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  • Superintendent Migliorino ...

    An email sent by Norman Public Schools Superintendent Nick Migliorino to NPS staff and board members suggested that their continued involvement in the work stoppage would invite criticism from the community. In the email sent Friday April 13, Migliorino suggested that any teachers requesting time off to attend continued rallies at the capitol should rescind their requests for additional leave. Migliorino...

    Protestors disrupt Norman ...

    On March 26th, 2018 members of the activist group Norman Citizens for Racial Justice attended the Norman Regional Hospital Authority board meeting to demand public discussion of the January 16 Marconia Kessee incident. Group members asked that the agenda be amended to allow 5 minutes of questions from the public before the meeting adjourned into executive session. When these requests were...

    Ward 8 Runoff Campaign Fin...

    Candidates for the Ward 8 runoff submitted their campaign finance reports earlier this week. Total funds raised by incumbent Kyle Allison rose to $21,034. Up roughly $4,000 from the primary election. Total funds raised by Alex Scott amounted to $4,135. She raised $970 for the primary. The election is Tuesday, April 3. Previous campaign reports can be viewed at the City of Norman website....

    Man shot by Norman Police ...

    Norman Leaks has confirmed that the man shot by police on Sunday, March 25–Ronnie Lewis Miller–had a warrant for his arrest issued on March 20, 2018. So far, local media sources have made little mention of specifics regarding Miller’s prior contact with law enforcement. Court records obtained by Norman Leaks show Miller had a previous altercation with NPD officers at the Norman Regional...

    City of Norman to settle O...

    The City of Norman is due to pay the Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters $60,000 in attorney fees for withholding public release of the Joe Mixon video. The incident occurred at the campus corner Pickleman’s Cafe in the early morning hours of July 25, 2014. After a lengthy legal battle between the City of Norman and the OAB, the video was finally made public in December 2016.  Norman City Council...

    Magnum Energy suing City o...

    On February 2, 2018, Magnum Energy Inc. filed an appeal in the Cleveland Country district court challenging a recent decision by the Norman Board of Adjustment to deny the company’s request for a variance. City of Norman ordinances require oil & gas drillers to carry a $2 million umbrella insurance policy to cover costs in the case of accidents such as blowouts, spills, or other hazardous...

    Marconia Kessee 911 tapes ...

    Dispatch to Cleveland County Jail 2018-01-16– Kessee found in state of cardiac arrest: http://normanleaks.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/Dispatch-to-Cleveland-County-Jail-2018-01-16-at-21.54.25-NPD-2019.wav Dispatch to Cleveland County Jail 2018-01-16 at 21.54.25 NPD 2019   Jared Security at Norman Regional Hospital  2018-01-16:...