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OKC City Council

OKC City Council accepts plan for MAPS 4 implementation, relief funds

City Council of Oklahoma City met to hear plans for the financial future of the City especially as it prepares for MAPS 4.

Pardon and Parole Bd recommends commutation of Julius Jones’ sentence

The Oklahoma Pardon and Parole Board has recommended the death sentence for Julius Jones be commuted to a life sentence.
Oklahoma County Jail

Jail Trust committee takes on supervision, population, classification issues

Three working groups of the Oklahoma County Detention Center Action Committee presented their findings which will go to the Jail Trust next.
OKC City Council

Mask mandate, vaccine incentives defeated at tense City Council meeting

The OKC City Council met to consider renewing the mask ordinance for one month and a vaccine incentive but both measures failed.

Much-anticipated Homeland at 36th-Lincoln to open Wednesday, Sept 1

The Homeland company will hold the Grand Opening of their new store at NE 36th and Lincoln Wednesday, September 1 in Oklahoma City.
Stephanie Bice

Bice holds in-person forum to discuss latest in Congress – take questions

BETHANY, OKLA. (Free Press) --- Congresswoman Stephanie Bice held a listening session Thursday morning in Bethany to discuss current issues pending in Congress and...
Curbside Chronicle

Judge orders City of OKC to pay nearly $1 million for lost panhandling case

United States District Judge Joe Heaton ordered that the City of Oklahoma City pay the opposing attorney’s fees and expenses.

Former OKC Police HQ – Municipal Courts building being demolished

The building that formerly held the Oklahoma City Police Department Headquarters and the municipal courts is currently being demolished.

Jail consultants, task force, report to Criminal Justice Advisory Council

Oklahoma County Criminal Justice Advisory Council met to hear updates on research about the Oklahoma County Detention Center or Jail.
City Council

City Council encourages masks, gives millions in biz relocation incentives

City Council of Oklahoma City decided on a resolution to encourage mask wearing to prevent COVID, as well as the spending of public money.