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Tulsa Walkers first day in city Kelly Ave

Tulsa education marchers arrive at Capitol, but to what?

Student Gabrielle Salamon was limping from a bad blister but still smiling as education supporters pressed on in Oklahoma City Tuesday afternoon to complete...
Mayor Cornett presides over his last council meeting

Cornett closes out 14-year run as Okla City mayor with week of “lasts”

Normally unflappable, Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett had to stop and regain his composure Wednesday as he concluded the Mayor’s Development Roundtable, one in...
Senator Kay Floyd

OKC senator picked by state Democrats to lead caucus

Oklahoma Senate Democrats elected Senator Kay Floyd, D-Oklahoma City, to be their next caucus leader for the 57th Oklahoma Legislature after John Sparks, D-Norman,...
State of the State 2018 - Gov Fallin criminal justice reform

Local legislators, Fallin agree on criminal justice reform

Some Oklahoma City legislators agreed with Governor Mary Fallin's push for criminal justice reform in her last State of the State address Monday. But, by...
OKCFD responds to call

Fourth of July holiday kept Okla City Fire Dept busy

The Oklahoma City Fire Department responded to around 260 emergency calls on the Fourth of July, and among those, there were more fire calls...
O'Connor, Shadid, incentives

Amazon incentive deal approved by OKC Council over objections

Two Oklahoma City Council members challenged a $1.7 million Amazon incentive deal as being unnecessary for Amazon to build a distribution center in the...
Mayor David Holt breaks ground on Convention Center project

Groundbreaking begins new OKC Convention Center construction

Groundbreaking for the new $288 million Oklahoma City Convention Center was celebrated on the construction site at SW 7th Street and Robinson Friday with...
Burnt-out nuisance property

“Devil’s Den” public nuisance and Holy Angels Church in same block

It’s called “the devil’s den” by some who live on the street. They say they fear it and for good reason. The abandoned metal two-story...
OKC Council 2018-4-24 David Glover

Okla City Council would increase from eight to 12 in proposed plan

A citizen group pushing for 12 Oklahoma City council members representing 12 smaller wards pitched their plan to the council Tuesday. At present, eight council...
Problem properties NW

Junk causing tensions in NW OKC neighborhood

Persistent junk accumulations at two adjacent northwest Oklahoma City homes are causing increasing tensions between the owner and his neighbors. Public records show that neighbors...