NORMAN — The seventh-grade Irving girls basketball team volunteered at the Salvation Army in Norman on Dec 20. Team members worked on packing toys and clothes for the children in the Cleveland County area. Front row, from left: Taylor Bell, Tiffany Sandlin, LaNaea Richardson, Kailey Warmuth, Casey Miller and Alex Gatewood. Middle row: Haley Hurst, Haley Gass, Kirsten Lewis, Hailey Stuart, Emily Spears and Taylor Redden. Back row: coach Shawn McGlone, Avery Roberts and Addison Masters.
First Junior Police Academy graduates
The room went dark and a slideshow flipped through photos of children participating in the first Junior Police Academy as kids chattered excitedly, remembering what they had done over the past two weeks. Norman Police Department hosted ...
Officials say transparency lacking in Wal-Mart zoning
Norman city staff recently admitted to withholding information from the public regarding a controversial zoning change in southeast Norman. If approved by the city council, the proposal will allow a Wal-Mart supercenter at Cedar Lane and ...
Air Algerie jet crashes with 116 on board
OUAGADOUGO, Burkina Faso — An Air Algerie jetliner carrying 116 people crashed Thursday in a rainstorm over restive Mali, and its wreckage was found near the border of neighboring Burkina Faso — the third major international aviation ...
Nonprofit raises $3.9M-plus for new center
The Center for Children and Families, a United Way of Norman partner agency, announced Thursday that it exceeded its public fundraising goal of $3.5 million and raised more than $3.9 million to complete the purchase and renovation of a ...
Bad year won’t dampen peachy tradition
PORTER — A rusting, silver-colored water tower tells visitors to this rural town between Muskogee and Tulsa that they’ve come to the “Peach Capitol of Oklahoma.” Residents of Stratford, the state’s other self-proclaimed peach capital, ...
Union Market opens this fall on campus
Shelves are being stocked as employees buzz around like busy bees and activities are in the last stages of prep as the University of Oklahoma anticipates the opening of its new eatery Union Market, located in the Oklahoma Memorial Union in ...
OU football recruit under investigation in assault case
An attorney representing Joe Mixon confirmed Friday evening that the highly-recruited Oklahoma running back is being investigated by Norman Police in connection with an incident in which a woman suffered multiple facial fractures early ...
Norman Police responded to an alleged aggravated assault at the Campus Corner Pickelmans Gourmet Cafe early Friday morning....
U.S.: Russia firing across border
KIEV, Ukraine — Russia is launching artillery attacks from its soil on Ukrainian troops and preparing to move heavier weaponry across the border, the U.S. and Ukraine charged Friday in what appeared to be an ominous escalation of the ...
McCain: Arizona execution ‘torture’
TUCSON, Ariz. — U.S. Sen. John McCain says the execution of an Arizona inmate that lasted two hours was torture....
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