TU Introduces New Men’s Basketball Coach
The University of Tulsa made it official Friday when it announced that Missouri’s Frank Haith will be replacing Danny Manning as the men’s head basketball coach.
Thunder Win Secures No. 2 Seed
The Oklahoma City Thunder earned a No. 2 seed in the West after beating the Detroit Pistons in a nail-biter and Kevin Durant won his fourth scoring title in the last five years.
OU Outlasts OSU In 18 Innings
The Oklahoma Sooners won a Bedlam baseball matchup against the Oklahoma State University Cowboys that began Tuesday night and ended 18 innings and almost six hours later on Wednesday morning.
Tulsa Announces Drug Take-Back Event
Law enforcement agents have set up a prescription drug take-back event for later this month that allows people to dispose of unwanted, unused or expired drugs anonymously.
Broken Arrow Adds 12 Firefighters
The Broken Arrow Fire Department will add 12 new cadets to its squad after a graduation ceremony Friday at which they will receive their master firefighter certification.
The Oklahoma House defeated a 10-year extension proposal to give tax incentives and rebates to Hollywood filmmakers to encourage them to make movies in Oklahoma, but it may be revisited as early as today.
This week on the Crave podcast, Snoop Dogg is coming to you via a DLC voice pack for Xbox Live, machine-carved ice cubes brim with design potential, and a fan plays the Super Mario Bros. theme a new way.
In one of the earliest instances of a Heartbleed attack breaking through a private corporate network, security firm Mandiant reports that a client's virtual private network session was successfully hacked.
Five alleged associates of Mexico’s deadly Los Zetas drug cartel, including the brother of the cartel’s second-in-command, were issued horse owner’s licenses by the Oklahoma Horse Racing Commission.
Jose Trevino Morales, the older brother of Los Zetas gang leader Miguel Angel Trevino Morales, and four other alleged cartel associates, were granted licenses despite being indicted in Texas May 30 for using a horse breeding and racing operation to launder $20 million of cartel drug money.
Jose Trevino’s wife and nine others were also indicted. However, it is believed that the indictment was not caught during the criminal background check because the grand jury documents were not unsealed until June 12.
Jose Trevino and his associates operated Zule Farms on 84th Street in Lexington, Okla. Prior to that, they were living in the Dallas-Fort Worth area without suspicion. A police investigation alleges that the cartel began its money laundering operation in 2008.
Those applying for an OHRC license are required to have a valid date of birth and Social Security number and their fingerprints are sent to the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation and the FBI for a criminal history check. All but one of the five men who were granted licenses had been licensed in other states, including California, Louisiana, New Mexico and Texas.