Crimea votes on joining Russia
SIMFEROPOL, Ukraine — Ukraine lurched toward breakup Thursday when lawmakers in Crimea unanimously declared they wanted to join Russia and would put the decision to voters in 10 days — and Russian lawmakers pushed a bill to facilitate a ...
- New animal welfare center taking shape Construction workers set walls as work continues on the new Norman Animal Welfare Center Tuesday, Mar. 5, 2014. Crews have started to put up blocks for the interior and exterior walls of the new building. The Norman City Council contracted the Tevis Architectural Group to create the design In November 2011. Norman voters approved a General Obligation Bond authorizing $3 million for the project.
Attorney for Rodriguez family warns of fake fundraising websites
Almost three weeks after the death of Luis Rodriguez, family members are having to deal with another problem, their lawyer said. Websites are popping up asking for money to help the Rodriguez family. However, attorney Michael ...
Council elections, PSST renewal on April 1 ballot
Residents are encouraged to register now to vote in the upcoming Norman City Council election and the Public Safety Sales Tax renewal April 1. Anyone who is not already registered or who needs to make changes to registration before the ...
Flames come through the roof; firefighters put them down
Three fire stations and 15 firefighters responded Wednesday night to a house fire at 3901 Glisten Court where flames were seen coming through the roof. Responding at approximately 9:13 p.m., firefighters had extinguished the fire by 9:30. ...
16-year-old faces first-degree murder charge; judge rules probable cause to pursue case
Cleveland County Special Judge Steve Stice ruled there was probable cause and bound an Oklahoma City teen over for trial on a murder charge after a preliminary hearing Wednesday....
Passengers in court over disabled ship
MIAMI — About three dozen passengers who sailed on the ill-fated Carnival Triumph cruise ship that drifted at sea for days are hoping to collect thousands of dollars apiece as a result of lingering medical and mental problems they say were ...
Venezuelans mourn Chavez but protests don’t break
CARACAS, Venezuela — Thousands of Venezuelans mourned the passing of President Hugo Chavez on the first anniversary of his death Wednesday, while National Guard troops fired tear gas and rubber bullets at anti-government activists who ...
Norman lobbies Washington
Norman business and city leaders flew into Washington, D.C., on Tuesday and will return late today after meeting with elected officials about matters of concern to the city and its businesses. City Council member Chad Williams said he is ...
Bill aims to loosen teen sexting penalties
OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma House Bill 2541, authored by state Rep. Terry O’Donnell, looks to reduce penalties for sexting, teens exchanging sexually explicit messages and/or photographs via electronic devices. Right now in Oklahoma, anyone ...
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