• Sen. Lankford visits Guantanamo Bay with 4 fellow senators

    Sen. Lankford visits Guantanamo Bay with 4 fellow senators - March 15, 2015

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - U.S. Senator James Lankford has returned from a visit to the Guantanamo Bay detention facility that he took with four fellow freshman Republican senators. ...

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  • Tonkawa earthquake reported

    Tonkawa earthquake reported - March 14, 2015

    The United States Geological Survey (USGS) reported an earthquake near Tonkawa Saturday afternoon. The 3.0 magnitude quake shook the area seven miles south, southwest of Tonkawa and 18 miles west...

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  • High profile awyer says goal is to protect rights of fraternity members

    High profile awyer says goal is to protect rights of fraternity members - March 14, 2015

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - A high-profile attorney hired by alumni of a fraternity chapter at the University of Oklahoma says the actions of some student members caught engaging in a racist chant a...

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  • Oklahoma highway trooper flown to hospital after wreck

    Oklahoma highway trooper flown to hospital after wreck - March 13, 2015

    DAVIDSON, Okla. (AP) - Authorities say a state highway patrol trooper was injured in a southern Oklahoma accident and was flown to a Texas hospital. Lt. John Vincent of the Oklahoma Highway Patrol s...

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  • 1 dead in medical helicopter crash in eastern Oklahoma

    1 dead in medical helicopter crash in eastern Oklahoma - March 13, 2015

    EUFAULA, Okla. (AP) - Authorities say one person is dead and two are injured after an EagleMed medical helicopter crashed in woods in eastern Oklahoma. McIntosh County Emergency Management Director W...

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  • Wanted man kills himself in Bartlesville shopping center lot

    Wanted man kills himself in Bartlesville shopping center lot - March 13, 2015

    BARTLESVILLE, Okla. (AP) - Police in Bartlesville say a man wanted by U.S. marshals shot and killed himself in the parking lot of a Bartlesville shopping center. Capt. Jay Hastings says 36-year-old ...

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  • Christie Brown chosen Teacher of the Year

    Christie Brown chosen Teacher of the Year - March 12, 2015

    It's an unusual event when the person chosen Ponca City Teacher of the Year doesn't come to the banquet. In fact, Thursday night may be the only time it has occurred in the history of the banquet. T...

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  • Former nursing home administrator charged

    Former nursing home administrator charged - March 12, 2015

    A former Kay County nursing home administrator is accused of taking money from a resident's trust account to pay for personal items.She is charged in Kay County District Court with three counts of...

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  • Seven arrested in South Ninth search warrant

    Seven arrested in South Ninth search warrant - March 12, 2015

    The Ponca City Police Department Tactical Team assisted the Special Projects Unit in a search warrant early this morning at a residence in the 1200 block of South Ninth Street. A city park sits direc...

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  • Three arrested on drug complaints

    Three arrested on drug complaints - March 12, 2015

    A traffic stop at Lake Road and Pecan just after 4 p.m. on Wednesday netted the arrest of three people. Brandon S Ivers, 30, and Tina D Ivers, 29, were arrested on complaints of trafficking methamphe...

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