• Girls basketball roundup: Westmoore routs Deer Creek

    By Jacob Unruh | Published: Fri, Jan 30, 2015

    The Jaguars didn’t allow much breathing room in the first quarter, jumping to a 13-2 lead and then building on that for a 29-13 halftime advantage.

  • Oklahoma City Barons: Barons come back to beat Lake Erie in overtime, 4-3

    From Staff Reports | Published: Fri, Jan 30, 2015

    Defenseman Jordan Oesterle scored the game-winner with two minutes left on a shot from the point that clanked off the crossbar and ricocheted off the back of Lake Erie goaltender Calvin Pickard. The Barons (29-10-5) won their 11th game in overtime, tying the American Hockey League record for most in a single season. The Chicago Wolves set the standard during the 2002-03 season.

  • On Facebook, Oklahoma City doctor jokes about raid on clinic

    BY NOLAN CLAY, Staff Writer | Published: Fri, Jan 30, 2015

    Dr. Harvey Jenkins said he was advised not to comment after state agents raided his south Oklahoma City clinic, but comment he has — in both lighthearted and serious posts on Facebook

  • Oklahoma City police officer faces negligent homicide charge in deadly crash

    By Matt Dinger, Staff Writer | Updated: 44 min ago

    Oklahoma City police officer Bryant Holloway, 39, was charged in Oklahoma County District Court with negligent homicide in a crash that killed a 79-year-old woman.

  • Oklahoma tribes announce anti-meth campaign

    By Sheila Stogsdill, For The Oklahoman | Updated: 47 min ago

    The Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes and several state and federal agencies have unveiled a public service campaign to fight methamphetamine abuse. Called “Meth: Not On Our Land,” the campaign will give tribal members resources including literature and hotline telephone numbers.

  • Two men caught in hood-sliding stunt on a Midwest City police patrol car

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: 55 min ago

    Two men were caught on a patrol car dash camera jumping on and sliding across the hood of a patrol car. The men are facing complaints of misdemeanor malicious injury to property.

  • Pedestrians struck by vehicle, one dies in Osage County

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: 56 min ago

    Two men from Sand Springs were struck by a sport utility vehicle in Osage County, Oklahoma. One man died.

  • OG&E's $1.1 billion environmental compliance plan in Oklahoma draws critics

    By Paul Monies, Business Writer | Updated: 1 hr ago

    Oklahoma Gas and Electric Co. wants regulators to approve a $1.1 billion plan to comply with federal environmental rules. The matter has drawn opposition from environmentalists, industrial consumers and other groups.

  • Football recruiting: Ohio State was attractive, but Midwest City's Will Sunderland was OU all the way

    By Ryan Aber | Published: Fri, Jan 30, 2015

    The Bombers defensive back is looking forward to playing for Oklahoma.

  • Kingfisher County deputy shoots man during Dover traffic stop

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Fri, Jan 30, 2015

    A Kingfisher County deputy assisting the Dover police chief with a traffic stop shot a man inside the vehicle after he reportedly pulled out a knife, the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation reported. His condition is unknown.

  • Rap music mogul 'Suge' Knight arrested in fatal hit-and-run

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Marion "Suge" Knight, the impresario of gangster rap, has long been a perpetrator and victim of the violent life he promoted in song. On Friday, he was portrayed as both. Sheriff's deputies booked the former hip-hop music mogul on suspicion of murder after they said he hit and killed a man with his pickup truck, injured another and then fled. His lawyer said he was an innocent victim who accidentally ran over his friend and the other man as he tried to escape an attack. The incident was the latest in a long line of brushes with death and the law for the 49-year-old founder of Death Row Records, one of the genre's leading labels. Knight started the label that helped solidify West Coast rap with

  • Oklahoma State football: Cowboys receive commitment from four-star DT Darrion Daniels (Bishop Dunne, Texas)

    Kyle Fredrickson | Published: Fri, Jan 30, 2015

    LINK . Oklahoma State added a talented prospect to its defensive line Friday when Darrion Daniels gave his verbal commitment to the Cowboys. Daniels — 6-foot-4, 290-pounds, from Bishop Dunne High School (Texas) — is ranked the No. 16 defensive tackle in the nation by Rivals. He passed over scholarship offers from more than 25 […]

  • Defendant in jailer groping case pleads guilty to lesser charge

    BY AMANDA BLAND, Tulsa World | Published: Fri, Jan 30, 2015

    A Tulsa man who is accused of ripping out a jailer's body piercing when he groped her pleaded guilty to an amended charge of outraging public decency. Special Judge Cliff Smith sentenced Gus Figures III, 22, to one year in jail on the count, which was reduced from sexual battery. A charge of assault and battery upon a detention officer was dismissed. Last March, Figures was arrested on a warrant and booked into the Tulsa Jail on a charge of obstructing an officer as well as court costs owed in two other cases. Read the rest of this story at TulsaWorld.com .

  • Rain likely Saturday in Oklahoma; snow possible in the Panhandle

    By Silas Allen, Staff Writer | Published: Fri, Jan 30, 2015

    The National Weather Service is predicting half an inch or more of rain for the Oklahoma City metro area Saturday, with rainfall totals up to an inch in southern Oklahoma.

  • Oklahoma City Thunder: Jeff Green adds a bit of spice to already exciting Thunder-Grizzlies rivalry

    BY ANTHONY SLATER | Published: Fri, Jan 30, 2015

    Green enters a starting lineup that includes Mike Conley, Courtney Lee, Zach Randolph and Marc Gasol, allowing defensive specialist Tony Allen to serve as a high-energy defensive bulldog off the bench.

  • Oklahoma City councilman fights demolition of downtown Union Bus Station

    William Crum | Published: Fri, Jan 30, 2015

    Oklahoma City Councilman Ed Shadid on Friday appealed an architectural review panel’s decision to approve demolition of the historic downtown Union Bus Station. A hearing was set before the city’s Board of Adjustment on March 5, two days after Shadid faces Ward 2 voters in his bid for re-election. Shadid paid $750 to file his […]

  • Oklahoma State basketball: Phil Forte getting the Keiton Page treatment — and some help from Keiton Page

    By John Helsley, Staff Writer, jhelsley@opubco.com | Published: Fri, Jan 30, 2015

    Phil Forte and Keiton Page share one major identifying mark when it comes to opponents: the treatment.

  • Oklahoma basketball: Bedlam means more to in-state players like Ryan Spangler

    By Ryan Aber | Published: Fri, Jan 30, 2015

    “You either grow up liking OU or Oklahoma State. Luckily, I was born and raised Oklahoma. I never want them to win against us,” Spangler said.

  • High school notebook: Welker Foundation grant deadline nearing

    BY SCOTT WRIGHT AND JACOB UNRUH | Published: Fri, Jan 30, 2015

    Having already given nearly $700,000 to Oklahoma City area schools and athletic organizations in the last eight years, the Wes Welker Foundation is accepting applications for its next round of grants.

  • Recruiting notebook: Cowboys pick up defensive tackle commit

    BY RYAN ABER, SCOTT WRIGHT AND JACOB UNRUH | Published: Fri, Jan 30, 2015

    Darrion Daniels chose Oklahoma State over Oklahoma, Texas Tech and Iowa.