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  • Hip-hop dance class in Lawton

    Hip-hop dance class in Lawton

    Friday, January 19 2018 11:52 PM EST2018-01-20 04:52:50 GMT

     A three-week hip-hop dance class is kicking off in Lawton on Saturday.

     A three-week hip-hop dance class is kicking off in Lawton on Saturday.

  • Lawton Fire Department shares safety tips for homeowners

    Lawton Fire Department shares safety tips for homeowners

    Friday, January 19 2018 7:56 PM EST2018-01-20 00:56:02 GMT
    (Source KSWO)(Source KSWO)

    An active start of the year for the Lawton Fire Department.  Since January first, they've responded to 19-fire related calls.  

    An active start of the year for the Lawton Fire Department.  Since January first, they've responded to 19-fire related calls.  

  • CCMH deals with critical drug shortage

    CCMH deals with critical drug shortage

    Friday, January 19 2018 7:03 PM EST2018-01-20 00:03:10 GMT
    (Source KSWO)(Source KSWO)

    LAWTON, OK (KSWO)- National drug companies are being inspected by the FDA for quality control issues and it's affecting the way patients receive their medicine from hospitals.

    LAWTON, OK (KSWO)- National drug companies are being inspected by the FDA for quality control issues and it's affecting the way patients receive their medicine from hospitals.

  • Empire cancels school due to influenza

    Empire cancels school due to influenza

    Friday, January 19 2018 6:27 PM EST2018-01-19 23:27:33 GMT

    Empire Public Schools decided to close their doors today due to an influx of the flu virus. As of January 18th, about 50 students in Pre-K through 5th grade were absent from school. That's about 20 percent of their enrollment. Empire Mayor Perry Brinegar says staff and workers spent the morning cleaning and disinfecting classrooms, hallways, and different areas (gyms, buses, lunchroom). School will resume Monday morning. 

    Empire Public Schools decided to close their doors today due to an influx of the flu virus. As of January 18th, about 50 students in Pre-K through 5th grade were absent from school. That's about 20 percent of their enrollment. Empire Mayor Perry Brinegar says staff and workers spent the morning cleaning and disinfecting classrooms, hallways, and different areas (gyms, buses, lunchroom). School will resume Monday morning. 

  • Top priority sidewalk project gets started

    Top priority sidewalk project gets started

    Friday, January 19 2018 6:12 PM EST2018-01-19 23:12:19 GMT
    (Source KSWO)(Source KSWO)

    A priority project that has been in the works for more than a year is now under construction in Lawton.

    A priority project that has been in the works for more than a year is now under construction in Lawton.

  • Traffic comes to a screeching halt after new light malfunctions

    Traffic comes to a screeching halt after new light malfunctions

    Friday, January 19 2018 5:13 PM EST2018-01-19 22:13:50 GMT

    The brand-new traffic light at 67th and Rogers Lane in Lawton malfunctioned today. The light was just put in a week ago. According to the City of Lawton Electronics Division, there was a technical difficulty. The light was not responding to signals that tell it to change. The lights remained on red. The intersection was at a standstill last night and this morning. A contractor will look at the light on Monday. 

    The brand-new traffic light at 67th and Rogers Lane in Lawton malfunctioned today. The light was just put in a week ago. According to the City of Lawton Electronics Division, there was a technical difficulty. The light was not responding to signals that tell it to change. The lights remained on red. The intersection was at a standstill last night and this morning. A contractor will look at the light on Monday. 

  • Thunder’s Paul George doing it all for new team

    Thunder’s Paul George doing it all for new team

    Friday, January 19 2018 4:48 PM EST2018-01-19 21:48:18 GMT
    Paul George takes pride in leading the NBA in steals while still averaging more than 20 points per game. He wants to be defensive player of the year, and believes he should have won it before. (AP Photo/Tom Lynn, File)Paul George takes pride in leading the NBA in steals while still averaging more than 20 points per game. He wants to be defensive player of the year, and believes he should have won it before. (AP Photo/Tom Lynn, File)

    Thunder coach Billy Donovan can’t pinpoint the best thing about Paul George. Oklahoma City’s versatile forward averages just over 20 points per game, leads the league in steals and is third in 3-point goals while shooting 43 percent from beyond the arc. “I think that’s what makes him the player he is,” Donovan said. “There’s a lot of players in the league that are great offensive players, but they’re not grea...

    Thunder coach Billy Donovan can’t pinpoint the best thing about Paul George. Oklahoma City’s versatile forward averages just over 20 points per game, leads the league in steals and is third in 3-point goals while shooting 43 percent from beyond the arc. “I think that’s what makes him the player he is,” Donovan said. “There’s a lot of players in the league that are great offensive players, but they’re not grea...

  • Oilton Mayor arrested for official misconduct

    Oilton Mayor arrested for official misconduct

    Friday, January 19 2018 4:44 PM EST2018-01-19 21:44:10 GMT

    The Oilton city mayor is behind bars following a months long investigation into an allegation of official misconduct. Last July, the Creek County District Attorney requested OSBI investigate the allegations against Patrick Leon Kennedy. OSBI agent arrested Kennedy on a warrant charging him with two counts of making/receiving a kickback and one count of embezzlement. Kennedy was booked into the Creek County jail on a $30,000 bond. 

    The Oilton city mayor is behind bars following a months long investigation into an allegation of official misconduct. Last July, the Creek County District Attorney requested OSBI investigate the allegations against Patrick Leon Kennedy. OSBI agent arrested Kennedy on a warrant charging him with two counts of making/receiving a kickback and one count of embezzlement. Kennedy was booked into the Creek County jail on a $30,000 bond. 

  • First Alert Forecast

    First Alert Forecast

    Friday, January 19 2018 4:20 PM EST2018-01-19 21:20:13 GMT
    Source KSWOSource KSWO

    Fire danger increases into the weekend. 

    Fire danger increases into the weekend. 

  • State employees demand raises after more than a decade

    State employees demand raises after more than a decade

    Friday, January 19 2018 4:03 PM EST2018-01-19 21:03:06 GMT

    It's been more than a decade since state employees in Oklahoma received a raise. They haven't had a raise since 2006. Yesterday, some of those employees gathered at the state capitol to ask lawmakers to change that. "People have to realize the state employees touch everyone's lives every single day,” said OPEA Executive Director Sterling Zearley. "No one thinks these are passionate jobs but if you have people who are passionate about them you need to hold ...

    It's been more than a decade since state employees in Oklahoma received a raise. They haven't had a raise since 2006. Yesterday, some of those employees gathered at the state capitol to ask lawmakers to change that. "People have to realize the state employees touch everyone's lives every single day,” said OPEA Executive Director Sterling Zearley. "No one thinks these are passionate jobs but if you have people who are passionate about them you need to hold ...

  • Despite Governor’s urges, law agencies did not comply with rape kit requests

    Despite Governor’s urges, law agencies did not comply with rape kit requests

    Friday, January 19 2018 4:01 PM EST2018-01-19 21:01:51 GMT
    Governor Mary Fallin (Source State of Oklahoma)Governor Mary Fallin (Source State of Oklahoma)

    Governor Mary Fallin is urging law enforcement agencies to comply with the request to look for untested rape kits in their possession. The Oklahoma Task Force on Sexual Assault Forensic Evidence set a 2017 deadline for law enforcement agencies to audit their evidence rooms and submit their findings. However, about 60 percent of the sheriff's offices and less than half of the municipal police departments across the state have responded. The governor ordered ...

    Governor Mary Fallin is urging law enforcement agencies to comply with the request to look for untested rape kits in their possession. The Oklahoma Task Force on Sexual Assault Forensic Evidence set a 2017 deadline for law enforcement agencies to audit their evidence rooms and submit their findings. However, about 60 percent of the sheriff's offices and less than half of the municipal police departments across the state have responded. The governor ordered ...

  • Grady Co Sheriff investigates after teacher allegedly hits student with a belt

    Grady Co Sheriff investigates after teacher allegedly hits student with a belt

    Friday, January 19 2018 3:10 PM EST2018-01-19 20:10:54 GMT

    The Grady County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a Ninnekah Middle School student says a teacher hit him with a belt. It happened in a physical education class when the 13-year-old student says he accidentally hit his teacher in the groin with a dodgeball. That's when the teen says his teacher became angry. "He took his belt off and chased me outside and then, like, picked me up by my wrist and started hitting me with his belt… He just ra...

    The Grady County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a Ninnekah Middle School student says a teacher hit him with a belt. It happened in a physical education class when the 13-year-old student says he accidentally hit his teacher in the groin with a dodgeball. That's when the teen says his teacher became angry. "He took his belt off and chased me outside and then, like, picked me up by my wrist and started hitting me with his belt… He just ra...

  • State senators prep for legislative session

    State senators prep for legislative session

    Friday, January 19 2018 3:09 PM EST2018-01-19 20:09:32 GMT

    With about two weeks left until the 2018 Oklahoma legislative session begins, state senators have completed filing their bills. They filed 706 bills along with 23 joint resolutions before their deadline. That's about 150 fewer pieces of legislation than last year. Budget appropriation bills can still be filed throughout the session. Lawmakers are once again facing a large monetary shortfall. 

    With about two weeks left until the 2018 Oklahoma legislative session begins, state senators have completed filing their bills. They filed 706 bills along with 23 joint resolutions before their deadline. That's about 150 fewer pieces of legislation than last year. Budget appropriation bills can still be filed throughout the session. Lawmakers are once again facing a large monetary shortfall. 

  • Oklahoma auditor seeks release of Tar Creek audit

    Oklahoma auditor seeks release of Tar Creek audit

    Friday, January 19 2018 2:11 PM EST2018-01-19 19:11:01 GMT
    (Source the Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality)(Source the Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality)

    Oklahoma’s auditor is requesting that a court order him to release a 2011 audit concerning alleged unlawful contracting in the cleanup of the Environmental Protection Agency’s heavily polluted Tar Creek Superfund site. The Tulsa World reports that Oklahoma State Auditor and Inspector Gary Jones conducted the audit into unlawful contracting practices of the Lead-Impacted Communities Relocation Trust at the request of former Oklahoma Att...

    Oklahoma’s auditor is requesting that a court order him to release a 2011 audit concerning alleged unlawful contracting in the cleanup of the Environmental Protection Agency’s heavily polluted Tar Creek Superfund site. The Tulsa World reports that Oklahoma State Auditor and Inspector Gary Jones conducted the audit into unlawful contracting practices of the Lead-Impacted Communities Relocation Trust at the request of former Oklahoma Att...

  • Judge dismisses case of slain WWE personality's wife

    Judge dismisses case of slain WWE personality's wife

    Friday, January 19 2018 2:07 PM EST2018-01-19 19:07:57 GMT
    (Source KOCO)(Source KOCO)

    An Oklahoma judge has dismissed a misdemeanor negligent homicide case against a 17-year-old driver involved in the 2017 crash with the late wife of Jim Ross, a longtime play-by-play announcer for World Wrestling...

    An Oklahoma judge has dismissed a misdemeanor negligent homicide case against a 17-year-old driver involved in the 2017 crash with the late wife of Jim Ross, a longtime play-by-play announcer for World Wrestling...

  • Boy, 13, charged as adult in crossbow killing of 10-year-old

    Boy, 13, charged as adult in crossbow killing of 10-year-old

    Friday, January 19 2018 11:21 AM EST2018-01-19 16:21:00 GMT
    Source RNNSource RNN

    Prosecutors in Oklahoma have charged a 13-year-old boy with first-degree murder in the crossbow killing of a 10-year-old friend. The death happened last fall in the small town of Chandler, about 40 miles (65 kilometers) northeast of Oklahoma City. Authorities say 10-year-old Austin Almanza was fatally struck by an arrow, which traveled through his body and then pierced his 8-year-old brother in the arm. 

    Prosecutors in Oklahoma have charged a 13-year-old boy with first-degree murder in the crossbow killing of a 10-year-old friend. The death happened last fall in the small town of Chandler, about 40 miles (65 kilometers) northeast of Oklahoma City. Authorities say 10-year-old Austin Almanza was fatally struck by an arrow, which traveled through his body and then pierced his 8-year-old brother in the arm. 

  • Trump's pick to head NASA to host Bill Nye 'Science Guy'

    Trump's pick to head NASA to host Bill Nye 'Science Guy'

    Friday, January 19 2018 11:13 AM EST2018-01-19 16:13:53 GMT
    Bridenstine, President Donald Trump’s pick to head NASA, says he plans to invite Bill Nye “The Science Guy” to be his guest of honor at President Trump’s State of the Union address on Jan. 30, 2018. (Megan Wenrich/Office of Congressman Jim Bridenstine viaBridenstine, President Donald Trump’s pick to head NASA, says he plans to invite Bill Nye “The Science Guy” to be his guest of honor at President Trump’s State of the Union address on Jan. 30, 2018. (Megan Wenrich/Office of Congressman Jim Bridenstine via

    President Donald Trump's nominee to lead NASA has faced contentious Senate confirmation hearings over his past comments dismissing man-made causes for global warming, and now U.S. Rep. Jim Bridenstine is...

    President Donald Trump's nominee to lead NASA has faced contentious Senate confirmation hearings over his past comments dismissing man-made causes for global warming, and now U.S. Rep. Jim Bridenstine is touting his...

  • 72-year-old Oklahoma woman dies in officer-involved shooting

    72-year-old Oklahoma woman dies in officer-involved shooting

    Friday, January 19 2018 11:13 AM EST2018-01-19 16:13:58 GMT

    Police in Oklahoma say a 72-year-old woman was fatally shot after she fired a high-powered pellet gun at officers during a drug raid.

    Police in Oklahoma say a 72-year-old woman was fatally shot after she fired a high-powered pellet gun at officers during a drug raid.

  • Wind industry leader denies spying on a state lawmaker

    Wind industry leader denies spying on a state lawmaker

    Friday, January 19 2018 11:14 AM EST2018-01-19 16:14:27 GMT

    The head of an Oklahoma wind power trade group flatly denied a state lawmaker's suggestion to police that someone connected to the industry put a tracking device on his truck to spy on him.

    The head of an Oklahoma wind power trade group flatly denied a state lawmaker's suggestion to police that someone connected to the industry put a tracking device on his truck to spy on him.

  • Crews battle blaze in Lawton neighborhood

    Crews battle blaze in Lawton neighborhood

    Friday, January 19 2018 10:24 AM EST2018-01-19 15:24:39 GMT
    (Source KSWO)(Source KSWO)

    A fire is under investigation on the 2800 block of SW I Avenue in Lawton.

    A fire is under investigation on the 2800 block of SW I Avenue in Lawton.

  • Woman killed in Grady Co. crash

    Woman killed in Grady Co. crash

    Thursday, January 18 2018 11:53 PM EST2018-01-19 04:53:48 GMT

    A woman was killed Thursday afternoon in a accident in Grady County. 

    A woman was killed Thursday afternoon in a accident in Grady County. 

  • U.S. Secretary of the Interior meets with Kiowa tribe members

    U.S. Secretary of the Interior meets with Kiowa tribe members

    Thursday, January 18 2018 11:46 PM EST2018-01-19 04:46:31 GMT
    (Source: KSWO)(Source: KSWO)

    The United States Secretary of the Interior, Ryan Zinke was in Carnegie on Thursday to speak to members of the Kiowa tribe. 

    The United States Secretary of the Interior, Ryan Zinke was in Carnegie on Thursday to speak to members of the Kiowa tribe. 

  • Local retirement center prepared for flu

    Local retirement center prepared for flu

    Thursday, January 18 2018 8:22 PM EST2018-01-19 01:22:35 GMT
    (Source KSWO)(Source KSWO)

    While hospitals, and several walk-in clinics are seeing an influx of people with the flu.The Montevista Retirement Center in Lawton said they're thankful they haven't had any residents come down with the flu this year, but they are taking precautions just in case. 

    While hospitals, and several walk-in clinics are seeing an influx of people with the flu.The Montevista Retirement Center in Lawton said they're thankful they haven't had any residents come down with the flu this year, but they are taking precautions just in case. 

  • How to protect your pets from the dog flu

    How to protect your pets from the dog flu

    Thursday, January 18 2018 6:19 PM EST2018-01-18 23:19:28 GMT
    (Source KSWO)(Source KSWO)

    LAWTON, OK (KSWO)- The flu is widespread across the United States, but humans aren't the only ones who can catch the virus.

    LAWTON, OK (KSWO)- The flu is widespread across the United States, but humans aren't the only ones who can catch the virus.

  • Health department gives tips on avoiding the flu

    Health department gives tips on avoiding the flu

    Thursday, January 18 2018 6:14 PM EST2018-01-18 23:14:02 GMT
    (Source KSWO)(Source KSWO)

    45 deaths are now attributed to the flu across Oklahoma, including eight deaths in southwest Oklahoma.

    45 deaths are now attributed to the flu across Oklahoma, including eight deaths in southwest Oklahoma.

  • Firefighters respond to grass fire in Indiahoma

    Firefighters respond to grass fire in Indiahoma

    Thursday, January 18 2018 4:59 PM EST2018-01-18 21:59:50 GMT

    Fire crews are responding to a grass fire at NW Post Oak Road and US-62 in Indiahoma. The call came in around noon today. Multiple abandoned structures have been threatened but no homes are currently in danger. 7News is on the scene and will keep you updated as more information becomes available. 

    Fire crews are responding to a grass fire at NW Post Oak Road and US-62 in Indiahoma. The call came in around noon today. Multiple abandoned structures have been threatened but no homes are currently in danger. 7News is on the scene and will keep you updated as more information becomes available. 

  • TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Road closure planned in Lawton

    TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Road closure planned in Lawton

    Thursday, January 18 2018 4:56 PM EST2018-01-18 21:56:36 GMT

    The city of Lawton is planning a month-long road closure. Northwest 40th Street from NW Rogers Lane to NW Lindy Avenue will be closed from January 22 to February 22. This duration is approximate and weather permitting. Please use caution in this area. Slow down and watch for workers. If you have any questions, contact the public works department at 580-581-3427 or streets@lawtonok.gov.

    The city of Lawton is planning a month-long road closure. Northwest 40th Street from NW Rogers Lane to NW Lindy Avenue will be closed from January 22 to February 22. This duration is approximate and weather permitting. Please use caution in this area. Slow down and watch for workers. If you have any questions, contact the public works department at 580-581-3427 or streets@lawtonok.gov.

  • Ardmore elementary school closed due to carbon monoxide

    Ardmore elementary school closed due to carbon monoxide

    Thursday, January 18 2018 3:53 PM EST2018-01-18 20:53:25 GMT

    An elementary school in Ardmore is out for the rest of the week after elevated levels of carbon monoxide gas were detected. It happened while several natural gas heating units were being repaired at Charles Evans Elementary School. More than 100 students were evacuated from a portion of the building. There were no reports of illness or injuries. School officials say students will return to their classrooms next week.

    An elementary school in Ardmore is out for the rest of the week after elevated levels of carbon monoxide gas were detected. It happened while several natural gas heating units were being repaired at Charles Evans Elementary School. More than 100 students were evacuated from a portion of the building. There were no reports of illness or injuries. School officials say students will return to their classrooms next week.

  • Fire officials: Check smoke detector batteries

    Fire officials: Check smoke detector batteries

    Thursday, January 18 2018 3:47 PM EST2018-01-18 20:47:54 GMT
    (Source Altus Fire Department)(Source Altus Fire Department)

    Oklahoma City fire officials are warning people to make sure they install smoke detectors in their home after battling 54 structure fires so far this month. The 54th fire was yesterday afternoon and was spotted by neighbors who called 911. Two people were inside the home asleep at the time. They made it out safely, and the blaze was put out but authorities say the smoke detectors in the home did not have batteries.

    Oklahoma City fire officials are warning people to make sure they install smoke detectors in their home after battling 54 structure fires so far this month. The 54th fire was yesterday afternoon and was spotted by neighbors who called 911. Two people were inside the home asleep at the time. They made it out safely, and the blaze was put out but authorities say the smoke detectors in the home did not have batteries.

  • Bartlesville officers recovering following shooting

    Bartlesville officers recovering following shooting

    Thursday, January 18 2018 3:46 PM EST2018-01-18 20:46:47 GMT
    (Source KSWO)(Source KSWO)

    A woman is in critical condition and two Bartlesville officers are recovering this morning after a shooting. According to Bartlesville police, it started when officers were serving a search warrant at a home. Authorities say police arrested one man when a woman who was also in the home opened fire on the officers. She is believed to be the man's mother. One officer returned fire, hitting the suspect, who was then taken to a hospital in Bartlesville. 

    A woman is in critical condition and two Bartlesville officers are recovering this morning after a shooting. According to Bartlesville police, it started when officers were serving a search warrant at a home. Authorities say police arrested one man when a woman who was also in the home opened fire on the officers. She is believed to be the man's mother. One officer returned fire, hitting the suspect, who was then taken to a hospital in Bartlesville. 

  • Grass fire breaks out in the middle of Lawton

    Grass fire breaks out in the middle of Lawton

    Thursday, January 18 2018 3:45 PM EST2018-01-18 20:45:15 GMT

    A grass fire has broken out in the middle of Lawton. Fire crews are currently battling the blaze at I-44 and Lee Blvd. 7News is on scene and will bring you more information as it becomes available. 

    A grass fire has broken out in the middle of Lawton. Fire crews are currently battling the blaze at I-44 and Lee Blvd. 7News is on scene and will bring you more information as it becomes available. 

  • Paper cup allegedly used by Elvis Presley up for auction

    Paper cup allegedly used by Elvis Presley up for auction

    Thursday, January 18 2018 3:30 PM EST2018-01-18 20:30:49 GMT

    A paper cup allegedly used by Elvis Presley six decades ago in Oklahoma is up for auction, and bids have already surpassed $1,200. North Carolina resident Wade Jones is a collector of all things Elvis. He tells the Tulsa World that the crumpled blue-and-white Dixie cup was snagged by a fan in April 1956, after Elvis performed at the Tulsa Fairgrounds Pavilion. 

    A paper cup allegedly used by Elvis Presley six decades ago in Oklahoma is up for auction, and bids have already surpassed $1,200. North Carolina resident Wade Jones is a collector of all things Elvis. He tells the Tulsa World that the crumpled blue-and-white Dixie cup was snagged by a fan in April 1956, after Elvis performed at the Tulsa Fairgrounds Pavilion. 

  • Developer says it's moving forward with Keystone XL pipeline

    Developer says it's moving forward with Keystone XL pipeline

    Thursday, January 18 2018 3:27 PM EST2018-01-18 20:27:20 GMT

    The developer of the Keystone XL pipeline says it is moving forward with its plans and hopes to begin construction next year.

    The developer of the Keystone XL pipeline says it is moving forward with its plans and hopes to begin construction next year.

  • Campaign funds would pay for some Oklahoma special elections

    Campaign funds would pay for some Oklahoma special elections

    Thursday, January 18 2018 3:04 PM EST2018-01-18 20:04:07 GMT

    A Republican state senator has filed a bill to take leftover campaign funds from some state lawmakers who resign, in order to offset the cost of special elections to replace them.

    A Republican state senator has filed a bill to take leftover campaign funds from some state lawmakers who resign, in order to offset the cost of special elections to replace them.

  • Oklahoma politicians stunned by discovery of possible spying

    Oklahoma politicians stunned by discovery of possible spying

    Thursday, January 18 2018 3:04 PM EST2018-01-18 20:04:15 GMT

    A Republican lawmaker's discovery of a magnetic box containing a high-tech tracking device affixed to the bottom of his truck is being investigated by Oklahoma officials, who also revealed that four other GOP...

    A Republican lawmaker's discovery of a magnetic box containing a high-tech tracking device affixed to the bottom of his truck is being investigated by Oklahoma officials, who also revealed that four other GOP...

  • Anthony, Adams lead Thunder past Lakers 114-90

    Anthony, Adams lead Thunder past Lakers 114-90

    Thursday, January 18 2018 2:47 PM EST2018-01-18 19:47:28 GMT

    Carmelo Anthony scored 27 points to help the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Los Angeles Lakers 114-90 on Wednesday night.

    Carmelo Anthony scored 27 points to help the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Los Angeles Lakers 114-90 on Wednesday night.

  • 13-year-old boy dies trying to save paralyzed dad from fire

    13-year-old boy dies trying to save paralyzed dad from fire

    Thursday, January 18 2018 2:46 PM EST2018-01-18 19:46:29 GMT
    Source: KSWOSource: KSWO

    Authorities in southern Oklahoma say a 13-year-old boy died while trying to help his paralyzed father escape from a mobile home fire.

    Authorities in southern Oklahoma say a 13-year-old boy died while trying to help his paralyzed father escape from a mobile home fire.

  • Oklahoma health officials say 45 people have died from flu

    Oklahoma health officials say 45 people have died from flu

    Thursday, January 18 2018 2:45 PM EST2018-01-18 19:45:21 GMT
    (Source MGN)(Source MGN)

    Oklahoma health officials say 45 people have died from the flu in the state this season, and about 1,400 people have been hospitalized.

    Oklahoma health officials say 45 people have died from the flu in the state this season, and about 1,400 people have been hospitalized.

  • Fire department warns against walking on frozen ponds

    Fire department warns against walking on frozen ponds

    Wednesday, January 17 2018 11:50 PM EST2018-01-18 04:50:11 GMT
    (Source: KSWO)(Source: KSWO)

    Cold temperatures across Texoma are causing ponds and lake to freeze over which prompted the Geronimo Volunteer Fire Department to warn residents not to walk on what they think are frozen bodies of water because it could be deadly. 

    Cold temperatures across Texoma are causing ponds and lake to freeze over which prompted the Geronimo Volunteer Fire Department to warn residents not to walk on what they think are frozen bodies of water because it could be deadly. 

  • UPDATED: WFPD releases pictures of bank robbery suspect

    UPDATED: WFPD releases pictures of bank robbery suspect

    Wednesday, January 17 2018 10:39 PM EST2018-01-18 03:39:42 GMT

    Wichita Falls Police are on the scene of a possible bank robbery at Legends Bank near Kemp and Kell Blvd. We are still working to gather more information about what happened. Stay with us for updates on this developing story. Copyright 2018 RNN Texoma. All rights reserved.

    Wichita Falls Police are on the scene of a possible bank robbery at Legends Bank near Kemp and Kell Blvd. We are still working to gather more information about what happened. Stay with us for updates on this developing story. Copyright 2018 RNN Texoma. All rights reserved.

  • Family, friends mourn death of WWII veteran

    Family, friends mourn death of WWII veteran

    Wednesday, January 17 2018 6:14 PM EST2018-01-17 23:14:48 GMT
    Retired Sergeant Venice James (Source KSWO).Retired Sergeant Venice James (Source KSWO).

    LAWTON, OK (KSWO)- Family and friends are mourning the loss of a WWII veteran.

    LAWTON, OK (KSWO)- Family and friends are mourning the loss of a WWII veteran.

  • Fire Depts put out small grass fire near HWY 65

    Fire Depts put out small grass fire near HWY 65

    Wednesday, January 17 2018 6:09 PM EST2018-01-17 23:09:34 GMT

    A small grass fire was put out just before 5:00 p.m. off Goodin Road near Highway 65. The call came in around 4:15 this afternoon. Hulen and Cox's Store Volunteer Fire Departments worked to put it out. No injuries were reported and all the livestock is fine. 

    A small grass fire was put out just before 5:00 p.m. off Goodin Road near Highway 65. The call came in around 4:15 this afternoon. Hulen and Cox's Store Volunteer Fire Departments worked to put it out. No injuries were reported and all the livestock is fine. 

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