#Oklahoma

.Oklahoma City, OK, USA
(Representative Image: Pixabay)

  • Oklahoma was sued by a coalition of civil rights groups on Tuesday
  • The lawsuit claimed HB 1775 violates students' and instructors' free speech rights
  • Oklahoma is one of five Republican-controlled states to adopt the legislation

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
An Oklahoma woman has been found guilty of first-degree manslaughter after she suffered a miscarriage last year. (Photo credit: Representative image/Unsplash)

  • An autopsy of Brittney Poolaw's on the unborn child revealed it had died at 17 weeks gestation
  • The 21-year-old was sentenced to four years in prison
  • National Advocates for Pregnant Women opposed the conviction

.Oklahoma City, OK, USA
debris from tornadoes pile around the pumps of a filling station late Sunday, Oct. 10, 2021, in Shawnee, Oklahoma. (Photo credit: AP)

  • More stormy weather is expected in the latter part of the week in some parts of the central US
  • Severe weather is not unusual in the Southern Plains in October, said an official
  • The tornadoes were accompanied by lightning and wind

.United States
Chuba Hubbard signed a four-year, $4.2 million agreement with the Panthers on May 6, 2021. (Photo Credit: Instagram/@hubbard_rmn)

  • Chuba plays for Carolina Panthers
  • He committed to play collegiate football at Oklahoma State University
  • Carolina Panthers picked Chuba Hubbard in the fourth round of the 2021 NFL Draft

.Tahlequah, OK, USA
Opioid crisis has taken more than 4,600 people in Oklahoma (Photo Credit: AP)

  • The Cherokee Nation has reached a settlement with 3 companies
  • The tribe sued had the three companies, along with several pharmacy companies, in 2017
  • The Cherokee Nation's claims against Walmart, Walgreens and CVS are pending

.Oklahoma City, OK, USA
The final decision will be up to Governor Kevin Stitt. (Photo Credit: Associated Press)

  • A five-member Oklahoma Pardon and Parole Board voted on Monday
  • Julius Jones was sentenced to death in 1999 for the murder of Edmond businessman
  • The 40-year-old has always maintained his innocence

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Masks have been a point of contention as US schools reopen amid rising numbers of coronavirus cases. (Photo Credit: Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • Banning mask mandates in schools have been linked to discrimination
  • The probe is being led by US Education Department
  • South Carolina, Utah and Iowa are some of the states under investigation

The alliance between the conferences were announced on Tuesday. (Photo Credit: Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • The alliance between the three sports conferences has been in the mix for weeks
  • Pac-12 leader said there was no signed document to seal the deal
  • The alliance will include 41 schools

.Los Angeles, CA, USA
Cade Cunningham was the top pick in the NBA Draft 2021 (Photo: Twitter/@cadecunningham)

  • Cade Cunningham was the No 1 overall pick in the NBA Draft 2021
  • Detroit Pistons selected the 19-year-old who plays for Oklahoma State
  • This is Cunningham’s opportunity to prove himself the superstar he could be

.Oklahoma, USA
The COVID outbreak infected many of the athletes and staff. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/Pixabay)

  • The outbreak had exposed a total of 194 people
  • The infected people at the facility included 21 gymnasts
  • At least 21 of the 47 cases were identified as the more transmissible Delta variant