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  • Police chief: 'A lot of concerns' after shooting of deaf man

    Police chief: 'A lot of concerns' after shooting of deaf man

    Thursday, September 21 2017 9:25 PM EDT2017-09-22 01:25:21 GMT
    Friday, September 22 2017 1:20 PM EDT2017-09-22 17:20:02 GMT
    Oklahoma City police chief says he plans to meet with advocates for the hearing- and speech-impaired following a deaf man's fatal shooting.
    Oklahoma City police chief says he plans to meet with advocates for the hearing- and speech-impaired following a deaf man's fatal shooting.
  • Aaron Hernandez had severe CTE; daughter sues NFL, Pats

    Aaron Hernandez had severe CTE; daughter sues NFL, Pats

    Thursday, September 21 2017 4:15 PM EDT2017-09-21 20:15:34 GMT
    Friday, September 22 2017 2:39 PM EDT2017-09-22 18:39:48 GMT

    Aaron Hernandez's lawyer said the former New England Patriots tight end's brain showed signs of a degenerative brain disease.

    Aaron Hernandez's lawyer said the former New England Patriots tight end's brain showed signs of a degenerative brain disease.

  • Facebook to release Russia ads, beef up election 'integrity'

    Facebook to release Russia ads, beef up election 'integrity'

    Thursday, September 21 2017 3:55 PM EDT2017-09-21 19:55:51 GMT
    Friday, September 22 2017 2:39 PM EDT2017-09-22 18:39:02 GMT

    Facebook says it will release the Russia-backed, potentially illegal election ads that ran on its platform to congressional investigators.

    Facebook says it will release the Russia-backed, potentially illegal election ads that ran on its platform to congressional investigators.

  • GOP health bill all but dead; McCain again deals the blow

    GOP health bill all but dead; McCain again deals the blow

    Friday, September 22 2017 7:15 AM EDT2017-09-22 11:15:37 GMT
    Friday, September 22 2017 2:38 PM EDT2017-09-22 18:38:53 GMT
    President Donald Trump is lashing out at a Republican senator who opposes the last-ditch effort to overturn "Obamacare.".
    President Donald Trump is lashing out at a Republican senator who opposes the last-ditch effort to overturn "Obamacare.".
  • North Korean leader Kim called Trump a what? A 'dotard'

    North Korean leader Kim called Trump a what? A 'dotard'

    Friday, September 22 2017 2:35 AM EDT2017-09-22 06:35:40 GMT
    Friday, September 22 2017 2:38 PM EDT2017-09-22 18:38:37 GMT

    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un called President Donald Trump a what? A mentally deranged 'dotard,' which is a translation of a derogatory Korean word for an elderly person.

    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un called President Donald Trump a what? A mentally deranged 'dotard,' which is a translation of a derogatory Korean word for an elderly person.

  • Relatives keep vigil amid search for Mexico quake survivors

    Relatives keep vigil amid search for Mexico quake survivors

    Friday, September 22 2017 1:15 AM EDT2017-09-22 05:15:33 GMT
    Friday, September 22 2017 2:38 PM EDT2017-09-22 18:38:18 GMT

    Survivors are still being pulled from rubble in Mexico City as rescue operations stretch into a fourth day, spurring hope among desperate relatives gathered at the sites of buildings collapsed by a magnitude 7.1 earthquake.

    Survivors are still being pulled from rubble in Mexico City as rescue operations stretch into a fourth day, spurring hope among desperate relatives gathered at the sites of buildings collapsed by a magnitude 7.1 earthquake.

  • Puerto Rico faces weeks without electricity after Maria

    Puerto Rico faces weeks without electricity after Maria

    Friday, September 22 2017 4:06 AM EDT2017-09-22 08:06:51 GMT
    Friday, September 22 2017 2:37 PM EDT2017-09-22 18:37:44 GMT

    They eye of Hurricane Maria is nearing the Turks and Caicos early Friday as Puerto Rico tries to recover from the storm's devastation.

    They eye of Hurricane Maria is nearing the Turks and Caicos early Friday as Puerto Rico tries to recover from the storm's devastation.

  • Public shaming likely but GOP wary of new laws after Equifax

    Public shaming likely but GOP wary of new laws after Equifax

    Friday, September 22 2017 3:48 AM EDT2017-09-22 07:48:03 GMT
    Friday, September 22 2017 2:36 PM EDT2017-09-22 18:36:24 GMT
    Prospects are good for a public shaming in the Equifax data breach, but it's unlikely Congress will institute sweeping new regulations after hackers accessed the personal information of an estimated 143 million...
    Prospects are good for a public shaming in the Equifax data breach, but it's unlikely Congress will institute sweeping new regulations after hackers accessed the personal information of an estimated 143 million Americans.
  • US beefs up NKorea sanctions, Kim Jong Un insults Trump,

    US beefs up NKorea sanctions, Kim Jong Un insults Trump,

    Thursday, September 21 2017 10:25 AM EDT2017-09-21 14:25:57 GMT
    Friday, September 22 2017 2:36 PM EDT2017-09-22 18:36:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks at a meeting with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani at the Palace Hotel during the United Nations General Assembly, Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, in New York.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks at a meeting with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani at the Palace Hotel during the United Nations General Assembly, Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, in New York.

    President Donald Trump says the U.S. will impose additional sanctions on North Korea over the communist country's nuclear weapons buildup.

    President Donald Trump says the U.S. will impose additional sanctions on North Korea over the communist country's nuclear weapons buildup.

  • AP FACT CHECK: Kimmel's take on health care harder to refute

    AP FACT CHECK: Kimmel's take on health care harder to refute

    Friday, September 22 2017 3:25 AM EDT2017-09-22 07:25:42 GMT
    Friday, September 22 2017 2:28 PM EDT2017-09-22 18:28:00 GMT

    AP FACT CHECK: Considering all the arguments, TV host Jimmy Kimmel's take on the Republican health care bill is harder to refute.

    AP FACT CHECK: Considering all the arguments, TV host Jimmy Kimmel's take on the Republican health care bill is harder to refute.

  • SEC reveals 2016 hack that breached its filing system

    SEC reveals 2016 hack that breached its filing system

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 10:55 PM EDT2017-09-21 02:55:52 GMT
    Friday, September 22 2017 1:59 PM EDT2017-09-22 17:59:51 GMT

    SEC says a cyber breach of a filing system it uses may have provided the basis for some illegal trading in 2016.

    SEC says a cyber breach of a filing system it uses may have provided the basis for some illegal trading in 2016.

  • Chickasha man to be charged in shooting that injured seven officers

    Chickasha man to be charged in shooting that injured seven officers

    Friday, September 22 2017 1:53 PM EDT2017-09-22 17:53:36 GMT

    Alex Klingler is expected to be formally charged in Grady County court with 3 counts of assault and battery with a deadly weapon and 11 counts of shooting with intent to kill this afternoon. The charges stem from a standoff and shootout last weekend in Chickasha in which seven officers were injured. According to authorities, officers were serving a warrant for attempted kidnapping and aggravated assault. 

    Alex Klingler is expected to be formally charged in Grady County court with 3 counts of assault and battery with a deadly weapon and 11 counts of shooting with intent to kill this afternoon. The charges stem from a standoff and shootout last weekend in Chickasha in which seven officers were injured. According to authorities, officers were serving a warrant for attempted kidnapping and aggravated assault. 

  • County Health Departments to Begin Flu Clinics Oct. 2

    County Health Departments to Begin Flu Clinics Oct. 2

    Friday, September 22 2017 1:09 PM EDT2017-09-22 17:09:17 GMT
    (Source MGN)(Source MGN)

    County health departments will begin offering flu vaccines statewide on October 2nd. Flu vaccination is recommended each year for everyone 6 months of age and older. “We are especially encouraging those in the age group of 18-64 to get their flu vaccination,” said State Health Commissioner Dr. Terry Cline. “During the 2016-17 flu season, there were 715 hospitalizations and 28 deaths among this age group.”

    County health departments will begin offering flu vaccines statewide on October 2nd. Flu vaccination is recommended each year for everyone 6 months of age and older. “We are especially encouraging those in the age group of 18-64 to get their flu vaccination,” said State Health Commissioner Dr. Terry Cline. “During the 2016-17 flu season, there were 715 hospitalizations and 28 deaths among this age group.”

  • Colorado man denies killing, dismembering ex-girlfriend

    Colorado man denies killing, dismembering ex-girlfriend

    Friday, September 22 2017 12:53 PM EDT2017-09-22 16:53:57 GMT
    (Source KFOR)(Source KFOR)

    A Colorado man has pleaded not guilty to charges that allege he killed and dismembered his ex-girlfriend.

    A Colorado man has pleaded not guilty to charges that allege he killed and dismembered his ex-girlfriend.

  • One person taken into custody following standoff with Chickasha police

    One person taken into custody following standoff with Chickasha police

    Friday, September 22 2017 12:51 PM EDT2017-09-22 16:51:45 GMT

    One person was in custody at last check after a standoff with police in Chickasha. This happened last night at the Watson Estates Manufactured Home Community. That's on South 4th Street in Chickasha. Police say the man barricaded himself in his home, and they believed he had a gun. Eventually, he handed himself over to authorities and no one was hurt. It's not clear what led up to the standoff. 

    One person was in custody at last check after a standoff with police in Chickasha. This happened last night at the Watson Estates Manufactured Home Community. That's on South 4th Street in Chickasha. Police say the man barricaded himself in his home, and they believed he had a gun. Eventually, he handed himself over to authorities and no one was hurt. It's not clear what led up to the standoff. 

  • Better late than never? Library book returned 78 years later

    Better late than never? Library book returned 78 years later

    Thursday, September 21 2017 7:51 PM EDT2017-09-21 23:51:20 GMT
    Friday, September 22 2017 12:44 PM EDT2017-09-22 16:44:28 GMT

    A book borrowed nearly 80 years ago during the Great Depression has been returned to a Massachusetts public library.

    A book borrowed nearly 80 years ago during the Great Depression has been returned to a Massachusetts public library.

  • Huge sea turtles slowly coming back from brink of extinction

    Huge sea turtles slowly coming back from brink of extinction

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 2:41 PM EDT2017-09-20 18:41:02 GMT
    Friday, September 22 2017 12:03 PM EDT2017-09-22 16:03:38 GMT
    Sea turtle populations around the world are doing better, crawling back from what was once the brink of extinction.
    Sea turtle populations around the world are doing better, crawling back from what was once the brink of extinction.
  • Pedestrian in critical condition following Altus hit and run crash

    Pedestrian in critical condition following Altus hit and run crash

    Friday, September 22 2017 11:29 AM EDT2017-09-22 15:29:44 GMT

    There was a hit and run accident involving a pedestrian reported just before 8:30 P.M. last night in Altus. Altus Police officers responded to the 600 block of South Navajo and discovered an unconscious male. Jerry Lee Ashford, 62, was riding a bicycle when he was struck by a pickup. The driver left the scene after the accident. The roadway south of the railroad tracks was closed for over an hour as a result of the investigation. 

    There was a hit and run accident involving a pedestrian reported just before 8:30 P.M. last night in Altus. Altus Police officers responded to the 600 block of South Navajo and discovered an unconscious male. Jerry Lee Ashford, 62, was riding a bicycle when he was struck by a pickup. The driver left the scene after the accident. The roadway south of the railroad tracks was closed for over an hour as a result of the investigation. 

  • Rodeo star Bryson Sechrist competes in hometown

    Rodeo star Bryson Sechrist competes in hometown

    Friday, September 22 2017 10:13 AM EDT2017-09-22 14:13:22 GMT
    (source KSWO)(source KSWO)

    The 2017 Apache Stampede PRCA rodeo kicks off Friday. Apache native, and calf roper Bryson Sechrist is competing.

    The 2017 Apache Stampede PRCA rodeo kicks off Friday. Apache native, and calf roper Bryson Sechrist is competing.

  • Mueller investigators seek documents from the White House

    Mueller investigators seek documents from the White House

    Thursday, September 21 2017 4:15 AM EDT2017-09-21 08:15:50 GMT
    Friday, September 22 2017 4:09 AM EDT2017-09-22 08:09:07 GMT

    Though the full scope of the investigation is not clear, the information requests make evident at least some of the areas that Mueller and his team of prosecutors intend to look into and also reveal a strong interest in certain of Trump's actions as president.

    Though the full scope of the investigation is not clear, the information requests make evident at least some of the areas that Mueller and his team of prosecutors intend to look into and also reveal a strong interest in certain of Trump's actions as president.

  • Powerless: Puerto Rico faces weeks without electricity

    Powerless: Puerto Rico faces weeks without electricity

    Thursday, September 21 2017 3:46 AM EDT2017-09-21 07:46:11 GMT
    Friday, September 22 2017 4:07 AM EDT2017-09-22 08:07:41 GMT

    Maria hit the island Wednesday morning as a Category 4 storm with 155 mph winds, the strongest hurricane to hit Puerto Rico in over 80 years.

    Maria hit the island Wednesday morning as a Category 4 storm with 155 mph winds, the strongest hurricane to hit Puerto Rico in over 80 years.

  • Vandals attack swans, damage historic cemetery

    Vandals attack swans, damage historic cemetery

    Friday, September 22 2017 3:59 AM EDT2017-09-22 07:59:20 GMT
    Friday, September 22 2017 3:59 AM EDT2017-09-22 07:59:20 GMT

    Headstones have been broken, flowers have been stolen and even fish farmed from the ponds.

    Headstones have been broken, flowers have been stolen and even fish farmed from the ponds.

  • US urges all nations to stop the spread of nuclear weapons

    US urges all nations to stop the spread of nuclear weapons

    Friday, September 22 2017 1:45 AM EDT2017-09-22 05:45:29 GMT
    Friday, September 22 2017 3:27 AM EDT2017-09-22 07:27:51 GMT

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has appealed to the international community, especially Russia and China, to stop the spread of nuclear weapons.

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has appealed to the international community, especially Russia and China, to stop the spread of nuclear weapons.

  • Despair rises for relatives of the missing in Mexico quake

    Despair rises for relatives of the missing in Mexico quake

    Thursday, September 21 2017 2:05 AM EDT2017-09-21 06:05:54 GMT
    Friday, September 22 2017 1:16 AM EDT2017-09-22 05:16:26 GMT

    A delicate effort to reach a young girl buried in the rubble of her school stretched into a daylong vigil, much of it broadcast across Mexico as rescue workers still struggled in rain and darkness early Thursday trying to reach her.

    A delicate effort to reach a young girl buried in the rubble of her school stretched into a daylong vigil, much of it broadcast across Mexico as rescue workers still struggled in rain and darkness early Thursday trying to reach her.

  • Local woman collecting letters for bullied child

    Local woman collecting letters for bullied child

    Thursday, September 21 2017 11:44 PM EDT2017-09-22 03:44:25 GMT
    (Source: KSWO)(Source: KSWO)

    An Elgin woman moved by the story of a young boy from Idaho bullied for the way he looks is collecting letters with words of encouragement to send to him.

    An Elgin woman moved by the story of a young boy from Idaho bullied for the way he looks is collecting letters with words of encouragement to send to him.

  • Joy Hofmeister visits Lawton Public Schools

    Joy Hofmeister visits Lawton Public Schools

    Thursday, September 21 2017 7:54 PM EDT2017-09-21 23:54:29 GMT
    (Source KSWO)(Source KSWO)

    On Thursday, State Schools Superintendent Joy Hofmeister was in Lawton to visit a local elementary school that has made vast improvements in their rating on the state’s A-though F grading system...during her time here she also made stops at other Lawton schools. 

    On Thursday, State Schools Superintendent Joy Hofmeister was in Lawton to visit a local elementary school that has made vast improvements in their rating on the state’s A-though F grading system...during her time here she also made stops at other Lawton schools. 

  • Crews prep for 38th International Festival

    Crews prep for 38th International Festival

    Thursday, September 21 2017 7:44 PM EDT2017-09-21 23:44:57 GMT
    [Source KSWO][Source KSWO]

    LAWTON, OK (KSWO)- Crews with the City of Lawton are gearing up for a weekend full of diversity.

    LAWTON, OK (KSWO)- Crews with the City of Lawton are gearing up for a weekend full of diversity.

  • Copeland takes the stand in shooting trial

    Copeland takes the stand in shooting trial

    Thursday, September 21 2017 7:37 PM EDT2017-09-21 23:37:51 GMT
    (Source KSWO)(Source KSWO)

    Victor Copeland took the stand Thursday in his own defense, telling jurors that he believes the shooting was justified.

    Victor Copeland took the stand Thursday in his own defense, telling jurors that he believes the shooting was justified.

  • UPDATE: Pepper spray affects busload of LPS students at Whittier Elementary

    UPDATE: Pepper spray affects busload of LPS students at Whittier Elementary

    Thursday, September 21 2017 5:45 PM EDT2017-09-21 21:45:41 GMT

    Fire and EMS had to be called to Whittier Elementary School around 4 p.m. on Thursday after a busload of kids were affected by pepper spray.

    Fire and EMS had to be called to Whittier Elementary School around 4 p.m. on Thursday after a busload of kids were affected by pepper spray.

  • Altus Wal-Mart, 2 associates celebrate 35 years

    Altus Wal-Mart, 2 associates celebrate 35 years

    Thursday, September 21 2017 5:43 PM EDT2017-09-21 21:43:59 GMT

    The Altus Walmart hit a milestone today. It is their 35th birthday. And, to make this day even more special, there are two associates that have been at the store since its grand opening. Pharmacy OTC Manager Barbara Abway and Paint and Hardware Manager Mildred Ridge began their career for Walmart back in 1982. We caught up with them today and Abway says they've come a long way since back then.

    The Altus Walmart hit a milestone today. It is their 35th birthday. And, to make this day even more special, there are two associates that have been at the store since its grand opening. Pharmacy OTC Manager Barbara Abway and Paint and Hardware Manager Mildred Ridge began their career for Walmart back in 1982. We caught up with them today and Abway says they've come a long way since back then.

  • Lawton resident, family in Puerto Rico weathered storm

    Lawton resident, family in Puerto Rico weathered storm

    Thursday, September 21 2017 5:34 PM EDT2017-09-21 21:34:00 GMT
    [Source KSWO][Source KSWO]

    LAWTON, OK (KSWO)-A Lawton resident is relieved to finally hear back from her family riding out the storm in Puerto Rico.

    LAWTON, OK (KSWO)-A Lawton resident is relieved to finally hear back from her family riding out the storm in Puerto Rico.

  • Medal of Honor nominee has ties to Fort Sill and Lawton

    Medal of Honor nominee has ties to Fort Sill and Lawton

    Thursday, September 21 2017 5:32 PM EDT2017-09-21 21:32:22 GMT

    President Trump is set to award our nation's highest military honor next month.  And, the recipient -- Army Captain Gary Rose -- has ties to Fort Sill. Rose attended Field Artillery Officer Basic at Fort Sill in 1973.  Rose enlisted in the Army in 1967 as a Special Forces Medical Sergeant. While here in Lawton, he got a Bachelor's degree in Education and Military Science from Cameron University. 

    President Trump is set to award our nation's highest military honor next month.  And, the recipient -- Army Captain Gary Rose -- has ties to Fort Sill. Rose attended Field Artillery Officer Basic at Fort Sill in 1973.  Rose enlisted in the Army in 1967 as a Special Forces Medical Sergeant. While here in Lawton, he got a Bachelor's degree in Education and Military Science from Cameron University. 

  • Bernie Casey, pro football player turned actor, dies

    Bernie Casey, pro football player turned actor, dies

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 7:55 PM EDT2017-09-20 23:55:35 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 5:28 PM EDT2017-09-21 21:28:17 GMT
    (Photo by Ryan Miller/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this May 23, 2014 file photo, Bernie Casey appears after a performance of "The Tallest Tree in the Forest" in in Los Angeles. Casey, the professional football player turned actor known for parts in “R...(Photo by Ryan Miller/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this May 23, 2014 file photo, Bernie Casey appears after a performance of "The Tallest Tree in the Forest" in in Los Angeles. Casey, the professional football player turned actor known for parts in “R...

    Bernie Casey, a professional football player turned actor known for parts in "Revenge of the Nerds" and "I'm Gonna Git You Sucka," has died.

    Bernie Casey, a professional football player turned actor known for parts in "Revenge of the Nerds" and "I'm Gonna Git You Sucka," has died.

  • More than 90 longhorns sold at another successful WMWR auction

    More than 90 longhorns sold at another successful WMWR auction

    Thursday, September 21 2017 4:29 PM EDT2017-09-21 20:29:48 GMT

    Over 90 Longhorns were sold this morning at the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge annual auction. People come from all over to purchase the Longhorns and bull semen from the Refuge. The prices varied from several hundred dollars to thousands of dollars per longhorn. Auctioneer Dub Venable says he loves the pure genetics of this cattle. “These cattle come from a background. the original heard that was put back here in the refugees started in the 30s. 

    Over 90 Longhorns were sold this morning at the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge annual auction. People come from all over to purchase the Longhorns and bull semen from the Refuge. The prices varied from several hundred dollars to thousands of dollars per longhorn. Auctioneer Dub Venable says he loves the pure genetics of this cattle. “These cattle come from a background. the original heard that was put back here in the refugees started in the 30s. 

  • Lawton man identified as suspect in chase, shootout overnight with OHP

    Lawton man identified as suspect in chase, shootout overnight with OHP

    Thursday, September 21 2017 12:25 PM EDT2017-09-21 16:25:57 GMT
    Source RNNSource RNN

    A police pursuit in Oklahoma City that included a rolling gun battle between the fleeing driver and a state trooper ended when the driver crashed his pickup.

    A police pursuit in Oklahoma City that included a rolling gun battle between the fleeing driver and a state trooper ended when the driver crashed his pickup.

  • 7News Anchor Caitlin Williams discusses media challenges with AMBUCS

    7News Anchor Caitlin Williams discusses media challenges with AMBUCS

    Thursday, September 21 2017 3:28 PM EDT2017-09-21 19:28:24 GMT

    One of our very own went to an AMBUCS meeting today to shed some light on the challenges the TV industry faces. Caitlin Williams spoke to the group about how she started in broadcast and touched on the role social media plays in local news. She informed the group of how we work around the clock to keep up with the news that's available in the palm of your hands. AMBUCS is a non-profit organization that provides therapeutic tricycles to people with disabilities. 

    One of our very own went to an AMBUCS meeting today to shed some light on the challenges the TV industry faces. Caitlin Williams spoke to the group about how she started in broadcast and touched on the role social media plays in local news. She informed the group of how we work around the clock to keep up with the news that's available in the palm of your hands. AMBUCS is a non-profit organization that provides therapeutic tricycles to people with disabilities. 

  • Former Cameron University professor to be inducted into OK Higher Education Hall of Fame

    Former Cameron University professor to be inducted into OK Higher Education Hall of Fame

    Thursday, September 21 2017 1:31 PM EDT2017-09-21 17:31:35 GMT

    Former Cameron University professor Tony Allison is one of ten leaders to be inducted into The Oklahoma Higher Education Heritage Society Higher Education Hall of Fame. Tony M. Allison founded the debate and forensics program at the university and coached its teams to several national championships during his years at Cameron University. 

    Former Cameron University professor Tony Allison is one of ten leaders to be inducted into The Oklahoma Higher Education Heritage Society Higher Education Hall of Fame. Tony M. Allison founded the debate and forensics program at the university and coached its teams to several national championships during his years at Cameron University. 

  • VOTE NOW: Duncan coach is in the running for U.S. Cellular’s Most Valuable Coach program

    VOTE NOW: Duncan coach is in the running for U.S. Cellular’s Most Valuable Coach program

    Thursday, September 21 2017 1:01 PM EDT2017-09-21 17:01:52 GMT

    A Duncan coach is in the running for Most Valuable Coach. Head over to TheMostValuableCoach.com/vote/ to vote for Andrew Bowers. The winning coach will receive a $50,000 donation to the charitable organization of their choosing or their high school athletic department and a trip to Orlando. Coach Bowers is a swim coach at Duncan High School. He is active in church and leads several community service projects. 

    A Duncan coach is in the running for Most Valuable Coach. Head over to TheMostValuableCoach.com/vote/ to vote for Andrew Bowers. The winning coach will receive a $50,000 donation to the charitable organization of their choosing or their high school athletic department and a trip to Orlando. Coach Bowers is a swim coach at Duncan High School. He is active in church and leads several community service projects. 

  • UPDATE: Tractor trailer overturns near Lawton landfill

    UPDATE: Tractor trailer overturns near Lawton landfill

    Thursday, September 21 2017 12:49 PM EDT2017-09-21 16:49:33 GMT

    A semi-truck turned over this morning after taking a turn too fast near Highway 36 and Highway 277.

    A semi-truck turned over this morning after taking a turn too fast near Highway 36 and Highway 277.

  • Democrats want closer look at Price's private jet travel

    Democrats want closer look at Price's private jet travel

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 5:55 PM EDT2017-09-20 21:55:44 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 12:39 PM EDT2017-09-21 16:39:10 GMT

    Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price can't always fly commercial, spokeswoman says.

    Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price can't always fly commercial, spokeswoman says.

  • Oklahoma sports agent pleads guilty to federal tax charges

    Oklahoma sports agent pleads guilty to federal tax charges

    Thursday, September 21 2017 12:25 PM EDT2017-09-21 16:25:00 GMT

    An Oklahoma sports marketing agent has pleaded guilty to making false statements on federal tax returns for a foundation established by a former star defensive lineman for the University of Oklahoma.

    An Oklahoma sports marketing agent has pleaded guilty to making false statements on federal tax returns for a foundation established by a former star defensive lineman for the University of Oklahoma.

  • Survey shows Oklahomans are in favor of tax increase on oil and gas production

    Survey shows Oklahomans are in favor of tax increase on oil and gas production

    Thursday, September 21 2017 12:16 PM EDT2017-09-21 16:16:57 GMT

    Days ahead of the recently called special legislative session, new poll numbers show that most Oklahomans may be in favor of a controversial tax at the heart of this year's budget debates. The poll put out by the Oklahoma Energy Producers Alliance shows 67-percent of the state supports raising the Gross Production Tax on oil and gas production from two-percent to seven-percent. 

    Days ahead of the recently called special legislative session, new poll numbers show that most Oklahomans may be in favor of a controversial tax at the heart of this year's budget debates. The poll put out by the Oklahoma Energy Producers Alliance shows 67-percent of the state supports raising the Gross Production Tax on oil and gas production from two-percent to seven-percent. 

  • Recall: Death Wish Coffee's cold brew could cause botulism

    Recall: Death Wish Coffee's cold brew could cause botulism

    Thursday, September 21 2017 11:53 AM EDT2017-09-21 15:53:03 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 11:56 AM EDT2017-09-21 15:56:53 GMT

    Death Wish Coffee Co. has recalled its 11 oz. cans of Nitro Cold Brew coffee because of concerns that its production process could breed botulin.

    Death Wish Coffee Co. has recalled its 11 oz. cans of Nitro Cold Brew coffee because of concerns that its production process could breed botulin.

  • Woman found dead after 2 days in bathroom stall

    Woman found dead after 2 days in bathroom stall

    Thursday, September 21 2017 7:00 AM EDT2017-09-21 11:00:02 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 7:00 AM EDT2017-09-21 11:00:02 GMT

    The health club says its employees are told to respect the privacy of people in bathroom stalls, which may have led to the woman being overlooked.

    The health club says its employees are told to respect the privacy of people in bathroom stalls, which may have led to the woman being overlooked.

  • Alleged police brutality caught on camera; officer on desk duty

    Alleged police brutality caught on camera; officer on desk duty

    Thursday, September 21 2017 2:27 AM EDT2017-09-21 06:27:30 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 2:27 AM EDT2017-09-21 06:27:30 GMT

    The two men arrested at the scene suffered scrapes and bruises.

    The two men arrested at the scene suffered scrapes and bruises.

  • Museum state conference held in Lawton

    Museum state conference held in Lawton

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 11:45 PM EDT2017-09-21 03:45:40 GMT

    The Oklahoma Museum Association is holding its annual state conference this week and for the first time, they're holding it in Lawton. 

    The Oklahoma Museum Association is holding its annual state conference this week and for the first time, they're holding it in Lawton. 

  • Butterfly garden added to Elmer Thomas Park

    Butterfly garden added to Elmer Thomas Park

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 11:09 PM EDT2017-09-21 03:09:06 GMT
    (Source: KSWO)(Source: KSWO)

    A haven for migrating butterflies has been placed on the north side of Elmer Thomas Park.

    A haven for migrating butterflies has been placed on the north side of Elmer Thomas Park.

  • More witnesses testify in Copeland trial

    More witnesses testify in Copeland trial

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 7:45 PM EDT2017-09-20 23:45:19 GMT
    (Source KSWO)(Source KSWO)

    Emotional testimony in the Victor Copeland trial as the ex-girlfriend of one of the alleged victims took the stand.

    Emotional testimony in the Victor Copeland trial as the ex-girlfriend of one of the alleged victims took the stand.

  • Lawton resident from Puerto Rico concerned about family in Hurricane

    Lawton resident from Puerto Rico concerned about family in Hurricane

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 6:50 PM EDT2017-09-20 22:50:30 GMT
    [Source KSWO][Source KSWO]

    LAWTON, OK (KSWO)- Hurricane Maria is lashing Puerto Rico with devastating winds.

    LAWTON, OK (KSWO)- Hurricane Maria is lashing Puerto Rico with devastating winds.

  • Velma-Alma Public Schools upgrading cafeteria

    Velma-Alma Public Schools upgrading cafeteria

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 6:42 PM EDT2017-09-20 22:42:33 GMT
    (Source KSWO)(Source KSWO)

    The Velma Alma-School District will be modernizing their school cafeteria, thanks to the support of the community and its approval of 350,000 bond. The bond was passed in last week's special election with more than 96 percent of the vote. The school's current cafeteria facility will be torn down and re-built from the ground up. 

    The Velma Alma-School District will be modernizing their school cafeteria, thanks to the support of the community and its approval of 350,000 bond. The bond was passed in last week's special election with more than 96 percent of the vote. The school's current cafeteria facility will be torn down and re-built from the ground up. 

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    UPDATE: New details in Altus homicide, 4th person arrested

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    A fourth person has been arrested in connection to the August 20th homicide of Jared Allen Holmes, 32. Melisha Ann Torres, 37, was charged today with 1st-degree murder and conspiracy. PREVIOUS STORY: UPDATE: Altus homicide victim’s car found in Lawton, new warrant issued Torres has been in the Jackson County Jail since August 21st on unrelated charges. Torres originally reported the homicide to police. 

  • Church and LPD hold seminar to promote safe encounters between community and Police

    Church and LPD hold seminar to promote safe encounters between community and Police

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 4:44 PM EDT2017-09-20 20:44:22 GMT
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    LAWTON, OK (KSWO) -With so negative things between communities and law enforcement going on around the country...A local church is partnering with the Lawton Police Department to be sure nothing negative happens in our community.

    LAWTON, OK (KSWO) -With so negative things between communities and law enforcement going on around the country...A local church is partnering with the Lawton Police Department to be sure nothing negative happens in our community.

  • University of Oklahoma President David Boren to step down

    University of Oklahoma President David Boren to step down

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 3:48 PM EDT2017-09-20 19:48:08 GMT
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    University of Oklahoma President David Boren, a former Democratic governor and U.S. senator, says he will resign as head of the state's flagship university at the end of the current school year.

    University of Oklahoma President David Boren, a former Democratic governor and U.S. senator, says he will resign as head of the state's flagship university at the end of the current school year.

  • One person sent to the hospital after early morning rollover in Cotton County

    One person sent to the hospital after early morning rollover in Cotton County

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 1:32 PM EDT2017-09-20 17:32:42 GMT
    Source KSWOSource KSWO

    Emergency responders are en route to a rollover accident on Hwy 277 and CR 1800 in Cotton County.

    Emergency responders are en route to a rollover accident on Hwy 277 and CR 1800 in Cotton County.

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    Dry weather and windy conditions are the perfect storm for wild fires, which cause wide-spread destruction leaving nothing but ashes in their wake.

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    Hurricane season 2017: Maria

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    Hurricane Maria battered Puerto Rico, leaving the island completely without power.

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