• Police arrest man in fatal northeast Oklahoma City crash

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: 11 hr ago

    Charles Steele, 63, died Monday in a crash in the 2700 block of NE 63. Oklahoma City police arrested Marcus D. Mack, 33, on complaints of driving under the influence, causing a fatal crash, manslaughter and driving without a state driver's license.

  • U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio details his energy policy in Oklahoma City appearance

    By Adam Wilmoth Energy Editor awilmoth@oklahoman.com | Updated: 12 hr ago

    Sen. Marco Rubio, a Republican candidate for president, said he would end the ban on exporting domestic oil during his campaign visit to Oklahoma City on Wednesday.

  • Norman police investigate 1-year-old's death

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: 14 hr ago

    Norman police are investigating the death of a 1-year-old at motel. Officers have not determined what happened or if anyone is at fault.

  • Large house fire in Oklahoma City

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: 15 hr ago

    Fire fighters are responding to a house fire in southwest Oklahoma City.

  • Judge considers placing First National Center in receivership


    Unclear if air conditioning will be restored in landmark building on Wednesday

  • Oklahoma City school district sees lower suspension rate, official says

    By TIM WILLERT Staff Writer twillert@oklahoman.com | Updated: 16 hr ago

    Teri Bell credited the Oklahoma City school district’s new student discipline and compliance office for the reduction, along with a willingness on the part of school administrators to spend more time doing interventions.

  • Lawton authorities searching for missing teenager

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Wed, Sep 2, 2015

    Lawton police are asking for the public's assistance locating a missing 16-year-old.

  • Judge enters not guilty plea for son of Oklahoma labor commissioner in father's stabbing death

    AP | Updated: 19 hr ago

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A judge has entered a not guilty plea for the son of Oklahoma's labor commissioner on a first-degree murder charge in the stabbing death of his father. Christian Costello appeared in a video arraignment before Oklahoma County Special Judge Russell Hall Wednesday in connection with the stabbing death of his father, Oklahoma Labor Commissioner Mark Costello. The 26-year-old Costello said nothing as Hall entered the not guilty plea and appointed the Oklahoma County Public Defender's Office to represent him. Hall set a preliminary hearing for Sept. 24. Authorities say Costello pulled out a knife while he and his 59-year-old father talked Aug. 23 at an Oklahoma City restaurant.

  • Hot days ahead through Labor Day weekend in Oklahoma

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Wed, Sep 2, 2015

    The weather is heating up in Oklahoma. Hot days will continue through the Labor Day weekend.

  • Bethany Bronchos win opener against Lone Grove Longhorns

    From Staff Reports | Published: Wed, Sep 2, 2015

    The Bethany Bronchos brought down the Lone Grove Longhorns during the football season opener played at Southern Nazarene University on Friday.

  • Oklahoma History Center festival tells a wild story

    From Staff Reports | Published: Wed, Sep 2, 2015

    The Oklahoma City Storytelling Festival, organized by Arts Council Oklahoma City, marked 35 years of celebrating the ancient art of storytelling last week at the Oklahoma History Center.

  • Oklahoma City-area community briefs

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Wed, Sep 2, 2015

    Oklahoma City-area community briefs

  • Mustang native serves in U.S. Navy

    From Staff Reports | Published: Wed, Sep 2, 2015

    Oklahoma man is stationed aboard the USS John C. Stennis, based in California.

  • Rolling into the holiday

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Wed, Sep 2, 2015

    Temperatures in and around Edmond are expected to be in the lower 90s for this week and through the Labor Day holiday weekend, making the outdoors enjoyable for many people and animals.

  • 45th Special Troops keep hungry soldiers fed in Oklahoma

    By Spc. Carli Styles For The Oklahoman | Published: Wed, Sep 2, 2015

    Long before the sun rose, members of the 45th Brigade Special Troops Battalion mess section began preparing meals for about 400 soldiers of the 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team training at Fort Sill in Oklahoma.

  • OKC council adopts policy on police, body cameras

    By William Crum Staff Writer wcrum@oklahoman.com | Published: Wed, Sep 2, 2015

    The Oklahoma City Council on Tuesday adopted a policy for police use of body-worn cameras, clearing the way for a pilot project testing 100 cameras to begin. The city's initial steps into use of cameras appeared likely to begin with a disagreement between police administrators and the police union over standards for review of footage. There is all-but-unanimous agreement, though, among city leaders and leadership of the Fraternal Order of Police that the technology is valuable and should be deployed. FOP President John George strongly emphasized officers support the body cameras initiative, which required four new police department positions and could grow to include 700 cameras. The policy adopted by the

  • Oklahoma County jurors shown video of inmate being detained before his death

    BY KYLE SCHWAB Staff Writer kschwab@oklahoman.com | Updated: Tue, Sep 1, 2015

    Testimony began Tuesday in the trial of a former Oklahoma County lieutenant accused of causing the death of an jail inmate.

  • First-time student enrollment climbs at Rose State College

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Wed, Sep 2, 2015

    Enrollment at Rose State College for the fall semester stands at 8,957, with 2,122 of those first-time students. That's a 6.3 percent increase over the fall 2014 total at the Midwest City college.

  • Oklahoma Christian School will break ground on $4 million expansion

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Wed, Sep 2, 2015

    Oklahoma Christian School in Edmond will hold groundbreaking for a $4 million expansion of the high school Sept. 11.

  • Cleveland County jumps into fair season with horse show in Norman

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Wed, Sep 2, 2015

    Horses and riders got a jump-start on the Cleveland County Free Fair with the annual Cleveland County Horse Show in Norman. The fair will be Sept.10-13.