A Mobile-Video Answer to a Mental Health Crisis

Law enforcement agencies are bearing much of the brunt of dealing with mentally ill people in crisis. But a unique new program is trying to take some of that burden away from police and prevent the mentally ill from unnecessarily ending up in jail.

Recycling in Oklahoma: Rubbish or Success?

Eight years ago Oklahoma set a goal of recycling 10 percent of its solid waste, and recycling programs have sprouted up or expanded across the state. But is Oklahoma meeting its objective?

The ‘Teachers Caucus’: Game Changer or Quixotic Quest?

As the election approaches in Oklahoma, one of the big questions is whether many of the educators running for the Legislature for the first time will win or lose. An Oklahoma Watch radio report spotlights the campaigns of three of these political rookies.

The Scourge of Meth Returns

The methamphetamine scourge is spreading again in Oklahoma, with fatal overdoses from the drug spiking last year, according to numbers from the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs.