Following a 7-2 vote to decline a home builder’s request to construct 147 homes between Bishop Creek and 12th Avenue S.E., city councilors are mostly silent on the reasons for their Tuesday night votes.
A request for suicide prevention items in the Cleveland County jail has been rescinded, but sheriff’s officials say they don’t expect the need to outweigh their current supplies.
Incumbent Sen. James Lankford raised more than a million dollars in what was his highest fundraising quarter in his political career, significantly out-raising his opponents.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma State Department of Health said it would reconcile its reported COVID-19 deaths with those reported by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, resulting in more than 1,000 additional deaths.
After an unprecedented low number of influenza cases last season, some local doctors and pharmacists say a potential resurgence in the flu along with COVID-19 cases still exceeding 1,000 in Oklahoma daily means it’s more important than ever to get the flu vaccine.
Brandon Henry grew up in Norman. He’s been living and working in Minnesota now for decades, but the time spent here has helped shape a career in music.
Norman residents could see regulations imposed on mass print circulars if the council adopts an ordinance to restrict the method and locations of “fly and fling” solicitations.
WASHINGTON — Oklahoma Indigenous activists came to the nation’s capital this week to urge President Biden to stop all fossil fuel projects and declare a climate emergency.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt and Attorney General John O'Connor on Thursday blasted President Joe Biden’s pending vaccine mandate for businesses with more than 100 employees.
The Cleveland County CROP Walk will host its 38th annual charity walk to stop hunger with both in-person and virtual options to participate on Sunday, Oct. 17.
SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — The 33-year-old Texas woman drove alone four hours through the night to get to the Louisiana abortion clinic for a consultation. She initially planned to sleep in her car, but an advocacy group helped arrange a hotel room.
Classen Urgent Care is partnering with the county health department and a local pharmacy to offer residents monoclonal antibody treatments that can come straight to some patients’ doors.
Gov. Kevin Stitt and Canoo Inc. CEO Tony Aquila shared slaps on the back and a hug as the crowd applauded when the electric vehicle startup announced it would build its first factory in Oklahoma.
A grant to help the Norman Police Department detect and download child pornographic images was removed from the consent agenda at the city council’s Tuesday meeting following concerns raised about the organization the grant would come from.
The Norman City Council declined to approve a developer’s request to build homes in a subdivision near Cedar Creek following heated debate on the dais and protests from residents.
Despite noise from his challengers, a new poll shows Oklahoma Sen. James Lankford, R., is still mostly popular in the state compared to his primary opponents.
The National Weather Service has issued a notice for a slight chance of severe storms in Norman and most of Cleveland County Tuesday evening through early Wednesday.
WATTS, Okla. — Oklahoma’s governor has invested $500,000 from a discretionary business recruitment account to help a fledgling manufacturing facility bolster production and increase employment opportunities for residents living in one of the state’s poorest counties.
While weather experts say climate change could contribute to weather events like Sunday’s tornado warning and heavy hail — an event generally considered an oddity for October — local meteorologists say the possibility is always there in Oklahoma regardless of time of year.
NORMAN — A number of logistical concerns mean the City of Norman does not operate public storm shelters and instead encourages residents to shelter in place during severe weather, the city manager said Monday.
NORMAN — Congressman Tom Cole, R-Moore, spoke passionately about the need for tribal sovereignty and the contributions tribal nations make to the state of Oklahoma during a symposium on Indigenous Peoples’ Day.
Aerospace icon Wally Funk stepped off her plane Monday at the Stillwater Airport Tarmac and was met with a cheering crowd, the OSU Band serenading her and three young girls who looked up to her.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma counties and municipalities have begun entering into new intergovernmental agreements and working with their tribal neighbors following last year’s landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling, and tribal leaders said they’re hopeful state officials will soon be willing to do …
NORMAN — For the second time this year, Norman business owners are assessing damage and beginning the cleanup process after severe storms came through town Sunday evening.
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Donneta Kilgallen of Noble, OK, died on October 13, 2021 at the age of 65. Services: 1:00 PM Thursday, October 21, 2021 at the John M. Ireland & Son Funeral Home & Chapel, 120 S. Broadway Avenue in Moore, Oklahoma
Kathi (Hayes) White, 72, Norman, passed away October 12, 2021. Service will be held at a later date. Online condolences may be shared at www. tribute.care (405-292-4787).