Oklahoma City firefighter takes top prize in golf game

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An Oklahoma City firefighter won top honors in the World Police and Fire Games in Virginia.

Oklahoma state briefs for July 29

News | Published: Wed, Jul 29, 2015

Oklahoma state briefs for July 29, 2015

UCO plans to renovate historic Mitchell Hall

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The University of Central Oklahoma plans to renovate Mitchell Hall.

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  • Crescent quake makes, breaks history

    By Sheila Stogsdill For The Oklahoman | Published: Wed, Jul 29, 2015

    The largest rumbling occurred Monday afternoon, part of a one-two punch. A 4.0-magnitude quake struck at 12:49 p.m. Less than 30 minutes later, at 1:12 p.m., the large 4.5-magnitude quake again shook the city, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The 4.5 quake was among the nine largest...

  • OKC police seek felon in home invasion, shooting

    BY KYLE SCHWAB Staff Writer kschwab@oklahoman.com | Published: Wed, Jul 29, 2015

    Naco Lamont Hopkins, 39, of Oklahoma City, is sought on a complaint of robbery with a dangerous weapon related to a March home invasion in Oklahoma City.

  • UCO expands academic offerings this fall

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Wed, Jul 29, 2015

    The University of Central Oklahoma offers 117 undergraduate majors, 85 minors and 70 graduate programs.

  • State briefs

    From Staff Reports | Published: Wed, Jul 29, 2015

    Oklahoma state briefs for July 29, 2015

  • Program offers parents chance to work out overdue child support obligations

    BY RANDY ELLIS Staff Writer rellis@oklahoman.com | Published: Tue, Jul 28, 2015

    Parents will be given an opportunity to work out payment schedules and have the warrants withdrawn under an Amnesty in August program announced Tuesday by the Child Support Services division of the Oklahoma Department of Human Services.

  • Study recommends increase in Edmond's water, sewer rates to fund improvements

    BY DIANA BALDWIN Staff Writer dbaldwin@oklahoman.com | Published: Tue, Jul 28, 2015

    City council members in Edmond, Oklahoma, did not make any decision on rate increases for water or wastewater services. They plan to hold a public hearing to inform customers about the increases and planned infrastructure improvements.

  • Cattle owner pleads no contest to neglect citations

    By William CrumStaff Writerwcrum@oklahoman.com | Published: Tue, Jul 28, 2015

    The city rounded up the cattle July 2 from fields in far southwest Oklahoma City. Two died within 10 days.

  • Police name Biltmore Hotel robbery, gunshot victim

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Tue, Jul 28, 2015

    Joshua Joseph, 39, was wounded by gunfire Monday outside the Biltmore Hotel, 401 S Meridian Ave., in Oklahoma City. Police have also released a description of a car thought to be involved in the robbery, a gray Ford Taurus with an Arizona tag.

  • Let's right our restrooms for all

    By Paula Burkes Business Writer pburkes@oklahoman.com | Published: Tue, Jul 28, 2015

    Many so-called handicapped-equipped restrooms aren’t actually usable.

  • MTV show 'Catfish' to unveil Oklahoma City online scam

    BY SILAS ALLEN Staff Writer sallen@oklahoman.com | Updated: 12 hr ago

    The MTV program 'Catfish' will air Wednesday night and will show a link to the scam in Oklahoma City.

  • Authorities study body found near interstate

    BY GRAHAM LEE BREWER Staff Writer gbrewer@oklahoman.com | Updated: 13 hr ago

    Police sent homicide detectives Tuesday to investigate the discovery of human remains. The remains were found about 9:30 a.m. near Interstate 40 and Peebly Road.

  • Oklahoma County inmate's death is being investigated

    BY GRAHAM LEE BREWER Staff Writer gbrewer@oklahoman.com | Updated: 14 hr ago

    An inmate was found dead at the Oklahoma County jail last week, authorities said Tuesday. The death is under review by authorities.

  • Midwest City police searching for murder suspect

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Tue, Jul 28, 2015

    Midwest City police are searching for Mosi Abasi Dennis, 19, in the fatal shooting of Kenneth L. Walker, 51.

  • Former OKC councilman, mayoral candidate dies at 73

    By William Crum Staff Writer wcrum@oklahoman.com | Updated: 15 hr ago

    Frosty Peak had a decadelong political career marked by encounters with Mick Cornett, who beat him twice running for mayor. Peak first was elected to the city council on March 16, 1993, winning a five-way primary race for the seat from Ward 1 in northwest Oklahoma City.

  • Where most of us live in Oklahoma

    Phillip OConnor | Updated: 16 hr ago

    Spreading out far and wide?  Not so much in Oklahoma. In fact, we rub shoulders like nobody's business. Almost half of of the state's population resides in just five counties.  See the map below.



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