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  • Soldiers train, build and defend a short range air defense site

    Soldiers train, build and defend a short range air defense site

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 7:34 PM EDT2017-05-23 23:34:18 GMT
    (Source KSWO)(Source KSWO)

    On Tuesday, 24 soldiers from different army posts wrapped up a training session at Fort Sill on how to build and defend a short range air defense site, also known as SHORAD, that will help prepare them for combat.

    On Tuesday, 24 soldiers from different army posts wrapped up a training session at Fort Sill on how to build and defend a short range air defense site, also known as SHORAD, that will help prepare them for combat.

  • SW OK Animal Shelter helps exotic animals, other wildlife

    SW OK Animal Shelter helps exotic animals, other wildlife

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 6:46 PM EDT2017-05-23 22:46:47 GMT
    (Source KSWO)(Source KSWO)

    From baby owls and raccoons, to exotic birds, ducks and goats, one Southwest Oklahoma nonprofit is working to make sure every animal in need has a good home.

    From baby owls and raccoons, to exotic birds, ducks and goats, one Southwest Oklahoma nonprofit is working to make sure every animal in need has a good home.

  • Bill that allows Oklahoma voters choice of Sunday liquor sales goes to Governor Fallin

    Bill that allows Oklahoma voters choice of Sunday liquor sales goes to Governor Fallin

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 5:44 PM EDT2017-05-23 21:44:34 GMT

    A bill waiting to be approved by Governor Fallin would give voters in individual counties the chance to decide if liquor stores should be open on Sundays.

    A bill waiting to be approved by Governor Fallin would give voters in individual counties the chance to decide if liquor stores should be open on Sundays.

  • 2017 Chautauqua “The Great West: Cowboys and Cattle Trails” will be held June 20th-24th

    2017 Chautauqua “The Great West: Cowboys and Cattle Trails” will be held June 20th-24th

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 5:42 PM EDT2017-05-23 21:42:23 GMT

    The theme for the 2017 Chautauqua is “The Great West: Cowboys and Cattle Trails,” in commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the opening of the Chisholm Trail. Chautauqua events are free and open to the public. Chautauqua programs present a variety of historical enactments, workshops, and informal discussions.  Evening performances include first-person presentations and time for audience questions to the historical figure in-character.

    The theme for the 2017 Chautauqua is “The Great West: Cowboys and Cattle Trails,” in commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the opening of the Chisholm Trail. Chautauqua events are free and open to the public. Chautauqua programs present a variety of historical enactments, workshops, and informal discussions.  Evening performances include first-person presentations and time for audience questions to the historical figure in-character.

  • Select students and graduates get the opportunity to intern with the City of Lawton

    Select students and graduates get the opportunity to intern with the City of Lawton

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 4:46 PM EDT2017-05-23 20:46:22 GMT
    (Source KSWO)(Source KSWO)

    The City of Lawton’s Human Resources Department staff, directors, and city council met the selected high school seniors and recent graduates that they will work alongside with soon as part of the 2017 Summer Internship program. The program, established in large part by Ward 7 Councilman Stanley Haywood, began in June 2016 and provides experience for students preparing to join the workforce.

    The City of Lawton’s Human Resources Department staff, directors, and city council met the selected high school seniors and recent graduates that they will work alongside with soon as part of the 2017 Summer Internship program. The program, established in large part by Ward 7 Councilman Stanley Haywood, began in June 2016 and provides experience for students preparing to join the workforce.

  • Oklahoma congressman wants to chair House oversight panel

    Oklahoma congressman wants to chair House oversight panel

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 4:32 PM EDT2017-05-23 20:32:18 GMT

    Oklahoma Congressman Steve Russell says he wants to chair the U.S. House committee that has been poised to investigate President Donald Trump's firing of FBI director James Comey.

    Oklahoma Congressman Steve Russell says he wants to chair the U.S. House committee that has been poised to investigate President Donald Trump's firing of FBI director James Comey.

  • Veterans Job Club hosts hiring event May 25th in Lawton

    Veterans Job Club hosts hiring event May 25th in Lawton

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 3:40 PM EDT2017-05-23 19:40:46 GMT

    A presentation and hiring event geared toward veterans and their spouses is set for this Thursday in Lawton. The event is being hosted by the Veterans Job Club and will include a presentation by the Director of Human Resources for Fort Sill. He will speak about applying for federal jobs. Veteran Employment Representative Tony Brown says it's a detailed process that you don't want to mess up.

    A presentation and hiring event geared toward veterans and their spouses is set for this Thursday in Lawton. The event is being hosted by the Veterans Job Club and will include a presentation by the Director of Human Resources for Fort Sill. He will speak about applying for federal jobs. Veteran Employment Representative Tony Brown says it's a detailed process that you don't want to mess up.

  • First Alert Forecast

    First Alert Forecast

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 3:36 PM EDT2017-05-23 19:36:45 GMT
    Source KSWOSource KSWO

    Clearing skies lead to a warm-up late week.

    Clearing skies lead to a warm-up late week.

  • Young girl, who was asleep in the backseat of stolen OKC vehicle, found safe

    Young girl, who was asleep in the backseat of stolen OKC vehicle, found safe

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 3:28 PM EDT2017-05-23 19:28:47 GMT

    An Oklahoma City man is holding his daughter a little closer this evening after a terrifying morning. Around 5:45 this morning, William Mitchell stopped at a gas station in Northwest Oklahoma City while his 10-year-old slept in the back seat. When he went inside to pay for the gas, a man got into the vehicle and drove away with Mitchell's daughter still inside.

    An Oklahoma City man is holding his daughter a little closer this evening after a terrifying morning. Around 5:45 this morning, William Mitchell stopped at a gas station in Northwest Oklahoma City while his 10-year-old slept in the back seat. When he went inside to pay for the gas, a man got into the vehicle and drove away with Mitchell's daughter still inside.

  • Jenks HS football player accepts plea deal, could enroll at UT next month

    Jenks HS football player accepts plea deal, could enroll at UT next month

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 3:21 PM EDT2017-05-23 19:21:42 GMT

    Reese Leitao, a Jenks High School football player who signed to play at the University of Texas at Austin, was charged with felony drug possession and has accepted a plea deal to have the charge reduced. Leitao was charged with felony drug possession with intent to distribute after being arrested at Jenks High School with around 20 Xanax tablets in February.

    Reese Leitao, a Jenks High School football player who signed to play at the University of Texas at Austin, was charged with felony drug possession and has accepted a plea deal to have the charge reduced. Leitao was charged with felony drug possession with intent to distribute after being arrested at Jenks High School with around 20 Xanax tablets in February.

  • OK teachers receive 50% discount on Arby’s combo meals May 29th-Sept 4th

    OK teachers receive 50% discount on Arby’s combo meals May 29th-Sept 4th

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 2:53 PM EDT2017-05-23 18:53:00 GMT

    Oklahoma teachers, K-12 with a valid school identification card, will receive a 50% discount on combo meals at any Oklahoma Arby's restaurant this summer-- May 29th through September 4th.

    Oklahoma teachers, K-12 with a valid school identification card, will receive a 50% discount on combo meals at any Oklahoma Arby's restaurant this summer-- May 29th through September 4th.

  • OK House passes bill to raise gross production tax rate on oil/gas wells

    OK House passes bill to raise gross production tax rate on oil/gas wells

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 2:42 PM EDT2017-05-23 18:42:52 GMT

    The Oklahoma House has passed House Bill 2429 to raise gross production tax rate on oil and gas production wells taxed at just 1 percent to 4 percent. An estimated $95 million in revenue could potentially be generated from the increase. 

    The Oklahoma House has passed House Bill 2429 to raise gross production tax rate on oil and gas production wells taxed at just 1 percent to 4 percent. An estimated $95 million in revenue could potentially be generated from the increase. 

  • AAA offers Tipsy Tow Memorial Day weekend

    AAA offers Tipsy Tow Memorial Day weekend

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 2:38 PM EDT2017-05-23 18:38:58 GMT
    (Source MGN / KSWO)(Source MGN / KSWO)

    Memorial Day weekend is straight ahead and if your plans include alcohol you'll want to know there's a way home. Triple-A Oklahoma is offering their Tipsy Tow service for the holiday. They'll give you and one more person a free ride home with your car in tow within a 15-mile radius. All you have to do is call 800-222-4357 and tell the dispatcher they need a Tipsy Tow. The service starts at 6:00 p.m. Friday, May 26th and runs until 4:00 a.m. Tuesday, May 30th.

    Memorial Day weekend is straight ahead and if your plans include alcohol you'll want to know there's a way home. Triple-A Oklahoma is offering their Tipsy Tow service for the holiday. They'll give you and one more person a free ride home with your car in tow within a 15-mile radius. All you have to do is call 800-222-4357 and tell the dispatcher they need a Tipsy Tow. The service starts at 6:00 p.m. Friday, May 26th and runs until 4:00 a.m. Tuesday, May 30th.

  • Garth Brooks to perform in OKC as part of his North American tour

    Garth Brooks to perform in OKC as part of his North American tour

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 2:18 PM EDT2017-05-23 18:18:51 GMT

    The 2016 CMA Entertainer of the Year Garth Brooks is currently on a world tour with Trisha Yearwood. They will be performing at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City on Saturday, July 15th at 7:30 p.m. This will be the last Oklahoma appearance of The Garth Brooks World Tour and the first time in Oklahoma City in 20 years!

    The 2016 CMA Entertainer of the Year Garth Brooks is currently on a world tour with Trisha Yearwood. They will be performing at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City on Saturday, July 15th at 7:30 p.m. This will be the last Oklahoma appearance of The Garth Brooks World Tour and the first time in Oklahoma City in 20 years!

  • Ft Sill National Cemetery holds Memorial Day Program on May 29th

    Ft Sill National Cemetery holds Memorial Day Program on May 29th

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 2:00 PM EDT2017-05-23 18:00:14 GMT

    A Memorial Day Program will be held at the Memorial Walk Area of the Fort Sill National Cemetery to honor those who paid the ultimate sacrifice in service to our nation on May 29th at 10:00 a.m. The keynote speaker of the memorial will be Randy Dunham. This event is hosted by America’s Veterans Supporters of Lawton. 

    A Memorial Day Program will be held at the Memorial Walk Area of the Fort Sill National Cemetery to honor those who paid the ultimate sacrifice in service to our nation on May 29th at 10:00 a.m. The keynote speaker of the memorial will be Randy Dunham. This event is hosted by America’s Veterans Supporters of Lawton. 

  • Expiring law could leave Route 66 towns without key funding

    Expiring law could leave Route 66 towns without key funding

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 1:47 PM EDT2017-05-23 17:47:47 GMT
    (Source Travel OK)(Source Travel OK)

    Route 66, the historic American roadway that linked Chicago to the West Coast, soon may be dropped from a National Park Service preservation program.

    Route 66, the historic American roadway that linked Chicago to the West Coast, soon may be dropped from a National Park Service preservation program.

  • Acquitted Tulsa cop who killed unarmed man returns to work

    Acquitted Tulsa cop who killed unarmed man returns to work

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 1:45 PM EDT2017-05-23 17:45:07 GMT

    A white Oklahoma police officer acquitted of manslaughter after fatally shooting an unarmed black man is back on the force working "a desk job."

    A white Oklahoma police officer acquitted of manslaughter after fatally shooting an unarmed black man is back on the force working "a desk job."

  • Governor signs civil rights bill protecting complainants

    Governor signs civil rights bill protecting complainants

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 1:44 PM EDT2017-05-23 17:44:11 GMT
    Governor Mary Fallin (Source State of Oklahoma)Governor Mary Fallin (Source State of Oklahoma)

    Gov. Mary Fallin signed House Bill 1478 into law--a measure protecting complainants who file with the Attorney General’s Office of Civil Rights Enforcement. The law requires the Office of Civil Rights Enforcement to redact the name of a person who files a complaint from records that are forwarded to the arresting officer’s employer and from any annual reports that are generated. 

    Gov. Mary Fallin signed House Bill 1478 into law--a measure protecting complainants who file with the Attorney General’s Office of Civil Rights Enforcement. The law requires the Office of Civil Rights Enforcement to redact the name of a person who files a complaint from records that are forwarded to the arresting officer’s employer and from any annual reports that are generated. 

  • Chickasaw Nation Tribal Election Filing Period runs June 5th-7th

    Chickasaw Nation Tribal Election Filing Period runs June 5th-7th

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 1:37 PM EDT2017-05-23 17:37:59 GMT
    Chickasaw Cultural Center (Source KSWO)Chickasaw Cultural Center (Source KSWO)

    The Chickasaw Nation Election Commission announces filing period opens June 5 and continues through June 7 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. for the 2017 General Elections. 

    The Chickasaw Nation Election Commission announces filing period opens June 5 and continues through June 7 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. for the 2017 General Elections. 

  • 2017 National Association of Buffalo Soldiers and Troopers Motorcycle Club Central Frontier Meeting is May 26th-28th

    2017 National Association of Buffalo Soldiers and Troopers Motorcycle Club Central Frontier Meeting is May 26th-28th

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 1:13 PM EDT2017-05-23 17:13:00 GMT

    Around 350 motorcyclists from across seven states are expected to attend the 2017 National Association of Buffalo Soldiers and Troopers Motorcycle Club Central Frontier Meeting to be hosted in Lawton this year. The meeting will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn (135 NW 2nd Street) May 26th through May 28th. Mayor Fred Fitch will present a proclamation to the club at 10:00 a.m. on May 27. 

    Around 350 motorcyclists from across seven states are expected to attend the 2017 National Association of Buffalo Soldiers and Troopers Motorcycle Club Central Frontier Meeting to be hosted in Lawton this year. The meeting will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn (135 NW 2nd Street) May 26th through May 28th. Mayor Fred Fitch will present a proclamation to the club at 10:00 a.m. on May 27. 

  • LPS Summer Feeding Program 2017 kicks off June 5th

    LPS Summer Feeding Program 2017 kicks off June 5th

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 12:50 PM EDT2017-05-23 16:50:10 GMT

    Lawton Public School is participating in the Summer Food Service Program to help provide nutritious meals at no charge for children on summer vacation. The program runs June 5th through July 28th. After July 21st, all sites except the YMCA will stop serving lunch and breakfast. The YMCA will be the only location operating July 22nd through July 28th. All locations will be closed for Independence Day. All children under age 18 are eligible to receive meals. 

    Lawton Public School is participating in the Summer Food Service Program to help provide nutritious meals at no charge for children on summer vacation. The program runs June 5th through July 28th. After July 21st, all sites except the YMCA will stop serving lunch and breakfast. The YMCA will be the only location operating July 22nd through July 28th. All locations will be closed for Independence Day. All children under age 18 are eligible to receive meals. 

  • Oklahoma school apologizes for Hitler yearbook quotation

    Oklahoma school apologizes for Hitler yearbook quotation

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 11:10 AM EDT2017-05-23 15:10:39 GMT
    (Source Jewish Virtual Library)(Source Jewish Virtual Library)

    The principal of an Oklahoma high school is apologizing after its yearbook featured a quotation attributed to Adolf Hitler.

    The principal of an Oklahoma high school is apologizing after its yearbook featured a quotation attributed to Adolf Hitler.

  • Charges filed & warrant issued for Lawton murder suspect

    Charges filed & warrant issued for Lawton murder suspect

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 10:23 AM EDT2017-05-23 14:23:14 GMT
    (Eunik Nolan- Source LPD)(Eunik Nolan- Source LPD)

    A Comanche County judge has issued an arrest warrant for a man who is now charged with a murder last Friday in Lawton. 

    A Comanche County judge has issued an arrest warrant for a man who is now charged with a murder last Friday in Lawton. 

  • No change in landfill fee policy but changes to its enforcement

    No change in landfill fee policy but changes to its enforcement

    Monday, May 22 2017 11:56 PM EDT2017-05-23 03:56:45 GMT
    Source: KSWOSource: KSWO

    For the past six weeks, Lawton residents have voiced their confusion about what they believe are new fees to dump trash at the city landfill. 

    For the past six weeks, Lawton residents have voiced their confusion about what they believe are new fees to dump trash at the city landfill. 

  • Class provides footstone for classmates late father

    Class provides footstone for classmates late father

    Monday, May 22 2017 11:33 PM EDT2017-05-23 03:33:25 GMT
    (Source: Facebook)(Source: Facebook)

    A fifth and sixth grade class in Temple raised more than 600 dollars in a bake sale for a classmate’s father who unexpectedly passed away back in March.

    A fifth and sixth grade class in Temple raised more than 600 dollars in a bake sale for a classmate’s father who unexpectedly passed away back in March.

  • Family of 9 left speechless after home catches fire

    Family of 9 left speechless after home catches fire

    Monday, May 22 2017 7:25 PM EDT2017-05-22 23:25:26 GMT
    (Source KSWO)(Source KSWO)

     A family of 9 in Indiahoma is still in shock after their house caught fire before sunrise Monday.

     A family of 9 in Indiahoma is still in shock after their house caught fire before sunrise Monday.

  • Lawton city offices closed Friday for furlough day

    Lawton city offices closed Friday for furlough day

    Monday, May 22 2017 6:45 PM EDT2017-05-22 22:45:28 GMT
    (Source KSWO)(Source KSWO)

    This Friday, all non-essential employees with the city of Lawton will be off work, taking a mandatory, unpaid furlough day.

    This Friday, all non-essential employees with the city of Lawton will be off work, taking a mandatory, unpaid furlough day.

  • Tillman County voters to decide on sales tax to save jail

    Tillman County voters to decide on sales tax to save jail

    Monday, May 22 2017 5:54 PM EDT2017-05-22 21:54:02 GMT

    Voters in Tillman County will head to the polls soon to decide on a half-cent sales tax to help keep the county jail open.

    Voters in Tillman County will head to the polls soon to decide on a half-cent sales tax to help keep the county jail open.

  • Despite ban, Oklahoma House approves $100M revenue bill

    Despite ban, Oklahoma House approves $100M revenue bill

    Monday, May 22 2017 5:36 PM EDT2017-05-22 21:36:29 GMT
    Oklahoma Capitol (Source KSWO)Oklahoma Capitol (Source KSWO)

    Despite a constitutional prohibition on passing revenue bills in the final week of session, the Oklahoma House approved a plan to generate about $100 million by limiting the amount of itemized deductions Oklahoma...

    Despite a constitutional prohibition on passing revenue bills in the final week of session, the Oklahoma House approved a plan to generate about $100 million by limiting the amount of itemized deductions Oklahoma taxpayers...

  • Budding scientists learn to process a crime scene at CU summer camp

    Budding scientists learn to process a crime scene at CU summer camp

    Monday, May 22 2017 4:39 PM EDT2017-05-22 20:39:00 GMT

    Aspiring forensic scientists are getting a first-hand look at how to process a crime scene. Cameron University is hosting Science Detectives Summer Camp with twenty-five 8th, 9th, and 10th graders. Today, the students found out there was a crime on campus! Someone stole a mammoth fossil and now it's up to them to find the suspect. There are six teams each with different jobs-- like DNA analysis, questioning the witness, and searching for fingerprints. 

    Aspiring forensic scientists are getting a first-hand look at how to process a crime scene. Cameron University is hosting Science Detectives Summer Camp with twenty-five 8th, 9th, and 10th graders. Today, the students found out there was a crime on campus! Someone stole a mammoth fossil and now it's up to them to find the suspect. There are six teams each with different jobs-- like DNA analysis, questioning the witness, and searching for fingerprints. 

  • Oklahoma pedestrian hit, killed on northern Idaho highway

    Oklahoma pedestrian hit, killed on northern Idaho highway

    Monday, May 22 2017 4:02 PM EDT2017-05-22 20:02:14 GMT

    Authorities say a woman from Oklahoma was standing in the middle of a northern Idaho highway when she was struck by a car and killed.

    Authorities say a woman from Oklahoma was standing in the middle of a northern Idaho highway when she was struck by a car and killed.

  • While Cutting Services at 7 OK Vet Centers, Dept. of Veterans Affairs Spends $3M on New HQ

    While Cutting Services at 7 OK Vet Centers, Dept. of Veterans Affairs Spends $3M on New HQ

    Monday, May 22 2017 3:42 PM EDT2017-05-22 19:42:52 GMT

    Records show that although the Oklahoma Department of Veterans Affairs has had millions of dollars cut from its state appropriations in the last few years, reduced services, removed critical-care equipment including electrocardiogram machines at its seven state veterans’ centers, and made plans to close the Talihina veteran’s center, the agency is spending $3 million to relocate, remodel and refurnish its headquarters. 

    Records show that although the Oklahoma Department of Veterans Affairs has had millions of dollars cut from its state appropriations in the last few years, reduced services, removed critical-care equipment including electrocardiogram machines at its seven state veterans’ centers, and made plans to close the Talihina veteran’s center, the agency is spending $3 million to relocate, remodel and refurnish its headquarters. 

  • 23,500lbs of Food Collected during Lawton Letter Carriers’ Stamp Out Hunger Campaign

    23,500lbs of Food Collected during Lawton Letter Carriers’ Stamp Out Hunger Campaign

    Monday, May 22 2017 3:24 PM EDT2017-05-22 19:24:36 GMT

    While donations are still rolling in, so far 23,500 pounds of food were collected in Lawton as part of the Letter Carriers’ Food Drive. “Thank you for donating and impacting the lives of our neighbors,” said Steve Riggs, statewide chair of the Letter Carriers’ Food Drive. “Hunger is a silent epidemic that is closer than you think. One in six Oklahomans face hunger every day.” 

    While donations are still rolling in, so far 23,500 pounds of food were collected in Lawton as part of the Letter Carriers’ Food Drive. “Thank you for donating and impacting the lives of our neighbors,” said Steve Riggs, statewide chair of the Letter Carriers’ Food Drive. “Hunger is a silent epidemic that is closer than you think. One in six Oklahomans face hunger every day.” 

  • Salvation Army Officers in Lawton receiving new assignment

    Salvation Army Officers in Lawton receiving new assignment

    Monday, May 22 2017 2:17 PM EDT2017-05-22 18:17:53 GMT

    Capt. Israel and Claudia Roseno, the current leaders of The Salvation Army in Lawton, have received a new assignment. They are heading to Atlanta, GA to oversee Candidates Department for the Southern Territory. Their last day of deployment in Lawton will be June 18.

    Capt. Israel and Claudia Roseno, the current leaders of The Salvation Army in Lawton, have received a new assignment. They are heading to Atlanta, GA to oversee Candidates Department for the Southern Territory. Their last day of deployment in Lawton will be June 18.

  • OK Institute for Child Advocacy CEO Joe Dorman pushes for storm shelters in every school

    OK Institute for Child Advocacy CEO Joe Dorman pushes for storm shelters in every school

    Monday, May 22 2017 1:23 PM EDT2017-05-22 17:23:07 GMT

    The CEO of the Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy, Joe Dorman, is pushing for a new addition to Oklahoma education; storm shelters in every school. “I want to see something that we can put in place that will be affordable and allow each school building to have some type of shelter space that will accommodate the needs of the people in that building,” Dorman said. 

    The CEO of the Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy, Joe Dorman, is pushing for a new addition to Oklahoma education; storm shelters in every school. “I want to see something that we can put in place that will be affordable and allow each school building to have some type of shelter space that will accommodate the needs of the people in that building,” Dorman said. 

  • Mental state of Michael Bever still in question weeks before his trial begins

    Mental state of Michael Bever still in question weeks before his trial begins

    Monday, May 22 2017 1:17 PM EDT2017-05-22 17:17:17 GMT

    The trial for Michael Bever begins June 5th and both sides are still working out the details related to his mental state. Michael Bever is charged with five counts of first-degree murder and one count of assault and battery with intent to kill. Michael Bever’s attorney says he is not guilty by reason of insanity and they have a doctor’s report that supports his case. Prosecutors would like Bever to undergo an evaluation by a state expert.

    The trial for Michael Bever begins June 5th and both sides are still working out the details related to his mental state. Michael Bever is charged with five counts of first-degree murder and one count of assault and battery with intent to kill. Michael Bever’s attorney says he is not guilty by reason of insanity and they have a doctor’s report that supports his case. Prosecutors would like Bever to undergo an evaluation by a state expert.

  • LPD continues investigating Denver shooting that injured 3 people

    LPD continues investigating Denver shooting that injured 3 people

    Monday, May 22 2017 1:06 PM EDT2017-05-22 17:06:11 GMT
    (Source KSWO)(Source KSWO)

    The Lawton Police Department is still investigating after an overnight shooting left three people in the hospital with gunshot wounds. Police were called to the 4400 block of Denver in Lawton around 3:00 a.m. on Sunday morning. When they arrived, they found two men who had suffered gunshot wounds. Officers rendered aid to both victims. One victim was in the driveway and the other was inside of the residence. 

    The Lawton Police Department is still investigating after an overnight shooting left three people in the hospital with gunshot wounds. Police were called to the 4400 block of Denver in Lawton around 3:00 a.m. on Sunday morning. When they arrived, they found two men who had suffered gunshot wounds. Officers rendered aid to both victims. One victim was in the driveway and the other was inside of the residence. 

  • Discover Oklahoma- Old Germany Restaurant

    Discover Oklahoma- Old Germany Restaurant

    Monday, May 22 2017 1:02 PM EDT2017-05-22 17:02:46 GMT

    Oklahoma is certainly known for its barbecue and chicken fried steak. But this weekend on Discover Oklahoma, find out about an amazing restaurant that’s been serving up authentic, top-notch German food since 1976. “We immigrated from Germany in 1974 with the hopes of one day maybe opening a German restaurant,” said Owner Mike Turek. That dream came true in 1976 when the Turek family opened Old Germany in Choctaw. 

    Oklahoma is certainly known for its barbecue and chicken fried steak. But this weekend on Discover Oklahoma, find out about an amazing restaurant that’s been serving up authentic, top-notch German food since 1976. “We immigrated from Germany in 1974 with the hopes of one day maybe opening a German restaurant,” said Owner Mike Turek. That dream came true in 1976 when the Turek family opened Old Germany in Choctaw. 

  • Lawmakers are back at work after weekend session yields no budget plan

    Lawmakers are back at work after weekend session yields no budget plan

    Monday, May 22 2017 1:01 PM EDT2017-05-22 17:01:22 GMT

    Oklahoma lawmakers will be back at work today after budget talks broke down this weekend. Governor Mary Fallin will have to call a concurrent special session as a result as there is a constitutional ban on passing any revenue bills during the final week in session, and the House and Senate are scheduled to adjourn this Friday. 

    Oklahoma lawmakers will be back at work today after budget talks broke down this weekend. Governor Mary Fallin will have to call a concurrent special session as a result as there is a constitutional ban on passing any revenue bills during the final week in session, and the House and Senate are scheduled to adjourn this Friday. 

  • Construction worker at Oklahoma Capitol injured in fall

    Construction worker at Oklahoma Capitol injured in fall

    Monday, May 22 2017 11:57 AM EDT2017-05-22 15:57:30 GMT

    Officials say a man working on the roof at the Oklahoma Capitol as part of a renovation project suffered an ankle injury when the platform he was on collapsed.

    Officials say a man working on the roof at the Oklahoma Capitol as part of a renovation project suffered an ankle injury when the platform he was on collapsed.

  • 2nd issue raised over Oklahoma child sexual abuse law

    2nd issue raised over Oklahoma child sexual abuse law

    Monday, May 22 2017 11:24 AM EDT2017-05-22 15:24:50 GMT

    A second issue has been raised about a new state law intended to extend the time a child sexual abuse victim can file a lawsuit.

    A second issue has been raised about a new state law intended to extend the time a child sexual abuse victim can file a lawsuit.

  • Romanian border police say Turkey canceled Kanter's passport

    Romanian border police say Turkey canceled Kanter's passport

    Monday, May 22 2017 11:21 AM EDT2017-05-22 15:21:43 GMT
    Enes Kanter (Source NBA)Enes Kanter (Source NBA)

    Romanian border police say Turkish authorities canceled the passport of Oklahoma City Thunder center Enes Kanter, who was briefly detained at a Romanian airport.

    Romanian border police say Turkish authorities canceled the passport of Oklahoma City Thunder center Enes Kanter, who was briefly detained at a Romanian airport.

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