• Money saving advice from a former circus clown

    Tim Torkildson, FamilyShare | Updated: Fri, Aug 22, 2014

    Are you like Chicken Little when it comes to money - always running about shouting, "The sky is falling!" Here's a little financial advice that might help you calm down and stop laying eggs!

  • 'Drag Float' Floats Your Boat

    Elizabeth Hurd | Updated: Fri, Aug 22, 2014

    A review of Robert Matson's comedy about drag queens and others stranded on the ocean.

  • COOP to debut lineup of 3.2 cans, enter grocery market

    Nick Trougakos | Published: Fri, Aug 22, 2014

    Hot news for you today beer fans — let’s get right to it: COOP Ale Works plans to introduce a lineup of three 3.2-strength beers to be sold in four packs of 16 oz. cans at grocery and convenience stores in Oklahoma. Let that sink in for a minute. If you’ve frequented the monthly H&8th […]

  • Tractor-trailer overturns in Norman Friday

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Fri, Aug 22, 2014

    NORMAN - A tractor-trailer has overturned along northbound Interstate 35 at State Highway 77 Friday, authorities report. Traffic is backing up in the area. Check NewsOK.com for updates.

  • Police release pictures of woman in connection with an Oklahoma City car theft

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Fri, Aug 22, 2014

    Police are looking for a woman in connection with stealing a car in northwest Oklahoma City. The woman was caught on a surveillance camera.

  • OKC Thunder hires Florida assistant Mark Daigneault to be 66ers head coach

    Anthony Slater | Updated: 1 hr ago

    Oklahoma City’s newest professional team has its first head coach. On Friday afternoon, Sam Presti and the Thunder officially hired Florida assistant Mark Daigneault to lead the 66ers.

  • Tulsa dentist accused of unsanitary practices surrenders license to state board

    By GINNIE GRAHAM - Tulsa World | Updated: 3 hr ago

    A Tulsa oral surgeon found to have possibly exposed up to 5,000 patients to HIV, hepatitis B and hepatitis C may be permanently barred from practicing as of Friday.

  • 10 books that you were forced to read in junior high, but would change your life now as an adult

    Katelyn Carmen, KSL | Updated: 16 hr ago

    You might be pleasantly surprised to find that the books that you didn't enjoy as a kid are actually fantastic as an adult.

  • More About the Billboard and the Maywood Apartments

    Steve Lackmeyer | Published: Fri, Aug 22, 2014

    Live tweeting at public meetings has its drawbacks. Such was the case at the Downtown Design Review meeting on Thursday. I tweeted out what was said by Mark Tolson, architect on the second phase of the Maywood apartment development. He told the committee that Lamar advertising had refused to consider any changes to a billboard […]

  • Where have baseball's 20-game winners gone?

    Berry Tramel | Published: Fri, Aug 22, 2014

    The Twins’ Phil Hughes, the Athletics’ Scott Kazmir, the Tigers’ Rick Porcello and the Tigers’ Max Scherzer are tied for the American League lead with 14 victories each. Which means they are on pace to finish with 18 wins. More evidence that baseball has changed. Only four times in baseball history — going back to […]

  • Oklahoma Capitol repair bonds authorization begins

    BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS | Published: Fri, Aug 22, 2014

    Oklahoma officials are beginning the process of authorizing $120 million in bonds to renovate the state’s nearly century-old Capitol. Legislation authorizing a 10-year bond issue to repair the Capitol building goes into effect on Friday, 90 days after it was signed into law by Gov. Mary Fallin. The Oklahoma Capitol Improvement Authority has scheduled a meeting on Monday to begin the process of authorizing bonds to pay for repairs to the Capitol. The 452,000-square-foot Capitol was constructed between 1914 and 1917 for $1.5 million. Now, the building’s facade is crumbling and barricades have cordoned off the south side of the structure since 2011 to prevent visitors from climbing the steps of the south portico

  • Bond hearing set for accused Tulsa officer

    BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS | Published: Fri, Aug 22, 2014

    TULSA — A veteran Tulsa police officer charged in the off-duty fatal shooting of his daughter’s boyfriend earlier this month is set to ask a judge that he be released on bond. Court records indicate attorneys for Shannon Kepler are scheduled to ask a district judge Friday to set bond, saying Kepler is not a flight risk. Kepler pleaded not guilty earlier this week in the Aug. 5 shooting death of 19-year-old Jeremey Lake. Kepler has been held without bond since the shooting and his case is set for a preliminary hearing on Oct. 22. Kepler’s attorney, Richard O’Carroll, said earlier this week that there isn’t one credible witness to the event. Prosecutors countered that it’s improper for attorneys to try

  • More heat Friday in central Oklahoma, advisory issued in Tulsa area

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Fri, Aug 22, 2014

    Oklahomans are enduring another wave of hot weather. Temperatures will be near 97 degrees in Oklahoma City Friday.

  • Criminal investigation is underway into possible public corruption, campaign violations

    BY NOLAN CLAY, Staff Writer | Updated: 13 hr ago

    Oklahoma County District Attorney David Prater confirmed the criminal investigation, saying there is a lot of information to review and witnesses to interview.

  • More victims are possible in Oklahoma City police sex crime case

    By LeighAnne Manwarren, Staff Writer | Updated: 14 hr ago

    Oklahoma City police officer Daniel Holtzclaw was arrested about 3 p.m. Thursday. He is accused of sexually assaulting at least six women while on patrol in the Springlake division.

  • West Nile case confirmed in Tulsa County

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: 15 hr ago

    A Tulsa County resident has contracted West Nile virus, the second Oklahoman sickened by the virus this season.

  • Medical marijuana backers in Oklahoma miss signature requirement for spot on ballot

    By Rick M. Green, Capitol Bureau | Updated: 16 hr ago

    Tulsa-based Oklahomans for Health’s medical marijuana initiative drive in Oklahoma collected about half of the signatures needed to put the issue on ballot.

  • Oklahoma rally speakers say police killing in Ferguson, Mo., could happen anywhere

    By Jennifer Palmer, Staff Writer | Published: Thu, Aug 21, 2014

    About 100 people of different races gathered for a rally at the Oklahoma Capitol on Thursday, moved to action by unrest in Missouri following the police shooting of an unarmed black teenager.

  • Two Bristow residents die in Oklahoma wreck

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: 16 hr ago

    Two people died Thursday after a traffic accident in Creek County, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported.

  • Four are injured in pipeline fire near Lindsay

    By Jay F. Marks, Business Writer | Updated: 16 hr ago

    Four contract workers were injured in fire Thursday at a natural gas pipeline in Garvin County, in southern Oklahoma.