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historic preservation

Are OKC historic preservation districts at risk in City Council proposals?

Oklahoma City Councilmen may have been trying to reduce the power of two commissions Tuesday, but, to some, they appear to be engaging in a power grab.

Quorum challenges hobble little known Okla County Court Services Board

Thursday’s meeting of the Court Services Board failed to meet quorum requirements, and the Mental Health Court Board, and Drug Court Boards heard reports.

Accident hot spot forming on Okla City Boulevard just 48 hours after open

Only 48 hours after opening, the newest section of Oklahoma City Boulevard is already developing an accident hotspot where it intersects with S. Klein Ave.
black leaders

Black leaders and mayor recall past civil rights gains – point to future needs

Sunday, black leaders vowed to continue the fight for racial justice in the future as they recalled past gains in Oklahoma City to end segregation.
Town hall

Northside neighbors load town hall seeking answers on homelessness

Oklahoma City police conducted a town hall on homelessness Thursday revealing a far more complex set of circumstances not often known by the general public.
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.

Vigil protests ICE agents stationed at Oklahoma County Jail

A vigil held outside the Oklahoma County Jail Friday evening drew attention to U.S. Immigration and Customs (ICE) officers stationed at the jail full-time.
jail trust

Big county, big job

It didn't matter that the county commissioners were in a very public struggle with each other and Sheriff P.D. Taylor over control of the...

Rep Horn uses open house, town halls to reach out

In her first year of a two-year Congressional term, U.S. Rep. Kendra Horn is making a concerted effort to be available to common constituents...
Carri Hicks, Democratic Party nominee for SD40

Elem teacher Hicks prevails in SD40 Democratic Party primary

Carri Hicks had a baby half-way through her campaign for the Senate District 40 Democratic primary nomination and won anyway. That's determination. And it was expressed...