• Worries about new Edmond schools boundaries draw crowd to hearing

    By Steve Gust For The Oklahoman | Updated: 1 hr ago

    Edmond school administrators knew redrawing school boundaries would be an emotional issue for patrons and that proved to be the case Thursday night at the issue's first public hearing.

  • Investigators say Friday fire at Oklahoma City business intentionally set

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: 4 hr ago

    Investigators say a Friday fire at a northwest Oklahoma City restaurant was intentionally set and caused thousands of dollars in damage.

  • Durant man dies in Bryan County motorcycle crash Thursday night

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: 10 hr ago

    A man has died in a motorcycle crash in Bryan County. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported the crash Thursday night.

  • Okie artist Cody Hampton opens up about Plaza District show

    By Nathan Poppe Entertainment Writer npoppe@oklahoman.com | Published: Fri, Feb 12, 2016

    Oklahoma artist Cody Hampton has sharpened his illustrating skills at Tree and Leaf Clothing in the OKC's Plaza District, which has opened its doors to Drink & Draw. His art is on view there through March 11.

  • Oklahoma Democratic Party sues Fallin over records request

    By Kyle Schwab Staff Writer kschwab@oklahoman.com | Published: Fri, Feb 12, 2016

    Oklahoma Democrats asked for records on how much the governor spent on her trip to Paris in June. The organization complained its request made in June still hasn't been fulfilled.

  • Carrie Underwood, Blake Shelton, Charlie Wilson and more with Oklahoma ties contend for Grammys

    By Brandy McDonnell Features Writer bmcdonnell@oklahoman.com  | Published: Fri, Feb 12, 2016

    When the 58th Annual Grammy Awards are handed out Monday, several contenders have Oklahoma ties.

  • OKC Thunder: Outpouring of support exemplifies Monty and Ingrid Williams’ wide-ranging impact in the basketball community

    By Anthony Slater | Published: Thu, Feb 11, 2016

    By pure NBA scheduling coincidence, the New Orleans Pelicans arrived in Oklahoma City just hours after news spread of the tragic death of Ingrid Williams.

  • Defendant in Moore beheading repeats request for death penalty; judge holds off

    By Nolan Clay Staff Writer nclay@oklahoman.com | Published: Thu, Feb 11, 2016

    A murder defendant told a judge Thursday he still wants to plead guilty and be given a death sentence for beheading a co-worker at a Moore food distribution plant.

  • Budget hole grows to $1.3 billion amid oil bust

    By RICK M. GREEN Capitol Bureau rmgreen@oklahoman.com | Updated: 16 hr ago

    There will be 19.1 percent less money to appropriate for the 2017 fiscal year than was available for the current budget, Oklahoma Office of Management and Enterprise Services officials said Thursday.

  • Judge upholds Oklahoma law restricting abortion providers

    By Kyle Schwab Staff Writer kschwab@oklahoman.com | Updated: 16 hr ago

    A judge on Thursday upheld the constitutionality of a 2014 Oklahoma law that requires physicians performing abortions in Oklahoma to have admitting privileges at a hospital within 30 miles. Opponents of the law say it is "designed to shut down abortion clinics."

  • POLL: Who won Thursday's Democratic presidential debate in Milwaukee?

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: 17 hr ago

    Did you watch Thursday's Democratic debate? If so, who won? Take our poll and weigh in.

  • Governor's legal counsel resigns four months after testifying before grand jury

    By RICK M. GREEN and NOLAN CLAY Staff Writers     | Updated: 19 hr ago

    Gov. Mary Fallin's legal counsel Steve Mullins, who testified before a state grand jury investigating an execution drug mix-up, resigned Thursday. Mullins has served as the governor's general counsel since February 2012. His last day in the governor's office will be Feb. 29. In his resignation letter, Mullins praised Fallin, saying she had a "heart for God and the people of Oklahoma." He said he greatly enjoyed his job: "Each day was a wonderful adventure." "However, at a time when the state is facing tough financial decisions, I know that the office needs to eliminate personnel costs in the upcoming budget. "I have also been advised by my doctor that I need to better control the stress in my

  • Grant County man dies in crash

    From Staff Reports | Updated: 20 hr ago

    Donald Fitch, 79, of Medford, died this week in an ATV accident near Renfrow, according to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.

  • OKC Thunder: Anthony Morrow, Kevin Durant, Billy Donovan react to tragic death of Monty Williams' wife

    Anthony Slater | Updated: 21 hr ago

    It was an understandably somber atmosphere around the Thunder's shootaround this morning in advance of OKC's game against the Pelicans on Thursday night. Ingrid Williams, the wife of assistant coach Monty Williams, tragically died on Wednesday afternoon from injuries suffered in a car accident in Oklahoma City on Tuesday night. The team was still trying to process the news. "Tried to think about what I was gonna say, but I just love Coach Monty so much," Kevin Durant told reporters, fighting back tears, before eventually having to walk away. "I feel for him, man. Somebody we all love, man. I just don’t know what to say, man. I’m sorry.

  • OKC Thunder: Monty Williams’ children ‘expected to be OK,’ according to OKC police

    By Erik Horne, Staff Writer, ehorne@oklahoman.com | Updated: 21 hr ago

    Two of the children of Thunder assistant coach Monty Williams remain in the hospital after an accident Tuesday night that resulted in the death of Williams' wife, Ingrid. In a Thursday press conference, Oklahoma City Police Department Capt. Paco Balderrama said one of the three children who was a passenger in Ingrid Williams' sports utility vehicle was released from OU Medical Center. The names and ages of the children were not disclosed. “The other two are banged up but expected to be OK,” Balderrama said. Ingrid Williams, 44, died Wednesday from injuries sustained in a head-on collision in southwest Oklahoma City on Tuesday. Per Balderrama, Williams was driving north around 1700 S Western Avenue a little