Oklahoma City police K-9s receive ballistic vests

News | Published: Wed, May 6, 2015

The Oklahoma City Police Department is holding a vesting ceremony Wednesday night in recognition of the department’s nine K-9s receiving ballistic vests. The vests were made possible through...

Oklahoma transportation officials urge drivers to be aware of motorcyclists on highways

News | Published: Tue, May 5, 2015 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

Oklahoma has seen a sharp increase in motorcycle fatalities since the beginning of the year, the Oklahoma Highway Safety Office reports. One accident last month killed one biker and injured...

Oklahoma City budget proposal reflects expectation of slower growth

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The likelihood of slower growth against population increases and residents’ rising expectations for Oklahoma City government are balance in Oklahoma City budget for 2015-16.

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Donna Boles, principal at Perkins-Tryon Intermediate School, has been named the 2015-2016 Oklahoma Elementary Principal of the...

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  • Urban Land Institute guides planning for state hospital site in Norman, Oklahoma

    BY RICHARD MIZE, Real Estate Editor | Updated: Sun, May 3, 2015

    The ULI’s “Building Healthy Places” initiative is part of the organization’s vision for the eventual former site of state-owned Griffin Memorial Hospital.

  • Shootout Sunday evening in west Oklahoma City

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Sun, May 3, 2015

    After a shootout Sunday evening in west Oklahoma City, police are searching for two men who fled the area after the gun fight.

  • Motocyclist dies after crash in Norman

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Sun, May 3, 2015

    The accident, which involved a motorcycle and a sport utility vehicle, occurred about 12:30 a.m. in the area west of State Highway 9 and the nortbound ramp to Interstate 35, Norman police said.

  • Oklahoma City police investigate homicide early Sunday

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Sun, May 3, 2015

    Oklahoma City police said they are investigating a homicide at an apartment complex in the 3600 block of N Lottie Avenue.

  • Edmond Exchange

    BY DIANA BALDWIN | Updated: Sun, May 3, 2015

    Edmond Exchange, a weekly wrap-up of what is going on in Edmond.

  • Head-shaving event for cancer research set at VZD's in Oklahoma City

    Updated: Thu, Apr 9, 2015

    VZD’s, 4200 N Western Ave., will hold a St. Baldrick’s Foundation head-shaving event starting at noon Sunday to raise funds for childhood cancer research. With a goal of raising $160,000, nearly 75 participants are expected to shave their heads to support the foundation’s mission to conquer...


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