Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin Vetoes Abortion Bill

Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin Vetoes Abortion Bill

According to “The Washington Post,” Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin vetoed the bill that would have made performing an abortion in the state illegal. She refused to sign the anti-abortion bill into law on May 20, 2016. Fallin, who is a Republican, stated that the language in SB1552 was too vague and ambiguous. She further reminded […]

Tornado Watch Issued for Oklahoma and Surrounding States

Tornado Watch Issued for Oklahoma and Surrounding States

The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch at 12:05 a.m. Central Standard Time (CST) on Dec. 23, 2015. According to the NWS Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Okla., the watch in effect from 12:05 a.m. until 7:00 a.m. CST. Affected areas include East Texas, Northwest Louisiana, Southwest Arkansas, and Southeast Oklahoma. There is […]

8 Earthquakes Rumble Through Oklahoma

8 Earthquakes Rumble Through Oklahoma

On Oct. 10, 2015, a total of eight earthquakes rumbled through Oklahoma. A magnitude 4.5 temblor hit the state at 22:03 UTC. The depth at its hypocenter was only 1.98 km. Residents have been warned to anticipate aftershocks. Secondary rumbles or shock waves will generally not rise above the quake’s initial Richter scale reading. However, they can still cause […]

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