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Lawsuit threatened in response to TIF closure talks
When the city council met Nov. 13, it requested input from the Statutory Review Committee on how to end the University North Park TIF as quickly as possible. It also set a 30-day deadline for the committee to respond.
Fiery crash shuts down Interstate 35 in central Oklahoma
GOLDSBY, Okla. – The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says a fiery crash shut down Interstate 35 just south of Norman. The OHP says both northbound and southbound lanes of the interstate were shut down Monday morning at mile marker 104 at Goldsby, about 22 miles south of Oklahoma City.
Nonprofit helping gather items for vets
Today, we recognize Mr. Allan Ballinger as our veteran of the week. He served honorably in U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. One of the most rewarding things we do each Tuesday and Thursday mornings is recognize the men and women who served during World War II and the Korean War. Each one of the
With a historically bad defense, Oklahoma is out to prove offense wins championships, too
NORMAN, Okla. – Spend enough time around Oklahoma's football facility, and you sense the Sooners don't care. They don't care they're two-touchdown underdogs to No. 1 Alabama in the College Football Playoff semifinal. They don't care about the Nick Saban aura, the Tua Tagovailoa era or the error of t
First-degree murder defendant to appear in court
A Texas man charged in connection with the first-degree murder of a 27-year-old woman is set to appear in court this week. On Thursday, Joseph Fidel Alliniece, 30, of Missouri City, Texas, is set to appear before Judge Lori Walkley for a district court arraignment where he will make his initial plea
Proposed bill aims for more stability for Oklahoma teachers, schools
OKLAHOMA CITY (KOKH) — School districts would get more flexibility in hiring and retaining teachers according to the author of a new bill filed in the state senate. Senator Rob Standridge, R-Norman, wants to allow school districts the ability to offer contracts to teachers that will last up to five
Christmas light show in Norman collecting donations to fight hunger in Oklahoma
NORMAN, Okla. – For the 10th year, a Christmas light display in the metro is collecting donations and food for Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma. The Downs Family Christmas Light Ministry in Norman features more than 18 miles of light strands to create a show synchronized to holiday music.
OU basketball: Center Kur Kuath likely out for the season
NORMAN — Oklahoma junior center Kur Kuath will likely miss the rest of the season with a back injury. The transfer from Salt Lake Community College played in six games this season. He recorded six points, five rebounds and three blocks in 33 minutes.
Migliorino outlines bond proposal in 'The State of the Schools' presentation
Last week’s “The State of the Schools” luncheon had more to do with Norman Public Schools’ future than the present. NPS Superintendent Nick Migliorino provided an overview of an upcoming $186 million school bond proposal that Norman voters will consider on Feb. 12, outlining a variety of projects th
Norman Christmas Holiday Parade brings community together
Norman is the third largest city in Oklahoma, but there are some moments that make it feel more like a big town than a city. The Norman Christmas Holiday Parade, perhaps more than any other event, is such a reminder.
Librarian From Oklahoma Murdered In California
OKLAHOMA CITY - A librarian from Oklahoma was shot and killed in California. Police said she was targeted by a man she banned from a library in Sacramento. Amber Clark, 41, worked at the Northwest Library in Oklahoma City for three years before she moved to California.
Christmas display takes donations to feed the hungry
Norman, Okla — If you've never heard of the Downs Family Christmas display in Norman, you’ve probably heard of shows like it. Turn your radio to a certain station, sit back and watch the show. This family says they saw an opportunity ten years ago that they couldn’t pass up.
Major Backup On I-35 Following Multi-Vehicle Collision, Fire In Goldsby
There is a major backup for I-35 drivers Monday morning following a collision involving multiple vehicles that also caught fire. North and southbound traffic is being impacted on I-35 at North Main Street in Goldsby.
Norman Christmas Holiday Parade kicks off at 6 p.m.
The epic snowstorm meteorologists warned local residents about last weekend never materialized, but the imagined snow and ice forced several events to this Saturday, including the annual Norman Christmas Holiday Parade.
Former teacher recalls memories of man found dead in Pawnee County
CLEVELAND, Okla. (KTUL) — It's still a mystery how Thomas Tisher ended up dead less than a week after his family reported him missing out of Cleveland. Tisher's body was found by ODOT crews along highway 412 yesterday near the Bears Glen exit in Pawnee County. OSBI officers say Tisher was last seen
Mother Shares How Norman Bus Crash Affected Her Family
The mother of a Norman student is sharing their family's struggles after a bus accident left her daughter with a traumatic brain injury. Her daughter was one of several students injured in September when their school bus hydroplaned and rolled several times.
One person dead following auto-pedestrian accident, Oklahoma City police say
OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma City police say a juvenile is dead after an auto-pedestrian accident. Emergency crews responded to the area near SE 44th and S Hiwassee Rd. Sunday evening.
BREAKING: Sooners Earn DL Commitment, "It's A Dream Come True"
Sooners have been in search of another defensive lineman to fill the gap of losing Jacoby Jones to Texas earlier in November. Tonight the Sooners accomplished just that by getting a verbal from fast rising three-star defensive lineman, LaRon Stokes, from NEO.
Body found by Oklahoma highway crew is that of missing man
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation says a body found by a state Department of Transportation crew is that of a man missing for about a week. The OSBI says the body of 50-year-old Thomas Tisher of Cleveland, Oklahoma, was found Friday along Highway 412 in eastern Pawnee C
Oklahoma’s Lincoln Riley Has A Message For Baker Mayfield
Oklahoma head coach Lincoln Riley had a message for Baker Mayfield following the Cleveland Browns’ big win on Saturday night. The Browns, who remain in NFL Playoffs contention, took down the Denver Broncos on the road to improve to 6-7-1 on the season.