OKLAHOMA - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/OKLAHOMA News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Police: Fired worker beheaded Oklahoma woman http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58461721-68/nolen-lewis-company-oklahoma.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58461721-68/nolen-lewis-company-oklahoma.html.csp">Police: Fired worker beheaded Oklahoma woman</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TIM TALLEY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-27T16:13:04.699-06:00">Updated Sep 27, 2014 04:13PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Oklahoma City • A man fired from an Oklahoma food processing plant beheaded a woman with a knife and was attacking another worker when he was shot and wounded by a company official, police say. Moore Police Sgt. Jeremy Lewis said his department is waiting until Alton Nolen, 30, regains consciousness to arrest him on unspecified charges. He said Nolen severed the head of 54-year-old Colleen Hufford during Thursday’s attack at the Vaughn Foods plant in Moore, a suburb of Oklahoma City. “Yes, she w...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58461721@www.sltrib.com Sat, 27 Sep 2014 16:13:04 MDT Truck hits college softball team’s bus, killing 4 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58461727-68/team-bus-hampton-college.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58461727-68/team-bus-hampton-college.html.csp">Truck hits college softball team’s bus, killing 4</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-27T11:38:02.199-06:00">Updated Sep 27, 2014 11:38AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Davis, Okla. • A tractor-trailer crossed a southern Oklahoma highway median and plowed into the side of a Texas college softball team’s bus, killing four women on the team and injuring more than a dozen others, authorities said. The collision involving the North Central Texas College team happened at around 9 p.m. Friday on Interstate 35 south of Davis, which is about 70 miles south of Oklahoma City and 60 miles north of Gainesville, Texas, where the school is located. The team was heading home ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58461727@www.sltrib.com Sat, 27 Sep 2014 11:38:02 MDT College football: No. 24 Oklahoma State beats Texas Tech, 45-35 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58457073-77/yards-catches-state-tech.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58457073-77/yards-catches-state-tech.html.csp">College football: No. 24 Oklahoma State beats Texas Tech, 45-35</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-26T11:29:55.43-06:00">Updated Sep 26, 2014 11:29AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Stillwater, Okla. • Daxx Garman threw for 370 yards and four touchdowns to help No. 24 Oklahoma State beat Texas Tech 45-35 on Thursday night. Garman completed 17 of 31 passes and ran for a score in his second start since stepping in for the injured J.W. Walsh. Marcell Ateman had career highs of six catches and 130 yards, James Washington had three catches for 87 yards and two touchdowns, and Desmond Roland ran for 86 yards and a score for Oklahoma State (3-1, 1-0 Big 12). Davis Webb passed for ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58457073@www.sltrib.com Fri, 26 Sep 2014 11:29:55 MDT Oklahoma judge dismisses Ten Commandments lawsuit http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58432636-68/oklahoma-lawsuit-judge-monument.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58432636-68/oklahoma-lawsuit-judge-monument.html.csp">Oklahoma judge dismisses Ten Commandments lawsuit</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-19T09:30:02.401-06:00">Updated Sep 19, 2014 09:30AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Oklahoma City • An Oklahoma County judge has dismissed a lawsuit that challenges a Ten Commandments monument on the grounds of the state Capitol. District Judge Thomas Prince granted Friday the motion filed by the Oklahoma Capitol Preservation Commission. The lawsuit alleged the monument violates the state constitution’s ban against using public property to support “any sect, church, denomination or system of religion.” Attorneys for the American Civil Liberties Union of Oklahoma, which filed th...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584326362014-09-19T09:30:02.401-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-19T09:30:02.401-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58432636@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 09:30:02 MDT Oklahoma trooper jailed on sex assault complaints http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58417132-68/roberts-patrol-adams-attorney.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58417132-68/roberts-patrol-adams-attorney.html.csp">Oklahoma trooper jailed on sex assault complaints</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SEAN MURPHY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-15T15:25:14.898-06:00">Updated Sep 15, 2014 03:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Oklahoma City • The Oklahoma Highway Patrol arrested a state trooper Monday on complaints of kidnapping, rape and other crimes after three women alleged the officer sexually assaulted them while he was on duty. Trooper Eric Roberts, 42, was arrested at his home in Sapulpa and taken to the Creek County jail. He was released Monday afternoon after posting $66,000 bail. An internal investigation into Roberts began after a woman called the patrol on July 23 and reported that Roberts raped her after ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584171322014-09-15T15:25:14.898-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-15T15:25:14.898-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58417132@www.sltrib.com Mon, 15 Sep 2014 15:25:14 MDT Oklahoma QB Knight returns to spotlight http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58408001-77/carolina-yards-espn-oklahoma.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58408001-77/carolina-yards-espn-oklahoma.html.csp">Oklahoma QB Knight returns to spotlight</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-12T23:22:01.744-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 11:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Norman, Okla. • Trevor Knight will return to the big stage with a chance to show he’s more than a one-hit wonder. Oklahoma’s sophomore quarterback, best known for his MVP performance in the Sugar Bowl win over Alabama, will face a Southeastern Conference team again Saturday when the fourth-ranked Sooners host Tennessee in a game on national TV. It will be his first real test since ripping Alabama for 348 yards and four touchdowns in January. “It’s a big one,” he said. “We’ve had this circled for...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584080012014-09-12T23:22:01.744-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-12T23:22:01.744-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58408001@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 23:22:01 MDT Vols say they’re better prepared for this test http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58402536-77/oklahoma-tennessee-jones-win.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58402536-77/oklahoma-tennessee-jones-win.html.csp">Vols say they’re better prepared for this test</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By STEVE MEGARGEE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-11T23:28:46.237-06:00">Updated Sep 11, 2014 11:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Knoxville, Tenn. • Tennessee is about to get a sense of how far its come — and how far it still has to go. When Tennessee visits No. 4 Oklahoma on Saturday, the Volunteers will be carrying a 2-0 record into a road game with a top-five team for the second straight season. Last year, the Volunteers got trounced 59-14 at No. 2 Oregon. Now they want to show the lessons learned since that disastrous trip. “You’re earning the right to win,” Tennessee coach Butch Jones said. “There’s a difference betwe...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584025362014-09-11T23:28:46.237-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-11T23:28:46.237-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58402536@www.sltrib.com Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:28:46 MDT Bloomberg View: Common Core makes states answer for dumbed-down education http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58378377-82/common-core-standards-federal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58378377-82/common-core-standards-federal.html.csp">Bloomberg View: Common Core makes states answer for dumbed-down education</a></h4>