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  • Four hikers rescued from Mount Scott

    Four hikers rescued from Mount Scott

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 8:06 PM EDT2017-07-26 00:06:42 GMT
    (Source KSWO)(Source KSWO)

    Four women were forced to spend Monday night on Mount Scott after one of them suffered a hiking injury, leaving them stranded.

    Four women were forced to spend Monday night on Mount Scott after one of them suffered a hiking injury, leaving them stranded.

  • LPS will continues to offer free rides for students through LATS

    LPS will continues to offer free rides for students through LATS

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 6:34 PM EDT2017-07-25 22:34:45 GMT
    (Source KSWO)(Source KSWO)

    For the past 6 months Lawton Public Schools piloted a program with Lawton Area Transit allowing secondary students to use the system anytime, even to transport them to and from school. Because of the program's success LPS plans to use it for the upcoming school year.

    For the past 6 months Lawton Public Schools piloted a program with Lawton Area Transit allowing secondary students to use the system anytime, even to transport them to and from school. Because of the program's success LPS plans to use it for the upcoming school year.

  • Local man saves sea turtle on vacation in Mexico

    Local man saves sea turtle on vacation in Mexico

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 6:20 PM EDT2017-07-25 22:20:56 GMT
    (Source Steve Booker)(Source Steve Booker)

    A Cyril man is being called a hero after saving a sea turtle while on vacation in Mexico.

    A Cyril man is being called a hero after saving a sea turtle while on vacation in Mexico.

  • First Alert Forecast

    First Alert Forecast

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 5:44 PM EDT2017-07-25 21:44:15 GMT
    Source KSWOSource KSWO

    Heating up through Thursday before a front arrives.

    Heating up through Thursday before a front arrives.

  • City works to solve latest water problems

    City works to solve latest water problems

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 4:58 PM EDT2017-07-25 20:58:15 GMT
    (Source KSWO)(Source KSWO)

    Some Waurika residents are tired and frustrated after what they say seems like a constant battle to get good city water.

    Some Waurika residents are tired and frustrated after what they say seems like a constant battle to get good city water.

  • Cameron University hosts zombie apocalypse blood drive

    Cameron University hosts zombie apocalypse blood drive

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 3:57 PM EDT2017-07-25 19:57:03 GMT

    Students at Cameron University hosted a blood drive this afternoon -- with a fun twist. The theme of the drive was a 'zombie apocalypse'. The event was put on by Cameron's Department of Social Sciences. All the donations benefit the Oklahoma Blood Institute.  It was held from noon until 4:00 p.m. The students were dressed for the occasion. They say the theme of a 'zombie apocalypse' was fitting because zombies and blood go hand in hand.  

    Students at Cameron University hosted a blood drive this afternoon -- with a fun twist. The theme of the drive was a 'zombie apocalypse'. The event was put on by Cameron's Department of Social Sciences. All the donations benefit the Oklahoma Blood Institute.  It was held from noon until 4:00 p.m. The students were dressed for the occasion. They say the theme of a 'zombie apocalypse' was fitting because zombies and blood go hand in hand.  

  • Repaving of HWY 7 at Pumpkin Center is underway

    Repaving of HWY 7 at Pumpkin Center is underway

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 3:21 PM EDT2017-07-25 19:21:48 GMT

    Construction on Highway 7 at Pumpkin Center may slow down your commute. Yesterday, crews began tearing up a four mile stretch of road beginning at Highway 7 and Highway 65. They're removing the old popcorn surface and replacing with new asphalt overlay. Crews say repairs were long overdue.  

    Construction on Highway 7 at Pumpkin Center may slow down your commute. Yesterday, crews began tearing up a four mile stretch of road beginning at Highway 7 and Highway 65. They're removing the old popcorn surface and replacing with new asphalt overlay. Crews say repairs were long overdue.  

  • GNHA Play Day Finals are July 25-29 at the Great Plains Coliseum

    GNHA Play Day Finals are July 25-29 at the Great Plains Coliseum

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 3:20 PM EDT2017-07-25 19:20:20 GMT

    The Grand National Horseman Association will be at the Great Plains Coliseum for their Play Day Finals this week. The Grand National Horseman's Association not only brings people together who enjoy horses but teaches proper equine care, how to ride and compete, and sportsmanship. Brandi Manning is a rider in the competition and she says that everyone is welcome, even if they have no experience with horses.

    The Grand National Horseman Association will be at the Great Plains Coliseum for their Play Day Finals this week. The Grand National Horseman's Association not only brings people together who enjoy horses but teaches proper equine care, how to ride and compete, and sportsmanship. Brandi Manning is a rider in the competition and she says that everyone is welcome, even if they have no experience with horses.

  • Death of newborn found in Oklahoma trash ruled homicide

    Death of newborn found in Oklahoma trash ruled homicide

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 2:13 PM EDT2017-07-25 18:13:24 GMT

    The death of a newborn boy whose body was found in a trash bin in Oklahoma has been ruled a homicide.

    The death of a newborn boy whose body was found in a trash bin in Oklahoma has been ruled a homicide.

  • Donors help OBI reach life-saving goal of blood for all state rescue choppers

    Donors help OBI reach life-saving goal of blood for all state rescue choppers

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 1:50 PM EDT2017-07-25 17:50:11 GMT
    (Source KSWO)(Source KSWO)

    Emergency air transportation plays a critical role trauma care in a rural state like Oklahoma. For years, O-negative blood was often unavailable in air ambulances.

    Emergency air transportation plays a critical role trauma care in a rural state like Oklahoma. For years, O-negative blood was often unavailable in air ambulances.

  • Six arrested following high-speed chase through Pottawatomie County

    Six arrested following high-speed chase through Pottawatomie County

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 1:17 PM EDT2017-07-25 17:17:06 GMT
    (Source KSWO)(Source KSWO)

    Several people are behind bars after a high-speed chase ended with a crash in Pottawatomie County. Authorities say Tecumseh police began following the suspect's truck after receiving a tip about a stolen vehicle and pinged the vehicle's GPS to an apartment complex. Tecumseh's assistant police chief says the driver sped through several neighborhoods before getting on to the highway in a daring chase. 

    Several people are behind bars after a high-speed chase ended with a crash in Pottawatomie County. Authorities say Tecumseh police began following the suspect's truck after receiving a tip about a stolen vehicle and pinged the vehicle's GPS to an apartment complex. Tecumseh's assistant police chief says the driver sped through several neighborhoods before getting on to the highway in a daring chase. 

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    NEW DETAILS: Woman rescued at Mount Scott following fall while hiking

    NEW DETAILS: Woman rescued at Mount Scott following fall while hiking

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 1:09 PM EDT2017-07-25 17:09:29 GMT

    We've learned rescue workers are trying to help a woman who fell Monday night on Mount Scott in the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge. Comanche County Emergency Management tells us Medicine Park firefighters have been with her since it happened around 9 p.m. They are worried about moving the 55-year-old woman due to her injuries. An Oklahoma National Guard Helicopter has been called in to help and should be at Mount Scott by 10 Tuesday morning. 

    We've learned rescue workers are trying to help a woman who fell Monday night on Mount Scott in the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge. Comanche County Emergency Management tells us Medicine Park firefighters have been with her since it happened around 9 p.m. They are worried about moving the 55-year-old woman due to her injuries. An Oklahoma National Guard Helicopter has been called in to help and should be at Mount Scott by 10 Tuesday morning. 

  • Power restored to Lexington following high winds over the weekend

    Power restored to Lexington following high winds over the weekend

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 12:36 PM EDT2017-07-25 16:36:32 GMT

    Power has been restored in Lexington, following a powerful storm that swept through over the weekend, but officials say it may take until Wednesday to finish repairs. In all, Oklahoma Gas and Electric says 37 power poles came down along a one-and-a half-mile stretch of Highway 39. A spokesman for the Oklahoma Department of Transportation said they won't be able to re-open the highway until work crews finish the repairs, and that traffic would have to be rerouted...

    Power has been restored in Lexington, following a powerful storm that swept through over the weekend, but officials say it may take until Wednesday to finish repairs. In all, Oklahoma Gas and Electric says 37 power poles came down along a one-and-a half-mile stretch of Highway 39. A spokesman for the Oklahoma Department of Transportation said they won't be able to re-open the highway until work crews finish the repairs, and that traffic would have to be rerouted...

  • Lawton city council to discuss police dept mold, museum funding July 25

    Lawton city council to discuss police dept mold, museum funding July 25

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 12:17 PM EDT2017-07-25 16:17:55 GMT
    (Source KSWO)(Source KSWO)

    Tonight, the Lawton city council is expected to discuss mold found in the basement of the Lawton Police Department and funding for the Great Plains Museum. Last week, mold was found on a ceiling tile at the police department. Findings also included water stains on walls and unusually high humidity. The city council will discuss tonight what steps to take to fix the problem. Employees who work in LPD's basement have been moved out in the meantime.

    Tonight, the Lawton city council is expected to discuss mold found in the basement of the Lawton Police Department and funding for the Great Plains Museum. Last week, mold was found on a ceiling tile at the police department. Findings also included water stains on walls and unusually high humidity. The city council will discuss tonight what steps to take to fix the problem. Employees who work in LPD's basement have been moved out in the meantime.

  • Spartan College of Aeronautics instructors boycott healthcare cost increases

    Spartan College of Aeronautics instructors boycott healthcare cost increases

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 12:03 PM EDT2017-07-25 16:03:12 GMT
    Source Spartan College of AeronauticsSource Spartan College of Aeronautics

    Teachers from one of the largest airplane mechanic and pilot schools in the country are on strike in Tulsa. The Spartan College of Aeronautics instructors are blaming unfair labor practices for the decision. This comes after the teachers' union and school attorney could not come to an agreement on a new contract. The previous contract expired in March. One teacher on strike said the school wants to increase the cost of teachers' health care. 

    Teachers from one of the largest airplane mechanic and pilot schools in the country are on strike in Tulsa. The Spartan College of Aeronautics instructors are blaming unfair labor practices for the decision. This comes after the teachers' union and school attorney could not come to an agreement on a new contract. The previous contract expired in March. One teacher on strike said the school wants to increase the cost of teachers' health care. 

  • Officer accused of rape while serving at Fort Sill

    Officer accused of rape while serving at Fort SIll

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 8:18 AM EDT2017-07-25 12:18:15 GMT
    (Source: KSWO)(Source: KSWO)

    An officer previously serving at Fort Sill is accused of rape during his time on post.

    An officer previously serving at Fort Sill is accused of rape during his time on post.

  • Injured OHP Trooper dies

    Injured OHP Trooper dies

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 4:45 AM EDT2017-07-25 08:45:48 GMT
    Lt. Heath MeyerLt. Heath Meyer

    An Oklahoma Highway Patrol Trooper who was hit during a chase earlier this month has died.

    An Oklahoma Highway Patrol Trooper who was hit during a chase earlier this month has died.

  • Patterson-Carver neighborhood watch gets a restart

    Patterson-Carver neighborhood watch gets a restart

    Monday, July 24 2017 10:55 PM EDT2017-07-25 02:55:28 GMT
    (Source KSWO)(Source KSWO)

    The Patterson-Carver neighborhood is back to having a neighborhood watch after meetings slowed down last year.

    The Patterson-Carver neighborhood is back to having a neighborhood watch after meetings slowed down last year.

  • Affects mold can have on health

    Affects mold can have on health

    Monday, July 24 2017 8:06 PM EDT2017-07-25 00:06:12 GMT
    (Source Google Images)(Source Google Images)

    After the discovery of mold in the basement of the Lawton Police Department, city council members are set to discuss possible solutions during Tuesday night's meeting.

    After the discovery of mold in the basement of the Lawton Police Department, city council members are set to discuss possible solutions during Tuesday night's meeting.

  • Altus senior center to open by October

    Altus senior center to open by October

    Monday, July 24 2017 7:10 PM EDT2017-07-24 23:10:53 GMT
    (Source KSWO)(Source KSWO)

    A brand new center for senior citizens will open in Altus in October.

    A brand new center for senior citizens will open in Altus in October.

  • Vehicle rolls over, catches fire on I-44

    Vehicle rolls over, catches fire on I-44

    Monday, July 24 2017 5:57 PM EDT2017-07-24 21:57:56 GMT
    The remains of a burned vehicle is left in the ditch after a vehicle accident on I-44 (Source KSWO)The remains of a burned vehicle is left in the ditch after a vehicle accident on I-44 (Source KSWO)

    A single vehicle accident on I-44 sent one person to the hospital on Monday afternoon. 

    A single vehicle accident on I-44 sent one person to the hospital on Monday afternoon. 

  • Man to be formally charged in Ten Commandments destruction

    Man to be formally charged in Ten Commandments destruction

    Monday, July 24 2017 5:51 PM EDT2017-07-24 21:51:42 GMT

    A prosecutor says he plans to charge a man accused of crashing his vehicle into a Ten Commandments monument outside the Arkansas Capitol with first-degree criminal mischief.

    A prosecutor says he plans to charge a man accused of crashing his vehicle into a Ten Commandments monument outside the Arkansas Capitol with first-degree criminal mischief.

  • McMahon family and legacy in SW OK highlighted

    McMahon family and legacy in SW OK highlighted

    Monday, July 24 2017 5:30 PM EDT2017-07-24 21:30:16 GMT

     Dana Parish, executive director of the McMahon Foundation, shared the history of the McMahon family and its legacy today. The meeting is hosted by the Friends of the Lawton Public Library.  Parrish recounted the involvement of Louise D. McMahon and her son, Eugene, in the establishment of the charitable foundation in 1940. McMahon donation and grants have touched virtually all facets of the Lawton community and Southwest Oklahoma. 

     Dana Parish, executive director of the McMahon Foundation, shared the history of the McMahon family and its legacy today. The meeting is hosted by the Friends of the Lawton Public Library.  Parrish recounted the involvement of Louise D. McMahon and her son, Eugene, in the establishment of the charitable foundation in 1940. McMahon donation and grants have touched virtually all facets of the Lawton community and Southwest Oklahoma. 

  • Man injured following single-engine plane crash in Wichita County identified

    Man injured following single-engine plane crash in Wichita County identified

    Monday, July 24 2017 5:00 PM EDT2017-07-24 21:00:50 GMT
    (Source: KAUZ)(Source: KAUZ)

    Authorities in Wichita County are investigating a downed airplane near Iowa Park.

    Authorities in Wichita County are investigating a downed airplane near Iowa Park.

  • Records: EPA chief jets away for weekends on taxpayer's dime

    Records: EPA chief jets away for weekends on taxpayer's dime

    Monday, July 24 2017 5:00 PM EDT2017-07-24 21:00:21 GMT
    Source OK.govSource OK.gov

    Records show the head of the Environmental Protection Agency spent weekends in his home state during his first three months in office, frequently flying to and from Oklahoma at taxpayer's expense.

    Records show the head of the Environmental Protection Agency spent weekends in his home state during his first three months in office, frequently flying to and from Oklahoma at taxpayer's expense.

  • Funding for Great Plains Museum will be discussed at city council meeting

    Funding for Great Plains Museum will be discussed at city council meeting

    Monday, July 24 2017 4:24 PM EDT2017-07-24 20:24:11 GMT
    (Source KSWO)(Source KSWO)

    On July 25th, the City of Lawton will host its city council meeting.  And one of the topics they'll address is the budget for the Museum of the Great Plains. Recently, the Lawton City Council tabled approving the $550,000 allocated to the museum in the City’s budget. Debates over the funds is anticipated during tomorrow’s meeting as some council members are questioning the use of tax payer money to support the facility. 

    On July 25th, the City of Lawton will host its city council meeting.  And one of the topics they'll address is the budget for the Museum of the Great Plains. Recently, the Lawton City Council tabled approving the $550,000 allocated to the museum in the City’s budget. Debates over the funds is anticipated during tomorrow’s meeting as some council members are questioning the use of tax payer money to support the facility. 

  • Register for Lawton’s Back 2 School Bash

    Register for Lawton’s Back 2 School Bash

    Monday, July 24 2017 3:12 PM EDT2017-07-24 19:12:10 GMT

    Free school supplies and back packs will be given away during the Ninth Annual City of Lawton’s Parks and Recreation Department Back 2 School Bash from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. August 5th at the Great Plains Coliseum, 920 SW Sheridan Road. 

    Free school supplies and back packs will be given away during the Ninth Annual City of Lawton’s Parks and Recreation Department Back 2 School Bash from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. August 5th at the Great Plains Coliseum, 920 SW Sheridan Road. 

  • Discover Oklahoma: Roger Miller Museum

    Discover Oklahoma: Roger Miller Museum

    Monday, July 24 2017 2:34 PM EDT2017-07-24 18:34:52 GMT

    He was a singer, songwriter, television star, Broadway composer, and one of Oklahoma’s favorite sons! And there’s a museum where you can learn more about this very talented individual. Erick, Oklahoma is the home of Roger Miller. In fact, they have the Roger Miller Museum. The museum is very much part of our history and the town is very proud to have so many artifacts that cover his amazing career. 

    He was a singer, songwriter, television star, Broadway composer, and one of Oklahoma’s favorite sons! And there’s a museum where you can learn more about this very talented individual. Erick, Oklahoma is the home of Roger Miller. In fact, they have the Roger Miller Museum. The museum is very much part of our history and the town is very proud to have so many artifacts that cover his amazing career. 

  • OSBI looking for witnesses to Bristow officer-involved shooting

    OSBI looking for witnesses to Bristow officer-involved shooting

    Monday, July 24 2017 2:33 PM EDT2017-07-24 18:33:56 GMT

    The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation is looking for witnesses to an officer-involved shooting south of Bristow, after a police chase down State Highway 48. According to the OSBI, Shawn Dale Sexton opened fire on a Bristow police officer as he was driving away from a shooting he'd just committed in Slick. As he was speeding down the highway, he also shot at a truck driving by. 

    The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation is looking for witnesses to an officer-involved shooting south of Bristow, after a police chase down State Highway 48. According to the OSBI, Shawn Dale Sexton opened fire on a Bristow police officer as he was driving away from a shooting he'd just committed in Slick. As he was speeding down the highway, he also shot at a truck driving by. 

  • Seminole Co authorities attempt to identify body found on the side of the road

    Seminole Co authorities attempt to identify body found on the side of the road

    Monday, July 24 2017 2:32 PM EDT2017-07-24 18:32:39 GMT
    (Source KSWO)(Source KSWO)

    Officials in Seminole County are working to identify someone after finding a dead man on the side of the road. That was near Cromwell. Authorities were alerted to the body after someone called On-Star, who then called 911. The man was found just past a bridge. The Seminole County Sheriff says they are investigating it right now as a homicide. 

    Officials in Seminole County are working to identify someone after finding a dead man on the side of the road. That was near Cromwell. Authorities were alerted to the body after someone called On-Star, who then called 911. The man was found just past a bridge. The Seminole County Sheriff says they are investigating it right now as a homicide. 

  • UPDATE: New details released about where missing Chickasha mother, kids were found

    UPDATE: New details released about where missing Chickasha mother, kids were found

    Monday, July 24 2017 2:16 PM EDT2017-07-24 18:16:37 GMT

    After weeks of searching, the missing Chickasha mother and her three children have been found. They were reported missing during the 4th of July weekend. Officials say they were all safe. The Chickasha Police Department announced on Sunday that Destiny Corsaut and Melanie, Anastachia and Izabella were found in Oklahoma City. They were found in an apartment complex near I-240. According to authorities, they have been staying at the residence since July 3rd.

    After weeks of searching, the missing Chickasha mother and her three children have been found. They were reported missing during the 4th of July weekend. Officials say they were all safe. The Chickasha Police Department announced on Sunday that Destiny Corsaut and Melanie, Anastachia and Izabella were found in Oklahoma City. They were found in an apartment complex near I-240. According to authorities, they have been staying at the residence since July 3rd.

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