Oklahoma

Law enforcement work the scene where two men and a woman were fatally shot Monday, Nov. 18, 2019, outside a Walmart store in Duncan, Okla.
Sean Murphy/AP
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November 18, 2019 - 3:15 pm
Two men and a woman were fatally shot Monday morning outside a Walmart store in southwestern Oklahoma, and the shooter is among the dead, authorities said.
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 In this Aug. 26, 2019 file photo, Judge Thad Balkman reads a summary of his decision in the opioid trial at the Cleveland County Courthouse in Norman, Okla.
Chris Landsberger/The Oklahoman via AP
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November 15, 2019 - 3:43 pm
An Oklahoma judge who last summer ordered consumer products giant Johnson & Johnson to pay $572 million to help address the state’s opioid crisis on Friday reduced that amount by $107 million in a final order he issued in the case.
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Women stand outside a house damaged by a tornado in the Preston Hollow section of Dallas.
LM Otero/AP Photo
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October 21, 2019 - 9:24 am
Crews searched Monday through the rubble of buildings torn apart by a tornado that ripped through the Dallas area the night before, causing damage to homes and businesses and knocking out electricity to tens of thousands of people. Radar confirmed the tornado hit the ground near Love Field Airport...
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Jade McLain carries Thor out of a boat as she and Fred Stewart were rescued from their flooded neighborhood inundated by rains from Tropical Depression Imelda by Splendora Police officers on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019, in Spendora, Texas.
Brett Coomer/Houston Chronicle via AP
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September 20, 2019 - 2:55 pm
Emergency crews in the Houston area took advantage of receding floodwaters Friday to begin to assess the damage from one of the wettest tropical cyclones in U.S. history, a storm that led to deaths of three men and displaced hundreds of people from their homes.
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Oklahoma judge rules against drugmaker, orders $572M payment
Sue Ogrocki/AP Photo, File
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August 26, 2019 - 4:50 pm
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma judge on Monday found Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiaries helped fuel the state's opioid crisis and ordered the consumer products giant to pay $572 million to clean up the problem. Cleveland County District Judge Thad Balkman's ruling followed the first state...
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The Supreme Court is seen in Washington, Monday, June 17, 2019.
J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo
June 27, 2019 - 10:19 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court dealt a huge blow to efforts to combat the drawing of electoral districts for partisan gain on Thursday in a ruling that could embolden political line-drawing after the 2020 census. On the court's final day of decisions before a summer break, the conservative...
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Craig Box
Sue Ogrocki/AP
May 30, 2019 - 11:48 am
By Jacqueline Howard, CNN (CNN) -- Craig Box couldn't hold back tears in an Oklahoma courtroom on Wednesday as he described his late son Austin as "a special young man." Austin Box, a football star at the University of Oklahoma, died of an opioid overdose at the age of 22 in 2011. Now his father...
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Workers look through tornado damage at the American Budget Value Inn in El Reno, Okla., Sunday, May 26, 2019. The deadly tornado leveled a motel and tore through the mobile home park near Oklahoma City overnight
Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman via AP
May 26, 2019 - 8:15 am
By Tim Talley and Sue Ogrocki EL RENO, Okla. (AP) — A tornado leveled a motel and tore through a mobile home park near Oklahoma City overnight, killing two people and injuring at least 29 others before a second twister raked a suburb of Tulsa more than 100 miles (160 kilometers) away, authorities...
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A tornado touched down near Tulsa International Airport amid storms in the Southern Plains that brought a deluge of rain and powerful winds, closing an interstate and flipping campers at a raceway.
Mike Simons/Tulsa World via AP
May 21, 2019 - 8:36 pm
Jim Salter and Ken Miller ST. LOUIS (AP) — Dangerous storms left a string of more than 30 tornadoes across the central U.S., damaging homes in Oklahoma, demolishing a racetrack grandstand in Missouri and inundating the region with water over a short period. Two deaths, both in Missouri, were blamed...
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A calf runs through an ice field on a ranch outside of Kilgore, Neb. on  Wednesday, April 10, 2019 while a bomb cyclone storm brings heavy snow and strong winds to several Rockies and Plains states.
Chris Machian/Omaha World-Herald via AP
April 10, 2019 - 7:01 pm
By Blake Nicholson Associated Press Blizzard warnings were posted from Colorado to Minnesota on Wednesday and wildfires were a concern in New Mexico, Texas and Oklahoma as the second so-called "bomb cyclone" storm in less than a month hit the central U.S., raising the prospect of renewed flooding...
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