Small blaze damages apartment
A small fire damaged a downstairs unit at Charleston Apartments, 2073 W. Lindsey St., shortly before 3 p.m. Sunday. The blaze quickly engulfed the shrubs and grass, then started crawling up the wall, bursting the window and damaging the front portion of the unit. People at the scene threw buckets of water on the flames, extinguishing the worst of the blaze before firefighters arrived. A cigarette was found by a row of shrubs near the apartment.
Police identify woman found dead Monday
Norman police have identified a woman found dead in her home at 2202 Donna Drive Monday afternoon. Police responded at 1:25 p.m. to the residence of Cassandra Thompson, 30, after receiving a report that she had not shown up for work ...
Residents speak out about document regarding shelter photos
Norman and metro-area residents showed up in overwhelming numbers, many in red shirts, for an Animal Shelter Oversight Board meeting Monday night demanding for their opinions to be heard....
Mixon’s attorney says athlete acted in self-defense
The attorney for Oklahoma running back Joe Mixon says the incident that left a 20-year-old female OU student with multiple facial fractures was a case of self-defense. “This past Friday morning, Joe Mixon found himself in a situation ...
Cool snap brings heat relief to Oklahoma, Arkansas
OKLAHOMA CITY — The dog days of summer are coming in with a whimper. Weather forecasters say a cold front headed for Oklahoma and Arkansas will bring unseasonably cool temperatures and a chance of rain through next week....
Be ready for ‘prolonged’ Gaza war, prime minister says
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Signaling an escalation of Israel’s Gaza operation, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Israelis Monday to be ready for a “prolonged” war, and the military warned Palestinians in three large neighborhoods to ...
FBI defends search for Oklahoma City bombing video
SALT LAKE CITY — The FBI thoroughly searched its archives and found no evidence that more videos of the Oklahoma City bombing exist, agency employees told a judge Monday in a trial that has rekindled questions about whether any others were ...
County moves forward on nursing home bonds
Cleveland County commissioners on Monday approved a resolution authoring a county trust to issue up to $15 million for a nursing home on the site of the former Whispering Pines nursing home at 501 E. Robinson St....
Deal to improve health care costs $17B
WASHINGTON — A bipartisan deal announced Monday would authorize about $17 billion to help veterans avoid long waits for health care, hire more doctors and nurses to treat veterans and make it easier to fire executives at the Department of ...
Breast Care Center will relocate to HealthPlex
The Norman Regional Health System will move its Breast Care Center to the HealthPlex campus, making it more accessible for patients, hospital officials said Monday. At its monthly board meeting, the Norman Regional Hospital Authority ...
Little Axe Health Center hosting blood drive
Norman-area blood donors this summer will not only save lives when they donate with Oklahoma Blood Institute (OBI), they’ll also get “Feel Cool” T-shirts and two tickets to the Oklahoma City Zoo....
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