• Oklahoma City school board to discuss vacancies

    By TIM WILLERT Staff Writer twillert@oklahoman.com | Published: Mon, Jul 20, 2015

    Oklahoma City school district has been without a chief operating officer since Rod McKinley abruptly resigned in January.

  • #OKC Boxscore

    By William CrumStaff Writerwcrum@oklahoman.com | Published: Mon, Jul 20, 2015

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

  • PLICO to take occupancy of Flatiron late September

    By Matthew Moore | Updated: Fri, Jul 17, 2015

    The renovation of the historic Flatiron building has created much excitement in the downtown Oklahoma City community. PLICO, the owners of the building, have targeted late September to take occupancy as their new corporate headquarters. Last week, it was announced that Berkshire Hathaway’s MedPro Group has agreed to purchase PLICO[MW1] , subject only to customary closing conditions and regulatory approval. The acquisition of PLICO is not expected to cause delay or shifts in PLICO’s plans to move into the renovated building. “We believe the Flatiron will be the perfect home for this next chapter of PLICO,” said Carl Hook, M.D., president and CEO of PLICO.

  • OKC school district gears up for Capitol Hill uniform auction

    By TIM WILLERT Staff Writer twillert@oklahoman.com | Updated: Sun, Jul 19, 2015

    Basketball, baseball and football jerseys from Capitol Hill High School, some with the name Redskins emblazoned across the front, will be auctioned by the Oklahoma City school district.

  • Oklahoma City police officers may start carrying naloxone

    By JACLYN COSGROVE Staff Writer jcosgrove@oklahoman.com | Published: Sun, Jul 19, 2015

    Naloxone is a medication called an "opioid antagonist" used to counter the effects of overdose from opioids, such as hydrocodone, oxycodone and heroin.

  • One person dies after being struck by train in Oklahoma City

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

    Railway officials confirm one person died Saturday evening after being struck by a train near SE 44 and Lindsay Avenue in Oklahoma City.

  • Police training for use-of-force situations in Oklahoma City

    BY ROBERT MEDLEY Staff Writer rmedley@oklahoman.com | Updated: Sat, Jul 18, 2015

    OSU-OKC offers a look at new police training for shooting situations Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City will host an open house at the OSU-OKC Public Safety Training Center, 3401 W Reno Ave, showing the Milo Range Theater, which offers a number of scenarios, including a bank robbery, an active shooter in a school or a disgruntled employee in the workplace.

  • Five OKC residents accused of child sex trafficking crimes

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

    Indicted in Oklahoma City federal court were: Tonya Gum, Trung Duong, William Baker, Russell Ehrens and Curtis Anthony, all of Oklahoma City, according to a news release from Sanford Coats, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Oklahoma.

  • Oklahoma congressmen express disappointment over flag display

    By Leilah Naifeh Staff Writer lnaifeh@oklahoman.com | Published: Sat, Jul 18, 2015

    U.S. Rep. Tom Cole, R-Moore, said he was 'shocked and disappointed' by groups displaying Confederate flags during President Barack Obama's visit to Oklahoma City and Durant, OK.

  • Oklahoma Guardsmen sharpen weapon skills

    By Sgt. Anthony Jones 145th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment For The Oklahoman | Published: Sat, Jul 18, 2015

    The soldiers of the Oklahoma National Guard's 2120th and their parent battalion, the 120th Engineer Battalion, 90th Troop Command, trained and qualified with their individual M16 rifles. To qualify, soldiers must hit at least 23 of 40 pop-up targets.

  • Vacation Bible school is in full swing

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: Fri, Jul 17, 2015

    Putnam City Baptist Church held vacation Bible school this week in northwest Oklahoma City.

  • Artist to teach zentangle relaxation technique

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: Fri, Jul 17, 2015

    The Oklahoma City metro-area classes are at 4 p.m. Tuesday at The Village Library, 10307 N Pennsylvania, and at 7 p.m. July 27 at the Belle Isle Library, 5501 N Villa.

  • Police release name of slain man suspected in theft of pickup in southwest Oklahoma City

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

    The name of a man shot and killed in southwest Oklahoma City has been released. Police say he was shot while trying to steal a pickup.

  • Oklahoma Guardsmen sharpen weapon skills

    By Sgt. Anthony Jones For The Oklahoman | Published: Sat, Jul 18, 2015

    The soldiers of the Oklahoma National Guard's 2120th and their parent battalion, the 120th Engineer Battalion, 90th Troop Command, trained and qualified with their individual M16 rifles. To qualify, soldiers must hit at least 23 of 40 pop-up targets.

  • OKC school district enrollment period begins Monday

    By TIM WILLERT Staff Writer twillert@oklahoman.com | Updated: Fri, Jul 17, 2015

    Oklahoma City Public Schools expects an increase in enrollment, which starts July 20 and continues through July 24, 2015.

  • Authorities arrest second man in connection with June homicide

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Fri, Jul 17, 2015

    The U.S. Marshal's Metro Fugitive Task Force arrested Christopher Guyton, 24, Thursday night on a murder complaint in the death of Ranika Lindsey, 26. She was a bystander who was hit by stray gunfire when shooting last month in Oklahoma City.

  • Salmonella outbreak sickens one Oklahoman

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: Thu, Jul 16, 2015

    Oklahoma health officials are warning residents to throw out certain stuffed chicken products after an outbreak of salmonella enteritidis left an Oklahoman ill.

  • Recent hire leaves Oklahoma City schools

    By TIM WILLERT Staff Writer twillert@oklahoman.com | Published: Fri, Jul 17, 2015

    Petra Heagy, a key member of the human resources leadership team, is leaving Oklahoma City Public Schools for personal reasons, a month after joining the district.

  • Vandalism of Oklahoma City Confederate monument draws inquiry

    From Staff Reports | Published: Fri, Jul 17, 2015

    Workers at Oklahoma City's Fairlawn Cemetery discovered Thursday that a Confederate veterans monument there had been vandalized with red paint. The monument honors 23 Confederate soldiers who are buried in the cemetery.

  • Oklahoma man gets 20 years in failed oisoning plot

    BY KYLE SCHWAB Staff Writer kschwab@oklahoman.com | Updated: Thu, Jul 16, 2015

    An Oklahoma City man pleaded guilty to plotting to poison his ex-girlfriend after learning she was pregnant.




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