• Authorities: Body found in rubble 3 days after apparent gas explosion in Manhattan

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities: Body found in rubble 3 days after apparent gas explosion in Manhattan.

  • More restrictive spring break pondered after party shooting

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A house party that dissolved into a hail of gunfire and left seven young people hurt has officials on the Florida Panhandle pondering what to do with a spring break season they say has gotten out of control. The raucous parties in the spring break capital of Panama City Beach have, for years, had politicians, police and businesses tussling over how much to crack down on a key economic force. That debate was revived again when a packed gathering of dancing 20-somethings turned into a sprawling crime scene early Saturday. "This is what we've been trying to warn people about," said Bay County Sheriff Frank McKeithen. "It was only a matter of time and it's only a matter of time until it happ

  • Live Coverage: Thunder vs. Suns

    staff reports | Updated: 2 hr ago

    The Oklahoma City Thunder tries to extend its lead over the Phoenix Suns for the final playoff spot in the Western Conference. Follow our live coverage with Darnell Mayberry, Anthony Slater and more from around the Web.

  • Landmark Oklahoma City restaurant goes up for auction

    By Brianna Bailey, Business Writer | Updated: 4 hr ago

    Owner hoping for buyer to continue the eatery’s 51-year tradition of service in northeast Oklahoma City.

  • Oklahoma regional robotics competition stresses problem-solving, collaboration

    By Tim Willert, Staff Writer | Updated: 4 hr ago

    Cox Convention Center hosts a two-day robotics event billed as a ‘sport for the mind’ for students.

  • Egypt's president says leaders at summit have agreed to create a joint Arab military force

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — Egypt's president says leaders at summit have agreed to create a joint Arab military force.

  • Arab leaders say military strikes in Yemen will continue until rebels withdraw, surrender arms

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — Arab leaders say military strikes in Yemen will continue until rebels withdraw, surrender arms.

  • During tornado season in Oklahoma, planning ahead is key to staying safe

    By Silas Allen, Staff Writer | Published: Sun, Mar 29, 2015

    Rick Smith, warning coordination meteorologist at the National Weather Service’s Norman office, said planning ahead is critical to tornado safety in Oklahoma. When a tornado is bearing down, it’s too late to make a plan, he said.

  • Oklahoma education rally expects to draw thousands to state Capitol

    By Tim Willert, Staff Writer | Published: Sun, Mar 29, 2015

    Parents and teachers will target legislators Monday at the state Capitol for a lobbying push to bring more resources to public education in Oklahoma.

  • Oklahoma journalists to be inducted into Hall of Fame

    From staff reports | Published: Sun, Mar 29, 2015

    Robby Trammell, news director for The Oklahoman and NewsOK.com, is among 12 outstanding journalists scheduled to be inducted April 30 into the Oklahoma Journalism Hall of Fame.

  • Oklahoma Watch: State's prisons cut care for many mentally ill inmates

    By Clifton Adcock, Oklahoma Watch | Updated: 14 hr ago

    Oklahoma Watch: According to the Oklahoma Corrections Department, about a third of prison inmates exhibit signs of a serious mental illness. The number has increased by nearly a third over two years, to 9,432 inmates in 2014, Corrections Department records show.

  • Oklahoma Capitol Boxscore for Sunday, March 29, 2015

    By Rick M. Green, Capitol Bureau | Updated: 14 hr ago

    Rick M. Green: Oklahoma Capitol Boxscore for Sunday, March 29, 2015.

  • Oklahoma medical news briefs

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: 14 hr ago

    Oklahoma medical news briefs for Sunday, March 29, 2015

  • Oklahoma education notes for March 29, 2015

    Updated: 14 hr ago

    Oklahoma education notes for March 29, 2015

  • Animal shelters across nation open camps to teach children

    By Sue Manning
    The Associated Press |
    Published: Sun, Mar 29, 2015

    LOS ANGELES — Children who love to dance, act or play sports have summer camps specialized just for them. But many parents don't realize that kids who are passionate about pets can have the same immersive experience. Thousands of youngsters ages 6 to 17 will attend day camps this summer at hundreds of animal shelters across the country. The urge to nurture animals starts early — especially with pets becoming key parts of families — giving rise to the popularity of programs that offer budding veterinarians and other young animal lovers a way to help dogs and cats and learn the responsibilities of owning pets.

  • D.C. Notes: Some House members want top aides to live in Oklahoma but travel frequently to Washington

    | Updated: 19 hr ago

    Chris Casteel: D.C. Notes for Sunday, March 29, 2015.

  • Business people, March 29

    Published: Sun, Mar 29, 2015

    Business people, March 29, 2015

  • #MyOklahoma

    | Updated: 19 hr ago

    We asked our community of readers to show us why they live in and love Oklahoma. We received more than 41,000 responses via Instagram, Twitter, Facebook or NewsOK.com and plan to run an image every day. Some images may have been digitally altered by the photo grapher. Follow us on Instagram @News_OK to see more photos.

  • Air pollution takes a double toll on babies' brains, research shows

    By Geoffrey Mohan
    Los Angeles Times Tribune News Service |
    Updated: 19 hr ago

    A common pollutant in vehicle exhaust, power plant emissions and secondhand cigarette smoke can shrink white matter in fetal brains and cause further developmental damage during the toddler years, a new study suggests. Prenatal exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), a byproduct of incomplete combustion of organic material, was correlated with reduced white matter on the left side of children's brains during their toddler years, according to the study published online Wednesday in the journal JAMA Psychiatry.

  • BioSummit showcases funding sources for Oklahoma researchers

    By Jim Stafford
    For The Oklahoman |
    Published: Sun, Mar 29, 2015

    Through the efforts of the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation and the Oklahoma Center for the Advancement of Science and Technology, national experts with venture capital firms, the National Institutes of Health and National Institute on Drug Abuse and the U.S. Department of Agriculture are coming to Oklahoma City .




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