• Suspicious death investigated as homicide in Oklahoma City on Tuesday

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: 4 hr ago

    Police are investigating a man's death in northwest Oklahoma City on Tuesday.

  • Anniversaries

    Anniversaries

    From Staff Reports | Published: Tue, May 24, 2016

    The Okla­homan will publish free anniversary announcements for Oklahoma couples celebrating 50 years or more of marriage. To contribute information: Send an email to dlindauer@oklahoman.com with “Anniversary” in the subject line. Send mail to The Oklahoman, Attn.: Darla Lindauer, P.O. Box 25125, Oklahoma City, OK 73125. To contribute a photo, email a JPEG image or mail a good-quality photo — no larger than 5 by 7 inches and no smaller than 2 by 3 inches — with your anniversary information two weeks before the anniversary.

  • Man found in Oklahoma City house died from drug toxicity

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Tue, May 24, 2016

    One of three people found in a southwest Oklahoma City home in March died from drug toxicity, the medical examiner's office reports.

  • Metro Technology Center in Oklahoma City awards scholarships to students of the year

    Metro Technology Center  in Oklahoma City...

    From Staff Reports | Yesterday

    Two Metro Technology Center students received $1,000 cash recognition awards as superintendent's students of the year during the recent commencement. Brooklyn Scarberry received the adult student award, and Kanesha Tate received the high school student award.

  • Cosplay characters get down during Downtown Library prom in Oklahoma City

    From Staff Reports | Published: Tue, May 24, 2016

    Teens danced the night away, took part in activities and crafts and entered a costume contest at a recent cosplay prom at the Ronald J. Norick Downtown Library in Oklahoma City.

  • Oklahoma news briefs for May 24

    From staff reports | Published: Tue, May 24, 2016

    Oklahoma news briefs for May 24, 2016

  • Oklahoma City-area community briefs

    From Staff Reports | Published: Tue, May 24, 2016

    Oklahoma City-area community briefs

  • Motorcycle safety course offered for the deaf in Oklahoma City

    From Staff Reports | Published: Tue, May 24, 2016

    Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City’s Center for Safety and Emergency Preparedness for the first time will offer for deaf participants a specialized section of its basic motorcycle rider course. Admission is free, but class size is limited to 12 participants.

  • Testimony continues in "Cathouse" murder trial

    Testimony continues in

    By Kyle Schwab Staff Writer kschwab@oklahoman.com | Published: Mon, May 23, 2016

    Denny Edward Phillips, 38, of Salina, and Russell Lee Hogshooter, 38, of Oklahoma City, are charged with six counts of first-degree murder and one count of conspiracy in the fatal shootings. Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty.

  • #OKC Boxscore

    #OKC Boxscore

    By William Crum Staff Writer wcrum@oklahoman.com | Updated: Sun, May 22, 2016

    William Crum: #OKC Boxscore is a weekly look at Oklahoma City civic affairs.

  • Students, parents pay tribute to retiring Mid-Del teacher

    Students, parents pay tribute to retiring...

    By Tim Willert Staff Writer twillert@oklahoman.com | Published: Sun, May 22, 2016

    Linda Curry, a pre-kindergarten teacher at Cleveland Bailey Elementary school, is retiring after 45 years in classrooms.

  • Plan to raise Oklahoma's sales tax has supporters, detractors

    Plan to raise Oklahoma\'s sales tax has...

    By Ben Felder Staff Writer bfelder@oklahoman.com  | Published: Sun, May 22, 2016

    Supporters of the ballot initiative spearheaded by University of Oklahoma President David Boren — State Question 779 — say it will raise $615 million for education and teacher pay increases. But some say an increase in sales tax is not the appropriate vehicle for funding schools.

  • Northwest Expressway reopens in Oklahoma City

    Northwest Expressway reopens in Oklahoma City

    From Staff Reports | Published: Sat, May 21, 2016

    Kristy Yager, an Oklahoma City spokeswoman, said crews worked all day Saturday to clear the roadway.

  • Oklahoma students win Love’s Creative SPARKS awards

    Oklahoma students win Love’s Creative SPARKS...

    From Staff Reports | Published: Sat, May 21, 2016

    For her idea to address the needs of foster children in her community, Corn Bible Academy student Lauren Anderson has won the grand prize in this year’s Love’s Creative SPARKS awards. The competition, a program of Creative Oklahoma, recognizes students who use their imagination to envision a more creative learning environment.

  • Crossroads Hospice seeks student volunteers in the Oklahoma City area

    From Staff Reports | Published: Sat, May 21, 2016

    Crossroads Hospice is seeking student volunteers to provide comfort, companionship and a helping hand to terminally ill patients and their families in the Oklahoma City area.

  • Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Sat, May 21, 2016

    Bugsy, a friendly 5-month-old, 43-pound hound mix, is the featured adoptable pet at the Oklahoma City Animal Shelter for May 21..

  • Oklahoma History Center hosts academic competition

    Oklahoma History Center hosts academic competition

    From Staff Reports | Published: Sat, May 21, 2016

    The Oklahoma History Center hosted the state competition for Oklahoma National History Day, an academic program for sixth- through 12th-grade students. State winners are eligible to represent Oklahoma at the Kenneth E. Behring National History Day Contest at the University of Maryland at College Park in June, according to the History Center website.

  • Oklahoma City-area achievers

    From Staff Reports | Published: Sat, May 21, 2016

    Oklahoma City-area achievers

  • Event in Oklahoma City focuses on how churches can help domestic abuse victims

    Event in Oklahoma City focuses on how churches...

    By Carla Hinton Religion Editor chinton@oklahoman.com | Updated: Fri, May 20, 2016

    Spiritual leaders and houses of worship often play a key role in whether religion heals or harms, experts said at the event at Oklahoma City Community College.

  • Ceremony honors fallen Oklahoma law officers

    From staff reports | Published: Sat, May 21, 2016

    Oklahoma law enforcement officers who died doing their duty were honored Friday morning in a ceremony at the Oklahoma Law Enforcement Memorial, 3600 Martin Luther King Ave.




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