By Steve Lackmeyer Business Writer email@example.comAdd a dog day care, a brewpub and taproom to the list of new attractions set to open in the once desolate area along the railroad tracks that separate downtown from the Innovation District.
BY NOLAN CLAY Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.orgNORMAN — A lawsuit blaming a Moore church for alleged sexual misconduct by a teacher there has been settled for $260,000.
The former Moore Christian Schools teacher, Gregory Alan Saul Sr., is accused in a 2012 rape case of having a sexual relationship with a student that began when she was 13 and he was 64.Read more on NewsOK.com
Ronald J. Norick Downtown Library, 300 Park Ave., Oklahoma City
Salvation Army Red Shield Kitchen, 300 SW 4, Oklahoma City
Wright Library, 2101 Exchange Ave., Oklahoma City
Belle Isle Library, 5501 N Villa Ave., Oklahoma City
Jeltz Senior Center, 1225 N Kate Ave., Oklahoma City
Salvation Army Warr Acres Senior Center, 4301 N Ann Arbor Ave., Warr Acres
North Side Branch YMCA, 10000 N Pennsylvania Ave., Oklahoma City
Ralph Ellison Library, 2000 NE 23, Oklahoma City
Spencer Nutrition Center, 8306 NE 36, Oklahoma City
FROM STAFF REPORTSOklahoma City police said Saturday afternoon a man was shot and killed by officers in southeast Oklahoma City.
Two officers opened fire on the man who was killed, said police Capt.Read more on NewsOK.com
From Staff ReportsA body was found Saturday morning slumped over the wheel of a taxi in Oklahoma City, police said.
The body, with visible signs of trauma, was found near SW 26 and Harvey Avenue, and police are investigating the incident as a possible homicide.
FROM STAFF REPORTSChess
Advait Patel, 12, of Midwest City, has become Oklahoma's state chess champion for the second year in a row.Read more on NewsOK.com
By Theresa Green For The OklahomanIt’s a tall order to develop a program that teaches the basics of good health, helps children learn how to make healthier choices and that uses recipes that are easy to prepare and economical.
By Sharla Bardin For The OklahomanNORMAN — Step aside, Avengers. Just hold on for a second, Justice League.Read more on NewsOK.com
By Henry Dolive For The OklahomanWhen Ella Patterson began serving as a foster grandparent for Sunbeam Family Services about six months ago, she employed the nurturing skills that stood her in good stead in raising a granddaughter and now helping care for her great-granddaughter.
BY RICHARD MIZE Real Estate Editor email@example.comTailgates, ice chests, folding lawn chairs and blankets are still the bring-your-own furnishings of choice for Fourth of July fireworks shows.
But for Independence Day at home with family and friends, whether it’s a daytime pool party or evening buffet, it takes more to keep the bummer out of summer’s quintessential celebration.
BY GRAHAM LEE BREWER Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.orgThe children of University of Oklahoma employees will be eligible for a full-tuition waiver for undergraduate degrees through a new scholarship program established this summer.
By Carla Hinton Religion Editor email@example.comNORMAN — As boats sped by and children floated around them, almost a dozen people waded into the waters of Lake Thunderbird on a recent sweltering Sunday evening.
By Sheila Stogsdill For The OklahomanGRAND LAKE — Three separate boating accidents on Lake Hudson and Grand Lake have claimed the lives of three people and sent 12 people to hospitals in Grove and Tulsa, said Grand River Dam Authority Police Chief Brian Edwards on Saturday.
From Staff ReportsFour people died from injuries suffered in wrecks on state roads Friday and Saturday, according to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.
Howard W. Shelton, 44, Miller, Missouri and Celeste L.
FROM STAFF REPORTSNORMAN — Mocha is a 2-year-old Boston terrier mix available for adoption at Norman Animal Welfare, 3428 S Jenkins.Read more on NewsOK.com
FROM STAFF REPORTSLoud noises from fireworks for hours on end can be a scary ordeal for pets, something owners should keep in mind during the Independence Day weekend.
“July 5 is our busiest day of the year.Read more on NewsOK.com
FROM STAFF REPORTSRegistration is open for OKC Riversport's first youth sailing camp, set to begin Monday.
Located at the Lake Hefner Sailing Center on Hobie Point, the camp offers beginner-level sailing instruction for ages 8-14.
FROM STAFF REPORTSYou might be thinking about firecrackers, but there is a group of elves thinking about Christmas.
The Women’s Auxiliary of The Salvation Army Central Oklahoma Area Command will distribute countertop Red Kettles to businesses to collect donations for the Buck$ 4 Bikes program.
By Matt Patterson Staff Writermpatterson@oklahoman.comA sea lion that came to the Oklahoma City Zoo via a California rescue organization has died, zoo spokeswoman Tara Henson said.
When staff arrived for work Friday morning, Jaxon was found dead in his pool at Aquaticus.Read more on NewsOK.com
FROM STAFF REPORTSCentral Oklahoma Habitat for Humanity is celebrating several milestones: the completion of its 800th home build, its 2015 Women Build and its 400th home built with an energy efficient geothermal system.
BY K.S. MCNUTT Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.orgThe need for more scholarships to defeat crippling student debt was Mike Turpen’s battle cry as chairman of the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education.
BY JENNIFER PALMER Staff Writer email@example.comGENE AUTRY — In the heart of this tiny, southern Oklahoma town, a museum honoring the famous singing cowboy for whom it is named, closed without explanation in May.
BY SILAS ALLEN Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.orgRecent rock slides aren't the only thing that have blocked Interstate 35 through the Arbuckle Mountains over the years.
In 1954, construction of the highway linking Oklahoma City with the Dallas-Fort Worth area had been tagged a No.Read more on NewsOK.com
From Staff Reports DEL CITY — A man was found shot dead early Saturday morning in the parking lot of a club, authorities said.
Christopher Rhodes, 34, was found dead about 1:30 a.m.Read more on NewsOK.com
From Staff ReportsA roll-over accident at Interstate 35 and Wilshire Boulevard Saturday injured several Southeast High School students going home from the Edmond Fourth of July parade, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported.
FROM STAFF REPORTSRonald McDonald House Charities of Oklahoma City awarded college scholarships to 21 local students during a reception at the McAuley Conference Center at Mercy Hospital.
The charity awarded $92,000 in scholarships to 56 graduating high school seniors from 19 cities across Oklahoma and north Texas.
FROM STAFF REPORTSSHAWNEE — The 23rd annual International Finals Youth Rodeo is set for Sunday through Friday at the Heart of Oklahoma Exposition Center, 1700 W Independence.
The IFYR is the richest youth rodeo in the world, with more than $200,000 in prize money and championship saddles and buckles for contestants to pursue, according to a news release.
FROM STAFF REPORTSDowntown Edmond adds parking
EDMOND — Downtown Edmond is getting 20 new parking spaces.Read more on NewsOK.com
By TIM WILLERT Staff Writertwillert@oklahoman.comOklahoma City Public Schools is not only revising its student code of conduct, but also the role police officers play on elementary school campuses.
A district official told school board members this week that officers often are used to scare or punish children rather than mentor them.
Tickets for the St. Jude Dream Home giveaway are available for the 2,800-square-foot house by TimberCraft Homes in The Lakes at Traditions addition.
Those who reserve tickets by Thursday will also qualify for the Early Bird Prize, a $7,500 Visa gift card.Read more on NewsOK.com