Tuesday, September 28, 2021
Greg Mashburn, John Woods

Mashburn: Allegation against John Woods ‘doesn’t rise to the level of a criminal case’

(Editor’s note: The following article details an allegation of sexual assault.) While stating that he starts every review of a case by "believing the victim,"...
Nairobi, Kenya, Philip Mwaura Njoroge

From Nairobi to Oklahoma: A Kenyan’s journey past obstacles to education

NAIROBI — On a cold Friday morning in September 2019, a young Kenyan man woke up early in Nairobi, eager to fly to the...

CIVICS

Indian Child Welfare Act

Organizations, foster families react to Indian Child Welfare Act challenge

Cetan Sa Winyan, director of the American Indian Movement’s Indian Territory Oklahoma chapter, said all tribes — not just the four already petitioning the...
body camera policyvideo

Read the Oklahoma County Sheriff’s Office new body camera policy

The Oklahoma County Sheriff's Office initiated its first body-worn camera program last week, with 40 new Axon Body 3 cameras designated for deputies in...
body cameras

‘A long time coming’: More Oklahoma communities implementing police body cameras

In March, five Oklahoma City police officers were charged with first-degree manslaughter in the shooting death of Stavian Rodriguez, a 15-year-old boy encountered in...
judicial pay raise

Obscure board recommends 7.67 percent judicial pay raise, ball in Legislature’s court

The Oklahoma Board on Judicial Compensation held its biannual meeting today and voted to recommend a 7.67 percent across-the-board pay raise for judges, which...
evictions

Oklahoma County evictions on the rise, but help exists

Evictions in Oklahoma County are climbing rapidly as stimulus and unemployment benefits paid directly to individuals as part of the federal government's coronavirus response...
Clinton

History surfaces in Clinton after native boy says his hair was cut at school

CLINTON — Just down the street from Washington Elementary School, a boy stood among a crowd of protestors, a mask pulled up over his...

CULTURE

Will cashless OKC arena accept bizarre cryptos?

A new season of NBA basketball is almost upon us, and with it, some drastic changes are coming to the newly named Paycom Center. You...
big bets, sportsbook

Big bet: Restarting the conversation on sportsbook

Our esteemed governor is betting big that he'll be able to "get this done" on sports gambling in Oklahoma, but he's going to have...
tired of summer

Sick and tired of summer each September

It's hot, and I hate it. I feel like I've written about this every year, but I don't think I've ever specifically mentioned that...

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