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Fallen Oklahoma officers honored in ceremonies Friday

A lone bagpiper walked slowly through the grounds of the Oklahoma Law Enforcement Memorial Friday morning as hundreds of people...

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DUI suspect drags OKC officer during attempt to flee

A man suspected of driving under the influence was arrested Tuesday after he drove off while an Oklahoma City officer was...

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Possible homemade explosive device removed from Lawton hospital Friday

Authorities removed what might have been a “homemade explosive device” from a Lawton hospital Friday.

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Body of Tulsa man recovered Friday in Keystone Lake

The body of a 47-year-old man was recovered Friday night in Keystone Lake, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported.

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Edmond Mobile Meals hosts golf tournament on July 9

Edmond Mobile Meals will host its second annual 'Mulligans for Meals' golf tournament on July 9.

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Symphony Show House open through Sunday

Symphony Show House open through Sunday.

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Sunnyside Diner to bring comfort food to former Edmond service station

Sunnyside Diner is planning to open its newest cafe, transforming the former service station at the corner of Second Street and...

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Putnam City teachers spend Sundays volunteering, helping families

Arbor Grove teachers and members of their families have volunteered for Focus on Home on several Sundays, loading, delivering...

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OKC council moving quickly to fill Pettis' seat

The Oklahoma City Council is moving quickly to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Ward 7 Councilman John Pettis....

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Stitt vows to appoint anti-abortion justices

Republican gubernatorial candidate Kevin Stitt says he would appoint anti-abortion justices to Oklahoma Supreme Court

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Home green home

Marla Esser Cloos, a green home expert, earned national recognition by Professional Women in Building just in time to help...

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New college program for people with disabilities

Northeastern State University in Tahlequah has teamed up with Lead Learn Live to create the RiverHawks Scholar Program to...

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Lamb says he would not support repeal of tax hikes

Lt. Gov. Todd Lamb, a Republican candidate for governor, opposed tax hikes but says repealing them now would create budget chaos.

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Chesapeake shareholders reject executive pay plan

Chesapeake Energy Corp. shareholders on Friday rejected the company's executive compensation plan in a nonbinding, advisory...

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Putnam City teacher job fair set for Tuesday

The Putnam City school district will hold its annual teacher job fair from 2 to 5 p.m. Tuesday at Francis Tuttle’s Reno Campus,...

A KC-46A Pegasus is no car. But when it comes to maintenance, it helps to think of it as one.

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The KC-46A Pegasus is about to become part of the U.S. Air Force's fleet, and when it does, Tinker Air Force Base will help it stay in the air.

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Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City recently announced faculty and staff members chosen as recipients of the L.E. 'Dean'...

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Carl Reherman Park will be dedicated Saturday at Arcadia Lake

A ribbon-cutting ceremony will take place at 11:30 a.m. Saturday for the new Carl Reherman Park at Arcadia Lake.

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Bethany man killed in shootout with U.S. marshals was wanted in counterfeiting conspiracy

A Bethany man killed Thursday during a shootout with U.S. marshals had been on the run for more than a year after being...

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Salvation Army will unveil 'Pathway of Hope' initiative in metro

The Salvation Army is shifting from treating the symptoms of poverty to working to prevent poverty at its root through its...

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State briefs for May 19

ADA ECU grad named Fulbright Scholar Recent East Central University graduate Elsa Moseley has been named a Fulbright Scholar...

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OKC school board set to name district's new leader

The school board has called a special meeting for Tuesday afternoon, and is "prepared to take action to select our new...

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UPDATE: Silver Alert issued for missing Oklahoma City man canceled

A Silver Alert was issued Friday afternoon for an Oklahoma City man missing since Thursday.

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Historian to speak on Civil War compromise efforts

The Honey Springs Battlefield and Visitor Center will host the presentation which focuses on efforts to avert war.

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Ex-Oklahoma officer sentenced for sexually exploiting children

A former Tulsa police officer has been sentenced to serve 30 years in prison in a sexual exploitation case involving...

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Officials confirm injuries after Texas high school shooting

SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — Injuries have been confirmed following a shooting Friday at a high school near Houston and the suspected...

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OKC Central Chat transcript, May 18, 2018

The Oklahoman's Steve Lackmeyer took questions from readers in today's OKC Central Live Chat. You can join Steve's Q&A's on...

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Hot, windy day Friday ahead in OKC

A hot, windy day is ahead Friday in Oklahoma City with light wind and a slight chance for rain.

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Morning Bell: Educators challenge tax repeal effort

A coalition that includes former and current educators, along with parents and most of the state’s major education...

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The Morning Brew: Royal wedding edition

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will get married Saturday at Windsor Castle.

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Plugging In: Oklahoma energy briefs for May 18

Plugging In: Oklahoma energy briefs for May 18.

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Daily Q&A with Charlie Plumb: Medical marijuana law creates employment protections as well as unresolved legal questions

Daily Q&A with Charlie Plumb: Medical marijuana law creates employment protections as well as unresolved legal questions

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Edmond teaching assistant arrested on drug complaints

EDMOND — An elementary school teaching assistant has been arrested on drug complaints, accused of having methamphetamine on...

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Jehovah's Witnesses gather in OKC for convention

An annual Jehovah's Witnesses convention will be Friday through Sunday at Jim Norick Arena at State Fair Park in Oklahoma City....

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Energy executives to lead local universities

Jim Gallogly's appointment in March to lead University of Oklahoma was among a series of people with ties to the energy...

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Bricktown Canal gets new multipurpose directional signage

For the first time since the Bricktown Canal opened almost 20 years ago in Oklahoma City, it is set to get some directional...

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Headquarters mystery unfolds in Automobile Alley

New details emerged Thursday about a mystery company looking to build a headquarters along Automobile Alley in Oklahoma City.

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State briefs for May 18

ADA Six ECU students get OSCPA scholarships Six East Central University students have received $11,250 in scholarships from the...

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Four siblings take turns being valedictorian at their high school

When I asked the Grewal family the formula for their academic success, second youngest Gurtej jumped in with an answer. "We...

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Suspect charged in 2004 cold case of couple shot dead in sleeping bags on California beach

SONOMA COUNTY, Calif. -- A man arrested last year in the cold case of a couple found shot dead in sleeping bags on a northern...

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Risk to public health escalated to 'very high' after third Ebola case confirmed: WHO

A third confirmed case of the Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has led the World Health Organisation to...

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Special Olympics full of enthusiasm as events continue Friday

2018 Special Olympics Oklahoma Summer Games continue Friday in Stillwater.

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Oklahoma Christian universities win reprieve from Obama-era contraception rule after five-year fight

A lengthy court battle between four Christian universities in Oklahoma and the federal Department of Health and Human Services...

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Oklahoma Health Department hid millions of dollars from lawmakers in slush fund, grand jury reports

The Oklahoma Health Department hid millions of dollars from lawmakers in a "slush fund" that allowed it to spend beyond its...

Oklahoma motorcycle crashes on the rise with temperatures

NewsMay 6, 2018

As motorcyclists hit the roads as the weather warms, so do the number of crashes on Oklahoma roads, data shows.

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Key recommendations from Health Department investigation

From the multicounty grand jury report: • Take back $30 million from Health Department to pay for investigative audits at other...

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This $85 million NYC apartment comes with a trip to space

The sale also includes two Rolls-Royce Phantoms, a Lamborghini, courtside seats for Brooklyn Nets games, use of a Hamptons...

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Owasso Walmart employee accused of embezzling $1,500 from company

Tabitha Rose Burr, 19, appeared to have taken cash from her register on 11 separate occasions dating back to April 16 for a...

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Mayfield, Browns to be featured on "Hard Knocks"

The Browns have turned down previous opportunities to be on the award-winning series. But with renewed optimism around...

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Facing criminal case, Pettis to leave OKC council

Facing a criminal charge that he converted charitable donations to his own use, Ward 7 Councilman John A. Pettis Jr. is...

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Man wanted on federal warrants dies in shootout with Oklahoma law enforcement Thursday

A man wanted on multiple federal warrants was shot and killed Thursday in a shootout south of Lake Thunderbird.

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Teacher accused of inappropriately touching another teacher

Kiera Monique Smith, 34, was arrested Wednesday. She was released from the Oklahoma County jail Thursday morning after posting...

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'There was no collusion' at Trump Tower meeting, James Lankford says

Lankford downplayed the findings of the Senate Intelligence Committee on which he sits after that committee determined American...

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Councilman facing embezzlement, tax case will resign effective May 31

Ward 7 Councilman John Pettis was one year into his second term on the council.

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NewsOK FAQs -- 10 things to know about the redesigned website

We introduced a new design for NewsOK.com on Tuesday, May 15, inviting all of our users to create a log-in for our...

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School bus 'mangled' after crash with dump truck in Mount Olive, New Jersey

MOUNT OLIVE, N.J. —  Multiple injuries have been reported after a serious crash between school bus carrying middle school...

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Norman police searching for missing woman Thursday

Police are searching for a woman who went missing early Thursday morning.

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Father fights off 4 robbers while holding 1-year-old daughter

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - A father and daughter went on what was supposed to be a quick food run inside an Orange Mound McDonalds on...

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Bristow man killed in wreck along Turner Turnpike Wednesday

A 77-year-old man was killed Wednesday in a wreck along the Turner Turnpike in Creek County, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported.

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Morning Bell: Once homeless, student inspires others

David Berry, 18, carries a message of hope every time he volunteers at Positive Tomorrows, a school for homeless children in...

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The Morning Brew: What do OKC residents think of their tap water?

JD Power has compiled customer satisfaction rankings from water utilities from across the country and ranked them by region.

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Heritage Hall adds dance instruction for fall performing arts curriculum

Heritage Hall has announced the expansion of its performing arts curriculum and programs to include dance instruction beginning...

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Oklahoma City vape shop owner sentenced

An Oklahoma City vape shop owner was sentenced Wednesday to two years in federal prison for his part in a bank fraud conspiracy...

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Heard on Hurd to celebrate 2018 graduates Saturday in downtown Edmond

Citizens Bank of Edmond’s Heard on Hurd will be shutting down the streets of Edmond on Saturday to celebrate 2018 Graduates.

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Hospice seeks student volunteers to provide comfort to patients, family

Crossroads Hospice & Palliative Care is seeking volunteers to provide comfort, companionship and a helping hand to...

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State students recognized with 2018 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards.

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Properties once owned by former vanity publishers are up for auction in Mustang.

A Canadian County District Court special judge set a preliminary hearing date of Aug. 29 for the previous owners of a closed...

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Free outdoor entertainment, live music at Outdoorfest on May 19

Outdoorfest will offer live music and outdoor entertainment for free from 2 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the Will Rogers Amphitheater...

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Pets need water, shelter when temperatures soar

During the summer of 2017, Oklahoma City Animal Welfare received nearly 800 cruelty complaints with many of them being heat...

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Oklahoma state briefs for May 17

Oklahoma state briefs for May 17.

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Annual oNE OKC event scheduled

An annual event aimed at showcasing revitalization efforts in northeast Oklahoma City will be held Saturday.

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Stillwater band kicks off Riverwind's Beats & Bites festival

Norman’s Riverwind Casino kicked off another year of its Beats & Bites festival Saturday with the Stillwater-born, red dirt...

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Redevelopment starts at closed Broadway dealership

Redevelopment of the former home of Mercedes of Oklahoma City along Automobile Alley is set to start with the oldest garage on...

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Boulder, Colorado, unanimously votes to ban assault weapons, high-capacity magazines

Three months after the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, reignited the debate around...

One thing women are putting off longer these days

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More women are delaying motherhood. The median age of new mothers in the U.S. is 26 years old, compared to 23 in 1994, according to a recent report by the Pew Research Center.

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Texas man busted with 58 terabytes of child porn

ALLEN, Texas - A man in Allen is facing federal charges after being caught with a massive amount of child pornography. The...

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#ThrowbackThursday: Eastern Oklahoma coal mining in 1953

In May 1953, coal production in eastern Oklahoma was about half of its peak. This photo of miners covered in coal dust was...

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Edmond City Council hears opposition, discusses possibility of smart meters

Within the year, Edmond residents could have a better understanding of smart utility service, which could cost the city upwards...

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OKC elementary school teacher arrested

Oklahoma City police on Wednesday arrested an elementary school teacher on suspicion of sexual battery, The Oklahoman has...

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Storm damage Tuesday reported in Grady County

Buildings, power lines and utility poles were damaged Tuesday in Grady County storms.

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Arrest made in connection to 2015 homicide

Three people have been arrested in connection with a Dec. 2015 homicide, according to the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation.

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Authorities seeking witness to Wednesday fatal wreck along Turner Turnpike

Authorities are seeking witnesses of a Wednesday afternoon fatal wreck along the Turner Turnpike

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Two dead in wrecks on state roads

A Pensacola man died when he left a moving car and Goltry man driving a road grader was killed when he was struck by a train in...

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Three people died Tuesday in Oklahoma crashes

Two people have died in separate Oklahoma crashes.

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Victim in May OKC homicide identified

The name of a man killed in a fight earlier this month near downtown Oklahoma City was released Wednesday.

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Mother of Del City boy who died in boyfriend's care accused of child neglect

A warrant has been issued for the mother of a 1-year-old boy whose boyfriend was arrested in connection with his death....

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Police searching for NW OKC homicide victim’s car

Oklahoma City police are searching for a car they said was stolen from the home where a 45-year-old woman was killed earlier...

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50 Hamas members reportedly killed during Monday's Gaza protests

50 members of the Hamas terror organization were among those killed in protests along the Gaza border on Monday, a Hamas...

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Michigan State to pay Larry Nassar victims $500 million in settlements

Michigan State University has settled hundreds of lawsuits filed against it by the survivors of Larry Nassar's sexual assaults,...

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Florida Cop Who Failed to Confront Parkland Shooter Is Getting $8,000 Monthly Pension

(FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.) — A Florida sheriff’s deputy who failed to confront a gunman during a Feb. 14 school massacre is...

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The Morning Brew: Pharmacists, other groups line up against Oklahoma medical marijuana question

Opponents claim the law is written too broadly, but all indications point to a close result in the upcoming statewide vote.

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Chance for rain Wednesday in central Oklahoma

Chance for rain Wednesday morning in central Oklahoma. The high temperature in Oklahoma City will be near 84 degrees.

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Accidents Wednesday back up traffic on eastbound Interstate 44 in northwest Oklahoma City

Accidents Wednesday backed up traffic on the eastbound lanes of Interstate 44 in northwest Oklahoma City.

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Trump expected to cut Planned Parenthood funding through regs

The Trump administration may take action to cut federal funding to Planned Parenthood as a result of pressure from...

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Morning Bell: Home schoolers get private school tax credit funds

For the first time ever, students can attend an Oklahoma private school part-time yet have most or all of the tuition paid by...

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Oklahoma County court briefs

OKC man sentenced in death of 3-month-old An Oklahoma City father has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for the murder of...

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Volkswagen street festival turns back time along Automobile Alley

The VDubs on Auto Alley Street Festival was lined with Volkswagens Saturday along NW 8 in downtown Oklahoma City.

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Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation to get new director July 1

OSBI commission chose Ricky Adams to take over July 1.

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OKC Audubon Society to present program on 'The excitement of birds through banding'

The OKC Audubon Society will focus on 'The excitement of birds through banding' during its May 21 meeting.

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'One of the most difficult jobs in state government,' Oklahoma child welfare director says as she resigns

Oklahoma's director of child welfare services announced her resignation Tuesday, citing the stress of her job and the pressure...

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Feds may let more employers band together to provide employee health insurance

Feds may let more employers band together to provide employee health insurance Q: Why do small employers struggle to offer...

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Little Axe Community Center to host forum on crime and neighborhood safety

A community forum about crime and neighborhood safety will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Little Axe Community Center, 1000...

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Doctor to share true crime story at Edmond Genealogical Society meeting

A true crime story will be the highlight of this month's Edmond Genealogical Society meeting.

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The Taco Bell Foundation is awarding $3 million in Live Mas Scholarships to 300 employees and youth in 2018.

Residents near an old Oklahoma refinery started feeling sick. Now work there has stopped

NewsMay 5, 2018

“It rolls in like a cloud. Then, when the wind blows, it gets worse,” Monique Timmons said of the odorous gas that she and her neighbors blame for their sudden onset of troubled breathing, headaches, nausea and stomach pains.

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Several of the state's largest medical, law enforcement, business and faith-based groups have joined forces to battle against the medical marijuana state...

Six weeks before a statewide vote, Oklahoma medical, law enforcement, business and religious groups announced a coalition on...

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Charged OKC councilman surrenders Tuesday, makes first court appearance in embezzlement case

Oklahoma City Councilman John A. Pettis Jr. had an unusual reason for not showing up Tuesday morning to the weekly city council...

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OKC firefighters address fire deaths

Oklahoma City firefighters are attacking a spike in fire deaths with renewed vigor. "We want to be part of the solution," Scott...

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Homeless as youth, senior pays it forward

David Berry was lucky. He ended up at Positive Tomorrows, where he spent the second half of the fourth grade and all of the...

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April state revenues up nearly 25 percent over same month last year

The financial outlook for Oklahoma state government continues to improve, with April's General Revenue Fund collections up...

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State briefs for May 16

OKLAHOMA CITY Program features World War II history The Oklahoma Historical Society Research Center will present a program...

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Oklahoma multicounty grand jury hears from former health commissioner

Grand jury could issue report on its findings Thursday.

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Beer hall, restaurants to overlook Scissortail Park

Owners of the popular Patriarch in downtown Edmond are set to open a beer garden and food hall that will overlook downtown’s...

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Chuck Wagon Festival will offer link to old West

The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum will host its 28th annual Chuck Wagon Festival from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. May...

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Author to sign book at Jasmine Moran Children's Museum in Seminole

Jasmine Moran will sign her new autobiography, "The Path I Chose: In My Own Words," from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Jasmine...

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Red Alert issued for Hawaii's Kilauea volcano, threat of major eruption

PUNA (KRON) - A Red Alert has been issued for Hawaii's Kilauea volcano, as there is a threat of a major eruption. The United...

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Judge overturns California's doctor-assisted suicide law

LOS ANGELES — A state judge overturned California's doctor-assisted suicide law on Tuesday, saying the legislation opening the...

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Couple denies torturing their 10 kids in home filled with garbage and human feces

A Northern California dad is being held on more than $5 million bail and his wife vehemently denies claims of child abuse after...

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Ceviche isn't the only seafood in this week's dining notes.

Rococo is throwing a clambake, the poke wave hits Oklahoma City, another local chef will appear on Guy's Grocery Games, and...

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Trust approves incentive for Amazon

Approval to negotiate a $1.7 million economic incentive to help bring an Amazon fulfillment center to Oklahoma City was given...

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NewsOK redesign is here! Sign up for NewsOK Pro today

If you create a new account today, you will get the first two months of NewsOK Pro free. That's our way of thanking you for...

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Lincoln County law officers investigate child abuse case

A woman has been arrested in Lincoln County on a child abuse by injury complaint, according to a jailer.

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Two arrested with 77 pounds of marijuana in car

CALUMET — Two people were arrested Friday with 77 pounds of marijuana in a car. Marwa M. Osman, 25, of Vienna, Virginia, and...

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Amber Alert update: Authorities locate stabbing suspect, missing daughter in downtown Tulsa

Authorities have found the woman and her 7-year-old daughter after she allegedly kidnapped her and stabbed another daughter....

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Thunderstorms moving Tuesday afternoon into central Oklahoma

Thunderstorms are moving Tuesday afternoon into central parts of Oklahoma.

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Accused Waffle House shooter's dad named in wrongful death lawsuit

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WZTV) — Accused Waffle House shooter Travis Reinking's father has been named in a lawsuit filed by the family...

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Father charged with torture after 10 kids removed from squalid California home

A Northern California woman denied she or her husband abused their 10 children after authorities said the kids suffered...

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Man on motorcycle dies Monday in southwest Oklahoma City collision with pickup

A man on a motorcycle died Monday in a southwest Oklahoma City collision with a pickup.

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Morning Bell: Teachers push back on tax overturn effort

A group representing Oklahoma teachers is asking the state's highest court to stop an effort to overturn a tax-hike package to...

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The Morning Brew: Is sports gambling coming to Oklahoma?

The Monday SCOTUS ruling opens up the possibility Oklahomans can bet on sports legally.

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Couples celebrating 50 years or more of marriage.

Anniversaries for Tuesday, May 15, 2018.

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Reunions: Oklahoma high school reunion listings

Reunions: Oklahoma high school reunion listings

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Regulators say they still oppose a preapproval request filed by Public Service Co. of Oklahoma for its Wind Catcher project.

Oklahoma's Attorney General and the director of the Oklahoma Corporation Commission's Public Utility Division filed a joint...

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Former correctional officer sentenced to prison in bribery conspiracy

A former correctional officer apologized Monday for smuggling cellphones into an Oklahoma prison for inmates. "I knew it was...

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New owners plan to rehabilitate Classen Inn

Spinning glass globes once again will appear atop the Classen Inn sign almost 40 years after they were taken down as the area...

The OK -- The Travel Issue

LifeMay 6, 2018

As probably too many of my co-workers here at The Oklahoman can tell you, I bleed purple. In a newsroom and state where the favored college colors tend to crimson and cream or orange and black, that can make a fella feel, well, let's just say...

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Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options

Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options.

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Student string quartet to join 'Beatles vs. Stones' performance

The Edmond Santa Fe High School String Quartet will join professional musicians on stage Tuesday at the Tower Theatre to lend...

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While posing as a teenage boy, an Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs Control agent posted an ad on Craigslist titled, "Looking for a Daddy."

Harry Dean Wheeler Jr., 68, of Oklahoma City, was sentenced Monday to 10 years in federal prison for trying to meet who he...

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OKC Firefighters' ‘Fill the Truck’ food drive set for Thursday

The parking lot of the Oklahoma City Firefighters Local 157 once again will be turned into food drive central from 11 a.m. to 2...

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Oklahoma congressmen praise Israeli embassy move despite day of violence

Twenty-three years ago, U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe co-sponsored a bill, the Jerusalem Embassy Act, that required the United States to...

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OKC nonprofit to present elder abuse symposium

Elder abuse expert Paul Greenwood will speak on prevention and prosecution of elder abuse cases during the Sonya L. Patterson...

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Scholarships awarded to metro-area students

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Charged OKC Councilman surrenders Tuesday, posts bond

An Oklahoma City councilman running for Oklahoma County commissioner will remain on ballot even if he drops out of race.

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Windshield Shatters on Plane in China, Pulling Pilot Partly Through Window

HONG KONG — A Sichuan Airlines plane heading for Tibet made an emergency landing on Monday after its windshield shattered and a...

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Ohio State researchers find new pig virus could threaten humans

A recently identified pig virus can readily find its way into laboratory-cultured cells of people and other species, a...

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State briefs for May 15

OKLAHOMA CITY Hall of Fame announces scholarship winners Tuition grants and cash scholarships totaling more than $162,000 were...

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Is sports betting in Oklahoma's future?

Oklahoma lawmakers will consider legalizing sports betting in Oklahoma following a Monday U.S. Supreme Court ruling that struck...

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Affordable dream: Four teams vying for downtown OKC housing project

The desire of the Urban Renewal Authority and developers of the Omni hotel to wrap an adjoining garage with a mix of market and...

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OKC board votes to change school names

Jackson Enterprise Elementary will soon bear the name of Mary Golda Ross, while Lee Elementary will be renamed after Adelaide...

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Teachers' group seeks to stop Oklahoma anti-tax question

A group representing Oklahoma teachers is asking the state's highest court to stop an effort to overturn a tax-hike package to...

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Woman loses unborn child after crash

SPAVINAW — A pregnant 18-year-old woman lost the unborn child she was carrying after a Thursday crash, the Oklahoma Highway...

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Warrants filed for owners of dogs that mauled woman

Four dogs that maimed a woman in northeast Oklahoma City had a history of violence and owners who did nothing about it, court...

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Baby dies, babysitter arrested in Del City

DEL CITY — A boy died Sunday afternoon and his babysitter was arrested in connection with his death. Kaleb Forsberg, 1, died at...

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Names of troopers wounded in Friday shootout released

TALIHINA — Officials have released the names of the Oklahoma Highway Patrol troopers wounded during a shootout Friday morning...

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Muslim woman accuses Oklahoma deputies of forcing her to remove hijab

Two civil rights groups plan to file a federal lawsuit after they say deputies forced a Muslim woman to remove her hijab in...

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Margot Kidder dies: ‘Superman’s Lois Lane and ‘Amityville Horror’ star was 69

Margot Kidder, who played Lois Lane opposite Christopher Reeve in the 1970s and ’80s Superman movies and starred in many other...

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Students, parents outraged by caged tiger at high school prom in Miami

MIAMI -- Some parents and students are outraged after organizers of a Miami high school prom featured a caged tiger for its...

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Police investigate Friday night death in Oklahoma City as homicide case

Police are investigating a Friday night death in Oklahoma City as a homicide case.

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Four earthquakes reported near Crescent

Four earthquakes near Crescent have been reported by the U.S. Geological Survey.

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Windy Monday in Oklahoma City, chance for thunderstorms

Weather will be windy Monday in Oklahoma City with a chance for thunderstorms, the National Weather Service reports.

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Morning Bell: Should schools move forward with teacher raises?

The effort to repeal tax increases needed for across-the-board teacher pay raises has called into question how schools should...

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#OKC Boxscore is a weekly summary of Oklahoma City civic news.

William Crum: #OKC Boxscore is a weekly summary of Oklahoma City civic news.

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Arena hosts six commencement ceremonies

President Burns Hargis conferred nearly 3,500 degrees during six commencement ceremonies at Oklahoma State University.

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YWCA seeks to curb domestic violence through intervention

YWCA CEO believes state's woes will improve with awareness and intervention in the cycle of domestic violence.

A refueling operator on a KC-46A Pegasus won't have to lie down on the job.

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The KC-46A Pegasus being developed by Boeing for the U.S. Air Force will provide the service with an aerial tanker that the manufacturer says will be more affordable to operate. Officials said lessons they learned from another military aircraft...

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Ceremony last for commencement speaker

President David Boren conferred degrees to University of Oklahoma graduates and gave the commencement speech Friday evening at...

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'He's my soul mate.' Accused stalker speaks out from jail about sending 65,000 texts

A woman accused of sending a Paradise Valley man 65,000 texts tried to explain her actions in a jailhouse...

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Jerusalem embassy: US officials to attend opening ceremony

The US is to open its new embassy in Jerusalem - a move praised by Israel but condemned by Palestinians who are gathering for...

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Bounce house flies onto California highway with child inside

A bounce house — with a 9-year-old child inside — suddenly got swept onto a nearby highway in Southern California and slammed...

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Three die in wrecks on Oklahoma roads

Three people died in weekend crashes on state roads, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports.

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Oklahoma teachers hold 'car show' in response to governor's comment

An Oklahoma teacher described her sports coupe as a good deal after she bought it wrecked for $1,600.

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OKC school board to meet with superintendent hopefuls

Three people are in the hunt to lead Oklahoma's largest school district, The Oklahoman has learned. While their identities...

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Gov. Mary Fallin signs bill allowing display of Ten Commandments on public property

The bill by Rep. John Bennett, R-Sallisaw, and Sen. Joseph Silk, R-Broken Bow, requires the state attorney general to defend...

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Republican Stitt says he wouldn't vote to repeal tax hikes

Despite opposition to tax hikes, GOP gubernatorial candidate wouldn't vote to repeal ones approved by Legislature

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Cornett's '100,000 jobs' citation in ad refers to seven-county area

In his first television ad, GOP gubernatorial candidate Mick Cornett cites a job growth number that applies to entire Oklahoma...

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Board of Juvenile Affairs approves $2.65 million in contracts as plans move forward to build next generation campus for juvenile offenders in Tecumseh.

The Oklahoma Board of Juvenile Affairs has approved $2.65 million in new contracts as it moves forward with plans to build a...

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Oklahoma health notes for May 13

Oklahoma health notes for May 13

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How one debate in Edmond displayed differences among Democratic congressional candidates

Wednesday’s forum offered the clearest distillation to date of the differences between five Democrats seeking to challenge Rep....

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Education notes for May 13

Three from state are Presidential Scholars Three Oklahoma students are among the 161 high school seniors named to the 54th...

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Oklahoma City firefighter helps rescue horses in Oklahoma for adoptions

Firefighter Tony Dowdy spends his time helping to rescue horses to be adopted.

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New Oklahoma law cuts cost of speeding tickets by more than half for 1 to 10 miles per hour over limit

New law is intended to spark Oklahoma Highway Patrol troopers to write more basic speeding tickets.

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Retired energy exec tapped as OCU's first female president

Martha Burger delivered the commencement address at Oklahoma City University last weekend, upon the invitation of OCU President...

Health

What could put a young woman on a ventilator 13 times?

Casandra Beeson has what’s known as a Chiari malformation. It pushes the part of the brain that controls balance out of the...

News

Tulsa man dies in truck wreck

A 49-year-old man died Friday evening after a wreck, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported.

News

In gubernatorial campaign, Lamb shifts to emphasis on Capitol experience

After months of trying to distance himself from the state Capitol, Lt. Gov. Todd Lamb is emphasizing his state government...

News

Acoustic band to play Sunday at Arcadia Round Barn

“And Then There Were Two,” a Tulsa acoustic band, will be special guests during the Sunday Round Barn Rendezvous at the Arcadia...

Life

Pets & People garage sale is May 18-19

Pets & People garage sale May 18-19

Health

Food handler’s certification class scheduled for Thursday

A food handler’s certification course is planned at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Little Axe Community Center, 1000 168th Ave. NE,...

News

Lt. governor candidate to speak at meeting

Democrats are invited to hear state Sen. Anastasia Pittman speak to the Canadian County Democrats and friends on May 14.

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Canadian Valley Technology Center students overhaul Shriner’s miniature parade car

Canadian Valley Technology Center Powersports students overhauled one of the Shriner’s miniature parade cars.

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State briefs for May 12

Burlington farmer honored by governor Keith Kisling, of Burlington, is the recipient of the highest award given by the governor...

News

Fallin signs adoption bill allowing religious agencies to refuse working with clients who are against their beliefs.

A bill decried by the LGBT community and praised by churches has been signed into law.

News

Oklahoma Ethics Commission votes to sue over budget

The Ethics Commission and the Legislature are at odds over how it will be funded next fiscal year.

Health

Speakers to address equipping parents, child addiction

The Edmond Chapter of Parents Helping Parents will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at McLaren's Pantry, 3414 S Boulevard in the...

Business

Event center CEO facing SEC charges of fraud following collapse of Bricktown project

Steven Down, a Utah entrepreneur who once planned to develop a $10 million event center along the Bricktown Canal, is being hit...

Alternative programs tailored for at-risk students

NewsMay 6, 2018

While more Oklahoma teenagers are dropping out of high school than at any time in the past decade, programs targeting at-risk students are making a difference, state and local education officials told The Oklahoman.

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Business

OKC to celebrate Bike to Work Day with giveaways and discounts for cyclists May 18

This is the 13th year of Oklahoma City’s participation in national Bike to Work Day events.

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Achievers

Bishop McGuinness Catholic High School recently announced student scholarships and awards.

News

Public invited to candidate forum for House seats

The public is invited to two education forums featuring candidates for House Seat 43 and House Seat 47, previously held by John...

Business

Song remains the same for Symphony Show House

The location of the Orchestra League’s annual Symphony Show House event changes from year to year, but the purpose is...

News

Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin vetoed a bill Friday that would have allowed Oklahomans to carry guns without a license.

Governor Mary Fallin vetoed a bill Friday that would have allowed Oklahomans to carry guns without a license. Fallin strongly...

News

Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals overturns life-without-parole sentence of former juvenile

The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals has overturned a no-parole life sentence for a murderer who was a juvenile at the time...

Business

Councilman promoted northeastside economic development

John Pettis won his Oklahoma City Council seat by championing plans to bring jobs to predominantly African-American...

News

New law school dean appointed

Jim Roth has been appointed law dean at Oklahoma City University, OCU President Robert Henry announced Friday. Roth, a former...

News

Oklahoma City councilman charged

An Oklahoma City councilman, John Pettis, was charged in Oklahoma County District Court Friday with three counts of...

Business

Icahn nominates two more SandRidge directors

Activist investor Carl Icahn on Friday nominated two more directors to SandRidge Energy Inc.'s board, further escalating the...

Business

Crews investigate Oklahoma City oil spill

Oklahoma Corporation Commission crews are investigating a spill that spread crude oil across a quarter mile of northwest...

News

Jurors choose life sentences with possibility of parole for Michael Bever

A jury late Wednesday convicted the 19-year-old of five counts of first-degree murder in the 2015 slayings of his parents and...

News

Political State: Will she veto?

Ben, Dale and Justin discuss the likelihood of whether Gov. Mary Fallin will veto a few high-profile bills on her desk. Justin...

News

Four OHP troopers injured Friday in Talihina shootout, suspect killed

Four Oklahoma Highway Patrol troopers are being treated and released for minor injuries from a Friday shoot-out in Talihina....

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Fire damages apartments Friday in Stillwater

Fire damages apartments Friday in Stillwater.

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The Latest: 4 troopers hurt in Oklahoma shootout before fire

TALIHINA, Okla. (AP) — Four Oklahoma troopers were struck by gunfire or shrapnel while serving a warrant early Friday at a...

News

Mega pet adoption event in OKC Saturday

A number of rescue groups along with the city's animal welfare department will participate.

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Fresno jury says Chipotle owes former manager $7.97 million for wrongful termination

For years, Jeanette Ortiz was a loyal, hardworking general manager for Chipotle Mexican Grill on Shaw Avenue across from the...

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Facebook is reportedly 'very serious' about launching its own cryptocurrency

Facebook is "very serious" about launching its own cryptocurrency, according to a report from Cheddar. It's not the first time...

News

California cops respond to report of man with gun at school

PALMDALE, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies are responding to a report of a man with a gun at a high school...

News

Hofmeister to Oklahoma AG: Should teachers start getting raises amid effort to kill taxes needed to pay for them?

A Tulsa law firm recommends its school district clients hold off on paying the higher wages funded by HB 1010 because if...

News

Police release video of car struck by train on Edmond railroad tracks, two men were arrested

Two men were arrested in Edmond after a stalled car was struck by a train on railroad tracks just moments after the men got...

News

Windy weather is ahead Friday in Oklahoma City with a high near 87

Windy Friday in Oklahoma City with a high temperature near 87 degrees

News

Morning Bell: State summit planned on student trauma

State Superintendent Joy Hofmeister announced this week that the Oklahoma State Department of Education will host a summit on...

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Accused Stalker Sent Man 65,000 Texts After One Date, Police Say

PARADISE VALLEY, Ariz. – A woman is accused of breaking into an Arizona home, bathing in the homeowner’s bathtub, and...

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Robocaller hit with record $120 million fine

The Federal Communications Commission Thursday finalized its largest robocalling fine in history against Adrian Abramovich, a...

News

Calumet man dies Thursday of injuries suffered in a Kingfisher County collision

Kingfisher County collision Thursday claims life of Calumet man, Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports.

Business

Oklahoma energy briefs

Energy theme briefs for May 11, 2018

News

OKC School Board to consider school name changes

Students who attend Lee, Jackson Enterprise and Stand Watie elementary schools researched and voted on the new names, which the...

The OK -- The Food Issue

LifeFeb 4, 2018

Peanut butter. If I have one go-to food, that's it. Crunchy or smooth? Doesn't matter. Jif, Skippy or Peter Pan? Don't care. Love them all. On toast, on a cracker. Plain or with a pickle, like my mom taught me. Even on a hamburger. If you...

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News

A federal loan program has irked Rep. Russell. Trump wants it eliminated

President Donald Trump moved this week to eliminate an obscure federal loan program that has irked Oklahoma City’s congressman...

News

NKorea talks take shape

WASHINGTON — Envisioning "a very special moment for world peace," President Donald Trump announced Thursday he will meet North...

News

Student center to get $18 million remodel

An $18 million renovation and expansion of the student center at Rose State College officially kicked off Wednesday with a...

Business

STACK pipeline project planned

Booming oil and natural gas drilling in northwest Oklahoma's STACK play has attracted another pipeline system. The planned...

Business

Chaparral Energy records $11.4 million first-quarter loss as production grows

Chaparral Energy Inc. generated a loss of $11.4 million in the first quarter as the company boosted production by more than 50...

News

State briefs for May 11

OKLAHOMA CITY American Fidelity 'hires' 7 STEM teachers Seven metro area STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics)...

News

Democratic congressional candidates talk firearms at Edmond forum: 'It’s these assault weapons that are killing people.'

Forty-eight days before they compete in a primary election, five Democratic candidates for Congress competed in their first...

Business

OKC Central: Guests field questions on mobile online chat

The Oklahoman's Steve Lackmeyer chatted with readers Thursday while on a bus ride to Austin, Texas, along with a group of local...

Business

Long-sealed windows in Bricktown landmark soon will again be filled with glass

Transformation of the Bricktown landmark last home to Spaghetti Warehouse is underway with removal of bricks from windows...

Business

Oil producers adapt to new Wall Street demands

Speaking at the Oklahoma State University Energy Conference, Devon executive Tony Vaughn said shareholders no longer are...

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Teenager who killed husband after he raped her is sentenced to death in Sudan

A 19-year-old Sudanese woman has been condemned to death by a court in Omdurman for stabbing to death the husband to whom she...

News

OU meeting last for retiring Boren

President David Boren wished much happiness to his successor and highlighted OU achievements Thursday at his final meeting of...

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Potential new cure found for baldness

The lead researcher says the discovery could "make a real difference to people".

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Use an EpiPen? FDA notes some shortages of injector used to treat allergies, bug bites

EpiPens, used to treat people with health-threatening food allergies or insect bites, are in short supply in some areas, the...

News

Oil spewing in NW OKC closes roads Thursday afternoon

Oklahoma City fire crews responded Thursday afternoon to reports of a “yellow liquid” spewing from the ground near an oil well...

News

Harrah man kills daughter’s dogs to punish her for not doing the dishes, investigators say

A Harrah man shot and killed his teenage daughter’s two dogs to punish her for not doing the dishes, investigators say. Jeffrey...

News

Woman faces federal charge after alleged bomb threat to Oklahoma schools

Stephanie Montgomery had no known connection to the schools and allegedly told investigators that she “wanted to test police,”...

News

Lawmaker accused of embellishing military record leaves veterans group

They say he has been wearing on the House floor the DAV cover or hat with a Purple Heart insignia, implying that he was a...

News

Silver Alert issued for missing Mead man

A Silver Alert was issued Thursday afternoon for a 58-year-old man missing since Wednesday.

News

Kingston woman dies Wednesday in Marshall County head-on collision

A Kingston, Oklahoma woman died Wednesday in a Marshall County collision

News

Bison on the block: State auctioning off entire herd of buffalo

Among the items you’ll find being auctioned on the state’s surplus site are old televisions, used vans and a variety of other...

News

Man shot after fleeing from eastern Oklahoma police in stolen vehicle

A man fleeing from police in a stolen vehicle was shot Thursday morning.

News

Summit is set: Trump-Kim to meet June 12 in Singapore

President Donald Trump says he will meet with North Korea's Kim Jong in Singapore on June 12.

News

American Airlines flight Thursday from Stillwater to Dallas diverted to OKC due to odor on plane

An American Airlines flight from Stillwater to Dallas was diverted to OKC Thursday due to an odor.

News

Body found Wednesday under NW OKC bridge

Oklahoma City police report a body was found under a bridge along interstate 235 Wednesday evening.

News

Rain chances Thursday morning in Oklahoma City area, high near 88 in OKC

The high temperature in Oklahoma City Thursday will be near 88 degrees, the National Weather Service reports. Chances for rain...

Business

OKC Central Chat transcript, May 10, 2018

Today's special edition of Steve Lackmeyer's OKC Central Live Chat took place on a bus from Oklahoma City to Austin.

News

Morning Bell: Stillwater program preparing students for STEM field

The STEM Academy at Meridian in Stillwater teaches students science, technology, engineering and mathematics principles at the...

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Tobacco Smoke Residue Can Become Airborne Again Indoors

You might be breathing chemical residue from tobacco smoke in indoor spaces where no one has smoked for years. This was the...

Life

Quilter to present lecture and 'Rock the Block' workshop

The Edmond Quilt Guild will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Memorial Road Church of Christ, 2221 E Memorial Road.

Using a stolen ID, felon hid from the law for 26 years before being found in rural Oklahoma last year

NewsApr 30, 2018

ID theft case was unusual because the perpetrator used the same stolen name for decades.

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Magazine ranks OKC district schools among state's best

Three of the Top 5 schools are charters, with Harding Charter Preparatory High School claiming the top spot, followed by Dove...

News

Lecture reveals journey from math to art

Artist Gregory Horndeski will speak at 7 p.m. Friday at the Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art as part of the opening of the exhibit...

Business

Anheuser-Busch prepares for October changes in Oklahoma alcohol laws

With Oklahoma regulations loosening regarding alcohol content for beer as a result of the passage of State Question 792,...

Business

Felony charges filed against former Oklahoma insurance operators

Prosecutors this week filed at least 27 felony charges against principal owners of a former Oklahoma insurance company. New...

News

Flower Power Market planned Friday at STASH in downtown Norman

The Flower Power Market will return from 6 to 9:30 p.m. Friday at STASH, 412 E Main St.

News

State briefs for May 10

Here there be bears — really! Encountering a black bear in Oklahoma is a real possibility that surprises many residents and...

Business

With the end near for streetcar construction, traffic complications will shift gears

With the end of streetcar construction in sight, downtown Oklahoma City motorists might think things are coming up roses. Not...

News

MWC town hall meetings to discuss bond

The Midwest City Council is considering calling a general obligation bond issue election that would fund a variety of projects...

Business

For OKC sales tax revenue, 'Another good month'

Strength in consumer spending is translating to consistently strong sales tax results for Oklahoma City. Figures for the May...

News

Fallin signs bill expanding gun rights in church

Gov. Mary Fallin signed a bill that expands the rights people to defend themselves in a church.

News

Art show planned Saturday at Spring Creek Shopping Plaza in Edmond

The Edmond Art Association Spring Show and Sale will be held Saturday.

Business

$1 house draws multiple offers

Real estate agent Ryan Hukill's idea to list a home for $1 and see if a bidding contest erupted seems to have paid off. The...

Business

Did you know?: Things to know about Oklahoma's new liquor laws

Did you know?: Things to know about Oklahoma's new liquor laws

Life

Orr Family Farm to host Mother’s Day celebration

Moms can enjoy free admission during the Orr Family Farm's Mother’s Day Celebration from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.

News

Achievers

Midwest City Elks Lodge No. 1890 recently held their annual Youth Banquet and recognized students and athletes who had...

News

#ThrowbackThursday: Traveling to Hollywood for radio show in 1950

On May 11, 1950, three Oklahomans were on their way to Hollywood to appear on the national radio program "Double or Nothing."...

News

Choctaw Nation chosen for federal drone pilot program

The Choctaw Nation is one of 10 governments that will take part in a federal pilot program for unmanned aircraft systems, or...

News

Man's body found Tuesday in NW OKC apartment

Oklahoma City police responding to a check welfare call at an apartment complex Tuesday found the body of a man inside an...

News

Truck driver arrested in connection with fatal crash

A man and a woman from Yukon died Tuesday afternoon in a crash on the Turner Turnpike near Luther

News

Carnegie man dies in Wednesday morning wreck along Custer County highway

A 53-year-old man died in a Wednesday morning wreck in Custer County, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported.

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Mormon church to sever its 105-year-old ties to the Boy Scouts at end of 2019

The Mormon church is ending its 105-year relationship with the Boy Scouts of America at the end of next year. The Church of...

Around The Web

Trump: North Korea Releases Three U.S. Detainees

SEOUL—North Korea released three U.S. citizens imprisoned for more than a year and allowed them to fly home with Secretary of...

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Florida man charged with trying to 'barbecue' sex offenders at motel

A Florida man has been jailed after police say he tried to char sex offenders to death. Jorge Porto-Sierra, 50, confessed to...

News

Morning Bell: 'We heard loud and clear from our community'

Following a report by The Oklahoman in 2016 about the legacy of closed Oklahoma City schools being sold to the highest bidder...

News

Air quality alert issued Wednesday in central Oklahoma, high near 92 in OKC

An air quality alert has been issued Wednesday in central Oklahoma. The high temperature in OKC will be near 92.

Business

More injection reductions are being required to address earthquakes in northwest Oklahoma.

The Oklahoma Corporation Commission directed operators of 23 saltwater disposal wells near Covington in northwest Oklahoma to...

Health

Oklahoma State Department of Health pursues 'reset' after financial scandal

Interim commissioner Tom Bates said department leadership was reconsidering how it works with other agencies, including the...

Business

State of Employment: Oklahoma needs greater variety of jobs and job skills, experts say

State of Employment: Oklahoma needs greater variety of jobs and job skills, experts say

Life

Community turns out for 40th annual Edmond Arts Festival

Artists and community members came out for the 40th annual Edmond Arts Festival this past weekend for sunshine and good times.

News

May Fair Arts Festival offers array of arts and crafts, food

Visitors to the May Fair Arts Festival found an array of arts and crafts, flowers, fashion and food.

Great expectations

LifeMay 12, 2018

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Oklahoma City has raised more than half the funds needed to build a 2000-seat church and Stanley Rother shrine in south Oklahoma City.

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State briefs for May 9

Letter carriers conduct food drive Letter carriers in 194 cities in central and western Oklahoma will “Stamp Out Hunger” by...

News

OKC area home to multiple national scholarship winners

The winners were announced Wednesday by the National Merit Scholarship Corp. The program honors high school seniors who show...

News

Children’s fishing tournament at OKC’s South Lakes Park is June 2

Children ages 5 to 15 can test their fishing skills in a fishing tournament from 8 to 11 a.m. June 2 at South Lakes Park’s east...

News

Commerce will remain its own agency

Lawmakers wanted to place the Oklahoma Department of Commerce under the lieutenant governor's office, but the governor said no.

Business

Oklahoma City-based Gulfport profit falls as production soars

Gulfport Energy Corp. production surged more than 50 percent even as profits slipped in the first quarter, the Oklahoma...

News

Court upholds constitutionality of requiring identification to vote

An Oklahoma voter identification law approved by state voters in 2010 meets constitutional requirements, the Oklahoma Supreme...

News

Edmond School Board approves bid for shelter after objections from another builder

A $5.15 million storm shelter, doubling as classroom expansion at Edmond North High School, has been approved by the Edmond...

Business

Oklahoma City Council learns Amazon is eligible for job incentives

Amazon could qualify for a public payout as an incentive for jobs created at its still officially unannounced fulfillment...

News

Fire call leads to discovery of transients living in Oklahoma City storm drains

Smoke coming from a storm drain led firefighters to an unusual situation Tuesday morning along a busy intersection in Oklahoma...

Life

Shelters, nonprofits unite to save animals

April 30 might have been a historic day for animals in Oklahoma.

News

Former OKC police lieutenant admits giving prostitute information on sting operation

A former Oklahoma City police lieutenant will spend five years on probation for soliciting a prostitute and warning her about...

Business

For health care providers, safeguarding patients’ electronic health information is also an employment matter

Safeguarding patients' electronic health information is an employment matter Q: In preparation for an employee or other members...

Life

Literary Festival planned for writers of all skill levels

The Metropolitan Library System will host a Literary Festival for writers of all skill levels to learn and network with...

Life

Achievers

Girl Scouts Western Oklahoma was one of 10 Girl Scouts’ councils selected for Reaching for the Stars: NASA Science for Girl...