In no national election since 1860 have politicians been so Negro-minded as in 1936.
When the Supreme Court ruled last month that lethal injection didn’t constitute cruel and unusual punishment, there was rejoicing from a peculiar interest group: death row inmates who have been trying to get the state to kill them quickly.
Kathryn Joosten, a two-time Emmy winner for her role as feisty neighbor Mrs. McCluskey on “Desperate Housewives,” has lung cancer — and she plans to do everything she can to fight it.
Investigators have offered a $10,000 reward in the killing of a pastor at an Oklahoma church, a crime the local prosecutor described as "horrific." The reward comes as police try to unravel the mystery of who killed Carol Daniels, a 61-year-old pastor from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. She traveled many Sundays to Anadarko, Oklahoma, about 50 miles southwest of her home, to Christ Holy Sanctified Church “in case people came in to worship,” her son, Alvin Daniels, told CNN. Investigators found her body inside the church around noon Sunday.
An Oklahoma man is accused of shooting two sheriff’s deputies who were trying to arrest him on domestic assault charges Sunday, authorities said. He’s facing murder charges in the deaths.
A U.S. soldier was killed and a second was wounded Monday in an apparent drive-by shooting at a recruiting center in Little Rock, Arkansas, police said
It sounds like something from the movie "Twister" — teams of scientists in vans, armed with high-tech measuring equipment, barreling across the Oklahoma plains in search of tornadoes. But these scientists are colleagues, not rivals, and these storms aren’t Hollywood digital wizardry but the real thing. Welcome to VORTEX2, or V2 for short, the largest and most ambitious field experiment ever devoted to studying tornadoes
The fires had engulfed so many miles of turf, and flying embers had sparked in so many different places, that hours after the first blazes were reported Thursday morning, safety officials still weren’t sure how many fires they were facing. In Texas, the 100-person town of Stoneburg was “burned over,” by a 25,000-acre fire said Texas Forest Service spokeswoman Misty Wilburn. The town, northwest of Dallas near the Oklahoma state line, had been evacuated, she said
A scene of devastation emerged Wednesday as circling helicopters broadcast images of housing developments smashed by tornadoes and severe storms that killed at least eight people in south-central Oklahoma Tuesday. Storms ripped roofs off several homes and left twisted metal and other debris scattered across the area