oklahoma

9.12.18

The Strange Case of 'Joe Exotic,' the Zookeeper Accused of Attempted Murder

"I am the most dangerous exotic animal owner on this planet right now. And before you bring me down, it is my belief that you will stop breathing."

8.29.18

Cop Who Killed Unarmed Black Man Offers Class on 'Surviving the Aftermath'

Officer Betty Shelby says her class is all about helping other cops who are "victimised by anti-police groups and tried in the court of public opinion".

8.18.17

Juggalos Are Mad as Hell and They're Not Gonna Take It Any More

After feeling harassed even at their annual Gathering, Insane Clown Posse fans are prepared to march on DC to demand respect.

8.15.17

FBI Nabs Anti-Government Extremist in Foiled Oklahoma City Bomb Plot

Jerry Drake Varnell allegedly subscribed to "Three Percenter" ideology and hoped to "cripple the government" with the blast by targeting a local bank.

12.26.16

Leftover Turkey Makes the Best Fried Rice

The Mission Chinese chef shares his best memories of Thanksgivings in Oklahoma (cheese logs!) and shares his best tips for using leftover turkey.

8.27.16

What an Alleged Hate-Fueled Murder Says About Islamophobia in America

The apparent shooting of a Lebanese American man by a disturbed neighbour appears to be the latest incarnation of prejudice leading to deadly violence.

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8.9.16

Training Day With Top Olympic Gymnast Jake Dalton

Olympic Gymnasts are some of the strongest, most versatile athletes you'll ever meet. Jake Dalton is on the verge of competing in his second Olympic Games and this year he's looking for redemption and a team medal for USA.

4.30.16

An Attorney Explains the Terrible Law that Makes Oral Sex with an Unconscious Person Legal

Are attitudes about sexual assault uniquely heinous in this prairie state, or was it just a mistake?

10.1.15

Richard Glossip Just Got Another Last-Minute Break to Avoid Lethal Injection in Oklahoma

Governor Mary Fallin issued a 37-day stay because of "last-minute questions" about the drug cocktail the state plans to use on him.

9.27.15

Snapshots of an Intricate Papercut Dream World

Crystal Wagner's cut-and-pasted paper shadowboxes are a treat for the eyes.

9.22.15

The Strange Case of the Oklahoma Woman Who Dismembered a Corpse at a Funeral

This spring, Shaynna Sims was arrested for "unauthorised dissection" and later charged with stealing the dead woman's shoes.

7.17.15

Cry-Baby of the Week: A Woman Allegedly Pulled a Knife on Some Teens Because of Bad Wi-Fi at a Taco Bell

Also this week: A guy was arrested for "stealing electricity" by plugging his phone in on a train.

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