NewsOK: Oklahoma City News, Sports, Weather & Entertainment

Christian Costello appears in Judge Elliott's courtroom on the 7th floor of the Oklahoma County Courthouse in Oklahoma City, Okla. Wednesday, May 25, 2016.  Photo by Paul Hellstern, The Oklahoman

Judge orders mental competency exam for Christian Costello

An Oklahoma County judge Wednesday ordered a mental competency exam for Christian Erin Costello after the murder defendant attempted to plead guilty to fatally stabbing his father, Labor Commissioner Mark Costello.
OPUBCO Employee, Anthony Slater,Wednesday, September 30, 2015. Photo by Doug Hoke, The Oklahoman

Power Lunch: Chat with Thunder writer Anthony Slater

Talk about the Thunder's march to the NBA Finals with writer Anthony Slater in the Power Lunch live chat at 11 a.m.
 Aurora Lora

Aurora Lora

School district budget woes prompt dozens of layoffs

News | Published: Tue, May 24, 2016 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

More than 90 people who work for Oklahoma City Public Schools will lose their jobs as part of a plan to restructure the district's operations department.

House panel kills bathroom bill

News | Updated: 14 hr ago | Comment on this article Leave a comment
Paula Sophia Schonauer speaks to supporters of transgender rights during a rally to protest the Bathroom Bill that is being decided this week at the state capitol in Oklahoma City, Okla. Tuesday, May 24, 2016.  Photo by Paul Hellstern, The Oklahoman

Oklahoma Senate Bill 1619 fails to make it out of committee on a tied vote.

May Avenue bridge may reopen to limited traffic

News | Published: Wed, May 25, 2016 | Comment on this article Leave a comment
 Beams like the three that must be replaced were exposed after debris from the partial collapse of the May Avenue bridge at Northwest Expressway was removed last weekend. [Photo by Jim Beckel, The Oklahoman]

May Avenue could reopen this week to limited traffic where the bridge over Northwest Expressway partially collapsed.

Shaq shows up to Oklahoma City rap show, tweets about local rapper

Sports | Published: Tue, May 24, 2016 | Comment on this article Leave a comment
 FILE - Thunder's Chris Wilcox, right, and Phoenix Suns' Shaquille O'Neal before the Thunder - Suns game November 25, 2008 in Oklahoma City. BY HUGH SCOTT, THE OKLAHOMAN

He's the world's biggest hype man. Literally.

A Good Egg Dining Group serves up hospitality for the homeless in Oklahoma City

Life | Updated: 20 hr ago | Comment on this article Leave a comment
 A Good Egg Dining Group's Jamie Bradford hands dessert to Jason Toland during lunch at the WestTown day shelter in Oklahoma City. [Photo by Steve Sisney, The Oklahoman]

Within restaurant industry circles, it’s known that when A Good Egg Dining Group in Oklahoma City commits to a project, the result will be nothing less than exemplary. That was never more apparent than when team members from each of A Good Egg’s concepts descended upon Oklahoma City's WestTown day shelter to serve lunch to the clients as part of the Turning the Table on Hunger initiative.

Catholic Charities celebrates opening of $10.5M headquarters

News | Published: Wed, May 25, 2016 | Comment on this article Leave a comment
 A crowd listens to Bob Ross, one of the co-chairmen of Catholic Charities'

Catholic Charities of Oklahoma City marked the completion of its new $10.5 million headquarters on Tuesday with grand opening celebration that included a blessing and ribbon-cutting ceremony.

Most parties in rate case offer partial settlement, but OG&E disagrees

Business | Published: Wed, May 25, 2016 | Comment on this article Leave a comment
Most parties in rate case offer partial settlement, but OG&E disagrees

Oklahoma Gas and Electric Co. disagrees with the partial settlements offered by most of the intervening parties in its $92.5 million rate case and said its plan is to let the three-member Oklahoma Corporation Commission decide the issue.

Advertisement

Subscribers to The Oklahoman have access to these articles before everyone else. If you are a subscriber, get your digital access here.
Hunting Holtzclaw

Hunting Holtzclaw

News | Updated: Thu, May 12, 2016 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

Oklahoma City Police Detective Kim Davis groans as she wakes to her cellphone ringing. After more than 27 years as a cop, she's grown used to such middle-of-the-night summonses. But tonight, filling in for her partner, she’d hoped to avoid catching any calls.She grabs her phone off the bedside table and slips into the kitchen trying not to wake her husband, Matt, a fellow officer, who’d just gotten home from his shift about an hour before.

More News Headlines


May Avenue bridge may reopen to limited traffic

News | Published: Wed, May 25, 2016 | Comments Comment on this article Leave a comment

May Avenue could reopen this week to limited traffic where the bridge over Northwest Expressway partially collapsed.

Former McDonald's USA CEO: $35K Robots Cheaper Than Hiring at $15 Per Hour | Fox Business

Business | Published: Wed, May 25, 2016 | Comments Comment on this article Leave a comment

As fast-food workers across the country vie for $15 per hour wages, many business owners have already begun to take humans out of the picture.   “I was at the National...

Thunder blowouts have Warriors frustrated

Sports | Updated: 3 hr ago | Comments Comment on this article Leave a comment

When these NBA playoffs started, the Thunder had played 73 post-season games since hanging out a shingle in Oklahoma City. The Thunder had won four of those games by more than 20...

Oklahoma State football: Defensive lineman Nelson Mbanasor commits to Cowboys

Sports | Updated: 13 hr ago | Comments Comment on this article Leave a comment

The younger brother of a current Oklahoma defensive back has committed to Oklahoma State's 2017 signing class. Nelson Mbanasor — a 6-foot-3, 250-pound defensive lineman from Hendrickson High School (Pflugerville, Texas) — made...

Thunder exacts the ultimate revenge on Draymond Green

Sports | Published: Wed, May 25, 2016 | Comments Comment on this article Leave a comment

Draymond Green drove in for a meaningless layup, a chance to pad a starving stat line in the final minutes of another Thunder blowout, and Kevin Durant jumped up for...

Catholic Charities' new chapel highlights 'Church' within agency

Updated: 10 hr ago | Comments Comment on this article Leave a comment

While leaders with Catholic Charities of Oklahoma City celebrated the grand opening and blessing of the nonprofit's new headquarters on Tuesday, May 24, another event drew a crowd to the new...

View More Travel Deals

Subscribe to NewsOK's Breaking News Headlines

Delivered: When breaking news happens    View sample

Subscribe to NewsOK's Daily News Headlines

Delivered: Twice daily    View sample
Advertisement

NewsOK BrandInsight What is this?

BrandInsight

Through the eyes of the blind: Seniors can...

Through the eyes of the blind: Seniors can maintain independence through vision technologies and adaptive aides

NewsOK BrandInsight

+ show more

AROUND THE WEB

  1. 1 State Dept. inspector general report sharply criticizes Clinton’s email practices
    State Dept. inspector general report sharply criticizes Clinton’s email practices
  2. 2 Actress who played ditzy Vera on 'Alice' dies
    Actress who played ditzy Vera on 'Alice' dies
  3. 3 Peter Thiel Is Said to Bankroll Hulk Hogan’s Suit Against Gawker
    Peter Thiel Is Said to Bankroll Hulk Hogan’s Suit Against Gawker
  4. 4 For First Time in Modern Era, Living With Parents Edges Out Other Living Arrangements for 18- to 34-Year-Olds
    For First Time in Modern Era, Living With Parents Edges Out Other Living Arrangements for 18- to...
  5. 5 Gresham-Barlow School District agrees to pay transgender teacher, add gender-neutral bathrooms after complaint
    Gresham-Barlow School District agrees to pay transgender teacher, add gender-neutral bathrooms...
  6. 6 Most Americans Think Burgers Are Healthy
    Most Americans Think Burgers Are Healthy
  7. 7
    Syria conflict: IS 'destroyed helicopters' at Russian base
  8. 8 Vet discovers rare condition, saves dog's life
    Vet discovers rare condition, saves dog's life
  9. 9 Border Patrol horse punched by drug smuggler
    Border Patrol horse punched by drug smuggler
  10. 10 5 facts about the media mogul who may have written
    5 facts about the media mogul who may have written "Mary Had a Little Lamb"
  11. 11 NOAA 2016 summer outlook: Where are the highest chances for a hot summer in the U.S.? | NOAA Climate.gov
    NOAA 2016 summer outlook: Where are the highest chances for a hot summer in the U.S.? | NOAA...
  12. 12 Virginia school board requiring students to use bathroom based on birth certificate
    Virginia school board requiring students to use bathroom based on birth certificate
  13. 13 Paul McCartney Was Depressed and Turned to Alcohol after the Beatles Split Up
    Paul McCartney Was Depressed and Turned to Alcohol after the Beatles Split Up
  14. 14 26-year-old mom killed by drunk driver pushing 100 mph
    26-year-old mom killed by drunk driver pushing 100 mph
  15. 15 Poll: Voters Back Transgender Bathroom Choice, Oppose Laws About It
    Poll: Voters Back Transgender Bathroom Choice, Oppose Laws About It
  16. 16 OSBI investigating fatal stabbing in Collinsville on Tuesday morning
    OSBI investigating fatal stabbing in Collinsville on Tuesday morning
  17. 17 Burt Kwouk, Pink Panther star, dies aged 85 - BBC News
    Burt Kwouk, Pink Panther star, dies aged 85 - BBC News
  18. 18 Anger over Thai girls killed by dorm fire possibly sparked by faulty light at Thailand Christian elementary school
    Anger over Thai girls killed by dorm fire possibly sparked by faulty light at Thailand Christian...
  19. 19 Head of security for TSA removed from post
    Head of security for TSA removed from post
  20. 20 Virginia student charged with stealing ‘free’ milk from school
    Virginia student charged with stealing ‘free’ milk from school
  21. 21 Bill Cosby Admitted to Sex with Teens, Said Agency Sent Five or Six Models to His Studio Each Week
    Bill Cosby Admitted to Sex with Teens, Said Agency Sent Five or Six Models to His Studio Each Week
  22. 22 Isis threatens attacks in India and urges Muslims to travel to the 'Caliphate'
    Isis threatens attacks in India and urges Muslims to travel to the 'Caliphate'
  23. 23
    In a social experiment watched by the world, Swiss may pay people $2,500 a month for doing...
  24. 24 Tulsa woman who reportedly said her newborn was an alien gets 15 years in prison for child neglect
    Tulsa woman who reportedly said her newborn was an alien gets 15 years in prison for child neglect
  25. 25 Obama Hits Highest Job Approval Since Second Inauguration
    Obama Hits Highest Job Approval Since Second Inauguration
+ show more

NEWSOK BLOGS

  1. 1 Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley returning to host 50th Annual CMA Awards
    Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley returning to host 50th Annual CMA Awards
  2. 2 Video: Blake Shelton tries sushi for the first time on 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon'
    Video: Blake Shelton tries sushi for the first time on 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon'
  3. 3 What to do in Oklahoma on May 25, 2016: See 'Bullets Over Broadway' at Civic Center Music Hall
    What to do in Oklahoma on May 25, 2016: See 'Bullets Over Broadway' at Civic Center Music Hall
  4. 4 Wayback Wednesday: No Luke or Leia for Oklahoma City
    Wayback Wednesday: No Luke or Leia for Oklahoma City
  5. 5
    Sooners wide receiver arrested for criminal trespass in Texas
  6. 6
    The Morning Brew: Is a Silicon Valley billionaire secretly funding Hulk Hogan's sex tape lawsuits?
  7. 7 Five observations from the Thunder's 118-94 Game 4 destruction of the Warriors
    Five observations from the Thunder's 118-94 Game 4 destruction of the Warriors
+ show more

NEWSOK CONTRIBUTORS

  1. 1 OPI celebrates Alice with new nail colors
    OPI celebrates Alice with new nail colors
  2. 2 Christie Brinkley launches new beauty set
    Christie Brinkley launches new beauty set
  3. 3 Finding 'Nature' at the park
    Finding 'Nature' at the park
+ show more