The City Sentinel
Archive for: September, 2015

Alternate narrative: Glossip brief before Oklahoma appeals court focuses on Constitution, inconsistencies in testimony, behavior of original investigators

Richard Glossip

by Patrick B. McGuigan, editor OKLAHOMA CITY – Don Knight and his team of attorneys argue, in a lengthy brief filed with the Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals on Tuesday, that a wide range of deficiencies exist in the case against Richard Glossip. In 2007, the state appeals court, in a close 3-2 vote, turned […]

Richard Glossip Reprieve Request

Richard Glossip's daughter, Ericka Glossip Hodge waits with legal defense team member Don Knight to present newly discovered information in the Glossip case to Gov. Mary Fallin.  Photo by Darla Shelden

Staff Report NOTE to readers: Here is the text of the letter submitted on Monday (September 14) to Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin by attorneys for Richard E. Glossip. Enclosures referenced that are not included in this posting, along with a video of the Sept. 14, 2015 press conference at the Oklahoma State Capitol,  may be […]

Turkish Food and Art Festival held at Myriad Gardens Great Lawn

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter The 6th Annual Turkish Food and Art Festival took place at Myriad Gardens Great Lawn in the heart of downtown Oklahoma City on Saturday September 12.  This event was a great opportunity for the community to gain an insight into the Turkish culture through entertainment and educational information. The Raindrop […]

Richard Glossip’s Books of numbers, translations, alternatives, aspirations and justice: Time for mercy, not sacrifice

Richard Glossip

by Patrick B. McGuigan, editor OKLAHOMA CITY – The Ten Commandments include an admonition often translated “Thou shalt not kill” – alternatively, “You shall not murder.” (Exodus 20:13, NAB) This directive from the One Who made us, some contend, should in these days preclude use of capital punishment, which is obviously the Ultimate Sanction for […]

17th annual AIDS Walk steps off September 20 in downtown Oklahoma City

On Sunday, September 20, the AIDS Walk of Oklahoma City, the 5k Red Run and 1 Mile Fun Family Fun Run will take place at the Myriad Gardens in downtown Oklahoma City.  Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter On Sunday, September 20, the AIDS Walk of Oklahoma City, the 5k Red Run and 1 Mile Fun Family Fun Run will take place at the Myriad Gardens in downtown Oklahoma City.  All proceeds will go to benefit AIDS Walk OKC. “AIDS Walk OKC is excited to embark on […]

New Evidence in Glossip case will be presented Monday, September 14 by Legal Defense Team Member Don Knight

Richard Glossip's Legal Team Member, Don Knight speaks at a press conference at the Oklahoma State Capitol.  Photo by Mark E. Sine

Staff Report Editor’s Note: This week, attorneys Don Knight, Mark Olive and Kathleen Lord, who are working to establish Richard Glossip’s innocence – released a lengthy memorandum to reporters worldwide. The memo outlined new evidence in the case they are making for Glossip’s innocence. They and others fighting to stop Glossip’s execution are asking for […]

Oct. 18-22 training: OU plans ‘Resilience Development’ certification

OU ReDI Executive Director Heather Reichert. Photo provided.

Staff Report NORMAN – The University of Oklahoma is launching a first-of-its-kind Resilience Development Institute – Executive Track for resilience professionals, state officials and community leaders at the Sheraton Oklahoma City Hotel in Oklahoma City on October 18-22, 2015. Leading industry experts will lead this multi-day inaugural institute and provide up-to-date knowledge needed for a […]

Zarrow Mental Health Symposium explores integrating healthcare through the Mind, Body & Spirit

On September 17-18 the 21st Annual Zarrow Mental Health Symposium’s plenary speakers include Dr. Susan T. Azrin, Susan Dentzer, and Dr. Andrew Bertagnolli., Photos provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter The 21st Annual Zarrow Mental Health Symposium is scheduled for Thursday and Friday, September 17-18, at the Cox Business Center in downtown Tulsa. Mental health professionals, those impacted by mental illness, and their loved ones, will explore treating the whole person, mind, body and spirit with the integration of […]

CHOICES 2015 gala set to support needed health and education services

CHOICES 2015, an annual art sale, silent auction, and dinner benefiting Planned Parenthood of Central Oklahoma, will be held Saturday, September 19 featuring guest speaker, the Honorable Wendy Davis.  Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter CHOICES 2015, an annual art sale, silent auction, and dinner benefiting Planned Parenthood of Central Oklahoma, will be held Saturday, September 19 at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, 1700 NE 63rd Street in Oklahoma City. Beginning at 5 p.m., the Silent Auction will be held in the […]

Oklahoma’s Treasury Receipts fell again in August, Ken Miller says

Oklahoma State Treasurer Ken Miller

Staff Report Oklahoma City – Gross Receipts to the Treasury in August dropped 3.5 percent below collections from the same month of the prior year. This is the fourth consecutive month and the fifth time in six months the year-over-year comparison has been negative, State Treasurer Ken Miller announced last week. As has been the […]

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