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ICE plans new enforcement facility in OKC

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has plans for a new facility in Oklahoma City around I-40 and Meridian. It is designed to provide offices...
Tabiai and Elias

From immigrant to award-winning police officer

For Mohammad Tabiai, it’s been a productive process of immigrating from Morocco and ending up an award-winning police officer in the Oklahoma City Police...
Balderrama gets Major's insignia from Chief Citty

Paco Balderrama first Hispanic major in OKC PD history

Paco Balderrama was promoted to the rank of major in the Oklahoma City Police Department Tuesday. He is the first officer from Hispanic culture to...
Raised hands against

Braums loses bid before OKC Planning Commission

It just wasn't Braum’s day in the Oklahoma City Planning Commission Thursday. Braum’s wants to buy and demolish the Classen Grill building and the Donnay...
Brittany Warrior, mother

Mother shouts “Liar, Liar!” punctuating Fallin’s State of the State address

“Let’s get to work,” meant something different to three protesters in the House gallery as Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin closed her State of the...
Judge LaGrange gives the oath to Cooper - 1

Cooper takes OKC Ward 7 seat, calls it “opportunity to serve”

Lee E. Cooper, Jr. was sworn in as interim Ward 7 Oklahoma City Councilman Tuesday to fill the seat of John Pettis, Jr. who...
Rev. Lori Walke

Is Chamber of Commerce out of step with public on next MAPS tax?

Big differences on how to use a portion of a proposed new MAPS-type penny sales tax were exposed in a public hearing Tuesday at...
Unloading petitions at city clerk's office

Group determined to call vote for local schools income tax

See updates in this story added Thursday, Nov. 30, 2:30 p.m. The group Save OKC Schools is determined to call for a vote of OKC...
Brecheen defends SB 694

Urban senators of both parties oppose power grab

A bill intended to stop Oklahoma cities and counties from passing ordinances against discrimination revealed a divide between rural and urban senators Monday. Senate Bill...
Walnut Grove SWD No. 1

Injected OKC: Disposal wells downtown

Six active disposal wells of the type thought to cause earthquakes are within 2.5 miles of Oklahoma City’s 50-story Devon Tower. Two of those six...

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