Tiffany GibsonOklahoma had four 3.9 magnitude earthquakes in August, but the overall number of 3.0 and higher quakes declined.
Here's a heat map of where the quakes occurred from Aug.Read more on NewsOK.com
FROM STAFF REPORTSA fired Oklahoma City teacher has been charged in Oklahoma County District Court with three felony counts of sexual battery.Read more on NewsOK.com
FROM STAFF REPORTSEDMOND — A woman was arrested Monday after making a bomb threat and pulling a knife on the owner of a coin-operated laundry in Edmond, police said.
Lequite Allen, 24, of Crescent, went to the Coin Op Laundromat at 320 Kelly Ave.Read more on NewsOK.com
FROM STAFF REPORTSThere is a chance for rain Tuesday afternoon in central Oklahoma, the National Weather Service reports.
The Oklahoma City forecast follows:
Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms mainly after 1 p.m.Read more on NewsOK.com
By Katie Parker For The OklahomanChildren laughing. Lockers slamming.Read more on NewsOK.com
By Kyle Schwab Staff Writer email@example.comA fired Oklahoma City high school teacher was charged Monday with three felony counts of sexual battery.
Curtis Lamont Lowe is accused of inappropriately touching three female students at Southeast High School, 5401 S Shields Blvd., in 2015.
By Brianna Bailey Business Writer firstname.lastname@example.orgThe Oklahoma City Council will consider passing a resolution urging residents to oppose State Question 777, a measure on the November ballot that would make it harder to pass new laws regulating agriculture in the state.
By William Crum Staff Writer email@example.comHorse shows and state basketball championship games could be getting a new home in Oklahoma City.
With conceptual drawings done, five firms and partnerships have formally expressed interest in designing a new arena for State Fair Park, home to national and international horse shows.
BY STEVE LACKMEYER Business Writer firstname.lastname@example.orgA deal pending approval by the Oklahoma City Council could result in yet another mixed-use development in Bricktown as part of an early lease extension with the Oklahoma City Dodgers at the Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark.
From Staff ReportsEDMOND — A woman walked into a laundry on Monday afternoon and claimed to have a bomb in her bag, police said.
About 5 p.m., the woman walked into Coin-Op Laundry at Edmond Road and Kelly Avenue and told people she had a bomb inside a backpack, Edmond police spokeswoman Jennifer Wagnon-Monroe said.
FROM STAFF REPORTSAn arrest has been made in the 51st homicide of the year in Oklahoma City, police report.
Jimmy L. Simms, 21, has been arrested in the death of Greg Hill, 52.
From Staff ReportsPolice said a northwest Oklahoma City bank was robbed Tuesday afternoon.
Oklahoma City officer Travis Vernier said just after noon, a man armed with a gun robbed First Fidelity Bank, 12215 N MacArthur, and fled the scene in an unknown direction.
By Tim Willert Staff Writer email@example.comOklahoma City Public Schools would receive $26 million — most of which would go toward teacher salaries and recruitment — if voters approve a penny sales tax initiative, according to a projected district-by-district estimate released Tuesday by the Oklahoma State School Boards Association.
By Cathy Poteet For The OklahomanDebra Ponder-Nelson is the Metro Tech Foundation's new executive director.
As executive director, Ponder-Nelson's responsibilities are to expand and diversify the foundation's revenue base, grow scholarships and increase student emergency funding by increasing community awareness and building business relationships.
From Staff ReportsThe Oklahoman will publish free anniversary announcements for Oklahoma couples celebrating 50 years or more of marriage.Read more on NewsOK.com
From Staff ReportsBache
Two women found dead
Two women were found apparently shot to death outside a vacant house in Bache.Read more on NewsOK.com
By Tim Willert Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.orgA short-lived support program for students facing suspension is being resurrected by Oklahoma City Public Schools at a reduced cost.
School board members voted unanimously Monday night to pay Seeworth Academy $250,000 to provide academic instruction and counseling services to district students facing suspensions of 10 days or less.
By Matt Patterson Staff Writer email@example.comYUKON — A no-kill animal shelter that bills itself as a harbor for pets awaiting adoption is overcrowded, with some dogs and cats being kept in undersized cages for up to 23 hours a day, current and former workers say.
By Carla Hinton Religion Editor firstname.lastname@example.orgNORMAN — An image used as part of a Pioneer Library System promotional campaign has come under fire from a Norman man who says it promotes the religion of Islam.
From Staff ReportsThe state Medicaid director announced his resignation Monday in a letter to the agency's board, noting it was the "right time to explore options in the private sector.Read more on NewsOK.com
From Staff ReportsOne person has been shot in an apparent drive-by shooting Tuesday afternoon, police said.
Oklahoma City police officer Megan Morgan said the shooting happened just after 3:30 p.m.Read more on NewsOK.com
APOKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A group that supports a state question to allow the medicinal use of marijuana in Oklahoma is planning to rally at the state Capitol.
The group Oklahomans for Change plans to rally Tuesday at 4:20 p.m., a numerical reference that symbolizes support for marijuana.Read more on NewsOK.com
FROM STAFF REPORTSA child has been struck by a vehicle in southwest Oklahoma City Tuesday, police report.
The child was struck about 7:30 a.m.Read more on NewsOK.com
From Staff ReportsCHANDLER — The story of Deputy U.S. Marshal William “Bill” Tilghman will be presented in Chandler next month for the 125th anniversary of the 1891 Land Run.
By Kacy Hibdon For The OklahomanThanks to multiyear support from the Putnam City Schools Foundation, junior and senior volunteers at all three Putnam City high schools kicked off the inaugural Link Crew program this month to welcome incoming freshmen.
By Brianna Bailey Business Writer email@example.com State Question 792 will be the only measure on the November ballot on modernizing Oklahoma's alcohol laws.
The deadline for the state questions to be approved for the November ballot was 5 p.m.Read more on NewsOK.com
By Tim Willert Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.orgStudents returning to classes at Capitol Hill and U.S. Grant high schools Monday in Oklahoma City were greeted by graffiti on some buildings, with lettering as high as 20 feet in some places.
By Adam Wilmoth Energy Editor email@example.comWilliam C. “Bill” Brown, founder of Oklahoma City-based 7-Eleven Stores, died Thursday in his home.Read more on NewsOK.com
FROM STAFF REPORTSFour people who died in crashes on state roads have been identified by authorities.
Sean Hayward, 24, of Grove
About 4:50 a.m.Read more on NewsOK.com
By Graham Lee Brewer Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.orgAn Oklahoma City woman killed her daughter by trying to force a crucifix down her throat, believing her daughter was possessed by the devil, police said.