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OKG Newsletter


Topic: investigation

Open-carry calendar girls

The Second Amendment gets a new look


CFN

Gazette staff
When you’re brainstorming fundraising ideas in Central Oklahoma, isn’t a calendar of a dozen women brandishing firearms the first thing that comes to mind?
 
Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Unfinished business

OKC officials request a state audit after millions of dollars have been paid for public safety projects that remain incomplete.


News

Clifton Adcock
A project to install new records and communication software and hardware for Oklahoma City police, fire and municipal court has not only exceeded its original estimated cost by millions of dollars, but is running nearly six years behind its original schedule, according to court records.
 
Friday, October 5, 2012

All systems go?

OKC is not out any money, says City Manager Jim Couch, in an incomplete public safety project nearly six years behind schedule.


News

Clifton Adcock
Despite years-long delays on implementing police and municipal court electronic records systems, Oklahoma City Manager Jim Couch said the city is still on budget for the projects.
 
Monday, October 15, 2012

The Imposter

Too good to be true, and yet ...


Documentary

Rod Lott
Although now I can’t remember the publication, I recall reading an article about con artist Frédéric Bourdin and thinking, “This would make a really good documentary.” A few years later, The Imposter is that documentary.
 
Friday, February 15, 2013

FBI Code 98

It's about a bomb, but isn't one.


Thriller

Rod Lott
Despite how Warner Archive has branded it, 1963’s FBI Code 98 is not — repeat: not — film noir. All film noir is crime, but not all crime is film noir. That vaulted subgenre requires darkness, whereas this feature is so light and breezy, it’s practically a recruiting tool for the federal agency. It even has its own marching music.
 
Monday, May 6, 2013

Murder on the rise

Oklahoma City homicide rates show a steady increase in recent years.


News

Ben Felder
Yellow police tape fluttered in the spring wind as homicide detectives filed into a south Oklahoma City home.
 
Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Yay for inmates!


CFN

Gazette staff
It appears that Houston-based Sysco Foods tried to get a free meal from the state of Oklahoma.
 
Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Johnson 'happy to take up the fight' on capital punishment


News

Ben Felder
Sen. Constance Johnson, D-Forest Park, says she is happy to take up the fight against Oklahoma’s use of the death penalty.
 
Monday, May 5, 2014

VIDEO: Dorman criticizes Fallin’s appointment to lead execution investigation


News

Ben Felder
Rep. Joe Dorman took his first public swipe at his gubernatorial opponent over last week’s botched execution.
“I’m here to demand a true independent investigation into the irregularities surrounding the execution of Clayton Lockett last week,” Dorman, D-Rush Springs, said in a press conference on Thursday at the State Capitol.
 
Thursday, May 8, 2014
 
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