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Indonesia's Widodo faces daunting goals in final term

4 days ago

Ivy League graduate leaves mark in OKC Latino community

4 months ago

Attorney general to meet with tribes to discuss gaming compacts

5 days ago

Deal between US, Turkey spawns more questions than answers

5 days ago

Pompeo seeks to reassure Israel amid Syria turmoil

5 days ago

In protest clouds, Hong Kong tourists see silver lining

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Chronic pain patients complain obtaining opioid medications has become difficult

6 days ago

Cummings, powerful congressman leading Trump probe, has died

5 days ago

Judge halts funeral plans for woman shot at home by officer

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Opioid negotiations fail to produce deal just before trial

4 days ago

Japan to send own force, won't join US coalition for Mideast

4 days ago

Thunberg calls for climate action in oil-rich Alberta

4 days ago

Failed raid against El Chapo's son leaves 8 dead in Mexico

4 days ago

Rooney steps out: GOP member 'thinking' about impeachment

4 days ago

California regulator slams PG&E over electricity shut-off

4 days ago

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

4 months ago

Asylum-seeking Mexicans are more prominent at US border

4 days ago

Judge says he miscalculated award by $107M in Oklahoma opioid case

6 days ago

Oklahoma PAC accused of repeated violations of campaign finance laws

4 days ago

Shadid to high court: Look again

4 days ago

House legislators to increase oversight of state boards, commissions

4 days ago

Oklahoma Period Day rally to address access, affordability of menstrual products

4 days ago

Attorney general urges Oklahoma Supreme Court to allow abortion law to go into effect

4 days ago

Trump taps Perry deputy to replace him at Energy Department

4 days ago

White House: Ukraine aid held up in part over election probe

5 days ago

Energy Secretary Perry tells Trump he plans on resigning

5 days ago

Kim Kardashian urges clemency for Oklahoma death row inmate

5 days ago

White House says next G-7 to be held at a Trump golf resort

5 days ago

In Oklahoma, governor tests power of tribal gambling

5 days ago

Oklahoma districts seek to bring teacher diversity in line with student body

4 months ago

Lawmakers visit Mustang Functional Learning Skills classroom

7 days ago

Criminal justice reform, faith leaders urging clemency for death row inmate

7 days ago

Opioid trial judge admits $107 million math error

7 days ago

Oklahoma City drive-by shooter loses U.S. Supreme Court appeal

7 days ago

Oklahoma legislators to get 35% pay bump

7 days ago

Horn outraises GOP contenders, Oklahoma colleagues

7 days ago

First Lady Stitt tours Oklahoma County Juvenile Justice Center, learns efforts of OKC nonprofit

7 days ago

6 questions looming over the crowded 2020 Democratic debate

7 days ago

Court upholds MAPS 4 ballot

8 days ago

Oklahoma Transportation Commission approves eight-year construction work plan

8 days ago

First lady Sarah Stitt meets with inmates who could soon be released under criminal justice reform

8 days ago

The Latest: Texas police officer charged with murder

8 days ago

OKC Civic Life for Monday, Oct. 14, 2019

9 days ago

Opponents of permitless carry said to employ 'scare tactics' as new law set to take effect

9 days ago

Oilfield prayer breakfast planned

9 days ago

State GOP faces leadership disputes, claims of mounting debt

9 days ago

Trump wants to sue Pelosi and Schiff: 'These are bad, bad people'

9 days ago

Legislators to study effects of conversion therapy on children

10 days ago

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

17 days ago

Horn hopes to defend suburban map in reelection bid

10 days ago

Warren uses false ads to lash out at Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg

10 days ago

Stitt to pick next Supreme Court justice from three southeastern Oklahoma judges

10 days ago

Trump: Kevin McAleenan out at Homeland Security

11 days ago

The Latest: US suspends tariff hike in limited China deal

11 days ago

Judge blocks green card denials for poorer immigrants

11 days ago

The Latest: Yovanovitch says Trump wanted her ousted

11 days ago

US sends fighter jets, air defense to Saudi Arabia

11 days ago

Building interest: STEM programs help encourage girls to become engineers

4 months ago

Authorities warn against posting school threats

12 days ago

Dan Boren tapped for First United Bank post

12 days ago

Oklahoma City Trump rally part of national reelection effort

12 days ago

Former councilman makes new filing in bid to block MAPS measure

12 days ago

Prisons, community partners hold transition fairs for inmates who may soon be released

12 days ago

Legislator questions 'loyalty' of state regent aiding opioid appeal

12 days ago

ICE, Oklahoma County sheriff's office at odds after inmate released

12 days ago

State senator Joseph Silk seeks to unseat Markwayne Mullin

12 days ago

Horn opposes Medicare-for-All concept

13 days ago

Cornett won't seek congressional seat, sources say

13 days ago

Corporation commissioners approve settlement agreement on Empire rate case

13 days ago

Democrat Joe Biden says Donald Trump must be impeached

13 days ago

Oklahoma City's proposed Historic Preservation ordinance advances

14 days ago

Former Pompeo aide testifies; Senate talks impeachment trial

6 days ago

Oklahoma City refutes lawsuit claims, says Shadid doesn't like politics of MAPS

14 days ago

The Latest: House Democrats subpoena US ambassador to EU

14 days ago

The Latest: White House says it won't comply with inquiry

14 days ago

Fallout continues in China over Rockets' owner tweet

15 days ago

Supreme Court rejects appeal of man who killed Oklahoma Trooper

14 days ago

Corrections Department to hold transition fairs for inmates who could soon be released under HB 1269

15 days ago

New lawsuit challenges Oklahoma's permitless carry law, due to go in effect Nov. 1

15 days ago

House Democrats subpoena Pentagon, White House budget office for documents on delay of military aid to Ukraine

15 days ago

OKC Civic Life for Monday, Oct. 7, 2019

16 days ago

Eyeing a comeback in Oklahoma, Bernie Sanders rallies supporters in Norman

1 month ago

Former DPS leaders plan to sue for wrongful termination

16 days ago

Trump allies pressed Ukraine over gas firm

16 days ago

Last month tied for fourth warmest on record

16 days ago

Republicans hoping to unseat Horn defend Trump in impeachment probe

17 days ago

Road construction means changes in getting to and from Will Rogers World Airport

17 days ago

NASA scientists hunt for best ways to live in space

17 days ago

Community colleges serve diverse student population with limited resources

4 months ago

Pompeo: State Dept. will follow law in impeachment inquiry

17 days ago

Teacher removed after 'inappropriate' quiz refers to Trump as 'idiot'

17 days ago

Pompeo defends Ukraine corruption push as impeachment roils

17 days ago

Panel discusses the intersection of faith and political science

18 days ago

Department of Corrections returns some facilities to normal daytime operations

18 days ago

Lankford predicts Trump will be impeached

18 days ago

Diplomats pushed Ukraine to investigate Biden link

18 days ago

Democrats subpoena White House in impeachment inquiry

18 days ago

The Latest: House investigators seek documents from Pence

18 days ago

Groups to mix art, activism for immigrant community at 'We Are Familia' drag show

18 days ago

Supreme Court to hear abortion regulation case

18 days ago

Trump to nominate magistrate for judgeship

19 days ago

Tulsa clinic appeals ruling on abortion law

19 days ago

Oklahoma granted REAL ID extension until 2020

19 days ago

Agreement settles police pay dispute

20 days ago

Criminal justice reform task force holds first public meeting

20 days ago

Former state schools superintendent, businessman join GOP race for Congress

20 days ago

Slain man's brother hugs Dallas cop after she gets 10 years

20 days ago

Whistleblower spoke to Schiff aides before filing complaint

20 days ago

State expects another ID extension

20 days ago

House Democrats say they'll subpoena White House

20 days ago

Air Force officials frustrated that Tinker housing problems persist

21 days ago

Speaker to discuss political campaigns at upcoming Canadian County Democrats meeting

21 days ago

Climate change demonstrators march in downtown OKC

1 month ago

Republican former House speaker endorses Medicaid expansion for Oklahoma

21 days ago

Attorneys for opioid maker want judge to correct alleged $107 million mathematical error in judgment rendered against them

21 days ago

Ex-Dallas officer who killed neighbor found guilty of murder

21 days ago

Pompeo says impeachment depositions not feasible

21 days ago

Nearly 270 attend Oklahoma Corporation Commission Oil and Gas Institute Friday

22 days ago

Horn says Trump probe could have been handled outside of impeachment process

22 days ago

OKC police officers agree to new contract

22 days ago

Oklahoma governor's criminal justice task force to hold first public meeting this week

22 days ago

Women still not allowed to go topless in public, Oklahoma attorney general says

22 days ago

Trump sought Australia's help on Russia probe origins

22 days ago

The Latest: Pompeo was on Trump-Ukraine call, officials say

22 days ago

At-home rape kit companies respond to cease-and-desist letters from Oklahoma Attorney General

23 days ago

OKC Civic Life for Monday, Sept. 30, 2019

23 days ago

Judge bans ICE from using bad databases

24 days ago

Keep calm and vape on: UK embraces e-cigarettes, US cautious

24 days ago

Horn hails passage of cannabis banking bill

24 days ago

Joe Wilson, skeptic on Iraq War intelligence, dies at age 69

24 days ago

Feds crack Medicare gene test fraud that peddled cheek swabs

24 days ago

Researchers question Census Bureau's new approach to privacy

24 days ago

Nonprofit registered Oklahoma high school students to vote as part of 'action civics' initiative

24 days ago

Lankford bill would help students after felony drug convictions

25 days ago

Lankford slams Trump plan to reduce refugee admissions

25 days ago

White House attorneys directed sealing of phone transcript

25 days ago

Advocates call for stronger seat belt laws as vehicle collisions lead to more child deaths

26 days ago

Food trucks plentiful grand opening weekend

26 days ago

House passes Secure and Fair Enforcement Bank Act – Banking Cannabis

25 days ago

Whistleblower accuses White House of Ukraine call cover-up

26 days ago

Trump administration proposes historically low refugee limit

26 days ago

Whistleblower: White House tried to 'lock down' call details

26 days ago

Ruling announced in Oklahoma opioid trial

1 month ago

Staffing, funds in place to maintain Scissortail Park

26 days ago

China rejects Trump criticism on trade

27 days ago

Israel's Netanyahu given chance to form new government

27 days ago

Former councilman Shadid challenges MAPS 4

26 days ago

#ThrowbackThursday: LBJ stumps through Oklahoma in 1964

27 days ago

Judicial nominee from Oklahoma City breezes through hearing

27 days ago

Federal grants are preparing a more diverse student body in Oklahoma

4 months ago

Oklahoma House members back whistleblower resolution

27 days ago

Reproductive rights group challenges abortion 'reversal' law

27 days ago

MAPS 3 senior center sites chosen

27 days ago

Juul stops e-cigarette ads as teen vaping, illnesses grow

27 days ago

Seoul says US-North Korea nuke talks will likely resume soon

27 days ago

Horn calls for release of whistleblower report, doesn't push for impeachement

28 days ago

Council gives MAPS 4 final OK

28 days ago

Stitt order to require approval for state agencies seeking grant funding

28 days ago

Lockdown lifted for many state prisons, Department of Corrections reports

28 days ago

Corporation Commission sets Friday seminar to discuss oil, gas updates

28 days ago

Pelosi expected to announce impeachment probe into Trump

28 days ago

The Latest: Pelosi announces official impeachment inquiry

28 days ago

Trump says he has directed release of 'unredacted' transcript of call with Ukrainian leader in which he discussed Biden

28 days ago

New data: Oklahoma's minority children still more likely to live in concentrated poverty

29 days ago

OU interim president releases statement after latest blackface incident

29 days ago

River seeks $1.5 million from council

29 days ago

Stitt's pick for land office lacks required degree, has faced lawsuits

1 month ago

Eyeing a comeback in Oklahoma, Bernie Sanders rallies supporters in Norman

1 month ago

Advocate for criminal justice reform shares his family's story

1 month ago

Census Bureau struggles to recruit workers due to low unemployment

1 month ago

Oklahoma legislator rents apartment from energy lobbyist

1 month ago

OKC Civic Life for Sept. 23, 2019

1 month ago

Stitt's cabinet picks criticized for lack of diversity

1 month ago

Oklahoma City Boulevard opens to downtown drivers

2 months ago

Ponca chief's statue joins greats in Statuary Hall

1 month ago

Stitt on board with preliminary Greenwood museum plans

1 month ago

White House report differs from local service providers on ways to reduce homelessness

1 month ago

Trump heads to UN with long list of deals he's yet to close

1 month ago

Consortium chief has a heart for Indian Country

1 month ago

Schools seek new ways to lower chronic absenteeism

29 days ago

School cancels football game after cheerleaders' Trump banner

1 month ago

Trump signals restraint on possible military strike on Iran

1 month ago

Trump, in call, urged Ukraine to investigate Biden's son

1 month ago

Judge: Trump must give deposition in protesters' lawsuit

1 month ago

'What is that, man?' Navy confirms videos of flying objects

1 month ago

Conservationist Fabien Cousteau to speak at Oklahoma City University on Tuesday

1 month ago

Indicted Oklahoma County judge rejects DA request to stop hearing his office's cases

1 month ago

Corporation Commission approves deal to leave Oklahoma Gas & Electric rates unchanged for now

1 month ago

Epic demands lawmaker retract comments in cease-and-desist letter

1 month ago

Stitt picks justice as major abortion case heads to Supreme Court

1 month ago

Number of abortions in US falls to lowest level since 1973

1 month ago

Edmond police meeting to discuss firearms

1 month ago

Climate change report: Native Americans face unique challenges

1 month ago

Stitt pick for Oklahoma Supreme Court described as "pro-life"

1 month ago

Oklahoma women's group to push Equal Rights Amendment in 2020

1 month ago

Gov. Kevin Stitt names Kane to Oklahoma Supreme Court

1 month ago

Pardon and Parole Board discusses implementation of new criminal justice reform

1 month ago

Horn: Impeachment shouldn't be focus of House

1 month ago

Applications being accepted for jail administrator position in Oklahoma County

1 month ago

Climate change panel Tuesday with focus on local issues

1 month ago

Oklahomans are playing a role in NASA missions

1 month ago

Climate change may be affecting tornadoes

1 month ago

OKC Civic Life for Monday, Sept. 16, 2019

1 month ago

Communities mourn shooting victims in El Paso, Dayton

2 months ago

Office of Juvenile Affairs hires new chief psychologist

1 month ago

New York moves to enact statewide flavored e-cig ban

1 month ago

Knife-wielding man fatally shot by police in Oklahoma City

1 month ago

Trump: US locked and loaded for response to attack on Saudis

1 month ago

Public hearings set on food desert plan

1 month ago

Oklahoma AG hires Michigan law firm to aid state in gaming talks

1 month ago

Oklahoma college grads find jobs in business, health, education fields

4 months ago

Seniority in the minority: Cole, Lucas cope with loss of power

1 month ago

Want to learn more about climate change? Let's talk.

1 month ago

Group accuses Stitt of using office to promote a religion

1 month ago

Saudi Arabia: Drone attacks knocked out half its oil supply

1 month ago

Still reeling from Dorian, Bahamas hit by tropical storm

1 month ago

Over 2,000 fetal remains found at ex-abortion doctor's home

1 month ago

White House says bin Laden son killed in US operation

1 month ago

Festival, political science and faith forum are planned

1 month ago

Stitt moving forward on DC office despite Inhofe objections

1 month ago

Lawmakers ask 4 big tech companies for documents in probe

1 month ago

Former Creek Nation Principal Chief pleads guilty to bribery charge

1 month ago

The Latest: Huffman gets 14 days behind bars in college scam

1 month ago

House votes to ban drilling in Arctic refuge

1 month ago

Many Oklahoma DHS employees to receive 13% pay raises

1 month ago

Oklahoma Attorney General warns against at-home rape kits

1 month ago

Oklahoma lawmakers address State Chamber about marijuana banking, other issues

1 month ago

Hofmeister testifies on Capitol Hill about challenges of student trauma

1 month ago

Setting it straight

1 month ago

Supreme Court allows broad enforcement of asylum limits

1 month ago

Oklahoma uninsured rate still second-highest

1 month ago

Council advances limits on commissions' authority over historic preservation

1 month ago

Embattled Oklahoma County judge has tax troubles, too

1 month ago

Memories of 9/11 include State Chamber visit to Washington

1 month ago

Oklahoma Capitol restoration ramps up

2 months ago

Democratic debate: Which issue is most important to you?

1 month ago

Trump says he fired national security adviser John Bolton, says they 'disagreed strongly' on many issues

1 month ago

Marijuana tax collections hit new high

1 month ago

Climate change discussion set for Sept. 17

1 month ago

Attorney General seeks more time to put together restitution plan for Tate Publishing victims

1 month ago

Oklahoma leading the way in training Native American doctors

4 months ago

Current jail employees air grievances at Oklahoma County Jail Trust meeting

1 month ago

Trump says US-Taliban peace talks are 'dead' after their collapse last week

1 month ago

Lankford goes around roadblock on election security measures: 'I've not waited on the bill to get passed'

1 month ago

Parole board increases recommendations for release

1 month ago

OKC Civic Life for Monday, Sept. 9, 2019

1 month ago

Dueling PR campaigns show opposing sides of tribal gaming debate

1 month ago

Teehee hopes for congressional collaboration on seating her as Cherokee Nation delegate

1 month ago

US farmers hope Trump delivers on trade deal with Japan

1 month ago

Mistrust still an issue between Oklahoma City police and undocumented community

1 month ago

Projects defunded for wall include buildings with 'life safety violations'

1 month ago

Trump calls off secret meeting with Taliban, Afghan leaders

1 month ago

Advocates for tax to aid parks start over with new initiative petition

1 month ago

Cole says gaming compact dispute could wind up in court

1 month ago

House Judiciary preparing vote on impeachment hearing rules

1 month ago

Hackers get $4.2 million from Oklahoma pension fund for retired troopers, state agents

1 month ago

Nationwide effort that motivates kids to help neighbors makes OKC stop, gets police support

1 month ago

Attorney: Permitless carry petition collected between 30,000 and 50,000 signatures

1 month ago

Lankford fields several questions about guns, opposes ban on semi-automatic weapons

1 month ago

Oklahoma redistricting to begin in early 2020

1 month ago

DA says judge concealed donors, should step down from all her cases

1 month ago

Supreme Court delays challenge to permitless carry petition so signatures can be counted

1 month ago

Medical marijuana act likely will see more tweaks next year

1 month ago

State briefs for Sept. 5, 2019

1 month ago

Public demands ICE officers be removed from Oklahoma County Jail

2 months ago

City opposes injunction in sign ordinance lawsuit

1 month ago

Dorian creeps up US coast; near-record storm surge feared

1 month ago

Signature count to start soon on referendum to nullify state gun law

1 month ago

Federal agency flags Hern campaign loan

1 month ago

Commission seeking to fill judicial vacancy

1 month ago

Texas shooter got gun at private sale; denied in 2014 check

1 month ago

How a blind grandmother won a prestigious scholarship

4 months ago

McConnell says he's waiting on Trump to chart path on guns

1 month ago

Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt replaces Public Safety commissioner

1 month ago

Dorian triggers massive flooding in Bahamas; at least 5 dead

1 month ago

OKC Civic Life for Monday, Sept. 2, 2019

1 month ago

Defense attorney plans to raise president's tweets in other illegal immigration cases

1 month ago

The Latest: 7 killed in Texas range in age from 15 to 57

1 month ago

Consumers face pain of Trump tariffs

1 month ago

Church center empowers immigrants to pursue, attain U.S. citizenship

1 month ago

Survivor groups question Oklahoma archdiocese's investigation

1 month ago

Norman includes LGBTQ community in non-discrimination protections

1 month ago

From business to politics: How Gov. Stitt's CEO background shapes his governing

1 month ago

Rape counts keep rising even as police clear fewer cases

1 month ago

Justice Ginsburg reports she's on way to 'well' after cancer

1 month ago

Proposed EPA changes to methane rule changes excite supporters and opponents

1 month ago

Alcohol distribution ruling appealed to Oklahoma State Supreme Court

1 month ago

Permitless carry opponents submit signatures

1 month ago

At rally in Norman, Booker says beating Trump just the first step toward progress

1 month ago

Tribes to Stitt: 'We still have some fundamental differences in our positions'

1 month ago

Report: Signatures for Oklahoma referendum on permitless carry 'really close,' lawmaker says

1 month ago

Signature collection on Oklahoma permitless carry referendum goes to the wire

1 month ago

Tribes to Gov. Stitt: Acknowledge automatic renewal of gaming compacts before trying to renegotiate

1 month ago

Oklahoma well operator has to pay to get produced gas gathered

1 month ago

Trump's tweets at issue in bid for dismissal of illegal immigration charge

1 month ago

Hundreds protest migrant camps at Fort Sill

3 months ago

Marijuana 'Unity Bill' and other new laws to take effect Thursday

1 month ago

Horn urges caution on 'red flag' laws

1 month ago

Democrat Kirsten Gillibrand says she's dropping out of 2020 presidential race amid low polling, fundraising struggles

1 month ago

Council OKs MAPS 4, sets Dec. 10 vote

1 month ago

Francis Ford Coppola, Barry Switzer and Tom Coburn to be among presenters at 2019 Oklahoma Hall of Fame induction ceremony

1 month ago

AG to Johnson & Johnson CEO: 'Write a check'

1 month ago

Students' inclusion is 'Cornerstone' of Mount St. Mary program

4 months ago

Epic allocated $112.96 million as enrollment continues to rise

1 month ago

Legal strategizing continues following $572 million verdict in state's opioid lawsuit

1 month ago

OxyContin maker, government attorneys in settlement talks

1 month ago

Five key quotes from opioid trial verdict

1 month ago

Food desert zoning advances

1 month ago

Second Amendment group challenges permitless carry referendum in court

1 month ago

Judge recommends proposed rate case settlement for Empire Electric District

1 month ago

City councilors discuss concerns with MAPS 4 proposal at community event

1 month ago

Stitt: 'The people spoke' on permitless carry

1 month ago

Stitt hopes to get Inhofe backing for Washington office

1 month ago

Legal risk with gun resolution, councilman says

1 month ago

OKC Civic Life for Monday, Aug. 26, 2019

1 month ago

Ex-Rep. Joe Walsh to challenge Trump in 2020 GOP primary

1 month ago

At town hall meetings, Oklahoma congressmen face questions about Trump and his policies

1 month ago