• Video: Daniel Holtzclaw's police interrogation released

    kyle schwab | Updated: Thu, Feb 4, 2016

    The lengthy video of Daniel Holtzclaw's police interrogation, shown in November during the fired Oklahoma City police officer's sex crimes trial, was released Thursday. The two-hour recording taken on the evening of June 18, 2014, begins with the then-officer entering a small interrogation room in full uniform. Two police detectives advise Holtzclaw about a woman alleging he made her perform sex acts during a traffic stop at 2 a.m. earlier that day.  In December, a jury convicted Holtzclaw, 29, of Oklahoma City, of that sexual abuse as well as other sex crimes involving seven more women. The ex-cop was convicted of 18 sexual offenses, including four counts of first-degree rape, and

  • OKC School Board candidates discuss class size, funding, community during forum

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: Thu, Feb 4, 2016

    Carrie Coppernoll Jacobs and Adam Zodrow, two former teachers running for a seat on the Oklahoma City School Board, appeared Thursday night at a candidate forum on the campus of Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City. They took audience questions and discussed District 3 education issues. Watch a live stream above and read updates below.

  • Undercover drug sweep nets three arrests, 46 pounds of meth

    From Staff Reports | Updated: Thu, Feb 4, 2016

    State and federal investigators dismantled a meth trafficking organization in Oklahoma City, the Oklahoma State Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drug Control reported, arresting three men and confiscating crystal meth valued at about $500,000.

  • Two people dead in northeast Oklahoma City shooting Wednesday night

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: Thu, Feb 4, 2016

    Police found two people who had been shot in a car in northeast Oklahoma City Wednesday night. A man was dead at the scene and a woman died after being taken to a hospital.

  • Oklahoma City-area achievers

    From Staff Reports | Published: Thu, Feb 4, 2016

    Oklahoma City-area achievers

  • Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Thu, Feb 4, 2016

    Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options for Feb. 4.

  • Oklahoma City-area community news in brief

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Thu, Feb 4, 2016

    Oklahoma City-area community news in brief for Feb. 4.

  • Oklahoma news briefs for Feb. 4

    From Staff Reports | Published: Thu, Feb 4, 2016

    Oklahoma news briefs for Feb. 4, 2016

  • Oklahoma City police unveil sex offender database

    From Staff Reports | Published: Thu, Feb 4, 2016

    Oklahoma City police have joined a national database to helps track sex offenders.

  • Two Oklahoma City School Board candidates to appear at forum

    By Tim Willert Staff Writer twillert@oklahoman.com | Published: Thu, Feb 4, 2016

    Carrie Coppernoll Jacobs and Adam Zodrow will appear at a forum Thursday to make their final pitches for the Oklahoma School Board.

  • Choctaw man faces indictment in bank robbery at Oklahoma state Capitol complex

    By Kyle Schwab Staff Writer kschwab@oklahoman.com | Published: Wed, Feb 3, 2016

    A Choctaw man accused of an armed bank robbery at the state Capitol complex has been indicted in Oklahoma City federal court. Gilbert Gastelum, 43, is accused of robbing Credit Union One of Oklahoma on Jan. 7.

  • Dog dies in Wednesday apartment fire

    From Staff Reports | Published: Wed, Feb 3, 2016

    Oklahoma City firefighters worked to put out a fire at an apartment complex on the city's northwest side Wednesday afternoon. Officials said one dog was saved but another died.

  • UPDATE: High speed chase from Norman ends in Midwest City on Wednesday

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: Wed, Feb 3, 2016

    A high speed chase ended in Midwest City on Wednesday. One person is sought after a crash near E Reno Avenue and Sooner Road.

  • Self-described YouTube 'phone terrorist' is charged

    By Kyle Schwab Staff Writer kschwab@oklahoman.com | Published: Wed, Feb 3, 2016

    A Norman man who calls himself a “phone terrorist” has been charged with multiple counts of stalking, accused of making death threats by phone and posting the recordings to YouTube.

  • Scrabble players club offers serious competition for word nerds in Oklahoma City

    By Henry Dolive For The Oklahoman | Published: Wed, Feb 3, 2016

    Members of the Oklahoma City Scrabble players club meet each Monday at Jim’s Diner with one item on their agenda: competitive Scrabble. The club was chartered in 1983 and exists solely for those who like to play seriously competitive Scrabble, the board game that’s a trademark of Hasbro Inc.

  • Meet a 'living, breathing' historical figure as James Madison portrayer visits Oklahoma City

    By Matthew Price Features Editor  mprice@oklahoman.com  | Published: Wed, Feb 3, 2016

    The age of the brainy hero has arrived, says Bryan Austin, who portrays fourth president James Madison while representing the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation in Williamsburg, Va., and around the world. Austin will be in Oklahoma City on Thursday for a living history performance at the Oklahoma History Center.

  • Student chess competitions continue to draw interest in Oklahoma

    By Rebecca Rutledge For The Oklahoman | Published: Wed, Feb 3, 2016

    Young chess players from 46 schools and homeschool associations competed at the Ida Freeman Open in Edmond. Players competed in six divisions based on school grade and tournament rating.

  • OKC firefighters uphold traditions, training to handle collapsed buildings

    By Matt Dinger Staff Writer mdinger@oklahoman.com | Updated: Tue, Feb 2, 2016

    Oklahoma City's Station 8 trains to be ready to handle heavy rescues — including rescuing people in case of a building collapse from an earthquake.

  • Oklahoma City-area community briefs

    From Staff Reports | Published: Wed, Feb 3, 2016

    Oklahoma City-area community briefs

  • Oklahoma History Center marks Black History Month

    From Staff Reports | Published: Wed, Feb 3, 2016

    The Oklahoma History Center will dedicate each Saturday in February to celebrating Black History Month.




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