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    Firing squad could be coming back to Utah

    SALT LAKE CITY (KSTU) – A different method of execution may be coming to Utah. A Utah representative proposed a bill that would bring back the firing squad if lethal injection was not available. “It gives us some maneuverability,” said Rep. Paul Ray. Lethal injection as a form of execution came under fire earlier this […]

  • K-State Cruises Past Cowboys, 48-14

    Oklahoma State’s football team scored first, then saw Kansas State score the next 45 points as the Widlcats went on to a 48-14 win at Bill Snyder Family Stadium in Manhattan, Kansas, on Saturday night. The Cowboys got the ball to start the game and immediately  marched 84 yards in 8 plays to a touchdown, […]

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    OU Mistakes Cost Sooners in 31-30 Loss to Kansas State

    Oklahoma committed too many mistakes and lost 31-30 to Kansas State at Owen Field in Norman on Saturday. OU had two missed field goals, a blocked extra point, and two interceptions, all of them costly, to lose to the Wildcats for the second straight time in Norman. On OU’s second possession of the game, two […]

  • Clayton Lockett, a convicted murderer, is suing the Oklahoma Department of Corrections over its execution laws.

    Brother of man killed during ‘botched’ execution files lawsuit, claims he was tortured to death

    OKLAHOMA CITY – The brother of a convicted murderer, who was put to death earlier this year, is now suing Oklahoma officials. Gary Lockett filed a lawsuit against several high-ranking officials related to the death of his brother Clayton Lockett. In April, Lockett died after something went wrong during his execution. Click here to read more […]

  • DOC gives tour of renovated death chamber

    MCALESTER, Okla. –   Oklahoma’s death chamber gets a makeover in McAlester with the hopes of avoiding a repeat performance from April. Department of Corrections officials gave the media a tour of the renovations to the execution room – changes that were recommended by the Department of Public Safety in their review of the botched […]

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    Update: ACLU upset over new Department of Corrections execution policy

    UPDATE: The Oklahoma Department of Corrections has issued a new policy for executions, following the death of convicted murderer Clayton Lockett. The State Department of Public Safety made 11 recommendations, from having more medical personnel nearby to having additional supplies of lethal drugs and equipment on hand. Click here to read the new policy that […]

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    OSU QB Earns Big 12 Honor

    Oklahoma State quarterback Daxx Garman was named the Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week on Monday, Sept. 29. Garman passed for 370 yards and four touchdowns, plus ran for another score in a 45-35 win over Texas Tech last Thursday night. Most of Garman’s damage was done with the long ball, with four passes going for 40 […]

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    Judge questions if officials will be ready for November executions

      OKLAHOMA CITY – An Oklahoma judge says he has concerns the state of Oklahoma will not be able to make necessary changes to the way they conduct executions in time for two November executions. The botched execution of Clayton Lockett last April revealed problems in execution procedures. Lockett was still alive for over 40 […]

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    Lawmaker calls for study on new execution method

    OKLAHOMA CITY – There has been a lot of talk about the death penalty in our state following the botched execution of Clayton Lockett earlier this year. Now one lawmaker is trying to change the conversation. Representative Mike Christian is calling for a new way to execute inmates. He wants to use nitrogen gas. It’s […]

  • DOC “confident” in future executions process

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Last week, the Oklahoma State Department of Public Safety (DPS) released its report on what went wrong during Clayton Lockett’s execution in April. In all, DPS made eleven recommendations to keep that debacle from happening again. Monday, it was the Department Of Corrections’ (DOC) turn to respond. DOC Director Robert Patton said they […]

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    Investigation results released in Oklahoma inmate’s execution

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Saying there was no one specifically to blame for the botched execution of inmate Clayton Lockett in McAlester five months ago, Oklahoma Department of Public Safety (DPS) Commissioner Michael Thompson released a detailed investigative report Thursday entitled “The Execution of Clayton D. Lockett.” At a press conference at DPS Headquarters, Thompson addressed […]