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  • Lawton police report 10th homicide of the year, man fatally shot

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: 14 min ago

    Two men were reported shot early Thursday and one of them died in what Lawton police are calling the city’s 10th homicide of the year.

  • Police seek two in Family Dollar store robberies in Oklahoma City

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: 21 min ago

    Oklahoma City police are asking for the public’s help to identify two men who robbed two Family Dollar stores earlier this week.

  • Islamic State plot in Australia raises questions

    Updated: 24 min ago

    CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The Islamic State plot to carry out random beheadings in Sydney alleged by police is a simple and barbaric scheme that has shaken Australians. But terrorism experts on Friday questioned whether the ruthless movement had the capacity or inclination to sustain a terror...

  • Vote counting begins in Scotland on independence

    Updated: 31 min ago

    EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — From the capital of Edinburgh to the far-flung Shetland Islands, Scots embraced a historic moment — and the rest of the United Kingdom held its breath — after voters turned out in unprecedented numbers for an independence referendum that could end the country's...

  • Kansas court: Remove Democrat from Senate ballot

    Updated: 47 min ago

    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas must remove the name of the Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate from the ballot, the state Supreme Court ruled unanimously on Thursday, in a decision that could make it harder for three-term Sen. Pat Roberts to win re-election in November as part of a Republican...

  • Wells Fargo sues Bricktown bar owner over use of name

    BY BRIANNA BAILEY, Business Writer | Updated: 48 min ago

    The financial services giant Wells Fargo is suing the Oklahoma City bar Whiskey Chicks to have the banking company’s name removed from the historic building that houses the Bricktown bar.

  • Oklahoma City marchers will call for greater action to combat climate change

    BY SILAS ALLEN, Staff Writer | Updated: 49 min ago

    A group of environmental activists, clergy and others are planning a demonstration Sunday in Oklahoma City to call for greater action to combat climate change. The march is one of several being held in cities across the country in conjunction with the People’s Climate March, a demonstration in...

  • Student enrollment numbers are flat at Oklahoma colleges this semester

    By K.S. McNutt, Staff Writer | Updated: 49 min ago

    Oklahoma’s higher education Chancellor Glen Johnson said the state’s Complete College America initiative strives to ensure that students “receive timely academic advisement and other key student support services to help them complete their degrees on time and move on to successful careers.”

  • Militant gains illustrate plight of Syrian Kurds

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    BEIRUT (AP) — Islamic State militiamen backed by tanks defiantly advanced Thursday in Syria, capturing more than 20 Kurdish villages as the international community strains to assemble a coalition that might destroy them. The gains highlighted the plight of Syria's Kurds, who have been some of...

  • Autistic boy's parents sue Ohio health department

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    CINCINNATI (AP) — Parents of an autistic child on Thursday sued the Ohio Department of Health and others in federal court, alleging discrimination against Ohio's autistic children by failing to provide what the lawsuit describes as federally mandated treatment. Gary and Nikki Ruhl, of...

  • Police: Cardinals RB Dwyer head-butted wife

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer head-butted his wife and broke her nose after she refused his sexual advances, and punched her in the face the next day, police said Thursday. The details surfaced in a law enforcement report a day after Dwyer was arrested on...

  • British hostage appears in new video

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    BEIRUT (AP) — The Islamic State group on Thursday released a video showing a British journalist who says he is a prisoner of the extremists. In a slick, three-minute video shot with three cameras, John Cantlie, a photojournalist, said he worked for publications including The Sunday Times, The...

  • Oklahoma Natural Gas receives high marks in J.D. Power survey

    By Paul Monies, Business Writer | Published: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    For the third year, Oklahoma Natural Gas took the top spot in its regional category for customer satisfaction from J.D. Power.

  • Chat recap: Edmond adds more nightlife options

    BY DIANA BALDWIN, dbaldwin@opubco.com | Updated: 3 hr ago

    The Oklahoman's Diana Baldwin chatted with readers Thursday about downtown Edmond roads, restaurants and businesses. Join her chat every third Thursday of the month at 2 p.m. Below is an unedited transcript of the chat.

  • Oklahoma City police arrest man found naked in public

    By Jonathan Sutton, Staff Writer | Published: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    Oklahoma City police arrested Jonathon Warledo on Wednesday on a complaint of public indecency.



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