TODAYS TOP STORIES
Testimony Wrapping Up In Oklahoma Man's Murder Trial
PURCELL, Okla. (AP) -- Testimony is winding down in the first-degree murder trial of an Oklahoma man charged in the deaths of two children and their mother. A 12-member jury in McClain County has heard testimony for the past week in the case of Shaun Michael Bosse of Blanchard. Prosecutors say jurors could begin deliberating a verdict in the case as early as Wednesday after listening to closing arguments by prosecutors and defense attorneys. Bosse is charged in the July 23, 2010, deaths of 25-year-old Katrina Griffin and her two children, 8-year-old Christian Griffin and 6-year-old Chasity Hammer. The victims' bodies were found in the family's burned-out mobile home. Bosse -- who also faces a count of first-degree arson -- has pleaded not guilty. Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty.
Posted: Tuesday, October 23 2012, 03:55 PM CDT
IN OKLAHOMA NEWS
Okla. House panel approves $40M for Indian museum
May 20, 2013 17:17 GMT
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- A plan to divert $40 million in use taxes over three years to help complete construction of an American Indian Cultural Center and Museum along the banks of the Oklahoma River has cleared a House committee.
A House budget panel on Monday voted 13-10 for the measure, which would divert the tax revenue beginning in fiscal year 2015. Use taxes are those paid on Internet purchases and tangible personal property purchased out of state and brought into Oklahoma. The taxes are expected to generate about $244 million next year.
Museum supporters say they've secured $40 million in pledges from private donors and only need one final $40 million appropriation from the Legislature to complete the project.
A separate $40 million for a museum in Tulsa will be considered Monday afternoon.
Sometimes the stories with the most impact come directly from the viewers. If you have a story that needs to be told, we want to hear it. Fill out the form below and let us know what stories need to be told.
From the FOX 25 First Forecast Center..Severe weather is back in your forecast today for Central and Eastern OK. Damaging hail and winds and tornadic activity are likely to form west of I-35 after 3 pm, then track east into Central OK in the late afternoon and evening hours. ...
United 787 takes to the skies
HOUSTON (AP) -- United Airlines has one of its 787 aircraft back in the air.
BC-US--Dow Record-Three Personal Stories, 1st Ld-Writethru,1173
Dow Record: Three tales of ups, downs and changes
AP Photo FX102, FX103
Eds: With BC-US--Dow Record. Adds photos.
By SCOTT MAYEROWITZ
AP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) -- When the Dow first crossed 14,000, investors were overjoyed. ...
IN THE NEWS: FINANCIAL TIMES SITS HACKED
LONDON (AP) -- Another attack on a media site -- and again, one that is being claimed by the Syrian Electronic Army.
BRAS A FIRE HAZARD?
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- We haven't heard this much about the threat of bra burning since the days of the women's liberation movement.