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Monday 11 December 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Oklahoma

All time
Survivors remember the Oklahoma City bombing, 20 years ago today
9.02 am, Wednesday 19 April, 1995.
Video shows police officer shooting man dead after mistaking his gun for his taser
The 73-year-old reserve who shot the man immediately apologises.
'Our son is a good boy, but this video is disgusting': Students apologise for racist frat chant
One of the students involved has left the university.
Fraternity ordered off US college campus over 'intolerable' racist chant
Young men in tuxedos can be seen chanting the ‘N-word’ in the clip.
Slow botched execution of Oklahoma murderer ruled constitutional by US court
Lawyers had argued that the execution of Clayton Lockett was “prolonged and agonising”
Now Kevin Durant can do 'the Dirk Nowitzki shot' he's virtually unstoppable
And KD is planning on taking much more from the German’s repertoire.
Executioners in Oklahoma's botched execution couldn't inject the needle properly
They injected Clayton Lockett in the flesh instead of the vein and he died of a heart attack 45 minutes later.
An American company is now selling a bulletproof blanket to kids
The product has gone on sale with various warning about crazed gunmen and Mother Nature.
White House says botched execution wasn't humane, but maintains support for death penalty
President Barack Obama believes the death penalty doesn’t deter crime, but still supports it in some cases.
Another dramatic finish as Memphis take lead over OKC while Clippers win on historic day
But Benny The Bull couldn’t stop Washington advancing past Chicago and into the second round.
US inmate 'tortured' in botched execution
Clayton Lockett died after a massive heart attack yesterday, 40 minutes into the execution.
The first 'double execution' in the US for 14 years will be carried out on Tuesday
The move comes as a court ruled that Clayton Lockett and Charles Warner are not entitled to know the source of the drugs that will be used to kill them.
This group want to build a large Satan statue in a US city
It’s one hell of a plan. Ahem.
Russell Westbrook drops three-point game-winner with 0.1 seconds to spare
The Oklahoma Thunders point guard held his nerve with a late, late swish.
Burrito causes bomb scare in Oklahoma
Well, burritos CAN cause explosions…
Bodies found in cars in Oklahoma lake may solve decades-old mystery
Three of the bodies are believed to be those of a group of teenagers who disappeared in the early 1970s on their way to a football game.
Indoor eagle release goes as well as can be expected
That is, not very well at all.
Mother and child among 5 killed in Oklahoma tornadoes
Watch a video of the intense storm.
Obama offers solace in tornado-ravaged Oklahoma
The tornado injured 377 people, destroyed 1,200 homes and affected an estimated 33,000 people.
Knitting on the Late Late Show and Shatter's apology: The week in quotes
“I was told there would be at least one nun sitting in the Late Late Show audience, knitting. And sure enough, there she was”.
Photos: Oklahoma deals with destruction after worst tornado in decades
The US state is coming to terms with the massive tornado which left 24 people dead and levelled entire neighbourhoods.
Two babies among the ten children killed in Oklahoma tornado
Preliminary causes of death suggest both infants – aged just four and seven months old – died of head trauma.
Search for tornado survivors as Oklahoma mourns 9 children
“There are empty spaces where there used to be living rooms, and bedrooms, and classrooms, and, in time, we’re going to need to refill those spaces with love and laughter and community.”
Kevin Durant gives $1million to the Oklahoma Tornado Relief fund
Generous move from the OKC talisman.
VIDEO: Emotional reunion as tornado survivor finds dog buried alive under house
Barbara Garcia was in the middle of an interview with a CBS reporter when the little pooch poked his head out of the rubble.
Scenes of death, destruction as tornado strikes Oklahoma suburbs
Twenty children have been killed after the twister struck an elementary school in the town of Moore.
Twenty children killed in Oklahoma twister
The tornado, which ripped through an elementary school, has killed at least 51 people but the death toll is expected to rise.
VIDEO: High-school basketball player costs his team the game with buzzer-beater at wrong end
“The kid feels terrible.”
US man refers to 'very close race' for presidency just before execution
Oklahoma executed a convicted murderer who referenced the presidential race in his final words last night.
An aspiring PGA golfer might have shot the lowest round in the history of golf last weekend
Pretty good, I guess.
US storms: Tornado kills 5 in Oklahoma
Five people, including two children, have been killed by a tornado that struck in Oklamhoma early this morning after warning signals failed to sound.
WATCH: Westbrook slams home Durant alley-oop for 'Dunk of the Year'
The diminutive point-guard’s eyes lit up when his esteemed Oklahoma Thunder teammate put this pass airborne …
Desperate woman in Dublin saved by emergency team... in Oklahoma
911 dispatchers in the US scrambled to trace the woman’s international call.
Tulsa residents fearful after shootings which leave three dead
Investigators in the US city believe the shootings, which also injured two others, could be linked having taken place within a three mile radius of each other.
Airport security investigated over video of man being dragged face-down
Oklahoma officers were videoed pulling the man by his legs as he lay face-down on the floor.
Mitt Romney prevails - just about - in not-so-Super Tuesday
Romney tops the poll in six states, but Rick Santorum’s showing – particularly in the key battleground of Ohio – is a strong one.
Santorum runs Romney close on dramatic ‘Super Tuesday’
A dramatic night in the race for the Republican Party nomination, and we followed it all the way…