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Jail Trust preps for Okla County Jail handoff but with little sense of urgency

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The Jail Trust met to do more talking, but take little action while the Sheriff says he and law enforcement staff will leave the Detention Center April 15.
transportation

Auto speed issues taken up at Traffic and Transportation Comm

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Oklahoma City Traffic and Transportation Commission met Friday afternoon to consider reducing posted speed limits, speed abatement tools, and loading zones.
Capitol Hill SNI meeting neighbors

Capitol Hill neighbors have big ideas for Strong Neighborhoods Initiative

Over two hours into the first public meeting for the Capitol Hill Strong Neighborhoods Initiative Tuesday, most of the neighbors were still there and...
Oklahoma County Jail

State Health Department decertifies Oklahoma County Jail to hold juveniles

The Oklahoma State Department of Health has notified Oklahoma County Jail admins that the facility can no longer hold juveniles.
Municipal Courthouse

Reduced costs to clear City of OKC warrants extended to Dec. 31

The City Council of Oklahoma City has extended the deadline for clearing old tickets that may be causing a warrant to be out for your arrest.
David Hooten

County Clerk promotes $25 mil COVID grant to campaign donors’ nonprofit

Oklahoma County Clerk David Hooten has placed an agenda item on the Monday Board of County Commissioners meeting for $25 mil in relief funds.
OKC City Council

City Council approves first ARPA spending, tackles infrastructure

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The City Council for Oklahoma City allocated ARPA funds, bought an armored police vehicle, and paid for two mobile labs for OCCHD.
jail

Oklahoma County Jail death makes eight in 2021 — investigation begins

A heart attack may be the cause of the eighth death of a detainee at the Oklahoma County Detention Center or Jail in 2021.
Lost Lakes from Street

Lost Lakes attorney protests OKC proposal

The LLC that owns Lost Lakes Amphitheater east of downtown Oklahoma City has now hired experienced metro attorney Eric Groves. He has sent a protest...
David Prater, murder

Petition for grand jury to remove DA David Prater moves forward

After a setback, a rarely-used citizens' petition to call a grand jury investigation of Oklahoma County DA David Prater is moving forward.