Daily Oklahoman

  • Man caught on camera using stolen credit card in Oklahoma City
    Wednesday - 08/27/2014 - 10:44 AM

    FROM STAFF REPORTSPolice are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man who used a stolen credit card at two Oklahoma City businesses.
    The credit card was taken in an auto burglary, local police said in a news release.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Party goes to dogs in Norman
    Tuesday - 08/26/2014 - 12:21 PM

    FROM STAFF REPORTSNORMAN — Dogs of all shapes, sizes and breeds cavorted in the Westwood Water Park pools at the ninth annual Pooch Pool Party hosted by the Norman Community Dog Park.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • New Arbor Grove Elementary is a hit for Putnam City teachers, students
    Tuesday - 08/26/2014 - 12:52 PM

    By Matt Patterson, Staff WriterArbor Grove Elementary Principal Brenda Davis has been busy in the week since the new school opened, but for Davis and the rest of the staff and students, a few early-year headaches are well worth it.

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  • Oklahoma City-area community briefs
    Tuesday - 08/26/2014 - 04:51 PM


    Pet adoption event set

    The Oklahoma City Animal Shelter has topped its goal of 2,300 pet adoptions during June, July and August.Read more on NewsOK.com

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  • Oklahoma news briefs, Aug. 27
    Tuesday - 08/26/2014 - 07:39 PM

    From staff reportsSTATEWIDE
    Health sites
    given funds
    Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell announced Tuesday $749,375 in federal funding to three health centers in Oklahoma to support patient-centered medical homes through new construction and renovations.Read more on NewsOK.com

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  • Oklahoma City Council awards whitewater park contract
    Tuesday - 08/26/2014 - 09:57 PM

    By William Crum, Staff WriterThe Oklahoma City Council voted 5-4 Tuesday to award a $33.4 million construction contract for the MAPS 3 whitewater park on the Oklahoma River.
    The bid is nearly $13.6 million over the city’s estimate and still leaves a $2.9 million shortfall that project managers plan to make up during construction.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Edmond, Oklahoma, school bus driver faces sex crime charges
    Tuesday - 08/26/2014 - 08:12 PM

    By Matt Dinger, Staff WriterAn Edmond elementary school bus driver accused of molesting an 8-year-old boy has been charged with eight felonies.
    Scott Keith Jepson, 32, of Guthrie, was charged Monday in Oklahoma County District Court with two counts of indecent or lewd acts with a child younger than 16, two counts of possession of obscene material involving a minor, three counts of distributing child pornography and one count of manufacturing child pornography.

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  • High near 100 degrees in central Oklahoma Tuesday
    Tuesday - 08/26/2014 - 05:45 AM

    FROM STAFF REPORTSThe high temperature will be near 100 degrees Tuesday in central Oklahoma, the National Weather Service reports.
    The heat index will be near 104 degrees.
    The Oklahoma City forecast is as follows:
    Tuesday: Sunny and hot with a high near 100.Read more on NewsOK.com

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  • Children flock to Oklahoma County Free Fair
    Monday - 08/25/2014 - 12:37 PM

    FROM STAFF REPORTSThe Oklahoma County Free fair, in its 100th year, ended Saturday at State Fair Park.
    The fair included competitions for baking, canning and arts and crafts, along with events such as a turtle race and a time capsule presentation.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Run supports arts institute in Edmond
    Monday - 08/25/2014 - 01:29 PM

    By Diana Baldwin, Staff WriterEDMOND — The top male runner in the Edmond Fine Arts Institute’s annual fundraiser, 5K to Monet, was Russell Ingram, 32, from Yukon.Read more on NewsOK.com

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