“Second Chance” jobs concept explored in Greater OKC Chamber Forum

Chamber CEO Roy Williams and joined a panel of experts in job training and placement for people with felony charges in their background.

EMSA issues medical heat alert with 90+ degree temps in OKC

EMSA issued another Medical Heat Alert Friday for the OKC metro that will be in effect through Saturday due to high heat and humidity.
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Endangered giraffe born at Oklahoma City Zoo part of conservation effort

One minute into Friday morning, Oklahoma City Zoo's newest giraffe was born to the Zoo's 20-year-old Ellie, a veteran of six births so far.

Upward Transitions in OKC receives grant from Kirkpatrick Family Fund

Upward Transitions, offering services to people experiencing poverty, has received a $20,000 grant from the Kirkpatrick Family Fund.

Riversport Foundation marks activities expansion with dual ribbon-cutting

OKLAHOMA CITY (Free Press) -- Thursday the Riversport Foundation cut ribbons on two different projects on their expansive campus along the Oklahoma River southeast...
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Three-alarm Apartment fire in downtown OKC destroys 12 units

Monday afternoon fire destroyed 12 apartment units and resulted in smoke damage for more according to Oklahoma City Fire Dept. officials.
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COVID death hits OKC Fire Department day before vaccines arrive

The Oklahoma City Fire Dept received 500 doses of Moderna vaccines and started injections on Christmas Day after the loss of Maj. Andy Davis.
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Baez trades firefighter gear for phone, computer to recruit next generation

Lt. Miguel Baez has traded in his protective "turnout" gear and firefighters helmet for a telephone and computer as a recruiters for OKCFD.

OKC firefighters return from quarantine as one goes to hospital for COVID

Some OKC firefighters have returned to duty from quarantine as other continue to sit out their 14 days. But, one of the ten infected is now hospitalized.
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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...