Oklahoma City

Upcoming special election set for amendments to OKC Charter, ONG franchise agreement

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Oklahoma City residents will have the opportunity to vote in an upcoming special election with two ballot items, one that would amend the Oklahoma City Charter and another that would change the ONG franchise agreement. The election is set for Tuesday, July 9. Read the full story on VeloCityOKC.

OKC hits it out of the park with Women’s College World Series

Monday, June 3, 2019

When the first pitch is thrown on May 30 at this year’s NCAA Women’s College World Series it will be the 29th time the tournament has been held in Oklahoma City. The week-long event brings 70,000 spectators to OKC each year. As part of an agreement to keep the series at the USA Softball Hall of Fame Complex, the venue had to undergo millions of

American Airlines announces nonstop service from OKC to Miami

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

American Airlines will begin nonstop service from Oklahoma City to Miami International Airport (MIA) beginning December 18, 2019. Miami is an American Airlines gateway to the Caribbean and Latin America and will provide customers with convenient connections to dozens of warm-weather destinations. Miami International becomes the seventh American hub served

High-profile college baseball and softball power OKC spring sports calendar

Thursday, May 9, 2019

As the 2019 Philips 66 Big 12 Baseball Championship tournament hits the Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark and the NCAA Women’s College World Series makes its return to USA Hall of Fame Stadium after it hosts the Big 12 Conference Softball Championship, Oklahoma City benefits not only from the availability of exciting, family-friendly, accessible

Criminal Justice Reform: what's next?

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Although the United States continues to lead the world in the number of citizens under the authority of the criminal justice system, 2018 witnessed champions of criminal justice reform across the county achieve victories in their relentless quest to successfully chip away at the injustice in America’s criminal justice system. In Oklahoma, a report

Take a quick peek inside the American Indian Cultural Center and Museum

Friday, January 18, 2019

Recently, members of the OKC News Bureau were treated to a tour of the American Indian Cultural Center and Museum complex, which will be resuming construction in April and aiming for a grand opening in the spring of 2021. Shoshana Wasserman, associate director of the American Indian Cultural Center Foundation, briefed participants on the history of the

USAF Undersecretary: Important that OKC is a champion for aerospace

Monday, January 14, 2019

With more than 230 aerospace firms and a workforce of nearly 40,000 employees in the region, aerospace plays a key role in the Greater Oklahoma City economy. On Dec. 7, an audience of about 350 local officials and business leaders gathered at the Sheraton Midwest City Hotel at the Reed Conference Center for the State of the Aerospace Defense Industry event.

Celebrate the launch of the OKC Streetcar

Friday, December 14, 2018

The Oklahoma City Streetcar, a voter-approved project funded by the MAPS 3 program, is set to open today after 21 months of construction and testing. The OKC Streetcar, which will cover 5.1 miles with two routes throughout downtown Oklahoma City, represents a new era in local public transit. Join Mayor David Holt and other civic leaders at 10 a.m. Friday,