• Assault victim found lying in west Oklahoma City street Tuesday

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Tue, Jul 28, 2015

    A man was found lying in the street in west Oklahoma City. He was taken to a hospital by ambulance, police said.

  • Hot days continue in central Oklahoma

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Tue, Jul 28, 2015

    More hot temperatures are ahead Tuesday. The northeastern part of the state is under a heat advisory

  • Edmond retirement community celebrates 10 years

    By Carol Hartzog For The Oklahoman | Published: Tue, Jul 28, 2015

    Touchmark at Coffee Creek’s Parkview neighborhood celebrate its 10th anniversary Saturday in Edmond.

  • Nine people are injured in church van crash headed to youth rally

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: 10 hr ago

    The van, owned by the Fresh Fire Outreach Center Church in Shawnee, was traveling east on Will Rogers Turnpike when the driver's side rear tire blew out near mile marker 270 east of Claremore, said Oklahoma Highway Patrol Lt. John Vincent.

  • Obama calls GOP criticism of Iran deal 'ridiculous,' 'sad'

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — President Barack Obama unleashed a blistering and belittling rebuke of Republican White House hopefuls Monday, calling their attack on his landmark nuclear deal with Iran "ridiculous if it weren't so sad." Standing before television cameras during a trip to Africa, Obama suggested the bellicose rhetoric from some GOP candidates was an attempt to divert attention from Donald Trump, the wealthy businessman-turned presidential contender whose popularity is confounding the Republican field. "Maybe it gets attention and maybe this is just an effort to push Mr. Trump out of the headlines, but it's not the kind of leadership that is needed for America right now," Obama said during a news conference in

  • Midwest City police make three arrests in slaying, seek fourth suspect

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: 11 hr ago

    Three people have been arrested in a fatal shooting at a Midwest City home, and an arrest warrant has been issued for a fourth suspect.

  • Man shot by officer made threatening gesture, police say

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: 11 hr ago

    A man is recovering after being shot in the leg by an Oklahoma City officer early Monday.

  • HERE COMES THE SUN: Gov. Mary Fallin, OG&E flip switch on solar power project at Mustang plant

    By Paul Monies Business Writer pmonies@oklahoman.com | Updated: 11 hr ago

    Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin praised a 2.5 megawatt solar farm at Oklahoma Gas and Electric Co.'s Mustang plant in far western Oklahoma City at opening ceremony.

  • Gunfire wounds Biltmore Hotel employee during robbery

    BY MATT DINGER Staff Writer mdinger@oklahoman.com | Updated: 12 hr ago

    Oklahoma City Police report that about 2:50 p.m. Monday, a robbery was reported at the Biltmore Hotel, 401 S Meridian, and officers found a wounded hotel employee.

  • SandRidge is warned its stock could be removed from NYSE

    By Adam Wilmoth Energy Editor awilmoth@oklahoman.com | Updated: 13 hr ago

    Stock price has been below $1 since June 26, and must improve, New York Stock Exchange says.

  • Police say man found dead in southwest Oklahoma City was homicide victim

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: 13 hr ago

    Police are investigating the death of a man found in a car in southwest Oklahoma City as a homicide. Anyone with information is asked to call homicide detectives, police said.

  • Oklahoma City police arrest suspect in rape

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Mon, Jul 27, 2015

    An Oklahoma City man was arrested Sunday in a rape case.

  • Photographers explore, reflect on history during Oklahoma City National Memorial Instameet

    BY TIFFANY GIBSON, tgibson@opubco.com | Updated: 16 hr ago

    Local photographers gathered at the Oklahoma City National Memorial early Saturday for an Instameet.

  • Reactions to 4.5 earthquake felt in Oklahoma City, Edmond

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: 18 hr ago

    A magnitude-4.5 earthquake northwest of Guthrie shook the area on Monday afternoon.

  • 4.5M earthquake jostles Oklahoma City

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Mon, Jul 27, 2015

    A 4.5M earthquake shook Oklahoma City Monday afternoon.

  • 4.5 magnitude earthquake felt in Oklahoma City, Edmond

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: 18 hr ago

    A 4.5 magnitude earthquake was recorded near Crescent, Oklahoma Monday afternoon.

  • Medical Examiner's Office releases preliminary causes of death in Broken Arrow homicides

    BY SAMANTHA VICENT, Tulsa World | Published: Mon, Jul 27, 2015

    BROKEN ARROW — A Broken Arrow couple and three of their children whom police say were killed by the couple's oldest children all died of "multiple sharp force injuries," an Oklahoma State Medical Examiner's Office spokeswoman said Monday. Spokeswoman Amy Elliott said the deaths of David Bever, 52; April Bever, 41; Daniel Bever, 12; Christopher Bever, 7; and Victoria Bever, 5, will be classified as homicides. The full reports on each family member are not yet complete, she said. Broken Arrow police said the five were fatally stabbed late Wednesday inside their home in the 700 block of Magnolia Court and that a 911 call from the residence asked for help because the caller's brother was attacking their family.

  • Heat advisory issued, hot weather continues in Oklahoma

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: 21 hr ago

    Temperatures are still hot in Oklahoma. A heat advisory has been issued from noon Monday until 8 p.m. in central and eastern parts of the state

  • $250 million plant expected to bring 300 jobs to Durant

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: 21 hr ago

    Commercial Metals Co. has chosen Durant for a $250 million micro mill

  • Police: No injuries after shots fired at Univ. of Florida

    Updated: 22 hr ago

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Two Gainesville residents face multiple charges following an argument that escalated into gunshots being fired outside a University of Florida dormitory. University police Maj. Brad Barber told The Gainesville Sun (http://bit.ly/1I4Nt1Q ) an argument broke out as people were leaving a bar. Barber says 25-year-old Clay Allen Shanks is accused of punching someone in the jaw before the two groups separated. He pulled a gun from a purse held by his 21-year-old girlfriend Sara Elizabeth Gooden and fired once into the ground of the Murphree Hall parking lot. Gooden got into a car with her friend and was arrested a short time later. Shanks was arrested by Gainesville police. They remain in the