Some on Lawton West side to have low water pressure during repairs

  Altus city manager employment on city council agenda

  Judge denies suspended Cotton Co. sheriff’s requests

  Temple hires police chief, other positions

  Main Street Altus presents facade grant

  Altus honors veterans with ‘Heritage Banners’

Continued Coverage

  Duncan upgrades splash pad

  Officials seek death penalty in Duncan double murder case

  Woman charged with bringing contraband into Lawton Correctional Facility

  Dash camera footage release of Lawton police chase

  Stephens Co. salvage yard catches fire

  Investigators determine grill caused fire in Duncan

  Lawton home destroyed in Monday morning fire

Three people are now without a place to live after a fire destroyed their Lawton home and a shed at the corner of 4th Street and I Avenue.

  New Life 2040 Millennial Conference coming up in Lawton

The New Life 2040 Millennial Conference will feature sessions on Moving Forward as an Influencer, Moving Forward In your Dreams, Moving Forward in your Relationships.

  FIRST ALERT 7 FORECAST: Slight cooler at the end of the week and the chance of a few storms

Slightly cooler by the end of the week.

  Locked Down: Inside the prison where inmates set each other on fire and gangs have more power than guards

Widespread concern about understaffing in Mississippi's prisons has people calling for a change. They say inmates, correctional officers and surrounding communities are in danger.

Sooners name Jalen Hurts starting QB

Adorable photo shows group of service dogs attending ‘Billy Elliot’ theater production in Canada

  First Alert Forecast: Dry, hot and humid now... A cool down mid week to come (AM)

  Chickasha Police investigating shooting

  Community participates in zumba fundraiser for Alzheimer’s

  Cameron kicks off semester with Back to School Block Party

  Veteran groups providing resources for those with PTSD

Veteran groups in Southwest Oklahoma are joining forces to provide Veterans and their Families with resources to combat PTSD.

First Alert Forecast: A ridge of high pressure builds, leaving us dry and hot

Mostly sunny skies for Monday but some changes by mid week.

  First Alert Forecast: Dry Sunday AM with a low chance at storms PM (8/18 AM)

We're staying on the dry side through Sunday morning. A chance for thunderstorms continue for Sunday evening.

  Marlow man walks first quarter mile after accident

Families and friends gathered at Marlow Middle School to support Tanner Southerland on his first public walkathon.

  Volunteers serve free meal at the Patterson Community Center

The food was provided by Shay's Catering who served people a plate full. Not only did people eat, volunteers spent time interacting with everyone who stopped by.

  Lawton Animal Welfare participates in Clear the Shelters

Saturday, shelters across the country participated in the clear the shelters event, a pet adoption drive to give every animal a good home.

Storm damage in Altus

Altus Police Department and city services were busy this evening as a result from the rain and high winds.

First Alert Forecast: Storms later this evening, clearing by Sunday (8/17 PM)

Rain moves through tonight but clear heading through Sunday

  First Alert Forecast: Heat Advisory and the chance for storms on tap for Saturday (8/17 AM)

The heat continues, as we're dry for the start of Saturday. The threat for storms increase heading into the late afternoon

  Ground broken for Lawton suffragette sculpture

The six foot tall suffragette monument and sculpture is in the planning stages for Shepler Park but the design is complete.

  Lawton organization cleans up litter near the library

Everage started as a music label, and after they added more artists, their founder says the group decided to focus on more than making music.

  8-year-old recovering after dog attack Friday afternoon

The dog will remain in quarantine until the owner goes to court, but the owner said they are considering putting the dog down.

  Fusion Buffet closed after fire broke out in the restaurant bathroom

The Owner said it appeared like someone lit a roll of toilet paper on fire.

  Firefighters still battling fire in Snyder

Volunteer Fire Departments from all over southwest Oklahoma are on the scene.

  Lawton-Fort Sill Chamber of Commerce hosts ‘All Shook Up’ date night

Attendees were treated to a plentiful meal, with several local businesses from, Chef India to the Bent Fork Catering Company, providing delicious food.

  Driver taken to hospital after crashing into Lawton home

A driver was taken to the hospital after crashed into a Lawton home.

  Two vehicles collide on Highway 49

Dispatchers reported that it was a t-bone crash involving a minivan and a pickup truck.

  Oklahoma City man charged for driving semi on drugs, hitting man on bike

According to court records, 50-year-old Jeffrey Earhart hit John Wheeler early Thursday morning on Highway 62 east of Highway 115.

  7News at the Movies: The Angry Birds Movie 2 and more

It's that time again for 7News at the movies, our weekly look at the biggest and best movies coming out this weekend.

  OBN hosting drug threat forum in Altus

The Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics is hosting a public forum next Thursday, August 22nd at 6 in the evening at the Southwest Technology Center in Altus.

  Cameron students move in to campus housing

Cameron University's fall semester starts in just a few days, and Friday, students moved in to on-campus housing.

  Safe rooms complete at several Lawton elementary schools

Several Lawton Elementary Schools are celebrating their brand new safe rooms.

  Lawton water main break fixed

A water main break has been fixed in Lawton.

‘Easy Rider’ star and writer Peter Fonda dies at age 79

Actor Peter Fonda, the son of a Hollywood legend who became a movie star in his own right after both writing and starring in the counter-culture classic "Easy Rider," has died.

  Two taken to hospital after Comanche County crash

Two people were flown to the hospital after a crash on Friday morning at the intersection of Highway 62 and Post Oak Road between Cache and Indiahoma.

  Man charged with sword attack

The man accused of threatening a Hilliary Communications employee and attacking his truck with a sword and hatchet was charged today with felony count of malicious injury to property over $1,000.

  Cameron University holding tryouts for new esports team

Calling all video game players, Cameron University has officially entered the world of competitive video game playing, known as Esports.

  Furry Friend Friday: Meet Rocky

Find out how you can adopt Rocky or another great pet from Lawton Animal Welfare!

  Lawton offers resources for veterans seeking help and support

There are resources available where veterans can go to seek help and support, and many of them can be found locally.

  FIRST ALERT 7 FORECAST: a scorching hot weekend with a chance of storms tomorrow.

Scorching hot this weekend.

  Good News: August 16

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

WF City Attorney releases report after mayor files complaint on city councilor

City Attorney Kinley Hegglund has released his report after Mayor Stephen Santellana made a formal complaint against Councilor Steven Jackson on July 31.

  First Alert Forecast: Low chance of storms heading into the weekend

The 100s are back in time for the weekend.

  Lawton Ft. Sill Art Council hosts monthly art demonstration

Local artists, both experienced and novice met to paint flower pots.

  Lawton-Ft. Sill Airport responds to Homeland Security alert

To ensure that the airport knows who is on the property, anyone with access to the airport must have a badge, and Campbell said those badges aren’t easy to acquire.

  Lawton man pleads guilty to arson

31-year-old Julio Diaz pleaded guilty Thursday to second degree arson.

  Lawton woman arrested for bringing meth into city jail

According to court documents, 37-year-old Brandi Lewis dropped a letter containing methamphetamine off at the jail for her fiance.

  Lawton City Council Update: Sean Fortenbaugh

We're joined in studio by Lawton City Council member for Ward 6 Sean Fortenbaugh to talk about the latest decisions by the council.

  Cameron’s Department of Military Sciences welcomes new students

Cameron University's Department of Military Sciences welcomed new students Thursday for their freshman orientation.

  Cigarette butt causes fire near Lake Ellsworth

A cigarette butt is to blame for a fire in a neighborhood near Lake Ellsworth.

  Possible OSBI investigation into Duncan water meters

Officials in Duncan are working to identify the cause of high water bills across the city.

  Man arrested after sword and hatchet attack

A man's wife is now offering an explanation after he was arrested for threatening a Hillary Communications technician with a sword and attacking his truck with a hatchet.

  Women’s equality luncheon at Fort Sill celebrates 19th Amendment

A luncheon to celebrate the 99th anniversary of women being granted the right to vote was held at Fort Sill on Thursday.

  Health Back Home Health hosts monthly Alzheimer’s Support Group

The Alzheimer's Support Group is the first Thursday of every month at 6PM at the Health Back Home Health on Northwest 31st Street in Lawton.

  Apache Balloon Fest coming up in Lawton

The Apache Balloon fest starts next Thursday August 22 at 5pm and will run through Sunday August 25 at 6pm.

  First Alert 7 Forecast: triple digits return tomorrow, along with low storm chances into the weekend

Triple digits return tomorrow.

Missouri man sentenced for shooting at FBI in Oklahoma

A Missouri man has been sentenced to nearly 32 years in prison for shooting at an FBI SWAT team in northeast Oklahoma when they tried to arrest him for threatening Texas police officers.

UPDATE: LPD says the missing teen has been found

A Lawton teen with autism is missing. She was last seen near 44th Street.

Company seeks ‘Friends’ super fan to watch 25 hours of classic sitcom for $1,000

Could there BE an easier way to earn some cash??!!

First Alert Forecast: Thursday remains our last cooler day before the heat builds back in

Say goodbye to the 90s, the 100s make a comeback just in time for the weekend.

  No serious injuries after train hits car in Stephens County

The crash happened around 2:45 Wednesday afternoon, on Fuller Road off Old Highway 81.

  Duncan Family speaks about Kiddieland train crash

Caleb Jones, his wife Lindsay and their three kids were piled into the Kiddieland train when it flew off the tracks last weekend.

  Most Wanted Wednesday: August 14

If you have any information, contact Crime Stoppers at 580-355-INFO. You can remain anonymous and could receive a cash reward.

  Cameron University hosts employment law summit

Employers and people in human resources got the chance Wednesday to learn more about employment law in the state.

  Elgin residents are being asked to mow their alleys

About 120 residents would have received a compliance letter today. All of these letters do not necessarily deal with grass not cut, but the Mayor says it can cause a safety hazard when alleys are not mowed.

  Prayer Store opens in downtown Altus

More than a dozen Jackson County churches have come together to create a prayer store right in the heart of downtown Altus.

  Lawton Walk to End Alzheimer’s coming up later this month

Walk to End Alzheimer's is the world's largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care, support and research. Our local event will be happening on August 24th in Elmer Thomas Park.

  Walters band students receive instrument donations from across the state

Walters band students will now have better opportunities to progress with their music, thanks to instrument donations by people from across the state.