OHP troopers deployed, recalled, now re-deployed to Louisiana - KSWO, Lawton, OK- Wichita Falls, TX: News, Weather, Sports. ABC, 24/7, Telemundo -

OHP troopers deployed, recalled, now re-deployed to Louisiana

Oklahoma City_The Oklahoma Highway Patrol 20 man Emergency Response Team has been re-activated to the Gulf Coast region.

After being re-called earlier this afternoon, authorities in Louisiana determined that they were in need of assistance from other states. "Our Troopers were re-called and made it back to Gainsville, TX before being re-activated" said Captain Chris West, OHP spokesman.

The Oklahoma Troopers will continue with their original assignment of reporting to Gonzales, LA where they will assist local Sheriff's departments in a general law enforcement role.

Copyright 2008 by the Associated Press. All rights reserved.

  • Local NewsNewsMore>>

  • Charges filed against teen in Lawton shooting

    Charges filed against teen in Lawton shooting

    Thursday, March 30 2017 4:14 PM EDT2017-03-30 20:14:52 GMT

    Charges were filed this week in the shooting that happened last weekend. The teenager is charged with the use of a vehicle while discharging a weapon and committing a felony with a firearm with a defaced ID number. The shooting happened last Saturday on Northwest 22nd Street. The victim was walking down the street when shot in the arm. Police say that the group inside the car where the shots came from were following the victim. 

    Charges were filed this week in the shooting that happened last weekend. The teenager is charged with the use of a vehicle while discharging a weapon and committing a felony with a firearm with a defaced ID number. The shooting happened last Saturday on Northwest 22nd Street. The victim was walking down the street when shot in the arm. Police say that the group inside the car where the shots came from were following the victim. 

  • Crews investigate head-on crash that killed 13 in Texas

    Crews investigate head-on crash that killed 13 in Texas

    Thursday, March 30 2017 4:06 PM EDT2017-03-30 20:06:36 GMT
    Thursday, March 30 2017 4:06 PM EDT2017-03-30 20:06:36 GMT

    Federal investigators are getting their first look at the scene of a head-on collision between a small church bus and a pickup truck that killed 13 senior adult church members aboard the bus.

    Federal investigators are getting their first look at the scene of a head-on collision between a small church bus and a pickup truck that killed 13 senior adult church members aboard the bus.

  • Dash cam video released of Tecumseh officer’s shooting death

    Dash cam video released of Tecumseh officer’s shooting death

    Thursday, March 30 2017 4:04 PM EDT2017-03-30 20:04:36 GMT
    Justin TerneyJustin Terney

    Authorities in Pottawatomie County have released the dash cam footage from Officer Justin Terney's patrol car. On March 26, Officer Justin Terney was shot during a traffic stop for a broken taillight. Terney underwent emergency surgery area hospital and passed away Monday morning.

    Authorities in Pottawatomie County have released the dash cam footage from Officer Justin Terney's patrol car. On March 26, Officer Justin Terney was shot during a traffic stop for a broken taillight. Terney underwent emergency surgery area hospital and passed away Monday morning.

Powered by Frankly