Judge orders drugmaker to pay $572 million in opioid lawsuit

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) - An Oklahoma judge on Monday found Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiaries helped fuel the state's opioid crisis and ordered the consumer products giant to pay $572 million, more than twice the amount another drug manufacturer agreed to pay in a settlement.

O'Rourke visits Oklahoma sites that were targets of violence

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke has paid visits to sites in Tulsa and Oklahoma City that were targeted by violence. The former congressman stopped Monday in Tulsa's Greenwood District where a white mob in 1921 looted black businesses , leaving homes and churches smoldering. He later visited the Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum, which is...

Tornadoes on the Plains not as bad as feared; threat remains

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - An intense storm system moved across the Southern Plains on Monday, spawning tornadoes that caused scattered damage and a deluge of rain but not the "particularly dangerous" twisters that forecasters had feared. No injuries were reported.