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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.
bicycling

Sunday ride to demonstrate protected bike lane possibilities on Classen

Sunday at noon, two simultaneous events to bring attention to bike safety and infrastructure possibilities will begin at McKinley Park at 1300 N. McKinley...

Death of bicyclist prompts movement demanding safe OKC streets

The tone of discourse around street safety for walkers and bicyclists in Oklahoma City took a decidedly sharp turn Tuesday at the end of...
O'Connor, Shadid, incentives

Council member Shadid prepares Open Meeting Act lawsuit against City of Okla City

The attorney for Oklahoma City Ward 2 Councilman Ed Shadid is drafting a lawsuit against the City of Oklahoma City over possible violations of...
JoBeth Hammond, Marty Peercy

JoBeth Hamon jumps into Ward 6 Oklahoma City Council race

JoBeth Hamon, 28, announced Tuesday that she is running for the center-city Ward 6 Oklahoma City Council seat open in 2019. Meg Salyer has held...
Adam - Eve, 2905 NW 70th Street, interior

September trial set for sex novelty store owners

The owners of an Adam & Eve sex novelty franchise store in Oklahoma City face a September 21 court date after a failed attempt...
OKCFD responds to call

Fourth of July holiday kept Okla City Fire Dept busy

The Oklahoma City Fire Department responded to around 260 emergency calls on the Fourth of July, and among those, there were more fire calls...
Campaign signs south

Mass of campaign signs signal start of early voting

A mass of campaign signs seemed to spring up overnight blocks north and south of the entrance to the Oklahoma County Election Board in...