OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter says the state's Board of Health overstepped its authority with several of the emergency rules it adopted last week for medical marijuana. In a letter Wednesday, Hunter specifically cites last-minute changes that prohibit the sale of smokable marijuana and require a pharmacist at every dispensary.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - New Mexico State Police say an Oklahoma woman has been arrested in the death of a man who was run over by a pickup truck. They say Kelly R. Hardy is accused of voluntary manslaughter. She was booked into jail in Woodward, Oklahoma before being extradited to New Mexico's McKinley County.
KINGFISHER, Okla. (AP) - Central Oklahoma authorities say three people have been injured in an explosion and fire at a saltwater disposal well. Kingfisher County emergency management officials say the explosion occurred shortly after 3 p.m. Wednesday at a saltwater disposal well south of Oklahoma Highway 33. The wells are used to dispose of wastewater from oil and natural gas operations. Officials say those injured have been taken to a local hospital for treatment, but their conditions were not immediately available.
YUKON, Okla. (AP) - An attorney says an Oklahoma day care center has closed after a 6-month-old boy found unresponsive there died. John Cannon of Cannon Law Firm said in a statement Wednesday to The Oklahoman that the operators of the Legacy Learning Academy in Yukon are cooperating with authorities to determine why the child died. A worker at the academy found Sterling Michael Gerber unresponsive on July 11.
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