FROM STAFF REPORTSTrees to be harvested
EDMOND — The city of Edmond's Urban Forestry Department will begin harvesting eastern red cedar trees later this week from city-owned property just north of Gracelawn Cemetery.Read more on NewsOK.com
From Staff ReportsBETHANY — The Bethany Bronchos brought down the Lone Grove Longhorns during the football season opener played at Southern Nazarene University on Friday.Read more on NewsOK.com
FROM STAFF REPORTSThe president of St. Gregory's University will speak during a meeting of the Oklahoma City Estate Planning Council on Sept.Read more on NewsOK.com
FROM STAFF REPORTSMIDWEST CITY — Enrollment is up at Rose State College due to a 6.3 percent increase in first-time students compared with fall 2014, officials announced Tuesday.
The total enrollment for the fall semester stands at 8,957, with 2,122 of those first-time students.
By TIM WILLERT Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.orgOklahoma City Public Schools is suspending 63 percent fewer students than it did last year, leaving a top official to wonder whether the district can fill a new support program for those serving long-term suspensions.
FROM STAFF REPORTSLaw enforcement teams will search for impaired drivers with upcoming saturation patrols during the weekend of Sept.Read more on NewsOK.com
William CrumSanta Fe Station renovation contract, crime-fighting grant and more, this week on the money trail.
• $4.9 million: Contract with Jim Cooley Construction to begin work on converting downtown's Art Deco Santa Fe Depot.Read more on NewsOK.com
BY STEVE LACKMEYER Business Writer email@example.comA Dallas developer who claims to have secured the contract to buy First National Center visited with tenants Tuesday morning as they battled soaring temps following a shut-off of the landmark building's air conditioning by Veolia Energy.
FROM STAFF REPORTSMIAMI -- A Missouri man died in a tractor-trailer crash in Ottawa County Monday, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports.
Gregory Allen Davis, 49, of Richland, Mo.Read more on NewsOK.com
FROM STAFF REPORTSMIDWEST CITY — The annual Midwest City fishing clinic is set for Saturday.
The clinic is free and open to boys and girls ages 6 to 15.Read more on NewsOK.com
From Staff ReportsThe Oklahoma City Storytelling Festival, organized by Arts Council Oklahoma City, marked 35 years of celebrating the ancient art of storytelling last week at the Oklahoma History Center.
By Spc. Carli Styles For The OklahomanFORT SILL — Long before the sun rose, members of the 45th Brigade Special Troops Battalion mess section began preparing meals for about 400 soldiers of the 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team.
FROM STAFF REPORTSEDMOND — Oklahoma Christian School will hold groundbreaking for a $4 million expansion of the high school at 5:30 p.m.Read more on NewsOK.com
By William Crum Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.orgThe Oklahoma City Council on Tuesday adopted a policy for police use of body-worn cameras, clearing the way for a pilot project testing 100 cameras to begin.
BY STEVE LACKMEYERAND BRIANNA BAILEY Business WritersU.S. District Judge Stephen Friot, citing concerns over deteriorating conditions at First National Center, is considering appointing a receiver to take control of the landmark as a way to restore air conditioning and prevent shut-offs of other utilities.
BY BRIANNA BAILEY Business Writer email@example.com Calling the situation an emergency, a federal judge said Tuesday that he will consider placing the distressed First National Center in the control of a receiver.
Republican presidential hopeful Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida will be in Oklahoma City Wednesday to speak to energy industry executives, his campaign announced.Read more on NewsOK.com
Defense News is reporting that Sen.Read more on NewsOK.com
FROM STAFF REPORTSPolice are investigating reports of two separate shootings in northwest Oklahoma City, according to local TV reports.
A man was shot near NW 50 and N May Avenue who has been hospitalized, according to TV reports.
From Staff ReportsElementary students from the Stanley Hupfeld Academy at Western Village were invited to the Oklahoma Christian University campus to fly kites with OC students.
FROM STAFF REPORTSEDMOND — Temperatures in and around Edmond are expected to be in the lower 90s for this week and through the Labor Day holiday weekend.
Weather forecasters predict the hottest day will be Monday, at 95 degrees.
From Staff Reports Seaman Felipe Marrufo, of Mustang, is stationed aboard the USS John C. Stennis, based in Naval Air Station North Island, Calif.
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FROM STAFF REPORTSNORMAN — Horses and riders got a jump-start on the Cleveland County Free Fair with the annual Cleveland County Horse Show.
The horse show competition Saturday featured equestrian and Western style riding, with participants being judged on showmanship and skill in walking, trotting and jumping.
BY KYLE SCHWAB Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.orgJurors Tuesday repeatedly were shown surveillance video of an Oklahoma County jail inmate being aggressively detained by detention officers before his in-custody death.
By Jason Kersey Staff Writer email@example.comNORMAN — Traffic is always an issue when the University of Oklahoma plays football, but road construction along Lindsey Street and two popular gameday exits likely will make things even more congested this season, beginning Saturday evening, when OU faces Akron on Owen Field.
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FROM STAFF REPORTSBlue Bell Creameries has resumed ice cream production at its Broken Arrow plant, which was shut down earlier this year after listeria contamination was discovered.
The Texas-based company said production at the Broken Arrow plant will be on a limited basis as the company seeks to confirm that new procedures, facility enhancements, and employee training have been effective.Read more on NewsOK.com
FROM STAFF REPORTSNEWCASTLE -- A woman found dead inside a Newcastle motel Friday has been identified, the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation reports.
An OSBI fingerprint analyst working on the case at the medical examiner's office Monday helped identify 26-year-old Kayla Garbelman of Tuttle.
FROM STAFF REPORTSPolice are investigating the shooting death of a man in southwest Oklahoma City Tuesday, said Sgt.Read more on NewsOK.com
FROM STAFF REPORTSAnnual review of block grants set
NORMAN — The city's Community Development Block Grant staff will host the annual Community Dialogue Meeting at 7 p.m.Read more on NewsOK.com