Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Government

The way Oklahoma City and state governments interact with the people

Homeless Outreach Team in front of Bricktown substation

Police duties, social work mix with Homeless Outreach Team

The Homeless Outreach Team within the Oklahoma City Police Department is tasked to connect the city’s homeless population with agencies and organizations. They have a...
Village leaders celebrate vote for increase

Village voters say yes to streets, parks, capital improvements

Bacon Restaurant on N. May was especially festive for a Tuesday night. Owners Cathy and Sean Cummings were hosting a watch party for a...
The Village tax

Village residents to vote on bonds, sales tax Tuesday

The City of The Village will have its first bond vote in history Tuesday, Jan. 9 for streets, parks and other capital improvements totaling...
Capitol Hill group celebrates neighborhoods

Capitol View, Capitol Hill neighborhoods chosen for next revitalization

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The Capitol View and Capitol Hill neighborhoods were selected by the Oklahoma City Council Tuesday for nationally-funded revitalization spending coordinated by the city. The program...
Unloading petitions at city clerk's office

Group determined to call vote for local schools income tax

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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...
One of many traffic tie-ups downtown OKC

Will OKC streetcars get stuck in traffic?

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Will the new streetcars in downtown Oklahoma City end up in traffic snarls just like a car would? It’s a question several readers recently...
Shadid watches petition processing

Local income tax for metro schools one step closer

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OKC Councilman Ed Shadid delivered three suitcases to City Hall downtown Thursday containing what he claimed were 16,000 petition signatures for a city income...
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...
Kelsey Pierce after second mtg

Pierce meets OKCPD reps second time

Kelsey Pierce, Oklahoma City bike rider who was stopped by OKCPD Officer James Herlihy Oct. 19 and given questionable treatment, met for a second...
Kelsey Pierce's bicycle

Bike ride turns to fearful encounter with police

Fear led to more fear Thursday morning as Kelsey Pierce was riding her bike to work at the Tower Theater on NW 23rd Street. A...