• John Rex Charter Elementary first-graders in Oklahoma City name baby robins

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    Marshmallow, Annie, Peep and Tweety hatched April 10 outside a window at the Oklahoma City school.

  • NHL player Jarret Stoll arrested in Las Vegas

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Los Angeles Kings center Jarret Stoll was arrested Friday for suspected cocaine possession at the MGM Grand Hotel's Wet Republic pool complex. Las Vegas police Lt. Michael Mauntel said Stoll is being held at the Clark County Detention Center. Stoll is the boyfriend of Erin Andrews, the "Dancing with the Stars" co-host and Fox Sports reporter. Stoll also was engaged to actress and model Rachel Hunter, singer Rod Stewart's former wife. The 32-year-old Stoll is an unrestricted free agent after struggling this season. He had six goals and 11 assists in 73 games, his seventh with Los Angeles after five with Edmonton. The center helped the Kings win Stanley Cup titles in 2012 and 2014. Los Angeles mis

  • Cardinal Francis George, key Catholic orthodoxy voice, dies

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    CHICAGO (AP) — Cardinal Francis George, a vigorous defender of Roman Catholic orthodoxy who played a key role in the church's response to the clergy sex abuse scandal and led the U.S. bishops' fight against Obamacare, has died after a long fight with cancer. He was 78. George, who retired as Chicago archbishop in the fall of 2014, a few months before announcing his treatment for kidney cancer had failed, died late Friday morning, according to the Archdiocese of Chicago. "Let us heed his example and be a little more brave, a little more steadfast and a lot more loving," Chicago Archbishop Blase Cupich said during a news conference, describing his predecessor as "a man of great courage.

  • Oklahoma City building permits for April 18

    Published: Sat, Apr 18, 2015

    Oklahoma City building permits for April 18

  • Partners in spirit and hope: Churches continue to help and heal 20 years after Oklahoma City bombing

    By Carla Hinton, Religion Editor | Published: Sat, Apr 18, 2015

    Churches in and near downtown Oklahoma City have continued to offer help and hope to the city and visitors in the 20 years since a bomb tore apart the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building on April 19, 1995.

  • OKC Beautiful's Gardening Tip of the Month: Celebrate Arbor Day by planting a tree

    By Carla Sharpe | Published: Sat, Apr 18, 2015

    Arbor Day, a national tree-planting holiday, is Friday. The Arbor Day Foundation serves our nation to “inspire people to plant nurture and celebrate trees.” You can join in the fun celebrating Arbor Day this year and plant a tree — or maybe two! You can find out more about Arbor Day and the Arbor Day Foundation at www.arborday.org. Being a tree enthusiast, Loretta Aaron loved Arbor Day. Here are her thoughts about this wonderful holiday: Arbor Day is a day set aside to plant trees in most of the United States. When you plant a tree, you plant not only for your enjoyment, but for generations to come. Large-specimen trees increase the value of your property by 20 percent. Trees conserve energy.

  • Popular prayer day event is moving from Oklahoma Capitol to downtown Oklahoma City

    By Carla Hinton, Religion Editor | Published: Sat, Apr 18, 2015

    The National Day of Prayer observance typically held at the Oklahoma Capitol will instead be held at in downtown Oklahoma City, said the event’s organizer Mike Jestes.

  • Oklahoma County public records for April 18

    Published: Sat, Apr 18, 2015

    Oklahoma County public records for April 18, 2015

  • Oklahoma County land sales

    Published: Sat, Apr 18, 2015

    Recent major sales in Oklahoma County totaled more than $37 million, according to deeds released from County Clerk Carolynn Caudill's Office. Major sales are those of $200,000 or more.

  • Edmond church forgoes services to package meals

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: 19 hr ago

    Volunteers packed meals for a hunger relief organization on a recent Sunday at Coffee Creek Church in Edmond.

  • Students artwork selected to promote El Reno burger day

    From Staff Reports | Published: Sat, Apr 18, 2015

    Winning designs by Canadian Valley Technology Center students in Yukon will help promote Fried Onion Burger Day in El Reno.

  • Oklahoma City-area community briefs

    Updated: 19 hr ago

    Community briefs

  • Oklahoma City code workshop planned

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Sat, Apr 18, 2015

    Code Enforcement 101 will be from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday in the Civic Center Music Hall Meinders Hall of Mirrors

  • Oklahoma City residents must obtain garage sale permit

    Published: Sat, Apr 18, 2015

    Permits are $7 and are available online by logging on to www.okc.gov, calling 297-2606 or by visiting Oklahoma City’s licensing office at 420 W Main St.

  • Sexual assault draws focus on Oklahoma campuses this month

    By Josh Wallace, Staff Writer | Published: Sat, Apr 18, 2015

    The YWCA and universities across Oklahoma are holding educational events about sexual assault, especially on college campuses.

  • Former Oklahoma Board of Education member accuses state schools Superintendent Joy Hofmeister of failing to communicate with panel

    By Tim Willert, Staff Writer | Published: Sat, Apr 18, 2015

    Former Oklahoma Board of Education member Amy Ford accused state schools Superintendent Joy Hofmeister of preventing members from discussing items in meetings and limiting their ability to add items for consideration by the panel. For those reasons, Ford said she withdrew from consideration for a second term on the board.

  • Man charged with 3 counts of manslaughter in Oklahoma City crash that killed toddler

    By Matt Dinger, Staff Writer | Published: Sat, Apr 18, 2015

    Demetrius Jerrod Price, 22, is charged in Oklahoma County District Court with three counts of first-degree manslaughter, accused of causing a fatal Oklahoma City crash that killed three people.

  • Oklahoma boards rise to meet new standards of the National Association of Realtors

    BY RICHARD MIZE, Real Estate Editor | Published: Sat, Apr 18, 2015

    New standards mandated by the National Association of Realtors have had the Oklahoma Association of Realtors counseling local boards on how to adapt.

  • Oklahoma City bombing survivors remember Edmond victims 20 years later

    By Diana Baldwin, Staff Writer | Published: Sat, Apr 18, 2015

    Survivors and victims’ families gathered to remember those from Edmond who were killed in the Oklahoma City bombing 20 years ago. Rainy weather brought part of the remembrance inside Friday.

  • Grandfather of child abuse victim dies in prison in Lexington, Oklahoma

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Sat, Apr 18, 2015

    Don Luke, a former newspaper editor in McAlester, was convicted of second-degree manslaughter in the death of his grandson, Ryan Luke, 2. Luke, 74, died of cancer Thursday at the Joseph Harp Correctional Center in Lexington.




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