• Rain, possible severe weather return to Oklahoma on Monday, forecasters predict

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Mon, May 25, 2015

    The National Weather Service predicts a 70 percent chance of heavy rain Monday in the Oklahoma City metro area. Showers and thunderstorms are likely after 1 p.m., forecasters said.

  • #OKC Boxscore for Monday, May 25, 2015

    By William Crum, Staff Writer | Published: Mon, May 25, 2015

    William Crum: The week in review, and the week ahead, in Oklahoma City civic affairs.

  • Oklahoma residents lose belongings to flood, but thankful they are alive

    BY JACLYN COSGROVE, Staff Writer | Published: Mon, May 25, 2015

    Oklahoma residents across the region, including in Lawton, Indiahoma, Cache, Medicine Park, Meers and Paradise Valley saw flooding Sunday. There were no reports of injuries or deaths, according to Comanche County Emergency Management.

  • Flooding leaves at least two Oklahomans dead, forces many from homes

    By Silas Allen, Staff Writer | Updated: Sun, May 24, 2015

    The American Red Cross is opening six shelters across Oklahoma for residents who have been displaced by floods. Red Cross spokesman Ken Garcia said officials are working with local emergency managers to identify what services are needed.

  • Three seniors from Oklahoma City school district receive Gates Millennium Scholarships

    By Tim Willert, Staff Writer | Updated: Sun, May 24, 2015

    Christopher Briggs, Rachel Watson and Christian Luper, all of Oklahoma City, were among 1,000 students nationwide to be awarded the Gates Millennium Scholarship, which is funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

  • Under-50-unit apartment properties sell well in Oklahoma City

    BY RICHARD MIZE, Real Estate Editor | Updated: Sun, May 24, 2015

    Average price per unit in Oklahoma City is up so far this year compared to 2014, said Ted Prince, a broker with Newmark Grubb Levy Strange Beffort, who specializes in smaller properties.

  • Officials warn some Cleveland County residents to be ready to evacuate

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: Sun, May 24, 2015

    Cleveland County officials warned residents near the Little River to be ready to evacuate Sunday morning, according to a notice from the Cleveland County Sheriff’s Office. Officials began releasing water from Lake Thunderbird on Sunday morning because the lake is full. Residents near the Little River should expect flooding and be prepared to move to higher ground if necessary, officials said.

  • Elk City residents begin returning to homes

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Sun, May 24, 2015

    After heavy rains and flooding caused firefighters to evacuate many Elk City residents, people are begining to return to their homes. Some roads and a bridge remain washed out.

  • 28 homes evacuated in Purcell due to flooding

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: Sun, May 24, 2015

    A McClain County emergency management official said 28 homes in Purcell were evacuated after a nearby creek overflowed causing significant flooding Saturday night.

  • Edmond Exchange

    Updated: Sun, May 24, 2015

    Edmond Exchange, a weekly wrap-up of what is going on in Edmond.

  • Severe weather: Oklahoma City rainfall by the numbers

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: Sun, May 24, 2015

    The following chart details the rainfall Oklahoma City has experienced so far this month:

  • Flooding closes Oklahoma City, Norman streets; shelter opened

    Published: Sun, May 24, 2015

    Heavy rainfall has caused flooding and has closed several Oklahoma City streets, police said

  • Alzheimer's steals memories but not couple's love

    By Jaclyn Cosgrove, Staff Writer | Published: Sun, May 24, 2015

    The Gardners are among the thousands of Oklahoma families watching a loved one gradually disappear. An estimated 60,000 Oklahomans have Alzheimer’s disease, according to the Alzheimer’s Association.

  • Oklahoma Capitol Boxscore

    By Rick M. Green, Staff Writer | Updated: Fri, May 22, 2015

    Rick M. Green: Oklahoma Capitol Boxscore for Sunday, May 24, 2015.

  • Oklahoma medical news in brief

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Sun, May 24, 2015

    Oklahoma medical news briefs for Sunday, May 24, 2015.

  • Oklahoma artist Holly Wilson tells big stories through little people

    By Brandy McDonnell, Features Writer | Updated: Sat, May 23, 2015

    A sculptor and photographer of Cherokee and Delaware heritage, Oklahoman Holly Wilson tells tales of the human condition through her photos of her young children and small sculptures representing people, emotions and experiences.

  • Oklahoma nonprofit's director follows her childhood dreams of volunteering

    By Bryan Painter, Staff Writer | Published: Sun, May 24, 2015

    “Throughout many different community service activities and my work in the education and nonprofit sector I have met countless people who are making an impact on their community and who’ve inspired me to do more,” Paula Wackenheim said. “There are just so many people who are working at a very grassroots level to improve education and health outcomes, it really is exciting to see how service, no matter how small, can benefit others.”

  • Oklahoma congressman denounces cynics, critics and terrorists at conference

    By Randy Ellis, Staff Writer | Published: Sun, May 24, 2015

    U.S. Rep. Steve Russell, R-Oklahoma City, railed against cynics, critics and terrorists Saturday during a rousing speech at the Southern Republican Leadership Conference in Oklahoma City.

  • Oklahoma's lakes, boating industry slowly start recovering from drought

    By Adam Kemp, Staff Writer | Published: Sun, May 24, 2015

    Six weeks ago, with Oklahoma in the midst of a historic, yearslong drought, some area boaters worried whether they would get a chance to get on the water this summer. Today, some worry the water may be too high.

  • SRLC: Republicans criticize Hillary Clinton at Oklahoma City conference

    By Chris Casteel, Washington Bureau | Updated: Sat, May 23, 2015

    Carly Fiorina says Hilary Clinton can’t be trusted in the White House, while Dr. Ben Carson, Jim Gilmore and Mark Everson help wrap up Southern Republican Leadership Conference.