Diana Baldwin
Local News Sr. Reporter

Diana Baldwin has been an Oklahoma journalist since 1976 and came to The Oklahoman in 1991. She covered the Oklahoma City bombing and covered the downfall of Oklahoma City police forensic chemist Joyce Gilchrist misidentifying evidence. She wrote the original stories about the wrongdoings at Feed the Children. She came to The Oklahoman as the features editor. She covered the courts and law enforcement most of her career. She is now assigned to cover all aspects of Edmond. Baldwin has won more than four dozens state, regional and national awards for her work. She is a founding member of FOI Oklahoma, the state's freedom of information organization. Before coming to The Oklahoman, Baldwin worked at Duncan and Ardmore newspapers. She is a University of Oklahoma graduate.


  • Edmond sued for negligence

    BY DIANA BALDWIN Staff Writer dbaldwin@oklahoman.com | Published: Thu, Jun 25, 2015

    Owners of Apple Village of Edmond have filed a lawsuit against the city of Edmond, claiming the city failed to properly maintain the stormwater system, which caused flooding and erosion and caused raw sewage to flow on their property.

  • Plan to meet Americans with Disabilities Act regulations could cost Edmond $27.6M

    BY DIANA BALDWIN Staff Writerdbaldwin@oklahoman.com | Updated: Wed, Jun 24, 2015

    The Edmond City Council learned an estimated $27.6 million is needed to meet federal Americans with Disabilities Act regulations so the city is accessible to everyone.

  • Edmond increases recycling rates

    BY DIANA BALDWIN Staff Writerdbaldwin@oklahoman.com  | Updated: Wed, Jun 24, 2015

    The participation rate in Edmond's recycling program has risen to 83 percent, causing a need for a monthly rate increase from $2.80 to $3.

  • Edmond's LibertyFest festivities starts Thursday

    BY DIANA BALDWIN Staff writer dbaldwin@oklahoman.com | Published: Wed, Jun 24, 2015

    LibertyFest celebration in Edmond will start with a concert Thursday and end with a fireworks show July 4 at the University of Central Oklahoma. Activities are planned on Thursday, Saturday and Sunday and July 4.

  • Edmond Exchange for Saturday, June 20, 2015

    BY DIANA BALDWIN | Updated: Sun, Jun 21, 2015

    Edmond Exchange is a weekly look at Edmond civic affairs by The Oklahoman's Staff Writer Diana Baldwin.

  • Edmond planning panel, neighbors oppose removal of bridge from housing project

    BY DIANA BALDWIN Staff Writerdbaldwin@oklahoman.com | Updated: Thu, Jun 18, 2015

    A request to eliminate a bridge over the floodplain in a proposed east Edmond housing addition has nearby neighbors upset for a second time.

  • Oklahoma County DA rules Edmond officers acted in self-defense in shootings

    BY DIANA BALDWIN Staff Writer dbaldwin@oklahoman.com | Updated: Wed, Jun 17, 2015

    David Prater, Oklahoma County's district attorney, has ruled that five Edmond police officers who participated in officer-involved shootings were justified in using deadly force.

  • Edmond Exchange for June 7, 2015

    By Diana Baldwin, Staff Writer | Updated: Sat, Jun 6, 2015

    Edmond Exchange for June 7, 2015

  • Edmond Animal Shelter to have adoption event on Saturday

    FROM STAFF REPORTS

    | Published: Thu, Jun 4, 2015

    EDMOND — Sunset Veterinary Clinic will hold an open house from 2  to 5 p.m. Saturday at  its new location at 2017 N Kelly Ave. Edmond Animal Shelter will be at the open house to hold a dog adoption event. Door prizes will include hourly drawings for about $150 worth of pet food donated by Hill's Pet Nutrition Inc. Bratwursts and hot dogs will be served. Sunset Veterinary Clinic has been serving Edmond since 1996.

  • Edmond, Oklahoma, police identify officer involved in shooting

    By Diana Baldwin, Staff Writer | Published: Tue, Jun 2, 2015

    Police officer Neil Martin has been identified as the Edmond officer involved in the May 27 officer-involved fatal shooting in the 1700 block of Ridgecrest Drive. Martin remains on administrative leave with pay pending the investigation.

  • Edmond Exchange

    Updated: Sun, May 31, 2015

    Edmond Exchange, a weekly wrap-up of what is going on in Edmond.

  • Petra gets $250,000 incentive to expand

    By Diana Baldwin, Staff Writer | Updated: Fri, May 29, 2015

    Edmond awards Petra Industries a $250,000 incentive to expanding its business and bringing 30 employees to Edmond.

  • Man fatally shot by Edmond police identified

    BY DIANA BALDWIN, Staff Writer | Updated: Thu, May 28, 2015

    A 15-year veteran police officer is on administrative leave with pay after he shot and killed a man armed with a pellet gun Wednesday night. The man has been identified as Garrett Roderick Sandeno, 24, Edmond.

  • Edmond approves $252 million budget

    By Diana Baldwin, Staff Writer | Updated: Thu, May 28, 2015

    Edmond City Council members approve $252 million budget. Two road improvement projects, for $1.6 million, are included in the budget for the new fiscal year that starts July 1.

  • Edmond Exchange

    Updated: Sun, May 24, 2015

    Edmond Exchange, a weekly wrap-up of what is going on in Edmond.

  • Bank financing secured for Edmond hotel, conference center

    By Diana Baldwin, Staff Writer | Published: Thu, May 21, 2015

    Terms arranged for financing for Edmond’s hotel and conference center near Covell Road and Interstate 35. Developer expects to have construction started sometime this summer.

  • Edmond hotel conference center financing secured

    BY DIANA BALDWIN, dbaldwin@opubco.com | Updated: Thu, May 21, 2015

    The Oklahoman's Diana Baldwin chatted with readers Thursday afternoon about upcoming Edmond events and developments. Join Diana's chat every third Thursday of the month at 2 p.m. Below is an unedited transcript of the chat.

  • Triple-amputee, family receive new Oklahoma County home

    By Diana Baldwin, Staff Writer | Updated: Thu, May 21, 2015

    Disabled war veteran Rusty Dunagan, his wife and five children moved into a specially designed house that was dedicated to the family Wednesday.

  • Edmond City Council approves permit for Islamic Society mosque addition

    BY DIANA BALDWIN, Staff Writer | Published: Tue, May 12, 2015

    Islamic Society of Edmond received an unanimous vote Monday for a permit for a proposed fellowship hall west of University Drive. Islamic Society members have been trying to get through the governmental process since 2013.

  • Edmond Exchange for May 9

    BY DIANA BALDWIN | Updated: Sun, May 10, 2015

    Edmond Exchange, a wrap-up of what is going on in Edmond.





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