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City Council

COVID, housing equity, fears of neighbors highlight City Council meeting

In a sometimes tense four and a half hours, the City Council of Oklahoma City met on Tuesday, Aug. 3 to conduct the City’s business. 
Oklahoma City Streetcar

Streetcar open house draws crowd on nice day – Gallery

The only thing that went wrong for EMBARK staff at the streetcar open house Friday downtown was that they brought only 300 t-shirts when...
dangerous intersection

City speeding up plans to fix dangerous Okla City Boulevard intersection

A key City of Oklahoma City official says they are actively considering a plan of action for a dangerous intersection on the Oklahoma City Boulevard.
Oklahoma County Jail

OK County Commissioners divided on ICE officers stationed in County Jail

Oklahoma County's three commissioners are divided in their opinions about U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents being stationed full-time in the Oklahoma County Jail.
Public hearing for new tax

OKC Council to decide controversial sales tax proposal

Tuesday the City of Oklahoma City Council is set to make big decisions on what kind of sales tax proposals will be presented to...

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.
median, Curbside Chronicle vendor

Controversial median ordinance up for modification Tuesday

The original proposal to limit panhandling or other activities in City of Oklahoma City street medians generated controversy before the city council passed it...
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.
Mayor Cornett presides over his last council meeting

Cornett closes out 14-year run as Okla City mayor with week of “lasts”

Normally unflappable, Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett had to stop and regain his composure Wednesday as he concluded the Mayor’s Development Roundtable, one in...
Bennie Edwards

OKC Law Enforcement Task Force looks at police-community reform recs

The OkC Law Enforcement Policy Task Force met on Thursday afternoon to receive the first draft of recommendations from consulting firm 21cp.