• 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

    BY KYLE SCHWAB Staff Writer kschwab@oklahoman.com | Updated: 5 hr ago

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

  • 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.

  • Oklahoma City-area community briefs

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

    Oklahoma City-area community briefs

  • 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

  • St. Gregory's University president to speak to Oklahoma City Estate Planning Council

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

    St. Gregory's University President D. Gregory Main will speak to the Oklahoma City Estate Planning Council on "Current Challenges in Public and Private Higher Education" at 7:30 a.m. Sept. 10.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Labor Day weekend patrols to target driving under the influence

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: 6 hr ago

    Law officers will patrol the Oklahoma City area over the Labor Day holiday weekend. Extra enforcement will crackdown on drivers under the influence. Lake Tenkiller will also be patrolled in northeast Oklahoma.

  • Judge considers receivership for control of troubled First National Center

    BY STEVE LACKMEYERAND BRIANNA BAILEY Business Writers | Updated: 6 hr ago

    U.S. District Judge Stephen Friot, citing concerns over deteriorating conditions at First National Center, is considering appointing a receiver to take control of the landmark as a way to restore air conditioning and prevent shut-offs of other utilities.

  • Getting to OU stadium might take new game plan

    By Jason Kersey Staff Writer jkersey@oklahoman.com | Published: Tue, Sep 1, 2015

    Both the Lindsey Street and State Highway 9 exits off Interstate 35 in Norman, Oklahoma, are under construction, and there is additional roadwork on both streets after you exit.

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

    By TIM WILLERT Staff Writer twillert@oklahoman.com | Published: Tue, Sep 1, 2015

    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.

  • Man shoots, kills suspected burglar in southwest Oklahoma City

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: 7 hr ago

    A man in southwest Oklahoma City told police he shot and killed a burglar Tuesday. The shooting was reported in the 2800 block of SW 59.

  • Name of woman found dead in Newcastle motel released

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: 7 hr ago

    The name of a woman found dead in a Newcastle motel has been released. Authorities are investigating her death.

  • Judge considers placing First National Center in receivership

    BY BRIANNA BAILEY Business Writer  bbailey@oklahoman.com  | Updated: 9 hr ago

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

  • Broken Arrow Blue Bell plant resumes operation

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: 10 hr ago

    The Texas-based Blue Bell said production at the Broken Arrow plant will be on a limited basis as the company seeks to confirm that new procedures, facility enhancements, and employee training have been effective.