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Saturday 1 April 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Oklahoma

This year
# Death Penalty
Oklahoma executes man who murdered elderly couple almost 20 years ago
Scott Eizember, 62, was given a lethal injection at McAlester Penitentiary.
Last year
# Death Row
US Supreme Court rejects appeal from Oklahoma death row inmate
Benjamin Cole was sentenced to death in 2004 for the murder of his daughter, Brianna.
# Oklahoma
Police in Florida arrest person of interest in dismembered bodies case
Police said he was being held on $500,000 bond for an unrelated 2012 shooting.
# Tulsa
Four killed in shooting at Oklahoma hospital building
The unidentified gunman was also dead, police said.
# abortion ban
Oklahoma governor signs strictest abortion ban in the US
Abortion providers have said they will stop performing the procedure as soon as the bill is signed.
# US
Oklahoma legislature passes ban on abortions after six weeks
The bill includes exceptions for medical emergencies, but not for cases of rape or incest.
All time
# tiger king
Judge tells new owners of 'Tiger King' Joe Exotic's zoo to hand over big cats
A judge issued the order in a case against Jeffrey and Lauren Lowe and the Greater Wynnewood Exotic Animal Park.
# United States
Oklahoma murder suspect escapes from 12th floor cell using sheets
Pablo Robledo (34) was being held on a first-degree murder charge.
# Tulsa
Trump defends handling of pandemic at low turnout rally in Oklahoma
The president ignored health warnings to hold his first rally in 110 days.
# Oklahoma
Trump rejects health concerns for election rally and says he wants to triple crowd numbers
Health experts have warned against the planned rally in Oklahoma at a time when cases are rising again in the state.
# Oklahoma
Three dead following shooting at Walmart store in US
The shooting happened in the state of Oklahoma.
# Johnson and Johnson
Explainer: Why a US court ruling could be a turning point in one of the country's worst-ever drug epidemics
A landmark ruling against Johnson & Johnson was made in Oklahoma yesterday.
# opioid crisis
Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay over $570 million in landmark opioid trial
A US judged ordered the healthcare giant to pay $572 million for its role in the opioid crisis.
# Oklahoma
Two killed and 29 injured as 'devastating' tornado tears through US mobile home park
The tornado struck El Reno, near Oklahoma City, on Saturday night.
# Oklahoma City
Oklahoma window cleaners rescued from lift 'swinging violently' above 50-floor skyscraper
The basket smashed several windows before being stabilised by firefighters.
# Oklahoma
Fans injured during storm at Backstreet Boys concert
WinStar World Casino and Resort said about 150 patrons did not evacuate when the storm hit with 128 kph winds.
# Adoption
Oklahoma passes law allowing adoption agencies deny children to LGBT families on religious grounds
It’s similar to laws in at least five other states.
# Oklahoma
Varadkar thanks Choctaw Nation for support during Famine, announces scholarship programme
The Taoiseach met members of the Native American community in Oklahoma today.
# Oklahoma
Varadkar to thank Choctaw Nation for support during Famine
The Taoiseach is travelling to the US next week.
# Tulsa
White police officer acquitted of murder of unarmed black man in Oklahoma
Betty Shelby had claimed she shot unarmed Terence Crutcher in self-defence.
Oklahoma residents armed with machine guns to be allowed hunt pigs from helicopters
Texas and Louisiana already allow private contractors to hunt feral swine.
# monastic fantastic
First Irish monastery established in Meath since Henry VIII banned them
The Reformation king had suppressed “lower monasteries” in the 16th century.
# Oklahoma
White police officer who fatally shot unarmed black man charged with first-degree manslaughter
Meanwhile, National Guard units have assembled ahead of another night of expected protest in Charlotte.
# Oklahoma
Video shows unarmed black man shot dead by police officer
Terence Crutcher was shot by a police officer on Friday.
# gsw
That's why they're champions! Curry too hot to handle as Warriors complete stunning comeback against OKC
The MVP’s 36 points sets up a rematch with LeBron James’ Cavaliers in the NBA Finals.
# Oklahoma
US governor blocks law which would have seen doctors jailed for performing abortions
The veto comes just 24 hours after lawmakers passed the legislation.
# Oklahoma
Man arrested after grandmother and her husband decapitated in creche
None of the children witnessed the incident.
# Oklahoma
Former US police officer gets 263-year jail sentence for raping and sexually assaulting black women
“This is not a law-enforcement officer that committed these crimes. This is a rapist who masqueraded as a law-enforcement officer.”
# Oklahoma
US mother receives huge reaction over incredible post-fire interview
The clip, which was aired on News On 6, has been viewed millions of times.
# Oklahoma
Judge rules man fit to stand to trial over horrific beheading of workmate
Alton Nolen is accused of beheading an administrator at the food plant where he had just been suspended.
# Oklahoma
Man is unhappy with bill, drives truck through hotel lobby
Not a good idea.
# Oklahoma
White ex-policeman found guilty of sexually assaulting eight black women
Former Oklahoma City police officer Daniel Holtzclaw was found guilty of multiple counts of rape and sexual assault.
# Oklahoma
Four dead and 44 injured after car strikes US homecoming parade crowd
A two-year-old boy is among the dead.
# stay of execution
Execution postponed after the wrong lethal injection drug was sent to prison
Richard Glossip claims he’s innocent.
# dead man walking
This man's execution has been put on hold at the last minute as new evidence emerges
The court said it granted the request “in order for this court to give fair consideration” to his claims.
# dead man walking
Susan Sarandon is trying to save this man from the death penalty. Here's why...
Richard Glossip was convicted of murder after the man who confessed to the crime claimed Glossip hired him to do it.
# Oklahoma
Parents and three children from the same family stabbed to death
“I feel so bad for everyone who walks into that house. You can see it in the faces…”
# pottawatomie county
Oklahoma man guilty of killing his stepfather with an 'atomic wedgie'
The man died after his underpants were pulled up and over his head during a fight in his trailer.
# Oklahoma
WATCH: What it's like inside a super-powerful tornado
# two decades later
Survivors remember the Oklahoma City bombing, 20 years ago today
9.02 am, Wednesday 19 April, 1995.