Tag: Oklahoma

Teva Pharmaceuticals Agrees To Pay $85 Million As Settlement In Oklahoma Opioid Case

Teva Pharmaceuticals has reached a settlement with Oklahoma state attorneys over allegations that the company contributed to the state's opioid crisis. The Israel-based company is the second company to agree in a settlement in the historic lawsuit.

Public Health May 27, 2019

Ex-Inmate Sues For Negligence Over Mocked 91-Hour Erection Caused By Unidentified Pill

A former inmate is suing multiple people for failing to provide medical attention to his painful 91-hour erection. His ordeal began after taking an unidentified pill from a fellow inmate.

Medicine October 22, 2017

Oklahoma Senate Passes Bill Requiring Insurance Companies To Cover Autism Treatments

The Oklahoma Senate passed legislation requiring autism insurance coverage for children younger than age 9. Washington also passed bills that will expand Delaware's autism program services in schools.

Life April 16, 2016

Tornadoes Hit Oklahoma, At least 9 People Injured

At least nine people were injured by tornadoes that hit Tulsa, Oklahoma on the evening of March 30. Images and videos of the tornadoes have surfaced on social media, along with the damage that they have left behind.

Society March 31, 2016

Christmas Tree Farmers In Oklahoma Unfazed By Drought

Christmas is just around the corner! Christmas tree farms in Oklahoma are looking forward to good trades this 2015 after recovering from years of drought.

Society December 8, 2015

Oklahoma Woman Loses Limbs From Tick Bite: What You Should Know About The Deadly Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever

Deadly bacteria from tick bite destroy arms and legs of victim as doctors amputate to save her life. Flu-like symptoms four days after bite sent Oklahoma woman to the hospital.

Life August 17, 2015

Oklahoma Man Dies From Brain-Eating Amoeba After Swimming In Lake Murray

A man from Oklahoma died after swimming in Lake Murray in Ardmore, where he was infected with Naegleria fowleri amoeba that causes Primary Amebic Meningoencephalitis. The disease is rare but has a fatality rate of more than 97 percent.

Life August 14, 2015

Tick Bite Leads To Loss Of Limbs For Oklahoma Woman

When Jo Rogers returned from a vacation, she didn’t think that something as small as a tick bite will change her life forever.

Life August 14, 2015

Oklahoma Judge Rejects Law On Abortion Drug Labels

Judge Patricia Parrish invalidated an Oklahoma law that required doctors to follow label instructions when prescribing abortion inducing drugs.

Life August 12, 2015

Two Children In The Hospital After Suffering From Severe Sun Burn At Day Care

Two boys were seriously sunburned during a day care field trip to a water park. Both children suffered from second degree burns and had to be airlifted to a hospital because of the severity of their injury.

Life July 29, 2015

Heavy Rain And Flooding Force Oklahoma Residents To Evacuate

At least 48 high-water rescues have been made, while more rain is expected to pour down on the already drenched Southern Plains.

Society May 24, 2015

Sage Grouse And Lesser Prairie Chicken May Be In Trouble Following Special Protections Debate

Republicans from Oklahoma are proposing an amendment to the defense bill that aims to exclude the lesser prairie chicken from the list of endangered species for 2021.

Earth/Environment May 12, 2015

Tornadoes Raze Homes In Suburbs Near Oklahoma City

Severe tornadoes have destroyed dozens of homes in the suburbs and in Oklahoma City. Meteorologists forecast that the region may be hit by more storms in the coming days.

Earth/Environment May 7, 2015

'Frozen' For Police Recruitment Video? It Goes Something Like This

'For the First Time in Forever' the Norman Police Department is accepting applications to join the force with this video inspired by the movie 'Frozen.'

Movies/TV Shows February 6, 2015

Wearing a Hoodie in Oklahoma may Soon Result in $500 Fine. Here's Why

A new bill in Oklahoma proposes that wearing a hooded sweatshirt, or hoodie, in public should be considered a crime. The charge would also incur a fine of $500.

Society January 6, 2015

Man destroys Ten Commandments statue in Oklahoma. Suspect blames Satan

A man was taken into custody by the Oklahoma Highway Patrol on Friday. He admitted to have made threatening statements at the Federal Building and smashing the Ten Commandments monument.

Society October 25, 2014

Viral video: Angry Oklahoma City resident confronts panhandler driving a brand new car

Over the past weekend, a particular video clip has gone viral. Daniel Ayala, an Oklahoma City resident, confronted an elderly woman he'd just given money to when he found her driving a brand new car.

Internet Culture October 6, 2014

Mother of Oklahoma beheading suspect apologizes to families of victims in Facebook video

Alton Nolen allegedly killed one co-worker and injured another on Sept. 25. Joyce Nolen, his mother, apologizes to the families of the two victims in a video posted on Facebook.

Society September 30, 2014

Oklahoma food processing plant worker beheads woman: FBI probe ISIS nexus

The FBI is swooping in on an Oklahoma beheading incident where a recent Islamic convert was said to have severed the head of one of his former co-workers.

Society September 28, 2014

Oklahoma Fox station thinks news promo is more interesting than watching evolution on Cosmos: Do you? [VIDEO]

KOKH Fox-25 in Oklahoma cut off Neil deGrasse Tyson talking about evolution on Cosmos reboot. Was it operator error or a planned edit?

March 13, 2014

Miracle: Texas girl plummets 3500 ft in skydiving accident, survives

A teen tried to fulfill her skydiving dream on her sixteenth birthday but things went wrong. She plummeted to earth from 3,500 feet. She must have done something - she survived - or it was just pure divine intervention.

Society January 30, 2014

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