FROM STAFF REPORTSA head-on collision has been reported in northeast Oklahoma City Friday.
The crash is on E Britton Road near Midwest Boulevard, according to a local TV report.
Check NewsOK.com for updates.
By Paul Monies, Business WriterFederal trade regulators have filed a complaint against an Oklahoma City business directory they said was sending false invoices for unwanted ads.
Your Yellow Book Inc.Read more on NewsOK.com
By Jay F. Marks, Business WriterRegulators are investigating a hydrochloric acid spill earlier this week in an alfalfa field in Kingfisher County.
The Oklahoma Corporation Commission is trying to figure out why nearly 500 barrels of acid spilled Monday at a well site near Hennessey, spokesman Matt Skinner confirmed Thursday.
By Matt Dinger, Staff WriterAn arrest warrant has been issued for an HIV-positive man accused of having unprotected sex with women he met on the Internet and of lying about his health.
BY ROBERT BOCZKIEWICZ, For The OklahomanDENVER — A federal appeals court ruled Thursday that four years in prison is not too long for a Muskogee woman convicted of adoption fraud by preying on desperate couples who wanted to adopt a baby.
FROM STAFF REPORTSA masseuse was arrested Wednesday after a 16-year-old told police he was offered more than he wanted at the massage parlor.
JingJing Qu, 28, was arrested at Relax Massage, 344 S Mustang Road, on a complaint of sexual battery.Read more on NewsOK.com
FROM STAFF REPORTSNORMAN — If your palette enjoys culinary diversity or if you’re interested in introducing new flavors to your family, you can go to the Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History to taste international delights and create a sweet treat during “Family Food Expedition.”
FROM STAFF REPORTSNORMAN — The Center for Children and Families has exceeded its public fundraising goal of $3.5 million to complete the purchase and renovation of the former Immanuel Baptist Church at 210 S Cockrel Ave., officials said.
By Diana Baldwin, Staff WriterEDMOND — The Mitch Park YMCA gym will be closed Thursday and Friday while workers resurface the wood floor, after just six months of being open.
By Diana Baldwin, Staff Writer
Art collection grows
A life-size sculpture of a policeman and a child sitting on a bench created by Colorado bronze artist Gary Alsum has been commissioned by Edmond’s Visual Arts Commission.
By Becky Carman, For The OklahomanGrief, guilt, ambition — and then a little help from Kickstarter and some friends — have set Plain Speak back on track.
Finally set to release its first album, “Foundations,” after losing most of its work on the record to the May 2013 Moore tornado, Plain Speak is representative of the DIY music scene culture it has relied on for support.
BY WILLIAM CRUM, Staff WriterBids for the MAPS 3 expo center at State Fair Park came in under estimates when they were opened Thursday afternoon at City Hall.
That was a relief after last week, when bids for the MAPS 3 whitewater recreation center far exceeded estimates.Read more on NewsOK.com
Q&A with Barbara Klepper
Employers soon to rework their benefit reporting for Obamacare
By Tim Willert, Staff WriterA former Oklahoma City Public Schools principal with strong ties to the Hispanic community is expected to be appointed to the school board Monday, The Oklahoman has learned.
FROM STAFF REPORTSOne person has reportedly been killed after a railroad container fell off a train and landed on a nearby car Thursday afternoon.
The incident was reported about 2:20 p.m.Read more on NewsOK.com
FROM STAFF REPORTSA flash flood warning has been issued for the Pittsburg County area in eastern Oklahoma early Thursday, the National Weather Service reports.
The warning expires at 5:30 a.m.Read more on NewsOK.com
By Josh Wallace, Staff WriterIn June, students from the Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics competed in national chemistry and engineering events, with one student ranking sixth out of nearly 16,000 participants.
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Bethany Animal Control Shelter, 8 a.m.Read more on NewsOK.com
BY RANDY ELLIS, Staff WriterThe assistant attorney general blamed for giving incorrect Open Meeting Act advice to the Workers’ Compensation Commission no longer works for the attorney general and will no longer be advising the commission.
Story By Matt Patterson, Staff Writer, email@example.comYUKON — As it sits in a hangar at C.E. Page Airport in Yukon, Larry Eversmeyer’s Cessna 140 doesn’t look like the kind of plane that is made for flying in the wilds of Alaska.
FROM STAFF REPORTSSkies will be sunny Friday with temperatures in the 80s, the National Weather Service reports.
The Oklahoma City forecast is as follows:
Friday: Patchy fog before 7 a.m.Read more on NewsOK.com
By Brandy McDonnell, Features WriterTaking a firm grip on her paintbrush, Pearl swipes pale green color across a black canvas already streaked with blue, while her teacher enthusiastically encourages the fledgling artist.
By Graham Lee Brewer, Staff WriterLEXINGTON — Some residents of this small town have been fighting for more than a decade for clean drinking water, a battle that recently brought them to the steps of the local prison.
By Randy Ellis, Staff WriterA special meeting of the state Workers’ Compensation Commission called to address fallout from Open Meeting Act violations was abruptly canceled Thursday and rescheduled for next Wednesday.
Man found guilty in slaying of his mother
A Mayes County jury found a man guilty of first-degree murder in the stabbing death of his mother and recommended a life sentence with no chance of parole, a prosecutor said Thursday.Read more on NewsOK.com
FROM STAFF REPORTSPolice are investigating a fiery pickup crash that was fatal in northwest Oklahoma City early Thursday.
The crash was reported near N Portland Avenue and Memorial Road where a vehicle caught fire, police Sgt.Read more on NewsOK.com
FROM STAFF REPORTSEDMOND — The Fine Arts Institute will hold its annual 5K to Monet on Aug.Read more on NewsOK.com
Clinic to host
The Oklahoma City Indian Clinic’s Harmony Pediatric Clinic will host a Back to School Adolescent Health Fair from 8 a.m.Read more on NewsOK.com
Q&A with Brandon Long
Provisions in Affordable Care Act in peril as court rulings conflict
Q: I understand there were two court decisions issued last week that could have major implications for the Affordable Care Act?
By Graham Lee Brewer, Staff WriterDrenching rains that fell across much of Oklahoma on Wednesday have bookended one of the wettest Julys on record for the state, with some areas receiving more than seven inches of rain during the month, state weather experts said.