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  • SkyWARN 7 Forecast

    SkyWARN 7 Forecast

    Friday, April 18 2014 4:58 AM EDT2014-04-18 08:58:29 GMT
    What a nice end to the work week with sunshine, south winds and temperatures ranging through the 70s and even some low 80s out near the Texas panhandle.  For this evening expect temperatures to fall through
    Rain Chances Gradually Return this Easter Weekend.
  • UPDATE: Murder suspect transferred to Oklahoma County jail

    UPDATE: Murder suspect transferred to Oklahoma County jail

    Friday, April 18 2014 12:34 AM EDT2014-04-18 04:34:02 GMT
    LAWTON, Okla._ Quentin Goodwin was transferred to a jail in Oklahoma County from the Comanche County Detention Center Thursday.  Goodwin was arrested Wednesday in Lawton after being charged, along with
    Quentin Goodwin was transferred to a jail in Oklahoma County from the Comanche County Detention Center Thursday.
  • Judge's announcement could delay Duncan doctor's trial

    Judge's announcement could delay Duncan doctor's trial

    Friday, April 18 2014 12:11 AM EDT2014-04-18 04:11:16 GMT
    DUNCAN, Okla._The presiding judge in a case of a Duncan doctor accused of shooting a man outside his ex-wife's house last year has disqualified himself, just days before the trial is scheduled to begin.
    The presiding judge in a case of a Duncan doctor accused of shooting a man outside his ex-wife's house last year has disqualified himself, just days before the trial is scheduled to begin.
  • New Mexico's high court rules to recognize Fort Sill Apaches

    New Mexico's high court rules to recognize Fort Sill Apaches

    Thursday, April 17 2014 11:48 PM EDT2014-04-18 03:48:50 GMT
    APACHE, Okla._ Fort Sill Apache tribal members are celebrating after New Mexico's Supreme Court ruled earlier this week that the state must honor the legitimacy of the tribe. This new ruling comes after
    Fort Sill Apache tribal members are celebrating after New Mexico's Supreme Court ruled earlier this week that the state must honor the legitimacy of the tribe.
  • Representative Cole seeks seventh term

    Representative Cole seeks seventh term

    Thursday, April 17 2014 7:21 PM EDT2014-04-17 23:21:23 GMT
    LAWTON, Okla._U.S. Representative Tom Cole is seeking his seventh term in congress this election year. Oklahoma is known for its oil and gas industry, it's that industry that Cole says will grow over
    U.S. Representative Tom Cole is seeking his seventh term in congress this election year.
  • Altus will see a fare increase to use Southwest Transit

    Altus will see a fare increase to use Southwest Transit

    Thursday, April 17 2014 7:15 PM EDT2014-04-17 23:15:33 GMT
    ALTUS, Okla._A fare increase in the small transit system in Altus is coming next month. That was announced Thursday at the Southwest Community Action Group's public forum. The non-profit is required to
    A fare increase in the small transit system in Altus is coming next month.
  • Ray will go to trial for murder charge

    Ray will go to trial for murder charge

    Thursday, April 17 2014 6:50 PM EDT2014-04-17 22:50:12 GMT
    LAWTON, Okla._A Lawton woman charged with the murder of her son after allegedly abusing him will go to trial. That's what a Comanche County judge ordered for Denise Ray after she waived her right to
    A Lawton woman charged with the murder of her son after allegedly abusing him will go to trial.
  • Bench found competent and will stand trial

    Bench found competent and will stand trial

    Thursday, April 17 2014 6:45 PM EDT2014-04-17 22:45:51 GMT
    DUNCAN, Okla._It didn't take long for a jury to determine Miles Bench's competency in a Stephen's County courtroom. Jurors announced that accused killer, Miles Bench, is mentally capable of standing trial
    After deliberating for just over an hour, a Stephens County jury decided Miles Bench is mentally capable of standing trial for the murder of 16-year-old Braylee Henry.
  • New information in overnight shooting

    New information in overnight shooting

    Thursday, April 17 2014 6:12 PM EDT2014-04-17 22:12:08 GMT
    LAWTON, Okla._There are new developments in the case of the man who showed up at the hospital with gunshot wounds Wednesday morning. According to a police report, the victim told police he was at a woman's
    There are new developments in the case of the man who showed up at the hospital with gunshot wounds Wednesday morning.
  • Annual Rattlesnake Festival starts 31st year

    Annual Rattlesnake Festival starts 31st year

    Thursday, April 17 2014 5:24 PM EDT2014-04-17 21:24:31 GMT
    APACHE, Okla._If snakes are your thing, then Apache is where you want to be this weekend for the 31st Annual Apache Rattlesnake Festival. The festival is expected to attract 50,000 visitors this year.
    If snakes are your thing, then Apache is where you want to be this weekend for the 31st Annual Apache Rattlesnake Festival.
  • Event Honors Fallen Servicemen

    Event Honors Fallen Servicemen

    Thursday, April 17 2014 4:28 PM EDT2014-04-17 20:28:28 GMT
    WICHITA FALLS, Texas_Area residents are invited to take part in a ceremony honoring Texas servicemen who lost their lives in Iraq and Afghanistan. The ceremony is Friday, April 18 in front of Memorial
    WICHITA FALLS, Texas_Area residents are invited to take part in a ceremony honoring Texas servicemen who lost their lives in Iraq and Afghanistan. The ceremony is Friday, April 18 in front of Memorial
  • Man says he was shot twice by people chasing him

    Man says he was shot twice by people chasing him

    Thursday, April 17 2014 12:41 PM EDT2014-04-17 16:41:31 GMT
    Lawton- A man was in a Lawton hospital Thursday morning and police are working right now to find out who shot him twice. It happened around 2:30 a.m. when officers were called to Southwest 15th and Tennessee.
    A man was in a Lawton hospital Thursday morning and police are working to find out who shot him twice.
  • MS Walk silent auction is underway

    MS Walk silent auction is underway

    Thursday, April 17 2014 12:36 PM EDT2014-04-17 16:36:07 GMT
    LAWTON, Okla._During the month of April, City National Bank on 82nd Street will be hosting a variety of items available for a silent auction to benefit the National MS Society.Items available for the auction
    During the month of April, City National Bank on 82nd Street will be hosting a variety of items available for a silent auction to benefit the National MS Society.
  • Sideswiped car slams into U-Haul truck

    Sideswiped car slams into U-Haul truck

    Thursday, April 17 2014 12:12 AM EDT2014-04-17 04:12:34 GMT
    LAWTON, Okla._ A car slammed into a parked U-Haul truck in Lawton Wednesday after being sideswiped by another car changing lanes.  Police said the driver of an SUV was changing lanes at the corner of
    A car slammed into a parked U-Haul truck in Lawton Wednesday after being sideswiped by another car changing lanes.
  • Man arrested in Lawton in connection with twisted murder plot

    Man arrested in Lawton in connection with twisted murder plot

    Thursday, April 17 2014 12:07 AM EDT2014-04-17 04:07:05 GMT
    LAWTON, Okla._ A man who is charged with first-degree murder in connection with the burning death of a Blanchard man back in January was arrested in Lawton Wednesday evening. LPD officers, along with
    A man who is charged with first-degree murder in connection with the burning death of a Blanchard man back in January was arrested in Lawton Wednesday evening.
  • Fort Sill trains women for combat positions

    Fort Sill trains women for combat positions

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 8:03 PM EDT2014-04-17 00:03:38 GMT
    FORT SILL, Okla._Whether or not women should be on the front lines has many divided. Whether you like it or not, women right here at Fort Sill are training to take those positions and say they deserve
    Women in the military have made history, they're now doing jobs that they were unable to a year ago.
  • Driver says he hit a hydrant to miss an animal

    Driver says he hit a hydrant to miss an animal

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 7:23 PM EDT2014-04-16 23:23:42 GMT
    LAWTON, Okla._A man says he was swerving to avoid hitting an animal when he lost control and hit a fire hydrant. A driver hit a fire hydrant and broke it off of the water line it was connected to after
    A man says he was swerving to avoid hitting an animal when he lost control and hit a fire hydrant.
  • Woman pleads guilty and is sentenced for death of a young child

    Woman pleads guilty and is sentenced for death of a young child

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 7:23 PM EDT2014-04-16 23:23:01 GMT
    LAWTON, Okla._A woman who was involved in a wreck in Elgin that killed a two-year-old pleaded guilty to manslaughter Wednesday.    Investigators say Alison Roberson was driving on I-44 back in July 2011
    A woman who was involved in a wreck in Elgin that killed a two-year-old pleaded guilty to manslaughter Wednesday.
  • Salvation Army is halfway to their Adopt-A-Child goal

    Salvation Army is halfway to their Adopt-A-Child goal

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 7:02 PM EDT2014-04-16 23:02:23 GMT
    LAWTON, Okla._The Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club of Lawton-Fort Sill has raised nearly $20,000 in their Adopt-A-Child campaign. That's only halfway to their goal of raising $40,000 by summer. The
    The Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club of Lawton-Fort Sill has raised nearly $20,000 in their Adopt-A-Child campaign.
  • Miles Bench competency trial nearing end

    Miles Bench competency trial nearing end

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 6:29 PM EDT2014-04-16 22:29:05 GMT
    DUNCAN, Okla._High drama in the courtroom as defense attorneys tried to get a mistrial declared in the Miles Bench's competency trial. The 23-year-old accused killer sat motionless Wednesday afternoon
    High drama in the courtroom as defense attorneys tried to get a mistrial declared in the Miles Bench's competency trial.
  • Students evacuated when smoke filled the school

    Students evacuated when smoke filled the school

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 3:28 PM EDT2014-04-16 19:28:35 GMT
    LAWTON, Okla._Students at Tomlinson Middle School were evacuated after reports of smoke inside the building. The 800 students were evacuated for about 10 minutes Wednesday afternoon. School officials
    Students at Tomlinson Middle School were evacuated after reports of smoke inside the building.
  • Gun shot victim shows up at hospital

    Gun shot victim shows up at hospital

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 11:41 AM EDT2014-04-16 15:41:50 GMT
    LAWTON, Okla._A new shooting investigation for Lawton police Wednesday morning after a man showed up at Comanche County Memorial Hospital with a gun shot wound to his arm. Officers said the victim is
    A new shooting investigation for Lawton police Wednesday morning after a man showed up at Comanche County Memorial Hospital with a gun shot wound to his arm.
  • Day two of Miles Bench competency trial

    Day two of Miles Bench competency trial

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 10:53 AM EDT2014-04-16 14:53:51 GMT
    DUNCAN, Okla._A psychologist who changed her opinion on whether an accused killer was competent to stand trial explained her decision to a Stephens County jury Tuesday afternoon. This was the second
    A psychologist who changed her opinion on whether an accused killer was competent to stand trial explained her decision to a Stephens County jury Tuesday afternoon.
  • Okla.'s US Senate candidates set for panel talk

    Okla.'s US Senate candidates set for panel talk

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 10:43 AM EDT2014-04-16 14:43:03 GMT
    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) _ Three of the top Republican contenders for the open U.S. Senate seat being vacated by U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn are expected to tout their conservative credentials at a town hall-style
    Three of the top Republican contenders for the open U.S. Senate seat being vacated by U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn are expected to tout their conservative credentials at a town hall-style forum.
  • Cable One, Viacom continue programming dispute

    Cable One, Viacom continue programming dispute

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 11:38 PM EDT2014-04-16 03:38:19 GMT
    DUNCAN, Okla._ Cable One customers are still without 15 popular television channels after the cable provider failed to reach an agreement with Viacom by April 1. "We are not happy about this situation,"
    Cable One customers are still without 15 popular television channels after the cable provider failed to reach an agreement with Viacom by April 1.
  • Post office lines reduced with more e-filings

    Post office lines reduced with more e-filings

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 6:55 PM EDT2014-04-15 22:55:57 GMT
    LAWTON, Okla._It's finally that day in April most Americans dread...tax day. But the IRS says this year, many taxpayers have decided against waiting until the last minute to file their returns. At the
    It's finally that day in April most Americans dread...tax day. But the IRS says this year, many taxpayers have decided against waiting until the last minute to file their returns.
  • Duncan police investigate stabbing with a message

    Duncan police investigate stabbing with a message

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 6:43 PM EDT2014-04-15 22:43:50 GMT
    DUNCAN, Okla._A City of Duncan employee is recovering from several stab wounds from when he was attacked on the job Monday night at the city's water treatment plant. Just before 10:00 p.m. Monday, the
    A City of Duncan employee is recovering from several stab wounds from when he was attacked on the job Monday night at the city's water treatment plant.
  • Man sentenced to thirty years after shooting a cab driver

    Man sentenced to thirty years after shooting a cab driver

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 5:15 PM EDT2014-04-15 21:15:38 GMT
    LAWTON, Okla._David Stamper, accused of shooting a cab driver in November 2012 was sentenced to 30 years. Stamper, 19, will have to serve 15 years behind bars, the rest will be suspended. He pleaded guilty
    David Stamper, accused of shooting a cab driver in November 2012 was sentenced to 30 years.
  • University of Tulsa researchers find new species

    University of Tulsa researchers find new species

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 2:07 PM EDT2014-04-15 18:07:51 GMT
    TULSA, Okla. (AP) _ A salamander first discovered by a University of Tulsa doctoral student in 2011 is being hailed as a new species in an international journal for animal taxonomy. Doctoral student Michael
    A salamander first discovered by a University of Tulsa doctoral student in 2011 is being hailed as a new species in an international journal for animal taxonomy.
  • March Oklahoma revenue misses mark by 9.1 percent

    March Oklahoma revenue misses mark by 9.1 percent

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 1:11 PM EDT2014-04-15 17:11:22 GMT
    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) _ Oklahoma's finance secretary says collections by the general revenue fund fell 9.1 percent below the official estimate in March. Secretary of Finance Preston Doerflinger says the state
    Oklahoma's finance secretary says collections by the general revenue fund fell 9.1 percent below the official estimate in March.
  • Man arrested after failed beer run

    Man arrested after failed beer run

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 1:06 PM EDT2014-04-15 17:06:58 GMT
    LAWTON, Okla._One Lawton man has been arrested after a failed beer run when he said "put it on my tab" and tried to leave the gas station. Lawton police were called to the Stripes location at north Ft.
    One Lawton man has been arrested after a failed beer run when he said "put it on my tab" and tried to leave the gas station.
  • Man stabbed at Duncan water plant

    Man stabbed at Duncan water plant

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 8:53 AM EDT2014-04-15 12:53:42 GMT
    Duncan- A man was in a Duncan hospital at last check after being stabbed at the city's water treatment facility. Duncan Police tell 7NEWS they received a call around 9:30 Monday night from a 50-year-old
    A man was in a Duncan hospital at last check after being stabbed at the city's water treatment facility.
  • Lawton mayor expects quick recovery

    Lawton mayor expects quick recovery

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 12:25 AM EDT2014-04-15 04:25:39 GMT
    LAWTON, Okla._ Lawton Mayor, Fred Fitch said he's planning on a swift and speedy recovery after he was hospitalized Friday after suffering a mild heart attack. A spokesperson for Comanche County Memorial
    Lawton Mayor, Fred Fitch said he's planning on a swift and speedy recovery after he was hospitalized Friday after suffering a mild heart attack.
  • Cigarette to blame for apartment fire

    Cigarette to blame for apartment fire

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 12:20 AM EDT2014-04-15 04:20:45 GMT
    LAWTON, Okla._ A fire at a west Lawton apartment complex Monday night was apparently caused by a lit cigarette that was tossed into the breezeway. Firefighters were called to the Crosby Park apartments
    A fire at a west Lawton apartment complex Monday night was apparently caused by a lit cigarette that was tossed into the breezeway.
  • Fourth person named in Christopher Lane murder case

    Fourth person named in Christopher Lane murder case

    Monday, April 14 2014 6:59 PM EDT2014-04-14 22:59:59 GMT
    DUNCAN, Okla._A fourth suspect has now been charged in connection with the murder of Australian baseball player, Christopher Lane. Oddesse Barnes, 22, is being charged with accessory after the fact of
    A fourth suspect has now been charged in connection with the murder of Australian baseball player, Christopher Lane.
  • M-28 Ministries providing homes for the homeless

    M-28 Ministries providing homes for the homeless

    Monday, April 14 2014 6:49 PM EDT2014-04-14 22:49:36 GMT
    LAWTON, Okla._One local ministry is working to help provide homes for a few of the area's homeless families.  M-28 Ministries is currently remodeling two homes in southwest Lawton where three families
    One local ministry is working to help provide homes for a few of the area's homeless families.
  • Severe storms caused severe damage

    Severe storms caused severe damage

    Monday, April 14 2014 6:40 PM EDT2014-04-14 22:40:46 GMT
    BRAY, Okla._Sunday night's severe weather brought straight-line winds and a tornado to Stephens County which caused wide-spread damage to one family's ranch. The Kelly family lives outside the town of
    Sunday night's severe weather brought straight-line winds and a tornado to Stephens County which caused wide-spread damage to one family's ranch.
  • Duncan doctor remembered fondly

    Duncan doctor remembered fondly

    Monday, April 14 2014 6:30 PM EDT2014-04-14 22:30:33 GMT
    DUNCAN, Okla._One of the victims in the deadly shooting at a Jewish community center in Kansas on Sunday was a longtime doctor in Stephens County. Dr. William Corporon and his 14-year-old grandson were
    One of the victims in the deadly shooting at a Jewish community center in Kansas on Sunday was a longtime doctor in Stephens County.
  • Lawton's third homicide no longer ruled as a homicide

    Lawton's third homicide no longer ruled as a homicide

    Monday, April 14 2014 3:49 PM EDT2014-04-14 19:49:13 GMT
    LAWTON, Okla._Lawton's third homicide of 2014 is no longer being ruled a homicide. After several interviews at the prison and taking the Medical Examiners report into consideration, the District Attorney
    Lawton's third homicide of 2014 is no longer being ruled a homicide.
  • Six students are now award winning artists

    Six students are now award winning artists

    Monday, April 14 2014 2:23 PM EDT2014-04-14 18:23:12 GMT
    LAWTON, Okla._Six students from Trinity Christian Academy are now award winning artists. The students created their own art work to promote a cleaner earth and their masterpieces are now hanging in the
    Six students from Trinity Christian Academy are now award winning artists.
  • Severe weather hits our area

    Severe weather hits our area

    Monday, April 14 2014 12:52 PM EDT2014-04-14 16:52:39 GMT
    LAWTON, Okla_The active weather moved through quite a few parts of our viewing area today creating quite a buzz on social media. There has been a steady flow of pictures coming into our Facebook for the
    The active weather moved through quite a few parts of our viewing area today creating quite a buzz on social media. There has been a steady flow of pictures coming into our Facebook for the
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