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Oklahoma City Council

Council appoints new city auditor, intros Human Rights Commission ord

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The OKC City Council hired a new City Auditor, approved a road project to benefit Tinker AFB, introduced a Human Rights Commission ordinance.

Ed Sec Walters’ personal salary funded by secret pro-charter donors

Oklahoma's appointed Ed Sec Ryan Walters is paid $120,000 by a nonprofit funded by secret billionaires promoting charter schools.
BoCC

Commissioners approve spending on new, separate Sheriff’s website

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The Oklahoma County Board of County Commissioners approved spending on a new Sheriff's website separate from the county's website.
Oklahoma City Council

Council hears budget proposals — Parks, Dev Services, Planning, Transit

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Presenting budgets Tuesday were the Parks and Recreation Department, Development Services, Planning, and Public Transit and Parking.
police

Police shoot southeast OKC man while executing search, arrest warrants

Members of the Oklahoma City Police Department shot a man they thought was pointing a lethal weapon at the police helicopter.
BoCC

Commissioners approve Douglas street closure, recognize Drug Court

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The Oklahoma County Board of County Commissioners met Monday and came to an agreement with the U.S. Air Force on expansion of Tinker AFB.
hostage

Death in Oklahoma County Jail under investigation

Another detainee in the Oklahoma County Detention Center (Jail) died early Friday morning. It is the seventh for the jail so far in 2022.
Oklahoma County Jail

Jail Advisory Board debates subcommittee make-up, Jail Trust seat rec

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The Citizens Advisory Board for the Oklahoma County Jail Trust met for their third time and debated the make-up of subcommittees.
Oklahoma City Council

Council approves water park, resort investment, sells oldest public park

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The City Council for Oklahoma City managed to sell off the oldest public park in Oklahoma City to private interests.
COVID relief

Gov Stitt admin keeping report secret on questionable relief funds spending

Oklahoma Gov. Stitt's administration officials have repeatedly denied nonprofit newsrooms' requests to release a report on federal funds use.