• Executive Q&A: Valir Health's entrepreneurial CEO aims to help many people

    By Paula Burkes Business Writer pburkes@oklahoman.com | Updated: 2 hr ago

    Executive Q&A with Tom Tucker Valir Health's entrepreneurial CEO aims to help many people

  • 51,300 power outages remain, Oklahoma Gas & Electric Co. reports Monday

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: 3 hr ago

    Power outages continue to affect Oklahomans due to a three-day ice storm. Temperatures are expected to warm into the 40s on Monday.

  • Arson suspect held on murder complaint

    By Jane Glenn Cannon Staff Writer jcannon@oklahoman.com | Published: Mon, Nov 30, 2015

    NORMAN — A woman whose body was found inside a burned mobile home has been identified and her death ruled a homicide. Brandi Fish, 38, died of blunt force trauma, according to the state Medical Examiner's office. The woman's husband, Cody Wayne Fish, 31, is being held in the Cleveland County jail on complaints of first-degree arson and first-degree murder. Formal charges are expected to be filed this week, said Meghan McCormick, spokeswoman for the Cleveland County Sheriff's Office. Firefighters found Brandi Fish's body Nov. 23 while extinguishing a fire at 16400 Carnegie Circle in rural northeast Cleveland County. A short time later, deputies found Cody Fish walking near the intersection of 156th Ave. NE and Indian

  • Fort Gibson man killed in Muskogee County crash

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: 7 hr ago

    A man driving at a high rate of speed crashed and died in Muskogee County on Sunday. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported the fatal crash.

  • Cloudy with drizzle Monday, temperatures in 40s in central Oklahoma

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: 7 hr ago

    Skies will be cloudy with morning drizzle Monday in central Oklahoma, the National Weather Service reports. High afternoon temperatures will be in the 40s.

  • Power outage relocates Oklahoma City fire marshal office Monday

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: 7 hr ago

    The Oklahoma City fire marshal offices have been relocated Monday due to a power outage. The outage has affected the office at 2300 General Pershing Boulevard.

  • Norman native Zac Taylor named Miami Dolphins' offensive coordinator

    FROM WIRE REPORTS | Published: Mon, Nov 30, 2015

    DAVIE, Fla. — The Miami Dolphins have named Norman native and former Norman High quarterback Zac Taylor as their offensive coordinator. The Dolphins fired offensive coordinator Bill Lazor on Monday. The move by interim coach Dan Campbell came after the Dolphins lost 38-20 to the New York Jets on Sunday. The Dolphins (4-7) were shut out in the first half and have scored less than 21 points in each of their past five games. Lazor was in his second season with the Dolphins. Taylor is in his fourth year in Miami and will remain the quarterbacks coach. Taylor's father-in-law is Mike Sherman, who, coincidentally, was the Dolphins offensive coordinator two years ago. Sherman hired Taylor at A&M and took his son-in-law

  • Advances in technology help Oklahoma police, residents catch criminals together

    By Graham Lee Brewer Staff Writer gbrewer@oklahoman.com | Updated: 8 hr ago

    Six Oklahoma law enforcement agencies are participating in ATACRAIDS, a national database program that allows officers to track crimes, traffic accidents and other emergency calls by accessing an online map.

  • UPDATE: Northbound I-35 lanes at Red River open after tractor-trailer crash Monday

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: 9 hr ago

    The northbound lanes of Interstate 35 at the Red River bridge in Love County have opened. A tractor-trailer wreck had been reported.

  • UPDATE: Del City High School, northwest Oklahoma City elementary school closed Monday due to power outages

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: 11 hr ago

    An Oklahoma City elementary school is closed Monday due to a power outage. Linwood Elementary in northwest Oklahoma City is closed. Also Del City High School is closed.

  • Oklahoma cabaret singer ‘hanging’ with the greats

    By Jane Glenn Cannon Staff Writer jcannon@oklahoman.com | Updated: 11 hr ago

    KT Sullivan took an active interest in the arts, especially music and literature from an early age, says her mother, Elizabeth Sullivan, of Norman, Oklahoma.

  • 4.5 magnitude earthquake near Medford, Oklahoma Monday

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: 11 hr ago

    A 4.5 magnitude earthquake has been reported near Medford, Oklahoma in Grant County Monday.

  • Oklahoma City law enforcement is looking for a few good women

    By Josh Wallace Staff Writer jwallace@oklahoman.com | Published: Mon, Nov 30, 2015

    From 9 to 11 a.m. Dec. 12, a seminar will be held at Metro Tech Business Center, 1900 Springlake Drive, Oklahoma City, for women who are interested in a career as a first responder.

  • Oklahoma DHS may have to reimburse fathers millions in paternity cases

    By Nolan Clay Staff Writer nclay@oklahoman.com | Published: Mon, Nov 30, 2015

    Four men filed the lawsuit in 2011, complaining they were wrongfully charged 10 percent interest on back child support rather than a fluctuating rate determined by the prime rate set by banks.

  • Oklahoma ice storm ends; damage remains

    Updated: 20 hr ago

    An ice storm which has crippled power to thousands of people across Oklahoma ended Sunday morning with the possibility of more rain Monday but temperatures are expected to remain above freezing.

  • Oklahoma teens credit horse power for rodeo championships

    By Sharla Bardin, For the Oklahoman | Updated: 23 hr ago

    Ali Armstrong, 16, of Lexington, and Cortney Townsend, 18, of Norman, said they look at their horses as partners and think the animals share their desire to succeed.

  • College students juggle work, school, mental stress issues

    By Bradon Long Staff Writer blong@oklahoman.com | Yesterday

    Today, the percentage of young adults reporting significant mental health problems has tripled since the 1980s to somewhere between 33 and 40 percent, said Gregg Henriques, a psychology professor at James Madison University.

  • OSU Football: Ogbah Clarifies Comments

    john helsley | Yesterday

    Emmanuel Ogbah, the Cowboys’ defensive star, felt the need to clarify postgame comments in the aftermath of his team’s 58-23 loss to Oklahoma Saturday night. Seated before reporters, Ogbah was asked for his thoughts on the game. Said Ogbah: “They were better prepared and pretty much out-coached us. We were out-coached.” Ogbah’s tone was low-key, not defiant. Nothing like Ohio State’s Ezekiel Elliott the week before, when he called out the Buckeyes coaching staff for not giving him enough carries in a loss to Michigan State.

  • OSU Football: Big Game James Hits Mark

    john helsley | Yesterday

    When Cowboys receiver James Washington streaked 72 yards for a touchdown in the second quarter, the sophomore passed the 1,000-yard mark receiving for the season. “It just shows that I guess hard work pays off,” Washington said. “I work hard in practice all the time. I do what the coaches tell me to do. And I just try to do what I can to help my team win, really. That’s what it comes down to.” Washington entered the game with 908 yards receiving, then led the Cowboys with seven catches for 169 yards. He became the first OSU receiver to reach that mark since Josh Stewart in 2012. “I never kept up with any numbers,” Washington said. “I just try to win, every game.

  • Downtown Oklahoma City churches to display architecture, history

    By Carla Hinton Religion Editor chinton@oklahoman.com | Yesterday

    The historic houses of worship on downtown Oklahoma City's "Church Row," along with several other holy houses will be featured in the "Downtown Holiday Historic Church Tour and Holiday Concert" set for Dec. 6.