CLAREMORE — Oklahoma residents may start seeing a new trend, not a return to the old west. At first glance, people might not think it is a blast from Oklahoma history.
G8 exposes rift among leaders on Syria
Deep differences over Syria’s fierce civil war clouded a summit of world leaders Monday, with Russian President Vladimir Putin defiantly rejecting calls from the U.S., Britain and France to halt his political and military support for Syrian leader Bashar Assad’s regime.
State photo-ID databases become troves for police
The faces of more than 120 million people are in searchable photo databases that state officials assembled to prevent driver's-license fraud but that increasingly are used by police to identify suspects, accomplices and even innocent bystanders in a wide range of criminal investigations.
Supremet Court: Ariz. citizenship proof law illegal
The Supreme Court ruled Monday that states cannot on their own require would-be voters to prove they are U.S. citizens before using a federal registration system designed to make signing up easier.
Court sides with Oklahoma in Red River dispute
The Supreme Court on Thursday decisively sided with Oklahoma and rejected Texas’ claim that it has a right under a 30-year-old agreement to cross their common border for water to serve the fast-growing Fort Worth area.
Feds belatedly send $67 million in disaster funds
The federal government on Monday belatedly sent $67 million in disaster relief to 15 states, with the biggest share going to Colorado to help recovery from last year’s devastating wildfires.
D-Day: Service of Claremore’s Lantow brothers remembered
There is silence. No one speaks on this anniversary of D-Day. The 9,387 white marble crosses do speak of valor, honor and sacrifice. Among the graves are those of 748 Oklahomans.
VIDEO: Okla. super-twister biggest tornado in U.S. history
The deadly tornado that ripped through Oklahoma on Friday was the biggest twister in U.S. history, a record two-and-a-half miles wide, with winds up to 295 miles per hour. The tornado traveled 16 miles on the ground. At least 18 people were killed in the storm.
Deputies searching for suspects in Chelsea burglary
The Rogers County Sheriff’s Office and Texas Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) is needing the public’s help regarding a burglary that took place on May 27 at K&D Construction in Chelsea.
Deadly Okla. tornado widest on record, rare EF5
The deadly tornado that plowed through an area near Oklahoma City last week was even larger and more powerful than previously estimated a record 2.6 miles wide with winds that reached nearly 300 mph, just shy of the strongest winds ever measured.
Tornado deaths now at 18
The Chief Medical Examiner confirms 18 fatalities from Friday night’s storms. The victims include 6 children and 12 adults. Seven victims remain unidentified at this time. In addition to the age and gender, the location where the victim was found is included for each of the fatalities.
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