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Civics

NonDoc journalists report on the civic realm in Oklahoma and beyond. Our site also publishes a variety of commentary pieces about civic matters. As a site category, "Civics" encompasses three subcategories: Education, Health Care and Politics.

Civics

NonDoc journalists report on the civic realm in Oklahoma and beyond. Our site also publishes a variety of commentary pieces about civic matters. As a site category, "Civics" encompasses three subcategories: Education, Health Care and Politics.
marijuana use during pregnancy, PPE settlement

Legal roundup: Mothers’ marijuana rights stand, Freedmen case stayed, PPE settlement pending

As always, numerous consequential court cases bear watching in Oklahoma, and this week saw an appellate court ruling on mothers' medical marijuana rights, a...
county jail

Del City interjects in OKC, OK County jail joust as failed health inspections mount

In the most recent court filing between two warring governments over a location for the new Oklahoma County Jail, the City of OKC's attorneys...
Oklahoma County commissioners jail

Oklahoma County complications: From the dart board to the court room

There's a meme from the movie Titanic where one of the main characters recalls the sinking of the boat by saying, "It's been 84...
Jeff Myers child neglect

Challenge flag: Jeff Myers child neglect charge revived on appeal

In granting prosecutors' appellate motion Friday, a Garfield County district judge is allowing a child neglect case against former Kingfisher High School football coach...
Chris Morris resignation

Despite reelection, charged Pittsburg County Sheriff Chris Morris agrees to resign

Pittsburg County Sheriff Chris Morris, who was recently reelected despite pending charges for felony embezzlement and bribery of a public official, has agreed to...
Ryan Stark arrested

‘Like a demon had taken over’: OKCPD Sgt. Ryan Stark charged with kidnapping, rape

(Editor's note: The following article outlines allegations of rape.) An Oklahoma City Police Department officer was charged in McClain County District Court today with four...
The GEO Group, Oklahoma Board of Corrections

After ‘contentious’ negotiations, DOC and GEO Group revise Lawton private prison contract

TAFT — Following tense last-minute negotiations between state officials and the GEO Group, the Oklahoma Board of Corrections voted Wednesday to revise and renew...
Jennifer Callahan OSU regents, Lonnie Paxton president pro tempore designee

Senate confirms Jennifer Callahan to A&M board, GOP Caucus picks Lonnie Paxton as new designee

In a short special session Monday morning, the Oklahoma State Senate confirmed Edmond attorney Jennifer Henderson Callahan to the board governing Oklahoma State University...
Joe White and Jeff Myers Kingfisher football case

Felony case falls apart against former Kingfisher football coach Jeff Myers

(Update: On Monday, July 1, Kingfisher County District Attorney Tommy Humphries filed an appeal to Judge Allison Lafferty's ruling outlined below. On Wednesday, July...
new Oklahoma County Jail saga

New Oklahoma County Jail soap opera hangs on a cliff

Oklahoma County lacks enough money to build the new jail voters approved two years ago, and it’s not even close. On another front, the...

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