• Time to turn back the clocks

    By Kyle Schwab, Staff Writer | Updated: 6 hr ago

    Oklahoma City clock shop owner Dick Michael has been in business since 1978. After decades of collecting, selling, buying, trading and repairing new and antique clocks, his passion is still ticking away. Michael’s Antique Clocks has more than a thousand clocks in its northwest Oklahoma City shop.

  • Dallas woman dies in Oklahoma automobile accident

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    Julissa Rodriguez, 42, was driving on Interstate 35 in Carter County Friday afternoon when her vehicle left the roadway, according to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol. The vehicle overturned twice and she died at the scene.

  • Man charged with murder, 8 other felonies in Oklahoma City shoot-out

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    Shane Leon Rhea, 40, was charged Friday in Oklahoma County District Court with first-degree murder, four counts of shooting with intent to kill, two counts of pointing a firearm at another, assault and battery with a deadly weapon and kidnapping.

  • One woman dies after shooting in northwest Oklahoma City

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: 8 hr ago

    One woman died Friday after a shooting at a northwest Oklahoma City home.

  • Stillwater police release 911 calls from near-beheading

    BY KYLE HINCHEY, Staff Writer | Updated: 8 hr ago

    Police released the 911 call made by Isaiah Zoar Marin, the suspect in Wednesday’s murder, and three calls from witnesses.

  • Police release name of man fatally shot by police in southwest Oklahoma City

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: 10 hr ago

    The man shot by officers in southwest Oklahoma City Thursday was identified Friday as Steven Keith Watters, 54, of Oklahoma City.

  • OSBI arrests Hollis man on child abuse complaint

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: 11 hr ago

    Ricky Garcia, 21, was arrested Friday on a child abuse complaint. His bail was set at $500,000. His 5-month-old daughter had multiple bruises on her head and body, a fractured right arm and left leg and retinal hemorrhages, OSBI reported.

  • Can the Thunder make the playoffs?

    Berry Tramel | Updated: 15 hr ago

    Earlier this week, I wrote about the plagues of Egypt descending upon the Thunder. You can read that column here. It was allegorical. I didn’t really mean that the Oklahoma River had turned to blood, that locust and frogs were in every crevice from Cattleman’s to the Civic Center, and that boils were popping up […]

  • Parties Extra! Video---Kristi Leonard and Laura Steen talk about the Junior League's Mistletoe Market

    Helen Ford Wallace | Published: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    [brightcove]3866935483001[/brightcove] Junior League President Kristi Leonard and Mistletoe Market Chairman Laura Steen talk about the JL Mistletoe Market on Parties Extra!

  • Steve Lackmeyer: Big announcements set to take place for Main Street area

    BY STEVE LACKMEYER slackmeyer@opubco.com | Updated: 16 hr ago

    The Oklahoman's Steve Lackmeyer took questions from readers in today's OKC Central Live Chat. You can join Steve's Q&A's on Fridays at 10:30 a.m. and submit your questions about the happenings in and around downtown Oklahoma City.

  • How I became a zombie in 'The Walking Dead' — sort of

    Richard Hall | Published: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    I have few dreams in my life: to be able to pay off my student loans before I die, to someday own a fully restored El Camino, and to one day play a zombie on “The Walking Dead.” Thanks to Baltimore artist Ted Dastick Jr., one of those dreams (kinda, sorta) became a reality. Dastick’s […]

  • Video shows black bears fighting in neighborhood

    Faith Heaton Jolley, KSL | Updated: Thu, Oct 30, 2014

    Two black bears decided to take their quarrel to a New Jersey neighborhood and a passing motorist filmed all the action.

  • Weekend Events Roundup: Oct. 31 - Nov. 3

    Nathan Poppe | Published: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    I am horrifyingly excited for this weekend because there’s a mountain of spooky and rad weekend fun to conquer. Grab a katana, lightsaber or water pistol and help me storm the weekend castle. >> FRIDAY: This one’s a no-brainer. It’s the last edition of the 2014 season of H&8th and the fun kicks off in […]

  • UPDATE: Officials say Tulsa hospital patient with fever has malaria, not Ebola

    By KENDRICK MARSHALL - Tulsa World | Updated: 19 hr ago

    A person who was admitted to a Tulsa hospital with a fever after recently traveling to West Africa has tested positive for malaria, according the Tulsa City-County Health Department. The person, who hasn’t been identified, was at OSU Medical Center as of Thursday night for evaluation and was being monitored for possible Ebola, Marketing Coordinator Jamie Calkins said. "The individual was being monitored daily by public health personnel because the person had traveled to Guinea, Liberia or Sierra Leone within the previous 21 days," the Tulsa Health Department said in a statement. Read the full story at TulsaWorld.com.

  • Cooler temperatures arrive in Oklahoma Friday, freeze warning early Saturday

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: 19 hr ago

    A freeze warning is in effect for early Saturday. Temperatures will dip to 31 degrees overnight.

  • Joe Mixon's high school coach: 'A split-second does not represent the man I've known for four years'

    Jason Kersey | Updated: 19 hr ago

    NORMAN — Freedom High School football coach Kevin Hartwig is excited for folks in Oklahoma to get acquainted with the “real” Joe Mixon. “You guys haven’t seen the real Joe,” Hartwig said Thursday evening. “When you do, you’ll understand what I mean when I say that. “A split-second does not represent the man I’ve known […]

  • Oklahoma football: Playing well and losing "stinks"

    Berry Tramel | Updated: 19 hr ago

    OU has played a decent number of football games in which it lost and played poorly doing it. Let’s see. Baylor 2013. Texas 2013. Texas A&M 2012. OSU 2011. Probably some others. The Sooners also have lost games in which they actually played well, most notably two weeks ago Kansas State. OU played really well. […]

  • Halloween events abound across Oklahoma this weekend

    Brandy McDonnell | Published: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    A version of this column appears in Friday’s Weekend Life section of The Oklahoman. From spooky to sweet, Halloween events are offered across Oklahoma this weekend Frightful plays, “truck-or-treating,” and a haunted castle, forest and river will be hosting thrill seekers and candy hunters. Golden October light glimmers off an autumn wonderland decked out with […]

  • Garth Brooks treating fans to one-day sneak peek of his album TODAY on GhostTunes.com

    Brandy McDonnell | Published: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    Oklahoma country music superstar Garth Brooks has a special treat for his fans this Halloween. The longtime Owasso resident is offering a one-day-only sneak preview of his highly anticipated comeback album “Man Against Machine,” due out Nov. 11. The preview started at midnight and is available only until midnight and expires as Oct. 31 gives […]

  • Oklahoma man gets 10 years for rape of fast-food restaurant co-worker

    By AMANDA BLAND - Tulsa World | Updated: 21 hr ago

    A Broken Arrow man who pleaded guilty to raping a co-worker has been ordered to serve 10 years in prison. Prosecutors alleged that Jose Artamio Aguayo, now 26, raped the woman in his pickup on April 20, 2011, according to court documents. Aguayo and the woman worked together at a Carl's Jr. restaurant. The victim told police that on the evening she was raped, Aguayo made inappropriate comments and gestures to her during their shift. Read the full story at TulsaWorld.com.