Special Coverage of Oklahoma News, Life and Events

Get inside the topics that matter. Our Special Coverage Library showcases big-picture stories. Stories which touch the lives of everybody in Oklahoma. These special reports focus on the social, political and historical forces which our editors believe have shaped, and continue to shape, Oklahoma.
Addicted Oklahoma

Oklahoma has a problem with prescription drug abuse and addiction, and this investigation series by The Oklahoman and Oklahoma Watch paints the state's problem.

A Glove Story

A look at a baseball glove factory, born and bred in the United States.

Search and Annoy

An in-depth look at TSA complaints made in Oklahoma City.


Outsiders no more!

Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon

Coverage of the Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon.

Oklahoma Inc.

Coverage of the numbers and rankings of Oklahoma's companies.

Oklahoma's drug cartel connection

Get complete coverage on Oklahoma's connection to drug cartels.

Dying Too Young

More than 2,100 Oklahoma children have died since 2006 from all causes including accidents or abuse. This page details the alarming trend and offers information on the deceased.

The Deadliest Day

An in-depth enterprise piece about the deadliest day in Oklahoma National Guard history since the Korean War.

Wings of Winter

Bryan Painter spends time with some Oklahoma bird watchers.

Still Soaring

A look at the impact Tinker Air Force Base has had on the B-52 fighter.

Ten-year anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001

A look at the decade since Sept. 11, 2001.

Sunshine Week

Though spearheaded by journalists, Sunshine Week is about the public's right to know what its government is doing, and why. Sunshine Week seeks to enlighten and empower people to play an active role in their government at all levels, and to give them access to information that makes their lives better and their communities stronger.

May 3, 1999, tornado

Oklahomans looked into the dark sky and saw terror.

Oklahoma wildfires

Complete coverage of wildfires in Oklahoma.

Oklahoma City Bombing

Complete coverage of the Oklahoma City Bombing.