Edison Elementary School in Lawton was evacuated today after a natural gas smell was reported early this morning. As a precaution, students were taken to their safe location. Centerpoint officials have ordered further testing. The testing is expected to take a couple hours. Students have been taken to Eisenhower Middle School. Go to the school’s auditorium with proper identification to pick up your child for the remainder of the day.
Officials say the largest, most destructive wildfire burning in Southern California is expected to grow as it enters its second week.
Republicans are negotiating with Democrats on the contentious issue of how much the government should spend on the military and domestic agencies to avert a holiday shutdown, among other issues.
Oklahoma prison officials say a search is underway in Cleveland County for a 32-year-old inmate who escaped from the Lexington Assessment and Reception Center.
Forecasters say windy, dry conditions could create dangerous wildfire conditions for much of Arkansas and northern Oklahoma on Monday.