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  • Oklahoma lawmaker's plan puts states in charge of health care

    BY CHRIS CASTEEL ccasteel@opubco.com | Updated: Wed, Feb 12, 2014

    Oklahoma Rep. James Lankford wants congressional approval of compact signed by Oklahoma and seven other states to shed federal health care rules.

  • Police seek shooter after person is shot in face in Del City

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: Mon, Feb 10, 2014

    Police responded to a report of a shooting in Del City. One person was shot in the face.

  • Oklahoma high school sports signing list: Feb. 8, 2014

    Updated: Sat, Feb 8, 2014

    Know of a player who signed a letter of intent but isn't on this list? Email the information to Scott Wright at swright@opubco.com.

  • Security enhancements, new buses highlight Midwest City-Del City bond issues

    BY MATT PATTERSON mpatterson@opubco.com | Published: Sat, Feb 8, 2014

    A $10 million bond issue would pay for security upgrades and safe rooms while a separate $400,000 bond issue would provide new school buses in the Midwest City-Del City School District.

  • Community briefs

    | Updated: Fri, Feb 7, 2014

    Community briefs

  • Judge sentences former Del City police captain in 18-year-old's death

    BY MATT DINGER mdinger@opubco.com | Updated: Wed, Feb 5, 2014

    Former Del City police Capt. Randy Trent Harrison was sentenced in the 2012 death of Dane Scott Jr.

  • Sentencing set for former Oklahoma police captain

    BY THE ASSOCIATED PRES | Published: Wed, Feb 5, 2014

    A former Oklahoma police captain convicted of manslaughter in the fatal shooting of a teenager is scheduled to be formally sentenced. Former Del City Police Capt. Randy Trent Harrison was convicted by an Oklahoma County jury of the March 14, 2012, shooting death of Dane Scott Jr. The victim was shot in the back following a high-speed chase that began when Harrison tried to pull over Scott’s car. Jurors recommended a four-year prison sentence. District Judge Donald Deason is scheduled to sentence Harrison on Wednesday. Deason has also scheduled a hearing on Harrison’s motion for a new trial. Defense attorneys allege there was misconduct on the part of the jury that convicted Harrison and details of juror

  • Contrasting styles highlight Oklahoma City School Board race

    BY TIM WILLERT twillert@opubco.com | Updated: Wed, Feb 5, 2014

    Incumbent Ron Millican sees Oklahoma City district improvement despite poor grades. Challenger Wilfredo Santos-Rivera says the academic performance is unacceptable.

  • Oklahoma City-area community news in brief

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: Tue, Feb 4, 2014

    In brief Texas firm recalls beef A Texas beef purveyor that distributes in Oklahoma announced the recall of more than 15,000 pounds of beef Tuesday. PFP Enterprises is recalling about 15,865 pounds of beef products because they may be contaminated with E. coli, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service announced. The products subject to recall bear the establishment number “Est. 34715” inside the USDA Mark of Inspection. The products were produced Dec. 5. For more information about the recall, go to NewsOK.com. Rose plans Mid-Del night MIDWEST CITY — Rose State College will host its Mid-Del “Ticket to Rose Parent Night” from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the

  • Del City Chamber of Commerce will induct resident into hall of fame

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: Wed, Jan 29, 2014

    The Del City Chamber of Commerce will induct Donald Vick, a professional engineer and land surveyor, into the city's hall of fame at its annual awards banquet Feb. 6.