We have an update about a drug raid in Lawton that happened on August 10th. Four people were arrested after police officers served a search warrant at an apartment on the 1300 block of Northwest Baldwin Avenue.
An electrical fire in Lawton damaged a home just after noon today. A passerby saw flames in the backyard of a home on the 1200 block of Southwest Sheridan and notified the residents. The tenants were able to get out of the home and call 911. The damage was isolated to the back porch and rear of the home. Fire officials believe that the fire was started when a weather line running into the house sparked. The extent of the damage is unknown at this time but all of the resident...
A Lawton school bus was involved in a minor collision Monday morning. Authorities say the crash occurred around 8:30 at 82nd Street and northwest Gray Warr Avenue. A tree trimming truck rear-ended the school bus. There were students on the bus at the time of the accident but there were no injuries reported. Copyright 2018 RNN Texoma. All Rights Reserved.
If you're considering becoming a teacher, you'll want to make plans to attend an upcoming CU Become A Teacher workshop. Cameron University held its latest specialized seminar tonight in the CETES Conference Center. Organizers are looking for ways to attract future educators in our community because of the state's teacher shortage. The free event is open to anyone who is interested in teaching and focuses on multiple pathways to enter the education field.
The Flower Mound Volunteer Fire Department is having its annual fundraiser this Saturday. Fire Chief, Joshua Sullivan says it will be all you can eat. The money raised will go toward replenishing the account that they used to buy equipment. Sullivan says there is a lot of hard work that goes into putting this fundraiser together.
An Oklahoma City teacher has been arrested, accused of having ties to the Irish Mob. She was arrested at Northeast Academy this week. Police and ATF agents found at least three guns in Leva Drummond's home. In 2016 she pleaded guilty to a felony charge of bringing contraband to an inmate at the Tulsa County Jail. Because she received a two-year deferred sentence, not imposed, she's not considered a felon through the state's background checks.
While House and Senate committees in Oklahoma passed bills to cut $44-million in state agency funding over the next few months, Democrats are proposing a new revenue-raising bill. House Democrats are backing a plan by Republican state auditor Gary Jones, who is also running for governor. The plan would include a 5-percent increase in the Gross Production Tax on oil wells, a 75-cent tobacco tax and an increase in the fuel tax.
A suspect has been identified in the February 15th fire that left a woman with severe burns all over her body. A person of interest has been taken into custody. By the time police arrived at the home on the 600 block of NW 31st Street just before 2:00 a.m., the suspect has already fled the scene. Police made contact with a resident who said his roommate was still inside of the burning residence.
A Lawton man has been arrested in connection to the death of his wife. Brandon Harries has been arrested for second-degree manslaughter, possession of controlled dangerous substance with intent to distribute, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Lawton Police responded to a medical emergency on the 7300 block on NW Andrews February 10th just after midnight. A woman was transported to the scene and pronounced deceased at an area hospital.
An Oklahoma man has been sentenced to death for the 2015 beating death of his ex-girlfriend's son. The Oklahoman reports that 25-year-old Dustin Melvin Davison was found guilty Monday of first-degree murder in the fatal beating of the toddler. He was sentenced Thursday. The child died on May 18, 2015, after suffering a skull fracture, brain bleeding, a broken jawbone and nearly 50 bruises below the neck.
Cameron University has been named one of the top small colleges with the least average debt per borrower. Cameron ranks 18th in the nation according to LendEDU based on 2016 data. A small college was defined as a school with fewer than 800 graduates in a graduating class. For Cameron's Class of 2016, only 37 percent of undergraduates starting as first-time students and earning bachelor's degrees, graduated with debt.
The Lawton I-44 interchange reconstruction is scheduled to start A project to reconfigure the intersection of I-44 and US-62 (Rogers Ln.) in Lawton is scheduled to begin Monday, Feb. 19. Beginning Monday drivers are asked to be aware of workers in the area and can expect a reduced speed limit. Lane shifts and closures are expected this summer. Drivers should use extra caution and plan for additional travel time in this area.
An elderly woman crashed into a Lawton storage facility near SW 21st Street and A Avenue in Lawton today. According to authorities on the scene, the driver went through the Dollar General parking lot after mixing up the gas and brake pedals. Then, instead of hitting the brakes, she accelerated, went through a second parking lot, a fence and crashed into the storage building. The airbags did deploy and the driver was not injured.
Deliberations are underway in the trial against a man accused of molesting children. Jurors began deliberating late this afternoon in the case of 57-year-old Don Mercer. In 2016, two underage girls told police that Mercer had touched them inappropriately under their clothes.
Cameron University held their 21st annual Red River Career Expo today. Job seekers from across the area were invited to today's expo. Not only were Cameron University students and community members able to look for jobs and internships, but employers were able to interview numerous quality candidates in one convenient location. Fifty-four different companies came to today's event trying to find their next employees.
Governor Mary Fallin expanded a burn ban to now include 52 counties because of extreme fire danger. "Drought conditions continue to worsen across the state with no measurable rainfall occurring in the western third of Oklahoma for the past 130 days, and central Oklahoma is approaching 40 days without rain," said Fallin.
Negative events are part of our daily lives. In covering news, our duty is to tell you the stories that we feel have or will have an impact on your life. This year, we're working harder to uncover more positive stories in and around Texoma. KSWO told you the story of Lawton Public Schools celebrating Global Play Day, a day dedicated to building social, critical skills, and relationships.
Heart attacks take a hard hit on your body, and often times can leave you with pain, shortness of breath, and difficulty with movement. Thanks to Comanche County Memorial Hospital's Cardiac Rehabilitation program, patients who suffer a cardiac episode can get their lives back on track.
The head of the Environmental Protection Agency has broken months of silence about his frequent premium-class flights at taxpayer expense, saying he needs to fly first class because of unpleasant interactions with other travelers. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt spoke about his flight costs on Tuesday in a pair of interviews in New Hampshire, following a first-class flight to meet with the state's Republican governor and tour a toxic waste site. Pruitt t...
The Oklahoma Department of Corrections has announced a hiring freeze, citing uncertainty with the current fiscal year budget. The Tulsa World reports that the hiring freeze announced Wednesday would apply to all posts except for correctional officers, food service workers and maintenance staff. It also won't apply to those with employment offers.
Stephens County has been placed under a burn ban. Even if the Governor's burn ban is canceled, the Stephens County Commissioners burn ban will continue until February 26th. Commissioners have determined that there is an extreme fire danger in the area. During the burn ban, no one is allowed to set fire to any forest, grass, range, crop or other wildlands. Bonfires, campfires, burning trash is also banned.