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OK County Jail Trust to hear recommendations for new jail on new site

The Oklahoma County Criminal Justice Authority or Jail Trust will meet Mon. Nov. 29 to consider recommendations for a new jail and new site.

Water main blowout cuts off water to County Jail in early morning hours

A water main that supplies the Oklahoma County Jail and the surrounding area blew out in the early morning hours Friday.

New legislative map calls for major changes to Senate District 30 in OKC

SD-30, the most gerrymandered senate district in Oklahoma City will become a much more compact district for the next ten years.
OKC City Council

OKC City Council approves MAPS 4 subcommittees but with controversy

The City Council of Oklahoma City approved a large slate of new appointees to MAPS 4 subcommittees today and approved the AFSCME contract.
Cathy Cummings

Cathy Cummings may relocate, run for Ok County District 3 Commissioner

OKLAHOMA CITY (Free Press) -- Cathy Cummings may go ahead and run for the District 3 Oklahoma County Commissioner race even after being gerrymandered...

New pedestrian-bike bridge being built symbolizes debate over road usage

A new pedestrian-bike bridge over the intersection of Britton Road and the Northwest Expressway pleases some but not all.
Julius Jones

Shouts, tears, hugs, as commutation of Julius Jones sinks in for supporters

Gov Kevin Stitt has commuted Julius Jones' death sentence to life without the possibility of parole. Others are still on death row.

Okla County Commissioners settle on new district map, public shows anger

The Board of Oklahoma County Commissioners determined new borders for each of the three County districts in a special meeting Thursday.
Board of County Commissioners

Each Ok County commissioner submits own map for district vote Thursday

The Oklahoma County commissioners will vote for one of three maps for new districts in the county that are not based on discussions Monday.
Oklahoma Capitol

Okla Senate Democrats’ alt map would have CD5 repping Okla County

Oklahoma Senate Democrats introduced two bills in the special session intended to keep most of Okla County in CD5. It died in committee.