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40 Years Ago: The 'Alien' Cast Gets an Actual Terrifying Surprise

The director of 1979's 'Alien' sprang a terrifying surprise on his cast during filming, which made one actor lock himself in a room for hours afterwards. Continue reading…

50 Years Ago: Harry Nilsson's 'Everybody's Talkin" Helps Make 'Midnight Cowboy' a Film Classic

The movie was one of the earliest to include pop tunes as background music. Continue reading…

The Best Song From Every John Lennon Album

The Beatle released less than 10 solo albums during his lifetime. These are their essential tracks. Continue reading…

Ozzy Osbourne Wants One Last Black Sabbath Show With Bill Ward

After years of mudslinging, Ozzy Osbourne has expressed regret that Bill Ward wasn't on Black Sabbath's last tour. Continue reading…

Elton John's Ex-Fiancee 'Disappointed' to Be Left Out of 'Rocketman'

Linda Hannon, subject of “Someone Saved My Life Tonight,” still hopes for “joyous” reunion. Continue reading…

Local News

OSU softball: Cowgirls beat Florida State 3-2 to clinch eighth trip to Women's College World Series

By Ron ClementsFor The OklahomanTALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Call her THE Chyenne Factor.Factor’s solo home run to left to lead off the third inning broke a scoreless tie and helped lift No.

Oklahoma man charged in fatal shooting that left 2 dead

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Prosecutors in Tulsa say a 20-year-old man has been charged with two counts of first-degree murder for a shooting that killed two and injured two others.The Tulsa World reports Kaleb Young has also been charged with two counts of shooting with intent to kill.According to a probable cause affidavit, Young allegedly confessed he shot the four people at an apartment complex on Monday because they were standing near his ex-girlfriend.Investigators say Young told them he thought the people standing next to this ex-girlfriend had shot up his home a month earlier.Young remains in the Tulsa County jail on a bond of more than $1 million.

Body pulled from OKC river Saturday

From Staff ReportsA man’s body was pulled from the waters of the Oklahoma River Saturday morning.The body was spotted in the 1500 block of S Western Avenue about 7:30 a.m.

Interviews, photos and video: OKC artist Denise Duong takes her whimsical characters to Paseo Arts Festival and beyond

By Brandy McDonnellAn abbreviated version of this story appears in Saturday's The Oklahoman. The art of make-believeArtist Denise Duong paints her colorful characters all over OKCDenise Duong maintains a fanciful flock of imaginary friends, and she doesn’t care who knows it.Rather, she plasters her charming cast of adventurers, explorers and observers on posters and parking garages, splashes them on paintings and pins and even takes them down not-so-dark alleyways.“Somebody asked me the other day like ‘what are you doing tonight?’ And I was like … ‘Tonight I’m gonna have to hang out with my make-believe friends at the studio,’” she said with a laugh.

DT McCoy targeting contender: 'I want to win'

Gerald McCoy says he's not thinking about where he'll be living when it comes to his next team; the free-agent defensive tackle simply wants to join a team that is competing for a championship.

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