• The best iPhone case ever?

    Richard Hall | Published: Thu, Sep 25, 2014

    Only in America. I mean Japan. But, hey, if you can find one for your iPhone 6 Plus, then you might prevent that whole bending issue we’re hearing so much about. What did you expect from KFC Japan? After all they did gift us with the fried chicken keyboard: All I gotta say is…

  • VIDEO: Syrian woman secretly films life in ISIS-controlled Raqqa

    Richard Hall | Published: Wed, Sep 24, 2014

    A Syrian woman secretly filmed what life is like in Raqqa, which is currently controlled by ISIS. The content was shown on French television station France 2, and is one of the best looks the rest of the world has received of ISIS-controlled territories. Watch the full report below:

  • Have a Diet Coke with who?!

    Richard Hall | Published: Wed, Sep 24, 2014


  • 5 things that taste better than Norman water

    Richard Hall | Published: Tue, Sep 23, 2014

    Ya’ll taste the water in Norman lately? It’s horrible. Apparently it’s because Lake No Fish Dirtybird Thunderbird is turning over, causing the city’s water to taste like it’s been mixed with a healthy dose of dirt. Whatever the reason, Norman’s water is disgusting right now. I can taste it every time I brush my teeth. […]

  • Rickie Fowler's haircut is ready for the Ryder Cup

    Matt Carney | Published: Mon, Sep 22, 2014

    Look upon it and tremble, Europeans. The only way that combo fade and etching could be more American is if it came with a side of fries and failed a math test. The Ryder Cup starts Friday.

  • WATCH: Time-lapse video + Jabee's 'Boombox' = State Fair 2014

    Alan Herzberger | Updated: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    Check out this quick video from the NewsOK video team. Videographers Kyle Roberts and Greg Singleton use a GoPro action camera along with multiple time lapses capturing how much fun it can be at the Oklahoma State Fair. Local hip hop artist Jabee provides the track “Boombox.” [brightcove]3793917521001[/brightcove]

  • VarsityStats app scores a touchdown for prep sports fans

    Alan Herzberger | Updated: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    The best source for high school scores and stats just got better. NewsOK VarsityStats is at newsok.com/varsitystats — and it has: updated scores for the Thursday and Friday night football games game statistics for many of the games in Oklahoma full schedules and stats for every team in Oklahoma individual player pages with individual stats for […]

  • James Harden came *this* close to falling off a bridge in Spain

    Matt Carney | Published: Thu, Sep 11, 2014

    Former Thunder sixth man extraordinaire James Harden’s currently in Spain with Team USA as they steamroll international opposition at the FIBA World Cup. But it looks like he very narrowly avoided a potentially serious accident on a Segway scooter. The video below was uploaded to YouTube Tuesday and shows The Beard briefly lose control of […]

  • Share your Oklahoma State Fair photos with NewsOK Now

    Alan Herzberger | Updated: Thu, Sep 11, 2014

    We launched the NewsOK Now iPhone app and website just as summer was beginning. We pushed it a bit with some special events — an air show, OKC Fest and the Fourth of July. We continued to receive some newsy and artistic photos as people began to become aware of the product. We learned that […]

  • OU football: Name that coach!

    Richard Hall | Published: Tue, Sep 9, 2014

    Football season is alive and well, and the University of Oklahoma Sooners are off to a solid start, sitting pretty at 2-0. The Sooners know their game inside and out. But how well do you know the team’s coaching history? This game is simple: I’ll show you a pixelated image of an OU coach, I’ll […]

  • 8 funny pictures of kids at the Oklahoma State Fair

    Richard Hall | Updated: Tue, Sep 9, 2014

    The bright lights, petting zoos and fried food of the Oklahoma State Fair are upon us. Opening in just a couple of days (Sept. 11), the state fair has always been a place to see interesting — and sometimes — hilarious things. Some of the best photos to come out of the state fair are […]

  • Deal of the day: 7 weeks of never-ending pasta, breadsticks, salad and more for $100

    Richard Hall | Published: Mon, Sep 8, 2014

    Cutting right to the chase here: Olive Garden is offering seven weeks of never-ending pasta, breadsticks, salad and soft drinks for $100 to the first 1,000 buyers. This is a great deal, especially if you’re a poor, hungry college student (who can swindle $100 from your folks), or are looking to do a good deed […]

  • Friday night football lights up NewsOK; take a seat in our online bleachers

    Alan Herzberger | Updated: Fri, Sep 5, 2014

    High school football is always a big deal on NewsOK.com. If you’ve spent any time on our website on a Friday night or Saturday morning, that should not be a surprising statement. We cover the Friday night games with live coverage from reporters and experts around the state. Log on from wherever you are on […]

  • Fast food strike: 5 tough jobs that pay less than $15 an hour

    Richard Hall | Published: Thu, Sep 4, 2014

    There’s been a ton of talk this year about the fast food industry. No, not about the lackluster foodstuffs (except for Braum’s and Whataburger, they are always delicious), but about the pay many fast food workers receive for the jobs they do. Whether they’re taking orders, flipping burgers or cleaning up messes, fast food workers […]

  • Celebrity nude photo leak: The real horror of it all

    Richard Hall | Published: Thu, Sep 4, 2014

    Source: Andrzejurysuje.pl

  • This baby's reaction to a head rub is too cute

    Richard Hall | Published: Thu, Sep 4, 2014

    Someone suggests the baby looks like Vizzini from “The Princess Bride.” I can kind of see it!

  • Kid's school assignment answers: 'Go get the belt'

    Richard Hall | Published: Thu, Sep 4, 2014

    redditor Batmansappendix uploaded a hilarious (or sad, if you’re sensitive) picture of his younger brother’s homework assignment in which he was to answer how his parents would react to certain situations (click image for larger version): I grew up in the 1990s, when corporal punishment wasn’t considered child abuse. And though I only ever got […]

  • Help The Oklahoman name the narrators

    Alan Herzberger | Updated: Sun, Aug 31, 2014

    We’re awaiting a new arrival in the coming weeks. There will be two new voices on our team, and they will be working for you. We need to name them, and we want you to help. The Oklahoman is preparing to launch a mobile application that would allow you to listen to stories from our […]

  • More than $7,000 donated online to support OKC officer accused of sexual assault

    Arianna Pickard | Published: Fri, Aug 29, 2014

    An Oklahoma City police officer accused of raping and groping several women while on duty was charged Friday with 16 offenses. And as of 9 p.m. Friday, more than $7,000 has been donated online to the officer and his family, according to a page on gofundme.com. Daniel Ken Holtzclaw, 27, has been charged with two […]

  • Entertaining moments on NewsOK welcomed in a week of serious news

    Alan Herzberger | Updated: Fri, Aug 29, 2014

    It’s been a serious couple of weeks. NewsOK.com has had updates every day — many times per day — on the unrest in Ferguson. And the site has had the gruesome updates of journalist James Foley killed by Islamic State extremists. And it has had local stories on teacher shortages, high teen birth rates and […]