Another week has passed, and here is your chance to catch up on some of what you might have missed.
More than 18 years after the death of Audrey Harris — and less than a week after Harris’ case was featured in The Oklahoman — police arrested a suspect, Roderick E. Webster, 52, of Oklahoma City.
Angry residents swarmed power trucks in parts of the Oklahoma City area, demanding to know when their power would be restored.
One-third of Iraqis who fled to neighboring Syria expect their money to run out within three months, the U.N. refugee agency said.
President Pervez Musharraf lifted a six-week state of emergency, telling the skeptical nation the crackdown was to save Pakistan from a conspiracy rather than to protect his own political survival.
A 5.8-magnitude earthquake rattled central Chile, causing alarm, but no victims or damage were reported.
Cuba announced it will spend $2 billion over five years to upgrade its dilapidated public transportation system.
An Oklahoma City police sergeant shot a man who struck him and another officer with a martial arts weapon, police said. James Anthony Pruiett, 23, is accused of attacking Sgt. Christopher Lambert and officer Charles Holloway. Pruiett was shot several times and was taken to OU Medical Center.
Critical racial disparities in drug sentencing were recently reported in 97 percent of the nation’s largest counties, including Tulsa and Oklahoma counties. A report released by the Washington-based Justice Policy Institute found that black people are far more likely to be imprisoned for drug crimes than white people, despite comparable drug usage rates.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $120,000 to the Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma for its water pollution control program.
British troops formally handed over control of Basra, Iraq, to Iraqi troops.
The Miami Dolphins snapped a 13-game losing streak by beating the Baltimore Ravens in overtime, 22-16.
As the sun came out and temperatures rose, the death toll from the series of snow and ice storms that had hit Oklahoma over the past week rose to 29.
Conservation efforts appeared to be working in Georgia, where officials said providers in 61 counties reduced water use by 13 percent, or 348 million gallons a day.
Opening of a memorial to victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks has been pushed back to 2011.
U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn wants to know how an earmarked road project for Florida in the 2005 highway bill could have been changed after it was approved by both chambers of Congress but before the president signed it.
The Oklahoma Blood Institute began prohibiting women from donating plasma because it could cause a rare transfusion complication in plasma recipients.
Research suggests taking a blood pressure pill at bedtime instead of at breakfast. It seems to give arteries a little rest at night.
Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation researchers are using a $6 million, five-year grant for a trans-Atlantic network to communicate with other scientists around the world.
Former Rep. Cynthia McKinney, D-Georgia, who was ousted from office last year after a scuffle with a Capitol Hill police officer, has decided to seek the presidency — as a Green Party candidate.
A study found that teenagers still value phone calls and face-to-face meetings with friends even as they frequent online hangouts like Facebook and MySpace.
An estimated 27,000 fewer Oklahoma middle and high school students smoke or occasionally try cigarettes now than compared with 2002, according to a survey released Wednesday by the state Health Department.
Team Lachey, Cincinnati’s choir in NBC’s “Clash of the Choirs,” won the title Thursday of America’s Favorite Choir; Team LaBelle from Philadelphia took second and Team Shelton, Oklahoma City’s entry, placed third.
Armed with nothing more than a crow bar and a car jack, it took thieves just three minutes to steal paintings by Pablo Picasso and Candido Portinari, worth millions of dollars, from the Sao Paulo, Brazil, modern art museum.
Despite occasionally violent protests outside, the New Orleans City Council voted Thursday in favor of demolishing about 4,500 public housing units. Police used chemical spray and stun guns as dozens of protestors tried to force their way into the packed city council chamber.
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