Latest Oklahoma City Area News

  • OKC Scary Central Live Chat 10:30 a.m. Today

    Steve Lackmeyer | Updated: 32 min ago

    It’s been a long but good week. We have wonderful fall weather today for the annual Carpe Diem chili cook-off hosted by VI Marketing is 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. today on Park Avenue. For $10 you get three bowls of chili and a drink. Scheduling conflicts have kept me away during prior years – […]

  • Cooler temperatures arrive in Oklahoma Friday, freeze warning early Saturday

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    A freeze warning is in effect for early Saturday. Temperatures will dip to 31 degrees overnight.

  • Oklahomans begin casting early ballots

    By Graham Lee Brewer, Staff Writer | Published: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    Hundreds of residents showed up to vote early Thursday at the Oklahoma County Election Board. The election is Nov. 4.

  • Oklahoma City community activist to seek council seat

    By William Crum, Staff Writer | Updated: 11 hr ago

    James Cooper advocates a “connected” city that offers citizens broad economic opportunities.

  • Former Rose State College president eyed to lead state panel

    By Tim Willert, Staff Writer | Published: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    Jim Cook was president of Seminole State College and Rose State College. Cook is under consideration to be the executive director of the steering committee, who will manage and coordinate the development of the Oklahoma Academic Standards, including the standards writing process.

  • Students reminisce at a demolition party on the site of the former John Marshall High School

    By Tim Willert, Staff Writer | Published: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    Oklahoma City developers plan townhomes on the site of former John Marshall High School. About 60 graduates attended a ceremony for the old campus before demolition begins.

  • Carne Diem - Seize the Bowl of Chili!

    Steve Lackmeyer | Updated: 8 hr ago

    The third annual Carne Deim chili cook-off street party is set for 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday – a cool event hosted by VI Marketing. The street party on Park Avenue between Broadway and Robinson will feature tents with chili served by some of the city’s best restaurants, a live roof-top...

  • Man dies after officer-involved shooting, chase in southwest Oklahoma City

    By LeighAnne Manwarren, Staff Writer | Updated: 12 hr ago

    One man was fatally shot Thursday afternoon by two Oklahoma City police officers after a short pursuit ended in a southwest Oklahoma City park. The unidentified man died at Draper Park near S Santa Fe Avenue and SW 44. A woman inside the vehicle with the man was taken into custody, Oklahoma City...

  • White powdery substance found at Oklahoma City law firm deemed non-hazardous

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: 12 hr ago

    Authorities received a call Thursday morning about a white powdery substance that was received at a law firm in the 5700 block of S Western. Authorities determined it was not hazardous.

  • COATS FOR KIDS

    BY WILLIAM CRUM, Staff Writer | Updated: 12 hr ago

    Firefighters hand out new coats to 600 children at Oklahoma City’s Hillcrest Elementary School.




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