OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Oklahomans with a permit to carry a handgun could keep their weapon locked inside their vehicle on public school campuses under a bill approved by the Oklahoma House. The bill by Oklahoma City Republican Rep. Sally Kern, despite opposition from a lawmaker who is a former school principal and voiced concern about the safety of having guns on school campuses.
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) - Oklahoma State has opened spring football practice and coach Mike Gundy says the depth chart is a bit thin. Of the 70 players who traveled to the Cotton Bowl, 37 will not be with the team this spring for various reasons. Oklahoma State will return just six starters on offense and four on defense.
KAW CITY, Okla. (AP) - The Kaw Nation is one step closer to building a small casino in north-central Oklahoma. Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs Kevin Washburn announced Monday that 21 acres in Kay County is being put into trust for the tribe to use for the casino. A section of the Indian Reorganization Act authorizes the Secretary of the Interior to acquire land in trust for Indian tribes.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) - Attorneys for one of two brothers charged in the shooting deaths of four women last year want evidence obtained through a search warrant tossed because they say an affidavit supporting it was too general and short on specifics. The document was one of several filed Monday in district court on behalf of Cedric Poore, who with his brother, James Poore, is charged in the deaths of 23-year-old twins Rebeika Powell and Kayetie Melchor, 33-year-old Misty Nunley and 55-year-old Julie Jackson.
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