Road closure in Anadarko

The City of Anadarko is alerting residents of a road closing.

  Members of Duncan youth group recovering after carbon monoxide poising

  Women That Vote hosting Brunch and Coffee With Candidates

  Saint Mary’s Catholic School hosting disc golf fundraiser

  Controversy surrounds Altus sidewalk project

  Lawton Girl Scout planning 9/11 memorial to honor Oklahomans

  High temperatures cause oil to form on roads

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  Naked man found in trailer at Lawton Pepsi plant

  Combatives and pugil stick training for basic trainees on Fort Sill

  Center for Creative Living hosting Domino Tournament and BBQ Fundraiser

  Marlow man charged with child sexual abuse

  First Alert 7 Forecast: relief is on the way next week as a cool front moves through Texoma

Probe: Oklahoma virtual charter founders embezzled millions

NEW DETAILS: Court documents give more information on Olney teacher’s death

New details have been released in the death of an Olney school teacher after her body was found on July 7 near Lake Cooper.

Disaster flooding aid approved for 41 Oklahoma counties

Stitt announced the approval Tuesday, saying it makes federal funding available for cities, counties, rural electric cooperatives and the state to repair infrastructure and other costs associated with the storm response.

Lawton Fort Sill Chamber adds new Vice President

The Lawton Fort Sill Chamber of Commerce has added a new face to their staff.

City hopes ‘Baby Shark’ song will drive homeless away

Officials in West Palm Beach are hoping a continuous loop of children's songs played throughout the night will keep homeless people from sleeping on the patio of a city-owned rental banquet facility

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  Lawton Business Women hosts networking event

  Traffic Advisory: Rogers Lane

  Altus family, City Council thank area first responders

  Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge proposes fee increase

  UPDATE: Bath Lake reopens to the public

  Crews haul portable building, cause traffic delays on Cache Road

The building was being moved from Whittier Elementary to John Adams.

  Comanche Nation Casino hosts blood drive

The community was invited out to donate blood to make sure hospital supplies are stocked for summer months.

  Man arrested in Lawton domestic standoff

Just after midnight, Lawton Police officers were called to a situation involving children on the 2200 block of Atlanta Avenue.

  Yoga & Pilates studio opening in downtown Marlow

Several new businesses are popping up in downtown Marlow. The newest one is a yoga and Pilates studio.

  Oklahoma State Department of Education hosts summer conference at Lawton High School

Thousands of teachers from across the state were at Lawton High School on Tuesday for the Oklahoma State Department of Education’s EngageOK on the Road summer conference.

  Gridiron Golf Tournament supporting LPS athletic programs

There is an opportunity to support athletic programs at Lawton Public Schools coming up on July 29th.

  First Alert 7 Forecast: scorching heat through the weekend then perhaps some relief next week!

Hot, sunny, and breezy Wednesday.

  Crews respond to Apache grass fire

Multiple fire departments responded to a grass fire Tuesday morning that was threatening a residence in the 14 thousand block of North West Stoney Point Road.

  First Alert Forecast

Today will be very hot and humid with actual temperatures of 100-103. Feel like temperatures this afternoon will be around 105-110.

  City of Chickasha introducing new way to pay utility bills

The City of Chickasha is introducing a new way for citizens to pay their utility bills!

  Lawton wading pool drained due to rocks at bottom

The Wading Pool at Lawton's Mocine Park had to be drained Monday morning after rocks were found covering the bottom.

  Medical examiners report filed in Lawton shooting

We're learning more on the death of a former Fort Sill soldier killed in an April shootout.

  MacArthur Park residents frustrated after “egging”

The damage done from the eggs is typically caused from the egg sticking to the car, and can cost thousands of dollars if not cleaned quick enough.

  Museum of the Great Plains hosting camp for kids

The Museum of the Great Plains in Lawton is hosting a camp for kids this week.

  Duncan kids learn arts and crafts at annual Arts Explosion

Kids are getting the chance to learn and take part in arts and crafts all this week in Duncan.

  Great Plains Improvement Foundation offering programs for people in Comanche Co.

The Great Plains Improvement Foundation offers several programs to help people living in Comanche County.

  Supply drive in Duncan to benefit local teachers

A supply drive is underway in Duncan to help teachers in the school district ahead of the school year.

  Walters church collecting donations for school supply drive

The First Baptist Church in Walters is collecting donations for its annual school supply drive.

  Boys & Girls Club of Lawton-Fort Sill hosts fundraiser

The Lawton Salvation Army's Boys and Girls Club held an Indian taco fundraiser Monday.

  Cash toll increase now in effect

If you use a Pikepass, you will NOT see the price increase.

  Sooners, Cowboys talk quarterbacks at Big 12 Media Days

This week marks the unofficial start to the college football season. AT&T Stadium is the host of Big 12 Media Days this year.

  Teen Theatre workshop underway in Duncan

Several southwest Oklahoma kids are getting an early start in the world of performance thanks to a Teen Theatre workshop happening in Duncan.

  Bath Lake closed due to blue-green algae

Pools and lakes are the places to be on hot summer days when you want to cool off. But those visiting Medicine Park’s Bath Lake have been out of luck... It is closed due to blue-green algae in the water.

  2019 Dehydrator bike race coming up in Duncan

The 2019 Dehydrator is coming up Saturday, July 27th in Duncan.

  First Alert 7 Forecast: the hottest week of the year, so far, is upon us

Sunny and hot this week.

  Untested Waters: Feds take small steps toward inspecting more seafood

The FDA has a new strategy for imported food safety, and Congress has increased seafood inspection funds. But the U.S. still lags behind some other countries when it comes to inspections and regulations.

  MedWatch: Cancer Centers of SWOK receive award

The Cancer Centers of SWOK has received an award for their contribution and support of their nursing staff. It's an award that showcases the Centers dedication to providing the best possible care.

Trump moves to end asylum protections for Central Americans

According to a new rule published in the Federal Register, asylum seekers who pass through another country first will be ineligible for asylum at the U.S. southern border. The rule, expected to go into effect on Tuesday, also applies to children who have crossed the border alone.

  First Alert Forecast

This week temperatures will be around 100 degrees and the humidity will be on the rise.

Two injured after rollover crash in Altus

Altus crash sends driver and passenger to the hospital.

  First Alert 7 Forecast: Today was hot but this week will be hotter!

The low humidity days are coming to an end. The heat comes back along with the humidity to make it feel really hot.

  Lawton Farmer’s Market hosts 8th Annual Tomato Festival

Another year, another successful Tomato Festival!

  First Alert 7 Forecast: The humidity is not as oppressive but the heat and humidity return this work week!

Not too bad, with less humidity the past few days. But the heat and humidity return and it looks like for a while.

  Lawton churches give back to the community on National Serve Day

Hundreds of Lawtonians gathered for a day of giving back to their community for National Serve Day.

  Leslie Powell Gallery hosts reception for “The Protector” portrait series

The Leslie Powell Gallery hosted the opening reception for Lawton photographer Chris Martin's "The Protector" portrait series.

  Stephens and Tillman Counties approved for FEMA disaster assistance

The approval means that federal funding is available to help counties and the state with repairs and costs of storm response.

  Lights For Liberty protests upcoming housing of migrant children at Fort Sill

The protest was held to oppose the planned upcoming housing of migrant children at Fort Sill.

  Lawton Farmers Market holds Tomato Festival art contest

The Lawton Farmers Market held a special tomato-themed art contest Thursday at the Leslie Powell Art Gallery.

  Lawton woman charged with child abuse

29-year-old Cierra Kyles' 5-year-old was placed in emergency foster care last year, after he was treated for injuries consistent with child abuse.

  Cyril man waives right to preliminary hearing

28-year-old Johnny Jones waived his right to a preliminary hearing Thursday.

  Welcome baby David!

Haley and her husband welcomed David Gray just before noon Thursday.

  7News at the Movies: Stuber and more

Tyler reviews the latest movies!

  In studio: Senator Paul Scott

We are joined by Senator Paul Scott from Duncan to talk about the latest going on at the state capitol.

  Arvest Foundation donates to Gabriel’s House

This week, the Arvest Foundation donated $5,000 to Gabriel's House in Duncan.

  Tillman County man changes plea to guilty

A Tillman county man changed his plea to guilty on two charges involving a deadly crash.

  LPD urges drivers to look out for increased motorcycle traffic

The department says, especially during the summer, there are more bikers present on the road, and they can sometimes be hard to see.

  Despite countless tragedies, kids being left in hot cars remains a problem

Children being left in hot cars remains a problem, despite countless tragedies resulting from it.

Rock ‘n’ roll: Heavy metal fans help man in wheelchair crowd surf

Metal fans at Spain’s Resurrection Fest showed their compassion and inclusive-partying spirit last weekend, hoisting a man in a wheelchair into the air so he could crowd surf.

  Furry Friend Friday: Meet L.T.

Find out how you can adopt a pet from Lawton Animal Welfare.

  First Alert 7 Forecast: Hot and dry pattern through next week and triple digits may return

Seasonably hot and sunny this weekend.

  Lawton residents voice concern on overgrown yards through iHelp Lawton Portal

Residents voice concern on overgrown yards across Lawton.

  Good News: July 12

Here's a look back at some of the GOOD NEWS stories from this week.

Oklahoma judge upholds law banning common abortion procedure

An Oklahoma judge has upheld a ban on a common second-trimester abortion procedure in what abortion rights proponents decried as a “rogue” decision that will threaten the reproductive rights of women across the state.

Almost 500,000 people joined a Facebook event to storm Area 51 - and the media are covering it like it’s real

The event on Facebook encourages people to storm Area 51 to learn the truth if there are aliens there because "they can't stop us all."

  Oklahoma police arrest Lawton woman connected to bomb threat

Altus police have made an arrest in connection to a bomb threat on Thursday at a local car dealership.

Oklahoma governor’s inauguration festivities exceed $2.4M

A finance report shows the inaugural committee for Oklahoma’s new Republican governor spent more than $2.4 million on inauguration festivities to launch his first term in office.

  LFD, community come together to clean up Thunder court

The community and LFD recruits helped clean up after trash was left around the Thunder court in Lawton

  First Alert Forecast

Today and tomorrow will be two nice days with low humidity and temperatures in the mid 90s.