POTTAWATOMIE COUNTY, Okla. – A manhunt has ended for a burglary suspect who shot at multiple people. Authorities tell News 4 Johnny Brown is in custody. Brown is accused of burglarizing from a home on Coker Road just before noon Thursday. It all started...
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LUTHER, OKLAHOMA — Diane Couch helped plant these trees with her father. “I was just a little kid,” she recalls. She grew up watering these Meramecs and Mohawks, watching them grow with her. “Everybody thinks I have them named,” she smiles, “because I...
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A group of Oklahoma seniors and adults with disabilities who receive in-home state services to keep them out of nursing homes has filed a federal lawsuit against the two agencies that fund the programs.
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Week 2 of the playoffs in high school football featured every class but Class 6A in action on Friday night. Here are the scores from the Friday night games, with an asterisk indicating a game KFOR covered: Class 5A Quarterfinals Noble 28, Ardmore 14...
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The Oklahoma City Thunder blew a 23-point first half lead and lost at San Antonio, 104-101 at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas, on Friday night. Russell Westbrook missed a stumbling desperation three-pointer at the buzzer that could have tied the...
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CANADIAN COUNTY, Okla. – Officials were involved in a high-speed chase in Canadian County. It ended in a crash near SW 29th and Cimarron Friday night around 10 p.m. The driver reached speeds of over 100 mph several times. Medics were called to the scene....
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OKLAHOMA CITY – Michelle Juel is in the hole for almost $16,000 and feels stuck. Landscaper, Justin Randolph, was supposed to give her the backyard of her dreams with a slate patio, gazebo, and trees. He cashed Michelle’s check, but almost six months...
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By Nolan Clay Staff Writer nclay@oklahoman.comThe U.S. government is claiming in its ongoing civil fraud case against EMSA and a former contractor that patient care was "compromised" for years for monetary reasons. EMSA on Friday strongly disputed the...
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By Tim Willert Staff Writer twillert@oklahoman.comWhile meetings this week reinforced the need for a change in school district culture, board members who attended and some who didn't questioned whether a high-priced consultant is necessary. The board...
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OKLAHOMA CITY – Governor Mary Fallin vetoed “most of the revised budget bill approved by legislators in special session.” Governor Fallin said in a press release Friday evening that she kept part of the bill intact that temporarily “preserves funding for...
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By Richard Mize Real Estate Editor rmize@oklahoman.comThe Cherokee Nation was honored this week by the National Trust for Historic Preservation for its care of historic properties including Sequoyah's Cabin, which the Cherokees acquired last year from...
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YUKON, Okla. -Jessica Trejo doesn’t feel like the company she worked for, Honest 1 Auto Care, has been living up to their name. “Everybody needs money, yes, and unfortunately you know this is definitely going to take a toll on me,” said Trejo. Trejo is...
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BY STEVE LACKMEYER Business Writer slackmeyer@oklahoman.comThe first parking garage built to support development along the west end of Film Row is set to open next month, providing 345 spaces for future residents of West Village, area workers and...
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By Richard Mize Real Estate Editor rmize@oklahomanA warehouse fire in St. Louis devoured a small publisher's entire stock of some 200,000 books and dashed authors' dreams, including two in Arcadia who were set to give us more kicks on Route 66 just in...
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By Jack Money Business Writer jmoney@oklahoman.comThe Oklahoma Employment Security Commission believes the state set its all-time high for employment in January 2015, when the estimated number of payroll jobs hit 1,674,800. The latest data gathered for...
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HOUSTON – A former United Airlines pilot has been placed on five years of deferred adjudication probation after pleading guilty to running about a half dozen brothels in the Houston area. Besides probation, state District Judge Jim Wallace ordered...
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The Argentine navy is looking for one of its submarines after it lost contact with the vessel off the country’s Atlantic coast, the military service said Friday. The ARA San Juan submarine was last spotted Wednesday in the San Jorge Gulf roughly 432...
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The Oklahoman OpinionsTRICIA Howell, the Department of Human Services' deputy director for foster care and adoptions, makes the case for adoption plainly: “No child should have to grow up without a family.” Yet in Oklahoma, more than 600 children in the...
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The Oklahoma Senate has approved a bill that will cut funding to most state agencies and will spend cash reserves to finish plugging a budget shortfall after lawmakers failed to pass a broad package of tax increases.
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By Tim Willert Staff Writer twillert@oklahoman.comThe state Board of Education on Thursday approved a nearly $3 billion budget request for Fiscal Year 2019, one that funds teacher pay raises and textbooks and boosts spending for reading and alternative...
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By Tim Willert Staff Writer twillert@oklahoman.comHeriberto Perez received an unexpected round of applause Thursday morning when he walked into Andrena Lanman's kindergarten class at Westwood Elementary School. Heriberto was still wearing the colorful...
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BY STEVE LACKMEYER Business Writer slackmeyer@oklahoman.comThe Oklahoma City Police Association again was rejected on Thursday as it pitched revised drawings for a garage that would overlook Bicentennial Park. The Downtown Design Review Committee voted...
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A man charged with crashing his vehicle into Arkansas' Ten Commandments display nearly three years after he was accused of destroying a monument at Oklahoma's Capitol has been found mentally unfit to go to trial.
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11/16/2017
Oklahoma legislators have been raising thousands of dollars from lobbyists at lavish fundraisers during a special session limping into its eighth week, yet they've failed to make much progress toward plugging a $215...
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11/16/2017
Oklahoma's 149 state senators and representatives will learn if they get their pay cut after a state committee meets to review the lawmakers' salary and benefits package.
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11/16/2017
Auditors say a fairgrounds official in southern Oklahoma collected more than $15,000 in unauthorized pay and gave unapproved discounts to select vendors.
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11/16/2017
The Oklahoma Legislature is nearing a deal on closing the state's budget gap through a combination of cuts to most agency budgets and a raid on agency savings accounts.
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11/15/2017
Democrats have flipped another statehouse seat in deeply conservative Oklahoma amid growing frustration over years of state budget shortfalls and recent scandals that led to the resignation of Republican incumbents.
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11/15/2017
Oklahoma's legislative leaders are unveiling bills to cut funding to most state agencies and use cash reserves to finish plugging a budget hole after lawmakers failed to pass a broad package of tax increases.
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11/14/2017
Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter has joined more than 40 other state attorneys general in asking Congress to repeal a law they say is "a step backward" in attempts to prevent opioid addiction and overdose deaths.
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11/14/2017
Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy's eldest son has been ordered released to a halfway house during trial stemming from a 2014 armed standoff against government agents in a public lands cattle grazing dispute.
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11/13/2017
The recent success of Democrats in deep-red Oklahoma amid continuing state budget problems will be put to a further test Tuesday in special elections for three previously Republican-held state legislative seats.
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11/13/2017