The Norman Police Department responded to a residence in the 3000 block of Pheasant Run just after 10 a.m. Thursday in reference to a welfare check. Officers found a deceased adult male inside the home, according to a new release.

A battle between state officials and Native American tribes over a hotly debated gaming compact could spill into federal court if the two sides can't reach an agreement by Jan. 1, Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt said Thursday.

I have a lot to learn about finding and keeping inner peace, and my best teachers remain my children — especially in my memories of that time before the world got its hands on them.

A savings strategy adopted a year ago by city councilors appears to be paying off, doubling the amount of money the municipality holds in reserve for emergencies and providing more than $500,000 this year for special projects. 

Standing before a judge, and with family members looking on, Sabrina Robledo, 25; Jeremy Selvidge, 28; Gage Houston, 21; Brian Hatfield, 23; and Scott Miller, 28, each swore to defend and uphold the U.S. Constitution and were given their badges.

McAlester Mayor John Browne expressed the relief of many of those who have been working to get a new highway retail center in the city when he served as opening speaker for the groundbreaking and ribbon-cutting ceremony for the long-awaited project.

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A magnitude 3.0 earthquake shook the Meno area at 8:31 a.m. Thursday, according to U.S. Geological Survey.

EDMOND, Okla. — It started at the foot of Market Street in San Francisco in 1891. Joseph McFee was troubled by the many people going hungry, and he resolved to feed them on Christmas Day. Remembering the iron kettle called Simpson’s Pot on the docks of his native Liverpool, England, that collected coins for the poor, McFee put his pot at the ferry terminal. It worked, and the Salvation Army captain had unwittingly started a holiday tradition kept alive in Edmond and around the world for the past 128 years.

It's not because Harris isn't white or isn't a man that her campaign failed. If anything, her campaign's failure was a reflection of real equality. Being a bad candidate with a sketchy track record and worse ideas is not limited to race or gender.

Six puppies stumble over each other in mad dashes from one end of the makeshift pen to the other and look happy and healthy. Many of them look like they belong to entirely different breeds; some of the dogs are small and black while others are larger and lighter-colored. They're awkward and curious, wandering around the temporary space at Muskogee's Petco with twitching noses and unsteady gaits.

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Life deepens with meaning as we age. Challenges people face are daunting for some, but don’t necessarily have to be, said Bob Loudermilk, founder of the Second Half Network.

A sexual misconduct and negligence lawsuit against the University of Oklahoma’s Board of Regents should be dismissed because the school has sovereign immunity from allegations made by OU employee Levi Hilliard, according to a court document filed Tuesday.

Woodward County E-911 Director Ben Smith informed Woodward City Commissioners Monday evening during a regularly scheduled meeting that several residents and businesses located in the city limits will be facing mandatory property address changes in the new year.

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Why was the Sooner Special play Saturday against OSU unstoppable? #ENE sports writer Tim Godfrey takes a look at what the defense should have done in this College Football Minute video.

A suspect is dead and an Ada Police officer is recovering from injuries after being shot in the chest Tuesday morning as Ada police attempted to serve an arrest warrant, city officials said.

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Muskogee County commissioners are exploring available options for housing juvenile offenders after learning about recent cancellation of contracts by facilities in other counties that used to accommodate local overflow situations. 

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The Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity will bring Santa back to Muskogee once again during their annual Santa Claus Breakfast, to be held Saturday at Muskogee High School’s cafeteria.

NORMAN — OU’s Interim President Joe Harroz outlined the beginnings of a plan for the university's future at Monday's Board of Regents meeting, walking the regents through university priorities and concerns as a deadline for the plan's first draft draws nearer.

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PARK HILL[mdash] NAME: Linda Squirrel AGE: 68 TOWN: Park HIll OCCUPATION: CN Deputy Director of Health Services DIED: Nov. 24, 2019 SERVICES: 2 p.m., Dec. 6, 2019, Green Country Funeral Home Chapel

TAHLEQUAH [mdash] Henry Alan Jackson, 60, died Nov 25, 2019 in Tahlequah, OK. A Memorial Service will be held Dec 7, 2019 at 11 am at the First Christian Church in Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH [mdash] age 74. Homemaker. Died Monday, November 25th, 2019 in Muskogee, OK. Funeral services Wednesday, November 27th, 2019 at 2:00pm at Reed-Culver Chapel. Interment to follow at Swimmer Cemetery.

MUSKOGEE[mdash] Lonnie Ray Neel was born in Moody, Oklahoma, to Alvin and Leona (Hodge) Neel on March 7, 1943. He went to be home with our Lord on Nov. 23, 2019, from the Jack C. Montgomery VA Center in Muskogee, Oklahoma, at the age of 76 years, 8 months, and 16 days. Lonzo, as some called …