, 21:35

The Latest on a round of severe weather forecast for Southern Plains (all times local):9:30 p.m.The tornado threat is decreasing and the flash flooding threat is increasing across Oklahoma as what had been seen as a "particularly dangerous" storm system ...

Another round of severe weather forecast for Southern Plains

U.S. 05/20/19, 17:37

Officials closed schools, evacuated military aircraft and issued high-water warnings Monday with another round of severe weather potentially including tornadoes forecast for the Southern Plains. School districts in Oklahoma City, nearby Norman and elsewhere canceled classes as forecasts also call for ...

2 rescued from scaffold near top of 50-story Oklahoma tower

U.S. 05/15/19, 12:15

Two window washers have been rescued from a dangling scaffold above the roof of a nearly 850-foot (259 meters) skyscraper in downtown Oklahoma City. Oklahoma City Fire Capt. David Macy says the two were stranded shortly before 7:45 a.m. Wednesday outside ...

Pilot makes emergency landing in Oklahoma City field

U.S. 05/06/19, 17:21

Oklahoma City firefighters say the pilot of a small plane made an emergency landing along a roadway when the aircraft had mechanical problems heading to an airport.Fire Captain David Macy said the pilot was trying to land the single-propeller plane ...

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