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MAPS 4 Mental Health Forum

More mental health sites, services, and support comprise MAPS 4 proposal

On July 29, District 1 Oklahoma County Commissioner Carrie Blumert hosted a forum at Northcare to introduce a proposal she and her team have named "MAPS 4 Mental Health."
historic preservation

Eggshell church in jeopardy again as Crossings Church pulls out of deal

Thought to have been saved by a potential deal with Crossings Community Church, the northside historic First Christian "eggshell" Church is at risk again.
Stavian Rodriguez news conference

Mother of Stavian Rodriguez launching lawsuit against Oklahoma City

The attorney for the mother of Stavian Rodriguez has given notice to the City of Oklahoma City of a tort claim for his death.
Oklahoma City Hall

Council approves Costco incentive, allocates CARES Act money

The City Council for the City of Oklahoma City held a marathon meeting Tuesday and made a number of critical decisions about allocations of money.
Max's Law

Gathering for “Max’s Law” draws attention to changing station needs

An event in Manuel Perez Parkl in Oklahoma City Sunday called attention to Max's Law which calls for fully accessible changing tables in Oklahoma.

First Americans Museum in OKC rebrands as construction resumes

What was previously called the "American Indian Cultural Center and Museum" is now being completed as the rebranded First Americans Museum (FAM).
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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...
point in time homeless count

Pandemic already giving way to rising homelessness numbers in OKC

The pandemic that has caused the greatest unemployment rate since the Great Depression is showing rising numbers of people experiencing homelessness.
Oklahoma County Courthouse

Calvey ICE lawsuit and DA Prater response point to larger legal issues

What may look like yet another squabble between two Oklahoma County public officials actually has long-term legal questions at the center.
median, Curbside Chronicle vendor

Controversial median ordinance up for modification Tuesday

The original proposal to limit panhandling or other activities in City of Oklahoma City street medians generated controversy before the city council passed it...