Jul 18, 2014 — The ruling of the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver mirrors the same court's decision regarding a gay-marriage ban in Utah. It has been stayed, pending likely appeal.
Jun 28, 2014 — The suits take aim at the kind of multi-drug execution procedures that resulted in botched executions in Oklahoma and Ohio, calling them a form of human experimentation.
May 8, 2014 — The decision follows last week's botched execution by lethal injection of convicted murderer Clayton Lockett.
May 5, 2014 — The U.S. Geological Survey and its state counterpart issued a joint statement saying magnitude-3.0 temblors had increased by 50 percent since October.
Apr 30, 2014 — Of the 32 states that currently allow capital punishment, all rely on lethal injection as the means. Seventeen of them require a doctor to be present during the injection.
Apr 30, 2014 — Gov. Mary Fallin said she will also delay other executions until the review is complete. Oklahoma tried to execute a man using a new combination of drugs. He died after the procedure was called off.
Apr 30, 2014 — The aborted execution of Clayton Lockett, who died of a heart attack, and problems in other states have sparked calls for a reassessment.
Apr 28, 2014 — The most powerful of the twisters touched down north of Little Rock and tore an 80-mile path through the area. At least 14 people have died.
Jan 14, 2014 — U.S. Senior District Judge Terence Kern said the state's constitutional amendment limiting marriage to opposite-sex couples violates the U.S. constitution. Gay marriages are on hold, however, pending an appeal.
Jun 4, 2013 — New data about the tornado, which has been blamed for 18 deaths, was released Tuesday. Its intensity was upgraded to the maximum of EF5, and the weather agency says its winds reached 295 miles an hour.