An Oklahoma judge on Monday found Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiaries helped fuel the state's opioid drug crisis and ordered the consumer products giant to pay $572 million to help abate the problem in the coming years.
By Sean Murphy, Associated Press
Officials expected hundreds of homes to flood in Fort Smith, Arkansas' second-largest city. In nearby Van Buren, officials warned that a levee protecting a mostly rural area was "showing signs of significant leakage and deterioration."…
By Hannah Grabenstein, Associated Press
In our news wrap Tuesday, a $19 billion disaster aid bill that would have brought much-needed assistance to storm-ravaged areas has stalled for a second time in the House. Republican Rep. Thomas Massie of Kentucky objected to the measure over…
A spate of storms have ripped through the Midwest and Oklahoma in recent days. Here are some ways you can help the affected communities.
By Patty Gorena Morales
By Tim Talley, Sue Ogrocki, Associated Press
A tornado leveled a motel and tore through a mobile home park near Oklahoma City overnight, killing two people and injuring at least 29 others, authorities said Sunday.
By Associated Press
Officials on Saturday warned some Tulsa residents to prepare to head to higher ground because old levees holding back the swollen Arkansas River are stressed and more rain is expected for the flood-weary region.
In our news wrap Wednesday, surging rivers triggered new flooding and new evacuations warnings in Oklahoma, Kansas and Missouri. Also, the deaths of five migrant children at the U.S. border since December sparked a confrontation at a U.S. House hearing…
By Associated Press
A strong band of storms brought more than 30 tornadoes across the central U.S., damaged homes in Oklahoma, demolished a racetrack grandstand in Missouri and drenched waterlogged states with more water and more flooding.
By Tim Talley, Associated Press
The state attorney general's office will continue to pursue allegations that the drugmakers created a public nuisance, which he says is the most important allegation against the drugmakers.
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