• Latest on police-custody death: O'Malley visits Baltimore

    Updated: 5 min ago

    4:15 p.m. A spokeswoman for former Democratic Gov. Martin O'Malley says he canceled an overseas trip to return to Baltimore to help the city after the riots. O'Malley left office in January after serving two terms as governor, the maximum allowed under state law. Before that, he was mayor of Baltimore. He is considering seeking the Democratic nomination for president in 2016. "Since last night, he has been reaching out to community leaders, the mayor and members of the clergy to offer his assistance where appropriate and needed," spokeswoman Lis Smith said. The former governor lives in Baltimore. His wife is a judge in the city.

  • Orioles to play White Sox on Wednesday in closed stadium

    Updated: 10 min ago

    BALTIMORE (AP) — After a pair of postponements caused by rioting in Baltimore, the Orioles and Chicago White Sox will play Wednesday at Camden Yards in what is believed to be the first game without fans in Major League Baseball's history. Because of the unsettled environment in Baltimore, where rioters burned a drug store and set police cars ablaze on Monday night, officials moved the game up five hours from its original 7:05 p.m. starting time and closed it to the public "It's all about what's best for the city and the safety of our people," Orioles manager Buck Showalter said in a telephone interview with The Associated Press. "The last thing you want to do is put the fans in harm's way. You have to err on the side of saf

  • Orioles-White Sox game Wednesday closed to public

    Published: Tue, Apr 28, 2015

    The Orioles and White Sox will play the finale of their three-game series Wednesday at Camden Yards in a game that will be closed to the public. The series has had games postponed Monday and Tuesday after public unrest in Baltimore. Wednesday's game will begin at 1:05 CT. The Orioles' series scheduled this weekend with the Tampa Bay Rays has been moved from Baltimore to Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Fla. The Orioles will play as the home team in the three-game series which begins Friday. The city of Baltimore has faced riots following the funeral of 25-year-old Freddie Gray, who died April 19 of injuries sustained while in Baltimore police custody.

  • Oklahoma County deputies bust three with stolen IDs, methamphetamine

    By Jonathan Sutton, Staff Writer | Published: Tue, Apr 28, 2015

    Investigators are looking into a possibly burglary ring after arresting three people with stolen ID’s, Social Security cards and more than 100 car keys.

  • UPDATE: Two arrested in Tuesday homicide

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: 33 min ago

    Emitt Crawford, 24, and and Anthony Parks, 24, were taken into custody Tuesday on complaints of murder, police said.

  • TNT reporter Craig Sager discusses Thunder's future

    Mel Bracht | Published: Tue, Apr 28, 2015

    Craig Sager, TNT’s flamboyant sideline reporter who is sidelined after a relapse with leukemia, discussed the Thunder’s future in an interesting esssay on NBA.com. Here’s the link.  

  • Five recommended reads for National Superhero Day

    Matthew Price | Updated: 35 min ago

    The Internet tells me that it’s National Superhero Day (apparently celebrated with donuts?).  And while there’s a huge comic-book holiday coming up on Saturday with Free Comic Book Day, I don’t want to let an opportunity to recommend some superhero comics pass by. So, the following are five recommended reads featuring superheroes for National Superhero […]

  • Two dogs die in Norman house fire

    By Jane Glenn Cannon, Staff Writer | Updated: 36 min ago

    Firefighterss tried but were unable to rescue two dogs that perished in a house fire in Norman. All the residents at 310 S Lahoma Ave. were reported to be safe.

  • Moderate earthquake rattles southern Mexico

    Updated: 38 min ago

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — A moderate earthquake shook the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca on Tuesday, but there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. The U.S. Geological Survey said the afternoon quake had a preliminary magnitude of 5.5 and struck at a depth of about 70 miles (110 kilometers). Its epicenter was 6 miles (10 kilometers) east of the city of Palomares, near Oaxaca's border with Veracruz, and was felt more than 110 miles (177 kilometers) away by residents in the state capital, which also is named Oaxaca. The Oaxaca state government said on its website that it was monitoring the areas where the quake was felt most strongly, but it had no early indications of anyone being hurt or of property damage.

  • Garth Brooks sets another ticket sale record, adds opening date to his Tennessee run

    Brandy McDonnell | Updated: 40 min ago

    Oklahoma country music superstar Garth Brooks has broken his Knoxville, Tenn., ticket sales record. The previous record was set over Nov. 1 and 2, 1996, with 48,359 tickets sold. As of Monday, Brooks, who was born in Tulsa and grew up in Yukon, has sold 48,683 tickets. The Oklahoma State University graduate also has set […]

  • Wife: Sailor died trying to save others; 3 boaters missing

    Updated: 43 min ago

    DAUPHIN ISLAND, Ala. (AP) — With the sailboat leaning precariously during a fierce storm in Mobile Bay, Kris Beall climbed over the side trying to right the craft and wanted to save others, his wife said Tuesday. Beall, 27, of Pineville, Louisiana, was swept away into the white-capped water, only to be found dead later — one of two people confirmed killed in a marine tragedy that left four others missing. Authorities identified the other victim as Robert Delaney, 72, of Madison, Mississippi. A good Samaritan found the body of a third victim while fishing near an offshore gas platform Tuesday morning, U.S. Coast Guard officials said. That person's name hasn't been released and authorities are still searching for thre

  • Oklahoma City police seek help finding man accused of sexual assault

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

    Oklahoma City police released surveillance photos Tuesday of a man accused of sexual assault.

  • Man accused of punching neighbor over cigarette

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

    Joshua Steven Kiehl, 27, was arrested on assault complaints, Oklahoma City police reported. He is accused of punching a man who is legally blind and uses a cane.

  • After historic arguments, court to rule on same-sex marriage

    Updated: 49 min ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Pivotal Justice Anthony Kennedy, whose vote could decide the same-sex marriage issue for the nation, did not tip his hand Tuesday in historic arguments at the Supreme Court. But Kennedy's record on the issue could give encouragement to gay and lesbian couples. As advocates and protesters demonstrated outside, the author of the court's three prior gay rights rulings talked about the touchstones of dignity and concern for children in same-sex households that drove his favorable earlier opinions. But he also worried about changing the definition of marriage from the union of a man and a woman, a meaning that he said has existed for "millennia-plus time.

  • Go Red For Women---Parties Extra! Video

    Helen Ford Wallace | Published: Tue, Apr 28, 2015

    [brightcove]4199948392001[/brightcove] Calley Herth and Shelly Jordan talk about the Go Red For Women Luncheon on Parties Extra!

  • Oklahoma City woman leads Bethany police on high-speed vehicle chase with 3-year-old son in the back seat

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

    After allegedly pulling a gun on a jogger and leading Bethany police on a high-speed vehicle pursuit with her 3-year-old son unbuckled in the back seat, an Oklahoma City woman was arrested Sunday.

  • Of Character: Each season of life has and continues to be important to Ken Mendenhall

    By Bryan Painter, Staff Writer | Updated: 1 hr ago

    “Regardless of one’s station in life there are needs that adulation or success don’t touch, therefore Christianity has relevance for everyone,” Ken Mendenhall said.

  • Coast Guard: 3rd body found in search for boaters missing after storm hit coastal Alabama

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    DAUPHIN ISLAND, Ala. (AP) — Coast Guard: 3rd body found in search for boaters missing after storm hit coastal Alabama.

  • Listen: Miranda Lambert's new song 'Two of a Crime,' from the upcoming movie 'Hot Pursuit'

    Brandy McDonnell | Published: Tue, Apr 28, 2015

    Oklahoma country music superstar Miranda Lambert, who lives in Tishomingo, has released her new song, the Tex-Mex romp “Two of a Crime,” which she wrote for the movie “Hot Pursuit.” As previously reported, Lambert recently revealed live on Ryan Seacrest “On Air” that she wrote the song after being asked by Reese Witherspoon to contribute […]

  • Edmond Memorial's Curran Scott commits to play for Mark Price at UNC-Charlotte

    Scott Wright | Published: Tue, Apr 28, 2015

    The chance to play for a legendary Oklahoma native was a big selling point for Curran Scott, even if it means going to North Carolina to do it. The Edmond Memorial senior verbally committed to UNC-Charlotte, coached by Enid native and former NBA star Mark Price. “Coach Price was really the determining factor for me, […]