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Homeland groundbreaking brings hope to eastside residents of food desert

Ground was broken for a new Homeland at N.E. 36th and Lincoln Boulevard Thursday. The store is set to open Fall of 2021.

Okla County Jail Trust takes no action in light of recent deaths

No action was taken Monday by the Oklahoma County Jail Trust to improve or change operations of the Oklahoma County Detention Center (Jail).
Councilman John Pettis

OKC Councilman Pettis charged with embezzlement

Oklahoma City's Ward 7 Councilman John Pettis, Jr. was charged late Friday with felony embezzlement and intentionally failing to file a tax return to...
Oklahoma County Office Building

Even with 1,000 eviction cases filed since March, no COVID spike yet

As eviction petitions continue to add up in the court system in Oklahoma County, actual cases filed so far since March 15 are not up to their normal levels.
Oklahoma City Hall

Oklahoma City has no health codes to respond to COVID-19 pandemic

The only health department codes The City of Oklahoma City has to work with are state-level health laws that were not written anticipating a pandemic.
VA Hospital

Horn devotes town hall at VA Hospital to hearing veterans stories

The first of four town halls planned by 5th District Congresswoman Kendra Horn featured stories of U.S. military veterans instead of her comments.
Board of County Commissioners

Calvey quizzes Community Cares Found about CARES rental assistance

Oklahoma County Commissioner Kevin Calvey quizzed a Community Cares Foundation representative about CARES Funds spending before years end.
Jail Trust

Trust holds off phone contract action, hears COVID reports from CEO

The Jail Trust heard reports from CEO Greg Williams about the current state of COVID-19 in the Jail and postponed action on a new phone system
Homelessness presentation

Homelessness presentation reveals urgency of problem in OKC

It was a squeeze getting into the Tower Theater Tuesday night as over 600 concerned city residents came to hear about the city's homelessness situation.

OKC DACA recipients relieved as Supreme Court decision blocks Trump

The Supreme Court handed down a decision Thursday blocking the Trump administration from ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program or DACA.