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Oklahoma schools close after adults threaten transgender student

A number of the threats involved physical violence, including one that said: “If he wants to be a female, make him a female. A good sharp knife will do the job really quick,” NBC affiliateKFOR reported.

NBC NEWS - 2018-08-15 18:44:00

Tiny Oklahoma City restaurant named ‘America’s Best New Restaurant’

Nonesuch, a 20-seat tasting-menu restaurant, opened in the 800 block of N. Hudson Ave. in Oklahoma City in October of 2017. While it remains relatively under the radar, it has now been blasted into the spotlight by the recent ranking.

KFOR - 2018-08-14 16:06:51

Man wanted in Oklahoma found in Arkansas City

A Stillwater, Okla., man was arrested Tuesday after Arkansas City police were tipped off that he was staying at a residence on South A Street, Police Chief Dan Ward said.

CTNEWSONLINE.COM - 2018-08-15 05:00:00

11-year-old girl catches piranha relative in Oklahoma lake

Kennedy said she initially was “really excited” to have caught a fish Sunday in Fort Cobb Lake, about 55 miles southwest of Oklahoma City. She was shocked when the fish bit her grandmother, as Whaley removed the hook from its mouth.

TELEGRAPHHERALD.COM - 2018-08-14 05:30:00

Dog shot and killed while in Oklahoma foster home • Pet Rescue Report

In May 2018, many people were angered and saddened when a dog named Cruze was killed by two women, Kate Bowers Novak and Ivanka Klisnanin who had agreed to foster him for Howls and Meows Animal Rescue. Several days after being in the care of Novak and Klisanin, the eight-year-old German Shepherd wa


Surveillance video released after Oklahoma City store clerk violently attacked

Late last week, officials say three men attempted to rob the U.S. Foods Quick Stop, located near N.W. 31st and Drexel.

KFOR - 2018-08-14 11:51:25

Oklahoma City police officer found not guilty in theft ring case

Oklahoma City police officer Weston Slater admitted to making a dumb mistake.He never should have checked that vehicle ID number for a casual friend, he said. And he should have done more when he got a "hit" from the national law enforcement database that the pickup was stolen."I made a dumb mistake

DAILY OKLAHOMAN - 2018-08-15 10:00:31

Severe storms show off their “plume-age” – Climate Change: Vital Signs of the Planet

Easily identifiable in satellite imagery, the Above Anvil Cirrus Plume, or AACP, looks like a plume of smoke emanating out from the top of what, in all likelihood, is a serious storm.

NASA - 2018-08-15 17:25:31

Oklahoma Is Relentlessly Fun And Fantastic

Photo: Ron Jenkins (Getty Images)Welcome to theDeadspin 25, a college football poll that strives to be more democratic and less useless than every other preseason poll. Leading up to the college football season kickoff, we will give you previews of the 25 teams that you, the readers,voted to be most

DEADSPIN - 2018-08-15 17:51:00

Court documents: Oklahoma 2-year-old suffered fractured skull after being beaten

Court documents paint an unsanitary picture of the home where five children, between the ages of 2-years-old and 8-years-old, were living in Carter County.

KFOR - 2018-08-15 16:26:31

Oklahoma Sooners 10-step plan to win Big 12 Conference fourth straight year

NORMAN, Okla. — The Sooners have owned the Big 12 Conference since its inception all the way back in 1996. And they’ve owned it in the last three years, racking up their second three-peat and 11th Big 12 Title total.No one else has more than three league titles in that time frame. That means if the

247SPORTS - 2018-08-15 13:05:31

Oklahoma predicted to play Alabama in CFP playoff by CBS Sports' Jerry Palm

With college football season just weeks away, preseason bowl projections have started to come out. CBS Sports'Jerry Palm is predictingOklahoma to come in at No. 4 and take on No. 1 Alabama in the Cotton Bowl in the College Football Playoff semifinals.I am picking Oklahoma to repeat as Big 12 champio

OKLAHOMA DAILY - 2018-08-15 17:49:00

Oklahoma Will Need To Get Creative To Collect Medical Marijuana Taxes

McCleland:Well I want to talk with you today about a recent Journal Record story about taxing Oklahoma's new medical marijuana industry. There's going to be a 7 percent tax on sales of medical marijuana, but that's going to be complicated because it'll likely be a cash-only business. First why will

KGOU.ORG - 2018-08-15 00:00:00

Severe storms roll across Oklahoma bringing heavy rain, wind and hail

605pm-Severe storm near Will Rogers Airport moving slowly E. May contain golfball size hail, strong winds, and very heavy rain (causing flooding). Other severe storms near Okarche and Putnam, also moving slowly E.#okwx— NWS Norman (@NWSNorman)August 14, 2018

KFOR - 2018-08-15 00:23:59

Oklahoma school district cancels classes, fearing protests over transgender student

Another said, “Just tell the kids to kick a-- in the bathroom and it won’t want to come back!!”

THE HILL - 2018-08-14 14:39:38

Threats To Trans Student Drove Oklahoma School District To Close For 2 Days

Public schools in Achillereopened Wednesdayafter being closed Monday and Tuesday,The Associated Pressreports. Meanwhile, Bryan County Sheriff Johnny Christian has launched an investigation into a series of posts in a now-deleted private Facebook group calledAchille ISD Parents Group. A number of use

HUFFINGTONPOST - 2018-08-15 19:52:07

Oklahoma City residents asked to report flood damage online

Oklahoma City officials are asking resident toreport flood damage onlineby Sunday, Aug. 19. Residents are asked to report damage to a house, mobile home, apartment or business, but do not report roof leaks.

MSN.COM - 2018-08-15 19:41:03

Jennifer Garner, 46, takes rare photograph with her parents Bill and Patricia on their Oklahoma farm

© Provided by Associated Newspapers LimitedSo close: Here the 46-year-old star walked on the ground of their Oklahoma farm with her momHer parents are Bill, who worked as a chemical engineer for Union Carbide, and her mother, Patricia, who was a homemaker and, later, an English teacher at a local co

MSN.COM - 2018-08-15 18:24:00

Carmelo Anthony writes letter thanking Oklahoma City Thunder

However, Anthony is going out the right way with the organization as he penned a letter thanking the Thunder organization and the fans for their support over the past year. In the letter, Anthony personally thankedRussell Westbrook, general manager Sam Presti, and head coachBilly Donovanin addition

247SPORTS - 2018-08-14 15:10:41

russell westbrook paul george oklahoma city thunder championship free agency video

While in China for hisJordan Brandsponsored "Why Not?" tour, Westbrook sat down with ESPN and talked about how excited he is that George re-signed with the Thunder. In fact, Westbrook is "very, very excited" that George is coming back to Oklahoma City. Plus according to Westbrook, now that George is