We have an update about a drug raid in Lawton that happened on August 10th. Four people were arrested after police officers served a search warrant at an apartment on the 1300 block of Northwest Baldwin Avenue.
An electrical fire in Lawton damaged a home just after noon today. A passerby saw flames in the backyard of a home on the 1200 block of Southwest Sheridan and notified the residents. The tenants were able to get out of the home and call 911. The damage was isolated to the back porch and rear of the home. Fire officials believe that the fire was started when a weather line running into the house sparked. The extent of the damage is unknown at this time but all of the resident...
A Lawton school bus was involved in a minor collision Monday morning. Authorities say the crash occurred around 8:30 at 82nd Street and northwest Gray Warr Avenue. A tree trimming truck rear-ended the school bus. There were students on the bus at the time of the accident but there were no injuries reported. Copyright 2018 RNN Texoma. All Rights Reserved.
If you're considering becoming a teacher, you'll want to make plans to attend an upcoming CU Become A Teacher workshop. Cameron University held its latest specialized seminar tonight in the CETES Conference Center. Organizers are looking for ways to attract future educators in our community because of the state's teacher shortage. The free event is open to anyone who is interested in teaching and focuses on multiple pathways to enter the education field.
The Flower Mound Volunteer Fire Department is having its annual fundraiser this Saturday. Fire Chief, Joshua Sullivan says it will be all you can eat. The money raised will go toward replenishing the account that they used to buy equipment. Sullivan says there is a lot of hard work that goes into putting this fundraiser together.
An Oklahoma City teacher has been arrested, accused of having ties to the Irish Mob. She was arrested at Northeast Academy this week. Police and ATF agents found at least three guns in Leva Drummond's home. In 2016 she pleaded guilty to a felony charge of bringing contraband to an inmate at the Tulsa County Jail. Because she received a two-year deferred sentence, not imposed, she's not considered a felon through the state's background checks.
While House and Senate committees in Oklahoma passed bills to cut $44-million in state agency funding over the next few months, Democrats are proposing a new revenue-raising bill. House Democrats are backing a plan by Republican state auditor Gary Jones, who is also running for governor. The plan would include a 5-percent increase in the Gross Production Tax on oil wells, a 75-cent tobacco tax and an increase in the fuel tax.
A suspect has been identified in the February 15th fire that left a woman with severe burns all over her body. A person of interest has been taken into custody. By the time police arrived at the home on the 600 block of NW 31st Street just before 2:00 a.m., the suspect has already fled the scene. Police made contact with a resident who said his roommate was still inside of the burning residence.
A Lawton man has been arrested in connection to the death of his wife. Brandon Harries has been arrested for second-degree manslaughter, possession of controlled dangerous substance with intent to distribute, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Lawton Police responded to a medical emergency on the 7300 block on NW Andrews February 10th just after midnight. A woman was transported to the scene and pronounced deceased at an area hospital.
An Oklahoma man has been sentenced to death for the 2015 beating death of his ex-girlfriend's son. The Oklahoman reports that 25-year-old Dustin Melvin Davison was found guilty Monday of first-degree murder in the fatal beating of the toddler. He was sentenced Thursday. The child died on May 18, 2015, after suffering a skull fracture, brain bleeding, a broken jawbone and nearly 50 bruises below the neck.
Cameron University has been named one of the top small colleges with the least average debt per borrower. Cameron ranks 18th in the nation according to LendEDU based on 2016 data. A small college was defined as a school with fewer than 800 graduates in a graduating class. For Cameron's Class of 2016, only 37 percent of undergraduates starting as first-time students and earning bachelor's degrees, graduated with debt.