• Oklahoma County public records for March 6, 2015

    Published: Thu, Mar 5, 2015

    Oklahoma County public records for March 6, 2015

  • Neighbor saves woman from burning house in Edmond

    By Diana Baldwin, Staff Writer | Published: Thu, Mar 5, 2015

    A fire destroyed a house Thursday at 1509 Dalton Circle in Edmond. Fire Battalion Chief Shawn Horn said a woman was pulled from the burning home by a neighbor.

  • Class B Girls State Tournament: Double-digit rally pushes Erick past Chattanooga

    Ed Godfrey | Updated: 23 min ago

    Erick rallied from a 13-point third quarter deficit to defeat Chattanooga, 42-40, in the opening game of the Class B girls state tournament Thursday at State Fair Arena. Erick junior MaKenzie Janz, the coach’s daughter, scored 12 of her team high 16 points in the second half as the Bearcats improved to 25-5 on the season. […]

  • Class B Girls: Freshman Courtney Morgan leads Ft. Cobb-Broxton over top-ranked Red Oak

    Ed Godfrey | Updated: 28 min ago

    Red Oak entered the Class B girls state tournament as the top-ranked team in the state, but it was Ft. Cobb-Broxton that was clearly the best team Thursday. No. 8 Ft. Cobb-Broxton got a game-high 21 points from freshman Courtney Morgan and routed the Eagles, 62-46, Thursday in the opening round of the state tournament […]

  • Sports TV listings for Oklahoma City: Friday, March 6-Sunday, March 8

    Published: Thu, Mar 5, 2015

    FRIDAY GIRLS BASKETBALL 7:30 p.m., Class A, KRXO-FM 107.7 9 p.m., Class A, KRXO-FM 107.7 BOYS BASKETBALL 6 p.m., Class B, KRXO-FM 107.7 MLB SPRING TRAINING Noon, N.Y. Yankees vs. Philadelphia, MLBN (Cox 264) NBA 7 p.m., Phoenix at Brooklyn, ESPN (Cox 29) 9:30 p.m., Dallas at Golden State, ESPN (Cox 29) AUTO RACING 2 p.m., Sprint Cup Practice, FS1 (Cox 67) 3:30 p.m., Xfinity Practice, FS1 (Cox 67) 5 p.m., Xfinity Practice, FS1 (Cox 67) 6:30 p.m., Sprint Cup Qualifying, FS1 (Cox 67) GOLF 6:30 a.m., Africa Open, GOLF (Cox 60) Noon, Cadillac Championship, GOLF (Cox 60) MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL 6 p.m., Akron at Kent State,

  • Oklahoma football: Running back Joe Mixon will not play in OU's spring game

    By Jason Kersey | Updated: 37 min ago

    OU fans hoping to finally see Mixon in action at this year’s spring game will have to wait a little longer.

  • Class B boys basketball: Southwest Covenant wins on buzzer-beater by J. Brock Crockett-Beck

    Scott Wright | Updated: 38 min ago

    MIDWEST CITY — As Southwest Covenant’s J. Brock Crockett-Beck walked out of the timeout huddle with 21 seconds left in a tie game, assistant coach Leroy Combs stopped the 6-foot-4 forward. “An offensive rebound will win this game,” Combs told him. And it was Crockett-Beck’s putback as the final horn sounded that gave Southwest Covenant […]

  • Coalition will rally at state Capitol to call for moratorium on injection wells, fracking

    BY COREY JONES, Tulsa World | Published: Thu, Mar 5, 2015

    The Coalition to Stop Induced Seismicity is hosting a rally Saturday afternoon at the state Capitol to call for a 12- to 24-month moratorium on wastewater injection wells and hydraulic fracturing. The gathering will take place 1 p.m. at the South Plaza of the Capitol. Organizers said a diverse mix of local and statewide grassroots groups will attend. Grand Riverkeeper Earl Hatley said the group's petition to Gov. Mary Fallin to enact an executive order to suspend high pressure/volume deep well injections and horizontal hydraulically fractured oil and gas wells — fracking — is two-fold. Read the rest of this story at TulsaWorld.com .

  • Former Oklahoma City mayor Jim Norick dies at age 95

    By Silas Allen, Staff Writer | Updated: 45 min ago

    Former Oklahoma City Mayor Jim Norick died Wednesday, his family reports. Norick served as Oklahoma City mayor from 1959 to 1963 and again from 1967 to 1971. He was the father of Ron Norick, who also served as Oklahoma City mayor.

  • Oklahoma business briefs for March 6, 2015

    Published: Thu, Mar 5, 2015

    Oklahoma business briefs for March 6, 2015

  • Man convicted of fatal bus station stabbing sentenced to death

    By Matt Dinger, Staff Writer | Published: Wed, Mar 4, 2015

    Isaiah Tryon, 25, was convicted Friday in Oklahoma County District Court of the first-degree murder of 19-year-old Tia Bloomer. On Thursday, jurors decided that she should be sentenced to the death penalty.

  • OU football: Sooners' sideline confusion, fury could be curbed by moving Mike Stoops to the press box

    By Berry Tramel | Published: Thu, Mar 5, 2015

    COMMENTARY — Moving Mike Stoops off his defensive backs coaching assignment may not be the only change in store for Bob Stoops’ brother. He could be coaching on gamedays from the press box.

  • Moore graduate Cody Doescher ready for second appearance in Timed Event Championship

    BY ED GODFREY | Published: Thu, Mar 5, 2015

    Cody Doescher, 24, of Oklahoma City is a graduate of Moore High School and one of two Oklahoma cowboys competing in the Timed Event Championship that begins Friday night and continues through Sunday at the Lazy E Arena in Guthrie.

  • One killed, one in critical condition after southwest Oklahoma City shooting

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: 1 hr ago

    A shooting in the 3400 block of SW 22 has left one person dead and another in critical condition Thursday afternoon, according to police.

  • Glencoe routs Beaver behind 28 points from freshman Trey Lazenby

    Trent Shadid | Updated: 1 hr ago

    YUKON – The state tournament isn’t typically a stage set for freshman to shine. But most freshman aren’t Glencoe’s Trey Lazenby, who scored 28 points to lead the top-ranked Panthers to a 94-68 win over Beaver in the Class A boys’ state quarterfinals on Thursday afternoon. “I was ready to play,” Trey said. “It makes […]

  • The Non-Fiction Writers podcast: Talking Bob Stoops' press conference and OU men's and women's basketball

    Jason Kersey | Published: Thu, Mar 5, 2015

    Welcome to the home of “The Non-Fiction Writers,” NewsOK.com’s OU football podcast from beat writers Jason Kersey and Ryan Aber. The podcast’s name is a nod to legendary former OU football coach Barry Switzer, who has famously referred to reporters as “fiction writers.” You can click on the link below to listen and download the […]

  • Oklahoma City Energy FC signs midfielder Christian Duke

    Chris Brannick | Updated: 1 hr ago

    Oklahoma City Energy FC announced Thursday it has signed Christian Duke. Duke, a midfielder, played with Energy FC in 2014 while on loan from Sporting Kansas City. Sporting KC did not re-sign Duke after his contract expired following last season opening the door for Energy FC to pick up a quality, young player. Duke was […]

  • Father tells jury about boy's death at Boston Marathon

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    BOSTON (AP) — With Dzhokhar Tsarnaev seated at the defense table no more than 15 feet away Thursday, the father of an 8-year-old boy killed in the Boston Marathon bombing described the moment when he looked down at his son's pale, torn body and realized he wouldn't make it. "I saw a little boy who had his body severely damaged by an explosion," Bill Richard told the jury, "and I just knew from what I saw that there was no chance, the color of his skin, and so on." Martin Richard was one of three people killed in the bombing near the finish line of the race on April 15, 2013. The boy's younger sister, 6-year-old Jane, had a leg blown off, while their older brother, Henry, suffered minor injuries.

  • Podcast: The Non-Fiction Writers -- March 5, 2015

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    Podcast: The Non-Fiction Writers -- March 5, 2015

  • Ringling Bros. to give up elephant acts in 3 years

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    POLK CITY, Fla. (AP) — The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus says the "Greatest Show on Earth" will go on without elephants. Animal rights groups took credit for generating the public concern that forced the company to announce its pachyderm retirement plan on Thursday. But Ringling Bros.' owners described it as the bittersweet result of years of internal family discussions. "It was a decision 145 years in the making," said Juliette Feld, referring to P.T. Barnum's introduction of animals to his "traveling menagerie" in 1870. Elephants have symbolized this circus since Barnum brought an Asian elephant named Jumbo to America in 1882. Kenneth Feld — whose father bought the circus in 1967 and who now runs Feld