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Chicken-Fried News: Repetitive injury

Chicken-Fried News: Repetitive injury

Oklahoma House of Representatives members might be required to attend sensitivity training due to recent sexual harassment claims and an investigation.

County Jail site plan and photos collage, in the Engineering Department inside the County Office Building. (Mark Hancock)

Oklahoma City-County Jail: Flaws were built into current jail, tax vote for new facility might come soon

Accountability. More than anything else, this dominates Oklahoma County’s elected leaders’ thoughts as they and the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce ponder the possibility of calling an election asking voters to consider two jail-related proposed sales taxes.

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Yay for inmates!

Now it will pay. The company agreed to refund more than $36,000 to the state after an investigation “found the company overcharged state entities,” NewsOK.com reported. The investigation found that Sysco charged different prices to several state facilities and departments, including the Oklahoma Department of Public Safety, county jails, juvenile centers and hospitals. Now, hey,

Murder on the rise

On April 7, the city had its 12th homicide of the year as a 30-year-old female was found dead in a home on SW 60th Street. Few details were known in the following days. Was this a drug-related homicide? A domestic dispute? Or maybe a murder related to the city’s increase in gang activity? All

FBI Code 98

No matter, really; I loved it all the same, so much so that I wish it had birthed a series of big-screen outings. (Instead, the idea eventually was rejiggered (sort of) into the long-running Efrem Zimbalist TV show, The FBI, and that doesn’t count.) Directed by Leslie H. Martinson (1966’s Batman: The Movie), the black-and-white,

The Imposter

Nicknamed “The Chameleon” by the press, Bourdin is known for having assumed untold hundreds of identities; Bart Layton’s film wisely chooses to focus on just one of those cases. Luckily, it’s a doozy — one so unbelievable, you wouldn’t believe it without the proof. In 1994, in San Antonio, Texas, a 13-year-old boy named Nicholas

All systems go?

The situation surrounding city’s plans for new police, fire, dispatch and municipal courts information and computer systems — as well as allegations by a police captain against the city’s project manager overseeing the program — is the subject of a state auditor investigation. The investigation was forwarded by the city to the state auditor and

Unfinished business

In addition, City Council this week asked that state Auditor and Inspector Gary Jones investigate some city employees connected with the beleaguered project. That request was prompted by a complaint from an Oklahoma City police captain who alleges that the city manager’s office failed to order an investigation or audit after officials were told of

Open-carry calendar girls

Twelve gun-toting gals posing as snipers and sitting on motorcycles (on train tracks, no less) were photographed for the calendar, which was intended to raise money for the Lincoln County Republicans. Calling themselves “Heels Packing Heat” (or the more down-home spelling of “Heels Packin’ Heat” if you squint to read the text screen-printed on their

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