• 7 awesome Oklahoma events worth checking out in 2015

    Richard Hall | Updated: 6 hr ago

    I have family members from Texas who want to take a road trip this spring break, and they plan on making a stop in Oklahoma to “check things out.” They asked me for suggestions for an “Oklahoma experience,” and I began recommending things like Thunder games, Civic Center musicals and steak at Cattlemen’s. But then […]

  • Speed-painting videos highlight NewsOK's upcoming coverage of The Oscars

    Alan Herzberger | Yesterday

    This weekend, we’ll all be watching and talking about the Super Bowl. We’ll talk about the food we ate, the big play and the halftime show. It’s the closest thing we have to a national holiday that’s not actually a national holiday. Except for Easter — I almost forgot about Easter not being a national holiday. […]

  • 3 facts you should know about Oklahoma babies born with drugs or alcohol in their system

    Richard Hall | Published: Fri, Jan 30, 2015

    Nearly 400 Oklahoma babies born in 2014 were born addicted to drugs or alcohol. Here are 3 quick facts you should know about the issue.

  • Gun range bans Muslims, owner claims business has 'quadrupled'

    Richard Hall | Published: Thu, Jan 29, 2015

    Jan Morgan banned Muslims from her Arkansas gun range last year, citing "safety issues." Now she claims business has "quadrupled" since she made the decision.

  • Oklahoma filmmaker applauded by SNL alum Bill Hader: 'They're more like Stanley Kubrick'

    Richard Hall | Published: Wed, Jan 28, 2015

    Mark Potts, a filmmaker who got his start in Oklahoma, and his small film crews were complimented by Bill Hader in the recent episode of ESPN's The Moment.

  • The Oklahoman's movie review of 'American Sniper' goes global

    Alan Herzberger | Updated: Sat, Jan 24, 2015

    ‘American Sniper’ became a hot topic on the Internet this past week. A lot of it was political, to be sure. That’s to be expected. It’s a movie about war. Since just about every topic on the Internet becomes political, a movie about war is bound to become political, as well. But a good portion […]

  • A live look for Oklahoman.com

    Alan Herzberger | Published: Fri, Jan 16, 2015

    Oklahoman.com has a new look. It’s not the kind that changes the overall  feel of the site. It’s not a redesign. But it is a new look. We re-organized the Live page on Oklahoman.com, and now it’s the home page. It seems pretty simple, but it makes a big impact on the product. The new […]

  • 3 facts about Oklahoma City homicides you should know

    Richard Hall | Published: Wed, Jan 14, 2015

    Though the overall number of homicides was down compared to 2013, OKCPD officer-involved shootings shot up dramatically.

  • Garth Brooks dresses like a total dad

    Matt Carney | Updated: Mon, Jan 12, 2015

    Look at this guy. He is dressed like a man prepared to go watch his kid’s hockey practice. As one of the best Twitter people in the universe, Tracey Zeeck put it, he looks sartorially and psychologically ready to spend his Saturday nights at Sam’s. This is how a man dresses when he has to […]

  • Dumb moves lead to life without a smartphone

    Alan Herzberger | Updated: Fri, Jan 9, 2015

    I lived three days without a phone this week. It sounds easy – even relaxing, maybe – but it wasn’t. It was stressful — more stressful than being constantly connected. We’ll start from the beginning. Here’s what I learned this week. Don’t wash your phone. The washing machine works great for your clothes. But the […]

  • ICYMI: 5 facts about Oklahoma gun sales and mental health records

    Richard Hall | Published: Thu, Jan 8, 2015

    Oklahoma lags in providing mental health records to an FBI database used to prevent certain people from buying firearms.

  • OKC's beloved Size Records to close doors this month

    Richard Hall | Published: Wed, Jan 7, 2015

    Size Records in Oklahoma City will close its doors at the end of the month, according to an announcement made on the store’s Facebook page.

  • Bored? Here are 2,400 video games you can play in your web browser

    Richard Hall | Updated: Tue, Jan 6, 2015

    We’ve all been there: The slow day at work, those Sunday afternoons where nothing is going on… Those times where you just need to kill some time but don’t know what to kill it with.

  • 5 Oklahoma laws you might not know about

    Richard Hall | Published: Tue, Jan 6, 2015

    The Oklahoma hoodie bill has a lot of people talking, but here are 5 Oklahoma laws you might not have known about.

  • Find us on Twitter ... and on other platforms, too

    Alan Herzberger | Published: Fri, Jan 2, 2015

    I know a smart fella who’s a great case study in the way people consume news digitally these days. This guy I know is a business professional in his 40s. He doesn’t read the newspaper every day. He doesn’t have a home page for news on his Internet browser. He’s not even interested in participating […]

  • The 10 most-read NewsOK articles of 2014 are ...

    Richard Hall | Published: Thu, Jan 1, 2015

    So, I can’t give you an accurate number on just how many articles (blog posts included) NewsOK published in 2014, but it was a lot. And I do mean a lot. But here are the 10 NewsOK articles you guys found most interesting in 2014

  • 10 notable Oklahomans who died in 2014

    Richard Hall | Published: Wed, Dec 31, 2014

    Oklahoma is full of incredible people who have done incredible things. Though we lost a lot of our own this year, here are just 10 of the notable Oklahomans who died in 2014.

  • 10 things Oklahomans Googled more than any other state in 2014

    Richard Hall | Published: Tue, Dec 30, 2014

    Here are 10 things Oklahomans Googled for more than any other state in 2014.

  • A look back at digital additions for subscribers in 2014

    Alan Herzberger | Updated: Fri, Dec 26, 2014

    The year in the digital news world here went about as planned. In 2014, our audience for NewsOK grew. That’s a record for the state’s largest news website. We had more page views and unique visitors than we’ve ever had before. That was the plan. On that site, we post a ton of stories from a […]

  • 10 Oklahoma Christmas photos you must see

    Richard Hall | Published: Thu, Dec 25, 2014

    Christmas is here, everyone! That means spending time with family and friends, perhaps attending a church service or two, and being grateful for what we all have. In the event you’re surfing NewsOK today, here are 10 Christmas-related Oklahoma photos you just have to see.