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Oklahoma County Jail

Escape from Oklahoma County Jail caused by staff procedural failure

Oklahoma County Jail administrator Greg Williams identified the cause of an escape early Wednesday morning as a procedural issue.
Utilities disconnection

Oklahoma City to resume water disconnects in February

In Feb, the Utilities Dept of the City of Oklahoma City will resume disconnecting water services to customers who have not paid for service.
Ward 3 candidate forum

OKC Ward 3 candidates weigh in on infrastructure, sprawl, other issues

Candidates for the Ward 3 City Council seat for the City of Oklahoma City responded to questions in a forum Saturday, January 23.
Oklahoma County Jail

Death at Oklahoma County Jail latest among detainees in short succession

Another detainee has died in custody of the Oklahoma County Detention Center, or County Jail according to jail staff.
Oklahoma County Jail

New jail report on COVID, reduced population, shows small advances

The Oklahoma County Criminal Justice Task Force released a new jail report on COVID test numbers and the reduced population.
Board of County Commissioners

County Commissioners hear report on Jail, seek to expand SHINE program

The Board of County Commissioners heard reports on the Jail and voted to fund expansion of the SHINE alternative sentencing program.
Oklahoma City Council

City Council extends mask mandate, talks ice storm debris removal

City Council of Oklahoma City voted in favor of extending the City’s mask mandate and considered the progress of storm debris removal.
Jail Trust

Jail Trust struggles to take action as activists fight limits on public comment

The Oklahoma County Criminal Justice Authority (Jail Trust) held a contentious meeting with a packed crowd of onlookers Monday.

Law Enforcement task force hears new consultants, community members

Oklahoma City Law Enforcement Policy Task Force met to welcome their newly hired consulting firm 21cp Solutions and hear from the community.
Congresswoman Stephanie Bice

Bice to vote “no” on Trump impeachment, says it will “further divide” nation

U.S. Rep Stephanie Bice (R-CD5) announced her intent Wednesday to vote against the impeachment of President Donald Trump.