Government

The way Oklahoma City and state governments interact with the people

New Chief chosen for Oklahoma City Police Department

Wade Gourley is now the 50th Chief of Police for the Oklahoma City Police Department. He is a 30 year veteran of the department.

Early voting begins July 4 for special City of OKC election

Early voting begins Thursday, July 4 and continues through Friday for an Oklahoma City Special Election on two propositions.

Historic Preservation Comm powers to be stripped in OKC Council vote

If some on the OKC Council prevail, the Historic Preservation Comm won't be allowed to initiate a historic designation process if the property owner objects.

Have old OKC traffic tickets? Reduced penalty program starts Mon, July 1

The City of Oklahoma City is giving you an opportunity to do a reset on those OKC citations (tickets) 2 years old or older and pay the fine as if you had paid it on time.
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.
Oklahoma City Council

Hamon challenges Oklahoma City incentives to defense contractor

JoBeth Hamon argued against an economic development deal in the works for the past year to bring one of the top defense contractors to Oklahoma City.
Memorial Day 2019

Memorial Day – 2019 – Gallery

Images from Memorial Day at the 45th Infantry Museum Click on an image to see the whole gallery See coverage of the 2018 remembrance HERE.
Board of County Commissioners

Oklahoma County Commissioners establish jail trust in unanimous vote

The Oklahoma County Jail will be controlled by a jail trust in the future. One commissioner speculated that the trust will start meeting in...
historic preservation

Historic “eggshell” church saved from wrecking ball?

In an 8-1 vote, The City of Oklahoma City Council approved a memorandum of understanding between the City, First Christian Church - OKC, and...
Demonstration bike lane

Rally calls for safer infrastructure, demonstrates protected bike lane

A rally for increased attention to walking-biking safety infrastructure and a demonstration protected bike lane were featured near NW 13th and Classen.