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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.
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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...
Guild at Pride Parade 2018 - from Guild for Congress Facebook page-1

Guild seen – later admits to – removing opponent’s campaign signs

Democrat Tom Guild was seen pulling up an opponent's campaign signs just as the afternoon rush hour was starting in Oklahoma City Monday. Guild is...
Campaign signs along Lincoln Blvd as early voting begins

Gloves off in eastside HD99 Dem primary – Davis vs. Pittman

Steve Davis shifted the tone and level of intensity of the four-way Democratic Primary in the eastside HD 99 race Friday with a Facebook...
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...
Pickets outside Sen Lankford's office

Sen Lankford’s office picketed over border child separations

A group protesting the current U.S. policy of separating children from families attempting to cross the border gathered outside Senator James Lankford's OKC offices...
Man pulling up campaign signs 2018-6-12

Who is this man pulling up Brad Reeves campaign signs? – UPDATED

Free Press witnessed a man pulling up Brad Reeves for Oklahoma County Commissioner campaign signs near N. Classen Boulevard and NW 7th Street Tuesday.* Was...
Dr. Lee E. Cooper, Jr.

East side pastor chosen to fill interim Ward 7 OKC Council seat

The Oklahoma City Council chose Pastor Lee E. Cooper, Jr. for interim Ward 7 Council member Tuesday after considering 18 applications for the post. He...