Oklahoma Man Arrested In Attempted Domestic Terrorism Attack

The would-be bomber prepared a Facebook statement to be posted after the explosion which reads in part that the attack was «retaliation against the freedoms that have been taken away from the American people.»

Jerry Drake Varnell, of Sayre, Okla. was arrested, Aug. 12, 2017, in connection with a plot to detonate a vehicle bomb in an alley adjacent to BancFirst in downtown Oklahoma City. (Oklahoma Department of Corrections)

OKLAHOMA CITY — A 23-year-old man who was "out for blood" when attempted to detonate what he believed was an explosives-laden van outside an Oklahoma bank in a plot similar to the deadly 1995 bombing of the Oklahoma City federal building is expected to be formally charged Monday, authorities said. Federal officials said Jerry Drake Varnell of

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Bombing Of Air Force Office By Military Vet Ruled Not Terrorism

The veteran has been described as being upset with the U.S. Air Force for not being accepted into the U.S. Marines in addition to being described as ‘hating the military.’

Glass and a door lie on the ground at the scene of an explosion at an Air Force recruiting office in Bixby, Okla., Tuesday, July 11, 2017, after an explosion Monday night outside an Air Force recruitment office. (Mike Simons//Tulsa World)

TULSA, Okla. --  A military veteran accused of detonating a pipe bomb outside a Tulsa-area Air Force recruiting office blames the federal government for his two years of unemployment, according to a criminal complaint filed Wednesday. Benjamin Don Roden, 28, of Tulsa, is charged with two counts of destruction of federal property, one count of

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Fracking Has Made Oklahoma As Earthquake-Prone As San Francisco

According to a new USGS earthquake risk map, Oklahoma is now one of the most earthquake-prone places in the U.S. – all thanks to oil and gas extraction in the state.

Maintenance workers inspect the damage to one of the spires on Benedictine Hall at St. Gregory's University following an earthquake in Shawnee, Okla, Nov. 6, 2011. (AP/Sue Ogrocki)

 PAWNEE, OKLAHOMA-- For the last several years, something strange has been going on in Oklahoma. While the occurrence of earthquakes in the state usually hovers between one to three quakes annually, Oklahoma is now averaging one to three significant earthquakes per day. According to a newly released USGS earthquake risk map, Oklahoma is now just

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Oklahoma Lawmaker Requires Muslim Students To Take Religious Test Prior To Meeting

The questionnaire’s heading said it was from an Oklahoma chapter of ACT for America, a national organization which the Southern Poverty Law Center calls the largest grassroots anti-Muslim group in the United States.

Oklahoma state Rep. John Bennett speaks on the floor of the Oklahoma House in Oklahoma City, Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017 (AP/Sue Ogrocki)

(REPORT) --- Muslim students visiting an Oklahoma lawmaker's office in the state capitol were required to fill out a form that asked if they beat their wives and other Islamophobic questions, the U.S.’s largest Islamic advocacy group said Sunday. The two-page form from Republican state Representative John Bennett's office, which was shared by

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Oklahoma Had Nearly 2,000 Earthquakes Last Year From Fracking

Fracking, which will likely increase under Trump, produces large amounts of pollutants that directly affect local populations.

Maintenance workers inspect the damage to one of the spires on Benedictine Hall at St. Gregory's University following an earthquake in Shawnee, Okla, Nov. 6, 2011. (AP/Sue Ogrocki)

(REPORT) --- Oklahoma has registered about 1,829 earthquakes in the past year, attributable to wastewater injection from deep underground drilling wells — wells that will likely multiply under an incoming Donald Trump administration. The state saw a record-breaking year, with a 5.8-magnitude earthquake in September and 4.5-magnitude and

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Oklahoma Police Release Disturbing Footage Of Police Killing Unarmed Black Man

Terence Crutcher, 40, was black and shot by a white police officer on Friday, after an officer stopped to investigate his stalled vehicle in the road.

Terence Crutcher with his sister. (Facebook)

The Tulsa Police Department has released four videos of the fatal shooting of a 40-year-old black man after his car had stalled in the middle of the road. A pastor who watched the video the day before it was released asserted that the man’s "hands were in the air,” prior to the footage being made public on Monday

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