It was considered radical when K.V. Williams and partner Larry Hammer opened their first Jiffy Trip convenience store in Cherokee in 1972.
Animals need to keep warm during this frigid weather, too, so the Humane Society of Cherokee County is encouraging pet owners to get the shelter they need to keep pets and animals safe.
The large amount of snowfall the city and county received this week put a halt on some operations and businesses, but officials say the area may return to some degree of normalcy Friday.
Enid’s homeless community — people regularly without safe shelter or those in-between having a place to stay — have found ways to keep warm and avoid the icy weather gripping Enid this week.
While many people are still waiting to receive their first COVID-19 vaccinations, those who have been inoculated are reporting different experiences, but overall, they are thankful to get the doses.
Jacky Ondora never imagined being so far from family during a global pandemic, but that's what the Kenya native is experiencing while studying at Northeastern State University.
A state legislator has filed two bills to protect animals from mistreatment, with one measure stopping pet stores from selling commercially-bred animals, and the other addressing the conditions under which dogs could be left outside.
An arctic air mass turned deadly Tuesday as it moved into Northwest Oklahoma, bringing with it frigid temperatures and freezing drizzle.
Advocates said they are alarmed by statistics for abused teenagers, and they're focusing on the numbers this month during National Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month.
Six counts of first-degree murder, one count of shooting with intent to kill, and one count of possession of firearms after conviction or during probation have been filed in Muskogee County District Court against Jarron Deajon Pridgeon of Muskogee.
A candlelight vigil in remembrance of people slain in a Tuesday morning shooting will be at 5:30 p.m. today at the Muskogee Civic Center, 425 Boston St.
Husband. Supportive. Father. Provider. Patient. Boss. Innovative. Hardworking. Friend. Christian. Generous. Respected. Tender-hearted. These words are just a handful of the things James “Jim” Evans was to his family, friends and the community of Enid.
MUSKOGEE, Okla. – A gunman killed five children, ages 1 to 9, and his 24-year-old brother in a mass shooting early Tuesday at a home in Muskogee, Oklahoma, where they all lived together, along with the mother of the children.
A teen accused of threatening to shoot up McAlester High School entered a plea of no contest and received a one-year deferred sentenced in a reduced charge, according to court documents.
The National Transportation Safety Board has launched an investigation into a Waynoka house fire that killed four people, including two Waynoka firefighters.
Northwest Oklahoma fire departments are mourning the loss of two Waynoka Fire Department firefighters and residents they were trying to save in a house fire overnight Thursday.
A Sonic employee was stabbed Thursday night by a man who robbed a fellow employee at knifepoint, according to Enid Police Department.
TULSA, Okla. — As supporters poured into the BOK Center for President Donald Trump’s campaign rally late Saturday afternoon, a crowd of about 100 people in support of the Black Lives Matter movement gathered a mile away at Franklin Hope Reconciliation Park to peacefully protest the rally’s timing while voicing messages of unity and racial equality.
DUNCAN, Okla. — Authorities have released names of three people left dead in a double-murder suicide in a Walmart parking lot in southwest Oklahoma.
NORMAN, OKLA. — A New Jersey-based pharmaceutical company caused an Oklahoma opioid crisis that led to thousands of deaths, and must pay $572.1 million to fix it, a Cleveland County, Oklahoma, district judge ruled Monday.
A few months ago, Norman residents on and around the University of Oklahoma North Campus were startled to see water gushing high into the air.
OKLAHOMA CITY -- Oklahomans likely won't see a minimum wage hike this year after the state Senate effectively killed three key pieces of legislation intended to boosted worker pay for the first time in a decade.
NORMAN — A student rally in response to a racist video from two former University of Oklahoma students hosted in the student union Tuesday featured calls to action by multiple student leaders, responses from university administration and an explosive call to resign from a recently dismissed dean.
NORMAN — A lawsuit has been filed in response to the death of Marconia Kessee, a mentally ill black man who died just over a year ago at the Cleveland County jail.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Waving colorful signs and chanting, thousands of teachers converged on the state Capitol Monday to press lawmakers for increased education spending.
OKLAHOMA CITY — As the drugs become increasing difficult to obtain, Oklahoma will stop using lethal injection and plans to become the first to execute inmates using the untried method of inert gases, officials announced Wednesday.
Police say video footage shows a man fatally shot by his bail bonds agent never had control of or knowledge of the agent's gun, despite her initial allegations of a struggle.
A months-long Federal Bureau of Investigation undercover operation ended early Saturday morning after an Oklahoma man attempted to detonate a vehicle bomb in downtown Oklahoma City.
A frantic weekend search for a one-year-old girl, her three siblings and their parents ended Sunday when all were found at a motel in central Texas.
Four inmates escaped the Lincoln County Jail early Monday morning according to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department. Brian Allen Moody, Sonny Baker, Trey Glenn Goodnight and Jeremy Tyson Irvin escaped between 1 and 4 a.m. through the jail’s ventilation system, according to the report.
As a member of a prominent ethnic-Russian family in Soviet Latvia, Arsenii Formakov found himself trapped away in labor camps, or gulags, twice.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Scott Biggs says he’s had to do some explaining to his Oklahoma constituents about why a quintet of high-profile criminal justice reform bills languished in his committee.
OKLAHOMA CITY — House Speaker Charles McCall can’t help but laugh when asked if his Republican caucus members are considering legalizing marijuana to help fill the state’s gaping budget hole.
Murder defendant Alton Alexander Nolen is expected to appear in court Tuesday for a sentencing hearing for his alleged role in the beheading of Colleen Hufford. That is, if he decides to come.
This Week's Circulars
Fran Dunagan, age 83, passed away July 29, 2020. She was born June 6, 2020 in Holdenville, OK. Survived by 6 children; 10 grandchildren; 11 great-great-grandchildren; and 1 brother. For full obituary visit irelandfuneralhome.com. (John Ireland Funeral Home, Moore, OK.)
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